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England Win Third Test Against Pakistan

Cook is not about to get too worked up about that prospect just yet - he believes England are on an upward curve, but expected world domination to have to wait a couple more years yet. However, further down the line in Bangladesh, should the tour go ahead, and India, Bayliss offered the hint that playing Rashid as another allrounder would be high up England's thinking - especially when Ben Stokes is available again.

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Rupee Drops 3 Paise, Opens at 66.87 Against Dollar

It opened at 66.78. The RBI left its key policy rate unchanged on Tuesday taking cognisance of the recent rise in inflation which puts the consumer price index uncomfortably close to the upper tolerance threshold of 6% as mandated by the government.

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Obama: US will fight Islamic State on every front

As the jihadist group lost ground, he said, there were signs it was shifting to attacks overseas. Obama said that ISIS has been losing ground in both Iraq and Syria . "How we react to this is as important as the efforts we take to destroy ISIL", Obama said. "They make us weaker, they make us more vulnerable". The US military has two formal investigations open into two different airstrikes which monitors have said killed dozens and perhaps hundreds of civilians last month, including ...

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South Sudan requests $1.9 billion in aid from China

The council will vote on whether to impose an arms embargo if UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon reports within a month of adoption of the draft resolution that South Sudan's transitional government is obstructing deployment of the protection force.

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Turkey's Erdogan arrives in Russia for talks with Putin

Erdogan threatened to rip up the European Union migrant deal with Ankara and allow three million refugees into the continent if his country does not receive visa-free travel by October. "The Western world tried to exclude Russian Federation; we didn't". The two men had been at loggerheads since early 2015 when Turkish warplane downed a Russian jet that led to a diplomatic escalation.

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'Freaking historic': Canada wins bronze in women's rugby 7s

She defeated Russia's Yulia Efimova, who was only reinstated into the competition days before the Olympic Games began. "If I said I didn't enjoy the Olympics, then other players won't aspire to play in them. It's been a quick path and it hasn't sunk in yet. Canada came into the tournament as a medal contender after winning last summer's Pan American Games and finishing third on the world circuit this season.

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Louis Scores 5 Runs In The 9th Inning To Beat The Reds

Wacha bagged a win in his last outing, going five innings with six hits and two earned in Cincinnati. Piscotty, Matt Carpenter and Jhonny Peralta had two hit games for the Cardinals. Taking another loss his last time out against these same Cardinals , Reed gave up eight hits with five earned in five innings. Billy Hamilton led off the game for the Reds with a single and stole second and third.

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Pakistani lawyers mourn colleagues slain in Quetta attack

Hours after a prominent lawyer was gunned down in Pakistan , more than 70 people were killed in a bombing at the hospital where his body was taken. Targeted killings have become increasingly common in Quetta , the capital of a province that has seen rising violence linked to a separatist insurgency as well as rising crime.

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Michael Phelps, Simone Biles Set for Tonight's OLYMPICS Coverage on NBC

Missy Franklin's disappointing form continued Monday in Rio as the golden girl of the London Olympics failed to advance to the final of the women's 200-meter freestyle after finishing last in her semifinal with a time of 1 minute, 57.56 seconds.

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Home hope Adilson da Silva to get Olympic golf competition under way

United States' Michael Phelps competes in a men's 200-meter butterfly heat during the swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics, Monday, Aug. 8, 2016, in Rio de Janeiro , Brazil. It gave the opportunity to the team to get more money after the Brazilians won gold via Sarah Menezes in 2012, and the team totally followed the success with a new world title for Mayra Aguiar in 2014.

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New storm forms off Mexico; toll in earlier storm hits 11

Veracruz Gov Javier Duarte said yesterday that a total of 10 people died in landslides in the towns of Cocomatepec, Tequila and Huayacocotla. A view of the house where three members of a family died after a mudslide following heavy showers caused by the passing of Tropical Storm Earl in the town of Temazolapa, in Veracruz state, Mexico , August 6, 2016.

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Japanese emperor makes rare public address, expresses concern about old age

At the birthday news conference, the Emperor said he was "beginning to feel my age" and that "there were times when I made some mistakes at events". But Abe's right-wing supporters are not in favor of letting Akihito abdicate, out of step with the majority of the Japanese public, who would support his decision.

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Clinton enjoys 10 point lead on Trump in latest combined polling

Zelizer says that will mean putting together a three-week period that is free of missteps that raise concerns among the electorate, including when he speaks on Monday at the Detroit Economic Club. The CNN Poll of Polls incorporating the results of six major polls - all conducted after the party conventions concluded in late July - finds Clinton with an average of 49% support to Trump's 39%.

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Man Utd hero Neville: Mourinho will make people hate us again!

So underwhelmed was Cascarino that he not only predicted Ibrahimovic would struggle in the Premier League, but also compared him to none other than Liverpool flop Mario Balotelli. "I was not happy". Neville told Sportsmail: 'I've not enjoyed the last couple of seasons when a few people were laughing at us and people were thinking, "oh, we're only playing Man United".

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Don't shed crocodile tears, act: Cong to PM on dalits

If you want to shoot anyone, shoot me, not my dalit brothers", he said. "Some anti-social elements are taking law into their hands in the name of cow protection. The section which has suffered for centuries, will you force them to suffer more?" he added in Hyderabad , which had seen an agitation following the suicide of dalit scholar Rohith Vemula on January 17.

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Turkey's Erdogan says new chapter emerging in relations with Russian Federation

Erdogan's meeting with Putin coincides with renewed strains in Ankara's ties with the West after a failed military coup in Turkey in which more than 230 people were killed. Ankara has also hinted its deal with the European Union to stem the flow of Syrian refugees into Europe could break down unless the European Union quickly implements part of the deal allowing visa-free travel for Turkish citizens.

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Turkey's Erdogan sits down with Russia's Putin for talks

Erdogan also mentioned that Putin was one of the first world leaders to call him after the attempted coup on July 15 to express his support, which Erdogan said "gladdened me, my colleagues and our people". Both leaders looked composed and not overly emotional when they met and shook hands for a picture. Erdogan said in an interview to TASS First Deputy Director General Mikhail Gusman he hopes his talks with Russian leader Vladimir Putin in St.

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Tooting by election candidate and Leatherhead activist protest on Jeremy Corbyn's roof

Tensions rose as the pair were questioned about what they would do to stamp out anti-Semitism as leader, with both men facing heckles from the audience. Mr Corbyn is backed by Momentum, a mass movement of Labour members who have turned out in their droves at rallies around the country in recent days.

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Commuters set for travel chaos as Southern staff begin five-day strike

RMT general secretary Mick Cash said: "It was clear right from the start of these talks that there was no serious intent from Govia Thameslink to engage in genuine negotiations and that their script was being written from behind the scenes by their Government paymasters.

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Opposition Labour members win court battle to vote in leadership contest

The shadow chancellor said he was "appalled" by the possibility of the party using money from supporters to stop them voting in the contest, which will see Jeremy Corbyn and Owen Smith battle it out for the top job. John McDonnell, who chairs Mr Corbyn's leadership campaign, claimed the decision had been taken by a "small clique" that opposed the Labour leader and warned it could cost the party hundreds of thousands of pounds.

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Furyk shoots PGA Tour-record in final round at Travelers

Knox is just the third global player to win the Travelers title since 1996 (Sweden's Fredrik Jacobson in 2011, Australia's Marc Leishman in 2012). Kelly missed a potential birdie putt about two feet to the right of the cup from the front fringe before tapping in his final shot for par.

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New images suggest China militarizing disputed islands: NY Times

At the same time, South Korea's presidential Blue House rebuked China for criticising Seoul's decision to deploy an advanced US anti-missile defence system, urging Beijing to instead work harder to rein in North Korean nuclear and missile tests.

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Israeli demolitions leave 27 homeless in West Bank

Local sources said that the occupation forces raided "Beit Awwa" town south of Al Khalil city and kidnapped the two Palestinian young men Diyaa Masalmah, 21 years, and Muntaser Masalmah, 18 years after storming their homes. The United Nations and European Union also slammed the recent approvals, urging Israel to halt the decisions. Palestinian leaders and rights groups have reiterated that settlement building only serve to exacerbate tensions for Palestinians who have lived under a military ...

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UN calls for urgent humanitarian pause in Aleppo fighting

The United Nations children's agency (UNICEF) warned of risks for children in particular. "Children's lives are in serious danger". UNICEF pointed out that attacks on July 31 had struck the electricity transmission station which powered water pumping to the eastern and western parts of the city.

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Olympics: Glitter gives way to gold medals chase

Iran picked a woman, archer Zahra Nemati, as flag-bearer for its team made up overwhelmingly of men. Some medals will be awarded in archery, cycling, diving, fencing, judo, shooting, swimming and weightlifting. She'll be the first goalkeeper in history to reach the milestone in worldwide play - no small feat. China might have the least star-studded team in the men's tournament, with US assistant coach Jim Boeheim saying the Americans are "100 years ahead".

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Lifting of ceasefire against NPA gains support

A ceasefire between Philippines government forces and communist rebels could be in place by the end of the month, if the Duterte administration responds favourably to a new statement from the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP). I am talking in behalf of the republic", he added. But he noted that it was the government that lost a soldier to an NPA attack, which was why he was wondering why he was being made out to be the bad guy.

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It hurts to be Cara Delevingne

I remember muttering to my friend Sophia [Kerr], when this waitress asked, 'Would you like water? When you look in the pages of DC Comics, and her appearances in animation, however, the character has a very different look, usually clad in a green cape and either a green bodysuit or corset.

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Japan's emperor says he's concerned about fulfilling duties

Japan's 82-year-old Emperor Akihito on Monday indicated his readiness to abdicate, voicing concern in a rare video message to the public that he could one day become unable to fulfill his role as the symbol of the state because of his age. Attention will now shift to Parliament, which can change the law. "I do respect the heavy responsibility the emperor must be feeling, and I believe we need to think hard about what we can do", he said.

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Aviation Dubai airport closure could have cost emirate $330m

Despite flights resuming on Wednesday evening, several airlines including Indian carriers Spice Jet, Indigo and Jet Airways cancelled all their flights to and from Dubai on Thursday. In a statement, SpiceJet said, "In the wake of the Emirates aircraft crash landing at Dubai airport yesterday and in accordance with the instructions from the Dubai Airport Authorities, all our flights to and from Dubai have been cancelled".

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Japan warns China of worsening ties over East China Sea dispute

The two countries are locked in a long-running dispute over the uninhabited islets known as the Senkaku in Japan and the Diaoyu in China. Beijing's territorial claims to the Spratly Islands, which are believed to be rich in oil and gas reserves, run counter to those of the Philippines, Taiwan, Malaysia, Brunei and Vietnam.

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Trump pivots to the economy

In a new proposal, Trump called for allowing parents to fully deduct the average cost of childcare from their taxable income. Trump is also set to propose a moratorium on all new federal regulations and would "remove bureaucrats who only know how to kill jobs; replace them with experts who know how to create jobs".

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Turkey warns US not to 'sacrifice' relations for sake of Fethullah Gulen

Yildirim said Turkey will employ 15,000 new teachers and recruit 10,000 new police officers to replace teachers and police who have been purged over their suspected ties to the movement. "The personal aspect is very important", Pavel Shlykov, an analyst with the Institute of Asian and African Studies at Moscow State University, said in an interview last month before the coup attempt.

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Trump in Detroit - will he reveal his economic plans?

Trump's remarks, which were repeatedly cheered by the crowd, appeared targeted at both an affluent business community and working people, in particular those who have suffered from a decline in US manufacturing in cities such as Detroit. Clinton will outline her economic vision in MI on Thursday. She said his recently-named economic advisers "tried to make his old exhausted ideas sound new, but here's what we all know because we heard it again: his tax plans will give super big tax breaks to ...

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GOP congressman: Trump should release taxes

Like Trump , McMullin has never held elected office. Third party candidates tend to fade at crunch time , though we don't have any precedent when the two major parties put forth candidates as flawed as Clinton and Trump . Clinton has proposed raising taxes on the highest-income earners, including a surcharge on multimillionaires, but analysts have found lower-income earners would see little change beyond measures like additional tax credits for expenses like out-of-pocket health care costs.

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North and South Korean gymnasts pose for selfie at Rio Games

He has quickened the pace of testing. North Korea has said that they are working on a missile system that can reach North America, which is also a threat. He's right. It's not compatible. "Security concerns once drove Beijing to join the Washington-led trio in implementing United Nations sanctions against Pyongyang".


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