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Australia was 118-8 in 18.4 overs when rain intervened for almost 90 minutes and curtailed its innings. With today's victory, India are leading the 3-match T20I series by 1-0. Australia captain Steve Smith will miss the Twenty20 series against India to return home due to a shoulder injury with the Ashes on the horizon.
  • Trump slams mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico over hurricane relief effort

    Trump slams mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico over hurricane relief effort

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    US President Donald Trump has been heavily criticized for his response to an ongoing humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico in the wake of Category 4 Hurricane Maria , which knocked out electricity to over one million people. We will make it with or without you because what stands behind me is all due to the generosity of other people. Following Trump's tweets, photos of Cruz , wading in floodwaters up to her waist and holding a megaphone, went viral .
  • Plane forced to land in Newfoundland after engine blowout

    Plane forced to land in Newfoundland after engine blowout

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    The flight bound for Los Angeles departed from Paris at 11.42 am. Aircraft on trans-Atlantic flights commonly use Goose Bay Airport in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador for emergency fueling stops. He said passengers had been provided with meals and that the captain had come out to speak to passengers. Goose Bay, a small town in eastern Canada , isn't accustomed to handling enormous jetliners like the A380.
  • Dallas Cowboys QB Dak Prescott responds to Donald Trump

    Dallas Cowboys QB Dak Prescott responds to Donald Trump

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    The protest has its origin in the actions of players like Colin Kaepernick , former quarter back with the San Francisco 49ers (and now without a team), who first refused to stand for the anthem 13 months ago in protest against perceived police brutality against, and the oppression of, black people in the US.
  • Toddler shoots two three-year-olds at U.S. home childcare facility

    Toddler shoots two three-year-olds at U.S. home childcare facility

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    Police say one of them, who was shot in the face, is in critical condition. Eubanks' sister, Escobedo, said she was baffled on hearing about the shooting and didn't know about the gun. "If there are charges, they'll be appropriate charges". The children were among multiple youngsters inside the house, known locally for its babysitting services, at the time of the incident .
  • Majority of Americans embarrassed to have Trump as president

    Majority of Americans embarrassed to have Trump as president

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    Ninety-four percent of black voters said the Republican president is not fit to serve, 60 percent Hispanic voters said the same, while 50 percent white voters said he is fit for the role. A 56-42 percent margin said he does not care about average Americans. Twelve percent said they were optimistic and seven percent said they were hopeful.
  • When Will Trump's Wall Be Built? Border Wall's Prototype Construction Begins

    When Will Trump's Wall Be Built? Border Wall's Prototype Construction Begins

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    In a video taken by the NBC 7 News helicopter, a photographer captured images of dirt being graded by tractors, and rectangular cutouts, presumably where the prototypes will be built. The US President had promised a "big, handsome wall" at the border with Mexico . "It may be a combination of designs being implemented". Both waivers are in California, including one that covers the site of prototype construction.
  • Trump's New Travel Ban Attempts to Prove It's Not Anti-Muslim

    Trump's New Travel Ban Attempts to Prove It's Not Anti-Muslim

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    The announcement Sunday came on the same day that Trump's temporary ban on visitors from six Muslim-majority countries was set to expire. Unlike the first iteration of Trump's travel ban , which sparked chaos at airports across the country and a flurry of legal challenges after being hastily written with little input outside the White House, officials stressed they had been working for months on the new rules, in collaboration with various agencies and in conversation with foreign ...
  • Gunman kills 1, injures 6 at Tennessee church

    Gunman kills 1, injures 6 at Tennessee church

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    All were taken to area hospitals. "The majority are older adults", Nashville police said on Twitter . " One other victim pistol whipped and at hospital ". This is a developing story, and we will report additional details as they arrive . A person was taken into police custody, officials told Fox. "One was in the parking lot that he had shot, in the back".
  • Key US Senator Nears Vote Against Health Care Overhaul

    Key US Senator Nears Vote Against Health Care Overhaul

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    On CBS' Face the Nation Sunday, McCain praised the rival effort by GOP Sen. Rand Paul , R-Ky., would change his vote. He was one of four Republican senators who had been undecided. Collins' comments were consistent with what she told reporters Friday that she was "leaning against" the bill, according to The Portland Press Herald .
  • Iran successfully tests new 2000km-range missile

    Iran successfully tests new 2000km-range missile

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    Iran has successfully tested a new ballistic missile that can carry multiple warheads with explosives and can travel up to 2,000km, according to state media. In early March, Iran tested a pair of Fateh-110 short-range ballistic missiles . "As long as Iranians were barred from entering the USA, US citizens would be barred from entering Iran; as soon as the US lifts the ban, as it was forced to do at the end of February, Iran would respond in kind".
  • Students Occupy University of Barcelona to Demand Independence Vote

    Students Occupy University of Barcelona to Demand Independence Vote

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    Catalan Vice-President Oriol Junqueras acknowledged that the crackdown had disrupted the referendum plans, saying, "It's evident that we won't be able to vote as we have done in the past". Hundreds of pro-independence supporters had protested outside the courthouse to demand the officials' release. They remain under investigation for disobedience, abuse of power and embezzlement in relation to the planned referendum and were ordered to appear before the court every week.
  • Police permit necessary for idol immersion on Muharram: Mamata sidesteps HC order

    Police permit necessary for idol immersion on Muharram: Mamata sidesteps HC order

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    Mamata Banerjee had angrily reacted to the Calcutta High Court's verdict on Durga idol immersion on Thrusday. The authorities are anxious that people from outside may try to foment trouble. Read Also: Actress Kajol with mom Tanuja unveils the first look of North Bombay Sarbojanin Durga idolElected public representatives of Trinamool Congress will try to persuade such applicants to refrain from insisting immersion on October 1.
  • Facebook To Reveal Funding Behind Political Ads

    Facebook To Reveal Funding Behind Political Ads

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    United States congressional investigators and special counsel Robert Mueller are examining alleged Russian election interference, which Moscow has denied. "I don't want anyone to use our tools to undermine democracy", Zuckerberg explained in a Facebook post . "That's not what we stand for", he said.
  • Oil Jumps After US Gasoline Stockpiles Plunge to 22-Month Low

    Oil Jumps After US Gasoline Stockpiles Plunge to 22-Month Low

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    Brent crude futures settled 14 cents lower at $55.48 a barrel, near an nearly five-month high of $55.99 touched on Thursday.U.S. Last May, Opec and non-Opec members agreed to extend production cuts for a period of nine months until March, but stuck to production cuts of 1.8 million bpd agreed in November a year ago.
  • Special Counsel Now Targeting Trump's Behavior in the White House

    Special Counsel Now Targeting Trump's Behavior in the White House

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    Documents on Mr Trump's sacking of the Federal Bureau of Investigation director and his son's meeting with a Russian lawyer are the target of the inquiry, report U.S. But it's his job to make sure all documents related to these requests are being found and sent to Mueller's team. The retired lieutenant general was sacked in February after it was revealed he misled Vice President Mike Pence about December phone calls he had with the Russian ambassador at the time Sergey Kislyak.
  • Britain says suspends training of Myanmar military following violence

    Britain says suspends training of Myanmar military following violence

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    More recently, the Myanmar military has justified attacks on civilians based on the fact Rohingya militants targeted police outposts and killed roughly a dozen members of security forces . Hundreds of people were killed and thousands of homes burned. Aid agencies have launched a huge relief operation around Cox's Bazar, but they say they have been taken by surprise by the scope of the influx from Myanmar.
  • Finally, a world without nuclear weapons is in sight

    Finally, a world without nuclear weapons is in sight

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    U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will open the signing ceremony for the first treaty to ban nuclear weapons and the Security Council hold a high-level meeting on its far-flung peacekeeping operations as world leaders tackle a wide range of crises and challenges on the second day of their annual gathering.
  • French president: Paris climate deal 'will not be renegotiated'

    French president: Paris climate deal 'will not be renegotiated'

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    But it also underscores just how simple-minded Trump's view of foreign policy is. "We should also fight against the financing of terrorism". "We will try to surpass the French. "Every time we have forgotten this and tried to get a short-term satisfactory solution without a diplomatic roadmap we failed and that was the case in Iraq and Libya", Macron said.
  • Russian helicopter fires missile at spectators at drills

    Russian helicopter fires missile at spectators at drills

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    The exercise has caused much angst in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation. Western officials believe troop numbers could escalate to as many as 100,000, causing anxiety in nearby Baltic states and other countries. According to the sources, three people were lightly injured and two cars damaged, and the military is already carrying out an investigation. They're usually very large.
  • Theresa May flies to Canada eyeing post-Brexit trade deal

    Theresa May flies to Canada eyeing post-Brexit trade deal

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    British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday she would press U.S. President Donald Trump this week about a trade challenge by Boeing Co that could endanger thousands of aerospace jobs in Northern Ireland. The row involves a 2016 order from U.S. airline Delta for up to 125 C-Series planes, whose wings are built in Belfast. Speaking ahead of her visit, Mrs May said that Canada and the United Kingdom form a "powerful union" when they work together on priorities like free trade.
  • 3 killed in United States drone strike in NW Pakistan

    3 killed in United States drone strike in NW Pakistan

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    If confirmed, it would be the first USA drone strike on Pakistan since President Donald Trump announced his new strategy for Afghanistan last month. Pakistan considers the drone strike a violation of sovereignty, while the US accuses Pakistan of providing safe havens for militants.
  • Jason Stockley found not guilty of murder by judge's ruling

    Jason Stockley found not guilty of murder by judge's ruling

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    According to the probable cause statement , Stockley shot at Smith's vehicle before pursuing him in a auto chase. "It's going to be ... three hundred-plus days of direct action", the Post-Dispatch previously quoted an activist as saying if Stockley wasn't convicted.
  • Japan: North Korea threat to sink Japan is 'outrageous'

    Japan: North Korea threat to sink Japan is 'outrageous'

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    John McCain said should be " seriously considered ". The defense analysts also said that the North's September 3 nuclear test , which Pyongyang said was of a hydrogen bomb, may have been much more powerful than previously estimated. "There's not just formal trade". "To have had a unanimous vote with China and also Russian Federation supporting that. we feel that we're in a strong position to keep pushing forward with what we call a peaceful pressure campaign", she said.
  • School fire kills 22 students in Kuala Lumpur

    School fire kills 22 students in Kuala Lumpur

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    The school is located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur and all the victims were boys in their early teens. The fire at the Tahfiz Darul Quran Ittifaqiyah broke out in the early hours, BBC reported. "If they would have called us for inspection, we would have advised the school to implement all the fire safety requirements before starting its operations", he said.