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Penguins superstar Sidney Crosby gets 700th career assist in victory over Canadiens

japantimes - Thu, 03/22/2018 - 17:57
Sidney Crosby doesn’t really have an explanation for how he does what he does. He just does it.So if you’re looking for clarity on how ...
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Video shows self-driving Uber hit pedestrian

cnn - Thu, 03/22/2018 - 17:56
An Arizona woman has died after being struck by a self-driving Uber in Tempe, Arizona. This is the first known fatality of an accident involving a self-driving car.
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Lawson chief bets on health, tech as future of convenience

japantimes - Thu, 03/22/2018 - 17:56
Back in 2014, Sadanobu Takemasu was asked by his boss to go to Lawson, the convenience store chain known for its white milk can logo ...
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Court reduces sum of taxpayer money assembly members must repay for Australia trip

japantimes - Thu, 03/22/2018 - 17:47
A high court Thursday drastically reduced the amount a lower court had ordered five city assembly members to repay following accusations that taxpayer money was ...
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Anderson Cooper to Trump: Where is Putin's nickname?

cnn - Thu, 03/22/2018 - 17:47
CNN's Anderson Cooper discusses US President Donald Trump's relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
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England 58 all out as New Zealand dominate first Test in Auckland

bbc - Thu, 03/22/2018 - 17:41
England are bowled out for 58 - their sixth lowest total - before New Zealand reach 175-3 on the first day of the opening Test in Auckland.
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Charlotte’s Dwight Howard becomes only eighth player in NBA history with 30-point, 30-rebound game

japantimes - Thu, 03/22/2018 - 17:37
One of Dwight Howard’s close friends wasn’t too enthused with the center’s effort at halftime. So, he sent him a text message to let him ...
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Data mining for profit and manipulation

japantimes - Thu, 03/22/2018 - 17:35
Every day brings new revelations about the protection of personal data and the nefarious uses to which it can be put.
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U.S. can’t win a trade war all on its own

japantimes - Thu, 03/22/2018 - 17:35
Donald Trump appears to have an outdated and exaggerated view of how big a role the U.S. plays in the global economy.
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Ask voters if they want more driverless cars

japantimes - Thu, 03/22/2018 - 17:34
The ugly optics of the Uber self-driving car accident in Tempe highlight bigger ethical problems with the technology.
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74% of Japanese firms want BOJ to exit stimulus but see no tightening till 2019 or beyond: poll

japantimes - Thu, 03/22/2018 - 17:31
Three-quarters of Japanese companies say the Bank of Japan needs to exit from its supereasy monetary policy but most do not see that happening until ...
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It takes one to know one: How YouTuber Chris Okano built an agency to help his fellow J-vloggers

japantimes - Thu, 03/22/2018 - 17:26
This past week, Japanese YouTube heavyweight Hikakin appeared on NHK’s long-running business show “The Professionals” (“Professional: Shigoto no Ryugi”) where he discussed the “new job” ...
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Japan’s nuclear regulator to hire more legal staff to respond to Fukushima-related lawsuits

japantimes - Thu, 03/22/2018 - 17:25
Japan’s nuclear regulator will increase its number of legal staff from this spring to deal with lawsuits related to the Fukushima crisis, sources close to ...
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Dutch referendum: Spy tapping powers vote too close to call

bbc - Thu, 03/22/2018 - 17:16
The "no" vote is marginally ahead with most results counted, as new spying powers split the country.
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Rebel Wilson: Australia media firms fail in defamation case bid

bbc - Thu, 03/22/2018 - 16:35
The actress accuses six outlets of "colluding" with Bauer Media to fight a record defamation payout.
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Miami Open: Serena Williams knocked out in first round by Naomi Osaka

bbc - Thu, 03/22/2018 - 15:16
Serena Williams is knocked out of the Miami Open in the first round by Naomi Osaka as she continues her return from maternity leave.
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Receipts and internet searches used to ID suspect

cnn - Thu, 03/22/2018 - 14:42
The clues were in the receipts.
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Democrats get high turnout in Illinois

cnn - Thu, 03/22/2018 - 13:37
The primaries in Illinois on Tuesday night were, for the most part melodramatic -- some big names got scares but there were no major upsets.
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