US senators seek to stop weapons sales to Saudi Arabia over Yemen war, Khashoggi murder

A newly proposed bill in the US Senate would suspend the sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia and block refueling of Saudi warplanes bombing Yemen, as punishment for the death of a Washington Post columnist. A group of senators on the Foreign Relations Committee, led by Bob Menendez (D-New Jersey) and Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) […]

4 members of the same family could face the death penalty in what has become the largest murder case in Ohio state history

AP Photo/John Minchillo An Ohio grand jury charged four members of the Wagner family with the 2016 murders of eight people on a family farm in Pike County. Ohio Attorney General and governor-elect Mike DeWine said in a press conference on Tuesday that the victims were “killed in cold blood.” Prosecutors are seeking the death […]

A former CIA officer says the White House is helping cover up Jamal Khashoggi’s murder

Jim WATSON / AFP A former CIA case officer and intelligence analyst said the Trump administration is helping the Saudi Crown Prince cover up journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder.  Bob Baer, who worked as a CIA case officer primarily in the Middle East, told CNN’s Jake Tapper that the US has purposely muted its response to […]

Saudi King briefs Putin on Khashoggi murder investigation

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has briefed Russian President Vladimir Putin on the investigation into the murder of dissident Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, as the two leaders spoke on the phone, the official Saudi Press Agency reported. The King told Putin that the Saudi government was determined to make sure that those […]

21 Saudis to lose US visas over Khashoggi murder, Saudi Arabia still an important ally – Pompeo

The US will punish those responsible for killing journalist Jamal Khashoggi by revoking visas and possibly imposing Global Magnitsky Act sanctions, but Saudi Arabia remains an important ally, said Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Twenty-one Saudi citizens will have their US visas revoked or be declared ineligible for them as part of the response, the […]

Staged photos show Khashoggi’s son shaking hands with the Saudi Crown Prince, who many believe ordered his father’s murder

SPA Saudi state media on Tuesday published staged photos of the son of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi and the Saudi king and crown prince. The photos of Salah Khashoggi meeting Saudi King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman come as the kingdom admitted to Jamal Khashoggi’s murder, but claimed it was a result of […]

American Horror Story: Apocalypse Recap: What Did the Murder House Residents Reveal About Michael?

Madison and Behold’s visit to Michael’s childhood home on Wednesday’s American Horror Story: Apocalypse proved even more enlightening — and more unsettling — than they could have possibly imagined. But, hey, at least they had plenty of potential witnesses to interrogate; all told, a total of 36 souls apparently inhabit the Harmons’ former home. Let’s […]

Even if Saudi Arabia is behind Jamal Khashoggi’s murder, experts say sanctions against Riyadh could backfire

Mark Wilson/Getty Images Saudi Arabia is reportedly preparing to admit that Jamal Khashoggi, a journalist and prominent Saudi critic who disappeared on October 2, was killed as a result of a botched interrogation effort. The move would mark a shifting response from the Royal Court, which previously asserted — without proof — that Khashoggi had left the Saudi […]