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Hurricane Maria lashes Dominica, menaces other islands

Sep 19, 2017

Hurricane Maria lashes Dominica, menaces other islands

Hurricane Maria smashed into Dominica with catastrophic winds, leaving what one official described Tuesday as "widespread devastation" from the monster storm now threatening Caribbean islands already devastated by Hurricane Irma. Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skeritt said on his Facebook page while the Category 5 storm ...

Melania Trump threatens lawsuit over English class billboard

Sep 19, 2017

Melania Trump threatens lawsuit over English class billboard

Billboards featuring Melania Trump and the slogan "just imagine how far you can go with a little bit of English" were removed Tuesday from the Croatian capital after her lawyer threatened a lawsuit. The billboards were part of a marketing campaign by a private English ...

Russian helicopter fires on spectators at drills: report

Sep 19, 2017

Russian helicopter fires on spectators at drills: report

A Russian military helicopter gunship accidentally fired on spectators during war games in western Russia, a news website reported Tuesday, adding the two people were injured. The Russian military acknowledged the incident, but insisted that no one was hurt and refrained from saying when it ...

Abe to lay out general snap election plan on Monday

/ Sep 19, 2017

Abe to lay out general snap election plan on Monday

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is considering laying out his plan next Monday to dissolve the Lower House later in the week for a general election in October, a government source said Tuesday. Abe is looking to hold a news conference to announce he will disband ...

Dragons hammer playoff-chasing Giants

/ Sep 19, 2017

Dragons hammer playoff-chasing Giants

Shinnosuke Ogasawara allowed two runs over the distance, while his Dragons teammates had a field day as Chunichi knocked the Yomiuri Giants out of third place on Tuesday, winning 10-2. Ogasawara (5-6) scattered seven hits and four walks in a 151-pitch effort. The lefty struck ...

Under fire over Rohingya, Suu Kyi defends Myanmar actions

Sep 19, 2017

Under fire over Rohingya, Suu Kyi defends Myanmar actions

With a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims sparking accusations of ethnic cleansing from the United Nations and others, Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Tuesday said her country does not fear international scrutiny and invited diplomats to see some areas for themselves. Though an ...

Japanese man arrested for alleged spying in China

Sep 19, 2017

Japanese man arrested for alleged spying in China

A Japanese man has been arrested for alleged espionage in the northeastern Chinese port city of Dalian, the Japanese government said Tuesday. The man was detained by Chinese authorities in the Liaoning Province city in May, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said at a news ...