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UN expert: 'Credible evidence' Saudi crown prince liable for Khashoggi murder

5 monthes ago   |   By Politico


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Jamal Khashoggi was injected with sedatives before being suffocated with a plastic bag, according to a new UN report on the Saudi journalist's murder

Jamal Khashoggi was injected with sedatives before being suffocated with a plastic bag, according to a new UN report on the Saudi journalist's murder

5 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Jamal Khashoggi was most likely drugged and then suffocated with a plastic bag, a new UN investigation into his murder has found.
The findings come from a report published on Wednesday by UN special rapporteur Agnes Callamard, who led the investigation into Khashoggi's murder and was given access to CCTV and audio by Turkish, Saudi, and US authorities.
According to audio heard by Callamard, Khashoggi asks a man in the Saudi consulate on October 2: "There is a towel here. Are you going to give me drugs?" The man replies: "We will anesthetize you."
The method of Khashoggi's murder has so-far...
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Saudi Arabia responsible for ‘premediated execution' of Khashoggi - UN

Saudi Arabia responsible for ‘premediated execution' of Khashoggi - UN

5 monthes ago   |   By RT

Riyadh bears responsibility for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a UN investigator said, calling for a further probe into Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's role in the crime.
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UN: Saudi Arabia's crown prince should be investigated for Jamal Khashoggi's murder

UN: Saudi Arabia's crown prince should be investigated for Jamal Khashoggi's murder

5 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

Saudi Arabia's crown prince should be investigated for the murder of Jamal Khashoggi amid “credible evidence” that he and other high-level officials in the kingdom are liable in the journalist's “deliberate, premeditated execution,” a UN investigator has concluded. Agnes Callamard, the UN's special rapporteur, released a scathing 101-page report Wednesday into what happened to Khashoggi,...
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10 things you need to know before the opening bell

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Here is what you need to know. 1. Adam Neumann's $1.7 billion golden parachute could be slashed as SoftBank looks to trim its WeWork rescue deal. Some SoftBank executives have... Read more ...

Elon Musk's Cybertruck is getting absolutely roasted on Twitter, and people...

Elon Musk's Cybertruck is getting absolutely roasted on Twitter, and people thinks it looks like something out of a badly rendered video game

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Benjamin Netanyahu was just indicted on fraud and bribery charges, becoming...

Benjamin Netanyahu was just indicted on fraud and bribery charges, becoming the first Israeli prime minister to be indicted in office

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday was indicted on bribery and fraud charges in three corruption cases. Netanyahu is accused of receiving gifts and positive... Read more ...

Trump signs temporary spending bill, punting government shutdown risks to...

Trump signs temporary spending bill, punting government shutdown risks to just before Christmas

President Donald Trump on Thursday approved a measure that would temporarily stave off the threat of a government shutdown. But the spending bill expires December 20. The White... Read more ...

Secret Service spent more than $250,000 at Trump's properties in the first 5...

Secret Service spent more than $250,000 at Trump's properties in the first 5 months of his presidency, records show

Newly released records show that the Secret Service spent more than $250,000 at Trump properties during the first five months of Trump's presidency. These new records offered... Read more ...

Fiona Hill and David Holmes gave powerful testimony about how everything was...

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WeWork to lay off 2,400 employees in SoftBank revamp

WeWork to lay off 2,400 employees in SoftBank revamp

WeWork said on Thursday it is laying off around 2,400 employees globally, as the office-sharing company seeks to drastically cut costs and stabilize its business after it... Read more ...

One of the most beloved PC gaming series of all time just returned with a...

One of the most beloved PC gaming series of all time just returned with a stunning trailer

Valve revealed "Half-Life: Alyx" with a trailer earlier today, and confirmed a March 2020 release window for the new game. "Half-Life: Alyx" is the first entry in the... Read more ...

WeWork lays off 2,400 employees

WeWork lays off 2,400 employees

Embattled office-sharing startup WeWork confirmed on Thursday that it had cut 2,400 jobs in a round of layoffs following its failed IPO attempt. WeWork began to meet with... Read more ...

'The Mandalorian director approves of calling the show's breakout obsession...

'The Mandalorian director approves of calling the show's breakout obsession 'Baby Yoda,' so you can stop arguing about it now

Disney Plus' new series "The Mandalorian" centers around a bounty hunter tasked with finding a small green creature who's the same species as the iconic character Yoda. Fans... Read more ...