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Federer, Wawrinka double up to give Swiss lead

japantimes - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 11:26
Roger Federer will have the chance to clinch the last big prize in tennis eluding him. The 17-time Grand Slam champion and Stan Wawrinka swept ...
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Islanders beat rival Penguins

japantimes - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 11:26
The New York Islanders and Pittsburgh Penguins now have a rivalry as intense as many in the NHL. A pair of Islanders victories in two ...
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Saitama suffers 11th straight defeat to open bj-league season

japantimes - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 11:26
After a 20-day break and a minor overhaul of their roster, the Saitama Broncos returned to the court on Saturday. Facing the visiting Hamamatsu Higashimikawa ...
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Interstellar: ‘The isolation of the cosmos has rarely been so well illustrated’

japantimes - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 11:26
If “A.I. Artificial Intelligence” was Steven Spielberg doing Stanley Kubrick, then “Interstellar” is Christopher Nolan doing Steven Spielberg doing Stanley Kubrick. It’s no surprise to ...
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Big Bad Wolves: ‘A story so dark the Brothers Grimm are no doubt seething with jealously’

japantimes - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 11:26
A parent’s worst fear is that their children will be abducted, violated and murdered. It keeps them awake at night, gnaws on the fringes of ...
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Short Term 12: ‘an intense intimacy with the camera’

japantimes - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 11:26
Director Destin Daniel Cretton’s first job out of college was working at a halfway home for troubled teens and, rather like author Ken Kesey’s stint ...
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Open Windows: ‘sliding into the creep zone’

japantimes - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 11:26
What has happened to Elijah Wood? The former child star whose career out-survived most of his contemporaries is slipping further and further into the creep ...
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The next trade breakthroughs

japantimes - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 11:26
The North American Free Trade Agreement is proof that properly designed free trade agreements spur global growth.
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Obama is wrong on Ukraine

japantimes - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 11:26
U.S. President Barack Obama needs to recognize that the crisis in Ukraine must be resolved in a manner that respects the dignity, and national concerns ...
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Reforming China’s ‘commanding heights’

japantimes - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 11:26
Xi's effort to root out corruption has empowered both the party and the reformers. The question is how far they will take their reform ambitions.
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ASEAN needs a united front

japantimes - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 11:26
ASEAN members should cast aside their differences and take a strong stance toward China on the issue of regional maritime security.
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Islamic State’s planned currency is so 7th century

japantimes - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 11:26
Islamic State has announced plans to start its own currency, an essential building block for their larger goal of restoring an ancient Islamic empire.
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Why Merkel is playing long ball with Putin

japantimes - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 11:26
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's strategy of dealing with Russian President Vladimir Putin stems from her keen understanding of 20th century history.
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Japan needs to begin thinking outside the box

japantimes - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 11:26
Unless Japan gets truly imaginative, its "lost" decade will persist for many years to come.
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Koto and kedo are useful, but only if you know what to do with them

japantimes - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 11:26
Today, we will introduce the proper use of the pattern XことはXけど、Y, which is used to mean that X may be true, but Y.
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Announcement now in Ferguson

cnn - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 11:19
Source: Wilson team expects no indictment from grand jury Prosecutor announcing decision Protesters block traffic FULL STORY
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MI5 set for criticism over Lee Rigby

bbc - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 11:12
A report into the killing of Fusilier Lee Rigby is set to criticise MI5 over its monitoring of one of the killers, but will add that the security service could not have prevented his death, the BBC understands.
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Super Time deposit rates

kyodonews - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 10:54
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