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  • New accuser in Epstein sex case claims financier 'loaned' her to Prince Andrew, foreign leaders

    New accuser in Epstein sex case claims financier 'loaned' her to Prince Andrew, foreign leaders
    For years, the story of South Florida billionaire money manager Jeffrey Epstein — involving allegations of human trafficking, an international underage sex ring, a Palm Beach mansion, a private island in the Caribbean and an FBI investigation...
  • Mayo: Some sex offenders get life, Epstein gets Paris

    Mayo: Some sex offenders get life, Epstein gets Paris
    When it comes to South Florida sex offenders with a penchant for minors, the federal government usually drives a hard bargain. For instance: Brian Martens, a Palm Beach County man who had nude photos of children on his computer and cut a deal to serve...
  • Jordan executes 2 prisoners after pilot burned alive by Islamic State

    Jordan executes 2 prisoners after pilot burned alive by Islamic State
    A Jordanian government spokesman said two prisoners were executed by hanging early Wednesday, including a would-be female suicide bomber from Al Qaeda, according to news reports. Government spokesman Mohammed Momani said the prisoners were Sajida...
  • 'Sex with Kings' -- when gossip wore a crown

    "NELLY, you are grown rich, I believe by your dress. Why, woman you are fine enough to be a queen." "You are entirely right, Madame, and I am w -- re enough to be a duchess." So it went between Louise, Duchess of Portsmouth, and actress Nell Gwynn....
  • Jordan hangs two prisoners after Islamic State burns pilot alive

     Jordan hangs two prisoners after Islamic State burns pilot alive
     Islamic State militants put to death a captured Jordanian fighter pilot by burning him alive in a cage, according to a video the group released Tuesday. The kingdom, which had vowed a swift and lethal response, executed two al-Qaida prisoners by...
  • Jordan committed to anti-Islamic State coalition, despite hostage drama

    Jordan committed to anti-Islamic State coalition, despite hostage drama
    Jordan remains "as committed as ever" to a U.S.-led military coalition against the Islamic State group, the kingdom's foreign minister said Sunday, amid heightened fears for the life of a Jordanian fighter pilot held by the militants. Foreign Minister...
  • Obama, senior delegation meet with Saudi Arabia's King Salman

    Obama, senior delegation meet with Saudi Arabia's King Salman
    President Obama dashed from India to Saudi Arabia on Tuesday in a hastily planned trip aimed at setting out on the right foot with the new leader of a key ally. Obama cut short a visit in India to be one of the first world leaders to meet with King...
  • Meghan O'Sullivan: Why Saudis are holding strong on oil prices

    Meghan O'Sullivan: Why Saudis are holding strong on oil prices
    A consensus has emerged since the death of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia that the kingdom will not change course on oil policy. This consensus is probably right, at least for the short term. It is, however, correct for reasons other than the ones that...
  • My brush with Saudi royalty

    My brush with Saudi royalty
    I was once told that if we are nothing else in this world, we are a reflection of our parents. At a young age, I understood that my actions must be carefully chosen because my parents would be judged according to how I behaved. While living in Los...
  • Saudi Arabia's Royal Family Plots Survival

    Saudi Arabia's Royal Family Plots Survival
    Saudi watchers have been talking about the transition from King Abdullah for a decade, but now that the moment has arrived, its consequences are as hard to predict as ever. The death of King Abdullah begins a period of generational change in the oil...
  • King Abdullah, 90, of Saudi Arabia dies; Obama praises 'candid' leader

    King Abdullah, 90, of Saudi Arabia dies; Obama praises 'candid' leader
    As the leader of a conservative family dynasty of tremendous wealth and extraordinary power, King Abdullah ibn Abdulaziz al Saud was charged with steering the desert kingdom of Saudi Arabia through an unprecedented period of cultural upheaval, regional...