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Trump is Looking to Deport Thousands of Vietnam War Refugees

Protections that have enabled Vietnam War refugees to live in the United States for decades are now under threat following the Trump administration’s reinterpretation of a 2008 agreement between the U.S. and Vietnam.

The deal, which was made after the Vietnam War as the two countries re-established diplomatic ties, states that undocumented Vietnamese immigrants who arrived in the U.S. before July 12, 1995, will not be deported.

U.S. Finally Returns ‘War Trophies’ Taken from the Philippines in 1901

After over a hundred years, the three Balangiga church bells that American troops took home as war trophies have finally been returned to the Philippines.

United States Ambassador to the Philippines, Sung Kim, led the handover ceremony for the “Bells of Balangiga” to the Philippine defense chief Delfin Lorenzana at an air force base in Manila on Tuesday, reports Agence France-Presse.

Watch US Soldiers Try Food Rations Served in the Singapore Armed Forces

singaporean food

In recent years, Singaporean food has grown to be more appealing to the palate of many foreigners — from ordinary tourists to Michelin-starred chefs such as Gordon Ramsay and the late Anthony Bourdain

Interestingly, American soldiers got their taste of Singaporean food in the middle of training in Oklahoma during the Exercise Daring Warrior 2018, a combined live-firing exercise conducted by the U.S. Army and the Singapore Army last month.

Church Founded By South Koreans Reveals Why They Worship Guns and Wear Crowns

Sanctuary Church

The World Peace and Unification Sanctuary, also known as the Sanctuary Church, made headlines earlier this year when crown-wearing members showed up with AR-15 rifles in a “commitment ceremony.”

Since then, the small church in Newfoundland, Pennsylvania has attracted widespread attention, more recently when its current leader Rev. Hyung-jin “Sean” Moon crashed a GOP event to “bless” it.

Mindy Kaling Slams Donald Trump’s Plan to Abolish Birthright Citizenship

The President of the United States, Donald Trump, has come under fire for his plan to sign an executive order that aims to officially end birthright citizenship in America. One of the voices who expressed dissatisfaction with this plan is Indian-American Hollywood actress Mindy Kaling

Kaling, born from Indian immigrant parents who received green cards to live in the US, asked questions on her Twitter post on Tuesday, Oct. 31, on what will happen to her citizenship once this executive order gets signed.

‘Sex Instructor’ in Thai Jail Promises to Expose Russia-Trump Conspiracy if Freed

Anastasia Vashukevich, a self-proclaimed “seductress” who also goes by the name Nastya Rybka, appealed to United States media to help her get out of a Thailand prison in exchange for information about the Russia-Trump campaign conspiracy.

Rybka, born in Belarus, was one of the 10 arrested in Pattaya, Thailand, on Feb. 26 for running an illegal “sex training class” for compatriots. She entered the country on a Russian passport, a Thai immigration official told CNN.