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Lack of continuity has been responsible for Australia's repeated struggles in the shortest format as they are languishing at No.7 in the ICC rankings. After having won the toss , Australia had no hesitation in bowling first. "It's great for him to hit the ground running, because he's a guy who can get nervous early on so it was great for him to get early wickets ".
  • Gunman opens fire on foreigners in Italian town

    Gunman opens fire on foreigners in Italian town

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    The chief suspect in that case is a Nigerian. The suspect is reportedly a 28-year-old Italian and he was arrested about two hours after the shooting rampage began. Local newspaper Corriere della Sera said schools were put into lockdown and residents warned to stay inside after shots were fired in the city center from a dark-colored vehicle.
  • Romney will announce February 15 whether or not he'll run for Senate

    Romney will announce February 15 whether or not he'll run for Senate

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    So far the former MA governor has not spoken publicly about specific political ambitions for 2018, but CNN reports that he is planning to formally announce his bid for Hatch's Senate seat later this month. Romney, the 2012 Republican presidential nominee, would have a clear path to victory should he enter the race. Before Trump was elected, Romney famously called him a phony and a fraud in a speech at the University of Utah.
  • Budget will add to ease of living: Modi

    Budget will add to ease of living: Modi

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    He spoke about ' Ayushman Bharat' , which envisages health insurance for over 10 crore poor families, ' Ujjwala yojna' , ' Swachh Bharat' and other initiatives like opening more hospitals, medical colleges and educational centres to stress the budget's pro-poor credentials.
  • Alleged Rape Victim Denies Watering Down Her Knowledge Of Rugby Players

    Alleged Rape Victim Denies Watering Down Her Knowledge Of Rugby Players

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    Mr Jackson and Mr Olding are accused of raping a 19-year-old woman in June 2016, with Jackson also facing an additional charge of sexual assault. All four men have denied all the charges against them. Both men deny the charges. She added: "We didn't go into the VIP area with the intention of meeting a rugby player, if that's what you're insinuating".
  • Marc A. Thiessen: Trump nails the speech. Now what will he do?

    Marc A. Thiessen: Trump nails the speech. Now what will he do?

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    The president laid out his four-pillar plan on immigration that included a pathway to citizenship for people brought to the country illegally as children, construction of a wall along the Mexican border, getting rid of the US visa lottery system and limiting "chain" migration to spouses and children.
  • Trump's message to Republicans on immigration: Compromise or win in 2018

    Trump's message to Republicans on immigration: Compromise or win in 2018

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    Democrats are pushing for the fate of the Dreamers to be tackled as a priority, and are resisting Republican efforts to tie it into a broader bargain on immigration. The White House framework represented "a good faith offer" from Trump, he said, and could provide a base bill for debate but he said it would ultimately not fly with Democrats.
  • Migrants, Mostly Pakistanis, Feared Dead In Shipwreck Off Libya: IOM

    Migrants, Mostly Pakistanis, Feared Dead In Shipwreck Off Libya: IOM

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    The IOM said on Friday that more than 6,600 migrants and refugees had already entered Europe by sea since the beginning of the year, with central Mediterranean route crossings to Italy accounting for almost 65% of the entries. Headon said Pakistani nationals are increasing among the number of migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean to Italy and Europe via Libya. More than 600,000 people are believed to have made the journey from Libya to Italy over the past four years.
  • European Union drugs agency chief says temporary Amsterdam housing 'not optimal'

    European Union drugs agency chief says temporary Amsterdam housing 'not optimal'

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    Harder still to believe the promises that a multi-storey purpose-built block here would be fully operational to accommodate the entire agency staff and host all its meeting by November 2019. Milan lost its bid for the authority last November, when a tied vote among 27 European Union ministers forced the victor to be chosen by drawing lots from a fishbowl.
  • Panthers sale may be behind-the-scenes Super Bowl story

    Panthers sale may be behind-the-scenes Super Bowl story

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    That would set a new record for the amount of revenue generated in a single day by one company. With a temperature of 24 degrees Fahrenheit, Super Bowl VI in New Orleans was the coldest Super Bowl played outdoors . Members of the premium NFL Game Pass service can also watch the game on Android and iOS smartphone apps, computers, tablets and smart TVs, as well as Windows devices, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 .
  • Lebanon: US Congress Seeks to Increase Sanctions on Hezbollah

    Lebanon: US Congress Seeks to Increase Sanctions on Hezbollah

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    Created to damage Hezbollah's financial network, the new sanctions apply to five Lebanese nationals and one Iraqi, most of whom have links to Al-Inmaa Engineering and Contracting, a company run by Hezbollah financier Adham Tabaja, the US Treasury Department said in a statement.
  • US Immigration Agents Crack Down On 'Sanctuary State' California

    US Immigration Agents Crack Down On 'Sanctuary State' California

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    The raids took place in cities including San Francisco, Sacramento and San Jose in the north of California - a "sanctuary state" where, since January 1, law enforcement has been mostly prohibited from working with federal officials seeking to arrest undocumented immigrants.
  • Religious Group Aims to Ban Rihanna From Senegal

    Religious Group Aims to Ban Rihanna From Senegal

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    In Senegal , she reemphasized her commitment to what President Macron called "the only single response" to problems facing West Africa, telling the crowd "We've made tremendous progress today but our work is never done". Macron, traveling with his wife, Brigitte, later will visit French forces serving with the G5 Sahel, a five-nation regional force launched a year ago to counter growing extremism in West Africa.
  • Rep. Joe Kennedy invites transgender soldier to Trump's State of the Union

    Rep. Joe Kennedy invites transgender soldier to Trump's State of the Union

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    Democrats offer a more inclusive vision in which one ordinary American's fortunes do not need to fall in order to make another's rise, he declared. He made headlines this year for a number of impassioned speeches against Republicans' attempted Obamacare repeal and for blasting Trump's response to the riots in Charlottesville this summer.
  • Pakistan offers joint investigation into Kabul attack

    Pakistan offers joint investigation into Kabul attack

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    Foreign Office spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal on Friday confirmed the meeting, and said Pakistan had proposed five joint working groups, focusing on ensuring a comprehensive engagement for countering terrorism, intelligence sharing, military, economy, trade and transit interaction, refugee repatriation and connectivity.
  • South Indian Actress molested on a train

    South Indian Actress molested on a train

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    At night when all the passengers were asleep, the accused walked up to Sanusha and tried to molest her. I immediately caught hold of his hand and twisted it. She also did not let the alleged molester escape till her co- passengers called the TTE and filed a police complaint at Thissur police station. Sanusha said she wanted others to take heart from her example in such situations and fight it out.
  • Alberta to suspend electricity purchase talks with BC: Notley

    Alberta to suspend electricity purchase talks with BC: Notley

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    Alberta Premier Rachel Notley had threatened to take legal action against new spill restrictions in B.C. which is expected to further delay Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion, media reports said. "It's a really tricky area and the lines are blurry", he said. Speaking after Trudeau's remarks on radio, Notley said the prime minister didn't speak strongly enough in defence of the project.
  • UPenn Revokes Honorary Degrees from Steve Wynn; Bill Cosby

    UPenn Revokes Honorary Degrees from Steve Wynn; Bill Cosby

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    In their statement , Gutmann and Cohen noted the sexual allegations against a myriad of men in recent months and said universities must provide "moral leadership". Two days before the email was sent to the Penn community, the "Wynn Commons" signage was vandalized. The same group made recommendations to the executive committee of the Penn Board of Trustees.
  • Milwaukee Bucks: Malcolm Brogdon expected to miss 6-8 weeks

    Milwaukee Bucks: Malcolm Brogdon expected to miss 6-8 weeks

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    The Bucks' young standout will be out six to eight weeks with a partially torn quadriceps, a big blow to Milwaukee's playoff push. Brogdon underwent an MRI and subsequent examination by team physician Dr. Although he's dealing with a more complex, lingering injury than Brogdon's, Kawhi Leonard has missed much of the current season due to issues with his quad tendons.
  • Reports states that Teacher stepped on black students during slavery lesson

    Reports states that Teacher stepped on black students during slavery lesson

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    Cummings' activity apparently required for the students to lie on the ground as she walked on top of their backs, New York Daily News reported . "She put her foot on her back and said 'How does it feel?'" the student told. A different student stated the "lesson" followed a display of a video of laborers being hit, beaten and driven over the rear of a ship. MS 118 Principal Giulia Cox declined to comment.
  • Punxsutawney Phil sees his shadow, 6 more weeks of winter

    Punxsutawney Phil sees his shadow, 6 more weeks of winter

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    The East Coast, where Punxsutawney Phil calls home, has faced a record breaking winter since Christmas with blizzards, a bomb cyclone, and some of the coldest weather on record. Spectators at Gobblers Knob park can expect cloudy skies with cold temperatures near 17 degrees Fahrenheit (-8.3°C) early on Friday morning, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).
  • Senior UP cop caught on camera pledging to build Ram temple

    Senior UP cop caught on camera pledging to build Ram temple

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    On Friday, a video of Shukla, a 1982-batch Indian Police Service officer, taking the pledge went viral on social and electronic media. CNN news 18 reported that DG Homeguard Surya Kumar Shukla re-ignited the Ram Mandir debate, saying "I pledge to build the Ram temple at the earliest".
  • Two Jammu and Kashmir students beaten up in Haryana

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    Tagging Prime Minister Narendra Modi , former J&K chief minister Omar Abdullah tweeted, "This is awful & goes against the spirit of what @PMOIndia @narendramodi ji said from the ramparts of the Red Fort". Aftab claimed that when they approached the university authorities they told them the incident did not happen in the campus. Our looks give us away. We went to the hospital for a checkup and returned to the university campus.
  • Texas oil companies tell Trump to leave NAFTA alone

    Texas oil companies tell Trump to leave NAFTA alone

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    Modernizing the Agreement would deliver even more benefits for NY, but a rejection of NAFTA would generate great uncertainty for NY businesses, hurting growth, jobs and competitiveness in the state. Those costs would be especially large in the first one to five years after NAFTA is terminated. "Significant differences remain", Freeland said. " The Financial Post explains, "[Article 605] means Canada and the US can not reduce access to each other's oil, natural gas, coal, electricity or ...
  • India urges Male to abide by Supreme Court ruling

    India urges Male to abide by Supreme Court ruling

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    He has remained in exile ever since but has always vowed to attempt to run for the leadership again. The Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) said Yameen was yet to release any in line with Thursday's shock decision of the apex court to quash the dissidents' convictions.
  • Father of Nassar victims lunges at doctor in court

    Father of Nassar victims lunges at doctor in court

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    The judge said she could not, prompting Margraves to ask "Would you give me one minute?" When Judge Cunningham declined once again, Randall lunged forward and attempted to attack Nassar . This is not helping your children, this is not helping your community, this is not helping us. Just seconds before, Margraves' daughters, Lauren and Madison Rae, had given their victim-impact statements in a hearing created to confront Nassar with the damage that he had wrought.
  • Fidel Castro's eldest son reportedly 'takes his own life'

    Fidel Castro's eldest son reportedly 'takes his own life'

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    His mother was Mirta Diaz-Balart, a woman from 's aristocracy who married in his youth before beginning the revolutionary struggle that later brought him and his brother Raul to power. Cuba halted its plant plans that same year because of a lack of funding after the collapse of Cuba's trade and aid ties with the ex-Soviet bloc and Castro Diaz-Balart largely disappeared from public view appearing at the occasional scientific conference or diplomatic event.
  • Denuclearization of Korean peninsula is the objective — United Nations chief

    Denuclearization of Korean peninsula is the objective — United Nations chief

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    The publication noted that the meeting would be "a provocative action meant to highlight human rights violations and one that could raise alarms in Pyongyang". The concerns over the graphic were echoed by Adam Mount, a senior fellow at the Centre for American Progress, who said the Pentagon could not release a policy document that failed to recognise South Korea.
  • CMS Approves Indiana's Medicaid Work Requirement, Tobacco-Use Surcharge

    CMS Approves Indiana's Medicaid Work Requirement, Tobacco-Use Surcharge

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    The Healthy Indiana extension also includes funding authority to expand treatment options for Medicaid enrollees struggling with substance abuse and opioid addiction. Anyone on Medicaid is eligible, including HIP enrollees. Governor Eric Holcomb, alongside new US Health and Human Services Director, Alex Azar, said that the up-to-$80-million-a-year, federal extension impacts over 400,000 low income Hoosiers.
  • First trailer of 'Mission: Impossible - Fallout' is out

    First trailer of 'Mission: Impossible - Fallout' is out

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    Star Tom Cruise is front and center on the one-sheet for Mission: Impossible - Fallout , which appears to tease the thematic thrust of the film as well as its centerpiece stunt. This week, hype surrounding the release has been ramped up, and a slick new poster with Cruise's character Ethan Hunt embodying it has been released.