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Column: Donald Trump, butt out of Chicago's business!

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Do not think for a moment that Donald Trump cares about killings in Chicago. Don't let him trick you into believing that he and Kanye West can put their heads together over lunch and come up with a solution to our city's violence problem. Don't buy Trump's line that he was so concerned about a...
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What is the Magnitsky Act? How does it apply to Khashoggi's case?

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Senators trigger act requiring Trump to determine if foreign person committed rights violations against the Saudi writer
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Rauner tries to parse his immigration comments, says he does not believe immigrants are ‘acting violently'

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Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner, criticized by immigration activists for saying people who are in Chicago illegally are a contributor to the city's violence problem, sought to clarify his remarks Wednesday though he relied upon oft-debunked logic. Appearing at a campaign stop on the Northwest Side,...
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Jamal Khashoggi: Saudi Arabian Media Promotes Unfounded Claims Journalist's Fiancé Is Fake and Linked to Qatar

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Supporters of the Saudi government quickly started calling the incident a conspiracy theory, claiming the journalist was killed or disappeared in order to frame Riyadh by international foes.
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Trump's Not Gonna Let a Little Murder Get in the Way of His $110 Billion Arms Deal

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The president sees no reason to stop doing business with Mohammed bin Salman, despite a credible allegation that Saudi Arabia killed and dismembered a journalist last week.
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Explainer: What we know about the Khashoggi probe

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What we know about the inquiry into what happened to Saudi writer and critic, Jamal Khashoggi.
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Khashoggi case: A 'chilling message to dissidents worldwide'

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Activists say far from silencing Khashoggi, Saudi authorities have turned him into an 'icon for press freedom'.
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Senator Bob Corker On The Arrogance of the Saudi Crown Prince

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Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Senator Bob Corker spoke with Brian Kilmeade about the bi-partisan letter sent to President Trump which triggers an investigation and Global Magnitsky sanctions determination regarding the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi journalist and columnist for The Washington Post, and how this is straining our relationship with the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman Al Saud. Corker said the letter sent to the President forces the administration, over the next 120 days, to do an in-depth investigation and implement sanctions if they find...
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Trump Would Rather Downplay Jamal Khashoggi's Disappearance Than Jeopardize Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia

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President Trump is worried that the U.S. response to Saudi Arabia over the disappearance and possible murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi might crimp American arm sales to the kingdom, which could be jeopardized if Congress and the White House impose sanctions.
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Saudi Arabia's Story Unravels as Turkey Applies Pressure Over Jamal Khashoggi

Saudi Arabia's Story Unravels as Turkey Applies Pressure Over Jamal Khashoggi

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The case of the missing journalist, Jamal Khashoggi has become an international blunder on the Saudi's part, and may provide Turkey a chance to further assert themselves as a regional power.
Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has been missing since last Tuesday when he entered a Saudi consulate inside Turkey. While Saudi Arabia often gets away with human rights abuses and the murder of critics, they may have made a mistake in trying to pull this scheme off under the nose of a competitor for regional power; Turkey.
On Tuesday, October 2nd, Jamal Khashoggi entered the Saudi consulate in...
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Trump's Jamal Khashoggi reckoning, and why his history with despots suggests he won't get tough on Saudi Arabia

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Trump is understandably cautious right now. But his comments - and a situation that pits a despotic ally against a journalist - is ripe for getting it wrong.
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Turkey's strange shifting story on Saudi critic Khashoggi suggests a dark turn from Saudi Arabia

Turkey's strange shifting story on Saudi critic Khashoggi suggests a dark turn from Saudi Arabia

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Turkish authorities have been leaking more and more information about the disappearance of Saudi critic and journalist Jamal Khashoggi .
The government's official line has changed multiple times in the last few days.
Experts suggest that this happened: Turkey tried to coordinate its response to the case with Saudi Arabia, but the kingdom didn't respond, so Turkey started leaking.
Turkey's response to the international crisis over Jamal Khashoggi, the Saudi critic and journalist who vanished after entering his country's consulate in Istanbul last week, has been confusing at best.
Officials...
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A top Senate Republican says he believes Saudi Arabia killed Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, putting more pressure on Trump to act

A top Senate Republican says he believes Saudi Arabia killed Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, putting more pressure on Trump to act

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Republican Sen. Bob Corker on Thursday said "there is no question" that Saudi Arabia killed Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
"I think they did it and unfortunately I think he is deceased," Corker said.
Corker is the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
Corker and a bipartisan group of senators on Wednesday invoked a law requiring President Donald Trump to investigate Khashoggi's disappearance.
Republican Sen. Bob Corker on Thursday said that "there is no question" Saudi Arabia killed Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Corker, the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations...
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