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The Boston Red Sox have signed Koji Uehara for two more years, committing $18 million to the reliever who closed out the 2013 World Series but struggled along with the team this season.

One year to the day after Uehara struck out Matt Carpenter to seal Boston's third title in…

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Japanese inflation slowed further in September as consumers tightened their purse strings, data showed on Friday, fuelling concerns that a tax hike this year could detail the nation's economic recovery.

The internal affairs ministry said Japan's core consumer inflation, stripping out volatile fresh food prices, came in at 3% year-on-year,…

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Asia News Weekly host Steve Miller returns with an episode chocked full with important updates from the region. First, he explores the current state of the Hong Kong protests. After more than a month, where are the protests headed? Miller explains why the vote canceled last week has done harm…

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry hit out Thursday at reported insults by an American official leveled against the Israeli prime minister, saying it was "disgraceful, unacceptable and damaging."

The top U.S. diplomat also pledged the United States would continue to work "quietly and effectively" to try to relaunch the…

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Fourteen people were killed in a machete attack by Ugandan rebels in the Beni region in the restive eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, where nearly 100 civilians have already perished, a non-governmental group said Thursday.

The incursion by the Ugandan rebel group ADF took place overnight in the town of…

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U.S. embassies in the Gulf and Egypt are calling for vigilance after a post on a jihadist website encouraged attacks on American and other international schools there, specifically teachers.

The warnings have been issued by missions in Egypt, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

While each of…

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A vanguard force of Iraqi peshmerga troops entered the embattled Syrian border town of Kobani from Turkey on Thursday, part of a larger group of 150 fighters that the Kurds hope will turn back an offensive by militants of the Islamic State group.

The deployment, accompanied by 50 members of…

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Drink lots of milk to strengthen your bones and boost your health, doctors say.

But a study in The BMJ medical journal said Swedes with a high intake of cow's milk died younger -- and women suffered more fractures.

The findings may warrant questions about recommendations for milk consumption, although…

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A nurse defied Maine's voluntary quarantine for health care workers who have treated Ebola patients, leaving her home Thursday for a bike ride. The governor of Main said negotiations with the nurse have broken down and he is ready to exercise the "full extent" of this authority to protect the…

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