Wednesday August 21-st, 2019

Saudi consul sacked after ‘journalist is chopped up’ Saudi consul sacked after ‘journalist is chopped up’

On Saturday, when asked about what options Trump would consider to "punish" Saudi Arabia if the murder allegations were true, the president said he was not keen to limit arms sales to the kingdom - a position he has previously voiced. Erdogan an...

'Toxic materials' looked for at Saudi Consulate - 10/16/2018 5:38:45 AM 'Toxic materials' looked for at Saudi Consulate - 10/16/2018 5:38:45 AM

Some reports have indicated the Saudi regime may soon acknowledge that Khashoggi died in an interrogation gone wrong. Mohammed al-Otaibi, the Saudi consul general, apparently left on a 2pm flight as security forces set up barricades outside hi...

Facebook has hired Nick Clegg to lead its global affairs Facebook has hired Nick Clegg to lead its global affairs

Earlier this year, reports surfaced that Elliot Schrage, Facebook's longtime VP of global communication and public policy-and a close Zuckerberg confidante-would step down from his post after a decade at the social network. Clegg is the most seni...

Another Trump-branded building is stripping the president's name Another Trump-branded building is stripping the president's name

According to an email from the condo board sent to owners Wednesday, 69.3 percent of unit owners voted in favor of taking down President Trump's name from the building's east and west facades, according to The Washington Post . "Also", the reporte...

Fox News Jerk Mocks Elizabeth Warren At Disneyland Fox News Jerk Mocks Elizabeth Warren At Disneyland

The report does show " strong evidence " that Warren had a Native American ancestor "6-10 generations ago", meaning that the Native American share of her DNA falls between 1.5 percent and 0.09 percent. Warren was referring to the November 6 electio...

At Least 50 Dead After Train Runs Over People Celebrating Dussehra At Least 50 Dead After Train Runs Over People Celebrating Dussehra

Image: People had gathered near the tracks to watch a burning effigy. Sub Divisional Magistrate Amritsar I Rajesh Sharma said 50 bodies have been found and at least 50 injured have been admitted to a government hospital. Revenue Minister Sukhbind...

United States 'opens Catholic church sex abuse probe' in Pennsylvania United States 'opens Catholic church sex abuse probe' in Pennsylvania

The US Department of Justice is investigating the Roman Catholic Church in the state of Pennsylvania over alleged child sex abuse, US media say. "The Diocese will cooperate fully with the request, just as it cooperated fully with the informatio...

Trump threatens to send army to US-Mexico border in migrant row Trump threatens to send army to US-Mexico border in migrant row

Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who takes office on December 1, wants to avoid repression against migrants and also avoid angering the United States. "Any person wishing to enter national territory must do so by complying with th...

‘Rogue killers’ may be to blame for Saudi writer’s death ‘Rogue killers’ may be to blame for Saudi writer’s death

Trump announced he'd dispatched Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to the kingdom - and anywhere else necessary - to get to the bottom of the apparent demise of Khashoggi, a Saudi who had been living and working in the United States. The alleged incident...

Trump's Russia attorney shifts to become White House counsel Trump's Russia attorney shifts to become White House counsel

Kavanaugh was confirmed October 6, and McGahn was one of his most ardent defenders in the administration as the now-justice fought those accusations. US president Donald Trump has said he will not accept the blame if his party loses control of the ...

European Union leader's scathing put-down sums up Theresa May's Brexit talks European Union leader's scathing put-down sums up Theresa May's Brexit talks

European Union leaders agreed to keep talking but refused to confirm a special meeting in November to seal the agreement, pushing any possible deal back to a December summit. May suggested she did not expect any extension to be used, because she expe...

Trump To Send Troops, Close Border if Mexico Won't Stop Migrant March Trump To Send Troops, Close Border if Mexico Won't Stop Migrant March

Thursday's comments were not the first time Trump has threatened to close down the southern border entirely. Trump also said that if a solution is not found, it could upend the new trade deal negotiated between Mexico and the United States.

Russian Orthodox says ecumenical cooperation can help young people Russian Orthodox says ecumenical cooperation can help young people

Ukraine last week secured approval from Constantinople to establish an independent church in what Kiev said was a vital step against Russian meddling in its affairs, but that the Russian Orthodox Church lamented as the biggest split in Christianity f...

Gerard Butler explains why he canceled Saudi Arabia trip amid Khashoggi's disappearance Gerard Butler explains why he canceled Saudi Arabia trip amid Khashoggi's disappearance

Earlier, a joint Saudi-Turkish team entered the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul to search it. Turkish television channels have previously shown footage of a large vehicle leaving the consulate two hours after Khashoggi vanished and parking at the consu...

Trump Demands Honduras Turn Back Migrants or Lose U.S. Aid Trump Demands Honduras Turn Back Migrants or Lose U.S. Aid

Former ICE Director James Homan appeared on Fox News today and argued that if the issue is fleeing violence, the migrants could claim asylum in Mexico (or Guatemala) but the group has already admitted the plan is to get to the United States.

Prince Harry climbs Sydney Harbor Bridge to kick off Invictus Games Prince Harry climbs Sydney Harbor Bridge to kick off Invictus Games

During the descent, Harry hugged fellow climber Gwen Cherne, a games ambassador whose husband Peter Cafe, a veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan, took his own life in February. "They are showing that mental health does not discriminate", OneWave co-founde...

'My kind of guy': Trump jokes about USA congressman assaulting journalist 'My kind of guy': Trump jokes about USA congressman assaulting journalist

Gianforte, who won the election , pleaded guilty to assaulting a reporter . Trump's remarks come as new evidence supporting the theory that the US-based Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi was brutally killed in a Saudi Consulate in T...

Europeans among 700 Islamic State hostages seized in Syria, says Putin Europeans among 700 Islamic State hostages seized in Syria, says Putin

Emphasizing that the terrorists promised to shoot 10 people every day and 10 others were shot on Wednesday, Putin said he wondered why the USA and the European Union were staying silent on the issue. The terrorists issued an ultimatum promising to ex...

Mixed Reactions Over Canada's Legalization of Marijuana Mixed Reactions Over Canada's Legalization of Marijuana

In Alberta, lines snaked around some of the 17 legal shops that opened Wednesday, including an Edmonton branch of Fire and Flower, a company that hopes to open as many as 200 marijuana outlets across the country in the next two years. "I passed you...

Israel's Supreme Court Overturns Deportation of US Student Israel's Supreme Court Overturns Deportation of US Student

Lara Alqasem travelled from Florida to Tel Aviv on a student visa on 2 October and has since been held at an airport detention centre pending her appeals. Alqasem's lawyer told the Supreme Court that Israel should apply common sense when applying th...

Donald Trump threatens to shut US-Mexico border unless migrant caravan stopped Donald Trump threatens to shut US-Mexico border unless migrant caravan stopped

Trump said Mexico should do more to stop the caravans that were coming from Central America and if that didn't happen, "I will call up the U.S. Military and close our southern border". Mexican officials say the Hondurans won't be allowed to enter as...

U.S. downgrades Jerusalem diplomatic mission to Palestinians U.S. downgrades Jerusalem diplomatic mission to Palestinians

The administration, Pompeo said, remains "strongly committed to achieving a lasting and comprehensive peace that offers a brighter future to Israel and the Palestinians". "Now, he is cutting the last connection he is said to have with the Palestinian...

UN Grants Palestine More Powers to Act More As Full Member UN Grants Palestine More Powers to Act More As Full Member

He said the USA doesn't recognise "a Palestinian state" and "if this misguided resolution is adopted", when the Palestinians speak as chair of the G77 the U.S. "The United States does not recognise that there is a Palestinian state", US Deputy UN A...

Woman captured on camera leaving toddler on stranger's doorstep Woman captured on camera leaving toddler on stranger's doorstep

They've identified her and are planning to interview her today. A spokeswoman for Child Protective Services told the Chronicle that the child was "safe, healthy, no signs of abuse and is happy", and that the department was investigating the circums...

Turkish Officials: Saudi Journalist Killed in Saudi Consulate, Istanbul Turkish Officials: Saudi Journalist Killed in Saudi Consulate, Istanbul

But analysts said Khashoggi might have been considered especially risky by the Saudi leadership because he was not a longtime dissident, but rather a pillar of the Saudi establishment who was close to its ruling circles for decades, had worked as a...

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