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Four elementary school students walking to school in Sapporo on Monday morning were hit by a car that skidded on the icy road. Police said two of the children were seriously injured.

Police said the driver of the car told them he lost control of the vehicle which veered onto…

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Police in Atsugi, Kanagawa Prefecture, said Monday they are searching for the missing husband of a woman whose body was found wrapped in a garbage bag at their apartment.

Police said the body was found on Sunday at around 6 p.m. and that the 70-year-old woman had been dead for…

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How do you joke about the Sony hacking story? After all, it was an attempt at comedy that launched this whole sobering mess.

If you're Chris Rock, you joke about it cleverly but carefully. Promoting his new movie "Top Five" this week, he noted an added bonus: "My movie's very…

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Two women were killed and three other people injured after a head-on collision between two cars in Iizuka, Fukuoka Prefecture, on Sunday.

According to police, the accident occurred at around 5 p.m. at the Yagiyama bypass on National Route 201. TBS reported that four women were in one car and…

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President Barack Obama says the United States is reviewing whether to put North Korea back on its list of state sponsors of terrorism as Washington decides how to respond to what he calls an "act of cybervandalism," not one of war, against a movie company.

North Korea has reacted angrily…

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Boxing great Muhammad Ali was hospitalized with a mild case of pneumonia that was caught early and should result in a short hospital stay, an Ali spokesman said Saturday night.

The three-time world heavyweight champion, who is battling Parkinson's disease, is being treated by his team of doctors and is…

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The Pittsburgh Steelers and Green Bay Packers both qualified for the NFL playoffs with wins Sunday. Next week, they will play for division titles at home.

The Steelers (10-5) beat Kansas City 20-12 to secure at least a wild-card berth. They will win the AFC North by defeating Cincinnati next…

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A driver shouting "Allahu Akbar" ("God is greatest") plowed into pedestrians in eastern France on Sunday, injuring 11 of them, just a day after a man yelling the same words was killed in an attack on police officers.

Two of the people injured in the car attack in the city…

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Authorities made several arrests in the case of the Taliban school attack that killed 148 in the northwestern city of Peshawar, on Sunday, officials said.

"Quite a few suspects who were facilitators in one way or the other have been taken into custody," Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said,…

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Thousands of members of Nigeria's home-grown Islamic extremist Boko Haram group strike across the border in Cameroon, with coordinated attacks on border towns, a troop convoy and a major barracks.

Farther north, Boko Haram employs recruits from Chad to enforce its control in northeastern Nigerian towns and cities.

In Niger,…

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