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NFL Hall of Famer Mix admits tax fraud

japantimes - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 21:16

Pro Football Hall of Fame Member Ron Mix faces up to three years in federal prison after pleading guilty in Missouri to a felony tax-fraud charge. The Kansas City Star reported that Mix agreed to pay nearly $50,000 to the IRS under his guilty plea Monday in Kansas City to one count of making false […]

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TSA official resigns after scrutiny

cnn - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 21:12
Kelly Hoggan, the Transportation Security Administration's assistant administrator for the Office of Security Operations, resigned in the wake of congressional scrutiny.

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Evolutionary engineer wins tech prize

bbc - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 21:10
US biochemical engineer Frances Arnold takes the million-euro Millennium Technology Prize for pioneering 'directed evolution'.
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Fan stabs Japanese pop star

cnn - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 21:06
Police in Japan have arrested a man in connection with the stabbing of a pop star in Koganei City, western Tokyo.
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How he plans to hide the Louvre

cnn - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 20:46
"I will never forget this day. Today I'm going to make the Louvre Pyramid disappear."
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Crisis for the world's oldest people

cnn - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 20:46
Caught between modernity and 20,000 years as hunter-gatherers, the San people sit at a crossroads.
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Cavaliers may have right formula for Warriors this time

japantimes - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 20:39

It looks like the NBA is going to finish its 2015-16 season the way it should and the way few expected it might. It looks like it’s going to be about history and legacy and the fabled finish that we never really considered. It’s not here yet, and things always can change dramatically day to […]

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Hammer thrower Murofushi to compete at nationals

japantimes - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 20:34

Olympic hammer throw gold medalist Koji Murofushi said on Tuesday he will compete at next month’s National Athletics Championships to try to qualify for his fifth consecutive Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro. The 41-year-old Murofushi, the 2004 Olympic champion and a bronze medalist four years ago in London, won his 20th successive national title […]

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Fighters exploring possibility of building own ballpark

japantimes - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 20:32

The Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters are considering building a new ballpark in Sapporo or its vicinity, baseball sources said Tuesday. “We owe it to Sapporo Dome for being able to play baseball even when it snowed,” Nippon Ham manager Hideki Kuriyama said. “We are grateful, but there is a lot more we can do. We’re […]

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Portugal tops Japan in Toulon Tournament

japantimes - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 20:22

Japan’s Olympic men’s soccer team suffered its second loss in as many games at the Toulon Tournament, losing 1-0 to Portugal on Monday. Andre Horta scored the lone goal in the 22nd minute for Portugal, which like Japan has also qualified for the Rio de Janeiro Games and has brought an Under-20 squad for the […]

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Ronaldo injury scare for Real Madrid

bbc - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 20:20
Cristiano Ronaldo limps off towards the end of a Real Madrid training session before Saturday's Champions League final.
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Australia to deport mother of five to UK

bbc - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 20:15
A mother, who has lived in Australia most of her life, fears ending up on the streets if she is deported to the UK after her release from prison.
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Democrats need a peacemaker

cnn - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 20:09
Democrats need a peacemaker.
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Hunt for black boxes

cnn - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 20:08
CNN's Rene Marsh reports.
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Search for debris

cnn - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 20:08
Searchers scour the Mediterranean Sea for EgyptAir Flight 804's flight data and cockpit voice recorders after earlier recovering some wreckage.

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Egypt deploys submarine

cnn - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 20:08
A submarine is joining the Mediterranean Sea search for the black boxes that could reveal what caused the crash of EgyptAir Flight 804.

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