US Senate rejects bid to toughen Iran nuclear review bill

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US Senate rejects bid to toughen Iran nuclear review bill

The US Senate rejected an effort on April 28 to require any nuclear agreement with Iran to be considered an international treaty, which would have forced any deal to be ratified by two-thirds of the Senate's 100 members.

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Increased human protections offered as H5N2 outbreak spreads

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Increased human protections offered as H5N2 outbreak spreads

Hundreds of farm workers exposed to a highly pathogenic strain of bird flu have been offered antiviral medication as a preventative measure in recent days, U.S. public health officials said.

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Teacher-student liaison not okay

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

Last week Viet Nam News asked readers how they think of a policy recently announced by the HCM City-based Vietnamese American Vocational Training College (VATC) forbidding its lecturers from being involved in romantic relations with its students. We also asked if they think it's a measure to improve fairness and transparency or it's a violation of individual freedoms and how teacher-student romance are viewed in their countries.

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US Senate panel approves giving Obama 'fast-track' trade power

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

A US Senate panel voted late on Wednesday to give President Barack Obama authority to "fast-track" a massive Pacific trade accord, adding a provision opposed by the White House that addresses currency manipulation.

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Foreign businesses still hurt by bribes in Vietnam: report

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Foreign businesses still hurt by bribes in Vietnam: report

A competitiveness measure report released Thursday paints a tad brighter picture of the business environment in provinces and cities across Vietnam, which is however still marred by unofficial expenses that keep burdening enterprises.

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Additional heat wave hits northern and central provinces

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Additional heat wave hits northern and central provinces

Because of the influence of an outgoing hot low pressure system from westwards, a new heat wave experiences on the large- scale in the area of the northern and central provinces on Friday, reported yesterday the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center.

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San Francisco board approves wild animal performance ban

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San Francisco board approves wild animal performance ban

San Francisco's Board of Supervisors has voted unanimously to ban performances of wild or exotic animals for public entertainment, including appearances in circuses or on the sets of movies, television shows and commercials.

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VNAT seeks to stop foreign visitor falls

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VNAT seeks to stop foreign visitor falls

VietNamNet Bridge – Representatives of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) and the Vietnam Tourism Association (VITA) sat down together on Wednesday to devise promotional programs as a measure to curb a further decline in international visitors to the country.

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Facebook takes action, kills phony “likes” in Vietnam

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Facebook takes action, kills phony “likes” in Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge - Facebook has begun looking for and eradicating imposter “likes”, a move which is expected to affect marketing in Vietnam.

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Southern province looks for lost radioactive device

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Southern province looks for lost radioactive device

VietNamNet Bridge – The authorities of Ba Ria - Vung Tau Province on Monday organized an urgent meeting after being informed of the Pomina 3 Steel Factory’s loss of radioactive sources.

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India to measure air quality in world's most polluted capital

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India to measure air quality in world's most polluted capital

India's government launched a new air quality index on Monday, under intense pressure to act after the World Health Organization declared New Delhi the world's most polluted capital.

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Pilots to be warned over icing after 2014 Mali air crash

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Pilots to be warned over icing after 2014 Mali air crash

Aviation regulators are expected to issue new advice to pilots after investigations into the crash of an Air Algerie jet in Mali last July found it went out of control after being hit by ice as an anti-icing system remained switched off.

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US Senate threatens Iran with new sanctions

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

The US Senate voted unanimously Thursday supporting a non-binding measure to slap new economic sanctions on Iran should it violate terms of any nuclear deal it reaches with world powers.

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U.S. House committee advances 'threat-sharing' cybersecurity bill

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U.S. House committee advances 'threat-sharing' cybersecurity bill

The U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee voted unanimously on Thursday to advance a long-awaited bill that would make it easier for companies to share information about cybersecurity threats with the government without the fear of lawsuits.

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Angelina Jolie has ovaries and fallopian tubes removed

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Angelina Jolie has ovaries and fallopian tubes removed

Actress Angelina Jolie has had her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed as a preventative measure against cancer.

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