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Huge Chinese statue of Karl Marx erected in his German birthplace

World Apr 14, 2018

Huge Chinese statue of Karl Marx erected in his German birthplace

A massive statue of Karl Marx, the founding father of communism, was erected in his birthplace on Friday after the southern German city of Trier decided to accept the bronze sculpture from China despite concerns over the country's human rights record. The 3-ton statue was ...

Angels off to best start since '79

Baseball / MLB Apr 14, 2018

Angels off to best start since '79

The Los Angeles Angels are off to a sizzling start, thanks to contributions from all over their lineup. Albert Pujols homered and drove in three runs, Ian Kinsler had three hits and a sacrifice fly that scored Shohei Ohtani with the go-ahead run in the ...

Blues drop Sunwolves to 0-7

Rugby Apr 14, 2018

Blues drop Sunwolves to 0-7

by Andrew McKirdy

The Sunwolves let an early lead slip through their fingers to remain winless after seven games of the Super Rugby season after a 24-10 defeat to New Zealand's Blues on Saturday. The Sunwolves took control of the game at Prince Chichibu Memorial Rugby Ground — ...

Hanyu skates in own show, will compete next season

Figure Skating Apr 14, 2018

Hanyu skates in own show, will compete next season

Yuzuru Hanyu on Friday skated in Japan for the first time since winning a second successive gold medal at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in February, making a surprise performance at his self-produced ice show. Hanyu missed last month's world championships in Milan, Italy, because of ...

Nadeshiko Japan books spot in 2019 Women's World Cup

Soccer Apr 14, 2018

Nadeshiko Japan books spot in 2019 Women's World Cup

Nadeshiko Japan booked its ticket to the 2019 Women's World Cup with a 1-1 draw against Australia in the Asian Cup on Friday. The result in its final Group B match at Amman International Stadium ensured Japan advanced to the semifinals of the tournament, which ...