China’s Xi receives warm welcome from MBS in Riyadh

China’s Xi receives warm welcome from MBS in Riyadh

CNN — Saudi Arabia’s Prince Mohammed bin Salman gave Chinese President Xi Jinping a lavish welcome in the capital Riyadh on Thursday, ahead of a series of summits the two countries heralded as an “epic milestone” in China’s relations with the Arab world. Saudi state television showed a large ceremony for the Chinese leader as … Read more

Club Q shooting: Suspect in mass shooting at Colorado Springs LGBTQ nightclub told medical staff ‘he was sorry,’ court documents say

Club Q shooting: Suspect in mass shooting at Colorado Springs LGBTQ nightclub told medical staff ‘he was sorry,’ court documents say

CNN — After allegedly killing five people and injuring more than a dozen others, the 22-year-old suspect in a mass shooting at an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs, Colo., apologized to medical staff after being arrested, according to an unsealed court document. Wednesday Anderson Lee Aldrich is accused of shooting at Club Q just before … Read more

Doria Ragland ‘regrets’ daughter Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, did not raise awareness of racial prejudice

Doria Ragland ‘regrets’ daughter Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, did not raise awareness of racial prejudice

London CNN — Doria Ragland described how she realized Prince Harry was the “best fit” for daughter Meghan in the Netflix documentary series released on Thursday. In her first extensive public comments, Ragland also acknowledged her fears for her safety and her regrets as a parent. “The last five years have been challenging,” he said. … Read more

First on CNN: Defense bill hits Russia’s pot of gold

First on CNN: Defense bill hits Russia’s pot of gold

New York CNN business — A defense bill now being negotiated in Congress includes new sanctions designed to crush Russia’s war machine targeting Moscow’s golden mountain. The National Defense Authorization Act for 2023 includes language from a bipartisan bill introduced in March that would make it harder for Russian President Vladimir Putin to use gold … Read more

The Biden White House has warned against “disastrous consequences” as Congress nears a government funding deadline

The Biden White House has warned against “disastrous consequences” as Congress nears a government funding deadline

CNN — With the midterm elections in the rearview mirror, President Joe Biden and top White House officials now face a government funding deadline — all as House Republicans promise to wage a partisan war in the next Congress with a new majority. And the clock is ticking. With the December 16th deadline for government … Read more