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Pakistan's Sarfraz Ahmed and Kane Williamson of New Zealand shake hands after the toss for the first one-day worldwide (ODI) in Basin Reserve, Wellington , New Zealand , January 6, 2017. "They've got wrist spinners, finger spinners, and left and right-arm quicks", coach Mike Hesson said of Pakistan . "They're as good a bowling attack as there is going around in world cricket at the moment".

Worldwide U.S. sanctions Iranian entities over ballistic missile program
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The companies are Shahid Kharrazi Industries, Shahid Sanikhani Industries, Shahid Moghaddam Industries, Shahid Eslami Research Center and Shahid Shustari Industries. He also must decide whether to waive USA nuclear-related sanctions that were suspended under the landmark agreement. The sanctions freeze any assets the blacklisted companies have in the United States and prevent Americans from doing business with them.

Worldwide Ridley Scott in Talks to Direct Disney Adaption 'Merlin Saga'
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The Merlin Saga is based on T.A. Barron's series of books which I'm just now realizing that I used to read passionately. The studio is also working on a live-action 'Sword in the Stone , ' on which Scott also met with execs. The author previously posted on his site back in November: "Today the script arrived for the Disney movie based on the Merlin Saga ". BBC produced a highly popular series titled Merlin in 2008 that followed a young Merlin played by Colin Morgan - though it also ...

Worldwide Lotto fever! Hopeful Houstonians load up on tickets for Powerball, Mega Millions
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For Mega Millions , tougher odds will translate into much bigger jackpots in the future, since there will be more rollover weeks when no one takes the top prize. Meanwhile, Tuesday night's drawing for the $361 million Mega Millions jackpot failed to produce a victor, so the jackpot is even more lucrative now: It's an estimated $418 million, according to Mega Millions officials.

Worldwide Republican Wins Virginia State House Seat on Drawing of Lots
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Republican delegate David Yancey will remain the state representative for Virginia's 94th district. With Yancey's win, Republicans hold a slim, 51-49 advantage over Democrats in the Virginia House. "I have always said I will follow the process laid out in state law ", Yancey said in a statement . "I recognize that the people of the 94th District deserve to have representation on January 10, and a second costly recount is not in their interest".

Worldwide FIR against Jignesh Mevani, Umar Khalid for inciting caste violence in Maharashtra
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Newly elected MLA and Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani Friday denied making any inflammatory speech in Pune and said he was being targeted by the BJP and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh. Meanwhile, the Maharashtrian Police have also registered the FIR against Jignesh and Umar under the IPC section 153 (a), 505 and 117 at the Vishrambaug police station in Pune for involving in circulation the statement with an intent to cause hurt.

Worldwide Winter Storm Eleanor Leaves at Least 3 Dead in Europe
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But large parts of the country will remain at risk of flooding for several days, warned the Environment Agency , following persistent rain. Large parts of the United Kingdom are being warned to expect flooding as the country feels the sting in Storm Eleanor's tail.

Worldwide 9 people go missing after being hit by avalanche in Kupwara
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The driver Zahoor Ahmad Khan s/o Maqsood Ahmad Khan r/o Chetarkote, Karnah, jumped in the nick of time while as the vehicle was swept away by the avalanche, taking with it the six persons travelling in it. The Beacon officer died after snow avalanche swept his vehicle off the road at the Sadhna Top. "7 to 8 persons are still reported missing". The doctors who attended upon him declared Singh as brought dead, an army official said.

Worldwide China tightens North Korea trade limits under United Nations sanctions
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Analysts see North Korea's need for Chinese oil as the most powerful economic leverage against Pyongyang. Beijing has tightened restrictions on exports to North Korea, in compliance with United Nations sanctions against Pyongyang, limiting further oil supplies and banning imports of its steel and of other goods.

Worldwide Ex-Georgian president criticizes Georgian court's jail sentence on him
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Saakashvili, who was president from 2004-13, left Georgia when his presidency ended and eventually went to Ukraine, where he was appointed governor of the Odesa region. "I do not exclude Mikheil Saakashvili's extradition [to Georgia] because the administrative resources of the two countries are working together" against him, Dekanoidze said in Tbilisi.

Worldwide Alabama home of Roy Moore accuser burns, arson suspected
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Natalie Barton , public information officer with the Etowah County Sheriff's Department, told AL.com that officials are interrogating a suspect, but have not filed charges. "Investigators are speaking to a person of interest", he said. Johnson , who is presently staying in a motel, was told by a neighbor that the suspect in question made a comment wondering if the house was going to burn that morning.

Worldwide Twitter explains (again) why it won't block Trump
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Activists think Twitter needs to remove at least one of its characters. Many of people have flagged this and other crazed tweets by Trump over the past year, pointing out his hate speech and threats as grounds for suspending the president's Twitter account.

Worldwide Mandel drops out of Senate race
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His departure leaves Cleveland businessman Mike Gibbons as the only prominent Republican still in the race, but the deadline for filing for February 7. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) in late 2016. In a statement, Gibbons said he's sending prayers for the Mandel family and hoping for the best. Even as he withdrew from the race, the current OH treasurer said he was on a path to defeating Democratic U.S.

Worldwide Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa Rules Out Forming Coalition Government
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An image of the meeting showed Tsvangirai looking frail and wearing slippers as he sat on a couch holding a hand out to Mnangagwa, who appeared relaxed and wore a smart suit. "He is fine. He is recuperating well and he says he will soon again go back for another medical check-up in South Africa", President Mnangagwa told reporters after the closed door meeting with Tsvangirai.

Worldwide Change in Iran must come at home: Macron By
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Iran's interior minister said Thursday that only some 42,000 people took part in the protests . Macron said he would visit Iran, but only after the situation there returns to normal and respect for freedoms is restored. Ms. Nauert's remarks Thursday, meanwhile, came just after reports that Russian Federation was urging the United States not to meddle in Iran's affairs.

Worldwide Grassley, Graham call for investigation into
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Steele compiled on behalf of Fusion GPS for the Clinton Campaign and the Democratic National Committee and also provided to the Federal Bureau of Investigation". Brooke Singman is a Politics Reporter for Fox News. That investigation has since expanded into a special-counsel probe by Robert Mueller, whose work has led to indictments of two former Trump campaign officials, as well as guilty pleas and cooperation deals from two others.

Worldwide Federal Bureau of Investigation launches new probe into Clinton Foundation
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The Justice Department launched the new investigation and is looking into whether the foundation engaged in any pay-to-play politics, according to The Hill who spoke with law enforcement officials and first reported the inquiry. Clinton spokesman Nick Merrill reacted to the news in a statement blasting President Trump for ordering the Department of Justice to go after his enemies and distract from his own scandals and controversies.

Author: 0 Trump's latest on Bannon: 'He called me a great man last night'

Bannon's comments on Breitbart News Tonight, which is broadcast on Sirius XM radio, came just hours after Trump said his former chief strategist had " lost his mind " and had his lawyer issue a cease and desist letter created to shut Bannon up.

Worldwide Rajya Sabha session ends without voting on 'triple talaq' bill
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He also proposed names of members who could be part of the committee. When the Budget Session starts on January 29, the motion, which was moved by senior Congress leader Anand Sharma, will be taken up for consideration. During UPA II, Hooda said, 71 bills were sent to standing committees, where those were scrutinised by all political parties, but the BJP, in this session, has hardly sent a single bill to such a panel.