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Asked by CNN's Van Jones what his personal advice has been to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on the Jamal Khashoggi situation, White House adviser Jared Kushner answered: "Just to be transparent. To be fully transparent. The world is watching."

Why it matters: Kushner's close relationship with the crown prince has come under scrutiny amid the fallout over Khashoggi's death in a Saudi consulate. In his first public comments since the crisis unfolded, Kushner insisted that the administration is still in the "fact-finding phase" and will determine how to proceed once all the information has been gathered. He suggested that the U.S.-Saudi alliance would outlast the current crisis, however, saying, “We have to be able to work with our allies, and Saudi Arabia has been a very strong ally” on Iran and counterterrorism.

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Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tests negative for coronavirus after positive result

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Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine (R) tested negative for the coronavirus after initially testing positive earlier Thursday, his office announced.

Why it matters: 73-year-old DeWine was set to meet President Trump Thursday on the tarmac at an airport in Cleveland and was tested as part of standard protocol.

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Trump issues order banning TikTok if not sold within 45 days

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Americans and U.S. companies will be banned from making transactions with ByteDance, the Chinese owner of TikTok, in 45 days, according to a new executive order President Trump issued Thursday evening.

The big picture: Last week Trump announced his intention to ban TikTok but said he'd leave a 45-day period for Microsoft or other U.S.-based suitors to try to close a deal to acquire the popular video-sharing app.