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US to revoke visas of Saudis implicated in killing of writer

Matthew Lee and Susannah George, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 11:09pm

President Donald Trump described the killing of a Saudi journalist as a botched operation and a "bad original concept" as his administration took its first, careful steps toward punishing the Saudis by moving to revoke the visas of the suspects.

Shifting Saudi account of writer's death confirms key parts

Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 10:58pm

Facing global outrage over the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, Saudi officials are now acknowledging that the journalist was targeted inside the kingdom's consulate in Turkey and a body double was on hand to aid in a cover-up — the latest twist in the kingdom's evolving efforts to explain Khashoggi's death.

AP FACT CHECK: Pence flubs federal statistics on terrorists

Calvin Woodward, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 10:36pm

Vice President Mike Pence misstated federal statistics when trying to help President Donald Trump make the case that terrorists are among thousands of migrants moving through Mexico toward the U.S. border. Trump himself acknowledged he's got no proof terrorists are in the mix.

Trial to begin over deadly attack on Maryland police station

Michael Kunzelman, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 10:32pm

More than two years after a gunman's videotaped attack on a Maryland police station, a jury will hear testimony that a police officer mistakenly fired the bullet that killed an undercover detective who rushed to the scene of the shootout.

Trump struggles for a plan should the migrant caravan arrive

Colleen Long, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 10:22pm

The Trump administration has not settled on a plan for what to do if a migrant caravan arrives at the southern border, despite threats by President Donald Trump to declare a national emergency or rescind aid from the countries whose people are journeying north.

Some police dogs now have cameras, too

Carrie Antlfinger, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 10:18pm

Police dogs have always helped their human counterparts through their eyes and nose, and now some of the dogs are getting their own backup — cameras that transmit live video.

MacArthur Foundation announces millions in justice grants

Claudia Lauer, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 10:12pm

Philadelphia has received $4 million in additional grant funding to continue lowering its jail population, and city officials said they will focus some of the funding on reducing racial and ethnic disparities in its criminal justice system.

Numbers drawn for record $1.6B Mega Millions jackpot

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 10:09pm

The winning numbers have been drawn for the record $1.6 billion Mega Millions lottery jackpot, but it isn't immediately clear if there's a winner .

Sheriff feels 'outpouring of support' in missing girl case

Jeff Baenen, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 10:04pm

A Wisconsin sheriff thanked volunteer searchers who helped canvass the area surrounding the home of a 13-year-old girl who is believed to have been abducted and whose parents were killed.

Migrants pause to honor dead man, rest, still far from US

Mark Stevenson, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 9:41pm

Still more than 1,000 miles from their goal of reaching the United States, a caravan of Central American migrants briefly halted its arduous journey Tuesday to mourn a fellow traveler killed in a road accident, and to rest weary, blistered feet and try to heal illnesses and injuries suffered on the road.

More human remains found at Southern California desert site

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 9:33pm

Authorities have found more human remains on Southern California desert land where the bones of three people were dug up two weeks ago.

Trial delayed against ex-police chief, ex-prosecutor wife

Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 9:18pm

A U.S. judge said the medical records of a former Honolulu prosecutor convinced him that a trial against her and her retired police chief husband must be delayed.

Retired DA fights subpoena in lawsuit by JonBenet's brother

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 9:16pm

A former Colorado district attorney is fighting a subpoena in a $750 million defamation lawsuit filed against CBS by JonBenet Ramsey's brother.

Numbers for $1.6B Mega Millions are 5, 28, 62, 65, 70 and Mega Ball 5; not immediately clear if there's a winner.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 9:11pm

Numbers for $1.6B Mega Millions are 5, 28, 62, 65, 70 and Mega Ball 5; not immediately clear if there's a winner.

1 injured in shooting on Boise Greenbelt

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 9:05pm

Authorities say one person was shot and wounded along the Boise River Greenbelt.

US seeks to stop NY trial over census citizenship question

Larry Neumeister, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 8:23pm

The Department of Justice sought late Tuesday to block a New York trial next month over challenges to putting a citizenship question on the 2020 census, contending that it's got the U.S. Supreme Court on its side.

Former Alabama woman charged with supporting al-Qaida

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 6:58pm

Federal prosecutors have charged a former Alabama resident with attempting to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization and helping others to do the same.

Convicted killer denied retrial despite twin's confession

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 6:24pm

A Chicago man found guilty of fatally shooting a rival street gang member in 2003 will not be granted a retrial even though the convicted man's twin claims that he committed the crime and not his brother, a judge ruled Tuesday.

Police try to prevent retaliation after Chicago rapper shot

Michael Tarm, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 5:48pm

Police are taking steps to stave off retaliatory attacks after a Chicago rapper known for taunting rivals on social media was shot in the head in a shootout during a funeral for another area rapper killed earlier in October.

Police: Man pointed gun at girlfriend over late baby shower

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 5:25pm

A Central Texas man has been arrested after police say he pointed a loaded gun at his pregnant girlfriend when her baby shower at their home went longer than planned.