President Trump said Saudia Arabia was being judged “guilty until proven innocent” in connection with the disappearance of Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi earlier this month after the journalist entered the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul.
Torching their fields is a cheap and efficient means for India’s farmers to ready their fields for the next crop. It is also a major contributor to the smog that has turned Delhi into the most polluted big city in the world.
A political appointee from another agency is an unusual choice for inspector general, a role that is traditionally nonpartisan. Suzanne Israel Tufts will oversee four ongoing investigations into Secretary Ryan Zinke’s conduct.
Burns, the first writer from Northern Ireland to win the prestigious literary award, was honored for her dark, experimental novel about a bookish 18-year-old girl caught up in the Troubles in Northern Ireland.