The president has repeatedly emphasized oil, arms sales and dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s Saudi citizenship as reasons for moving slowly on investigations into his alleged killing and dismemberment at the hands of Saudi operatives.
It will be difficult for Mohammed bin Salman to escape scrutiny, as evidence suggests not only the Saudi government’s knowledge of the journalist's fate, but Mohammed’s connection to his disappearance.
Recordings made by a dissident activist and friend of Jamal Khashoggi offer a chilling depiction of how Saudi Arabia tries to lure opposition figures back to the kingdom with promises of money and safety.
Five Habit For Humanity houses, center, stood firm during Hurricane Michael even as an adjacent trailer park saw heavy damage. (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
Five Habit For Humanity houses, center, stood firm during Hurricane Michael even as an adjacent trailer park saw heavy damage. (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
Florida instituted a stricter building code after Hurricane Andrew, but structures built beyond those standards — such as a group of five homes built by Habitat for Humanity — survived Michael.
They seized on comments made by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to argue that Republicans ballooned the deficit by passing a $1.5 trillion tax cut that mostly benefited the wealthy, and will now try to repair the damage by slashing critical safety net programs.
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A seizure and forced sale of the Houston-based oil company would mean Venezuela loses one of its most valuable assets and could choke off a reliable source of cash for the already struggling country.
McGahn, who is replaced by veteran Washington lawyer Pat Cipollone, said goodbye to President Trump on Wednesday, sources said.
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By pushing hard for creative control and production credit, the 11-time Emmy winner and next recipient of the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor became a model for the wave of talented women who emerged on TV over the past decade-plus.
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