• Champions Trophy: New Zealand win toss, ask England to bat

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    Kane Williamson , the New Zealand captain, lived up to his billing as one of the world's best batsmen with a superb hundred in their Group A opener against Australia at Edgbaston on Friday. There have been some impressive individual performances so far - the classy centuries from Joe Root, Kane Williamson , Hashim Amla and Tamim Iqbal; the fielding display from South Africa and Imran Tahir's match-seizing spell - and some hard-fought periods of play, but ultimately the results have been ...
  • NSA to Jimmy Carter Zbigniew Brzezinski passes away

    NSA to Jimmy Carter Zbigniew Brzezinski passes away

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    Carter and his wife Rosalynn expressed their condolences, calling Brzezinski "an important part of our lives for more than four decades" and "a superb public servant". Brzezinski was outspoken in his opposition to the 2003 Iraqi invasion. Her dad, a well-respected political scientist, advised the John F. Kennedy campaign on foreign affairs.
  • Three terrorists responsible for London attack identified: PM Theresa May

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    May said Britain must be tougher in stamping out Islamist extremism after three knife-wielding assailants rammed a van into pedestrians on London Bridge and stabbed others nearby. In response, May said: "The Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police has said that the Met is well-resourced, and they are, and that they have very powerful counter-terrorism capabilities, and they do, we have protected counter-terrorism policing budgets".
  • This May Have Been The Most Moving Moment Of One Love Manchester

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    The evening is said to have raised over £2 million, with all of the performers working for free. Sunday's One Love Manchester concert, held at the city's Old Trafford cricket ground, also featured Coldplay, Pharrell Williams, Take That, Imogen Heap, Robbie Williams , Marcus Mumford, Niall Horan and Little Mix .
  • Trump vows to do whatever is necessary to protect US

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    Bush's top Europe adviser, as saying.It has also emerged that two people said they had warned the police about the behaviour of one of the attackers. "I think, again, the president's point is something he said frankly back nearly two years now - a year and a half ago - when the president talked about how we have to be more committed to national security".
  • UK Election: Poll numbers not good for Theresa May

    UK Election: Poll numbers not good for Theresa May

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    Jim Messina, a polling and data adviser for the Conservative Party who worked on Barack Obama's campaign, said the YouGov numbers were stupid and that he had spent the day laughing at them. "We're supposed to treat polls with suspicion but needless to say, we remain bullish on the euro/pound rate even if I've lost my bet that it would trade above 0.90p by the start of this week".
  • United Nations accuses IS of executing 163 civilians in Mosul on June 1

    United Nations accuses IS of executing 163 civilians in Mosul on June 1

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    To spare the lives of innocent children and other civilians still trapped under the yoke of IS, UNICEF has called on all involved in the battle to spare hospitals and other civilian infrastructure. After the successful campaign to liberate eastern Mosul ended in January, Iraqi security forces launched a fresh offensive to free the western parts of the city.
  • UK police name two London attackers, say one previously known to them

    UK police name two London attackers, say one previously known to them

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    The trio's brutal assault on people in London Bridge left seven dead and 48 injured. He is expected to survive. British police are stretched by the number of people they believe could potentially commit an act of terrorism. Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick told the BBC that police seized a "huge amount" of forensic material and evidence from the van and in the raids.
  • Court: Religious hospitals not subject to Federal pension protections

    Court: Religious hospitals not subject to Federal pension protections

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    The hospitals counter that because they are religiously affiliated institutions, their plans qualify as those "maintained" by a church and therefore fall within the exemption. The decision has devastating effects, and Kagan walks us through them directly in a short, 15-page opinion that bluntly rejects the employees' arguments against extending church plan exemptions to benefit plans not established or maintained by a church.