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Israeli intel officials shouted at United States counterparts after Trump disclosure

Israeli intel officials shouted at United States counterparts after Trump disclosure

The revelation that Israel was the ally who provided the intelligence that Trump passed on to now threatens a diplomatic crisis with a longtime ally. Based on Trump's campaign promises, that deadline to act on the embassy issue should have been irrelevant. The area, captured by Israel in 1967, is not sovereign Israeli territory and Palestinians there are not Israeli citizens and do not have the right to vote.



Melania Trump without headscarf in Saudi Arabia draws attention

President Donald Trump and Saudi King Salman signed a series of agreements cementing their countries' military and economic partnerships. The two countries will also sign a defense cooperation agreement and private sector agreements Saturday which are meant to create tens of thousands of new jobs in the USA defense industry.


ASEAN sees huge business potential in China's B and R initiative

ASEAN sees huge business potential in China's B and R initiative

Confirming that India had received an invitation to participate in the six separate forums that China was organising as part of OBOR, Baglay said, "We have been urging China to engage in a meaningful dialogue". The Belt and Road initiative is China's most ambitious foreign policy project, a multibillion-dollar infrastructure venture that is aimed to make China a leader in the new ear of trade and development.


Despite near-term outlook Cisco isn't changing its strategy, CEO Robbins said

Despite near-term outlook Cisco isn't changing its strategy, CEO Robbins said

The California-based company - which a year ago said it would eliminate around 7 per cent of its workforce, or 5,800 jobs - said the plan now required further cuts, without offering details on the regions or staff concerned. In terms of geography, American revenues were flat, as was EMEA and the Pacific region was down 2%. Wireless and security both grew during the quarter, by 13 per cent and nine per cent respectively.



Russian officials bragged they could use Flynn to influence Trump

Flynn resigned from the top White House post in February amid revelations that he had discussed sanctions with Russia's ambassador in the month before Trump took office and failed to disclose the nature of those communications with top administration officials.


Texas lawmakers move closer to banning texting while driving

Texas lawmakers move closer to banning texting while driving

Steven Abrams is one of many who were advocating for House Bill 62 and said hours before it passed the senate floor he was in Austin talking to lawmakers. Other years it was able to get through the house but not the senate. A member of the jury that acquitted an Oklahoma police officer who killed an unarmed black man says the group doesn't think the officer should return to patrolling the streets of Tulsa.