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This was Wyatt's second T20 worldwide century and it was only befitting that she completed it with a boundary. Indian bowlers leaked runs and lacked intent, the sloppy fielding by the hosts only adding to their misery. Beaumont's 23-ball 35 included three hits to the fence and a six. The two stitched 129 runs together for the side before Mandhana perished in the 12th over.
  • Rep. Ryan Costello will drop bid for reelection

    Rep. Ryan Costello will drop bid for reelection

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    Following his announcement, the Cook Political Report moved Costello's district from "toss up" to "likely Dem". "At this moment in time running for reelection is not the prudent course of action", Costello told MSNBC. Since 1994, a president's party has never been successful in keeping open seats in midterm elections that were carried by the other party in prior presidential elections.
  • Community members march, rally for gun control

    Community members march, rally for gun control

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    Students in Florida have focused on youth voter registration and there will be a registration booth at the Saturday rally. "Vote them out", an activist pleaded to the crowd. "Additionally, on Friday, the Department of Justice issued the rule to ban bump stocks, following through on the president's commitment to ban devices that turn legal weapons into illegal machine guns".
  • Orange Snow in Russia's Sochi Compliments of Sahara Desert

    Orange Snow in Russia's Sochi Compliments of Sahara Desert

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    Skiers in Sochi, Russia aren't deterred by the orange snow . (Instagram/sochi_) One observer has compared the view to a Martian landscape. Sand, dust, and pollen particles are picked up by storms that swirl across northern Africa to Europe where they mix with the rain in the atmosphere, falling as orange-tinted snow thanks to the Sahara's red sand.
  • Parents facing abuse charges after daughter refuses arranged marriage

    Parents facing abuse charges after daughter refuses arranged marriage

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    Maarib's parents allegedly beat her with broomsticks, choked her until she went unconscious, and poured hot cooking oil on her because she did not want to get married, the sheriff added . Al Hishmawi was placed under Child Protective Services custody along with her five siblings, who are between the ages 5 and 15. On the 30 of January, Maarib was reported missing from the couple's home.
  • Delhi allocates 26% to education in its budget

    Delhi allocates 26% to education in its budget

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    The Minister also proposed a 26-point programme under "Green Budget" to preserve the environment ."We have shortlisted 26 separate programmes and projects proposed by four departments of the Delhi Government (Environment, Transport, Power and Publics Works Department) and attempted to bring them together in the form of a concerted intiative to control pollution", Mr Sisodia said.Under "Green Budget", the Environment and Forest Department will carry out a real-time source apportionment study ...
  • Google Doodle Celebrates 45th Anniversary of Chipko Movement

    Google Doodle Celebrates 45th Anniversary of Chipko Movement

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    Though the Chipko Movement gathered prominence in the 1970's, the idea had actually germinated way back in 18th century Rajasthan. Taken aback by the self-sacrifice of his subjects, the Maharaja of Jodhpur went on to rescind his order preventing the felling of trees in all Bishnoi villages.
  • Venus Williams rallies past Kiki Bertens at Miami Open

    Venus Williams rallies past Kiki Bertens at Miami Open

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    In men's play, No. 2 Marin Cilic swept Vasek Pospisil 7-5, 7-6 (7-4), while No. 3 Grigor Dimitrov lost to Jeremy Chardy 6-4, 6-4. Konta, whose victory here past year propelled her into the top 10 in the world rankings, advanced with relative ease, beating Belgian Elise Mertens 6-2, 6-1.
  • Former US senator says students should learn CPR, not seek gun laws

    Former US senator says students should learn CPR, not seek gun laws

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    While Santorum said that "phony gun laws don't solve these problems", and that students took action "to ask someone to pass a law" through protesting, he did note he was "proud" of the student activists. "Because if it is about keeping our schools safe, then we have to have a much broader discussion than the discussion going on right now", Santorum said.
  • Latest Forecast: Turning Cooler With Rain & Snow By Monday Night

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    Mid-valley weather should be mostly cloudy on Sunday , forecasters say, with a chance of rain and highs around 50. Isolated higher amounts may happen, depending on how long the heaviest bands of snow stay over any given area. Patchy fog will start off the morning on Monday , which will otherwise be sunny with a high near 47 and a low around 27. Sunday's highs will be in the lower 40s for most of the state.
  • Iowa family dies while vacationing in Mexico

    Iowa family dies while vacationing in Mexico

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    Investigators ruled out a possible robbery because they did not see evidence of a disturbance inside the condo. There was no foul play! In a statement, the U.S. "I guess we were all kind of hoping for the best - that maybe they were just planning to stay another day", she said. But, the extended family waited until Thursday night to call authorities in case the Sharps had problems with their flight.
  • Argentina 2-0 Italy: Five things we learned

    Argentina 2-0 Italy: Five things we learned

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    La Albiceleste defeated Italy , who failed to qualify for the finals in Russian Federation, 2-0 in Manchester on Friday, although they were without key player Lionel Messi due to a minor injury. "It is more his team than mine". "If we have the opportunity to get someone better than Di Biagio, and I don't think there are many, then we will".
  • United States steel tariffs meet barrage of criticism at WTO

    United States steel tariffs meet barrage of criticism at WTO

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    USA apple growers just got their foot in the door in China in 2015, and the country is now their 10th-largest market, with demand growing. Adidas and Champion-both these sneaker and athleticwear giants are also dependent on the Hong Kong group for manufacturing and will likely be affected by Trump's trade tariffs.
  • China Appeals for Cooperation as it Warns of 'Trade War'

    China Appeals for Cooperation as it Warns of 'Trade War'

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    The countries, including the European Union, Brazil and Japan, have levelled a barrage of criticism at the United States during a debate started by China and Russian Federation at the meeting on Friday in Geneva. "China's response should follow the principle of a precision strike", wrote Mei Xinyu, a researcher at a Commerce Ministry think-tank in an opinion piece for China Daily .
  • Pope urges young people not to remain silent

    Pope urges young people not to remain silent

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    The document said some young people want the church to change its teaching or better explain it; others accept the teachings and want the church to proclaim them more forcefully. "The temptation to silence young people has always existed", the pope said during a Palm Sunday service in St. Peter's Square, according to Reuters .
  • Jeremy Corbyn apologises for Labour's 'pockets' of anti-Semitism

    Jeremy Corbyn apologises for Labour's 'pockets' of anti-Semitism

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    Corbyn himself was criticised last week for a comment made in 2012 showing solidarity with the creator of a mural deemed by many to be anti-Semitic. Our dedicated coverage of Labour's policies and personalities, internal debates, selections and elections relies on donations from our readers .
  • Double house fire in Pekin leaves homes destroyed

    Double house fire in Pekin leaves homes destroyed

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    It took 12 units and 28 firefighters, 19 minutes to control the fire, TFD said. Police later found the bodies of a man and two children inside the home. "To do what they did was courageous", police officer Ronald Reynolds said. Fire officials say they had to use multiple access points, because it is an older home.
  • India queries Cambridge Analytica on data

    India queries Cambridge Analytica on data

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    USA lawmakers on Friday asked Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg to come to Congress to explain to explain how the data got into Cambridge Analytica's hands, adding to pressure on the firm, which is under fire from investors and advertisers.
  • Egypt Police Kill Alexandria Bombing Suspects

    Egypt Police Kill Alexandria Bombing Suspects

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    The attack killed two soldiers. In an official statement, Egypt's interior ministry said the terrorists were killed on Sunday dawn following a shootout in a residential apartment in Beheira governorate, around 89 kilometres from the Mediterranean city which witnessed Saturday's attack.
  • Korea, US reach deal 'in principle' on FTA, steel tariffs

    Korea, US reach deal 'in principle' on FTA, steel tariffs

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    President Donald Trump. South Korea's Trade Minister Kim Hyun-chong and other officials have engaged in active lobbies to get an exemption from the USA tariffs. The quota is unlikely to hurt South Korea's steel exports as sales to the USA account for 11 per cent of total steel shipments overseas, the South Korean ministry said.
  • China warns trade war will directly hit U.S. consumers & financial markets

    China warns trade war will directly hit U.S. consumers & financial markets

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    The escalating tension sent shivers through financial markets as investors foresaw dire consequences for the global economy if trade barriers start going up . It also wants to slap the USA with a 25 percent tariff on pork and recycled aluminum imports. "Ultimately, this will be healthy for the global trade system".
  • Whistleblower: Leave lobby 'cheated' its way to Brexit victory

    Whistleblower: Leave lobby 'cheated' its way to Brexit victory

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    The case relates to funds worth around £620,000, which were offered by Vote Leave to BeLeave , a separate group run by Darren Grimes, then a student activist. Their lawyers have given the election watchdog signed statements. Deputy Labour leader Tom Watson told Marr: "The leaders of Vote Leave are senior cabinet ministers".
  • Trump not afraid of trade war with China: Mnuchin

    Trump not afraid of trade war with China: Mnuchin

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    Although Republicans hold a majority in both houses, the federal spending budget requires bipartisan support to make it through Congress and included many aspects Trump and the GOP were not happy with , including almost $500 million toward Planned Parenthood and just $1.6 billion toward the president's promise of a wall along the U.S.
  • Palestinian teenager jailed for assaulting Israeli soldier

    Palestinian teenager jailed for assaulting Israeli soldier

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    Nour was released on 5 January pending trial, and was sentenced today to the time she had already spent in prison. Her mother and another cousin were also arrested , and signed similar plea deals on Wednesday. "By sentencing Ahed to eight months in prison the Israeli authorities have confirmed yet again that they have no regard for the rights of Palestinian children, and have no intention to reverse their discriminatory policies".
  • How spending bill is shaping debates among midterm election candidates

    How spending bill is shaping debates among midterm election candidates

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    Finally, in made-for-TV scheduling, Trump took to Twitter again to announce he'd be holding a news conference to talk about the bill. In this case, Trump and his team were clearly at odds. The conservative House Freedom Caucus says it would support President Donald Trump if he vetoed a $1.3 trillion spending bill. Trump cited misgivings about its contents, but said he agreed to sign the bill to deliver a boost in defense spending - repeatedly casting the decision as one in which he ...
  • Winter storm could bring heavy snow, impact travel in FM area

    Winter storm could bring heavy snow, impact travel in FM area

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    Temperatures will also be quite a bit cooler, with highs not reaching 40 and most of us seeing temperatures in the mid-30s during the afternoon - 10 or more degrees below average. Expect variable clouds and widespread to numerous showers overnight. We'll start off with readings mostly in the teens and 20s and we only muster low 40s in the lower elevations.
  • Encounter spree in Uttar Pradesh by Police: Two criminals killed

    Encounter spree in Uttar Pradesh by Police: Two criminals killed

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    While Rahees faces 10 criminal cases , Javed is accused in 6 cases, including murder and dacoity under the Arms Act. In Ghaziabad, Rahul, a dreaded criminal, was arrested after he sustained gunshot injuries in an exchange of fire with police in Sihani Gate area on Saturday.
  • Shopping centre blaze in Siberia kills 37

    Shopping centre blaze in Siberia kills 37

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    Television pictures showed people jumping from the windows of the mall, which was engulfed in black smoke. Smoke billowed from windows as fire crews worked to evacuate the property. "The president ordered the emergencies minister to set for the site immediately and tale all necessary measures to mobilize manpower", the Kremlin spokesman noted, adding that additional technical means, including robots, drones and other equipment, would be sent from Krasnoyarsk and Moscow .
  • 'March For Our Lives' sister rally held in downtown Dayton

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    Appearing on "Fox News Sunday" Kasky and fellow student Delaney Tarr said the demonstrations in Washington, D.C., across the country and overseas showed youth were committed to tackling the issue of gun violence . Emma Gonzalez , 18, survived the shooting and traveled to Chicago to speak at the press conference as part of her crusade against gun violence. "Now we're trying to change gun laws", he said.
  • Iowa family dies from gas inhalation

    Iowa family dies from gas inhalation

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    There was no sign of violence where the family was found. Kevin Wayne and Amy Marie Sharp, along with their son Sterling and daughter Adrianna, are seen in a photo obtained by CNN on March 25, 2018. Amy Sharp's cousin Jana Weland told ABC News the family flew out of St. Louis and called Amy Sharp's mom that same day to let her know they had arrived.
  • Drogba speaks on Mourinho's relationship with Pogba

    Drogba speaks on Mourinho's relationship with Pogba

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    The 22-year-old also does not have a good experience with the national side, having produced a poor showing during the 2016 European Championship, and he will be desperate to earn an opportunity against Colombia or Russian Federation to prove his credentials.
  • The key players in the Stormy Daniels scandal

    The key players in the Stormy Daniels scandal

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    Stormy Daniels says she had an affair with Mr Trump that began in 2006 and lasted for several months and that it was shortly after the President's wife Melania gave birth to the couple's first son Barron. He's the attorney representing Daniels. In her CNN interview , McDougal apologized to Melania for the affair. Cohen has admitted to facilitating a payment to Daniels in 2016.
  • United Kingdom watchdog reviews evidence after Cambridge Analytica search

    United Kingdom watchdog reviews evidence after Cambridge Analytica search

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    UK-based data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica stands accused of using data it got from Facebook to build sophisticated psychological profiles of United States voters, and then deliver content to them that might sway their vote. It suspended its chief executive, Alexander Nix, for the same. That app was downloaded by 270,000 Facebook users, but Kogan was able to gather information about millions of those users' friends .
  • Trump signs $1.3 trillion spending bill despite veto threat on Twitter

    Trump signs $1.3 trillion spending bill despite veto threat on Twitter

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    Representative Mark Meadows, chairman of the freedom caucus and a friend of the president, said in a tweet that the group would "fully support" a veto, adding that Congress should pass a short-term budget resolution while Mr Trump and congressional leaders "negotiate a better deal for the forgotten men and women of America".
  • Militant killed in Budgam, lady injured

    Militant killed in Budgam, lady injured

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    Following a tip-off, the security forces had launched a search and combat operation in the area. Identified as Shafat Hussain Wani, the slain militant is a resident of Wagoora area of north Kashmir's Baramulla district. A woman was also left injured in the gunfight. Meanwhile in the incident one lady received injury in thigh while the hiding militant was trying to escape firing indiscriminately.
  • Messi isn't missed as Argentina down Italy

    Messi isn't missed as Argentina down Italy

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    The West Ham United man was anonymous in the first half, when much of the play went through the enterprising Angel Di Maria . Argentina begin their World Cup campaign on June 16 when they take on Iceland. "If at an individual level he is able to understand that football has a collective component, we have reached perfection with Lionel". I played with him and I can tell you how technically decisive he was for the team.
  • China says ready to defend its interests in USA trade spat

    China says ready to defend its interests in USA trade spat

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    China had warned the United States on Friday that it was "not afraid of a trade war" as it threatened tariffs on $3 billion worth of U.S. goods in retaliation. "And knowingly, we always have a minority, and it's not fair", President Trump said. But Ni Feng, deputy director of the Institute of American Studies at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences in Beijing , said there was no doubt the situation was "deteriorating".
  • Deadly car-bomb blast near Somalia's parliament

    Deadly car-bomb blast near Somalia's parliament

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    An eyewitness named Mohamed Abdinasir said the blast happened at a checkpoint in front of the interior ministry. The explosion occurred when a auto laden with explosives detonated at security checkpoint near heavily-fortified complex of Somalia's parliament headquarters.