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Wednesday December 5th, 2018 morning edition

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Following a briefing by CIA director Gina Haspel Tuesday on the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, leading Republican senators told reporters that there was "zero question" that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the brutal murder.

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Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Sen. Bob Corker, a Tennessee Republican, said "I have zero question in my mind that the Crown Prince MBS ordered the killing, monitored the killing, knew exactly what was happening.

Corker called the Trump administration's claim that there is no direct evidence of the crown prince's involvement "unacceptable.".

“I think it’s wrong for the CIA to have expressed a conclusion that the Crown Prince was involved with the killing of Khashoggi and then withhold that information,” he said.

The CIA Director is coming to the US Senate and only briefing a select few members of the Senate.

“While I will not discuss the content of the Haspel briefing, it reinforced the need for a strong response to the murder of Jamal Khashoggi. »

Privacy-focused DuckDuckGo finds Google personalizes search results even for logged out and incognito users

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A study carried out by the privacy-centric search engine DuckDuckGo yielded some slightly surprising results.

This "bubble" is the activity you would expect from Google -- the personalization of search results based on what it has been able to learn about you.

On the first page of search results, Google included links for some participants that it did not include for others, even when logged out and in private browsing mode. »

2 attorneys general to subpoena Trump Organization, Treasury

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The attorneys general of the District of Columbia and Maryland plan to file subpoenas seeking records from the Trump Organization, the IRS and other entities in their lawsuit accusing Donald Trump of profiting off the presidency.

Other Trump entities that officials plan to subpoena include those related to his Washington hotel and its management.

This story has been updated to reflect that state officials initially said they would subpoena the IRS on Tuesday but later said they could only confirm their plan to subpoena the Treasury Department. »

American-born citizen sues sheriff after he was nearly deported to Jamaica

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The lawsuit also claims that Brown's inmate file at the sheriff's office indicated he was citizen in multiple places, including listing his place of birth as Philadelphia.

"Mr. Brown was terrified that he could be put on a plane at any moment and deported to Jamaica," the suit said.

"After confirming that Mr. Brown was a U.S. citizen, ICE hastily arranged for his release from Krome," the suit said. »