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Joe Root primed to move up to number three

We're not a very experienced attack, but we all have the ability to win a Test match. He is just as quick, and as competitive as ever. Roland-Jones may be in his prime years - and in peak form - but 28 is relatively late to earn a first England call, particularly for a fast bowler.



Nintendo surges to hit 6-year high, Pokemon GO hits UK market

The app utilizes your phone's GPS system, camera, and clock in order to generate an in-game map of the world around you . However, that doesn't mean people elsewhere can't play it yet. To do so, players are able to "leave" their strongest Pokemon at the gym to defend it from opposing team members. There are few spaces safe from the reach of the viral game by Nintendo, which has seen its market capitalisation increase by US$9 billion since the app's popularity spiked last week.


Congress expected to leave town with no action on guns, Zika

Congress expected to leave town with no action on guns, Zika

At a minimum, Republicans want to demonstrate Democrats are responsible for stalling the bills. "I think it gets very hard just simply because there's not much time left in September", said Rep. Republicans noted their deal would provide contraceptives at public health departments, hospitals, and Medicaid managed-care clinics in places with active transmission of the disease.



Retired NASCAR champion Gordon may race for Earnhardt

Bowman thought he would drive for TBR again this season until he lost his seat to Regan Smith - learning of the news through social media. Earnhardt was involved in a 22-car wreck in Daytona earlier this month and said he felt fine going into the race at Kentucky Speedway last week.



French truck attack at Bastille celebrations in Nice

An emergency response is now becoming, in France, a chillingly permanent state of full alert. "A person jumped onto the truck to try to stop it", Ciotti told Europe 1 radio. "There was carnage on the road. It happened so fast, it was like in slow-motion". Facebook has activated the Safety Check feature for people in and around the area of the attack.



Tour leader Froome sends message of support to Nice victims

The nature of the crash was bad enough, but for Froome, Richie Porte ( BMC ) and Bauke Mollema (Trek-Segafredo) who had already drawn out a 18 second lead over Nairo Quintana ( Movistar ) it was a crash at precisely the wrong time. You want to take it with your legs. There will be another ceremony at the finish, with a moment of silence involving the yellow jersey, the best sprinter and the best climber.