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Dovizioso grabs pole for Japanese MotoGP, Marquez sixth

3 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today

MOTEGI, Japan - Ducati rider Andrea Dovizioso claimed pole position for the Japanese MotoGP on Saturday.
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Japan deepens Southeast Asian ties with airmen program

9 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

Japan's defense minister says he plans to start a program for professional airmen to strengthen ties between his country and Southeast Asia. Takeshi Iwaya says the program fits...
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Europe, Japan send spacecraft on 7-year journey to Mercury

9 hours ago   |   Miami Herald   |   2 articles

European and Japanese space agencies say an Ariane 5 rocket has successfully lifted a spacecraft into orbit for a joint mission to Mercury, the closest planet to the sun. The...
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BepiColombo Spacecraft Launch on 7-Year Trek to Mercury for Europe and Japan

9 hours ago   |   Space   |   2 articles

A joint European-Japanese mission to the tiniest planet, Mercury, blasted off from French Guiana on its long journey tonight .
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BepiColombo Prepares for Launch to Mercury

12 hours ago   |   NY Times

The European-Japanese spacecraft will be the third mission to the rocky planet closest to the sun.
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BepiColombo in Pictures: A Mercury Mission by Europe and Japan

18 hours ago   |   Space

Tiny Mercury is a strange planet that may hide secrets to how our solar system formed - and that's why the European and Japanese space agencies decided to build a pair of...
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US and South Korea again call off a major military exercise

21 hours ago   |   National Post   |   3 articles

SINGAPORE - The United States and South Korea are scrapping another major military exercise this year, a Pentagon official said Friday, citing a push for diplomatic progress...
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Olympic shock: Japanese company admits falsifying earthquake safety data for Tokyo 2020 venues

21 hours ago   |   RT

A Japanese hydraulics company has admitted manipulating earthquake safety data for almost 1,000 buildings across Japan, including venues for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Games.
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Japan orders maker to fix questionable quake shock absorbers

1 day ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

TOKYO - The Japanese government on Friday ordered a company that falsified quality data for earthquake “shock absorbers” used in hundreds of buildings to speed up an...
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Europe, Japan ready spacecraft for 7-year journey to Mercury

1 day ago   |   Miami Herald

Final preparations were underway Friday for the launch of a joint mission by European and Japanese space agencies to send twin probes to Mercury, the closest planet to the Sun....
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Brewers beat Dodgers 7-2, send NLCS to Game 7

Brewers beat Dodgers 7-2, send NLCS to Game 7

The Milwaukee Brewers have forced the NL Championship Series to Game 7 with a 7-2 win over the LA Dodgers. Read more ...

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Out of this world: 12-pound lunar meteorite sells for more than $600,000

Out of this world: 12-pound lunar meteorite sells for more than $600,000

Would you pay more than $600,000 for a chunk of the moon? Read more ...

Aguilar, Brewers beat Dodgers 7-2, send NLCS to Game 7

Aguilar, Brewers beat Dodgers 7-2, send NLCS to Game 7

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9-year-old Canadian cashes in on long lines for pot, sells out Girl Scouts cookie supply

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Koepka keeps alive chance for No 1, leads by 4 in SKorea

Koepka keeps alive chance for No 1, leads by 4 in SKorea

JEJU ISLAND, South Korea - Brooks Koepka has improved his chances of taking over as No. 1 golfer in the world, shooting a bogey-free 5-under 67 Saturday to take a four-stroke... Read more ...

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The $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot was just drawn - here are the winning numbers: 65-53-23-15-70 Mega-ball: 7 The odds of winning the record-breaking $1 billion jackpot were... Read more ...

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Mega Millions jackpot hits $1 billion mark ahead of Friday drawing

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