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Abe's Pearl Harbor gambit is not likely to pay off

Abe's Pearl Harbor gambit is not likely to pay off

Abe will become the first Japanese leader to visit the USS Arizona Memorial that honors sailors and marines killed in the surprise attack. His visit comes seven months after Mr Obama became the first serving United States president to visit Hiroshima, where the U.S.


Human error caused Brazilian football team's plane to crash

Human error caused Brazilian football team's plane to crash

A plane carrying 81 people crashed outside Medellin, Colombia, on Monday night. The investigation was conducted using the flight recorders and other evidence, officials said. Neither the charter company nor Bolivian authorities should have allowed the plane to take off with the flight plan submitted, said Freddy Bonilla, safety secretary for Colombia's aviation authority.



Thousands are fleeing typhoon Nock-Ten in the Philippines

It made eight landfalls before it left the Philippine landmass on Monday afternoon: Bato, Catanduanes; Sagnay, Camarines Sur; San Andres, Quezon; Torrijos, Marinduque; Verde Island, Batangas City; Tingloy, Batangas; Calatagan, Batangas; and Lubang Island.


Cleveland Cavaliers at Detroit Pistons

Cleveland Cavaliers at Detroit Pistons

Kyrie Irving is expected to play Monday night, but Lue said beforehand that James would miss his third game of the season. Cavs guard Kyrie Irving logged heavy minutes too, playing 44 out of a possible 48, however Lue made a decision to play Irving against the Pistons .


Police kill militants in Indonesian raid

Police kill militants in Indonesian raid

National Police spokesman Rikwanto told Anadolu Agency that two other suspects had been arrested earlier in the morning on a road in Purwakarta city, and told police of a "hideout" at a hut on a nearby lake. On Wednesday, anti-terror police killed three suspected militants in a raid near Jakarta during which several bombs were recovered. Police said the holiday season plot was uncovered during the interrogation of militants who were planning a suicide bomb attack on a guard-changing ...


Indian priest held by ISIS seeks help

Indian priest held by ISIS seeks help

Dear Pope Francis, dear Holy Father, as a father please take care of my life. In the video, he has claimed that his captors had made contacts with the Indian government. According to the Times of India, after the video was aired on television, the relatives of the priest assembled at his ancestral house. Fr. Uzhunnalil also asked the Church and Pope to intervene for his release.