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French authorities are investigating the theft of roughly 200 detonators plus grenades and plastic explosives from a military site in southeastern France, officials said Tuesday.

The thefts at the Miramas site, which is operated by a combination of military services west of Marseille, appeared to have occurred overnight from Sunday…

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St. Louis maintained its strong lead atop the National League standings with a 6-0 win against the Chicago Cubs on Monday, extending the winless run of the Cubs' big-money pitcher Jon Lester.

Victory kept the Cardinals six games clear atop the NL standings ahead of Pittsburgh, which beat San Diego…

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The Ministry of Justice said that Wednesday is the deadline for foreign residents of Japan to replace their old alien registration certificate with the resident registration card.

The new system of residence management for foreign residents that combines the information collected via the Immigration Control Act and the Alien Registration…

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Nuclear fuel was being loaded into a reactor in Kyushu on Tuesday as its operator prepared to restart operations despite widespread public opposition to the nuclear power.

The reactor is expected to become the first one to go back on line after two years of complete hiatus in Japan following…

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A 32-year-old male chef has been arrested on suspicion of stealing women’s underwear from an apartment balcony in Tokyo, police said.

The suspect, identified as Yuya Arai, was quoted by police as saying he had done the same thing more than 10 times because he was stressed out, Sports Nippon…

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Temperamental Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios slammed swimming legend Dawn Fraser as a "blatant racist" Tuesday after she told him to "go back to where his parents came from" following his stormy Wimbledon exit.

Kyrgios's colorful antics, on show at the All England Club, have split Australians with some seeing…

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Nick Kyrgios has accused Olympic great Dawn Fraser of being a "blatant racist" after the former champion swimmer said tennis players should "go back to where their parents came from" if they did not set a better example to Australian youth.

Kyrgios was the subject of a barrage of criticism…

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Arnold Schwarzenegger, center, poses with actress Emilia Clark, left, and Japanese fashion model Mariya Nishiuchi prior to the Japan premiere of “Terminator Genisys” at Roppongi Hills in Tokyo on Monday night. The 67-year-old Schwarzenegger, who is popularly known in Japan as Schwa-chan, is making his 16th visit. Foreign media were…

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Buoyed by a landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling, a prominent South Korean gay rights campaigner and movie director is suing officials for refusing to recognise his 2013 same-sex marriage.

Kim Jho Gwang-Soo -- a rare openly gay celebrity in conservative South Korea -- and his partner Kim Seung-Hwan took their…

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The world's oldest man, Sakari Momoi, has died in Japan at the ripe old age of 112, an official said Tuesday.

Momoi, born months before the Wright brothers made their first successful flight, passed away late Sunday, said the official at Saitama City, north of Tokyo, where he had lived…

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