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As former President Donald J. Trump goes on trial on Monday in Manhattan, President Biden and his allies are not likely to say much.For Democrats, a former president facing criminal charges over covering up a sex scandal surrounding the 2016 campaign speaks for itself. The media coverage will be constant, especially if Mr. Trump takes the stand, which he has floated as a possibility. And while Mr. Trump faces up to eight weeks in court, Mr. Biden will be on the campaign trail and employing a “Rose Garden strategy” as he governs from the White House, a contrast that the…

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দেশের ৪ জেলার ওপর দিয়ে রাত ১টার মধ্যে সর্বোচ্চ ৬০ কিলোমিটার বেগে ঝড় বয়ে যেতে পারে। সেইসঙ্গে বজ্রসহ এবং শিলাবৃষ্টি হতে পারে বলেও ধারণা করা হচ্ছে। এমন তথ্য জানিয়েছে আবহাওয়া দপ্তর। সোমবার সন্ধ্যায় নদীবন্দরগুলোর জন্য দেয়া সতর্কবার্তায় এ তথ্য জানানো হয়। এতে বলা হয়, রাত ১টার মধ্যে পাবনা, কুষ্টিয়া, সিরাজগঞ্জ এবং ফরিদপুর অঞ্চলের ওপর দিয়ে পশ্চিম অথবা উত্তর-পশ্চিম দিক থেকে ঘণ্টায় ৬০ কিলোমিটার বেগে অস্থায়ীভাবে দমকা অথবা ঝড়ো হাওয়াসহ বৃষ্টি অথবা বজ্রসহ বৃষ্টি হতে পারে। এসব এলাকার নদীবন্দর সমূহকে ১ নম্বর সতর্ক সংকেত দেখাতে বলা হয়েছে। রাতে দেয়া আবহাওয়া বার্তায় জানানো হয়, পশ্চিমা লঘুচাপের বর্ধিতাংশ পশ্চিমবঙ্গ ও তৎসংলগ্ন এলাকায় অবস্থান…

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The final day of the 2023-24 regular season saw a number of playoff teams jockeying for seeding, other teams trying to improve draft lottery odds and a few just hoping to end the campaign on a high note.The Houston Rockets, who had made an unsuccessful late charge for the Play-In Tournament, fell into the latter category, looking for their first non-losing record since the 2019-20 season.As it turned out Sunday, the Rockets and Los Angeles Clippers fans both took home a win. With 4:44 remaining in the fourth quarter of Houston’s eventual 116-105 victory over the Clippers, center Boban Marjanović…

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Donald Trump has arrived at a Manhattan court for a historic criminal trial stemming from a hush-money payment to a porn star that could keep him in court for weeks and complicate his bid to win back the White House.”This is political persecution,” Trump, 77, said before entering the courtroom and taking his seat at the defence table with by his lawyers and wearing his signature blue suit and red tie.He is required to attend the trial, which is expected to last through May.Jury selection is expected to take about a week, followed by witness testimony.Police stood guard in front…

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Some 64 percent of Pennsylvanians responding to a Quinnipiac poll in early January described their financial situation as excellent or good; 24 percent characterized it as “not so good,” and only 9 percent called it poor. But in the same survey, only 33 percent of Pennsylvanians described “the state of the nation’s economy” as excellent or good.Vocal frustration with more expensive gas and food, rent-raising landlords and premium-raising insurance companies still animates small talk among friends. Home prices have soared, a blessing for homeowners but a curse for those seeking to join their ranks. Child care and elder care costs,…

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Unlock the Editor’s Digest for freeRoula Khalaf, Editor of the FT, selects her favourite stories in this weekly newsletter.CVC may be a phenomenal dealmaker but it has not had much luck in picking timings for its own listing. Over the past two years, the European private equity group has twice delayed its initial public offering plans as markets were roiled by geopolitical tensions. It has now announced its intention to float, and in doing so joined the list of those anxiously watching developments in the Middle East.Despite the circumstances, it is not hard to see why CVC might be keen…

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Unlock the Editor’s Digest for freeRoula Khalaf, Editor of the FT, selects her favourite stories in this weekly newsletter.Denmark’s tax authority accused trader Sanjay Shah’s hedge fund of masterminding a “meticulously pre-planned” fraud on Monday, at the opening of a trial described by an English judge as one of the most complex to hit London’s courts.Lawyers acting for the Danish Customs and Tax Administration (Skat) told the High Court that dozens of defendants led by Shah’s hedge fund Solo Capital Partners conducted a fraud over three years that netted them a total of about £1.44bn in dividend tax refunds.The case…

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WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENTA North Carolina carjacking suspect faces murder charges after police say he mowed down a good Samaritan who helped thwart a carjacking attempt and died after opening fire on the suspect, who stole the victim’s work truck instead before fleeing the scene in eyewitness video taken outside a Burger King restaurant.The incident happened in March, but the graphic video emerged online over the weekend.MUGSHOTS RELEASED, REVEALING FIRST LOOK AT SUSPECTS IN CASE OF MISSING KANSAS WOMEN A screengrab showing a standoff involving Adam Lecompte and Ricky Driggers in Lumberton, North Carolina. (Twitter)It shows the victim, whom Lumberton police…

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চট্টগ্রামে কর্তব্যরত অবস্থায় ডা. রিয়াজ উদ্দিন শিবলু ও ডা. রক্তিম দাশের ওপর সন্ত্রাসী হামলা ও হাসপাতাল ভাঙচুরের ঘটনায় প্রতিবাদ জানিয়েছে বাংলাদেশ মেডিক্যাল অ্যাসোসিয়েশন (বিএমএ)। সোমবার (১৫ এপ্রিল) সংগঠনের সভাপতি ডা. মোস্তফা জালাল মহিউদ্দিন এবং মহাসচিব ডা. মো. ইহতেশামুল হক চৌধুরীর সই করা এক বিবৃতিতে এ কথা জানানো হয়। বিবৃতিতে চিকিৎসক নেতারা বলেন, চিকিৎসারত অবস্থায় রোগীর মৃত্যুকে কেন্দ্র করে রোগীর স্বজন নামধারী একদল দুর্বৃত্ত কর্তৃক চট্টগ্রাম মেডিক্যাল সেন্টার হাসপাতালের এনআইসিইউতে কর্তব্যরত চিকিৎসক ডা. রিয়াজ উদ্দিন শিবলু ও মোটরসাইকেল দুর্ঘটনায় আহত এক ব্যক্তিকে চিকিৎসা দিতে দেরি হওয়ার অজুহাতে পটিয়া জেনারেল হাসপাতালে কর্তব্যরত চিকিৎসক ডা. রক্তিম দাশের ওপর সন্ত্রাসী হামলা ও হাসপাতাল ভাঙচুরের ঘটনায়…

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Descrease article font size Increase article font size A 32-year-old was rushed to hospital with serious injuries over the weekend after an attack by both stray dogs and coyotes in Oneida Nation of the Thames First Nation on Saturday. Middlesex OPP and Middlesex-London Paramedic Service personnel were called to an address on Nicholas Road at around 3:45 a.m. Saturday. The email you need for the day’s top news stories from Canada and around the world. Police have described the victim only as a 32-year-old from Oneida Nation of the Thames First Nation.“Although the investigation is in the early stages, it…

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