The $10m spy who worked for FBI and MI5 inside dissident republicanism BelfastTelegraph.co.uk On May 10, 1997, a passenger climbed into the back of the Belfast taxi. The driver noticed he was carrying a holdall in his right hand. As the taxi turned on to College Avenue, the back windows smashed with a low thud. Glass flew on to the road. Three of the passenger's fingers were strewn around the cab and blood was pouring from his hand. He was screaming as he searched for his fingers. Dripping blood onto the seat, he put each finger he found into his pocket. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/life/features/the-10m-spy-who-worked-for-fbi-and-mi5-inside-dissident-republicanism-37703348.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/incoming/article37703634.ece/4b7b6/AUTOCROP/h342/SS_EYE_BELFAST%2041.jpg Email On May 10, 1997, a passenger climbed into the back of the Belfast taxi. The driver noticed he was carrying a holdall in his right hand. As the taxi turned on to College Avenue, the … [Read more...] about The $10m spy who worked for FBI and MI5 inside dissident republicanism
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Read more transcripts from Face the Nation here. JOHN DICKERSON: It's Sunday, November 4th. I am John Dickerson and this is FACE THE NATION. With just two more days until the crucial midterm elections, we are in CBS News election headquarters in New York. OPRAH WINFREY: You get a vote. And you get a vote. And you get a vote. CROWD (in unison): You get a vote. And you get a vote. And you get a vote. JOHN DICKERSON: Candidates are relying on star power in the final push till Election Day. (Man performing) JOHN DICKERSON: The most visible reality star isn't on the ballot but is campaigning like he is. According to the White House, President Trump will have campaigned in fifty-three rallies in twenty-three states by Election Day for Republican candidates. WOMAN: We need people to get off the sidelines. We need people who are with us and with this President. JOHN DICKERSON: Republican candidates are embracing the President and the strong economy, but … [Read more...] about Full transcript: “Face the Nation” on November 4, 2018
PHOENIX — Two congresswomen running for U.S Senate in Arizona are crisscrossing the state, raising millions of dollars and trying to exploit every possible advantage to eke out a win in what both sides expect to be a photo-finish race. The wild card: Angela Green, a Green Party candidate who could win votes that might have gone to Democrat Krysten Sinema, clearing a path to victory for Republican Martha McSally. But on Thursday, Green suddenly announced she would drop out of the race and endorsed Sinema. "After watching the debates and seeing everything, Sinema's stance on a lot of things are very close to mine," Green said in an interview with Channel 12 news in Phoenix. Tight contests mark critical Senate races — CBS News battleground tracker The about face demonstrates the significance third party candidates are playing as Election Day nears and key races tighten across the country. There's a fear that these candidates could become "spoilers" by peeling off just … [Read more...] about Republicans, Democrats work to avoid third-party spoilers
JOURNALIST Jamal Khashoggi died at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2, 2018. The 59-year-old Washington Post columnist was a fierce critic of the Saudi government. Here's what we know about his death. Who was Jamal Khashoggi? Jamal Khashoggi was a Saudi Arabian journalist, columnist, author and former editor-in-chief of Al Arab news. He was born in Madinah, on October 13, 1958. Jamal earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from Indiana State University in 1982 and 25 years later, started work as a columnist for the Washington Post. He was engaged to marry Hatice Cengiz, 36. Khashoggi is the grandson of Muhammad Khashsoggi, who married the personal physician to King Abdulaziz Al Saud, the founder of the kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He is also a first cousin of Dodi Fayed, who dated Diana Princess of Wales when they were both killed in a Paris car crash. The 59-year-old had more than 1.6million Twitter followers and was known as an outspoken and high-profile critic … [Read more...] about How did Jamal Khashoggi die in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul and who carried out the murder?
A group of Republican senators urged President Donald Trump on Wednesday to suspend negotiations with Saudi Arabia on a potentially lucrative atomic energy agreement following the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Lawmakers led by Marco Rubio of Florida said in a letter to the president that they had reservations about the transfer of nuclear power technology even before the Oct. 2 slaying of Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul. They warned they would work to block an agreement from securing congressional approval if the administration pushes ahead. They noted their concern over Saudi Arabia's refusal to consider a nuclear energy agreement that would prohibit the kingdom from pursuing uranium enrichment and plutonium processing "that can bring a nation within weeks of producing a nuclear weapon." The United Arab Emirates accepted the standard in a 2009 civil nuclear pact with the U.S. The letter also was critical of the leadership of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, … [Read more...] about Republican senators urge Trump to pause nuclear energy talks with Saudi Arabia