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Police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekera said the emergency had given them additional powers to arrest those using social media sites to instigate racial hatred and provoke violence. Dhawan put on a crucial 95-run third-wicket stand with Manish Pandey, who made 37, to test the Sri Lanka bowling but missed out on a ton after falling to Gunathilaka's off-spin.
  • India 0-0 Australia in Q1

    India 0-0 Australia in Q1

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    India managed to maintain the lead till the fourth quarter until the English earned a penalty stroke in the 52nd minute. Though the rebound was taken by Sumit, his shot on goal went wide. Aran Zalewski scored the second after Dylan Wotherspoon set him up with a powerful run and a cut-back from the baseline. India will need to win today to keep alive any realistic hope of making it to the final.
  • Bumble bans users from posing with guns in dating profile photos

    Bumble bans users from posing with guns in dating profile photos

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    The Clippers' top positions occupied by a woman include the league's only woman president of business operations (Gillian Zucker), chief financial officer (Chris Leotis), director of business development (Danita Johnson), director of strategic partnerships (Erin Prober) and the team's lead general counsel (Nicole Duckett).
  • China opposes using FATF for political purposes to pressurise Pakistan

    China opposes using FATF for political purposes to pressurise Pakistan

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    The United States has once again asked Pakistan to step up its efforts against terrorism with Pentagon saying there are "new opportunities" that the country should make use of in battling terror outfits. "With respect to Pakistan we believe that Pakistan can do more to combat terrorism", Pentagon Chief Spokesperson Dana W. White said at a news briefing in Washington.
  • And now it is investigating how it happened

    And now it is investigating how it happened

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    Lawyers in Utah were understandably perplexed when they received a rather unexpected image from the Utah State Bar on Monday. "In my office we have a pretty light-hearted atmosphere, but there are likely other law firms in the state that would take offence to it", he said.
  • Nine civilians killed as Syria regime strikes shake Ghouta

    Nine civilians killed as Syria regime strikes shake Ghouta

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    Described as the "bloodiest" day since a Russian-sponsored truce failed to stop the onslaught and since a UN Security Council resolution was unsuccessful at implementing a 30-day ceasefire, Syrian government forces resumed the shelling of the Damascus suburb for the 16th consecutive day on Tuesday.
  • Amid Kurdish Boycott, Iraq Approves New Budget

    Amid Kurdish Boycott, Iraq Approves New Budget

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    As had previously been expected based on comments by Iraqi government officials, parliament passed an $88.5 billion budget on Saturday which saw massive cuts in the mount of money going to the autonomous Kurdistan region. The projected 3.8 million bpd exports in the budget includes a 250,000 bpd contribution from the Kurdistan region, lawmakers said on Saturday. Shi'ite lawmakers wanted more spending allocated to the southern oil-producing, predominantly Shi'ite, provinces as well as greater ...
  • British gov. attaches great importance to Saudi crown prince's visit

    British gov. attaches great importance to Saudi crown prince's visit

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    Saudi Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman, arrived in Egypt on Sunday for a three-day visit, before travelling to London . We need to work together to promote moderate Islam'. "They are inextricably linked", the diplomat said. Turning to Saudi Arabia's "Vision 2030" plan to diversify its oil-reliant economy, Al-Jubeir said that Britain would be a major beneficiary.
  • Thousands protest in Kashmir after Indian army kills civilians

    Thousands protest in Kashmir after Indian army kills civilians

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    First they said the militants had come to attack their party and now they have changed their statement saying army signalled the auto to stop, but the driver refused. The army has claimed that the civilians were over ground workers (OGW) of a militant organisation, while family members have negated the claims and alleged army of killing them in cold-blooded murder.
  • House Rejects Lower Pay Raise for Judges

    House Rejects Lower Pay Raise for Judges

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    We were able to cut enough to get to 4 percent, not only 4 percent for teachers, service personnel and State Police but all public employees. Protesters carried signs calling for action on the state's Public Employees Insurance Agency, or PEIA, and a 5 percent pay increase promised by Gov.
  • Alpha Cubed Investments LLC Sells 2229 Shares of Realty Income Corp (O)

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    SL Green Realty announced that its Board of Directors has approved a stock repurchase plan on Friday, December 1st that allows the company to buyback $500.00 million in outstanding shares. Therefore 57% are positive. Total SA had 38 analyst reports since August 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was initiated by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, September 10 with "Outperform".
  • France to fix age of sexual consent at 15

    France to fix age of sexual consent at 15

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    Schiappa said the new law would be presented to the Council of Ministers - France's equivalent of a cabinet - on 21 March. The government is to approve the new age limit as part of a package of other laws against sexual violence and harassment in the coming weeks.
  • Russian transport plane crashes in Syria, killing 32

    Russian transport plane crashes in Syria, killing 32

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    A technical malfunction could have caused the crash, the ministry added, saying that the aircraft was not attacked. "According to reports from the scene, no fire was delivered against the plane". About 300 men working for a Kremlin-linked Russian private military firm were either killed or injured in Syria last month when their column was attacked by US -led coalition forces, according to three sources familiar with the matter.
  • Prince Harry to meet Meghan Markle's father for first time

    Prince Harry to meet Meghan Markle's father for first time

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    Kate Middleton, Markle's future sister-in-law, was not present for the festivities because she is pregnant and was scheduled for other appearances. With Markle set to convert to her future husband's religion, deleting all her social media accounts and assume all the roles as a member of the royal family, the 36-year-old had one last hurrah before officially transitioning into her role as a married (royal) woman.