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Memorial for cathedral victims, death toll rises to 5

SAO PAULO (AP) – Close to 1,000 people attended a memorial service Wednesday for the people gunned down inside a cathedral in southeastern Brazil, and authorities said the toll of dead had risen to five. Investigators said they were still [...]

Trump handles Bush’s death with abnormal normality

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump pay their respects as former President George H.W. Bush lies in state in the Capitol Rotunda on Monday. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images White House A taboo-busting president who has [...]

Pragmatist vs. pugilist: Bush death highlights Trump’s isolation on world stage

President Donald Trump represents a starkly different strain of Republicanism than the type George H.W. Bush championed. | Daniel Jayo/Getty Images White House At the G-20 summit, there’s pining for the predictability of the Bush [...]

Prison inmate death after incident with staff ruled homicide

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – The death of an inmate following an “altercation with correctional staff” at Western Illinois Correctional Center in May has been ruled a homicide, according to an autopsy report provided to The Associated [...]

Saudi Arabia to Seek Death Penalty for 5 Accused in Khashoggi Killing

BEIRUT, Lebanon — Saudi Arabia’s public prosecutor said on Thursday that he was requesting the death penalty for five people suspected of involvement in the killing of the Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi at the country’s consulate [...]

Saudis Close to Crown Prince Discussed Killing Other Enemies a Year Before Khashoggi’s Death

WASHINGTON — Top Saudi intelligence officials close to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman asked a small group of businessmen last year about using private companies to assassinate Iranian enemies of the kingdom, according to three people [...]

Thai Paradise Gains Reputation as ‘Death Island’

KOH TAO, Thailand — Promoters call the Thai island of Koh Tao a paradise. Dive resorts boast of its crystal-clear waters, and Western tourists flock to its lively beach bars. But among some foreigners, Koh Tao has taken on a more [...]

The Saudis’ Explanation of Khashoggi’s Death, in Five Acts (and Counting)

He was somewhere on the streets of Istanbul, until he wasn’t. He was dead in a fistfight, until he wasn’t. From the moment the dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi disappeared after walking into the Saudi consulate in Istanbul this [...]

The Latest: Activist says hunger, death to blame for caravan

TAPACHULA, Mexico (AP) – The Latest on the caravan of Central Americans trying to reach the United States (all times local): 12:35 p.m. An immigrant rights activist traveling with the caravan of Central American migrants is accusing U.S. [...]

Turkey’s President Vows to Detail Khashoggi Death ‘in Full Nakedness’

ISTANBUL — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey, turning up the pressure on Saudi Arabia, promised Sunday to reveal everything his country knows about the killing of Jamal Khashoggi inside a Saudi consulate. Mr. Erdogan’s statement [...]