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A tornado raged through a city on the U.S.-Mexico border Monday, destroying homes, flinging cars like matchsticks and ripping an infant from its mother's arms. At least 13 people were killed, authorities said.

In Texas, 12 people were reported missing after the vacation home they were staying in was swept…

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Rebel forces and loyalist fighters were locked in fierce fighting in Yemen on Monday as hopes of a political solution faded after the United Nations postponed peace talks.

Clashes raged in the country's third city Taez, sowing panic after Shiite Huthi rebels bombarded several districts with rocket and tank fire.…

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Bangladesh on Monday banned an Islamist militant group suspected of involvement in the murders of atheist bloggers that sparked protests in Dhaka and outrage around the world, an official said.

The Home Ministry's move to outlaw the Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT) comes almost a week after police asked the government…

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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden reassured Iraq's government on Monday of U.S. support in the fight against the Islamic State group, telephoning Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi with thanks for "the enormous sacrifice and bravery of Iraqi forces" one day after Defense Secretary Ash Carter questioned the Iraqi military commitment.

Biden's…

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Turkey and the U.S. have agreed in "principle" to provide air protection to Syrian rebels being trained and equipped to fight Islamic State militants, once they enter Syrian territory for battle, Turkey's foreign minister said.

The two countries agreed in February to train and equip up to 15,000 Syrians under…

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American actor George Clooney and his wife Amal pose for photographers at a photo call ahead of the Japan premiere of the Disney film "Tomorrowland" in Tokyo on Monday night. Clooney was joined at the premiere by director Brad Bird, British actress Raffey Cassidy, American actress Britt Robertson Japanese actress…

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How are Japanese young people faring under Abenomics? Youth is an especially precious resource in an aging country, and Abe’s policies towards young people are, therefore, of particular interest.

One useful metric to examine is suicide. Here we find that although the Japanese government’s anti-suicide policies have been remarkably successful…

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A small drone fell onto elevated train tracks in Asahikawa, Hokkaido, JR Hokkaido officials said Monday. The incident occurred at around 5:50 p.m. Sunday, the Hokkaido Shimbun reported.

According to police, a man in his 30s was flying a drone on a roadside when the machine suddenly fell onto the…

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Thanko is famous for a number of reasons, not the least of which is an uncanny ability to shoehorn microphones, HD spy cameras, and USB power into just about anything you can imagine, in the most Japanesey ways possible. As such, a fingerprint-activated padlock might surprise us relatively little, but…

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