Trump calls Saudi Arabia a ‘spectacular ally,’ despite CIA report blaming the crown prince for Jamal Khashoggi’s death

Reuters/Yuri Gripas President Donald Trump said Saturday that a CIA assessment blaming Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi was “very premature.” Trump said he would receive the complete CIA report on Tuesday, and that it was “possible” Crown Prince Mohammed ordered the killing. Trump made the remarks […]

Furious Brazilians are blaming neglect and budget cuts for the fire that destroyed the 200-year-old National Museum

Buda Mendes/Getty Images A massive fire at Brazil’s National Museum, which housed over 20 million rare and ancient artifacts, has been blamed on years of neglect and budget cuts that left it in a vulnerable state.  The cause of the fire is still not yet known, though officials have said the blaze was a “tragedy” […]

Jaguar is delaying some orders of its Tesla rival and blaming high demand

Jaguar Some reservation-holders for the Jaguar‘s electric I-Pace SUV have been told their delivery dates will be delayed by three to four months, Electrek first reported. A Jaguar representative told Business Insider some deliveries were being delayed due to high demand, but did not comment on the average length of the delays. According to Electrek, all […]

Trash wars: US drowning in its own waste, blaming China for rejecting ‘recycled commodities’

Hundreds of tons of waste that Americans believed they were recycling is now piling up in processing plants or being dumped into landfills, as China’s decision to stop buying garbage for environmental reasons begins to bite. Beijing’s 2017 decision to ban imports of 24 varieties of trash brought to light the real destination of most […]

The Trump administration keeps blaming ‘loopholes’ in immigration law for its family separation policy — here’s what’s really going on

Associated Press/Pablo Martinez Monsivais The Trump administration keeps falsely blaming its new family separation practice on current immigration law, and “loopholes” it says migrants are exploiting. Yet, as many critics of the Trump administration have pointed out, there is no law requiring migrant children be separated from their parents if they illegally cross the border. […]

Lewis Hamilton slammed for blaming Max Verstappen over Bahrain Grand Prix incident

Verstappen overtook Hamilton with an audacious move for 10th place on the second lap of the Bahrain Grand Prix, but clipped the Mercedes’ front wing on the way through. Hamilton’s car was not damaged but Verstappen suffered a puncture that ended his race shortly after. And the 20-year-old believes he has been targeted for blame […]

Everyone’s blaming Corey Lewandowski for the Rob Porter scandal — because he still had ‘raw feelings’ for Hope Hicks and thought he should ‘control’ her

Jonathan Ernst/Reuters Former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski may have helped expose allegations that former White House staff secretary Rob Porter abused his two ex-wives. These charges are enhanced by new reporting in New York Magazine writer Olivia Nuzzi’s Sunday profile of outgoing White House communications director Hope Hicks. Lewandowski was reportedly motivated in part […]

Republicans are blaming billionaire George Soros’ groups for Missouri governor’s indictment

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department via Reuters Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is blaming his felony invasion of privacy indictment on a “reckless liberal prosecutor.” Greitens is accused of taking a compromising photo of a woman without her consent and transmitting the image to a computer. Missouri Republicans scrutinized $ 200,000 in donations to a circuit […]

Bode Miller apologized for blaming a skier’s decline on her decision to get married

Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for Churchill Downs Bode Miller said that Anna Veith’s struggles could be due to her decision to get married. Miller’s comments came under fire in social media circles. Miller later apologized and called the comment “an ill-advised attempt at a joke.” The bad boy of skiing is in trouble at the Olympics […]