Saudi Arabia paid the US $100 million on the same day Mike Pompeo visited Riyadh to discuss Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance

Leah Millis/Pool via AP The US received a payment of $ 100 million from Saudi Arabia on the same day that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Riyadh to meet with Saudi leaders on the investigation into journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance. US officials denied that the payment had anything to do with Pompeo’s visit or […]

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 […]

Mike Woods achieves rare Canadian cycling feat at road race worlds

Mike Woods, the second Canadian to win a Spanish Vuelta stage earlier this month, became the country's first cyclist to reach the podium at the road race world championships in 34 years with a third-place finish on Sunday in Innsbruck, Austria. In 1984, Canada's Steve Bauer won a bronze medal at the road world championship […]

Mike Ward previews tonight’s TV: Queen of the World

So we’ll have to continue settling for the next best thing – namely, behind-the-scenes royal documentaries, of which we have another airing tonight. QUEEN OF THE WORLD (ITV, 9.15pm) (dreadful title, by the way) is a new two-parter that promises “a unique insight into Her Majesty the Queen’s role as a figure on the global […]

Mike Ward previews tonight’s TV: Classic Albums

On hearing the name Amy Winehouse, there’ll be those who won’t immediately be reminded of her supreme talent and her extraordinarily expressive, soulful voice, who won’t think of her as the creator and performer of evocative Fifties and Sixties-flavoured pop songs, nor as the winner of a stack of awards: Grammys, Brits, Ivor Novellos and […]

Mike Manley expected to announce future plans for FCA by the end of the month

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Chrysler,Fiat Questions abound after the sudden passing of Sergio Marchionne. Continue reading Mike Manley expected to announce future plans for FCA by the end of the month Mike Manley expected to announce future plans for FCA by the end of the month originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, […]

Man Utd manager Jose Mourinho BLASTED by Mike Phelan over 'consequences' to methods

Mike Phelan says moody Mourinho is undermining the rich heritage of the club with his sullen and negative approach. Mourinho has endured a summer of discontent when he has been at odds with executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward over transfer policy, various players and the media. And Phelan thinks the former Porto, Chelsea, Inter Milan and […]