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  • Donald Trump Nov 4, 2019

    Columnist E. Jean Carroll Sues Trump for Calling Her Sex Assault Claim a Lie

    An advice columnist who says President Donald Trump raped her in a department store dressing room in the 1990s sued him Monday for calling her a liar he had never even met. E. Jean Carroll’s lawsuit, filed Monday in New York, says Trump “smeared her integrity, honesty and dignity — all in the national press” when he responded to her...

  • London Oct 6, 2019

    UK Leader Johnson Renews Vow to Leave EU by Deadline

    British Prime Minister on Sunday renewed his vow to take the country out of the European Union by the Brexit deadline, in an apparent contradiction of a government pledge in court days earlier to ask for an extension if there’s no withdrawal deal. “We will be packing our bags and walking out on” Oct. 31, Boris Johnson wrote in The...

  • NBCUniversal Inc. Oct 3, 2019

    Mixed Reaction to Guyger Hug

    When Amber Guyger was sent off to prison for 10 years for killing Botham Jean with a hug from the victim’s brother and the judge on the case, some saw it as a moment of amazing grace and redemption. Many black Americans, though, saw something all too familiar and were offended. They complained that the public acts as if black...

  • London Sep 30, 2019

    UK’s Johnson Denies Wrongdoing as Allegations Mount

    U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson battled to fend off allegations of improper patronage and groping a woman as he prepared a final push Monday to fulfill his pledge to lead his country out of the European Union in just over a month — and, he hopes, move British politics beyond its fracture over Europe. Johnson sought to energize Conservative members...

  • Dallas Mar 8, 2019

    Dan Jenkins, Sports Writing Great and Author, Dies at 89

    Dan Jenkins, the sports writing great and best-selling author known for his humor, has died. He was 89.

  • New York Jan 23, 2019

    Russell Baker, Author and NY Times Columnist, Is Dead at 93

    Russell Baker, the genial, but sharp-witted writer who won Pulitzer Prizes for his humorous columns in The New York Times and a moving autobiography of his impoverished Baltimore childhood and later hosted television’s “Masterpiece Theatre,” has died. He was 93. Allen Baker told The Associated Press that his father died on Monday from complications after a fall. Baker in his...

  • Associated Press Jan 3, 2019

    Saudi Arabia Says 5 Face Death Penalty in Khashoggi Killing

    Saudi Arabia announced on Thursday it will seek the death penalty against five suspects in the slaying of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, a killing that has seen members of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s entourage implicated in the writer’s assassination. Prosecutors announced that 11 suspects in the slaying attended their first court hearing with lawyers, but the statement did...

  • Facebook Dec 3, 2018

    Egyptian Actress Says Revealing Dress Wasn’t Meant to Offend

    An Egyptian actress facing trial on public obscenity charges for wearing a revealing dress says she didn’t mean to offend anyone, appealing to her detractors to believe in her good intentions.

  • Donald Trump Nov 22, 2018

    Hawaii Rep. Gabbard Lashes Out at Trump

    Democratic Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii is lashing out at President Donald Trump after the president argued that cancelling Saudi arms deals worth billions of dollars to U.S. defense companies would only benefit Russia and China. Some of Trump’s GOP colleagues have warned that not punishing Saudi Arabia for its role in killing a U.S.-based columnist will have dangerous...

  • Associated Press Nov 20, 2018

    CIA: Saudi Crown Prince Ordered Journalist’s Murder

    Calling Saudi Arabia a “great ally,” President Donald Trump declined to stand behind the CIA’s claim that Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman, was responsible for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

  • Congress Nov 17, 2018

    US Intel Says Prince Ordered Khashoggi Killing

    U.S. intelligence officials have concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a U.S. official said. The Saudi government has denied the claim. The conclusion will bolster efforts in Congress to further punish the close U.S. ally for the killing. The Trump administration this past week penalized 17 Saudi officials for their alleged...

  • NBCUniversal Inc. Nov 14, 2018

    Caroline Rose Hunt, Texas Oil Heiress, Philanthropist, Dies

    Caroline Rose Hunt, a philanthropist, luxury hotel magnate and daughter of Texas oilman H.L. Hunt, has died at age 95. Former Dallas Morning News columnist and personal friend of Hunt, Alan Peppard, discusses her impact on Dallas.  

  • Donald Trump Oct 21, 2018

    US, Europe Push for More Details in Khashoggi Slaying

    President Donald Trump said he needs to learn more about the killing of a Saudi journalist and will be working with Congress on the U.S. response. Speaking late Saturday after a campaign rally in Nevada, he said he will be talking to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman soon. Saudi authorities have said Khashoggi died in a “brawl” with Saudi...

  • Donald Trump Oct 19, 2018

    Saudis Confirm Jamal Khashoggi Was Killed Inside Consulate

    Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed in a “fistfight” in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, the kingdom claimed early Saturday, admitting that the writer had been slain at its diplomatic post for the first time. Authorities said 18 Saudi suspects were in custody for his slaying and intelligence officials had been fired. The overnight announcements in Saudi state media came...

  • Donald Trump Oct 18, 2018

    Trump: ‘Certainly Looks’ Like Saudi Writer Dead

    President Donald Trump acknowledged Thursday it “certainly looks” as though missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead, and he threatened “very severe” consequences if the Saudis are found to have murdered him. His warning came as the administration toughened its response to a disappearance that has sparked global outrage. Before Trump spoke, the administration announced that Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin...

  • America Oct 17, 2018

    Turkish Police Search Saudi Consul’s Home in Khashoggi Disappearance

    Turkish crime-scene investigators searched the home of the Saudi consul general in Istanbul on Wednesday in the disappearance of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, and a pro-government newspaper published a gruesome account of the journalist’s alleged slaying. As Saudi Arabia’s green national flag flapped overhead, forensics teams entered the residence, only 2 kilometers (1.2 miles) from the consulate where Khashoggi vanished...

  • Donald Trump Oct 16, 2018

    Pompeo Visits Saudi Arabia With Concerns Over Missing Journalist

    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Saudi Arabia’s crown prince on Tuesday after concerns of missing journalist Jamal Kashoggi prompted calls for an investigation into the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, where Kashoggi was last seen. Kashoggi, a columnist for The Washington Post, was a frequent critic of the prince.

  • texas Oct 11, 2018

    Choice of Power Companies Confusing For Some Texans

    The state’s free market of power has created several businesses that exist simply on helping consumers understand it all.

  • columnist Aug 24, 2018

    ’Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous’ Host Robin Leach Dead at 76

    Robin Leach, whose voice crystallized the opulent 1980s on TV’s “Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous,” died Friday. He was 76

  • cancer Jun 21, 2018

    Columnist Charles Krauthammer, Who Wrote of Cancer Diagnosis, Dies

    Charles Krauthammer, the Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and pundit who helped shape and occasionally dissented from the conservative movement as he evolved from “Great Society” Democrat to Iraq War cheerleader to denouncer of Donald Trump, died Thursday. He was 68.

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