Russia investigation pushed by 'Trump haters' to discredit 2016 win, says Corey Lewandowski – video

From The Guardian World:   Play Video 1:44 Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, has accused ‘Trump haters’ of creating a ‘false narrative’ about the president’s connections with Russia in order to undermine his 2016 election victory. He said there had been ‘no conspiracy or collusion’ between the Trump

U.S. wants to seize all money Edward Snowden makes from new book

From Reuters Top News:   WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who leaked secret documents about U.S. telephone and internet surveillance in 2013, saying his new book violates non-disclosure agreements. Edward Snowden speaks via video link

Saudi oil attacks came from southwest Iran, U.S. official says, raising tensions

From Reuters Top News:   WASHINGTON/DUBAI (Reuters) – The United States believes the attacks that crippled Saudi Arabian oil facilities last weekend originated in southwestern Iran, a U.S. official told Reuters on Tuesday, an assessment that further increases tension in the Middle East. Three officials, speaking to Reuters on condition

Ex-campaign chief defends Trump, battles Democrats at fierce impeachment hearing

From Reuters Top News:   WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Corey Lewandowski, President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager and close confidant, on Tuesday vigorously defended his former boss and lashed out at Democrats but repeatedly dodged their questions during a contentious hearing before a U.S. congressional panel considering whether to impeach Trump.

UK urges collective response to attacks on Saudi oil facilities

From Reuters Top News:   FILE PHOTO: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves after a meeting with Luxembourg’s Prime Minister Xavier Bettel in Luxembourg, September 16, 2019. REUTERS/Yves Herman LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Tuesday that there should

Saudi energy minister says no urgent OPEC meeting: Al Arabiya TV

From Reuters Top News:   Saudi Energy minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman is pictured during a news conference in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia September 17, 2019. REUTERS/Waleed Ali CAIRO (Reuters) – There will be no urgent OPEC meeting, the‮ ‬Saudi energy minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman said, Al Arabiya television reported

US government files civil lawsuit against Snowden over publication of memoir

From The Guardian World:   Edward Snowden Suit contends whistleblower published Permanent Record ‘in violation of non-disclosure agreements’ with both CIA and NSA Play Video 8:12 Edward Snowden in exile: ‘you have to be ready to stand for something’ – video The US government on Tuesday filed a civil lawsuit

Little-Known Professor and a Media Mogul Advance in Tunisia’s Presidential Election

From The New York Times:   ISTANBUL — Two populists who have never held political office advanced to the final round in Tunisia’s presidential election on Tuesday, indicating fatigue among voters in the North African country with the established political forces, analysts said. Tunisia’s election commission announced the top two

U.S. official says Washington believes Saudi attacks came from southwest Iran

From Reuters Top News:   WASHINGTON/DUBAI (Reuters) – The United States believes the attacks that crippled Saudi Arabian oil facilities last weekend originated in southwestern Iran, a U.S. official told Reuters on Tuesday, giving an assessment that further increases tension in the Middle East. Three officials, speaking to Reuters on

Israeli election: Close result expected as Netanyahu seeks fifth term – live news

From The Guardian World:   Vote is country’s second in a year Both PM Netanyahu and challenger Gantz back annexing Palestinian land Exit poll at 10pm (8pm BST, 3pm ET) LIVE Updated A posters featuring Benjamin Netanyahu and Donald Trump hangs from a Jerusalem building. Photograph: Anadolu Agency/Anadolu Agency via