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A teaser trailer for the new "Star Wars" movie will be released Friday, according to the director of the upcoming seventh film in the iconic franchise.

"A tiny peek at what we're working on -- this Friday, in select theaters," tweeted filmmaker J.J. Abrams, adding that the trailer will be…

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Nathaniel Clyne scored a late equalizer to rescue a point for Southampton as the second-place club was held to a 1-1 draw at Aston Villa in the Premier League.

The England defender smashed in a late leveler just as Villa looked set to clinch its first win in eight games.…

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About 100 people were slaughtered last week in a fresh massacre in the restive east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, blamed by the government on Uganda rebels, lawmakers told AFP on Monday.

The carnage took place on Thursday near Beni in North Kivu province, where mainly Muslim Ugandan rebels…

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When eating sushi, it’s customary to dip each morsel into a small dish of soy sauce before popping it into your mouth. True connoisseurs hold that the proper way to do this is to first turn each piece over so that just the fish, and not the rice, comes into…

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Aman has announced the opening of the brand’s first city property: Aman Tokyo, on Monday Dec 22. Occupying the top six floors of the recently-built Otemachi Tower, Aman Tokyo is an urban sanctuary high above the atmospheric whirl of tradition and modernity that epitomises Tokyo. Not only marking Aman’s presence…

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"Kosoku basu" refers to express buses that provide intercity connections via expressways, much like Greyhound company does in the U.S. Japan National Railways began the "Dream" bus service in the late 1960s, with overnight services between Tokyo station and Osaka's Umeda stations at a cost considerably cheaper than the shinkansen.…

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President Barack Obama announced the departure of U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Monday, with the White House under fire over perceived fumbling in its response to the Islamic State threat.

The former Republican senator, who has been in the job for less than two years, was chosen to oversee…

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Nagano Prefecture with its towering, forest-covered mountains is rightly known as the "Roof of Japan." It is a place with a rarefied atmosphere, steeped in ancient history and mysterious arts. It is not surprising, then, that Nagano Prefecture is also rich in legends and folk tales. In this land, super…

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U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon urged Israel and the Palestinians on Monday to step back from the brink and return to peace talks before time runs out.

"The Israeli and Palestinian people face a shared fate on shared land. There is no erasing the other," Ban told a U.N. committee on…

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