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The Cranberries lead singer Dolores O’Riordan dies suddenly in London at 46

japantimes - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 06:42
Dolores O’Riordan, lead singer of Irish rock band The Cranberries, died suddenly on Monday. She was 46.O’Riordan died in London, where she was recording, publicist ...
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U.S. Army hero dog during WWII receives posthumous U.K. medal

japantimes - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 06:41
A U.S. Army dog that attacked a machine-gun nest during World War II was posthumously awarded Britain’s highest honor for animal bravery on Monday.Chips, a ...
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RAF scrambles two fighters to intercept Russian bombers near U.K. airspace

japantimes - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 06:41
Britain’s Royal Air Force scrambled two fighter jets to intercept Russian bombers near U.K. airspace on Monday, in another illustration of ongoing tensions.The RAF confirmed ...
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Propaganda counterstrike: Boko Haram airs video of Chibok girls and its chief

japantimes - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 06:41
The release of a video purporting to show some of the Nigerian Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram apparently happy with their lives is a ...
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China races to tackle expanding oil spill after tanker sinks, fearing major environmental catastrophe

japantimes - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 06:40
Chinese ships scrambled Monday to clean up a massive and expanding oil spill after an Iranian tanker sank off China, raising fears of devastating damage ...
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Nigeria summons U.S. ambassador over Trump’s reported racial slur

japantimes - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 06:40
Nigeria’s government on Monday summoned the United States ambassador to explain reported remarks by U.S. President Donald Trump that some immigrants from Africa and Haiti ...
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Democrats, don't call Trump names

cnn - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 06:40
Shithole. Shithouse. WTF does it matter?
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MLK day marked by criticism of Trump and pledges to fight racism

japantimes - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 06:39
Martin Luther King Jr.’s children and the pastor of an Atlanta church where he once preached decried disparaging remarks President Donald Trump is said to ...
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At start of Latin America trip, pope says he fears world ‘one accident’ away from nuclear war

japantimes - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 06:39
Pope Francis admitted Monday he was frightened by the prospect of an accidental nuclear war as he headed for a week-long visit to Chile and ...
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Assault on free press feared as Philippine online news site critical of Duterte is ordered shut

japantimes - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 06:39
MANILAAP The Philippine securities commission has revoked the registration of an online news outfit known for its critical reporting on President Rodrigo Duterte, a move ...
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Hawaii missile-alert fiasco reveals uncertainty about how to react; button-pusher transferred

japantimes - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 06:38
When Jonathan Scheuer got an alert on his phone of a ballistic missile headed for Hawaii, he and his family didn’t know what to do. ...
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Bond actress Rachel Grant accuses Steven Seagal of sexual assault

bbc - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 06:24
Rachel Grant claims she was assaulted by the actor in 2002, but Steven Seagal denies the allegation.
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Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan dies

bbc - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 06:19
Irish music star Dolores O'Riordan dies suddenly at the age of 46.
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Oil is booming, but the US may spoil the party

cnn - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 06:10
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Congress' to-do list: Avoid a shutdown, search for DACA fix

cnn - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 06:00
Back after a long holiday weekend, lawmakers must reach an agreement on a budget plan before the Friday deadline when government funding runs out, but demands from each side of the aisle are impeding progress on negotiations.
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Black Death 'spread by humans not rats'

bbc - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 05:00
Human body lice, rather than rat fleas, spread plague during the Black Death, a study simulating the outbreak suggests.
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Dion Dublin says black footballers 'stood on Cyrille Regis' shoulders'

bbc - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 04:27
Former Aston Villa striker Dion Dublin pays tribute to his friend and fellow ex-England international Cyrille Regis following his death.
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Another star player struggles under LeBron

cnn - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 04:26
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MMAer: I'd pray to not die during weight cuts

cnn - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 04:26
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Has the Steelers' Super Bowl window closed?

cnn - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 04:26
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