The all-rounder is accused of punching Mr Ali unconscious a short time later, after an off-duty police community support officer attempted to stop the fighting.
Stokes' co-accused Ryan Ali, who was knocked unconscious in the incident, was also cleared of affray by the jury in a unanimous verdict at Bristol Crown Court.
All-rounder Ben Stokes has been left out of England's unchanged squad for the third test against India, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said on Monday.
Stokes was the most expensive overseas recruit in the annual player auction for the Indian Premier League this year. Stokes, who was with fellow England global Alex Hales, then got into a fight with Ali and Hale.
He said Stokes had been consistent that he had acted in self-defence from the moment of his arrest, which happened after a night out with his teammates after England's victory over the West Indies in a one-day match in the city.
A third man, Ryan Hale, 27, was acquitted of the charge last Thursday on the directions of the judge, Peter Blair QC.
Trump signs defense bill named for John McCain President Donald Trump made no mention of Senator John McCain who has been one of the president's fiercest critics. He said with the new budget for 2019, the U.S. will make a critical investment in nuclear weapons.
Turkey's market carnage rippled across emerging markets, sending both stocks and currencies toward their lowest levels in a year. Why are Turkey and the U.S. at odds? The dispute centres on Turkey's refusal to release American pastor Andrew Brunson.
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Showbiz 411's Roger Friedman told CNN: "She has a great family, she's surrounded by love, and the world is sending prayers". She has performed at the inaugurations of three presidents: Jimmy Carter , Bill Clinton and Barack Obama .
Barmak said 70 police were killed in the fighting, while a security official earlier said about 100 soldiers and police had died. TV and radio stations were set on fire and heavy fighting was reported around key government installations in the city centre.
On Monday, Mr Trump responded to the tape's release via Twitter, describing his Ms Maingault-Newman as "wacky" and a " lowlife ". She held the positions of assistant to the president and director of communications for the office of public liaison.
I think the word he used was 'trending.' It's great to see him playing well". "These fans were so positive all week", Woods said . There was no doubt that he was a competitive force again, and no doubt he was one of the best golfers on Tour again.
An estimated 720 people died in June and July when charity ships were mainly absent, Amnesty International estimates. European aid group SOS Mediterranee said its ship Aquarius spotted the group on Friday.
The new movie won't hit USA theaters until March 27, 2020, but fans already have some information regarding the plot. The studio broke the news this morning, revealing the first official look at Liu Yifei as the titular character.
Motorway bridge collapses over Genoa
Soon afterward, Italy's Adnkronos news agency cited an emergency ambulance service spokesman estimating dozens had perished. ANSA said authorities suspected that a structural weakness caused the collapse on Tuesday.
Salah referred to police over phone incident
This is the moment Mohamed Salah was caught using his phone at the wheel in footage which has now been handed to police. However, the whole matter has sparked a heated debate between fans of Liverpool and other football clubs.
Omarosa's White House recordings fuel Trump woes
She had known him since they worked together in 2004 on the first season of the American reality TV show " The Apprentice ". Fake News! At the same time , she seems to believe the White House could plan on making life hard for her. "Absolutely.
Sevilla threaten to boycott Spanish Super Cup against Barcelona
This is also the first year that the trophy will be decided over one game , with the Super Cup previously a two-legged affair. Sevilla qualified for Sunday's match as last season's Copa del Rey runners-up, after Barcelona won the league and cup double.
Why Turkey's currency is plunging and what it means
Why are Turkey and the United States at odds? If convicted, Brunson, the pastor, faces a prison term of 35 years. People pass in front of into a jewellery shop where gold bangles are on display in Istanbul on August 8, 2018.
VS Naipaul, British author, dies aged 85
Salman Rushdie, who also disagreed repeatedly with Sir Vidia, said he feels "as sad as if I just lost a beloved older brother". For the latest news, download our app at http://bit.ly/GetALoopJM for Android; and at http://bit.ly/GetiLoopJM for IoS.
Turkey: US won't achieve aims through sanctions
The euro fell to a one-year low against the dollar on Monday and sank to a one-year trough against the Swiss franc as well. The Nasdaq composite dropped about 0.3 percent while gains for Apple and Amazon helped stave off further losses.
Washington US House race may feature 2 Democrats
Jaime Herrera Beutler advanced along with Democrat Carolyn Long, a professor at Washington State University-Vancouver. The race is one of three GOP-held congressional districts that Democrats are hopeful of capturing in November.