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Hunter Fatally Shoots Woman He Mistook For A Deer On Thanksgiving Eve

Hunter Fatally Shoots Woman He Mistook For A Deer On Thanksgiving EveA woman in western New York state has died in a tragic accident in which a hunter fired at her, thinking she was a deer.



North Korean defector recovering after daring escape

North Korean defector recovering after daring escapeAs the North Korean soldier who made a daring escape across the DMZ recovers, six servicemen, including three Americans, were honored for their bravery in facing North Korean fire.



Based On His Tweets, Here's What Donald Trump Was Thankful For This Year

Based On His Tweets, Here's What Donald Trump Was Thankful For This YearIt’s that time of year where families across America gather to eat an irrationally large dinner at an irrationally early hour and discuss what they’re most thankful for, like good health, new relationships, or― in the case of President Donald Trump― tax cuts and Sean Hannity’s ratings.



Woman Raises Over $300,000 For Homeless Man Who Gave Her His Last $20

Woman Raises Over $300,000 For Homeless Man Who Gave Her His Last $20After her car ran out of gas on a dark New Jersey highway last month, Kate McClure pulled over and tried to walk to the nearest gas station on foot.



Argentine sub disaster stirs bitter memories in Russia

Argentine sub disaster stirs bitter memories in RussiaPresident Vladimir Putin has offered his Argentine counterpart Mauricio Macri help in trying to find a submarine that disappeared in the South Atlantic a week ago, and dispatched a Russian military vessel to the scene. In 2000, just a few months after the former KGB officer assumed his presidential duties for the first time, Russia lost a nuclear submarine with all 118 sailors on board following a bungled rescue effort. The loss of the Kursk became the worst disaster in the history of the Russian navy and a huge embarrassment for Putin.



Search for missing submarine concluded

Search for missing submarine concludedArgentine navy says the last sound heard from the submarine was most likely an explosion, and the families of the 44 crew members have been told their loved ones are most likely dead.



Cows rain down on drivers after crash in Utah

Cows rain down on drivers after crash in UtahDrivers in Riverdale, Utah experienced some unexpected bumps on their morning commute when cows began raining down on them from the road above. The freeway ramp was temporarily closed in the aftermath, as crews attempted to clear the scene of cattle. The driver was speeding in the 45-mph (72-kph) area, Riverdale Police Lieutenant Mike Loveland told The Independent.



Search ends for 3 US sailors missing in Navy aircraft crash

Search ends for 3 US sailors missing in Navy aircraft crashA search ended Friday for three sailors missing in the Philippine Sea since a U.S. Navy aircraft crashed two days earlier, the navy said.



Man Plans To Launch Himself In Homemade Rocket Funded By Flat-Earthers

Man Plans To Launch Himself In Homemade Rocket Funded By Flat-EarthersA self-taught rocket engineer who claims he believes the earth is flat plans to launch himself nearly 2,000 feet in the air on a homemade steam rocket this Saturday.



Two London Underground stations reopen after terrorist-incident scare

Two London Underground stations reopen after terrorist-incident scareTwo London underground stations on Oxford Street have reopened after an incident that police initially treated as if it might be terrorist-related, the city's transport authority said on Friday.



The Latest: Zimbabwe opposition not invited to inauguration

The Latest: Zimbabwe opposition not invited to inaugurationHARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe's political turmoil (all times local):



Trump Names Budget Director Mulvaney Interim Head Of Consumer Agency

Trump Names Budget Director Mulvaney Interim Head Of Consumer AgencyDonald Trump has named his Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney the acting head of the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau in what’s bound to be a major showdown over the agency’s future.



Baltimore Detective Killed A Day Before Testifying In Federal Case Against Fellow Cops

Baltimore Detective Killed A Day Before Testifying In Federal Case Against Fellow CopsThe Baltimore police detective who was fatally shot in the line of duty last week was scheduled to testify in a federal case against officers indicted earlier this year, the Baltimore Police Department confirmed Wednesday.



Drug-maker Teva set for major layoffs in Israel, US: report

Drug-maker Teva set for major layoffs in Israel, US: reportPharmaceutical giant Teva is preparing to sack thousands of employees in Israel and the United States, including one quarter of its Israeli workforce, a business newspaper said Thursday. Israel-based Teva, the world's biggest manufacturer of generic drugs, will sack 25 percent of its 6,860 employees in Israel and more than 10 percent of its 10,000-strong workforce in the US, Calcalist daily said. Teva shares in the United States have taken a plunge this year as the company has faced harsh financial woes.



Anti-Pipeline Activist Found Guilty After Being Barred From Mentioning Climate Change

Anti-Pipeline Activist Found Guilty After Being Barred From Mentioning Climate ChangeAfter a short trial lasting just a day and a half, climate activist and retiree Leonard Higgins was found guilty on Wednesday of a serious felony charge for his role in the “valve turner” protest last year that resulted in the brief shutdown of a tar sands pipeline in Montana.



US ends search for sailors after Philippine Sea air crash

US ends search for sailors after Philippine Sea air crashA C-2A "Greyhound" aircraft with 11 people on board went down Wednesday afternoon around 930 kilometres (500 nautical miles) southeast of Okinawa. The decision to abandon the search and rescue comes after two days of operations involving seven ships from the US Navy and Japan's Maritime Self-Defence Force, three helicopter squadrons and maritime patrol aircraft. The plane was on a routine transport flight, carrying passengers and cargo from Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni in southern Japan to the USS Ronald Reagan.



Afghan air strike kills about 20 Taliban at religious school - officials

Afghan air strike kills about 20 Taliban at religious school - officialsA rocket attack on an Afghan religious school killed about 20 Taliban insurgents exchanging fire with security forces, officials said on Friday, adding that no children were among the victims. The insurgents had taken shelter at the school compound in the central eastern province of Wardak, 35 km (20 miles) southwest of the capital, Kabul, when the air strike hit late on Wednesday, the officials said.



Black Friday Shoppers Report Massive Credit Card System Issues At Macy's (UPDATED)

Black Friday Shoppers Report Massive Credit Card System Issues At Macy's (UPDATED)As if Black Friday weren’t already stressful enough for shoppers and retail employees, major department store chain Macy’s appears to be experiencing credit and debit card system failures around the United States.



Six-year-olds show off bloody hunting trophies after minimum age scrapped in Wisconsin

Six-year-olds show off bloody hunting trophies after minimum age scrapped in WisconsinGovernor Scott Walker announced the change, in Wisconsin, which allows a youngster of any age to head into the wild to shoot game such as deer as long as they are in the care of an adult. Governor Walker revealed the shake-up in the rules just days before the state's new hunting season began. Locals head into the northern forests for days on end to kill animals including deer, bears and turkey in what is justified by some as population control.



Cold War drama caught on video as N. Korean soldier escapes

Cold War drama caught on video as N. Korean soldier escapesSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — It's 3:11 p.m. on a cold, gray day on the North Korean side of the most heavily armed border in the world, and a lone soldier is racing toward freedom.



Our Favorite Books About Cars and Racing

Our Favorite Books About Cars and Racing



Teen Accusing 2 NYPD Officers Of Rape Was Bullied By Others At Hospital, Lawyer Says

Teen Accusing 2 NYPD Officers Of Rape Was Bullied By Others At Hospital, Lawyer SaysAn 18-year-old woman was allegedly harassed at a hospital by several members of the New York Police Department just hours after she was allegedly raped by two of their colleagues, according to her lawyer.



Mugabe's successor and the 'poisoned ice cream' plot

Mugabe's successor and the 'poisoned ice cream' plotOn August 17, the Zimbabwean government issued an official denial that Emmerson Mnangagwa, who was vice president at the time, had eaten ice cream at a political rally. "For the record, the Vice President did not eat ice cream," Information Minister Chris Mushohwe said. "Yes, there was ice cream.



Mexico Creates Pacific Marine Sanctuary To Protect Its 'Crown Jewel'

Mexico Creates Pacific Marine Sanctuary To Protect Its 'Crown Jewel'WASHINGTON — Mexico has joined a growing global effort to safeguard the world’s oceans with the creation of a marine reserve surrounding Revillagigedo Archipelago, a chain of four volcanic islands off the country’s Pacific coast.



Charles Manson 'left his entire estate and body to prison pen pal' 

Charles Manson 'left his entire estate and body to prison pen pal' Charles Manson reportedly left his entire estate, including his remains, to a prison pen pal. The murderous cult leader, who died last week aged 83, struck up a friendship with a male correspondent who first wrote to him in the 1990s, TMZ reported. The man reportedly sent 50 unanswered letters to Manson at the California State Prison until he eventually received a reply. Manson then talked to him by telephone and the pen pal started visiting him in jail starting in 2002. According to a yellowing will obtained by TMZ, and dated Feb 14, 2002, Manson left all his belongings, including his clothes and money, to the pen pal. Manson also left to the man rights to use his name and image, and control of songs he had written. The pen pal, who TMZ did not name, also had the right to claim Manson's body within 10 days of his death, and told the news website that he intended to do so. If he does not claim it then the killer will be cremated by the California prison system. According to the will Manson chose specifically to disinherit his known and unknown children, former wives, all relatives, friends, and lawyers. The pen pal said he last spoke to Manson by phone on Oct 21 The will was typed but included some scrawled handwriting, which appeared to match Manson's known style. It included the message: "I'm not in the best spot to rest in peace." The will was said to have been witnessed by one of Manson's fellow inmates. Charles Manson Credit: AP Manson spent his last 45 years in jail after sending followers known as the "Manson Family" to commit gruesome murders,  In the summer of 1969 he directed his mostly young, female followers to murder seven people in what prosecutors said was part of a plan to incite a race war. Among the victims was actress Sharon Tate, the pregnant wife of filmmaker Roman Polanski. She was stabbed 16 times by cult members. A section of the will said Charles Manson, Prisoner B33920, wished to have his body released to the custody of the pen pal who was "my one and only executor of any services, viewings, funeral arrangements, or otherwise, in his judgment OF MY WISHES only". Manson also said that he was "of a sound mind".



Papua New Guinean police evict asylum-seekers from Australian-run camp, UNHCR decries force used

Papua New Guinean police evict asylum-seekers from Australian-run camp, UNHCR decries force usedBy Tom Westbrook and Jonathan Barrett SYDNEY (Reuters) - Papua New Guinean police cleared the remaining asylum-seekers from a shuttered Australian-run detention complex on Friday, ending a three-week protest which started with some 600 people surviving on rain water and smuggled food and supplies. Australia closed the Manus Island detention centre on Oct. 31, after it was declared illegal by a Papua New Guinea court, but the asylum seekers refused to leave to transit centres saying they feared for their safety. Despite the unsanitary conditions and lack of adequate food and fresh water, about 300 remained when Papua New Guinea police started removing people on Thursday and Friday.



British Black Friday Was Once Again A Wonderfully Civilized Occasion

British Black Friday Was Once Again A Wonderfully Civilized OccasionShoppers in Britain appear to be shunning the chaos of Black Friday.



What To Buy On Black Friday On Amazon

What To Buy On Black Friday On AmazonLast week, we shared with you a sneak peek at Amazon’s Black Friday deals that we just couldn’t wait for.



US already has 2,000 troops in Syria, Pentagon set to reveal

US already has 2,000 troops in Syria, Pentagon set to revealThe Pentagon is likely to announce in the coming days that there are about 2,000 U troops in Syria, two US officials said on Friday, as the military acknowledges that an accounting system for troops has under-reported the size of forces on the ground. The US military had earlier publicly said it had around 500 troops in Syria, mostly supporting the Syrian Democratic Forces group of Kurdish and Arab militias fighting Islamic State in the north of the country. Two US officials, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said the Pentagon could, as early as Monday, publicly announce that there are slightly more than 2,000 U.S. troops in Syria.



New Jersey Woman Raises More Than $300,000 For Homeless Man

New Jersey Woman Raises More Than $300,000 For Homeless ManOver 300,000 dollars was raised by a New Jersey woman for a homeless man who came to her rescue last month when her car ran out of gas on the highway.



Man Shot at Mall, as Hunt for Black Friday Deals Takes Violent Turn

Man Shot at Mall, as Hunt for Black Friday Deals Takes Violent TurnA 19-year-old man was shot in a car in Columbia, Mo. Thursday night.



Odebrecht reportedly paid millions to ex-Lima mayor

Odebrecht reportedly paid millions to ex-Lima mayorBrazilian construction firm Odebrecht, enmeshed in a corruption scandal which has shaken Latin America's political establishment, gave millions of dollars to Lima's mayor in a recall referendum, Peruvian media reported Thursday. Susana Villaran, a leftist and the first woman to hold the mayor's post, in 2013 faced the recall vote halfway through her four-year term. Odebrecht's former Peruvian boss Jorge Barata said that his company supported Villaran at her request, according to testimony he reportedly gave prosecutors in Brazil.



Philadelphia Mayor Roasts Donald Trump: ‘Our President Is A Bully’ And A 'Punk’

Philadelphia Mayor Roasts Donald Trump: ‘Our President Is A Bully’ And A 'Punk’Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney did not hold back in his criticism of President Donald Trump on Wednesday.



Russia's New Stealth Torpedoes Have a Neat Trick: They Can Pretend to Be Giant Fish

Russia's New Stealth Torpedoes Have a Neat Trick: They Can Pretend to Be Giant FishThis is what U.S. ship captains will scream too late, if Russia has its way. Russia is promising to develop smart mini-torpedoes that are noiseless, leave no wake—and creep through the water at two to three miles per hour. The project is still in the conceptual stage, Aliyev told Russian news agency RIA Novosti [Google English translation here].



US declares 'ethnic cleansing' against Rohingya in Myanmar

US declares 'ethnic cleansing' against Rohingya in MyanmarWASHINGTON (AP) — The United States declared the ongoing violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar to be "ethnic cleansing" on Wednesday, threatening penalties for military officials engaged in a brutal crackdown that has sent more than 620,000 refugees flooding over the border to Bangladesh.



A Tribute To The Most Cringeworthy Turkey Pardon Of All Time, Featuring Sarah Palin

A Tribute To The Most Cringeworthy Turkey Pardon Of All Time, Featuring Sarah PalinThis story was first published in 2012, and has been published every year since.



Experts Break Down The Difference Between Google Home and Amazon Echo

Experts Break Down The Difference Between Google Home and Amazon EchoThe world is so full of tech that sometimes it’s hard to keep up.



How to get ahead of the pack and avoid impulse buying on Black Friday

How to get ahead of the pack and avoid impulse buying on Black FridayBlack Friday is almost here, the day when retailers tempt customers to spend as much as possible. Given that most of us are watching our finances more carefully than ever, this can cause considerable anxiety. What can you do to find the best bargains while staying within your budget, and even more important, how can you avoid one of the most common mistakes – impulse buying?  What are you like? Some of us are more vulnerable than others to making snap decisions. Impulsivity, the tendency to act without planning or considering the consequences of our actions, is a powerful and complex characteristic. It’s “moderately heritable”, according to Laura Bevilacqua at New York University, which means it’s apparent from an early age and manifests itself in most situations. Therefore, if you’re impulsive, it’s better to accept it as part of your character and use it to advantage – for example, to boost creativity – rather than to try to change or ignore it.  However, when you’re under pressure, the inclination to act first and consider the consequences later is much harder for impulsive individuals to resist than it is for others. Therefore, if you would describe yourself as “spontaneous”, “easily bored”, “unable to wait” or “easily swayed or distracted”, you’ll need to prepare carefully before you start shopping if you want to avoid regret. Don't be that person... Credit: Ray Tang/REX/Rex Features Be aware of your “triggers”  Each of us has specific “triggers”  – circumstances that cause emotions to flood reason – and these are the occasions when we’re most likely to buy impulsively. Before you shop, make a list of your particular triggers – tiredness, feeling depressed or guilty, knowing you’re pressed for time – and vow not to buy when you’re feeling vulnerable. Make a plan before you start shopping  You’ll be most likely to act on impulse if you have no idea what you want to buy or how much you expect to spend. Make a list of your hoped-for purchases and allocate a maximum price to each. You may wish to do some window shopping in advance, to generate ideas. If so, do that without access to your credit card.  "Oh it's oh-so-lovely in here" - that's what they want you to think! Don't fall into their trap. Credit: Jason Alden/Bloomberg Finance LP Beware retail atmospherics  In 1973, Philip Kotler, Professor of Marketing at Northwestern University, wrote an article in which he argued that consumers want more than simply to purchase items when they shop. They want what he called the “total product” – service, packaging, associated advertising and a great atmosphere. When creating that atmosphere, he urged retailers to address all our senses – to ensure that what we see, hear and even smell will make us want to buy. Retailers try hard to achieve this, because it works. Research has shown, for example, that we’re likely to spend more money if we like the scent in a shop, and to buy more expensive wines when listening to classical music. Of course, a pleasant atmosphere is great, but remember not to let it distract you from sticking to your shopping list or abandoning your budget.  • Linda Blair is a clinical psychologist and author of Siblings: How to Handle Rivalry and Create Lifelong Loving Bonds. To order for £10.99, call 0844 871 1514 or visit books.telegraph.co.uk. Watch her give advice at telegraph.co.uk/wellbeing/v ideo/mind-healing



Lebanon's Jumblatt criticizes Saudi over Hariri

Lebanon's Jumblatt criticizes Saudi over HaririTop Lebanese Druze politician Walid Jumblatt on Friday criticized the way Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri had been treated by "some Saudi circles", the first time he has appeared to direct blame at Riyadh over Hariri's resignation this month. Jumblatt also condemned Iranian "dictates", an apparent response to a statement by the commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards this week that disarming of the Iran-backed Lebanese group Hezbollah was out of the question. Lebanese officials say Saudi Arabia put Hariri under effective house arrest in Riyadh and forced him to declare his resignation on Nov. 4.



Reeva Steenkamp Can ‘Rest In Peace' After Oscar Pistorius’ Sentence Doubled, Her Family Says

Reeva Steenkamp Can ‘Rest In Peace' After Oscar Pistorius’ Sentence Doubled, Her Family SaysReeva Steenkamp’s family said she “can now rest in peace” after a South African court on Friday more than doubled Olympian and Paralympian Oscar Pistorius’ sentence for killing her.



Colin Kaepernick joins Native Americans for UnThanksgiving Day protest on Alcatraz

Colin Kaepernick joins Native Americans for UnThanksgiving Day protest on AlcatrazColin Kaepernick, the American football star whose “kneeling protest” sparked a national debate, has travelled to Alcatraz Island to join Native Americans protesting the “genocide” they say is represented by Thanksgiving Day. The 30-year-old made a surprise visit to the site of the former Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary to join indigenous people who occupied the island off the coast of San Francisco between 1969 and 1971. Since then, there has been an annual sunrise gathering to highlight the deadly, destructive impact on indigenous people of the arrival in America of European colonisers more than 400 years ago.



Erdogan says no contact with Assad regime 'at the moment'

Erdogan says no contact with Assad regime 'at the moment'Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said there was no contact "at the moment" between Ankara and the Syrian government despite both sides' opposition to Syrian Kurdish militia, in comments reported on Friday. The Turkish leader said Russian President Vladimir Putin told him that Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad "negatively" viewed Syrian Kurdish armed groups, in an interview published in Hurriyet and Milliyet papers. Putin met Assad earlier this week at the Black Sea resort of Sochi before a summit with Erdogan and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday aimed at finding a political settlement to the Syria conflict.



Ships, aircraft search Philippine Sea for 3 missing in crash

Ships, aircraft search Philippine Sea for 3 missing in crashTOKYO (AP) — U.S. and Japanese ships and aircraft were searching in the Philippine Sea on Thursday for three sailors missing since a U.S. Navy aircraft crashed a day earlier.



Sexual Misconduct Allegations Are Forcing Democrats to Face Up to the Politics of Predation Too

Sexual Misconduct Allegations Are Forcing Democrats to Face Up to the Politics of Predation TooAllegations against Sen. Al Franken of Minnesota and Rep. John Conyers of Michigan are putting Democrats in hot water over how to respond



Japanese politician barred from bringing baby to council session

Japanese politician barred from bringing baby to council sessionA local Japanese politician has stirred debate after she was forbidden from bringing her baby into a council session. In a case that contrasts starkly with the Australian lawmaker who breastfed her baby in parliament, Yuka Ogata was told she could not take part in the assembly on Wednesday if she had her seven-month-old son with her.  Officials of the Kumamoto municipal assembly said visitors and observers were forbidden from the floor, and that included the young children of politicians. The session eventually started 40 minutes late after Ms Ogata agreed to leave the infant with a friend.  It was the first time Ms Ogata had attended a plenary session since she gave birth to her son, the BBC reported. She said she wanted to show how difficult it was for women to continue careers and bring up children.   Ms. Yuka Ogata (Ogata is her family), one of a few female members of Kumamoto's City Council, has received... https://t.co/Q4KirSrif1— Kumamoto-i (@Kumamotoi) November 23, 2017 "I wanted the assembly to be a place where women who are raising children can also do a great job," she told the Mainichi newspaper. The council said it would discuss ways to support lawmakers who had young children.  "We would like to work on a system where assembly members can participate in meetings with their children," Speaker Yoshitomo Sawada, according to the Mainichi. Her move has sparked debate online with supporters saying she was brave and opponents questioning if it was a good idea to bring a baby to a workplace. "I think her act was wonderful. People wouldn't take problems seriously" if she hadn't shown up with the child, one Twitter user said. "Balancing work and child rearing isn't about being with a child all the time at a workplace," said another user, who identified herself as a fellow working mother. "I really cannot understand her action," wrote this user. Japan has consistently fared poorly in gender equality rankings in the developed world. Women are still often expected to give up work after having children, face chronic shortages of public childcare spots and regularly describe the existence of a “concrete” rather than glass ceiling preventing female workers from advancing to senior positions. So proud that my daughter Alia is the first baby to be breastfed in the federal Parliament! We need more #women & parents in Parli #auspolpic.twitter.com/w34nxWxG0y— Larissa Waters (@larissawaters) May 9, 2017 In contrast, Senator Larissa Waters returned to parliament in Australia in May after giving birth to her second daughter  and brought her baby Alia Joy with her while she voted.  Furthermore, she made political history in the country by breastfeeding her daughter in the chamber. In Britain, an independent review in July last year concluded that allowing women to breastfeed would be "symbolic" and showcase the Commons as a "role-model parent friendly institution".



Mark Hamill Hints At A Potentially Huge Reveal In 'The Last Jedi'

Mark Hamill Hints At A Potentially Huge Reveal In 'The Last Jedi'“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” is scheduled for release Dec. 15 ― and actor Mark Hamill is already trying to keep spoilers from getting out.



Wendy's hits McDonald's with sick burn after Black Friday Twitter fail

Wendy's hits McDonald's with sick burn after Black Friday Twitter fail  Black Friday: McDonald’s isn't lovin' it. In fact, they just got served — by another hamburger chain. If you missed the drama on Thursday, the person who runs the McDonald's Twitter account made a very public mistake. SEE ALSO: McDonald's just posted the ultimate Black Friday Twitter fail Black Friday **** Need copy and link**** — McDonald's (@McDonaldsCorp) November 24, 2017 The next day, one of the company's rivals decided to go for the jugular.  When the tweets are as broken as the ice cream machine. https://t.co/esdndK1iFm — Wendy's (@Wendys) November 24, 2017 Cold. Blooded. Like a French fry dipped in a creamy Frosty. Back in 2015, complaints about broken McDonald’s ice cream machines were so common, they became a meme. Some dissatisfied customer even made an app to keep track of which machines were actually working.  Way to rub salt in a wound, Wendy's. Delicious, delicious salt.  WATCH: This wooden block will charge your phone Every editorial product is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our journalism.



Virginia Teen Killed Trying To Protect His Mom In Domestic Violence Incident

Virginia Teen Killed Trying To Protect His Mom In Domestic Violence IncidentFamily and friends are mourning a Virginia teen that was killed last weekend while trying to protect his mother during a domestic violence incident, according to news reports.



Vietnam prosecutes bank officials in corruption crackdown

Vietnam prosecutes bank officials in corruption crackdownVietnam has prosecuted five former officials of the unlisted Dong A Bank for violating rules that "lead to serious consequences", police said on Friday, part of a widening investigation involving the Ho Chi Minh City-based lender. Energy and banking firms are at the heart of a sweeping crackdown on corruption in the communist state, a campaign that made global headlines this year when Germany accused Vietnam of kidnapping a Vietnamese businessman in Berlin. The troubled, partly private Dong A Bank is among several lenders under scrutiny of the authorities who say they want to tackle corruption, including abuse of power and violation of lending rules.



Chef José Andrés Prepares 40,000 Thanksgiving Meals In Puerto Rico

Chef José Andrés Prepares 40,000 Thanksgiving Meals In Puerto RicoAs Americans give thanks this Thanksgiving, celebrity chef José Andrés is busy giving back, by preparing what he estimated as 40,000 Thanksgiving meals for Puerto Ricans.



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