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Democrats seek answers over Trump 'personal enrichment' from Saudi government

Two Democratic lawmakers sent a letter to President Donald Trump on Friday criticizing the administration's response to Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance and asking for information about what they describe as the President's "ongoing personal enrichment from Saudi government payments."

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Turks Search Far-Flung Sites and Question Workers in Case of Missing Journalist

Turkish officials have claimed that Saudi Arabia orchestrated the assassination in Istanbul of Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi journalist, but have not ...

The latest on the missing Saudi journalist

Washington has hardened its stance over Saudi Arabia's role in journalist Jamal Khashoggi's apparent death as new details emerged linking his ...

Why Trump doesn't want to punish Saudi Arabia

The Trump White House may have too much at stake to make Saudi Arabia pay a proportionate price for the apparent murder of Jamal Khashoggi.

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MBS Says the Saudi Consulate in Turkey Is ‘Sovereign Territory.’ He’s Wrong.

As speculation grew about the fate of the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who vanished after entering his nation’s consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 2, the Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman was quick to dispel rumors he had been murdered. ...

Trump hardens line on Saudi Arabia as evidence mounts over Khashoggi's disappearance

Washington has hardened its stance over Saudi Arabia's role in journalist Jamal Khashoggi's apparent death as new details emerged linking his disappearance to people close to the kingdom's crown prince.

Turkey suspected Khashoggi killing happened within hours

Turkish officials suspected within hours of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance that he had likely been killed, CNN has learned.

Twitter bans bots that spread pro-Saudi messages about missing journalist

The suspension comes in the wake of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's suspected killing at the Saudi consulate in Turkey.

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Turkey questions employees of Saudi consulate on Khashoggi

Turkish prosecutors investigating the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi questioned Turkish employees of the Saudi consulate in ...

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Trump: Top U.S. diplomat has not reviewed purported recordings of Saudi consulate

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had not seen or heard any purported recordings from the Saudi consulate in Turkey, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Twitter on Friday of the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

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As Khashoggi crisis grows, Saudi king asserts authority, checks son's power: sources

So grave is the fallout from the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi that King Salman has felt compelled to intervene, five sources with links to the Saudi royal family said.

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Fed monitoring Khashoggi case, potential oil market impact: Bostic

U.S. Federal Reserve officials are monitoring the case of missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and the possibility that any sanctions against Saudi Arabia could disrupt oil markets, Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic said on Friday.

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Chevron Ready to Resume Oil Output in Wafra if Saudis, Kuwaitis Agree

Chevron stands ready to restart pumping oil in a field shared by Saudi Arabia and Kuwait once the countries settle a dispute over environmental licenses, the company said Friday.

Big tech's relationship with Saudi Arabia in doubt

This spring, the crown prince of Saudi Arabia met the royalty of Silicon Valley: Tim Cook, Jeff Bezos and Sundar Pichai.

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Bits: The Week in Tech: Executives Pull Out of Saudi Conference

Saudi Arabia’s investments in tech put some companies in a tough spot after evidence emerged that Saudi agents may have killed a dissident writer.

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New Order, ‘Murder’: The Week In One Song

The Khashoggi killing roils relations with Saudi Arabia.

Alleged Khashoggi murder complicates U.S.-Saudi financial relations

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is the latest high-profile official to announce he is pulling out of an upcoming economic conference in Saudi Arabia. The United States' close relationship with the kingdom of Saudi Arabia dates back decades and the Trump administration has made an effort to strengthen those ties. Errol Barnett reports on how ...

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San Francisco’s high cost of living delaying residents from having kids, study says

High-earning tech employees at companies such as Apple, Google, and Amazon are putting off having kids because they are too expensive to raise, according to a new survey.

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Conservatives mount a whisper campaign smearing Khashoggi in defense of Trump

A cadre of conservative House lawmakers is fueling false reports depicting the missing Saudi journalist as allied with Middle Eastern terrorists.

NY Times /
In Shift on Khashoggi Killing, Trump Edges Closer to Acknowledging a Saudi Role

But the president stopped short of saying the Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, was responsible for Mr. Khashoggi’s death.

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Saudi conference boycott over Khashoggi shows political threat to economy

A Western boycott of a major business conference in Riyadh next week suggests rising political risks in Saudi Arabia could harm its ambitions to ...

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Factbox: U.S., Saudi Arabia have leverage on each other; using it has costs

The United States and Saudi Arabia have had a mutually dependent relationship for seven decades based on a central bargain: the kingdom would pump ...

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Former Deputy UK Leader Nick Clegg Takes Post with Facebook

Facebook has hired former U.K. deputy prime minister Nick Clegg to head its global policy and communications teams, enlisting a veteran of European Union politics to help it with increased regulatory scrutiny in the region. Clegg, 51, will become a vice president of the social media giant, and report to Chief Operating Officer Sheryl ...

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Did Saudi Arabia have a reputation to ruin?

The country has long been unpopular with the American public. That could prove to be a big problem for Riyadh.

Washinton Post /
Did Saudi Arabia have a reputation to ruin?

The country has long been unpopular with the American public. That could prove to be a big problem for Riyadh.

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