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Rugby League World Cup: Fiji defeat New Zealand 4-2 in thrilling quarter-final

bbc - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 18:38
Fiji pull off a major shock at the Rugby League World Cup by defeating New Zealand 4-2 in a tense game in Wellington.
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Argentina missing navy submarine: Search stepped up

bbc - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 18:19
A Nasa research plane joins the search for the vessel, now missing in the Atlantic for three days.
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Dikembe Mutombo spreads positive message as Special Olympics ambassador

japantimes - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 18:17
As a player, Dikembe Mutombo made a big difference for his teams with his signature shot-blocking skills.Now, eight years after his retirement from the NBA, ...
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Frontale keep title hopes alive

japantimes - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 18:15
Kawasaki Frontale defender Elsinho scored in the 82nd minute to keep the J. League title race alive for at least another round with a 1-0 ...
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U.S.-Russian rift over Syrian chemical arms probe threatens upcoming peace talks

japantimes - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 18:12
The latest U.S. and Russian bid to find common ground on which to build some hope for Syria is in trouble, just days ahead of ...
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Adventurer Yasunaga Ogita begins solo trek to South Pole without resupplies

japantimes - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 18:08
A veteran Japanese explorer starts a solo quest to get to the South Pole without resupplying.
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Cutting families’ education costs

japantimes - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 18:02
Is Prime Minister Abe's initiative for reducing education costs worth the money? Maybe not.
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Elise Christie wins first World Cup title of season in Seoul

bbc - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 18:01
British Olympics gold medal hopeful Elise Christie wins her first World Cup short track speed skating title of the season.
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The illusion of freedom in the digital age

japantimes - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 18:00
Both governments and big tech companies are getting really good at controlling people through data.
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Republican calls 'bullcrap' on Democrat during tax debate

cnn - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 17:49
The Senate finance committee advanced Republicans' plans to overhaul the tax system on Thursday night, but not without a fiery argument between senators just minutes before the vote.
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Lebanon’s Hariri travels to France, denies being ‘held up’ in Saudi Arabia

japantimes - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 17:44
Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri arrived in France on Saturday from Saudi Arabia, where his shock resignation announcement two weeks ago sparked accusations that he ...
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Abe’s HR ‘revolution’ gets price tag of ¥2 trillion

japantimes - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 17:32
Policymakers plan to sink ¥2 trillion into Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s free education pledge after raising taxes next October.
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