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Man arrested after stabbing officials at Kanazawa city hall

A 33-year-old man in possession of knives was arrested Wednesday after stabbing four officials at Kanazawa city hall in Ishikawa Prefecture, police said.

Junichi Takahata was ...
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Osaka University OKs world’s first test of iPS-cell-based heart failure treatment
Fri, 09 Mar 2018 15:16:34 +0100
A Japanese team of physicians won approval Friday from an Osaka University panel for its plan to carry out the world’s first clinical study for ...
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Sources contradict testimony by Jeff Sessions that he opposed Russia outreach in 2016
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 22:52:58 +0100
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ testimony that he opposed a proposal for President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign team to meet with Russians has been contradicted ...
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Interior secretary defends Japanese greeting to Hawaii congresswoman
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 22:32:11 +0100
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is defending his use of a Japanese greeting when responding to a question from a congresswoman of Japanese descent.The Arizona Republic ...
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Kushner Cos. filed false NYC housing paperwork, intimidated tenants into leaving: AP
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 22:30:10 +0100
When the Kushner Cos. bought three apartment buildings in a gentrifying neighborhood of Queens in 2015, most of the tenants were protected by special rules ...
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U.K. art teacher wins $1 million teaching prize for inner city work
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 22:28:31 +0100
A British art teacher won a highly competitive $1 million teaching prize on Sunday for her work with inner-city children in London, helping students feel ...
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Rebels in Syria’s besieged eastern Ghouta discussing cease-fire with U.N.
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 22:27:32 +0100
The main rebel group in the southern pocket of Syria’s opposition-held eastern Ghouta said on Sunday it was negotiating with a United Nations delegation about ...
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Ballot stuffing, coercion and gimmicks seen marring Russian election
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 22:24:47 +0100
Social networks buzzed all day Sunday with videos, photos and firsthand accounts of voting violations in Russia’s presidential election.Election authorities said they will investigate all ...
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Facebook apologizes for blocking Delacroix masterpiece over nudity
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 22:23:33 +0100
Facebook admitted on Sunday making a mistake after it banned an advert featuring French artist Eugene Delacroix’s famous work, “Liberty Leading the People,” because it ...
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Thousands of Rio favela residents march in memory of slain activist who fought police brutality
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 22:22:44 +0100
About 2,000 people marched through the Mare favela in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday in memory of human rights activist Marielle Franco, who was gunned ...
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Pennsylvania teen girl home, man who took her from school in custody after both turn up in Mexico
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 22:20:57 +0100
A Pennsylvania teenager who was missing for almost two weeks along with the 45-year-old man who frequently signed her out of school without her parents’ ...
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Trump brings simmering grievances over Robert Mueller, Andrew McCabe to a boil
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 22:19:56 +0100
President Donald Trump is questioning the impartiality of Robert Mueller’s investigation and says the probe is groundless, while raising doubts about whether a fired top ...
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Key North Korean diplomat heads to Finland ahead of possible talks with U.S. and South Korea
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 22:18:52 +0100
A senior North Korean diplomat left for Finland on Sunday for talks with former U.S. and South Korean officials, Yonhap News Agency reported, amid a ...
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Putin on track for commanding win as Russians head to polls
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 15:16:23 +0100
Russians voted in a presidential election Sunday that was expected to give Vladimir Putin an easy victory, but his opponents alleged officials were compelling people ...
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In Russian election, some people say they were ordered to vote by their employers
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 15:05:05 +0100
Opponents of Russian President Vladimir Putin alleged that voters in Sunday’s presidential election were being compelled to show up at polling stations in a Kremlin ...
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Sumo association reveals two fresh cases of physical abuse among wrestlers
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 14:44:34 +0100
Two fresh cases of physical abuse in the sumo world were revealed by the Japan Sumo Association on Sunday.The association, troubled by a variety of ...
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