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Melania Trump slaps the president's hand away again - this time in Rome

The trip has been eventful so far for more than just the hand-holding incidents - Trump got rave reviews for his anti-terrorism speech at his first stop in Saudi Arabia on Sunday, and though he didn't embarrass himself or the country, his words were quickly overshadowed Monday when the internet got hold of the video of Melania swatting the president's hand away after they landed in Israel.


Wilbur Ross heartened by lack of protestors in Saudi Arabia

Wilbur Ross heartened by lack of protestors in Saudi Arabia

US President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu talk during welcome ceremony in Tel Aviv, Monday, May 22,2017. His comments came hours after he told an audience in Saudi Arabia that Iran fuelled "the fires of sectarian conflict and terror" and called for its worldwide isolation, in comments that came after the separate announcement of a $110bn USA arms deal with Riyadh .


Two grand justices disagree with legalizing same-sex marriage

Two grand justices disagree with legalizing same-sex marriage

The court said current marriage laws were " in violation of both the people's freedom of marriage. and the people's right to equality ", and it gave two years for legal amendments to allow same-sex marriage. It is also a milestone for the region, gay rights activists said. Elsewhere in Asia, the LGBT community has been facing increased persecution. While a landmark decision , it's unclear if it will result in the legalization of gay marriage.



Uniquely Qualified for an Israeli-Palestinian Peace Deal?

He became the first sitting U.S. president to visit the site in east Jerusalem, which Israel occupied in 1967 and later annexed in a move never recognised by the worldwide community. The president continued his lengthy overseas trip today, ending his stay in Israel and a visit to the West Bank. Trump also visited Yad Vashem, Israel's Holocaust memorial, and left what many noted was a brief message compared to his predecessor's.


Picture Of Pope Francis With The Trumps Goes Viral

Picture Of Pope Francis With The Trumps Goes Viral

Tillerson also told reporters he did not know what Trump meant when he told the pope , "I won't forget what you said". During his campaign, Trump promised he would save Medicaid, Medicare, and Social Security without any cuts but as President, he put those items on the chopping block to pay for giant tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans and global corporations.