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Carlos Ghosn's accused smugglers unlikely to win quick bail

3 hours ago   |   National Post

A U.S. judge said she is unlikely to quickly release a Massachusetts father and son being held on charges they helped smuggle former Nissan Motor Co chairman Carlos Ghosn out...
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Theme parks in Japan are discouraging screaming on roller coasters to slow coronavirus spread, with one park urging riders to 'Please scream inside your heart'

Theme parks in Japan are discouraging screaming on roller coasters to slow coronavirus spread, with one park urging riders to 'Please scream inside your heart'

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Japan's theme parks are urging patrons not to yell on roller coasters to slow the spread of the coronavirus. In a recent video, top executives from one of the country's parks...
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China, Japan hit by devastating floods, mudslides

China, Japan hit by devastating floods, mudslides

7 hours ago   |   Arizona Daily Star

Dozens of people have died in the flooding and millions have been told to leave their homes.
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Carlos Ghosn wired $862K to American who helped him escape, feds say

Carlos Ghosn wired $862K to American who helped him escape, feds say

7 hours ago   |   New York Post

Fugitive auto tycoon Carlos Ghosn wired nearly $900,000 to one of the Americans accused of aiding his dramatic escape from Japan, the feds said. The former Nissan CEO sent two...
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Feds: Ex-Nissan boss wired money to Mass. man who helped him flee Japan

Feds: Ex-Nissan boss wired money to Mass. man who helped him flee Japan

10 hours ago   |   WCVB

Carlos Ghosn wired more than $860,000 to a company linked to one of the men accused of helping smuggle him out of Japan in a box last year, prosecutors said in a new court filing.
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Visa Waivers, Vouchers, Flight Discounts and Other Travel Lures

15 hours ago   |   NY Times

Desperate to revive tourism, countries around the globe are offering incentives to visit - but Americans, barred from most of these destinations, won't be able to take...
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Japan battered by more heavy rain, floods; nearly 60 dead

Japan battered by more heavy rain, floods; nearly 60 dead

17 hours ago   |   Post Gazette   |   2 articles


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Japan Flooding Deaths Rise to 58, With More Rain on Horizon

17 hours ago   |   NY Times

Tens of thousands of troops, police officers and other rescue workers have worked their way through mud and debris in the hardest-hit riverside towns to evacuate residents.
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Japan battered by more heavy rain, floods, nearly 60 dead

19 hours ago   |   ABC News   |   2 articles

Pounding rain that already caused deadly floods in southern Japan is moving northeast
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Asian shares mixed as pandemic saps buying momentum

21 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

By YURI KAGEYAMA TOKYO - Shares were mixed in Asia on Wednesday as uncertainty over the pandemic sapped the buying enthusiasm that has been driving prices higher. The selling...
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Health official says Trump rally in Oklahoma is 'likely' source of virus surge there

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Gov. Baker addresses return to classroom in Massachusetts this fall

Gov. Baker addresses return to classroom in Massachusetts this fall

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'What a hero': Iowa man uses Ring camera to tell family their home was on fire

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Ivy League calls off fall sports, including football, for its 8 schools

Ivy League calls off fall sports, including football, for its 8 schools

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Bed Bath & Beyond to close 200 stores over the next two years

Bed Bath & Beyond to close 200 stores over the next two years

The company said it lost 49% of net sales during March, April and May of this year compared to sales last year. Read more ...

SF Lawmaker: CAREN Act 'Is the CAREN We Need'

SF Lawmaker: CAREN Act 'Is the CAREN We Need'

A San Francisco lawmaker wants to deploy "CAREN" against people making racially motivated calls to 911. Supervisor Shamann Walton introduced the ordinance Wednesday, calling it... Read more ...

Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, impeachment witness, announces he will retire...

Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, impeachment witness, announces he will retire from military

News of Vindman's retirement marks the culmination of a months-long saga dating back to his public impeachment testimony in November. Read more ...

Supreme Court sides with Trump administration in birth control opt-out case

Supreme Court sides with Trump administration in birth control opt-out case

The Supreme Court is siding with the Trump administration in its effort to allow more employers to opt out of providing no-cost birth control to women as required by the... Read more ...

Disney releases coronavirus safety measures as Central Florida parks set to...

Disney releases coronavirus safety measures as Central Florida parks set to reopen

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Chief Justice John Roberts was briefly hospitalized in June after a fall

Chief Justice John Roberts was briefly hospitalized in June after a fall

Chief Justice John Roberts was briefly hospitalized for a night last month after falling while walking near his home, a spokeswoman for the Supreme Court said. Read more ...