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Jeremy Guthrie pitched a shutout into the sixth inning, and Lorenzo Cain drove in an early run off Tim Hudson and made a pair of vital catches as the Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 3-2 Friday night to take a 2-1 World Series lead.

Cain's RBI groundout…

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Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's decision to let Japan's military fight overseas could open the way for the country to deploy minesweepers in South Korean waters in the event of a war with North Korea, a senior U.S. admiral said on Friday.

Japan's military has defined its role as purely defensive,…

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Japan's cabinet approved changes on Friday to a 66-year-old law that bans late-night dancing in clubs, a decision that will help businesses cash in on an expected influx of tourists ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Dancing at public venues is illegal in Japan and is only permitted until midnight…

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Police on Friday night arrested a 38-year-old man who stabbed a passerby in front of Tokyo's Ueno Station.

According to police, they received a phone call just after 6 p.m., alerting them that a man was wielding a knife on the sidewalk, TBS reported. Police rushed to the scene and…

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Participants in the World Cosplay Summit pose at the Tokyo International Film Festival in Roppongi on Saturday. Cosplayers who love Japanese anime and manga have come from 22 countries/regions to attend a special event at TIFF on Sunday.

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Jason Brown was all revved up, ready to put on a show for his home crowd.

It didn't quite work out.

Brown fell early in his routine, and Japan's Tatsuki Machida dominated in the Skate America men's short program on Friday.

On a night when there were plenty of falls,…

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A suspect was arrested Friday afternoon after two sheriff's deputies were killed during a series of shootings that spanned about six hours across two California counties. A third deputy and a bystander were also shot during the spree.

Marcelo Marquez, 34, was taken alive Friday afternoon from a home in…

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Astana team rider and Tour de France winner Vincenzo Nibali of Italy, wearing a hakama, writes the kanji character for "king" with a giant brush during a calligraphy performance with local students in Saitama on Friday. Nibali and other riders are in Japan for the Saitama criterium race this weekend.

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With only a little over two months left in the year, you might find yourself already looking forward to what the new year has to offer. If you’re especially eager to get a sneak peek of what 2015 has in store for you, then a new Shrine Cafe located in…

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At first sight, it seems that Israel is just as preoccupied with the rise of Islamic State as anyone else. Israeli media report diligently on the extremist group's assault on the Kurdish town of Kobani and run at least a story every few days on its atrocities. Prime Minister Benjamin…

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