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Ton for Fakhar Zaman as Pakistan flay Indian bowlers

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Delhi's streets were all but deserted after the game ended with fans storming out of public screenings after Hardik Pandya's 76-run blitz ended with India staring down the barrel at 152-7. # 89* by Fakhar Zaman is the highest by a Pakistan player in ICC finals. Azhar had to go, with his partner static in the non-striker's crease, after Bumrah pulled off an unexpected stop at midwicket. Read More »

Queen Sees `Somber Mood' After Fire as Doubts Mount About May

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Families searching for their loved ones have blanketed the area near the tower with posters searching for answers, as attention turned to whether recent refurbishment on the building was done properly. Commander Stuart Cundy of the Metropolitan Police told a press conference the number may change but those believed to have died when the London tower block went up in flames is now in double figures. Read More »

Rep. Scalise upgraded from 'critical' to 'serious'

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Mr Scalise's surgeon said he can hope to make an "excellent recovery", despite being seriously ill when he arrived at hospital after the shooting in Virginia last week. A doctor said Friday that Scalise was in critical condition but the congressman would be expected to walk and "hopefully run". After discharge he will need a period of healing and rehabilitation. Read More »

Grenfell Tower fire: Number of people missing feared dead rises above 58

But a clergyman who was present at the No 10 meeting said Mrs May showed empathy as she talked for two and half hours to survivors. This year, however, it is very hard to escape a very sombre national mood. May said she would be responsible for implementing the inquiry's findings, while the victims' legal costs would be met by the government. The recovery operation at the burnt-out block of flats has resumed and could take weeks, Cundy explained and May said she expected to announce the name ... Read More »

We haven't won final, just lost a game of cricket: Kohli

India was then routed for 158 in the 31st over . Title-holders India face arch-rivals Pakistan in the final of the Champions Trophy at The Oval in London on Sunday, with a television audience of millions set to be glued to the latest edition of world cricket's most high-profile match . Read More »

Protesters storm Kensington Town Hall as anger grows

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The mayor for London has demanded for better help from the government in an open letter published on Twitter , adding that other people living in tower blocks were "terrified". Hundreds have been left homeless by the blaze, putting more pressure on officials in a city already plagued by a chronic housing shortage. "Nothing was done to improve fire-proofing standards, The Telegraph writes , while also citing changes in laws, unsafe cladding, no government reviews, and even missing ... Read More »

Mexico snatch dramatic late leveller to deny Portugal victory

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo looks down in the shadow during a training session at the Arena in Kazan, Russia, on Saturday, June 17, 2017. Portugal is making its debut in the Confederations Cup, while Mexico is playing in the intercontinental competition for the seventh time. Read More »

Trump was 'wrong' to leave climate change deal: United Kingdom minister

While the USA was being "relegated to a footnote on climate action", said Ms. McKenna, Canada and the remaining participants at the meeting - France, Italy, Germany, Japan, the United Kingdom and the European Union - reaffirmed the commitment to the swift implementation of the Paris agreement and the need to urgently tackle climate change. Read More »

Trump friend says the president is considering firing special counsel Mueller

Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, asked Rosenstein if he would fire Mueller if Trump asked him to. He said that if they dismissed Mueller, then they would instantly "re-establish independent counsel and appoint Mueller". Under the regulation, Special Counsel Mueller may be fired only for good cause, and I'm required to put that cause in writing. Rosenstein said that because Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from the Russian Federation matter, Mueller could only be fired by ... Read More »

Qatar Petroleum CEO says gas won't be cut to UAE

Doha has vehemently dismissed the claims as unjustified. At the same time , Turkey is eager to maintain workable relations with Iran , Saudi Arabia's foe. Citing Arab and USA sources, the report said that the links would start small, such as allowing Israeli businesses to operate in the Gulf and letting El Al, Israel's national carrier, to fly over Saudi airspace, but would eventually lead to full normalization. Read More »

Meet Rachel Brand, who may soon oversee the Trump-Russia investigation

An official of Trump's transition confirmed the laywer's internal order sent Thursday. The Washington Post story cited five officials who had been briefed on interview requests from special counsel Robert Mueller with three top intelligence officials to see if Trump had attempted to obstruct justice. Read More »

Twitter Reinstates Account of Al Jazeera Arabic After Suspension Amid Qatar Row

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Why is there Qatari troops in Bahrain? The Saudi-led bloc of nations cut off sea and air links with Qatar and ordered Qatari nationals to leave their countries with 14 days. The countries, as well as US President Donald Trump , have accused Qatar of destabilising the region through its alleged support of extremist groups and links to Iran. Read More »

Adam Schiff Admits There's No 'Proof' Of Trump-Russia Collusion

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) said Sunday he didn't think Mueller would get axed. Schiff said, "What's happening here is the president wants to take down Bob Mueller. Rosenstein told lawmakers last week that he did not see good cause to fire Mueller, and would not follow orders unless they were "lawful and appropriate". Read More »

DUP risks being fall guy in any deal: Lord Trimble

The Democratic Unionist Party controls the Northern Irish Assembly. The DUP's leader, Arlene Foster , and MPs Nigel Dodds and Jeffrey Donaldson, have been locked in talks in Westminster for two days with senior Tories including the chief whip, Gavin Williamson. Read More »

Hugs Victim of London Fire

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince William visited an aid distribution site and were meeting with volunteers. At least 58 people, who are missing following the recent fire disaster in residential Grenfell Tower block in west London , are presumed dead, British police said Saturday. Read More »

Trump won't rule out firing Mueller, his lawyer says

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Finally, Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) got right to it and asked the question on everyone's mind - if Trump ordered Rosenstein to fire Mueller, what would he do? Under the regulation, special counsel Mueller may be fired only for good cause. Supporters of President Donald Trump floated the idea Monday that Trump should fire Mueller, and Chris Ruddy , a Trump confidant, told reporters after leaving the White House yesterday that Trump was considering doing just that . Read More »

Durant joins Jordan and Shaq for a slice of NBA Finals history

Kerr, 51, missed Game 1 of the Finals and 11 total playoff games this year as he dealt with health issues stemming from multiple back surgeries. The Warriors made one of the great playoff runs of all time to win the title . But going from Russell Westbrook 's running mate in Oklahoma City to world champion with Golden State capped off an interesting season for Durant. Read More »

Sadiq Khan: Anger over Grenfell Tower fire follows 'years of neglect'

He also explained that the figure was based on reports from the public and feared it might go up. On the lack of sprinklers in Grenfell Tower, and other buildings, he said: "My understanding is that the best expert advice is that retrofitting sprinklers may not always be the best technical way of ensuring fire safety in a building". Read More »

Death toll in Portugal forest fires rises to 62

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He was headed to the site yesterday following a visit by the president. A lightning strike is believed to have sparked the blaze in the Pedrogao Grande area after investigators found a tree that was hit during a "dry thunderstorm", the head of the national judicial police said . Read More »

At least 58 killed in devastating forest fire in Portugal

The blaze spread Saturday to Pedrogao Grande community, forcing residents to flee the area to escape towering flames. "The number of fatalities could still rise", he said at the Civil Protection headquarters near Lisbon. "We express our condolences to those that have lost loved ones", Christos Stylianides of the European Commission said in a statement . "The EU is fully ready to help". Read More »

Trump's transition team told to protect records

In testimony on March 20, Comey told congress that the Federal Bureau of Investigation was looking at members of Trump's campaign team and his associates for potential collusion with Russian Federation to influence the election. Trump , a Republican , later said that he had the Russian Federation matter in mind when he fired Comey. The tweets reflect Trump's increasing anger over the investigations, which Trump believes are biased against him and are aimed at forcing him out of the ... Read More »