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Celtic 2-1 Aberdeen: Brendan Rodgers' side win Scottish Cup and the domestic treble

bbc - Sun, 05/28/2017 - 01:03
Celtic wear down Aberdeen to lift the Scottish Cup and complete an unbeaten domestic treble thanks to Tom Rogic's stoppage-time winner.
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ISIS claims massacre of 29 in Egypt

cnn - Sun, 05/28/2017 - 00:56
ISIS has claimed responsibility for Friday's massacre of at least 29 people on buses in Egypt, a terror monitoring group says.
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French Open: Dan Evans opens for Britain; Petra Kvitova makes comeback

bbc - Sun, 05/28/2017 - 00:50
Dan Evans carries British hopes on day one of the French Open and Petra Kvitova returns to action following a knife attack.
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Trump on foreign trip: We hit a home run

cnn - Sun, 05/28/2017 - 00:38
On the last day of his first overseas trip, President Trump addressed US military personnel stationed at Naval Air Station Sigonella, in Sicily, Italy.
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Monaco GP: Lewis Hamilton struggles to understand poor qualifying

bbc - Sun, 05/28/2017 - 00:15
Lewis Hamilton says he is mystified by his lack of pace after qualifying 14th on the grid for the Monaco Grand Prix.
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Egypt Coptic Christians: IS claims attack

bbc - Sat, 05/27/2017 - 23:44
The IS statement comes as some of the 29 people killed in the attack are laid to rest.
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Hayden: We are in a dark place as a society

cnn - Sat, 05/27/2017 - 23:23
General Michael Hayden talks with CNN's Michael Smerconish about reports that Jared Kushner proposed establishing secret communications with the Kremlin.
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Lewis Hamilton 14th as Kimi Raikkonen takes Monaco GP pole

bbc - Sat, 05/27/2017 - 23:11
Kimi Raikkonen is on pole for the Monaco Grand Prix as Lewis Hamilton takes 14th after a dramatic qualifying session.
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Lost: Struggling to cope with millions of unclaimed items in Tokyo

japantimes - Sat, 05/27/2017 - 23:08
Among the millions of items that were registered with Tokyo’s lost and found center last year was an urn containing someone’s ashes. And yet this ...
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Never forget: keeping track of belongings with technology

japantimes - Sat, 05/27/2017 - 23:06
A Tokyo-based startup is offering a range of services to help people keep track of their belongings. Mamorio Inc. has created a small electronic tag ...
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Sri Lanka floods: Nearly 500,000 displaced as death toll rises

bbc - Sat, 05/27/2017 - 23:05
Flooding and mudslides caused by monsoon rains have killed more than 100, officials say.
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Discrimination in day care is a vexed issue

japantimes - Sat, 05/27/2017 - 23:04
Last January, the mayor of Chiba, Toshihito Kumagai, raised eyebrows when he called for increasing the number of male staff in the city’s public day ...
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‘Record of a Night Too Brief’: Hiromi Kawakami uncoils life’s mysteries with an exploration of dreams

japantimes - Sat, 05/27/2017 - 23:02
When I met the popular author Hiromi Kawakami in London recently, I asked her thoughts about the great authors of Japan’s literary past. Did she, ...
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The British tradition of afternoon tea is alive and evolving in Japan

japantimes - Sat, 05/27/2017 - 23:00
Although afternoon tea is a British tradition, Japan, too, offers an opportunity to enjoy tea time with all the luxurious trimmings. Traditional afternoon tea is ...
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Sounds of silence? Trump’s alpha-male body language speaks volumes

japantimes - Sat, 05/27/2017 - 22:59
The alpha-male handshake. The deadpan reaction from NATO leaders. The presidential push to the front of the pack. Even if Donald Trump hasn’t done a ...
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Kyoko Sato: Curator inspired by New York’s artistic energy

japantimes - Sat, 05/27/2017 - 22:56
Kyoko Sato hit bottom soon after arriving in New York in 2002 to be with the man who was to become her husband (since divorced). ...
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Kunsei Lover Fumo: where food is better smoked

japantimes - Sat, 05/27/2017 - 22:52
At Kunsei Lover Fumo, smoking — of the food, that is — is so desirable that it appears twice in the name of the restaurant, ...
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Sumiba Yakitori Enza: U.S. cinema meets grilled chicken

japantimes - Sat, 05/27/2017 - 22:50
It’s not quite cinema-dark inside Enza, but it’s not far off. Indeed, the cinema connection is apposite: In many ways Enza is as much about ...
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Kamata feels fan support helped fuel Tochigi’s run to B. League crown

japantimes - Sat, 05/27/2017 - 22:50
Perhaps it was fitting that it was the Tochigi Brex hoisting the first B. League championship trophy at Yoyogi National Gymnasium on Saturday evening. Tochigi ...
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Hone your knowledge of Japanese kitchen knives

japantimes - Sat, 05/27/2017 - 22:48
Japanese kitchen knives have a worldwide reputation for excellent quality and artistic beauty. The trouble is, there’s so much mythology and romance surrounding them, not ...
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