Trump concedes Khashoggi likely dead, threatens consequences

By Ross Palombo - Washington, D.C., Bureau Chief

President Donald Trump acknowledged Thursday it “certainly looks” as though missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead, and he threatened “very severe” consequences if the Saudis are found to have murdered him. His warning came as the administration toughened its response to a disappearance that has sparked global outrage.

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