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Saudi envoy leaves US, Washington expects ‘report’ on Khashoggi on his return

Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to the US has unexpectedly left for Riyadh, with the State Department saying they did not request it but “expect” the envoy to return with information about the missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi. “That was not our direction,” State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert told reporters on Thursday, adding, “we expect some information when he gets back.” The Khashoggi ...

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Washington Supreme Court rules death penalty unconstitutional, changes death sentences to life

Washington State’s Supreme Court has ruled that the death penalty is unlawful under the state constitution and has converted all eight current death sentences to life in prison. The justices said that the death penalty is “invalid” because it is imposed “in an arbitrary and racially biased manner” and “fails to serve any legitimate penological goals.” 🚨🚨🚨HUGE news: Washington Supreme ...

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Obstruction of justice? 300 anti-Kavanaugh protesters arrested in Washington (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Hundreds of protesters, including prominent #MeToo celebrity figures Amy Schumer and Emily Ratajkowski, have been arrested in Washington DC during another protest against Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court. READ MORE: Grassroots outrage? Soros-funded activists behind anti-Kavanaugh campaign Thousands of women took to the streets of the US capital in a last-ditch effort to appeal to senators to ...

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Moscow's eye in US sky: Here’s what we know about Russian spy plane cleared by Washington

A Russian plane built for observation flights over the US has finally been deemed fit for the job by Washington. The US and Russia have long agreed to legally spy on each other to ensure neither is building up for an attack. Certification of the Russian Tu-214ON plane has finally been completed after the US agreed to sign the final ...

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Manafort is pleading guilty to two criminal counts in Washington federal court – reports

Former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort has pleaded guilty to two criminal charges, as part of a plea deal between Manafort and Special Counsel Robert Mueller, according to US media reports, Manafort pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy against the United States and one count of conspiracy to obstruct justice. Manafort had been facing seven counts of foreign lobbying ...

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‘Collective punishment against us’: US to close Palestinian mission in Washington, official says

The US is closing the Palestinian mission in Washington, a top PLO official has confirmed, branding the measure a collective punishment against his people by the Donald Trump administration. “We have been notified by a US official of their decision to close the Palestinian Mission to the US,” Secretary-General of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) Saeb Erekat said in a ...

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Animal shelter offers $36k reward as Washington cat killer claims 13th victim

An animal sanctuary in Washington has offered a reward of $ 36,000 to anyone who can help identify an individual suspected of a string of cat mutilations across the state. READ MORE: Listing of notorious serial killer among notable alumni angers university Some 13 animals have been found dead in Washington in recent times, with the last feline victim found ...

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US 'protectorate' rebelling? Experts doubt EU's ability to stand up to Washington

France and Germany are gearing up – with words, so far – to take a stand against the US and Donald Trump’s “isolationism.” While the EU powers talk about defending themselves without the US, it’s unclear if they are able to do so. On Monday, French President Emmanuel Macron harshly criticized what he called Trump’s “aggressive isolationism,” urging the EU ...

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Washington is always assessing new targets in Russia for sanctions – US State Department

US is ready not only to maintain but to increase sanction pressure on Moscow, US Assistant Secretary of State Wess Mitchell has told senators, claiming that restrictions had “a chilling effect” on Russia’s economy and arms trade. “We’re always assessing for new targets” for sanctions against Russia, Mitchell assured the Senate’s Foreign Relations Committee during a hearing. When asked if ...

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