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Trump Walks in Front of Queen Elizabeth, Causing Social Media Frenzy

Queen Elizabeth II may not have been amused, but the Twitterati certainly were.<p>During President Trump’s hourlong visit with the queen at Windsor Castle on Friday — they shared tea, a handshake and traditional pomp-and-circumstance — one awkward moment stood out on social media. It was when …

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Space lettuce is now officially on the ISS menu

The humble lettuce is still the subject of ongoing experimentation in microgravity. Over the last few years, astronauts aboard the International Space Station have been trying to determine if the vegetable is a viable source of fresh food that can be grown and eaten in space.<p>First, the series of …

'Holocaust on ice' dance by wife of Putin official causes uproar

Tatiana Navka wears striped uniform with yellow six-pointed star for dance routine on Russian TV show Ice Age<p>The wife of Vladimir Putin’s spokesman has caused controversy by dressing in a concentration camp uniform for a televised ice dance routine that some have called the “Holocaust on …

Authorities say no plans to forcibly remove North Dakota protesters

(Reuters) - U.S. authorities said on Sunday they had no plans to forcibly remove activists protesting plans to run an oil pipeline beneath a lake near the Standing Rock Sioux reservation in North Dakota, despite telling them to leave by early December.<p>Women hold a prayer ceremony on Backwater …

US election won't affect ties with Bangladesh: Bernicat

US Ambassador Marcia Stephens Bloom Bernicat today hinted that the existing Bangladesh-US relations would not be affected by change of government …

Sundarban doesn't belong to Bangladesh

I too have thought of posting a profile picture on Facebook, of me saluting the Bangladesh cricket team on its splendid Test match victory over …

Climate finance dispute prompts Bangladesh to return £13m of UK aid

Delivery of money through multi-donor fund coordinated by World Bank seen as slight on innate expertise of country well versed in handling climate issues<p>Millions of pounds of climate change aid to Bangladesh has been returned unspent to the British government following a long-running dispute over …

Boris Johnson says looks forward to continuing UK-U.S. partnership with Trump

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, who has previously criticised U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, congratulated him on his victory on Wednesday and said he looked forward to continuing the partnership between the two nations.<p>“I believe passionately in the importance of …

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