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Buffaloes’ Yuki Nishi tosses eight scoreless innings, earns first win of season

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 20:15
Yuki Nishi threw eight scoreless innings, guiding the Orix Buffaloes to a 3-1victory over the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles on Saturday.Nishi (1-3) struck out six, ...
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Crusaders pummel winless Sunwolves

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 20:05
The defending champion Crusaders scored two early tries and then lost their way in a hailstorm before running away to a 33-11 win over Japan’s ...
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Japan, Britain tied in Fed Cup clash

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 19:36
World No. 22 Naomi Osaka defeated Heather Watson in straight sets Saturday before Kurumi Nara lost her match, giving Japan a 1-1 tie with Britain ...
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Pacers storm back to beat Cavs

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 18:43
The Indiana Pacers kept insisting this team was different.Anyone who doubted them coming into the playoffs understands now. On Friday, the one-year anniversary of a ...
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Players are saddened that Wenger is stepping down

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 18:38
Arsene Wenger is leaving Arsenal after more than 21 years, ending a revolutionary reign that saw him introduce new methods to the Premier League and ...
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Jets notch first series victory

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 18:38
Minnesota Wild forward Eric Staal got right to the point.“It couldn’t have gone any worse at the start for us, and it couldn’t have gone ...
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Fired Japan soccer boss Vahid Halilhodzic back in Japan seeking answers for ouster

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 18:37
Former Japan manager Vahid Halilhodzic returned to Tokyo on Saturday to seek the reason for his shock dismissal earlier in the month.“I’ve always been glad ...
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Speed Skating Canada fires long-track coach Michael Crowe after probe into conduct

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 18:17
Speed Skating Canada has fired national long-track coach Michael Crowe, four months after former American speedskaters claimed he had sexual relationships with athletes while a ...
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Former Ohio State coach Earl Bruce dies at 87

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 18:16
Earle Bruce embraced the difficult task of following his mentor, Woody Hayes, as Ohio State’s head football coach.Bruce died in Columbus at the age of ...
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Hurricanes coach Bill Peters announces resignation

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 18:15
Bill Peters has not been able to lead the Carolina Hurricanes back to the NHL playoffs and after coming up short following his fourth season ...
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Dance music superstar Avicii dies at 28

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 18:12
Avicii, one of the world’s most successful DJs who helped usher in the global boom in electronic music but struggled to cope with the hard-partying ...
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Make wise use of SDF’s Iraq logs

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 18:02
A mechanism should be established to properly assess the records of past SDF missions so that what was learned will be utilized in planning future ...
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As acceptance grows, gay China wants rights

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 18:00
A ban on gay content has set off a furious backlash.
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Tokyo police panel recommends computerizing crime prevention by tapping AI, big data

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 17:50
A Metropolitan Police Department panel is calling for the use of information and communications technology, including artificial intelligence and big data, to prevent crime.The panel, ...
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Japan’s top three mobile carriers to be asked to stop charging customers who switch providers

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 17:35
The communications ministry said it will ask Japan’s three top mobile communications carriers to stop charging customers for switching companies when their contracts expire.The aim ...
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Abe cautious as North Korea pledges to halt nuclear and longer-range missile tests just days before key summit

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 17:24
North Korea announced Saturday that it had suspended nuclear and longer-range missile tests and shut down its main nuclear test site as the sanctions-hit country ...
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Abe woos LDP’s prefectural ranks with rehash of constitutional revision quest as scandals cloud bid for third term

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 17:22
With his public support damaged by cronyism and other scandals, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s goal of revising the postwar Constitution by 2020 is facing renewed ...
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Kei Nishikori battles past Marin Cilic, into Monte Carlo semifinals

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 17:15
Kei Nishikori moved closer to his first Masters title on Friday, with a 6-4, 6-7 (1-7), 6-3 quarterfinal win over Croatia’s Marin Cilic.Cilic, who had ...
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Angels dealt fourth straight loss

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 17:05
Jeff Samardzija had just loaded the bases with two outs in the fifth inning of his season debut when San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy ...
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Decades of development for North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 16:59
Here are the key steps in the development of the regime’s banned nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs: • 1970s: The beginnings North Korea starts ...
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