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Well-wishers fold 50,000 origami cranes for KyoAni victims

National Aug 8, 2019

Well-wishers fold 50,000 origami cranes for KyoAni victims

More than 50,000 origami paper cranes made by thousands of anime fans and well-wishers were presented Thursday in tribute to the victims of the arson attack on a Kyoto Animation Co. studio three weeks ago. It took two weeks to fold the cranes and around ...

NATO should address China's rise, alliance chief Jens Stoltenberg says

Asia Pacific Aug 8, 2019

NATO should address China's rise, alliance chief Jens Stoltenberg says

NATO needs to understand the implications of China's rise as Beijing expands its power around the world, including areas that may challenge members of the North Atlantic security body, Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Wednesday. China's increasing assertiveness, including in the South China Sea, has raised ...

Carp's Yusuke Nomura handcuffs BayStars

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Aug 8, 2019

Carp's Yusuke Nomura handcuffs BayStars

Yusuke Nomura allowed just one single over eight scoreless innings as the Hiroshima Carp tightened up the Central League pennant race with a 4-1 win over the second-place Yokohama BayStars on Thursday night. Nomura (6-3) struck out six without issuing a walk, and was gifted ...

Osaka advances to ensure Barty out as No. 1

Tennis Aug 8, 2019

Osaka advances to ensure Barty out as No. 1

Naomi Osaka advanced to the third round of the Rogers Cup on Wednesday, ensuring Australian Ashleigh Barty will be dethroned this week as world No. 1. Serena Williams, the 37-year-old American star chasing a record-tying 24th Grand Slam singles title, won her opener in the ...