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World Sri Lanka keen to visit Pakistan for T20I series in Sept
Author: 0 Sri Lanka keen to visit Pakistan for T20I series in Sept

The rest of the "home" worldwide games Pakistan play in UAE. Despite agreement with India during the time of Big Three formation, the Indian government refused to give a permit to its national team for playing in Pakistan. Out of the squad that was attacked in Lahore, only Chamara Kapugedara stands a chance of being selected for future T20s, but other players will also have heard the details of that attack from teammates, who had lived through it.

Author: 0 Japan's PM donates to controversial war shrine

This year's anniversary comes amid an escalation in threats between North Korea and the United States, with Pyongyang last week announcing plans to launch missiles at the U.S. Shintaro Ishihara. But North and South Korea and China consider them painful reminders of Japanese colonialism and invasion during the early 20th century.

World Israeli police detain billionaire Steinmetz in fraud probe
Author: 0 Israeli police detain billionaire Steinmetz in fraud probe

The list of suspects includes David Granot, chairman of Bezeq, Israel's telecommunications monopoly. The company did not give details of why he had been detained but said it was not related to an investigation by the securities regulator into Bezeq's controlling shareholder, Shaul Elovitch.

World United Kingdom police say defective train sparked Holborn station evacuation
Author: 0 United Kingdom police say defective train sparked Holborn station evacuation

Oxford Circus station, which services London's busiest shopping street and sees thousands of commuters pass through it during the rush-hour, was closed after the incident. Posts on Twitter show the train halted at the platform with a thick haze in the air, while a tannoy makes an emergency announcement. Transport for London confirmed the fire was caused by an electrical fault and said a "comprehensive investigation" will take place.

World Registered hate groups across U.S. near historic high
Author: 0 Registered hate groups across U.S. near historic high

Some critics of the SPLC say the group's activism biases how it categorizes certain groups. The Ku Klux Klan has 130 operating groups in the US currently, and there has been a 197-percent increase in anti-Muslim hate groups in the last two years.

World Trio get 5½-6½ years' jail, caning for aggravated molestation
Author: 0 Trio get 5½-6½ years' jail, caning for aggravated molestation

The three men, all in their early 20s, had flown to Singapore past year with a group of friends for a stag party. They had also planned to attend the Ultra Music Festival. Le was jailed for five-and-a-half years and given five strokes of the cane. "In doing so, they showed no respect for her dignity and autonomy, and no regard for any harm and hurt they might cause to her", Judicial Commissioner Hoo Sheau Peng was quoted as saying.

World Federal Bureau of Investigation probe under way into Virginia white nationalist post-rally violence
Author: 0 Federal Bureau of Investigation probe under way into Virginia white nationalist post-rally violence

By the end of the day, one counter protester and two police officers were killed. He also said authorities will work to ensure that any vigils planning to occur this week will be kept peaceful. "We lost three lives this weekend". The groups clashed in street brawls, culminating in a auto ramming into the crowd of anti-rally protesters, killing 32-year-old Heather Heyer.

World Sessions: Charlottesville attack is domestic terrorism
Author: 0 Sessions: Charlottesville attack is domestic terrorism

An Ohio man is accused of driving a auto into a crowd of people protesting a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., killing a 32-year-old woman and injuring 19 others, police said late Saturday. Sessions said he expects to hear more from Trump on the matter after meeting with him today, as well as officials from the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

World Look up: Perseid meteor shower set to peak tonight
Author: 0 Look up: Perseid meteor shower set to peak tonight

The 2017 Perseid meteor shower will peak around 1 p.m. on Aug. 12, so the nights of Aug. 11-12 and Aug. 12-13 should see the highest rates. The Perseids were the first meteor shower to be linked to a comet when astronomer Giovanni Schiaparelli spotted their association with Swift-Tuttle in 1862.

World Trump says his North Korea comments 'may not be tough enough'
Author: 0 Trump says his North Korea comments 'may not be tough enough'

And President Trump needs to lay off Twitter and otherwise stop making bellicose statements . The US president told Mr Calvo that Guam - which has a population of 160,000 and is about twice the size of Malta - seemed attractive, telling the governor he had seen images in news reports about the North Korean threat.

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Author: 0 The "Face" Of The White Nationalist Rally Speaks Out!

The day of protests ended in a fatality when a 32-year-old local resident named Heather Heyer was killed by a protester who drove his vehicle through a crowd, injuring 19 others. "We just want to preserve what we have". In response, @ YesYoureRacist compared Cvjetanovic to Hazel Bryan Massery , the white, southern woman whose sour-faced snarl encapsulated the feelings of most white Americans when public schools were de-segregated during the 1960s.

World Mugabe hit me: model
Author: 0 Mugabe hit me: model

Spokesman Clayson Monyela said Mugabe would not receive diplomatic immunity. "She was in so much shock, she couldn't tell me what happened", the mother said. According to the Zimbabwe Mail , Mugabe was in South Africa to have her foot examined after a freak accident. Gabrielle was in their room for what she described as a "chilled evening" before Grace came furiously charging in.

World Waterloo train derailment: Passengers warned to avoid station all day
Author: 0 Waterloo train derailment: Passengers warned to avoid station all day

South West Trains say there will be delays for the rest of the day - and have urged passengers to avoid the area. with them "strongly advised not to travel to Waterloo". A number of trains between London Waterloo and Vauxhall have now been cancelled. This morning's accident happened during a major period of disruption at Waterloo, as platforms are upgraded.

World Former spy chief: Denuclearized North Korea not in the cards
Author: 0 Former spy chief: Denuclearized North Korea not in the cards

Pompeo touted a unanimous United Nations Security Council vote earlier this month to increase sanctions on North Korea over its nuclear program and said the USA had seen China join the U.S. "We are the best in the world by a factor of five", he said . Mattis also said that should North Korea fire in the direction of Guam but not hit the territory, "that becomes an issue that we take up however the president chooses".

World North Korea's envoys to key states summoned to Pyongyang for special meeting
Author: 0 North Korea's envoys to key states summoned to Pyongyang for special meeting

The DPRK stands for North Korea's official name, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. Possible topics this year could be the sanctions unanimously passed in the UN Security Council, which aim at reducing North Korea's annual global trade revenue by a third, or Pyongyang's trading of dire threats with Washington last week.

World Corbyn: UK should stay out of any military action against North Korea
Author: 0 Corbyn: UK should stay out of any military action against North Korea

And while he hoped that "we will never have to use this power", the world can be certain that the U.S. "is now far stronger and more powerful than ever before". Pyongyang's plan announced last week to land four missiles near Guam prompted a war of words with the USA as President Donald Trump said he would unleash " fire and fury " on North Korea if it threatened the United States.

World BC to end grizzly bear trophy hunting - after this year's hunt
Author: 0 BC to end grizzly bear trophy hunting - after this year's hunt

The Ministry estimates there are 15,000 grizzly bears in B.C. and each year about 250 are killed by hunters. The grizzly trophy hunt has always been the target of activists and conservationists. In addition, he critiqued the NDP stance saying foreign hunters could still shoot a grizzly, take a picture and head home without harvesting any of the animal.

World Gunmen attack United Nations base in Mali, killing 7 and wounding 7
Author: 0 Gunmen attack United Nations base in Mali, killing 7 and wounding 7

A second group walking on foot to the other MINUSMA camp opened fire. In addition, a security guard of mali and six peacekeepers were wounded, including two seriously. No claims of responsibility have been made, and no concrete link between the two attacks has yet been established. A Malian security source meanwhile told AFP that the Timbuktu security guards were "killed on the spot", though the attack soon attracted the attention of Malian forces and French helicopters stationed in the ...

World USA 'taking all possible actions' to defend against North Korea
Author: 0 USA 'taking all possible actions' to defend against North Korea

He added that he was confident North Korea would continue to develop its missile capabilities under its leader Kim Jong-Un, "so it wouldn't surprise me if there was another test". "He responds to adverse circumstances", he said. White House Chief of Staff John Kelly (2nd R) and White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders (R) look on from the wings as U.S.

Author: 0 Iran-Russia military-political coop. close in Syria

President Hassan Rouhani warned Sunday that "if the USA intends to stand against the deal, the entire world will stand before the United States". There are two factors involved in the growth of Iranian and Shiite influence in the Middle East: one is the ceasefire in Syria , and the second is the impending defeat of the Islamic State, and the major losses IS has sustained in recent months.

World Ottawa negotiators set for first round of NAFTA talks
Author: 0 Ottawa negotiators set for first round of NAFTA talks

Freeland also announced the government's plan to call for what she labelled as new "progressive" elements in NAFTA 2.0. These trade pacts can be good for all involved but not if we allow corporations to devastate the environment or worker health.

World Bond denied for man accused of killing woman in Charlottesville crowd
Author: 0 Bond denied for man accused of killing woman in Charlottesville crowd

Fields is being charged with one count of second-degree murder, three counts of malicious wounding, and an additional vehicular charge. Fields drove his auto into counter protestors at the "Unite the Right" rally , which organized to protest the removal of a Confederate statue, and a video showed him participating in the march before he drove his vehicle into the crowd.

World Suspect in Virginia vehicle ramming a 'Nazi sympathiser'
Author: 0 Suspect in Virginia vehicle ramming a 'Nazi sympathiser'

Far-right activists flocked to Charlottesville for the rally while hundreds of anti-fascists turned up in a counter protest . One person was killed after the vehicle mowed down a group of protesters in Charlottesville city on Saturday while the two other victims, Virginia State Police Department officers, died when a helicopter crashed nearby.