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Why is Bolsonaro wary of foreign Amazon aid? Ask Brazil's military

World Sep 1, 2019

Why is Bolsonaro wary of foreign Amazon aid? Ask Brazil's military

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's furious reaction to foreign criticism of his handling of Amazon fires reflects the sacred place the vast region occupies in the minds of Brazil's military, for whom the rainforest is almost a raison d'etre. While many around the world view the ...

Kyoro is built for comfort

Our Lives | ADOPT ME! Sep 1, 2019

Kyoro is built for comfort

Built for comfort: Kyoro, an 8-year-old Chihuahua, only weighs in at 4 kg, which is less than many cats, but he can still pack a punch. Kyoro landed at ARK earlier this summer when his owner was hospitalized. The shelter was a crazy nightmare ...

Swallows bullpen holds off Dragons

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Sep 1, 2019

Swallows bullpen holds off Dragons

Wladimir Balentien singled in two first-inning runs and six pitchers made that lead stand up in the Tokyo Yakult Swallows' 3-1 win over the Chunichi Dragons on Sunday afternoon. Veteran lefty Yudai Ono (7-8) surrendered an infield single to open the game at Nagoya Dome ...

Ryota Morioka nets third goal of season for Charleroi

Soccer Sep 1, 2019

Ryota Morioka nets third goal of season for Charleroi

Midfielder Ryota Morioka netted the opener in Charleroi's 4-0 win at Waasland-Beveren on Saturday with his third goal of the young season. In other Belgian first-division action, goalkeeper Daniel Schmidt helped Sint-Truiden hold on to a 2-0 victory over Yuta Toyokawa and Eupen. Forward Yuma Suzuki, ...

Japanese fans flock to Shanghai for FIBA World Cup

Basketball Sep 1, 2019

Japanese fans flock to Shanghai for FIBA World Cup

by Kaz Nagatsuka

The rapidly growing popularity of Japanese basketball and its men's national team has brought fans from the country to China for the FIBA World Cup. Longtime basketball fan Atsushi Kawai was one of many eager Akatsuki Five fanatics wearing vivid red Japan T-shirts at Shanghai ...

Liverpool, Man City continue strong starts

Soccer Sep 1, 2019

Liverpool, Man City continue strong starts

Liverpool maintained its perfect start to the Premier League season with a 3-0 win at Burnley to retake first place from Manchester City, which beat Brighton earlier Saturday. Liverpool has now won 13 straight Premier League games, a club record, dating back to last season ...