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 2018-01-17 05:19 

The Mainichi

Soccer: VAR intervenes for FA Cup goal in 1st for English soccer...

(AP) -- In a first for English soccer, a goal was awarded thanks to the intervention of a video assistant referee as Leicester advanced to the fourth round of the FA Cup on Tuesday....

 2018-01-17 05:15 

The Asahi Shimbun

Japan public TV sends mistaken North Korean missile alert:The Asahi Shimbun...

Japan's public broadcaster mistakenly sent an alert Tuesday warning citizens of a North Korean missi...

 2018-01-17 05:12 

The Mainichi

Japan rejects S. Korea's call for additional measures on comfort women...

VANCOUVER (Kyodo) -- Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono on Tuesday rejected a South Korean request that the Japanese government take additional measures over the issue of Korean women who were forced into Japan's wartime military brothels....

 2018-01-17 05:09 

Yonhap News

S. Korean, Japanese FMs discuss N.K., historical issues...

The foreign ministers of South Korea and Japan met to discuss cooperation on North Korea and other issues of mutual concern, including friction over Japan's wartime sexual enslavement of Korean women, the foreign ministry here said Wednesday....

 2018-01-17 05:06 

South China Morning Post

Walkin' wardrobe: British Airways rejects passenger who tried to board flight wearing everything he packed...

There are many approaches to avoid paying a fee for excess luggage when travelling by air these days.You could pack light, cramming all your belongings in an approved carry-on bag.You could book with an airline that doesn't charge for baggage.Or, in t...

 2018-01-17 05:06 

Yonhap News

(4th LD) North Korea offers to send delegation to Paralympics in March...

North Korea on Wednesday offered to also send a delegation to the PyeongChang Paralympics in South Korea, Seoul officials said, as the two sides began talks on details over the North's plan to join the Winter Olympics....

 2018-01-17 05:05 

Nikkei Asian Review

20 countries to enforce stricter North Korea maritime inspections...

VANCOUVER/WASHINGTON -- Top diplomats from 20 countries on Tuesday agreed to enforce more rigorous inspections of vessels at sea to prevent smuggling...

 2018-01-17 05:04 

Yonhap News

Hyundai Heavy bags 50 billion-won order from Indonesia...

Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., a major South Korean shipbuilder, said Wednesday that it has clinched a deal worth 50 billion won (US$46 million) to supply 21 engines to power plants in Indonesia....

 2018-01-17 05:04 

Japan Times

First serious adverse reaction to iPS-derived retinal cell transplant reported...

A patient who underwent transplant surgery using retinal cells derived from so-called iPS cells from another person has suffered a swollen retina, the team that ......

 2018-01-17 05:03 

Japan Times

Watchdog alleges foreign groups among spenders at Trump properties...

More than 60 groups, including foreign governments, political campaigns and business organizations, spent money at Trump-branded properties across the U.S. last year, according to a ......

 2018-01-17 05:03 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Michelin-starred chef to open restaurant at Incheon airport...

A two Michelin-starred chef will open a Korean restaurant in the new passenger terminal of Incheon airport, the country's main gateway, this week, he said Wednesday....

 2018-01-17 05:02 

The Mainichi

Soccer: Agent says former World Cup winner Ronaldinho has retired...

SAO PAULO (AP) -- The brother and agent of 2005 Ballon d'Or winner Ronaldinho announced Tuesday that the former Brazil and Barcelona playmaker has retired from football....

 2018-01-17 05:00 

Taiwan News

Review: Author creates equivalent of 'Cheers' bar...

Review: Author creates equivalent of 'Cheers' bar...

 2018-01-17 05:00 

Taiwan News

Rare 16th century book returns to Prague Jewish community...

Rare 16th century book returns to Prague Jewish community...

 2018-01-17 05:00 

Taiwan News

Trump ends 1st year with lowest average approval rating...

Trump ends 1st year with lowest average approval rating...

 2018-01-17 05:00 

Taiwan News

Iran's leader accuses Saudis of 'treason' against Muslims...

Iran's leader accuses Saudis of 'treason' against Muslims...

 2018-01-17 05:00 

Taiwan News

The 'Boogie Oogie Oogie' band wins? Grammy's biggest shocks...

The 'Boogie Oogie Oogie' band wins? Grammy's biggest shocks...

 2018-01-17 05:00 

Taiwan News

Nigeria army releases 244 Boko Haram suspects...

Nigeria army releases 244 Boko Haram suspects...

 2018-01-17 05:00 

Taiwan News

San Francisco's Chinatown: Night scenes from Grant Avenue...

San Francisco's Chinatown: Night scenes from Grant Avenue...

 2018-01-17 05:00 

Taiwan News

Mormon church appoints 93-year-old ex-surgeon as president...

Mormon church appoints 93-year-old ex-surgeon as president...

 2018-01-17 05:00 

Taiwan News

Trump talks North Korea, trade with Chinese President Xi...

Trump talks North Korea, trade with Chinese President Xi...

 2018-01-17 05:00 

Taiwan News

Attorneys want trial moved in missing Chinese scholar case...

Attorneys want trial moved in missing Chinese scholar case...

 2018-01-17 05:00 

Taiwan News

Niche tours of hidden Tokyo reveal grit and history...

Niche tours of hidden Tokyo reveal grit and history...

 2018-01-17 05:00 

Taiwan News

Jordan shuts down illegal drug factory...

Jordan shuts down illegal drug factory...

 2018-01-17 05:00 

Taiwan News

Ethiopian Airlines to re-launch Zambia's national carrier...

Ethiopian Airlines to re-launch Zambia's national carrier...

 2018-01-17 05:00 

Taiwan News

Coming out changes the game for Olympian Gus Kenworthy...

Coming out changes the game for Olympian Gus Kenworthy...

 2018-01-17 05:00 

Taiwan News

Former heart surgeon Russell M. Nelson, 93, has been named the Mormon church's new president...

Former heart surgeon Russell M. Nelson, 93, has been named the Mormon church's new president...

 2018-01-17 05:00 

Taiwan News

India crashes to 35-3, facing series defeat...

India crashes to 35-3, facing series defeat...

 2018-01-17 05:00 

Taiwan News

North Dakota oil output cut back to meet gas capture rules...

North Dakota oil output cut back to meet gas capture rules...

 2018-01-17 05:00 

Taiwan News

Click, tap, buy: Holiday shoppers spent record amount online...

Click, tap, buy: Holiday shoppers spent record amount online...

 2018-01-17 05:00 

Taiwan News

London man said to discuss 'death squad sent by Allah' opens...

London man said to discuss 'death squad sent by Allah' opens...

 2018-01-17 05:00 

Taiwan News

The Latest: Democrat sworn in to replace Christie...

The Latest: Democrat sworn in to replace Christie...

 2018-01-17 05:00 

Taiwan News

6 Nations: Top try-scorer in English league gets Wales call...

6 Nations: Top try-scorer in English league gets Wales call...

 2018-01-17 05:00 

Taiwan News

Rebellious ex-policeman among dead in Venezuela shootout...

Rebellious ex-policeman among dead in Venezuela shootout...

 2018-01-17 05:00 

Taiwan News

Kunis named woman of the year by Harvard's Hasty Pudding...

Kunis named woman of the year by Harvard's Hasty Pudding...

 2018-01-17 05:00 

Taiwan News

Venezuelan authorities confirm rebellious police officer killed in confrontation with troops...

Venezuelan authorities confirm rebellious police officer killed in confrontation with troops...

 2018-01-17 05:00 

Taiwan News

Analysis: With a vent at Trump, Abbas exits 'peace process'...

Analysis: With a vent at Trump, Abbas exits 'peace process'...

 2018-01-17 05:00 

Taiwan News

South Africa vs. India 2nd test scoreboard...

South Africa vs. India 2nd test scoreboard...

 2018-01-17 05:00 

Taiwan News

The Latest: Democrat Phil Murphy becomes New Jersey governor...

The Latest: Democrat Phil Murphy becomes New Jersey governor...

 2018-01-17 05:00 

Taiwan News

World's largest sea turtle could come off 'endangered' list...

World's largest sea turtle could come off 'endangered' list...

 2018-01-17 05:00 

Taiwan News

Column: Bones still a caddie, but with a microphone in hand...

Column: Bones still a caddie, but with a microphone in hand...

 2018-01-17 05:00 

Taiwan News

German prosecutors raise charge in teen's stabbing to murder...

German prosecutors raise charge in teen's stabbing to murder...

 2018-01-17 05:00 

Taiwan News

The Latest: US urges maritime interdiction of NK trade...

The Latest: US urges maritime interdiction of NK trade...

 2018-01-17 05:00 

Taiwan News

Bail tops $1M for man charged after hostage standoff...

Bail tops $1M for man charged after hostage standoff...

 2018-01-17 05:00 

Taiwan News

The Latest: Father surprised by son's arrest in torture case...

The Latest: Father surprised by son's arrest in torture case...

 2018-01-17 05:00 

Taiwan News

Yemen asks Saudis for $2B to save currency, prevent 'famine'...

Yemen asks Saudis for $2B to save currency, prevent 'famine'...

 2018-01-17 05:00 

Taiwan News

Yale settles with student who cited false sex-assault claim...

Yale settles with student who cited false sex-assault claim...

 2018-01-17 05:00 

Taiwan News

Kim Kardashian West and husband Kanye welcome baby girl...

Kim Kardashian West and husband Kanye welcome baby girl...

 2018-01-17 05:00 

Taiwan News

Trump welcomes Kazakhstan president to White House...

Trump welcomes Kazakhstan president to White House...

 2018-01-17 05:00 

Taiwan News

Hundreds of Sudanese protest hike in bread prices...

Hundreds of Sudanese protest hike in bread prices...

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