On this Wednesday, these are the stories making headlines.

Saudi ‘to admit journalist died during interrogation’ as family calls for inquiry

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has arrived in Riyadh where he is expected to meet with the Saudi King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Here’s where Saudi Arabia has invested around the world

Saudi Arabia has been pumping its oil riches into a global portfolio of investments spanning technology giants and startups, American infrastructure, French hotels and steelmakers.

May to address EU leaders as Tusk warns no-deal Brexit ‘more likely than ever’

British Prime Minister Theresa May will face EU leaders Wednesday in a make-or-break summit, as European Council President Donald Tusk warned the UK is barreling towards a disastrous no-deal Brexit.

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dead at 65

Paul Allen, the billionaire co-founder of Microsoft, died Monday. He was an investor, entrepreneur and philanthropist who influenced many aspects of modern life – from technology and science to sports and music.

Federal judge dismisses Stormy Daniels’ defamation lawsuit against Trump

A federal judge has dismissed adult film star Stormy Daniels’ defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump.

Trump raises more than $100 million for 2020 re-election

Donald Trump, facing a crowded field of potential 2020 presidential challengers, is wasting no time on his re-election efforts and has amassed a big campaign war chest.

Israel says Australia considering moving embassy to Jerusalem

Australia is considering recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and moving its embassy to Jerusalem, according to a statement from the office of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

This is an actual painting on display in President Trump’s White House

Every Republican President walks into a bar. That could be a joke, but it’s also a painting that currently hangs at the White House.

Pompeo to meet Saudi king over writer

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has arrived in Saudi Arabia to meet King Salman, amid controversy over the fate of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Mr Pompeo will then visit Turkey, where Mr Khashoggi was last seen at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul two weeks ago.

First glimpse of the royal baby bump

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have begun their first overseas tour as news of Meghan’s pregnancy made headlines across the globe. The royal couple arrived in Sydney and were given the first of many gifts for their baby.

Google ‘still exploring’ censored China app

Google chief executive Sundar Pichai has said a censored search app in China could serve over “99% of queries,” in rare public comments about the controversial proposal. Mr Pichai told a conference in San Francisco the plan was in the “very early” stages and may not progress.

Hostility to men could become a hate crime

Hate crimes are offences motivated by prejudice against someone’s disability, race, religion, sexual orientation or transgender identity. But should other so-called “protected characteristics” be included as well? Last month, it was announced that a review by the Law Commission would look at whether offences driven by misogyny – dislike, contempt or ingrained prejudice against women – should be treated as hate crimes.

Australia may follow US over Jerusalem

Australia will consider recognising Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and moving its embassy there from Tel Aviv, Prime Minister Scott Morrison says. If acted upon, the move would follow a recent policy shift by the US that has drawn criticism internationally. Mr Morrison said Australia remained committed to a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

British student charged with spying in UAE

A British student has been charged with spying in the United Arab Emirates, officials have said. The UAE government said on Monday that Matthew Hedges was accused of “spying for and on behalf of a foreign state”. Mr Hedges, a PhD student at Durham University, was arrested on 5 May in Dubai and has reportedly been held in solitary confinement for five months.

Naked Man Who Jumped Into Aquarium Shark Tank Wanted By Police

A man in Toronto made a big splash Friday night when he dived naked into an aquarium shark tank. Now police are looking for him in connection with a possible indecent exposure charge, as well as a violent assault earlier in the evening, the CBC reports.

98-Year-Old War Widow Steals A Kiss From Prince Harry And Meghan Markle

SYDNEY, Australia ― Prince Harry was reunited with his favorite Australian fan on Tuesday, 98-year-old war widow Daphne Dunne. It’s the third encounter the Duke of Sussex has had with Dunne, who waited patiently in her wheelchair with fellow royal watchers outside the Sydney Opera House.

Twitter Takes Umbrage At Trump’s Umbrella Etiquette That Left Melania Uncovered

The simple act of boarding the Marine One helicopter to start the trip taking President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, to Florida for a firsthand look at the damage caused by Hurricane Michael brought a storm of criticism on Twitter on Monday.

Trump Makes A ‘Terrible And Disgusting’ Confession In Spoof Colbert Interview

Stephen Colbert finally had a chance to “interview” President Donald Trump on Monday. Sort of. The “Late Show” host mashed up footage of himself asking questions with answers from Trump’s “60 Minutes” interview on Sunday night. The result?

Former Google+ designer airs his ‘dirty laundry’ in massive tweetstorm

Google+ may soon be coming to an end, but stories from behind the scenes are just beginning to surface. Over the span of a week, Morgan Knutson, a former Google+ UI designer, posted several tweets sharing his version of what it was like work for the search giant’s failed social media project.

Jeff Bezos is totally cool with governments investigating Amazon

The world’s richest man is spending a billion dollars a year helping to launch the human race into space. Next to that goal, the threat of a government antitrust investigation into his trillion-dollar company is no big deal. That was the impression Jeff Bezos gave at the Wired 25 summit in San Francisco Monday.

This scarf looks like a vagina, which is fine, I guess

Fendi has created a scarf that bares an uncanny resemblance to female genitalia-and I’m not gonna lie, it’s a lot. The pink scarf’s various folds and fur trim are probably – no, definitely – what makes it look like a vagina. Well, vulva if we’re being technical.

Peter Dinklage sure makes it sound like Tyrion will die in ‘Game of Thrones’

Fellow watchers on the wall, we must now add one more beloved Game of Thrones character to the endless list of potential and devastating deaths in the upcoming final season. And while just about every character should be on that list, the Emmy-award winning Peter Dinklage just added fuel to the fire in support of Tyrion Lannister not making the much shorter list of survivors from the battles to come.