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6 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Funnel cloud spotted in Hillsborough

Funnel cloud spotted in Hillsborough The funnel cloud was spotted over Hillsborough Bay just before 5 p.m. Friday.

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6 hrs ago | CNN

Opinion: After war atrocities, who must pay?

At Versailles Palace, representatives of Germany and the Allies sign the treaty that ended World War I, June 28, 1919.

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15 hrs ago | CNN

Love for dying neon signs lives on

Neon might be fading, but there are still plenty of places around the world to spot the glowing signs.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Pnompenh Post

Shelter for those with HIV/AIDS

Habitat for Humanity hopes to lend a little stability to the lives of HIV/AIDS patients and their families with new homes, announcing on Monday that they will build 220 houses by 2016.

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Pnompenh Post

New IT body to unite industry

Aiming to unite the industry under one representative body, the Information and Communications Technology Federation was officially launched in Phnom Penh yesterday.

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CPJ Press Freedom Online

Harsh defamation ruling in Cambodia has broader implications

The Committee to Protect Journalists is concerned by the hefty financial damages imposed on a blogger in a defamation case in Cambodia.

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Pnompenh Post

Agreement a tough sell

Prime Minister Hun Sen and opposition leader Sam Rainsy are to meet with King Norodom Sihamoni at the Royal Palace today to officially inform him of the political agreement reached earlier this week that brought an end to a nearly one-year deadlock.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Pnompenh Post

After deal, unions expect support

News of an end to a year-long political deadlock has labour union leaders believing the opposition party can bring their interests to parliament, but a lack of follow-through could cost the Cambodia National Rescue Party vital support from one of its key interest groups.

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OC Weekly

Little La Lune: Over the Moon

Little La Lune is located on an unpretty part of Pacific Coast Highway, in a strip mall with less than 10 parking spots - and they're all taken.

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Pnompenh Post

Court rules that journo has to pay

A journalist and British national were hit with steep financial penalties in court yesterday for remarks made on his blog last year.

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TrekEarth

~ home sweet home ~

They were not on their leisure boats, they were actually a small poor Champa Muslim fishing community, part of a large group living on boats as their permanent floating houses moored at Chroy Changvar peninsula in and around the confluence of Mekong and Tonle Sap rivers, a stone's from Phnom Penh Royal Palace.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Deseret News

90 Vietnamese Latter-day Saints travel to YSA conference in Cambodia

The LDS Church News is an official publication of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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Pnompenh Post

Krom protests end for now

Two days of roadblocks in front of the Vietnamese Embassy by Kampuchea Krom activists ended yesterday after intervention from the Phnom Penh municipality.

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Denver Post

Cambodian political rivals say agreement reached

Prime Minister Hun Sen and Cambodian opposition parties said Tuesday they agreed on a joint solution to end a political deadlock and the opposition's yearlong boycott of the national legislature.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Pnompenh Post

Krom march on missions

Hundreds of monks, youths and other Kampuchea Krom activists beat a path around Phnom Penh yesterday, delivering to six foreign embassies - before finally being rebuffed by the Vietnamese - a petition calling for the recognition of the "true history" of Kampuchea Krom.

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Food Technology

ANZ Bank accused of abandoning farmers after splitting with sugar firm

Early this month, in what looks like a failed attempt to save its reputation, Australia's ANZ Bank severed its ties with Phnom Penh Sugar, a company accused of a range of human rights abuses linked to its plantations in Kampong Speu province, Cambodia.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Cambodian political rivals to hold fresh talks

Cambodia's ruling and opposition parties said Monday their leaders will hold a fresh round of talks to end the yearlong political deadlock after last year's contentious election.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Deseret News

Want to join the Peace Corps? The application process just got a little easier

U.S. Peace Corps volunteer Jill Preston, second from right, from Florida, holds hands with a fellow volunteer during a ceremony in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, on Monday, Oct. 3, 2011.

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Pnompenh Post

ASEAN all at sea over China spats

Ever since Beijing lodged its nine-dash line with the United Nations five years ago, the countries that live around the South China Sea have been on a diplomatic roller-coaster, with the Philippines and Vietnam leading attempts to counter China's reassertion of ancient claims.

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Star Tribune

Orphaned in Cambodia, boy finds a family in Wanamingo

When Chung Eang Lip was 7, his father took him to the market in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, and abandoned him.

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