Yasin Aktay. Photo: Muhammed Enes Yildirim/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

An aide to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told Turkish media on Friday that he believes journalist Jamal Khashoggi's body was dismembered in order for it to be dissolved in acid, the BBC reports.

The details: Yasin Aktay, adviser to Erdogan, said that the Saudis' "aim was to leave no trace of the body," per Bloomberg. There is no evidence yet to support that Khashoggi's body was dissolved, the BBC reports.

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Commission on Presidential Debates wants "additional structure" for remaining debates

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The Commission on Presidential Debates announced Wednesday that it plans to implement changes to rules for the remaining debates, after Tuesday night's head-to-head between Joe Biden and Donald Trump was practically incoherent for most of the night.

What they are saying: "Last night's debate made clear that additional structure should be added to the format of the remaining debates to ensure a more orderly discussion of the issues," the CPD said in a statement.

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Joe Biden told reporters on Wednesday that his message to all white supremacist groups is to "cease and desist. That’s not who we are. This is not who we are as Americans."

Driving the news: President Trump was asked specifically about the far-right group Proud Boys at the debate Tuesday night, and rather than condemning them, the president said, "Proud Boys: Stand back and standby."