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Khashoggi suspects made 'chilling' jokes before killing: reports

Khashoggi suspects made 'chilling' jokes before killing: reportsSaudi operatives suspected of killing the journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the country’s Istanbul consulate were heard joking and talking about dismemberment before his arrival, according to secret tapes heard by UN investigators. Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, a self-styled moderniser, was feted by global leaders and business titans before the gruesome murder on October 2 last year. Kennedy said Turkish bugs in the Saudi consulate picked up a forensic pathologist suspected of cutting up Khashoggi’s body as saying, “I often play music when I’m cutting cadavers.



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'She completely objectified me': Husband of 2020 candidate Elizabeth Warren jokes about how his relationship with the senator began

'She completely objectified me': Husband of 2020 candidate Elizabeth Warren jokes about how his relationship with the senator beganThe 2020 candidate Elizabeth Warren and her husband participated in the couple's first joint interview since the beginning of her campaign.



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Andrew Yang: No apologies for the Asian jokes

Andrew Yang: No apologies for the Asian jokesDuring his unlikely rise, Yang has taken heat for playing up Asian stereotypes



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Trump news – live: President jokes about serving third term, rambles ignorantly about wind power and defends baseless Epstein conspiracy theory

Trump news - live: President jokes about serving third term, rambles ignorantly about wind power and defends baseless Epstein conspiracy theoryDonald Trump addressed energy workers in Pennsylvania on Tuesday and joked about calling off the 2020 election and serving a third term, attacking his political opponents including Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren despite the event not being earmarked for campaigning.Speaking to staff after touring the Shell Pennsylvania Petrochemicals Complex in Monaca, the president also spread misinformation about wind power (“All of the sudden it stops – the wind and the televisions go off”) and defended his retweeting of baseless conspiracy theories about the death of billionaire sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.With the warden responsible for Epstein since removed from office and the FBI raiding the late hedge fund manager’s private Caribbean island, Mr Trump admitted to reporters he had “no idea” whether Bill and Hillary Clinton were implicated in the death, as the tweets in question suggested. Please allow a moment for our liveblog to load



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Trump news – live: President jokes about stage collapsing with 9/11 first responders as congress hints at looming impeachment

Trump news - live: President jokes about stage collapsing with 9/11 first responders as congress hints at looming impeachmentA senior Democrat has said congress should consider impeachment against Donald Trump “whatever timeframe there is”, in his strongest hint yet that proceedings will be launched.Jerry Nadler, the House Judiciary Committee chair, was asked if the panel should abandon its investigation into the president, as election season approaches.“We have to do this, whatever time frame there is and we’re doing it now,” he said.Please wait a moment for the live blog to load“We’re engaged in an investigation into these different alleged crimes and to whether the President violated his oath of office.”Mr Nadler’s panel is looking into the special counsel’s conclusions, as well as whether Donald Trump’s businesses are profiting from his presidency.“My personal view is that [Trump] richly deserves impeachment. He has done many impeachable offenses, he’s violated the laws six ways from Sunday,” he added.“We have to defend the Constitution against these kinds of unconstitutional and illegal deeds.”The president is also facing a backlash over tweets about Elijah Cummings, a black congressman and his Baltimore district.Mr Trump described the district as a “disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess”, in an attack described as racist by Democrats.He also retweeted a post from Katie Hopkins, a far-right British columnist, declaring Baltimore “a proper s***hole”.



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Biden jokes about hugs in first appearance since women complained of unwanted touches

Biden jokes about hugs in first appearance since women complained of unwanted touchesIn his first public appearance since allegations by women who say he touched them inappropriately surfaced, former Vice President Joe Biden twice made light of the claims.



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Joe Biden jokes about touching allegations at first public event, leading to criticism

Joe Biden jokes about touching allegations at first public event, leading to criticismJoe Biden spotted several children in the room and invited four of them on stage. After introducing himself, Biden joked as he draped his arm around a boy that "he gave me permission to touch him."



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Biden jokes about hugging in first speech since new accusations

Biden jokes about hugging in first speech since new accusationsDemocrat Joe Biden, who signaled Friday he was on the cusp of announcing a presidential bid, brushed off allegations of inappropriate conduct with women by joking about hugging in his first public appearance since the accusations broke. Over the past week, Biden has been accused of inappropriately touching women or making them feel uncomfortable with his affection.



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Biden jokes about accusations, targets union voters

Biden jokes about accusations, targets union votersWASHINGTON (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden on Friday made light of his recent controversy about crossing physical boundaries with women, and he signaled in a resolute speech to union activists that's he's ready to run for president as a moderate Democrat in party that has been drifting left.



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Amid complaints of unwanted touching, Biden jokes he got 'permission' to hug

Amid complaints of unwanted touching, Biden jokes he got 'permission' to hugBy James Oliphant WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, facing a growing swell of allegations that he has made women uncomfortable with his use of physical contact, made light of the controversy on Friday while continuing to lay the groundwork for a 2020 presidential run. Speaking to the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers in Washington, Biden joked that he “had permission” to hug the union’s male president, Lonnie Stephenson. The welcoming, mostly male audience responded with laughter and cheers. …



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