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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Monday that his bloody anti-drug campaign that has left nearly 1,800 people dead does not amount to genocide, but that he's ready to go to jail to defend his men from lawsuits.

Duterte drew a line between the widespread killings sparked by his anti-drug war…

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A man shot four people on Monday morning inside a construction company in the western city of Wakayama, leaving one dead and three others injured, police said.

The attacker, believed to be in his 40s or 50s and associated with the constructor, fled the scene with his weapon, prompting the…

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China is hoping to cement its standing as a global power when it hosts leaders from the world's biggest economies this weekend, but suspects the West and its allies will try to deny Beijing what it sees as its rightful place on the international stage.

Ensuring that this does not…

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Police believe a girl in the second year of junior high school who committed suicide by jumping in front of a train in Fujisaki, Aomori Prefecture, may have been bullied at school.

According to police and school authorities, the incident occurred just after 10 a.m. on Aug 25 at Kita-tokiwa…

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A 35-year-old woman, who was arrested in June on suspicion of abandoning the corpse of her newborn baby girl in Iwamicho, Tottori Prefecture, has also been charged with murder.

According to police, Aya Namba, a part-time employee, gave birth to the infant at her residence on May 30. She then…

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Beyonce owned the MTV Video Music Awards by winning video of the year and giving a 16-minute performance featuring her recent hits from "Lemonade," working various stages with strong, layered vocals, skilled dance moves and even an outfit change — all as the audience watched in awe and cheered her…

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Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal get their U.S. Open campaigns under way Monday in the shadow of Arthur Ashe Stadium's spectacular $150 million retractable roof and alongside rock music legend Phil Collins.

Defending champion Djokovic and fellow two-time winner Nadal come into the season's final Grand Slam with injury concerns.…

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The government's plan to hold a popular vote on whether Australia should allow same-sex marriage suffered a setback Monday when a political party announced it would not support the proposed plebiscite.

The Nick Xenophon Team, which supports marriage equality, said its three senators would not support legislation to authorize the…

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The body of a child was found floating in a river in Otari, Nagano Prefecture, on Monday morning. The body is believed to be that of Rina Machida, 7, who went missing on Saturday, local media reported. However, police have not yet provided a positive identification.

The girl's body was…

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London police arrested more than 100 people amid sporadic violence Sunday at the annual Notting Hill Carnival, an annual celebration of Caribbean culture in the British capital that often includes trouble on the sidelines.

The Metropolitan Police reported at least four knife attacks during the opening day of the two-day…

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