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Ruthless England turn the screw on Pakistan

Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur admitted to pleasant surprise at being spared the follow-on, and in his estimation it is a turn of events which gives his team a marginally better chance of achieving a still highly-improbable stalemate after they faltered first time round to Chris Woakes (four for 67) and others.



Dallas Holds First Funerals for Slain Police Officers

Michael J. Smith at Restland Funeral Home and Cemetery in Dallas , Thursday, July 14, 2016. Obama stood next to five empty chairs for the white police officers killed last week by a black man seeking vengeance for police killings. Smith was an Army Ranger before joining the Dallas police in 1989. Smith was remembered at a private funeral in Farmers Branch as a devoted husband to his wife, Heidi, a fourth-grade teacher at a local Catholic school.


Turkey detains Gulen's nephew over coup

Turkey detains Gulen's nephew over coup

A meeting of the Russian and Turkish presidents, Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan, is planned for early August. The Turkish incident in the context of overall USA foreign policy is made more complicated by the fact that America, in spite of its professions of attachment to law, order and democracy, nonetheless looked the other way when Egyptian Field Marshal Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi carried out his coup d'etat against Egypt's elected president in 2013, even maintaining arms sales, ...


Ivanka Trump 'terrified' to introduce her father at RNC

Ivanka Trump 'terrified' to introduce her father at RNC

Oh, and let's not forget Donald Trump's view of working women in general. But his daughter says his construction sites are "true meritocracies". On Thursday, Ivanka Trump said her father "will fight for equal pay for equal work". Ivanka Trump: "As a mother myself of three young children, I know how hard it is to raise a family and I know that I am far more fortunate than most".


Nintendo's Shares Fall After Investors Realize They Don't Make Pokemon GO

Nintendo's Shares Fall After Investors Realize They Don't Make Pokemon GO

Nintendo's Pokemon GO game has been released for approximately three weeks but has already amassed more players than Twitter and Snapchat see regular users. It's an easy connection to make, indeed when you think of Pokemon there won't be a single person that doesn't then immediately connect it to the original games which launched on Game Boy back in the 90s.



MI congresswoman says DNC chair had to go

On Sunday those efforts received a major boost when Michael Bloomberg, the former Republican and independent mayor of NY, said he would endorse her. Mrs Clinton's campaign manager, Robby Mook , tried to put the blame for the email leak on to " Russian state actors" who, he said, may have breached party computers "for the goal of helping Donald Trump".