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An official dispatched from Seoul to deal with the aftermath of a bus crash in China that killed 10 South Koreans was found dead early Sunday after falling from a hotel, a local government said.

The official, identified as Choi Doo-Yeong, was confirmed dead after police were notified that a…

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Fara Williams scored on a penalty kick in the 108th minute, helping England beat Germany 1-0 on Saturday for third place in the Women's World Cup.

It was England's first win in 21 meetings against Germany, and secured the team's best finish in its four World Cup appearances. The victory…

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Shangri-La Hotel, Tokyo is launching a new exclusive shopping service for luxury watches, provided in cooperation with Daimaru Tokyo department store. The new service will provide guests who live overseas with the opportunity to shop for luxury watches from the department store in the comfort of their own hotel room.…

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Tropical fish swim in a tank at a business district in Tokyo.

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The United States marked 239 years as an independent nation on Saturday as it celebrates the Fourth of July with parades, fireworks, food and music. Here are some highlights and lowlights of Independence Day celebrations:

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PRESIDENTIAL HOPEFULS CAMPAIGN IN PARADES

Parades across Iowa and New Hampshire, which hold the…

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World powers and Iran have drawn up a draft document on the pace and timing of sanctions relief for the Islamic republic in exchange for curbs on Iran's nuclear program, advancing on one of the most contentious issues at their negotiations, diplomats told The Associated Press on Saturday.

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A series of attacks, mainly car bombs, in Iraq killed at least 19 people and wounded dozens on Saturday, authorities said.

Police officials said the deadliest attack occurred Saturday night when a car bomb exploded on a commercial street in Baghdad's western neighborhood of Amil, killing nine people and wounding…

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Tunisia's president declared a state of emergency on Saturday in response to a second deadly attack on foreigners in three months, saying the country is "not safe" and risks collapse from further extremist attacks.

With a nationwide televised address, President Beji Caid Essebsi officially reintroduced urgent security measures for Tunisia…

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On his 10-year trip home, the Greek hero Odysseus at one point had to steer his ship and crew down a narrow stretch of water menaced on opposite sides by two sea monsters, Scylla and Charybdis.

The Greek people are in similar dire straits as they prepare to vote on…

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Kazuki Kurino, a sumo-sized 26-year old delivery agent for the Mainichi newspaper living in Tokyo's Nerima Ward, had a well earned reputation as being a person who loves his customers. While making his rounds to collect payment he would sometimes linger on their doorstep in conversation for as long as…

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