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Another type of dengue virus found in Japan

japantimes - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 20:26
The government said Monday that a man in Shizuoka Prefecture is infected with a dengue virus that has a different genetic sequence than the virus ...
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Yoshida wins fourth straight Asian Games title

japantimes - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 20:26
Three-time Olympic champion Saori Yoshida captured her fourth consecutive title in winning the women’s 55-kg final against Mongolia’s Byambatseren Sundev in the wrestling competition at ...
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Kajitani lifts BayStars to sayonara win over Giants

japantimes - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 20:26
Takayuki Kajitani singled home the game-winning run on Sunday as the Yokohama BayStars beat the Central League champion Yomiuri Giants 4-3 in 11 innings. Giants ...
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Nishikori triumphs in Malaysia

japantimes - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 20:26
Kei Nishikori earned his third title of the season on the ATP tour with a 7-6 (7-4), 6-4 victory in the Malaysian Open final on ...
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South Korea ends Japan’s Asian Games title defense in quarterfinals

japantimes - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 20:26
Japan’s bid to defend the Asian Games title came to an end in the quarterfinals after losing 1-0 to hosts South Korea on Sunday. Japan ...
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Phoenix break open tie to beat Big Bears

japantimes - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 20:26
Quarterback Ryohei Takahashi rushed two yards for a fourth-quarter touchdown to break a 7-7 tie as the Nihon University Phoenix defeated the Waseda University Big ...
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Murray claims first title since Wimbledon win

japantimes - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 20:26
An emotional Andy Murray thanked his lucky stars after saving five match points before beating Spain’s Tommy Robredo 5-7, 7-6 (9-7), 6-1 to win the ...
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Kenyan Kimetto breaks marathon world record

japantimes - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 20:26
Kenya’s Dennis Kimetto set a new world record in the Berlin Marathon on Sunday, becoming the first man to break the 2-hour, 3-minute barrier with ...
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Dominating Hakuho wins 31st career title

japantimes - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 20:26
Hakuho used brute force and technical supremacy to defeat rival Mongolian yokozuna Kakuryu and win his 31st career championship on the final day of the ...
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Tanaka gets shelled by Red Sox in final start of season

japantimes - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 20:26
Masahiro Tanaka struggled in his second start back from a two-month injury layoff on Saturday, departing in the second inning as the Boston Red Sox ...
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Huge rally lifts Florida State

japantimes - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 20:26
Jameis Winston threw for 365 yards and four touchdowns in his return from a suspension, and No. 1 Florida State rallied from 17 points down ...
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Wada takes loss as Brewers squeeze past Cubs

japantimes - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 20:26
The Chicago Cubs lead the major leagues in strikeouts, and Milwaukee starter Wily Peralta took full advantage of their free-swinging ways. Peralta struck out a ...
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Europe takes control of Ryder Cup

japantimes - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 20:26
Captain Fantastic Paul McGinley hailed “a great team performance” after Europe crushed the United States in the Ryder Cup foursomes for the second day running ...
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Wakisaka: comfort food on the streets of Osaka

japantimes - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 20:26
Wakisaka is a mom-and-pop restaurant that specializes in Osaka’s soul food: okonomiyaki. From what I could tell the small but cozy restaurant abuts their living ...
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Europe's newest front line against ISIS

cnn - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 20:18
Spanish authorities fear that among the tide of migrants from Syria, Mali, Libya and elsewhere, there may be some intent on bringing jihad to Europe, using the same routes used by people-smugglers across North Africa.
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Eurozone inflation near five-year low

bbc - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 20:11
Eurozone inflation slipped again in September, with prices rising at their slowest rate in nearly five years.
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Pardew set to stay as Newcastle boss

bbc - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 20:08
Newcastle manager Alan Pardew's job is thought to be safe for the time being, despite his side being second bottom of the top flight.
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