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North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to formally join U.S.-led anti-'Islamic State' coalition

The NATO summit will however be full of pomp and symbolism, with the keen-to-impress alliance showing off its new $1.2-billion (1.1 billion-euro) headquarters and staging a flypast. Before going to Nato HQ, where he will deliver a short speech, Mr Trump is due to have a private lunch with new French President Emmanuel Macron after meeting European Union officials.



Oil is getting whacked even after OPEC agrees to extend production cuts

Al-Falih said it was important for shale oil producers, like those in the USA, to pace their output. There's even speculation that there may even be an agreement for deeper cuts. But surprises on Thursday are still possible. Saudi Arabia, which holds the current OPEC presidency, will also attend. OPEC's de facto leader, Saudi Arabia, and top non-OPEC producer Russian Federation have said cuts need to be extended to speed up market rebalancing and prevent oil prices from sliding back ...


Saudi, UAE pledge US$100 million to Ivanka Trump womens' fund

Saudi, UAE pledge US$100 million to Ivanka Trump womens' fund

US President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, joined by their wives Melania and Sara, sit down for dinner in Jerusalem on Monday. Some analysts believe that by making lucrative arms deals with Saudi Arabia , Washington will find it hard to pressure Riyadh to reform its own brand of fundamentalist Islam, known as Wahhabism.


GOP candidate charged with misdemeanor assault of reporter

GOP candidate charged with misdemeanor assault of reporter

Gallatin County sheriff's officers interviewed people about the incident and Gootkin issued a statement about the citation about 10:30 p.m. Jacobs said he was asking Gianforte questions about the Republican healthcare plan when the candidate " body slammed " him.



Javier Bardem on how to 'create a human being behind a monster'

Some 14 years and five movies into the " Pirates of the Caribbean " franchise, does anyone this side of Johnny Depp care enough about these movies to possess an encyclopedic knowledge of all the curses and kills and character arcs? Directed by Joaquin Rønning and Espen Sandberg , the film is packed full of the usual gags and, at times, risqué one-liners, but you'd be pressed to find anything resembling Gore Verbinski's brilliantly nuanced original material in this.


Gameplay Trailer Teases Vehicles, Customization Options, New Items, Tracks

Gameplay Trailer Teases Vehicles, Customization Options, New Items, Tracks

Players will take on a whole new way of racing in Micro Machines World Series . In the video that you can see below, there's a little snippet of the customisation options available to you when it comes to making your vehicle unique. Choose from 12 distinctly individual vehicles, from the twitchy-but-agile rear wheel drive hot rod of El Incendio to the scarily-good all-rounder monster truck of Hank N.