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The visitors didn't need a second invitation, they won a big toss and although the batting didn't really match up, they made sure they had enough for their bowlers to come good. With his four-wicket haul, 39-year-old Herath (415) passed Wasim Akram (414) for most Test wickets by a left-arm bowler. Herath (4-49) and debutant Akila Dananjaya (5-24) did nearly all of the damage for the tourists, who were bowled out for 226 in their second innings earlier on Saturday.
  • Kemba Walker replaces Kristaps Porzingis in All-Star Game

    Kemba Walker replaces Kristaps Porzingis in All-Star Game

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    Ben Simmons has a good case over the two. "He's already an National Basketball Association superstar, breaking first-year records held by greats of the game like Magic Johnson and Oscar Robertson". Simmons has been snubbed for an All-Star invite six times in recent weeks as players pulled out with injuries and National Basketball Association coaches and the league's commissioner, Adam Silver, instead went with veteran players as replacements.
  • Arunachal secures low position in health index

    Arunachal secures low position in health index

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    Orissa has been ranked 18th among 21 large states under overall performance in the Niti Aayog's "performance in health outcome index" released Friday. The report has been developed by Niti Aayog with technical assistance from World Bank, and in consultation with the Ministry of Health. The health ranking of states has been done in three categories namely larger states, smaller states and union territories to ensure comparison among similar entities.
  • Trump wishes former aide well after domestic abuse allegations

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    Trump said Porter, who resigned when the abuse allegations became public this week, had " worked hard" at the White House and wished him well. Kelly said he took action within 40 minutes of seeing the photos that had surfaced overnight showing one of Porter's ex-wives with a black eye she claims she got because of Porter.
  • Trump just praised the White House aide accused of domestic abuse

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    Kelly made it clear to Trump on Friday he would resign if that's what the President wanted, though there was little to indicate the President is prepared to immediately dismiss him. Trump's comments Friday were the first time the president has spoken publicly about the top aide since the allegations surfaced Wednesday in a report in the British tabloid The Daily Mail .
  • Trump and Jong Un take selfies as Winter Olympics kickoff

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    After showing up late, the VP meant to quickly leave after a photo session. On Thursday, he warned that the United States would continue to place pressure on North Korea over its nuclear programme. "Had it not been for the PyeongChang Olympics, some of us might not have had the chance to be together in the same room", Moon said . Hundreds of anti-North Korea protesters scuffled with riot police not far from the main stadium before the opening ceremony began, with some of their ...
  • Stocks finish rollercoaster session higher, Dow up 1.4%

    Stocks finish rollercoaster session higher, Dow up 1.4%

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    Thursday's losses in the S&P 500 put the market into "correction" territory , meaning stocks had fallen 10 percent from their January 26th high. Although the weekly losses exceed anything since the financial crisis, the market and economy are in vastly better shape than in 2008.
  • As He Was Spotted Lurking Outside Her Apartment Building!

    As He Was Spotted Lurking Outside Her Apartment Building!

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    He was charged with aggravated harassment and stalking and, according to the last update, the stalker now remains in custody as of last night. She was also joined at the bash by her equally successful model sister Gigi . "The comments are: 'It's extra, it's fake.' But if I don't do it enough then it's: 'Oh they're fake, they're not really together'". Hadid is once again making a bold, hip statement with her versatile look in the all-new Reebok Pump Supreme which is a part of the brand's ...
  • White House Praises Senate Budget Deal

    White House Praises Senate Budget Deal

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    The Office of Management and Budget is preparing for "a lapse of appropriations." But the closure is likely to end up being brief and having only slight impact on federal workers and the public. Some Democrats , including minority leader Nancy Pelosi , also said they opposed the measure because it did not include a deal that would protect some 700,000 "Dreamers" - immigrants brought to the U.S.
  • Ambassador says Brexit is high stakes for Japanese firms

    Ambassador says Brexit is high stakes for Japanese firms

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    EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier has warned that a Brexit transition period may never happen because "substantial" disagreements remain. "We have to work out how to translate the political fudge on the Northern Irish border that was agreed at the end of December into hard legal language", he said .
  • Flood Watch this weekend for north Georgia

    Flood Watch this weekend for north Georgia

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    An Areal Flood Watch has been issued until 7 p.m. Sunday. Rain has been in the forecast for Friday night into the weekend for days, but now, there is the potential for heavy rain. Highs on both Saturday and Sunday will reach the lower 50s with mostly cloudy skies. Then, on Sunday, there could be a few isolated strong or severe storms across most of our area.
  • Night to Shine! Hundreds get star treatment at special prom

    Night to Shine! Hundreds get star treatment at special prom

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    Despite the cold and snow, the events were packed. "We just want them to know how much they're loved". In Lynchburg for the second year, Journey Ministries hosted a prom for over 170 participants and 400 volunteers at Phase 2. More than 300 volunteers helped them feel like prom kings and prom queens. "They can dance the night away". For Harley Redd, 25, of Clinton, she wanted to hear "Shake it Off".
  • Militants attack Army camp in Jammu, two injured

    Militants attack Army camp in Jammu, two injured

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    Reinforcements have been rushed to the encounter site. Intelligence inputs had warned an attack on the army or security establishment by Jaish-e-Mohammed in view of the death anniversary of Afzal Guru who was hanged on February 9, 2013. Three people have been injured so far in the ambush. The district administration has asked schools within 500 metres of the camp to remain closed. They have been cornered in one of the family quarters.
  • Pence avoids encounter with North Korean official as Olympics begin

    Pence avoids encounter with North Korean official as Olympics begin

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    It was two lookalikes taking the opportunity to cause a sensation in the city before the opening of the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games. Observers say that by sending Kim's younger sister, the North is trying to underscore the recent rapprochement with the South while testing the unity of South Korea , the United States and Japan, which are enforcing sanctions imposed on Pyongyang for its nuclear and missile programs .
  • Snow blankets Chicago as winter storm sweeps US Midwest

    Snow blankets Chicago as winter storm sweeps US Midwest

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    Chicago was anticipating eight to 14 inches of snow over the next 24 hours, with the heaviest snowfall on Thursday night and early Friday morning, Gino Izzi, a National Weather Service meteorologist in Romeoville, Illinois, said in a phone interview on Thursday.