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Ravi Shastri seems to be getting his way with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) now awarding an enhanced pay package to the Indian cricket team's coaching staff. India capitulated in the first Test at Galle before bouncing back to win the next two Tests and win the series 2-1. "I don't think there is any added pressure".
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    On Sunday US president Donald Trump spoke to the leaders of Saudi Arabia , the UAE and Qatar to discuss his "concerns about the ongoing dispute". Meanwhile, Qatar's Defense Minister Khalid al Attiyah said on Sunday country is ready to defend itself if necessary. Several other Muslim nations also downgraded their diplomatic ties with Qatar .
  • Ibaka, Raptors agree on $65 million, 3-year deal

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    The day marked the 20th anniversary of Hong Kong's handover to China from British rule. While he said the central government was ready to talk to anyone regardless of their political views, Xi spent a significant part of his 30-minute speech warning against challenges to sovereignty and urging the city to improve its system to uphold national security, sovereignty and development interests.
  • Constellation Brands Earnings Soar as Beer Gets Even More Profitable

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  • Why you should donate blood, and how to go about it

    Why you should donate blood, and how to go about it

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    Mr Smith has just made his 301 donation to the Australian Red Cross Blood Service, a fitting milestone to fall during National Blood Donor Week. Development coordinator at Life South Melinda Hinds said the summer months are very slow. She urged more people to donate blood, saying donating was a painless procedure that lasted no more than about 30 minutes. The American Red Cross said only about 3 percent of the US population donates regularly, which means the agency relies heavily on ...
  • And so it begins: Brexit talks to focus 1st on orderly exit

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    There will be a "two-phased" negotiation, with divorce terms to be set first before talks on future trade relations. A day after the start of Brexit talks, Hammond sought to soften the more confrontational tone towards the bloc taken by Prime Minister Theresa May - a role he has re-adopted since her election flop earlier this month.
  • Biggest US banks clear first hurdle in Fed's annual stress tests

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    CIT was added this year to the banks tested by the Fed. This year's results are all the more consequential seeing as they're the last stress tests banks will ever have to face now that we live in Trump's America. Next week, banks will learn whether the Fed is blocking or approving its plans to buy back stock or pay dividends to shareholders. Almost nine years on, banking industry profits have been steadily rising and banks have been lending more freely.
  • McCain: Americans 'stupid' to travel to North Korea

    McCain: Americans 'stupid' to travel to North Korea

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    US President Donald Trump said Tuesday that it was "a total disgrace" that American college student Otto Warmbier died just days after he was released from North Korea in a coma after a long detention. Surrounded by his loving family, Otto died", his parents Fred and Cindy Warmbier wrote Monday. He was convicted less than two months later and sentenced to 15 years of hard labor.
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    Several White House officials and Trump associates insisted on anonymity in order to discuss the president's views of the unfolding investigation. "Americans should exercise caution before accepting as true any stories attributed to anonymous 'officials, ' particularly when they do not identify the country - let alone the branch or agency of government - with which the alleged sources supposedly are affiliated".