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3 hrs ago | WDSU-TV New Orleans

Woman shot after answering doorbell

RESPONDED TO HER DOORBELL.. AND WAS SHOT. IT HAPPENED JUST AFTER 8 O'CLOCK LAST NIGHT IN THE 5- HUNDRED BLOCK OF BOWDON STREET IN MARRERO.

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6 hrs ago | BroadcastNewsroom

Vietnam Discovery Plus 3 Centres 14 Days 13 Nights

The holiday of a lifetime starts from USD $872 per person and based on 2 adults sharing.

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10 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

Shoddy radar scramblers, detectors disappoint drivers in Vietnam

A set of speed gun scramblers seized by Ho Chi Minh City customs officials upon arrival from Denmark on July 14, 2014.

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11 hrs ago | USA Today

New Windstar trips to combine cruise, land tour

Add Windstar Cruises to the list of lines that offer cruisetours -- vacations that combine a cruise with several days of touring by land.

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15 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Japan to give Vietnam six ships to boost maritime patrols

Japan said on Friday it would give Vietnam six vessels to boost the communist country's capacity to patrol its territorial waters, amid a bitter maritime dispute with Beijing in the South China Sea.

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18 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

Vietnam jails elderly man for impregnating teen street vendor

A court in Long An Province sent the vice chairman of a commune elders' association to prison on Thursday for impregnating a 13-year-old lottery ticket vendor.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Pattaya Mail

Vietnamese cops study Pattaya police enforcement tactics

Vietnamese police officials were in Pattaya last week to study how local cops nab bad guys with an eye toward incorporating Thai tactics into police academy classes.

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Pattaya Mail

Vietnam investment delegation visits Pattaya

Vietnam provincial administrators discussed investment opportunities along the Ho Chi Minh City-Phnom Penh-Bangkok route at a dinner with Pattaya officials July 21. Deputy Mayor Ronakit Ekasingh and Tourism Promotion chief Onwara Gorapin welcomed Thailand consul-general to Ho Chi Minh City Ponpimon Suwannapongse and the delegation from the southern ... (more)

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MLive.com

What you need to know about Flint's 3rd Annual Drop Fest Electronic Music Festival

On Saturday, the third annual Drop Fest, an electronic music an arts festival under the Greater Flint Arts Council's Parade of Festivals program, will return to Flint.

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The Orlando Sentinel

The other 'Guns of August': What led to the Vietnam War

In the book "The Guns of August," historian Barbara Tuchman describes the decisions that, 100 years ago, led to World War I. But this August brings us another momentous turning point: the 50th anniversary of the Gulf of Tonkin Incident of 1964.

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The United States Army

Kansas City District supports Pacific Command in Southeast Asia

"The times, they are a-changin'," sang Bob Dylan 50 years ago as the U.S. Army fought a war in Vietnam.

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Channelnewsasia.com

UN envoy says Vietnam still 'violating' religious freedom

Vietnam was accused of "serious violations" of religious freedom by a UN expert on Thursday , despite the communist country making some progress on easing tight state control of matters of faith.

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VietNam News

Berlinale short film collection to be screened in Ha Noi

A collection of 10 short movies in the series Berlinale Shorts Go Abroad from the Berlin International Film Festival will be presented in Ha Noi next week.

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Thanh Nein News

Engineers at Vietnam's sole oil refinery Dung Quat in central Vietnam. Photo credit: Tuoi Tre

State-owned fuel giant PetroVietnam has reported more than US$1.1 billion in profit during the first-half of the year, thanks mostly to gains in sectors where it faces no competitors or enjoys preferential policies.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Tornado injures five, blows down hundreds of houses in southern Vietnam

Five people were injured and hundreds of houses were blown down by a tornado that blew through the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on Wednesday, Tuoi Tre newspaper reported.

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Thanh Nein News

A still photo from the clop shows Dennis Marshall Gray attacked by an unidentified passer-by.

A video of an elderly American man being beaten on the streets of Da Nang went viral this week, prompting ward police to describe the scene as the culmination of a long string of fights picked by Dennis Marshall Gray, 68, a hot-headed trouble-maker.

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Thanh Nein News

Vietnam hub's iconic mounted general to ride away for subway

The statue of Tran Nguyen Han at the roundabout near Ben Thanh Market in downtown Ho Chi Minh City.

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Bloomberg

Bitcoin Turns Digital Gold as Faith in Vietnam Dong Ebbs

Bui Huy Kien is ignoring the Vietnamese government's warnings and accepting payment in bitcoin for advertisements on his website.

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Thanh Nein News

More trees will be felled for Ho Chi Minh City subway

Trees in 23.9 Park in front of Ben Thanh Market in Ho Chi Minh City will be uprooted and cut down next year as the Ben Thanh Central Station breaks ground.

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The Harbor Times Soup

Has your pet left a lasting impression on your carpet? Get it Cleaned ...

Has your pet left a lasting impression on your carpet? Get it Cleaned and Help the Pope Memorial Humane Society.

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