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Senate triggers investigation into missing Saudi journalist

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The U.S. Senate took steps to trigger an investigation Wednesday into the disappearance of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Turkish officials have said the Saudi government murdered Khashoggi inside its consulate in Istanbul, Turkey. The Saudi government denies those allegations, but Khashoggi has not been seen or heard from since he walked into the embassy over a week ago to obtain documents he needed to marry his Turkish fiance, Hatice Cengiz - a wedding that was scheduled for Wednesday before Khashoggi disappeared.
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US senators trigger Global Magnitsky probe over Khashoggi disappearance

US senators trigger Global Magnitsky probe over Khashoggi disappearance

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A group of Republican and Democrat senators united to demand an investigation into the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at a consulate in Turkey. Ankara has accused Saudi Arabia of murdering Khashoggi.
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A Google linked exec and a former US politician have dropped out of a Saudi project after journalist's disappearance

A Google linked exec and a former US politician have dropped out of a Saudi project after journalist's disappearance

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Members of an advisory board for a $500 billion Saudi megacity project are distancing themselves from the organisation after the reported murder of a dissident Saudi journalist.
Google-linked executive Dan Doctoroff and ex-US secretary of energy Ernest Moriz have now dropped out of the project.
Apple's Jony Ive was initially on the list, but Apple says his inclusion was a mistake and he has nothing to do with the project.
The other 16 members of the board did not respond to Business Insider's multiple requests for comment.
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