Saudi Arabia and China will align on everything from security to oil, but agree not to interfere on domestic issues

Saudi Arabia and China will align on everything from security to oil, but agree not to interfere on domestic issues

CNN  —  China and Saudi Arabia expressed aligned policies on a range of areas from security to oil in a joint statement Friday, adding they will support each other while not interfering in each other’s internal affairs. The agreement comes during the Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to the kingdom, and amid frayed ties between … Read more

As more in North Carolina regain power, investigators probe domestic terrorism and threats against power infrastructure across the US

As more in North Carolina regain power, investigators probe domestic terrorism and threats against power infrastructure across the US

CNN  —  A growing number of reported threats to power infrastructure are under investigation following attacks on substations in the South and on the West Coast as electricity becomes a more critical need in winter. Even before the gun assaults Saturday in Moore County, North Carolina, wiped out power for days to thousands, at least … Read more

Brian Sicknick’s family explains snubbing McConnell and McCarthy: ‘This is an integrity issue’

Brian Sicknick’s family explains snubbing McConnell and McCarthy: ‘This is an integrity issue’

CNN  —  The family of fallen US Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick said Wednesday that snubbing GOP leaders during a congressional gold medal ceremony was not for partisan reasons, but an “integrity issue.” “We were talking about saying something and then we said, ‘No, I think the best way is to just ignore them.’ And … Read more

Second Oath Keepers sedition trial presents new challenges for prosecutors

Second Oath Keepers sedition trial presents new challenges for prosecutors

CNN  —  One week after the historic seditious conspiracy conviction of Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes, federal prosecutors will try to once again prove that other members of the far-right militia were planning to violently stop Congress from certifying the 2020 presidential election. This time, however, prosecutors face a new challenge – convincing a jury … Read more

Shireen Abu Akleh: Al Jazeera to submit case to ICC, network says

Shireen Abu Akleh: Al Jazeera to submit case to ICC, network says

Jerusalem CNN  —  Al Jazeera said Tuesday it will submit a case to the International Criminal Court (ICC) over the killing of journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, who was shot in the head while covering an Israeli raid in Jenin in the occupied West Bank in May. “Al Jazeera’s legal team has conducted a full and … Read more

China’s Xi to visit Saudi Arabia, sources say, amid frayed ties with the US

China’s Xi to visit Saudi Arabia, sources say, amid frayed ties with the US

CNN  —  Chinese President Xi Jinping is set to arrive in Saudi Arabia on Thursday for a two-day state visit amid high tensions between the United States and the two countries, according to a source with knowledge of the trip, an Arab diplomatic source and two senior Arab officials. Xi’s trip to Riyadh will include … Read more

The West just scrambled the oil market. What happens next is up to Russia

The West just scrambled the oil market. What happens next is up to Russia

London CNN Business  —  Most Russian crude oil exports to Europe are now banned, marking the boldest effort yet by the West to pile financial pressure on President Vladimir Putin as his brutal war in Ukraine enters its tenth month. The oil embargo, which was agreed upon in late May, took effect in the European … Read more

Wealthy Russian businessman arrested in London on suspicion of multiple offenses, including money laundering

Wealthy Russian businessman arrested in London on suspicion of multiple offenses, including money laundering

CNN  —  A wealthy Russian businessman has been arrested as part of a “major operation” on suspicion of multiple offenses, the United Kingdom’s National Crime Agency said in a statement Saturday. The 58-year-old man was arrested Thursday at his “multi-million-pound residence in London by officers from the NCA’s Combatting Kleptocracy Cell” on suspicion of committing … Read more

Trump calls for the termination of the Constitution in Truth Social post

Trump calls for the termination of the Constitution in Truth Social post

CNN  —  Former President Donald Trump called for the termination of the Constitution to overturn the 2020 election and reinstate him to power Saturday in a continuation of his election denialism and pushing of fringe conspiracy theories. “Do you throw the Presidential Election Results of 2020 OUT and declare the RIGHTFUL WINNER, or do you … Read more

Ukrainian embassies across Europe receive bloody packages containing ‘animal eyes’

Ukrainian embassies across Europe receive bloody packages containing ‘animal eyes’

CNN  —  More than a dozen letters containing explosives or animal parts have been sent to Ukrainian diplomats around the world, according to Ukraine’s foreign minister Dmytro Kuleba. “This campaign is aimed at sowing fear,” Kuleba told CNN’s Matthew Chance in an exclusive interview in Kyiv on Friday. There have been 17 cases of embassies … Read more