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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Veteran Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi disappeared over a week ago while on a visit to the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, sparking an international uproar involving the kingdom, Turkey and the United States that remains unresolved until today. Khashoggi, a Washington Post contributor, had written columns critical of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the kingdom's stalemated war in Yemen and its crackdown on activists and businessmen.

Michael Buble has announced plans to retire from music in what he calls his last interview. According to the Canadian crooner, his upcoming album, Love, will be his last record as he’s decided to retire from the spotlight after his five-year-old son Noah’s battle with cancer gave him a new perspective on life. “This is my last interview,” he told the Daily Mail in an emotional conversation. “I’m retiring from the business. I’ve made the perfect record and now I can leave at…

TACOMA---Birds were flying all over Tacoma Saturday, and we don’t mean the animals. It’s a new flock of E-scooters joining the “Lime” scooters already zipping around town. On Saturday, 200 “Bird” scooters hit the streets for a 60-day trial with the city. Fifty more will show up as time goes by. Denise Williams hopped on a E-scooter for the first time Saturday. KOMO. “I’m a student down here,” said Williams.

We have created a comfort cocoon around ourselves (especially in the USA) and it's making us sick and fat. Here is our first attempt at changing this in our ...

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Records released by prosecutors reveal that Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz trespassed on school grounds about six months before the massacre that left 17 dead. A Parkland computer science teacher says she saw Cruz on the first day of school in August 2017, carrying a backpack and hanging with other students as if he were one of them. He was kicked out of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School the previous year.

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Guards and inmates at a Connecticut prison find themselves on the same side of a legal fight against the state, which they say did not do enough to prevent their exposure to radon. A federal judge last month ruled against the state's attempt to dismiss a lawsuit by 13 inmates inside the Garner Correctional Institution in Newtown.

Jamal Khashoggi had both an affinity for Islamist political movements and close ties to the Saudi royal family — until they were cut by a new crown prince.

The two groups dramatized the deep divisions on a case that is widely seen as a battle over affirmative action.

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is backing off his claim that climate change is a hoax but says he doesn't know if it's manmade and suggests that the climate will "change back again."
In an interview with CBS' "60 Minutes" that aired Sunday night, Trump said he doesn't want to put the U.S. at a disadvantage in responding to climate change
"I think something's happening. Something's changing and it'll change back again," he said. "I don't think it's a hoax. I think…

Hurricane Michael wrecked every other beachfront house on the block, but one came through the storm nearly pristine, as if protected by grace. How did it survive?

ATLANTA (AP) - Stacey Abrams has become the first major-party nominee for the Georgia governorship to participate in the Atlanta Pride Parade, one of the largest LGBT parades in the Southeast
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the Democrat rode atop a white Jeep on Sunday afternoon during the annual celebration as supporters chanted her name
Abrams, who is seeking to become the first black woman elected…

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Twenty-five people were taken to hospitals with mostly minor injuries following a series of crashes involving at least two cars and a bus that crashed through a concrete divider on a Los Angeles highway, authorities said
Five patients were in serious condition following the collisions shortly after 1 p.m. that shut down all lanes on Interstate 405 in the city's San Fernando…

The media was happy to sing his praises in the spring, when the crown prince met with Hollywood stars and Silicon Valley titans. Then came the Jamal Khashoggi story.

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