Mike Pompeo reportedly warned Mohammed bin Salman ‘global pressure’ will force Trump to deal with Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance if the Saudis don’t step up

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reportedly delivered a stern warning to Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman during a meeting in Riyadh on Tuesday, urging him to “own” the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi, who has not been seen publicly since he entered the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey on October 2. An unnamed […]

‘Guilty until proven innocent’: Trump compares global pushback against Saudi Arabia over Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance to Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings

REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst US President Donald Trump compared mounting criticism over Saudi Arabia’s handling of the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi to allegations of sexual assault leveled against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh during his confirmation hearings. Of the pushback against Saudi Arabia, Trump told the Associated Press: “Here we go again with, you know, you’re […]

A ticking time bomb in China has global markets looking really shaky right now

Reuters/CHINA STRINGER NETWORK Global markets are jittery in recent days as fears about growth in China take hold. “The larger the stimulus used by China to offset the trade war impact, the bigger will its deficit likely be,” Tao Wang, UBS’s chief China economist, said in a report on Tuesday Markets are also worried about the ongoing Italian debt […]

Russia will fight other nations’ attempts to contain its activities in global arena – prime minister

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has said Russia will not hide behind protectionist barriers as the world becomes more turbulent and competitive. The country will fight for a dominant place in the global economic system, he added. Medvedev outlined Russia’s position concerning current international and political relations in an extensive article published in Economic Issues magazine. […]

ChargePoint to grow global EV charging network to 2.5 million

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Green,Green Driving,Electric,Hybrid That’s a near fifty-fold increase in the total number of chargers. Continue reading ChargePoint to grow global EV charging network to 2.5 million ChargePoint to grow global EV charging network to 2.5 million originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 15 Sep 2018 11:01:00 EDT. Please see […]

In Chilean desert, global thirst for lithium fuels a water war

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Green,Electric,Hybrid Third of the world’s supply of lithium is in a salt-flats aquifer there Continue reading In Chilean desert, global thirst for lithium fuels a water war In Chilean desert, global thirst for lithium fuels a water war originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 01 Sep 2018 09:00:00 […]

Global unease, from commerce to currencies, rattles raw materials

THEY make an intriguing posse: about 160 “scouts” in jeans and muddy boots, jumping out of cars with ropes in hand, plunging deep into corn (maize) and soyabean fields across the American Midwest. They are not just farmers. They include commodity traders and hedge-fund managers. Their quest: to predict this year’s harvest by using ropes […]

How I Accidentally Broke Global Entry Rules — Reader Mistake Story

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Facebook, Google, and Twitter dismantle global Iranian propaganda push

(Reuters) — Facebook, Twitter, and Alphabet collectively removed hundreds of accounts tied to Iranian actors that a cybersecurity firm said on Tuesday were promoting Iran’s geopolitical agenda around the world. Through a network of fake news websites and fraudulent social media personas spread across Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Google Plus,…Read More

‘Life as we know it’ ends in 2040: Aussie news dig up MIT’s global collapse prediction

A 1973 Australian news report has resurfaced, predicting the end of the world with the help of MIT researchers and a supercomputer. The end of days is apparently due in 2040, with a major global change slated for 2020. If you trust MIT’s world-renowned expertise, 2040 is when “civilized life as we know it” will […]