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

26 days 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

26 days 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

26 days 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

26 days 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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Legendary boxer Pernell 'Sweet Pea' Whitaker killed after being struck by...

Legendary boxer Pernell 'Sweet Pea' Whitaker killed after being struck by vehicle

Pernell "Sweet Pea" Whitaker, considered one of the greatest lightweight boxers of all time, died Sunday after he was hit by a vehicle in Virginia, police said. Read more ...

Bye bye Bond: The new 007 is a black woman, but does everything old need to...

Bye bye Bond: The new 007 is a black woman, but does everything old need to be fixed?

The James Bond franchise will shake things up completely for its 25th instalment, casting a black actress to take over from Daniel Craig as the new 007 - since re-doing old... Read more ...

Trump tells group of Democratic congresswomen to go back to 'broken'...

Trump tells group of Democratic congresswomen to go back to 'broken' countries where they came from

"Why don't they go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came," President Donald Trump said in a tweet. Read more ...

Administration issues rule that could end asylum protections for Central...

Administration issues rule that could end asylum protections for Central Americans

A rule published Monday bars migrants from seeking asylum in the United States if they've traveled through another country first. Read more ...

4 kids steal their family's car and run away on 600-mile road trip

4 kids steal their family's car and run away on 600-mile road trip

Four adventurous children, between the ages of 10 and 14, packed the family car with fishing rods and took off on an epic 600-mile road trip. Read more ...

Teenage girl on a boogie board bitten by shark

Teenage girl on a boogie board bitten by shark

A 16-year-old girl suffered bites to her foot and ankle after a shark attacked her not far from the Georgia-Florida state line. Read more ...

Trump moves to limit eligibility for Central American asylum-seekers

Trump moves to limit eligibility for Central American asylum-seekers

​WASHINGTON - The Trump ​a​dministration unveiled new asylum rules Monday that would drastically limit the eligibility of Central American migrants to seek relief at the... Read more ...

China's Economy Falters; Slowest Growth In Nearly 3 Decades

China's Economy Falters; Slowest Growth In Nearly 3 Decades

The pace of growth in the second quarter was at its slowest since 1992. The National Bureau of Statistics attributed the change to a complicated international environment. Read more ...

Trump administration will place ‘new bar' on asylum for immigrants crossing...

Trump administration will place ‘new bar' on asylum for immigrants crossing southern border

The Trump administration announced new restrictions on asylum applications from immigrants traveling to the US through Mexico, the latest move in an immigration crackdown. Read more ...

Islanders ink surprising draft pick Simon Holmstrom to three-year deal

Islanders ink surprising draft pick Simon Holmstrom to three-year deal

The New York Islanders' surprising first-round pick is officially under contract. The team announced on Monday that Simon Holmstrom has agreed to a three-year, entry-level... Read more ...