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Melania Trump forgoes head scarf in Saudi Arabia

Despite his domestic troubles, Trump was expected to get a warm reception in Saudi Arabia. Trumpets played and soldiers stood at attention as the president walked in. This announcement came hours after United States conglomerate General Electric said it signed agreements and memorandums of understanding worth $15 billion with Saudi Arabia on Saturday during President Donald Trump's visit to the oil-rich kingdom.



Alabama jobless rate drops to 5.4 percent

This decrease is greater than the tenth of a percentage point fall the national rate experienced in April, which put the US preliminary rate at 4.4 percent for the month. Professional and business services saw the largest growth, adding 39,500 jobs over the year in April; followed by trade, transportation and utilities with 36,600 new jobs; construction with 34,400 new jobs; and education and health services with 32,700 jobs.



Walmart Q1 EPS Up, Tops View; Sees Higher Comps In Q2

Wal-Mart's revenue at stores opened at least a year rose 1.5 percent, at the top end of the company's estimated range of 1 percent to 1.5 percent. Wal-Mart International Q1 net sales fell 3.5% to $27.1 billion; excluding currency, Q1 net sales in the division rose 0.8% to $28.3 billion, an increase of 0.8%.



Flynn Allegedly Blocked Plan To Retake ISIS Stronghold That Turkey Opposed

Flynn keeps this news to himself for over a month. A timeline recently passed out to members of Congress said that because the operation would not be executed until after Trump was in office, Rice asked for Trump to sign off on it, but Flynn said to wait, and he ultimately rejected the plan, reports McClatchy's Vera Bergengruen .


Pence Moves to Launch PAC Amid White House Turmoil

Pence Moves to Launch PAC Amid White House Turmoil

Instead, Pence touted Trump's early accomplishments - including the rollback of some Obama administration regulations and green-lighting previously stalled pipeline projects - and talked about several still-pending campaign promises. "We're not going to change the law", Pence told ABC News , insisting that the law was about First Amendment rights and not discrimination. Even if this is the case, however, Pence's efforts could prove fruitless.


Sweden drops rape probe against Assange

Sweden drops rape probe against Assange

He also argued that he risked being extradited by Sweden to the United States and tried for espionage. He said the "road is far from over", adding it was "extremely regretful" that he was still being threatened with arrest if he leaves the embassy.