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US, Saudi Sign Deals Worth $110bn As Trump Visits

US, Saudi Sign Deals Worth $110bn As Trump Visits

Saudi Arabia, a staunch adversary of Iran, deeply opposed the nuclear accord forged between former president Barack Obama and world powers with Tehran. Earlier today, the two countries signed a defens...

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Turkey: Man detained on US plane just wanted 1st class seat

Turkey: Man detained on US plane just wanted 1st class seat

Pacific Command said in a statement. Federal agents met the plane from Los Angeles when it landed in Honolulu and took the man into custody. Officials identified the passenger as Anil Uskanil of...

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Deals signed with USA 'in excess of $380 billion,' Saudi minister says

This would not even be the biggest contradiction on the first day of the trip. In a joint press appearance on Saturday with the Saudi foreign minister, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson praised the p...

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Moderate Hassan Rouhani wins Iranian election in landslide

His nearest challenger was hard-line cleric Ebrahim Raisi , who garnered 15.7 million votes, or 38.5 percent. Yet, the extent of his success will depend on the cooperation of Iran's conservative es...

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North Korea fires another ballistic missile despite sanctions threats

The missile was launched at 0759 GMT from a location near Pukchang, 60 km (36 miles) northeast of the capital Pyongyang, an area where North Korea attempted to test-launch another missile last month b...

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Jeremy Corbyn's Labour hits highest rating of campaign after manifesto launch

A number of former Labour MPs standing for re-election have spoken publicly about the negative reaction Mr Corbyn gets on the doorstep. Speaking in Peterborough on Friday afternoon, Jeremy Corbyn ...

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North Korea fires unidentified missile

North Korea fires unidentified missile

Japanese news agencies said the missile probably fell into the sea outside Japanese waters. North Korea conducted two nuclear tests a year ago alone, possibly improving its knowledge on making nucle...

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Palestinians injured during rallies for prisoners

Palestinians injured during rallies for prisoners

Led by jailed resistance icon Marwan Barghouti, more than 1,500 Palestinian prisoners began an open-ended hunger strike on April 17 to demand better conditions. On Tuesday, the UN Special Rapporteur...

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Dozens of Palestinians injured in W. Bank, Gaza clashes

Dozens of Palestinians injured in W. Bank, Gaza clashes

The wave of violence threatened to spiral as the weekend approached as Palestinians were called to continue confronting Israeli security forces at various points in the West Bank. Police said they wer...

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Polls show UK's Conservatives losing ground as policies set out

Polls show UK's Conservatives losing ground as policies set out

Asked if he could condemn unequivocally the IRA, Mr Corbyn said: "Bombing is wrong, of course all bombing is wrong and of course I condemn it". In the interview he also defended his associations wit...

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20 forces killed in co-ordinated attacks

20 forces killed in co-ordinated attacks

The local director of the group, Scott Breslin, told news services that it was holding a crisis meeting, but he gave no details about the attack or the victims. MoD further added that 48 insurgents we...

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Pence cites Trump's 'leadership' in commencement address

Pence cites Trump's 'leadership' in commencement address

Pence also talked of his call to public life, growing up in a small town in Indiana. "That's all we want to hear", said Col. Johns. He ran for U.S. Congress twice before he was elected on his third ...

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Trump signs $110 billion Saudi arms deal

The speech is part of a re-set effort with the Muslim world after Trump frequently attacked Muslims on the campaign trail a year ago and tried to ban many from entering the United States. "Ivanka's me...

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Trump to stay in 'armored suite' in Israel

The Haaretz daily reported Sunday the United States president will ask Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to commit to confidence-building measures in order to lay the groun...

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What to expect from Trump's visit to Israel, Palestinian territories

The three dailies quoted Trump saying that there is a good chance of reaching peace between the Palestinians and Israel. The headline said: "Informed sources told al-Quds: Trump will ask Israel to p...

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Huma Abedin divorcing Anthony Weiner

In a written plea agreement, prosecutors said aggravating factors such as the age of the victim would have called for a prison sentence of up to 14 years under sentencing guidelines were it not for th...

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Final Rebels Leave Homs Under Syrian Evacuation Deal

Final Rebels Leave Homs Under Syrian Evacuation Deal

By the time it is completed, up to 20,000 people will have left the district, the British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group says. Earlier this month, opposition parties also b...

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In speech to Muslim leaders, Trump to condemn 'Islamist extremism'

US President Donald Trump, along with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who is accompanying him on the trip, attended a signing ceremony for nearly $110 billion worth of defence capabilities to be ...

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N.Korea launches 'projectile' north of Pyongyang

N.Korea launches 'projectile' north of Pyongyang

North Korea has fired an "unidentified projectile", according to South Korea's military. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Thursday in Washington that North Korea should "trust us for ...

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North Korea's Unit 180, the cyber warfare cell that worries the West

North Korea's Unit 180, the cyber warfare cell that worries the West

A White House official said the projectile in the latest test was a medium-range ballistic missile, a system that North Korea tested in February. He said the missile went very high and came down, but ...

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Euro strengthens as 'pro-business' Macron wins French presidency

Euro strengthens as 'pro-business' Macron wins French presidency

At 39, he is the youngest president the Fifth Republic has had, and his new political movement - En Marche! He'll be replaced by Catherine Barbaron. FILE - Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May welco...

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Donald Trump Quoted His Own Tweet in a Header

Donald Trump Quoted His Own Tweet in a Header

Yates, who was sacked by Trump after she refused to defend his original travel ban on people from seven Muslim-majority nations, told the subcommittee she warned the White House counsel Flynn may have...

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Former FBI chief James Comey to testify in Russian probe

It did not deny the Times report that Trump was critical of Comey to the Russians the day after he fired him. The reports came just as Trump flew to Saudi Arabia to kick off his first foreign tr...

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Moderate Rouhani Wins Iranian Election in Landslide

He also expressed his hope that Iran puts an end to its ballistic missile testing and "restores the rights of Iranians to freedom of speech, to freedom of organization, so Iranians can live the life t...

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Startling video shows sea lion snatching girl from pier

Startling video shows sea lion snatching girl from pier

As her terrified family cry out in fear and scream "Oh my god", one man, thought to be a relative, jumps fully clothed into the water to rescue her. "The sea lion actually attracted a lot of attenti...

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Thunder's Kanter released after being detained in Romania

Thunder's Kanter released after being detained in Romania

A New York Times sports reporter tweeted Saturday afternoon that Kanter had been released by authorities and was on his way to London. Gulen was previously a staunch ally of current Turkish Presid...

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AFP stringer shot dead in Mexico: judicial source

AFP stringer shot dead in Mexico: judicial source

The CPJ's Mexico representative Jan-Albert Hootsen said Valdez's killing was "an attack on journalism, all journalists throughout Mexico". "It just happened and the personnel specialists are looking i...

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Under fire at home, Trump lands in Saudi for first foreign trip

Separately he told Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani they would discuss "lots of lovely military equipment because nobody makes it like the United States". The arms package includes a pled...

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James Comey Once Hid in a Curtain to Avoid President Trump

The developments were a blow to White House efforts to dampen down interest in the Russian Federation investigation as Mr Trump and his staff boarded Air Force One for Saudi Arabia, the first stop...

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Deputy AG stands by the memo used to justify Comey firing

Deputy AG stands by the memo used to justify Comey firing

First, Rosenstein says that he was made aware of Trump's intention to dismiss Comey before he wrote the memo . Swecker said he opposed the appointment of a special counsel at first, but aft...

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