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Harvey shows how planetary winds are shifting

World / Science & Health Aug 31, 2017

Harvey shows how planetary winds are shifting

Hurricane Harvey is just one of several recent weather disasters marked by shocking staying power, punishing whole regions for days or weeks on end — or even longer. Others include a massive heat wave over Russia and flooding in Pakistan in 2010, the Texas drought ...

Tigers sign veteran right-hander Mendoza

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Aug 31, 2017

Tigers sign veteran right-hander Mendoza

The Hanshin Tigers acquired Mexican right-hander Luis Mendoza on Thursday after claiming him on waivers. The 33-year-old Mendoza has played in Japan since 2014 with the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters. During that span, he is 27-36 with a 3.80 ERA for the Pacific League club. His ...

Hashimoto continues Japan's golden run

More Sports / Judo Aug 31, 2017

Hashimoto continues Japan's golden run

Soichi Hashimoto won the men's 73-kg gold medal at the world championships on Wednesday, when fellow worlds debutant Tsukasa Yoshida settled for silver. In his final, Hashimoto defeated Azerbaijan's Rustam Orujov, the silver medalist at last year's Rio de Janeiro Olympics. Japan has now won ...