• England 348-3 against West Indies at 1st day close
England 348-3 against West Indies at 1st day close

None the less, for England's long-term well-being, the sight of Malan's first significant score on the board was at least as encouraging as the huge number once again clocking up next to Cook's name. In Tests in England since 2000, Chanderpaul averaged 68.21 ( 1296 runs in 13 Tests ), while Walsh averaged a scarcely believable 12.82 ( 34 wick...

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  • Rona set for Australia debut
Rona set for Australia debut

They haven't held the Bledisloe Cup since 2003. To produce such high-octane rugby, Hooper is demanding Australia's bench "unwind the screws" as the All Blacks have proven masters of turning the screws when Test matches are on the line.

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  • CBO: $194 Billion Deficit Increase If Key ACA Subsidies End In 2017
CBO: $194 Billion Deficit Increase If Key ACA Subsidies End In 2017

So far it has paid the subsidies on a month-to-month basis. President Donald Trump has threatened to cut off the payments to force Democrats to negotiate changes to the program, though lawmakers, insurers and regulators have called on the administration to continue the payments.

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  • This common weight loss tool may have just killed 5 people
This common weight loss tool may have just killed 5 people

One of the devices is a balloon that can be placed in the stomach and filled with saline water, the Orbera balloon made by Apollo Endo-Surgery. The balloons are put inside patients' stomachs and inflated to help people feel full and eat less.

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  • Congress condemns attack on Rahul Gandhi in Gujarat
Congress condemns attack on Rahul Gandhi in Gujarat

He took a ride on a country boat to assess the trail of destruction left by the flood in the area and also talked to a section of flood-affected people. In his reaction, senior Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia wrote of his twitter account @JM_Scindia, "Attack on @OfficeOfRG absolutely shameful and unacceptable".

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  • Florida Confirms Sexually Transmitted Zika Case
Florida Confirms Sexually Transmitted Zika Case

Kalamazoo County is keeping an eye out for mosquitoes known to carry the Zika virus until the end of summer. Despite that, health officials have notified mosquito control and say they are conducting "mosquito reduction activities". A recent change by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is no longer recommending routine testing for ...

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  • Lawyer: New Mexico Man Serving De Facto Life Without Parole
Lawyer: New Mexico Man Serving De Facto Life Without Parole

The Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth says more than 100 former teen offenders are immediately affected. For now, petitions for resentencing hearings are handled differently from county to county and even between judges in the same courthouse.

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  • United States scientists correct DNA in lab-grown human embryos
United States scientists correct DNA in lab-grown human embryos

Up until now, reports about human-related gene editing usually come from outside the U.S. China, in particular, hasn't been holding back when it comes to CRISPR experimentation. A recent report on genome editing from the National Academies did not call for a moratorium on research into germline editing, arguing that it might one day be a way for ...

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  • Saudi Arabia bars BBC reporting team from Yemen
Saudi Arabia bars BBC reporting team from Yemen

The officials said the toll is expected to rise, with several women and children in critical condition. It added that it is "deeply shocked and saddened" by the attack. "Injuries have also been reported with a number also taken to nearby hospitals for treatment". Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir told the Guardian that those figures wer...

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  • Artificial sweeteners won't help you lose weight, study shows
Artificial sweeteners won't help you lose weight, study shows

Opting for a diet fizzy drink may seem like the healthier option, but artificial sweeteners used in the beverages may actually be making you gain weight . Health sciences Prof. Meghan Azad was one of them, reaching for the low-calorie choices until she started researching them in detail. "Low-calorie sweeteners are a tool to help provide swe...

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  • The GOP Health Care Bill & Minnesota
The GOP Health Care Bill & Minnesota

McConnell tweeted that the Senate will work on other legislative issues and nominations next week and "will defer consideration of the Better Care Act" while McCain is recovering from his surgery. McConnell did not disclose when the vote could occur in the statement in which he and his wife Elaine Chao wished McCain a "speedy recovery". But ...

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  • Pakistan PM Sharif Rejects Graft Report as
Pakistan PM Sharif Rejects Graft Report as "Slander"

Already facing corruption allegations , Sharif, who is seen as a contender to follow in her father's footsteps as prime minister, could face fraud charges if it's determined she forged the trust deed. If three judges agree on the findings of JIT, Mr. Sharif could face disqualification from politics. Meanwhile, the PML-N's parliamentary leaders p...

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  • Conviction of former New York Assembly speaker is tossed
Conviction of former New York Assembly speaker is tossed

What the court pointedly did not say, however, is that Silver didn't do the things that the evidence clearly proved. "There is no doubt that this case is distasteful; it may be worse than that", Roberts wrote in an unpredictably unanimous decision a year ago.

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  • It wasn't me who silenced Conor McGregor's microphone — Showtime's Stephen Espinoza
It wasn't me who silenced Conor McGregor's microphone — Showtime's Stephen Espinoza

He also hit out at "Money" and the lack of it amid tax fraud allegations with the IRS. The next stop for the circus is NY on today before the pair take to London's Wembley Arena on Friday, with McGregor pretty much guaranteed to put on a show for the crowd much closer to home.

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  • White House Confuses Taiwan And China In Painful G20 Press Release Blunder
White House Confuses Taiwan And China In Painful G20 Press Release Blunder

Tsai Ing-wen is the strongest woman politician in the region. Trump first ruffled feathers in Beijing after his November election victory, when the president-elect accepted a congratulatory phone call from Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen, despite the USA having broken off relations with the island in 1979.

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  • British court opens new hearing in Baby Charlie case
British court opens new hearing in Baby Charlie case

The U.K. High Court will rehear the case of Charlie Gard Thursday in light of new evidence produced by two worldwide hospitals for Gard's treatment. Parents of Charlie Gard , Connie Yates and Chris Gard pose for the media ahead of delivering a petition with more than 350,000 signatures to Great Ormond Street Hospital in London, Sunday, Jul...

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  • Commuters pack early NYC trains for 'Summer of Hell'
Commuters pack early NYC trains for 'Summer of Hell'

Democratic Sens. Chuck Schumer and Cory Booker called on the Trump administration to honor that commitment at a news conference near the spot on Manhattan's west side Monday where preliminary work has already begun. At the Maplewood train station in New Jersey, the state's former Governor Richard Codey, 70, a senator, offered donuts and coffee to c...

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  • JIT urgesNAB to file reference against Nawaz Sharif, sons
JIT urgesNAB to file reference against Nawaz Sharif, sons

Sharif and members of his family have appeared before a team appointed by the Supreme Court to investigate their offshore companies. An anti-graft investigation into corruption allegations against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's family was completed by the Pakistani authorities.

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  • DeMarre Carroll announces he's leaving Raptors after reported deal with Nets
DeMarre Carroll announces he's leaving Raptors after reported deal with Nets

His contract is advantageous with the final year (2018-19) being partially guaranteed for just $2 million. The Raptors' DeMarre Carroll , right, celebrates against the Indiana Pacers during Game 4 of the teams' first-round playoff series on April 23, 2016 in Indianapolis.

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  • Pepe set to join Besiktas following Real Madrid release
Pepe set to join Besiktas following Real Madrid release

Besiktas president Fikret Orman said that the Portugal worldwide would add leadership to the club's backline as they aim to retain the Super Lig crown they won last season. "We were in need of a leading figure in our defense", said Orman, but also acknowledged that their current defensive mainstays Marcelo and Tosic "did well" last season.

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  • Italian foreign minister lobbies Boris Johnson over Charlie Gard
Italian foreign minister lobbies Boris Johnson over Charlie Gard

The British Supreme Court is backing the hospital , opening the door for doctors there to withdraw life support for the child. The parents of Charlie, Chris Gard and Connie Yates, lost a legal battle to take the 11-month-old to the United States for experimental treatment and are now spending the last days of his life with him.

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  • Heartburn meds linked to higher chance of early death
Heartburn meds linked to higher chance of early death

Many more Britons buy PPIs - which include omeprazole and lansoprazole - over the counter of pharmacies without a prescription, or in corner shops and supermarkets. The risk increased the longer a person took the PPIs. The researchers also did not look at the patients' cause of death, she noted . The researchers can't explain the link betwee...

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  • Madigan: No Budget Deal by Midnight Deadline
Madigan: No Budget Deal by Midnight Deadline

The debt burden is so heavy that interest on pension debt alone costs about $9 billion each year, according to the Illinois Policy Institute. He is asking the bond rating agencies to give them a few days before dropping the state to junk status.

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  • Plane crashes in flames on California freeway, 2 injured
Plane crashes in flames on California freeway, 2 injured

No other people on the ground were injured. Larry Kurtz said the plane had crashed and two people are being hospitalized with traumatic injuries. The Cessna 310 had just taken off from John Wayne Airport in Orange County when the pilot declared an emergency and began returning to the airport.

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  • New US Energy Dept. Grid Study Even Gives Oil & Gas The Heebie-Jeebies
New US Energy Dept. Grid Study Even Gives Oil & Gas The Heebie-Jeebies

Ladislaw said many people would consider exports of oil and refined products as a key area. Mitchell pioneered the use of hydraulic fracturing technology, leading to the rise of the US shale revolution, Perry said. "There's no silver bullet here". I can get back to you'. Now, low natural gas prices are might achieve those goals without such reg...

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  • California Right-to-Die Law Saw 111 People Kill Themselves in First Six Months
California Right-to-Die Law Saw 111 People Kill Themselves in First Six Months

According to data between June 9- December 31 of 2016, 191 people received aid-in-dying drugs under the act and 111 people died after taking the prescribed drugs. Only 111 terminally ill patients took the life-ending drugs but, in fact, 191 prescriptions have been issued. But opposition to the law remains.

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  • Grenfell response: Number of tower blocks failing fire tests rises to 60
Grenfell response: Number of tower blocks failing fire tests rises to 60

In north London, thousands of residents were forced on Friday to evacuate their homes at very short notice . And now, a number of organisations including the Local Government Association (LGA) and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) have offered advice to authorities on how to safeguard buildings and ease the minds of anxious hig...

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  • Cavs reportedly discussing 3-team trade involving Paul George and Kevin Love
Cavs reportedly discussing 3-team trade involving Paul George and Kevin Love

Everyone wants to know where Paul George will end up next, even though the Indiana Pacers star is most likely to end up where he said he wants to go: the Los Angeles Lakers . Receiving a few future first-round picks would make it less advantageous to undergo a complete teardown to get high draft picks. Boston has been collectively rumored to...

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  • OR testing mosquitoes for Zika virus
OR testing mosquitoes for Zika virus

Last week a Barton County man tested positive for West Nile. When the water warms, they hatch and produce more mosquitoes which continue the cycle. In 2002, the state documented its first human infections, with 52 cases reported that year. "A key to preventing mosquitoes and the diseases they spread is to identity and eliminate their water habitat"...

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  • Gerrymandering gave GOP 1 extra legislative seat
Gerrymandering gave GOP 1 extra legislative seat

House seats during last fall's election - the most in the nation. Created to detect cases in which one party may have secured power through political gerrymandering, it found that the GOP may have won as many as 22 additional congressional seats more than expected.

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