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Boeing signs new agreements with Saudi Arabia following Trump visit

In a photo op that looks like it took place at an global convention of evil, Trump has given rise to perhaps one of the greatest memes of his presidency (which is a big call). It appeared to be a sharp pivot from a president who declared "I think Islam hates us" while on the campaign trail, as NPR has reported . "There is a growing realization among your Arab neighbors that they have common cause with you in the threat posed by Iran", he said, at a welcome meeting with President Rueven ...



Oil in Global Economy Series Iraq supports Saudi-Russia deal extension

Iraq has been a skeptic of the deal for quite some time and at times threatened to extend production to as much as 5 million barrels per day arguing that it could have been achieved a long time ago, if not for the civil war within. He is referring to Saudi Arabia , Iraq , and non-members Russia , Oman , and Mexico supporting a nine month extension; however, Phil Flynn , senior market analyst at Price Futures Group Inc .


Collective resolve must to combat terrorism: Saudi King

Collective resolve must to combat terrorism: Saudi King

Najib, who attended the summit, said the partnership is not only military, but will also focus on winning hearts and minds via an awareness program to fight terrorism and extremism online. Further substantiating his point over the issue, he said the country's deradicalisation programme had had a remarkable 95 per cent success rate in reintegrating former extremists.


General election 2017: Len McCluskey 'can't see Labour winning'

General election 2017: Len McCluskey 'can't see Labour winning'

Mr McCluskey's prediction of 200 seats for Labour suggests a Tory majority of around 80. McCluskey's analysis, made in an interview with the Politico website , was widely seen as an attempt to lower expectations, in order to prepare to make an argument for Corbyn to remain as Labour leader even if he suffers a heavy election defeat.


Education secretary pushes school choice, gives no specifics

Education secretary pushes school choice, gives no specifics

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos speaks at a summit hosted by American Federation for Children in Indianapolis, Monday, May 22, 2017 . Even as she emphasized that participation in a choice program would be left up to states, DeVos was unsparing in her criticism of legislators that don't offer new choice programs, calling it a "terrible mistake" that would hurt kids and families who can least afford it.



How Does Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) Stack Up Right Now?

EXPECTATIONS EXCEEDED: Autodesk vaulted 15.6 percent after the design software company raised its earnings forecast for the year and reported a loss in its latest quarter that was narrower than analysts were expecting. It was also the business segment's 11th consecutive quarter of positive domestic sales growth. Wal-Mart, which acquired Jet.com in 2016, this year alone has snatched up online retail startups Shoebuy, Moosejaw and Modcloth, and is now in talks with small online clothing ...