Mika Brzezinski asks if Pompeo is a ‘wannabe dictator’s butt boy’ after he deflects questions on Jamal Khashoggi’s killing

YouTube Mika Brzezinski on Wednesday ripped into Secretary of State Mike Pompeo after he deflected questions on the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi during an interview with “Fox & Friends.”  The MSNBC host said, “Are the pathetic deflections that we just heard – is that a patriot speaking? Or a wannabe dictator’s butt boy?” […]

Jared Kushner reportedly gave the Saudi crown prince advice on how to ‘weather the storm’ after Jamal Khashoggi’s killing

Getty Images Jared Kushner has reportedly developed a close relationship with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and routinely spoke with the Saudi leader even after the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. What’s more, Kushner allegedly provided the crown prince with advice on how to “weather the storm” and urged the Saudi leader to “resolve his […]

'The thing is done:' Khashoggi killing tape indicates hit squad was briefing Riyadh – report

The full transcript of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder in a Saudi consulate in Turkey reportedly shows that one of the assassins was briefing someone on the phone as the journalist’s dismembering progressed. According to a CNN report citing a source who has reviewed the full transcript of the audio recording translated from Arabic, […]

Istanbul prosecutor seeks arrest of 2 Saudi crown prince allies over Khashoggi killing

Istanbul’s chief prosecutor has filed warrants for the arrest of a top aide to Saudi Arabia’s crown prince and the deputy head of foreign intelligence on suspicion of planning the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Turkish officials said on Wednesday. The prosecutor’s office has concluded there is “strong suspicion” that Saud al-Qahtani and General Ahmed […]

‘Stop killing women’: Israeli cities grind to a halt as thousands demand end to domestic violence

Highways and intersections across Israel came to a standstill on Tuesday as thousands of women blocked the streets, some lying in fake blood, to demand the government takes action to end the growing violence against women. The strike began in Tel Aviv at 9.30AM, as women targeted a major interchange, causing hours worth of delays […]

'Can we spend national holiday without killing something?' Lee Camp takes on food and war industry

In this week’s episode, Lee takes on Big Agriculture and the War on Terror, asking how our food habits are destroying the planet and why Congress is still swooning for the military-industrial complex. “It’s a fundamentally broken system that is having lots of adverse impacts and one of them is climate,” Scott Edwards of NGO […]

A huge question looms over Trump after the CIA reportedly concludes the Saudi crown prince ordered Jamal Khashoggi’s killing

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The CIA has reportedly concluded with high confidence that Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman personally ordered the killing of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi last month, directly contradicting Riyadh’s denials that the crown prince was involved. President Donald Trump was briefed on the agency’s findings Saturday. The development raises a critical […]

Daylight Saving Time is literally killing us

Brian Snyder/Reuters Daylight Saving Time ends on Sunday, November 4, 2018. At 2:00 a.m. that morning, most phones and computers will automatically shift an hour back, and we’ll get an extra hour of sleep. The interruption to our internal clocks is a welcome reprieve each fall, but in the spring it literally kills people: incidents […]

Saudi Arabia says scandal over Khashoggi killing won't trigger another oil crisis

There will not be a repeat of the 1973 oil embargo despite the crisis over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, the Saudi energy minister reportedly said on Monday. On Friday, Saudi Arabia admitted for the first time that Khashoggi — a critic of Saudi leaders and former Washington […]