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Thomas turns it around and shares lead at Medinah

Medinah, Aug. 16 -- On the range, Justin Thomas had no idea where the ball was going. Some five hours later, he had a share of the course record at Medinah. Ultimately, all that mattered Thursday in ... Read More


Novelist Rizia Rahman passes away

Dhaka, Aug. 16 -- Noted novelist Rizia Rahman died at a hospital in the city on Friday. She was 79. Rizia breathed her last at Apollo Hospital in the morning, said an official release. Born on Decem... Read More


Samsung's operating profit halves in Q2 on chip, smartphone slump

Seoul, July 31 -- - Samsung Electronics, South Korea's tech giant, saw its operating profit halve in the second quarter on the continued slump in semiconductor and smartphone businesses, the company s... Read More


Sundhage takes over as Brazil women's soccer team coach

Sao Paulo, July 31 -- Pia Sundhage of Sweden took over as the coach of Brazil's women's national team with a promise of change, but not a total overhaul. Brazilian soccer confederation head Rogerio C... Read More


Police investigate after man says he found baby in freezer

St. Louis, July 31 -- A St. Louis man says a box that had been in his mother's freezer for decades contained the mummified remains of a newborn baby, which he discovered while cleaning out her home af... Read More


Man arrested in slaying of 4 in Canada

Markham, July 30 -- Canadian police have charged a 23-year-old man with first-degree murder after four bodies were found in a home north of Toronto. York Regional Police Constable Andy Pattenden said... Read More


Commonwealth wants Bangladesh to lead blue charter, climate risk management

Dhaka, July 30 -- Commonwealth Secretary General Patricia Scotland QC has urged Bangladesh to lead the Commonwealth Blue Charter and climate risk management as she met Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in ... Read More


GOP, Dems offer compromise to reduce drug costs for seniors

Washington, July 24 -- Two veteran senators - a Republican and a Democrat - unveiled compromise legislation Tuesday to reduce prescription drug costs for millions of Medicare recipients, while saving ... Read More


Scientists close in on blood test for Alzheimer's

Los Angeles, July 16 -- Scientists are closing in on a long-sought goal - a blood test to screen people for possible signs of Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. On Monday at the Alzheim... Read More


Woman murdered 'after rape' in Rajshahi

Rajshahi, June 22 -- Police said they suspect a woman found dead in Mohonpur upazila on Saturday morning was raped before her murdered. The victim was named as Asma Begum, 40, the wife of Babul Islam... Read More