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by | March 13, 2018 | 23:59

West Indies and Pakistan have signed an agreement to play a T20I series every year for the next 5 years. The PCB had been trying to convince foreign teams to restart global cricket back in Pakistan. Najam Sethi also announced it on his twitter account and said "Good news!" "Their expert will stay back for seven days and conduct the security for West Indies series".

by | March 13, 2018 | 23:59

In the video, a U.S. Marshal can be heard firing a gun four times and Angilau being told to drop the pen. Dowdell granted the summary judgment Friday and dismissed the plaintiff's excessive force lawsuit. A judge made a decision to release courtroom footage of the incident after a lawsuit from Angilau's family was dismissed. Sykes said he's glad the video was made public, but the Angilau family wants justice.

by | March 13, 2018 | 23:58

Twitter had previously suspended some of these accounts individually, but it is the first time that the company suspended them all en masse. BuzzFeed reported that the mass suspension was just the latest effort by Twitter to crack down on the process known as "tweetdecking", in which a person gets paid to send the same tweet from multiple accounts using TweetDeck.

by | March 13, 2018 | 23:27

Trump recently exempted Canada and Mexico from tariffs on steel and aluminum, although the USA government has been dropping hints that the exception is only temporary. His Foreign Minister, Chrystia Freeland, will be in Washington on Tuesday and Thursday to "advance Canada's efforts to keep trade open, fair and barrier-free, to benefit people on both sides of the border", her ministry said in a statement.

by | March 13, 2018 | 23:07

Almost a week ago, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., slammed a four-day ICE raid as "unjust and cruel", but acting Director Thomas Homan said it led to the arrest and removal of many illegal immigrants with criminal convictions.

by | March 13, 2018 | 23:08

But make no mistake about it: This is their last chance. The Knesset plenum voted 59-38 in favor of the bill, which would exempt ultra-Orthodox seminary students from the military draft. Meanwhile, new polls released Monday showed that if elections were held today, Likud would remain in power with the same amount of seats, the centrist Yesh Atid would come in second and main opposition party the Zionist Union would lose around half its seats.

by | March 13, 2018 | 23:00

Those with burn injuries should heal fast. I wish them all the best for recovery and rehabilitation. "People with serious burn injuries have been shifted to Madurai hospital for specialised treatment", said Health Minister C Vijayabhaskar. Twenty-six women, eight men and three children travelled to the region for a trek, she said. The group had camped at a place up in the hills on Saturday night.

by | March 13, 2018 | 22:57

According to Axios , senior Israeli officials claim the president will not work with Germany, France, and the United Kingdom on the Iran deal unless harder measures are taken to ensure the Middle Eastern country does not obtain nuclear weapons by his May 12th deadline to change the agreement.

by | March 13, 2018 | 22:43

New York City , under a winter weather advisory , will be spared the heaviest snow , but accumulations of 2 to 4 inches are expected. The National Weather Service in NY warned that during the storm's peak, snow could fall at a rate of up to 7.6 cm an hour, making travel treacherous.

by | March 13, 2018 | 22:29

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has sent out instructions to the authorities to keep fishermen off the sea until Thursday. Three months after Cyclone Ockhi ravaged the Kerala coast and caught the administration on the wrong foot, the government has sounded an alert as a depression in the Arabian Sea for last two days deepened further on Tuesday.

by | March 13, 2018 | 21:58

India on Sunday said it would investigate Pakistan's charge that its diplomats posted in New Delhi were facing harassment even as it levelled serious allegations against Islamabad for harassing Indian diplomats posted at the High Commission in Pakistan.

by | March 13, 2018 | 21:46

Under the terms of the agreements, Eni has been awarded a 10% interest in the Umm Shaif and Nasr concession and a 5% interest in the Lower Zakum concession. Spanish refiner Cia Espanola de Petroleos SA paid $1.5 billion for a 20 percent stake in the Sateh Al Razboot and Umm Lulu fields in a deal announced February 18.

by | March 13, 2018 | 21:00

His effort to tweak his blanket tariff plan did not mollify critics. House Speaker Ryan said in a statement that he "feared the unintended consequences" of the new tariffs. Considering his colleagues' timidity, he shouldn't bank on too much help. Sen. Mike Lee, a Republican from Utah, is proposing legislation that would generally require future tariffs to get congressional approval.

by | March 13, 2018 | 20:43

Almost 700,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled northern Rakhine state to Bangladesh since Myanmar launched a brutal crackdown on insurgents six months ago amid accounts of arson, murder and rape at the hands of soldiers and vigilante mobs in the mainly Buddhist country.

by | March 13, 2018 | 20:26

Sources in the force confirmed nine jawans were martyred in the attack and that another eight soldiers are extremely critical. Sukma, considered one of the worst insurgency-hit regions of the state, has witnessed several dreaded attacks on security forces in the past, particularly in summer season during which rebels carry out an annual tactical counter offensive campaign.

by | March 13, 2018 | 20:24

British police said the unexplained death of a man in London was not linked to the attempted murder of a former Russian double agent in the southern English city of Salisbury. Mr Berezovsky was also a friend of Russian dissident Alexander Litvinenko , who was poisoned with radioactive polonium-210 in London in 2006. Mr Berezovsky was himself found dead on a bathroom floor at his home in southern England in 2013 with a scarf around his neck.

by | March 13, 2018 | 20:15

The injured have been taken to three hospitals in Mobile and Pensacola, Florida, plus a free-standing emergency room in rural Baldwin County. The Alabama Department of Transportation announced that eastbound traffic on I-10 was being diverted at Exit 44.

by | March 13, 2018 | 20:12

It was a windy winter's day in Washington DC with temperatures in the low 40s on Monday when President Donald Trump's long-time body-man was abruptly fired over "an unspecified security issue" and escorted off White House property so quickly that he didn't even have time to grab his jacket, according to a new report .

by | March 13, 2018 | 19:57

The letter posted to some addresses and on social media urges terrorist and violent acts against Muslims in the United Kingdom. Muslim MPs have been sent threatening letters which urge people to carry out acid attacks against Muslims, bomb mosques and pull off hijabs.

by | March 13, 2018 | 18:44

There was the usual clutch of polite, smarmy statements from all sides, but the sacking of Tillerson was abrupt and humiliating, redolent of Trump's reality TV style famously showcased in The Apprentice. Pompeo, however, will need to find a way to grapple with a boss who has shown little regard for diplomacy and no qualms about undermining Tillerson with Twitter posts, current and former USA officials said.