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Top ten buys on first day of IPL auction

With more than $60 million to spend, the eight Indian Premier League teams splashed out again Saturday for the 2018 season. Here are the top 10 buys by value: Read More: Kohli earns record $2.7m salary for 2018 IPL campaign Ben Stokes (England - allrounder) Rajasthan Royals $1.96m Manish Pandey (India - batsman) Sunrisers Hyderabad $1.7m Lokesh Rahul (India - batsman) Kings XI Punjab $1.7m Chris Lynn (Australia - batsman) Kolkata Knight Riders for $1.5m …

First day of government shutdown ends in standoff

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump and Republican lawmakers were locked in a standoff with Democrats on Saturday over the U.S. government shutdown, with Republicans saying they would not negotiate on immigration until the government is reopened. Funding for federal agencies ran out at midnight with no agreement in Congress, meaning the second year of Trump’s presidency began without a fully functioning government. Democrats stuck to demands that any short-term spending legislation must include protections for young…