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Zimbabwe's ruling party ousts Robert Mugabe

World / Politics Nov 19, 2017

Zimbabwe's ruling party ousts Robert Mugabe

The leaders of Zimbabwe's ruling ZANU-PF party met Sunday and agreed to dismiss President Robert Mugabe, the only leader the southern African nation has known since independence 37 years ago. An extraordinary meeting of the party's central committee convened to consider removing the 93-year-old following ...

Slip back in time and into a kimono

Lifestyle | CHILD'S PLAY Nov 19, 2017

Slip back in time and into a kimono

by Jason Jenkins

One of our family's favorite ways to learn is through hands-on experiences. Sometimes it's cooking classes. Other times it may take the form of historical reenactments or clever interactive museum exhibits. Whatever the experience, we enjoy being immersed in it rather than just reading ...

Home comforts, the tech way

Digital | ON: TECH Nov 19, 2017

Home comforts, the tech way

by Chiho Komoriya

Wrapped up in the sound system To get an immersive sound experience while watching TV or an online video at home, so far your only choices have been an extremely expensive entertainment system or using headphones or earbuds. But what if you don't feel comfortable ...

1968: The year Japan truly raised its voice

Art Nov 19, 2017

1968: The year Japan truly raised its voice

by John L. Tran

During a recent conversation with a student in his sixth year at a university renowned to be an incubator for Japanese politicians, 23-year-old Atsugi Fukuhara tells me that he wants to stay a student forever. The past five years have consisted of a lot of ...

Hakuho exhibits strength and poise against Hokutofuji

Sumo / Basho Reports Nov 19, 2017

Hakuho exhibits strength and poise against Hokutofuji

Yokozuna Hakuho extended his spotless record after the eighth day of the Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament on Sunday, taking down Hokutofuji in a blink. Hakuho is still on track for a record 40th championship after defeating No. 3 maegashira Hokutofuji (6-2) in the 15-day event ...

Defensive-minded Japan blows away Tonga

More Sports / Rugby Nov 19, 2017

Defensive-minded Japan blows away Tonga

Japan delivered its best performance under coach Jamie Joseph on Saturday. Going up against a side that qualified for the 2019 Rugby World Cup as the second-ranked team from Oceania behind Fiji, the Brave Blossoms blew away the Pacific islanders. Japan displayed some scintillating 15-man ...

Uno finishes second in France to secure return to GP Final

Figure Skating Nov 19, 2017

Uno finishes second in France to secure return to GP Final

World silver medalist Shoma Uno claimed second place after the men's free program on Saturday at the Internationaux de France, securing a spot in December's Grand Prix Final for his third consecutive season. Uno, second after Friday's short program, scored 179.40 points at Patinoire Polesud ...