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Inujured North Korean defector’s parasites and diet hint at tough life

japantimes - 10 hours 8 min ago
Parasitic worms found in a North Korean soldier, critically injured during a desperate defection, highlight nutrition and hygiene problems that experts say have plagued the ...
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'SNL' gives a soulful plea to Obama

cnn - 10 hours 16 min ago
"Saturday Night Live" took aim at Sen. Al Franken during its Weekend Update skit, meanwhile host Chance the Rapper belted out a few musical numbers including "Come Back Barack."
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Women's Ashes: Katherine Brunt keeps England's hopes of drawing Australia series alive

bbc - 10 hours 23 min ago
Katherine Brunt stars with bat and ball as England - with the Women's Ashes gone - win their second Twenty20 international against Australia.
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Poor catches inflate salmon and saury prices ahead of year-end holidays

japantimes - 10 hours 30 min ago
Poor catches for salmon and saury in the North Pacific have caused prices to spike across Japan as the year-end shopping season begins.In Hokkaido, which ...
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Defensive-minded Japan blows away Tonga

japantimes - 10 hours 34 min ago
Japan delivered its best performance under coach Jamie Joseph on Saturday.Going up against a side that qualified for the 2019 Rugby World Cup as the ...
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Uno finishes second in France to secure return to GP Final

japantimes - 10 hours 34 min ago
World silver medalist Shoma Uno claimed second place after the men’s free program on Saturday at the Internationaux de France, securing a spot in December’s ...
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David Cassidy: Ex-Partridge Family star suffers organ failure

bbc - 10 hours 43 min ago
He is reported urgently to require a liver transplant and has kidney problems.
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Refugee applicants face preliminary screenings to weed out those using asylum loophole to work

japantimes - 11 hours 3 min ago
The Justice Ministry plans to conduct preliminary screenings of refugee applicants to weed out those who have simply come to Japan to work, sources said.The ...
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Trump rollback of banking regulation well underway

japantimes - 11 hours 18 min ago
U.S. President Donald Trump’s promised rollback of banking regulation is well under way, with vacancies at the top of key agencies and new legislation in ...
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Hague tribunal hearing Mladic case setting precedent for future

japantimes - 11 hours 18 min ago
When a panel of U.N. judges hands down a verdict this week in the trial of former Bosnian Serb military chief Gen. Ratko Mladic, it ...
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Gerry Adams to step down in end of an era for Irish nationalism

japantimes - 11 hours 33 min ago
Sinn Fein’s Gerry Adams, a pivotal figure in the political life of Ireland for almost 50 years, said on Saturday he will step down as ...
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Fireball lights up Arctic sky

japantimes - 11 hours 41 min ago
A blazing fireball lit up the dark skies of Arctic Finland for five seconds, giving off what scientists said was “the glow of 100 full ...
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German telecom agency bans children’s transmitting smartwatches over spying concerns

japantimes - 11 hours 58 min ago
Germany’s telecommunications regulator said on Friday it was banning the sale of smartwatches that can be used by parents to check on their children, saying ...
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Argentina missing submarine: Satellite signals detected

bbc - 13 hours 1 min ago
The Argentine naval submarine went missing on Wednesday with 44 crew on board
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Fact check: Trump wrong on his nuclear boast

cnn - 14 hours 35 min ago
Jake Tapper looks at Donald Trump's comments about his 'first order' and the US nuclear arsenal. Read more at FactCheck.org.
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Head of US Strategic Command says he would push back if Trump ordered an 'illegal' nuke strike

cnn - 14 hours 36 min ago
The top US nuclear commander said Saturday he would push back against an order from President Donald Trump for a nuclear strike if it were "illegal."
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Sarah Silverman responds to Louis C.K.

cnn - 15 hours 4 min ago
Comedian Sarah Silverman responded to the sexual harassment accusations against her friend Louis C.K. in a frank monologue on her show "I Love You, America."
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Top college football plays

cnn - 15 hours 33 min ago
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