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New bullet train rolls out

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Officials say the new model has less vibration and noise while running compared with the current train.Read more

World Cup runneth over for Russian beer sales

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Beer sales in Russia have increased significantly since World Cup soccer started there this week.Read more

US prepares for North Korea's return of American war remains

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The U.S. military is preparing for North Korea's return of the remains of American soldiers who have been missing since the Korean War.Read more


Trump jabbed first, and now world hits back in trade fight

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The United States attacked first, imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum from around the globe and threatening to hit tens of billions of dollars in Chinese products.Read more

Poll: Majority approve of Trump's North Korea effort

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A majority of Americans now approve of President Donald Trump's handling of U.S. relations with North Korea, a change that comes after his historic summit with that...Read more

Trudeau: Canada to legalize marijuana on October 17

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Marijuana will be legal nationwide in Canada starting Oct. 17 in a move that should take market share away from organized crime and protect the country's youth, Prime...Read more

Compulsive video-game playing could be mental health problem

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The World Health Organization now lists compulsively playing video games as a mental health condition.Read more

Strong quake near Osaka, Japan, kills 3, knocks over walls

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Residents in western Japan were cleaning up debris Monday evening after a powerful earthquake hit the area around Osaka, the country's second-largest city, killing three...Read more

Vows in the air: German couple married in tightrope wedding

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A couple in eastern Germany have gotten married in a swing dangling from a motorcycle atop a tightrope, 14 meters (46 feet) above the ground.Read more


3 dead, dozens injured by quake in Osaka in western Japan

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A strong earthquake knocked over walls and set off scattered fires around metropolitan Osaka in western Japan on Monday morning, killing at least three people and...Read more

Rescue ships dock in Spain as migrant debate roils Europe

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Ships in the Aquarius aid convoy docked Sunday at the Spanish port of Valencia, ending a weeklong ordeal for hundreds of people who were rescued from the perilous...Read more