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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing on a peaceful protest in the Afghan capital on Saturday that killed at least 80 people and wounded more than 200, marking the first time the extremists have struck Kabul and raising fears of their growing strength and capability in Afghanistan.
Joe Root's double century and three wickets from Chris Woakes put England on course for a series-levelling win in the second Test against Pakistan at Old Trafford on Saturday. Pakistan ended the second day having collapsed to 57 for four in reply to England's first innings 589 for eight declared, a huge deficit of 532 runs. Root's Test-best 254, just the sixth double hundred scored in 132 years of Test cricket at Old Trafford, saw him bat for more than 10 hours.