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Police in in Shimabara, Nagasaki Prefecture, on Wednesday arrested a 51-year-old man on suspicion of killing his 81-year-old uncle at their home.

According to police, the victim, Shinichi Hotta, was found by a relative visiting him at around 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Fuji TV quoted police as saying the body, fully…

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Singer Chris Brown was arrested in Los Angeles on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon, police said, following an hours-long standoff after a woman alleged he pointed a gun at her.

Police said the troubled singer, who has had numerous brushes with the law, was being transported to a…

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The suspect in a fatal shooting at a construction company in the western city of Wakayama was in an armed standoff with police Wednesday morning after evading an attempt by officers to capture him the previous night.

The police are trying to persuade Yasuhide Mizobata, 45, who has been at…

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Twitter on Tuesday began offering video creators a cut of ad revenue in a move that could help it better compete with YouTube and Facebook for content viewers seek.

A Twitter Amplify Publisher Program that was launched with select media and publishers such as Buzzfeed and Time is now open…

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Australia's Parliament met Tuesday for the first time since the conservative government narrowly won an election almost two months ago and as an opinion poll showed Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's popularity falling.

Lawmakers were sworn in after the election on July 2 left Turnbull's coalition with 76 seats in the…

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The FBI is expected to release documents soon related to its investigation into Hillary Clinton and her use of a private email server, a law enforcement official said Tuesday.

The official, who was not authorized to discuss the matter by name and spoke on condition of anonymity, said documents in…

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The French government wants the European Union to end talks with the U.S. on forging a sweeping trade deal that it sees as too friendly to U.S. businesses.

French President Francois Hollande said Tuesday that talks on a landmark trade deal between the U.S. and European Union are unbalanced and…

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry urged Pakistan Tuesday to do more to stop extremist groups operating out of its territory, saying on a visit to India there could be no distinction between "good and bad terrorists".

Kerry said it was vital that Islamabad moved to "deprive any group of…

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The Islamic State group announced on Tuesday that one of its longest-serving and most prominent leaders, Abu Muhammad al-Adnani, was killed in Syria, depriving the organization of the man in charge of directing attacks overseas.

A U.S. defense official told Reuters the United States carried out an air strike in…

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