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FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2015, file photo, Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi speaks during a press conference in Manama, Bahrain. A pro-government Turkish newspaper on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018 published a gruesome recounting of the alleged slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, just as America's top diplomat arrived in the country for talks over the Washington Post columnist's disappearance. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, File)
Khashoggi warns in last column of free rein to silence mediaThe Washington Post has published a new column by missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi, warning that Middle East governments 'have been given free rein to continue silencing the media at an increasing rate'
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McCaskill-Hawley race turns nasty over sting videosMissouri Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill's campaign manager is calling on her Republican rival's office to investigate videos of the campaign taken by a conservative group
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FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017, file photo, Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh, center, a prominent Vietnamese blogger, stands trial in the south-central province of Khanh Hoa, Vietnam. Vietnam has freed a well-known blogger after two years in prison on the condition that she leave for the United States. Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh, known as “Mother Mushroom,” was arrested in October 2016 and sentenced to 10 years in prison on charges of defaming the Communist government. (Tien Minh/ Vietnam News Agency via AP, File)
Vietnam frees popular blogger on condition she leave for USVietnam has freed a well-known blogger, "Mother Mushroom," after two years in prison on the condition that she leave for the United States
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FILE - In this Friday, May 18, 2018 file photo, Machine Gun Kelly performs at the Rock On The Range Music Festival at Mapfre Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. Three members of rapper Machine Gun Kelly’s entourage are wanted in connection with an alleged attack on an actor in Atlanta last month. The men are accused of beating up Gabriel “G-Rod” Rodriguez on Sept. 13 in a hotel lobby. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)
3 members of Machine Gun Kelly's entourage wanted in assaultThree members of rapper Machine Gun Kelly's entourage are wanted in connection with an alleged attack on an actor in Atlanta last month
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FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2017 file photo, Indian Junior Foreign Minister M.J. Akbar, center, hugs Finland's Foreign Minister Timo Soini in New Delhi, India. Akbar has resigned amid accusations by at least 15 women of sexual harassment during his previous career as a news editor. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup, File)
Indian gov't minister resigns, denies sex harassment claimsIndia's junior external affairs minister resigns after 20 women accused him of sexually harassing them during his previous media career; he says he will challenge 'false allegations' against him
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Mexican government shields officials from corruption probeLess than two months before Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto leaves office, his administration is seeking to shield itself from a corruption investigation that has the potential to sweep up federal officials
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FILE - In this May 24, 2017, file photo, Chinese actress Fan Bingbing poses for photographers as she arrives for the screening of the film The Beguiled at the 70th international film festival, Cannes, southern France. The director of the film “Air Strike,” featuring Fan Bingbing, says its release has been canceled in the wake of her disappearance and conviction on tax evasion charges. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File)
Film with Fan Bingbing, Bruce Willis canceled after tax caseFilm release for "Air Strike," featuring Fan Bingbing and Bruce Willis, has been canceled after the Chinese actress was ensnared in tax evasion case
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"Do Not Cross" yellow tape marks a property, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, during an ongoing investigation of a couple found dead in their house in Barron, Wis.  A Wisconsin teenager who has been missing since her parents were found dead in their home isn't a runaway and investigators believe she's in danger, a sheriff said Tuesday. (T'xer Zhon Kha/Herald-Times Reporter via AP)
Sheriff: Missing Wisconsin girl's parents were shot to deathAuthorities say a missing Wisconsin girl's parents were shot to death and they believe she was in the home when it happened
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Turkish police officers with a dog prepare to enter the residence of the Saudi consul General Mohammed al-Otaibi to conduct a search after the disappearance and alleged slaying of writer Jamal Khashoggi, in Istanbul, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. A pro-government Turkish newspaper on Wednesday published a gruesome recounting of the alleged slaying of Saudi writer Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, just as America's top diplomat arrived in the country for talks over the Washington Post columnist's disappearance. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
Police search Saudi consul's home in Khashoggi caseTurkish crime-scene investigators have entered the residence of the Saudi consul general in Istanbul to search for evidence in the disappearance of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi
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White House counsel Don McGahn looks on as President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
White House Counsel Don McGahn returns to civilian lifeNow former White House counsel, Don McGahn has returned to civilian life
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Nuns take a souvenirs picture inside the St. Peter's Basilica prior to the start of a mass for Peace celebrated by Vatican Secretary of State Pietro Parolin and attended by South Korean President Moon Jae-in and his wife Kim Jung-sook at the Vatican, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018.  South Korea's president is in Italy for a series of meetings that will culminate with an audience with Pope Francis at which he's expected to extend an invitation from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to visit. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
At Vatican, South Korean leader says he's certain of peaceSouth Korean president says at end of Vatican Mass he's certain peace will come to Korean Peninsula
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A Turkish police officer walks inside the property of the residence of the Saudi consul General Mohammed al-Otaibi as Turkish police conducted a search after the disappearance and alleged slaying of writer Jamal Khashoggi, in Istanbul, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. A pro-government Turkish newspaper on Wednesday published a gruesome recounting of the alleged slaying of Saudi writer Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, just as America's top diplomat arrived in the country for talks over the Washington Post columnist's disappearance. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
The Latest: Washington Post publishes new Khashoggi columnThe Washington Post has published a new column by Jamal Khashoggi in which he warns that governments in the Middle East "have been given free rein to continue silencing the media at an increasing rate."
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