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Amir, Fakhar star as Pakistan rout India for Champions Trophy title


Pakistan's batting tally was led by a century scored by Man of the Match Fakhar Zaman , who made 114 off 106 balls before being caught out by Ravindra Jadeja off the bowling of Hardik Pandya. For a country that has not played worldwide cricket at home against any top cricketing nation, the Champions Trophy triumph was necessary to "identify their heroes", feels Pakistan's chief coach Mickey Arthur. Read More »

One killed in India's West Bengal clashes


He added, "I appeal to the people living in Darjeeling and nearby areas to remain calm and peaceful". Stopped by security forces, they broke the barricade but, without resorting to violence, marched ahead and took up position at Singmari where rallies from other points converged before the showdown. Read More »

London Underground sign goes viral after mosque attack

Witnesses said they saw people at the scene grab the man, pulling him from the van and started hitting him. "It is a reminder that terrorism, extremism and hatred take many forms and our determination to tackle them must be the same, whoever is responsible". Read More »

India will learn from final loss, says Kohli


He said the victory credit especially goes to youngsters for the superb win. Azhar and Fakhar Zaman both smashed fifties, seeing Pakistan off to a soaring start as India rued missed chances. Yes, it is a batting wicket, but with the score Pakistan are likely to put on in a major tournament final, India are going to have to pull some magic out, or get gifts from the Pakistan bowlers like their counterparts did, to retain their title. Read More »

Airbus unveils upgraded A380 jumbo

Sales chief John Leahy said the plane would offer "better economics and improved operational performance". "It is a new step for our iconic aircraft to best serve worldwide fast-growing traffic and the evolving needs of the A380 customers". Read More »

Trump Is Now Under Investigation for Obstruction of Justice

Some commentators, however, said Trump could be referring to special counsel Robert Mueller . But Mr Mueller has been appointed special counsel to investigate Russian involvement in the presidential election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign. Read More »

US Vice President Hires Lawyer For Russia Probes


A statement from Pence's office said that Cullen was hired to "help him answer the questions" of Mueller. Cullen previously served as Virginia attorney general and USA attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia. Trump's legal team quickly denounced the report on Wednesday. Since there is no way to find traces of a " collusion " between the Trump environment and Russia, the democratic opposition and the United States media close to it have recently begun to assert that the president ... Read More »

Liverpool bid to host 2022 CWG


The new football stadium will accommodate a temporary athletics track for the games without any disruption to those features. The riverside regeneration of Bramley Moore Dock , which would be home to Everton FC's new stadium, is a focal point of the proposal. Read More »

Deadly van attack outside London mosque

British Prime Minister Theresa May convened an emergency response meeting following the incident. The author's commentary had a common theme: To her, there is a notable double standard of how people react to terror attacks carried out by Muslims as opposed to those of another religion. Read More »

Pentagon: US shoots down Syrian fighter jet


The ministry also called on the US military to provide a full account of why it made a decision to shoot down the Syrian SU-22. The missile attacks had targeted a militant command center and other facilities in Deir El-Zour, a contested region in eastern Syria, where the United States , Iran , and other powers and proxy forces are fighting for control. Read More »

Number of people assumed dead in London tower block blaze to rise

A prominent British Labour Party lawmaker is calling for police and the government to seize all documents relating to the renovation of a London high-rise destroyed by a fire that killed dozens of its residents. The newspaper quoted company director John Cowley as saying the building used Reynobond PE cladding, which is 2 pounds cheaper ($2.56) per square meter than Reynobond FR, which stands for "fire resistant". Read More »

Baseball Gunman Had List of GOP Congressmen in Pocket During Attack

Brooks said the list was short and the other names he was told of were also GOP congressmen. The Louisiana lawmaker, who is the No. 3 Republican in the House, remains in critical condition at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. In a statement released Thursday morning, his family said Mika was shot in the chest and arm and suffered massive trauma, the Detroit News reports . Read More »

Israel Reduces Electricity Supply to Gaza

According to Gisha, an Israel-based human rights group, Israel has been selling 120 megawatts to Gaza , supplied through ten power lines, with each line carrying 12 megawatts. Israel accuses Hamas of diverting Gaza's limited electricity for military use and worsening the hardship on its people. Israeli human rights group Gisha said in a statement on Monday that by reducing supplies " Israel is knowingly aggravating an already risky situation in which the strip is teetering on the ... Read More »

Lockheed signs pact with Tata to make F-16 planes in India

In August past year, Lockheed had offered to move its lone production line the F 16-Block 70 from Texas to India, the world's top defence importer. Under the SP policy, foreign original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) will be selected in a parallel process. Read More »

Saudi Naval Forces Seize Boat, Weapons Near Oil Field


On Friday, Iran accused Saudi coast guards of opening fire on Iranian fishing boats, killing a fisherman. "It is clear this was meant to be a terrorist act in Saudi territorial waters created to cause severe damage to people and property", the statement cited an unnamed Saudi official as saying Monday. Read More »

Bear kills teen runner during mountain race


The runner had apparently made it to the halfway point turnaround and was on his way down when he used his phone to text a family member at 12:37 p.m. One of the runners said he saw a bear circling the teen somewhere off the beaten path. A search was immediately launched and the Global Positioning System coordinates from the teen's cell phone led the search party team in the right direction. Read More »

Scalise in 'Much More Difficult' Shape Than First Thought, Trump Says


Hodgkinson had arrests in his background but showed required firearms licenses to an IL deputy who confronted him about shooting a cornfield last spring. Zack Barth, and aide to Texas Rep. Roger Williams, was wounded but is expected to make full recovery. "Everyone's getting a bunch of death threats right now", Representative Ruben Gallego, a Democrat, told The Los Angeles Times . Read More »

Republican firm leaks personal info of 198 million USA voters

This "leak" of sorts left the personal data of almost every registered voter in the United States exposed, making this the "largest known data exposure of its kind", according to UpGuard's Cyber Risk team. Contacted by AFP, Deep Root said in a statement it could not comment on specific clients but that it recently became aware "that a number of files within our online storage system were accessed without our knowledge". Read More »

At Least 1 Dead After Vehicle Hits Pedestrians Near North London Mosque


The driver of the van has been taken into custody, BBC reported Monday . Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May said that the police was treating the incident as a potential terror attack . He noted that the attack happened during Ramadan - a holy month on the Islamic calendar that is marked by prayer and fasting - and said the council "expects the authorities to increase security outside of mosques as a matter of urgency". Read More »

Man plows van into crowd by London mosque; 10 injured

Witnesses of the suspected terrorist attack in north London's Seven Sisters Road told RT that the van driver "intentionally tried to crush people" as they exited a mosque after Ramadan evening prayers. He explained to me that the man was very violent, aggressive, and he came over him until the police arrival - but there were other people helping him because the crowd was extremely angry, unhappy, so some people started acting violently too. Read More »

Adams tells Theresa May she's in breach of the Good Friday Agreement


Nonetheless, as the largest party in the House of Commons , the Conservatives have the constitutional right to form a government and Mrs May has already appointed a new Cabinet after securing the DUP's support. Ms May said she was steadfastly committed to the Good Friday Agreement and wanted to see a "close and special partnership" with the Republic of Ireland post-Brexit. Read More »

United Kingdom royals honor London fire victims as anger mounts

It followed a separate, smaller protest at Kensington Town Hall, where residents tried to air their grievances to councillors. This includes a parliamentary report from 2000, released after a deadly fire in a tower block in south London , which said that cladding should be fireproof. Read More »

United States 'on the wrong side of history' on climate — French UN Envoy


Last week, several state governors and dozens of mayors across the US pledged to uphold the guidelines set forth in the Paris Accord following President Donald Trump's announcement that he was removing the USA from the agreement . He said the USA will start to negotiate to try and make the deal fair for the American workers, people, companies and taxpayers. By taking the pledge signatories commit to staying actively engaged with the worldwide community to reduce the effects of global ... Read More »

Mexico hold Portugal in Confederations Cup

The Euro 2016 winners took the lead on 34 minutes when Ronaldo sprinted into the box and his beautifully-timed pass found Quaresma unmarked in the area. "You saw the way we played , [it was] very courageous", said Javier Hernandez . Few players have succeeded alongside Ronaldo in Portugal's attack recently. Read More »

'Trump is considering firing Mueller as special counsel'

Ruddy noted that Jay Sekulow, a member of Trump's legal team, left the option on the table in a Sunday interview with ABC News . Ruddy was at the White House on Monday (Tuesday NZT) to meet with White House aides, but did not speak with the president, Press Secretary Sean Spicer said. Read More »

Macron kicks off Paris Air Show with airborne entrance

The 737 Max 10 is expected to sell for a little more than the shorter Max 9, which has a list price of $119.2 million before discounts that are customary for aircraft purchases. Boeing has around 3,700 orders for the whole Max family. Its current biggest jet, the 737 Max 9, makes its debut in Paris just this week. It would enter into service in roughly the 2020 time frame'. Read More »

Gas prices in Massachusetts down 5 cents per gallon


Florida gas prices averaged $2.27 on Sunday. DeHaan blamed the fall on a glut of gasoline inventories, continued refining and crude oil prices, which have crashed to their lowest prices in months. But GasBuddy .com showed prices of $2.15 and $2.16 were not uncommon Monday on Jacksonville's Westside. When that price-point is breached, the Tennessee average would become the lowest since December. Read More »

ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Final

Hassan, named player of the tournament after finishing with 13 wickets, has gained 12 positions to reach seventh rank. If Imran and his men came back from the dead, in Australia-New Zealand, the comeback by this Pakistan team was no less phenomenal. Read More »

Moscow braces for anti-corruption protests


Officially, the demonstrations are against corruption, but they are also an effort by Navalny to force the Kremlin to let him run against Putin in the March 2018 presidential election, even if he has virtually zero chance of unseating the president. Read More »

United Kingdom moves to ease tensions after van attack on London Muslims

One man who managed to escape said he had to jump clear as the van started to strike people. The 48-year-old driver of the van was detained by members of the public at the scene and then arrested by police on suspicion of murder. "This was an attack on Muslims near their place of worship". Eyewitnesses told British media that the van seemed to have veered and hit people intentionally. Read More »