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Pakistan thrash India in cricket Champions Trophy victory

For a team that can't play worldwide cricket at home due to security issues, the victory has far-reaching implications. They were eventually dismissed for 158 in reply to Pakistan's 338 for four, which featured Fakhar Zaman's 114, the left-handed opener's maiden one-day global hundred coming in just his fourth match at this level. Read More »

Senate passes Russia sanctions bill, pushing back against Trump

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The Senate voted 98-2 Thursday to pass a bill that would enact new sanctions against Russian Federation and require the White House to secure congressional approval before lifting any current sanctions, Reuters reported Thursday . The measure, which was announced Monday and is an amendment to another bill on sanctions on Iran, codifies existing sanctions on Russian Federation and adds new ones. Read More »

Mexico fully deserved Portugal point, says Osorio

Portugal had an early effort controversially disallowed by the video referees but they eventually took the lead after 34 minutes through Ricardo Quaresma after a mistake by Carlos Salcedo let Cristiano Ronaldo through on goal. From the rebound, Joao Moutinho drilled the ball towards goal and Pepe headed into the net only for the Video Assistant Referees to correctly rule the goal out for an offside in the initial move. Read More »

USA president not under investigation for obstruction: His attorney

Trump said in April. The source spoke on condition of anonymity. Questions about his recusal come after this unusual statement late Thursday, in which Rosenstein himself referred to recent media reports about whether Trump was being investigated, saying, "Americans should be skeptical about anonymous allegations". Read More »

Establishment candidates prevail in Virginia governor primaries

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And he complicated Gillespie's general election challenge considerably by denying him the flexibility to position himself as a Trump skeptic in an off-year contest where voter antipathy towards the president could be a major factor. Norfolk resident Andrew Patton was one voter drawn to Stewart, who briefly served as Trump's campaign chairman in Virginia before he was sacked from the post . Read More »

Prison escapees busted by elderly couple

CORRECTS SOURCE TO GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS IN SIGNOFF- This undated photo released by the Georgia Department of Corrections Tuesday, June 13, 2017, shows inmate Donnie Russell Rowe. The inmates, Ricky Dubose and Donnie Rowe, were captured late Thursday in the rural community of Christiana, Tenn. They drove into adjacent Bedford County, where authorities said they abandoned the vehicle then forced their way into a couple's home and tied them up. Read More »

China's Prez Xi Jinping Snubs Pakistani PM Sharif, Know Why

India on 9 June 2017 became a full member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) ending the administrative procedures that started two years ago. Pakistan and India will hold the ranks of current members Kazakhstan, China , Kyrgyzstan, Russia , Tajikistan , Uzbekistan . However, Chinese Foreign Minister spokesperson Hua Chunying has stated that the murders were not connected to the $50 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) which is facing opposition by Baloch ... Read More »

Why Ronaldo Wants To Leave Real Madrid

A source claims Ronaldo "feels great indignation" with all the conjecture about his tax affairs and a sense of "injustice" at the allegations - which he contests - and has made a decision to leave Spain. In November, he agreed to extend his contract until 2021. In May, Forbes calculated his pre-tax salary as being close to Stg45 million ($A75.4 million) a year. Read More »

Britain's Queen Elizabeth visits London fire volunteers as locals plead for answers

In a statement released on her official 91st birthday, she said that while the day was traditionally a celebration, "it is hard to escape a very sombre national mood". In a statement to the Press Association they criticised Kensington and Chelsea Tenant Management Organisation for its reaction to the disaster. The group said: "In our meeting at Downing Street, we explained to the Prime Minister the anger of all residents towards the management of the estate over a long period of time, paving ... Read More »

Missing sailors of the destroyer Fitzgerald died

The fleet said the U.S.S Dewey, medical assistance, Navy tugs and naval aircraft were dispatched. Aucoin said one machinery room and two berthing areas for 116 crew members were severely damaged from what he called a significant impact to its side. Read More »

President Trump Publicly Acknowledges Russian Investigation Involves Him

He said he and Trump have not talked about Mueller's appointment, reports Talking Points Memo , but even if they did, Mueller can only be let go for "good cause" and that must be put in writing. "If confirmed, I will strive to undertake my role with integrity, independence, and fidelity to constitutional principles and the rule of law", Brand said. Read More »

Macron's centrist party wins clear majority in French Parliament

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With 75 percent of the votes counted Sunday night, Macron's party won 42 percent of the vote, followed by the conservative Republicans with 22 percent. The scale of Macron's absolute majority shows the extent to which the new president, a newcomer to party politics, has managed to transform the French political landscape in record time. Read More »

Nicola Sturgeon signals SNP would support Labour government

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He said "the tide is turning" and "the shine is coming off the nationalists" due to their "poor" record on health and education. The Scottish First Minister and SNP leader said another five years of Conservative government was "not palatable" - and insisted the only way Scots could stop this was by voting for her party. Read More »

Russia's military says may have killed IS leader Baghdadi

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If the report does prove true, it would be one of the biggest blows yet to Islamic State , which is trying to defend its shrinking territory against an array of forces backed by regional and global powers in both Syria and Iraq. It added that preemptive strikes to prevent the attack resulted in some 180 terrorists killed, including two commanders. Baghdadi's last public video footage was in 2014 when he dressed in black robes and declared his caliphate from the podium of Mosul's ... Read More »

Seminoles' meltdown in field helps LSU post 5-4 win in CWS

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So luckily he bobbled the ball and made it to third. Matt Henderson also had a two-hit game for Florida State . "If they can't walk, they can't get on base if they're not getting base hits". Duplantis took off on the pitch and never slowed down, sprinting home when no Seminole covered the plate. After a heart-stopping first game in the NCAA Super Regional best-of-three series against SEC rival Mississippi State, the Tiger bats, and everyone wearing purple and gold late into Sunday night ... Read More »

Senate Passes Russia Sanctions Amendment

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Besides, the document contains a provision that does not allow President Donald Trump to weaken or cancel the measures taken without the approval of the Congress. "I certainly agree with the sentiment that has been conveyed by several members from both parties that Russian Federation must be held accountable for its meddling in US elections", Tillerson said, adding that he agrees Russian Federation did attempt to interfere. Read More »

Number of people assumed dead in London tower block blaze to rise

As the PM was bundled into a vehicle, just one mile away at Kensington Town Hall protesters stormed the building to demand justice as anger mounts over the disaster. "She wanted an entirely controlled situation in which she didn't use her humanity", former cabinet minister Michael Portillo told the BBC . In a written response, a council spokesman said: "We plan to house residents of Grenfell Tower as locally as we can". Read More »

Confederations Cup begins with colourful opening ceremony

Nearly 25 minutes into the second half, Russian forward Fedor Smolov cannoned another goal for his team after having received a flawless assist from Alexander Samedov. After clashes between Russian and English fans marred last year's European Championship, Putin adopted legislation toughening punishments for stadium violence as part of a broader crackdown on hooliganism. Read More »

Pakistan stun India to win Champions Trophy final

Admitting that the match between India and Pakistan is always "special", the 32-year-old backed his side to continue to play in the same manner as they have performed so far and emerge victorious. That cost India 24 runs. There were people who did not want him back in the game but, now he is back, he will be a high-class performer. But it is for his impact on the final - pure theatre with two huge wickets in his first two overs , and another following pretty swiftly - that the ... Read More »

Grenfell Tower fire survivors given just £10 to live on, volunteer says

A solemn Queen Elizabeth II marked a minute of silence Saturday for victims of the London high-rise inferno that killed at least 30 people as exhausted firefighters continued their grim search for more bodies. Residents who met the Prime Minister in Downing Street following the Grenfell Tower fire have criticised estate managers of the building as having been "invisible in the aftermath of the tragedy". Read More »

Trump not under investigation in Russian Federation probe - lawyer

When challenged on Fox News Sunday about the issue, Mr Sekulow said he could not be certain Mr Trump was not under investigation, but that no one had notified the legal team if that was the case. Trump's intemperate tweets have by now become commonplace, but few have been as revealing as last week's volley of statements expressing outrage in the government's probe of Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Read More »

Cladding used in Grenfell Tower banned in United Kingdom, says govt

May was criticised for avoiding locals when she visited the burnt-out shell of the 24-storey tower on Thursday and faced cries of "Shame on you" and "coward" when she returned the following day. "I thought they took him outside with me". The group said: "In our meeting at Downing Street, we explained to the Prime Minister the anger of all residents towards the management of the estate over a long period of time, paving the way to this tragedy". Read More »