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The former cricketer said non-sub-continental teams struggle against leg-spinners and advised Pakistan to take advantage of it in the upcoming ODI and Test series against the West Indies. Critics and naysayers have been urging Pakistan's Test skipper to retire from the game after his recent unimpressive performances against New Zealand and Australia.
  • Trump administration seeks delay in ruling on climate plan

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    Chris Sproul, a former federal EPA employee told Business Insider in an email that while he was working at the EPA he "collaborated on various environmental protection assignments in the same Washington office from which Donald Trump today announced his rollback" of the Clean Power Plan, which Sproul called a "quite modest global climate change measure".
  • In unanimous decision, Supreme Court raises bar for special education

    In unanimous decision, Supreme Court raises bar for special education

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    Children have to be challenged to learn. Another senior Trump aide, Reince Priebus, had said Gorsuch could change potentially 40 years of law, Leahy said. "Now we have some more understanding of appropriate", Jensen said. "To suggest that we were in any way out of the mainstream or that I was doing anything unusual would be mistaken, because it's the standard used by many circuits up until, I guess, today", he said.
  • Govt, Air India consider to put check mechanism for unruly passengers

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    The airline filed an FIR against him after the victim Sukumar Raman of AISATS, Air India's ground handling firm, made an internal complaint. He said the MP's companion was unwell and attended by a doctor at Mathura station. "He has not only done disservice to the people, but he has brought complete disrepute to the office of an MP, if this continues, people will lose faith in public representatives", he said.
  • Israeli cabinet approves new settlement, first in 2 decades

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    Israel will curb construction as a gesture to U.S. President Donald Trump, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told his top ministers. The official continued to say that the "will continue to work with Israelis and Palestinians, and other players in the region, to create a climate that is conducive to peace".
  • NYC mayor endorses Rikers shutdown plan

    NYC mayor endorses Rikers shutdown plan

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    Mr.de Blasio said then that a shutdown was unworkable. They say they expect to be able to balance the budget with no tax increases, but want the power just in case things go south - for moves that could include raising the income tax rate on the rich, taxing e-cigarettes, or making movie and theater tickets subject to sales tax.
  • Left-winger Lenin Moreno heading to win in Ecuador presidential race

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    A March 21 poll by firm Cedatos, which accurately predicted the first-round result, put Moreno ahead with 52 percent of the vote for the first time since its runoff surveys began. "I will be the President of all and you will help me". For weeks Ecuadoreans polarized by 10 years of Correa's iron-fisted rule had been bracing for a contested vote.
  • PM Narendra Modi inaugurates Jammu & Kashmir tunnel

    PM Narendra Modi inaugurates Jammu & Kashmir tunnel

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    Shri Gadkari also informed that Zojila tunnel is being built between Leh and Ladakh at a cost of Rs 6000 crores. Measures have been taken to safeguard the Himayalas and the environment, the prime minister assured. "It will also help boost tourism", Singh added. He praised the youth for constructing nation's longest tunnel. "Steel Authority of India continues its quest to contribute little bit of SAIL in the nation building efforts of the country by supplying TMT bars in the construction ...
  • North Korea 'ready' to carry out nuclear test

    North Korea 'ready' to carry out nuclear test

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    North Korea appears ready for another round of nuclear weapons testing, South Korea's military said Friday. The report says the USA has seen evidence Pyongyang has finished digging new tunnels around the Punggye-ri nuclear test site, but it would still have to bring more equipment into the area for a test.
  • Rex Tillerson, China's Xi Jinping pledge cooperation

    Rex Tillerson, China's Xi Jinping pledge cooperation

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    Bringing North Korea "to a different place" is a matter to be approached with "a sense of urgency", he said . Tillerson said "the China-U.S. relationship can only be defined by cooperation and friendship". This is clearly different from Tillerson's remarks during his joint press conference with South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se on March 17 in which he urged China to put more sanctions and pressure on North Korea.
  • Munster triumph likely to be rewarded with semi-final

    Munster triumph likely to be rewarded with semi-final

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    But Saracens kept their composure, dominated the final 20 minutes and ended with a flourish of three tries from centres Marcello Bosh and Brad Barritt, and flying wing Chris Ashton. From solid ball Russell's flawless cross kick found Jones and he beat two defenders to go in for the score, but the stand-off's kick was missed and he also failed with a key touchfinder on the hour marl which proved the crucial point in the game.
  • Youth of Kashmir need to choose between tourism and terrorism: Modi

    Youth of Kashmir need to choose between tourism and terrorism: Modi

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    Referring to the stone-pelting incidents, Modi said: "Some misguided youngsters are pelting stones but see here, youth of Kashmir are using the same stones to build infrastructure". "It is a giant leap in terms of development and progress for the people of the State". The tunnel, bypassing snow-bound upper reaches, will reduce the journey time by two hours and provide a safe, all-weather route to commuters travelling from Jammu and Udhampur to Ramban, Banihal and Srinagar .