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While Saudi Arabia King Salman appeared happy to greet the visitors, a Trump tweet from 2015 suggested he would be offended. President Donald Trump is receiving the nation's highest civilian honor from Saudi King Salman. The US President's visit comes as Iran's President Hassan Rouhani handily won re-election in what is a victory for the Shiite nation's reformist camp.
  • Investigation launched into whether White House officials covered up Russian meddling

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    Mr Flynn had engaged in numerous contacts with Russian officials, some of which he misrepresented to Vice President Mike Pence and others. As the Post notes, Trump senior adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson are among the current administration officials known to have communicated with Russian officials during the campaign.
  • Trump to call for unity in fight vs. radicalism

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    He will also visit Pope Francis at the Vatican, meet with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders in Belgium, and attend the G7 summit in Sicily before returning home next Saturday. "We're very close to an Federal Bureau of Investigation director", Mr Trump said on Thursday when asked about the search during an Oval Office appearance with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos.
  • Trump May Appoint Former Senator Joe Lieberman New FBI Director

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    The news comes amidst a maelstrom of controversy, with the Trump administration on its heels trying to defend the president's alleged request that Comey end FBI's investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn, subsequent dismissal of Comey and disclosure of highly classified intelligence to the Russian ambassador and foreign minister.
  • Donald Trump leaves on first presidential foreign trip amid 'witch hunt' claim

    Donald Trump leaves on first presidential foreign trip amid 'witch hunt' claim

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    President Donald Trump is opening his first trip overseas since taking office, touching down in Saudi Arabia after an overnight flight from Washington. Trump. Trump said in a 2015 tweet that, while many people applauded Mrs. Obama's decision, the people of Saudi Arabia "were insulted". His daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared Kushner - two of his closest advisors - were also on board Air Force One .
  • 14 injured in separate hand grenade attacks in Shabqadar

    14 injured in separate hand grenade attacks in Shabqadar

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    A schoolboy and watchman of the school sustained injuries in the attack on private school, police said. Rescue teams have arrived at the scene and are shifting the wounded to the hospital for medical assistance while police officers have also cordoned off the entire area.
  • New Ebola case reported in Democratic Republic of Congo

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    The team included epidemiologists, biologists and specialists in the areas of social mobilization, risk communication, community engagement and water, hygiene and sanitation, said Dr. "This trial, confirming the 100 percent efficacy of the rVSV Ebola vaccine, is a simply remarkable outcome", Dr. Jeremy Farrar, the director of the Wellcome Trust, said of the research.
  • Sturgeon says Independent Scotland may not rejoin EU

    Sturgeon says Independent Scotland may not rejoin EU

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    Nicola Sturgeon has admitted that teaching in Scotland does not focus enough on reading and writing. She added: "Nicola Sturgeon is the person who wants to use this General Election to threaten a second independence referendum, yet she refuses to give voters the clarity they need".
  • Comey will testify before Senate Intelligence Committee in open session

    Comey will testify before Senate Intelligence Committee in open session

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    The avalanche of revelations in the run-up to his departure has eroded Trump's standing at home - where the parallels with Richard Nixon's ill-fated presidency are now being openly drawn. During his two days in Riyadh, he will likely seek to strike a contrast with the Democrat Obama, who was widely viewed with suspicion by the Sunni Muslim monarchies of the Gulf.
  • Hwasong-12: North Korea's new missile has a terrifying range

    Hwasong-12: North Korea's new missile has a terrifying range

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    Japanese officials said Sunday that the missile flew for half an hour and reached an unusually high altitude before landing in the Sea of Japan. North Korea launched a projectile early Sunday from near Kusong, close to the country's west coast, the South Korean military said.