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Transcript revealed of assassinated Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s final moments as he screams for his life

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The transcript of the horrifying recording of Jamal Khashoggi’s has been released in an exclusive CNN report Sunday.

According to the CNN report, Khashoggi exclaimed that he couldn’t breathe and then screamed as the transcript revealed the sound of a saw could be heard.

When Khashoggi first entered the embassy, he was told he was “going back,” the transcript claims. He then told them that they can’t do that because there are people waiting outside for him.

“I can’t breathe,” Khashoggi can be heard saying. “I can’t breathe. I can’t breathe.”

The transcript quoted “the sounds of Khashoggi’s body being dismembered by a saw, as the alleged perpetrators are advised to listen to music to block out the sound,” CNN reported.

According to the source that released the transcript, “a series of phone calls are made, briefing them on progress. Turkish officials believe the calls were made to senior figures in Riyadh.”

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CNN said that this was only a partial transcript and the full one might reveal more identifying characteristics about who might have been involved.

The CIA briefed top Intelligence Committee Senators this week, leaving many horrified and others scrambling to excuse the bizarre responses coming out of the White House defending Saudi officials.

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Iran says new ‘mentally retarded’ Trump sanctions mean ‘permanent closure’ of diplomacy

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Iran said Tuesday that new US sanctions targeting its supreme leader meant a “permanent closure” of diplomacy, while the country’s president labelled the White House “mentally retarded” as tensions between Tehran and Washington escalated.

US President Donald Trump signed an executive order imposing the sanctions against Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Monday, taking a dramatic and unprecedented step to increase pressure on Iran after Tehran’s downing of an American drone last week.

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‘Dangerous linguistic power’: A historian explains how Trump weaponizes nicknames

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Is Donald Trump the modern day Earl Long?

A three-time Louisiana governor, Long mastered the art of political ridicule seven decades ago by weaponizing nicknames. The hilarious names Long pinned on his rivals, and the rollicking stories he told about them, riveted audiences bored by puffed-up rhetoric.

While Long’s stunts may be remembered as silly hijinks, there was a sly, often deadly serious, purpose to his technique. He used it to get voters to laugh at his foes and to put them on the defensive––a place politicians never want to be. Tucked within Long’s jests were razor-sharp attacks aimed at exploiting opposition weaknesses––hidden swords inside a pea-patch cloak.

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Walmart got a $2.2 billion tax cut — now it’s laying off workers

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Walmart announced it will lay off hundreds of workers in North Carolina despite receiving billions in tax cuts that the Republican Party and President Trump claimed would spur job growth.

The giant retailer will lay off about 570 employees and close its corporate office near the Charlotte airport, despite signing a 12-year lease just four years earlier, the Charlotte Business Journal reported.

The work done at the Charlotte facility will be outsourced to a firm in Arkansas, according to the report.

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Trump endorses killing journalists, like Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. Online ad networks are now targeting sites that cover acts of violence against dissidents, LGBTQ people and people of color.

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