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Clapper: Trump keeps raising bar for Saudis

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper says it "stretches credulity" to think that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman wasn't directly involved in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

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Attorney for female GoFundMe suspect claims she, too, was duped

An attorney for Kate McClure said she was also a victim of the alleged scam.



Key facts about APEC host Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea hosts leaders from Pacific Rim countries, including the United States, Russia and China, this weekend in a coming-out party for the jungle-clad nation that is regarded as one of the world's last frontiers for trade and investment.



Nuke dump managers: There was waste near ceiling collapse

Operations at the federal government's nuclear waste repository in southern New Mexico resumed Friday as managers acknowledged there was radioactive waste in the area where a portion of the underground facility's ceiling collapsed earlier this week.


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CIA determines Khashoggi’s death was ordered by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman: report

The CIA has reportedly determined that the death of Jamal Khashoggi, the writer who was killed in the Saudi Consulate in Turkey last month, came at the directive of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS).


Jury: Man guilty in killing of abusive Missouri mother

A Wisconsin man was convicted Friday in the stabbing death of a Missouri woman who forced her daughter for years to pretend to be disabled as part of a fraud scheme.


Arms dealer convicted in LA of trying to buy, sell missiles

Authorities say a black-market arms dealer who tried to buy anti-aircraft missiles and sell them to clients in the Middle East has been convicted of conspiracy in Los Angeles.


'Last Man Standing' Season 7, Episode 7: The Baxters have to make their dreams fit reality

What happens when the Baxters find themselves at the crossroads of dreams and practicality? That’s precisely the question tackled in Season 7, Episode 7 of "Last Man Standing" when Mandy finds herself facing a harsh rejection for the very first time.

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Jamal Khashoggi Was Killed on Saudi Crown Prince’s Orders, C.I.A. Concludes

Intelligence officials briefed lawmakers on Capitol Hill this week and offered the agency’s analysis of the assassination and Prince Mohammed’s culpability.

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Opinion: Trump's questionable friend in the Middle East

The mysterious disappearance of Saudi writer and Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi after he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last week has cast a spotlight on the Saudi regime, which is dominated by 33-year-old Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (known commonly as MBS).

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Opinion: US-Saudi relationship is much less than meets the eye

Among the most magical urban myths floating around the Trump administration is that Saudi Arabia is America's strategic partner and the relationship is simply too big to fail. Sadly, that relationship is already failing.

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Saudi prosecutor seeks death penalty for Khashoggi murder, says journalist was killed by sedative overdose

Saudi prosecutors said Thursday they would seek the death penalty for five people allegedly involved in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

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CIA determines Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the journalist dead, Washington Post reports

The CIA has determined that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman personally ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, despite the Saudi government's denials that the de facto ruler was involved, according to a Washington Post report.



Number of missing hard to peg in deadly California wildfire

Authorities have released a list of more than 600 people who are unaccounted for after a deadly Northern California wildfire — but that doesn't mean they are all actually missing.



More Southern California fire evacuees return home

More residents were allowed Friday to return to homes they fled during the rapid spread of Southern California's huge wildfire.


Private funeral to be held for Stan Lee, more memorial plans in the works

A small, private funeral has been held to mourn Marvel Comics mogul Stan Lee, and his company is making more plans to memorialize him.



UN envoy: Warring parties in Yemen agree to meet in Sweden

The U.N. envoy for Yemen announced Friday the country's internationally recognized government and rival Houthi Shiite rebels have agreed to attend talks aimed at ending their three-year war, which has created the globe's worst humanitarian crisis by pushing the Arab world's poorest country to the brink of famine.


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Trump says ‘in retrospect’ he ‘should have’ visited Arlington on Veterans Day

President Trump on Friday said that looking back, he “should have” visited Arlington National Cemetery on Veterans Day.

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Abrams: This election was about all of us

Democrat Stacey Abrams said she acknowledges that Republican Brian Kemp will become the next governor of Georgia. Abrams' announcement comes after days of post-election legal maneuvering from her campaign and allies as they sought to find enough votes to reduce Kemp's lead and force a December 4 runoff.

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