• Saudi Arabia paid the US $100 million on the same day Mike Pompeo visited Riyadh to discuss Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance

    1 month ago - By Chron

    Leah Millis/Pool via AP
    The US received a payment of $100 million from Saudi Arabia on the same day that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Riyadh to meet with Saudi leaders on the investigation into journalist Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance.
    US officials denied that the payment had anything to do with Pompeo's visit or Khashoggi, though a source told The New York Times that the timing of the deposit "was no coincidence."
    Khashoggi, a longtime Saudi critic, has not been seen publicly since he walked into the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, on October 2. He is feared dead.
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  • The 10 most important things in the world right now

    The 10 most important things in the world right now

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Here's what's happening on Thursday.
    1. A top US Senate Democrat slammed Trump's response to journalist Jamal Khashoggi's alleged killing. Sen. Chris Murphy said President Donald Trump has made the US look "weaker" than ever by kowtowing to Saudis.
    2. UK Prime Minister Theresa May offered to extend the Brexit transition period by another year. The offer means the UK may not cut its ties with the EU until December 2021.
    3. Saudi Arabia paid the US $100 million on the same day US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Riyadh to discuss Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance. US officials denied...
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  • DealBook Briefing: BlackRock's Fink and Blackstone's Schwarzman Turn Their Backs on Saudi Arabia

    1 month ago - By NY Times

    Financial titans are withdrawing from the Davos in the Desert investment conference in the wake of the disappearance of a Saudi journalist.
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  • Saudi Arabia paid the US $100 million on the same day Mike Pompeo visited Riyadh to discuss Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance

    Saudi Arabia paid the US $100 million on the same day Mike Pompeo visited Riyadh to discuss Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    The US received a payment of $100 million from Saudi Arabia on the same day that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Riyadh to meet with Saudi leaders on the investigation into journalist Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance.
    US officials denied that the payment had anything to do with Pompeo's visit or Khashoggi, though a source told The New York Times that the timing of the deposit "was no coincidence."
    Khashoggi, a longtime Saudi critic, has not been seen publicly since he walked into the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, on October 2. He is feared dead.
    Trump previously said Saudi...
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