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England one-day captain Eoin Morgan has criticised his team for failing to adapt to the conditions following a shock loss to Pakistan in the semi-finals of the Champions Trophy . "It was a team no one gave a chance, neither here nor back home", added the 30-year-old wicket-keeper, whose 61 not out was key to the victory over Sri Lanka .
  • Police arrest man in connection with Manchester terror attack

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    He is the eight person to be released from United Kingdom custody without any further action, while another ten remain in cells. A further six people who were arrested since the attack on May 22 have been released without charge. The 23-year-old, who lived in a flat raided by counter-terror police in Shoreham-by-Sea on May 29, had been held on suspicion of terror offences. ISIS said a "soldier of the caliphate" was responsible.
  • Ramadan toll shows Islamic State in pitched recruiting race

    Ramadan toll shows Islamic State in pitched recruiting race

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    In 2015, former U.S. President Barack Obama brokered an agreement which led to the lifting of most sanctions against Iran, in return for restrictions on its nuclear program. "So, it will probably be abandoned by Tehran ", Karim said. But how have world media reacted to Trump's reaction to Iran terror attack? "In any case", Mogherini said, "the European Union will guarantee that the deal keeps, that we stick to that.
  • Sessions vigorously denies improper Russia contacts

    Sessions vigorously denies improper Russia contacts

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    Chairman of the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Richard Burr (R-NC) asked Sessions if Trump's campaign's foreign policy team ever met. He dodged and weaved through the questioning like Muhammad Ali in his prime, and invoked such phrases as "To the best of my recollection", " I don't recall ", and "I can't remember" with such frequency that it made you think he should consult a neurologist.
  • Tillerson warns against steps that cut off talks with Russia

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    A day earlier, Tillerson told senators at a meeting of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee that the policy had changed. In this, Washington will seek the assistance of other countries, Tillerson said. "We have made formal requests to the State Department to brief us on the reorganization". At the top of the agenda for Tillerson's multiple hearings is the Trump administration's controversial worldwide affairs budget, which as FP reported , would gut State Department and USAID ...
  • Sessions to face sharp questions on Russia contacts

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    Sessions told Senate panel he did not have a third meeting with Russian ambassador, nor he had any private meetings with any Russian officials at the Mayflower Hotel. "He didn't recall this, but I responded to his comment by agreeing that the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Department of Justice needed to be careful to follow department policy regarding appropriate contacts with the White House ", Sessions said.
  • Israeli PM says Gaza power crisis

    Israeli PM says Gaza power crisis "an internal matter"

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    According to the briefing given to the ministers, neither Egypt nor Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas are expected to come to the aid of the Gazans, and Israel is left with no choice but to act with extreme caution to prevent the situation from escalating.
  • The White House Says It Won't Answer Questions About Russia Anymore

    The White House Says It Won't Answer Questions About Russia Anymore

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    It has become a regular occurrence at White House press briefings for Sean Spicer to be asked to clarify a tweet of President Trump's . Griffin is a stand-up comedian who co-hosted CNN's New Year's Eve coverage. Bush and Barack Obama had already nominated approximately twice as many people. The tweet immediately went viral and became one of the president's more popular posts before it was taken down after almost six hours online.
  • House, Senate investigators seek Trump tapes, Comey memos

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    Comey has said Trump asked him in a private meeting in February to end that probe. Trump made the remarks when speaking to reporters at a joint press conference with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis in Washington. He said he did this because felt the investigation may have reached a point at which a special counsel needed to be appointed. Trump and his outside attorney, Marc Kasowitz, have zeroed in on this and lambasted Comey for ordering the "leaks".
  • Paris Anti-Terrorism Prosecutor Launches Probe into Hammer Attack

    Paris Anti-Terrorism Prosecutor Launches Probe into Hammer Attack

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    Collomb also said that the Algerian student who attacked the officer with a hammer was also armed with knives. There were unconfirmed reports that a man had been shot after attempting to attack a police officer . The police officers were praised online by Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo, who tweeted her salute to their "courage". They then checked his pulse and medics later came and took him away on a stretcher.
  • Sessions' testimony to Congress Tuesday to be open to public

    Sessions' testimony to Congress Tuesday to be open to public

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    Attorney General Jeff Sessions will testify in public session at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday before the Senate Intelligence Committee for its ongoing probe into Russia's interference in last year's presidential election. The Justice Department has denied that, saying Sessions stressed to Comey the need to be careful about following appropriate policies. The Justice Department said Monday that Sessions requested Tuesday's committee hearing be open because he "believes it is important for the American ...
  • Explainer: what a hung parliament means for Britain

    Explainer: what a hung parliament means for Britain

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    Pundits had expected the UKIP vote to go strongly to the Conservatives. Conservative Party loyalists urged her to change her leadership style, while critics talked about her days being numbered. The Scottish National Party were the other big losers on the night, suffering a humbling loss of 21 seats-unthinkable after their previously unassailable position north of the border.
  • Puerto Rico upholds statehood demand in contentious vote

    Puerto Rico upholds statehood demand in contentious vote

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    But the ballot's previous language prompted calls by opposition parties to boycott what they saw as a rigged vote. "I hope after 100 years of being a territory of the United States, we can send a message to Congress in the U.S. In a similar referendum in 2012, before the island's financial troubles deepened, 61% voted for statehood. Despite the low level of participation, Puerto Rican Governor Ricardo Rossello vowed, after casting his vote for full annexation by the United States, to ...
  • Boris Johnson denies plot to topple UK PM Theresa May

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    May confirmed to German Chancellor Angela Merkel in a phone call that Britain was ready to begin Brexit negotiations "as planned in the next couple of weeks", reassuring EU leaders who had expressed doubts after her heavy electoral losses European Council President Donald Tusk had warned there was "no time to lose" in starting Brexit talks, after May on March 29 started the two-year countdown to ending Britain's four-decade membership.
  • As Tillerson calls for calm, Trump calls out Qatar on terror

    As Tillerson calls for calm, Trump calls out Qatar on terror

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    Meanwhile, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain welcomed on Saturday Trump's demand for Qatar to stop supporting terrorism, but did not respond to the USA department of state call for them to ease pressure on the Gulf state. And Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan - who has pledged food and troops to Qatar in the face of a blockade from its neighbours - hosted Bahrain's foreign minister and urged that the dispute be resolved by the end of the holy month of Ramadan.