Trump a reluctant critic of Saudi Arabia despite pressure to act

She said rights groups have been concerned of a "whitewash" in the investigation. Khashoggi, who lived in the U.S. as a legal permanent resident and worked for "The Washington Post ", was last seen on October 2 entering his country's consulate in ... More..

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Democratic Rep Accuses Jared Kushner of Being Behind Saudi Journalist’s Death
by | Saturday, October 20, 2018

Democratic Rep Accuses Jared Kushner of Being Behind Saudi Journalist’s Death

But Senator Lindsey Graham , a Trump supporter, expressed scepticism about the Saudi Arabian version of events that Mr Khashoggi - a critic of the royal family - died during a "fist fight" in the Saudi Consula...More..

US Dispatches Goodbye Letter to Universal Postal Union
by | Saturday, October 20, 2018

US Dispatches Goodbye Letter to Universal Postal Union

The treaty sets fees that national postal services charge to deliver mail and small packages from other countries, and gives poor and developing markets lower shipping rates than developed nations. "I want them...More..

U.S. charges Russian woman with interfering in 2018 midterms
by | Saturday, October 20, 2018

U.S. charges Russian woman with interfering in 2018 midterms

The prosecution of Khusyaynova is being handled by the United States attorney's office in Alexandria, Virginia , rather than by Robert Mueller, the special counsel who continues to investigate Russia's attac...More..

Russian Authorities Searching in Crimea for Possible Accomplice in Mass Shooting
by | Saturday, October 20, 2018

Russian Authorities Searching in Crimea for Possible Accomplice in Mass Shooting

She said the explosion made "mincemeat" of the victims and several had limbs amputated. Wednesday's attack was by far the worst by a student in Russian Federation, raising questions about school security in t...More..

Trump again suggests sending troops to USA southern border
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

Trump again suggests sending troops to USA southern border

A complicated mix of pressures are weighing on Mexican officials as they decide how to handle the matter. Anyone with appropriate travel documents and visas will be let into Mexico, while others will be all...More..

Pompeo Warns Saudi Prince His Future as King in Peril Over Khashoggi
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

Pompeo Warns Saudi Prince His Future as King in Peril Over Khashoggi

The analysts and officials said it was inconceivable that such a brazen operation as the one alleged by Turkish officials , involving a team of 15 agents sent to Istanbul , who then killed and dismembered K...More..

Pompeo Warns Saudi Prince His Future as King in Peril Over Khashoggi
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

Pompeo Warns Saudi Prince His Future as King in Peril Over Khashoggi

The analysts and officials said it was inconceivable that such a brazen operation as the one alleged by Turkish officials , involving a team of 15 agents sent to Istanbul , who then killed and dismembered K...More..

U.S. downgrades consulate for Palestinians into Israel embassy unit
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

U.S. downgrades consulate for Palestinians into Israel embassy unit

Palestinians previously used the Consulate General in Jerusalem to obtain visas. "We will continue to conduct a full range of reporting, outreach, and programming in the West Bank and Gaza as well as with Pales...More..

Guy & Marie Battle Over Elizabeth Warren’s DNA Test
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

Guy & Marie Battle Over Elizabeth Warren’s DNA Test

Trump's reference to "1/1024" referred to the scenario that her native ancestor is 10 generations back. "At every law school where Elizabeth was recruited to teach, it has been made absolutely clear she was h...More..

Migrant Caravan Masses Near Mexican Border
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

Migrant Caravan Masses Near Mexican Border

US and Mexican officials have agreed on a plan to handle the Honduran migrant caravan - estimated to contain between 1,000 and 4,000 people - approaching the US-Mexico border. Launched Saturday from Honduras,...More..

Italian PM denies rift between governing parties over budget
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

Italian PM denies rift between governing parties over budget

The Italian cabinet on Monday signed off on an expansionary 2019 budget, boosting welfare spending, cutting the retirement age and hiking the deficit to set up a showdown with authorities in Brussels over compl...More..

Train kills around 50 Dussehra revellers in Punjab
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

Train kills around 50 Dussehra revellers in Punjab

Amritsar city police commissioner S.S. Srivastava told reporters: 'There are more than 50 casualties. The toll is expected to rise over 100. In February, four elephants were killed after they were hit by...More..

Saudi Arabia calls off annual diplomatic reception in Washington
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

Saudi Arabia calls off annual diplomatic reception in Washington

Jordan related the denial to Saudi Arabia's posture following the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Turkish police officers enter the Saudi Arabia's Consulate in Istanbul. President Donald Trump said ...More..

Twitter releases massive data trove on foreign influence campaigns
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

Twitter releases massive data trove on foreign influence campaigns

The datasets , which also include more than 2 million images, GIFs, videos and Periscope broadcasts, comprise 3,841 accounts affiliated with the Internet Research Agency (IRA), originating in Russian Federation...More..

Canadian cannabis shops face shortages on 2nd day of legalisation
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

Canadian cannabis shops face shortages on 2nd day of legalisation

Newfoundland , being the furthest province to the east, was the first to make the sale, with a festival atmosphere taking over the city by midnight as people lit up joints in the street. The legislation, whic...More..

Bettel says United Kingdom must 'take decisions now' on Brexit
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

Bettel says United Kingdom must 'take decisions now' on Brexit

May plans to accentuate the positive when she addresses the other 27 European Union leaders Wednesday - before they have dinner without her - by stressing how much progress has been made in many areas. The id...More..

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena calls PM Modi
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena calls PM Modi

The Sri Lankan finance and media minister Mangala Samaraweera had previously strongly denied that there was any plot to kill Sirisena . Earlier Wednesday, the Sri Lankan government had rejected as "completel...More..

Trump praises congressman who assaulted reporter
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

Trump praises congressman who assaulted reporter

He was sentenced to a 180-day deferred sentence, 40 hours of community service, 20 hours of anger management and a US$300 fine. Gianforte was captured on an audio recording physically assaulting Ben Jacobs...More..

Rosenstein Agrees to Sit for Transcribed Interview With Judiciary, Oversight Leaders
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

Rosenstein Agrees to Sit for Transcribed Interview With Judiciary, Oversight Leaders

However, former FBI General Counsel James A. Baker told congressional investigators during a closed-door deposition earlier this month that two senior FBI officials at the time told him they believed Rosenste...More..

Top U.S. diplomat in Saudi Arabia for talks over missing journalist
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

Top U.S. diplomat in Saudi Arabia for talks over missing journalist

The Associated Press (AP) was not immediately able to respond to the issue, and the Turkish government officials haven't commented on the media yet. Investigators, wearing white crime-scene overalls and shoe ...More..

Mexico deploys hundreds of riot police as migrants near
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

Mexico deploys hundreds of riot police as migrants near

Trump , who campaigned for president with vows to stop illegal immigration, said on Twitter today that he thinks Republican candidates for Congress should campaign on the issue in the upcoming midterm electio...More..

Trump administration names 6 prospective currency cheaters
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

Trump administration names 6 prospective currency cheaters

Postal Service found that the treaty, which was created to ease the flow of mail and small parcels between 192 countries, had not been overhauled to reflect the new realities of e-commerce and China's aggress...More..

Video shows woman abandon friend's toddler on Texas doorstep
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

Video shows woman abandon friend's toddler on Texas doorstep

Investigators could not immediately confirm these details. The sheriff's office said the child appeared to be in good health. He was been taken into custody by Child Protective Services. He said it's poss...More..

UK PM seeking to extend Brexit transition period
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

UK PM seeking to extend Brexit transition period

France did not rule out a possible lengthening of Britain's post-Brexit transition period if it helps advance negotiations with London, but any extension would come with conditions, an official in President Em...More..

Trump threatens to close border over
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

Trump threatens to close border over "onslaught" of immigrants

Mr Trump has made cracking down on illegal immigration a keystone of his presidency. After declaring this "assault on our country" a top priority for him as president, Trump concluded: "Hopefully Mexico wil...More..

USA calls on Turkey to release Jamal Khashoggi murder proof
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

USA calls on Turkey to release Jamal Khashoggi murder proof

The withdrawal of SocGen's CEO Frederic Oudea was confirmed by a spokesman for the French bank on Wednesday, and came a day after BNP Paribas Chairman Jean Lemierre had also cancelled his attendance at this mon...More..

US commander unscathed in shooting that killed top Afghan official
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

US commander unscathed in shooting that killed top Afghan official

An anti-Taliban commander was killed in a shooting in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar on Thursday in an attack involving the United States' top general in Afghanistan, sources said. Sources told TOLO News...More..

Rise in trans hate crimes ‘just tip of the iceberg’
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

Rise in trans hate crimes ‘just tip of the iceberg’

While the number reported to and recorded by police has been rising to record levels, CPS figures from a year ago showed the number being prosecuted successfully has, in fact, been falling. "You might thi...More..

Florida Authorities Investigating Possible Spotting of Missing Wisconsin Teen
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

Florida Authorities Investigating Possible Spotting of Missing Wisconsin Teen

While he said there is an obvious cause of death, they have not recovered a weapon. Bard Kittleson, the former Barron mayor, said the deaths have been the talk throughout the area, as people have speculated...More..