Vietnam

An elephant that escaped from an animal sanctuary in upstate New York.
New York State Police
November 13, 2018 - 8:40 am
WESTTOWN, NY (1010 WINS) -- An elephant that was on the loose in Orange County is back at home on an animal sanctuary. The 44-year-old elephant was found by New York State Police in Westtown, near the New Jersey border. New York State Police The elephant is from Vietnam, where she was burned by...
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Outdoor cooking file
Dreamstime
September 11, 2018 - 9:42 am
HANOI, Vietnam (1010 WINS/AP) -- Officials in Vietnam are asking Hanoi residents to stop eating dog and cat meat. Authorities in the capital say it hurts the city's image and improper raising of the animals could spread rabies. For many Vietnamese, dog meat is a delicacy that is thought to increase...
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Pham Van Khanh, a 62-year-old retiree, lays flowers at the monument of Senator John McCain in Hanoi, Vietnam, Monday, Aug. 27, 2018.
(AP Photo/Tran Van Minh)
August 27, 2018 - 12:17 pm
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Sen. John McCain's Vietnamese jailer said he respected his former inmate and felt sad about his death, as others in Vietnam paid their respects to the former U.S. Navy pilot who became a prisoner of war and later was instrumental in bringing the wartime foes together. McCain's...
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