• Saudis welcome Trump with gold medal, receive arms package
Saudis welcome Trump with gold medal, receive arms package

British Prime Minister Theresa May and German Chancellor Angela Merkel did not wear head coverings in visits earlier this year. This story has been corrected to reflect that the arms package could reach $350 billion over 10 years, not $350 million.

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  • Rep. Al Green calls for Trump impeachment on House floor
Rep. Al Green calls for Trump impeachment on House floor

And I do not. President Donald Trump is in very hot water at the moment. To be sure, impeachment remains a distant hypothetical threat. Immigration, taxes, health care, infrastructure jobs, environmental protection laws, abortion, border security-dramatic legislative changes the Republican leadership had planned in all these areas simply can no...

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  • Danny DeVito voices general election support for Labour's Jeremy Corbyn
Danny DeVito voices general election support for Labour's Jeremy Corbyn

If they are really that optimistic, then they could make some easy cash at the bookies, who are quoting odds of 10/1 against Labour winning the most seats on 8 June. And the boy drew laughs from the crowd of Labour supporters when he asked Mr Corbyn quite simply "what does strong and stable mean?" Mr McDonnell said the party would be means testin...

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  • Fired FBI chief Comey to testify publicly in Congress
Fired FBI chief Comey to testify publicly in Congress

The Trump-Russia controversy picked up new steam on Wednesday when deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein appointed former Federal Bureau of Investigation director Robert Mueller to helm the FBI's Russia probe. Trump's favour. The president's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson all have a...

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  • Turkish President Makes Statement On Raqqa Offensive
Turkish President Makes Statement On Raqqa Offensive

New video footage has emerged that shows Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan looking on as Turkish security officials beat up protesters outside the country's embassy in Washington earlier this week. Instead, Erdogan's guards were released under a globally recognized custom under which nations don't arrest or detain visiting heads of state and...

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  • FBI's Russian Federation probe implicates top White House official
FBI's Russian Federation probe implicates top White House official

Trump has strongly denied any collusion between his 2016 campaign and Russian Federation and has rejected allegations that he pressured Comey to drop a related investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn - saying "the entire thing has been a witch hunt".

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  • UN, US 'double dealing' in criticising missile tests: N. Korea
UN, US 'double dealing' in criticising missile tests: N. Korea

The navies of South Korea and the USA have been running a combined maritime operations center since early this year to better counter North Korea's missile threats, officials said Sunday. "The thought of placing cyanide in the hands of the North Koreans, considering their record on human rights, political prisoners, and assassinations is not only...

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  • Melania Trump skips headscarf as she arrives in Saudi Arabia
Melania Trump skips headscarf as she arrives in Saudi Arabia

After spending much of Saturday meeting with King Salman and other royal family members, Trump was ending the day at a banquet dinner at the Murabba Palace. The White House bungled the president's stunning firing of FBI Director James Comey, who was overseeing a federal investigation into possible ties between Trump's campaign and Russian Federat...

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  • Trump may pick new Federal Bureau of Investigation director within a week
Trump may pick new Federal Bureau of Investigation director within a week

The consensus in some parts of the administration is that the best thing Trump can do to help himself would be to pick a strong replacement for Comey who can garner broad support in Congress. They are among almost a dozen candidates Trump is considering to succeed ousted FBI Director James Comey. Later, Spicer was asked by another reporter if T...

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  • Dem senator: Mueller 'great choice' to lead Russian Federation probe
Dem senator: Mueller 'great choice' to lead Russian Federation probe

Also on Friday: The Washingon Post reported that a senior White House adviser, close to the president had been identified as a "significant person of interest" in the probe. Other interactions between the White House and Comey illustrate what The Times depicted as an uncomfortable relationship between the two entities.

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  • Afghan officials: 3 killed after gunmen storm bank
Afghan officials: 3 killed after gunmen storm bank

Officials in Paktia police commandment confirmed the incident and said preliminary reports suggest at least five militants are involved in the attack. Deputy Governor Abdul Wali Sahi told Pajhwok that two policemen and a civilian were killed 31 other civilians injured in the attack. He said clashes between the security forces and the insurgents c...

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  • Nuclear Crisis: Trump gives condition for N/Korea talk
Nuclear Crisis: Trump gives condition for N/Korea talk

The United States, which has 28,500 troops in South Korea to guard against the North Korean threat, has called on China to do more to rein in its ally and neighbour. Hong said South Korea had not yet received official word from the United States on whether Seoul should pay for an anti-missile US radar system that has been deployed outside Seoul.

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  • Buhari receives released Chibok girls behind closed doors
Buhari receives released Chibok girls behind closed doors

The released schoolgirls arrived at the Abuja airport and were driven away in a military convoy. "But the truth is that some of the girls are just not willing to come back; I don't know whether they really wanted to remain behind or they're under the influence of something".

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  • Democrats call for Donald Trump's impeachment on US House floor
Democrats call for Donald Trump's impeachment on US House floor

And it's clear presently there is nowhere near enough evidence around yet to move against Trump. "If you don't have that case, you are just participating in more hearsay". Democrats in the House will begin to push May 16 for a vote on legislation that calls for an independent commission to assume control of the FBI investigation into Russian Fe...

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  • Ready, Set, Run: Special Election For Chaffetz Seat Set For Nov. 7
Ready, Set, Run: Special Election For Chaffetz Seat Set For Nov. 7

A poll shows most Utahns disapprove of Donald Trump's job performance as president, but the numbers haven't changed from election day 2016. On Twitter, Chaffetz said of the Comey memo implicating Trump of urging Comey to discontinue the investigation on Flynn that he needs "to see it sooner rather than later", adding "I have my subpoena pen rea...

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  • Beware, WannaCry cyber attack may just be the beginning
Beware, WannaCry cyber attack may just be the beginning

However, not everyone has installed the patch yet, and those who have not are vulnerable to WannaCry . "Cyber attacks can shut down grid systems". Researchers from a variety of security firms say they have so far failed to find a way to decrypt files locked up by WannaCry and say chances are low anyone will succeed.

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  • John Prescott to campaign for 'prime minister in waiting' Jeremy Corbyn
John Prescott to campaign for 'prime minister in waiting' Jeremy Corbyn

The Tories are now trying to pitch the young against the old. Setting out Labour plans to abolish university tuition fees and build homes for young people , Mr Corbyn said his vision was "not a war between generations, it's a unity between generations to create a better society for all".

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  • Now what? Election puts BC into political parts unknown
Now what? Election puts BC into political parts unknown

Both Horgan and Clark said Wednesday they are planning to sit down with Weaver to talk about working together. Christy Clark's Liberals won 43 seats, the NDP under John Horgan got 41 and the Greens led by Andrew Weaver achieved a major breakthrough by picking up three seats.

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  • FBI's Russian Federation investigation now includes at least one current White House official
FBI's Russian Federation investigation now includes at least one current White House official

Perhaps the most anticipated witness is former FBI Director Comey, who was sacked by Trump and reportedly wrote memos alleging the president pressured him to halt a probe of Michael Flynn, Trump's former national security adviser. In the Russian city of Sochi, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov declined to comment on Mueller's appointment, calling it ...

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  • Trump's Popularity Drops in Israel After Embassy Move Delayed
Trump's Popularity Drops in Israel After Embassy Move Delayed

But Trump has not made any indication that he will do so, and instead hasreportedly decided not to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, which would have recognized Israeli sovereignty in the city. The poll also found only a one percentage point increase in those who consider the Trump administration to be more pro-Palestinian, rising fro...

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  • Justice Official Knew Trump Planned to Fire Comey, Senators Say
Justice Official Knew Trump Planned to Fire Comey, Senators Say

Issa said he has faith that Mueller would be able to conduct an independent investigation. That includes any links between Trump campaign associates and Russian Federation, as well as "any matters that arose or may arise directly from the investigation", according to the letter appointing him.

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  • Russia, China congratulate Rouhani on re-election as Iran's president
Russia, China congratulate Rouhani on re-election as Iran's president

Assad sent a cable to Rouhani congratulating him "for the trust that was given to him by the Iranian People to continue strengthening Iran's position and its role in the region and the world as a whole". The election result reflects the political coming-of-age of urban Iranians who voted in high numbers to thwart the candidacy of Raisi, whom the...

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  • Ferry between Russia, N.Korea starts regular service
Ferry between Russia, N.Korea starts regular service

One Chinese tour operator has already sent some of its staff on Mangyongbong's inaugural journey. "These are Russian citizens, who are returning from North Korea , and tourists from China ", said Mikhail Khmel, deputy director general of Investstroytrest , the company that owns RosKor, the ferry's operator.

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  • Deals signed in Saudi Arabia 'lead to tremendous investments'
Deals signed in Saudi Arabia 'lead to tremendous investments'

But the political turmoil back in Washington continued to remain the focus of United States media, casting a long shadow over his first overseas trip. King Salman gave a more favorable welcome to Trump than he had granted a year ago to Trump's predecessor, Barack Obama , who was seen in the Arab kingdom as soft on Iran and hesitant on Syria.

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  • Bitdefender blocks WannaCry ransomware attack
Bitdefender blocks WannaCry ransomware attack

As with the NSA's EternalBlue, the tool on which WannaCry was based, EsteeMaudit exploits a vulnerability in Microsoft's Windows software in the way in which networked machines communicate with each other. "Security experts will be available on the helpline number on May 16 and 17". He said domestic cyber security companies like 360 Business Secu...

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  • Trump receives regal welcome in Saudi Arabia
Trump receives regal welcome in Saudi Arabia

A White House official said Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson would attend the signing of a memorandum of intent on a package of defence equipment and services to bolster the security of the kingdom and the Gulf region in the face of Iranian threats.

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  • Trump again suggests ending White House briefings, won't commit to Spicer
Trump again suggests ending White House briefings, won't commit to Spicer

Starting with Spicer's claim that the media inaccurately portrayed the size of Trump's inauguration audience, there have been questions about whether the administration is knowingly providing inaccurate information. "They could slow down the investigations to a crawl, prevent charges from moving forward to DOJ for prosecution, or any other number o...

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  • Trump slammed Michelle Obama for doing something Melania, Ivanka also did
Trump slammed Michelle Obama for doing something Melania, Ivanka also did

Saudi Arabia is the first stop of President Trump's so called "World Religion Tour", where he will meet with leaders from the three main world religions: Islam, Judaism and Christianity. Donald Trump, who received a warm welcome in Saudi Arabia Saturday on his first trip overseas as United States president, has agreed to a defense cooperation deal ...

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  • Spicer: Trump Will Decide on Paris Agreement After Summit
Spicer: Trump Will Decide on Paris Agreement After Summit

Advisers had been under pressure to deliver a final recommendation to Mr Trump ahead of the May 26-27 G7 meeting. In March, Spicer had said that the decision would come before the G-7 summit. Gerard Araud told CNN. Officials like Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump want to stay in the pact, while Environmental Prote...

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  • Donald Trumps signs £84 BILLION arms deal with Saudi Arabia
Donald Trumps signs £84 BILLION arms deal with Saudi Arabia

Trump arrived in Riyadh on Saturday - the first stop of his first foreign trip as president - armed with pledges to work with Saudi leaders to fight terrorism, boost economic development and counter Iran. Like past U.S. first ladies visiting Saudi Arabia, Mrs. Trump's hair was not covered in the local custom, and she shook Salman's hand upon arri...

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  • Brazil top court authorizes corruption probe into president Temer
Brazil top court authorizes corruption probe into president Temer

Officers in the southern city of Curitiba searched the home of federal deputy Rodrido Rocha Loures, a longtime confidant of Temer and a member of the president's Brazilian Democratic Movement Party, or PMDB. The one bright spot continues to be the legal system, which is pushing through a years-long campaign to cleanse the country of (at least) high...

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  • Donald Trump reportedly considering how moving embassy would affect peace process
Donald Trump reportedly considering how moving embassy would affect peace process

At least 10,000 Israeli police will be deployed to protect Donald Trump during his visit to the Jewish state on 22-23 May. Israel's Channel 2 reported Monday that the USA delegation rejected Israeli requests that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and an Israeli TV crew accompany President Donald Trump on his visit to the Western Wall.

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  • Macron urges regional countries to make joint efforts to eliminate terrorism
Macron urges regional countries to make joint efforts to eliminate terrorism

New French President Emmanuel Macron will hold talks with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni in Paris during a working dinner tomorrow night, the French presidency said in a statement today. "My wish is for us to accelerate" the deal's implementation, Macron said at a press conference, describing the so-called Algiers Accord as the top priori...

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  • Callers threaten Texas lawmaker who seeks Trump impeachment
Callers threaten Texas lawmaker who seeks Trump impeachment

Director overseeing a lawful investigation of the President's campaign ties to Russian influence in the President's 2016 Election. If you have decided that you believe Trump should be impeached, you can contact your member of Congress to request that they begin impeachment proceedings.

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  • Hassan Rouhani wins Iran's 12th presidential election
Hassan Rouhani wins Iran's 12th presidential election

Millions of Iranians voted late. In his speech, he said that the "Iranian people want to live in peace and in friendship with the rest of the world, but will not accept any threat or humiliation". He is subordinate to the supreme leader, who is chosen by a clerical panel and has the ultimate say over all matters of state. Analysts have consiste...

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