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'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin dies at 76

Aug 17, 2018

'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin dies at 76

Aretha Franklin, the undisputed "Queen of Soul" who sang with matchless style on such classics as "Think," "I Say a Little Prayer" and her signature song, "Respect," and stood as a cultural icon around the globe, has died at age 76 from pancreatic cancer. Publicist ...

Japan sending strong squad to Asian Games

Aug 17, 2018

Japan sending strong squad to Asian Games

by Kaz Nagatsuka

The 18th edition of the Asian Games, the region's biggest sporting extravaganza, will officially begin on Saturday in Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia. Many of the national teams are dispatching their best squads, considering the fact that the games will be a significant opportunity to test ...

Stan Wawrinka ousts Kei Nishikori in second round

/ Aug 17, 2018

Stan Wawrinka ousts Kei Nishikori in second round

Kei Nishikori made a second-round exit from the Western & Southern Open on Wednesday, losing in straight sets to former world No. 3 Stan Wawrinka. The 2016 U.S. Open champion from Switzerland showed his game is back on track following a prolonged absence with a ...