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 2018-06-25 03:24 

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England routs Panama to reach World Cup knockout round...

In humidity usually so debilitating for England, the goals flowed freely.A 6-1 rout of Panama on Sunday — led by Harry Kane's hat trick — ......

 2018-06-25 03:06 

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Radamel Falcao scores as Colombia beats Poland to stay alive at World Cup...

Four years after Radamel Falcao was supposed to lead Colombia at the World Cup, he's doing just that.Falcao missed the 2014 tournament in Brazil with ......

 2018-06-25 02:13 

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Nasa Hataoka claims first LPGA Tour title in record-breaking fashion...

Nasa Hataoka didn't have the star power in her final grouping at the NW Arkansas Championship.What the teenager did have by the time she was ......

 2018-06-25 01:55 

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Pentagon preparing temporary camps at two bases to house immigrants: Mattis...

The Pentagon is preparing to build temporary camps for immigrants at two military bases. That came from Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Sunday.He did not ......

 2018-06-25 01:54 

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U.S. to give North Korea post-summit schedule with 'specific asks' soon: official...

The United States will soon present a time-line to North Korea with "specific asks" of Pyongyang after a historic summit between U.S. President Donald Trump ......

 2018-06-25 01:53 

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First lady Melania Trump tells SADD ranks kindness and compassion are key traits...

Melania Trump said Sunday that kindness, compassion and positivity are important traits in life.The first lady helped SADD — Students Against Destructive Decisions — open ......

 2018-06-25 01:52 

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Reunification prospects unclear for freed immigrant parents in U.S. amid uncertainly over their children's whereabouts...

A Texas charitable organization says 32 immigrant parents separated from their children after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border were freed into its care Sunday, but they ......

 2018-06-25 01:51 

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Mattis visits China to 'take measure' of its strategic ambitions amid rising tensions...

U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis will make his first visit to China this week amid rising tensions between the two countries but also a ......

 2018-06-25 00:37 

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Authorities probe fatal Minneapolis police shooting amid conflicting claims over whether black victim was armed...

Minnesota state authorities are investigating after Minneapolis police shot and killed a black man they say was firing a handgun as he walked outside.People gathered ......

 2018-06-25 00:26 

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Fighting nears center of Yemen's main port of Hodeida as Houthi missiles are intercepted over Riyadh...

The Iran-aligned Houthi movement launched missiles on the Saudi capital Riyadh on Sunday, and reinforced Yemen's main port city of Hodeida as an Arab coalition ......

 2018-06-25 00:25 

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U.S. restaurants host refugee chefs who serve up tastes of homelands they fled...

At San Francisco's Tawla restaurant, Muna Anaee powdered her hands with flour and gently broke off a piece of golden dough to prepare bread eaten ......

 2018-06-25 00:24 

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Illegal immigration big business along Texas border for private prison operators, lawyers, bail bondsmen...

For volunteer activists working with immigrants, those who profit from the migrants' plight are "sick."But illegal migration is big business in the border state of ......

 2018-06-25 00:23 

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Northern California wildfires destroy buildings, force thousands to evacuate...

Wind-driven wildfires destroyed buildings and threatened hundreds of others Sunday as they raced across dry brush in rural Northern California.The Pawnee Fire that broke out ......

 2018-06-25 00:21 

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In next two weeks, U.S. and China expected to see who blinks first in economic game of chicken...

The U.S. and China's high-stakes game of economic "chicken" reaches a critical juncture in the next two weeks, as the world's largest trading partners approach ......

 2018-06-25 00:20 

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Jews and Muslims team up on Berlin bike rides against hatred amid rising anti-Semitism...

Some 25 Jews and Muslims rode tandem bicycles through the German capital on Sunday in a protest over growing anti-Semitism and attacks on Muslims in ......

 2018-06-25 00:19 

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Prince William on historic Mideast trip, praises U.K.-Jordan ties...

Prince William on Sunday praised "historic ties and friendship" between Britain and Jordan, as he kicked off a historic, politically delicate five-day tour of the ......

 2018-06-25 00:18 

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France, Germany seek new EU migrant solutions as rescue ships are left adrift with hundreds aboard...

Germany and France pushed Sunday for new solutions to the migration crisis as bickering among European Union leaders left boats carrying hundreds of African migrants ......

 2018-06-25 00:15 

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'Gunshots and horror': Two officers wounded in San Diego shootout at condo with history...

A man opened fire on police and firefighters at a San Diego condominium, wounding two officers and sending bullets into nearby units before he was ......

 2018-06-25 00:14 

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Uber heads to court in appeal to keep London license after being deemed unfit to operate...

Uber goes to court on Monday to overturn a decision stripping it of its licence in London after being ruled unfit to run a taxi ......

 2018-06-25 00:14 

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Trump's immigration push, like travel ban, a window into his competence and apparent slapdash approach...

Maybe it's not so easy after all. President Donald Trump's struggles to push immigration legislation through Congress and his about-face on breaking up immigrant families ......

 2018-06-24 21:45 

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Italy snubs aid ship help despite distress calls, hands rescue of 1,000 migrants off to Libya...

The Italian government stepped up its efforts to discourage migration Sunday by telling a Spanish aid group it didn't need help rescuing 1,000 migrants from ......

 2018-06-24 21:40 

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Undocumented immigrants who 'invade' U.S. don't need due process, should get the boot: Trump...

President Donald Trump ratcheted up his demands on immigration policy, saying that people who "invade" the U.S. illegally should be deported immediately court hearings trial ......

 2018-06-24 21:38 

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Police launch probe after German building blast leaves 25 injured...

Twenty-five people were injured, four of them severely, during an explosion that destroyed an apartment building in the western German city of Wuppertal, police said ......

 2018-06-24 21:37 

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Democrat winner of packed Hawaii House race likely to win in November...

Coming off a high-profile challenge of President Donald Trump's travel ban, it seemed that Hawaii Lt. Gov. Doug Chin would parlay that name recognition into ......

 2018-06-24 21:37 

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Roseanne Barr in interview: 'I made myself a hate magnet' with racist tweet...

In an emotional interview, Roseanne Barr says she definitely feels remorse for the racist tweet that prompted ABC to cancel the revival of "Roseanne."Barr recorded ......

 2018-06-24 21:35 

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DOJ gives House Republicans new classified documents on Russia probe amid deadline threat...

The Justice Department says it has given House Republicans new classified information related to the Russia investigation after lawmakers had threatened to hold officials in ......

 2018-06-24 21:33 

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Trump camp claims it knows where all kids taken from undocumented immigrants are, vows to reunite them...

Trump administration officials say the U.S. government knows the location of all children in its custody after separating them from their families at the border ......

 2018-06-24 21:32 

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Prolific, painfully candid ex-poet laureate Donald Hall dies at 89...

Donald Hall, a prolific, award-winning poet and man of letters widely admired for his sharp humor and painful candor about nature, mortality, baseball and the ......

 2018-06-24 21:31 

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Saudi women finally take to the wheel but with consent of male guardians...

Saudi women steered their way through busy city streets on Sunday, driving to work, running errands and relishing a new era in which they are ......

 2018-06-24 21:30 

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Jared Kushner says Mideast peace plan due 'soon' with or without input from Abbas...

President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser said in an interview published Sunday that the administration will soon present its Israeli-Palestinian peace plan, with or ......

 2018-06-24 21:29 

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Regime-allied airstrikes kill five civilians as southern Syria assault looms...

Airstrikes on rebel towns in southern Syria killed five civilians and damaged two hospitals on Sunday, a monitor said, in fresh signs of a looming ......

 2018-06-24 21:28 

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Erdogan claims victory in Turkey presidential election but opposition says it's too early to concede...

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan claimed victory in Sunday's presidential election and said his ruling AK Party and its alliance partner had won a parliamentary majority.However, ......

 2018-06-24 17:31 

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Japan battles to draw against Senegal to keep World Cup hopes alive...

Senegal twice took the lead. Japan tied it up both times.Keisuke Honda came off the bench and scored from close range in the 78th minute ......

 2018-06-24 16:35 

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Local authorities say more than 6,000 structures were damaged in recent Osaka earthquake...

Authorities have confirmed that more than 6,000 structures were damaged by the 6.1 magnitude earthquake that rocked northern Osaka Prefecture last Monday morning.Almost a week ......

 2018-06-24 13:53 

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Japan touts completion of Fukushima cleanup at tripartite environment meeting in China...

Environment Minister Masaharu Nakagawa told his counterparts from China and South Korea on Sunday that radioactive decontamination work following the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster is ......

 2018-06-24 13:35 

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Ugandan computer scientist wins prestigious engineering prize for developing non-invasive malaria test kit...

Languishing with fever and frustrated by delays in diagnosing his illness, Brian Gitta came up with a bright idea: a malaria test that would not ......

 2018-06-24 13:34 

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Taizo Mikazuki wins re-election in Shiga gubernatorial race...

Shiga Gov. Taizo Mikazuki won re-election on Sunday after gaining wide support from both ruling and opposition parties.Mikazuki, 47, a former senior vice minister of ......

 2018-06-24 13:07 

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Taro Aso says LDP garners support from young voters who do not read newspapers so often...

Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso raised eyebrows Sunday by suggesting that his Liberal Democratic Party enjoys high support among young voters because they are less ......

 2018-06-24 12:17 

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Taio Kanai breaks national 110-meter hurdles record...

Taio Kanai won the 110-meter hurdles championship, setting one of two Japan records on Sunday, the final day of the national athletics championships at Isshin ......

 2018-06-24 11:39 

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To cover the trail, police say, Harenohi kimono rental business swapped accountants annually from 2015...

In a bid to cover window-dressing, Harenohi, the kimono rental firm that went bankrupt in January, started changing its accounting firm annually from 2015, sources ......

 2018-06-24 11:38 

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Yuki Yanagita clinches nail-biting win for Hawks over Buffaloes...

Yuki Yanagita capped a solid day at the plate with a tie-breaking, 12th-inning home run, lifting the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks to a nail-biting 5-4 win ......

 2018-06-24 11:21 

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Argentine police seize cocaine in World Cup trophy replicas...

Some Argentines are taking advantage of World Cup fervor.The security minister of Buenos Aires province said Friday that police have broken up an organization that ......

 2018-06-24 11:15 

Japan Times

Akiyo Noguchi and Tomoa Narasaki win titles at inaugural sport climbing Combined Japan Cup...

Climbing stars Akiyo Noguchi and Tomoa Narasaki captured the women's and men's titles at the inaugural Combined Japan Cup at Iwate Prefectural Sports Park on ......

 2018-06-24 11:01 

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Japan considers crime prediction system using big data and AI...

The government and police discuss the idea of developing a computer system that can predict street crime by utilizing big data and artificial intelligence....

 2018-06-24 11:00 

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Two Japan Supreme Court cases clarify when discrimination against fixed-term workers is OK...

June 1, 2018, saw two verdicts from two similar cases handed down by the Supreme Court, both based on the 2012 amendment to the Labor ......

 2018-06-24 10:59 

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Show some respect: A chow chow named Kikome...

Kikome is a 5-month-old black chow chow, an ancient breed of dog that originated in China....

 2018-06-24 10:55 

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Facing an era of digital education...

The International Tokyo Toy Show is often a good place to spot new gadgets and this year was no exception. On: Tech takes a look ......

 2018-06-24 10:40 

Japan Times

Problematic forestry management law...

New policy stacks the deck in favor of big business....

 2018-06-24 10:39 

Japan Times

Japan rethinks its LNG policy...

Japan's readiness to invest in global liquid natural gas projects is a critical shift in the right direction....

 2018-06-24 10:38 

Japan Times

Rediscovering the promise of nuclear power...

Fears about radiation are vastly exaggerated, and the potential of nuclear power is unmatched by other renewables....

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