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Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, right, presents President Donald Trump with the country's highest honor. The deal had been blocked by the Obama administration, which raised concerns the arms could be used to kill civilians in the civil war in neighbouring Yemen.
  • Jeremy Corbyn says tide is turning to Labour at Birmingham rally

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    It comes as Conservative activists warned Theresa May risked losing votes among elderly people in the party's heartlands over her plan to shake-up social care. "All through the 1980s, yes, I did make myself very unpopular with some people by a preparedness to reach out to the republican tradition in Ireland, to say ultimately this war is unwinnable by either side".
  • Kushner Business Goes Abroad Seeking Investors in NJ Project

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    Kushner Companies "apologizes if that mention of [Meyer's] brother was in any way interpreted as an attempt to lure investors", it said in a statement emailed to NPR , adding that it was not her intention. through the so-called EB-5 programme. At the event, Emily Rauhala , a Beijing-based correspondent for the Washington Post , was seated apart from her colleague, who faced similar resistance from the hosts.
  • Pippa Middleton marries as royals look on

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    Six years after she captured the world's attention as a royal bridesmaid, Pippa Middleton has married financier James Matthews - brother of Made In Chelsea star Spencer - in a semi-private ceremony. As Kate ushered the young wedding party away from the couple, she was seen pointing her finger at George in a rare public telling off. Dressed in a straw boater and a sailor outfit, a nod to the Duke of York's naval career, the prince was just four years old, around the same age as George.
  • Debate prep video shows Hillary Clinton running away from a Trump hug

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    As Hillary tries to get out of the handshake / hug scenario, the man being her opponent grabs her from behind in something of an attack, while Hillary laughs. President Trump's hugs are apparently hard to avoid, enough that it's worth practicing. "Any debate team worth its salt. know that very first moment, when the two candidates are physically closer to each other than they will be at any other time over the following 90 minutes, when they first touch gloves, is an important ...
  • Under fire at home, Trump wins warm welcome in Saudi

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    Saudi foreign minister Adel al-Jubeir called the results of Trump's meetings with Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz "the beginning of a turning point" between the United States, Saudi Arabia and its Gulf allies. Trump's daughter, Ivanka, a senior White House adviser who is accompanying her father, also did not cover her head. The kingdom's Public Investment Fund said the new government-owned company, Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI), "aims to become one of the world's top 25 ...
  • Chinese firm promises Trump approved green cards on behalf of Kushner company

    Chinese firm promises Trump approved green cards on behalf of Kushner company

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    But Ivanka Trump and her husband have no official jobs in the White House, so it is unclear on what grounds a rabbi gave them permission. The gesture, which reportedly impressed the Saudi guests, demonstrates how Kushner, like his father-in-law President Trump, has brought the real estate world's dealmaking practices into high-level White House diplomacy.
  • North Korea's United Nations envoy slams 'hostile' U.S. policy

    North Korea's United Nations envoy slams 'hostile' U.S. policy

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    Kim also dismissed allegations that the Democratic People's Republic of Korea _ the country's official name was behind the recent wave of global cyberattacks as "ridiculous". "Based on Pyongyang's goal of striking top enemies in their campaigns, it is highly unlikely that they would design a piece of malware that did not have a high probability of success against the U.S., South Korea and Japan".
  • 82 released Chibok schoolgirls arrive in Nigerian capital

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    So far, with the release of these 82 girls, the whereabouts and condition of 113 girls remains unaccounted for more than three years after their capture. They were flown to the capital Abuja. Zannah Mustapha, a Nigerian barrister who led the negotiations, told Newsweek that negotiations were ongoing and that the government was seeking to establish a complete "cessation of hostilities" with Boko Haram , which has been beaten back by Nigerian and regional military offensives in recent ...
  • Chibok girls: Another masterstroke from President Buhari -Gov Sani Bello

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    An handout picture released by the PGDBA&HND Mass Communication shows some of the 82 released Chibok girls waiting before a meeting with Nigeria's President at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, on May 7, 2017. The minister thanked President Muhammadu Buhari for his serious commitment towards the recovery of the girls. The first was the release of 21 girls last October, which he said was created to "build confidence on both sides".
  • Pak appoints AG to plead Kulbhushan case at ICJ

    Pak appoints AG to plead Kulbhushan case at ICJ

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    The BJP leader said the Enron case was very sensitive and a prestigious one for the country, wondering how India hired Qureshi when the country's image and a large sum of money was involved. "I would like to ask Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP to justify this first, before questioning Qureshi and the UPA", said Surjewala. "Did the Congress not have faith in Indian lawyers?" He demanded that the Congress explain why confidence was placed in the Pakistani lawyer and not an Indian ...