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62 articles published


Hundreds of scholars condemn China for Xinjiang camps

Asia Pacific Nov 27, 2018

Hundreds of scholars condemn China for Xinjiang camps

Countries must hit China with sanctions over the mass detention of ethnic Uighurs in its western Xinjiang region, hundreds of scholars said on Monday, warning that a failure to act would signal acceptance of "psychological torture of innocent civilians." Beijing has in recent months faced ...

'Killing': A modern take on a samurai staple

Film / Reviews Nov 27, 2018

'Killing': A modern take on a samurai staple

by Mark Schilling

Screening in competition at this year's Venice Film Festival, "Killing" is veteran provocateur Shinya Tsukamoto's first venture into the samurai genre. Made, like most of Tsukamoto's films, on a tiny budget and tight schedule, it does not attempt the scale of classics like "Seven ...

Gonzaga climbs to No. 1 in polls

Basketball Nov 27, 2018

Gonzaga climbs to No. 1 in polls

by Ed Odeven

Top NBA prospect Rui Hachimura played a pivotal role in Gonzaga University's dramatic 89-87 victory over top-ranked Duke University last Wednesday at the Maui Invitational in Lahaina, Hawaii. Not only did Hachimura, a junior forward, block two shots in the final minute of the game, ...

Two Impulse players arrested on drug charges

More Sports / Football Nov 27, 2018

Two Impulse players arrested on drug charges

Two American football players belonging to the X League's Panasonic Impulse were arrested Monday on suspicion of importing and possessing marijuana, Osaka police said. Benjamin Anderson, a 26-year-old quarterback, is suspected of importing about 26 grams of marijuana via international mail from the United States ...