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Press conference launches National Tourism Year 2018
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Press conference launches National Tourism Year 2018

The National Tourism 2018 – Ha Long-Quang Ninh was launched by the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism and the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism at a press conference in Hanoi on

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

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

Why Europe should boost defense spending, South Sudan’s instability a threat beyond borders, Press freedom vital to democracy, ‘Grexit’ will not get the green light, Iraq’s enemy after Islamic State: corruption
World

Why Europe should boost defense spending, South Sudan’s instability a threat beyond borders, Press freedom vital to democracy, ‘Grexit’ will not get the green light, Iraq’s enemy after Islamic State: corruption

Yahoo News “[US] Vice President Mike Pence assured [Europeans at the recent Munich Security Conference] that Washington’s commitment to Nato is strong...,” states an editorial. “He also made a very

Vietnam’s catfish exports face bad press in Europe
Business

Vietnam’s catfish exports face bad press in Europe

Vietnamnet - Vietnam’s catfish industry has encountered bad press in recent months. Carrefour, the largest retail group in Europe, announced the stop of the sale of Vietnam’s catfish in Spain,

Watch Sony’s CES 2017 press conference live right here
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Watch Sony’s CES 2017 press conference live right here

Yahoo News - As CES 2017 press day comes to a close, Sony is preparing to take the stage in Las Vegas to show off a host of new products set to launch this year and beyond. We've already seen

Trump to hold press conference on January 11
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Trump to hold press conference on January 11

Yahoo News President-elect Donald Trump said Tuesday he will hold a press conference on January 11, during which he has previously indicated he would unveil plans to avoid any conflict of interest

The Latest: Trump ditches press pool to play golf
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The Latest: Trump ditches press pool to play golf

Yahoo News WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST):

Senate Dems press Trump's wealthy picks for financial data
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Senate Dems press Trump's wealthy picks for financial data

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Senate Democrats are trying to put the brakes on President-elect Donald Trump's Cabinet picks, insisting on extensive financial information on some of the wealthiest Americans

Trump names party veteran Sean Spicer as press secretary
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Trump names party veteran Sean Spicer as press secretary

Donald Trump Thursday tapped veteran Republican party strategist Sean Spicer to be White House press secretary, the mouthpiece of his administration, as he unveiled the top members of his

Social mediation: Politicians bypass press, control message
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Social mediation: Politicians bypass press, control message

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — To deliver his first extensive remarks on the contentious Dakota Access oil pipeline, all the new North Dakota governor needed was a camera and a Facebook account.

Tech leaders to make peace, or press their case, with Trump
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Tech leaders to make peace, or press their case, with Trump

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Silicon Valley leaders were among Donald Trump's most outspoken opponents during the presidential campaign. On Wednesday, though, many of them will come face-to-face with the

Dissidents urge Trump to press China on human rights
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Dissidents urge Trump to press China on human rights

WASHINGTON (AP) — Exiled Chinese dissidents are urging President-elect Donald Trump to champion human rights in China and recognize self-governing Taiwan as "a full democratic country."

US universities press Trump to backtrack on deporting thousands
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US universities press Trump to backtrack on deporting thousands

More than 350 US universities are urging President-elect Donald Trump to change his mind and keep a program that lets hundreds of thousands of undocumented young people study and avoid deportation.

Head of Egypt press union receives 2 years in prison
World

Head of Egypt press union receives 2 years in prison

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court has sentenced the head of the journalists' union and two board members to two years in prison and 10,000 pounds (around $650) fine for harboring two wanted journalists.

Trump team said it could have done better on press access
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Trump team said it could have done better on press access

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump's transition team said Wednesday it could have offered "better communication" after the incoming president emerged from his New York skyscraper Tuesday night for the

The Latest: Trump goes out for dinner without press in tow
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The Latest: Trump goes out for dinner without press in tow

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Donald Trump's transition to the presidency (all times EST):

Trump breaks protocol _ again _ on press access
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Trump breaks protocol _ again _ on press access

NEW YORK (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump emerged from his New York skyscraper Tuesday night for the first time in days, moving about the nation's largest city without a pool of journalists on

Major physicists’ group retracts Trump-friendly press release
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Major physicists’ group retracts Trump-friendly press release

After considerable pushback from the scientific community, the American Physical Society retracted a recent press release this week that congratulated climate skeptic Donald Trump on winning the

Christen Press scores fourth career hat trick in 8-1 US win
World

Christen Press scores fourth career hat trick in 8-1 US win

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Christen Press had her fourth career hat trick by the 38th minute, Alex Morgan added two goals, and the U.S. women's national team whipped up on Romania 8-1 on Thursday night.

Trump bucks protocol on press access
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Trump bucks protocol on press access

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump on Thursday refused to let a group of journalists travel with him to cover his historic first meeting with President Barack Obama, breaking a

Council of Europe worried by UK press fury at Brexit ruling
World

Council of Europe worried by UK press fury at Brexit ruling

A Council of Europe official voiced concern Monday at attempts by several British newspapers and some politicians "to stir up popular hatred" in the public debate on Brexit. The Council of Europe

Young Syrian named journalist of the year by press watchdog
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Young Syrian named journalist of the year by press watchdog

Syrian freelance journalist Hadi Abdullah on Monday won one of the world's top press awards for reporting from some of the most perilous zones in his country's five-year-old war. Reporters without

Germany's Social Democrats press for new points-based immigration rules
World

Germany's Social Democrats press for new points-based immigration rules

Germany's Social Democratic Party (SPD), junior partner in Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling coalition, will announce a plan on Monday for a points-based system to regulate immigration, a top party

Canada to press Saudi king to release blogger Badawi
World

Canada to press Saudi king to release blogger Badawi

Foreign Minister Stephane Dion said Thursday he would formally ask Saudi Arabia to release jailed blogger Raif Badawi and allow him to rejoin his wife and children living in Canada. Dion made the

Merkel says alarmed by Turkey's crackdown on press freedom
World

Merkel says alarmed by Turkey's crackdown on press freedom

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday she was alarmed by the Turkish government's crackdown on the press, adding that she doubted the arrest of the editor in chief of