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Chicago's Kyle Hendricks pitched six scoreless innings to steer the Cubs to a 5-2 win against Washington on Thursday in the opener of a four-game series between National League divisional leaders.

There was also a clash of division leaders in the American League as Boston won at the Chicago White…

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Canadian officials will start moving thousands of people from work camps north of devastated Fort McMurray in a mass highway convoy Friday morning if it is safe from a massive wildfire raging in Alberta.

Officials airlifted 8,000 people on Thursday and will continue the airlift Friday, while a mass migration…

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North Korea on Friday opened the first full congress of its ruling party since 1980, a major political event intended to showcase the country's stability and unity under young leader Kim Jong Un despite international criticism and tough new sanctions over the North's recent nuclear test and a slew of…

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China is seeing mixed results in its effort to enlist friendly states in its push to exclude the U.S. and its allies from the festering South China Sea dispute, underscoring the limits of Chinese diplomacy despite its massive economic clout.

Beijing won a major endorsement for its position with remarks…

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A man and a woman were killed on Friday morning when the minivan they were riding in rear-ended a small truck that had stopped on an expressway.

According to police, the accident occurred at around 7:30 a.m. on a three-lane section of the Kanetsu Expressway in Ogawa, Saitama Prefecture. Fuji…

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Thursday Japan would work with whoever becomes U.S. president after being asked if he could work with Donald Trump now that he has effectively clinched the Republican Party's presidential nomination.

"I hope we will be able to work closely with the new government…

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Legislators of Taiwan's Nationalist Party (KMT) are demanding that the executive branch take tougher action against Japan, including use of military force, after a Taiwanese fishing boat and its crew were detained by Japan's coast guard last month for fishing in Japanese waters.

KMT legislator Liao Kuo-tung on Thursday told…

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Microsoft announced Thursday that its latest Windows operating system designed to work on laptops, desktops, smartphones, Xbox One consoles and more is powering 300 million devices around the world.

"We're seeing people at home, at schools, at small businesses, at large companies, and other organizations adopt Windows 10 faster than…

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Donald Trump's emergence as the last man standing in the Republican presidential race has prompted his critics inside the party to intensify their search for a candidate they could back as a serious third-party alternative.

Political operatives are courting donors, calling potential candidates and developing legal contingency plans for overcoming…

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A massive wildfire raging in the Canadian province of Alberta grew to 85,000 hectares (210,035 acres) and officials said Thursday they would like to move south about 25,000 evacuees who had previously fled north, including 8,000 by air.

More than 80,000 people have emptied Fort McMurray in the heart of…

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