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RT America - October 15, 2018

Pressure Mounts on Saudis Over Journalist’s Disappearance

Saudi Arabia continues to deny any involvement with the disappearance of Washington Post contributor and journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The government released a statement saying any threats or sanctions will be met with even greater action. For more, Scottie Nell Hughes is joined by Ali Al Ahmed, director of the Gulf Affairs institute.

China Sells $3 Billion of US Debt as Trade War Surges

China has sold $3 billion in United States bonds. It’s the latest escalation in the trade war between the world’s largest two economies. RT America’s Dan Cohen reports. RT America’s Bart Chilton, host of Boom Bust joins Scottie Nell Hughes for analysis.

Facebook ‘Purge’ a Step Toward Censorship

Facebook is being accused of censorship after the latest purge of over 800 accounts. The claim is that many of these accounts are being removed for "inauthentic behavior" but many of the accounts are authentic, including a page for one of RT America's reporters. RT America’s Trinity Chavez reports. Author and journalist Max Blumenthal and RT America’s Rachel Blevins join Scottie Nell Hughes for analysis.

 

 

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