Vince McMahon Dismisses Question After WWE Crown Jewel Not Canceled

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The Tadawul All-Shares Index (TASI) rose 4.3 percent to close trading on the last day of the week on 7,835.54 points.

U.S. President Donald Trump talks to reporters about the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey, at the White House in Washington, Oct. 23, 2018.

TASI, the largest Arab bourse, is 8.4 percent higher on the year.

Central Intelligence Agency director Gina Haspel has briefed President Donald Trump on her recent visit to Turkey, where she met with Turkish officials to understand what they know on the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Speaking at the Future Investment Initiative conference, nicknamed "Davos in the desert", the prince said all culprits would be punished, and vowed Saudi Arabia and Turkey would work together to find the killers.

The first question during the Q&A portion of the third quarter earnings call this morning asked Vince to walk everyone through his thought process in deciding to continue on with Crown Jewel.

Turkish police were investigating water samples from a well at the consulate today after initially being denied access, broadcaster CNN Turk said. Some were members of a 15-man hit team, many of them Saudi intelligence operatives, who flew into Istanbul hours before Khashoggi's death, Turkish security sources say.

Trump has also blamed the Saudi de facto leader, who is known in media as "MBS", for the killing of Khashoggi.

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Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir says in an interview with Fox News on October 21 that the operation was not ordered by the crown prince. But Sabah, another pro-government newspaper that has published leaks about the case from Turkish officials, said Saudi Arabia had yet to give Turkish authorities permission for a search.

Then, in a public admission Saturday, Saudi Arabia claimed that Khashoggi died when a discussion turned violent.

Trump, who has reiterated that he views Saudi Arabia as a great ally and an important purchaser of USA weaponry, seems to have grown more suspicious of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's role in Khashoggi's death.

Khashoggi, 59, a Washington Post columnist and critic Saudi Arabia's powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, or MBS, vanished after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2.

"Even if US President Trump saves [Mohammed bin] Salman, in the eyes of the world, he is a questionable person with Khashoggi's blood on his hands", Cevik wrote.

Salah Khashoggi, who holds dual U.S. -Saudi citizenship and had thus far been under a travel ban, departed Saudi Arabia on Wednesday. Turkish officials have told The Associated Press that investigators were looking into the possibility that the journalist's remains may have been hidden at those two locations.

According to Saudi Energy Minister Khalid Al-Falih "There were more than 25 deals signed worth $56 billion", adding that USA companies accounted for most of those contracts.

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