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Japan's Kei Nishikori outlasted fifth seeded Canadian Milos Raonic 4-6, 7-6 (4), 6-7 (6), 7-5, 6-4 to move into the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open on Tuesday, equaling the record for latest match ever played at the tournament.

Raonic and the 10th seeded Nishikori stepped onto the court for the…

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Police have arrested a 66-year-old dump truck driver after he hit and killed a 7-year-old boy in Hakota, Ibaraki Prefecture, on Monday morning.

According to police, the incident occurred at around 4:40 a.m. TV Asahi reported that the truck driver, Yasugoro Kubota, notified police that he had hit a boy.…

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Tokyo stocks closed at their highest level in over seven months on Tuesday with the benchmark Nikkei index adding 1.24% as a sharp drop in the yen lifted exporter shares.

The Nikkei rose 192.00 points to 15,668.60, its best finish since late January, while the Topix index of all first-section…

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Japan's Maritime Self-Defense Force has said a sailor killed himself aboard his ship after being persistently bullied by a superior, the latest incident to shed light on the country's little-discussed hazing culture.

Military police on Tuesday sent papers on the superior to prosecutors, a naval spokesman said.

MSDF chiefs told…

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Japan is determined to secure the return of all its citizens abducted by North Korea, a cabinet minister said on Monday, warning Pyongyang to take seriously its promise to report fully on the emotive issue.

"The Japanese people will not accept a half-baked response," Keiji Furuya, minister in charge of…

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Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday proposed new laws that would give police the power to seize the passports of Britons suspected of having traveled abroad to fight with terrorist groups.

Speaking to Parliament, Cameron said his government is also working on plans to block such suspected British jihadi fighters…

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A fan yawns as he watches the match between Kei Nishikori of Japan, and Milos Raonic of Canada, during the fourth round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York on Tuesday morning. The match, which started late Monday, lasted until early Tuesday morning.

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Washington's Denard Span hit two of the Nationals' four homers as they won 6-4 at Los Angeles on Monday, opening a two-game lead on the Dodgers in the fight over top spot in the overall National League standings.

While Washington has a comfortable lead in the East, the Dodgers' lead…

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An Australian has been charged with sexually abusing twins he fathered with a Thai surrogate, reports said Tuesday, the second case in as many months to ignite debate about commercial surrogacy.

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation said the Thai mother of the children, Siriwan Nitichad, had agreed to carry a child…

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North Korea gave foreign media access on Monday to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and — watched by officials as they spoke — called for Washington to send a high-ranking representative to negotiate for their freedom.

Jeffrey Fowle and Mathew Miller said…

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