Amla and Tahir star in Proteas Champions Trophy opener

It should have also accounted for the wicket of Faf du Plessis . Amla's latest masterpiece, in just his 151st ODI innings, was the mainstay of South Africa's 299/6, a commanding total on an Oval wicket that proved too much for Sri Lanka's batsmen to chase down during their Saturday's Champions Trophy clash.

Twitter users, blocked by President Trump, cry censorship

Twitter users, blocked by President Trump, cry censorship reached out to the White House for comment, but they have not responded. Bloomberg reports that White House spokesman Sean Spicer confirmed in a press conference that Trump's tweets should be considered official statements .

Pliskova reaches semifinals of the French Open

Even Djokovic found it hard to fathom how far he's fallen, only a year removed from leaving Roland Garros as a player nonpareil, the first man in almost a half-century to win four consecutive Grand Slam titles. The defeat was Djokovic's first straight-sets loss at a major in four years and comes just 12 months after he completed the career Grand Slam in Paris .

Woman on trial for allegedly urging boyfriend to kill himself

Roy was sitting in his pickup in a store auto park in July 2014 as the truck filled with carbon monoxide. When Roy said he wanted to go back to sleep, Carter suggested that "now" is the best time to do it because everyone was still sleeping.

Slater: Game 3 'is the danger game of the series'

A year ago, the Warriors won Games 1 and 2 at home - by scores of 104-89 and 110-77 - and went on to take a 3-1 series lead before the Cavs rallied to win three straight, but that would seem to be where the similarities end. They may well win the championship in fourth gear. Which professional athlete is not chasing a ring? Curry's pairing with Durant is already being compared to Shaquille O'Neal and Kobe Bryant , Magic Johnson and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Michael Jordan with Scottie ...

Pakistani-origin London attacker featured in British documentary, 'The Jihadis next door'

Prime Minister Theresa May , who called the snap election in hopes of strengthening her mandate for discussions over Britain's exit from the European Union, has come under fire for the cuts to police numbers in recent years. The first two suspects were identified on Monday as Khuram Shazad Butt and Rachid Redouane , both residents of London . The married father-of-two, who worked for London Underground as a trainee customer services assistant for almost six months a year ago, could be ...