Trump: Saudi paid $1bn to increase number of US troops in region

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Source: Middle East MOnitor US President Donald Trump said that he made Saudi Arabia pay the US for the increased presence of American service personnel in the region as a result of the regional tensions. In an interview with the American TV channel Fox News, Trump said: “Saudi Arabia is paying us for [our troops]. We have …

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Trump orders asylum overhaul, including new fee for applicants and faster adjudications, amid ‘severe’ border crisis

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Source: MSN President Trump called Monday night for a sweeping overhaul to an asylum system he has long said is rife with fraud — including a new fee to process asylum applicants, and the capacity to rapidly adjudicate applicants’ claims while also barring them from working in the U.S. in the meantime. In a presidential memorandum, Trump specifically told Attorney …

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