The probe was launched after multiple women accused New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of inappropriate personal comments or unwelcome physical contact. Cuomo has denied touching women “inappropriately” but apologized if he caused them pain.
Many Saudis see the moves as further evidence that Mohammed bin Salman is liberalizing the kingdom, but the developments also reflect his continuing effort to consolidate power and clip the wings of anyone who could challenge him.
Former state senator Nina Turner is locked in a bitter fight with Shontel Brown, a Cuyahoga County councilor and chair of the local Democratic Party. Turner, who co-chaired Sen. Bernie Sanders’s (I-Vt.) last presidential campaign, entered the race as the best-known candidate, and an ally of the left-wing “squad” of House Democrats.
The report details a labyrinth of unfairness with detainees often denied due process at every turn, confessions frequently attained through torture and few detainees able to see a lawyer until they appear in court.
French President Emmanuel Macron wanted to help usher in Lebanon’s “rebirth” after the devastating blast in Beirut. A year later, the country is in worse shape and Macron has little to show for his efforts.