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05/23/2017 at 08:26. Facebook
State universities in California are planning to limit admission of undergraduate students from other states and from overseas.
State universities in California are planning to limit admission of undergraduate students

University of California Votes Limits on Non-State Students

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Naqibullah Rahmatee
Laurel Mann Maw
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VOA Learning English
05/23/2017 at 07:24. Facebook
Tesla founder Elon Musk says his goal was to create a solar roof that looks better, costs less and lasts longer than non-solar roofs.
Tesla founder Elon Musk says his goal was to create a solar

Tesla Launches Sales of ‘Invisible’ Solar Roof

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05/23/2017 at 03:24. Facebook
Careers in science are increasingly popular in North Korea, as the government expands its nuclear and missile programs.
Careers in science are increasingly popular in North Korea as the government

More North Koreans Become Scientists as Nuclear Push Continues

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Kelley Pierce
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05/23/2017 at 00:23. Facebook
This is What's Trending Today...

Drake, Cher and Céline Dion stole the show at Sunday night's Billboard Music Awards:
This is Whats Trending Today Drake Cher and Céline Dion stole the

Drake, Cher and Celine Dion Impress at Billboard Music Awards

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yesterday at 23:12. Facebook
Do you eat a lot of coconut in your diet? This week's Health and Lifestyle report explores the health benefits of the fruit:
Do you eat a lot of coconut in your diet This weeks

Is Coconut Good for You?

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Felipe Silva
Laurel Mann Maw
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yesterday at 15:52. Facebook
"Being a designer or creative almost becomes like a lifestyle because you’re constantly surrounded by challenges and beautiful things and ugly things and you just -- you’re always observing the world."

Later this week on 'People in America' you will have the chance to hear the story of Zarela Mosquera, industrial designer creating messages through public art and design.
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yesterday at 12:28. Facebook
Franklin Pierce, the 14th president, was a handsome lawyer who liked social events and alcohol. He emerged as a dark horse candidate in 1852 and unexpectedly won the election.
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yesterday at 01:16. Facebook
President Trump began his first foreign trip in Saudi Arabia. He signed military and business deals with the kingdom and gave a major foreign policy speech on uniting Muslim nations against common enemies.
President Trump began his first foreign trip in Saudi Arabia He signed

President Trump in Saudia Arabia

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05/21/2017 at 17:02. Facebook
Do you know what an artifact is?
Find out in this week’s News Words!
Fabricio Araujo
Kyawmin Latt
Waqar Ali
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05/20/2017 at 14:12. Facebook
A documentary about Ashin Wirathu appears at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival this week. But some in Myanmar question whether the media attention has helped his rise to fame.
A documentary about Ashin Wirathu appears at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival

Documentary on Myanmar Monk at Cannes Film Festival

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05/20/2017 at 12:35. Facebook
What do you think "let's roll" means?

A) drive the tank
or
B) let's move out

Watch our video and take the quiz to see if you got it right!
What do you think lets roll means A drive the tank or

English @ the Movies: 'Let's Roll'

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Terry Huang
Jose Luis Yahuana Cahuas
Hazem Abdrahim
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05/20/2017 at 12:00. Facebook
Special Counsel Robert Mueller will have more independence than the 94 U.S. attorneys who normally oversee criminal investigations.

But he won’t have complete independence.
Special Counsel Robert Mueller will have more independence than the 94 US

How Much Independence Will Special Counsel Have?

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John Mcguigan
David Lulasa
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05/20/2017 at 11:58. Facebook
In 1980, American graffiti artist Jean-Michel Basquiat was selling his drawings for $50 each. This week, his painting “Untitled” sold in New York for $110.5 million.
In 1980 American graffiti artist JeanMichel Basquiat was selling his drawings for

Basquiat Painting Sells for $110.5 Million

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John Mcguigan
Kim Hằng
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05/20/2017 at 11:57. Facebook
This is the fourth and final episode of American Stories' The Blue Hotel.
This is the fourth and final episode of American Stories' The Blue Hotel

'The Blue Hotel,' by Stephen Crane, Part Four

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Pearl Pwint
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05/19/2017 at 22:07. Facebook
New Orleans is known for jazz. Nashville claims country music, and Memphis calls itself the home of the blues. Washington D.C. is also known for a unique sound: go-go music.
New Orleans is known for jazz Nashville claims country music and Memphis

Musicians Aim to Keep DC's Go-go Music Going

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05/19/2017 at 12:46. Facebook
This week on English at The Movies we are talking about the saying "let's roll." It is from the movie "The Fate of the Furious." This action film tells about a group of friends who drive fast cars as they fight their enemies.

What do you think "let's roll" means?

A) drive the tank
or
B) let's move out

Watch our video and take the quiz to see if you got it right!

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05/19/2017 at 09:41. Facebook
Overfishing can be found everywhere, from Mexican fishing boats off the U.S. coast of Florida to Russian crabbing boats in the western Bering Sea.

However, the impact is felt the strongest in the South China Sea, where many countries have territorial claims.
Overfishing can be found everywhere from Mexican fishing boats off the US

Overfishing Risks Collapsing Global Fishing Industry

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05/19/2017 at 06:38. Facebook
VOA’s Turkish Service said the protesters were supporters of Selahattin Demirtas, a jailed pro-Kurdish lawmaker. Turkish officials arrested him in November on terrorism-related charges.
VOAs Turkish Service said the protesters were supporters of Selahattin Demirtas a

Turkey Protesters Say Erdogan Supporters Attacked Them in Washington

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Yasin Sinmez
Sarper Pk
Abdullah Yıldız
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05/19/2017 at 03:37. Facebook
“Everyone I know in the political system, on all sides and in all professions, is exhausted...There's never a break.”
Everyone I know in the political system on all sides and in

Americans Stressed Over Nonstop Political News

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Judith Ann Bowen Colson
John Mcguigan
John Mcguigan
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05/19/2017 at 01:29. Facebook
Chris Cornell, the lead singer of Soundgarden, died this week at the age of 52.

Soundgarden was a well-known rock band in the 1990s. The band’s music style is known as “grunge,” which became popular with the success of Soundgarden and other bands like Pearl Jam and Nirvana.
Chris Cornell the lead singer of Soundgarden died this week at the age of 52

Lead Singer of 1990s Band Soundgarden Dies

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