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Turkish Investigators Claim Saudi Hit Squad Murdered Missing Journalist

The mystery of Washington Post contributor Jama Khashoggi’s disappearance took a grim turn over the weekend as Turkish investigators claimed that an execution squad dispatched from Saudi Arabia murdered Khashoggi within the walls of the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 03: Protesters demonstrate against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh outside the U.S. Supreme Court October 03, 2018 in Washington, DC. An FBI report on current the current allegations against Kavanaugh is expected by the end of this week, possibly later today.(Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Dems Latest Scheme: ‘Balance’ Supreme Court by Adding Two Liberal Judges

NEW YORK — Following the confirmation of President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh, some Democrats and progressive activists are shifting tactics, pushing a scheme to “pack” or “balance” the Supreme Court by adding two new seats to be filled by liberal judges. The Supreme Court expansion plot would be enacted if Democrats retake Congress and the presidency in 2020, according to the plan.

North Korea may be operating some of its facilities in Yongbyon, according to the International Atomic Energy Agency. (UPI Photo/ Siegfried C. Hecker)

South Korea Wants to Trade Ending Korean War for Yongbyon Facility Closure

South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha told the Washington Post in remarks published Wednesday that Seoul is seeking to convince the United States and North Korea to exchange the shutdown of Pyongyang’s Yongbyon nuclear research site for a peace treaty to end the Korean War.