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Trump Jr. appears to contradict father’s claim he never told Comey he hoped FBI director would end Flynn probe
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Trump Jr. appears to contradict father’s claim he never told Comey he hoped FBI director would end Flynn probe

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

Vietnam braces for first tropical storm of the year
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Vietnam braces for first tropical storm of the year

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

Trump calls Comey memo leaks ‘cowardly!’
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Trump calls Comey memo leaks ‘cowardly!’

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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Obama visits families of the Orlando massacre victims

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

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

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

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

Weekly roundup: Visa waivers, food safety, surviving summer heat and more
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Weekly roundup: Visa waivers, food safety, surviving summer heat and more

Revisit the week with top stories compiled by VnExpress International's editors.

Vietnam calls for dialogue to end Qatar diplomatic crisis
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Vietnam calls for dialogue to end Qatar diplomatic crisis

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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Vietnamese official with massive villa probed for suspected land mismanagement

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

McCaskill rips Hatch on ‘back room’ health care bill
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McCaskill rips Hatch on ‘back room’ health care bill

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

Yahoo News Inglis told Yahoo News on Friday that he hoped that Ryan and his party would put country over party and take the investigation seriously.

Trump on existence of Comey recordings: ‘You’re going to be very disappointed’
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Trump on existence of Comey recordings: ‘You’re going to be very disappointed’

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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Chelsea Manning wishes she could say 'Thanks, Obama'

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

Pelosi: I wish George W. Bush were president now
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Pelosi: I wish George W. Bush were president now

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

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

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

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

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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Candidates for Virginia lieutenant governor square off over gay judge

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

‘Lies’ to ‘Lordy’: How the world’s front pages covered the Comey testimony
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‘Lies’ to ‘Lordy’: How the world’s front pages covered the Comey testimony

Yahoo News Former FBI Director James Comey’s public testimony was one of the most anticipated congressional hearings in recent memory — and newspaper front pages treated it as such. Focusing on

Landfill operator notorious for causing Saigon stench fined $66,000
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Landfill operator notorious for causing Saigon stench fined $66,000

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

What's keeping Vietnamese people up at night?
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What's keeping Vietnamese people up at night?

Legislators have been discussing what they call the biggest public concerns, from the food they eat to the bribes they have to pay.

Vietnamese in Qatar unaffected by diplomatic crisis: envoy
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Vietnamese in Qatar unaffected by diplomatic crisis: envoy

The embassy in Qatar said the Vietnamese here are worried, but they go on with their daily life as usual.

Transport minister wants rail link to connect Saigon with multibillion-dollar airport
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Transport minister wants rail link to connect Saigon with multibillion-dollar airport

Passengers would be able to move between Tan Son Nhat and the upcoming Long Thanh Airport on a train.

Fish belly up in Hanoi lake, one year after similar mass death
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Fish belly up in Hanoi lake, one year after similar mass death

Local media estimated that tons of fish had died om the Hoang Cau Lake in the city downtown by Friday morning.

Ex-cop in Vietnam sentenced to 20 years for drug dealing
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Ex-cop in Vietnam sentenced to 20 years for drug dealing

The man was once responsible for fighting drug crimes in the central province of Nghe An.

Saigon locals sideswiped by proposed hike to sidewalk rental fees
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Saigon locals sideswiped by proposed hike to sidewalk rental fees

'Screw it if it’s a public space or not': Locals get fed up with latest sidewalk scheme.