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    USA: GM, Toyota Sales Fell in June

    U.S. auto sales last month rose at a pace that was the lowest in at least 13 months as two of the biggest players reported declines, adding to doubts about the industry’s ability to maintain its record clip this year. General Motors Co., the nation’s largest auto maker, reported its sales slipped 1.6% amid a

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  • Larry Johnson, an American who moved to Vietnam, grills hot dogs at a Fourth of July party in Da Nang, Vietnam, July 4, 2015. A visit this week by the leader of Vietnam's Communist Party to the White House is seen in Vietnam and in the United States as a significant statement on the establishment of diplomatic relations. (Christian Berg/The New York Times)
    U.S., Vietnam forge new friendships

    DA NANG, Vietnam — The American and Vietnamese war veterans, former enemies, sat together at wooden picnic tables eating hamburgers and chili while Creedence Clearwater Revival played in the background. Do Hung Luan, a former Viet Cong fighter who was imprisoned and tortured for nine years by America’s South Vietnamese allies, ate a burger and

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  • Sydney Opera House. Photo: Reuters
    Rich and American? Australia wants you

    SYDNEY — Flushed with the success of a millionaire visa programme to attract wealthy Chinese, Australia is now promising citizenship to rich Americans who are willing to bring their cash and entrepreneurial talent Down Under. But there’s a rather large catch: Participants in the invitation-only Premium Investment Visa scheme will need to invest A$15 million

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