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The Yankees beat the Mets 6-1 in Friday's opening game of the all-New York interleague series, ending the Mets' record-tying 11-game winning streak.

The victory kept the Yankees equal top of the American League East standings along with Boston, while a game behind that pair, Tampa Bay moved level with…

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A powerful, magnitude-7.9 earthquake shook Nepal's capital and the densely populated Kathmandu Valley before noon Saturday, collapsing houses, leveling centuries-old temples and cutting open roads in the worst temblor in the Himalayan nation in over 80 years.

Dozens of people with injuries were being brought to the main hospital in…

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Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will send a clear message to the United States when he visits Washington next week: Japan is ready to take more responsibility for security on the world stage.

Behind that message, the conservative leader will want fresh assurances that America will show up if needed in…

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Around 950 relatives of victims of a train derailment in 2005 and JR West officials attended a memorial service Saturday at the site of the crash in Amagasaki, Hyogo Prefecture.

On April 25, 2005, a speeding train on the JR Fukuchiyama Line jumped the tracks on a tight bend during…

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Families of foreign drug convicts set to be hauled before the firing squad in Indonesia issued desperate mercy pleas on Saturday, as relatives and diplomats descended on a prison island ahead of the looming executions.

Consular officials were arriving at a town near Nusakambangan, the high-security prison island where its…

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Hisashi Iwakuma was placed on the 15-day disabled list on Friday with a right lat strain, leaving a hole in Seattle's rotation.

The move before the series opener against Minnesota, retroactive to April 21, was a surprise, but Mariners general manager Jack Zduriencik said Iwakuma had been feeling fatigue in…

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A man scammed a South Korean steel company out of $375,000 by claiming he worked with a Japanese talent agency that could help the company book a concert by musician Pharrell Williams, FBI agents in Pennsylvania said.

Sigismond Segbefia, of Maryland, faces multiple charges, including wire fraud, bank fraud and…

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Police in Obama, Fukui Prefecture, have arrested a 40-year-old man who claimed responsibility for landing a drone on the roof of the Japanese prime minister's office this week.

Tokyo metropolitan police said the man turned himself in to Fukui prefectural police on Friday. He was identified as Yasuo Yamamoto, 40…

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Public relations staff from particle physics organizations around the world are shown what the port in Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture, is going to look like after it is fully rebuilt following the tsunami of 2011. A dozen personnel visited the Kitakami site in Tohoku, Japan's candidate site for the proposed International…

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The "Fast and Furious" franchise is set to roar into its next phase with an eighth installment due in 2017, the first without Paul Walker, the late actor's co-star Vin Diesel said.

"Furious 7" has only just raced to the top of the global box office, taking over $1 billion…

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