It voted 63-37 to allow debate to proceed on the resolution, after Mike Pompeo, the Secretary of State, and Defence Secretary Jim Mattis failed to sway undecided senators to continue the military support for the war coalition. The bill, which would end US military support for the Saudi-led campaign in Yemen, passed by a vote of 63-to-37 on Wednesday.
An Argentine prosecutor has taken initial action on a Human Rights Watch request to prosecute Saudi Arabia's crown prince for alleged crimes against humanity.
Civilians have borne the brunt of the conflict, which has killed over 10,000 people and sparked the world's worst humanitarian crisis.
"The way the administration has handled the Saudi Arabia event is just not acceptable", Graham added, saying top administration officials' explanations thus far, did "not help me at all better understand the role" that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman played in the operation to kill Khashoggi.
The conclusions, and the fact that CIA Director Gina Haspel didn't appear, angered some senators.
Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said he would withhold his vote on any key issue, including a government spending bill, until he gets a briefing on the topic from the Central Intelligence Agency. Saudi Arabia remained indifferent to calls from the worldwide community, the increasing humanitarian price of the war and the fact that the battle would remain futile.
Much like Mr. Trump's decision may be perceived as a public slap, it does not suggest that Mr. Trump has backed away from his determination to shield US-Saudi relations and the crown prince from the potential fallout of the Khashoggi killing. The Yemeni government had launched six wars against the Houthis over the preceding decade, and Saudi Arabia accused the rebels of colluding with its regional rival, Iran.
There was specific discussion on How Saudi Arabia can enhance its investments across number of sector in two to three years, he said.
After Wednesday's closed-door briefing with senators in Washington, the secretary of state said the USA was "on a cusp" of gathering the warring parties for talks "to hopefully achieve a ceasefire".
The resumption of funding is also in line with King Salman's intervention in the past year insisting that the kingdom was committed to Palestinian rights, including declaring East Jerusalem as the capital of the Palestinian state.
This can come as a real positive to Arsenal fans, as Arsenal will need to grab the game by the scruff of the neck against Spurs. We think they can help us but they need the confidence of playing matches , not only working with us in the training sessions.
United head to Southampton on Saturday seventh in the table, 14 points off the top and seven points adrift of the top four. If not there then behind, but just smelling that for the second part of the season, so we need points.
InSight arrived on Mars's Elysium Planitia area north of its equator, described as an ideal spot for its flat, rockless surface. The first clear photo from the ground of Mars taken by NASA's InSight lander was sent back to Earth this week.
The two sides have been in negotiations for months, but Kudlow described them as being stalemated until just a few weeks ago. Kudlow added that if the USA doesn't get "satisfactory" responses to its trade positions more tariffs will be imposed.
Hyde-Smith's campaign called the school issue a personal attack on her family meant to draw attention away from real issues. But race has become a dominant issue as Hyde-Smith faces Espy, a former congressman and USA agriculture secretary.
The soon-to-be married pair took one step closer toward their nuptials on Wednesday when they stepped out for their puja ceremony. Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas were in attendance, and they also chose traditional Indian ensembles.
Many industry experts point to a stagnation in the gas-powered market as more drivers shift to autonomous and electric vehicles. He said the decision to halt sales of the Chevrolet Cruze had "nothing to do with tariffs" but was because of poor sales.
But she subsequently moved to Milwaukee to become a maid, meaning the American icon was raised by her grandmother. In the interview , Lee said she modeled the example of giving others love, which her daughter made a career of.
The Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar starrer that has released in over 10,500 screens has opened to packed houses across the globe. The film has released worldwide on November 29. "It has beaten #Sarkar 's ₹ 2.37 Crs set on #Diwali day".
The runoff was rocked by a video showing her praise a supporter by saying she'd attend a "public hanging" if he invited her. He says this wasn't the result he and his supporters were hoping for but adds: "I'm very proud of this historic campaign".
Miles and Brown left retirement from the world of college football coaching to rejoin the Power Five ranks in the past two weeks. But after just five wins in the last two seasons, Cunningham moved quickly to "take the football program in a new direction".
British MP tells UK Parliament he is HIV positive
He talked about the impact of the stigma surrounding HIV and how that stigma affects people in the LGBTQ community. Lloyd Russell-Moyle, 32, told his fellow lawmakers that he had been diagnosed HIV positive when he was aged 22.
Trump auto tariff threats may hit U.S. consumers' pockets
Commenting on a breakfast meeting between President Donald Trump and his Argentine counterpart and summit host Mauricio Macri, Ms. China now imposes a 40 percent tariff on U.S. automobiles, while the United States has a 27.5 percent tariff on Chinese vehicles.
Roma vs. Real Madrid live stream
The 1-1 draw in Moscow meant both sides were assured of progress, with the game enjoying a high-tempo start as a result. The Madrid boss, really annoyed with what the player said to him, had planned to leave him in Madrid as a 'punishment'.
100% Containment Reached on Camp Fire
On Wednesday, the same system is expected to deliver a half inch to 2 inches to the Woolsey fire area in Southern California . The Camp Fire has scorched almost 62,000 hectares of land and destroyed more than 13,600 homes since it broke out November 8.