Turkish president: Saudis Plotted Writer’s Killing For Days

By SUZAN FRASER, ZEYNEP BILGINSOY and CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA , Associated Press ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Saudi officials murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi in their Istanbul consulate after plotting his death for days, Turkey’s president said Tuesday, contradicting Saudi Arabia’s explanation that the writer was accidentally killed. He demanded that the kingdom reveal the identities of all…

Turkish President Released Details On Saudi Writer’s Killing

By SUZAN FRASER ,  Associated Press ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Turkish president is expected to announce on Tuesday details of his country’s investigation into the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, as skepticism intensified about Saudi Arabia’s account that he died accidentally in its consulate in Istanbul. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said he will…

Illinois Organic Farmers Adapt as Industry Changes

ATLANTA, IL (AP) — Organic farmers in Illinois are adapting their business practices due to a shift in the local market prompted in part by large grocers offering organic produce and meal-kit startups gaining popularity. Many small organic fruit and vegetable producers have traditionally relied on sales through community-supported agriculture programs, in which community members…

Fury Over Reported Federal Plan Targeting Transgender People

By DAVID CRARY and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — LGBT leaders across the U.S. reacted with fury Monday to a report that the Trump administration is considering adoption of a new definition of gender that would effectively deny federal recognition and civil rights protections to transgender Americans. “I feel very threatened, but…