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Trump nomination for Nobel Peace Prize possibly a fake

Feb 28, 2018

Trump nomination for Nobel Peace Prize possibly a fake

Has Donald Trump really been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize? The Norwegian Nobel Institute said Wednesday it had filed a police report after receiving a seemingly fraudulent nomination for the U.S. president. "We have good reason to believe that a nomination we received concerning ...

Victim groups shun Indonesia terrorist reconciliation meeting

Feb 28, 2018

Victim groups shun Indonesia terrorist reconciliation meeting

A group of terror attack survivors and traumatized relatives of those killed boycotted Indonesia's first-ever meeting between former militants and their victims Wednesday, marring an event hailed as a key step toward reconciliation. The government-hosted talks brought together 124 people convicted of terror-related crimes and ...

Sumo-rich Osaka ready for stormy Spring Basho

| Feb 28, 2018

Sumo-rich Osaka ready for stormy Spring Basho

by John Gunning

That stretch in the evenings and the plum blossoms in bloom means just one thing to sumo fans — it's time for the Osaka Basho. With a historical propensity for surprising outcomes, the meet has acquired the nickname 'Areru Haru Basho' or 'Turbulent Spring Tournament.' It's ...