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 2018-04-23 06:59 

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Tomoa Narasaki wins bouldering gold at World Cup in Moscow...

Tomoa Narasaki claimed his first title in two years Sunday as he won the second round of the IFSC Bouldering World Cup in Moscow.Narasaki, the ......

 2018-04-23 06:59 

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Yuya Kubo scores on return to Gent lineup...

Yuya Kubo scored for Belgian Pro League side Gent in its 2-1 playoff loss away to Charleroi on Sunday.Returning to the starting lineup for the ......

 2018-04-23 06:38 

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Tokyo immigration staff prevented Turkish man with appendicitis from consulting doctor...

Tokyo immigration authorities prevented a Turkish detainee from seeing a doctor for nearly a day despite him suffering acute abdominal pain that was later diagnosed ......

 2018-04-23 06:29 

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Nagoya shop offers unique handbags made by workers with disabilities from recycled obi...

The souvenir shop Nagomya in Kinshachi Yokocho, a shopping area that opened right outside the grounds of Nagoya Castle late last month, is selling handbags ......

 2018-04-23 06:24 

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Woman's winning back nursing home deposit a rarity in aging Japan...

When her stay at the glamorous Grancreer residence turned into a nightmare of disrupted sleep and difficulties with the staff, retired harpist Yumi Makino opted ......

 2018-04-23 06:18 

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G-7 foreign ministers resolutely opposed to nuclear-armed North Korea: Kono...

Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven industrialized nations on Sunday affirmed they will never accept a nuclear-armed North Korea and pledged to maintain "maximum ......

 2018-04-23 05:59 

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Last of six people listed as missing from Oita landslide confirmed dead...

All six people listed as missing after the landslide earlier this month in Oita Prefecture have been confirmed dead, the Oita Prefectural Government said Monday.The ......

 2018-04-23 05:54 

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1 in 3 Indonesians recently purchased Japanese brands, but many think Chinese and Korean brands are Japanese too...

Roughly 1 in 3 Indonesians in major cities has recently purchased products from Japanese brands such as Sony and Uniqlo, according to a Japan External ......

 2018-04-23 05:53 

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Tourists, take note: As drones multiply, so do rules governing where they can be flown...

Make a trip to any major electronics store today and you're bound to find a section selling drones. Once little more than toys for enthusiasts, ......

 2018-04-23 05:36 

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Angels' Shohei Ohtani bats cleanup for first time in MLB after bullpen session...

Shohei Ohtani batted cleanup for the first time on Sunday, but Johnny Cueto struck him out twice and pitched six shutout innings in the San ......

 2018-04-23 04:59 

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PAS Islamic party aims to hold key in upcoming Malaysian election...

The outcome of next month's election in Malaysia may hinge on the performance of a party that has strived for decades to turn the country ......

 2018-04-23 04:53 

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Ginobili carries Spurs in Game 4...

Ettore Messina was screaming at the Spurs, and Manu Ginobili loved it.Before Gregg Popovich, Ginobili played in Italy for Messina, and on Sunday he delivered ......

 2018-04-23 04:49 

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Many Chinese dead or hurt in North Korea traffic crash: Beijing...

A large number of Chinese tourists have been killed and injured in a "major traffic accident" in North Korea, China's foreign ministry said Monday.The crash ......

 2018-04-23 04:45 

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Following deadly January eruption, alert level for nearby Mount Shirane raised to Level 2...

The Meteorological Agency said Sunday it has raised the volcanic alert level for Mount Shirane near Gunma and Nagano prefectures from Level 1 to Level ......

 2018-04-23 04:30 

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Man who fought Tennessee Waffle House gunman said shooter 'was going to have to work to kill me'...

The man who wrestled the gun away from the Waffle House shooting suspect in Tennessee said Sunday if he were going to die, the gunman ......

 2018-04-23 04:18 

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Former Bosnian Serb leader Karadzic to appeal war crimes conviction...

Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic will appear in court again Monday when he contests his conviction for genocide and a 40-year prison sentence before ......

 2018-04-23 04:16 

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Japanese teen tops Youth America ballet competition in New York...

Yuma Matsuura of Japan has won the senior age division at the Youth America Grand Prix audition for promising young ballet dancers, the organizer said ......

 2018-04-23 03:50 

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Ahead of Kim-Moon summit, both Koreas halt cross-border propaganda broadcasts...

South Korea halted anti-Pyongyang propaganda broadcasts across the rivals' tense border Monday ahead of inter-Korean talks this week that are expected to focus on the ......

 2018-04-23 03:45 

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Rafael Nadal makes history with dominant win over Kei Nishikori in Monte Carlo final...

Usually modest about his achievements, Rafael Nadal allowed himself a moment to appreciate his record 31st Masters title on Sunday.Nadal was at his dominant best ......

 2018-04-23 03:36 

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Road to North Korea's denuclearization attempts littered with failure...

Bill Clinton offered oil and reactors. George W. Bush mixed threats and aid. Barack Obama stopped trying after a rocket launch.While Seoul and Washington welcomed ......

 2018-04-23 03:24 

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Singer Shania Twain apologizes for saying she would have voted for Trump...

Singer Shania Twain has apologized for saying if she were American she would have voted for Donald Trump for president, even though he's offensive.Twain made ......

 2018-04-23 02:00 

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World watching for signs of North Korea nuclear breakthrough at two key summits...

When North Korean leader Kim Jong Un meets South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday the world will have a single overriding interest: How will ......

 2018-04-23 01:38 

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Florida man who went on Philippines sex trips gets 330 years for child porn...

A Florida man has been sentenced to 330 years in prison on child pornography charges after authorities say he took sex tourism trips to the ......

 2018-04-23 01:37 

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Farm on fire after Saudis down new missile from Yemen's Houthi rebels: state media...

Saudi air defenses on Sunday intercepted a ballistic missile fired by Yemeni rebels at the kingdom's southern border city of Najran, which set a farm ......

 2018-04-23 01:37 

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2018 atmosphere finds Americans ripe for protests, and not just over Trump...

She was the face of mass protest, but long ago lost her faith in protesting.Then, last year, thousands of women set out to march on ......

 2018-04-23 01:36 

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Putin's turf war with Telegram escalates as Russia blocks IPs...

Russia's communications regulator blocked some Alphabet Inc. internet addresses, blaming the U.S. owner of Google for helping Pavel Durov's Telegram Messenger LLP service evade government ......

 2018-04-23 01:36 

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Norwegian detainee in Russia admits being courier for Oslo's spy service: lawyer...

A Norwegian man suspected by Russia of espionage has admitted to being a courier for Norway's military intelligence, his Norwegian lawyer said on Sunday.Frode Berg, ......

 2018-04-23 01:34 

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Abe plans July France visit as Taro Kono seeks Japan trip by Macron...

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to visit France in July, Foreign Minister Taro Kono told his French counterpart, Jean-Yves Le Drian, on Sunday.During talks in ......

 2018-04-23 01:20 

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Ruling bloc-backed incumbent wins Okinawa mayoral election...

The ruling bloc-backed incumbent won Sunday's mayoral election in the city of Okinawa, dealing a blow to opponents of the relocation of a major U.S. ......

 2018-04-23 00:28 

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Trump leads on North Korea as G-7 ministers meet: U.S. envoy...

The U.S. ambassador to Canada said Sunday that President Donald Trump is leading international efforts to persuade North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons.Ambassador ......

 2018-04-23 00:17 

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Web firms 'turning blind eye' to children, may face regulation: U.K....

Britain's health minister, Jeremy Hunt, threatened to impose new regulations on social media firms unless they do more to protect young people using their services.Hunt ......

 2018-04-23 00:13 

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GOP's Bob Corker says he won't oppose Democrat 'friend' seeking his Senate seat...

Outgoing Republican Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee is sticking by his decision not to campaign against the Democrat seeking to fill his seat.Corker says he ......

 2018-04-23 00:11 

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Loud explosions again rock northern Mali's Timbuktu near U.N. peacekeeper bases...

Several loud explosions rocked the northern Mali city of Timbuktu on Sunday near military bases where one U.N peacekeeper was killed and seven French troops ......

 2018-04-23 00:11 

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Two suicide bombers kill four in north Nigeria mosque in town ravaged by Boko Haram...

Two suicide bombers killed four Muslim worshippers in a mosque in a northeast Nigerian town still being rebuilt after virtual destruction by Boko Haram in ......

 2018-04-23 00:08 

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French globalist Macron maintains tough-love friendship with nationalist Trump...

Of everything Emmanuel Macron has accomplished in nearly a year as France's president, the most important may be his tough-love friendship with Donald Trump.From their ......

 2018-04-23 00:07 

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Canadian accused of killing Peruvian medicine woman is lynched in Amazon...

A Canadian man was lynched in the Peruvian Amazon after residents of a remote village accused him of killing an 81-year-old medicine woman a day ......

 2018-04-23 00:06 

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A joyful reunion with birth parents leads to incest, abuse and murder...

What started out as a joyful reunion of a young woman with her birth parents soon turned sour, then shocking, and finally deadly.A young woman ......

 2018-04-23 00:04 

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Canada to host the world's female foreign ministers ahead of UNGA gathering...

Canada will host the world's small but growing band of female foreign ministers for talks ahead of this year's U.N. General Assembly, Canada's Chrystia Freeland ......

 2018-04-23 00:02 

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Autopsies find nothing suspicious in DJ Avicii's death in Oman...

Sweden's public broadcaster says police in Oman have conducted two autopsies on the body of Grammy-nominated electronic dance DJ Avicii, who died Friday at age ......

 2018-04-23 00:01 

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Trump's next $100 billion tariff dilemma: Hit Walmart or Apple Store?...

U.S. consumers may be about to directly feel the effects of the trade fight started by U.S. President Trump with China and other countries this ......

 2018-04-22 23:59 

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China cyberspies believed targeted Japanese defense firms for North Korea secrets...

Chinese hackers have targeted Japanese defense companies, possibly to get information on Tokyo's policy toward resolving the North Korean nuclear impasse, according to cybersecurity firm ......

 2018-04-22 21:53 

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Islamic State suicide bomber targeting Shiite 'apostates' kills 57 at Kabul voter registration center...

An Islamic State suicide bomber carried out an attack at a voter registration center in the capital Kabul on Sunday, killing 57 people and wounding ......

 2018-04-22 21:44 

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Semi-nude gunman kills four at Tennessee Waffle House, flees after patron disarms him...

A gunman wearing nothing but a green jacket and brandishing an assault rifle stormed a Waffle House restaurant in Nashville and shot four people to ......

 2018-04-22 21:43 

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Trump claims North Korea has agreed to denuclearize, but it hasn't ditched its 'treasured sword'...

President Donald Trump on Sunday claimed North Korea has agreed to "denuclearization" before his potential meeting with Kim Jong Un. But that's not the case.North ......

 2018-04-22 21:42 

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More than 20 reported dead in Nicaragua protests over pension reforms...

More than 20 people have been killed in a clashes between Nicaraguan police and demonstrators during a wave of protests over pension reform, a local ......

 2018-04-22 21:41 

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Russian lawyer questions why Robert Mueller hasn't contacted her, doubts he seeks the truth...

A Russian lawyer who discussed sanctions with Donald Trump Jr. in New York during his father's 2016 campaign for the U.S. presidency said Sunday that ......

 2018-04-22 21:40 

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11 migrants found dead, 263 rescued off Libya coast: navy...

At least eleven migrants died at sea and another 263 were rescued on Sunday in two separate operations off the coast of Libya, the country's ......

 2018-04-22 21:39 

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Israeli justice minister vows to help Ethiopian Jews move to Israel...

Israel's justice minister vowed to help Ethiopia's Jews immigrate to Israel as soon as possible during a rare visit to Ethiopia.Ayelet Shaked visited the synagogue ......

 2018-04-22 21:37 

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Iraq says it killed 36 Islamic State 'terrorists' in Syria airstrike...

Iraq said Sunday its forces had killed "36 terrorists" belonging to the Islamic State jihadist group, including senior members, in air raids this past week ......

 2018-04-22 21:36 

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Police try to unlock phone with dead man's finger in Florida...

Florida authorities went to a funeral home and used a dead man's finger to try to unlock his cellphone as part of their investigation.Thirty-year-old Linus ......

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