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Tuesday, Feb 09, 2016

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Japan worried about 2020 problem, or life after the Olympics

Japan worried about 2020 problem, or life after the Olympics

Japan is gearing up for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics with gusto, investing in everything from stadiums to electric cars, and expecting an economic bonanza from a construction frenzy and an influx of visitors
Updated: 1 hour ago

Scientists study whether meteorite killed man in south India

Scientists are analyzing a small blue rock that plummeted from the sky and killed a man in southern India to determine if it is a meteorite
Updated: 1 hour ago

Quotations in the News

Quotations in the News
Updated: 1 hour ago

Man accused in Milwaukee mass shooting plot to be arraigned

The man accused of plotting to attack a Milwaukee Masonic temple in the name of Islam is scheduled for arraignment
Updated: 2 hours ago
Morris, US youth gain valuable experience before busy year

Morris, US youth gain valuable experience before busy year

Jordan Morris' U.S. teammates were grateful to see the new pro get a financial benefit from the last month in camp
Updated: 2 hours ago
Asia stocks extend global sell-off, Japan down 5.4 percent

Asia stocks extend global sell-off, Japan down 5.4 percent

Asian markets tumbled Tuesday as renewed jitters about the global economy set off a wave of selling in banking stocks
Updated: 3 hours ago
Palestinian doctor aims to boost West Bank medical services

Palestinian doctor aims to boost West Bank medical services

After Dr. Saleem Haj-Yahia performed the first-ever successful heart transplant in the West Bank last month, he was greeting with flowers, balloons and cheering crowds and publicly praised by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas
Updated: 3 hours ago
Survivor tells of living through collapse of Taiwan building

Survivor tells of living through collapse of Taiwan building

After propping himself against a wall for 20 hours to avoid smothering his girlfriend, Ko Ching-chung's strength was draining away
Updated: 3 hours ago
Hong Kong activists, police clash over holiday food stalls

Hong Kong activists, police clash over holiday food stalls

Hong Kong's Lunar New Year celebration has descended into chaotic scenes as protesters and police clashed over a street market selling fishballs and other local holiday delicacies
Updated: 3 hours ago
New England mops up as snow falls on East Coast

New England mops up as snow falls on East Coast

A wind-driven winter storm that brought blizzard conditions to Cape Cod and dropped several inches of snow on southeastern Massachusetts is expected to bring snow to other parts of the East Coast
Updated: 3 hours ago