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Image : Asian-American voters, once Republican, are turning Democrat

Asian-American voters, once Republican, are turning Democrat

person Orange Themes access_time Oct 31,2016

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — At a shopping plaza in the Washington suburbs, the flag of the long-defunct South Vietnam flies beside the Stars and Stripes. Former refugees who congregate there hold fast to their roots, but their political allegiances are

Image : Islamic State group claims Ohio State University rampage

Islamic State group claims Ohio State University rampage

person Orange Themes access_time Nov 29,2016

Islamic State group claims Ohio State University rampage The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a car and knife rampage at a US college on Monday that left 11 people injured. The attack at Ohio State University was carried out by

Image : Gorgeous landscapes reveal idyllic tranquillity in Central Highlands

Gorgeous landscapes reveal idyllic tranquillity in Central Highlands

person Orange Themes access_time Oct 03,2016

Here are some great images taken by amateur photographer Manh Hung of the quiet foggy rivers, peaceful rice fields, and other landscapes of the Central Highlands region.

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Saigon cab firm lodges formal complaint after losing out to Uber, Grab

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En nexpress - The plight of traditional taxis has received little sympathy from members of the public, who say they are fed up with unreliable services....

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

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

Why has a Milky Way planet been named after this teenage Indian girl?

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Yahoo News A planet in the Milky Way has reportedly been named after a teenager, who hails from Bangalore, India. Sahithi Pingali, a high school student, was bestowed the honour after she excelled at one of the world's largest pre-college science...

Mountain lion kittens near LA die after mother abandons them

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Yahoo News CALABASAS, Calif. (AP) — Two mountain lion kittens being tracked by scientists have died in the Southern California wilderness after being abandoned by their mother....

Trump assails London mayor’s words to deride him after terror attack

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Yahoo News The terror attack in London became an occasion for President Trump to criticize the London mayor’s attempts to reassure his city....

Astronauts set to return after marathon ISS mission

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Yahoo News French astronaut Thomas Pesquet is due to return to Earth on Friday after a marathon 196-day trip that will fall just shy of a record space mission for a European. The world was a different place when Pesquet, Russia's Oleg Novitskiy and...

Leaders pledge to boost climate efforts after Trump decision

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Yahoo News PARIS (AP) — A Malian cattle herder, German environmental activists, leaders from Mexico to China — they're among millions on Friday denouncing President Donald Trump's decision to pull the United States out of the Paris climate accord....

China vows to uphold climate pact after US pullout

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Yahoo News Beijing vowed Friday to uphold the Paris climate accord after the United States withdrew from the pact, saying it was a "responsibility shouldered by China as a responsible major country". "We think the Paris accord reflects the widest...

EU, China grab spotlight in climate fight after US quits Paris deal

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Yahoo News Dismayed EU and Chinese leaders meet Friday at a Brussels summit in a bid to fill a void in the global push to fight climate change left by the US pullout from the Paris pact. In a potentially dramatic shift in diplomatic roles, the...

EU to raise South China Sea issues again after last year's tense discussion

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The European bloc is cautious about China's militarization of islands....

Musk, Iger to quit Trump advisory councils after Paris accord decision

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Iger wrote on Twitter that 'as a matter of principle, I've resigned from the President's Council over the #ParisAgreement withdrawal.'...

Pittsburgh mayor fires back after Trump invokes Steel City in Paris accord withdrawal

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Yahoo News Pittsburgh’s mayor takes issue with President Trump citing his city as a reason to leave the Paris accord. Pittsburgh voted for Clinton and supports the accord, he notes....

Fear of erosion spreads to Saigon after riverbank road cracks

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Some locals have evacuated the area for fear their houses will be washed into the river....

After Trump trip, is Europe ready to go it alone?

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Yahoo News This is not the first time that European leaders unhappy with the direction of US leadership have threatened to strike out on their own. President George W. Bush’s post-9/11 “with us or against us” ultimatum – and above all his war in...

Trump goes after ‘negative press covfefe’ in botched midnight tweet

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Yahoo News “Despite the constant negative press conferee,” President Trump wrote shortly after midnight. It's unclear what he meant in the tweet....

Egypt launches air raids in Libya after Christians killed

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'The terrorist incident that took place today will not pass unnoticed.'...

Sri Lanka seeks international help after deadly flooding, landslides kill 122

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The disaster has claimed at least 122 lives, and 97 people are still missing....

Formosa steel plant in Vietnam restarts one year after toxic spill

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Taiwanese-owned Formosa paid $500 million for the pollution that devastated sea life and coastal economies....

Vietnam sends homeless man back to Russia after months of support

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The 45-year-old Russian had wandered Nha Trang streets for years before a social welfare center took him in late last year....

British Airways flights grounded after global IT outage

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Bao Moi - LONDON: British Airways has cancelled all its flights out of major London airports Heathrow and Gatwick for the rest of Saturday (May 27) after an IT systems failure, warning people not to travel to the congested hubs....

Body of Vietnamese teacher found in Ha Long Bay after suicide jump

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The man had been missing for three days and police ruled that he had committed suicide....

Earth is a jewel, says astronaut after six months away

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Yahoo News Observing Earth from 400 kilometres (250 miles) away has made astronaut Thomas Pesquet aware of the planet's fragility as never before, he told AFP from the International Space Station days before heading home. When it comes to global...

Spicer tussles with reporters after Trump’s foreign trip

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Yahoo News Despite the condemnation of anonymous sources, Trump’s White House frequently puts out its own information anonymously or attributed to senior officials....

Pacific Partnership 2017 departs Da Nang after ten-day disaster response training

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Baomoi - Pacific Partnership 2017 departed the central Vietnamese city of Da Nang on Thursday after completing ten days of disaster response training, medical and engineering expertise exchanges, cooperative health engagements, and community...

England's emergency units open 'as normal' again after cyber attack

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Baomoi - Accident and emergency units in England were nearly back to normal on Tuesday (May 16), the National Health Service (NHS) said, after the last restrictions put in place following the global cyber attack were lifted....

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