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Police suspect inside job in fatal drip poisonings at Yokohama hospital

japantimes - Fri, 09/30/2016 - 09:00

Police increasingly suspect that the killing of two patients at a hospital in Yokohama may have been conducted by a person connected with the facility and with medical knowledge, investigative sources said Thursday. The person may also have randomly sought to tamper with intravenous drips because some 10 unused drip bags were found with small […]

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Injured driver cooperating in probe of fatal N.J. rush-hour train crash into station

japantimes - Fri, 09/30/2016 - 08:57

The driver of the commuter train that ploughed into a station in New Jersey Thursday is being treated for serious injuries and is cooperating with the crash probe, the state’s governor said. “The engineer who was operating the train was also critically injured,” New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie told a news conference. “He is at […]

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Ryder Cup 2016: Europe & United States pairings announced

bbc - Fri, 09/30/2016 - 08:51
Justin Rose and Henrik Stenson are sent out first for Europe as they bid to win a fourth successive Ryder Cup against the United States.
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Back in the country

bbc - Fri, 09/30/2016 - 08:36
The Shires made history when they became the first British country band to score a top 10 album - but can they repeat that success on the other side of the Atlantic with their new record, My Universe?
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Big screen Barack

bbc - Fri, 09/30/2016 - 08:35
As Barack Obama's time at the White House draws to an end, film-makers are turning their attention to his early life.
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Rosetta headed for suicide crash on comet

japantimes - Fri, 09/30/2016 - 08:34

Europe’s pioneering spacecraft Rosetta headed for a suicide crash Friday with the comet it has stalked for two years, nearing the end of an audacious quest to unravel the solar system’s mysteries. Sent by ground controllers on a leisurely, 14-hour freefall, Rosetta launched into a last-gasp spurt of science-gathering on the 19-km (12-mile) journey to […]

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7 days quiz

bbc - Fri, 09/30/2016 - 08:31
The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
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Hidden moments

bbc - Fri, 09/30/2016 - 08:22
As Colombians decide whether to accept a ceasefire with the Farc, a look at the work of photographer Jesus Abad Colorado Lopez.
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Iraqi 'housewife' says she's beheaded ISIS fighters

cnn - Fri, 09/30/2016 - 08:20
"Shut up and stay still," the woman in black fatigues and a black headscarf snapped over her shoulder at the armed men behind her as she sat down for an interview.
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NJ train lacked mandated safety system

cnn - Fri, 09/30/2016 - 08:18
The deadly crash of a New Jersey Transit train that plowed into a terminal at rush-hour Thursday morning underscores the need for a critical speed-control system on America's railways, according to industry experts.
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‘Buyer’s remorse’ as Congress now frets over 9/11 bill day after overriding Obama veto, as expected

japantimes - Fri, 09/30/2016 - 08:18

U.S. lawmakers on Thursday expressed doubts about Sept. 11 legislation they forced on President Barack Obama, saying the new law allowing lawsuits against Saudi Arabia could be narrowed to ease concerns about its effect on Americans abroad. A day after a rare overwhelming rejection of a presidential veto, the first during Obama’s eight years in […]

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Opinion: I'm black and I'm afraid of black men

cnn - Fri, 09/30/2016 - 08:13
I've been afraid of black men.
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Divisive memories

bbc - Fri, 09/30/2016 - 08:13
Grace Livingstone reports on how a row about proposed changes to a number of museums in Argentina highlights divisions about how the years of military rule should be remembered.
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Mining disaster

bbc - Fri, 09/30/2016 - 08:09
Photographer Subrata Biswas documents the fallout of India's dependence on coal to meet its energy requirements.
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