President Donald Trump speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in the Oval Office of the White House.

Trump criticizes rush to condemn Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi

President Donald Trump Tuesday criticized rapidly mounting global condemnation of Saudi Arabia over the mystery of missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi, warning of a rush to judgment and echoing the Saudis' request for patience.

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Gov. Rick Scott, R-Fla., right, looks on as President Donald Trump talks with reporters after arriving at Eglin Air Force Base to visit areas affected by Hurricane Michael, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, in Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump gets bird's-eye view of devastated Florida communities

President Donald Trump got a bird's-eye view Monday of Florida communities left in ruins by Hurricane Michael, including houses without roofs, a toppled water tower and 18-wheel trucks scattered in a parking lot during a nearly hour-long helicopter tour of portions of the Panhandle.

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President Donald Trump prays with American pastor Andrew Brunson in the Oval Office of the White House.

Trump celebrates return of American pastor from Turkey

President Donald Trump welcomed American pastor Andrew Brunson to the Oval Office on Saturday, celebrating his release from nearly two years of confinement in Turkey that had sparked a diplomatic row with a key ally and outcry from U.S. evangelical groups.

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Damaged boats sit among debris in a marina in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Panama City, Fla.

Search crews look for the dead and the living in Florida

Florida authorities fielded a barrage of calls about people missing in Hurricane Michael's aftermath as search-and-rescue teams Friday made their way through flattened neighborhoods, looking for victims dead or alive. The death toll stood at 13 across the South.

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A member of security exits the Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul.

Washington Post: Turkey has proof Saudi writer was killed

Turkey's government has told U.S. officials it has audio and video proof that missing Saudi Arabian writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed and dismembered in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, the Washington Post reported Friday.

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Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi speaks during a press conference in Manama, Bahrain.

Trump 'demanding' answers from Saudis about missing writer

President Donald Trump said Wednesday the U.S. is "demanding" answers from Saudi Arabia about the disappearance of a well-known Saudi writer and government critic Turkish authorities say was slain inside his country's diplomatic mission in Istanbul.

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In this Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, photo, young Druze armed men, patrol the village of Rami in the southern province of Sweida, Syria.

Jury convicts Chicago officer of 2nd-degree murder

Maysoun Saab's eyes filled with tears as she recalled finding her parents bleeding to death on the fround outside their home, minutes after they were shot by Islamic State militants on a killing spree across once tranquil villages they infiltrated in a southeastern corner of Syria.

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President Donald Trump answers a reporters question about Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh during a meeting with Colombian President Ivan Duque at the United Nations General Assembly, Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, at U.N. Headquarters. (AP Photo/E

Trump says Dems using 'con game' to sink Kavanaugh court bid

President Donald Trump accused Democrats on Tuesday of using a "con game" to try scuttling Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination and disparaged the account of the second woman accusing Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct, saying she herself conceded she was "totally inebriated and all messed up."

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A Secret Service agent cleans the presidential limo before the arrival of Marine One carrying President Donald Trump at the Downtown Manhattan Heliport, Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018, in New York. Trump is riding around in a new set of wheels. A sleeker version

Trump riding in sleeker version of 'Beast' presidential limo

President Donald Trump is riding around in a new set of wheels. A sleeker version of the armored presidential limousine known as "The Beast" is ferrying Trump around midtown Manhattan, where he's attending the annual U.N. General Assembly session.

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President Donald Trump speaks during the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters.

At UN, unrepentant Trump set to rattle foes, friends alike

President Donald Trump is poised to redouble his commitment to "America First" on the most global of stages this week.

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Members of the Civil Air Patrol load cars with MREs, (Meals Ready To Eat) water and tarps at distribution area in Wilmington, N.C.

'Nightmare that won't end': Storm evacuees can't return yet

Hundreds of people waited in long lines for water and other essentials Tuesday in Wilmington, still mostly cut off by high water days after Hurricane Florence unleashed epic floods, and North Carolina's governor pleaded with more than 10,000 evacuees around the state not to return home yet.

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U.S. Coast Guard rescue swimmer Samuel Knoeppel, center, and Randy Haba, bottom right, approach to Willie Schubert of Pollocksville, N.C., on a stranded van in Pollocksville.

Florence flooding spreads as storm heads northeast

Emergency workers delivered truckloads of food and water to Wilmington, a city of 120,000 people mostly cut off from the rest of North Carolina by Florence's still-rising floodwaters, as helicopters and boat pulled people from homes swamped by swollen rivers.

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Republican Senate candidate Matt Rosendale, left, and President Donald Trump speak at a rally at the Rimrock Auto Arena in Billings, Mont., Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. President Trump used the stop to show support for Rosendale. (AP Photo/Jim Urquhart)

Montana Senate candidate accused of coordinating with NRA

Democrats questioned Thursday whether U.S. Senate candidate Matt Rosendale illegally coordinated with the National Rifle Association based on an audio recording of the Montana Republican saying the NRA planned to support his campaign.

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Emmett West pulls his boat from a nearby marina to secure it at his home ahead Hurricane Florence in Morehead City, N.C.

'Don't play games with it': Florence takes aim at Southeast

People who thought they were relatively safe from the onslaught of Hurricane Florence began boarding up and Georgia's governor declared a state of emergency Wednesday as uncertainty over the path of the monster storm spread worry along the Southeastern coast.

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Former President George W. Bush.

Bush boosting Republicans in places where Trump isn't strong

Former President George W. Bush is quietly helping boost Republican candidates in places where President Donald Trump has struggled. In so doing, the former two-term president is raising his profile, ever so slightly, in the national politics he eschewed for years.

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A woman weeps by herself as she leans against a tree during a ceremony marking the 17th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the United States. Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, at the World Trade Center in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

US marks 9/11 with somber tributes; Trump speaks at PA site

Americans looked back on 9/11 Tuesday with tears and somber tributes as President Donald Trump hailed "the moment when America fought back" on one of the hijacked planes used as weapons in the deadliest terror attack on U.S. soil.

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People drive over a drawbridge in Wrightsville Beach, N.C., as they evacuate the area in advance of Hurricane Florence, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018.

'Big and vicious': Hurricane Florence closes in on Carolinas

Motorists streamed inland on highways converted to one-way routes Tuesday as more than 1 million people in three states were ordered to get out of the way of Hurricane Florence, a hair-raising storm taking dead aim at the Carolinas with 130 mph winds and potentially ruinous rains.

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Kevin Orth loads sandbags into cars on Milford Street as he helps residents prepare for Hurricane Florence.

Florence strengthens to Category 4, takes aim at Carolinas

Florence exploded into a potentially catastrophic Category 4 hurricane Monday as it closed in on North and South Carolina, carrying winds up to 130 mph and water that could wreak havoc over a wide stretch of the eastern United States later this week.

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Former President Barack Obama speaks as he campaigns in support of California congressional candidates, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

Obama, on campaign swing, urges 'sanity in our politics'

Former President Barack Obama said Saturday that November midterm elections would give Americans "a chance to restore some sanity in our politics," taking another swipe at his successor as he raises his profile campaigning for fellow Democrats to regain control of the House.

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This enhanced satellite image made available by NOAA shows Tropical Storm Florence, center, in the Atlantic Ocean on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018 at 2:45 p.m. EDT. (NOAA via AP)

Powerful hurricane could be headed to US

The U.S. East Coast could be hit with a powerful hurricane next week as Tropical Storm Florence continues to strengthen as it moves toward the mainland, forecasters said Saturday.

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Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex react as they receive gifts from by Australia's Governor General Sir Peter Cosgrove and his wife Lady Cosgrove at Admiralty House in Sydney, Australia, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018. Prince Harry and his wife

Prince Harry and Meghan start Aussie tour with baby gifts

A beaming Duke and Duchess of Sussex thrilled thousands of fans outside the Sydney Opera House on Tuesday during their first meeting with the general public since the former Meghan Markle's newly announced pregnancy.

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