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Workers at the Sanderson Farms plant in Palestine, Texas, are cutting up chickens for export to Mexico, a market

Casino mogul Wynn confident on Macau concession

US casino magnate Steve Wynn, head of the eponymous Wynn Resorts WYNN.0, said he was confident his casino business

Pence to visit Western Wall after pro-Israel speech

US Vice President Mike Pence will visit Jerusalem's Western Wall on Tuesday while Palestinians plan a general strike and

Ackman cuts staff, shuns limelight as he seeks to turn around fund

William Ackman is cutting almost a fifth of staff and looking to lower his public profile as he seeks

Dow, S&P, Nasdaq finish at records as US govt shutdown ends

US lawmakers broke their deadlock to end the three-day government shutdown and send Wall Street to fresh records on

New hunt for flight MH370 gets under way

A new hunt for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 using high-tech underwater drones has started, officials said Tuesday, in the

Indonesian police arrest two men over gay sex video

Two Indonesian men have been arrested for allegedly uploading a video of them having sex to social media, police

Brazil says Monsanto's Intacta patent should be voided

Brazil's patent office has concluded that Monsanto Co's Intacta RR2 Pro patent for genetically modified soy seed technology should

Fugitive convict in journo Manik Saha murder case held

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in a drive arrested a fugitive convict, who was sentenced to life term

Boosting livestock sector cuts rural poverty: Ranga

State Minster for Local Government, Rural Develop-ment and Cooperatives Alhaj Mashiur Rahman Ranga on Tuesday said the boosting livestock

21 held in Habiganj

Police, in regular drives arrested 21 persons including 12 wanted accused from different areas of the district in last

Strict enforcement of tobacco control law stressed

Speakers at an advocacy meeting unequivocally called for combating the existing violation of the amended tobacco control law for

2 killed in Narail road accident

A grandmother and her granddaughter were killed in a road accident at Dattapara Bus stand on Narail-Lohagora road in

Health Care Providers in Sirajganj staged sit-in

Community Health Care Providers of the district observed a sit-in-demonstration for the 4th consecutive day demanding regularization of their

Protest against coaching business in Jamalpur

District Corruption Prevention Committee today formed a human chain in front of Jamalpur High School in the town protesting

Teachers should have enlightened personality: BRUR VC

Academicians at a lecture program in Rangpur on Monday said the university teachers should have enlightened personalities so that

Victims of trafficking to be rehabilitated

Speakers at a review meeting on Monday underscored the need for close-coordination between the works of various governments and

Swaraswati Puja celebrated

The Hindu community on Monday celebrated the Swaraswati Puja with the spirit of pursuing education and knowledge, traditional gaiety

Nat'l Livestock Services Week begins in Gaibandha

Livestock Services Week-2018 began on Monday in the district as elsewhere in the country with a call to reach

26 arrested, drugs seized in Dinajpur

Police, in special drives arrested 23 persons including three activists of Jamaat-e-Islami and two drug traders from different areas

Chinese, Russians shore up Middle East tourism

Chinese and Russian visitors boosted Middle Eastern tourism last year following a 2016 slump as Europeans gave the area

South Africa's ANC vows change as Zuma exit looms

South Africa's ruling ANC party said Saturday it would "act decisively" to rebuild its reputation, as local media reported

Qatari delegation to visit Kuwait

A delegation of Qatari businessmen will visit Kuwait to boost bilateral trade ties, Qatar News Agency reported Sunday.  A

Detroit boasts world's 1st sneaker exchange

Detroit remains synonymous with cars, but "Motor City" is also home to a virtual marketplace for a much smaller

China's food delivery market grows 23pc in 2017

China's food delivery market registered fast growth last year as young Chinese are increasingly choosing to order food online,

Women to get equal prize money at Tour Down Under

Women will receive the same prize money as men from this year's Tour Down Under, the South Australian government

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