MIT taking a look at its Saudi Arabia ties after Khashoggi death
The Boston Globe, 23 October at 10:12
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is taking a second look at its ties to Saudi Arabia, in the wake of the death of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi. In a letter to faculty sent last week, Richard Lester associate provost, said
Turkey's president expected to deliver speech describing how Khashoggi was killed
Washington Post, 23 October at 08:53
ISTANBUL — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was expected to divulge details of Turkey's investigation into the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi for the first time on Tuesday, in a highly anticipated speech he had said would reveal the “naked
Trump's midterm campaign of fear
CNN, 23 October at 08:04
(CNN) Donald Trump is waging one of the most inflammatory closing arguments of any modern campaign, lacing his midterm rhetoric with easily disprovable claims that are building on the fact-challenged foundation of his presidency. With just two weeks to ...
Explosive device found at residence of George Soros, liberal philanthropist and target of far right
Washington Post, 23 October at 07:30
An explosive device was found Monday in a mailbox at the New York residence of George Soros, the liberal philanthropist and target of far-right, nationalist groups, according to authorities. The Bedford Police Department said a suspicious package was ...
Trump and Cruz Put Aside Vitriol to Present a United Front
New York Times, 23 October at 05:42
HOUSTON — While competing for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016, Donald J. Trump posed a biting question to voters: “Why would the people of Texas support Ted Cruz when he has accomplished absolutely nothing for them?” More than two ...
New York Times: Kelly grabbed Lewandowski by the collar in February
CNN, 23 October at 05:39
(CNN) Chief of staff John Kelly grabbed former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski by the collar and tried to have him removed from the White House one day last winter, The New York Times reported Monday, citing six people familiar with the ...
Chinese President Xi Jinping opens world's longest sea-crossing bridge
CNN, 23 October at 05:37
Hong Kong (CNN) Chinese President Xi Jinping officially opened the world's longest sea-crossing bridge Tuesday at a ceremony in the southern city of Zhuhai. The $20 billion megaproject further connects mainland China with the semi-autonomous
Has Trump Met the Burden of Proof for Ripping Up an Arms Deal With Russia?
TIME, 23 October at 05:17
Citing classified intelligence information, President Donald Trump revealed the U.S. government's intention to withdraw from a landmark arms control treaty with Russia that has kept mid-range nuclear-tipped missiles off the European continent for three ...
World's longest sea crossing: Hong Kong-Zhuhai bridge opens
BBC News, 23 October at 05:16
Chinese President Xi Jinping has officially opened the world's longest sea crossing bridge, nine years after construction first began. Including its access roads, the bridge spans 55km (34 miles) and connects Hong Kong to Macau and the mainland Chinese ...
Supreme Court Blocks Wilbur Ross Deposition on Census Citizenship Question
New York Times, 23 October at 05:04
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court temporarily blocked a court order on Monday that would have required Wilbur Ross, the secretary of commerce, to give a deposition in a lawsuit challenging the addition of a question concerning citizenship to the 2020 ...
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