The Daily Populous

Friday October 19th, 2018 morning edition

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Saudi Arabia is reportedly planning to admit to the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Saudi Arabia reportedly plans to admit that missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered by Saudi agents, but will put the blame on a rogue general acting beyond his authority.

The Daily Beast on Tuesday reported that Saudi officials plan to pin Khashoggi's death on an unnamed Saudi two-star general, citing two anonymous sources familiar with the matter.

Surveillance footage published by Turkish newspaper Hurriyet purports to show Khashoggi entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2.

According to The Daily Beast, Saudi officials plan to say the unnamed general secured approval from Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to interrogate Khashoggi.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is visiting Saudi Arabia and Turkey this week to hear the two countries' sides of the story.

Lawmakers in Congress, including Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida, are taking a firmer line against Saudi Arabia. »

Hemingway, Hounded by the Feds

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He was resigned, surrendering, and said he would leave it to Life to cut the rest.

I now believe he truly sensed the surveillance, and that it substantially contributed to his anguish and his suicide.

Instead I went to Santa Maria Sopra Minerva, one of his favorite churches, and said goodbye to him there. »

Nine-year-old sells out of Girl Guide cookies in front of cannabis store on first day

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A nine-year-old Alberta girl managed to rapidly sell out of Girl Guide cookies by targeting cannabis consumers on the first day of legal sales.

Elina, part of the Girl Guides Canada Brownies program, unloaded all 30 boxes of cookies at $5 each in about 45 minutes, according to her father, Seann Childs.

Childs says he came up with the idea a day or so before legalization. »