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Trump's overseas debut dogged by troubles at home

Relations between Riyadh and Washington soured during Barack Obama's tenure as president, due to the US' reprochement with Iran through a nuclear deal. That will create a quandary and some friction for Trump as he attempts to bring Arabs into a regional approach to Palestine. Expectations among most analysts in Washington are fairly low for the Middle East leg of Trump's trip.



Obama asks Congress to show courage

He then encouraged lawmakers not to replace his signature legislative achievement with the American Health Care Act, which some analysts predict would disproportionately hurt the poor and sick. Though the law is failing, and many argue it's collapsing the health care marketplace, the law did enable millions of Americans who previously didn't have health insurance to buy it.


China's Xi says willing to put South Korea ties back on track

China's Xi says willing to put South Korea ties back on track

South Korea's new President Moon Jae-In dispatched Lee to Beijing in the wake of his election victory last week. They were expected to discuss ways of containing North Korea's missile and nuclear weapons activities as well as the economic fallout over the deployment in South Korea of the USA missile defense system called THAAD.



INX Media case: CBI raids house of Peter Mukerjea in Mumbai

Invoices for approximately Rs 3.5 crore were also raised in favour of INX group in the name of other companies in which Karti was having "substantial interests" directly or indirectly, the agency alleged in the FIR. The raids started around 3 a.m. on Tuesday, in which over 100 officials were involved. "All documentary proof given to caged parrot CBI", Jha said in a tweet.



Trump says he did not ask Comey to end investigation

His request came in response to media reports disclosing the existence of a memo written by Mr Comey, whom Mr Trump fired last week, alleging that Mr Trump asked him to end the Flynn investigation during a meeting at the White House in February.