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Coronation Stakes is a Winter wonderland for Aidan O'Brien

Unlike the colt this was a dual-Guineas victor who didn't fluff her Royal Ascot lines and she led home an O'Brien 1-2-3 with Roly Poly and Hydrangea filling the frame. "I think that was a very good performance as he's beaten two very good horses". The quick ground will be much more to his liking and he can finally start to make the progress his three-year-old campaign suggested was possible with the freshness having been knocked off him.



Russian navy launches missile strikes at ISIS targets In Syria

Faisal Mekdad, the deputy minister, said Syria was "ready for the coming rounds of the Astana and Geneva tracks next month, based on preserving its sovereignty and unity and sparing the blood of its sons", state news agency SANA reported on Thursday.


GOP senator says Iowans might not lose Medicaid

GOP senator says Iowans might not lose Medicaid

McConnell released the bill Thursday after weeks of closed-door meetings searching for middle ground between conservative senators seeking an aggressive repeal of Obama's statute and centrists warning about going too far. As lawmakers made speeches about the legislation on the Senate floor, a protest erupted outside McConnell's personal office, with many people in wheelchairs blocking a hallway, holding signs and chanting: "No cuts to Medicaid ".



Mali forces kill five militants involved in hotel attack: minister

This isn't the first time a hotel was attacked in Bamako. The Portuguese national was part of an EU training mission in Bamako and the Malian national was working for the European Commission delegation, she said. Authorities had on Sunday confirmed two deaths and identified one as French-Gabonese. "I heard gunfire coming from the camp and I saw people running out of the tourist site", said Modibo Diarra, who lives nearby.


China to fund Indus river mega dam project in Pakistan

China to fund Indus river mega dam project in Pakistan

The Global Times ties the incident in with a "dangerous trend" of South Korean missionaries allegedly recruiting young Chinese to preach in Muslim countries where they put their lives at risk. Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has directed National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) for maintaining a databank for Chinese nationals working at different projects in Pakistan.



UK lawmakers hit by cyber security attack: media reports

In this case, security of the perimeter did not appear to be breached. Britain's parliament was hit by a cyber attack on Saturday in which hackers tried to access email accounts, politicians and officials said, just over a month after a ransomware attack crippled parts of the country's health service.