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World Black Caps beat England in tri-series T20
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Williamson's comments come after former New Zealand pace bowler Simon Doull questioned whether the 27-year-old and head coach Mike Hesson should be part of the Black Caps' Twenty20 set-up. Alex Hales' had scored a century against Sri Lanka in the 2014 World T20 Cup. Of the surface presented for the Pakistan T20 - also New Zealand's most recent victory - Hesson said: "We're all well aware it wasn't a great wicket".

World ISIS Leader al-Baghdadi Reportedly Alive But Wounded in Syria
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Al Baghdadi sustained "severe" injuries from an air strike and his poor physical and mental health has forced him relinquish power, he said. The militant chief was wounded in "air raids against IS strongholds in Iraq", he said. CNN notes that al-Baghdadi's injuries could have been the result of a Russian airstrike near Raqqa that occurred last May , and even US officials are ultimately unsure if al-Baghdadi's injuries were the work of America or Russia.

World Nelly Under Investigation Following Accusations Of Sexual Assault
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Essex policed reportedly informed cops they have started a sexual assault investigation. According to TMZ , Nelly's attorney is saying the allegations were only made for monetary gain. Her lawsuit states that she decided not to participate in the criminal investigation after police broke her anonymity, despite promises not to, which led to a wave of attacks online.

World ICE to Deport Undocumented Father Whose Son is Battling Leukemia
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Berrones chose not to show up at to his ICE appointment for deportation Monday. However, Berrones was informed by ICE in January that he would be deported. Last week, it was reported that ICE had denied an extension for Berrones to remain in the US and he was scheduled to be deported. Berrones is the sole provider for his five children and wife.

World Family of fatally shot man to meet with Canada cabinet members
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Ouellette hails from Red Pheasant First Nation , the same Cree nation that counted Boushie as a member. "The trial began with a jury selection process that reportedly excluded all potential Indigenous jurors by peremptory challenges". "Stanley could have lied and said he had seen the barrel of the gun and the vehicle, and he didn't". But Bobby Cameron, Chief of the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations, disagrees.

World Egyptian Army: 10 Killed, 400 Arrested in Major Anti-Terrorist Operation
Author: 0 Egyptian Army: 10 Killed, 400 Arrested in Major Anti-Terrorist Operation

The dead jihadists had been "hiding inside a house in the vicinity of El-Arish city (North Sinai province's capital) following a shoot-out", spokesperson Colonel Tamer al-Rifai said in the statement. The offensive comes one month before the country's presidential election, in which incumbent President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi seeks re-election. The military also said in a statement carried by state television that 66 targets, arms depots and SUVs and motor-bikes used by militants were destroyed ...

World Pennsylvania map debacle continues after new map drawn
Author: 0 Pennsylvania map debacle continues after new map drawn

Republicans now hold 13 of the state's 18 congressional districts - but Democrats have included three in the Philadelphia suburbs and one in Lehigh Valley among their top targets this fall as they seek to flip 24 seats and take control of Congress.

World No. 3 Justice Department official Rachel Brand to depart
Author: 0 No. 3 Justice Department official Rachel Brand to depart

She also was frustrated by vacancies at the department - including four of 13 divisions that lack a Senate-confirmed head. Uber exec says "no justification" for covering up breach Trump likely to approve release of Dem memo: report Mark Levin: Clinton colluded with Russian Federation, "paid for a warrant' to surveil Carter Page MORE - the No.

World Tripura Assembly Elections 2018 | BJP triggers tremors in red bastion
Author: 0 Tripura Assembly Elections 2018 | BJP triggers tremors in red bastion

Kolkata: The CPM has just put into the public domain its political road map for the next three years - including election year 2019 - and has ruled out any truck with the Congress. The state of affairs of Congress in Nagaland has come to such a pass that insiders admit the party had a problem finding candidates for all Constituencies.

World NAB files supplementary references in Al-Azizia Mills, Flagship Investments cases
Author: 0 NAB files supplementary references in Al-Azizia Mills, Flagship Investments cases

It is expected that the NAB will submit the supplementary reference to an accountability court, hearing main corruption references against Sharif family, today. Meanwhile, Tallal Chaudhry said that according to the constitution of Pakistan no one could be barred from leaving the country without a reason. Four witnessed called by the court were also present but when defence counsel informed the court that the lawyers were on a three-day mourning over the demise of Asma Jahangir and sought an ...

World Kim's sister says hopes to see Moon in N. Korea
Author: 0 Kim's sister says hopes to see Moon in N. Korea

The North Koreans earlier Saturday invited Moon to visit Pyongyang in what would be the Koreas' third summit talks since their 1945 division. But South Korea's presidential Blue House said Pence had a meeting scheduled with United States athletes and had only planned to stay briefly to greet other officials.

World Forest and tree cover gain for India
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All lands with tree canopy density of 70 per cent and above are classified as very dense forests (VDFs). Explaining Tree Cover and Forest Cover, he said that while Tree Cover can be a coffee and pepper estate where there are a lot of trees inside the plantations, the Forest Cover is the jungles and the National Parks and hill ranges that encircle Kodagu.

World Gavin Newsom: Jeff Sessions 'Outright Racist' for Praising 'Anglo-American' Legal Traditions
Author: 0 Gavin Newsom: Jeff Sessions 'Outright Racist' for Praising 'Anglo-American' Legal Traditions

The mention of " Anglo-American heritage " was not a part of prepared remarks provided by the Justice Department. Instead he said: "The sheriff is a critical part of the Anglo-American heritage of law enforcement ". A Senate committee denied him a federal judgeship in 1986 after some colleagues said he used racial slurs and joked about the Ku Klux Klan. The turn-of-phrase actually refers to the legal heritage shared by the United States and England, from which the role of the ...

World Boston Dynamics robots can now hold the door for its friends
Author: 0 Boston Dynamics robots can now hold the door for its friends

While opening a door is slightly old hat for a Boston Dynamics robot - Atlas barrelled through a push-bar door two years ago - SpotMini's operation is more fluid. Back in November , it showed off another one of its robots doing a backflip, comfortably sticking the landing. Atlas was originally developed for use in the USA military and before landing the backflip had previously showcased its ability to navigate rough terrain, pick up objects and self-right when pushed to the ground.

World North Atlantic Treaty Organisation confirms half of allies expected to meet spending goal
Author: 0 North Atlantic Treaty Organisation confirms half of allies expected to meet spending goal

At NATO's 2014 summit in Wales, the leaders agreed to invest 2 percent of GDP in defense programs. The Europeans and Canada have boosted defense spending in each of the last three years, but British Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson said: "I've always seen 2 percent as a floor and not a ceiling, so just to hit 2 percent doesn't mean to say you're the world's best defense partner".

World Man masturbates in public bus at New Delhi
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She said she was reading a book when she felt the middle-aged man sitting next to her repeatedly trying to touch her waist with his elbow. It was only when I narrated the incident to a college friend after two days that she encouraged me to post the video on Twitter .

World Texas Mom Dies from Flu After Turning Down Tamiflu
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A second-grade teacher from Texas died from complications of the flu less than a week after being diagnosed. Her husband Frank said he chose to pick up the medication himself on Thursday after finding out she wasn't taking them, but said it was too late.

World Hawaii lawmakers introduce loot crate regulation bills
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Shadow of War could roll out a Loot Box Bizarre months after launch, and the proposed laws would do nothing to stop it. In particular, the 2017 online game " Star Wars: Battlefront II " incurred significant online controversy for its extensive in-game transaction system, which not only offered gameplay advantages through loot boxes but also locked iconic and powerful " Star Wars " characters such as Darth Vader or Bossk behind a paywall of in-game currency.

World Hindu right-wing militants harass couples on Valentine's Day in India
Author: 0 Hindu right-wing militants harass couples on Valentine's Day in India

In videos recorded by passers-by, several people carrying saffron flags and wielding sticks could be seen threatening couples, the agency said. "Our reporter Sanil Malik spoke to one of the members and he had this to say", Charity begins at home, if we are not able to prevent our own family members in celebrating Valentine's Day then how will people take us seriously.

World Government set to accept European Union transition timetable
Author: 0 Government set to accept European Union transition timetable

Barnier noted that in the "joint report " that concluded Phase 1 of the negotiations in December, the two sides had allowed for three options on Ireland: a solution through an overall new relationship; alternative solutions put forward by the United Kingdom, that would avoid reinstating a border; and maintaining all existing regulatory rules and procedures - effectively keeping Northern Ireland in the EU's customs union .

World Queen BANS major household item from ALL her Royal estates
Author: 0 Queen BANS major household item from ALL her Royal estates

Takeaway food products from Royal Collection cafes will now have to have biodegradable or compostable packaging. 'Across the organisation, the Royal Household is committed to reducing its environmental impact, ' a Palace spokesman told the Telegraph .

World Merkel defends coalition deal on German TV
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SPD members could still scuttle the deal, though. German Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet Turkish Prime Minister Ben Ali Yildirim in Berlin on Thursday. Protocol would have dictated that a deputy leader step in as interim chairman. She insisted that she would remain party leader and complete her full four-year term as chancellor .

World How to Have a Galentine's Day
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Take a break and treat yourself and your friends to some heart-shaped waffles, because, as Leslie Knope would say, "We need to remember what's important in life: friends , waffles, work". "It's easier to be courageous when you're not alone", she has said. We're not talking mega-spenny here - it's definitely the thought that counts here.

World Standoff on excessive seas: Turkish warships block Cypriot offshore drilling
Author: 0 Standoff on excessive seas: Turkish warships block Cypriot offshore drilling

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called on Cyprus not to "overstep the mark" in the eastern Mediterranean on Tuesday. "We are keeping calm in order to avoid any crisis and taking all diplomatic steps necessary so that finally Cyprus' sovereign rights can be respected", Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades, said .

World United Kingdom to Use AI to Combat Online Terrorist Content
Author: 0 United Kingdom to Use AI to Combat Online Terrorist Content

Using "advanced machine learning", the technology analyses terror videos to pick out "subtle signals" and determine whether it is IS propaganda or something else, such as a news reports. The new research also shows 145 new platforms from July 2017 until the end of the year had not been used before. The Home Office has funded terrorism propaganda detection software.

World Line up announced for Reading Festival 2018
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Tickets are available on ticketmaster.com . Other named acts include Skepta , Wolf Alice , Dua Lipa , Pale Waves , Sigrid and Yungen. Heading up the bill are Fall Out Boy , Kendrick Lamar , Kings Of Leon , Courteeners , Wolf Alice , Skepta, and Panic! Along with a gif of John Travolta's character in Pulp Fiction searching a room, one wrote: "Looking for Arctic Monkeys and Foo Fighters in the Reading and Leeds fest line up like".

World Trump Maintains Confidence in Chief of Staff John Kelly Despite Porter Flap
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Other top White House aides similarly supported Mr Trump's handling of the controversy . "My friend turned to me and said , 'The president of the United States just called you a liar.' Yes". were credible", two anonymous sources in attendance relayed to The Post: "He told the staff he took immediate and direct action". After the resignation of David Sorensen and Rob Porter over domestic abuse allegations, Chief of Staff, Gen.

World Galway rents rising quicker than Dublin City Centre
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It means that rents have now hit a new record high for the seventh quarter in a row. "Rent Pressure Zones and other measures can not work without proper monitoring and enforcement by the Residential Tenancies Board", they said. In Galway and Waterford cities, rents rose by a little over 12%, while in Limerick city, rents rose by 14.8%. Outside the five main cities, meanwhile, rents rose by 9.8%.

World Ukraine to Deport Saakashvili to Poland After Asylum Appeal Rejected
Author: 0 Ukraine to Deport Saakashvili to Poland After Asylum Appeal Rejected

His spokeswoman said he had been taken by men in green camouflage and his whereabouts were unknown. The deportation comes amid vocal resentment from Saakashvili against Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko . Saakashvili told the Guardian during an interview in Kiev earlier this month that Ukraine had "begged" Warsaw to take him. In September, Saakashvili defied a border blockade and crossed from Poland into Ukraine, where he led anti-Poroshenko protests and struggled against the ...

World Dutch Foreign Minister Resigns After Lying About Putin Meeting
Author: 0 Dutch Foreign Minister Resigns After Lying About Putin Meeting

Zijlastre told reporters he had never been at the meeting with Putin and had learned of the comments secondhand. "I made the decision that this is an important geopolitical story with serious implications", he said. Putin "wants to go back to a " Greater Russia " and his answer was that it included Russia, Belarus , Ukraine and the Baltic States", he said at the time.

World UP: Student beaten to death after minor argument
Author: 0 UP: Student beaten to death after minor argument

However, no injuries were reported in the incident. Police said Dileep had an argument with three persons who thrashed him. However the main accused is evading police arrest and has gone into hiding. Saroj and his friends acted violently and beat them with chairs to which the other men retaliated with an iron rod. The police released CCTV footage from the restaurant to back up their claim.

World IOB losses widen to Rs 971 cr as provisioning jump
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State Bank of India reported a weak quarter with net slippages spiking up to ₹26,780 crore (adversely impacted by divergence). What is distressing for millions of SBI investors and bank depositors is that an audit by the Reserve Bank of India unearthed close to Rs 23,200 crore worth new NPAs.

World Purdue Pharma Claims It Will Stop Marketing OxyContin to Doctors
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Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Chairman Ron Johnson, R-Wis., is holding a hearing Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, trying to link Medicaid expansion to the opioid abuse epidemic, despite opposition by ranking Democrat Claire McCaskill of Missouri, who says there's no supporting evidence.

World London City Airport remains closed due to WWII bomb
Author: 0 London City Airport remains closed due to WWII bomb

City Airport is located in London's Docklands close to the financial heartland of Canary Wharf. The Royal Navy has dragged an unexploded World War II bomb down the River Thames overnight and plans to detonate it at sea on February 14, 2018.

World Deadpool: New Poster Brings Josh Brolin Back To Goonies Roots
Author: 0 Deadpool: New Poster Brings Josh Brolin Back To Goonies Roots

Reynolds posted on Instragram a Norman Rockwell-esque portrait of Deadpool drawing Brolin's Cable - the catch is although Cable is modeling, Deadpool is drawing Bolin's Goonies character, Brand. Other returning cast members include Morena Baccarin as Vanessa, TJ Miller as Weasel, Leslie Uggams as Blind Al, Brianna Hildebrand as Negasonic Teenage Warhead, and Stefan Kapičić as Colossus.

World Fired Weirton cop, ACLU reach settlement with city
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Despite the fact that Williams was holding a gun, Madar decided that Williams was not an immediate threat and therefore tried to talk him down rather than shoot him. An investigation by West Virginia State Police concluded the shooting was justified. The officer said he was sacked for not shooting Williams, and he felt that the termination was not justified.

World White powdery substance found in Barack Obama's DC office
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It reportedly contained baby powder . Former President Barack Obama's office in Washington D.C. faced a risky scare on Tuesday after a suspicious white powder was found, local news outlet Fox 5 reports. was revealed to be cornstarch. A spokesperson for the US Secret Service, which also responded to the scene, said that the package was not addressed to any Secret Service protectees.

World Ford Issues 'Do Not Drive' Warning For 33000 Pickup Trucks
Author: 0 Ford Issues 'Do Not Drive' Warning For 33000 Pickup Trucks

Mazda mirrored Ford's action at that time in recalling the affected vehicles in the U.S., Puerto Rico and Saipan, and advised its customers to stop driving their affected vehicles. It is now advising owners of some North America 2006 Ford Ranger vehicles with Takata non-desiccated airbag inflators to stop driving their vehicles and contact their dealers immediately for repairs.

World Four people killed when small plane crashes in Agua Dulce
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In this image released by the Los Angeles County Sheriff Department shows the scene of a plane crash late Sunday, Feb 11, 2018, morning in a remote area near Agua Dulce, California. Sunday, according to its Twitter feed. Firefighters performed CPR on the fourth, but was then pronounced dead shortly after. The flight between Las Vegas and California is one the Hastings family had made dozens of times since Tom Hastings finished building the plane in 1999.

World Pakistani human rights lawyer Asma Jahangir dies at 66
Author: 0 Pakistani human rights lawyer Asma Jahangir dies at 66

Pakistani human right lawyer Asma Jahangir died after suffering cardiac arrest. She was on Time magazine's list of 100 most influential women. She identified as a Muslim but was said by various opponents to be linked to the Ahmadiyya sect, which is not accepted by some groups as being Islamic.

World USCIRF Mourns Death of Leading Pakistani Human Rights Defender
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The result is a cauldron of an unidentified stew, the ingredients of which defy the commandments of the preparation, in this case the principles of democracy. The minister said she also played a key role for women empowerment in the country. Being a woman in the public eye, she was not shy of being political and did not allow herself to be weighed down by propaganda and sexist rhetoric directed at her.

Author: 0 Isaiah Thomas got his powers back in Lakers debut

Has any other star been this unfairly maligned? His debut in purple and gold was a glimpse into what Los Angeles will see for the remainder of the season. "Yes, I would love to be a starter". When Ball returns from his injury, Walton could start Ball, Ingram, and. He was acquired with a second-round pick and cash for centre A.J.

World No charges against dad who lunged at Nassar
Author: 0 No charges against dad who lunged at Nassar

A MI prosecutors announced Monday that they will not bring charges against Margraves , who went ballistic after his two daughters told the court that Nassar had abused them. Eaton County Judge Janice Cunningham admonished Margraves but decided not to charge him with contempt after he apologized. Eaton County Sheriffs restrain Randall Margraves after he lunged at Larry Nassar .

World British frigate to sail through South China Sea, says minister
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China's construction of islands and military facilities in the South China Sea has prompted worldwide condemnation, amid concern Beijing is seeking to restrict free movement and extend its strategic reach. As I have noted repeatedly before in these pages, the idea of some sort of Sino-Philippine deal on the South China Sea - be it understandings to deescalate tensions temporarily or a proposals to jointly explore and exploit resources - is not new and has in fact been discussed in some form ...

World Historic immigration debate in flux
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Durbin says Kim's family resembles many other immigrants who don't bring wealth and often don't bring a proficiency in English. Trump set the stage for the upcoming debate previous year, when he terminated Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals , or DACA , a program that granted temporary work and study permits to immigrants brought illegally to America as children, and gave Congress a March 5 deadline to address their plight.

World Gunmen kill 4 paramilitary soldiers in southwest Pakistan
Author: 0 Gunmen kill 4 paramilitary soldiers in southwest Pakistan

The FC security personnel were performing their routine duty along the railway track near Sariab Road. The bodies of the deceased, whose institutional identity is yet to be ascertained, were shifted to Civil Hospital. Later, two constables were gunned down in a separate incident on the same road. On Jan 9, four Balochistan Constabulary personnel were among six killed in a suicide attack near the Balochistan Assembly.