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A California law that requires Christian-based facilities that steer pregnant women away from abortion to post notices about the

Bayer wins EU approval for $62.5b Monsanto buy

German conglomerate Bayer won EU antitrust approval on Wednesday for its $62.5 billion buy of US peer Monsanto, the

Nestle provides lifeline for struggling Kenyan farmers

When Nestle executive Stephan Canz attended the German school in Nairobi in the early 1980s, it was surrounded by

How the iPhone skews US trade deficit

US President Donald Trump often tweets from his iPhone about pressuring China to address its $375 billion trade surplus

Nordea funds won't buy more Facebook stock

Nordea, the Nordic region's biggest bank, will not let its sustainable funds buy more Facebook shares for the time

General Mills cuts profit forecast

Cheerios cereal maker General Mills Inc cut its yearly earnings forecast, citing a sharp increase in freight and commodity

US Fed to hike interest rates for first time in 2018

The Federal Reserve is widely expected to announce Wednesday the first of at least three interest rate hikes this

Dropbox raises IPO price range by $2 on strong demand

Cloud storage firm Dropbox Inc on Wednes-day raised the price range for its initial public offering by $2 as

BMW raises R&D spending for electric, autonomous cars

German carmaker BMW will increase research and development (R&D) spending to an all-time high of up to 7 billion

Narail farmers expect bumper wheat yield

Farmers and agriculturists are expecting bumper wheat production in three upazilas of the district during the current season with

Phulpur in M'singh developing fast

Phulpur upazila in Mymensingh has been developing fast to achieve the 2021-2041 goal of the nation under the leadership

Nakla upazila by-election will be successful, says EC

Election Commissioner (EC) Mahbub Talukder of Bangladesh Election Commission (BEC) said, upcoming by-election of Nakla upazila chairman and two

School teacher suspended over 'sexual harassment'

A teacher of Haat Dariapur Shammiloni High School in Sreepur upazila was suspended for 'sexually harassing a schoolgirl'. The

19 held in Habiganj

Police, in regular drives arrested 19 persons including 15 wanted accused from different areas of the district in last

UK investigating Facebook's response to alleged data breach

Britain is investigating whether Facebook did enough to secure data after reports that a political consultancy hired by Donald

How the financial crisis lit up the pot industry

As a senior vice president at Wachovia and then Morgan Stanley during the dark months of the 2008 and

US offers oil leases near wilderness monuments

The US Department of Interior on Tuesday will auction off more than 51,000 acres (21,000 hectares) in southeastern Utah

ADM restructures groups as grain margins falter

Archer Daniels Midland Co said on Monday that it would restructure its business units, as the US agricultural merchant

McEwan hopes to resolve Justice Dept case in 2018

 Royal Bank of Scotland hopes to reach a settlement with the US Justice Department over alleged mis-selling of toxic

Uber self-driving car kills woman crossing street

An Uber self-driving car hit and killed a woman crossing the street in Arizona, police said on Monday, marking

Hyundai cautious about cars

Hyundai Motor said on Tuesday it is cautious about developing autonomous vehicles because of safety concerns after an Uber

Facebook under pressure as US, EU urge probes

British privacy regulators are seeking a warrant to search the offices of the political consultancy Cambridge Analytica late Monday

5-day celebration begins for country's success

A five day-long celebration arranged by district administration marking the historic success of Bangladesh' s graduation to a developing

Officials for stopping question paper leakage

Administrative official at a meeting underlined the need for concerted efforts of all officials and others concerned to prevent

Rice price on downtrend

Rice price in Rajshahi's retail markets is now on a downtrend following the government's launching of 'food friendly program'

Sylhet fire death toll now 6

Another victim of the devastating fire at a colony in Golapganj upazila died at the burn unit of Dhaka

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