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Yoga Exercises Added to US School Programs – VOA Learning English (Jan 17, 2017)

Along with subjects like reading and mathematics, school children at the Robert W. Coleman Elementary School are learning how to spend time in quiet thought. The students are learning yoga exercises and meditation skills. The aim is to provide them … Continue reading

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Search Ends for Malaysia Flight 370, But Mystery Remains – VOA Learning English (Jan 17, 2017)

The search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has officially ended, nearly three years after the plane mysteriously disappeared. Transport ministers from Malaysia, Australia and China announced Tuesday the search had officially been suspended. The Boeing 777 plane disappeared March 8, … Continue reading

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Police Arrest Suspect in New Year’s Eve Attack in Turkey – VOA Learning English (Jan 17, 2017)

Turkish security forces say they have arrested the main suspect in the attack on a nightclub in Istanbul on December 31. The attack killed 39 people and injured several others. The Hurriyet Daily News said Abdulkadir Masharipov was detained Monday … Continue reading

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Theresa May Says Britain Will Leave the Single Market – VOA Learning English (Jan 17, 2017)

British Prime Minister Theresa May says Britain will leave the European Union’s single market. May spoke to government employees and diplomats at Lancaster House in London on Tuesday. She had been under pressure to provide a plan following Britain’s vote … Continue reading

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China’s President Supports Free Trade at World Economic Meeting – VOA Learning English (Jan 17, 2017)

Chinese President Xi Jinping urged world leaders to reject protectionism at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. His speech in support of free trade came during the first day of the yearly meeting of political, business leaders, activists and … Continue reading

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Regrowth of Heart Muscle May Be Possible – VOA Learning English (Jan 16, 2017)

From VOA Learning English, this is the Health & Lifestyle report. It may seem like a moment in a science fiction movie. In a fierce battle, a creature loses an arm but, then, grows another one to take its place. … Continue reading

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China: ‘One-China’ Policy and Taiwan Not Negotiable – VOA Learning English (Jan 16, 2017)

China has criticized United States President-elect Donald Trump for suggesting that the “one-China” policy is negotiable. Trump’s comments came in an interview with the Wall Street Journal published on Friday. In future talks with China, he told the newspaper, he … Continue reading

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Future Shines Bright for Solar Energy Use in India – VOA Learning English (Jan 16, 2017)

The falling cost of solar energy technology is helping India increase its production of electricity. Solar energy is electrical power captured from the sun. Last April, India’s energy minister Piyush Goyal reportedly said it is now less costly to produce … Continue reading

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Everyday Grammar: Simple Past Yes/No Questions – VOA Learning English (Jan 15, 2017)

This was originally published on www.learningenglish.voanews.com and reproduced here with permission. Courtesy: Voice of America

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Very Large Crack Creating Iceberg in Antarctica – VOA Learning English (Jan 15, 2017)

Researchers say part of a very large shelf of ice on Antarctica could soon break off – and become an iceberg. A team of scientists is closely watching part of the Larsen Ice Shelf, off the coast of northwestern Antarctica. … Continue reading

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