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Defence deal with Saudi to counter 'malign Iranian influence': Tillerson

Defence deal with Saudi to counter 'malign Iranian influence': Tillerson

US President Donald Trump and his secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, attempted to get their groove on with Saudi saber bearers during a traditional welcoming sword dance, seemingly celebrating the multibillion arms deal signed earlier. He praised Trump for choosing Saudi Arabia, Israel and the Holy See for his first foreign trip's itinerary, hoping for a stronger partnership between the world's three major religions.



Pat Toomey says he's open to "smoothing" transition for Medicaid changes

Rep. Mike Simpson said Monday at a health care conference in Boise. Gottfried said the state would have to raise $91 billion in revenues to fund such a system, but it ultimately would translate to $45 billion savings for New Yorkers statewide compared to what they pay for health care now.



UK PM May's Conservatives lead Labour by 13 points: Opinium poll

And yet - bizarrely - while the debate was going on, the Labour leader posted another tweet, saying: Theresa May, why not debate me? Although Mr Corbyn's party trailed Tories - on 46% - by 12 points, it matched Labour's best rating in a mainstream poll this year and added weight to the idea that its campaign is winning over voters.


PM leaves for Saudi Arabia to attend US-Arab-Islamic Summit

PM leaves for Saudi Arabia to attend US-Arab-Islamic Summit

President Donald Trump signed a $110 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia after arriving in Riyadh on Saturday to start his first trip overseas as president, focusing on strengthening ties to combat terrorism. El-Sissi invited Trump to visit him in Egypt, adding, "You are a unique personality that is capable of doing the impossible". This is her second foreign foray as a member Trump's team.