Through fierce lobbying and charm offensives, Saudi Arabia has shaped policy and perceptions in Washington for years. But the global condemnation of the killing of Post contributing columnist Jamal Khashoggi earlier this month is challenging the strength of the operation.
While Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister denied that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered Jamal Khashoggi’s killing, officials have not answered where the Post contributing columnist’s remains are and have offered inconsistent narratives for how he was killed, fueling skepticism.
Investigators are poring over the Trump adviser’s public comments and alleged private assertions that he made in 2016 suggesting he had a way to reach WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, people familiar with the probe said.
Leslie Cockburn is running for an open seat against Denver Riggleman in Virginia’s 5th District. (Doug Kapustin for The Post)
Leslie Cockburn is running for an open seat against Denver Riggleman in Virginia’s 5th District. (Doug Kapustin for The Post)
Elaine Luria is challenging Rep. Scott Taylor in Virginia’s 2nd District. (Vicki Cronis-Nohe for The Post)
Elaine Luria is challenging Rep. Scott Taylor in Virginia’s 2nd District. (Vicki Cronis-Nohe for The Post)
State Sen. Jennifer Wexton is challenging Rep. Barbara Comstock in Virginia’s 10th District. (Cal Cary for The Post)
State Sen. Jennifer Wexton is challenging Rep. Barbara Comstock in Virginia’s 10th District. (Cal Cary for The Post)
Abigail Spanberger is challenging Rep. Dave Brat in Virginia’s 7th District. (Ryan M. Kelly for The Post)
Abigail Spanberger is challenging Rep. Dave Brat in Virginia’s 7th District. (Ryan M. Kelly for The Post)
Campaign 2018
With suburban women trending nationwide against President Trump, Democrats have chosen women to run in four of their tightest races in Virginia — a state that will be an early indicator on election night of the party’s chances of wresting control of the House and gaining a foothold on power in the Trump era.
Between 300 and 700 barrels of oil per day have been spewing since 2004 at a site in the Gulf of Mexico where an oil production platform owned by Taylor Energy Company sank during Hurricane Ivan. But for years, Taylor Energy and federal officials had kept quiet about the growing disaster.
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A week without infrastructure is sorely testing even those who prepared for the storm and its aftermath.
The president has mostly stayed away from the suburban battlegrounds that will determine control of Congress in November.
The actress was celebrated as a trailblazing comedian, a feminist television executive and a kind and generous colleague by a roster of actors and comedians at the Kennedy Center.
While some caravan members said they planned to apply for political asylum, it appeared that most of them were not and that they hoped to slip between patrol officers. “It’s the only way,” one said.
Efforts to popularize baijiu, China’s native liquor, are part of Beijing’s push to bring its products to a global market amid fears of greater trade rifts with the U.S.
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The lowly garage is increasingly being blinged as technology, creativity and cash allow owners to transform the utilitarian space into what one man calls his “jewel box.”
“I thought the flight attendant was going to call someone and escort the man off the flight,” a passenger told The Post. “They moved the woman instead of moving him. That was shocking to me.”
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