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Trump starts foreign tour in Saudi

In a blitz of pre-negotiated dealmaking, Trump and the Saudi king signed eight different agreements approving nearly $ 110 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabia. The White House was rocked by another bombshell when reports emerged that Trump said his firing of "nut job" Comey had relieved "great pressure" on him due to the investigation.



Royal welcome for Trump in Saudi Arabia as troubles mount at home

The medal, given to Trump for his efforts to strengthen ties in the region, has also been bestowed on Russian President Vladimir Putin, British Prime Minister Theresa May and Trump's predecessor, Barack Obama . Trump's daughter and advisor Ivanka also did not have her hair covered when she emerged from Air Force One in a long-sleeved black-and-white maxi dress, holding her husband Jared Kushner's hand.


Indian Navy foils piracy attempt in Gulf of Aden

Indian Navy foils piracy attempt in Gulf of Aden

Indian Navy's MARCOS, with support of an armed helicopter from the ship investigated the dhows and their skiffs by conducting board and search operations. Indian Navy's two frontline warships, INS Mumbai and INS Tarkash were part of the operation while the Chinese Navy had deployed missile frigate Yulin.


Navy cadet found dead in Kerala academy, family alleges foul play

Navy cadet found dead in Kerala academy, family alleges foul play

His death occurred at around 2.30am on Thursday after he reportedly jumped from the fourth floor of the building. The cadet developed two episodes of cardiac arrest at the PMCH. "The relatives have alleged foul play and re-investigation has commenced", Payyannur Circle Inspector Azad Maruthapuzhayil told The News Minute. Sooraj then approached the Armed Services Tribunal, Chennai Bench, to get the dismissal withdrawn.



Comey to testify publicly before intelligence panel

They said the probe will likely accelerate in the coming weeks, and while a current Trump official is under scrutiny, investigators are more focused on former Trump advisers and aides, including former national security adviser Michael Flynn and former campaign chairman Paul Manafort.



GE announces $15b of business deals with Saudi Arabia

Mr Trump is accompanied on his visit by his daughter Ivanka, an unpaid White House adviser, and her husband Jared Kushner, a key member of the Trump cabinet. Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir praised ExxonMobil, which Tillerson ran before joining the administration, as "the largest investor" in Saudi Arabia.