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Julia Louis-Dreyfus gets a top award for comedy

After a 35-year acting career and with two iconic television characters to her name — Elaine Benes of “Seinfeld” and foul-mouthed Vice-President Selina Meyer — Julia Louis-Dreyfus has been honored with the Mark Twain Prize for lifetime achievement in comedy.   On Sunday night at Washington’s Kennedy Center, the 57-year-old actress received a stream of testimonials from celebrities including Jerry ...

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Working with Trump ‘not always simple,’ says Trudeau

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said working with US President Donald Trump is “not always simple,” as he welcomed the successful renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement.   Speaking on an episode of Quebec’s most popular talk show, “Tout Le Monde En Parle,” broadcast Sunday Trudeau said he had done his job of “standing up for Canadians” in ...

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Taiwan investigates train crash that killed 18

Taiwan’s president pushed for a swift investigation Monday after an express train derailed on a coastal tourist route, killing 18 people as it sent sleeping passengers flying from their seats.   The crash on the popular east coast line injured another 187 people Sunday and left the Puyuma Express lying zig-zagged across the tracks in the island’s worst rail accident ...

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Turkey to reveal details of probe into Khashoggi’s killing

In a sign of growing pressure on Saudi Arabia, Turkey said it will announce details of its investigation into the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Tuesday and U.S. congressional leaders said the Gulf kingdom — in particular its crown prince — should face severe consequences for the death of the writer in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.   The ...

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Inter left counting the cost of 1-0 derby win against Milan

Mauro Icardi’s stoppage-time header gave Inter Milan a 1-0 win over AC Milan in the city derby on Sunday but it could be left counting the cost of that victory after key midfielder Radja Nainggolan limped off in the first half.   Nainggolan hurt his ankle in a crunching tackle with Lucas Biglia in the first half. The Belgian midfielder ...

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Sedentary lifestyle worse for your health than smoking

We have all heard that exercise helps you live longer. But a new study goes one step further, finding that a sedentary lifestyle is worse for health than smoking, diabetes and heart disease.   Researchers and author of the study published in the journal JAMA Network Open called the results as “extremely surprising.”  “Being unfit on a treadmill or in ...

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Work for people, not for making own fortune, PM to public representatives

New Barishal mayor Sadiq Abdullah sworn in Photo: Newly elected mayor of Barishal City Corporation Serniabat Sadiq Abdullah take oath as Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina administer the oath at a ceremony at Shapla Hall on Monday. Dhaka, Oct 22 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday asked the public representatives to work for the welfare of people, not for making ...

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Bangladesh win by 28-run against Zimbabwe

Bangladesh won by 28 runs against Zimbabwe in the first in the first match of the three-match ODI series at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur on Sunday.   Opening batsman Imrul Kayes’ career best 144 runs helped Bangladesh post a total of 271 runs for 8 against visiting Zimbabwe.  Chasing a 272-run target, the visiting Zimbabwe collected 243 runs for ...

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Roadside bomb kills 11 in Afghanistan

 Afghan officials say a roadside bomb has killed at least 11 civilians in the eastern Nangarhar province. Attahullah Khogyani, spokesman for the provincial governor, says the victims of Sunday’s blast include six children. The attack occurred on the second day of Afghanistan’s parliamentary elections, which were extended because of attacks on Saturday and technical issues that caused hours of delays. ...

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Imrul Kayes 144 leads remarkable Bangladesh revival

Bangladesh set a substantial total of 271-8 after a shaky start and sudden shocks in their first match against Zimbabwe at Mirpur’s Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on Sunday.   Opener Imrul Kayes struck his third ODI hundred and scored 144 runs of 140 balls .  Earlier, Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Mortaza  won the toss and elected to bat first in the first ...

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