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BCCI doubles annual retainership fee of 32 centrally contracted cricketers

The match fee increase will be effective from October a year ago. India batsman Cheteshwar Pujara, all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja and opener Murali Vijay have ...


CLAIM: Police Told to Drop Terror Investigation into Martin McGuinness

While Northern Ireland deputy first minister, Mr McGuinness said allegations that he had prior knowledge of the Enniskillen bomb were "securocrat fantasy" and h...


Supreme Court nominee Gorsuch coasting toward Senate showdown

Approval is virtually assured, moving the nomination to the full Senate. Schumer struck back against the possibility of a rule change, the Post reports . T...


Pacer Shami joins Team India in Dharamsala

The Indian team might include pacer Mohammed Shami for the 4th Test against Australia . A piece in The Daily Telegraph had likened Indian skipper Virat K...


US Investigates North Korea Involvement in $81 Million Bank Heist

The current cases being pursued may not include charges against North Korean officials, but would likely implicate North Korea, people close to the process sai...


Hawaii lawmaker resigns from Republican Party to join Democrats

Beth Fukumoto says she's leaving the Republican Party almost two months after she was ousted as Hawaii's House minority leader for criticizing President Trump...


Rights of learning-disabled students bolstered by high court

The opinion rejected a lower standard set by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit and used in a subsequent case by President Donald Trump's nominee ...


Illinois House votes against making Obama birthday a holiday

Under a new proposal, state facilities and schools would close each year on August 4, Obama's birthday. They noted that Tampico-born Republican Ronald Reagan do...


Three army officers, seven soldiers killed in Central Sinai

He said that 15 militants were also killed and seven militants arrested during the raids in central Sinai. An Egyptian army spokesperson said on Thursday th...


UCA responds to new gun rights law signed Wednesday

The measure won't allow just anyone to have a concealed weapon, Arkansas residents will be required to complete eight hours of shooting training first. The meas...


Why did Sasikala's party pick the 'Hat' symbol?

The freezing of the two-leaf symbol, which is the most recognisable symbol for the voters, will force the Sasikala faction to be on the backfoot as it will have...


Book of condolences opened for Martin McGuinness at Offaly County Council building

President Clinton also thanked Taoiseach Enda Kenny for the pro immigration speech he made in Washington last week in the presence of current President Donald T...


Backed Forces Airdrop Behind Enemy Lines In Syria For First Time

The Pentagon said the U.S. military is providing air and artillery support to allied forces near a key town west of Raqa, IS's main Syrian stronghold, ahead of ...


Nunes apologizes for how he handled revelations surrounding Trump, aides

That means the top Republican and top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee are both describing classified material to the press - one of them to bolster...


Germany Expels Two German-Born Men for Being Islamic Extremists

The two men, who had been under surveillance for some time due to their alleged support for the "Islamic State" (IS) armed group, were both born in Germany an...


Google doodles to celebrate Navroz

Every year while in office, former President Barack Obama crafted an annual address to mark Nowruz , the Persian New Year, and sent his greetings to the millio...


One Sustains Head Injuries in Accident Involving Benue Governor's Convoy

There was tension in Benue on Tuesday as the convoy of Governor Samuel Ortom was involved in an accident on his way from Zaki-Biam. Moses Yamu , the state ...


French Minister Under Investigation for Hiring Daughters

François Fillon, the conservative candidate in next month's presidential election, fell to third place in the race last month after he admitted employing his Br...


#RamMandir: Supreme Court bats for outside - court settlement

The advice came during the hearing of a petition by BJP leader Dr Subramanian Swamy, who had sought expeditious hearing of the appeals filed against the Allahab...


Rahulji, not interested to take lead; please make way: Kerala Congress leader

If respected Rahul Gandhi is not keen on taking up the leadership and lead from the front he should quit, Mahesh said. In the recently-concluded Uttar Pradesh...


Former shelter dog credited with saving 3-year-old MI girl

The owner found the little girl, brought her inside and called 911. DELTA COUNTY , MI -A naked 3-year-old girl was found lying in a ditch, in freezing temp...


SC approves CBI probe into Narada operation

The BJP will also submit a deputation to Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi, seeking actions against accused state ministers, he said. A committee, set by the hig...


Note ban: ED arrests Sekhar Reddy, 2 others in PMLA Case

Sekar Reddy, a sand mining baron, was arrested in December a year ago for holding about Rs 130 crore, out of which a significant amount was in new currency. Sri...


SC notice to Centre, RBI over plea on old currency deposits

However, when the actual ordinance on demonetisation was issued, it specifically added that the only people who could deposit the demonetised currency (after De...


Freak accident at Ghana waterfall kills at least 18

The Kintampo waterfalls are surrounded by woodland and are a popular beauty spot for visitors in the west African country. The Bureau of Public Safety (BPS)...


Russia: US Missile Defense 'Poses Deep Risk' to Security of Asia

Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida is meeting with Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov, while Japanese defense chief Tomomi Inada is to sit down with counter...


National Assembly approves military courts's extension bill

Muhammad Azam Khan of PTI supported the bill and said that judicial reforms should be ensured in the two-year period to be extended for military courts. Al Jaze...


U.S. in sad shape on world happiness scale

The group "aims to support global goals to standardise happiness as a measure of development, as we are doing in the UAE", the royal stated on Twitter. America'...


Conservatives upset with Tomi Lahren for admitting she's pro-choice

As the Daily Caller noted , Lahren's comments sparked rebukes from her colleagues. On the one hand, some people seem to see the idea of a pro-choice woman ac...


Article 50 will be triggered on March 29

David Davis, the Secretary of state for exiting the European Union, said yesterday: "Last June, the people of the United Kingdom made the historic decision to...


Baghdad: 15 killed in auto bomb attack

The militants' are under pressure from Iraqi forces who are entering the group's last strongholds in Mosul. The attack targeted a commercial area in Baghdad'...


Trinis Are The Happiest Islanders In The Caribbean, Says UN Report

Professor Jeffrey Sachs , the director of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network , told Reuters that Trump's policies are all aimed at increasing ine...


Korea Concerns on Forefront on Secretary of State Tillerson's Visit to China

Tillerson left China with warm words from Xi on the weekend, ending his first trip to Asia since taking office with an agreement to work together with China on ...


Japanese PM Abe wants economic deal with European Union soon

While in Germany, Abe plans to give a speech at CeBIT, a world-leading information technology trade fair in Hanover, at the invitation of Merkel. The G20 lead...


Alternate jurors being picked in Penn State case

Spanier is accused of mishandling child sexual abuse complaints against former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky. After graduate assistant Mike McQueary...