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His eight-day tour will also include stops in Israel, the Palestinian territories, Brussels, the Vatican, and Italy. The Times quoted briefing notes of the conversation. "I can't imagine another business day that's been as good for the United States or for the Kingdom", Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross stated. At a royal banquet on Saturday night, Trump walked into a colorful spectacle: Men in ceremonial dress and carrying swords chanted in unison to beating drums in a courtyard.
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    The Latest on President Donald Trump's first trip overseas (all times local): 10:20 a.m. President Donald Trump is making plans for another foreign trip as he eases into his first. Egypt is one of Washington's closest allies in the Middle East, receiving $1.3 billion in USA military aid annually. Trump on Sunday added that the American people "appreciated" the release last month of Aya Hijazi, an Egyptian-American aid worker who spent three years in a Cairo prison.
  • Racial slurs hurled at lawmaker after calling for Trump's impeachment

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    It immediately escalated the legal stakes - and the potential political damage - for a president who has tried to dismiss the matter as partisan witch hunt and a "hoax". He was acquitted too. He could also use the so-called "executive privilege", the right of USA presidents to withhold information from Congress or the courts and extend the investigation.
  • Severe storms move out of Texas, into Oklahoma and Arkansas

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    Not long after a tornado touched down three miles north of Chetek and blew through the trailer park. Residents of the Prairie Lake trailer park have been picking through the rubble looking for anything salvageable. "The wreckage and the images that are right now on television, it's pretty overwhelming. It was just people searching for family members, for their pets, belongings", Schulz said of the aftermath.
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    The New York Times is today reporting that Mr Trump told Russian authorities that firing "nut job" FBI Director James Comey would "ease great pressure " on the Russia probe. Lieberman, who retired from the Senate in 2013, now works at the same law firm as longtime Trump lawyer Marc Kasowitz. Lieberman added that McFarland "and General Mike Flynn will form a very strong leadership team at the National Security Council".
  • Telecom sector disappointed with GST rates

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    Bipin Sapra, Tax Partner, EY India said that while the efficiencies because of GST design will lower the effective tax rate, the overall rates of services are still higher than expected in some categories like luxury hotels, cinema halls and even essential sectors like telecom which has been taxed at 18 per cent.
  • Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi rebel missile fired towards Riyadh

    Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi rebel missile fired towards Riyadh

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    Backed by Iran, the Houthi rebels have been fighting for control of Yemen since they overthrew the pro-American government in 2014. What began as a largely domestic conflict has morphed into a regional power struggle between Saudi Arabia and Iran, with neither side appearing prepared to lay down their arms.
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    The Best Donald Trump and Sean Spicer Moments from 'Saturday Night Live'

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    FILE - In this Tuesday, June 7, 2016 file photo, Melissa McCarthy arrives at the ELLE Women in Comedy Event at Hyde Sunset in Los Angeles. Before McCarthy's Spicer returned to hurl abuse at the press. In a White House press briefing spoof, an unsmiling Aidy Bryant plays Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who stood in for Spicer as press secretary last week.
  • Trump told Russians FBI's Comey was a 'nut job'

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    Many jokes reference White House press secretary Sean Spicer , who once hid in bushes to avoid the press . Rep. Emanuel Cleaver told reporters he might be the only Democrat who feels better after the briefing and felt "higher level of comfort" after hearing that Rosenstein is giving Mueller wide latitude "including latitude to investigate him" on how he handled Comey's firing.
  • Korea calls on S. Korea to resume cooperative projects

    Korea calls on S. Korea to resume cooperative projects

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    Russian President Vladimir Putin, who criticized the latest test-firing, said Pyongyang's actions were "unacceptable", but he also appeared to hold out an olive branch to Kim. "The U.S. should mind that the DPRK nuclear striking capability will be strengthened and developed at a rapidly high speed as long as the U.S. insists (on) its anti-DPRK policy, nasty nuclear threats and blackmails, sanction and pressure", Kim said.
  • Pakistan has strong position in Kulbhushan Jadhav Case: Sartaj

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    He said that the ICJ has given a provisional order calling for the stay on Jadhav's executions, further adding that Pakistan's case is strong on merit and jurisdiction of the case. He rejected the impression that Pakistan had agreed on the ICJ jurisdiction which would hamper Jadhav's execution. Within 60 days of the verdict of the appellate court, the inmate can make a clemency appeal to the Chief of the Pakistan Army, Dunya News said.