US commander warns about China-Vietnam standoff MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The U.S. military commander in the Pacific warned Friday that the risk of a miscalculation that could trigger a wider conflict in a tense territorial standoff between China and Vietnam is high and urged both nations to exercise ... 05/22/2014 - 10:41 pm | View Link
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Steve Flaherty Vietnam War Letters: U.S. Soldier's Letters Finally Reach Home ... Defense Minister Phung Quang Thanh exchanged long-held artifacts Monday collected during the Vietnam war — including letters written by a U.S. soldier who was killed. Instead, the letters written by Army Sgt. Steve Flaherty of Columbia, S.C., were ... 06/5/2012 - 10:32 pm | View Link
Vietnam OKs wider search for U.S. MIA (AP) HANOI, Vietnam - The Vietnamese government on Monday agreed to open three new sites in the country for excavation by the United States to search for troop remains from the war, the minister of defense told U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta during a ... 06/4/2012 - 3:15 am | View Link
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More than 40 percent of trash produced around the world today is burned without regulation or oversight in a process that damages public health and contributes to climate change, according to a new study from the National Center for Atmospheric Research.
“Air pollution across much of the globe is significantly underestimated because no one is tracking open-fire burning of trash,” said NCAR researcher and lead author of the study Christine Wiedinmyer in a statement.
Sneakers Bistro and Cafe in Winooski last week took down a sign saying "Yield for Sneakers Bacon" after comments were posted in an online community forum by "a vegan and a member of a Muslim household."
Sneakers' menu features items including a breakfast sandwich with homemade turkey bacon.
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