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Stubborn bails trouble World Cup captains


June 10, 2019

LONDON: Limited-overs cricket, they say, is a batsman’s game. More so, at the ongoing ICC World Cup, where five times in 13 games, the bails have refused to fall despite the ball hitting the stumps. On Sunday, at The Oval, Australia opener David Warner was the latest beneficiary of the firm World Cup bails in their game at The Oval. …

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Yuvraj Singh’s wife pens emotional note on his heartbreaking plans of retirement


June 10, 2019

The internet world is reeling with the saddest news today which entails Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh announcing to retire from international cricket. On the occassion, Yuvraj’s actress wife Hazel Keech penned an endearing and motivational post for her beloved husband welcoming him on the next chapter of their life. Hazel shared a photo from Yuvraj’s press conference with a motivational …

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‘NAB is harassing Asif Ali Zardari’: PPP’s Shazia Marri lashes out on NA floor


June 10, 2019

PPP MNA Shazia Marri on Monday accused the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) of “harassing [PPP co-Chairperson] Asif Ali Zardari” after the Islamabad High Court (IHC) denied the former president’s bail plea in a fake accounts case. During a National Assembly sitting today, Marri asked Speaker Asad Qaiser when he would issue Zardari’s production orders. “He [Zardari] is a member of …

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Zardari arrested by NAB team after IHC rejects bail plea; Bilawal appeals for calm


June 10, 2019

A 15-member team of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), accompanied by police personnel, arrested PPP co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari from his residence in Islamabad on Monday. A number of party workers and Zardari’s children Bilawal and Aseefa saw him off as the former president was driven away in a black Landcruiser. The arrest comes hours after the Islamabad High Court …

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Free of factions, Dallas Mayor-elect Eric Johnson, council could focus on problems, not politics


June 10, 2019

Saturday’s runoff election marked a new beginning at Dallas City Hall. Mayor-elect Eric Johnson and a reconstituted City Council believe they now have the opportunity to tackle systemic Dallas problems without being saddled with warring factions, wedge issues and personal animus. “I’m optimistic about this new term and this new council,” said Mayor Pro Tem Casey Thomas, who is returning to the …

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Gunman fires into home, killing 11-year-old in Channelview


June 10, 2019

An 11-year-old child was shot and killed early Sunday in east Harris County, according to Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez. Investigators say the suspects pulled up to a home in the 15000 block of North Brentwood in Channelview.  The suspects then opened fire on the home, specifically into one room An 11-year-old inside the home was shot and killed.  According …

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Sex abuse crisis the focus as US Catholic bishops convene


June 10, 2019

As the Roman Catholic church’s sex abuse scandal grows ever wider in scope in the U.S., bishops convene for a national meeting in Baltimore on Tuesday under heavy pressure to acknowledge their oversight failures and give a larger role to lay Catholics and secular authorities in confronting the crisis. The pressure comes not only from longtime critics of the church’s …

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4 injured after pickup runs red light in Jersey Village


June 10, 2019

The driver of a white pickup truck ran a red light and hit a BMW in Jersey Village early Sunday, sending four people to the hospital. The pickup was headed west on the Highway 290 feeder road when it hit the car traveling south on West Road. The BMW was pushed into a concrete highway pillar, authorities said. A 15-year-old …

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Body of Texas police chief found in Houston Ship Channel


June 10, 2019

HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities say they’ve recovered the body of a Texas police chief who fell out of a boat into Galveston Bay Friday. The U.S. Coast Guard says a search crew pulled Kemah Police Chief Chris Reed’s body from the water of the Houston Ship Channel Sunday morning, ending a 40-hour search. The 50-year-old police chief had been missing …

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Houston’s brunch crowd toasts to Second Sunday Revival


June 10, 2019

The blistering June heat didn’t stop Houstonians from toasting to the Second Sunday Revival at Market Square Park. This weekend’s Revival promised to “spin you Right Round Baby” with Houston’s top DJ’s spinning the hottest vinyl. “Sunday Funday” fans kicked back at the retro lounge presented by Splice Records.

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