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South Korea mixed up jersey numbers because Westerners can't 'distinguish between Asians'

5 hours 25 min ago

In an attempt to outfox any Swedish scouts watching his team practice, South Korea coach Shin Tae-Yong had his team mix things up.

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U.S. denies Syria claim that U.S.-led coalition bombed troops

6 hours 48 min ago

Syrian state TV said the airstrike occurred around midnight in the village of al-Hari, and was carried out by the U.S.-led coalition battling the Islamic State. But a coalition spokesman said it had not carried out any strikes in the area.

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Google to invest $550 million in Alibaba rival

7 hours 40 min ago

Under the partnership, products will appear on Google’s shopping service, giving access to consumers outside Asia, while Google can apply the Chinese e-commerce company’s supply chain and logistics expertise to its technology.

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Raw: Wide Lava River Flows From Hawaii Volcano

7 hours 42 min ago

The Hawaii Army National Guard says a survey of the Kilauea volcano eruption shows a sizable cone has developed around fissure eight, and that the river of lava flowing from it is over 100 feet across and moving quickly. (June 18)

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U.N. human rights chief: U.S. policy on migrant children ‘unconscionable’

7 hours 49 min ago

Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein says it’s “unconscionable” that any country would seek to deter parents from migrating “by inflicting such abuse on children.”

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We in Congress should protect students from gun violence as well as we protect ourselves

7 hours 55 min ago

After the 2017 congressional baseball shooting, we instantly increased security to protect Congress. Why are we so slow when it comes to school safety?

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Retro motels make a chic comeback

8 hours 7 min ago

Motels, hotels you could drive up to as a kid, are back in style. In their modern incarnation, they have better furniture and food and beverage offerings.

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These retro motels are making a comeback

8 hours 9 min ago

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Verizon's 'unlimited' mobile plan, MTV Movie & TV Awards: 5 things you need to know Monday

8 hours 9 min ago

A dangerous bunch of hot air, Verizon's "unlimited" mobile plan, MTV Movie & TV Awards and more things to know Monday.

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Why is Harvard discriminating against Asian Americans? 'Diversity' is no excuse for racial bias.

8 hours 41 min ago

We've decided that doling out opportunity on the basis of race is wrong. Even when it changes an institution's 'character.' Even when Harvard does it.

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Hundley, Belt homer to lift Giants to 4-1 win over Dodgers

8 hours 55 min ago

Nick Hundley and Brandon Belt each hit two-run home runs and Chris Stratton pitched six solid innings to help the San Francisco Giants avoid a three-game sweep at Los Angeles with a 4-1 victory over the Dodgers

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Raw: Strong Earthquake Strikes Near Osaka, Japan

9 hours 2 min ago

A magnitude 6.1 earthquake near the major Japanese city of Osaka has killed at least three people. Authorities say the number of people treated for injuries suffered in the strong earthquake Monday morning now exceeds 210. (June 18)

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Would you bid 420,000 miles to see a parked plane? These frequent-fliers did

9 hours 30 min ago

Blockbuster bids to see a retired United Airlines Boeing 747 underscore emergence of experiential optoins for frequent-flier and travel loyalty programs.

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Trump adviser Roger Stone reveals new meeting with Russian

9 hours 42 min ago

Trump and his loyalists have tried to convince the public that the FBI violated its usual operating procedures, including installing “spies” inside Trump’s campaign, though there’s no evidence that’s the case.

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Like last year's Twins, young Braves ahead of schedule

9 hours 45 min ago

Atlanta has turned its stocked farm system into a major league contender faster than expected

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Border Policy Defended Amid Protests

10 hours 32 min ago

Nearly 2,000 children have been taken from their parents since the Trump administration announced its "zero tolerance" policy against people illegally entering the U.S. Border Patrol Sector Chief Manuel Padilla calls the separations temporary. (June 18)

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Millennials are the worst when it comes to tipping

10 hours 55 min ago

Nearly two-thirds of Millennials tip below the standard 20 percent suggestion at restaurants. Many don't tip Uber and Lyft drivers at all, according to a study.

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3 reasons your Social Security payments could rise in retirement

10 hours 55 min ago

Find out what can give your monthly checks a boost.

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3 dead, dozens injured by Japan earthquake

11 hours 4 min ago

A strong earthquake knocked over walls and set off scattered fires around metropolitan Osaka in western Japan on Monday morning.

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Texas Tech stuns Gators 6-3 in College World Series opener

11 hours 5 min ago

Texas Tech stuns defending national champion Florida with 6-3 win in College World Series

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