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Chinese fighter jets intercept U.S. spy plane in latest close encounter between two militaries

japantimes - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 23:48
Two Chinese J-10 fighter jets have intercepted a U.S. Navy surveillance plane in an “unsafe” and “unprofessional” manner in international airspace over the East China ...
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Congressman: Kushner confirms news Trump called 'fake'

cnn - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 22:51
Democratic Congressman Jim Himes said, what the President has been calling 'fake news' has been confirmed time and time again in an interview with CNN's Alisyn Camerota.
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How to ask your future boss for more money

cnn - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 22:47
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Dwayne Johnson's new 'movie' with Siri

cnn - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 22:46
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson can do anything, including turn an ad into a "movie."
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Trump calls Sessions 'beleaguered'

cnn - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 22:40
President Donald Trump on Monday described Attorney General Jeff Sessions as "beleaguered" as he tweeted about his frustration with the Russia probe.
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'Insecure' is more sure of itself than ever

cnn - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 22:24
Warning: This post contains spoilers from the Season 2 premiere of "Insecure."
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Philippines’ Duterte vows unrelenting drug war

japantimes - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 22:14
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte vowed Monday to press on with his controversial drug war that has claimed thousands of lives, as he outlined his vision ...
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New al-Shabab video calls Trump a ‘brainless billionaire’

japantimes - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 22:10
The Somalia-based al-Shabab is mocking President Donald Trump in a new video that calls him a “brainless billionaire” as his administration steps up military efforts ...
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Two new Bank of Japan policymakers join board

japantimes - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 22:08
Goshi Kataoka, senior economist at Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting Co., and Hitoshi Suzuki, a former Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ deputy president, are now members ...
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Child's rare case is focus of AIDS conference

cnn - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 21:50
A 9-year-old South African child diagnosed with HIV at 1 month of age has been in HIV remission for over 8 years without regular treatment. CNN's Cyril Vanier has more.
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Okinawa files fresh lawsuit to halt U.S. Futenma base relocation

japantimes - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 21:48
The Okinawa Prefectural Government filed a fresh lawsuit against the central government Monday, seeking a halt in work at the relocation site for the U.S. ...
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Phelps loses race against simulated shark

japantimes - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 21:48
Michael Phelps has finally met his match in the water: a “great white shark.”The Olympic champion swimmer was bested Sunday night in the Discovery Channel’s ...
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CCTV shows Starbucks customer tackling armed robber

bbc - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 21:35
What Ryan Florez thought would be an easy target turned out to be anything but.
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Comic-Con 2017: This year's highlights in 90 seconds

bbc - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 21:32
The costumes, the stars, the fans - this is Comic-Con in 90 seconds.
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French philosopher Dufourmantelle drowns rescuing children

bbc - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 21:20
The French philosopher, who wrote a book called Praise of Risk, dies trying to save two children.
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Japan ready to close probe of U.S. warship’s collision; no input from Americans

japantimes - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 21:19
Japanese authorities said Monday they are almost finished with their investigation into last month’s collision between a Philippine freighter and a U.S. Navy destroyer that ...
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Fiat mulls ending sales of Chrysler brand cars in Japan

japantimes - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 21:17
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. is considering ending sales of its Chrysler brand cars in Japan, possibly by the end of this year, according to sources.Sales ...
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National Tequila Day: A city known for small-batch sipping

cnn - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 21:13
We hail Casa Gragones, which may be the world's best tequila. It's made San Miguel del Allende, Mexico, recently hailed as best city in the world.
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It’s official: Tokyo 2020 Olympics now has a theme song, plus a dance routine

japantimes - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 21:08
Hoping to generate an Olympic buzz at home and overseas, Tokyo’s 2020 organizers kicked off the countdown to the games on Monday — exactly three ...
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Former Chunichi closer Sun to manage South Korea at 2020 Olympics

japantimes - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 21:03
Former Chunichi Dragons closer Sun Dong-yol will manage the South Korean national baseball team at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, when the sport will return to ...
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