Tag Archives: They

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 ...

Read More »

Are they covering tracks up? Twitter abuzz after footage of “cleaners” entering Saudi consulate

A video of people with mops and buckets, entering the Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul hours before investigators of Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance were to go there has prompted concerns and speculations. The footage showed two women and a man delivering cleaning gear through the front door of the Saudi diplomatic mission under the supervision of a guard. They entered the ...

Read More »

'When they go low, we kick 'em': Obama's AG calls on Democrats to shed civility

The Obama administration’s AG Eric Holder is fully on board with Hillary Clinton in urging fellow party members to ditch good manners when dealing with Republicans. The GOP has accused Holder of stoking political violence. The former attorney general was campaigning for Stacey Abrams for Georgia governor over the weekend, when he surprised the audience by saying that Michelle Obama’s ...

Read More »

Google’s Pixel 3 vs Apple’s iPhone XS: How do they stack up?

So you need a new phone do ya? Well, as is the case each year, there are some hot new pieces of metal and glass out there from Apple and Google, and to make sense of how they stack up against each other we’ve got some fine comparison details here for you. This was an iterative year for both the ...

Read More »

Really, Hillary? Clinton says Democrats ‘can’t be civil’ until they win

Republicans only respect strength and Democrats can only afford civility if they win in the upcoming midterms, Hillary Clinton has argued against the backdrop of increasingly violent US politics. “You cannot be civil with a political party that wants to destroy what you stand for, what you care about,” the former presidential candidate told CNN’s Christiane Amanpour in an interview ...

Read More »

One scalp they didn’t want: Why Cristiano Ronaldo accusations are a dangerous test for #MeToo

Campaigners risk a furious backlash if they mete out the same rough justice to Cristiano Ronaldo as they did to less popular suspects, and charges of hypocrisy if they don’t “believe” his accuser just because he is a sports icon. Allegations concerning the Portuguese footballer are a magnitude more grave and specific than many that have already derailed lives and careers ...

Read More »

Six rescue divers drown in Malaysia after being caught in whirlpool as they searched for teen

A group of rescue divers died in Malaysia after being caught up in a deadly whirlpool as they tried to save a teenager who had fallen in a mining pool. The men drowned on Wednesday after a strong current gushed into the search area in the central Malaysian town of Puchong. According to Sepang Assistant Commissioner Abdul Aziz Ali, initial ...

Read More »

Despite minimum wage increase, some Amazon workers say losing stock options and bonuses means they will make less

Amazon’s announcement this week that it will raise its minimum wage for workers in the United States and United Kingdom earned it a wave of positive publicity, but backlash is already growing as reports emerge that its new pay structure will do away with monthly bonuses and stock option awards. In blog posts about the wage increase (slightly different ones ...

Read More »

Putin: No military action in Idlib in near future, need to help civilians whatever side they live on

Vladimir Putin said he does not foresee any military action in Syria’s Idlib in the near future, stressing that peace – not fighting – is the ultimate goal. Putin spoke at a briefing with Austria’s Sebastian Kurz in St Petersburg. “I do not see any military action in the zone in the foreseeable future, we don’t want fighting in this ...

Read More »

People worldwide trust Putin more than they trust Trump, says US think-tank poll

A recent worldwide opinion poll conducted by Pew Research Center shows that Vladimir Putin enjoys more trust than Donald Trump, and analysts blame this fact on America’s selfish and reckless foreign policy. Trade wars with key economic partners, continuing military operations abroad, and the ongoing split among US political elites have been thought to do little for the president’s image. ...

Read More »
Show Buttons
Hide Buttons
error: Content is protected !!