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South Korea warned on Monday there is a risk of its citizens being abducted by Pyongyang in retaliation for the defection of a dozen North Korean staff at a restaurant in China.

Twelve women working at the restaurant in the eastern Chinese city of Ningbo defected to the South with…

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More than 200 goldfish and decorative carp swim in an elongated tank that overlooks five bathtubs offering visitors a variety of soaking methods at the Kaiseiyu onsen in Ota City, Tokyo. From a mineral bath filled with natural spring water known as “kuroyu” (黒湯, or “black onsen”) sourced from the…

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Yu Darvish threw 18 of 32 pitches for strikes in a rehab start Sunday, the first game for the Texas Rangers ace since Tommy John surgery more than 13 months ago.

Darvish worked two scoreless innings with two strikeouts and one walk for Double-A Frisco against Corpus Christi, an affiliate…

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You’ve been at work in a foreign city all day. Coming “home,” the last thing you want to do is go out to another restaurant, buy some fast food or even leave the house. What you really want to do is to kick off your shoes, get out of your…

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Anti-government protesters disbanded at least temporarily Sunday from the heavily fortified Green Zone they had stormed a day earlier after the Islamic State group carried out its second major attack in Iraq in as many days — a pair of car bombs that killed more than 30 people.

The country's…

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Scrambling to resuscitate a nearly dead truce in Syria, the Obama administration has again been forced to turn to Russia for help, with little hope for the desired U.S. outcome.

At stake are thousands of lives and the fate of a feeble peace process essential to the fight against the…

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For Matt Damon, the "Bourne" films have been like a lifeblood.

"I was kind of inoculated for that five or six year period when I made the first three. I could make decisions with absolutely no thought to what the potential box office was," says Damon. "It was liberating in…

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From the 1912 sinking of RMS Titanic to the Chernobyl nuclear accident 30 years ago, technology has repeatedly confounded the confidence of its creators.

But it is still somehow a surprise today when we are led astray by our closest technological companions -- mobile phones, GPS navigators, self-driving cars, or…

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Top-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska and second-seeded Angelique Kerber were upset in the opening round of the Madrid Masters on Sunday.

Radwanska, who replaced Serena Williams as the highest-seeded player after the No. 1-ranked American fell ill on Friday, was beaten 4-6, 7-6 (3), 3-6 by Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia.

Radwanska hit…

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The 2016 presidential campaign rumbled through Indiana Sunday focused on Tuesday's critical primary, even as front-runners Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump itched to fully engage in the one-on-one battle they cast as inevitable.

But the underdogs in both parties made clear they had no plans to exit the race, at…

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