U.S. to send troops to Saudi after oil attacks

U.S. to send troops to Saudi after oil attacks

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday approved sending American troops to bolster Saudi Arabia's air and missile defenses after the largest-ever attack on the kingdom's oil facilities, which Washington has squarely blamed on Iran.
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Trump lawyer Giuliani was paid $500,000 to consult on indicted associate's firm

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Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit Pakistan

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UK hiring falls by most in over four years

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Protesters defy British police order to halt climate change demonstrations in London

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Oldest and first black female Booker Prize winners

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Facebook presses on with e-coin despite defections

Facebook presses on with e-coin despite defections

Facebook is pressing ahead with its Libra e-currency despite losing another backer.