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Trump cuts more than $200 million in U.S. aid to Palestinians

World / Politics Aug 25, 2018

Trump cuts more than $200 million in U.S. aid to Palestinians

The United States is cutting more than $200 million in aid to the Palestinians, the State Department said Friday, amid a deteriorating relationship with the Palestinian leadership. A senior State Department official said without elaborating that the funds, originally planned for programs in the West ...

Editorials Aug 25, 2018

A weak, fragmented opposition

A lame opposition camp can't expect to engage in a policy-based competition with the ruling parties and present voters with a viable alternative.

Japan sport climbers in hunt for men's, women's titles

More Sports Aug 25, 2018

Japan sport climbers in hunt for men's, women's titles

Tomoa Narasaki topped the qualifications of sport climbing combined at the Asian Games for the second straight day on Saturday, as all Japanese climbers qualified for the following day's final. Narasaki and Kokoro Fujii will gun for a medal in the men's event, while Akiyo ...

Shumpei Yoshikawa signs with D-Backs

Baseball / MLB Aug 25, 2018

Shumpei Yoshikawa signs with D-Backs

Right-handed pitcher Shumpei Yoshikawa has signed with the Arizona Diamondbacks and broken amateur baseball rules in the process, informed sources said Friday. The 23-year-old Yoshikawa was expected to go high in Nippon Professional Baseball's amateur draft this October. He is the first marquee amateur to ...