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.
Eleven of the 15 Saudis who Turkish officials say participated in the disappearance and alleged killing of Jamal Khashoggi have ties to the Saudi security services, according to materials reviewed by The Washington Post.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made no public mention of Jamal Khashoggi’s case as he met Saudi leaders for what the White House said was a tough fact-finding mission.
An Indian farm laborer burns stubble in a field in Punjab state. (Getty Images)
An Indian farm laborer burns stubble in a field in Punjab state. (Getty Images)
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.
President Trump’s remarks to the Associated Press — weeks after he urged supporters to “pretend I’m on the ballot” — came as Republicans’ prospects of keeping House control look weaker.
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The Senate majority leader, in a Bloomberg News interview, also said there was little chance Republicans would cut federal spending next year if they retained control of Congress because any changes would need leadership from Democrats.
Speaking to an audience in Minnesota, Chief Justice John G. Roberts, for the first time, confronted the aftermath of a bitter battle over Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh.
TV Review
With hints of the topically relevant sitcom that producers planned to make before Roseanne Barr’s firing, the rebooted program’s return offers a reminder that there’s a fine concept for a TV show here.
Retropolis
The Past, Rediscovered
On Oct. 16, 1968, American sprinters Tommie Smith and John Carlos raised their fists at the Summer Olympics in Mexico City — a photo that still reverberates five decades later.
State law now requires high schools to show a newly released video meant to explain what's expected of civilians during a traffic stop. Some critics have voiced concern over the video, calling it a one-sided practice.
MLB Playoffs
With pitchers and position players nearly depleted on both sides in the bottom of the 13th inning, Bellinger drove in Manny Machado with two outs to deliver Los Angeles a 2-1 win over Milwaukee.
Hof’s campaign manager said he was found dead on Tuesday morning by one of his friends, adult-film star Ron Jeremy, hours after a birthday party.
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