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FILE PHOTO: US President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington, US, July 16, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis/File Photo
Republican support for Trump rises

A Reuters/Ipsos poll finds a slight increase in approval for the US president after his 'racist' Twitter attack on four Democratic congresswomen

Trump’s America is a ‘white man’s country’

His theory of US citizenship is simple - if you are white, then regardless of origin, you have a legitimate claim. If you are not, then you don’t

Elected European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen reacts during a news conference after the vote on her election at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, Jul 16, 2019. REUTERS

MEPs elect first woman EU commissioner

Former German defence minister Ursula von der Leyen is set to face an array of global challenges and the bloc’s own internal divisions as EU commissioner

Which way Jatiya Party will go now

In the last years of his life, Ershad tried to inspire his followers saying the party will rise again by “breaking all the shackles”

Elizabeth Gabler, whose Fox 2000 division was shut down by Walt Disney Studios, with Thomas E Rothman, chairman of Sony’s Motion Picture Group, in 2008. The New York Times

Sony revives literary film division

Elizabeth Gabler, the executive behind hit movies like ‘The Devil Wears Prada,’ will run the venture

Two-year-old twins, born joined at the head, leave the hospital after a successful surgery at a British hospital in London, Britain July 1, 2019, in this handout photo released on July 16, 2019. GREAT ORMOND STREET/Handout via REUTERS

UK doctors separate
twins joined at head

The 2-year-old twins undergo successful surgery to separate their skulls

Railway tracks leading toward Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, the site of a horrific derailment, Jul 23, 2013. On July 6, 2013, 47 people were killed when the derailing train exploded and incinerated most of downtown Lac-Mégantic. The New York Times

Deadly cargo still rides rails after fiery crash

In 2013, 47 people were killed when the derailing train exploded and incinerated most of downtown Lac-Mégantic, Quebec

Villagers use a makeshift raft to cross a flooded area on the outskirts of Agartala, India July 15, 2019. REUTERS

South Asia floods kill 100, displace millions

Floods have forced more than four million people from their homes across India, Nepal and Bangladesh

How not to smuggle cocaine

Drug traffickers have resorted to many crafty, hard-to-detect methods of disguising what they are up to

Umpires are human: New Zealand coach

Gary Stead shrugs off the debate as to whether an umpiring error cost the Black Caps dearly in the World Cup final against England

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HC restricts sale of cattle antibiotics

It also forbids the administration of antibiotics to cows without a veterinarian’s prescription

Railway tracks leading toward Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, the site of a horrific derailment, Jul 23, 2013. On July 6, 2013, 47 people were killed when the derailing train exploded and incinerated most of downtown Lac-Mégantic. The New York Times

Deadly cargo still rides rails after fiery crash

In 2013, 47 people were killed when the derailing train exploded and incinerated most of downtown Lac-Mégantic, Quebec

Elizabeth Gabler, whose Fox 2000 division was shut down by Walt Disney Studios, with Thomas E Rothman, chairman of Sony’s Motion Picture Group, in 2008. The New York Times

Sony revives literary film division

Elizabeth Gabler, the executive behind hit movies like ‘The Devil Wears Prada,’ will run the venture