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ISTANBUL — 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
The latest announcement on Saturday, declaring that Khashoggi had died in a "fistfight" with officials that came to see him there, increased criticism over Saudi's handling of the case and concern over the kingdom's possible…

FLOSSMOOR, Ill. — In letters sent home to parents this week, a south suburban high school principal accused dozens of students of being involved in “gang activity.”
On Saturday, Homewood-Flossmoor High School Principal Jerry Lee Anderson held mandatory meetings with those students and their parents. Some community members said the meetings left them concerned and confused.

CHICAGO — Five teenagers have been charged in the armed carjacking of a woman early Thursday morning.
Police said the five male teenagers took a 47-year-old woman's Lexus in the 5800 block of North Winthrop Avenue in Edgewater. One of the teens pointed a gun and demanded her vehicle, then took the keys out of her hand, got into the SUV and drove away.

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In the hands of the master violist, this famous stretch of Bach’s music become body music, rooted in breath and wood and muscle.

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Bowie was never more popular during this period, one he looked back on with guilt and bile. But Loving the Alien offers a reset for listeners—to hear these albums fresh, liberated from their composer’s dismissive opinions.

Naan is covered in garlicky tzatziki sauce, Middle Eastern-spiced chickpeas, tahini, fresh herbs and Sriracha in this street food/comfort food mashup.

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Donuts executive vice president of corporate affairs Jon Nevett has left the company, Donuts said yesterday
He’s the last of the four co-founders of the new gTLD portfolio owner to step aside from their original roles over the last couple of years.
There’s no word on whether he’s got a new gig lined up, but given the recent acquisition of Donuts by Abry Partners, which gave the founders the opportunity to dispose of their shares, Nevett presumably will be in no rush.

Farahnaz Ispahani writes that the international community must increase pressure on Pakistan, whose blasphemy laws unfairly target religious minorities.

Recent stories about peacekeepers abusing children and failure to investigate rapes reveal how the UN is not following its own gender equality policies

Halloween is just around the corner, which means it’s time to have some spooky fun.

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