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  1. Remembered with love, tearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 1 | The Daily Star

    She is not related to them. Yet tears were streaming down Saleha Begum's face as she stood at the site of the deadliest terror attack in the country's history.

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  2. Trump to offer exclusive contract to service US student loansRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | The Daily Star

    Graduates arrive for commencement at the University of California, Berkeley, in Berkeley, United States May 16, 2015. Photo: Reuters/Noah Berger President Donald Trump's administration will soon offer an exclusive contract that will give one company the right to service billions of dollars of outstanding federal student loans now handled by four companies, officials said on Friday.

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  3. Trump supporters, opponents clash in California parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2017 | The Daily Star

    A demonstrator gestures towards a group of counter-demonstrators in opposition of U.S. President Donald Trump during a Patriots Day Free Speech Rally in Berkeley, California, US, April 15, 2017. Photo: Reuters A melee erupted on Saturday in a Berkeley, California park where supporters and opponents of President Donald Trump were holding competing rallies, resulting in at least 20 arrests as police struggled to keep the two camps apart.

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  4. Unlocking the potential of genome editingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | The Daily Star

    The science of genome editing is gaining pace with the world's scientific community having greater grasp of the science, its tools, and its potential applications in deriving products for the immense benefits of mankind. To unlock the potential of genome editing, scientists of the relevant fields in Bangladesh need to take further interest in the frontier science, develop knowledge and skills while the media needs to make the public aware of the new science and its potential through popular writings.

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  5. Pro-Trump California march turns violentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2017 | The Daily Star

    Supporters of Donald Trump clashed with counter-protesters at a rally in the famously left-leaning city of Berkeley, California, on a day of mostly peaceful gatherings in support of the US president across the country. At a park in Berkeley, across the bay from San Francisco, protesters from both sides struck one another over the head with wooden sticks and Trump supporters fired pepper spray as police in riot gear stood at a distance.

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  6. Touching lives in the glow of her dreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2017 | The Daily Star

    Nothing will bring back the child who is now in the great beyond, but what could be a better way the mother could remember her beloved daughter than making her dream her own and fulfill it! That is what the mother and the family of Abinta Kabir, who was killed along with 19 other hostages in last year's Gulshan cafe attack, strove to do as they launched Abinta Kabir Foundation yesterday to help under-privileged children get education. At a memorial programme at a city hotel where the foundation was launched, Ruba Ahmed poured out her emotions and feelings for her only child Abinta.

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  7. History is asking for an address changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | The Daily Star

    In my student days I worked as a bartender in a nightclub in downtown Washington, D.C.,where my colleague was a bespectacled nerdy-looking Vietnam veteran. This man had a hard time carrying on conversations with the guests, an important requirement for bartenders, no less than occupational therapy is for mental health professionals.

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  8. Honour for FaraazRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | The Daily Star

    Faraaz's grandfather Transcom Group Chairman Latifur Rahman and mother Simeen Hossain receive 2017 Humanitarian Award on behalf of the slain youth from actress Babita, goodwill ambassador of Distressed Children & Infants International, and its Executive Director Ehsan Hoque at a programme in the capital yesterday. During the July 1 Gulshan siege, Faraaz Ayaaz Hossain refused to leave his friends behind and eventually got killed by militants.

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  9. Trump threatens UC Berkeley after protestsRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2017 | The Daily Star

    A vandalised Bank of America office is seen after a student protest turned violent at UC Berkeley during a demonstration over right-wing speaker Milo Yiannopoulos, who was forced to cancel his talk, in Berkeley, California, US, February 1, 2017. Photo: Reuters US President Donald Trump threatened on Thursday to cut funding to the University of California at Berkeley after protesters smashed windows and set fires at the school, forcing the cancellation of an appearance by a far-right Breitbart News editor.

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  10. Reward for braveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | The Daily Star

    Raise voice against those who do wrong in the name of religion, says Miraz, winner of 2016 Faraaz Hossain Courage Award Faraaz Ayaaz Hossain's mother Simeen Hossain and PepsiCo Inc Chairman and CEO Indra K Nooyi hand over a crest to Miraz Sardar, the winner of "Faraaz Hossain Courage Award 2016", at a ceremony at a city hotel yesterday. Brac Founder and Chairperson Sir Fazle Hasan Abed and Transcom Group Chairman Latifur Rahman are also on stage.

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  11. High-jumping robot could aid in quakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | The Daily Star

    An agile jumping robot that was inspired by some of the animal world's best leapers could one day help in rescue efforts after earthquakes or building collapses, US scientists said Tuesday. Known as Salto, the 10-inch tall robot can jump higher than a bullfrog and almost as high as a galago, or bush baby, a small primate found in Africa.

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  12. The most searched word in 2016? XenophobiaRead the original story

    Nov 28, 2016 | The Daily Star

    You might have thought about it, heard it. A lot. You might have even felt it: Dictionary.com's word of the year is "xenophobia."

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  13. HONOUR for a young heroRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2016 | The Daily Star

    The bravery and selflessness he showed with death staring him in the face is a source of inspiration for thousands of people across the globe. During the July 1 terror attack at Holey Artisan Bakery in Dhaka, 20-year-old Faraaz Ayaaz Hossain refused to desert his friends and was brutally killed by the terrorists.

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  14. Anti-Trump pretests rock USRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | The Daily Star

    Anti-Trump protesters demonstrate against the president-elect in different cities on Wednesday. Protesters lit fires in the streets and blocked traffic as rage over the billionaire's election victory spilled onto the streets of major US cities.

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  15. Oxford ranked world's top universityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2016 | The Daily Star

    Graduates queue to have their photograph taken after a graduation ceremony at Oxford University, Oxford, southern England in this May 28, 2011. Photo: REUTERS The University of Oxford, the oldest university in the English-speaking world and feeder for the British elite, has topped a global education ranking for the first time, but its vice-chancellor warned that Brexit could damage its long-term prospects.

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