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England close in on Ashes-levelling win after Broad double

London - England closed in on a series-levelling victory in the fifth Test at the Oval on Sunday as Australia ...

England set Australia target of 399 to win Ashes

London - England were bowled out for 329 on the fourth day of the fifth Test on Sunday, setting Australia ...

With New North Korea-US Talks Likely, Will a Deal Result

WASHINGTON - Promised talks this month between the United States and North Korea will give President Donald Trump yet another ...

DFA opens 1st authentication center for Visayas

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu, Sept. 10 (PIA) -- Residents in the Visayas no longer need to travel to Manila to have ...

Ponting eyes batting shake-up for Australia summer Tests

Sydney - Only three Australian batsmen are certain to start the summer Test series against Pakistan, according to former skipper ...

Australia having a 'mare' with Ashes DRS calls

London - Australia captain Tim Paine admitted he was having "a mare" after twice failing to review umpiring decisions in ...

Governments Increase Efforts Against Online Extremism, Raising Hopes

WASHINGTON - Recent efforts by the governments of Australia and New Zealand to tackle online extremism has renewed the debate ...

Mines Shut Down, Bring New Worry to Top US Coal Region

GILLETTE, WYOMING - At two of the world's biggest coal mines, the finances got so bad that their owner couldn't ...

Indonesia: Quake of 5.9 magnitude hits Halmahera

Halmahera [Indonesia], Sept 15 (ANI): An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter Scale struck off the coast of Halmahera island ...

England in control as Australia wilt in 5th Ashes Test

London - England seized control on the third day of the fifth Ashes Test on Saturday, building a likely match-winning ...

Proteas brace for dawn of new era in SA cricket

Cape Town - The Proteas will play their first match since the 2019 World Cup when they face India in ...

Dgte officials get warm reception in Yeongdong

DUMAGUETE CITY, Sept. 7 (PIA) -- Local officials of Yeongdong-gun County in South Korea gave a warm reception to the ...

Woods blog sparks speculation he'll play in Presidents Cup

Los Angeles - Speculation swirled on Friday that superstar Tiger Woods will choose himself to play in the Presidents Cup ...

Mall brawls and street fights as Hong Kong polarisation deepens

Fights erupted in Hong Kong on Saturday with political rivals trading blows in a mall and Beijing supporters using Chinese ...

Hong Kong Police Break Up Scuffles at Shopping Mall Protest

HONG KONG - Baton-wielding Hong Kong police moved in to break up scuffles Saturday between pro-China protesters and those denouncing ...

Smith not the only reason for Australia's success in Ashes: Ponting

Melbourne [Australia], Sept 14 (ANI): Former Australian team Captain Ricky Ponting believes batsman Steve Smith isn't the sole reason for ...

Dhoni always thinks about Indian cricket, says Kohli

Dharamshala (Himachal Pradesh) [India], Sept 14 (ANI): As India and South Africa get ready to face each other in the ...

Nadal, Federer, Djokovic to play in ATP Cup

London [UK], Sept 14 (ANI): Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic have committed play in the new ATP Cup ...

World's Top 10 commit to new ATP Cup in Australia

Sydney - Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer are among the global top 10 who will play for their ...

Smith unfazed by burden of Australia run-scoring

London - Steve Smith refused to blame his inconsistent team-mates for their batting failures during the Ashes after he again ...

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Dow Jones inches ahead in otherwise flat market Friday

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Joint venture NEXUS Gas Transmission, LLC, and its member companies, DTE Energy Company and Enbridge Inc., will settle Federal Trade ...

Stocks in Asia hit six-week high

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NFL and Facebook combine to take football global

NEW YORK, New York - The National Football League and Facebook have announced a multi-year partnership extension which will see ...

State government approach to coal-mining gets support from Lithgow

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