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Tharanga notched 57 - though he was dropped on two by Kagiso Rabada , off his own bowling - and Kusal Perera finished unbeaten on 44, but the lack of tempo from Dickwella's dismissal onwards meant a target of 300, par by the rest of the world's standards, was made to look far more impressive by Sri Lanka .
  • Philippines official: Terror suspect still in besieged city

    Philippines official: Terror suspect still in besieged city

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    Government troops frisk a Muslim man at a checkpoint leading to Marawi city three days after Muslim militants lay siege in the city in southern Philippines Thursday, May 25, 2017. I appeal to the consciences of the hostage takers not to harm the innocent as the Islamic faith teaches. The military has not explained how the raid on an apartment hideout went so badly wrong.
  • Economists point out serious math errors in Trump's budget proposal

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    It's used once to "pay for" massive tax cuts for the wealthy, and another time to paint Trump's budget as reaching balance in a decade. And given that Trump will need backing from at least some Democrats for his proposals to pass, those proclaiming the plan to be " dead on arrival " can see that the budget has boxed Trump's supporters onto politically treacherous terrain.
  • Trump Calls People Who Executed Manchester Attack "Evil Losers"

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    Trump called those behind the attack " evil losers ". "I've heard its one of the toughest deals of all", Trump said of an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal, "but I have a feeling we will get there eventually, I hope. "As I have repeatedly said, I'm personally committed to helping Israelis and Palestinians achieve a peace agreement". Bush tried. Obama tried. Also, he said that freedom for the Palestinians and their independence is the key of peace and stability in the region and in the ...
  • No Proof of Trump Team's Contact With Russians, Says White House

    No Proof of Trump Team's Contact With Russians, Says White House

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    In Watergate , the smoking gun was a White House tape proving that Richard M. Nixon ordered a cover-up - the final evidence that forced him from the White House. Officials said such memos could be made available to both the special counsel now overseeing the Russian Federation investigation and congressional investigators, who might explore whether Trump sought to impede the FBI's work.
  • Reformists sweep Tehran municipal vote as Rouhani wins Iran

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    Hassan Rouhani was first elected as the seventh President of the Islamic Republic of Iran in June 2013. But "will be more aggressive in pursuing reforms". According to the official, the other two candidates Mostafa Mirsalim and Mostafa Hashemi Taba had respectively secured 455, 211 votes and 210,597 votes, IRNA news agency reported.
  • Germans warn Trump: Don't pull out of Paris accord

    Germans warn Trump: Don't pull out of Paris accord

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    We like innovation. We want innovative people. It is a member of the Investor Group on Climate Change. Macron was picking up on what Americans know well. Clean energy is the future. Technologies that enable this transition will be in high demand. The Paris climate agreement, reached during the administration of President Obama and signed by China and nearly all of the world's developed nations, pledges a concerted effort to reduce fossil fuel usage and promote clean energy to combat ...
  • White House Budget Thin On Support For Border Wall

    White House Budget Thin On Support For Border Wall

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    President Donald Trump on Tuesday sent Congress a $4.1 trillion federal spending plan that promises faster economic growth and steep cuts to programs for the poor in a bid to balance the government's books over the next decade. "The health and vitality of the Great Lakes are instrumental to having sustained economic growth in Michigan and across the entire Great Lakes region", said Rep.
  • WannaCry Ransomware: Microsoft Calls Out NSA For 'Stockpiling' Vulnerabilities

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    Once all the files are encrypted, it will display a message asking for a sum of money as ransom to unlock the encrypted data. Although Microsoft has issued a patch to address the vulnerability and reports indicate that the spread of this version of Wannacry has been stemmed for the time being, this certainly won't be the last ransomware attack we see.
  • Syrian Army Takes Control of IS-held Airbase

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    He explained his position on the issue by the fact that such terrorist organization as the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) is extremely unsafe for Turkey. There is plenty of evidence that the YPG has many fighters from the Turkish PKK and other Kurdish factions and that among the group's military aims has been an attempt to control the Turkish-Syrian border and form a contiguous area with Iraqi Kurdistan and the Kurdish regions of Turkey.