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US actor says no apology needed for ‘Hamilton’; remarks to Pence

NEW YORK: An actor from the hit Broadway musical "Hamilton" who angered Donald Trump when he appealed on-stage for Vice President-elect Mike Pence to ensure the incoming administration respected all Americans said on Monday he would not apologise for the remarks. President-elect Trump has complained several times about the comments delivered on behalf of the cast by actor Brandon Victor Dixon when Pence attended the show on Friday evening. In a series of weekend Twitter messages, Trump accused the cast of "terrible…

Pence not offended by comments to him at ‘Hamilton’ show

NEW YORK: US Vice President-elect Mike Pence said on Sunday he was not offended by rare and pointed comments made to him by a cast member of "Hamilton" after he attended the hit Broadway show. "I wasn't offended," Pence said on "Fox News Sunday," declining to ask for an apology as President-elect Donald Trump had demanded. Pence acknowledged that many Americans were disappointed and anxious after Trump's surprise Nov. 8 election victory following a raucous campaign, but he sought to reassure Americans that Trump would…

Pakistan cricket team departs for New Zealand tour

DUBAI: Pakistan cricket team left for its tour of New Zealand from Dubai International Airport on Friday, RY  News reported. Pakistan cricket team, led by Captain Misbah-ul-Haq, will play two test matches in short test series against New Zealand. The first test will be played on 17th November at Christchurch whereas the second and final match of the series will be contested at Hamilton from 25th November. The side will have to win the series if they have to retain their position in the ICC test rankings. Pakistan…

Hamilton cruises to dream win in Belgium

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS: Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton celebrated a dream Belgian Grand Prix victory on Sunday to stretch his lead over Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg to 28 points with eight races remaining.