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Seven bodies found in capsized wooden boat likely from North Korea

japantimes - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 18:31
The discovery comes after suspected cases of North Korean boat arrivals rose to a record high last year since comparable data became available in 2013.
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Docomo experiment to take bite out of food waste woes

japantimes - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 18:19
The move is part of an ongoing effort by Japan Inc. to reduce the immense quantity of food discarded by food companies and retailers.
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Giants sign ex-Brewers pitcher Taylor Jungmann

japantimes - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 18:19
Former MLB pitcher Taylor Jungmann has signed with the Yomiuri Giants, the Central League club announced Tuesday.After being selected in the first round of the ...
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Warriors run past reeling Cavaliers

japantimes - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 18:18
Once the lead swelled to 14, Kevin Durant waved both arms like a boxing referee stopping a fight.Another knockout on the road for these Warriors. ...
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Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh and Myanmar agree repatriation timeframe

bbc - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 18:09
Bangladesh and Myanmar have reached an agreement - but the UN has raised concerns.
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Japan skeleton crew gets two berths for 2018 Olympics

japantimes - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 17:58
Japan has earned two berths in men’s skeleton for next month’s Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, according to the quota allocation list announced by the International Bobsleigh ...
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University entrance exam question on Moomins series leaves Japanese students bewildered

japantimes - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 17:58
A confusing question on the annual university entrance exam featuring hippopotamus-like creatures and Nordic languages left many Japanese high school students scratching their heads.The controversial ...
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LeBron reflects on MLK’s legacy, criticizes Trump

japantimes - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 17:57
On a day for reflecting on race in America, LeBron James considered Martin Luther King Jr.’s ultimate sacrifice.A life given for love. “He had a ...
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