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But they could not repeat the feat against Oracle Team USA and the US crew, with a win over Ben Ainslie's British team, finished top of the qualifier table. Artemis sits fourth, with four points, behind Land Rover BAR with five. However, Sir Ben Ainslie once again prevailed in the battle with Dean Barker as the Land Rover BAR boat came out ahead into the fifth leg, maintaining a slender lead.
  • APN welcomes Trump's signing of the Jerusalem Embassy Act's presidential waiver

    APN welcomes Trump's signing of the Jerusalem Embassy Act's presidential waiver

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    Under a 1990s law passed by Congress, the president must move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem or the State Department loses half its funding for overseas facilities. One of Trump's prominent backers, wealthy Jewish businessman Sheldon Adelson, is among the most vocal proponents of moving the embassy. Moving the United States embassy is "something the president supports, something he supported during the campaign, something he still supports", a senior White House official reportedly told CNN ...
  • Champions Trophy: India set Pakistan formidable 324 to win

    Champions Trophy: India set Pakistan formidable 324 to win

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    India's formidable batting line-up lived up to the expectations as the team piled up 319 runs in 48 overs of the rain-curtailed Champions Trophy match against Pakistan in Birmingham on Sunday. There were times when Pakistan's bowlers, Wahab apart, maintained the disciplined line and length needed on a good batting pitch. Both batsmen reached fifty in style, Sharma smearing Shadab Khan for six and Dhawan taking three consecutive fours off the wayward Wahab.
  • Sigmar Gabriel plays down spat between Merkel and Trump

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    Trump on Tuesday called Germany's trade and military spending policies " very bad " for the U.S. as tensions between him and Merkel increased, Xinhua news agency reported . Speaking at a beer hall rally in Munich on Sunday, Merkel suggested that the era when Europe could rely on the United States may be coming to an end and that the continent "really must take our fate into our own hands".
  • Police make 12 arrests in connection with London attack: Statement

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    BTP said extra police would be patrolling stations in London and the South East in the wake of the attacks, with armed officers at stations. Boats on the River Thames helped evacuate the area, which is popular with tourists. "I want to know if this girl is still alive". I was surprised by the number of couples walking hand in hand. "I like learning about something before I talk", Mattis said.
  • We'll always have Paris: Trump should keep his promise

    We'll always have Paris: Trump should keep his promise

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    The UN chief also said that he will work with UN Member States to mobilise national and worldwide resources for adaptation, resilience, and the implementation of national climate action plans, and called for new and strengthened partnerships, including with the private sector and through North-South, South-South and triangular cooperation.
  • White House Will No Longer Take Questions About Trump And Russia

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    In a statement released Wednesday, the first lady says that "as a mother, a wife and a human being, that photo is very disturbing". "We're focused on the president's agenda, and going forward all questions on these matters will go toward outside counsel, Marc Kasowitz", Spicer said during an off-camera briefing.
  • Turkey Summons US Ambassador Over Brawl in DC

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    The Turkish foreign ministry said the U.S. ambassador was given a " written and verbal protest " against actions said to be " contrary to diplomatic rules and practices ". 'We are communicating our concern to the Turkish government in the strongest possible terms, ' said Heather Nauert , a State Department spokeswoman.
  • Cyclone Mora batters Bangladesh coastline

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    The powerful storm made landfall around 6 a.m.in Kutubdia, near the fishing port of Cox's Bazar , the Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) said. A tropical storm lashed southern Bangladesh on Tuesday, destroying hundreds of poorly built homes in some remote islands in the Bay of Bengal, officials said.
  • Iraqi Shiite militias take Baaj town west of Mosul from ISIL

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    He said in a statement that the PMF and the Iraqi people celebrated the liberation of al-Baaj, calling the operation to free this border area with Syria "a great achievement". Three bombers attacked army positions in Al Shifa district, north-west of Mosul , killing 12 soldiers and injuring four others, Lieutenant Ali Al Karbalai with the Rapid Response Forces told Anadolu Agency on Sunday.