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Human remains recovered in Australian croc attack

Jun 09, 2014

Human remains recovered in Australian croc attack

Human remains were recovered Sunday in the hunt for a man snatched by a crocodile in front of terrified relatives on a boat trip in northern Australia. The man, 62, was taken from his boat on the South Alligator River in northern Australia’s Kakadu ...

Indian minister says rapes happen 'accidentally'

Jun 09, 2014

Indian minister says rapes happen 'accidentally'

A minister from Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ruling party has said rapes happen “accidentally,” in the latest controversial remarks by a politician amid renewed anger over attacks against women. Ramsevak Paikra, the home minister of central Chhattisgarh state who is responsible for law ...

Iran, U.S. announce surprise nuclear talks

Jun 09, 2014

Iran, U.S. announce surprise nuclear talks

Iran and the United States will on Monday and Tuesday hold their first direct talks in decades, in an unprecedented move toward securing a comprehensive nuclear deal between Tehran and the West. The discussions will take place in Geneva, with the U.S. delegation led ...

Prince Katsura, cousin of Emperor Akihito, dies at 66

Jun 09, 2014

Prince Katsura, cousin of Emperor Akihito, dies at 66

Prince Katsura, a cousin of Emperor Akihito and sixth in line to the Chrysanthemum Throne, died at a Tokyo hospital at 10:55 a.m. Sunday, the Imperial Household Agency announced. He was 66. The prince had been rushed to University of Tokyo Hospital in a ...

Yokohama's Gurriel breaks loose in Japan debut

Jun 09, 2014

Yokohama's Gurriel breaks loose in Japan debut

Cuba’s Yulieski Gurriel went 3-for-4 with two runs scored in his Japan debut as the Yokohama BayStars rallied to beat the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 5-1 on Sunday afternoon. Shun Yamaguchi (2-1) tossed one-run ball and yielded four hits over eight innings to win ...

Kings edge Rangers in double OT

Jun 09, 2014

Kings edge Rangers in double OT

If the Los Angeles Kings ever looked down from the tightrope they’re walking in the NHL playoffs, they would surely fall. Three straight games with multigoal deficits, including a 4-2 hole late in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup finals. Three straight overtime contests, ...

Uchimura wins sixth straight NHK Cup

Jun 09, 2014

Uchimura wins sixth straight NHK Cup

Four-time world champion and Olympic gold medalist Kohei Uchimura claimed his sixth consecutive men’s all-around title at the NHK Cup on Sunday. Uchimura was nearly flawless as he collected 181.050 points in the tournament at Yoyogi National Gymnasium, which doubles as a qualifier for ...

Brave Blossoms rally to beat Canada

Jun 09, 2014

Brave Blossoms rally to beat Canada

Japan lived up to its nickname Saturday as the Brave Blossoms came from behind to record their eighth straight win with a 34-25 victory over Canada in the Pacific Nations Cup. A disastrous end to the first half at Swangard Stadium had seen Japan ...

California Chrome fails to land Triple Crown

Jun 09, 2014

California Chrome fails to land Triple Crown

California Chrome failed in his bid to win the first Triple Crown in 36 years on Saturday, losing the Belmont Stakes to long shot Tonalist and leaving his owner to complain others took “the coward’s way out” by skipping the first two legs of ...