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AllAfrica.com
Kenya Records First Victory at the FIVB Women's World CupReigning Africa champions Kenya overwhelmed their archival Algeria in straight
Kenya Records First Victory at the FIVB Women's World Cup
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
Reigning Africa champions Kenya overwhelmed their archival Algeria in straight sets in an All-African encounter to register their first victory in the ongoing 2015 FIVB Women's World Cup at the Momotaro Arena in Okayama yesterday. Malkia Strikers... Read more
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New Kerala
US lead title race at women's volleyball World Cup Reigning world champions United States eased past Cuba 3-0 (25-15, 25-11, 25-
US lead title race at women's volleyball World Cup
New Kerala / Posted 7 hours ago
Reigning world champions United States eased past Cuba 3-0 (25-15, 25-11, 25-15) to lead the title contention at the 2015 FIVB Women's World Cup here. With their seventh victory in eight matches,... Read more
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The Daily Review
Los Angeles gets nod from USOCThe U.S. Olympic Committee on Tuesday named Los Angeles as its candidate for th
Los Angeles gets nod from USOC
The Daily Review / Posted 8 hours ago
The U.S. Olympic Committee on Tuesday named Los Angeles as its candidate for the 2024 Games, replacing Boston's soured bid and marking a comeback for L.A.'s dream of becoming a three-time Olympic host. The announcement by USOC CEO Scott Blackmun... Read more
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ESPN
United States defeats Cuba at women's volleyball World CupOKAYAMA, Japan -- The United States overpowered Cuba 25-15, 25-11, 25-15 to rem
United States defeats Cuba at women's volleyball World Cup
ESPN / Posted 18 hours ago
OKAYAMA, Japan -- The United States overpowered Cuba 25-15, 25-11, 25-15 to remain at the top of the standings at the women's volleyball World Cup on Tuesday. Tetori Dixon led the way with 13 points and five blocks as the U.S. improved to 7-1 for 22... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
United States defeats Cuba at women's volleyball World CupOKAYAMA, Japan (AP) - The United States overpowered Cuba 25-15, 25-11, 25-15 to
United States defeats Cuba at women's volleyball World Cup
The Monroe Evening News / Posted yesterday
OKAYAMA, Japan (AP) - The United States overpowered Cuba 25-15, 25-11, 25-15 to remain top of the standings at the women's volleyball World Cup on Tuesday. Tetori Dixon led the way with 21 points and five blocks as the U.S. improved to 7-1 for 22... Read more
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Japan Today
USA moves to top at women's volleyball World Cup after Russia loses ‹ Japan TodayUSA capitalized on a rare Russia defeat to move to the top of the rankings at t
USA moves to top at women's volleyball World Cup after Russia loses ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted yesterday
USA capitalized on a rare Russia defeat to move to the top of the rankings at the women’s volleyball World Cup Monday, beating Argentina 25-16, 25-19, 25-14 in Okayama. That win — in which Kimberly Hill top-scored with 13 points — improved the U.S.... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
USA women take over lead in FIVB World Cup volleyballThe top-ranked U.S. Women's National Team won its fifth straight match of the F
USA women take over lead in FIVB World Cup volleyball
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted yesterday
The top-ranked U.S. Women's National Team won its fifth straight match of the FIVB World Cup by defeating Argentina, 25-16, 25-19, 25-14, Monday afternoon in Okayama, Japan, and, in the process, made a step up to the top spot in the standings. Team... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenya Girls Go Down Fighting to USA in OkayamaNational women's volleyball team continued their poor run at the ongoing 2015 F
Kenya Girls Go Down Fighting to USA in Okayama
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
National women's volleyball team continued their poor run at the ongoing 2015 FIVB women's World Cupfalling to champions United States of America 3-0 (25-15, 25-16, 25-13) in the second round that got underway at the Momotaro Arena in Okayama, Japan... Read more
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Japan Today
Russia, U.S. win at women's volleyball World Cup ‹ Japan TodayUnbeaten Russia kept up its ruthless form at the women’s volleyball World Cup S
Russia, U.S. win at women's volleyball World Cup ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 2 days ago
Unbeaten Russia kept up its ruthless form at the women’s volleyball World Cup Sunday, beating South Korea in straight sets 25-20, 26-24, 25-22 in Sendai to remain top of the rankings with 17 points. Tournament top-scorer Nataliya Obmochaeva was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Americans Up Next for Kenya in Volleyball WCKenya women's volleyball team is certain to have picked valuable lessons from f
Americans Up Next for Kenya in Volleyball WC
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Kenya women's volleyball team is certain to have picked valuable lessons from first leg matches at the ongoing FIVB World Cup in Tokyo. Kenya lost all her five fixtures to Cuba, Dominican Republic, Russia, hosts Japan and Argentina and the African... Read more
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FOX 11 Reno
Meet Nitama, the new cat in charge at Japan's Kishi Station(CNN) -- It's one of the most closely guarded succession plans outside of North
Meet Nitama, the new cat in charge at Japan's Kishi Station
FOX 11 Reno / Posted 4 days ago
(CNN) -- It's one of the most closely guarded succession plans outside of North Korea: Who will replace Tama? Japan's cute cat stationmaster passed away earlier this year, leaving a kitty-shaped hole in the country's heart and its 27,000... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Beating Continues for Malkia StrikersTokyo — Argentina capitalized on Kenya's errors to thrash the African Champions
Beating Continues for Malkia Strikers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Tokyo — Argentina capitalized on Kenya's errors to thrash the African Champions in straight sets (25-12, 25-17, 25-20) in the first round of the FIVB Volleyball Women's World Cup at Japan's Yoyogi National Stadium on Thursday. The loss was Malkia... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
American women beat Algeria at World Cup; men top BrazilThe U.S. women's national volleyball team, ranked No. 1 in the world by the FIV
American women beat Algeria at World Cup; men top Brazil
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 5 days ago
The U.S. women's national volleyball team, ranked No. 1 in the world by the FIVB, completed the first phase of the FIVB World Cup by dominating winless Algeria, 25-7, 25-2, 25-5, Thursday in Matsumoto, Japan. After two off days, the Americans (4-1)... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Meet Nitama, Japan's new cat stationmasterIt's one of the most closely guarded succession plans outside of North Korea: W
Meet Nitama, Japan's new cat stationmaster
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 5 days ago
It's one of the most closely guarded succession plans outside of North Korea: Who will replace Tama? Japan's cute cat stationmaster passed away earlier this year, leaving a kitty-shaped hole in the country's heart and its 27,000 kilometer-long... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Meet Nitama, Japan's new cat stationmasterIt's one of the most closely guarded succession plans outside of North Korea: W
Meet Nitama, Japan's new cat stationmaster
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 5 days ago
It's one of the most closely guarded succession plans outside of North Korea: Who will replace Tama? Japan's cute cat stationmaster passed away earlier this year, leaving a kitty-shaped hole in the country's heart and its 27,000 kilometer-long... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Meet Nitama, Japan's new cat stationmasterIt's one of the most closely guarded succession plans outside of North Korea: W
Meet Nitama, Japan's new cat stationmaster
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 5 days ago
It's one of the most closely guarded succession plans outside of North Korea: Who will replace Tama? Japan's cute cat stationmaster passed away earlier this year, leaving a kitty-shaped hole in the country's heart and its 27,000 kilometer-long... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Meet Nitama, Japan's new cat stationmasterIt's one of the most closely guarded succession plans outside of North Korea: W
Meet Nitama, Japan's new cat stationmaster
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 5 days ago
It's one of the most closely guarded succession plans outside of North Korea: Who will replace Tama? Japan's cute cat stationmaster passed away earlier this year, leaving a kitty-shaped hole in the country's heart and its 27,000 kilometer-long... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Meet Nitama, Japan's new cat stationmasterIt's one of the most closely guarded succession plans outside of North Korea: W
Meet Nitama, Japan's new cat stationmaster
Local 10 Miami / Posted 5 days ago
It's one of the most closely guarded succession plans outside of North Korea: Who will replace Tama? Japan's cute cat stationmaster passed away earlier this year, leaving a kitty-shaped hole in the country's heart and its 27,000 kilometer-long... Read more
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News 8000
Meet Nitama, Japan's new cat stationmasterIt's one of the most closely guarded succession plans outside of North Korea: W
Meet Nitama, Japan's new cat stationmaster
News 8000 / Posted 5 days ago
It's one of the most closely guarded succession plans outside of North Korea: Who will replace Tama? Japan's cute cat stationmaster passed away earlier this year, leaving a kitty-shaped hole in the country's heart and its 27,000 kilometer-long... Read more
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Daily Liberal
$500 off Toursgallery's 2016 Japan Cherry Blossom TourTake $500 a person off Toursgallery's 2016 Japan Cherry Blossom Tour. But be qu
$500 off Toursgallery's 2016 Japan Cherry Blossom Tour
Daily Liberal / Posted 6 days ago
Take $500 a person off Toursgallery's 2016 Japan Cherry Blossom Tour. But be quick: you've only got till midnight August 31. Take $500 a person off Toursgallery's 2016 Japan Cherry Blossom Tour. But be quick: you've only got till midnight August... Read more
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The Border Mail
$500 off Toursgallery's 2016 Japan Cherry Blossom TourTake $500 a person off Toursgallery's 2016 Japan Cherry Blossom Tour. But be qu
$500 off Toursgallery's 2016 Japan Cherry Blossom Tour
The Border Mail / Posted 6 days ago
Take $500 a person off Toursgallery's 2016 Japan Cherry Blossom Tour. But be quick: you've only got till midnight August 31. Take $500 a person off Toursgallery's 2016 Japan Cherry Blossom Tour. But be quick: you've only got till midnight August... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
$500 off Toursgallery's 2016 Japan Cherry Blossom TourTake $500 a person off Toursgallery's 2016 Japan Cherry Blossom Tour. But be qu
$500 off Toursgallery's 2016 Japan Cherry Blossom Tour
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 6 days ago
Take $500 a person off Toursgallery's 2016 Japan Cherry Blossom Tour. But be quick: you've only got till midnight August 31. Take $500 a person off Toursgallery's 2016 Japan Cherry Blossom Tour. But be quick: you've only got till midnight August... Read more
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The Courier
$500 off Toursgallery's 2016 Japan Cherry Blossom TourTake $500 a person off Toursgallery's 2016 Japan Cherry Blossom Tour. But be qu
$500 off Toursgallery's 2016 Japan Cherry Blossom Tour
The Courier / Posted 6 days ago
Take $500 a person off Toursgallery's 2016 Japan Cherry Blossom Tour. But be quick: you've only got till midnight August 31. Take $500 a person off Toursgallery's 2016 Japan Cherry Blossom Tour. But be quick: you've only got till midnight August... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
$500 off Toursgallery's 2016 Japan Cherry Blossom TourTake $500 a person off Toursgallery's 2016 Japan Cherry Blossom Tour. But be qu
$500 off Toursgallery's 2016 Japan Cherry Blossom Tour
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 6 days ago
Take $500 a person off Toursgallery's 2016 Japan Cherry Blossom Tour. But be quick: you've only got till midnight August 31. Take $500 a person off Toursgallery's 2016 Japan Cherry Blossom Tour. But be quick: you've only got till midnight August... Read more
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The Young Witness
$500 off Toursgallery's 2016 Japan Cherry Blossom TourTake $500 a person off Toursgallery's 2016 Japan Cherry Blossom Tour. But be qu
$500 off Toursgallery's 2016 Japan Cherry Blossom Tour
The Young Witness / Posted 6 days ago
Take $500 a person off Toursgallery's 2016 Japan Cherry Blossom Tour. But be quick: you've only got till midnight August 31. Take $500 a person off Toursgallery's 2016 Japan Cherry Blossom Tour. But be quick: you've only got till midnight August... Read more
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Western Advocate
$500 off Toursgallery's 2016 Japan Cherry Blossom TourTake $500 a person off Toursgallery's 2016 Japan Cherry Blossom Tour. But be qu
$500 off Toursgallery's 2016 Japan Cherry Blossom Tour
Western Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
Take $500 a person off Toursgallery's 2016 Japan Cherry Blossom Tour. But be quick: you've only got till midnight August 31. Take $500 a person off Toursgallery's 2016 Japan Cherry Blossom Tour. But be quick: you've only got till midnight August... Read more
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Kiama Independent
$500 off Toursgallery's 2016 Japan Cherry Blossom TourTake $500 a person off Toursgallery's 2016 Japan Cherry Blossom Tour. But be qu
$500 off Toursgallery's 2016 Japan Cherry Blossom Tour
Kiama Independent / Posted 6 days ago
Take $500 a person off Toursgallery's 2016 Japan Cherry Blossom Tour. But be quick: you've only got till midnight August 31. Take $500 a person off Toursgallery's 2016 Japan Cherry Blossom Tour. But be quick: you've only got till midnight August... Read more
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Manning River Times
$500 off Toursgallery's 2016 Japan Cherry Blossom TourTake $500 a person off Toursgallery's 2016 Japan Cherry Blossom Tour. But be qu
$500 off Toursgallery's 2016 Japan Cherry Blossom Tour
Manning River Times / Posted 6 days ago
Take $500 a person off Toursgallery's 2016 Japan Cherry Blossom Tour. But be quick: you've only got till midnight August 31. Take $500 a person off Toursgallery's 2016 Japan Cherry Blossom Tour. But be quick: you've only got till midnight August... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
$500 off Toursgallery's 2016 Japan Cherry Blossom TourTake $500 a person off Toursgallery's 2016 Japan Cherry Blossom Tour. But be qu
$500 off Toursgallery's 2016 Japan Cherry Blossom Tour
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 6 days ago
Take $500 a person off Toursgallery's 2016 Japan Cherry Blossom Tour. But be quick: you've only got till midnight August 31. Take $500 a person off Toursgallery's 2016 Japan Cherry Blossom Tour. But be quick: you've only got till midnight August... Read more
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The North West Star
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$500 off Toursgallery's 2016 Japan Cherry Blossom Tour
The North West Star / Posted 6 days ago
Take $500 a person off Toursgallery's 2016 Japan Cherry Blossom Tour. But be quick: you've only got till midnight August 31. Take $500 a person off Toursgallery's 2016 Japan Cherry Blossom Tour. But be quick: you've only got till midnight August... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
USA women down Peru at World Cup; U.S. men fall to BrazilThe U.S. women's national volleyball team, ranked No. 1 in the world by the FIV
USA women down Peru at World Cup; U.S. men fall to Brazil
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 6 days ago
The U.S. women's national volleyball team, ranked No. 1 in the world by the FIVB, converted 58.8 percent of its attacks and totaled 13 blocks in blanking Peru, 25-17, 25-15, 25-12, on Wednesday in Matsumoto, Japan, to improve to 3-1 in the FIVB World... Read more
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The Huffington Post
New Cat Named Stationmaster At Japanese Railway StationThe newly appointed stationmaster at a rural railway station in Japan has some
New Cat Named Stationmaster At Japanese Railway Station
The Huffington Post / Posted 7 days ago
The newly appointed stationmaster at a rural railway station in Japan has some pretty big shoes to fill. Her predecessor was world-famous, credited with saving the once-struggling station and its railway line from financial collapse. She also... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
New cat stationmaster appointed at Japanese train stationThe announcement of Nitama’s appointment came after the traditional Japanese mo
New cat stationmaster appointed at Japanese train station
Daily Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
The announcement of Nitama’s appointment came after the traditional Japanese mourning period of 50 days since Tama’s death in a statement from Wakayama Electric Railway president Mitsunobu Kokima, according to CNN. “The reason I appointed Nitama as... Read more
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Japan Today
Elderly couple dies after car goes into sea in Okayama ‹ Japan TodayAn elderly couple died after their car went off the road and fell into the sea
Elderly couple dies after car goes into sea in Okayama ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 29 days ago
An elderly couple died after their car went off the road and fell into the sea in Bizen, Okayama Prefecture, police said Tuesday. According to police, the incident occurred at around 2 p.m. Monday. Witnesses at the harbor area reported a car... Read more
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PhysOrg
Researchers uncover key to barley domesticationAn international team of researchers including the University of Adelaide have
Researchers uncover key to barley domestication
PhysOrg / Posted 1 months ago
An international team of researchers including the University of Adelaide have unlocked the genetic key in barley that led to the start of cropping in human agriculture. Published today in the journal Cell, the researchers have discovered two genes... Read more
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CBS Sports
Maurice Ndour earns deal with Mavericks after long, strange journeyEntering the 70th season in the NBA's history, and there have been approximatel
Maurice Ndour earns deal with Mavericks after long, strange journey
CBS Sports / Posted 1 months ago
Entering the 70th season in the NBA's history, and there have been approximately 4,300 players to come through both the NBA and ABA over the course of those years. So it goes without saying that as observers, we've basically seen all of the... Read more
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So Bad So Good
29 Wonderfully Cute And Quirky Japanese Mascots | So Bad So Good As a nation they are obsessed with...
29 Wonderfully Cute And Quirky Japanese Mascots
So Bad So Good / Posted 1 months ago
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