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How to combat the rise of 'intellectual' hate groups in the US
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How to combat the rise of 'intellectual' hate groups in the US

Yahoo News The number of Ku Klux Klan chapters across the country declined 32 percent from the previous year, dropping from 190 groups in 2015 to 130, with Klan activity largely limited to anonymous

Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch and the rise of originalism
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Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch and the rise of originalism

Yahoo News What Judge Gorsuch’s confirmation hearings could highlight is how the traditionally conservative philosophy of originalism has become so mainstream and, arguably, bipartisan. Originalism

Bond yields rise, stocks push to records as economy cruises
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Bond yields rise, stocks push to records as economy cruises

Yahoo News NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks and bond yields punched higher Wednesday after more reports showed the U.S. economy continues to strengthen. The encouraging data could push the Federal Reserve to

Vegetable exports rise 14% in January
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Vegetable exports rise 14% in January

Nhan dan - NDO/VNA—Vegetable exports in January rose 14% year on year to US$230 million, reported the General Statistics Office.

Global stocks continue to rise, US indexes hit records again
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Global stocks continue to rise, US indexes hit records again

Yahoo News NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks around the world continued their march higher on Monday, and U.S. indexes again hit new highs.

Vietnam expects 10 percent rise in leather, shoe exports
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Vietnam expects 10 percent rise in leather, shoe exports

Vietnamnet - Vietnam’s leather and footwear industry expects to reach a total export value of 18 billion USD this year, up 10 percent from last year, said the Vietnam Leather, Footwear and Handbag

Mane sparks Liverpool as Arsenal, Man Utd rise
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Mane sparks Liverpool as Arsenal, Man Utd rise

Yahoo News The jet-heeled Sadio Mane scored a quick-fire brace as Liverpool revitalised their Premier League campaign with an impressive 2-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur at Anfield on Saturday.

Chinese investment into Vietnam on the sharp rise
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Chinese investment into Vietnam on the sharp rise

Vietnamnet - Chinese investment into Vietnam has been on a sharp rise, putting the country among the top ten foreign investors in Vietnam.

VN expects 10 percent rise in leather, shoe exports
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VN expects 10 percent rise in leather, shoe exports

Vietnamnet - Viet Nam’s leather and footwear industry expects to reach a total export value of US$18 billion this year, up 10 per cent from last year, said the Viet Nam Leather, Footwear and

Super-rich in Vietnam on sharp rise, public debt nears ceiling
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Super-rich in Vietnam on sharp rise, public debt nears ceiling

Vietnamnet - A lot of Vietnamese have become rich not because of legitimate production and business, but from corruption, tax evasion and illegal activities, experts say.

Gang violence on the rise on edges of Algerian cities
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Gang violence on the rise on edges of Algerian cities

Yahoo News Tired of living in fear of gang violence, Karima and her children left the drab satellite town of Ali Mendjeli near Constantine in northeast Algeria to seek refuge with in-laws. The

Rise in populism risks worsening corruption: watchdog
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Rise in populism risks worsening corruption: watchdog

Yahoo News The rise of populist politicians around the world risks undermining the fight against corruption, an anti-graft watchdog said Wednesday, warning that it feared a backslide in the US under

Israel mulls more administrative detentions, as numbers rise
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Israel mulls more administrative detentions, as numbers rise

Yahoo News SILWAD, West Bank (AP) — High school student Hamza Hamad spent 10 months in an Israeli jail for alleged links to the Islamic militant Hamas group, but was never charged with a crime.

Rice exports to rise slightly in 2017: insiders
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Rice exports to rise slightly in 2017: insiders

Vietnamnet - The Vietnam Food Association (VFA) has forecast that Vietnam’s rice exports in 2017 will reach over 5 million tonnes, a slight rise over 2016.

Dubai has new rules after high-rise fires, but few details
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Dubai has new rules after high-rise fires, but few details

Yahoo News DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai has new fire safety regulations following a series of skyscraper fires in recent years, but has offered few details about them.

US stocks rise, dollar falls as Trump era begins
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US stocks rise, dollar falls as Trump era begins

Yahoo News US stocks rose and the dollar fell Friday as Donald Trump was officially sworn in as the president of the United States and Barack Obama's term ended. Trump's inauguration dominated a day

Hopes fade for trapped Iran firefighters after high-rise collapse
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Hopes fade for trapped Iran firefighters after high-rise collapse

Yahoo News Iranian officials said Friday they were losing hope of pulling any survivors from the rubble of a collapsed Tehran high-rise where around 20 firefighters were feared to have lost their

Tanzania tourist arrivals rise 10.4 pct in 10 months to October
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Tanzania tourist arrivals rise 10.4 pct in 10 months to October

Yahoo News - The number of tourists visiting Tanzania rose 10.4 percent in the 10 months to October compared with the same period last year, the finance and planning ministry said on Friday, despite

Online holiday sales rise 11 percent to $91.7 billion
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Online holiday sales rise 11 percent to $91.7 billion

Yahoo News - Online sales during the recently concluded holiday season rose to $91.7 billion, topping 2015's tally by 11 percent. That's according to Adobe, which says over $1 billion in sales were

Vietnam's human trafficking victims rise 13 pct in 2016
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Vietnam's human trafficking victims rise 13 pct in 2016

Police received reports of 1,128 victims last year, but only rescued around half of them.

Thailand tourist numbers rise nearly nine percent in 2016
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Thailand tourist numbers rise nearly nine percent in 2016

Yahoo News The number of foreign tourists visiting Thailand rose nearly 9 percent to 32.6 million in 2016, bringing in 1.64 trillion baht ($45.9 billion) worth of business, up nearly 13 percent from

Mexicans march to protest rise in gasoline prices
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Mexicans march to protest rise in gasoline prices

Yahoo News Hundreds of irate Mexicans marched in Mexico City to protest a steep rise in gasoline prices. Pena Nieto has promised that fuel prices will eventually fall thanks to a landmark 2014 energy

Price of land on the rise in HCM City
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Price of land on the rise in HCM City

Land prices in HCM City and neigbouring provinces are increasing, with real estate industry insiders attributing it to high liquidity.

Tropical Thailand expects up to 6 percent rise in tourists in 2017
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Tropical Thailand expects up to 6 percent rise in tourists in 2017

Thailand's tourist arrivals are forecast to rise between 3.75 percent to 5.8 percent next year, the Tourism Council said on Wednesday, driven largely by Chinese visitors. Thailand's tourism industry,

Asian stocks rise after Wall Street gains
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Asian stocks rise after Wall Street gains

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks gained Wednesday after U.S. stocks hit record levels despite attacks in Germany and Turkey.