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Motive elusive after van driver kills 10 on Toronto sidewalk

Apr 25, 2018

Motive elusive after van driver kills 10 on Toronto sidewalk

Police in Canada's biggest city are piecing together witness accounts and surveillance video trying to determine why a driver plowed a rented van along a crowded sidewalk, killing 10 people and injuring 15 in what many said seemed a deliberate attack. A 25-year-old suspect was ...

Ike no Taiga: The 'true view' travel painter

Apr 25, 2018

Ike no Taiga: The 'true view' travel painter

by Matthew Larking

"The Genius of Ike no Taiga: Carefree Traveler, Legendary Painter," at Kyoto National Museum, is magisterial. Edo Period (1603-1868) Kyoto teemed with big name painters, but Taiga (1723-1776) was superlative. Taiga began the practice of calligraphy when a child, and was pseudo-certified in 1729 as ...

'Iron Man' Sachio Kinugasa dies at 71

/ Apr 25, 2018

'Iron Man' Sachio Kinugasa dies at 71

Hall of Famer Sachio Kinugasa, whose 2,215 consecutive games played remain a Japan pro baseball record, died of colon cancer Monday at 71, an informed source said. Nicknamed "Iron Man," Kinugasa played for the Hiroshima Carp from 1965 to 1987 and was the Central League's ...

Yankees hurler Masahiro Tanaka triumphs in rout of Twins

/ Apr 25, 2018

Yankees hurler Masahiro Tanaka triumphs in rout of Twins

Masahiro Tanaka made up for last week's sloppy pitching by working 6⅔ effective innings as the New York Yankees crushed the Minnesota Twins 14-1 on a chilly Monday evening. Tanaka (3-2), who allowed seven runs in five innings in his previous start last Tuesday, limited ...