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India beat Bangladesh by 240 runs in a warm-up match

We also need to remember that the 2019 World Cup is going to be in England . England come into ICC Champions Trophy with 2-1 ODI series victory over South Africa . England now play without fear. England's philosophy of ditching their conservative approach for a more aggressive, fearless brand of batting has paid rich dividends. [Full Article...]

Macron draws 'red line' over Syria after meeting Putin

In addition, it was reported that Muslim clerics within the country (Chechnya is a primarily Muslim country) had issued threats against journalists had who had written stories about such abuses. Asked if sanctions against Russian Federation were helping to stop the fighting in eastern Ukraine, Putin said, "Here is the answer: in no way". "As for me, I will be constantly vigilant on these issues,... [Full Article...]

Trump says he favors more money for health care

The President was received with pomp and fanfare in Saudi Arabia and with open arms in Israel as both nations sought to reaffirm their relationship with the U.S., a sentiment Donald Trump reciprocated. After rumors swirled during his trip overseas that a whole team of lawyers might have to see his tweets before he posts them, it's clear that's not happening, because early this morning Trump ... [Full Article...]

Trump 'to do everything' for Middle East peace

Trump 'to do everything' for Middle East peace Earlier, Israeli media outlets reported that an unidentified senior member of the president's advance team had snapped at an Israeli official that the Western Wall , or Kotel, is "not your territory". And in today's attack it was mostly innocent children. He said King Salman of Saudi Arabia is also hoping for peace between the Israelis and Palestinians, hinting at bringing in a regional power... [Full Article...]

Palestinians, Israel police clash at Jerusalem Old City gate

Michael Oren, a former Israeli ambassador to Washington, said he was glad Trump's talk of peace "didn't lock us into a specific formula", referring to the two-state solution. In another nepotistic move, Mr. Trump appointed his bankruptcy lawyer, David Friedman, also a political neophyte, as his ambassador to Israel . "He will be trying to build on the momentum of this trip", Shapiro said. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom terror threat reduced from critical to severe

United Kingdom terror threat reduced from critical to severe Two more men were arrested early Saturday and taken into custody after officers raided a home in the Cheetham Hill area of central Manchester, police said in a statement . Greater Manchester Police Chief Ian Hopkins said Friday there is no place for discrimination and hatred in Manchester and urged people to report any incidents. [Full Article...]

Trump delays decision on Paris climate accord

To the White House, Trump's first trip overseas was an embodiment of the promises he made as a candidate to put America's interests first and break through the guardrails that have long defined US foreign policy . "First on the list, of course, is terrorism". "There was very strong opposition by the Americans and British who wanted to refocus on security and water down the expansive language o... [Full Article...]

Trump pushes aside Montenegro leader _ who calls it natural

Trump pushes aside Montenegro leader _ who calls it natural Mr Tusk said he had been "positively surprised" by the USA president's take on Britain's decision to leave the European Union when they met in Brussels on Thursday. Trump went on to complain that North Atlantic Treaty Organisation states owed the U.S. taxpayer money and to say that a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation "core task" should be to control "immigration" in future. [Full Article...]

Making US position clear to Saudi princes

Making US position clear to Saudi princes There has always been an underlying skepticism of America in the Arab world based primarily on the US historic support of Israel , concomitant with our antagonism towards the Palestinians. In its official itinerary for Trump's visit to Israel and the disputed territories, the White House referred to Abbas as the leader of " Palestine ", which could be construed as a form of recognition of a... [Full Article...]

Iranian President Calls US Relations 'a curvy road'

Iranian President Calls US Relations 'a curvy road' In a jibe at the billion-dollar deals signed between Trump and the Saudi government, he said: "You can't solve terrorism just by giving your people's money to a superpower". "Who fought against the terrorists? ". Saudi Arabia immediately cut diplomatic ties and other Sunni Arab countries in the Gulf have taken a harder line on Iran since. [Full Article...]

Trump's speech to Israeli parliament scrapped amid concerns

The so-called two-state solution - meaning an independent Palestinian state alongside Israel - has always been the basis of USA policy but Trump suggested in February he was no longer wedded to it. Barack Obama visited the Western Wall when he was a presidential candidate in 2008; George W. Bush visited the site in 1998, years before becoming president; Bill Clinton visited the wall... [Full Article...]

Derek Jeter gives emotional speech as Yankees retire No. 2 jersey

Derek Jeter gives emotional speech as Yankees retire No. 2 jersey Of course, the Yankees couldn't let Jeter go without getting him to throw out the ceremonial first pitch prior to Sunday's series finale against the Astros ( GameTracker ). If you'd like to read Michael Jordan's full letter published to The Players' Tribune you can do so below. "I have no clue", Jeter said in an appearance this week on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon". [Full Article...]

Jenson Button excited to be back behind the wheel in Monaco

Button will stand in for Fernando Alonso at Monaco as the two-time champion takes part in this weekend's Indy 500 . "It's been incredible! Nothing against the paddock but my life away from F1 has been great". We saw them in Barcelona and it gave us a bit. "I would like to race in NASCAR - that would be fun". I thought that it would feel really weird, but it doesn't, which is nice. [Full Article...]

LeBron, Cavs try to shake 'weird' loss in Game 3 to Celtics

It was no ordinary defeat, however, as the Cavs blew a 21-point lead after they entered the game as 16-point favorites at home. The Celtics have played their last game with Isaiah Thomas . James buried four of his six looks from three-point range and went eight for 12 inside the arc. "We're all to blame. We knew it wouldn't be easy, but we got some things we can correct and come back ready [f... [Full Article...]

In Israel, Trump sees 'rare opportunity' to bring peace

Last week, according to a New York Times report, two U.S. officials, one current and one former, said Trump shared the intelligence supplied by Israel in the fight against Islamic State with the Russian officials during an Oval Office meeting earlier this month, which the American press was barred from attending. [Full Article...]

President Trump wraps Mideast trip after Bethlehem, Jerusalem meetings

President Trump wraps Mideast trip after Bethlehem, Jerusalem meetings In fact, Trump rebuked Palestinian leaders in a joint press conference with Abbas in Bethlehem , saying, "Peace can never take root in an environment where violence is tolerated, funded and even rewarded", referring to stipends that the PA pays to terrorists and their families. [Full Article...]

'He Is Something': Trump Visits Pope Francis At The Vatican

'He Is Something': Trump Visits Pope Francis At The Vatican He will then fly to Brussels for a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit. Mr Trump and his entourage arrived at the Vatican just before 08:30, in a meeting that was arranged at the last minute. Pompei said Trump also told the women that Pope Francis "is an advocate for your stories" of suffering, referring to the pontiff's oft-made appeals to nations to do more to fight human traff... [Full Article...]

Iranian President mocks Trump administration, calls it 'intellectually' unstable

Following President Hassan Rouhani's reelection this weekend, most people believe that Iran's economy will be in a better position and the country open for worldwide business, reads a commentary published by UK-based media outlet The Global Legal Post. [Full Article...]

Iran must never have nuclear weapons: Trump tells Netanyahu

Iran must never have nuclear weapons: Trump tells Netanyahu Trump's impromptu statement Monday seemed to accidentally confirm where that intelligence came from. Meeting Netanyahu in Washington in February, he said he would support a single state if it led to peace, delighting Israeli right-wingers who want to see most of the West Bank annexed. [Full Article...]

ISIS claims responsibility for deadly Ariana Grande concert bombing in Manchester

Investigators hunted Tuesday for possible accomplices of the suicide bomber who attacked an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester , killing 22 people and sparking a stampede of young concertgoers, some still wearing the American pop star's trademark kitten ears and holding pink balloons. [Full Article...]

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