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Trump to Give 'Inspiring' Speech on Islam in Saudi Arabia

Trump's first global foray provides the challenge of illustrating U.S. leadership even as much of his foreign policy team has yet to be named and the administration works out its positions on key issues from a strategy against Islamic State to whether to remain in the Paris climate agreement.


Democratic budget includes legalized pot, tolls and a casino

Democratic budget includes legalized pot, tolls and a casino

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy released a revised two-year state budget that reduces aid to many municipalities by another $362 million in the first year while boosting aid to poorer communities. Malloy's plan still relies on $700 million in state employee concessions, which remain unsettled. House and Senate Democrats say their plan does not increase the sales, personal income or corporation taxes.



Britain's Labour launches 'radical, responsible' election manifesto

A Labour government would increase taxes by nearly £50 billion and borrowing by £25 billion a year to pay for "a fairer, more prosperous society for the many, not just the few", Jeremy Corbyn has announced. Speaking ahead of the launch, Mr Corbyn said that Scotland "doesn't need or want a second independence referendum". Ending hospital parking charges and creating four new bank holidays were "smaller things that can make a real difference".


White House denies Trump disclosed classified information to Russians

White House denies Trump disclosed classified information to Russians

He also declined to specifically say whether Trump shared information about the location of the ISIS intelligence , saying that the city "was nothing you couldn't get from open sourced reporting". As concern mounted on Capitol Hill, it was announced that the CIA Director would brief lawmakers tonight on the matter. The statements undercut his own aides' statements in the wake of The Washington Post report that revealed Trump shared details about a plot related to the use of laptop computers ...


BBC's Ben Brown Slapped After Accidentally Pushing Woman Away By The Breast

BBC's Ben Brown Slapped After Accidentally Pushing Woman Away By The Breast

The woman, who was carrying several bags and wearing a leopard print top and black jacket, stood between the pair and said: 'Absolutely fantastic'. However Mr Brown was not willing to deal with her verbally, and instead tried to push her physically out of the shot - but his hand was planted firmly on her breast.