Evening News - October 17, 2018
Pompeo Meets with Saudi Official Amid Missing Journalist Questions
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Turkish and Saudi officials as the case of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi unfolds. His disappearance and alleged murder has brought unprecedented scrutiny to the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman, but what effect will it have on the kingdom’s relationship with the United States. RT America’s Dan Cohen takes a look. For analysis RT America’s Scottie Nell Hughes is joined by former US diplomat Jim Jatras.
Russian Columbine-Style Massacre Highlights Global Violence in Schools
A horrific massacre at a college in Crimea by an 18-year-old student is highlighting a global problem with violence in the education system. RT America’s Sara Montes De Oca reports.
Polio-Like Disease Spreads to 22 States
A new disease drawing comparisons to polio is confusing doctors across the country. The condition is called Acute Flaccid Myelitis or AFM. It causes unexplained paralysis and weakness in the arms in legs, mostly in children. RT America’s Scottie Nell Hughes explains.