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U.S. to roll out economic part of Mideast peace plan

Sun, 2019-05-19 22:26
The Trump administration will unveil the first phase of its long-awaited blueprint for Mideast peace next month at a conference in the region designed to highlight economic benefits…

Over 300 stranded people rescued on Yakushima Island after heavy rain

Sun, 2019-05-19 22:15
More than 300 people descended a mountain on Yakushima Island in southwestern Japan on Sunday with the help of rescuers after they were left stranded following heavy rain…

Trump blasts Republican lawmaker Amash over impeachment remarks

Sun, 2019-05-19 22:05
Donald Trump lashed out on Sunday at the first Republican congressman to call the U.S. president's behavior impeachable, while Democrats warned Trump's stonewalling of congressional probes is strengthening…

Rocket fired in Baghdad's Green Zone, no casualties

Sun, 2019-05-19 22:03
A rocket was fired in Iraqi capital Baghdad's heavily-fortified Green Zone, which houses government buildings and foreign embassies, but caused no casualties, the Iraqi military said on Sunday.…

Bomb blast hits tourist bus near Egypt pyramids, injuring 17

Sun, 2019-05-19 21:58
A bomb blast hit a tourist bus near Egypt's famed Giza pyramids on Sunday, wounding at least 17 people, including South Africans, in the latest blow to the…

Nadal beats Djokovic to win 9th Italian Open; Pliskova takes women's title

Sun, 2019-05-19 21:58
Rafael Nadal defeated Novak Djokovic 6-0, 4-6, 6-1 to win a ninth Italian Open title and a record 34rd Masters crown on Sunday. World number one Djokovic, winner…

Russia says Syrian government forces halt fire in Idlib

Sun, 2019-05-19 21:57
Syrian government forces have unilaterally ceased fire in the northern Idlib province, the last major rebel stronghold, Russia said Sunday, while opposition activists reported continued shelling and airstrikes.…

Trump tells anti-abortion activists to stay united for 2020

Sun, 2019-05-19 21:55
With Alabama's restrictive new abortion law stirring divisions on the right, President Donald Trump implored anti-abortion activists to stay united heading into the 2020 election even as he…

Pro-EU rallies draw tens of thousands before elections

Sun, 2019-05-19 21:55
Tens of thousands of demonstrators opposed to right-wing populism and nationalism took to the streets Sunday in a number of European cities before May 23-26 elections to the…

Yemen's government forces arrest key al-Qaida leader

Sun, 2019-05-19 21:53
Forces loyal to Yemen's internationally recognized government say they have captured a key al-Qaida leader in the southwestern province of Taiz. The military said in a statement that…

'Miracle' win offers Australian PM authority and government stability

Sun, 2019-05-19 21:52
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison may have won more than just another three years in office for his conservative coalition government. By winning what was seen as an…

Crusaders play 'safe card' on injured Read

Sun, 2019-05-19 21:50
All Blacks captain Kieran Read missed Saturday's Super Rugby clash for the Canterbury Crusaders against the Stormers with a neck injury but his absence was just a precaution,…

Latu pulled from Wallabies camp after drink-drive turmoil

Sun, 2019-05-19 21:49
Tolu Latu was withdrawn from a Wallabies training camp on Sunday as he faces drink-driving allegations, with NSW Waratahs coach Daryl Gibson fuming that he only heard about…

Japanese baseball results

Sun, 2019-05-19 21:44
Results of Japanese baseball games played on Sunday. PACIFIC LEAGUE Seibu Lions 9, Orix Buffaloes 3 SoftBank Hawks 4, Nippon Ham Fighters 2 Rakuten Eagles 10, Lotte Marines…

Google suspends some business with Huawei after Trump blacklist

Sun, 2019-05-19 21:44
Alphabet Inc's Google has suspended business with Huawei that requires the transfer of hardware, software and technical services except those publicly available via open source licensing, a source…

Boeing acknowledges flaw in 737 MAX simulator software

Sun, 2019-05-19 21:43
Boeing has acknowledged it had to correct flaws in its 737 MAX flight simulator software used to train pilots, after two deadly crashes involving the aircraft that killed…

Man arrested over hit-and-run involving 6-year-old boy

Sun, 2019-05-19 21:41
Police in Tanabe, Wakayama Prefecture, said Sunday they have arrested a 52-year-old man on suspicion of reckless driving resulting in injury as well as leaving the scene of…

99% of Pacific megaquake predictions likely to prove wrong: survey

Sun, 2019-05-19 21:37
Japanese seismologists believe that nearly 99 percent of their predictions related to massive earthquakes in the Pacific off central and western Japan are likely to prove wrong, a…

Work of art

Sun, 2019-05-19 21:36
Yuki, center, poses for photos with tattooed Japanese men and women before they carry a mikoshi, a portable shrine, on the final day of the Sanja Matsuri festival…

Abe says he wants to talk frankly with N Korean leader Kim

Sun, 2019-05-19 21:35
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe reiterated Sunday his hope to hold unconditional and candid talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. "By meeting Workers' Party of Korea Chairman…

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