Boehner defends his U.S. House leadership amid conservative unrest

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Boehner defends his U.S. House leadership amid conservative unrest

Fresh from an embarrassing rebuke at the hands of conservatives in his own party, U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner played down any risk to his continuing leadership on Sunday, saying disagreements with fellow Republicans were merely over strategy, not goals.

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Homeland Security funding drama darkens U.S. fiscal outlook

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Homeland Security funding drama darkens U.S. fiscal outlook

Congress narrowly averted a partial shutdown of the U.S. domestic security agency late on Friday night, but the forces behind the chaotic episode remain - fractious Republicans and House Speaker John Boehner's lack of control over them.

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Reckless motorcyclist cheats death in front of high-speed car in Vietnam

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 day(s) ago

A short video has gone viral on the Internet, showing the moment when a reckless motorcyclist narrowly escaped death in front of a moving car on a highway in southern Vietnam.

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20 foreigners, overseas Vietnamese panic as van nearly falls into HCMC canal

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20 foreigners, overseas Vietnamese panic as van nearly falls into HCMC canal

Twenty foreigners and overseas Vietnamese panicked when their tourist van narrowly avoided falling into a canal from a bridge in Ho Chi Minh City on Wednesday after hitting the bridge’s barrier due to a flat tire.

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Taiwan pilot hailed a hero for pulling plane clear of buildings

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Taiwan pilot hailed a hero for pulling plane clear of buildings

Taipei's mayor hailed the pilot of a crashed TransAsia Airways plane a hero on Thursday for narrowly avoiding buildings and ditching the stalled aircraft in a river, likely averting a worse disaster.

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Aviation officials, air firm executives disciplined for near miss, blackout in Vietnam

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Aviation officials, air firm executives disciplined for near miss, blackout in Vietnam

A senior aviation official and an executive of a state-owned air traffic control corporation have been reprimanded, with three others also seriously criticized, for a power outage at Vietnam’s largest airport and a near miss between a civil airplane and a military helicopter last year.

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Croatia elects first woman president after tight vote

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Opposition challenger Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic was elected Croatia's first female president on Sunday, narrowly winning a tight run-off vote with a pledge to kickstart the EU country's ailing economy.

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Impressions of Vietnam tourism in 2014

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Impressions of Vietnam tourism in 2014

VietNamNet Bridge - The highlights of Vietnam’s tourism last year included the country’s first foreign tourism ambassadors, a traveler who narrowly escaped death and an 83-year-old man who climbed to the Fansipan peak four times.

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House narrowly passes spending bill, averts government shutdown

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House narrowly passes spending bill, averts government shutdown

The House of Representatives averted a government shutdown on Thursday, narrowly passing a $1.1 trillion spending bill despite strenuous Democratic objections to controversial financial provisions.

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Body-dumping Hanoi plastic surgeon gets 19 years

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Body-dumping Hanoi plastic surgeon gets 19 years

A now notorious plastic surgeon and security guard narrowly escaped a murder conviction at their sentencing on Friday in Hanoi.

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Northeast Nigeria bus station blast kills 40 people: sources

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 month(s) ago

A roadside bomb tore through a bus station near a busy junction in northeast Nigeria on Thursday, killing 40 people including five soldiers, witnesses and a security source on the scene said.

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Ministry wants airport power outage answer before Dec. 5

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VietnamNet English 3 month(s) ago

The Ministry of Transport has demanded the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) to make a full answer before December 5 on the power failure at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in HCMC on November 20 which had led to the lost of flight control at the air traffic control center.

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Airliner, military helicopter narrowly escape colliding above HCMC

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Airliner, military helicopter narrowly escape colliding above HCMC

Relevant agencies will meet on Thursday to discuss a dangerous incident in which two aircraft, one civil and the other military, narrowly missed colliding with each other above Ho Chi Minh City on October 29.

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Airliner, military helicopter narrowly escape colliding above HCMC

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Airliner, military helicopter narrowly escape colliding above HCMC

Relevant agencies will meet on Thursday to discuss a dangerous incident in which two aircraft, one civil and the other military, narrowly missed colliding with each other above Ho Chi Minh City on October 29.

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U.S. Senate narrowly fails to pass Keystone XL pipeline bill

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 month(s) ago

The U.S. Senate on Tuesday narrowly failed to pass a bill that would have approved construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, rejecting a measure the House of Representatives approved last week.

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