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Ben Stokes may face Ashes axe after brawl video emerges

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In a statement, Avon & Somerset Police said: "We were called to a disorder in Queens Road, Clifton, at around 2.35am on Monday (25 September)". The incident reportedly left one man requiring medical treatment for facial injuries. If Stokes was to be removed from the squad, the decision would be taken by director of cricket Andrew Strauss in conjunction with his selectors and sent to the European Central Bank board to be ratified. Read More »

Donald Trump says National Football League protests were 'disgraceful'

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Trump pointed out that " many people have died" while fighting for the United States , adding that "for people to disrespect that by kneeling during the playing of our national anthem I think is disgraceful". NFL players and owners reacted by criticizing the president's remarks , which resulted in many more of the league's players taking up the #TakeAKnee protest over the weekend. Read More »

Over 90% yes vote by Kurds; flights to Arbil off

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The independence vote took place in Iraqi Kurdistan as well as in the disputed areas officially controlled by Baghdad but de facto under the control of the Kurdish authorities. Iraq's government says it will block global flights from the region's airports, a retaliatory move after the country's Kurdish region overwhelmingly voted in favor of independence. Read More »

Iraq Gave Three Days to Kurdistan to Hand Over Control of Airports

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Northern Iraq's main link to the outside world, Turkey views Monday's vote - which final results on Wednesday showed overwhelming in favour of independence from Baghdad - as a clear security threat. Turkey fears the vote will stoke the separatist ambitions of its own sizeable Kurdish minority and, on Tuesday, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned that Iraq's Kurds risked sparking an "ethnic war". Read More »

U.S. officials waive Jones Act for 10 days for Puerto Rico: statement

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She acknowledged Puerto Rico's debt , "But you don't put debt above people, you put people above debt", she said. John McCain , R-Ariz., who had urged DHS to waive it on Tuesday, tweeted . The Puerto Rico governor asked for urgent federal aid to deal with "unprecedented" destruction. "I'm not sure he knows that Puerto Ricans are American citizens". Read More »

UA Conducts Internal Investigation Of Assistant Basketball Coach

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On Tuesday, Richardson was immediately suspended, and then earlier today, the university initiated the dismissal process against him. Louisville's Head Coach Rick Pitino has been fired over the allegations. A native of New York who ran the New York Gauchos travel ball program before joining Miller at Xavier, Richardson helped recruit many East Coast players to Arizona, including current standout Rawle Alkins and former Wildcats Mark Lyons and Kevin Parrom. Read More »

United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X)

Having a peek at growth estimates of the company, AK Steel Holding Corp (NYSE:AKS) has current quarter growth estimates of -81% however it has -28.6% estimations over growth for the next quarter. AK Steel maintains a relentless pursuit of improvement in every critical performance measure. Following last close company's stock, is 1.98% above their SMA 50 and -1.96% below the 52-week high. Read More »

All counties will have at least one ACA plan option

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Without those payments, insurers have threatened rate increases and even pulling out of the exchanges. But consumers who receive subsidies will be mostly shielded from the rate hikes. The Alexander-Murray health care hearings that launched earlier this month through the Senate HELP Committee were mentioned countless times this week by colleagues fighting the Graham-Cassidy bill. Read More »

Bill O'Reilly Hijacks Hannity Show, 'The Spin Stops Here'

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They also targeted liberal media watchdog Media Matters for America, which advocated for an advertiser boycott of O'Reilly before Fox fired him, and is now doing the same for Hannity . O'Reilly indicated in his interview with " Today's " Matt Lauer that 21st Century Fox's pending takeover of European satcaster Sky was a factor in the company's decision to let him go. Read More »

North Korea has just released this absolutely bonkers propaganda video

Moon, elected in May this year, now believes that South Korea has to be more proactive in strengthening its army, in the wake of a series of missile and nuclear tests by the North. "Short-term, its hard to expect markets to recover fast (from North Korea related jitters)", Hwang said, adding that his team will be on stand-by to provide policy responses to any escalations that occur over the long Chuseok holiday from October 2 through October 9, when local financial markets will be closed. Read More »

Louisville Puts Pitino and Athletics Director on Leave

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While it's unclear how the leave will impact Pitino's contract , Postel said the university's "goal in all processes is to honor the contracts of our employees and to honor the university's HR policies". "These allegations come as a complete shock to me". This marked the first time the third-year veteran went five-on-five since March. When asked whether Postel was cleaning house, Postel replied "That should be obvious". Read More »

Hurricane Maria set to storm Britain this weekend

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Hurricane Maria has no potential for landfall in the next 24 hours and a low potential to inflict significant insured loss, according to the Wednesday morning catastrophe alert from the Impact Forecasting unit of Aon Benfield. Hurricane Lee is expected to start weakening but there is still the potential for it to impact the UK's weather as it approaches Britain on Sunday October 1. Read More »

Marc Anthony Spits Fire at Trump for Puerto Rico

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But it's also had the unintended outcome of making it twice as expensive to ship things from the US mainland to Puerto Rico as it is to ship from any other foreign port in the world, according to Republican Senator John McCain's office. Puerto Rico officials pressed the Trump administration yesterday to lift a ban on foreign shipping between American ports as the USA island territory struggled with fuel, water and medical supply shortages one week after Hurricane Maria struck. Read More »

Obama, GW Bush and Clinton attend golf's Presidents Cup

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Golfers - including 12-time Presidents Cup player Phil Mickelson - took advantage of the unique moment with Mickelson making his way to the tee almost an hour before his scheduled start to shake hands and grab a selfie with the presidents. Read More »

Zarif: Renegotiating Nuclear Deal Would Open Pandora's Box

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During an interview published by the Associated Press on Wednesday, Zarif stressed that the possibility of renegotiating the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) was a "myth". Gerry ConnollyGerry ConnollyDem lawmaker warns of "political and moral limitations" to working with Trump Dems ready to deal with Trump - but it's complicated GAO: Fewer than one in four agencies will meet data center consolidation goals MORE (D-Va.) said in a statement Wednesday. Read More »

Higuain on target as Juventus beat Olympiakos 2-0

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He had a bit of pent-up anger because he hadn't been scoring, but he came on today with a great spirit and he was decisive, which is great. "I'm happy with what the boys did". "I've been playing in Europe for over 10 years and have always scored a lot of goals, so I was not remotely disturbed", the Argentine told Mediaset Premium. Read More »

Supreme Court's Gorsuch criticized over Trump hotel speech

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Unfortunately, at this point, the name "Trump" is now closely associated with the president's recent inflammatory statements on television and Twitter. The speech, though, isn't what is attracting an outcry - as there's a long tradition of Supreme Court justices accepting invitations to speak before groups across the political spectrum. Read More »

Joanna Gaines Thanks Fans After Announcing 'Fixer Upper' Is Ending

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The stars of the show, Waco residents Chip and Joanna Gaines , announced the decision on their Magnolia Market blog via a video where in which they hold hands and say they made the decision to take a breath and focus on their family. "Our plan is to take this time to shore up and strengthen the spots that are weak, rest the places that are exhausted and give lots of love and attention to both our family and our businesses". Read More »

Hurricanes Lee, Maria continue in Atlantic

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A Storm Surge Watch is also in effect from Cape Lookout to Duck, the National Hurricane Center said. Like its predecessor, Hurricane Jose, Maria is likely to increase swell along the coast, which, in turn, will generate large surf and unsafe rip currents. Read More »

France, Italy expected to announce deal on French shipyard

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Under the new shareholder structure, 34 percent will be owned by the French state, including the 1 percent stake loaned to Fincantieri. The mechanism allows France to take back control of its shares if the French government determines Fincantieri is not complying with its commitments. Read More »

Trump tax plan sends dollar, bond yields high

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On Wall Street, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 15.08 points, or 0.07 percent, to 22,299.4, the S&P 500 gained 3.12 points, or 0.12 percent, to 2,499.96 and the Nasdaq Composite added 37.69 points, or 0.59 percent, to 6,417.85. Bets on another interest rate hike before the year ends firmed following Tuesday comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, who said the United States central bank needed to continue gradual rate hikes despite broad uncertainty about the path of inflation. Read More »

TV ratings mixed amid NFL national anthem protests

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The president tweeted over the weekend: " NFL attendance and ratings are WAY DOWN. League should back U.S". The Dallas Cowboys are traditionally a popular draw for football fans. The 9.3 overnight rating is way up from last year's Week Three Monday night game. The show also beat ESPN's "NFL Countdown" in the 11 a.m. -to-noon ET period by 12 percent, Motl said. Read More »

Miranda Lambert is coming to St. Louis in March

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Coincidentally, Justin Moore opened Lambert's 2015 show, and he is the next country headliner at Rupp , Nov. 2. Country singer Jon Pardi will join Lambert on all tour dates. The Livin' Like Hippies Tour gets its name from the lyrics of Lambert's song "Highway Vagabond" from her 24-song, double album, The Weight Of These Wings . Read More »

Malaysia imposes travel ban to North Korea

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In a statement posted on its website, AFC said it was informed of the ban by the Football Association of Malaysia (FAM). No information about potential exemptions on diplomatic or humanitarian aid grounds was provided, and inquiries to the Malaysian MFA by NK News have, as of publication, not been answered. Read More »

System expected to bring heavy rain to Florida this weekend

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Our rain chance is slightly higher at 30%. A large area of clouds and showers in the northwestern Caribbean Sea has the potential to develop into the next Atlantic tropical depression or tropical storm near Florida by this weekend, according to forecasters with the National Hurricane Center . Read More »

IN police officer fires at actor portraying robber

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It must have been realistic, because someone called 911 to report a possible armed robbery , and when Crawfordsville police arrived, "a subject came out with a ski mask on carrying a handgun, and a shot was sacked by police", a statement from ISP said. Read More »

McConnell: Senate will not vote on GOP health care bill this week

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It is the second time Mr McCain has thwarted his party leadership on the issue. Most level-headed people realized early on that the latest version of the repeal and replacement did not have a snow ball's chance in Hell of passing. McCain and Graham are known as some of the closest lawmakers in the Senate. He was outspoken on his ABC show in denouncing the bill and accusing Cassidy of lying about it. Read More »

Malloy makes good on GOP budget veto promise

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Without a signed budget, only a handful of cities will get any money for school funding next week - leaving many in western CT forced to make tough choices. In his veto message, Malloy criticized the measure for multiple reasons. Republican lawmakers, who do not control the legislature but won support for their budget from a handful of Democrats , have said they may try to override the governor's veto, which was expected. Read More »