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Japan begins 10-day Golden Week holiday ahead of Imperial succession

National Apr 27, 2019

Japan begins 10-day Golden Week holiday ahead of Imperial succession

An unprecedented 10-day Golden Week holiday started Saturday ahead of the Imperial succession, with bullet train stations, airports and expressways crowded with travelers heading to their hometowns, major cities and overseas destinations. From the morning, there were long lines at check-in and luggage drop counters ...

Amazonian tribe in Ecuador fends off Big Oil in court

Business Apr 27, 2019

Amazonian tribe in Ecuador fends off Big Oil in court

Ecuador's indigenous Waorani tribe won its first victory Friday against Big Oil in a ruling that blocks the companies from entering ancestral Amazonian lands for oil-exploration activities. After two weeks of deliberations, a criminal court in Puyo accepted a Waorani bid for court protection in ...

Biden spars with Trump over age as he faces questions on women

World / Politics Apr 27, 2019

Biden spars with Trump over age as he faces questions on women

Newly announced 2020 Democratic candidate Joe Biden faced scrutiny on multiple fronts Friday, as President Donald Trump knocked him for his age and an all-female panel questioned his past treatment of women. It was unlikely the rollout that the former vice president had expected on ...

Hong Kong bookseller flees to Taiwan fearing extradition

Asia Pacific Apr 27, 2019

Hong Kong bookseller flees to Taiwan fearing extradition

A Hong Kong bookseller who disappeared into Chinese custody for half a year said Friday he has fled to Taiwan after the financial hub announced plans to approve extraditions to the mainland. Lam Wing-kee was one of five publishers selling gossip-filled tomes on China's leaders ...

World's best to clash in Badminton Asia Championships final

More Sports Apr 27, 2019

World's best to clash in Badminton Asia Championships final

The two best badminton players in the world will battle it out in Sunday's final of the Badminton Asia Championships when title-holder Kento Momota faces Shi Yuqi. The women's decider in the Chinese city of Wuhan is another Japan vs. China showdown with Akane Yamaguchi ...

Albert Pujols passes Lou Gehrig on career RBIs list

Baseball / MLB Apr 27, 2019

Albert Pujols passes Lou Gehrig on career RBIs list

Albert Pujols added another milestone to his stellar career. Pujols hit a two-run homer in the first inning and moved past Lou Gehrig into fourth place on the career RBIs list, and Tyler Skaggs pitched five shutout innings as the Los Angeles Angels beat the ...

Huge rally puts Naomi Osaka in Stuttgart semifinals

Tennis Apr 27, 2019

Huge rally puts Naomi Osaka in Stuttgart semifinals

World No. 1 Naomi Osaka has hit back at her critics after fighting to a dramatic comeback win over Donna Vekic to reach her first career clay court semifinal on Friday. The 21-year-old battled back from 1-5 down in the final set to beat Vekic ...

Liverpool moves back into top spot

Soccer Apr 27, 2019

Liverpool moves back into top spot

Beating Manchester City to the title might not be the only thing occupying the minds of Liverpool forwards Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane heading into the final two weeks of the Premier League season. They are battling each other for the Golden Boot, too. Salah and ...

Dolphins acquire quarterback Josh Rosen from Cardinals

More Sports / Football Apr 27, 2019

Dolphins acquire quarterback Josh Rosen from Cardinals

Josh Rosen will reboot by trying to help the Miami Dolphins rebuild. Rosen, supplanted by Kyler Murray as the Arizona Cardinals' quarterback of the future after only one season, was traded Friday to become part of Miami's makeover under first-year coach Brian Flores. If Rosen makes ...