Saudi Arabia offered Jack Nicklaus $140m before Greg Norman to lead rebel golf league

Golf icon Jack Nicklaus has revealed Saudi Arabia wanted him to lead their rebel league, before they turned to Greg Norman after being rejected. Golfing icon Jack Nicklaus said he turned down an offer worth more than $AUD140 million to act as one of the faces of the new Saudi Arabia-backed LIV Golf International Series, … Read more

Trump-Russia trial of Hillary Clinton’s ‘Alfa Bank’ lawyer opens

Special Counsel John Durham’s three-year probe into the FBI and Robert Mueller’s investigations of former President Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign will reach a critical moment with Monday’s trial of former Hillary Clinton campaign lawyer Michael Sussmann. The outcome of the closely watched case in Washington, DC — the first trial to result from Durham’s … Read more

US vice president, officials heading to UAE to pay respects

A high-powered American delegation led by Vice President Kamala Harris is flying to the United Arab Emirates to pay respects to the federation’s late ruler and meet with the newly ascended president By ISABEL DEBRE Associated Press May 16, 2022, 5:31 AM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article DUBAI, United … Read more

Speaker Nancy Pelosi Slams Supreme Court As ‘Dangerous To Freedoms In Our Country’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) took the gloves off Sunday to blast the US Supreme Court as “dangerous to families, to freedoms in our country.” “Who would have ever suspected a creature like Donald Trump would become president, waving a list of judges he would appoint… getting the support of the far-right and appointing those … Read more

Trump Briefly Mentions Buffalo Violence, Jumps To Imagined Great Job In Afghanistan

Former President Donald Trump very briefly referred to a political rally to the racist shootings in Buffalo that claimed ten lives — then instantly switched in a wild non sequitur to Afghanistan, where he falsely claimed there was no loss of life. Few details were likely verified at the time on Saturday when Trump commented … Read more

New UAE president meets Macron, Johnson as world leaders stream in

The United Arab Emirate’s new president, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, met his French and British counterparts Sunday as world leaders offered congratulations and paid tribute to his late predecessor. He was followed later by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who offered his commiserations on Sheikh Khalifa’s death and his congratulations on the presidency, … Read more

Elon Musk says his team ‘will do a sample of 100 Twitter followers’ to see how many are bots

Tesla CEO Elon Musk and his team are preparing their own audit of 100 Twitter followers to check how many are bots and spam accounts. Earlier, citing a week-old regulatory filing from Twitter, Musk claimed that he wanted to pause the deal to verify that false or spam accounts represented fewer than 5 per cent … Read more

Abortion looms as large as Donald Trump in Republican primaries

WASHINGTON—On a debate stage in Pennsylvania last week, emerging Senate Republican primary candidate Kathy Barnette got personal. “I am the by-product of a rape. My mother was eleven years old when I was conceived, my father was 21. I was not just a clump of cells. As you can see, I’m still not just a … Read more

House subpoenas its own, serious new norm after Jan. 6 attack

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Jan. 6 committee’s remarkable decision to subpoena House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy and other congressional Republicans over the insurrection at the Capitol is as rare as the deadly riot itself, deepening the acrimony and distrust among lawmakers and raising questions about what comes next. The outcome is certain to reverberate beyond … Read more

EU sees reopening of Iran nuclear talks but US cautious

Iran’s chief nuclear negotiator Ali Bagheri Kani welcomes EU envoy Enrique Mora in the capital Tehran on May 11, 2022. The European Union said Friday it had unblocked stalled talks with Iran after a mission to Tehran but the United States raised doubts on whether it was enough to revive a nuclear deal. EU envoy … Read more