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Trump scandals no issue for Saudis, minister says

In a pointed departure from his predecessor, Trump all but promised he would not publicly admonish Mideast rulers for human rights violations and oppressive reigns. In some ways, Trump delivered a conventional speech for an American politician. NPR's Mara Liasson told the show that "most of this speech could have been given by George W.



North Korea fires intercontinental ballistic missile

South Korea says North Korea has fired an unidentified projectile from an area near its capital, Pyongyang, in what could be the latest weapons test for a country speeding up its nuclear weapons and missile development. Pyongyang has long had missiles that can reach targets across the South and Japan. With an imputed range of 4,500 kilometres the Hwasong-12 also puts USA bases on the Pacific island of Guam within reach.


Rafizi: Here's how PKR will make Anwar PM

Rafizi: Here's how PKR will make Anwar PM

In an hour long speech at a packed Raja Muda hall in Shah Alam that saw her break down several times, Dr Wan Azizah made several electoral promises including abolishing the unpopular goods and services tax (GST) at 6 per cent, largely blamed for the rising cost of living in the country.


Oprah Winfrey to address grads at Massachusetts college

Oprah Winfrey to address grads at Massachusetts college

The author, actress and former talk show host addressed more than 600 graduates at the ceremony in Northampton, Massachusetts. Winfrey will receive an honorary Doctorate of Letters in the Arts from the private liberal arts college during the ceremony being held at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center.



Korea fires ballistic missile in latest test, Seoul says

A joint statement by US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Defence Secretary Jim Mattis and National Intelligence Director Dan Coats said the Us aimed to use economic sanctions and diplomatic measures to pressure Pyongyang to dismantle its nuclear and missile programmes.



Trump Reportedly Bragged To Russians About Firing 'Nut Job' FBI Director

President Trump was hit with another set of Russia-related allegations late Friday moments after departing on his first foreign trip as commander-in-chief, with one report claiming the president trash-talked James Comey in a meeting with Moscow dignitaries and another saying the Russian Federation probe has reached a current White House official.