‘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 […]

Rand Paul suggests cutting off military aid to Saudi Arabia until missing journalist is found

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul has said he will introduce a bill that would cut off military aid to Saudi Arabia until the missing Saudi-born dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi is found safe and well. Khashoggi, who writes opinion columns for the Washington Post, was last seen entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last Tuesday and Turkish […]

Really, Hillary? Clinton says Democrats ‘can’t be civil’ until they win

Republicans only respect strength and Democrats can only afford civility if they win in the upcoming midterms, Hillary Clinton has argued against the backdrop of increasingly violent US politics. “You cannot be civil with a political party that wants to destroy what you stand for, what you care about,” the former presidential candidate told CNN’s […]

Cruise secrets: Avoid doing THIS until the last day to save money

Cruise holidays can be a pricey choice when it comes to excursions, tips and travel. Another expensive part can be souvenirs, with many passengers opting to buy a few mementoes to remember their trip. However, the choice of whether to get them on the ship or at the port can be a difficult one to […]

Some iPhone XS units won’t charge until you wake the screen

It wouldn’t be a major phone launch without some teething troubles, and the iPhone XS appears to be no exception to the rule. Some device owners on Apple’s forums, Reddit and Unbox Therapy (among others) have reported that their units won’t charge properly through the Lightning cable until the screen wakes up. In certain cases, […]

American Bar Association urges lawmakers to shelve Kavanaugh voting until a ‘thorough FBI investigation’ is conducted

Win McNamee/Getty Images The American Bar Association published a letter urging for the Senate Judiciary Committee to delay its vote on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court. The ABA said the FBI should investigate the numerous sexual misconduct allegations against Kavanaugh. During his testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday, Kavanaugh touted […]

Kavanaugh defends himself in Fox News interview alongside his wife by claiming he never sexually assaulted anyone and didn’t have sex until ‘many years after’ college

Judge Brett Kavanaugh and his wife, Ashley Kavanaugh, will appear in an unusual — if not unprecedented — interview, in which they’ll address allegations of sexual misconduct. In an attempt to reassure Republican senators and the party’s voters that Kavanaugh remains the best choice for the Supreme Court, the White House and the GOP are […]

'We're going to win!' Pompeo vows China trade war will last until Americans get what they 'deserve'

As the latest US and Chinese tit-for-tat tariffs are about to take effect, Mike Pompeo has reassured Americans that any inconveniences they might suffer in the trade war are temporary, before they emerge victorious and prosperous. After a vast number of American businesses and multinationals expressed concern about the damage from the new tariffs and […]

Amazon’s latest onslaught of hardware proves it won’t stop until it reaches every aspect of your life (AMZN)

Stephen Brashear/Getty Images Amazon unveiled 13 new hardware products, along with a slew of new services and Alexa updates, at an event on Thursday.  The new products give Amazon a greater reach than ever before. It now offers everything from an Alexa-enabled microwave, to high-end audio equipment, to a wall clock. Amazon’s reach exceeds that […]

Sega’s Mega Drive Mini won’t arrive until 2019

The retro console craze kicked off by Nintendo’s NES and SNES classic systems, with Sony’s miniature PS1 inbound, has proven bountiful for nostalgic gamers keen to relive their 8- to 32-bit glory days. But Sega’s plans to join the rose-tinted celebrations with its own Mega Drive Mini has hit a speed bump. Slated for release […]