NOTTINGHAM, England : Spinner Shoaib Bashir took five wickets as England bowled out West Indies for 143 to secure a 241-run victory on the fourth day of the second test at Trent Bridge on Sunday and take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the series.The touring side, chasing 385 to win,…

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has detained a large oil tanker that collided with another vessel off its coast and fled the scene, the coast guard said on Sunday (Jul 21). The Sao Tome and Principe-flagged Ceres I tanker had collided with the Singapore-flagged Hafnia Nile two days ago, causing both ships to catch fire, the coast guard said in a statement. The Ceres I then illegally left the location of the collision and turned off its tracking…

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TOKYO :Japan’s biggest steelmaker, Nippon Steel Corp., has hired former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to help with its effort to acquire U.S. Steel, the Japanese company said on Saturday.”We look forward to working alongside him to further emphasize the ways in which Nippon Steel’s acquisition of U.S. Steel…

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When artificial sweeteners entered the US market in the 1950s, food manufacturers made a big claim: That they could satisfy the American sweet tooth without the negative health effects – and calories – of sugar. Today, artificial sweeteners and other sugar substitutes have become ubiquitous in the food supply, showing up in…