Evening News - October 18, 2018
Relationship Between US and Saudi Arabia Under Scrutiny
The case of Jamal Khashoggi has put new scrutiny on the relationship between the United States and Saudi Arabia. The journalist has been gone for two weeks and Saudi authorities continue to deny any involvement. For the politics of this, RT America’s Scottie Nell Hughes is joined by former Georgia Congressman Bob Barr.
Crisis in Nicaragua: Senate Poised to Pass New Sanctions
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is set to visit Mexico and Panama to discuss democracy in Venezuela and Nicaragua. Hundreds have been killed in Nicaragua since April, but who is to blame? RT America’s Dan Cohen takes a look at the politics of the violence in the streets.
MIT Investing $1 Billion in Artificial Intelligence, Computing
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is heavily investing to study computing and AI technology. The school announced its bold plan to reshape its academic program around technology in an effort to make the US a world leader in the field. RT America’s Trinity Chavez reports.