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How the Vietnamese government reacts to the dead fishes

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Millions of dead fish stretched out over 200 kilometers of central Vietnamese beaches are posing the biggest test so far for the new government.The Communist administration led by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has b...

Woman returns library book 67 years late

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A woman in New Zealand returned a book that she had checked out from a library more than 60 years ago. Epsom Community Library shared a photo of the book, including the checkout slip which featured the date Dec. 17, 1...

Kasich’s gay rights debate

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Republican presidential candidate Ohio Gov. John Kasich said gay people "probably" do not choose to be gay and are born that way, after being pressed by a questioner in a lengthy exchange at a campaign event in Califo...

Obama nominated the first female dean at West Point

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President Barack Obama has nominated the first female dean at West Point. Col. Cindy Jebb, who has been the academy's social studies department head, would succeed Brig. Gen. Tim Trainor in the post. Trainor has been ...

Traditions Explained: History of the Vietnamese Heritage and Freedom Flag

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As Vietnamese refugees commemorate the Fall of Saigon, also known as Black April, we will talk about the origins of the venerated Vietnamese Heritage and Freedom Flag and what it means to our generation and our commun...

Sitting down with D.A Karen Schatzle

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It's our pleasure to sit down with district attorney Karen Schatzle who is running for Superior Court Judge to get to know her, her background and her motivations for running. Karen has devoted 30 years of her career...

China denies US aircraft carrier Hong Kong visit

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China has denied a US aircraft carrier permission to make a port visit to Hong Kong. The nuclear powered USS John C Stennis, as well as its escort ships, were prevented from docking on Friday. The US said it expected ...

Norway helicopter crash: 13 killed near Bergen

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Thirteen people are presumed dead after a helicopter crashed west of the Norwegian city of Bergen. Eleven of those on board were Norwegian, one was British and one Italian. No survivors have been found. A major rescue...

New York Times chief executive accused of discrimination

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The chief executive of the New York Times is facing a multi-million dollar legal action alleging he introduced an "environment rife with discrimination based on age, race and gender". Mark Thompson, a former director-...

Casino Guichard-Perrachon Sells Vietnamese Unit for $1 Billion Euros

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Casino Guichard-Perrachon SA agreed to sell Vietnam’s Big C grocery chain to Central Group at an enterprise value of $1 billion euros, extending an Asian divestment program aimed to reduce the French retailer’s debt. ...

Young gay and bisexual men, Homosexual male, the United Kingdom, British

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Young gay and bisexual men may be much more likely to attempt suicide or harm themselves than their older counterparts, and blacks are at greater risk than whites. British researchers report showed that among gay and ...

DEA helps local police investigates Prince’s death

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Local police investigating the death of pop star Prince are asking for help from the Drug Enforcement Administration. NBC News reported that police found prescription painkillers in the singer's possession following h...

Mumps outbreak at Harvard

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A mumps outbreak that began two months ago at Harvard University is getting worse. More than 40 students and staff have been struck, despite efforts to isolate patients. The university's Health Services Director told ...

IS can’t afford to recruit more foreign fighters

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A senior U.S. military official said Islamic State recruitment has decreased from up to 2,000 foreign fighters per month last year down to 200 a month in both Iraq and Syria as the Islamist militant group's financial ...

Vietnam Veterans Reunite 50 Years Later To Recreate Magical Photograph

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A half century has passed since four U.S. Marines proudly posed for a beachside snap before heading off to the Vietnam War. last weekend the veterans managed to recapture that youthful exuberance when they recreated t...

Burial protest over gender equality at Kumbh Mela festival

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A female Hindu religious leader has staged a "burial" protest at India's Kumbh Mela festival after her all-woman group was denied permission to bathe in holy waters. Trikal Bah-wan-ta, founder of the Paa-ri Ak-ha-ra, ...

Apple’s sales sink for the first time last quarter

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On Tuesday afternoon, Apple reported that its sales and profit both fell last quarter. This is a rarity for a company that has been growing at a rapid pace, even as it has become the largest technology company on the ...

Taiwan’s Formosa steel company doing serious damage to Vietnam’s ecosystem

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Vietnamese authorities are investigating a Taiwanese steel company in connection with a massive fish kill that is threatening the local seafood industry. Huge numbers of fish have washed ashore in Ha Tinh, Quang Binh,...

US Presses Vietnam on Detentions Ahead of Obama Visit

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Senior officials of the two governments held an annual dialogue on human rights in Washington. It's an issue which remains a drag on improving relations between the former enemies. Tom Malinowski, U.S. assistant secre...

The More Rice Infants Eat, the Higher Their Arsenic Levels

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According to a new study published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association Pediatrics, the more rice products infants consume, the more they are at risk of developing increased levels of arsenic. The ...

Philly campaign volunteer shot dead ‘execution style’ after speaking with candidate

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Philadelphia authorities continue to investigate a bizarre homicide that happened Sunday and carries at least some degree of political relation. Investigators said the victim is 21-year-old Alex Cherry was a man who h...

Canadian hostage John Ridsdel killed in the Philippines

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said in a statement Monday that John Ridsdel, a Canadian held hostage by Islamist militants in the Philippines, "has been killed at the hands of his captors,". Trudeau said QUOTE...

How to address your “Aunt” & “Uncle”

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Welcome to Viet 101! Join host Jocelyn Nguyen as she teaches you simple, easy to learn Vietnamese words and phrases. This week, we will teach you how to address your aunt and uncle, depending on your mom or your dad's...

China’s ‘leftover women’ goes viral

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An advertisement centred around "leftover women" in China has gone viral, provoking an emotional debate about single women in the country. The issue of unmarried females, often stigmatised as "sheng nu" or leftover wo...

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