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 2018-12-10 23:45 

Japan Times

Contacts between Trump campaign and Russia multiple, undeniable...

On Jan. 11, 2017, Donald Trump was asked in his first press conference after his shock election victory, "Did you or anyone in your campaign ......

 2018-12-10 23:45 

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Saudi crown prince cultivated ties with Jared Kushner, kept up contacts after journalist's slaying: NYT...

Jared Kushner, the U.S. president's son-in-law and senior adviser, was wooed by Saudi Arabia's controversial crown prince before Donald Trump took office, and the contacts ......

 2018-12-10 23:43 

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Science: City frogs croak out more alluring love croons than their forest counterparts...

City frogs and rain-forest frogs don't sing the same tune, researchers have found.A study released Monday examined why Panama's tiny tungara frogs adapt their mating ......

 2018-12-10 23:43 

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EU alarmed at study showing 'incurable' anti-Semitism worsening; Jews mull emigration...

The EU voiced alarm Monday as a survey showed 9 of 10 European Jews believe anti-Semitism has worsened in the last five years, calling it ......

 2018-12-10 23:42 

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Man, 21, accused of plotting large-scale Islamic State-inspired attack at Ohio synagogue...

Federal authorities said Monday they have charged two people involved in planning separate large-scale attacks — one who wanted to carry out a shooting at ......

 2018-12-10 23:41 

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NASA's first close look finds tiny asteroid studded with boulders, with moist clay...

NASA's first look at a tiny asteroid shows the space rock is more moist and studded with boulders than originally thought.Scientists on Monday released the ......

 2018-12-10 23:40 

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Agency: Migrants' fear of returning home spikes at U.S.-Mexico border...

The number of people expressing fear of returning to their home countries when stopped at the U.S. border with Mexico has spiked, according to figures ......

 2018-12-10 21:46 

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Protesters at U.N. climate talks disrupt U.S. event pitching fossil fuel and clean coal tech...

Groups representing indigenous peoples and youth disrupted a U.S. government event at United Nations climate talks Monday, criticizing the Trump administration's policy of backing the ......

 2018-12-10 21:41 

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Chinese court bans some iPhones over Qualcomm patent dispute...

U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm says it's won an order in a Chinese court banning some Apple phones in China as part of a long-running dispute over ......

 2018-12-10 21:41 

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Cyprus sees migrant surge coming by boat and via breakaway north...

On the final leg of his journey from Iraq to Europe, Hawye Rasool Saleh paid 400 ($457) borrowed from his best friend to a smuggler ......

 2018-12-10 21:39 

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Tariffs prompt GoPro to pull manufacturing of U.S.-bound cameras from China...

GoPro on Monday announced plans to pull production of U.S.-bound cameras out of China to avoid tariffs that could push up its prices in a ......

 2018-12-10 21:37 

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Goodyear halts tire output in Venezuela as economic crisis widens...

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. is halting production in Venezuela, making it the latest international corporation to abandon a South American nation in economic crisis, ......

 2018-12-10 21:37 

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Slovak hospitals seen holding new Roma moms against their will, inflicting other abuses...

Monika Krcova did not want to follow the official guidelines and remain in the hospital in Slovakia for four days after her third baby's birth. ......

 2018-12-10 21:36 

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U.S. levels sanctions at three North Korean officials over human rights abuses...

The United States said Monday it was imposing sanctions on three senior North Korean officials over human rights abuses, despite President Donald Trump's efforts to ......

 2018-12-10 21:35 

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Nearly 85 percent of U.N. nations back pact calling for humane treatment of migrants; not U.S....

Defying fierce opposition from the U.S. and a few other nations, nearly 85 percent of U.N. member states agreed Monday on a sweeping yet non-binding ......

 2018-12-10 21:33 

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Judge sets court date for ex-Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort...

A judge has set a court date for this week for former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort after prosecutors with the special counsel's office detailed ......

 2018-12-10 21:32 

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Huawei exec seeks Canada bail on health grounds as China ups trade pressures...

A top executive of Chinese telecom giant Huawei on Monday sought release from Canadian detention on health grounds, as Beijing escalates its protests over her ......

 2018-12-10 21:31 

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Macron vows tax relief, urges calm in bid to quell protests but stands his ground...

President Emmanuel Macron broke his silence Monday on the exceptional protests shaking France and his presidency, promising broad tax relief for struggling workers and pensioners ......

 2018-12-10 21:30 

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Record count reported for mysterious paralyzing illness across U.S....

This year has seen a record number of cases of a mysterious paralyzing illness in children, U.S. health officials said Monday.It's still not clear what's ......

 2018-12-10 18:58 

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Video shows NYC police pulling toddler from mother's arms at food stamp office...

Police are investigating after a video was posted online that shows a group of New York officers, one of them wielding a stun gun, violently ......

 2018-12-10 18:57 

Japan Times

In possible plea deal, accused Russian secret agent case is 'resolved'...

A woman accused of being a secret agent for the Russian government has likely taken a plea deal, prosecutors indicated Monday in a court filing ......

 2018-12-10 18:57 

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Russian fake news war alleging Azov sea grab preceded Ukrainian ship seizures: EU...

Russia launched a year-long fake news campaign about Kiev's and NATO's plans for the Azov Sea before seizing three Ukrainian ships there, EU security commissioner ......

 2018-12-10 18:56 

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NY's pregnant giraffe April's calf Tajiri moved to another barn to have more room...

A giraffe whose birth became an internet sensation has been moved into another barn away from his mother.Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, New York, tells ......

 2018-12-10 18:55 

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Closed Bucharest hospital says 39 newborns now diagnosed with superbug...

The number of babies diagnosed with a drug-resistant superbug at a maternity hospital in Romania's capital has risen to 39, authorities said Monday.Raluca Alexandru, spokeswoman ......

 2018-12-10 18:54 

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Justices won't hear appeal by Kansas and Louisiana seeking to bar Medicaid cash from Planned Parenthood...

The Supreme Court on Monday avoided a high-profile case by rejecting appeals from Kansas and Louisiana in their effort to strip Medicaid money from Planned ......

 2018-12-10 18:53 

Japan Times

18 billion km out: NASA's Voyager 2 breaches heliopause, reaches interstellar space...

NASA's Voyager 2 probe has left the protective bubble around the sun and is flying through interstellar space, becoming the second human-made object to travel ......

 2018-12-10 18:52 

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Trump: Hush money payments not campaign finance violations, just 'simple private transaction'...

Donald Trump on Monday defended hush money payments reported by his former lawyer a day after Democrats said the U.S. president could face impeachment and ......

 2018-12-10 18:51 

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Social media top print as news source for Americans but TV still leads: Pew study...

Social media have overtaken print newspapers as a news source for Americans, researchers said Monday, highlighting the growing importance of services such as Facebook and ......

 2018-12-10 18:50 

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Japanese scientist Tasuku Honjo receives Nobel for physiology or medicine at ceremony...

Japanese scientist Tasuku Honjo received the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine at a ceremony Monday in Stockholm for his discovery of a protein on ......

 2018-12-10 18:49 

Japan Times

No one steps forward as Trump's troubled White House searches for new chief of staff...

President Donald Trump is considering at least four people to serve as his next chief of staff, after plans for an orderly succession for departing ......

 2018-12-10 18:48 

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Russia deploys two nuclear-capable strategic bombers to Venezuela as U.S. tensions soar...

Two Russian nuclear-capable strategic bombers arrived in Venezuela on Monday, a deployment that comes amid soaring Russia-U.S. tensions.Russia's Defense Ministry said a pair Tu-160 bombers ......

 2018-12-10 13:41 

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China slams 'inhumane' treatment of arrested Huawei executive...

China on Monday ratcheted up its protest over the arrest of an executive of telecom giant Huawei on a U.S. warrant in Canada, calling reports ......

 2018-12-10 13:31 

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Gymnastics association lifts officials' suspension over alleged harassment...

The Japan Gymnastics Association announced Monday it has lifted the temporary suspension of two senior officials over the alleged harassment of 2016 Rio de Janeiro ......

 2018-12-10 13:23 

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China gene-editing scientist's project rejected for WHO database...

The global medical community is distancing itself further from the researcher whose controversial gene-editing work has been condemned by scientists and the Chinese government.A Chinese ......

 2018-12-10 13:01 

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Lawsuit filed against Japan's state-funded ceremonies marking Imperial enthronement...

Members of religious groups and other citizens sued the government on Monday, claiming that planned public spending on ceremonies involving the enthronement of Crown Prince ......

 2018-12-10 12:39 

Japan Times

Japan corporate bankruptcies up 6.1 percent in November...

The number of corporate bankruptcies nationwide in November rose 6.1 percent from a year earlier to 718, up for the first time in three months, ......

 2018-12-10 12:34 

Japan Times

Theresa May calls off key vote on Brexit deal to avoid huge defeat, source says...

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May is calling off a crucial vote in Parliament on whether to approve her Brexit deal, according to a person familiar ......

 2018-12-10 12:28 

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Japanese tourist lured by travel freebies into smuggling meth...

An Iranian man has been arrested after using travel freebies to lure an unsuspecting Japanese tourist into smuggling a bag of clothes laced with crystal ......

 2018-12-10 12:19 

Japan Times

Eri Suzuki finishes third at Honolulu Marathon...

Eri Suzuki placed third in the women's race at the Honolulu Marathon on Sunday, as Kenya swept the titles at the 46th running of the ......

 2018-12-10 12:19 

Japan Times

Ogawa eligible to fight after one-year doping suspension...

The Japan Boxing Commission announced Monday that Kenichi Ogawa is eligible to fight once again after serving a one-year suspension for failing a doping test.Ogawa ......

 2018-12-10 11:20 

Japan Times

Japan, look in the mirror called Germany...

Germany today reflects Japan's future....

 2018-12-10 11:19 

Japan Times

Accepting more foreign workers brings challenges...

Unless the government ensures immigrants get the support necessary to have a decent life, it will lose the growing competition among countries to attract foreign ......

 2018-12-10 11:18 

Japan Times

More data exposing the U.S. income stagnation myth...

Debate over wage growth must reflect solid realities, not politically convenient sound bites....

 2018-12-10 11:17 

Japan Times

New Zealand grapples with China's influence and intimidation...

As an illiberal China exerts globalinfluence, small Pacific states become canaries in a geopolitical coal mine....

 2018-12-10 11:16 

Japan Times

U.S. has Huawei in cuffs; China has U.S. in chains...

Here's a vision of how things might look if Beijing decides to retaliate by leveraging its dominance of the supply chain for American companies....

 2018-12-10 11:15 

Japan Times

The phony America-China truce...

The U.S. and China have very different views of what they had signed up for in the truce....

 2018-12-10 10:42 

Japan Times

South Korea charges four with illegally importing North Korean coal...

South Korean prosecutors said Monday that they have charged four people with illegally importing North Korean coal via Russia in violation of U.N. sanctions.The indictments, ......

 2018-12-10 10:08 

Japan Times

With debate on constitutional reform sidelined, has immigration law been a pyrrhic victory for Abe?...

It was in the early hours of Saturday morning that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc rammed through the Diet a contentious immigration bill, at ......

 2018-12-10 10:01 

Japan Times

Waseda's newly elected president aims to make university a top-notch global draw for scholars...

Perhaps he won the presidency thanks to his specialized knowledge of voting behavior and public opinion, or maybe it was his casual tweets in conversations ......

 2018-12-10 09:57 

Japan Times

Crashed Ice makes Asian debut in Yokohama...

Four skaters, all wearing hockey gear, brace themselves in their starting gates on the lip of a 22-meter drop atop a long course covered entirely ......

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