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State Dept. Dissent Cable on Trump’s Ban Draws 1,000 Signatures

By JEFFREY GETTLEMAN January 31, 2017 NAIROBI, Kenya — It started out in Washington. Then it went to Jakarta. Then across Africa. One version even showed up on Facebook. Within hours, a State Department dissent cable, asserting that President Trump’s executive order to temporarily bar citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries would not ...

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State Dept: Yemen’s Houthis release 2 Americans

The U.S. Navy retaliated against Yemeni fighters for launching missiles at its ships. Video provided by Newsy Newslook Yemenis take part in a rally in solidarity and honor of the victims of Saudi-led airstrikes targeting a funeral hall a week ago, outside the destroyed hall in Sana’a, Yemen, on Oct. ...

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State divestment slows down in Vietnam

Despite the government’s determination to sell its stakes in 10 major companies, including dairy giant Vinamilk and information technology leader FPT, things are moving too slowly for frustrated investors, who are showing strong interest in Vietnam. The State Capital Investment Corporation (SCIC), Vietnam’s sovereign fund, recently announced a list of ...

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