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 2018-07-21 14:23 

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Mob lynches Muslim man over cow-smuggling charges in India...

A Muslim man was beaten to death by a mob in western India over allegations of smuggling cows, police said Saturday, despite calls by the ......

 2018-07-21 14:20 

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Macau takes in 533 dogs after Asia's only race track shuts...

Macau authorities took in more than 500 greyhounds abandoned following the closure Saturday of Asia's only legal dog-racing track.The former Portuguese territory has been the ......

 2018-07-21 14:17 

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Hundreds protest Hong Kong's move to ban separatist political party...

Hundreds of Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters on Saturday rallied against the government's attempt to ban a political party, saying it dealt the most serious threat ......

 2018-07-21 14:14 

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Re-examining the Korean armistice: Give peace a chance...

Ahead of the 65th anniversary of the truce that ended hostilities during the Korean War, we examine the conflict's mixed legacy in Japan....

 2018-07-21 13:58 

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Japan mulls use of cruise ship as shelter for west Japan evacuees...

The government is considering using a cruise ship as a shelter for people displaced by the rain disaster in western Japan, a source close to ......

 2018-07-21 13:57 

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In breakthrough, Japanese researchers use AI to identify early-stage stomach cancer with high accuracy...

Two Japanese national research institutes said Saturday they have succeeded in using artificial intelligence to identify early-stage stomach cancer with a high accuracy rate.The breakthrough ......

 2018-07-21 13:54 

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News outlets in Japan question belated flood response...

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe probably regrets attending a drinking party thrown by some Liberal Democratic Party colleagues on July 5. Even if he didn't suffer ......

 2018-07-21 13:53 

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Plight of 'Mizuho refugees' stirs debate on banking services in Japan...

Imagine wrapping up a tough work week and jumping into a three-day weekend. Maybe you just plan on lounging around at home with the air ......

 2018-07-21 13:52 

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Kitchens of longevity: The culinary secrets of age-old Okinawa...

Okinawa is one of the world's "Blue Zones," areas where people live particularly long and healthy lives. Observing the processes and procedures behind Okinawan yakuzen ......

 2018-07-21 13:50 

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Kawahara: Thrilling, exciting, game-changing kaiseki...

At Kawahara, expect a multi-course kaiseki meal that presents seasonal foods in unexpected, playful ways....

 2018-07-21 13:48 

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Otto Knot: Italian food, sailing knots and great waffles...

When visiting Otto Knot, a cozy neighborhood cafe in the city of Takatsuki, don't miss their homemade raspberry sauce and ice cream-topped waffles....

 2018-07-21 13:46 

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For chef Shinobu Namae, cutting waste is priority...

At cafe Bricolage Bread & Co. and restaurant L'Effervescence, chef Shinobu Namae is finding creative ways to reduce and repurpose food waste....

 2018-07-21 13:44 

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Ginza Cozy Corner's sweet take on the 'Summer Holidays'...

Ginza Cozy Corner is serving up all the flavors of summer with their adorable nine-piece "Summer Holidays" cake set....

 2018-07-21 13:42 

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Learning to live with a vulnerability to violent actions...

Nature bursts its bounds. People seethe and erupt.Japan is among the safest countries in the world, but its headlines are terrifying. Can we send our ......

 2018-07-21 13:36 

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Lifetime devoted to haiku nets Scottish poet prestigious honor...

Haiku poet and novelist Alan Spence was honored with an Order of the Rising Sun for "contributions to developing haiku poetry in the United Kingdom ......

 2018-07-21 13:34 

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Fiercely intelligent and unstoppably prolific, Hiromi Ito is a modern literary provocateur...

Love her or hate her — and her work tends to provoke strong passions in critics and fans alike — Hiromi Ito is a defining ......

 2018-07-21 13:32 

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Punk Drunkers: When it's cool to be uncool...

Chikayoshi Satomi, the man behind cult brand Punk Drunkers says, for him, the line between work and play is always blurred....

 2018-07-21 13:30 

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Email issues...

"I sent the client a PDF of our proposal but they had trouble receiving it."...

 2018-07-21 13:28 

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Two Tohoku beaches ravaged by tsunami open to public for first time since 3/11...

Two beaches in Tohoku that were devastated by a massive tsunami in 2011 opened to the public for the first time in eight years Saturday, ......

 2018-07-21 12:42 

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Toshihiro Sugiura earns win in Fighters debut...

Right-hander Toshihiro Sugiura threw five hitless innings and earned his first win in his Nippon Ham debut as the Fighters beat the SoftBank Hawks 3-2 ......

 2018-07-21 11:31 

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Wataru Endo set to move to Belgian side Sint-Truiden...

J. League first-division club Urawa Reds said Saturday they have agreed on Japan defender Wataru Endo's transfer to Belgian top flight side Sint-Truiden.The 25-year-old will ......

 2018-07-21 11:05 

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Mitakeumi wins Nagoya Basho...

SumoSekiwake Mitakeumi secured his first top division title after beating Tochiozan and maintaining his two-win lead on Saturday, the penultimate day of the Nagoya Grand ......

 2018-07-21 09:33 

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Hong Kong tribunal gives Haruki Murakami's latest novel an 'indecent' rating...

The latest work by novelist Haruki Murakami was banned from Hong Kong's annual book fair after it was deemed "indecent" by the Obscene Articles Tribunal, ......

 2018-07-21 09:28 

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Abe Visits Rain-Stricken Areas in Hiroshima...

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Saturday visited areas in Hiroshima Prefecture devastated by this month's mudslides and floods in western Japan.He visited evacuation centers in ......

 2018-07-21 09:20 

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Foreign supermarkets struggle to make a profit in Japan...

Some of the major foreign supermarket chains that entered Japan around 2000 offering low prices made possible through bulk purchases have exited the country.Carrefour SA ......

 2018-07-21 09:03 

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After shinkansen stabbing, Japan bans unpacked knives on trains...

Passengers will be prohibited from carrying unpacked knives on trains as part of new security measures sparked by last month's attack in a bullet train, ......

 2018-07-21 09:02 

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Japan's first-ever plea bargain...

A new concept confronts the nation's justice system....

 2018-07-21 09:00 

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'Hot streaks' are real, but they're not about luck...

The greatest works of successful artists and scientists tend to be clustered together. That's no coincidence....

 2018-07-21 08:40 

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Japan trails Hong Kong in latest life expectancy rankings...

Japanese remained near the top of the world rankings for life expectancy in 2017 while Hong Kong continued to dominate, welfare ministry data showed Friday.Japan's ......

 2018-07-21 08:17 

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Watanabe tapped to be IOC member...

Japan's Morinari Watanabe is in line to become one of nine new International Olympic Committee members, the IOC announced Friday at the conclusion of its ......

 2018-07-21 08:14 

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Vibe of 1964 Olympics to echo through 2020 Games...

Mariko Nagai walked outside Yoyogi National Gymnasium — the late architect Kenzo Tange's masterpiece from Tokyo's 1964 Summer Olympics — and pictured the city in ......

 2018-07-21 08:14 

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Mariners give Servais extension...

The Seattle Mariners will have some continuity in the managerial chair for a change.Seattle signed Scott Servais to a multiyear contract extension Friday as the ......

 2018-07-21 08:03 

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Sagan takes third win at Tour...

After most of the other top sprinters at the Tour de France succumbed in the Alps, Peter Sagan was in prime position to dominate Friday's ......

 2018-07-21 08:02 

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Matsuda elected to swim Hall of Fame...

Swimmer Hitomi Matsuda, a prolific breaker of world records, will take her rightful place among the masters legends of the sport later this year.The International ......

 2018-07-21 07:54 

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Kenya's Chepkoech smashes steeplechase world record...

Mission accomplished for Beatrice Chepkoech, who set out to break the 3,000-meter steeplechase world record and broke it by more than eight seconds on Friday.Chepkoech ......

 2018-07-21 07:54 

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Johnson, Kisner tied for lead...

A light rain in the morning that gave way to soft sunlight in the afternoon took some of the sting out of Carnoustie.Just not all ......

 2018-07-21 07:51 

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Carpenter blasts 3 HRs, 2 doubles...

Already in the midst of a monster game, Matt Carpenter almost left too early.Carpenter stuck around for one more swing, and connected for a three-run ......

 2018-07-21 07:13 

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Top CIA official says China waging 'cold war' to replace U.S. as leading global power...

A top CIA official for Asia said Friday that Beijing is waging a "cold war" against Washington and seeking "to replace the United States as ......

 2018-07-21 06:28 

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Kawagoe: From Edo standout to tourist draw...

Kawagoe, Saitama Prefecture, is less than an hour's train ride from central Tokyo. But in this city full of history, one would feel a sense ......

 2018-07-21 05:05 

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Thai secretary to Myanmar's Rohingya panel quits, citing lack of progress...

The Thai secretary to an international panel set up by Myanmar to advise on the Rohingya crisis has quit his post, dealing another blow to ......

 2018-07-21 04:36 

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White House rejects Putin idea of holding Ukraine referendum...

The White House on Friday rejected a plan backed by Russian President Vladimir Putin to hold a referendum in eastern Ukraine on the region's future, ......

 2018-07-21 04:32 

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Russian authorities close museum on Soviet gulags...

A museum dedicated to the Soviet gulags has been forced to close, its director said Friday, the latest case of Russian authorities putting pressure on ......

 2018-07-21 04:26 

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Watanabe strikes two-way deal with Grizzlies...

NEW YORKKYODO Yuta Watanabe, who played four years at George Washington University, has agreed to a two-year, two-way contract with the Memphis Grizzlies, the NBA ......

 2018-07-21 04:14 

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China to invest in North Korea infrastructure; U.N. diplomats say aid would violate sanctions...

China has decided to invest 600 million yuan ($88 million) in North Korean infrastructure such as roads around a border bridge, sources in both countries ......

 2018-07-21 04:13 

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Disney fires 'Guardians 3' director Gunn over old pedophilia, rape tweets...

James Gunn was fired Friday as director of "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3" because of old tweets that recently emerged where he joked about ......

 2018-07-21 04:06 

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Shikoku court rejects damages claim by former fishermen over 1954 U.S. H-bomb tests...

A court has rejected a damages suit filed by former fishermen and their families who allege the state hid key records showing they were exposed ......

 2018-07-21 04:04 

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NASA prepares to fly probe into sun's scorching atmosphere...

NASA is preparing to send a probe closer to the sun than any other spacecraft has ventured, enduring wicked heat while zooming through the solar ......

 2018-07-21 03:59 

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Victim of same nerve agent used against Russian ex-spy Skripal, Charlie Rowley, released from hospital in U.K....

Nerve agent victim Charlie Rowley has been released from the hospital after three weeks of treatment since being poisoned, U.K. officials said Friday.Lorna Wilkinson, the ......

 2018-07-21 03:55 

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U.S. judge hails 'great progress' in reuniting families split at border...

A federal judge on Friday applauded Trump administration efforts to meet a deadline to reunite more than 2,500 children with their families after they were ......

 2018-07-21 03:49 

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YouTube releases trailer for new show starring 'Harry Potter' star Tom Felton...

YouTube has offered the first glimpse at its new sci-fi thriller series fronted by "Harry Potter" star Tom Felton — revealing it is an "Alien"-like ......

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