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VietJet founder listed among Forbes world's 100 most powerful women
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VietJet founder listed among Forbes world's 100 most powerful women

NDO - CEO of budget airline Vietjet Air Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao is Vietnam’s only representative to be named on the 2017 Forbes list of the world's 100 most powerful women.

With Autism Research, Sisterhood Is Powerful
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With Autism Research, Sisterhood Is Powerful

Yahoo News Through the Autism Sisters Project, scientists are hoping to understand why being female provides some protection from developing autism.

Is Turkey ready for an all-powerful president? Erdoğan tries again.
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Is Turkey ready for an all-powerful president? Erdoğan tries again.

Yahoo News To hear Turkey’s embattled politicians tell it, the “yes” or “no” referendum Turks are holding April 16 presents an existential choice that will either elevate their nation to a new level

Powerful Afghan governor pushes for role on national stage
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Powerful Afghan governor pushes for role on national stage

Yahoo News By Hamid Shalizi and James Mackenzie KABUL (Reuters) - Atta Mohammad Noor, one of Afghanistan's most powerful regional leaders, is in talks with President Ashraf Ghani to join the central

Powerful earthquake shakes Chile, no deaths reported
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Powerful earthquake shakes Chile, no deaths reported

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A powerful earthquake shook southern Chile on Sunday, but there were no immediate reports of deaths and only minor known damage.

How is the once ‘powerful trio’ of banks doing now?
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How is the once ‘powerful trio’ of banks doing now?

ACB, Sacombank and Eximbank, the three most influential banks in the south, like MB and Techcombank in the north, are encountering serious difficulties.

South Korea's powerful business lobby group dealt big blow by Park scandal
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South Korea's powerful business lobby group dealt big blow by Park scandal

By Christine Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - Long the voice of the conglomerates that form the engine of South Korea's economy, the Federation of Korean Industries could become another casualty of the scandal

Indonesia police say militant was making powerful bombs
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Indonesia police say militant was making powerful bombs

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police say a suspected Islamic militant arrested earlier this week was making explosives more powerful than those used in the 2002 Bali bombings that killed 202

‘Hamilton’ star Brandon V. Dixon says message to Pence was ‘powerful and needed’
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‘Hamilton’ star Brandon V. Dixon says message to Pence was ‘powerful and needed’

Brandon Victor Dixon wasn’t going to throw away his shot to speak his mind to the man leading Donald Trump’s transition team. Dixon, who plays Aaron Burr in “Hamilton: An American Musical,” said he

Powerful quake hits Japan, Fukushima residents urged to flee tsunami
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Powerful quake hits Japan, Fukushima residents urged to flee tsunami

The affected region was previously devastated by the 2011 quake, tsunami.

The National Book Awards Make a Powerful Statement
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The National Book Awards Make a Powerful Statement

When John Lewis took the stage Wednesday night to accept the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature for his graphic novel March: Book Three, the congressman was on the verge of tears. The

Mexico braces for the powerful winds of 'Hurricane Trump'
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Mexico braces for the powerful winds of 'Hurricane Trump'

Mexico's central bank chief had warned in September that a Donald Trump victory in the US presidential election would hit his country like a powerful storm. The stakes are high for Mexico. Trump has

Federal Reserve's Fischer: US jobs in 'powerful' recovery
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Federal Reserve's Fischer: US jobs in 'powerful' recovery

The US labor market is in a "powerful" recovery, with jobs increasing fast enough to keep the unemployment rate steady around 5 percent, Federal Reserve Vice Chair Stanley Fischer said Friday.

The richest, most powerful businesswomen in the stock market
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The richest, most powerful businesswomen in the stock market

Holding key positions in major enterprises, the most powerful women in the Vietnamese stock market hold huge assets.

GE, Baker Hughes create powerful new player in energy sector
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GE, Baker Hughes create powerful new player in energy sector

NEW YORK (AP) — General Electric and Baker Hughes are combining their oil and gas businesses to create a powerful player in an energy sector buffeted by years of weak prices.

Powerful quake spares lives, but strikes at Italy's identity
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Powerful quake spares lives, but strikes at Italy's identity

NORCIA, Italy (AP) — The third powerful earthquake to hit Italy in two months spared human life Sunday but struck at the nation's identity, destroying a Benedictine cathedral, a medieval tower and

Powerful earthquake rattles central, southern Italy
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Powerful earthquake rattles central, southern Italy

ROME (AP) — A powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 has rocked central and southern Italy, sending already quake-damaged buildings crumbling after a week of temblors that have left

Ten killed in powerful blast in China
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Ten killed in powerful blast in China

A powerful explosion ripped through a building in a northern Chinese city on Monday, killing 10 people and injuring more than 150.

Powerful earthquake in western Japan, no danger of tsunami
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Powerful earthquake in western Japan, no danger of tsunami

TOKYO (AP) — A powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 shakes western Japan, but there is no danger of a tsunami being caused.

Powerful Tunisian union threatens strike, calls protests over budget
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Powerful Tunisian union threatens strike, calls protests over budget

Tunisia's powerful UGTT labor union threatened on Thursday to hold a general strike and called protests against the government's plans to freeze public wage increases as part of measures to control

Scientists find 500 U.S. seabed vents of powerful greenhouse gas
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Scientists find 500 U.S. seabed vents of powerful greenhouse gas

Scientists have found 500 seabed vents bubbling methane into the Pacific Ocean off the United States, roughly doubling the number of known U.S. seeps of the powerful greenhouse gas, a study showed on

North Korea fails again with powerful Musudan missile test
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North Korea fails again with powerful Musudan missile test

North Korea on Thursday conducted what was believed to be another failed test of a powerful medium-range missile capable of hitting US bases as far away as Guam, the South Korean military said. The

Powerful earthquake measuring 6.9 magnitude strikes off Papua New Guinea
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Powerful earthquake measuring 6.9 magnitude strikes off Papua New Guinea

(Reuters) - A powerful earthquake measuring 6.9 magnitude struck off the coast of New Britain island in Papua New Guinea on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said. There was no tsunami

Global deal reached to limit powerful greenhouse gases
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Global deal reached to limit powerful greenhouse gases

Nations have reached a deal to limit the use of greenhouse gases far more powerful than carbon dioxide in a major effort to fight climate change. The talks on hydrofluorocarbons, or HFCs, have been

Projects of powerful conglomerates incur losses
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Projects of powerful conglomerates incur losses

A series of multi-trillion dong investment projects developed by large conglomerates belonging to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) have incurred heavy losses.