US-VN sister cities initiative launches with focus on business resilience

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VietNamNet Bridge - The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and its partner, Peace Winds America, have launched the Sister Cities Disaster Preparedness Program in Vietnam.

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Alaska Airlines bans baggage worker who got trapped in cargo hold

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Alaska Airlines bans baggage worker who got trapped in cargo hold

A contract baggage handler who became trapped in the belly of an Alaska Airlines jet on takeoff from Seattle after falling asleep in the plane's cargo hold this week has been banned from all future work at the airline, a company spokeswoman said on Thursday.

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Plane makes emergency landing after worker trapped in cargo hold

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Alaska Airlines makes an emergency landing in Seattle after a ramp worker became trapped in a cargo hold.

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IPU-132 assembly to open in Hanoi today, focusing on global concerns

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IPU-132 assembly to open in Hanoi today, focusing on global concerns

The opening ceremony of the 132nd Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly will take place in Hanoi on Saturday evening, covering issues of global concern, including international law, threats to peace and security, cyber security, and water resources.

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Deported South Korean faces U.S. charges for posing as brother he killed

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A South Korean man deported from the United States more than 20 years ago for murdering his brother faces U.S. felony charges after slipping back into the country by posing as his slain sibling, a U.S. official said on Wednesday.

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Seattle school bus hit by air gun first mistaken for bullets

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Seattle school bus hit by air gun first mistaken for bullets

A school bus arriving outside a Seattle elementary school on Thursday was struck by rounds fired by a BB gun initially mistaken for gunfire, prompting a lockdown of the school and a search for suspects, but no one was hurt, city police and school officials said.

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‘Fifty Shades’ protests force twinings to abandon racy promotion

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‘Fifty Shades’ protests force twinings to abandon racy promotion

The British tea company Twinings has bowed to pressure from activists and customers and pulled a promotion linked to the R-rated movie “Fifty Shades of Grey.”

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Traditional musicians set to jam

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An one-hour experimental music concert on February 7 will feature dan tranh (16-chord zither), dan bau (monochord) and bamboo flute played by German composer and percussionist Burkhard Beins and Vietnamese traditional musicians.

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Vietnam nearly completes preparations for 132nd General Assembly of Inter-Parliamentary Union

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Vietnam nearly completes preparations for 132nd General Assembly of Inter-Parliamentary Union

Vietnam has almost completed its preparations for the 132nd General Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU-132) that will take place in Hanoi from March 28 to April 1.

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California police fire gas after protesters hurl objects

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California police fire gas after protesters hurl objects

Protesters in northern California hurled objects at police, who responded by firing gas for a second consecutive night, as demonstrations continued over the death of a black man after he was put in a chokehold by a police officer in New York.

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Glasses for disabled win maiden Startup Weekend event in central Vietnam

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Glasses for disabled win maiden Startup Weekend event in central Vietnam

An idea to make glasses to help physically challenged people use wheelchairs has won the top prize at the inaugural edition of the Startup Weekend, a global network seeking to inspire startups worldwide, in the central Vietnamese city of Da Nang.

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Google's Page, Virgin's Branson backed satellite on failed launch

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Google's Page, Virgin's Branson backed satellite on failed launch

Billionaire investors in a small, Seattle-area company that aims to one day mine resources on asteroids have not been deterred by an unmanned rocket explosion that destroyed their test satellite, the company said on Wednesday.

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Two killed, four wounded in Washington state school shooting

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A student shot dead a female classmate and wounded four others when he opened fire in the cafeteria of his Washington state high school on Friday, apparently after a fight with fellow students, officials said.

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Microsoft co-founder Allen commits $100 mln to Ebola fight

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Microsoft co-founder Allen commits $100 mln to Ebola fight

Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen said on Thursday he would increase his total donations to organizations tackling Ebola to more than $100 million, making him one of the biggest personal donors in the fight against the virus.

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Actress Misty Upham reported missing in Washington state: police

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Actress Misty Upham reported missing in Washington state: police

Cast member Misty Upham attends a screening of the film "August: Osage County" during AFI Fest 2013 in Los Angeles November 8, 2013.

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