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An Australian man caught in a global sting to trap child sex predators using a virtual 10-year-old Filipina called Sweetie has been jailed, in what is thought to be the first conviction from the operation, reports said Wednesday.

Dutch rights groups Terre des Hommes said in November last year it…

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Tetsuro Ota scored in the 90th minute as Kashiwa Reysol beat Gamba Osaka 1-0, ending the former Asian Champion's seven-game winning streak in the J.League on Wednesday.

Ota, who came off the bench in the 78th minute, converted a Kim Chang Soo cross to secure three points for the hosts…

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Real Madrid handed Liverpool a 3-0 Champions League reality check Wednesday as Arsenal struck twice at the death in a 2-1 win at Anderlecht to mark manager Arsene Wenger's 65th birthday in style.

At Anfield, Cristiano Ronaldo hit his 70th Champions League goal -- one short of the all-time record…

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Shinsuke Yamanaka of Japan has retained his WBC bantamweight title with a unanimous decision over Suriyan Sor Rungvisai of Thailand on Wednesday.

Yamanaka sent Suriyan to the canvas with a left to the head in the seventh round and floored the challenger twice more at Yoyogi Natonal Gymnasium to improve…

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The head of Tokyo's Olympic organizing committee is concerned that delays in the demolition of the old Olympic stadium will have a negative impact on the 2020 Games and the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

Demolition of the old National Stadium was supposed to begin on Sept 29 but has been…

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Hong Kong student leaders Wednesday said they may not take part in further talks with the government after accusing city authorities of failing to make any meaningful offers to end weeks of mass rallies.

The comments are a blow to the city's Beijing-backed leaders who had expressed hopes for fresh…

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Authorities are investigating whether three teenage girls from suburban Denver who may have been trying to join Islamic State militants in Syria have friends or associates with similar intentions.

A U.S. official said the evidence gathered so far made it clear that the girls — two sisters, ages 17 and…

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Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is facing increased pressure from a newly energised opposition over potential scandals within his cabinet even though he swiftly jettisoned two ministers this week in a bid to calm the storm.

Three other cabinet members - Defense Minister Akinori Eto, Agriculture Minister Koya Nishikawa and Health…

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Stocks jumped 2.64% on Wednesday, reversing a sharp drop the previous day, as investors took their lead from another Wall Street rally.

The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange, which fell 2.03% on Tuesday, added 391.49 points to finish at 15,195.77. The broader Topix index of all first-section…

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The U.S. highway safety regulator, NHTSA, expanded its warning on Tuesday about faulty airbags made by Japanese auto-part maker Takata to 6.1 million vehicles in the United States.

"The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration urges owners of certain Toyota, Honda, Mazda, BMW, Nissan, Mitsubishi, Subaru, Chrysler, Ford and General Motors…

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