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Trump's first overseas trip is to Israel, Saudi Arabia and the Vatican

Trump's first overseas trip is to Israel, Saudi Arabia and the Vatican

President Donald Trump will visit the Vatican and meet with Pope Francis May 24 as part of his first foreign trip as president. During Thursday's briefing, a reporter asked the aides why Trump, who has confronted other leaders in public, kept the matter of payouts to families of terrorists behind closed doors.



China's Belt and Road forum ends, next in 2019

As the highest-level Belt and Road worldwide meeting since the initiative was firstly put forward, the historical event will definitely usher countries around the world into a new chapter to build it together. "In that sense, the Chinese initiative is very timely and very useful", Putin told reporters. The text on trade is one of the statements that are expected to be published at the end of the summit later Monday, along with the final communique.



WH: Trump's Tweet on Comey Taping Their Conversation 'Not a Threat'

An individual familiar with Comey's thinking told CBS News on Friday that Comey is not anxious about the existence of any tapes. President Trump told NBC News that Mr Comey requested the one-on-one dinner, but the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director reportedly maintains it was the president who invited him.


Death sentences upheld after brutal India gang rape

Death sentences upheld after brutal India gang rape

She said on Saturday that though the accused in the Nirbhaya rape and murder case had indulged in heinous crime, it was not proper to sentence them to death. Giving the order the apex court said it was a barbaric act and couldn't be forgiven. You can not give a death sentence to anyone for a message to the nation.


Singapore douses airport fire, warns of flight delays

Singapore douses airport fire, warns of flight delays

Changi Airport says the cause of the fire has been identified but did not state what it was. It added, however, that flight operations at Terminal 2 are affected, and that passengers should expect "significant delays". Engineer Yip Peng Sun, 55, and his daughter heard about the closure at T2 while on their way to the airport, so they headed to Terminal 3 instead. "If it's for one or two hours it's okay, but they shouldn't cancel the flight".