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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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David Hale and Laura Cooper testify in Trump impeachment probe

David Hale and Laura Cooper testify in Trump impeachment probe

The second round of Wednesday's public hearings in the Trump impeachment probe kicked just before 6 p.m. Witnesses David Hale, the under secretary of State for political... Read more ...

A Hollywood executive wanted Julia Roberts to play Harriet Tubman in a biopic

A Hollywood executive wanted Julia Roberts to play Harriet Tubman in a biopic

The screenwriter of the film said that when someone suggested Julia Roberts could not play the role, the executive responded, "It was so long ago. No one is going to know the... Read more ...

Democratic Debate: Buttigieg looks to prove his staying power

Democratic Debate: Buttigieg looks to prove his staying power

Mayor Pete Buttigieg tops Iowa presidential caucus polls, and now he'll face the scrutiny that comes with his climb as Democrats gather for their fifth 2020 primary debate. Read more ...

AP FACT CHECK: Claims from the Democratic debate

AP FACT CHECK: Claims from the Democratic debate

Ten Democrats seeking the presidency battled it out Wednesday night in a debate just over two months before the primary voting begins. Read more ...

President Trump responds to Sondland's testimony, insists he wanted...

President Trump responds to Sondland's testimony, insists he wanted 'nothing' from Ukraine

President Donald Trump is insisting that he wanted "nothing'' from Ukraine and declared that impeachment hearings should be brought to an end. Read more ...

Rare ‘unicorn' meteor shower set to be sparked by mysterious comet

Rare ‘unicorn' meteor shower set to be sparked by mysterious comet

Two leading meteor scientists are forecasting that a rare outburst from the alpha Monocertoid meteor will treat stargazers to a flurry of shooting stars this week. Here's what... Read more ...

Prince Andrew stepping back from public duties after his interview about...

Prince Andrew stepping back from public duties after his interview about Jeffrey Epstein ties

He said he regrets his association with Jeffrey Epstein and that he "deeply sympathizes" with Epstein's victims. Read more ...

Inmate ran online scam from prison and made $1 million, authorities say

Inmate ran online scam from prison and made $1 million, authorities say

Officials say a man serving 24 years in a maximum-security prison used a network of accomplices to conduct an international scam that brought in $1 million. Read more ...

Greg Bird's time with Yankees is also over

Greg Bird's time with Yankees is also over

Jacoby Ellsbury is not the only Yankee whose run is coming to an end. The team designated oft-injured first baseman Greg Bird for assignment on Wednesday, along with... Read more ...

Democratic debates: Kamala Harris calls out Tulsi Gabbard

Democratic debates: Kamala Harris calls out Tulsi Gabbard

Sen. Kamala Harris came after Rep. Tulsi Gabbard during Wednesday's Democratic primary debate, accusing her of buddying up to Republicans, including President Trump and his... Read more ...