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Cook 117, South Africa leads Sri Lanka by 432 in 1st test

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Yahoo News PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa (AP) — Opener Stephen Cook made his second century in two tests and South Africa built a hefty 432-run lead over Sri Lanka by the end of Day 3 of the first test on Wednesday.

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Why Fewer Americans Say They Want to Lose Weight

person Orange Themes access_time Nov 23,2016

The reason for the findings is not clear, but Gallup also found that Americans' perception of their ideal weight is changing. Americans surveyed in the 1990s said that their ideal weight was 153 lbs., on average. "The benchmark for their ideal

Image : Afghan cave dwellers brace against a shifting landscape

Afghan cave dwellers brace against a shifting landscape

person Orange Themes access_time Nov 19,2016

BAMIYAN, Afghanistan (AP) — Marzia and her husband Qadeer thought themselves lucky when they moved into a 1,700-year-old Buddhist cave hand-carved into the side of a mountain in Afghanistan's central highlands — it was clean and dry, warm in the

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Moc Chau – plateau of colour in November

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Moc Chau plateau is beautiful in November with white mustard fields enveloping the valleys, yellow sunflowers blanketing the roadsides and green tea hills serving as an endless inspiration.



Moc Chau – plateau of colour in November

Picturesque landscapes of Moc Chau as seen through the morning haze from atop the northern mountainous region.


Moc Chau – plateau of colour in November

The plateau is enveloped in a colourful coat of white mustard flowers, yellow wild sunflowers, red poinsettias and green tea fields this time of year.


Moc Chau – plateau of colour in November

Pictured is Long Luong Hamlet on the way to Moc Chau farm that is renowned locally for its many plum and peach gardens.



Moc Chau – plateau of colour in November

A woman runs through a beautiful mustard field in Moc Chau.


Moc Chau – plateau of colour in November

Mong ethnic minority people on their Sunday trek to the market in Hang Kia Hamlet.


Moc Chau – plateau of colour in November

A woman wades through the water at the base of the Dai Yem Waterfall.


Moc Chau – plateau of colour in November

A woman pauses along the road to the Long Sap border gate to admire plum and peach gardens.


Moc Chau – plateau of colour in November

Strawberry garden near the pine forest


Moc Chau – plateau of colour in November

Pictured are immense green tea hills, a distinctive and inspirational feature of Moc Chau. 



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Vietnam expected to produce mixed vaccines soon

{PAGEBREAK} Illustrative image (Source: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) - Vietnam is expected to produce six-in-one vaccines in 2017 or 2018 and by 2020 these will be used widely in the country, according to the Ministry of Health. Vietnam already manufactures 11 out of 12 vaccines used in the nationwide expanded free immunisation programme for children, including vaccines against tuberculosis, diphtheria, whooping cough, tetanus, measles, poliomyelitis, hepatitis B, Japanese meningitis B, cholera,… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Man 'blows himself up' at TV centre in Georgian breakaway region

Moscow (AFP) - An unidentified man on Monday blew himself up at the state-owned TV centre in Abkhazia, a tiny Russian-backed breakaway region of Georgia, local officials said."A man blew himself up on the territory of the TV centre. It was obviously clear that he had a bomb," Russian news agency RIA Novosti quoted Abkhaz interior minister Aslan Kobakhiya as saying.Interfax news wire reported that the blast occurred at the entrance to the TV station's headquarters in the Abkhaz capital… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Vietnam exports $2bln worth of fishery products in first four months

Vietnam's exports of fishery products in the first four months of this year reached roughly $2 billion, up 6.2 percent from the same period last year, the Agriculture Ministry said. The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) estimated that this year’s exports of tuna will increase 12 percent to hit $507 million, cuttlefish and octopus will rise 10 percent to $470 million and other fresh fish exports will hit $1.3 billion. The government has announced several measures… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Rebel fire kills 6 children in Aleppo: state media

Damascus (AFP) - At least six children were killed and 15 injured in rebel rocket attacks in the government-held west of Aleppo city on Thursday, Syrian state media said.A monitoring group said a child was also among at least eight people killed in government shelling on the rebel-held town of Douma outside Damascus.The rocket fire in Aleppo hit two neighbourhoods in the west of the city, with one of the attacks striking a school."Three children were killed and 14 students were injured in a… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Hawaii mayor used county card for Heineken, Crown Royal

HONOLULU (AP) — The mayor of Hawaii County charged Heineken beer and Crown Royal whiskey to his government credit card at a drug store and passed off the purchases as official business, a state prosecutor said Tuesday.The expense is one of 15 credit card transactions prosecutors are using as evidence in the felony theft trial of Mayor Billy Kenoi in Hilo.Michelle Puu of the state attorney general's office told jurors that Kenoi didn't provide the county with receipts for any of the purchases.He… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

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