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World Cup 2018: VAR helps tournament reach 10 penalties - so is it working?

bbc - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 19:05
England have been involved in controversy while penalties come thick and fast, so is VAR having an impact at the World Cup?
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Japanese auto industry highlights its U.S. investments as Trump trade fears grow

japantimes - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 19:04
The nation’s top auto industry body stressed Wednesday the Japanese automakers’ contribution to the United States in creating jobs and investment, in an apparent move ...
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Trump supporters react to family separations

cnn - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 18:58
Some supporters of President Donald Trump say the parents are to blame, not the President, for immigrant families being separated at the US border. CNN's Martin Savidge reports.
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Tokyo stocks rebound on buying on dips

japantimes - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 18:51
Stocks rallied on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Wednesday, boosted by buybacks and buying on dips following the previous day’s plunge.The 225-issue Nikkei average gained ...
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The United States’ dark history of splitting up families

japantimes - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 18:49
Some critics of the forced separation of Latino children from their migrant parents say the practice is unprecedented. But it’s not the first time the ...
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Lake Toba ferry: Search goes on with 190 reported missing

bbc - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 18:46
Relatives grow desperate as hopes dwindle of finding more survivors in Sumatra's vast Lake Toba.
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Hitachi CEO promises to prioritize profitability in U.K. nuclear power plant project

japantimes - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 18:45
Hitachi Ltd. will put profitability first in a nuclear plant construction project in the United Kingdom, President and CEO Toshiaki Higashihara told shareholders Wednesday.The machinery-maker ...
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World Cup 2018: 'Own goal' is leading scorer after 17 games

bbc - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 18:42
Harry Kane, Romelu Lukaku and even Cristiano Ronaldo are lagging behind the tournament's leading scorer - "own goal".
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Girl on Fire: Kenya schoolgirl's Alicia Keys cover becomes viral hit

bbc - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 18:38
How video of a 13-year-old Kenyan schoolgirl singing an Alicia Keys song has gone viral on social media.
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Sailors honor Pearl Harbor survivor during one last visit

japantimes - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 18:36
Ray Emory survived the early morning attack on Pearl Harbor that killed nearly 2,400 servicemen in shower of bombs and explosions nearly 80 years ago.The ...
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Blitzer grills ICE chief: Is this humane?

cnn - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 18:36
CNN's Wolf Blitzer pushes ICE Director Thomas Homan on whether the policy of separating immigrant families at the border is humane.
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Don Lemon rips Lewandowski's reaction to separation

cnn - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 18:34
While appearing on Fox News, Corey Lewandowski dismissed the story of a 10-year-old girl with Down syndrome who was reportedly separated from her mother after crossing the border illegally. The former Trump campaign manager responded "womp womp."
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Nissin Foods to enter China’s vegetable juice market

japantimes - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 18:32
Japan’s leading instant noodle-maker Nissin Foods Holdings Co. will enter the vegetable beverage market in Hong Kong, Macau and mainland China, tapping its sales network ...
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Afghan conflict: Taliban launch first attack since Eid truce

bbc - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 18:31
The militants killed at least 13 Afghan soldiers in an assault on an army post, officials say.
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World Cup 2018: Why Harry Kane is right to target Golden Boot - Alan Shearer

bbc - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 18:30
Harry Kane has put his Euro 2016 nightmare behind him and will be aiming to be the World Cup's top scorer, says BBC pundit Alan Shearer.
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Construction app offers fix for Japan’s supertight labor market

japantimes - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 18:18
One of Yosuke Kobayashi’s biggest headaches has been finding enough workers to build hotels, restaurants and bath houses for his construction company.That was until the ...
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Bucks’ Sterling Brown sues Milwaukee over stun-gun arrest

japantimes - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 17:58
Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown sued the city of Milwaukee and its police department Tuesday, saying officers’ use of a stun gun during his arrest ...
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XXXTentacion: Police disperse fans at murder site

bbc - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 17:57
Hundreds of fans lay candles, flowers and teddy bears near the site where the rapper was shot dead.
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Spurs coach Gregg Popovich meets with star forward Kawhi Leonard

japantimes - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 17:54
San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich made the trip to San Diego on Tuesday to meet with star forward Kawhi Leonard ahead of Thursday’s NBA ...
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