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Late summer rains, private food supplies limit impact of North Korean drought

japantimes - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 17:02
Late summer rains and the growing importance of privately produced crops mean North Korea will likely avoid acute food shortages this year despite earlier fears ...
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Fashion at the Emmys

bbc - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 16:59
We check out the best-dressed stars at this year's Emmy TV Awards.
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The complete list of Emmy winners

cnn - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 16:58
The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards, hosted by Stephen Colbert, aired Sunday on CBS.
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China, Russia begin joint naval exercises near North Korea

japantimes - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 16:52
China and Russia began naval drills near North Korea on Monday amid continuing tensions over the isolated state’s nuclear ambitions and ahead of a United ...
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Hamilton makes Vettel pay for mistakes in Singapore GP

japantimes - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 16:45
Lewis Hamilton profited from chaos to win the Singapore Grand Prix and extend his championship lead to 28 points on Sunday as title rival Sebastian ...
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Rolling Stone magazine up for sale

bbc - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 16:42
The 50 year-old publication, famed for covering music and popular culture, is to be sold as publishing industry struggles.
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Vintage photos of renowned celebrities

cnn - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 16:41
The best celebrity portraits are embedded in our imaginations, forever informing our perceptions of the people in the photographs.
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Japan sees off Brazil to claim Davis Cup World Group place

japantimes - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 16:41
Japan secured its spot in the top tier of next year’s Davis Cup by completing a 3-1 World Group playoff win over Brazil on Monday.Yuichi ...
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Giant sea snail may be just the ticket to rescue Barrier Reef from global warming

japantimes - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 16:35
A giant snail that eats starfish could be unleashed to help save the Great Barrier Reef, officials said Monday, with a trial under way to ...
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Number of people in Japan aged 90 and above tops 2 million for first time

japantimes - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 16:32
The number of Japanese 90 or older stood at 2.06 million as of last week.
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Emmys cast Trump in a key role

cnn - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 16:29
In terms of politics the Emmys join the award-show party late, after the Golden Globes, Grammys, Oscars and Tonys have all taken whacks at the Trump presidency. Yet the president's preferred medium provided fertile terrain for satirizing and commenting upon the political moment, a mood that permeated everything from host Stephen Colbert's monologue to the diverse winners and onstage banter.
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NRA screening of Tepco’s restart plan

japantimes - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 16:21
The way the NRA is wrapping up its safety screening of Tepco's bid to restart two idled reactors in Niigata Prefecture is less than convincing.
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Is there a solution to the problem of mass migration?

japantimes - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 16:20
Much more than economic theory and cash aid is required to create prosperity and make life tolerable for millions in poorer areas.
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The Afghanistan quagmire

japantimes - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 16:19
Afghanistan has been called the graveyard of empires. It should more properly be called the graveyard of illusions.
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The Emmys in two minutes

bbc - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 16:16
Two female-led series dominate America's biggest TV awards night.
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We asked stars how they watch their fave shows

cnn - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 15:47
The biggest TV stars talk to CNN on the red carpet at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards about how they consume television nowadays.
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London terror attack aftermath: Police watch over Monday commute

cnn - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 15:47
London commuters are beginning their working week with heavy security on transport routes following last week's terror attack.
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Heather Watson loses in Seoul Open first round Sara Sorribes Tormo

bbc - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 14:56
Great Britain's Heather Watson is knocked out in the first round of the Seoul Open after a 6-3 0-6 6-1 defeat by Sara Sorribes Tormo.
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What celebs wore on the Emmys red carpet

cnn - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 13:51
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Startup accused of cultural insensitivity

cnn - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 13:47
After Fast Company published an article about Bodega, a startup trying to "make bodegas and mom-and-pop corner stores obsolete," Twitter users were quick to criticize the brand and accuse them of being culturally insensitive.
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