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Saudis swoon as Ivanka Trump trends on Twitter in the Kingdom

US technology and engineering conglomerate GE said it had signed $15 billion of agreements with Saudi organizations. Soon after, Trump tweeted for the first time on worldwide soil as president. May 20 The United States on Saturday announced military deals worth almost $110 billion, during a visit by President Donald Trump to Saudi Arabia. Trump and first lady Melania Trump - who had her hair uncovered and wore black long sleeves and flared trousers, cinched with a wide, metallic gold belt ...



Russians Bragged They Could Use Flynn Relationship To Influence Trump

Many of these conversations were between former national security adviser Michael Flynn and Sergei Kislyak, Russia's ambassador to the United States. 'This was a five-alarm fire from early on, the way the Russians were talking about him, ' a former Obama administration official told CNN .



Sweden Drops Charges Against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

It does not clear Assange's name, however, and some experts say it puts him into an even more precarious legal situation if the USA has - as some suspect - a sealed indictment for his arrest. However, police in London say they are still obliged to arrest Assange as he still faces the lesser charge of failing to surrender to court. Today, he escaped prosecution for a completely separate charge - that he raped and otherwise engaged in "sexual misconduct" with two women in Sweden while he was ...



James Comey Once Hid in a Curtain to Avoid President Trump

The person may be cooperating or have information of use to investigators. But Senate Judiciary Committee leaders - who also wanted Comey to testify before their panel in the wake of his dismissal - criticized the former director's decision to appear only before the Intelligence Committee.


Rajnath Chairs Meeting of CMs of States Bordering China in Gangtok

Rajnath Chairs Meeting of CMs of States Bordering China in Gangtok

Later, Singh announced an increase in the Central assistance for BAPAD (Border Area Development Programmes) to Rs 1100 crore, an increase of Rs 110 from fiscal 2016-17. Rajnath Singh also stressed the need to strengthen basic infrastructure in the border areas in view of "thinning population and migration" from the border.



Russia: latest US Syria strike hit civilians, was unacceptable

Iran, which has been accused of exposing sectarian fault lines in the region, especially in Yemen, Syria and Iraq, tried to soften its rhetoric as Rouhani said there should be greater unity between Shiites and Sunnis and that they had coexisted side by side peacefully for hundreds of years.