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  • Children from French ‘Jungle’ refugee camp arrive in U.K. before facility’s planned demolition October 23, 2016
    The first group of children from the French “Jungle” migrant camp with no connection to Britain have arrived in England, the Home Office said Sunday, ahead of the French camp’s planned demolition. They were among around 70 young people who were taken to London from the camp outside the northeastern French port town of Calais, […] The post Children from Frenc […]
  • Carp sink Fighters to take 2-0 Japan Series lead October 23, 2016
    Hiroshima Carp fans might have gone home feeling that a little can sometimes go a long way after Game 2 of the Japan Series. Their Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters counterparts, however, head back to Sapporo thinking that snowballs have a nasty tendency to start avalanches. The Carp parlayed a leadoff double and a play at […] The post Carp sink Fighters to take […]
    Jason Coskrey
  • Tochigi blast leaves one dead, three injured in suspected suicide October 23, 2016
    In what may be classed as a suicide, an explosion kills a 72-year-old man and injures three others at a parking lot in Utsunomiya, Tochigi Prefecture. The post Tochigi blast leaves one dead, three injured in suspected suicide appeared first on The Japan Times. […]
  • LDP-affiliated candidates seen winning in Tokyo, Fukuoka Lower House by-elections October 23, 2016
    Two candidates affiliated with the ruling Liberal Democratic Party were set to win in Sunday’s single-seat by-elections for Lower House constituencies in Tokyo and Fukuoka Prefecture, according to a Kyodo News projection, potentially giving momentum for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to dissolve the chamber for a snap election early next year. The LDP’s Masaru Wa […]
  • Albirex repel B-Corsairs’ charge October 23, 2016
    After a real slow start against the Niigata Albirex BB on Sunday afternoon, the Yokohama B-Corsairs mounted a spirited comeback in the third quarter, pulling to within five points. But hot-starting Niigata never trailed and finished strong in the fourth quarter en route to a 96-78 win over the B-Corsairs. Power forward Clint Chapman, a […] The post Albirex r […]
    Ed Odeven
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