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In flood-prone Jakarta, will 'Giant Sea Wall' plan sink or swim?
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In flood-prone Jakarta, will 'Giant Sea Wall' plan sink or swim?

En Vnexpress - Over-extraction of groundwater for drinking and commercial use is largely responsible for the land subsidence.

Forget Mexico. Could solar energy pay for Trump’s border wall?
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Forget Mexico. Could solar energy pay for Trump’s border wall?

Yahoo News By floating a simple suggestion, President Trump has single-handedly improved the prospects for his border wall: If Mexico won’t pay for it, maybe the wall can pay for itself. In a

Obama in Berlin: ‘We can’t hide behind a wall’
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Obama in Berlin: ‘We can’t hide behind a wall’

Yahoo News Former President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel attend a discussion at the German Protestant Kirchentag in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin on May 25. Former

Lucrative project tantalizes builders – except that it's Trump's wall
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Lucrative project tantalizes builders – except that it's Trump's wall

Yahoo News This week, a nascent national movement takes to the streets to protest the building of a border wall with Mexico. Many of the largest and best-known design, engineering, and construction

Why GOP-run Congress didn’t fund Trump’s wall
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Why GOP-run Congress didn’t fund Trump’s wall

Yahoo News What happened to President Trump’s wall in this week’s bipartisan budget deal is a good way to look at the new political dynamic in Washington. Up to this point – the cabinet

Instead of a wall, an open door: Why Ethiopia welcomes an enemy's refugees
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Instead of a wall, an open door: Why Ethiopia welcomes an enemy's refugees

Yahoo News When Yordanos and her two young children slipped safely across the Mereb riverbed between Eritrea and Ethiopia late one recent night, they thought the worst of their journey into exile was

Why the 'Fearless Girl' statue will stay put on Wall Street
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Why the 'Fearless Girl' statue will stay put on Wall Street

Yahoo News The 50-inch bronze "Fearless Girl" statue, which currently stands in front of Wall Street's famed "Charging Bull" sculpture, will be allowed to stay – at least until February 2018. The

What will the wall look like? Trump administration unveils guidelines
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What will the wall look like? Trump administration unveils guidelines

Yahoo News On Friday, President Trump's administration released details from a division of the US Department of Homeland Security outlining the requirements for Mr. Trump's promised wall along the

Trump budget borrows from Coast Guard, TSA, to pay for wall
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Trump budget borrows from Coast Guard, TSA, to pay for wall

Yahoo News Draft documents of the White House budget request indicate that President Trump intends to follow through on his campaign vows to build a wall on the border of the United States and

No wall too high: Authorities seize drug catapult along US-Mexico border
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No wall too high: Authorities seize drug catapult along US-Mexico border

Yahoo News US Border Patrol agents have confiscated a catapult system believed to have been used to launch drugs into the United States, underscoring concerns that President Trump's plan to erect a

Most Asian markets higher after new Wall Street high
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Most Asian markets higher after new Wall Street high

Yahoo News BEIJING (AP) — Most Asian stock markets rose Tuesday after U.S. stock indexes hit a new high and the American central bank chief said it could raise interest rates as early as next month.

Wall goes up around America at miniature world in Germany
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Wall goes up around America at miniature world in Germany

Yahoo News BERLIN (AP) — A wall has appeared around the United States — at a popular miniature world attraction in the German city of Hamburg.

Apple defies Wall Street with strong revival in iPhone sales
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Apple defies Wall Street with strong revival in iPhone sales

Yahoo News Apple Inc reclaimed the throne as the world's top smartphone seller for the first time in five years on Tuesday, beating out rival Samsung in units shipped for the holiday quarter and

Trump faces wall of resistance to immigration order
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Trump faces wall of resistance to immigration order

Yahoo News US President Donald Trump has crushed the most defiant display yet of official opposition to his immigration and refugee restrictions -- but resistance continued to spread Tuesday, inside

Mexico says Israeli PM should apologize for wall tweet
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Mexico says Israeli PM should apologize for wall tweet

Yahoo News Mexico called on Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday to apologize for praising US President Donald Trump's border wall plan but the Israeli prime minister denied he was targeting the Latin

The Latest: Israel's Netanyahu endorses Trump plan for wall
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The Latest: Israel's Netanyahu endorses Trump plan for wall

Yahoo News CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on U.S. President Donald Trump and his ban on refugees from Muslim-majority countries (all times local):

Trump, Mexican leader speak to mend rift over wall
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Trump, Mexican leader speak to mend rift over wall

Yahoo News Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and US President Donald Trump sought to tone down diplomatic tensions over the Republican's planned border wall, agreeing to seek a resolution to the

Berlin mayor to Trump: 'Don't build this wall!'
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Berlin mayor to Trump: 'Don't build this wall!'

Yahoo News While the White House has also threatened to tax Mexican imports to cover its cost, Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto cancelled a planned Washington in protest. Berlin's mayor said his

Questions swirl after Trump admin says tax will pay for wall
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Questions swirl after Trump admin says tax will pay for wall

Yahoo News WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is promising Mexico will pay for his massive border wall. On Thursday, his administration finally suggested how: a 20 percent tax on products

How Trump's plan to pay for Mexico border wall would work
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How Trump's plan to pay for Mexico border wall would work

Yahoo News WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is promising Mexico will pay for his massive border wall. On Thursday, his administration finally suggested how: a 20 percent tax on products

Mexico leader cancels US trip in border wall row with Trump
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Mexico leader cancels US trip in border wall row with Trump

Yahoo News Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on Thursday called off a meeting with Donald Trump as tensions over the US leader's vow to make Mexico fund a new wall on the neighbors' border boiled

Mexican president 'regrets and disapproves' Trump push for wall
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Mexican president 'regrets and disapproves' Trump push for wall

Yahoo News Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto said on Wednesday night that he "regrets and disapproves" the push by U.S. President Donald Trump to build a new wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Trump moves ahead with wall, puts stamp on U.S. immigration, security policy
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Trump moves ahead with wall, puts stamp on U.S. immigration, security policy

Yahoo News By Julia Edwards Ainsley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Wednesday ordered construction of a U.S.-Mexican border wall and punishment for cities shielding illegal

Asian markets spurred by Wall Street's rally
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Asian markets spurred by Wall Street's rally

Yahoo News KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Asian markets gained Wednesday, building on Wall Street's overnight rally. Shares in Japan rose on stronger-than-expected trade data and a weaker yen.