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England pip New Zealand in absolute thriller despite Williamson's ton — Twitter Reactions

England pip New Zealand in absolute thriller despite Williamson's ton — Twitter Reactions Speaking to BBC Test Match Special, former England spinner Swann said: 'Mitchell Santner almost won that game for New Zealand - he's got the power, Kane Williamson's more of a nudger and nurdler. Williamson, who had struggled for runs in recent innings and missed the second ODI, which England won, because of a hamstring strain, returned to the arena with an imperious performance for his ... [Full Article...]

Tehran Rules Out Missiles Talks Until US, Europe Destroy Their Nukes

Tehran Rules Out Missiles Talks Until US, Europe Destroy Their Nukes US President Donald Trump has threatened to tear up a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers unless more is done to curb Iran's missile programme. Iran's state-run IRNA news agency is reporting that a top military commander says Iran will negotiate over its missile program if the US and Europe dismantle their nuclear programs. [Full Article...]

Setting out Brexit vision, Britain's May appeals to European Union to show flexibility

Downing Street said on Friday that Theresa May and Ms Sturgeon agreed to work to break the deadlock around the Bill in a phone call after the Prime Minister's most recent Brexit speech . The crucial intervention ahead of the next round of talks with Brussels, appeared to unite warring Remain and Leave factions of the Conservative Party. [Full Article...]

US Intelligence: North Korea Continues to Make Progress on Missile Program

US Intelligence: North Korea Continues to Make Progress on Missile Program The ICAPP secretariat is now most active in Seoul and headed by Secretary General Park Ro-byug, an experienced South Korean diplomat, and by my co-chairman, now South Korean National Security Adviser Chung Eui-yong. Washington on Friday said the North Korean government had used chemical weapons in violation of worldwide laws in a notice posted on the USA government's Federal Register. [Full Article...]

'LIFE & DEATH' warning issued as nor'easter poses 'bomb cyclone' threat

'LIFE & DEATH' warning issued as nor'easter poses 'bomb cyclone' threat Over the past 48 hours a deadly nor'easter turned a thousand-mile stretch of the East Coast into a wind tunnel, leaving millions without power , paralyzing flooded cities and towns and claiming the lives of at least six people - many of whom had tried in vain to take shelter from hurricane-force winds. [Full Article...]

Three arrested following looting in west Dublin

Three arrested following looting in west Dublin While the men related to the incident are being persecuted, the lasting damage incurred to vehicles surrounding the Lidl has had devastating consequences. They are also investigating other incidents in the area. Judge John O'Connor was sitting at a special sitting of Dublin District Court where six men were charged over the incident in Lidl on Fortunestown Lane in Citywest, with another three me... [Full Article...]

At Billy Graham's funeral, evangelist's children say they'll carry on crusade

At Billy Graham's funeral, evangelist's children say they'll carry on crusade TV preacher Joel Osteen was among the invited guests and says Graham helped create the idea of the modern public preacher. Graham's ministry launched under "The Canvas Cathedral "-a white canvas tent during a 1949 Crusade in downtown Los Angeles, where 350,000 people heard him share the Gospel over a period of eight weeks", his website stated ". [Full Article...]

Missing snowboarder found dead at Squaw Valley

Missing snowboarder found dead at Squaw Valley Three individuals were partially buried in the avalanche and were able to free themselves. One had a broken leg, he said. The resort used explosives and other tools to knock down snow to prevent avalanches throughout the day but the snowfall was heavy, she said. [Full Article...]

East Coast hunkers down as nor'easter hits

East Coast hunkers down as nor'easter hits Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker activated 200 National Guard members to help deal with the storm. "If you live in an area that is told to evacuate, we strongly encourage you do so first thing Friday AM", Baker tweeted Thursday night. People across the region skipped work Friday to hunker down. In the federal capital Washington and surrounding suburbs, public schools were closed because ... [Full Article...]

Student Who Allegedly Killed His Parents in College Dorm Arrested, Family Shocked

Student Who Allegedly Killed His Parents in College Dorm Arrested, Family Shocked Yeagley declined to comment on whether Davis Sr. brought the firearm with him to campus, though security footage does show Davis Jr.in the dorm's parking lot with the weapon before entering the building where his parents were gunned down. Video indicates Davis, Jr. and the accused were laughing in the elevator together. Davis, who was enrolled at the school, somehow got the weapon off his father... [Full Article...]

First male Gymnast files sexual abuse lawsuit against Larry Nassar

First male Gymnast files sexual abuse lawsuit against Larry Nassar A male gymnast, Jacob Moore, joined a federal lawsuit against the USOC and USA Gymnastics earlier this week, saying Nassar used acupuncture needles near his genitals to address a shoulder injury. Moore is a current member of the University's men's gymnastics team and a former member of the US men's junior national team. The gymnast, who is now a freshman at the University of MI and is on t... [Full Article...]

John Kelly Defends Himself, Sees No Reason to Resign Over Porter Scandal

John Kelly Defends Himself, Sees No Reason to Resign Over Porter Scandal White House chief of staff John Kelly tried to once again defend his response to allegations of abuse against former staff secretary Rob Porter this week by further complicating an already tangled narrative. On Friday, Kelly doubled down on claims he did not know the extreme extent of the allegations. Kelly said he first learned of "serious" accusations against Porter through the media. [Full Article...]

Girl killed as large explosion rocks Kabul

Girl killed as large explosion rocks Kabul At least 22 people have been wounded in a suicide bombing in the Afghan capital Kabul close to foreign embassies . Speaking to Voice of America, Wells said the second round of a regional peace conference in Kabul, which began on Wednesday, was aimed at making clear that there was the potential for dialogue. [Full Article...]

Mandatory Evacuation Orders lifted in southern Santa Barbara County

Mandatory Evacuation Orders lifted in southern Santa Barbara County Santa Barbara County issued mandatory evacuations Thursday for South Coast areas below the Thomas Fire , Whittier Fire and Sherpa Fire burn areas since the storm had potential to reach debris-flow-causing rainfall rates overnight. As storms moved into Southern California, authorities ordered a fresh round of evacuations for residents who live near three burn scars with fears of another disaster m... [Full Article...]

Turkey-led forces snatch more towns in Afrin

Turkey-led forces snatch more towns in Afrin The death toll , released by the Turkish military in two separate statements, brings the number of Turkish soldiers killed since the launch of "Operation Olive Branch " to at least 40. The dead included three members of the Syrian Kurdish YPG force, while the rest came from popular forces that support President Bashar al-Assad and entered Afrin last week to help repel the Turkish incursion, th... [Full Article...]

Senate passes Taiwan travel bill that anxious China

Senate passes Taiwan travel bill that anxious China The Taiwan Travel Act aims to expand the scope of official U.S. -Taiwan exchanges, long a sensitive issue in the U.S. Washington's ties with Taiwan are a constant source of friction in its relations with Beijing , and a visit by then-Taiwanese President Lee Teng-hui to the USA in 1996 prompted China to launch missiles into waters near the island in an attempt to intimidate its leaders. [Full Article...]

Neymar Surgery a Success, PSG Confirm

Neymar Surgery a Success, PSG Confirm Brazil are scheduled to play their first match against Switzerland on June 17. "I am certain (he will be ready)", Fabio Mahseredjian told TV Globo. "The surgery will mean he has a physical deconditioning, he will have lost some of the physiological effects that he gained during the season with PSG". [Full Article...]

Slovakia 'was told about mafia expansion' prior to journalist killing

Slovakia 'was told about mafia expansion' prior to journalist killing Kuciak and Martina Kusnirova, both 27, were found shot dead in their house north-east of Bratislava last weekend. The junior Most-Hid party said global investigators should be invited to join local police to aid transparency, and also called on Interior Minister Robert Kalinak, a close ally of Fico, whose business acquaintances had been subjects of Kuciak's earlier articles, to resign. [Full Article...]

U.S. support for Saudi Arabia in Yemen must end, senators say

U.S. support for Saudi Arabia in Yemen must end, senators say The bill will force the first-ever vote in the Senate to withdraw US armed forces from an unauthorized war . Today, Americans have been surprised by the deaths of US soldiers in places such as Niger and Syria, and by massive USA airstrikes against Russian-controlled mercenaries who threatened USA special forces in Syria. [Full Article...]

Eight Turkish Soldiers Killed in North Syria Offensive

Eight Turkish Soldiers Killed in North Syria Offensive Turkish government spokesman Bekir Bozdag said Thursday that Turkish authorities read carefully the text of the U.N. Security Council resolution and claimed that it does not apply to the Afrin offensive since it excludes operations against terror groups. [Full Article...]


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