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Gas crisis hits capital again

Farhana Nasrin cradled her one-and-a-half-year old daughter with one hand and tried to light the stove with the other. The baby was crying for food and the mother wanted to cook something to calm her down. But every time Farhana lit the stove, there was hardly any fire there, much to the frustration of the 30-year-old. "Adults can eat anything after bringing it from outside. But it's extremely difficult to ...

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Iran nuclear deal : Sanctions waived as Trump begins countdown to keep US in

Donald Trump has waived a raft of sanctions against Iran as required under a 2015 nuclear agreement, staying within the deal for the time being, but the US president warned European allies and Congress it will be the last such waiver he signs if they fail to agree to radical changes. With his announcement, the president in effect began a four-month countdown until the US ceases to comply with its obligation ...

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Mark Zuckerberg is fighting to save Facebook

If there's one thing Mark Zuckerberg has consistently excelled at as Facebook's CEO, it's destroying his enemies. When Google (GOOGL) launched Google Plus, a rival social network, Zuckerberg put Facebook(FB) in a state of "lockdown" and informed employees that "Carthage must be destroyed," according to one tell-all book from a former employee. After Snapchat (SNAP) began gaining traction several years ago, ...

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Porn star paid hush money to keep affair with Trump secret

A lawyer for US President Donald Trump allegedly paid an adult film actress $130,000 in October, 2016 to prevent her publicly discussing a purported sexual encounter with Trump, The New York Times reports. Stephanie Clifford, who used the stage name Stormy Daniels, was reportedly considering sharing her account with ABC’s ‘Good Morning America’ and online magazine Slate. In a series of interviews in August ...

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Japanese held with 11kg gold at Dhaka airport

A Preventive Team of Dhaka Custom House arrested a Japanese national along with 11 kilogrammes of gold from a flight of Regent Airways at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka early today. The arrestee was identified as Kengo Shibata, Mohammad Sydul Islam, assistant commissioner of customs. Tipped off, the team searched Kengo Shibata when he was crossing green channel at the airport around 12:40am ...

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Kaalakaandi : Black humour hard sold

The title is Marathi slang -- Kaala-Kaandi. It means, something that is not being done in the right manner or is horribly wrong. And as the title suggests, right from the first frame, we are reminded that nothing can go right for its characters. What makes Kaalakaandi interesting, though, is its dark comedy, easy to relate situations and characters. It is one of the easiest films to love and one of the hard ...

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Reese Witherspoon Breaks Down In Tears While Recalling Her Sexual Assault By A Director At 16

On Sunday, Oprah Winfrey, 63, will be leading a panel on CBS Sunday Morning discussing the Time’s Up movement and what they hope to achieve. According to CBS News, Reese Witherspoon, 41, discusses her own experience with sexual assault by a director when she was just 16 years old. A clip has been released of the discussion. Although the details of her experience are not included in the clip, the actress doe ...

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