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  • Police arrest man in connection with deadly Manchester concern bombing May 23, 2017
    A suicide bomber blew himself up as young concertgoers left a show by the American singer Ariana Grande in the northern English city of Manchester, killing at least 22 people, some wearing the star’s trademark kitten ears and holding pink balloons as they fled. Teenage screams filled the arena just after the explosion Monday night, […] The post Police arrest […]
  • Ultra-leftist fugitive wanted for 1971 police slaying may have been captured, sources say May 23, 2017
    An fugitive wanted for the 1971 killing of a police officer during a protest over the reversion of Okinawa may have been captured, sources said. The post Ultra-leftist fugitive wanted for 1971 police slaying may have been captured, sources say appeared first on The Japan Times. […]
  • Dollar weakens to around ¥111.20 May 23, 2017
    The dollar weakened in Tokyo trading Tuesday amid sluggish Japanese stocks, a suspected terror attack in Britain and news reports about U.S. President Donald Trump’s Russia-related allegations. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥111.20-20, down from ¥111.29-30 at the same time Monday. The euro climbed to $1.1252-1254, up from $1.1171-1171, and to ¥125.12-15, up […]
  • Indy 500 winners robbed at Taco Bell May 23, 2017
    Police say Indianapolis 500 pole-winner Scott Dixon and fellow former race winner Dario Franchitti were robbed at gunpoint while in a Taco Bell drive-thru lane. A police report that the robbery happened shortly before 10 p.m. Sunday at the fast-food restaurant less than a mile from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, where Dixon had hours earlier […] The post I […]
  • Mizutani determined to succeed at worlds May 23, 2017
    Rio Olympic bronze medalist Jun Mizutani knows what he must do in order to stand on the podium at the World Table Tennis Championships for the first time, and is poised to continue challenging China’s dominance in the sport. “I won’t be able to win a medal if I don’t beat Chinese players,” Mizutani said […] The post Mizutani determined to succeed at worlds a […]
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