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  • Palestinians say Israeli troops fire on Gaza protesters, one killed
  • Ex-Trump adviser Flynn to be sentenced on Dec 18 -court filing
  • Israel to present findings in Moscow over downing of Russian plane
  • Hezbollah leader says group will stay in Syria until further notice
  • Libya imposes fee on hard currency transactions to bridge black market gap
  • Ordinance to make Triple Talaq punishable offence gets assent of President
  • Brexit progress elusive as sides ask each other for help
  • U S ready to restart talks with N Korea, seeks denuclearization by 2021
  • Hezbollah leader Nasrallah says group will stay in Syria until further notice
  • President gives assent on triple talaq ordinance
  • Germany approves arms sale to Saudi after Yemen war ban promise
  • Libya imposes fee on hard currency transactions
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  • May and other EU leaders ask each other for Brexit help
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Ports from New Orleans to Pensacola, Florida, closed to shipping ahead of Hurricane Nate

HOUSTON, Oct 7 (Reuters) Major shipping ports across the central U.S. Gulf Coast were closed to inbound and outbound traffic on Saturday as Hurricane Nate intensified and storm surges of up to 9 feet were expected.

The U.S. Coast Guard on Saturday ordered port condition Zulu in effect beginning at 8 a.m. local time for New Orleans; Gulfport and Pascagoula, Mississippi; Mobile, Alabama; and Pensacola and Panama City, Florida. The storm is expected to strike the U.S. coast on Saturday night, the National Hurricane Center said.

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B'desh JS passes Digital Security Bill pertaining to punishment for illegal access to info on state affairs

19 Sep 2018 | 9:32 PM

Dhaka, Sep 19 ( UNI) The "Digital Security Bill, 2018" was passed in the Bangladesh parliament keeping a provision of minimum seven years and maximum fourteen years imprisonment and monetary fine of minimum Tk2.

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Hasina says her govt firmly believes in freedom of press in Bangladesh

Hasina says her govt firmly believes in freedom of press in Bangladesh

19 Sep 2018 | 7:51 PM

By Mir Afroz Zaman
Dhaka, Sep 19 (UNI) Reiterating that her government firmly believes in the freedom of press, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday urged the journalists to play a constructive and responsible role that will be helpful for the country's development.

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Its actually survival of the laziest!

19 Sep 2018 | 7:30 PM

Washington, Sep 19 (UNI) Being couch potato is not such a bad thing after all, with a recent study suggesting that laziness might be a fruitful strategy for survival of individuals, species and even communities of species.

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Now, gut bacteria to produce electricity

19 Sep 2018 | 6:59 PM

California, Sep 19 (UNI) Scientists from University of California, Berkeley have found an unusual source of electricity in the human body- the gut bacteria!
While bacteria that produce electricity have been found in exotic environments like mines and the bottoms of lakes, researchers have discovered that a common diarrhoea-causing bacterium, Listeria monocytogenes, which produces electricity using an entirely different technique from known electrogenic bacteria.

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Sentences of Nawaz, Maryam, Safdar suspended

Sentences of Nawaz, Maryam, Safdar suspended

19 Sep 2018 | 6:34 PM

Islamabad, Sep 19 (UNI) The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Wednesday ordered the release from jail of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Capt Safdar, suspending the sentences they received from an accountability court in July.

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