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Marines starter Standridge earns first victory since April 12

8 hours 40 min ago
Jason Standridge threw seven innings and four relievers completed a six-hit shutout as the Chiba Lotte Marines blanked the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 4-0 in ...
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Chelsea sends Kenedy home after offensive posts about China on social media

9 hours 3 min ago
Chelsea has sent Brazilian defender Kenedy home from its Asian tour after he made offensive comments about China on social media.Kenedy and Chelsea previously issued ...
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Former defense chief Ishiba overtakes Abe as top choice for prime minister in poll

9 hours 5 min ago
Former Defense Minister Shigeru Ishiba overtook scandal-hit Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as the best person to lead Japan, an opinion poll showed Tuesday.Ishiba was seen ...
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North Korea threatens U.S. with ‘nuclear hammer’ after CIA chief appears to hint at regime change

9 hours 13 min ago
North Korea vowed Tuesday to strike the U.S. with a “powerful nuclear hammer” after CIA chief Mike Pompeo hinted last week that Washington was open ...
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Nara boy dies from heatstroke after being left alone in his mother’s car

9 hours 19 min ago
A 9-year-old boy died from heatstroke after being left alone in his mother’s car for about 90 minutes on a sweltering day in the city ...
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New smartphone will let parents block kids’ nighttime use

9 hours 21 min ago
This August, a mobile phone service provider will release a smartphone that only works during daytime hours in an effort to restrict elementary school students’ ...
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Japan roster unveiled for FIBA Asia Cup

9 hours 30 min ago
Star guards Yuki Togashi, Makoto Hiejima and Daiki Tanaka headline the Japan men’s national team’s 12-man roster for the upcoming FIBA Asia Cup, the Japan ...
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Former pitcher Hasegawa qualifies for U.S. Amateur

10 hours 44 min ago
Former major league pitcher Shigetoshi Hasegawa has qualified to play in the U.S. Amateur, according to the Southern California Golf Association.The 48-year-old Hasegawa finished as ...
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Abe is stumbling but no challenger exists

10 hours 53 min ago
Voters are ready for a viable alternative to the LDP, but the leading opposition party is failing to deliver.
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Confrontation in the Himalayas

10 hours 54 min ago
The distrust and the ensuing competition between Asia's two largest nations — both armed with nuclear weapons — must be contained.
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Why not give the BOJ’s governor a promotion?

10 hours 56 min ago
Abe's choice is clear: Show Kuroda the door, or open his Cabinet to new thinking by a man who's seen considerable action in the economic ...
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Trump is more secure than he looks

10 hours 56 min ago
The U.S. president's approval ratings are dismal, but he remains popular with his base and Republican leaders don't see him as a liability yet.
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The Democrats are a lost cause

10 hours 57 min ago
As long as the Democratic Party's leadership is owned by big-monied special interests, it will never give the people what they want and need.
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Japan men book spots in both relays for worlds

10 hours 58 min ago
The Japan men’s 4×100-meter and 4×400 relay teams have booked a spot for the upcoming IAAF World Athletics Championships in London, the Japan Association of ...
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How a 1929 dispute frames the Temple Mount conflict

10 hours 58 min ago
The holy site has been the symbolic flashpoint of the broader Israeli-Arab struggle since at least 1929.
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Ex-champ Yaegashi begins preparations to fight again

11 hours 5 min ago
Boxer Akira Yaegashi has started training with an eye to fight again, the former IBF light flyweight champion said Tuesday.“I am building my body up ...
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Polish president signs bill giving justice minister power to hire and fire court heads

11 hours 17 min ago
Polish President Andrzej Duda on Tuesday signed into law a bill giving the justice minister the power to hire and fire the heads of ordinary ...
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Australia sends Japan to first loss of FIBA Women’s Asia Cup

11 hours 18 min ago
Japan suffered its first defeat of the FIBA Women’s Asia Cup on Tuesday, losing a tight battle to Australia 83-74 and in the process missing ...
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South Korea lifts court TV ban ahead of ousted president’s sentencing

11 hours 18 min ago
South Korea’s Supreme Court on Tuesday lifted a ban on the filming of trials, opening the possibility of live TV coverage of the sentencing of ...
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Yoshida steers Japan women past South Korea

11 hours 28 min ago
Asami Yoshida steered Japan to its second win in two days at the FIBA Women’s Asia Cup in Bangalore, India on Monday, beating South Korea ...
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