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Infamous Cubs fan is watching -- from far, far away

cnn - 59 min 50 sec ago
Chicago Cubs diehard Steve Bartman, who came to symbolize the team's crushing defeat in the 2003 National League Championship Series, will be glued to the TV Saturday night.
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Government to conduct survey on medical services for foreign patients in preparation for Tokyo Olympics

japantimes - 1 hour 20 min ago

The health ministry is set to conduct the first large-scale survey on the nation’s medical infrastructure for foreign patients as part of its efforts to improve services ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, ministry sources said Saturday. Targeting some 4,000 hospitals and other medical facilities nationwide, the survey will assess records of past […]

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83 arrested at Dakota Access Pipeline protest

cnn - 1 hour 32 min ago
Eighty-three people were arrested Saturday at a protest against construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, authorities in North Dakota said.
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New Trump accuser's story includes $10,000 offer

cnn - 1 hour 38 min ago
Another woman is publicly accusing Donald Trump of inappropriate sexual contact, alleging the GOP nominee touched and kissed her a decade ago during a charity golf tournament in Lake Tahoe, Nevada.
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MOre than 170 inmates break out of Haiti jail

bbc - 1 hour 49 min ago
More than 170 inmates escape from a Haitian prison in Arcahaie, 45km (30 miles) north of the capital Port-au-Prince.
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Kyodo news summary -1-

kyodonews - 1 hour 51 min ago
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It's official: AT&T to buy Time Warner in mega-deal

cnn - 1 hour 53 min ago
AT&T and Time Warner have agreed to an $85 billion deal -- one of the biggest media tie-ups ever.
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AT&T announces it will buy Time Warner for nearly $86bn

bbc - 2 hours 17 min ago
The US telecoms giant AT&T announces that it will buy entertainment group Time Warner for nearly $86bn (£70bn), but the deal still needs regulators' approval.
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Weekend reads

bbc - 2 hours 44 min ago
Stories you may have missed in the past seven days.
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