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2020 Tokyo Olympics Goes Green, Collects Old Phones to Produce Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals

2 hours ago   |   Newsweek

“The idea of using recycled metals in medals has been used in the past,” it states on the Tokyo 2020 website. “However, this project makes Tokyo 2020 a first in the history of...
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U.S. carriers compete for new slots at Tokyo's Haneda airport

10 hours ago   |   Reuters

The top three U.S. carriers announced bids for new slots at Tokyo's Haneda International Airport on Thursday as part of a push to increase daily nonstop flights to the Japanese...
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United bids for six new slots at Tokyo's Haneda airport

15 hours ago   |   Reuters

United Continental Holdings is applying for six of 12 new slots open to U.S. carriers at Tokyo's Haneda International Airport in a push to increase daily nonstop flights to the...
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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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Breakdancing Tipped to Feature at the Paris Olympics in 2024

20 hours ago   |   Fortune

The 2024 Paris Olympics may feature a new sport: breakdancing. The organizers of the games said Thursday that they were proposing breaking's inclusion to the International...
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Large number of overseas fans expected at Rugby World Cup

1 day ago   |   Saint Louis Today

TOKYO - Organizers of the Rugby World Cup in Japan say the number of foreign visitors expected at this year's tournament has far exceeded expectations.
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Asian stocks higher ahead of US-China tariff war talks

1 day ago   |   Miami Herald

Asian stock markets rose Thursday following a listless day on Wall Street ahead of U.S.-Chinese negotiations aimed at ending a tariffs battle. Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index gained...
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'ONE Championship: A New Era' now has four flyweight tournament bouts, four title fights - and Eddie Alvarez's debut

1 day ago   |   MMAjunkie

ONE Championship's upcoming flyweight tournament field is set, and the opening round will take place at the promotion's biggest event yet. “ONE Chmpionship: A New Era” takes...
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Baseball officials in Japan debate pitch limits

1 day ago   |   National Post

TOKYO - Amateur baseball officials in Japan are debating the introduction of pitch limits aimed at preventing injuries to high school players. Marathon pitching performances...
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Honda to shut plant in Britain, imperiling 3,500 jobs

3 days ago   |   National Post   |   4 articles

TOKYO - Honda said Tuesday it plans to close its car factory in western England in 2021, imperiling 3,500 jobs in a fresh blow to the British economy as it faces its March 29...
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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 ...