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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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Manchester United pounces on struggling Stoke City

japantimes - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 17:57
With Alexis Sanchez potentially on his way to Manchester United, two members of the current forward line issued reminders of their goal-scoring talents on Monday.Anthony ...
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Ryan Giggs appointed as Wales national coach

japantimes - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 17:57
Ryan Giggs was hired as coach of Wales’ national soccer team on Monday, his first full-time coaching job since ending an illustrious playing career with ...
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Nikkei reaches 26-year high, boosted by earnings outlook and weak yen

japantimes - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 17:44
The Nikkei 225 average ended Tuesday at its highest level in 26 years and two months as sentiment was boosted by a halt in the ...
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Japan Coast Guard seeks to boost response time with new bases for large patrol ships

japantimes - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 17:37
The Japan Coast Guard is planning to build bases for seven new large patrol ships in a bid to improve response time to incidents — ...
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Mike Mularkey out with Titans despite victory in playoffs

japantimes - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 17:31
The Tennessee Titans believe the potential reward from quarterback Marcus Mariota working with his third head coach in his fourth NFL season outweighs the risk ...
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Qantas changes website to reclassify Taiwan and Hong Kong as Chinese territories

japantimes - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 17:20
Australia’s Qantas has changed its website classification of Taiwan and Hong Kong from separate countries to Chinese territories after Chinese regulators scolded several foreign firms ...
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Australian father's instinct helps find trapped son

bbc - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 17:14
The Australian man hired a helicopter after suspecting his son had been in a car crash.
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What a government shutdown means for you

cnn - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 16:44
When there are partisan disagreements and Congress is divided on how to fund the government, the threat of a shutdown looms. Learn what one could mean for you.
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Watch floor collapse at stock exchange

cnn - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 16:40
Dozens of people were injured on Jan. 15, when a floor at the Indonesia Stock Exchange in Jakarta collapsed, spilling people onto the lobby area below.
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