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Father of injured college QB rips coaches

8 hours 21 min ago
The father of an American football player injured by a late tackle during a recent game angrily denounced the opposing team’s former head coach and ...
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Dollar slips to around ¥109.60 in Tokyo on fears over summit and possible trade war

8 hours 33 min ago
The dollar was weaker around ¥109.60 in Tokyo trading late Thursday, hurt by concerns about a global trade war and uncertainty over the planned U.S.-North ...
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Veracity lacking in explanation by coaches

8 hours 50 min ago
It’s an ongoing saga of conflicting narratives.In Wednesday night’s news conference, Masato Uchida, the former Nihon University head coach, and his assistant coach Tsutomu Inoue ...
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Celtics keep LeBron in check, down Cavaliers to take 3-2 lead

8 hours 52 min ago
LeBron James is tired. The young Boston Celtics seem to be getting stronger.Rookie Jayson Tatum scored 24 points — his ninth 20-point game of the ...
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Vissel sign ex-Barcelona star Andres Iniesta to massive deal

8 hours 53 min ago
J. League club Vissel Kobe on Thursday announced the audacious signing of World Cup-winning former Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta in a deal reported to be ...
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Wallabies prop James Slipper receives two-month ban for cocaine use

8 hours 56 min ago
Wallabies prop James Slipper was banned Thursday for two months after testing positive for cocaine, with the apologetic Queensland Reds skipper revealing he was being ...
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Mariners have new 25-year lease at Safeco Field

8 hours 57 min ago
The Washington State Major League Baseball Public Facilities District has approved terms of a new 25-year lease with the Seattle Mariners for Safeco Field.Combined with ...
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Dodgers’ Kenta Maeda fans 12 in impressive outing

8 hours 58 min ago
Kenta Maeda dominated Colorado’s hitters, retiring 10 of his final 14 batters on strikeouts.Maeda is coming up big at a time when the Los Angeles ...
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Former UNC star Phil Ford undergoes surgery for prostate cancer

8 hours 58 min ago
North Carolina has announced that former point guard Phil Ford has had surgery for prostate cancer.Team spokesman Steve Kirschner said Wednesday that Ford underwent the ...
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Ex-MLB star Lenny Dykstra accused of putting gun to Uber driver’s head

8 hours 59 min ago
Former baseball star Lenny Dykstra put a gun to the head of an Uber driver when the driver declined to change the trip’s destination, police ...
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NFL owners adopt new policy to address anthem protests

8 hours 59 min ago
NFL owners approved a new policy Thursday aimed at addressing the firestorm over national anthem protests, permitting players to stay in the locker room during ...
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Japan’s daunting long-term social welfare costs

9 hours 16 min ago
Discussions must start now on making sure the social welfare system can meet Japan's future needs.
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China moving slowly into Hokkaido

9 hours 17 min ago
Chinese money is pouring into Hokkaido at a much greater scale than imagined. In his recent visit to the island prefecture, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang ...
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Can multiparty democracy work in multiethnic Malaysia?

9 hours 17 min ago
Building a framework that allows dissenting voices to be heard, and heeded, must be Malaysia's highest priority.
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Bank of Japan board member urges winding down stimulus to avoid destabilizing banking system

9 hours 25 min ago
Bank of Japan board member Makoto Sakurai said on Thursday excessive monetary easing could destabilize the economy and suggested the bank could whittle down its ...
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Lacking direction from Tokyo, Japan’s municipalities struggle to implement anti-hate speech law

9 hours 31 min ago
With Thursday marking two years since the enactment of a law against hate speech targeting ethnic Koreans and other minorities, local governments — required to ...
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No need for Google search when Shibuya Stream opens in September

9 hours 35 min ago
Tokyu Corp. announced Thursday that a new complex comprising a hotel, office and commercial space near Shibuya Station is scheduled to open in September, with ...
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Ovechkin powers Caps to victory in Game 7

9 hours 44 min ago
Alex Ovechkin lifted the Prince of Wales Trophy, spun around and set it back down on a table.The rest of the Capitals joined him for ...
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Lunch and dinner menus offer flavors of Oita

9 hours 44 min ago
Through June 30, Yokohama Bay Sheraton Hotel and Towers is presenting a variety of unique dishes made with ingredients sourced from the Kyushu region, particularly ...
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For sake of kin, Korean residents of Japan seek any thaw with Pyongyang but doubt Abe can bring results

9 hours 48 min ago
If and when a summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un takes place, it will be a day of ...
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