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by | June 26, 2017 | 01:58

Earlier, put in to bat, the Indian eves started off with openers Punam Raut (86) and Smriti Mandhana (90) putting up a 144-run stand in 27 overs. In reply, England opened with a notable returnee, as Sarah Taylor stepped in for the absent Lauren Winfield in her first full worldwide appearance for more than a year.

by | June 26, 2017 | 01:56

You know, it just strikes me that [White House press secretary] Sean Spicer , Karen, still can not answer the question as to whether he thinks Russian Federation meddled. The Trump spokesman indicated before he left that no changes would be made in at least the next 24 hours. "I'm right here", he told reporters Tuesday, The Hill reported .

by | June 26, 2017 | 01:53

The song is second only to Ed Sheeran's Shape Of You, which notched up 227,000 copies in its first week of release in January. Stormzy and rap collective WSTRN also contributed original verses to the cover. The Artists for Grenfell single ends Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber's 6 week reign at Number 1 with "Despacito". Elsewhere, DJ Khaled's new track "Wild Thoughts" featuring Rihanna , has hit number fourteen in it's first week, with the collab track from Harris, Pharrell, ...

by | June 26, 2017 | 01:48

Congressman Scalise has undergone several surgeries and remains hospitalized, but he continues to improve. Both police officers are recovering and expected to return to full duty. Clair County, Ill., Circuit Court documents. Between April and June, Hodgkinson visited the storage unit 43 times, sometimes twice a day. Once he arrived in Alexandria, Virginia, Hodgkinson frequented the YMCA location right next to the baseball diamond in the Del Ray neighborhood, and even went there the ...

by | June 26, 2017 | 01:49

Superstar Rajinikanth may or may not join politics, but he has already been warned many times by many people against dong so. I have not taken a decision yet. He said, " Tamil Nadu has come to ruins because of film actors". Referring to some reported charges levelled by Swamy against the actor, Sampath said the BJP leader should move a court if he has any evidence.

by | June 26, 2017 | 01:44

Earlier Friday, officials had said reported that one person was killed and 18 trapped in the disaster. A methane explosion is thought to have triggered the tragedy, and rescue crews are working round the clock to search for the missing. At least eight miners were killed following an explosion at a carbon mine in Colombia , the National Mining Agency has said. There were 114 mining emergencies a year ago, causing 124 deaths, the report said.

by | June 26, 2017 | 01:44

Sharif described the missile strikes as "successful" and warned the IS group and its "regional backers" against launching attacks on Iran . Iran's missile attack into Syria this past Sunday was deemed a failure. A White House spokesman did not respond to calls and an email seeking comment. Bahram Ghassemi, the ministry spokesman, informed Iranian media on Tuesday about the diplomatic protest and said Tillerson's comments were "contrary to worldwide law and the United Nations charter".

by | June 26, 2017 | 01:42

Asked whether the USA wanted to see an Iran-style global embargo to deny exports of petroleum and other products to North Korea , Mr Tillerson said that this would only work if Russian Federation and China co-operated. Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, confirmed the release but did not comment on Warmbier's health. Warmbier's release came during a visit to North Korea by former National Basketball Association star Dennis Rodman, one of few people to have met both North Korean leader Kim ...

by | June 26, 2017 | 01:42

Trade Minister Greg Hands said Sunday the government is carrying out an "urgent inspection" of the roughly 2,500 similar tower blocks across Britain to assess their safety, while an opposition lawmaker urged the government to quickly secure any documents related to the Grenfell renovation for a criminal investigation.

by | June 26, 2017 | 01:36

Puri: Undeterred by the heavy downpour, a sea of humanity today thronged the pilgrim town Puri to partake in chariot pulling festival of Lord Jagannath, Balabhadra and goddess Subhadra on Grand Road with joy and devotion. In a rhythmic style, the deities moved forward step by step to the accompaniment of beating of cymbals and trumpets and blowing of conch shells. Rath Yatra (chariot festival) is the celebration marking the annual journey of the three deities from the 12th century ...

by | June 26, 2017 | 01:35

He's also visiting at a time when Indian immigrants in the U.S. fear an H1-B work visa backlash, again a perceived side-effect of Trump's "America (and Americans) First" doctrine. "Today, as we witness a paradigm shift in the erstwhile global order, an opportunity has emerged for both countries to set new standards in bilateral ties that will be bound by their shared values", USIBC said.

by | June 26, 2017 | 01:29

F-15E Strike Eagle at approximately 12:30 a.m. after it displayed hostile intent and advanced on coalition forces. In a recent statement , the USA military arrogated to itself the right to control the strategic area, placing multiple rocket launcher systems at the base and warning that it would not "tolerate any hostile intent and action of pro-regime forces", a stance raising concerns of further aggression from US forces unlawfully stationed in the Arab country.

by | June 26, 2017 | 01:28

With her opening partner on the offensive, Raut could afford to play in a more circumspect manner but did make the most of being dropped on three occasions to reach 86 before being caught by Danielle Wyatt off the bowling of Danielle Hazell.

by | June 26, 2017 | 01:24

He will appear at London's Old Bailey criminal court for a preliminary hearing on Tuesday. He died from multiple injuries, Bangladesh High Commission in London said in a press release. Osborne's relatives have said they are "devastated for the families" of the victims and that the attack was "sheer madness". The leader of the opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, said he was "totally shocked".

by | June 26, 2017 | 01:13

While announcing Ram Nath Kovind's name, BJP chief Amit Shah said the party had gone through a list of names before zeroing in on him. He also lauded the NDA government for reaching out to all Opposition political parties for a consensus over the Presidential candidate despite having sufficient votes to get its candidate elected.

by | June 26, 2017 | 01:12

Sen. Chuck Schumer spoke out against the newly released Senate Republican health care bill on Thursday, calling the proposed legislation "heartless" and a "wolf in sheep's clothing". Many of those participating in the sit-in were disabled, and one protester held a sign reading "Capping Medicaid = death 4 disabled". ADAPT organizer Bruce Darling said: 'Our lives and liberty shouldn't be stolen to give a tax break to the wealthy.

by | June 26, 2017 | 01:08

If diplomacy doesn't work "and Qatar is not ready to acknowledge and address its support for extremism and terrorism, we will have to come and say 'you go your way, '" Gargash said. Al Jazeera said any call to close down the network is an attempt to silence freedom of expression in the region. "We consider these demands are against worldwide law", Erdogan was quoted as saying in Istanbul by the state-run Anadolu Agency.

by | June 26, 2017 | 01:04

It was the second year running that Istanbul's LGBT march, described in the past as the biggest in the Muslim world, was blocked by city authorities. Eleven activists appeared in court this week for having flouted the ban at that time. But in 2015 it was broken up by police and it was banned last year and again this year after threats from the ultra-nationalist Alperen Hearths group.

by | June 26, 2017 | 01:05

Trump said Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer criticized the GOP bill before knowing what was in it. "The health care bill would be so great if the Democrats and Republicans could get together, wrap their arms around it so that everybody is happy with it", Trump said.

by | June 26, 2017 | 00:58

Among the signs held up by festival-goers were "JC Hope" written in a red heart and " Jeremy Corbyn New Era", while some wore T-shirts with Corbyn's face. Corbyn also sent a message to US President Donald Trump: " Build bridges, not walls ". The Labour leader arrived at the 900-acre festival site in Pilton, Somerset earlier in the day and met festival staff.

by | June 26, 2017 | 00:52

It operates similar to the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system ( THAAD ) system that's been partially deployed in South Korea. South Korea has had to pay a significant price for THAAD deployment in the form of domestic unrest and even economic sanctions from China, its largest trading partner.

by | June 26, 2017 | 00:45

A motorcycle officer with the Colorado Springs Police Department is in serious but stable condition after he crashed while supporting Vice President Mike Pence in a motorcade. Pence also talked about his personal connection to Focus on the Family. "One of the most cherished memories of our children's youth is the family night's booklet that we got from Focus on the Family", said Vice President Pence.

by | June 26, 2017 | 00:41

A host of strategic issues are expected to be discussed during the bilateral talks between the two leaders of the world's largest democracies, including defence cooperation, boosting economic ties, discussions on the civil nuclear deal, cooperation on combating terrorism, security cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region and India's concerns over the H-1B work visa.

by | June 26, 2017 | 00:39

Shortly before that, Hamilton and Vettel were involved in an incident that threatens to sour their good relations. An irate Vettel then accelerated alongside Hamilton and appeared to deliberately swerve back into him. This prompted a flurry of activity as drivers switched tires, changing the race order somewhat. Then came that incident with Vettel. However, what happened today was a team effort and I can't thank everyone enough for making this happen.

by | June 26, 2017 | 00:39

Twin defeats in special elections for House seats in Georgia and SC have touched off a paroxysm of second-guessing and recriminations within the Democratic Party and in those organizations which exist to provide advice and political cover for the Democrats.

by | June 26, 2017 | 00:39

UNICEF said 1,075 Iraqi children have been killed and 1,130 wounded since IS militants overran almost a third of Iraq in 2014. The security forces have been wary of Iraqi IS members attempting to flee the Old City death trap by blending in with the population, while the Chechen, French and other foreign militants stay behind to mount a suicidal last stand.

by | June 26, 2017 | 00:35

The government has also been advocating the establishment of Muslim prayer rooms in public places and the celebration of Muslim festivals, she said. "Muslims in the United States joined those around the world during the holy month of Ramadan to focus on acts of faith and charity", Trump's statement said.

by | June 26, 2017 | 00:37

Chen had realised that it was not his day and after 46 minutes, Srikanth became only the second Indian to win the Australian Superseries. Third seeds Takeshi Kamura and Keigo Sonoda beat Indonesia's Hendra Setiawan and Malaysia's Boon Heong Tan 21-17, 21-19 in the men's final.

by | June 26, 2017 | 00:36

The document has not been published but has been widely leaked and the demands are sweeping in their scope. Qatar denies that it supports groups such as IS and al Qaeda , although it recognises that members of groups such as Hamas are present in its territory.

by | June 26, 2017 | 00:17

Dozens of injured people were moved to Bahawalpur Victoria Hospital and other health facilities while people with severe burns were sent to more-equipped hospitals in other cities. "Suddenly the tanker exploded and within seconds the fire erupted giving no chance to the people present there to leave the place", Regional Police Officer Bahawalpur Raja Rifat said .

by | June 26, 2017 | 00:08

Senator Debbie Stabenow. Dean Heller within hours of him on Friday opposing the GOP's ObamaCare overhaul bill previewed its attack Saturday on social media. "We're anxious about the burden it creates for the states", Kristine Grow, spokeswoman at America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), said on Friday. If he winds up voting for the newly released Senate version, which largely mimics the hugely unpopular House bill despite prior assurances from Cassidy and some of his peers that it ...

by | June 25, 2017 | 09:31

Chang Ung, left, the only North Korean member of the International Olympic Committee and a former International Taekwondo Federation (ITF) chief, waves to a crowd at Gimpo International Airport in Seoul Friday after arriving with a group of North Korean ITF officials and athletes who will perform at the opening ceremony of the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) World Taekwondo Championships in Muju, North Jeolla on Saturday.

by | June 25, 2017 | 09:27

The ministry said strikes in neighboring Iraq , also part of the US -led coalition campaign, will go on. On Sunday, for the first time during the conflict in Syria , the USA shot down a Syrian jet near Raqqa after the aircraft dropped bombs near the us -allied Syrian Democratic Forces , a group that is battling the Islamic State .

by | June 25, 2017 | 09:28

American student Otto Warmbier , center, is escorted at the Supreme Court in Pyongyang, North Korea. While Pyongyang accepted U.S. demands for Mr Warmbier's return on humanitarian grounds, Washington "totally distorted this truth and dared to clamour about "retaliation" and 'pressure"' on "dignified" North Korea, the spokesman told KCNA .

by | June 25, 2017 | 09:24

But while China has tightened controls on trade in North Korean coal, many experts say it is not ready to truly enforce any sanctions that might threaten the stability of its unpredictable neighbour. USA and Chinese diplomats and defense chiefs have begun talks in Washington that are expected to focus on the nuclear and missile threat from North Korea.