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Pakistan won a thrilling third and final Test with six balls to spare to clinch a first series victory in the West Indies Sunday and give a fitting farewell to the retiring captain Misbah ul Haq and veteran Younis Khan. Unbeaten on 19 at lunch, Chase played with confidence and authority to reach his half-century 40 minutes before tea and was not out on 66 at the interval, with West Indies on 146 for six.
  • Oil market re-balancing is here and will continue, IEA says

    Oil market re-balancing is here and will continue, IEA says

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    By 11:12 a.m., USA crude futures CLc1 were up $1.30, or 2.8 percent, at $47.18 a barrel, and Brent crude LCOc1 rose 2.5 percent, or $1.25, to $49.98 a barrel. The International Energy Agency's (IEA) overall outlook for the non-OPEC countries, eleven of which are voluntarily cutting production to support OPEC, shows growth in 2017 of almost 600,000 barrels per day, an increase on the 490,000 barrels per day seen in last month's report.
  • Sen. Cornyn not interested in Federal Bureau of Investigation director job

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    A source familiar with Cornyn's thinking said the senator felt "obligated" to consider the job because a friend, Attorney General Jeff Sessions , asked him to, and Trump called and asked him to think about it. When asked for comment, a Cornyn spokesperson responded with an e-mailed statement: "Senator Cornyn was honored to be invited to address TSU's graduates, but he respects the Administration's decision and looks forward to continuing to engage with the University in the future".
  • Trump's defence chief on intelligence uproar: 'I'm not worried'

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    It all went down over Twitter. "If you are a country that is supplying or supporting North Korea we will call you out on it, we will make sure that everyone knows who you are and we will target sanctions toward you as well". In intelligence circles, spy-agency sources and methods - or even information that points to them - are considered inviolable secrets, even when shared between states.
  • Man jailed for 22 years for attacking tourists

    Man jailed for 22 years for attacking tourists

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    The 61-year-old so-called "Salt Creek attacker" sexually assaulted one of the women before beating her friend in the head with a hammer and repeatedly ramming her with his 4x4 auto during the violent attack in 2016. Heinze met the women through a classified advertising website, where one of them had been looking for a ride to the city of Melbourne. She said: "Yours is not the conduct of a civilized human being but an enraged and somewhat primitive man lacking any moral compass whatsoever".
  • Japan's princess to be commoner's bride

    Japan's princess to be commoner's bride

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    The couple, who are both 25, met at a restaurant in Tokyo's Shibuya about five years ago at a party to talk about studying overseas, and they have been dating several times a month recently, NHK said. Unlike royalty in Great Britain and other European countries, the emperor and his family tend to be cloistered, although they travel overseas and appear at cultural events.
  • Israel releases record of Trump-Netanyahu meeting

    Israel releases record of Trump-Netanyahu meeting

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    President Trump is the latest in a long line of United States presidents who have tackled the Israel-Palestine peace process early in their first term, and while most quickly lost interest, Trump vowed to get the peace deal done with " whatever is necessary ".
  • US NSA OKs Trump to share info with Russian Federation

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    Mr Trump has said he shared information about "terrorism and airline flight safety" while meeting foreign minister Sergei Lavrov and ambassador Sergey Kislyak last week. Last week, he threw his administration into turmoil by taking the virtually unprecedented step of firing Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey , who had been overseeing a probe into possible Trump campaign collusion with Russian Federation to skew the presidential election.
  • Erdogan, Trump reaffirm joint fight against terror

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    President Donald Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan prepare to have lunch in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington , Tuesday , May 16, 2017 . has deployed troops to the Syria-Turkey border to try to prevent further escalation of that fighting. The U.S. has relied on these fighters since the Obama administration, much to the chagrin of Turkey.