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Pakistan put West Indies into bat in first T20

Pakistan put West Indies into bat in first T20

As far as the team is concerned, Kamran Akmal returns to the team after a long gap of three years . "The way he had been scoring runs continuously over the last two years is outstanding". "Players need to take more responsibility, especially after this incident", Arthur said. I think it's a good sign that PSL is happening and players who are performing in domestic are being selected. Read More

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Germany's Weigl ruled out for Azerbaijan qualifier

The world champions are top of their qualifying Group C with four wins out of four matches and a five-point lead. We want to secure qualification for the World Cup without dropping any points. Gomez has scored three goals in his last three games in the Bundesliga, but he has not netted for Germany since their 3-0 victory over Slovakia at Euro 2016. Read More

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Rep. Pete King: Trump Needs Dems Against Freedom Caucus

Rep. Pete King: Trump Needs Dems Against Freedom Caucus

Jordan argued Sunday that the bill lost on its shortcomings, not over ideology, with just 17 percent of Americans approving of the measure, crafted by Ryan, R-Wis., and his leadership team. It was an early critic of the Trump candidacy, branding him a "big-government liberal" and calling him "the worst kind of politician, who'll say anything to get elected". Read More

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Beijing-favourite Carrie Lam takes victory in controversial HK election

Each requires a high-wire balancing act. Lam is an efficient and pragmatic administrator but his detractors in Hong Kong see her as a proxy for Beijing and out of touch with ordinary people. Analysts say that irrespective of the election outcome, pro-independence sentiments will continue to gain momentum in Hong Kong. But on the other hand, China itself has an uneasy, dialectical, dichotomous relationship with a model of its own creation: "One country, two systems", where saying it has been ... Read More

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Southgate wants time to solve England captaincy puzzle

Southgate wants time to solve England captaincy puzzle

A week after the Red Rose's record-equalling 18-match winning run came to an end against Ireland, Jones joined the England football squad's preparations ahead of their World Cup qualifier against Lithuania on Sunday (Monday NZ time ). "We have a lot of players around that age". "The key message from me is to focus on performance". "We want to play with a good tempo and press with a good tempo but also have calmness". Read More

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US House clears way for debate on Trump-backed healthcare bill

US House clears way for debate on Trump-backed healthcare bill

She also has served as director of the Center for Rural Health at UND's School of Medicine and Health Sciences and administrator of the federal Health Resources and Services Administration. "And I had no income at the time because I was so sick". Rather than lowering costs, the controversial law emphasizes mandates that have driven up health insurance expenses for both employers and employees. Read More

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Thousands of Cities Go Dark to Fight Climate Change

The Earth Hour India campaign by WWF-India focuses on the need to inspire individuals, corporates and other organizations, schools, colleges, RWAs and housing societies to become Earth Hour Superheroes, undertake five simple actions and lend their voice to the largest grassroots level environment campaign in the world. Read More

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US Forces Ferry Syrian-Kurdish Fighters Behind ISIS Lines

US Forces Ferry Syrian-Kurdish Fighters Behind ISIS Lines

The top USA commander on the ground, Lieutenant General Stephen Townsend, said earlier in March that, "We are building safe zones right now for all Iraqis and all Syrians to be safe from (Islamic State)". Karama is about 15 kilometres (10 miles) east of Raqqa, making it a strategic village to capture. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said 33 bodies had been pulled from the rubble. Read More

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Rand Paul cheers conservatives' blockade of Obamacare repeal

This process revealed that some Republican members believe it's more important to keep the benefits of Obamacare than to repeal the law, either in practice or in name, and replace it with something that covers fewer people. It also puts Ryan in a much weakened political position, after being defied by his own conference, which seems just as unsuited to governing in the Trump era as it was when it was effectively a protest coalition under Obama. Read More

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After Health Care Act failure, Trump adds right wing to blame list

After Health Care Act failure, Trump adds right wing to blame list

On March 19, less than a week before the bill was slated to be voted on in the House, Ryan said that, with the help of the President, he had gotten enough support. Duncan Hunter of California told the Associated Press as he left the closed-door meeting. Liberals hated it for denying health coverage to millions of people insured under the Affordable Care Act, the 2010 law that passed without a Republican vote when Barack Obama was president and Democrats controlled Congress. Read More

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Mosul offensive halted after scores of civilians killed

Mosul offensive halted after scores of civilians killed

It says the coalition carried out an air strike, at the request of Iraqi forces, at 08:25 local time on 17 March. Later, the Iraqi command denied this in a statement cited by Iraqi Alsumaria TV. are targeting innocent civilians". Islamic State fighters, seeking to defend areas of Mosul that remain under their control, have forced residents to remain in areas where fighting is taking place, even moving them into neighborhoods that are the scenes of fierce battles. Read More

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US health bill withdrawn

House leaders and the White House tried to win over conservatives with some concessions , such as rolling back the ACA's requirement for what services health plans must cover. Unlike India, US Congress does not have an anti-defection bill, as a result of which US lawmakers are free to exercise their right to vote on a bill as per their wish and not according to dictate of the party leadership. Read More

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GOP House Leader Addresses Media After Health Care Replacement Bill Pulled

GOP House Leader Addresses Media After Health Care Replacement Bill Pulled

That reportedly infuriated Trump, who warned if the House didn't vote on the legislation Friday, he would see to that President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law remained intact. For his part, Trump said he's willing to work on a bipartisan effort sometime next year, telling the Washington Post's Robert Costa: "When it explodes they [Dems] come to us and we make one attractive deal". Read More

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US President Donald Trump suffers humiliating defeat as he pulls healthcare vote

In a brief exchange Friday with reporters in the Oval Office, Trump said little more than "we'll see what happens" if the bill failed to win approval and responding "no" to a question about whether the bill was being rushed to a vote. "Do not worry!" Trump said on Twitter. But we didn't do that. Trump told Ryan that he wanted to proceed with the vote. "We were very very close". If Obamacare had been repealed, poor and older whites would've been among those who would've suffered the ... Read More

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Donald Trump In a Truck: Funny Photos of the President

Donald Trump In a Truck: Funny Photos of the President

Yes, it happened - at the White House. The president climbed into the cab of a semi-truck parked in front of White House and seemed to enjoy the view. If you didn't already believe us that Donald Trump loves trucks, he wore a badge that said so. "You see it every day, and you see every hill, and you see every valley, and you see every pothole on our roads that have to be redone, right?" By the way, it's close not because Obamacare's good - it's close for politics. Read More

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More evidence CNN colluded with Clinton than Trump with Russian Federation

In a statement Monday, Comey told Congress there was "a credible allegation of wrongdoing or reasonable basis to believe an American may be acting as an agent of a foreign power", which is what prompted the investigation. "Investigating it and having proof of it are two different things", he told reporters after Comey's announcement. A source also alleged that Russian officials have switched their communication channels, making it more hard for investigators to monitor ongoing interactions. Read More

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California would have lost big if GOP health bill passed

California would have lost big if GOP health bill passed

He said Friday "there were things in this bill that I didn't particularly like" and, for the first time , suggested that he would support a bipartisan health care measure. His courting of chaos undercuts his campaign promises to bring business efficiency to Washington. I have a prediction to make. Trump now wants to turn to tax reform, an ambitious, complicated plan at the center of his agenda, and he does so wounded by the health care collapse as well as the uncertain legal status of ... Read More

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Cincinnati nightclub shooting: One killed, 14 injured

Cincinnati nightclub shooting: One killed, 14 injured

Police said hundreds were in the nightclub at the time of the shooting , calling it a "chaotic scene". Stay with NewsCenter 16 on-air and online for updates. "We have had incidents here in the past, but. this is the worst by far", she told reporters. "Numerous witnesses fled, but everyone that we can identify is being interviewed". Read More

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Manolas casts doubt over Nainggolan's Roma future

Manolas casts doubt over Nainggolan's Roma future

Radja Nainggolan continues to be linked with Chelsea and has been told that he may have to leave Roma by team-mate Kostas Manolas. "Yes, I talked to him". The Italian has guided the Blues 10 points clear at the top of the Premier League table, while his side are also in the FA Cup semi-finals. Belgium midfielder Nainggolan has caught the eye this season with some dazzling individual performances, as Roma aim to secure a spot in next season's Champions League. Read More

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Kerala minister resigned on moral grounds: NCP

Kerala minister resigned on moral grounds: NCP

Kerala Transport Minister AK Saseendran has announced his resignation after a news channel aired a recorded sleaze phone call tape involving the minister. "Will thoroughly probe into matter'" CM Vijayan said. "All facts should come", he said, adding he welcomed any probe. "In my understanding, I have not committed anything wrong. Read More

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Connecticut Democrats react to failed Health Care Bill

Larson said it was the American people speaking out in Town Halls, in emails, and in phone calls , that stopped the Republicans from moving forward with the bill. But it is unknown if the administration will try to work within the law's existing framework or take actions to undermine it and blame the Democrats for its failure. Read More

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Pirro: Speaker Ryan Must Step Down After ObamaCare Replacement Failure

Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) must step down from his position as Speaker of the House. "Obamacare is the law of the land", said Ryan at a press conference on Friday shortly after the bill was pulled. "I want to be clear, this is not on President Trump", said Pirro, making excuses for the president. "Your drinks at the Hay-Adams with your pals?" From there, she blamed the speaker for delivering the president such a high-profile failure within his first 70 days in office. Read More

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Australian Grand Prix predictions from The Roar's F1 experts

Australian Grand Prix predictions from The Roar's F1 experts

Ricciardo endured a wretched home grand prix. Toto Wolff, the principal of the defending champion Mercedes team, called the cars "real monsters" and said Formula One "has ticked the right box" with the changes. With safety cars the only hope for Ricciardo catching the pack up, he was left to circulate the track at the back of the field until he retired on lap 28 with an assumed fuel cell problem. Read More

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Let's spare an hour for Earth

Turn out your lights from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m.to celebrate Earth Hour and to help save the planet. In his message on Earth Hour being commemorated the world over on Saturday, he urged parliamentarians and people to observe the worldwide Earth Hour by voluntarily switching off extra lights for one hour between 8:30pm to 9:30pm. Read More

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17% Of Americans Support Trumpcare

17% Of Americans Support Trumpcare

By somewhat smaller margins, voters are also opposed to eliminating the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (79 percent to 17 percent), the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (70 percent to 25 percent), and the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities (66 percent to 27 percent). Read More

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