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Vietnam shipping execs sentenced to death for embezzlement

person Orange Themes access_time Feb 23,2017

Bao moi - HANOI: Vietnam on Wednesday (Feb 22) sentenced two executives from its scandal-hit shipping industry to death for embezzlement, official media reported, the latest punishment meted out for the spectacular collapse of a state-run firm that

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Timbers loan Lucas Melano to Belgrano in Argentina

person Orange Themes access_time Jan 09,2017

Yahoo News PORTAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland Timbers have loaned midfielder Lucas Melano to Atletico Belgrano of Argentina.

Image : To Mosul and back: Sunni Arabs seek place in a shifting Iraq

To Mosul and back: Sunni Arabs seek place in a shifting Iraq

person Orange Themes access_time Nov 18,2016

By John Davison NEAR BASHIQA, Iraq (Reuters) - When Kurdish forces began rounding up his relatives and friends, 23-year-old Iraqi Omar Abdallah fled with his pregnant wife and four brothers to Mosul. At the time, life under Islamic State seemed

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Severe weather conditions becoming a norm for Vietnam and other Asian countries

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Qatar c.bank says country has $340 bln in reserves, can weather Arab sanctions: CNBC

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As Trump made his decision on climate pact, here’s what the Weather Channel wanted him to see

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Yahoo News After President Trump announced his intention to pull the U.S. out of the Paris Climate Agreement, the Weather Channel tailored its homepage to emphasize the effects of climate change. By pulling out of the agreement, the U.S. joins...

Will Vietnam’s fisheries weather the storms in 2017?

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Vietnamnet - So many big seafood companies have met with misfortune that some analysts have predicted the decline of the industry....

AP PHOTOS: Migrants in Belgrade endure week in nasty weather

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Yahoo News BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — It was a week in frigid hell for hundreds of migrants squatting in an abandoned warehouse in the Serbian capital of Belgrade while trying to move on toward Western Europe....

Perfect storm in gorgeous weather for low scores at Waialae

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Yahoo News HONOLULU (AP) — The way Justin Thomas is playing the Sony Open, someone might have to shoot 59 to catch him on Sunday....

Aid agencies sound alarm over freezing Balkans weather as migrant deaths reported

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Yahoo News By Astrid Zweynert LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Dozens of migrants are at risk of freezing to death in Europe after heavy snowfall and bitterly cold temperatures hit Greece and the Balkans, aid agencies said on Wednesday. Central...

Hanoi going back to winter weather after foggy days

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En Vnexpress - The city has been under a thick blanket of fog this week, with a strong cold spell set to bring the mercury down soon....

Blizzards, icy weather continue their grip on Europe

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Yahoo News COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Heavy snow fall and below-freezing temperatures continued to sweep across the European continent Saturday causing scores of deaths, and grounding airplanes and crippling ferries in Italy and Turkey — an icy cold...

Bad weather blamed as Vietnam misses target for rice exports

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The volume of shipments sank to the lowest level since 2008 while rivals became more competitive....

North East news LIVE: Latest breaking news, sport, weather, traffic and travel

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North East news LIVE: Latest breaking news, sport, weather, traffic and travel Welcome to The Chronicle's live breaking news blog for Boxing Day, 2016. Here are our regular updates throughout the day of all the breaking news and sport from across...

Despite frigid weather, Mongolians protest worsening smog

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ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia (AP) — Hundreds of Mongolians have braved frigid weather to stage a protest in the country's capital demanding that the government do more to address worsening air pollution they fear is sickening their children and shortening...

Holiday weather forecast more naughty than nice for U.S.

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By Brendan O'Brien and Eric M. Johnson (Reuters) - A winter storm system sweeping the Pacific Northwest on Friday is expected to unleash heavy snow, freezing rain and high winds as it moves across much of the United States over the weekend, making...

Global warming's fingerprints seen in 24 weird weather cases

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A new scientific report finds man-made climate change played some role in two dozen extreme weather events last year but not in a few other weird weather instances around the world....

Vietnam Airlines pilots, unlicensed to land in tough weather, circle and turn back

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A 50-minute flight stretched into hours because the pilots weren't licensed to land in stormy weather....

Saigon wraps up as 'cold' weather descends

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A tropical depression has brought a chill and light rain to the southern city....

Weather delays long anticipated arrival of F-35 jets in Israel

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By Ori Lewis NEVATIM AIR BASE, Israel (Reuters) - - The much-hyped arrival in Israel of its first two U.S.-built F-35 fighter jets was heavily disrupted on Monday after bad weather delayed their take-off from Italy. The delay - plus U.S....

Australian weather bureau lowers chances of La Nina

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The chance of a La Nina weather condition occurring within the next few months is now low, the Australian Bureau of Meteorology said on Tuesday, reducing the possibility of flooding and tropical cyclones along the country's east coast. Fears of a La...

Weather vs. Climate: Why Trump's Global Warming Stance Is Flawed

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Is there reason to doubt climate change because some of the nation's hottest days happened in 1898, as President-elect Donald Trump told the New York Times in an interview yesterday? In an exchange with Times publisher Arthur Sulzberger Jr. and...

Cold weather's back in northern Vietnam, and it's going to stay for a while

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The cold spell won't be going anywhere until the end of November; so stay warm....

Cold weather takes grip in northern Vietnam

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The cold spell won't be going anywhere until the end of November....

U.S. weather satellite's launch promises 'quantum leap' in forecasts

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By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla (Reuters) - A U.S. weather satellite that will "revolutionize" forecasting blasted off from Florida's Cape Canaveral on Saturday, promising to deliver continuous high-definition views of hurricanes and other storms...

U.S. weather satellite that is 'a quantum leap' poised for launch

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By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla (Reuters) - A U.S. weather satellite that will "revolutionize" forecasting was scheduled for launch from Florida's Cape Canaveral on Saturday, promising to deliver continuous high-definition views of hurricanes and...

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