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June 19, 2018 8:22 PM England v Australia: Hosts make record 481-6 in 242-run victory

England made the highest one-day international total in history as they crushed Australia by 242 runs to seal the series at Trent Bridge. The hosts scored 481-6 in 50 overs - eclipsing their own own record of 444-3, set against Pakistan at the same venue in 2016. Alex Hales hit 147 and Jonny Bairstow 139 as England briefly threatened to post 500 in the third 7

June 18, 2018 10:31 PM Northwestern University revokes Bill Cosby's honorary degree

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) - Northwestern University has revoked the honorary degree it awarded Bill Cosby two decades ago -the first time the school has taken such a step in its 167-year history. In a news release, the school in the Chicago suburb of Evanston announced its board of trustees discussed revoking the honorary degree it awarded to the comedian

June 18, 2018 3:56 PM Record-breaking Jeopardy! game show winner pleads guilty to computer crimes after hacking her co-workers' emails at a Michigan college

A seven-time Jeopardy! contestant and history professor is facing up to five years in jail after she admitted hacking into the email accounts of her co-workers and students. Stephanie Jass, who taught at Adrian College in southern Michigan, pleaded guilty Wednesday in Lenawee Circuit Court to a charge of unauthorized computer access. The 48-year-old

June 18, 2018 2:48 PM African football needs more local coaches: Cisse

Senegal coach Aliou Cisse said more African coaches are needed to take football on the continent to the next level and develop teams capable of challenging for the World Cup. Brazilian great Pele predicted in 1977 that an African team would win the tournament by 2000 but returns have been disappointing, with only three quarter-final appearances by African

June 18, 2018 7:14 AM Fans descend on Volgograd ahead of England´s World Cup opener

Anticipation of England’s World Cup kick-off was building in the city of Volgograd on Monday. Fans, many of whom had long-winded and expensive journeys, were still arriving in the city, formerly known as Stalingrad. England manager Gareth Southgate spoke of the history of the place and “very strong” ties between Britain and Russia on Sunday, and this was marked 6

June 18, 2018 6:00 AM Crumbling churches, graves and eerily empty streets that were once filled with people: Inside the creepy Texas ghost towns that thrived before residents simply packed up and left

America's second largest state is stacked with several peculiar ghost towns - some of which have been abandoned as a result of natural disasters as well as economic decline. The Houston Chronicle initially released a report about the deserted and spooky attractions that include little pieces of history. The newspaper described the former mining community 4 1

June 17, 2018 8:28 PM Republicans risking conservative backlash over immigration

NEW YORK (AP) - The push toward immigration votes in the House is intensifying the divide among Republicans on one of the party's most animating issues and fueling concerns that a voter backlash could cost the GOP control of the House in November. To many conservatives, the compromise immigration proposal released this past week by House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis 8

June 17, 2018 4:53 PM 'To think she was MY friend!' Ant McPartlin's heartbroken ex-wife Lisa Armstrong accuses personal assistant Anne-Marie Corbett, 42, of breaking 'the girl code' by finding love with the troubled star

Ant McPartlin's estranged wife has hit out at the star's new lover after it emerged the TV presenter has found love again with his personal assistant. Lisa Armstrong took to Twitter to criticise her friend Anne-Marie Corbett, 42, and accuse her of breaking the 'girl code' by dating the troubled star. It comes after it was revealed that Ant and Anne-Marie 9

June 17, 2018 4:41 PM Kolarov scores from free kick, Serbia beats Costa Rica 1-0

SAMARA, Russia (AP) - With a curling free kick that decided the outcome of the match, Aleksandar Kolarov immediately drew some comparisons to Cristiano Ronaldo. The Serbia captain's left-footed strike proved to be the difference in a 1-0 victory over Costa Rica on Sunday at the World Cup. It came two days after Ronaldo scored a similar goal to give Portugal

June 16, 2018 6:15 AM RAF centenary takes centre stage at Air Tattoo

One of the biggest public demonstrations of RAF air and ground capability will be on display at this year’s Royal International Air Tattoo. It forms part of international celebrations marking the Royal Air Force’s centenary. Fast jets, transport planes, surveillance and training aircraft will be joined by warbirds from the Battle of Britain Memorial