Theresa May’s government reportedly planted ‘decoy’ letters to trick rebel Conservatives who want to topple her

Theresa May’s government reportedly planted ‘decoy’ letters to trick rebel Conservatives who want to...

Tory MPs believe No 10 have planted "decoy" letters demanding a confidence vote in Theresa May in a bid to wrongfoot the real plotters trying to unseat her. Up to eight letters demanding a ballot on the Prime Minister's future are said to have been sent in by loyal MPs posing as rebels. The idea…
Global markets slump as a ‘poisonous brewing cauldron’ of risks spooks investors

Global markets slump as a ‘poisonous brewing cauldron’ of risks spooks investors

Global markets slumped once again on Tuesday as the continent's two-day-long relief rally came to an abrupt end, thanks to a cocktail of negative drivers. All major Asian indexes lost ground during Tuesday's session, with the FTSE China A50 the biggest casualty, down more than 3%. Other mainland Chinese indexes lost more than 2%, with…
A wild rumor claimed Jamal Khashoggi’s body had been found in a well, but Turkey’s president says it is still missing

A wild rumor claimed Jamal Khashoggi’s body had been found in a well, but...

Turkey's president has publicly demanded the whereabouts of the body of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, shooting down a wild rumor that Khashoggi's body was found in a well in on the grounds of the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, where the journalist was killed. Recep Tayyip Erdogan told lawmakers of his Justice and Development Party (AKP) on…
Why Tory Remainers hope Brexiteers will destroy Theresa May’s Brexit deal

Why Tory Remainers hope Brexiteers will destroy Theresa May’s Brexit deal

LONDON — A group of hardcore Remainers in the Conservative party hope that Leave-supporting MPs will vote down Theresa May's Brexit deal in order to trigger a second referendum, according to one of the group's founding members. This week is set to be one of the most precarious of May's premiership, with MPs from all…
Germany is taking a step to punish Saudi Arabia that Trump has repeatedly said he won’t go near

Germany is taking a step to punish Saudi Arabia that Trump has repeatedly said...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel signaled that Germany will suspend arms exports to Saudi Arabia following the kingdom's admission to the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khoshoggi— a step to punish Riyadh that Trump has repeatedly said he won't go near. Merkel appeared dubious of Saudi Arabia's claims that Khashoggi died due to a rogue operation…
OBAMA: ‘There’s a pattern’ of Republicans running the economy ‘into the ground’ and Democrats having to ‘come back and clean things up’

OBAMA: ‘There’s a pattern’ of Republicans running the economy ‘into the ground’ and Democrats...

Former President Barack Obama once again disputed Republicans' attempts to take credit for the US economy's recent strength. Obama, speaking at a midterm-election rally in Nevada, said Monday that President Donald Trump and the GOP should recognize just how long the current economy recovery has been going on and when the recovery began. "So by…
YouTube’s CEO is pleading for users to help fight in its war against European regulators — and the move reveals just how dire things have become for Google overseas

YouTube’s CEO is pleading for users to help fight in its war against European...

Google's business prospects in Europe seem to grow bleaker all the time. The company faces multiple probes, fines, and new rules that could raise costs and slice into revenue. On Monday, Susan Wojcicki, CEO of YouTube, appealed for help from the people who post clips to the web's top video-sharing site. In a blog post…
Saudi agents reportedly stripped Khashoggi’s body and walked out of the consulate wearing his clothes after killing him

Saudi agents reportedly stripped Khashoggi’s body and walked out of the consulate wearing his...

Saudi agents suspected of orchestrating the journalist Jamal Khashoggi's death in Istanbul are believed to have stripped Khashoggi and had a body double wear his clothes around the city, CNN reported Monday, citing surveillance footage and an unnamed senior Turkish official. The apparent body double, identified by the official as Mustafa al-Madani, entered the Saudi…
Theresa May prepares for potential leadership challenge as ministers revolt against her Brexit plans

Theresa May prepares for potential leadership challenge as ministers revolt against her Brexit plans

LONDON — Theresa May will begin another dangerous week pleading with her MPs for more time to complete Brexit negotiations after Cabinet ministers revolted further against plans in a late-night phone call on Sunday. May will use a statement in the House of Commons on Monday afternoon to declare that "95% of the Withdrawal Agreement…
The Saudi crown prince reportedly couldn’t understand the outrage over Khashoggi’s murder

The Saudi crown prince reportedly couldn’t understand the outrage over Khashoggi’s murder

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, pictured at right, reportedly doesn't get why Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance has turned into such a big diplomatic crisis. Riyadh on Friday for the first time acknowledged Khashoggi's death. Associated Press/Virginia Mayo; Nicolas Asfouri - Pool/Getty Saudi Arabia's crown prince, the man suspected of ordering the killing of Jamal Khashoggi,…

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