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Did The Dictator Just Become The Dictated? Trump, The Saudi Regime And Jamal Khashoggi

Added: 17.10.2018 11:57 | 2 views | 0 comments

Article by WN. Com Correspondent Dallas Darling Despite mounting evidence the Saudi regime was behind the apparent murder of Saudi dissident and Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi, President Donald Trump has done his best to defend the Saudi Royal Family. Known in psychological terms as submissive egocentrism, it’s another hallmark of a dominating ego. When in this mode of thinking, people gain power through the direct struggle for power but instead, through subservience to those who have power. In other words, they submit to the will of others to get those (powerful) others to act in their selfish interest. This way, people with submissive egos gain indirect power.1 As...

No. 15 Washington aims to bounce back vs. Buffs

Added: 17.10.2018 9:58 | 10 views | 0 comments

The Colorado Buffaloes wanted to go into their matchup with Washington undefeated and prepared to get a signature win. The Huskies were hoping to bring momentum into their Saturday game against the Buffaloes.

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Analysis: Trump's Saudi bet has become much riskier

Added: 17.10.2018 7:47 | 11 views | 0 comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump put a big and risky bet on Saudi Arabia and its 33-year-old crown prince. It's now become much riskier. From the early days of his presidency, Trump and his foreign policy team embraced the kingdom and Mohammed bin Salman as the anchors of their entire Middle East strategy. From Iran and Iraq to Syria, Yemen and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the administration gambled that Saudi Arabia, effectively run by the prince, could credibly lead, and willingly pay for, a "Pax Arabica" in a part of the world from which Trump is keen to disengage. For nearly two years, through an ongoing crisis with Qatar and international outrage over civilian casualties in...

Diplomatic crisis spotlights Saudi Arabia’s spending in Washington

Added: 17.10.2018 5:19 | 0 views | 0 comments

Lobbying firms, think tanks and investors all are coming under scrutiny over their ties to the kingdom.

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With 'Horseface,' Trump initiates another personal attack on a female adversary

Added: 17.10.2018 4:48 | 14 views | 0 comments

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Tuesday insulted adult-film actress Stormy Daniels by calling her "Horseface," the latest example in his long-standing pattern of attempting to undercut female adversaries with jabs at their physical appearance. Daniels and her attorney Michael Avenatti, a possible 2020 presidential contender who has aggressively criticized Trump, responded with mocking references to Trump's genitals and accused him of hating women. The remarkably crude spat on Twitter - which began with Trump cheering the dismissal of Daniels' defamation lawsuit against him - represented the third time in as many weeks that the president has gone out of his way to attack a...

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The US-Saudi relationship must be preserved – our national interest demands it

Added: 17.10.2018 3:23 | 16 views | 0 comments

The tragic death of a Washington Post columnist should not destroy our relationship with Saudi Arabia.

DC archdiocese releases list of 31 ‘abusive’ priests

Added: 17.10.2018 1:36 | 2 views | 0 comments

In what appears to be a show of good faith, the Washington, D.C. archdiocese released the names of 31 priests who’ve been “credibly accused” of sexual abuse.

From: feeds.foxnews.com

Trump says Cipollone will serve as next White House counsel: AP interview

Added: 16.10.2018 23:38 | 23 views | 0 comments

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that Washington lawyer Pat Cipollone will serve as his next White House counsel.

From: feeds.reuters.com

Pompeo Meets With Saudi King, Prince To Discuss Khashoggi Disappearance Investigation

Added: 16.10.2018 20:37 | 19 views | 0 comments

The United States said Saudi Arabia's crown prince agreed to hold a thorough and transparent investigation into the disappearance of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi, while other media reports released on Tuesday said Riyadh was preparing to acknowledged he was killed during an interrogation gone wrong, according to Reuters. The U.S. resident and critic of the crown prince vanished on Oct. 2 after entering the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, in order to receive documents before his wedding as his fiancee waited outside. Turkish officials said they believe Saudi officials murdered Khashoggi in the consulate and dismembered his body before removing it from the premises, but the...

WNBA All-Star Kristi Toliver hired by Washington Wizards as assistant

Added: 16.10.2018 19:34 | 5 views | 0 comments

WASHINGTON (AP) -- WNBA All-Star Kristi Toliver will be an assistant coach for player development for the NBA's Washington Wizards this season.

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