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Survey finds most Japanese do not want to attend live Olympic or Paralympic events

Fewer than 40 percent of Japanese want to watch live Tokyo Olympic or Paralympic events at venues, a recent Jiji Press opinion poll found.According to …

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Japan’s Social Democratic Party looks to the past in picking Mizuho Fukushima for top post

The Social Democratic Party elected Mizuho Fukushima as its new leader at a party convention on Saturday, placing her back in the top position after …

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Pope OKs beatification for Rutilio Grande, Salvadoran martyr murdered by a right-wing death squad

Pope Francis has moved the Rev. Rutilio Grande, a Jesuit priest who inspired St. Oscar Romero and was himself a victim of El Salvador’s right-wing …

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Misguided virus fears hitting Asian American businesses hard in Chinatowns across U.S.

In Arizona, a burgeoning Asian American community fields xenophobic calls about a planned night market featuring Asian street foods. In New York, a dim sum …

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Woman linked to doomsday cult held in Hawaii over missing children amid suspicious deaths

A 46-year-old woman with reported links to a doomsday cult and to at least three people whose deaths are being investigated has been arrested in …

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U.S. approves new type of cholesterol drug, Nexletol

U.S. regulators on Friday approved a new type of cholesterol-lowering drug aimed at millions of people who can’t tolerate — or don’t get enough help …

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Vietnamese dissident monk who was a Nobel Prize nominee dies at 93

Thich Quang Do, a dissident Buddhist monk who has effectively been under house arrest since 2003 and was nominated multiple times for the Nobel Peace …

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Would You Eat These Foods With Ketchup?

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Israel returns foreign nationals on flight from South Korea after backtracking on ban

Israel on Saturday refused to allow some 200 non-Israelis to disembark from a plane that arrived from South Korea, as part of measures against the …

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Chinese coronavirus cases fall outside Wuhan, but South Korean cases surge again

China reported another fall in the new coronavirus infections outside of its epicenter on Sunday, but world health officials warned it was too early to …