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Morgan Freeman apologizes after multiple sexual harassment claims

japantimes - Fri, 05/25/2018 - 06:55
Hollywood movie star Morgan Freeman apologized Thursday over reports that multiple women accused him of sexual misconduct.Sixteen people — eight of whom say they were ...
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Rush to buy Trump-Kim coin after summit cancellation

bbc - Fri, 05/25/2018 - 06:53
Interest in coins marking the scrapped meeting soars and the White House gift shop website crashes.
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U.S.-led coalition airstrikes blamed for killing at least 12 pro-regime foreign fighters in Syria

japantimes - Fri, 05/25/2018 - 06:42
Airstrikes overnight in eastern Syria killed at least 12 pro-government fighters, all reportedly foreign nationals, a war-monitoring group said Thursday. The Syrian government-run media blamed ...
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Facebook to label election-related ‘issue ads’ in U.S.

japantimes - Fri, 05/25/2018 - 06:41
Facebook is expanding its advertising disclosure requirements to cover all U.S. ads on polarized issues such as gun control and abortion rights, even if they ...
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Missile that downed MH17 jetliner traced to Russian military brigade that crossed into Ukraine

japantimes - Fri, 05/25/2018 - 06:40
Investigators probing the 2014 downing of Flight MH17 said Thursday for the first time that the missile that brought down the plane over eastern Ukraine ...
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Trump posthumously pardons ‘Galveston Giant’ boxer Jack Johnson, first black heavyweight champ

japantimes - Fri, 05/25/2018 - 06:38
U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday issued a posthumous pardon to Jack Johnson, the first black heavyweight boxing champion, who was sent to prison a ...
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Stormy Daniels’ lawyer seeks permission to depose Trump

japantimes - Fri, 05/25/2018 - 06:37
Stormy Daniels’ lawyer is once again seeking to depose President Donald Trump in the porn actress’ fight to invalidate a confidentiality agreement she signed days ...
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‘Loved altering my mind’: Airmen on Wyoming nuclear missile base took LSD

japantimes - Fri, 05/25/2018 - 06:36
One airman said he felt paranoia. Another marveled at the vibrant colors. A third admitted, “I absolutely just loved altering my mind.”Meet service members entrusted ...
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Elon Musk is humiliating himself

cnn - Fri, 05/25/2018 - 06:36
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Panic in Kinshasa as Congo confirms 30 Ebola cases and eight deaths amid scramble to contain epidemic

japantimes - Fri, 05/25/2018 - 06:35
Congo’s fight to rein in a deadly Ebola outbreak has authorities crossing the border to buy up available thermometers, a World Health Organization official said, ...
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Harvey Weinstein to ‘surrender’ to N.Y. authorities Friday amid sexual assault probe: U.S. media

japantimes - Fri, 05/25/2018 - 06:32
Disgraced ex-Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein is expected to surrender to authorities in New York on Friday following a months-long investigation into allegations of sexual assault, ...
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During meeting with Macron, Putin calls Trump scrubbing of North Korea summit regrettable

japantimes - Fri, 05/25/2018 - 06:31
Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that North Korea fulfilled its promises ahead of the canceled summit between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un.At ...
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Iran complying with nuclear deal but could improve on inspections: IAEA

japantimes - Fri, 05/25/2018 - 06:29
Iran appears to be complying with a 2015 deal with major powers that was meant to stop it from developing nuclear weapons in exchange for ...
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Cuba regrets CIA veteran died in Miami without facing trial for ‘terrorist’ crimes

japantimes - Fri, 05/25/2018 - 06:28
Havana expressed regret Thursday that a former CIA agent who led a bloody campaign against Fidel Castro had died without ever being brought to justice ...
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Cat clings to car roof at 60mph

cnn - Fri, 05/25/2018 - 06:28
A cat desperately holds on for dear life on top of a van going 60 mph, and it was all caught on camera.
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'Laurel-Yanny' voice reveals what he said

cnn - Fri, 05/25/2018 - 06:19
Jay Aubrey Jones, the voice performer behind the viral 'Laurel' or 'Yanny' recording, reveals what he actually said.
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Gurtel corruption case: Spanish ruling party officials found guilty

bbc - Fri, 05/25/2018 - 06:18
Luis Barcenas was among 29 People's Party officials and businessmen convicted of securing bribes.
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Netflix eclipses Disney in market milestone

bbc - Fri, 05/25/2018 - 05:37
The online streaming giant temporarily becomes the world's most valuable media company before falling back.
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Jonathan Agnew: New summer, same old problems for England

bbc - Fri, 05/25/2018 - 04:51
Jonathan Agnew reflects on some familiar England errors as the hosts are all out for 184 on day one of the first Test with Pakistan.
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Unlikely survivors after dinosaurs went extinct

cnn - Fri, 05/25/2018 - 04:26
When an asteroid hit the Earth 66 million years ago, it unleashed a violent force millions of times more massive than an atomic bomb. Known as the Cretaceous-Paleogene fifth mass extinction event, it wiped out three-quarters of all plant and animal life on Earth -- including the dinosaurs.
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