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Hakuho returned to his corner for a third time to grab another fistful of salt, his face a picture of concentration, his eyes narrowed and focused as a packed Ryougoku Sumo Hall bristled with anticipation.

He turned, tossed the granules high into the air and made his way back toward…

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A triumphant Alexis Tsipras told Greeks his radical left Syriza party's win at the ballot meant an end to austerity and humiliation and that the country's regular and often fraught debt inspections were a thing of the past.

Official results with 60 percent of polling stations counted in Sunday's early…

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Panasonic is going to release new digital camera LUMIX CM1 that can also be used as a SIM-free Android 4.4 smartphone (Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor).

It will be available for about ¥120,000 on March 12 in a limited quantity - 2,000 units ONLY.

As a camera, LUMIX CM1 equips an…

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People who use PayPal on a regular basis see the value in it as a safe, easy way to pay and get paid online. The service allows anyone to pay in any way they prefer, including through credit cards, bank accounts or account balances, without sharing financial information.

PayPal has…

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Imagine a threat that endangers the lives of well over a billion people. Even when it does not kill you, it may leave you with physical and emotional scars that last a lifetime.

You may be more prone to depression, anxiety, and dependence on alcohol and drugs. You may suffer…

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From July 2012, Japan's Ministry of Justice assumed control over the system of registering resident aliens. With the new system came new nomenclature for the cards foreigners are required to carry on their person at all times: the old "gaikokujin toroku shomeisho" (certificate of alien registration) became the new "zairyu…

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U.S. President Barack Obama vowed Sunday to ramp up pressure on Russia after a rocket barrage blamed on Kremlin-backed Ukrainian rebels killed 30 and threatened to open new front in the war.

Saturday's assault on Mariupol -- the main city standing between separatist territory near the Russian border and the…

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Protesters holding placards chant "Save Kenji" during a rally in front of the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo on Sunday. Around 200 people took part in the rally in support of Kenji Goto, the remaining Japanese captive held by Islamic State militants.

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When heated to the max and inhaled deeply, e-cigarettes produce the toxic chemical formaldehyde, which could make the devices up to 15 times more cancerous than regular cigarettes, U.S. researchers say.

E-cigarettes are battery powered devices that heat up a liquid containing nicotine and artificial flavoring. The vapor is inhaled,…

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When I think of a winter veggie, the first thing that comes to mind is daikon, or Japanese white radish. It is available throughout the year, but it gets extra mild and sweet during the cold winter season. Radish root comes in different shapes, color and sizes, but the most…

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