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Initial tests in Nevada on a compact nuclear power system designed to sustain a long-duration NASA human mission on

Trump signs bill renewing NSA's internet program

US President Donald Trump on Friday said he signed into law a bill renewing the National Security Agency's warrantless

Venezuela to hit US firms' earnings

US oilfield service companies exposed to Venezuela face new hits to earnings from the South American nation's ongoing economic

Facebook to prioritize 'trustworthy' surveys

Facebook Inc will prioritize "trustworthy" news in its feed of social media posts, using member surveys to identify high-quality

Donald Trump's coal job push stumbles in most states

President Donald Trump's effort to put coal miners back to work stumbled in most coal producing states last year,

Dutch shocked by call to ban EU electric pulse fishing

The black clouds hanging over the boats in Dutch ports Friday were not the remnants of wild winter gales,

Alaska oil producers focus on efficiencies

The rebound in the price of crude oil in recent months that has helped producers will be temporary, and

Vista explores options for Power School

Private equity firm Vista Equity Partners Management LLC is exploring options for two software companies it owns, PowerSchool and

Twitter to notify users

Twitter Inc, which is reviewing Russian interference during the 2016 US elections, said on Friday it would notify some

AL leader killed in road accident

A local leader of Awami League (AL) was killed and another man injured in a road accident at Borogaon-Chachuli

Special care for autistic children underscored

Speakers at a training workshop said on Saturday the autistic and mentally retarded children could flourish their latent talents

'Technical education vital for national development'

Speakers at a seminar in Rajshahi on Saturday observed that technical and vocational education and training among the youth

Tk 2,080cr development project taken in Rajshahi

Local Government Engineering Department (LGED) will implement a mega project at an estimated cost of Tk 2,080.40 crore for

Section 144 slapped in Kumarkhali upazila

The local administration imposed section 144 at Kumarkhali upazila as two political organisations -- Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) and

Cultural activities to restore peace in society stressed

Speakers at a function in Rajshahi have underscored the need for boosting cultural activities to make society beautiful through

Land dispute creates havoc in Gowainghat

Land dispute has created havoc in Gowainghat upazila of Sylhet as the Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) has violated a

Bijoynagar BCL celebrates MP's birthday

Bijoynagar BCL celebrated the 69th birthday of Brahmanbaria-3 MP RAM Obaidul Muktadir Chowdhury on Saturday. Bijoynagar upazila BCL president

Bank official killed in Pabna road crash

An official of Grameen Bank was killed as a bus hit his motorcycle on Pabna-Dhaka highway in Dakkhhin Raghabpur

US oil industry set to break record, upend global trade

Surging shale production is poised to push US oil output to more than 10 million barrels per day -

Rainbow dinosaur iridescent feathers like hummingbirds

There's not a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. There's an iridescent dinosaur. Scientists on Monday

Koreas in talks on Olympics

North Korea has offered to send more than 200 cheerleaders to the Winter Olympics in the South and attend

Pemex takes Mitsui as its partner

Mexican state oil company Pemex has chosen Japanese conglomerate Mitsui as its partner for a $2.6 billion coking plant

US Feb shale output expected to rise

US oil output is expected to continue to rise in February with production from shale rising by 111,000 barrels

Big US lenders reap higher rates benefits

The US Federal Reserve began steadily raising interest rates one year ago, offering a long-awaited tailwind for bank earnings

Thames paddle-boarders try to turn the tide on plastic

Floating on the murky waters of the River Thames in London, activist paddle-boarders are trying to rid the waterway

‘SEC fraud case should be dismissed’

Rio Tinto Plc on Tuesday said a US regulator's lawsuit accusing the big Anglo-Australian mining company of fraud for

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