Newspaper says Turkey has audio of Saudi writer’s slaying

ISTANBUL — Turkish officials have an audio recording of the alleged killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi from the Apple Watch he wore when he walked into the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul over a week ago, a pro-government Turkish newspaper reported Saturday.

US pastor freed from Turkey prays with Trump in Oval Office

WASHINGTON — Freed American pastor Andrew Brunson fell to one knee in the Oval Office and placed his hand on President Donald Trump’s shoulder in prayer on Saturday, asking God to provide the president “supernatural wisdom to accomplish all the plans you have for this country and for him.”

Fights break out between protesters in Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. — Fights broke out downtown between protesters with a right-wing group and counter-demonstrators, and police are working to keep the two groups apart, according to local media reports.

Florida officials fear Michael’s death toll will rise

MEXICO BEACH, Fla. — Search and rescue personnel are continuing to comb through the ruins of a small Florida Panhandle community destroyed by Hurricane Michael, which has left hundreds thousands without power and without easy access to supplies.

State reports no cases of polio-like disease

Hawaii health officials said Thursday that it seems the state remains free of cases of acute flaccid myelitis — a polio-like illness that’s infected dozens of people, most frequently children, throughout the nation.

Watch out for ‘El Nino’

On the heels of the second-wettest dry season in the last 30 years, the wet season outlook for Hawaii says there’s more moisture on the horizon.

Bridge to be temporarily closed

Pu‘uopae Bridge in Wailua Homesteads will be temporarily closed starting Monday through Friday in preparation for construction of the new Pu‘uopae Bridge.

Dining out helps KIFB

NAWILIWILI — Dining out at participating restaurants on Oct. 18 will benefit the Kauai Independent Food Bank with its mission of educating, providing nutritious food for the hungry, and respond to emergencies.

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.