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Here is the latest news from The Associated Press at 12:40 a.m. EDT

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 10:41pm

A senior official in Turkey's ruling party says Turkey will "never allow a cover-up" of the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul, reflecting international skepticism over the Saudi account that the writer died during a "fistfight." The comment was one of many critical reactions to Saudi Arabia's announcement Saturday of the writer's violent death, indicating the kingdom's efforts to defuse a scandal that has gripped the world were falling short.

Migrant caravan re-forms in Mexico, members vow to reach US

Mark Stevenson and Sonia Perez D., Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 10:03pm

Despite Mexican efforts to stop them at the border, about 2,000 Central American migrants swam or rafted across a river separating that country from Guatemala, re-formed their mass caravan in Mexico and vowed to resume their journey toward the United States.

Tropical Storm Willa could become hurricane off Mexico coast

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 10:03pm

Two tropical storms are swirling in the Pacific Ocean off Mexico, and one is forecast to become a hurricane and approach the country's west coast in several days.

About 2,000 migrants who crossed river into Mexico vote in show of hands to re-form caravan, continue march northward

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 5:24pm

About 2,000 migrants who crossed river into Mexico vote in show of hands to re-form caravan, continue march northward.

Saudi Khashoggi saw Turkey as base for a new Middle East

Sarah El Deeb, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 3:53pm

Friends say Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was a proud Arab who wanted to set up a base in his ancestral homeland of Turkey, contributing to the growing community of exiled Arabs who have taken refuge there.

Here is the latest news from The Associated Press at 5:40 p.m. EDT

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 3:51pm

Ten days after Hurricane Michael hit the Florida Panhandle, teenagers who make up the Mosley High Dolphins football team returned to the field in downtown Panama City, providing a little normalcy after a storm that has forever altered their lives. An estimated crowd of 1,500 gathered at Tommy Oliver Stadium to watch the Dolphins take on the Pensacola Tigers. The fans enjoyed free admission, free food and the chance to escape the relentless stress that was left in Michael's wake.

'Dark day': Congo rebels kill 2 health agents fighting Ebola

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 3:46pm

Congo's health minister called it a "dark day" for everyone fighting the deadly Ebola outbreak after rebels shot and killed two medical agents with the Congolese army who had been assisting health officials.

'Dark day' as Congolese rebels kill 2 health agents fighting deadly Ebola outbreak, health minister says

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 3:44pm

'Dark day' as Congolese rebels kill 2 health agents fighting deadly Ebola outbreak, health minister says.

Latest communal violence in central Nigeria kills 55

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 2:38pm

Nigeria's government says 55 people have been killed in the latest eruption of communal violence in north-central Kaduna state.

A timeline of Saudi statements on the killing of Khashoggi

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 1:29pm

The official Saudi statements on the fate of journalist Jamal Khashoggi have changed several times since he mysteriously disappeared after entering his country's consulate in Istanbul earlier this month.

Sri Lanka to recall peacekeeping commander on UN request

Bharatha Mallawarachi, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 11:02am

Sri Lanka's military said that it will recall its commander leading a U.N. peacekeeping contingent in Mali after the world body asked him to be repatriated over his human rights background.

Former Dutch PM Wim Kok dies at 80, haunted by Srebrenica

Mike Corder, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 10:50am

Former Dutch Prime Minister Wim Kok, a trade unionist-turned-politician who inspired a new breed of pragmatic Social Democratic leaders who swept to power in Europe in the 1990s, has died at 80.

Enthusiasts re-enact bloody 19th-century Battle of Leipzig

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 10:43am

Hundreds of history buffs have re-enacted the 19th-century Battle of Leipzig, which saw the defeat of Napoleon I's army by combined forces from Prussia, Austria, Russia and Sweden.

Tropical Storms Willa and Vicente swirling off Mexico

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 10:35am

Two tropical storms are swirling in the Pacific Ocean off Mexico, and one is forecast to become a hurricane and approach the country's west coast late next week.

The contrasts of Mexico's southern and northern borders

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 10:24am

Some 3,000 Central American migrants prepared to cross into Mexico from Guatemala on Friday with hopes of eventually arriving to the United States. Busloads of Mexican federal police were gathering in Ciudad Hidalgo and a Mexican military helicopter flew along the river in anticipation.

Saudi account of Khashoggi killing is widely denounced

Christopher Torchia, Zeynep Bilginsoy and Sarah El Deeb, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 7:33am

Turkey will "never allow a cover-up" of the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul, a senior official in Turkey's ruling party said Saturday, reflecting international skepticism over the Saudi account that the writer died during a "fistfight."

The Latest: Honduran migrant says he wants to return home

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 7:31am

The Latest on a caravan of Central American migrants hoping to reach the United States (all times local):

Police says suicide bomber strikes election polling station in Afghan capital Kabul, casualties reported

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 7:23am

Police says suicide bomber strikes election polling station in Afghan capital Kabul, casualties reported.

Moscow blocks commemoration of Stalin victims at city square

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 7:07am

Moscow authorities have refused permission for an annual commemoration of Stalin-era political repression victims to be held in Lubyanka Square outside the former KGB headquarters and the event's organizers have objected to a proposed alternative site.