• Australian Cricketers Association Sends Big Warning Over Pay Dispute
Australian Cricketers Association Sends Big Warning Over Pay Dispute

While expressing his concern about the delay, he also said the ongoing pay dispute had reached the point where next month's proposed Test tour to Bangladesh , a subsequent ODI series in India and the upcoming Ashes series against England are potentially at risk.

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  • John Kelly is new White House chief of staff; Reince Priebus out
John Kelly is new White House chief of staff; Reince Priebus out

They accomplished a lot together. Priebus served a scant 189 days as chief of staff, the shortest tenure in decades for someone in that post . Priebus's departure was nearly a foregone conclusion, especially after Trump's new White House communications director, Anthony Scarmucci, called Priebus a " f***ing paranoid schizophrenic " on Thursd...

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  • Taiwan braces for second storm, Nesat leaves 103 injured
Taiwan braces for second storm, Nesat leaves 103 injured

Taiwan's government has stepped up preventive measures against tropical storms since typhoon Morakot left more than 400 people dead in its wake in 2009. It is expected to make landfall at Hualien and Taitung Saturday evening. Pingtung suffered the worst flooding as of Saturday night, with some 200 residents stranded but later rescued.

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  • Trump's public attacks on Sessions are unfair
Trump's public attacks on Sessions are unfair

At the same time (under this theory), the vacancy left at the Justice Department could be filled by someone who might not recuse themselves from the Russia , Russia, Russia investigation and possibly even fire Mueller. The former Republican National Committee chairman has privately touted his ability to raise money from wealthy donors, suggestin...

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  • Trump announces new chief of staff on Twitter
Trump announces new chief of staff on Twitter

The brash Wall Street financier, in an interview with a New Yorker reporter, described Mr Priebus as a "paranoid schizophrenic" and said Mr Bannon was in the White House just to "build (his) own brand". Later in a statement, the White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said Kelly would begin his new responsibility Monday morning. Instead, Tr...

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  • USA denies pressuring Israel in Al Aqsa impasse
USA denies pressuring Israel in Al Aqsa impasse

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his cabinet on Monday suddenly reversed course and agreed to Muslim demands that Israel remove its metal detectors and security cameras from the entrances to the Temple Mount. The decision to remove the metal detectors came amidst mounting tensions with Jordan, the acting custodian of the mosques that occupy ...

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  • White House expected to name Nielsen new deputy chief of staff
White House expected to name Nielsen new deputy chief of staff

In choosing Kelly to be his new chief of staff, President Trump has turned to someone who in many ways is the opposite of his predecessor, Reince Priebus , a seasoned political operator. "I don't see any big issue here relative to Jared", Kelly said of the report, which Kushner also has since denied. We accomplished a lot together, and I am proud ...

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  • Ricciardo calls Verstappen 'amateur' over clash
Ricciardo calls Verstappen 'amateur' over clash

Ricciardo's time of 1 minute 18.455 seconds - just 0.019 seconds off the all-time lap record - underlined how comfortable he was in his vehicle. I think we still need to improve compared to, on this track especially, compared to Ferrari because they were very quick.

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  • Blockading countries say ready for Qatar dialogue with conditions
Blockading countries say ready for Qatar dialogue with conditions

However, the second meeting did not mention any such sanctions against Qatar or even hint any probable escalation if Qatar did not suspend its alleged support to terrorism, the four Arab countries instead highlighted that they are ready to open dialogue with Qatar if it showed obligation on their side to suspend support terrorism.

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  • Donald Trump Fires Chief Of Staff Via Twitter From Air Force One
Donald Trump Fires Chief Of Staff Via Twitter From Air Force One

The past six months feel like prologue to even more turbulence. Is President Donald Trump out there cleaning up 3-foot putts or rolling in 30-footers? Some of this is, of course, strategy on the part of the President - if you throw 1,000 balls in the air, any one person can only hope to focus on a few in hopes of catching them.

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  • Couple jumps out of Manhattan building
Couple jumps out of Manhattan building

It is reported that they committed suicide because of financial difficulties. Their note said that their children were upstairs and asked that they be taken care of. The couple lived downtown near Wall Street but they traveledto Glenn's recently closed chiropractic practice, just a block from the Empire State building, to commit suicide.

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  • Full Repeal of Obamacare Has Always Been the Only Answer
Full Repeal of Obamacare Has Always Been the Only Answer

Unable to pass even a so-called "skinny repeal", it was unclear if Senate Republicans could advance any health bill despite seven years of promises to repeal " Obamacare ". "Protect the Medicaid program from changes that would harm millions of struggling Americans". A Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Saturday found that 64 percent of respondents ...

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  • Gallery: Real Suffer Third Defeat As Barca Reign Supreme In El Clasico
Gallery: Real Suffer Third Defeat As Barca Reign Supreme In El Clasico

Ivan Rakitic extended the lead for Barca minutes later after he smashed home from 18 yards to make it 2-0 in the 7th minute. Marco Asensio then drew Madrid even in the 36th minute when he capped off a clinical counterattack with a laser of a left-footed strike that whizzed past goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen .

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  • Rare moon mission memento stolen
Rare moon mission memento stolen

A gold model of an Apollo lunar module gifted to Neil Armstrong shortly after the first moon landing in 1969 has been stolen from the OH museum that bears the astronaut's name. Armstrong, born in Wapakoneta in 1930, was the first man to walk on the moon in a 1969 mission that also included Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins. The case is under invest...

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  • Are the rides safe? What inspectors check before the state fair opens
Are the rides safe? What inspectors check before the state fair opens

Agriculture Department spokesman Mark Bruce said Friday that 28 rides were cleared to resume operations Friday afternoon. The Dutch manufacturer of the Fire Ball ride that malfunctioned has told operators at other fairs and festivals to halt its use while the investigation continues.

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  • US Missile Defense System Obliterates Incoming Missile
US Missile Defense System Obliterates Incoming Missile

The latest intercept by the THAAD anti-missile system was heralded as bolstering USA defenses amid the North's rapid progress in its quest to master the technology needed to build a nuclear warhead small enough to fit on the tip of a missile that could hit the United States.

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  • Trump's
Trump's "political commissar" Scaramucci makes his first "kill", chief of staff Priebus

Now Trump is gambling on US Marine General John Kelly, who until Friday was his homeland security secretary . Since joining the Marine Corps in 1970, Kelly carved out a reputation as a highly respected, but often outspoken commander.

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  • Priebus says Trump sought a different direction
Priebus says Trump sought a different direction

He is a Great American. and a Great Leader. When Trump tapped Kelly to lead Homeland Security he called him "the right person to spearhead the urgent mission of stopping illegal immigration and securing our borders". Southern Command, which spanned some of the more fractious debate over the Obama administration's ultimately failed attempt to clos...

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  • Trump says Republicans 'look like fools' because they can't push through agenda
Trump says Republicans 'look like fools' because they can't push through agenda

In a statement released after the vote, the veteran lawmaker said that the proposed measures "offered no replacement to actually reform our health care system", The Hill reported . The author of this piece, Jim Geraghty, concludes: "It's very hard to characterize McCain's decision as 'leading the fight to stop Obamacare.' That's more like lead...

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  • USA says will work with allies after Russian Federation sanctions anger EU
USA says will work with allies after Russian Federation sanctions anger EU

Trump has yet to sign the bill or say what action he will take on the legislation. Lawmakers said they wanted to prevent the president from acting on his own to lift penalties imposed by the previous administration for meddling in last year's us election and for aggression in Ukraine.

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  • Trump signs Russian Federation sanctions bill he opposed
Trump signs Russian Federation sanctions bill he opposed

Michael McFaul, the U.S. ambassador to Russian Federation from 2012-2014, said he does not think that Russian Federation will escalate tensions with the United States just yet because Trump's assertions that he wants better relations with Moscow are encouraging Putin to continue seeking some kind of accommodation with the USA president.

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  • Venezuela crisis enters new phase with Sunday vote
Venezuela crisis enters new phase with Sunday vote

The US , the European Union and Latin American powers - including Argentina, Brazil, Colombia and Mexico - have come out against the vote, saying it would destroy Venezuelan democracy. "This is the most important election held in Venezuela's political system", he said in a broadcast speech. The United Nations human rights office said it was "de...

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  • India's GST Experiment A Model For The World, Says PM Modi
India's GST Experiment A Model For The World, Says PM Modi

GST is more than just a tax reform! Noting that India's daughters have made the nation proud in many global sporting events, Prime Minister Modi said that the society is benefiting from the progress that women are making in various fields.

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  • England lead by 252 runs on rain-hit third day
England lead by 252 runs on rain-hit third day

England bowled out South Africa 178 in the first innings to take a 175-run lead. The Middlesex seamer completed a memorable debut five-fer with the wicket of Temba Bavuma , who had notched his eighth Test 50 before being caught behind by Jonny Bairstow .

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  • USA bombers fly mission over Korean peninsula after missile test
USA bombers fly mission over Korean peninsula after missile test

Davis added that the first USA confirmation of the launch occurred while the missile was still in flight. The B-1B flight, conducted on Saturday, was in direct response to the missile test and the previous July 3 launch of the "Hwansong-14" rocket, the U.S.

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  • Trump appoints John Kelly as new chief of staff
Trump appoints John Kelly as new chief of staff

The winged insect was puttering above the President's head in a meeting sometime during Priebus' rocky six-month tenure. "I would say in that regard, it's a good thing". It also came shortly after the new White House communication director, Anthony Scaramucci , in a foul-mouthed interview published by the New Yorker , accused Priebus of le...

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  • GOP state officials disappointed Trump ousted Priebus
GOP state officials disappointed Trump ousted Priebus

Kelly says that he is "honored to be asked" to take the job. Now, after Trump communication director Anthony Scaramucci told a reporter he was prepared to fire everyone in the press shop, White House aides who are more closely associated with the party than with Trump world are anxious about who is next.

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  • Trump Rages at Republicans as John McCain Kills Obamacare Repeal Bill
Trump Rages at Republicans as John McCain Kills Obamacare Repeal Bill

And plans to eliminate Obama's medical device tax could be abandoned because Republicans need that money for their package. The vote was 49-51. That's right: They would only pass something they hate in order to kick the can down the road, with no prospect they can find a bill satisfactory to enough Senate Republicans.

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  • Trump replaces chief of staff Priebus with Kelly
Trump replaces chief of staff Priebus with Kelly

I don't know if this is repairable or not. The news is just breaking as I write this so it's not clear yet whether Priebus followed Spicer's lead by quitting or whether Trump finally manned up and fired an employee he'd come to disdain.

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  • Nitish Kumar Government wins trust vote ; Defends his joining NDA
Nitish Kumar Government wins trust vote ; Defends his joining NDA

Nitish wanted Tejashwini to resign, but the latter refused to oblige and stood his ground. And here, he faulted. After about half an hour, news has been broadcast on all the news channels that Nitish Kumar has broken relations with Lalu and Congress .

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  • One dead, several injured in German nightclub shooting
One dead, several injured in German nightclub shooting

They say the early-morning shooting Sunday at a discotheque in the town of Konstanz also left three guests seriously wounded. The man was rushed to hospital but later died. A spokesman added: 'There were casualties at the shooting. Terrified revellers fled the music venue or hid as the shooter opened fire at around 2.30am (local time).

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  • One man killed in knife attack in Germany
One man killed in knife attack in Germany

He was overpowered and arrested. Hamburg Police said the suspect is a 26-year-old Palestinian man from the United Arab Emirates identified as "Ahmad A", Grote said according to the BBC, and he acted alone. Officers then arrested the assailant. Barmbek is in northeastern Hamburg , away from the downtown district. Police said they were still t...

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  • Daniel Ricciardo: Upgraded Red Bull feels like a B-spec vehicle
Daniel Ricciardo: Upgraded Red Bull feels like a B-spec vehicle

So, I think it's going to be close . At a sun-bathed Hungaroring, Ricciardo reeled off a best lap in one minute and 18.455 seconds to outstrip nearest rival and championship leader Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari by almost two-tenths of a second.

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  • BJP's Congress defection antics: EC demands response from Gujarat government
BJP's Congress defection antics: EC demands response from Gujarat government

He said there was "no truth" that they were kept at the resort against their will and "were all free and talking to our family and relatives". The drama escalated when six Congress MLAs left the party ahead of the election taking its number down to 51 from 57.

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  • Sharif supporters in rally in Pakistani capital
Sharif supporters in rally in Pakistani capital

Meanwhile, the party has announced Punjab Chief Minister and Nawaz Sharif's younger brother Shehbaz Sharif as the next Prime Minister of Pakistan. "The nation has not accepted this decision", he said. Considered more intelligent but less charismatic than his older brother, Shahbaz Sharif has controlled Punjab - Pakistan's most populous and pros...

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