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A Japanese Spacecraft Has Landed on an Asteroid to Look for Clues on Origins of Life

2 hours ago   |   Time

A Japanese spacecraft touched down on a distant asteroid Friday on a mission to collect material that could provide clues to the origin of the solar system and life on...
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Asian shares mostly lower as investors watch trade talks

4 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

Asian shares were mostly lower Friday after a slide on Wall Street as nervous investors eyed U.S.-China trade talks in Washington. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 slipped 0.3...
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Japan's Akihito seen as devoted to duties, open to new ideas

5 hours ago   |   ABC News

Japan's Emperor Akihito, who will abdicate the throne in April, is seen as being open to new ideas and keenly aware of his duties
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Japan probe Hayabusa2 touches down on Ryugu asteroid

7 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

Spacecraft is on a mission to collect material that could provide clues to the origin of life and the solar system.
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Japan's Hayabusa2 Spacecraft Lands on Ryugu Asteroid

10 hours ago   |   NY Times

The space probe ascended from the space rock after trying to gather samples that it will eventually return to Earth.
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Anti-Vax Religious Group Says Sorry For Helping Cause Massive Measles Outbreak

15 hours ago   |   Newsweek

Kyusei Shinkyo, which warns against "the hazards of using medicine to treat disease" has agreed to alter its teachings after an outbreak at one of its workshops in Japan.
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Japanese spacecraft preparing to blast asteroid with a gun

Japanese spacecraft preparing to blast asteroid with a gun

16 hours ago   |   New York Post

It's a shot in the dark. A group of Japanese scientists plans to mine an asteroid for mineral samples - by blasting it with a gun. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's...
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The Latest: UK says trade deals won't be ready by Brexit day

17 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

The Latest on Britain's withdrawal from the European Union : 3:55 p.m. The British government says trade deals with Japan, Turkey and other countries won't be in place...
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Strong quake hits Japan's northernmost main island Hokkaido

20 hours ago   |   National Post   |   3 articles

TOKYO - A strong earthquake shook a wide area of Japan's northernmost main island of Hokkaido on Thursday evening, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or...
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Strong quake hits Japan's northernmost main island Hokkaido

20 hours ago   |   Miami Herald   |   3 articles

A strong earthquake shook a wide area of Japan's northernmost main island of Hokkaido on Thursday evening, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage. The quake...
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New election ordered in undecided US House race after ballot fraud investigation

New election ordered in undecided US House race after ballot fraud investigation

The North Carolina State Board of Elections voted 5-0 Thursday to hold a new election in the 9th Congressional District. Read more ...

Mom placed under arrest after posting school fistfight on social media

Mom placed under arrest after posting school fistfight on social media

A mom in Louisiana shared a viral video of a high school fight and now has to answer for her actions, authorities said. Read more ...

Winter in Las Vegas? Rare weather brings snow angels, snowball fights

Winter in Las Vegas? Rare weather brings snow angels, snowball fights

A snowman near the famous "Welcome to Las Vegas" sign and snowballs were just some of the ways people marked the rare snowfall there. Read more ...

College basketball star injured after Nike shoe blows out in incident that...

College basketball star injured after Nike shoe blows out in incident that stunned spectators

Zion Williamson was knocked out of the North Carolina-Duke rivalry game by a knee injury after his Nike shoe blew out just 33 seconds into the game. Read more ...

Syracuse legend Jim Boeheim hits, kills man with his car

Syracuse legend Jim Boeheim hits, kills man with his car

Syracuse coaching legend Jim Boeheim struck and killed a man with his car on Wednesday around midnight, according to a Syracuse.com report. A man in his 30s got out of his car... Read more ...

'Dedicated worker': Park ranger furloughed during shutdown wins huge lottery...

'Dedicated worker': Park ranger furloughed during shutdown wins huge lottery prize

A park ranger furloughed during the partial federal government shutdown has claimed a lottery jackpot worth tens of millions of dollars. Read more ...

James Harden, Chris Paul blast ref Scott Foster after Rockets lose to...

James Harden, Chris Paul blast ref Scott Foster after Rockets lose to Lakers: 'For sure it's personal'

James Harden and Chris Paul fouled out as Houston fell apart late in Los Angeles. Afterward, both Houston stars had harsh words for one of the game officials. Read more ...

LeBron James turns it on late as Lakers roll past Rockets

LeBron James turns it on late as Lakers roll past Rockets

LOS ANGELES - LeBron James scored 29 points, Brandon Ingram added 27 and the Los Angeles Lakers rallied from a 19-point deficit midway through the third quarter to defeat the... Read more ...

No. 2 Gonzaga routs Pepperdine for 17th win in a row

No. 2 Gonzaga routs Pepperdine for 17th win in a row

SPOKANE, Wash. - Rui Hachimura scored 23 points and No. 2 Gonzaga beat Pepperdine 92-64 on Thursday night, keeping the door open to a possible No. 1 ranking next week. Read more ...

McDavid scores in overtime, Oilers top Islanders 4-3

McDavid scores in overtime, Oilers top Islanders 4-3

EDMONTON, Alberta - The Edmonton Oilers finally feel as though they got the result they deserved from the work they've put in. Read more ...