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British police arrest 18-year-old in hunt for London train bomber

World Sep 16, 2017

British police arrest 18-year-old in hunt for London train bomber

British police arrested an 18-year-old man in the southern port of Dover on Saturday in a "significant" development in the hunt for the culprits behind a London commuter train bombing that injured 30 people a day earlier. Prime Minister Theresa May put Britain on the ...

Editorials Sep 16, 2017

Tussle over music copyright fees

Music content providers and music class operators should make every effort to find middle ground so they can ensure the healthy development of music education while duly protecting the rights of copyright holders.

Fukuoka street stall offers a du jour taste of Europe

Food & Drink Sep 16, 2017

Fukuoka street stall offers a du jour taste of Europe

by Oscar Boyd

Every evening at around 5:30 p.m. in Fukuoka, a curious transformation takes place along the city's main boulevards. Out of secluded parking lots and closed-off garages, wooden food carts emerge, pulled through the streets by their owners to selected locations across the city. Nakasu, Nagahama, ...

Veteran actor Harry Dean Stanton dies at 91

Entertainment News Sep 16, 2017

Veteran actor Harry Dean Stanton dies at 91

Harry Dean Stanton, whose scruffy looks and off-beat demeanor made him a favorite of directors seeking a character actor to add eccentricity or melancholy to the screen, died on Friday from natural causes, his agent said. He was 91. Stanton, who appeared in some 70 ...

Kato, Diyas advance to Japan Women's Open final

More Sports / Tennis Sep 16, 2017

Kato, Diyas advance to Japan Women's Open final

Plucky qualifier Miyu Kato produced an epic comeback to advance to her first WTA Tour final on Saturday night, beating Croatia's Jana Fett 4-6, 7-6 (7-1), 6-4 in the semifinals of the Japan Women's Open. Kato, ranked No. 171 in the world, survived match point ...

Goeido moves closer to securing ozeki rank

Sumo / Basho Reports Sep 16, 2017

Goeido moves closer to securing ozeki rank

Goeido is two wins away from retaining his ozeki rank after defeating fifth-ranked maegashira Shodai at the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament on Saturday. Goeido, who needs a winning record to stay an ozeki after this tournament at Ryogoku Kokugikan, overpowered Shodai (4-3) to roll to ...

Honda leads in senior debut

Figure Skating Sep 16, 2017

Honda leads in senior debut

Honda leads in senior debut Figure skating Staff Report — Marin Honda is in first place after the short program on Friday at the U.S. International Figure Skating Classic in Salt Lake City in her senior debut. With a total of 66.90 points, the 2016 world junior ...

Pelicans finalize deal with guard Allen

Basketball / NBA Sep 16, 2017

Pelicans finalize deal with guard Allen

The New Orleans Pelicans signed free-agent guard Tony Allen on Friday. A person familiar with the contract says it's worth $2.3 million for one year. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because financial terms have not been disclosed. The source ...

Murata ready for 2nd title shot

More Sports / Boxing Sep 16, 2017

Murata ready for 2nd title shot

by Kaz Nagatsuka

Sports competitions are often considered like chess matches, and when you face the same opponent twice, the second time is different because you and your opponent are going to come at each other with different preparation, tactics and strategy. With a little over a month ...

Girardi gets 900th win with Yanks

Baseball / MLB Sep 16, 2017

Girardi gets 900th win with Yanks

As the New York Yankees try to secure a return to the postseason, Luis Severino looks like the ace they've lacked. Severino pitched eight sparkling innings , Didi Gregorius hit a tiebreaking two-run homer and drove in four runs, and the Yankees routed the reeling ...