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Manila Bulletin
UN rejects Japan’s complaint over Ban’s China visit The United Nations on Monday brushed aside Japanese complaints over Secretary
UN rejects Japan’s complaint over Ban’s China visit
Manila Bulletin / Posted 4 minutes ago
The United Nations on Monday brushed aside Japanese complaints over Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s plan to attend a military parade in Beijing, saying the World War II commemoration was an... Read more
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Independent
Japan seeks biggest defence budget ever amid concerns over ChinaOn the shopping list in next year’s $42bn (£27bn) defence budget, up 2.2 per ce
Japan seeks biggest defence budget ever amid concerns over China
Independent / Posted 22 minutes ago
On the shopping list in next year’s $42bn (£27bn) defence budget, up 2.2 per cent on last year, is an Aegis radar-controlled missile destroyer, Osprey tilt-wing aircraft, surveillance helicopters and Global Hawk spy drones to patrol waters around... Read more
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Torontoist
Inside Out, Irrational Man, and Mad Max: Fury RoadThe best repertory and art-house screenings, special presentations, lectures, a
Inside Out, Irrational Man, and Mad Max: Fury Road
Torontoist / Posted 23 minutes ago
The best repertory and art-house screenings, special presentations, lectures, and limited engagements in Toronto. After making only the faintest impression with Monsters University, Pixar lands a harder punch with Inside Out, the studio’s 15th... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Take Responsibility At Public WorksIn response to criticism from ex-Public Works Minister Samuel Koffi Woods, blam
Take Responsibility At Public Works
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 minutes ago
In response to criticism from ex-Public Works Minister Samuel Koffi Woods, blaming President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf for the current financial crisis at the National Oil Company of Liberia or NOCAL, the President has accepted responsibility, but says... Read more
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Toronto Star
Xi Jinping’s military parade fans unease in region wary of China’s mightThe Philippines and Vietnam, spooked by China’s island-reclamation program in t
Xi Jinping’s military parade fans unease in region wary of China’s might
Toronto Star / Posted 24 minutes ago
The Philippines and Vietnam, spooked by China’s island-reclamation program in the disputed South China Sea, are both increasing defense spending. India plans to spend at least $61 billion expanding its navy, eyeing Chinese submarine patrols in the... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Mothers, students join Japan's protests over security billsTOKYO (AP) -- Mothers holding their children's hands stood in the sprinkling ra
Mothers, students join Japan's protests over security bills
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 43 minutes ago
TOKYO (AP) -- Mothers holding their children's hands stood in the sprinkling rain, some carrying anti-war placards, while students chanted slogans to the beat of a drum against Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his defense policies. Japan is seeing new... Read more
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Quincy Herald-Whig
Klingele moves back in front in chase for track championshipQUINCY — Tanner Klingele regained control of the sport mod division Sunday nigh
Klingele moves back in front in chase for track championship
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted an hour ago
QUINCY — Tanner Klingele regained control of the sport mod division Sunday night at Quincy Raceways. Klingele, who had been atop the series points standings for three months until Joey Gower pulled into a dead heat for the lead Aug. 23, is now alone... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
State auditor to discuss review of Allentown charter dealEugene DePasquale, Pennsylvania's auditor general had announced he is looking i
State auditor to discuss review of Allentown charter deal
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted an hour ago
Eugene DePasquale, Pennsylvania's auditor general had announced he is looking into whether the Allentown School District violated the state's opening meeting law by not publicly disclosing an alleged side deal agreement with developer Abe... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
China enlists squad of trained monkeys to clear skies during memorial paradeThe primates take twigs out of the nests one by one, before shaking the remnant
China enlists squad of trained monkeys to clear skies during memorial parade
Daily Telegraph / Posted an hour ago
The primates take twigs out of the nests one by one, before shaking the remnants out of the branches. Two of the army's fastest apes, Qitian and Ziyun, can do so in under a minute, having cleared 180 nests between them this month. “There is no... Read more
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Deseret News
Japan seeks biggest-ever defense budget amid China concernsTOKYO — Japan's Defense Ministry wants to buy an advanced Aegis radar-equipped
Japan seeks biggest-ever defense budget amid China concerns
Deseret News / Posted 2 hours ago
TOKYO — Japan's Defense Ministry wants to buy an advanced Aegis radar-equipped destroyer and more F-35 fighters under its largest-ever budget to bolster the defense of southern islands amid a territorial dispute with China. The ministry endorsed a... Read more
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iol.co.za
China praises Taiwan war contributionREUTERSParticipants form the figure "70" and the Chinese characters "The Chines
China praises Taiwan war contribution
iol.co.za / Posted 2 hours ago
REUTERSParticipants form the figure "70" and the Chinese characters "The Chinese people shall strive to become stronger" during an event to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two. Beijing/ Taipei - A senior Chinese leader praised... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buhari Urged to Ignore Rivers PDP's Allegation Against Army, DSSSENATOR Magnus Abe has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to disregard a petition
Buhari Urged to Ignore Rivers PDP's Allegation Against Army, DSS
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
SENATOR Magnus Abe has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to disregard a petition by the Rivers State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over the March 28, 2015 National Assembly elections, which alleged and pointedly accused him and some... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Watertown airport attempts to minimize collisions with deerAug. 29--A sharpshooter and a burned sausage factory are playing key roles in k
Watertown airport attempts to minimize collisions with deer
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 2 hours ago
Aug. 29--A sharpshooter and a burned sausage factory are playing key roles in keeping airplanes from slamming into white-tailed deer at a south central Wisconsin airport. The unlikely critter control combination offers a glimpse into the Watertown... Read more
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San Jose Mercury News
Mothers, students join Japan's protests over bills to expand country's military roleTOKYO -- Mothers holding their children's hands stood in the sprinkling rain, s
Mothers, students join Japan's protests over bills to expand country's military role
San Jose Mercury News / Posted 2 hours ago
TOKYO -- Mothers holding their children's hands stood in the sprinkling rain, some carrying anti-war placards, while students chanted slogans to the beat of a drum against Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his defense policies. Japan is seeing new faces... Read more
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The Express-Times
Allentown's charter school dealings part of auditor probeHe plans to hold a press conference at 2:30 outside of the district's administr
Allentown's charter school dealings part of auditor probe
The Express-Times / Posted 3 hours ago
He plans to hold a press conference at 2:30 outside of the district's administration center at 31 S. Penn St. In July, DePasquale said he would review the district's charter school approval process and its real estate lease arrangements in light of... Read more
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Pravda
Japan builds up military budget and equipmentTokyo builds up its military budget, that will make up record-high $42,4 billio
Japan builds up military budget and equipment
Pravda / Posted 3 hours ago
Tokyo builds up its military budget, that will make up record-high $42,4 billion, the Chinese TV channel NHK reported on Monday. In comparison with the current fiscal year, which comes to an end in March 2016, the next budget will increase 2,2%. It... Read more
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Negros Chronicle
My presidential preference: the politics of the middle fingerAugust 23, 2015 I still remember when former Mayor Sara Duterte- Carpio of Dav
My presidential preference: the politics of the middle finger
Negros Chronicle / Posted 4 hours ago
August 23, 2015 I still remember when former Mayor Sara Duterte- Carpio of Davao City mauled Regional Trial Court Sheriff Abe Andres for not temporarily holding off a demolition operation last July 1, 2011. She could hardly have imagined the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Rhino war: ‘total onslaught’INDEPENDENT MEDIAPolice Minister Nathi Nhleko, Minister of Environmental Affair
Rhino war: ‘total onslaught’
iol.co.za / Posted 4 hours ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIAPolice Minister Nathi Nhleko, Minister of Environmental Affairs Edna Molewa, Minister of Defence and Military Veterans Nosiviwe Maphisa-Nqakula and SANParks CEO Abe Sibiya brief the media about the latest rhino poaching numbers.... Read more
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Sky News Australia
IS wages a war in cyber-spaceIslamic State is not just waging war on the ground in Iraq and Syria, it is fig
IS wages a war in cyber-space
Sky News Australia / Posted 5 hours ago
Islamic State is not just waging war on the ground in Iraq and Syria, it is fighting battles too in cyber space. The internet and social media have become platforms for the so-called Islamic State to spread its propaganda and seek new recruits. It... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Moms, students protest Japanese war-policy billsTOKYO -- Mothers holding their children's hands stood in the sprinkling rain, h
Moms, students protest Japanese war-policy bills
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 hours ago
TOKYO -- Mothers holding their children's hands stood in the sprinkling rain, holding up anti-war placards, while students chanted slogans against Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his defense policies to the beat of a drum. Japan is seeing new faces... Read more
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The Standard
Destroyers, fighters, and drones to bolster Tokyo arsenalThe ministry endorsed a 5.1 trillion yen (US$42 billion) budget request for the
Destroyers, fighters, and drones to bolster Tokyo arsenal
The Standard / Posted 7 hours ago
The ministry endorsed a 5.1 trillion yen (US$42 billion) budget request for the year beginning next April, up 2.2 percent from this year. It would be the fourth annual increase under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who took office in December 2012 and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Pres. Sirleaf, Japanese PM Hold Talks in TokyoPresident Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe have rea
Pres. Sirleaf, Japanese PM Hold Talks in Tokyo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe have reaffirmed their determination to coordinate, cooperate and strengthen the excellent relations subsisting between their two countries. According to a dispatch from Tokyo,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenya Will Host the First Ticad Meeting in Africa in 2016On 21st September, I had a joint press conference with the Cabinet Secretary of
Kenya Will Host the First Ticad Meeting in Africa in 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
On 21st September, I had a joint press conference with the Cabinet Secretary of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Dr. Amina Mohammed regarding Kenya's hosting the first TICAD meeting in Africa in 2016. As the Ambassador of Japan to Kenya, I... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Japanese PM Assures Somalia Drive Road Project On CourseJapanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has indicated that preparatory surveys for t
Japanese PM Assures Somalia Drive Road Project On Course
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has indicated that preparatory surveys for the Somalia Drive Road construction are ongoing and that work on the road will resume in October or November this year. He observed that private sector investment and... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Japan seeks biggest-ever defense budget amid China concernsThe ministry endorsed a 5.1 trillion yen ($42 billion) budget request Monday fo
Japan seeks biggest-ever defense budget amid China concerns
Manila Bulletin / Posted 7 hours ago
The ministry endorsed a 5.1 trillion yen ($42 billion) budget request Monday for the year beginning next April, up 2.2 percent from this year. It would be the fourth annual increase under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who took office in December 2012... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Almonte's bat, Tomlin's arm spark surging IndiansCLEVELAND (AP) -- The Cleveland Indians are working on a positive finish to a r
Almonte's bat, Tomlin's arm spark surging Indians
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 7 hours ago
CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Cleveland Indians are working on a positive finish to a roller-coaster August. Abraham Almonte hit his first career grand slam and Josh Tomlin worked into the eighth inning, leading the Indians to a 9-2 win over the slumping... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Japan seeks biggest-ever defense budget amid China concernsTOKYO (AP) - Japan's Defense Ministry wants to buy an advanced Aegis radar-equi
Japan seeks biggest-ever defense budget amid China concerns
New Jersey Herald / Posted 7 hours ago
TOKYO (AP) - Japan's Defense Ministry wants to buy an advanced Aegis radar-equipped destroyer and more F-35 fighters under its largest-ever budget to bolster the defense of southern islands amid a territorial dispute with China. The ministry... Read more
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Salon.com
Japan seeks biggest-ever defense budget amid China concernsTOKYO (AP) — Japan’s Defense Ministry wants to buy an advanced Aegis radar-equi
Japan seeks biggest-ever defense budget amid China concerns
Salon.com / Posted 8 hours ago
TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s Defense Ministry wants to buy an advanced Aegis radar-equipped destroyer and F-35 fighters under its largest-ever budget to bolster the defense of southern islands amid a territorial dispute with China. The ministry endorsed a... Read more
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Daily Herald
Japan seeks biggest-ever defense budget amid China concernsTOKYO -- Japan's Defense Ministry wants to buy an advanced Aegis radar-equipped
Japan seeks biggest-ever defense budget amid China concerns
Daily Herald / Posted 8 hours ago
TOKYO -- Japan's Defense Ministry wants to buy an advanced Aegis radar-equipped destroyer and F-35 fighters under its largest-ever budget to bolster the defense of southern islands amid a territorial dispute with China. The ministry endorsed a 5.1... Read more
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ABC News
Japan Seeks Biggest-Ever Defense Budget Amid China ConcernsJapan's Defense Ministry wants to buy an advanced Aegis radar-equipped destroye
Japan Seeks Biggest-Ever Defense Budget Amid China Concerns
ABC News / Posted 8 hours ago
Japan's Defense Ministry wants to buy an advanced Aegis radar-equipped destroyer and F-35 fighters under its largest-ever budget to bolster the defense of southern islands amid a territorial dispute with China. The ministry endorsed a 5.1 trillion... Read more
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Central Chronicle
Thousands protest Abe, security bills at Diet rallyAgencies, Tokyo In one of the strongest signs of public frustration over contr
Thousands protest Abe, security bills at Diet rally
Central Chronicle / Posted 8 hours ago
Agencies, Tokyo In one of the strongest signs of public frustration over controversial security bills likely to be passed by lawmakers next month, thousands of people surrounded the Diet building Sunday afternoon to protest their enactment and call... Read more
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The New Age
Indonesia favouring China over Japan in railway bid - govt sourcesIndonesia is leaning towards China over Japan in an aggressive bidding battle t
Indonesia favouring China over Japan in railway bid - govt sources
The New Age / Posted 8 hours ago
Indonesia is leaning towards China over Japan in an aggressive bidding battle to build the Southeast Asian nation's first high-speed railway, two government sources involved in making the decision said. The two Asian giants have both sent envoys to... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
China said leading Japan for Indonesia high-speed railA passenger train crosses the Chikubang bridge as it travels from the city of B
China said leading Japan for Indonesia high-speed rail
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 8 hours ago
A passenger train crosses the Chikubang bridge as it travels from the city of Bandung to Jakarta near Padalarang, West Java, Indonesia Aug 25. Indonesia is leaning towards China over Japan in an aggressive bidding battle to build the Southeast Asian... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Japan eyes defence budget hike to fortify island chain facing ChinaJapan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (L) reviews members of Japan Self-Defense For
Japan eyes defence budget hike to fortify island chain facing China
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 9 hours ago
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (L) reviews members of Japan Self-Defense Force (JSDF) during the JSDF Air Review, to celebrate 60 years since the service's founding, at Hyakuri air base in Omitama, northeast of Tokyo, in this October 26, 2014 file... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Sirleaf Addresses the 2nd World Assembly for Women (waw) in Tokyo, JapanPresident Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has reflected on the struggle of women across t
President Sirleaf Addresses the 2nd World Assembly for Women (waw) in Tokyo, Japan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has reflected on the struggle of women across the globe that continues to prevent them from "shining" and praised Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for organizing the World Assembly for Women (WAW) and all that he... Read more
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Reuters
Japan eyes defense budget hike to fortify island chain facing ChinaJapan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (L) reviews members of Japan Self-Defense For
Japan eyes defense budget hike to fortify island chain facing China
Reuters / Posted 9 hours ago
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (L) reviews members of Japan Self-Defense Force (JSDF) during the JSDF Air Review, to celebrate 60 years since the service's founding, at Hyakuri air base in Omitama, northeast of Tokyo, in this October 26, 2014 file... Read more
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Super Sport
Former ARU chief fears for Japan Former Australian Rugby Union chief John O'Neill fears World Rugby's "ultimat
Former ARU chief fears for Japan
Super Sport / Posted 9 hours ago
Former Australian Rugby Union chief John O'Neill fears World Rugby's "ultimatum" to Japan to submit a new road map for the 2019 World Cup could be a precursor to stripping the tournament from the Asian... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Disney plans all-out 'Star Wars' toys pushFor Star Wars fans, Christmas is coming early this year: on Friday, when the to
Disney plans all-out 'Star Wars' toys push
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 hours ago
For Star Wars fans, Christmas is coming early this year: on Friday, when the toys tied to Walt Disney Co.'s first film in the space-adventure series go on sale. Three months before Star Wars: The Force Awakens opens in theaters, the company is... Read more
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The Star
Indonesia favouring China over Japan in railway bidJAKARTA: Indonesia is leaning towards China over Japan in an aggressive bidding
Indonesia favouring China over Japan in railway bid
The Star / Posted 10 hours ago
JAKARTA: Indonesia is leaning towards China over Japan in an aggressive bidding battle to build the South-East Asian nation's first high-speed railway, two government sources involved in making the decision said. The two Asian giants have both sent... Read more
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The Standard
Tokyo urges UN chief Ban to stay neutral over Beijing paradeTop government spokesman Yoshihide Suga called on the UN to be “neutral,’’ afte
Tokyo urges UN chief Ban to stay neutral over Beijing parade
The Standard / Posted 10 hours ago
Top government spokesman Yoshihide Suga called on the UN to be “neutral,’’ after Tokyo issued a complaint to the 193-member body on Friday. “We want to encourage member countries to look to the future and not to unnecessarily focus on particular... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
First Lady Launches Beyond Zero Marathon in JapanTokyo — The Beyond Zero campaign entered a new dawn Friday when First Lady Marg
First Lady Launches Beyond Zero Marathon in Japan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 hours ago
Tokyo — The Beyond Zero campaign entered a new dawn Friday when First Lady Margaret Kenyatta extended her training to Tokyo, Japan where she also launched the 3rd edition of the First Lady's Half Marathon 2016. The launch also marked the third time... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenya Hailed for Recognising Its Women LeadersTokyo — Kenya has received special attention at the just concluded World Assemb
Kenya Hailed for Recognising Its Women Leaders
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 hours ago
Tokyo — Kenya has received special attention at the just concluded World Assembly for women (WAW) conference in Japan for doing particularly well in regard to the girl child education and recognition of its women politicians. Delegates who converged... Read more
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The Alliance Review
Almonte's grand slam leads Indians to fifth straightCLEVELAND -- The Cleveland Indians are working on a positive finish to a roller
Almonte's grand slam leads Indians to fifth straight
The Alliance Review / Posted 10 hours ago
CLEVELAND -- The Cleveland Indians are working on a positive finish to a roller-coaster August. Abraham Almonte hit his first career grand slam and Josh Tomlin worked into the eighth inning, leading the Indians to a 9-2 win over the slumping Los... Read more
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The Chronicle-Telegram
Indians slam Angels for fifth straight winCLEVELAND — The Cleveland Indians are working on a positive finish to a roller-
Indians slam Angels for fifth straight win
The Chronicle-Telegram / Posted 10 hours ago
CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Indians are working on a positive finish to a roller-coaster August. Abraham Almonte hit his first career grand slam and Josh Tomlin worked into the eighth inning, leading the Indians to a 9-2 win over the slumping Los... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Mothers, students join Japan protestsMothers and children have stood in sprinkling rain, some carrying anti-war plac
Mothers, students join Japan protests
Sky News Australia / Posted 10 hours ago
Mothers and children have stood in sprinkling rain, some carrying anti-war placards, joining students against Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his defence policies. Japan is seeing new faces join the ranks of protesters typically made up of... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Japan complains to UN over Ban's China military parade visitTOKYO: Tokyo said Monday (Aug 31) it has complained to the United Nations over
Japan complains to UN over Ban's China military parade visit
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 hours ago
TOKYO: Tokyo said Monday (Aug 31) it has complained to the United Nations over Secretary General Ban Ki-moon's plan to attend a huge military parade in Beijing to mark the 70th anniversary of Japan's defeat in World War II. Top government spokesman... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Indians defeat slumping AngelsAbraham Almonte hit his first career grand slam and Josh Tomlin worked into the
Indians defeat slumping Angels
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 11 hours ago
Abraham Almonte hit his first career grand slam and Josh Tomlin worked into the eighth inning, leading the Indians to a 9-2 win over the slumping Los Angeles Angels on Sunday. Cleveland (63-66) has won five in a row to stay in the race for the... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
L.A. Angels get slammed again in loss to Cleveland IndiansCLEVELAND >> The Cleveland Indians are working on a positive finish to a roller
L.A. Angels get slammed again in loss to Cleveland Indians
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 11 hours ago
CLEVELAND >> The Cleveland Indians are working on a positive finish to a roller-coaster August. Abraham Almonte hit his first career grand slam and Josh Tomlin worked into the eighth inning, leading the Indians to a 9-2 win over the slumping Angels... Read more
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