Trump does not want to hear tape of ‘vicious’ Khashoggi murder | Reuters Money out votes murder for Trump?

Trump also said he wants to maintain a close alliance with Saudi Arabia despite Khashoggi’s death and questioned the alleged role of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who is known as MbS and is the kingdom’s de facto ruler. “He told me that he had nothing to do with it,” Trump said, adding that “many people” also said the crown prince had no knowledge of the killing.

Source: Trump does not want to hear tape of ‘vicious’ Khashoggi murder | Reuters

Finland′s president to Donald Trump: We don′t rake forests | News | DW | 18.11.2018

During a visit to wildfires-hit California, the US president had said Finland routinely raked its forests to foil fires. Finnish President Sauli Niinisto responded, saying he was not sure where Trump got the idea.

Source: Finland′s president to Donald Trump: We don′t rake forests | News | DW | 18.11.2018

America’s patchwork system of elections invites voter fraud paranoia. Congress should fix that.

To the editor: Our elections have always been a source of pride for Americans and admiration from many countries throughout the world. But the chaos, voter suppression and gerrymandering of late has put a blight on our reputation. Accusations of voter fraud from the president and others have not…

Why the U.S. could lose the next big war – and what that means for Canada | CBC News A Set up to give military-industrial complex even more trillions of tax dollars

An alarming new analysis of the United States’ ability to fight and win a war with China or Russia rocked Washington last week – and it’s rattling the experts in Ottawa as well.

Source: Why the U.S. could lose the next big war – and what that means for Canada | CBC News

Video: Jeff Bezos Is Just Trying To Troll Trump On ‘Saturday Night Live’

Video: Jeff Bezos Is Just Trying To Troll Trump On 'Saturday Night Live'

It probably was inevitable that Saturday Night Live would tackle the news that Amazon will be setting up shop in Long Island City and Arlington, Virginia. But what you may not have guessed is that their comedic take on the whole affair has nothing to do with Amazon’s million dollar incentives or the destruction of local businesses and culture, but rather that the deal is just part of Jeff Bezos’ longterm obsession with publicly trolling archenemy Donald Trump. [ more › ]