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Billy Vunipola: Saracens and England back row to miss Six Nations with fractured arm

bbc - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 00:57
Saracens and England number eight Billy Vunipola looks set to miss the Six Nations after fracturing his forearm on Saturday.
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Wahlberg to donate $1.5 million in co-star's name

cnn - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 00:34
Mark Wahlberg is donating $1.5 million to the Time's Up Legal Defense Fund in costar Michelle Williams' name.
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Sri Lanka's president rejects move to allow women to buy alcohol

bbc - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 00:30
The president overrules a government decision to let women buy alcohol for the first time in decades.
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The President blamed Democrats for stalling an immigration deal and said they 'don't really want it'

cnn - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 00:23
The President again blamed Democrats for stalling an immigration deal. He said they "don't really want it, they just want to talk"
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Gabbard: False missile alarm in Hawaii is unacceptable

cnn - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 00:06
The false ballistic missile warning in Hawaii was "unacceptable" and points to a need for President Donald Trump to negotiate with North Korea directly, Hawaii Democratic Rep. Tulsi Gabbard said Sunday.
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The week ahead in stocks

cnn - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 23:59
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McAuliffe: Trump gets away with foolishness

cnn - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 23:57
Former Governor Terry McAuliffe (D-VA) tells CNN's Jake Tapper that it is time for people to stand up to President Trump.
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Iran says Trump failed to kill nuclear deal

cnn - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 23:52
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani mocked Donald Trump for failing to kill off the Iran nuclear deal despite the US leader's 2016 election promise to do so.
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GOP Rep.: Trump comments racist

cnn - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 23:46
Haitian-American Rep. Mia Love (R-UT) says that President Trump's comments about Haiti and African countries made during an immigration meeting with lawmakers were racist and unfortunate.
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Tokyo, allies should coordinate more on ‘prenegotiation bargaining’ with North Korea: ex-Japan defense official

japantimes - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 23:39
The United States, South Korea and Japan must coordinate more closely on North Korea, with whom they are engaged in a “pre-negotiation bargaining process,” a ...
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Magnitude 7.1 quake rocks southern Peru, leaving two dead and 17 missing

japantimes - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 23:11
A strong magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck the coast of southern Peru on Sunday morning, leaving two dead, 17 missing and several dozen injured, while causing ...
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‘Sh-thole’ images projected on Trump’s hotel in Washington

japantimes - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 23:01
The word sh-thole — which President Donald Trump allegedly used to describe countries from which he does not want immigrants coming to the U.S. — ...
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Opposition to Abe’s amendment quest hits 55%; support for Article 9 rewrite falls: survey

japantimes - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 22:51
A survey finds that opposition to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s plan to revise the Constitution is rising, with support for rewriting war-renouncing Article 9 on ...
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Hometown hero Shintaro Kobayashi steals the show at B. League All-Star Game in Kumamoto

japantimes - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 22:27
The players didn’t take themselves too seriously during the second annual B. League All-Star Game.Instead of focusing on lock-down defense for the full 40 minutes, ...
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Abe visits museum honoring wartime diplomat Chiune Sugihara in Lithuania

japantimes - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 22:03
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday visited a museum commemorating Chiune Sugihara, a Japanese diplomat who saved thousands of Jewish people from Nazi persecution during ...
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Two Japanese parties to form alliance, become Diet’s largest opposition force

japantimes - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 22:00
Two Japanese parties are set to merge and become the Diet’s biggest opposition force after reconciling their differences on the contentious security laws enacted in ...
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Philip O’Neill: McGill degree offers potential to open doors for global professionals

japantimes - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 21:59
The adage of one door closing and another opening is at best, apt, and at worst, a cliche. However, as the director of McGill University's ...
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Bill Murray debuts his Steve Bannon on 'SNL'

cnn - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 21:58
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South Korean arrested after double murder at luxury Hong Kong hotel

japantimes - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 21:57
A South Korean man has been arrested for the suspected murder of his wife and child on Sunday at the luxury Ritz-Carlton hotel on Hong ...
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Mark Wahlberg donates reshoot fee to Time's Up defence fund

bbc - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 21:43
Actor Mark Wahlberg gives $1.5m he earned from a film reshoot to Time's Up after an equal pay row.
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