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Japan's Yokokura to head World Medical Association

National Oct 14, 2017

Japan's Yokokura to head World Medical Association

The World Medical Association has named Dr. Yoshitake Yokokura as its new president for a one-year term. The appointment came Friday at the association's annual general meeting in Chicago. Yokokura, 73, who became president of the Japan Medical Association in 2012 and is starting his ...

Business Oct 14, 2017

U.S. regulators OK Atlantic Coast and Mountain Valley natural gas pipelines

RICHMOND, Virginia AP A divided panel of federal regulators granted approvals Friday evening for the Atlantic Coast and Mountain Valley natural gas pipelines, major East Coast projects. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's authorization had been widely expected by both supporters and opponents of the pipelines. The certificates ...

California wildfires rage as death toll hits record 35

World Oct 14, 2017

California wildfires rage as death toll hits record 35

Fire officials in Northern California reported further headway on Friday against the most lethal outbreak of wildfires in state history, as the death toll rose to 35 and teams with cadaver dogs combed charred ruins for human remains. The wind-driven blazes, which erupted on Sunday ...

Lions devour Eagles in Game 1

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Oct 14, 2017

Lions devour Eagles in Game 1

by Jason Coskrey

The NPB postseason began with the promise of a pitcher's duel, with a pair of aces on the mound on a chilly Saturday afternoon in Saitama Prefecture. Only one was able to hold up his end of the bargain. Seibu Lions star pitcher Yusei Kikuchi threw ...