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Why Nikki Haley's outlier status is useful for White House – up to a point

person Orange Themes access_time Jun 06,2017

Yahoo News What made the unvarnished criticism noteworthy was that it came not from the nation’s chief diplomat, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, nor from a State Department statement, but from the US ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley.

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'Band of Brothers' veteran Edward Tipper dies in Colorado

person Orange Themes access_time Feb 12,2017

Yahoo News LAKEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Edward Tipper, a World War II paratrooper who was portrayed in the HBO series "Band of Brothers," has died. He was 95.

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Vietnam encourages Korean investment in electricity projects

access_time May 16,2017 chat_bubble_outline 15 views
Vietnam encourages Korean investment in electricity projects

The Deputy PM said Vietnam wants to attract capable and experienced investors to power generation projects, adding that many Korean investors operating in the field have reaped considerable success in the country.

He asked KOSPO to work closely with the Ministry of Industry and Trade and relevant units to choose business models best suited to their capacity and the Vietnamese market’s conditions to be submitted to authorities for approval.

Yoon, for his part, said with more than 40 years of experience and one of the five largest power providers in the Republic of Korea, KOSPO is looking to cooperate with Vietnamese enterprises to develop power projects.

As one of the leading thermal and wind electric utilities in the RoK, KOSPO was established in February 2001 after being split from the Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO).

In Debbie's wake, Australia begins to pick up the pieces

Cyclone Debbie made landfall on Australia’s northeast coast Tuesday, with rains, storm surges, and winds as fast as 160 miles per hour scouring the state of Queensland.As the country’s Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull put it to reporters, "Nature has flung her worst at the people of Queensland."Local residents – especially those in Bowen, Proserpine, and Mackay – had been warned to brace for this scenario, The Christian Science Monitor reported on Monday, with authorities urging 30,000 locals to… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Vietnam’s health minister proposes liquor ban for karaoke bars

Vietnam’s Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien has proposed banning the sale of liquor at karaoke parlors countrywide as a measure to lessen the potential effects of alcoholic drinks. Tien made the suggestion at a meeting to discuss the draft law on combating the effects of alcohol in Ho Chi Minh City on Friday. The bill also seeks to prohibit selling beer and alcoholic beverages to minors, pregnant women or already drunken customers, as well as banning public officials and workers from… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

US says Iraqis have retaken 40 villages from IS near Mosul

BAGHDAD (AP) — The U.S. military says Iraqi forces have retaken 40 villages from the Islamic State group near Mosul since a massive operation to drive the militants from the city began last week.U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Matthew C. Isler said Friday that Iraqi troops are consolidating gains made east and south of the city earlier this week, but insisted "momentum" was still on their side.The fight to retake Mosul, which fell to IS in a matter of days in the summer of 2014, is the largest… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Robo Beer Run: Self-Driving Truck Delivers Budweiser

Nothing brings a party to a screeching halt like running out of booze. Well, rather than begging your designated driver to go on a beer run, you may be able to call on a self-driving truck to keep the fridge stocked.A self-driving truck, developed by the Uber-owned startup Otto, recently made the first autonomous commercial delivery by driving 120 miles (200 kilometers) across Colorado to deliver 2,000 cases of Budweiser beer.On Oct. 20, the truck departed the Anheuser-Busch facility in… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Philippines wants coordinated patrols to protect ships from rebels

A tug boat pulls a coal barge along the Mahakam River in Samarinda, East Kalimantan province, Indonesia, March 2, 2016. Picture taken March 2, 2016. REUTERS/Beawiharta The Philippines has been discussing coordinated naval patrols on its southern maritime borders with Indonesia and Malaysia to protect shipping after attacks and kidnappings by Islamist militants, its foreign minister said on Thursday. Indonesia is trying to free about 14 of its citizens seized from tugboats by Abu Sayyaf rebels… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

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