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Three dead and one injured in Tokyo warehouse fire

National Feb 13, 2019

Three dead and one injured in Tokyo warehouse fire

A fire at a warehouse in Ota Ward, Tokyo, on Tuesday afternoon left three men dead and injured another, as well as causing disruption to some flights at nearby Haneda airport. Firefighters received an emergency call at around 1:25 p.m. reporting a fire at a ...

Wrestlers put aside differences to promote U.S. sumo

Sumo | INSIDE SUMO Feb 13, 2019

Wrestlers put aside differences to promote U.S. sumo

by John Gunning

Kelly Gneiting is a religious fundamentalist. The 205-kg bearded giant is also an outspoken member of the ultraconservative Independent American Party, whose social media feeds are filled with inflammatory posts about homosexuality, abortion, politics and vaccinations. Matthew Davis is a cannabis-promoting, dreadlocked atheist who has the ...

Step-back 3 emerges as NBA's perfect weapon

Basketball / NBA Feb 13, 2019

Step-back 3 emerges as NBA's perfect weapon

by Brian Mahoney

James Harden turned to it to become the NBA's most unstoppable scorer. Luka Doncic has ridden it to stardom on both sides of the Atlantic. The step-back 3-pointer is the perfect weapon for the modern NBA, practically a necessity in a game where the ability to ...

PSG inflicts Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's first United loss

Soccer Feb 13, 2019

PSG inflicts Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's first United loss

Kylian Mbappe and Paris Saint-Germain handed Manchester United a reality check under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, winning 2-0 in the Champions League last-16 Tuesday to inflict the interim manager's first loss. Angel Di Maria was the architect of both goals in the first leg on his ...

Antonio Brown asks Steelers for trade, says AP source

More Sports / Football Feb 13, 2019

Antonio Brown asks Steelers for trade, says AP source

The Pittsburgh Steelers still haven't decided whether there's a path for wayward wide receiver Antonio Brown to return in 2019. Not that it matters to Brown. He's already made up his mind. A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press the perennial Pro ...