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Jamal Khashoggi: Pressure grows on Saudis as US envoy meets king

Image copyright EPA Image caption Mr Pompeo thanked the king for his “commitment” to an investigation Pressure is growing on Saudi Arabia to explain the fate of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met King Salman in Riyadh. Mr Khashoggi was last seen at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul two weeks […]

Jamal Khashoggi: US envoy Mike Pompeo to meet Saudi Arabia’s king

Media captionPresident Trump and the King of Saudi Arabia discussed the disappearance of the Saudi journalist US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has arrived in Saudi Arabia to meet King Salman, amid controversy over the fate of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Mr Pompeo will then visit Turkey, where Mr Khashoggi was last seen at the […]

Jamal Khashoggi: Trump suggests ‘rogue killers’ to blame

Media captionPresident Trump and the King of Saudi Arabia discussed the disappearance of the Saudi journalist US President Donald Trump has suggested “rogue killers” could be behind the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey. Speaking to reporters after a phone call with King Salman, he said the Saudi leader had firmly denied knowing […]

Jamal Khashoggi: Trump suggests ‘rogue killers’ to blame

Media captionPresident Trump and the King of Saudi Arabia discussed the disappearance of the Saudi journalist US President Donald Trump has suggested “rogue killers” could be behind the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey. Speaking to reporters after a phone call with King Salman, he said the Saudi leader had firmly denied knowing […]

Affirmative action: Harvard racial admissions trial begins

Image copyright Getty Images A trial against Harvard University has begun in the US, and may have wide-ranging implications for universities and racial minorities. The case was brought by a group that claims Harvard’s admissions office discriminates against Asian applicants in order to boost other racial groups. Harvard disputes the claim and says race is […]

Elizabeth Warren reveals DNA test

Elizabeth Warren reveals DNA test

Image copyright Reuters Image caption President Donald Trump and Republicans have taunted the Democrat over her reported Native American heritage US Senator Elizabeth Warren has revealed that a DNA test shows “strong evidence” that she has distant Native American ancestry. She took the test after President Donald Trump taunted her in speeches, calling her a […]

Trump: Climate change scientists have ‘political agenda’

Image copyright AFP Image caption Donald Trump has said he does believe the climate is changing US President Donald Trump has accused climate change scientists of having a “political agenda” as he cast doubt on whether humans were responsible for the earth’s rising temperatures. But Mr Trump also said he no longer believed climate change […]

Trump: Climate change scientists have ‘political agenda’

Image copyright AFP Image caption Donald Trump has said he does believe the climate is changing US President Donald Trump has accused climate change scientists of having a “political agenda” as he cast doubt on whether humans were responsible for the earth’s rising temperatures. But Mr Trump also said he no longer believed climate change […]

US retail giant Sears files for bankruptcy

Image copyright Getty Images Sears, the US retailer that that once dominated America’s shopping malls, has filed for bankruptcy. Sears Holdings – which also owns Kmart – filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday. The company has suffered, along with many other traditional retailers, from rising online competition from firms such as Amazon. Sears […]

Trump: Climate change scientists have ‘political agenda’

Image copyright AFP Image caption Donald Trump has said he does believe the climate is changing US President Donald Trump has accused climate change scientists of having a “political agenda” as he cast doubt on whether humans were responsible for the earth’s rising temperatures. But Mr Trump also said he no longer believed climate change […]