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Japanese pitcher Yu Darvish has been cleared to start his offseason throwing program for the Texas Rangers.

Darvish, who missed the last seven weeks of the major league season because of inflammation in his right elbow, had an MRI scan and was examined Tuesday by team physician Dr Keith Meister.…

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The white police officer recalled that he felt like a powerless child sitting inside his patrol vehicle as the fist of a black teenager swung through his open window.

Just moments later, 28-year-old Darren Wilson would fatally shoot Michael Brown, 18, in an incident that has sharply divided the country…

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Argentina wizard Lionel Messi broke the Champions League scoring record while Luis Suarez broke his Barcelona duck in the Champions League on Tuesday.

Barca romped to a 4-0 win at APOEL Nicosia but that fact was overshadowed by Messi and Suarez's personal achievements.

Messi came into the match level with…

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Islamic State insurgents battled Iraqi forces in the center of Baiji on Tuesday, a week after the army broke their prolonged siege of the country's largest oil refinery just outside the town, an army officer and residents said.

The renewed fighting in Baiji by the Islamist militants, who control thousands…

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Celebrities and sports stars voiced frustration and urged restraint on Tuesday following violent protests over the decision not to prosecute a white police officer for the killing of an unarmed black teen.

Magic Johnson, Chris Rock and LeBron James were among those tweeting after a night of unrest in Ferguson,…

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U.S. police are under pressure not only for the killing of an unarmed teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, for which a grand jury decided on Monday not to indict the police officer, but also for the military-style response to the sometimes violent protests that followed.

The sight in August of police…

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A monk chants a Buddhist mantra in front of a public lottery counter in Tokyo on Tuesday. Lottery stand owners often hire monks to conduct ritual purification on their stands for a big win.

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Long-derided saturated fats -- associated with an array of health problems such as heart disease -- caught a break when research revealed their intake could be doubled or even nearly tripled without driving up their level in a person's blood.

Carbohydrates, meanwhile, are associated with heightened levels of a fatty…

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AirAsia X has launched flights to Tokyo's Narita Airport from Kuala Lumpur. Narita is AirAsia X’s second airport in Tokyo after Haneda, which was launched in 2010.

Azran Osman-Rani, CEO of AirAsia X said, “Our service to Tokyo-Narita enhances our connectivity offering, complementing our existing daily services to Tokyo-Haneda that…

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No one ever said pizza couldn’t be sweet, right? Well, certainly no one in Japan. We’ve already introduced to you the high-sugar Kit Kat pizza and caramel marshmallow pizza, and now we’ve heard that Aoki’s Pizza, a chain based in Japan’s Tokai Region, will soon be offering up a unique…

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