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Cummins back, Cartwright included in Australia's ODI squad

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ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Paceman Pat Cummins is set to return and Zimbabwe-born allrounder Hilton Cartwright has been called into Australia's squad for three limited-overs internationals against New Zealand next month.

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French PM says 'possible' Le Pen could win in 2017

person Orange Themes access_time Nov 17,2016

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said on Thursday that far-right leader Marine Le Pen had a chance of winning next year's presidential election, boosted by the momentum of Donald Trump's shock win in the United States. "It's possible," Valls said

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AP Interview: Kaine already reaching out to GOP

person Orange Themes access_time Oct 23,2016

BOSTON (AP) — Tim Kaine is sounding a hopeful note that a Democratic White House could work with Republicans to bridge deep divides laid bare by this bitter presidential campaign.

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May denies Britain heading for 'hard Brexit'

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May denies Britain heading for 'hard Brexit'

London (AFP) - Prime Minister Theresa May denied Monday that Britain was heading for a "hard Brexit" and insisted her hopes for immigration control were not incompatible with a good trade deal with the EU.

"He talks about the 'hard Brexit' that the government is going to take this country into. There is no suggestion of that whatsoever," she said after a challenge by an opposition lawmaker in the House of Commons.

"That's because the right honourable gentleman seems to think that all of these matters are binary decisions between either you're able to control immigration, or you have some sort of decent trade arrangements.

"That is not the case. We are going to be ambitious for what we obtain for the United Kingdom, which means a good trade deal as well as control over immigration."

EU leaders have insisted that access to Europe's single market is dependent on the freedom of movement, something that May has promised to end after the issue of immigration dominated the EU referendum debate.

Businesses are pressing for continued access to the single market of 500 million people, warning that leaving it would result in the imposition of debilitating tariffs.

"For people who put this purely in terms of some variation of access to or membership of the single market, what matters is what the trading relationship is," May said.

"If we bind ourselves by saying it has to be in this particular form at this stage, then it will not be open to us to negotiate the best possible deal."

She added: "What matters is that we have the maximum possible ability to trade with and operate within the single European market and to do that across both goods and services."

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Talent shortage stymies Indonesia's tech scene

Indonesian online retailer Bilna spent two years looking for a chief technology officer before it finally discovered Ridy Lie, who had returned home after eight years with Amazon in the United States. Until Lie, the company had struggled to find someone who could "take us to the next level," said Eka Himawan, group chief financial officer at the company, which was renamed Orami after a merger this year. "He is the one who is guiding (the engineers) and telling them: this is how the things are… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Premier League club in probe over fake HSBC letters: report

London (AFP) - Premier League club Watford are under investigation for allegedly submitting forged HSBC bank letters to support Gino Pozzo taking control of the club, British media reported on Monday.The English Football League has launched a probe into documentation submitted to the sport authority by Watford in July 2014, The Telegraph newspaper said.Two letters dated a week apart state Hornets Investment Limited, the club's parent company, had a bank guarantee of £7 million ($8.6 million,… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Happy New Year: fireworks and pictures from around the world

{PAGEBREAK} Fireworks explode during a pyrotechnic show to celebrate the new year in the coastal city of Valparaiso, Chile. Photo by Reuters/Rodrigo Garrido Fireworks explode over Copacabana beach during New Year celebrations in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Photo by Reuters/Marcelo Regua Fireworks explode next to the Quadriga sculpture atop the Brandenburg gate during New Yearcelebrations in Berlin, Germany. Photo by Reuters/Fabrizio Bensch. Fireworks light the sky over the Kremlin and St.… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Vietnam's steel production set for 2017 surge

Viet Nam’s steel industry plans to produce 5.5 million tonnes of crude steel and 5.8 million tonnes of rolled steel this year, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade. A steel production line of VINA KYOEI Steel Limited Company in Phu My 1 Industrial Zone in Ba Ria – Vung Tau Province.  These figures represent a year-on-year increases of 16.6 per cent and 18 per cent respectively. The combined output of 11.3 million tonnes will fully meet domestic demand, especially for… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Obama to campaign for Clinton in battleground North Carolina

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is heading back to North Carolina to help turn out the vote for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.As if Obama isn't enough of a draw in his own right, Clinton's campaign says he'll be joined at Wednesday's rally in Chapel Hill by Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter James Taylor.It's the first of two visits Obama has planned this week to North Carolina. It's one of a handful of states The Associated Press rates as toss-ups in the… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

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