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Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright on Monday revealed himself as the creator of the virtual Bitcoin currency to media outlets the BBC, The Economist and GQ magazine.

After years of speculation on the identity of the crypto-currency's founder, Wright presented proof that only the true creator of Bitcoin could have provided,…

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Was it a blip, or a breakthrough?

Scientists around the globe are revved up with excitement as the world's biggest atom smasher — best known for revealing the Higgs boson four years ago — starts whirring again to churn out data that may confirm cautious hints of an entirely new…

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The Los Angeles Dodgers desperately needed someone to end their six-game losing streak so up stepped Clayton Kershaw, with his arm and bat.

Kershaw pitched a three-hitter, struck out 14 and also singled home the only run to lead the Dodgers to a 1-0 win over the San Diego Padres…

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A mega deal to build Australian submarines was so important, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said on Monday, that he pledged to personally supervise the project as Paris and Canberra bolster defence ties.

French contractor DCNS last week beat off competition from Japan and Germany to seal the 12-submarine A$50…

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A woman who served more than 20 years of a life term declared Monday during her retrial that she is innocent of killing her 11-year-old daughter in a 1995 house fire.

"I did not do it," Keiko Aoki, 52, said at the Osaka District Court. "Neither did I conspire (in…

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South Korea warned on Monday there is a risk of its citizens being abducted by Pyongyang in retaliation for the defection of a dozen North Korean staff at a restaurant in China.

Twelve women working at the restaurant in the eastern Chinese city of Ningbo defected to the South with…

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More than 200 goldfish and decorative carp swim in an elongated tank that overlooks five bathtubs offering visitors a variety of soaking methods at the Kaiseiyu onsen in Ota City, Tokyo. From a mineral bath filled with natural spring water known as “kuroyu” (黒湯, or “black onsen”) sourced from the…

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Yu Darvish threw 18 of 32 pitches for strikes in a rehab start Sunday, the first game for the Texas Rangers ace since Tommy John surgery more than 13 months ago.

Darvish worked two scoreless innings with two strikeouts and one walk for Double-A Frisco against Corpus Christi, an affiliate…

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You’ve been at work in a foreign city all day. Coming “home,” the last thing you want to do is go out to another restaurant, buy some fast food or even leave the house. What you really want to do is to kick off your shoes, get out of your…

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Anti-government protesters disbanded at least temporarily Sunday from the heavily fortified Green Zone they had stormed a day earlier after the Islamic State group carried out its second major attack in Iraq in as many days — a pair of car bombs that killed more than 30 people.

The country's…

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