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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

Image : AP Interview: Kaine already reaching out to GOP

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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Wicketkeeper Mushfiqur ruled out of Bangladesh ODIs

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WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Bangladesh wicketkeeper Mushfiqur Rahman has been ruled out of the remainder of the one-day international series in New Zealand due to a hamstring strain.

Mushfiqur suffered the injury while running between wickets during the first of three matches between the teams at Christchurch on Monday. He was forced to retire hurt on 42 as Bangladesh lost the match by 77 runs.

Mushfiqur is expected to be sidelined for two weeks and might miss the first test which begins on Jan. 12. Nurul Hasan will make his one-day international debut as wicketkeeper in the second match of the series at Nelson on Thursday.

EU MPs set to back Turkey membership bid freeze

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Australian teen jailed over foiled plot to set off bomb

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — An Australian teenager who was planning to set off a homemade bomb similar to the one used in the Boston Marathon bombings was sentenced on Wednesday to seven years in prison.Victoria state Supreme Court Justice Lex Lasry sentenced the 18-year-old over the foiled plot to set off the device in Australia's second-largest city, Melbourne. The teen had previously pleaded guilty to obtaining documents relating to an improvised explosive device and partially constructing… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

The Latest: Trump aide notes opposition to Romney in Cabinet

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Germany hopes public payslips will close gender pay gap

Berlin (AFP) - The German government on Wednesday approved new legislation that will force companies to be more transparent about salaries paid to male and female employees, in a bid to tackle the gender pay gap.Under the new regulations, workers in companies with more than 200 employees will have the right to know what men and women in equal positions are earning.Businesses with more than 500 staff members will also have to publish regular updates on salary structures to show they are… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Da Nang to create task force for traveler-related violations

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