Faf to miss Lord's Test due to family reasons

For the new skipper, the perennial question applies for top batsmen who take on additional responsibility: Will the burden of captaincy suppress Root's outstanding early Test batting record of 11 centuries, almost 5,000 runs and an average of 52.80? ... More..

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Singapore PM prefers not to sue siblings
by | Wednesday, July 05, 2017

Singapore PM prefers not to sue siblings

Chief among the siblings' accusations is that the premier convened a ministerial committee to railroad their plans to demolish 38 Oxley Road - a wish their father included in his final will. "Own siblings, you ...More..

Special welcome to Modi on 'ground-breaking' visit to Israel
by | Wednesday, July 05, 2017

Special welcome to Modi on 'ground-breaking' visit to Israel

I want to thank my friend, Prime Minister Netanyahu, for the invitation and for receiving me with so much warmth. Prime Minister Netanyahu will also accompany the Indian leader to all programmes throughout ...More..

Police Take Down Armed Suspect Trying to Steal Helicopter From Oregon Airport
by | Wednesday, July 05, 2017

Police Take Down Armed Suspect Trying to Steal Helicopter From Oregon Airport

According to police, an unknown man in a mask jumped over the fence, installed around the airport, and walked to the helicopter, which was pilot-student. Police were called to the 1200 block of Roundelay Street...More..

Sikkim standoff: China deploys submarine in Indian Ocean as border tensions intensify
by | Wednesday, July 05, 2017

Sikkim standoff: China deploys submarine in Indian Ocean as border tensions intensify

In addition, the Indian government has started an anti-dumping probe into Chinese products, the article said, adding the Modi administration sought United States support at the cost of China-India ties and has ...More..

Tour de France 2017, stage four
by | Wednesday, July 05, 2017

Tour de France 2017, stage four

Sagan did go to the Dimension Data bus after the race to speak to Cavendish , who crashed out of the 2014 Tour in the first stage after breaking his collarbone in a sprint finish fall he later admitted was h...More..

Trump ready to up pressure on China to rein in North Korea
by | Wednesday, July 05, 2017

Trump ready to up pressure on China to rein in North Korea

Xi's comments in a phone call with Trump follow Beijing's displeasure over U.S. arms sales to rival Taiwan, U.S. sanctions against a Chinese bank over its dealings with North Korea and, most recently, the s...More..

White House Rejects Talk of Quick Trump Visit to UK
by | Tuesday, July 04, 2017

White House Rejects Talk of Quick Trump Visit to UK

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer later denied this as false, especially since the stories indicated the president was anxious about possible protests against his presence by the British public, but the...More..

Maitama Sule Served Nigeria With Great Optimism - El-Rufai
by | Tuesday, July 04, 2017

Maitama Sule Served Nigeria With Great Optimism - El-Rufai

Tinubu, in a statement on Monday, said Sule's death came at a time the nation is in dire need of wise counsel on how to navigate through potential landmines. The Acting President observed that Alhaji Sule, a gr...More..

GST Levy: Indefinite Shutdown of Cinema Theatres in TN Begins
by | Tuesday, July 04, 2017

GST Levy: Indefinite Shutdown of Cinema Theatres in TN Begins

Tamil Nadu is the only state where an extra percent of entertainment tax is imposed other than GST . "Regional cinema is the strength of the Indian cinema and diversity must be maintained in India", he has ...More..

by | Tuesday, July 04, 2017

ME won't provide voter information to Trump election commission

On Friday, Wisconsin Elections Commission administrator Michael Haas issued a statement regarding the request. The Trump administration appointed Maryland's Deputy Secretary of State Luis E. "Its request fo...More..

Total to sign $4.8-billion gas deal with Iran
by | Tuesday, July 04, 2017

Total to sign $4.8-billion gas deal with Iran

Total is operator of project with 50.1%, while CNPC and Iran's Petropars companies have 30% and 19.9% stakes respectively. Total will put in an initial $1 billion (876 million euros) for the first stage ...More..

Trump offers help to a terminally ill British baby
by | Tuesday, July 04, 2017

Trump offers help to a terminally ill British baby

Photo Chris Gard and Connie Yates with their son Charlie at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London. In February, GOSH applied for the High Court to rule on whether or not it was lawful for the hospit...More..

by | Tuesday, July 04, 2017

Chelsea Legend John Terry Joins Aston Villa

John Terry has joined Villa . "I've had some good occasions over the years at Villa Park, a little bit of abuse along the way, but I'm hoping that they're [the fans] going to get behind myself and the team ...More..

Federation Internationale de Football Association president, Infantino insists VARs will be used at 2018 World Cup
by | Tuesday, July 04, 2017

Federation Internationale de Football Association president, Infantino insists VARs will be used at 2018 World Cup

Never has an African team progressed further than the quarter-finals at a World Cup , while still no side from the continent has managed to get out of their group at the Confederations Cup . "What was done by...More..

Avignon: Shooting outside mosque leaves eight injured
by | Tuesday, July 04, 2017

Avignon: Shooting outside mosque leaves eight injured

The attackers, who arrived in a Renault Clio, were armed with a rifle and a handgun. Four people were injured as bystanders fled in panic. The Muslim community has faced several attacks on Mosques, but no...More..

by | Tuesday, July 04, 2017

Trumps Spend $5 Million Less Than Obamas on White House Salaries

As noted by Politico , the salaries of White House staff members were made public on Friday. While the White House staff is comprised of 47 percent females and 53 percent males, the evenly-split staff stil...More..

Vehicle crashes into crowd at Boston's Logan airport
by | Tuesday, July 04, 2017

Vehicle crashes into crowd at Boston's Logan airport

A law enforcement official told the Globe the incident does not appear to be terror. The sources also said the driver is cooperating with authorities. Massachusetts State Police tweeted that early indications a...More..

Twitter Reacts to Chris Paul Getting Traded From Clippers To Rockets
by | Tuesday, July 04, 2017

Twitter Reacts to Chris Paul Getting Traded From Clippers To Rockets

Coached by Mike D'Antoni, Houston has a very fast-paced offense, but media pundits are wondering how this pairing will work since both Harden and Paul are accustomed to running their respective offenses. Howe...More..

USA visas denied for Afghanistan's all-girl robotics team
by | Tuesday, July 04, 2017

USA visas denied for Afghanistan's all-girl robotics team

One-week visas for entry into the United States were required, and the girls twice made the unsafe journey to Kabul to be interviewed at the US Embassy. First Global President Joe Sestak called the young w...More..

Donald Trump Rips Media: 'Their Agenda Is Not Your Agenda'
by | Monday, July 03, 2017

Donald Trump Rips Media: 'Their Agenda Is Not Your Agenda'

President Donald Trump will make remarks honoring veterans at a Kennedy Center event hosted by an evangelical megachurch. He explained explained the situation as an us-vs. Trump also tweeted angrily at ...More..

85% seats now reserved for Delhi students; Confirms Resolution passed in Assembly
by | Monday, July 03, 2017

85% seats now reserved for Delhi students; Confirms Resolution passed in Assembly

Adopting the resolution, the Assembly said that for all future recruitments - whether for permanent teachers or guest teachers - preference must be given to candidates graduating from universities in Delhi. H...More..

Shavon Randle: Amber Alert canceled after girl's body found
by | Monday, July 03, 2017

Shavon Randle: Amber Alert canceled after girl's body found

Early Sunday morning, FBI investigators confirmed the death of 13-year-old Shavon Randle, the Lancaster girl at the center of a recent Amber Alert. Her body was discovered inside a Dallas home Saturday night ...More..

Trump 'should start doing his' job
by | Monday, July 03, 2017

Trump 'should start doing his' job

He tweeted a looped video, showing him running toward a wrestling ring to tackle another person, with the hashtags #FraudNewsCNN and #FNN. You can watch the video above. Ben Ferguson, a conservative talk show...More..

by | Monday, July 03, 2017

French and West African presidents launch Sahel force

France and its African partners must work together to wipe out Islamist militants in the volatile Sahel region, President Emmanuel Macron said at the opening of a summit in Mali's capital Bamako on Sunday. He...More..

Dozens Injured, Panic Breaks Out After Mass Shooting In US Nightclub
by | Monday, July 03, 2017

Dozens Injured, Panic Breaks Out After Mass Shooting In US Nightclub

Police don't believe the shooting was terror related. Hampton is being held in the Jefferson County Jail on charges of being a fugitive from justice. "A promotional video with a gun on the front cover inv...More..

by | Monday, July 03, 2017

7-foot-2 Zhou Qi agrees to multiyear deal with Rockets

Nene will turn 35 in September. As such, Houston had to drop its offer to three years and $10.9 million, which Nene initially rejected, according to Marc J. But he's also got a long history of injuries - 67 g...More..

New information expected in teen's road rage killing
by | Monday, July 03, 2017

New information expected in teen's road rage killing

A shot rang out. The shooting took place on Wednesday evening in West Goshen, Pennsylvania , just west of Philadelphia. After a three-state manhunt, he surrendered to authorities around 2 a.m. A preliminary ...More..

Mosul victory announcement in 'next few days'
by | Monday, July 03, 2017

Mosul victory announcement in 'next few days'

Iraqi forces have been closing in on the Old City for months, but its narrow streets and closely spaced buildings combined with a large civilian population made for an extremely hard fight. Iraqi forces have be...More..

Here he goes again: Trump calls MSNBC's Mika 'dumb as a rock'
by | Monday, July 03, 2017

Here he goes again: Trump calls MSNBC's Mika 'dumb as a rock'

On the " Morning Joe " show, Brzezinski, a daughter of former White House national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski, said her main concern was how such behavior affects the country. " Trump also lashe...More..

Christie taking state chopper to Island Beach
by | Monday, July 03, 2017

Christie taking state chopper to Island Beach

In a news conference Friday afternoon, Christie, who has six months left in office, tried to shift the blame to the Legislature. 'The governor has a residence at Island Beach, ' the unconcerned politician sai...More..

Second Launch of China's Long March 5, July 2017, Hainan Island, China
by | Monday, July 03, 2017

Second Launch of China's Long March 5, July 2017, Hainan Island, China

The Long March 5 lifted off from the Wenchang Satellite Launch Center on the island of Hainan at 7:23 a.m. "Further investigation will be carried out", the report added, without giving any further detai...More..

Repeal & replace later, says Trump on Obamacare
by | Monday, July 03, 2017

Repeal & replace later, says Trump on Obamacare

The Kentucky Republican was adamant about the timing of the vote, right up until he wasn't anymore. There is robust support in the Democratic caucus for these ideas. The change, proposed by Sen. The other see...More..

EPA to Reject California's Bid for Marijuana Pesticides
by | Sunday, July 02, 2017

EPA to Reject California's Bid for Marijuana Pesticides

In denying the petition, Pruitt reversed the EPA's proposed ban on the use of chlorpyrifos on food crops - and rejected the scientific determination of EPA's professional staff linking chlorpyrifos ...More..

California Democrats Violate Their Own 'Travel Ban' - for 'Important' Causes
by | Sunday, July 02, 2017

California Democrats Violate Their Own 'Travel Ban' - for 'Important' Causes

Seven other states are also being affected by this restriction. Louisville Mayor Greg Fisher is asking California's attorney general for a reprieve regarding a recent state-funded travel ban. It's not cle...More..

Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif come together again for Jagga Jasoos promotions
by | Sunday, July 02, 2017

Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif come together again for Jagga Jasoos promotions

They were Bollywood's most happening couple, who turned heads and hearts wherever they went. Ranbir and Katrina's much-delayed film Jagga Jassos will finally release on July 14. The duo have been making headl...More..

China: Joint HK declaration with United Kingdom has no value
by | Sunday, July 02, 2017

China: Joint HK declaration with United Kingdom has no value

Today, Hong Kong operates under the One Country, Two Systems principle, which means it is part of China, but has its own government, and is allowed to retain capitalist principles, unlike Communist mainland...More..

Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc
by | Sunday, July 02, 2017

Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc

Seaport Global Securities raised Carrizo Oil & Gas from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating in a report on Friday, March 31st. Seaport Global Securities had a markedly different take on 21/06/2017, proposing t...More..

Severe thunderstorm watch issued for Litchfield County
by | Sunday, July 02, 2017

Severe thunderstorm watch issued for Litchfield County

Storms are expected to dissipate as they move south into the I-20 corridor of Texas/Louisiana overnight and not carry a severe weather threat to these areas. Turn to WTOL and the FIRST ALERT Weather App for the...More..

China, Martial Law, Drugs Aside, Philippine President Rides Popularity Wave
by | Sunday, July 02, 2017

China, Martial Law, Drugs Aside, Philippine President Rides Popularity Wave

Among the latest hike in benefits is soldiers' combat pay which has been raised to P 3,000.00 monthly under Executive Order No. 3. It was also during her stint, she added, that Congress passed Republic Act 91...More..

State charges dropped in arson that led to Gatlinburg fire
by | Sunday, July 02, 2017

State charges dropped in arson that led to Gatlinburg fire

In December, Dunn announced charges of aggravated arson against the juveniles in connection with the deadly blaze. DA Jimmy Dunn said that, after some confusion, the Tennessee and USA attorney's offices decided...More..

Man arrested, charged with kidnapping visiting Chinese scholar in US
by | Sunday, July 02, 2017

Man arrested, charged with kidnapping visiting Chinese scholar in US

A criminal complaint says Federal Bureau of Investigation agents overheard Christensen explaining that he kidnapped Zhang while he was under surveillance, according to an Federal Bureau of Investigation pre...More..

GST: The Goods and Services tax enrolled from today
by | Sunday, July 02, 2017

GST: The Goods and Services tax enrolled from today

India yesterday launched its biggest ever fiscal reform with the government promising that a new nationwide tax would make the economy stronger and less corrupt, but businesses are nervous about the revolution....More..

European Parliament to host ceremony in honour of Helmut Kohl
by | Sunday, July 02, 2017

European Parliament to host ceremony in honour of Helmut Kohl

The ceremony, starting at 11.00 CET (14:00 Yerevan Time) on Saturday, will be attended by the presidents of European Union institutions, former and current heads of state and government and other dignitaries. "...More..

WEATHER: Severe weather chances thru tonight
by | Sunday, July 02, 2017

WEATHER: Severe weather chances thru tonight

A few storms could be strong; damaging winds possible with the strongest storms. Winds will blow out of the south about 5-10 miles per hour. While most of the showers and storms will come from about 2 p.m. Su...More..

The Despicable Me 3 Cast
by | Saturday, July 01, 2017

The Despicable Me 3 Cast

Carell told FANDOM: "I did them separately". At a time when the summer releases have flopped or failed to entertain viewers, Despicable Me 3 comes as a big relief. Lucy doesn't have a clue how to be a good ...More..

Gas Prices Keep Dropping, Just In Time For Canada Day Weekend
by | Saturday, July 01, 2017

Gas Prices Keep Dropping, Just In Time For Canada Day Weekend

The national average price for gasoline is close to an all-time low for the year at $2.26/gallon, according to AAA . Unless there's a hurricane affecting southern oil refineries or other disruptions to gas and...More..

China hails 'golden period' in relations with Philippines
by | Saturday, July 01, 2017

China hails 'golden period' in relations with Philippines

Arroyo also noted the increases in pay and other financial benefits given to members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Philippine National Police since Duterte assumed the presidency. Duterte sai...More..

Without budget, Wednesday's Powerball final one for IL lotto players
by | Saturday, July 01, 2017

Without budget, Wednesday's Powerball final one for IL lotto players

Senate Majority Leader John Cullerton said they were, "very close" to a budget plan that the Illinois House would like and that is aligned with the governor's plan, too. The timing is unknown, the agency said...More..

Texas court questions right of benefits for gay spouses
by | Saturday, July 01, 2017

Texas court questions right of benefits for gay spouses

The Texas Supreme Court has questioned whether gay spouses are legally entitled to government-subsidized workplace benefits in a unanimous decision quickly condemned by gay-rights groups. The high court reaffir...More..