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Only T20I: West Indies win toss, elect to field first

Where is the location of India vs West Indies 2017 T20 game? There was a buzz at the Sabina Park on Friday and Saturday as the big names of West Indies cricket finally returned to play in maroons. However, the bowling section below the likes of qualified pacer Jerome Taylor and turning pair Samuel Badree and Sunil Narine will look to put the constraints on the hard Indian striking array.

Hawks won't match New York's offer sheet for Tim Hardaway Jr

Previously, it was expected that the Hawks would match any offer. Hardaway's offer sheet was delivered to the Hawks on Thursday night, and Atlanta elected to pass on a deal that is a significant investment with a fourth-year player option worth almost $19 million, league sources said.

Saudi-led bloc regrets 'negative' Qatar response to demands

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said at the news conference in the Egyptian capital that "the boycott [against Qatar] will remain". The top diplomats met in Cairo , a day after they received Qatar's response to a list of 13 demands that the country must meet or else face continued sanctions by its neighbours.

Govt closely monitoring price, supply situation post GST implementation

Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Haryana, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Kerala are among the other states which have abolished the check posts. The review was focused on the general situation after the GST implementation and consumer impact of GST implementation in particular. "This has resulted in drastic increase in the cost of food creating a negative impression on GST among people", the minister reasoned.

AirAsia flight grounded after apparent bird strike damages engine

The Airbus, which was carrying 345 passengers and 14 cabin crew, flew for another hour before landing safely in Brisbane . The engine problem was blamed on a birdstrike and the Civil Aviation Safety Authority has confirmed plover carcasses were found at Gold Coast Airport.

Oil tanker and cargo ship crash off the coast of Dover

The local Maritime Prefecture said the collision between the two Honk Kong-flagged vessels took place overnight 20 miles (32 kilometres) off the northern French port of Dunkirk, in the British zone of the strait between the English Channel and the North Sea, one of the world's busiest sea routes.

US to seek more security on international flights

According to Reuters , who spoke to officials in Europe and in the us, airlines have 21 days to implement new explosive screening measures, and 120 days to comply with other new security procedures. But he said the measures are not the last step to tighten security. DHS says countries now under the laptop ban can get off the list if the new measures are implemented all at their airports.

'Possible active shooter' reported at Army's Redstone Arsenal

Huntsville Police helping out with possible active shooter at Redstone Arsenal . The base's official Twitter account reported there is a possible active shooter. Regardless, the hospital they "have heightened our emergency department's preparedness" because of Redstone Arsenal possible active shooter. The base has called off a drill on how to respond to an active shooter because personnel learned "everything they need" on Tuesday, Holiday said.

Pelosi defends leadership following special election loss

Something else they all have in common - they're women in positions of power, and at a time when countless men in more traditional parts of the country continue to struggle amidst economic frustrations in their pursuit of the American dream, seething in quiet rage that women should achieve excellence while they, men, continue to struggle.

President blasts reports he's under investigation

An hour after the "nice" tweet, Trump continued to reiterate his stance that the investigation was a farce, tweeting again that it was a "witch hunt". Mr Comey told Congress last week he believed he was sacked by Mr Trump to undermine the agency's Russian Federation probe. The Washington Post previously reported that Trump also asked Rogers and Coats to push back against the FBI's investigation.

Ray deals, Goldschmidt slams, Diamondbacks rout Brewers 11-1

The Diamondbacks got right back into the game with one mighty swing in the bottom of the first. The Diamondbacks did record a single and four walks off of Guerra in those first three innings, but none of them scored. "It shows they are able to compete with some good teams, Brewers Extra Innings host Matt Pauley tells WTMJ's Wisconsin's Morning News on Friday".

Jeremy Corbyn enjoys kickabout as politics takes a backseat

On the other hand, the opposition Labour Party under Jeremy Corbyn has gained a significant number of seats and revived itself. DUP leader Arlene Foster's initial comments were non-committal: "The prime minister has spoken with me this morning and we will enter discussions with the Conservatives to explore how it may be possible to bring stability to our nation at this time of great challenge".

Crude Oil Prices Retreat as Markets Await US Inventory Data

Reaction to the USA employment data could be significant for oil prices if the data is substantially away from consensus expectations of an increase around 180,000, although position adjustment into the weekend is likely to be a more important market factor.

Climate deal pull-out may speed up damage to Trump property

During the four-day meeting, China launched a number of initiatives to advance clean energy and announced partnerships with other governments around the globe to fight climate change. As part of his announcement, President Trump vowed to "pursue a new deal that protects the environment, our companies, our citizens, and our country".

China May Caixin Final Manufacturing PMI 49.6 Vs 50.3 in April

Markit's Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) for manufacturing, which accounts for about 10 percent of the economy, rose to 49.6 from 48.2 in April. Manufacturing activity in the United Kingdom decreased less than expected in May, easing concern over the British economy, industry data showed on Thursday.

Google will start blocking ads in Chrome starting in 2018

By blocking just the most annoying ads , Google hopes it can improve browsing experience and protect its business model. Chrome already blocks pop-ups, which are frequently used for advertising . This is why Sridhar Ramaswamy, the company's Senior Vice President for Ads and Commerce, says: "We believe online ads should be better". The interesting thing is, if Chrome's ad-blocking feature is real, Google can choose to block all ads on sites that contain "unacceptable" ads, even if ...

Top US diplomat in China quits over Trump climate policy

The source says Rank called a town hall meeting of embassy employees Monday afternoon. The decision, which Mr Trump said would protect the USA economy, was met with much rancour worldwide. News of Rank's resignation was broken by John Pomfret, an editor at the SupChina news site. It was not immediately clear whether he would be offered another post at the department.

Australia rates on hold ahead of growth data

Projections for tomorrow's first quarter GDP report are for a 0.2% quarter-on-quarter growth. Philip Lowe, the RBA governor, said that his expectations are for economic growth "to increase gradually over the next couple of years to a little above 3%".

$3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline begins service

Combined with the Energy Transfer Crude Oil Pipeline, the Dakota Access Pipeline is expected to transport 520,000 barrels per day. And now, the Dakota Access pipeline is in full service , moving hundreds of thousands of barrels of oil per day.

Warriors' Steve Kerr returns to the bench to coach Game 2

Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant , who scored 28 and 38 points in Game 1, proved to be the major difference between the two teams. Golden State had 31 assists on 45 made field goals, and the players were able to get to any spot on the court that they pleased.