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 2018-06-24 22:45 

China Post

Road warrior: Martin Truex Jr. conquers Sonoma's road course...

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. won the NASCAR Cup Series race in Sonoma on Sunday, using a clever pit strategy to cruise to his second career victory on the challenging road course.Truex easily held off Kevin Harvick for his second win in th...

 2018-06-24 22:35 

NHK

Erdogan declares victory in Turkish election...

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who has led Turkey over the past 15 years, has declared victory in Sunday's presidential election....

 2018-06-24 22:29 

NHK

Whale sightings continue in Tokyo Bay...

There were multiple reports of whale sightings in Tokyo Bay on Sunday, following many others in recent days....

 2018-06-24 22:29 

NHK

Saudi Arabia lifts driving ban for women...

Saudi Arabia lifted a long-standing ban on women driving on Sunday....

 2018-06-24 22:07 

South China Morning Post

'Out of his cotton-picking mind': Trump ally apologises for racially charged comment about black strategist...

David Bossie, a close ally and supporter of Donald Trump, apologised on Sunday for using a racially charged term when he said a black Democratic strategist was "out of his cotton-picking mind".On Sunday, Bossie appeared on Fox & Friends the presid...

 2018-06-24 22:02 

South China Morning Post

With China-US trade war looming, will Beijing be more hands off on exchange rates?...

Chinese analysts are calling on the government to give up its policy of maintaining a steady exchange rate for the yuan amid the looming threat of a trade war with the United States.The currency fell 1.2 per cent against the US dollar in the onshore marke...

 2018-06-24 22:02 

South China Morning Post

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Chinese facial recognition start-up Megvii makes push into Southeast Asia...

Megvii, the Beijing-based facial recognition start-up whose technology has been used by police departments to arrest fugitives, is seeking to expand its presence in Southeast Asia as China bolsters its export of surveillance and security technology.Founde...

 2018-06-24 22:01 

China Post

Protest of Macedonia name deal gets unruly in Greece...

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Over 5,000 people demonstrated in Greece's second-largest city against a deal with Macedonia that seeks to end nearly 27 years of disagreement between the two countries over Macedonia's name.The protesters marched towar...

 2018-06-24 22:00 

China Post

Bauers homers in 12th, Rays sweep Yankees with 7-6 win...

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Rookie Jake Bauers led off the 12th inning with a home run and the Tampa Bay Rays completed a three-game sweep of the New York Yankees with a 7-6 victory Sunday.The Yankees, with the best record in the majors, also lost c...

 2018-06-24 21:55 

Yonhap News

(EDITORIAL from Korea JoongAng Daily on June 25)...

Learn lessons from JP A great politician left us after leaving a monumental legacy. Former Prime Minister Kim Jong-pil (JP) died last weekend at his home in Seoul at age 92. We cannot help but have mixed feelings about the passing of a controversial polit...

 2018-06-24 21:55 

Yonhap News

(EDITORIAL from Korea Times on June 25)...

Family reunion : Time to enable regular meetings of people separated by war The two Koreas agreed last week to hold meetings between family members separated by the 1950-53 Korean War from Aug. 20 to 26 at Mount Kumgang in North Korea. This is the first t...

 2018-06-24 21:55 

Yonhap News

(EDITORIAL from Korea Herald on June 25)...

No time to lose: Reunion of families separated by war must not end up as one-time event South and North Korea fixed the schedule and scale of a reunion event for families who were separated during the Korean War....

 2018-06-24 21:55 

Yonhap News

Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers...

The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newspapers on June 25....

 2018-06-24 21:52 

China Post

Trump wants those who 'invade' sent right back...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday compared people entering the U.S. from Mexico to invaders and said they should be immediately sent back without appearing before a judge.The American Civil Liberties Union said in response that such...

 2018-06-24 21:51 

China Post

AP PHOTOS: England grand, Poland gone on Day 11 of World Cup...

MOSCOW (AP) — Things went so right for the English on Day 11 at the World Cup that by the end of their 6-1 drubbing of Panama, they were scoring on accident. Harry Kane's hat trick came courtesy of two penalty kicks and a teammate's shot tha...

 2018-06-24 21:50 

China Post

What if your World Cup team is tied when group play....

With one match left for each team in group play at the World Cup, just two of the eight groups have been decided, and even those could come down to tiebreakers to determine who gets the stronger seed in the knockout stage. If two or more teams wind up tie...

 2018-06-24 21:49 

China Post

Moncada powers White Sox past Athletics 10-3...

CHICAGO (AP) — Yoan Moncada broke out of a slump with a three-run homer and six RBIs, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Oakland Athletics 10-3 on Sunday for a split of their four-game series.Daniel Palka and Yolmer Sanchez also connected for the Wh...

 2018-06-24 21:47 

China Post

Weaver, Martinez pace Cards past Brewers...

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Luke Weaver settled in after a shaky first inning to win for the first time in eight starts and Jose Martinez hit a three-run homer to pace the St. Louis Cardinals to an 8-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday.Weaver (4-6) ...

 2018-06-24 21:46 

China Post

Dodgers hit 7 HRs, beat Mets 8-7 on Turner's shot in....

NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Turner hit the Dodgers' seventh home run of the game, a go-ahead drive in the 11th inning that led Los Angeles over the New York Mets 8-7 Sunday.Cody Bellinger and Kike Hernandez each homered twice as the Dodgers beat the ...

 2018-06-24 21:45 

Ecns.cn

Chinese businesses soar with sponsorships at World Cup 2018...

The Chinese National team may have missed out on a place in the 2018 World Cup but Chinese football supporters have not been put off....

 2018-06-24 21:45 

China Post

Gurriel hits grand slam, Astros rout Royals 11-3...

HOUSTON (AP) — Yuli Gurriel hit a grand slam in Houston's eight-run second inning, helping Gerrit Cole and the Astros beat the Kansas City Royals 11-3 on Sunday.Gurriel finished with three hits as the AL West-leading Astros won for the 15th time...

 2018-06-24 21:45 

Japan Times

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 

Japan Times

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 

Japan Times

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 

Japan Times

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 

Japan Times

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 

Japan Times

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 

Japan Times

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 

Japan Times

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 

Japan Times

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 21:31 

South China Morning Post

Thousands march and dance in New York's Gay Pride parade...

Tens of thousands of people waving rainbow flags and hoisting political banners marched and danced on the streets of New York on Sunday in the latest festive edition of the Gay Pride parade that began in Central Park in 1970.On foot, on roller skates, on ...

 2018-06-24 21:30 

Japan Times

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 

Japan Times

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 

Japan Times

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 21:02 

China Post

Berrios strikes out 12 as Twins beat Rangers 2-0...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jose Berrios struck out a career-best 12 in seven innings, and the Minnesota Twins beat Bartolo Colon and the Texas Rangers 2-0 on Sunday.Eddie Rosario had two hits for Minnesota, which snapped a three-game losing streak. Bobby Wi...

 2018-06-24 21:02 

Yonhap News

Yonhap, unification ministry to hold forum on Korean peace...

Yonhap News Agency and the Ministry of Unification will co-host an annual forum in Seoul this week to discuss ongoing efforts to denuclearize North Korea and foster lasting peace on the Korean Peninsula....

 2018-06-24 21:01 

China Post

Oregon State out to finish redemption tour against Arkansas...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Oregon State has won 109 of 127 baseball games over two seasons with mostly the same cast of players. They see winning a national championship as the only way to validate their body of work....

 2018-06-24 21:00 

Ecns.cn

New law exposes ugly truth of child marriages in U.S....

The U.S. state of New Jersey passed a new law Friday to ban marriages under the age of 18, becoming the second state to do so in a country where child marriage is widely practiced....

 2018-06-24 21:00 

China Post

Buchholz cruises before injury, Diamondbacks top Bucs 3-0...

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Clay Buchholz pitched five solid innings before leaving with an injury and the Arizona Diamondbacks completed a four-game sweep of the Pittsburgh Pirates with a 3-0 win Sunday.Buchholz (2-1) retired the first 11 batters he faced be...

 2018-06-24 20:55 

China Post

Vigil held to support Minnesota mosque where bacon was found...

ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — People have gathered for a vigil to support a Minnesota mosque after officials found bacon left near the front door and in its parking lot, an act one group called...

 2018-06-24 20:53 

China Post

Spain needs to stay motivated for last World Cup group match...

KALININGRAD, Russia (AP) — Spain doesn't need to win its last World Cup group match to advance, but that doesn't mean coach Fernando Hierro wants his team to look past Morocco to the round of 16.The 2010 champions can go through if they beat...

 2018-06-24 20:53 

Nikkei Asian Review

China's economic statistics show troubling inconsistencies...

BEIJING -- Anomalies have emerged in China's economic statistics. At local government levels, there are signs of potential attempts at bloating figure...

 2018-06-24 20:53 

Nikkei Asian Review

My clock is ticking: Samsung introduces 10-minute overtime pay...

SEOUL -- Samsung Electronics will start paying employees for overtime work in 10-minute increments next month, a move expected to increase t...

 2018-06-24 20:52 

China Post

Who's in and who's out at the World Cup...

MOSCOW (AP) — Who's in, who's out and possible scenarios at the World Cup:GROUP ARussia and Uruguay have clinched berths in the round of 16 and play each other Monday to determine who wins the group. Egypt and Saudi Arabia have been eliminat...

 2018-06-24 20:51 

China Post

Encarnacion hits grand slam as Indians pound Tigers 12-2...

CLEVELAND (AP) — Edwin Encarnacion hit an eighth-inning grand slam, helping the Cleveland Indians rout the Detroit Tigers 12-2 on Sunday for their season-high seventh straight win.Francisco Lindor, Jose Ramirez and Jason Kipnis also connected for Cl...

 2018-06-24 20:50 

China Post

Winker, Votto lead Reds from five down to 8-6 win over....

CINCINNATI (AP) — Pitcher Mike Lorenzen connected for a pinch-hit homer to begin Cincinnati's comeback and Jesse Winker added a pinch-hit three-run homer in a big seventh that sent the Reds over the Chicago Cubs 8-6 on Sunday.Lorenzen's home...

 2018-06-24 20:49 

China Post

Falcao scores, Colombia beats Poland 2-1 at World Cup...

KAZAN, Russia (AP) — Radamel Falcao's first World Cup goal led Colombia to a 3-0 victory over Poland on Sunday and kept the team in the running for a spot in the knockout round.Falcao had been expected to lead the team at the last World Cup in B...

 2018-06-24 20:48 

China Post

What do Costa Rica, Panama early exits say about US soccer?...

MOSCOW (AP) — Costa Rica and Panama were overwhelmed at the World Cup, both going two and out.What does that say about the United States, which didn't even make it to soccer's showcase?...

 2018-06-24 20:45 

China Post

[ Business ]

Corporate America: New steps to curtail sales of firearms...
 2018-06-24 20:44 

Ecns.cn

At least 41 injured in Zimbabwe rally blast...

At least 41 people were injured in a blast that rocked a campaign rally for Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa in the country's second-largest city of Bulawayo on Saturday, health authorities said....

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