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ICC's new playing rules to come into effect on Thursday

ICC's new playing rules to come into effect on Thursday

The major changes include umpires being allowed to send players off for unruly behaviour, the restriction of bat sizes and the Decision Review System (DRS). A ball that bounces twice after being bowled will be declared a no ball, and also a dead ball if it bounces outside the pitch and is caught by a fielder before reaching the batting crease.


UEFA Champions League Wrap 26 September 2017

UEFA Champions League Wrap 26 September 2017

The first tie is at the Bernabéu on 17 October. The 24-year-old Kane tied a Champions League record of scoring five goals in the first two games of a group campaign, after Ronaldo and Filippo Inzaghi. For me, Harry is one of the best strikers. Replays showed the striker was onside by a yard. Illness and suspension saw Spurs forced into three changes from the XI that start Saturday's 3-2 win at West Ham United in the Premier League .



Says 'All Options Are On The Table' With North Korea

The Trump administration is using new sanctions authority to punish eight North Korean banks and 26 bank workers living overseas. The action, announced by the Treasury Department , affects North Koreans working in China, Russia, Libya and the United Arab Emirates.


Cuba warns USA against hasty decisions in mysterious diplomats case

Cuba warns USA against hasty decisions in mysterious diplomats case

Tillerson's meeting with Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez is believed to be the highest-level diplomatic contact between the two countries since the start of President Donald Trump's administration in January. Still, Rodriguez said Cuba has an "impeccable record" in protecting diplomats, the embassy said. Cuba has denied any involvement in the incidents, which have threatened its already fragile detente with its northern neighbor.


Kimmel triumphant as ObamaCare repeal bill appears dead

Kimmel triumphant as ObamaCare repeal bill appears dead

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has until September 30 to bring a bill to the floor that can pass under the budgetary tool known as reconciliation, which allows 51 senators to pass a bill, rather than the usual 60. Republicans needed to have the vote before Sunday when Democrats would have been able to carry out a filibuster against the legislation. "We have to begin looking at how do we control costs going forward".



SE1 doctor and police officer praised by Sadiq Khan

The Mayor of London also said that he was a "reluctant participant" in the argument between himself and Trump, which included the U.S. president tweeting criticism of Khan after the London Bridge attack. Khan has been a strong critic of Trump's travel restrictions and the two have sparred publicly since Trump called for a complete ban on Muslims entering the U.S.