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Keaton Jennings will open alongside Alastair Cook in fourth Test against India

Promising left-handed opener Jennings is likely to partner Cook at the top. Karun Nair, who failed to impress on his Test debut after losing his wicket for 4 runs at Mohali, also got a word of sympathy from the skipper. Asked how he would cope with the spin threat posed by India's attack, Jennings said if he can come out on top of the Indian spinners it would a humbling experience for him. Read More

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EU starts legal action over VW emissions

EU starts legal action over VW emissions

The commission, the EU's executive arm, "is today acting against seven member states on the grounds that they have failed to fulfil their obligations" under European Union law, said a statement. The Commission is addressing letters of formal notice to the Czech Republic, Greece and Lithuania because they have failed to introduce penalties systems into their national law. Read More

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Michigan GOP Elector Launches Website Urging Vote For Trump

Texas electors will head to the state Capitol Dec. 19 to cast their presidential votes. Even though the general election formally concluded several weeks ago, the controversy surrounding the results has hardly subsided. So, is there any chance of casting his electoral vote for Hillary Clinton? What happens if Trump is denied the 270 votes he needs? Hillary Clinton , accompanied by her husband former U.S. Read More

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Joe Biden Hints at 2020 Presidential Run

Joe Biden Hints at 2020 Presidential Run

A bipartisan bill to speed government drug approvals and bolster biomedical research cleared its last procedural hurdle in the Senate on Monday in an emotional moment for Biden. Along with First Lady Michelle Obama and others who were seemingly uninterested in a future White House bid, Biden has shot down any rumors of a presidential run in the past. Read More

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Devastated city buries president of Chapecoense soccer club

Chapecoense Real football club players and manager staff perished when their plane smashed into the mountains outside Medellin , Colombia on Monday Nov 28, 2016. It is a very tragic event especially for those in Chapeco, Brazil. The final round of matches in Brazil's top soccer league was postponed after a deadly plane crash last week killed most members of the Chapecoense soccer team. Read More

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Assange releases testimony from London questioning, says he is innocent

Assange releases testimony from London questioning, says he is innocent

Text records also show this to be true. In a copy of her testimony seen by AFP, she said she woke up the next morning to find Mr Assange having unprotected sex with her and made a decision to file a complaint after talking with friends. In a cover letter that accompanies the published testimony, Assange explains his motive in publishing his account: "I am now releasing my statement to the public". Read More

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'Everything is going down': Global test shows negative trends in US education

'Everything is going down': Global test shows negative trends in US education

The US underperformed the OECD average in math. Roughly one in ten students - which falls higher at one in four in Singapore - worked at the highest level in science . Students in Singapore, meanwhile, were the best-performing in the world. "The results from PISA 2015 are extremely gratifying". For Australia this decline was equivalent to nearly half a year of schooling. Read More

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NC played active role in Kashmir unrest: CM Mehbooba

NC played active role in Kashmir unrest: CM Mehbooba

But we are not ready to tread the wrong path. "We have fought regularly for the interests of this Valley". Each and every word that Farooq Abdullah uttered - much to the chagrin of the nation- was self-explanatory. J&K's ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Opposition National Conference (NC) are hopeful that India and Pakistan will make use of the "Heart of Asia" meet in Amritsar to restart talks. Read More

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Trump on victory lap stops at Carrier plant

President-elect Donald Trump's threats to retaliate against United States companies planning to shift operations overseas constitute a new risk for multinationals, but may not sway those already planning to offshore jobs. "We're living through the greatest jobs theft in the history of the world", Trump said last week . The company also will receive $1 million in training grants and up to $1 million in additional tax credits based on Carrier's planned $16 million investment in the west-side ... Read More

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Threat against Los Angeles rail line called in from a foreign country

A statement by the Federal Bureau of Investigation said the evening news conference would address non-corroborated information indicating threats to the Los Angeles area. LA Mayor Eric Garcetti said that he plans to ride the Red Line at Universal City on Tuesday morning himself. Los Angeles has a metro system that consists of six lines, including two rapid transit subway lines and four light rail lines that serve 86 stations. Read More

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Duterte says Trump wished his drug crackdown 'success'

Duterte said. Donald Trump , United States President-elect was quoted to have said that he understands the Philippines" anti-drug campaign as a sovereign nation and that the country is "doing it the right way'. In one speech, Duterte asked Obama to "go to hell". Though Mr Duterte has spoken of his optimism for better ties with Mr Trump in the Oval Office, it has not tempered his criticism of Washington, with nearly daily tirades about what he calls USA "hypocrisy". Read More

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Guns N' Roses to rock New Era Field next summer

Now they added a ton of tour dates for 2017, including Japan, New Zealand, Australia, Europe and North America . Tickets are from €89.50 not including booking fee, and on sale this Friday, December 9th from usual outlets at 9am. AT&T priority presale ticket access begins Thursday, December 8 at 10:00 am local time through AT&T THANKS program. The reunion is one some thought would never happen, with years of well-documented acrimony between Rose, Slash and other band members. Read More

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