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Cook 117, South Africa leads Sri Lanka by 432 in 1st test

person Orange Themes access_time Dec 28,2016

Yahoo News PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa (AP) — Opener Stephen Cook made his second century in two tests and South Africa built a hefty 432-run lead over Sri Lanka by the end of Day 3 of the first test on Wednesday.

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Why Fewer Americans Say They Want to Lose Weight

person Orange Themes access_time Nov 23,2016

The reason for the findings is not clear, but Gallup also found that Americans' perception of their ideal weight is changing. Americans surveyed in the 1990s said that their ideal weight was 153 lbs., on average. "The benchmark for their ideal

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Afghan cave dwellers brace against a shifting landscape

person Orange Themes access_time Nov 19,2016

BAMIYAN, Afghanistan (AP) — Marzia and her husband Qadeer thought themselves lucky when they moved into a 1,700-year-old Buddhist cave hand-carved into the side of a mountain in Afghanistan's central highlands — it was clean and dry, warm in the

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Yahoo News In an appearance on Fox News, the president’s son seemed to confirm Comey’s version account of a conversation his dad had with the ex-FBI director about the investigation of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn....

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The storm is the first of up to 15 typhoons and tropical depressions forecast to hit Vietnamese waters this year....

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Yahoo News The president suggested Sunday that the former FBI director’s disclosure of memos detailing their conversations may be illegal — and are far more damning than what were in them....

Obama visits families of the Orlando massacre victims

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Yahoo News As political leaders bicker over guns and terrorism, President Obama tried to help a distraught community heal during a solemn visit Thursday, June 16, 2016 to Orlando, Fla. Obama planned no major speech or call to action during his trip...

Arms show offers Japan venue to build military ties in Southeast Asia

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Japan has invited military representatives from Vietnam and its Southeast Asian neighbors to a special seminar following the three-day arms show....

Vietnamese gang charged for bribing police to get free passes for overloaded trucks

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The gang said they paid off 80 police officers, but none of them admitted to receiving any money....

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Vietnam calls for dialogue to end Qatar diplomatic crisis

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Vietnam says it has good relationships with Middle East countries and hopes for peace and stability in the region....

Vietnamese official with massive villa probed for suspected land mismanagement

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There have been allegations that his villa complex in northern Vietnam is built on forest land....

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Yahoo News McCaskill is unhappy about Republican plans to fast-track the Senate’s version of the Obamacare repeal bill without Democratic involvement or public hearings....

Ex-GOP congressman: Ryan would look into impeachment if a Democratic president acted like Trump

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Yahoo News “I’ll tell you something about that maybe in the very near future,” said Trump when asked if any recordings of his conversations exist....

Chelsea Manning wishes she could say 'Thanks, Obama'

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Yahoo News Chelsea Manning said if given the chance to speak with former President Barack Obama she would say thank you. In her first interview since her May 17 release from prison, Manning was in tears when asked by ABC News’ Juju Chang what she...

Pelosi: I wish George W. Bush were president now

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Yahoo News House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., allowed herself a bit of nostalgia Friday, yearning for the days of an administration friendlier to Democrats: that of former President George W. Bush. Pelosi was touting her bipartisan bona...

From the Comey camp, ‘laughter’ at idea he broke the law by leaking

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Yahoo News Benjamin Wittes, editor in chief of the Lawfare blog and senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, told Yahoo News during an interview Friday that the suggestion by President Trump’s lawyer Marc Kasowitz that Comey should be...

Bob Woodward says Comey’s testimony ‘enhanced’ his credibility

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Yahoo News Former FBI director James Comey strengthened his credibility with his blockbuster Thursday testimony, Watergate reporter Bob Woodward said....

Candidates for Virginia lieutenant governor square off over gay judge

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Yahoo News The already contentious Republican primary race for lieutenant governor in Virginia continued to escalate this week when State Senator Bryce Reeves attacked a rival in the race for supporting the state’s first openly gay judge....

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It seems local residents have kicked up enough of a stink for authorities to take action....

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