Women’s Ashes: Australia beat England in opening ODI as Alex Blackwell stars

Australia begin their Women's Ashes defence with a two-wicket victory over England in the first one-day international. ...read more Read more here: Women's Ashes: Australia beat England in opening ODI as Alex Blackwell stars ...
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World Series: Houston Astros beat New York Yankees & will face LA Dodgers

The Houston Astros see off the New York Yankees 4-0 in a seventh-game decider to set up a World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers. ...read more Read more here: World Series: Houston Astros beat New York Yankees & will face LA Dodgers ...
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Labour demands changes to Brexit repeal bill

The party wants six changes to the repeal bill, including Parliament approval of the exit agreement. ...read more Read more here: Labour demands changes to Brexit repeal bill ...
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Former US presidents gather for hurricanes fundraiser

The five living former US presidents have raised more than $31m (£23.5m) for victims. ...read more Read more here: Former US presidents gather for hurricanes fundraiser ...
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Indonesia’s secret nudist community defying the law

Public nudity is strictly forbidden in Indonesia - and life is tough for the local nudist community ...read more Read more here: Indonesia's secret nudist community defying the law ...
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Partition 70 years on: When tribal warriors invaded Kashmir

Witnesses tell the BBC how men with sticks and axes started one of the world's longest conflicts. ...read more Read more here: Partition 70 years on: When tribal warriors invaded Kashmir ...
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WHO chief ‘rethinking’ Robert Mugabe’s appointment

The proposal to appoint the Zimbabwean president as a WHO goodwill ambassador sparked an outcry. ...read more Read more here: WHO chief 'rethinking' Robert Mugabe's appointment ...
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Will Australia’s ‘miracle economy’ keep on winning?

The "wonder from down under" has been free from recession for more than a quarter of a century. ...read more Read more here: Will Australia's 'miracle economy' keep on winning? ...
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Why more people are running marathons in all 50 US states

Why are more people running marathons in all 50 states - and what does it say about modern America? ...read more Read more here: Why more people are running marathons in all 50 US states ...
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Bird hunters risk steep cliffs to catch gannets

On just one night a year Faroese men can hunt gannet chicks, considered a delicacy. It involves a dangerous climb down steep cliffs. ...read more Read more here: Bird hunters risk steep cliffs to catch gannets ...
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How Wim Wenders put the snap back into Polaroids

The movie-maker shows off his eclectic collection of self-snapped prints taken over many decades. ...read more Read more here: How Wim Wenders put the snap back into Polaroids ...
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Ivory Coast’s hair sculptor Laetitia Ky

Laetitia Ky uses coat hangers, wires and pins to make "hair sculptures" for her Instagram fans. ...read more Read more here: Ivory Coast's hair sculptor Laetitia Ky ...
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Why Soviet prison-style tattoos are gaining popularity

How the body art of the Moscow underworld is coming back into fashion. ...read more Read more here: Why Soviet prison-style tattoos are gaining popularity ...
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Lewis Hine and the photos that changed America

An exhibition in New York highlights the child labour photos of Lewis Hine that shocked the US. ...read more Read more here: Lewis Hine and the photos that changed America ...
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Trump pledges at least $430,000 to help staff pay for Russia probe lawyers

Trump pledges at least $430,000 to help staff pay for Russia probe lawyers

By dsamuelsohn@politico.com (Darren Samuelsohn) President Donald Trump is committing at least $430,000 from his own wallet to help White House and former campaign staffers pay legal bills tied to the Russia investigation, White House officials said on Saturday.Details on how and where Trump will make the donation remain a work in progress, though a White House aide acknowledged the president's team has been working with outside attorneys and the Office of Government Ethics since the summer to establish a legal defense fund as one outlet to help support some mid-level aides who are facing unexpected attorney bills connected to the ...
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Japan goes to the polls in snap election

Millions are voting in the election, which was called by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe last month. ...read more Read more here: Japan goes to the polls in snap election ...
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Lewis Hamilton on pole for United States Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton takes pole position for the United States GP and will have title rival Sebastian Vettel alongside on the front row. ...read more Read more here: Lewis Hamilton on pole for United States Grand Prix ...
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European Champions Cup: Saracens 36-34 Ospreys

Saracens edge out a stubborn Ospreys side to maintain their 100% start to their Champions Cup defence at Allianz Park. ...read more Read more here: European Champions Cup: Saracens 36-34 Ospreys ...
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Trump hints he’ll release the final batch of classified JFK assassination files

By Zeeshan Aleem But he has the authority, and a little bit of time, to block their release. President Donald Trump tweeted on Saturday morning that he's probably going to release the final batch of classified government documents surrounding the 1963 assassination of John F. Kennedy. “Subject to the receipt of further information, I will be allowing, as President, the long blocked and classified JFK FILES to be opened,” he wrote. Under the JFK Assassination Records Collection Act passed in 1992, the government is scheduled to release thousands of never-before-seen documents related to JFK's assassination — unless they're blocked by ...
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Premier League results: Man City beat Burnley, Man Utd lose at Huddersfield, Chelsea rally

Manchester City move five points clear as Huddersfield shock Manchester Utd, while Chelsea, Leicester, Newcastle and Bournemouth win. ...read more Read more here: Premier League results: Man City beat Burnley, Man Utd lose at Huddersfield, Chelsea rally ...
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Catalonia ‘will not accept’ Spain plan

Catalan President Carles Puigdemont says Catalonia will not accept Madrid's plan to curb region's powers ...read more Read more here: Catalonia 'will not accept' Spain plan ...
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Jose Mourinho: Man Utd attitude at Huddersfield was worse than a friendly

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says their attitude in the 2-1 defeat at Huddersfield was worse than a friendly match. ...read more Read more here: Jose Mourinho: Man Utd attitude at Huddersfield was worse than a friendly ...
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Manchester City 3-0 Burnley

Sergio Aguero equals Manchester City's goalscoring record as they beat Burnley to go five points clear at the top of the Premier League. ...read more Read more here: Manchester City 3-0 Burnley ...
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Huddersfield Town 2-1 Manchester United

Huddersfield Town end Manchester United's unbeaten start to the season as Jose Mourinho's side fall five points behind league leaders Manchester City. ...read more Read more here: Huddersfield Town 2-1 Manchester United ...
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Bannon: Bush “didn’t understand anything he was talking about” in his anti-Trump speech

By Zeeshan Aleem The America First architect takes aim at Bush as part of his war against the GOP. Former Trump adviser Steve Bannon eviscerated George W. Bush at the California Republican party convention on Friday in a fiery speech that underscored his agenda to remold the GOP's worldview. Before a capacity crowd packed with hundreds of Republican delegates, Bannon — perhaps the nation's most influential advocate for Trump's America First worldview outside the White House — argued that Bush's speech on Thursday criticizing Trump without naming him was a farce. "President Bush, to me, embarrassed himself," Bannon said. “The ...
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Lewis Hamilton leads Sebastian Vettel in final US GP practice

Lewis Hamilton underlines his domination of the United States Grand Prix weekend with fastest time in final practice on Saturday. ...read more Read more here: Lewis Hamilton leads Sebastian Vettel in final US GP practice ...
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Trump says he will allow scheduled release of JFK files

The US president says he will allow scheduled release of classified files relating to Kennedy's assassination. ...read more Read more here: Trump says he will allow scheduled release of JFK files ...
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Trump ‘prefers white people’ claims comedian Trevor Noah

The Daily Show host was speaking to the BBC's Newsnight programme about the US president and racism. ...read more Read more here: Trump 'prefers white people' claims comedian Trevor Noah ...
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Military cadets killed in Kabul minibus suicide bombing

It brings the death toll from attacks in Afghanistan to around 200 in this week alone. ...read more Read more here: Military cadets killed in Kabul minibus suicide bombing ...
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Tucker Carlson: MSNBC’s O’Donnell, Joy Reid “Morons” For Suggesting John Kelly Is Racist

FOX News' Tucker Carlson responds toMSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell and Joy Reid for calling Chief of Staff John Kelly racist for his response to Rep. Frederica Wilson. CARLSON: MSNBC Lawrence O'Donnell explained to his viewers that the phrase "empty barrel†which by the way was coined by Plato and used by Shakespeare is indeed racist because it was part of a broader effort to, quote, "dehumanize Frederica Wilson.†(BEGIN VIDEO CLIP) LAWRENCE O'DONNELL, MSNBC HOST: John Kelly never sat beside a student like Frederica Wilson in his elementary school. The language about black people in John Kelly's white neighborhood was exactly ...
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