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More cruise ships to visit Vietnam ports

person Orange Themes access_time Sep 09,2016

More cruise ships will sail to Vietnam from late this year as an extension of their itineraries in Asian countries including China, which has emerged as an appealing market for international cruise lines, according to local travel firms.

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Dillian Whyte vs Dereck Chisora sensationally in doubt at 11th hour as BBBofC ...

person Orange Themes access_time Dec 08,2016

Dillian Whyte vs Dereck Chisora sensationally in doubt at 11th hour as BBBofC ... The grudge match between Dillian Whyte and Dereck Chisora for the British heavyweight title has been cast into doubt at the 11th hour by the British Boxing Board of

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The ABCs of Google's Alphabet announcement

person Orange Themes access_time Aug 12,2015

Part of Google's bombshell restructuring, under a new parent called Alphabet, is that its most recent top hire -- CFO Ruth Porat -- gets even more power. Here's what the financial issues look like for Porat and Co.

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Former Sen. Dan Coats Leading Candidate for Director of National Intelligence

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Former Sen. Dan Coats Leading Candidate for Director of National Intelligence

Former Sen. Dan Coats of Indiana is a leading candidate for Director of National Intelligence in Donald Trump’s administration, according to three senior Trump transition officials.

Coats, 73, made a visit to Trump Tower late last year and said at the time that he was not seeking a position. He was a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee during his term, which ended this year after he decided not to seek re-election. The Republican is also a former U.S. ambassador to Germany under President George W. Bush.

The consideration of Coats comes as a senior Trump transition official told ABC News that Trump and his team are mulling an overhaul of the DNI, which Trump spokesman Sean Spicer denied today.

The DNI was created after 9/11 to coordinate the nation’s intelligence gathering and analysis groups.


Could South Korea see second impeachment?

South Korea's corruption scandal took another twist Monday, as Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn – acting as president since President Park Geun-hye's impeachment in December – refused special prosecutors permission to extend their investigation by 30 days.The investigation team made the request to allow time for questioning of the impeached president, who has been temporarily stripped of her powers until the Constitutional Court decides whether or not to uphold her impeachment – a decision expected… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Eight dead in raids on rebel-held Syrian town: monitor

Beirut (AFP) - Air strikes on a rebel-held town in northwestern Syria killed eight people on Saturday, a monitor said, the latest to hit the area where Al-Qaeda's former affiliate has a strong presence.Most of those killed in the Idlib province town of Maarat Masrin were civilians, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.Their deaths came after those of three civilians, one of them a child, in strikes on the nearby town of Orum al-Joz late on Friday, Observatory head Rami Abdel Rahman… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Argentina Jewish center briefly evacuated after false bomb threat

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - A Jewish community center in Buenos Aires was briefly evacuated after a false bomb threat on Thursday, Argentina's Jewish community association AMIA said in a statement, a day after dozens of similar episodes were reported in the United States.The threat also came a day after the two-year anniversary of the mysterious death of prosecutor Alberto Nisman, who had been investigating whether former President Christina Fernandez tried to cover up Iran's alleged role in a… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Foo Fighters to headline at Glastonbury 2017

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Chinese tourists top list of foreign visitors to Khanh Hoa

Visitors from China topped the list of foreign tourists to the southern central province of Khanh Hoa in the first three months of 2016 with more than 107,000 arrivals. Chinese tourists conduct entry procedures. The figure was five times higher than that of the same period last year, according to the local Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism. The increase was attributed to the opening of several direct air routes linking China’s major cities with Khanh Hoa’s Cam Ranh international… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

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