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Flash floods and landslides sparkled by Typhoon Bebinca in Vietnam have killed 8 people and left 2 missing…

Helping bean-to-bar chocolate bloom in Japan

Italy mourns victims of Genoa bridge collapse with state funeral
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The mass for 19 of the victims was led by the city's archbishop and held at the Exhibition and Trade Centre of the northern port city

Is US Government Developing Real-Life Supersoldier, Wonder-Dog In New Research Program? 
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The US army has announced a new proposal for what really looks like a program to develop supersoldiers and wonder-dogs capable of fast healing,

‘Dear Diary Boy’: A vivid insider’s look at education and mothering in Japan

58 years and 140,000 students: The art of the Tsuji Culinary Institute

Have You Committed Your Three Felonies Today?
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Authored by James George Jatras via The Strategic Culture Foundation, Several years ago the Commonwealth of Virginia enacted a law restricting

Putin dances at Austrian wedding before meeting with Merkel in Germany
EUROPE - Los Angeles Times1 hour ago

Russian President Vladimir Putin made a flying visit to Austria to attend the wedding of the country's foreign minister Saturday before heading to

Who Tracks Migrant Children Who Enter the U.S. Alone? Don’t Ask Us, 4 Agencies Say.

Lyme disease is the most commonly reported vector-borne illness in the United States, so why isn’t there a vaccine…

Japan’s bears are widely vilified and little understood

Actor Jim Carrey's Art Goes Viral: "Our Missile, Our Crime" In Yemen
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Responding to the now confirmed fact that it was a laser-guided MK 82 bomb made by Lockheed Martin that killed 40 children while they were riding

Emerging Markets Have Gone Nowhere Over The Past Decade
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Submitted by Nicholas Colas of DataTrek Research There used to be a fatalistic Wall Street witticism about emerging markets that went like this:

Vajpayee shed the Cold War paradigm, reset India-US ties

All of the elements in this spicy rice noodles with crispy tofu and spinach recipe are just as good on their own as…

Debate over Fukushima statue takes on a life of its own online

Suspect in crash outside Britain's Parliament is charged with attempted murder
EUROPE - Los Angeles Times2 hours ago

A driver whose car collided with several people before crashing outside Britain's Parliament has been charged with attempted murder, police in London

Merkel, Putin tackle tough topics in meeting outside Berlin
CBC | World News2 hours ago

Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel met outside Berlin on Saturday for talks ranging from the conflicts in Ukraine

Cyclone over Bay of Bengal, heavy rains in Odisha likely today

“Before I die," he thought 30 years ago, "there’s only one thing I really care about: I’d just love to own a part o…

Tabloids offer a potpourri of treats to mark summer

Black Voter Support For Trump Nearly Doubles To 36%: Rasmussen
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Support for President Trump among black voters hit 36% according to a new Rasmussen poll released on Thursday - nearly doubling his approval rating

Judicial Watch Demands Re-Opening Of Hillary Email Probe After More Classified Info Found
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Authored by Joseph Jankowski via, Judicial Watching is calling for a re-opening of the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s

Diarrheal disease from contaminated drinking water cause more than half a million deaths annually. Read more:…

Staying razor sharp: At the sharp end of Sakai’s handmade knife industry

RT @nytmike: Mueller's team has a great cooperator in the White House: Trump's top lawyer, Don McGahn. Trump and McGahn have a complicated,…

While You Were Sleeping: 5 stories you might have missed, Aug 19
The Straits Times World News3 hours ago

August 19, 2018 6:00 AMA selection of news stories that happened overnight, Aug 19, 2018.

The Charts To Watch In "A Frantic August"
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For traders, 2018 has been a year of two narratives: a relatively stable rebound in the US after the February near-correction amid stellar corporate

The flag at the UN headquarters in New York is flying at half-mast as UN officials bid farewell to former Secretary…

Themed around legends and myths associated with the ancient Silk Road, a stunning series of 17 lanterns are on disp…

RT @nytimesarts: They sat down to debate, but a New York Times theater critic and his London counterpart ended up agreeing: The English-lan…

The peacekeeper's dilemma: Kofi Annan believed in the UN, but recognized its limitations
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Despite his diplomatic skills and quiet charisma, the late Annan's decade as UN secretary-general was overshadowed by the contradiction that lay at

Superdry co-founder gives a million pounds to the campaign for a second Brexit vote
The Straits Times World News4 hours ago

August 19, 2018 5:33 AMLONDON (REUTERS) - The co-founder of fashion brand Superdry is donating a million pounds (S$1.7 million) to the campaign for a

Editorial: Interrogation videos as evidence

Modi salutes Kerala’s fighting spirit, grants Rs 500 cr more in aid

U.S. President Donald Trump says that the U. S. has ended development fund for Syria, urging "rich countries" to pa…

"Facebook Enshrines Stupidity!" Doug Casey Dumps On Social Media's Ubiquity
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Authored by Joel Bowman via, Joel Bowman: G’day, Doug. Thanks for speaking with us today. Doug Casey: No problem, Joel.

British parliament attack suspect Salih Khater charged with attempted murder
The Straits Times World News4 hours ago

August 19, 2018 5:13 AMLONDON (AFP) - A man accused of crashing his car into the security barriers surrounding Britain's Houses of Parliament was

The Costs of Motherhood Are Rising, and Catching Women Off Guard

"Can't wait to go," U.S. college students excited to start one-year study in China. Feature:

Motobu: History and nature do the talking

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