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England thrash West Indies in three days – report & highlights

England thrash West Indies in three days – report & highlights

Sports
Media playback is not supported on this device First Investec Test, Edgbaston, day threeEngland 514-8 dec (Cook 243, Root 136, Malan 65, Chase 4-113)West Indies 168 (Blackwood 79*, Anderson 3-24) &137 (Broad 3-34)England won an innings and 209 runsScorecardEngland took 19 wickets on the third day to beat West Indies by an innings and 209 runs in the day-night Test at Edgbaston.West Indies, 44-1 overnight in reply to England's 514-8 declared, were bowled out for 168 and 137.James Anderson took 3-34 in the first innings and Stuart Broad 3-34 in the second to move above Sir Ian Botham into second on the list of England's all-time leading Test wicket-takers.England take the lead in the three-match series, and have named the same 13-man s...
Eclipse weather forecast: Best in West, least in East

Eclipse weather forecast: Best in West, least in East

Technology
The early eclipse weather forecast looks best in the West and least in the East with patchy clouds muddling up the picture in between. As of Friday, the forecast for Monday's total solar eclipse shows Oregon and Idaho as the most promising for clear sky views, while South Carolina is the most likely to find the sun and moon blocked by clouds. The National Weather Service also is optimistic about good viewing from St. Louis to Nashville, but forecasts can change. Overall, about half the nation is likely to get favorable eclipse viewing weather, said Mike Musher, a meteorologist at the weather service's Weather Prediction Center. The troublesome area, not easy to forecast and not likely to be all clear, is from Wyoming to western Missouri. "It's going to be twitchy for everybody from Nebras...
EFL Cup second round: West Ham face Cheltenham, Crystal Palace, Watford and Southampton all at home- draw in full

EFL Cup second round: West Ham face Cheltenham, Crystal Palace, Watford and Southampton all at home- draw in full

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All the details of the EFL Cup second round drawThursday, August 10, 2017Southampton will host Championship club Wolves in the EFL Cup second after Thursday’s confusing live draw.League One side Blackburn Rovers entertain Lancashire rivals Burnley at Ewood Park, with the draw regionalised.Newcastle host Nottingham Forest, while West Ham will travel to League Two side Cheltenham.The draw initially left several sides unsure whether they were home or away.The matches are due to take place in the week commencing August 21.Draw in fullSouth GroupQPR v BrentfordCrystal Palace v IpswichWatford v Bristol CityNorwich v CharltonCheltenham v West HamBrighton v BarnetCardiff v BurtonSouthampton v WolvesFulham v Bristol RoversMK Dons v SwanseaBirmingham v BournemouthReading v MillwallNorth GroupCarlisl
West sues insurer for $10m over cancelled tour

West sues insurer for $10m over cancelled tour

Entertainment
Kanye West's tour firm is suing Lloyd's of London for nearly $ 10m (£7.5m) over the cancellation of the rapper's concerts.Very Good Touring said in legal papers filed with Los Angeles federal court on Tuesday that one of London's oldest insurance firms has refused to pay a claim.The company alleges Lloyd's has implied it can refuse to pay out by claiming West's marijuana use is responsible for his medical condition.West, 40, cancelled 21 dates of his Saint Pablo tour last year with a promise that tickets would be refunded.Video:November: West 'taken to hospital with sleep deprivation'He was subsequently treated at a psychiatric centre in LA, according to the lawyer for the tour firm.At the time, it was reported that West cut short his Sacramento gig on 19 November after playing just three