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Pompeo warned Saudis they have 72 hrs to finish probe into Khashoggi case, or risk blowback – report

Published time: 18 Oct, 2018 12:43 Edited time: 18 Oct, 2018 12:58 Mike Pompeo told Saudi Arabia’s crown prince that he had 72 hours to finish his probe into the alleged murder of Jamal Khashoggi if he wanted to avoid tarnishing the kingdom’s “place on the world stage,” according to Axios. The Secretary of State met with Mohammed bin Salman ...

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‘Guilty until proven innocent’? Trump defends Saudi Arabia from rush to judgment in Khashoggi case

US President Donald Trump is pushing back on accusations that Saudi Arabia killed a journalist inside a consulate in Turkey, calling them a case of holding Riyadh “guilty until proven innocent.” “Here we go again with you’re guilty until proven innocent,” the president told AP in an interview on Tuesday evening, when asked about the widespread condemnation of Saudi Arabia ...

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Khashoggi case causes media exodus from major Saudi investment conference as CNN, CNBC, FT quit

A number of media outlets, including CNN, CNBC and the Financial Times, have announced they will not be participating in a high-profile investment conference in Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. CNN, CNBC, and the FT all stated on Friday that they would not be attending the upcoming Future Investment Initiative (FII) in Riyadh, which has been ...

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NY prosecutor drops part of sex assault case against Harvey Weinstein

HomeUS News Published time: 11 Oct, 2018 13:53 Edited time: 11 Oct, 2018 13:55 Get short URL New York prosecutors have dropped one of sex crime charges against disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein, according to news agencies. DETAILS TO FOLLOW Let’s block ads! (Why?) RT US News

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‘Very scary time for American men’? Trump says Kavanaugh case erodes presumption of innocence

The scandals surrounding Supreme Court Judge nominee Brett Kavanaugh have shown that a “scary time” has come for young men in the US, where they no longer have the privilege of the presumption of innocence, Donald Trump said. Stressing that US lawmakers are demonstrating double standards in the scandal-ridden confirmation process of his protégé, Trump on Tuesday noted a drastic ...

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Russian fossils close case on ‘world's oldest creature’ mystery

The decades-long mystery surrounding a creature that lived on Earth over half a billion years ago has finally been settled, thanks to fossils found in Russia which are so well preserved they still contain fat molecules. The true identity of the ‘Dickinsonia’ fossils has been the center of a heated debate since it was first described in 1947. The 558 ...

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‘Eventful trip’: TripAdvisor shuts down Salisbury Cathedral’s page trolled over Skripal case

RT’s interview with UK’s suspects in the Skripal case has triggered a troll storm on TripAdvisor, as the page of the Salisbury Cathedral got raided by users posing as Russian agents. The fun making prompted the page to be locked. Several hours after the interview with Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov aired, online impersonators flocked on the page, leaving tongue-in-cheek ...

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The curious case of the New York Times and Nikki Haley’s curtains

In another swipe at the Trump administration, the New York Times has blamed US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley for pricey curtains at her residence. Buried deep in the article? Admission they were commissioned under Obama. Of all the things to focus on when covering the often-undiplomatic and belligerent US envoy to the world organization, the Times chose to ...

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Skripal case suspects tell RT editor-in-chief what they do for living & why they travel to Europe

The two Russian men London blames for carrying out the Skripal poisoning have told RT editor-in-chief Margarita Simonyan what they do for living and what led them to Europe. Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov were labelled by the British authorities as Russian military intelligence agents, but how they actually earn money is apparently much less exiting.  “In short, it’s the ...

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RT editor-in-chief’s exclusive interview with Skripal case suspects Petrov & Boshirov (TRANSCRIPT)

RT Editor-in-Chief Margarita Simonyan has spoken exclusively to the two men the UK named as suspects in the Skripal poisoning – Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov. Margarita Simonyan: You called my cell phone, saying that you were Ruslan Boshirov and Alexander Petrov. You’re Alexander Petrov, and you’re Ruslan Boshirov. You do look like the people we saw in those pictures ...

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