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Sri Lanka stutters in second dig after taking big lead

Only Azhar Ali (59) and Haris Sohail (56) managed to offer sustained resistance as Sri Lanka's spin duo of Rangana Herath and Dilruwan Perera ...

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Here Is Everything That Is Closed on Columbus Day

The question of, "Will mail be delivered on Columbus Day?" is answered with a giant "No". Monday is the federal holiday Columbus Day, so that ...

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Iran warns USA against imposing new sanctions

Iran is signaling that it is open to diplomatic talks on its ballistic missile arsenal after increasing threats by President Trump to pull out...

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South has technology to build 'blackout bomb'

Such weapons - deployed by the USA and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation in the past - use chemically-treated carbon graphite filaments to shor...

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Truckers to strike work on Oct 9-10

However, oil tankers in the State are not participating in the strike and in all probability local transporters may respond in a lukewarm fashio...

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Donald Trump expected to decertify Iran nuclear deal, official says

A senior Iranian diplomat told Reuters on Thursday the end result of Trump's expected move would be to isolate the United States since the Europ...

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Unstoppable Caroline Garcia overcomes Simona Halep to clinch title — WTA Beijing

She became the first player to win the Wuhan Open and the China Open in the same year. Afterwards, Halep said: "I consider that she won the ma...

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Terror expert claims Las Vegas shooter could have been ISIS jihadi

The Islamic State terror group claimed suspected Las Vegas mass shooter Stephen Paddock as one of its own through its news agency Amaq Monda...

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Swiss National Kidnapped in Western Sudanese State of Darfur

The Swiss, who has lived in Sudan for several years has been " kidnapped last night by unidentified armed men near his home in the center of agr...

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West Virginia voters back $1.6 billion roads bonding

The state has listed more than 600 projects, saying they'd get done in the next few years. Additional projects across the state also would be ...

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Dutch need a miracle to qualify for 2018 World Cup

Dutch captain Arjen Robben wasn't holding out much hope for a miracle, telling fans trying to work out the math behind a Dutch qualification t...

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Iraq delivers another blow to Islamic State

This image made from video provided by Kurdistan 24 shows an Iraqi tank moving into position as forces begun the operation to retake the town of...

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Las Vegas shooter's note contained calculations to maximise kills

The piece of paper was found by police officers who stormed Paddock's room after he launched his attack from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay...

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Ready for rapprochement with Saudi Arabia - Iran

The Pentagon says the U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale of the advanced THAAD missile-defense system to Saudi Arabia for $15 ...

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Man Killed In Officer-Involved Shooting In San Fernando

The man was hit at least once in the body by officers' gunfire, and was pronounced dead at a hospital, Alexander said. The female victim, descri...

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Local bowling alley holding fundraiser for Puerto Rico

Over the last two weeks, the group has collected donations from across the state. Although Puerto Rico is more than 1,000 miles away from Tall...

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Pence leaves Colts game after players kneel during anthem

So this looks like a PR stunt to me. But then Reid resumed kneeling and about 10 teammates stood around him in support before the more team-wide...

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Rafael Nadal wins China Open

So I'm very happy. Of course, I think one of the best matches of the year. I am in the final. Nadal , victor of the French Open and U.S. Op...

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13 cyclones tipped for Qld this season

Just one of those is predicted to make landfall. "If we look at east to the Coral Sea and the surrounding oceans that means about four tropical ...

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Long Island weather: Weekend starts sunny, rain expected Sunday

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. The average wind will be between 13 and 17 miles per hour. Monday, the Columbus Day holiday, will have ...

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Poland qualify for 2018 World Cup

The silenced home crowd erupted again as Lewandowski restored Poland's lead with an opportunist finish in the 85th minute and the home side romp...

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Shooting, crash involving officer investigated in Miami Beach, police say

They have not provided further details about the shooting or the crash. Miami Beach police fatally shot a woman on Sunday after she crashed he...

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Father's murder charges dropped after son, 7, admits to killing sister

Anthony Sanders, 33, had been charged with suffocating his daughter, Ellie Sanders, while at the family's home in December 2015. Investigators...

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Only One Thing Will Work: Trump on North Korea Solution

On Saturday, Trump continued his harsh rhetoric against Pyongyang, insisting that a diplomatic approach over the past 25 years "hasn't worked" a...

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Lockyer Valley Man to Face Murder Charge

The driver of the auto fled the scene and the German man was rushed to the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital but passed away later that day. ...

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The ball's in your court, May tells European Union leaders

Chief EU negotiator Michel Barnier said 10 days ago that a "new dynamic" had been created by her speech, but there was still not enough progress...

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Timing of Scottish independence vote in limbo 'until Brexit clearer' - Nicola Sturgeon

Meeting any costs for European Union citizens working in the public sector would "help us to retain the doctors, nurses and other valued public ...

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White House releases immigration wish list

Short said a review of USA immigration laws requested by Trump identified three major issues: the need to remove undocumented immigrants at the ...

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Woman, 25, found dead in alley near Chatswood train station

A pedestrian made the grisly discovery at about 6.30am at Brown Street near Chatswood train station. Hundreds of office workers and residents ...

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Cargo ship grounded off Kent is back at sea

It was later refloated with the aid of a tug. The vessel, which was travelling to Antwerp, Belgium, where its cargo was set to be recycled, ha...

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