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Reggie Young, renowned guitarist for Elvis, Waylon, has died

Photo: This undated photo provided by Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum shows Reggie Young. Nashville, Jan 20 : Guitarist Reggie Young, a Memphis- and Nashville-based session player whose signature licks defined hit records from Elvis, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, and many more, has died. He was 82. Friend and fellow Nashville Cats session musician David Briggs said Young ...

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Meghna trawler capsize: Bodies of 2 ‘missing workers’ found

Search for 20 missing workers and sunken trawler continues for the 2nd day on Thursday. file photo Munshiganj, Jan 20 : The bodies of two workers, who along with 18 others went missing after a sand-laden trawler capsized in the Meghna River on Tuesday, were recovered Sunday on the 6th day of the rescue operation. The identities of the deceased ...

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Salah nets 2 as Liverpool beats Palace to keep up title push

Photo: Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah, left, and Crystal Palace’s Patrick van Aanholt challenge for the ball during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Crystal Palace at Anfield in Liverpool, England, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019. England, Jan 20 : Mohamed Salah scored twice as Liverpool beat Crystal Palace 4-3 on Saturday to maintain its push for the Premier League ...

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England in West Indies: Trevor Bayliss keen for settled top three batting order

England coach Trevor Bayliss has targeted finalising his top three for the Ashes during the Test series in the West Indies, which begins on Wednesday. England have not had a settled top order in recent years, with Keaton Jennings and Rory Burns opening during the tour of Sri Lanka. Jonny Bairstow replaced Ben Stokes at three in the final match ...

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Mexican pipeline explosion kills 73, leaves nightmare of ash

Gerardo Perez returned Saturday to the scorched field in central Mexico where he’d seen an illegal pipeline tap burst into flames to see if he could recognize missing friends. He couldn’t. Only a handful of the remains still had skin. Dozens were burned to the bone or to ash when the gusher of gasoline exploded, killing at least 73 people. ...

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US airstrike in Somalia kills 52 al-Shabab extremists

The U.S. military on Saturday said it had carried out its deadliest airstrike in Somalia in months, killing 52 al-Shabab extremists after a “large group” mounted an attack on Somali forces. The U.S. Africa Command said the airstrike occurred near Jilib in Middle Juba region. There were no reports of Americans killed or wounded. The U.S. statement did not say ...

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Swine flu kills at least 48 in India

Photo: Swine flu cases generally spike in the winter months of December and January in the west and north of India. Dhaka, Jan 20 : At least 48 people have died and 1,173 have tested positive for swine flu since the beginning of the year in a western Indian state popular with foreigners, according to authorities. The highly contagious H1N1 ...

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Holey Artisan attack arms dealer Mamunur Rashid arrested

A militant arrested from a bus in Gazipur’s Board Bazar area has been identified as absconding Holey Artisan attack suspect Mamunur Rashid Ripon. He was arrested around 1 am on Sunday aboard a bus travelling from Haluaghat to Dhaka. According to law enforcers, Mamunur Rashid Ripon aka Rezaul Karim aka Reza is a top tier neo-JMB leader. Ripon was responsible ...

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At least 22 killed in Bolivia bus crash

A head-on crash between two buses on the Oruro-Potosi highway in southwest Bolivia on Saturday left at least 22 dead and more than 30 others injured, said local police. The accident occurred in the early morning hours of Saturday when two buses from the companies of Trans Azul and Trans Imperial crashed on the highway some 40 km from the ...

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4 killed as microbus plunges into roadside ditch in N’ganj

At least four people have been killed when a microbus plunged into a roadside ditch on Dhaka-Chittagong highway in Sonargaon upazila of Narayanganj.   The accident took place at Bostol area on Sunday morning.  The identities of the deceased could not be ascertained immediately.   Confirming the news, Sonargaon Police Station officer-in-charge Morshed Alam said: “The accident took place at ...

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