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Kansas City's Lorenzo Cain scored the winning run on a disputed play at the plate in the 10th inning to give the Royals a 3-2 win against Minnesota on Friday, ending a four-game losing skid and widening their division lead over the Twins to 4-1/2 games.

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Aquariums in Japan that continue to use dolphins caught by the controversial "drive hunt" method in Taiji, Wakayama Prefecture, will be expelled from the Japanese Association of Zoos and Aquariums (JAZA).

JAZA said Friday it had informed the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) of its decision.

In May,…

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Japan said on Saturday it would extend 750 billion yen in development aid to Mekong region countries, as China prepares to launch a new institutional lender seen as encroaching on the regional clout of Tokyo and ally Washington.

Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam all have strong economic growth potential,…

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A supermarket employee was injured after a car plowed through the entrance of a supermarket in Yaita City, Tochigi Prefecture, on Friday.

Police said the incident occurred at around 12:50 p.m. The car, driven by an 81-year-old man, crashed through the glass doors, Fuji TV reported. About 20 customers were…

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Two more students have been arrested over the death of a student in Hitachiota City, Ibaraki Prefecture, bringing the total number of arrests in the case to five, police said.

Three students were initially arrested on manslaughter charges over the death of their 17-year-old classmate Hiromi Onose last month. Sankei…

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Philippine police have filed murder charges against the owner and crew of a passenger ferry that capsized and left 56 dead, an official said Saturday.

The charges were filed late on Friday in the central city of Ormoc over the sinking of the Kim Nirvana ship, according to regional police…

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Japan's Crown Prince Naruhito, left, and Crown Princess Masako arrive at the Centenary Church in Nuku'alofa, Tonga, Saturday, to attend the coronation of King Tupou VI and Queen Nanasipau'u.

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UNESCO on Friday condemned the destruction of antiquities by Islamic State jihadists in the Syrian city of Palmyra, describing it as an attempt to strip the people of their heritage in order "to enslave them".

"These new destructions of cultural goods of the site of Palmyra reflect the brutality and…

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In a message to Washington, Iran's foreign minister on Friday called for an end to "coercion and pressure" at the nuclear talks, suggesting a deal acceptable to his country will open the door to cooperation on fighting the upsurge of Middle East extremism threatening both nations' interests.

Mohammad Javad Zarif…

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Employee Kana Ienaga shows off Burger King Japan's "Aka (red) Samurai" burgers at its restaurant in Tokyo on Friday. The fast-food chain offers beef, right, and chicken, left, burgers that come with red-colored buns and cheese made of tomato powder in addition to spicy red sauce. The red samurai burger…

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