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Australia ahead after rain-hit day

Australia ahead after rain-hit day

At stumps, Azhar was batting on 66 not out whereas Asad Shafiq reached 4 not out. Team Pakistan has just started to play their second Test according to the schedule of the tour in Australia earlier today at Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne but in their first day of this second test, they have faced interruption by rain. Read More

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Taiwan monitoring China's first aircraft carrier drill

Taiwan monitoring China's first aircraft carrier drill

Sunday, Suga said. "A Chinese navy formation, including the aircraft carrier Liaoning, headed towards the West Pacific on Saturday for scheduled blue water training", a Chinese Navy spokesperson Liang Yang told Xinhua , adding that the exercises have "strengthened the synergy among different vessels in the formation and refined its overall capability". Read More

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Tsunami warning issued in the Pacific following quake

Tsunami warning issued in the Pacific following quake

But officials later removed the tsunami warning. Chile's National Emergency Office (Onemi) said there were no immediate reports of deaths or injuries. "Emergency protocols are already operating", Bachelet tweeted. The quake's depth was about 15km, the US Geological Survey said. Seismic activity is common in Chile, which has been affected by a number of powerful earthquakes. Read More

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World War II bomb found in Germany forces 54000 people to evacuate

Police didn't say how long it would take to defuse the bomb. In addition to private residences, a hospital and more than a dozen facilities for the elderly were also evacuated. Public transportation was free of charge for the evacuation. The city set up emergency lodgings in six areas accommodating 3,100 people. Schools are being opened for people who can not stay with relatives or friends. Read More

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Refined Product Inventories Impact US Crude Oil Prices

Refined Product Inventories Impact US Crude Oil Prices

US data also showed the economy grew faster than previously estimated in the third quarter, at the quickest pace in two years. Oil prices were knocked back sharply late on Wednesday after the U.S. On May 27, 2016, prices hit $1.64 per gallon-the highest level since August 2015. That's less than half of the 1.6 million before the 2011 uprising that halted production and closed ports. Read More

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A large fire ignites in Japanese city, 50 homes burned down

It was the most serious fire accident in Japan in 20 years except for the ones caused by earthquakes or tsunamis, according to local reports. " At the moment, activities to put out the fire are still going on ", he said. Despite the scale of the fire, there were few reported injuries. Local officials say 5 people were injured. Firefighters are still battling the blaze, Governor of Niigata prefecture Ryuichi Yoneyam told AFP. Read More

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Cleveland Browns Avoid Going 0-16 By Beating Chargers For First Win

Quarterback Robert Griffin III sustained a concussion in the fourth quarter, focing Jackson to bring in rookie Cody Kessler for the final 10 minutes. There's always Week 17 to get it back, Browns fans. By virtue of winning the toss and deferring at the start of the game, the Browns got the ball to start the second half and marched right down the field before stalling inside the red zone. Read More

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Robert Reich: Why Donald Trump Would Never Have Won the Popular Vote

Robert Reich: Why Donald Trump Would Never Have Won the Popular Vote

Protesters have an odd ally against the Electoral College: Gov. Phil Bryant. After all the Electoral College was established for two reasons: to ensure that the general populace could not elect the president because they were not qualified to do so and to guarantee that the "Three-Fifths Compromise" in the Southern states would ensure that the South had a greater representation in selecting the president. Read More

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Orca found dead off BC coast belongs to J-pod

Orca found dead off BC coast belongs to J-pod

As a member of the endangered Southern Resident killer whale population, J34 spent much of the year in the Salish Sea. Researchers at The Center For Whale Research located on San Juan Island have been studying the orca for 40 years. Cottrell said. Scientists from the Center for Whale Research in Friday Harbor, Washington, reported that the whale was looking skinny in the summer. Read More

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Donald Trump wants to 'strengthen and expand' USA nuclear arsenal

US President-elect Donald Trump has called for the country to greatly expand its nuclear weapons capabilities until the world "comes to its senses", an apparent reversal of a decades-long reduction of the US atomic arsenal. Trump stated at one point that he would approve of Japan and South Korea each developing independent nuclear weapons arsenals - both countries now rely on the US for nuclear defense - but later denied making holding that view. Read More

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Turkey to Work with Russia, Iran in Syria Following Ambassador Shooting

His regime's total control over east Aleppo, declared Thursday, was obtained with pitiless brute force that has reduced much of the country's former economic heart to rubble, in a war that has killed more than 310,000 people nationwide. Battered and overstretched by fighting around the country, Syrian government troops had long seemed unable to tip the battle in Aleppo. President Bashar al-Assad's government is waiting for the end of the evacuations so it can declare the completion of the ... Read More

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China to return US Navy drone it seized in South China Sea

The U.S. broke diplomatic ties with Taiwan in 1979 and, since then, no U.S. president or president-elect has spoken directly with island officials. "Did China ask us if it was OK to devalue their currency (making it hard for our companies to compete), heavily tax our products going into their country (the USA doesn't tax them) or to build a massive military complex in the middle of the South China Sea?" he wrote . Read More

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Attacker in Zurich mosque shooting is dead

Attacker in Zurich mosque shooting is dead

Zurich police on Tuesday suspended the hunt for the suspected gunman after a body was found in the vicinity, which turned out to be that of the assailant. Zurich cantonal police said the authorities had identified the suspect, but gave no details. It's understood that the gunman fled the scene of the religious centre and is now on the run. Read More

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Australia and France insist on secrecy of new sub design

The ceremony was attended by Malcolm Turnbull, Prime Minister of Australia, Minister for Defense Industry, Christopher Pyne MP, Jean-Yves Le Drian, French Minister for Defense and a number of parliamentarians and defense sector figures. DCNS Australia celebrated the founding of its Australian headquarters in Keswick, Adelaide, which will be dedicated to delivering the Future Submarine Program. Read More

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Trump's Israel ambassador pick worries some American Jews

Friedman served as one of Trump's two advisers on Israel throughout his presidential campaign. President-elect Donald Trump's promises to terminate the US State Department policy referring to the whole of Jerusalem as an worldwide (not Israeli ) city, recognize unified Jerusalem as Israel's capital and relocate the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, all represent a litmus test of his resolve to Make America Great Again - by defying Arab/Muslim pressure and threats, as well as overruling ... Read More

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