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Flash floods, slides in eastern Indonesia kill at least 58

Mar 18, 2019

Flash floods and mudslides triggered by days of torrential downpours tore through mountainside villages in Indonesia's easternmost province, killing at least 58 people and leaving thousands homeless

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Undergrad Chen set to face Hanyu at figure skating worlds

Mar 18, 2019

Defending champion Nathan Chen heads to the world figure skating championships in Japan balancing the rigors of competition with the scholastic requirements of being an undergraduate at Yale

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Ichiro hitless as Mariners beat Yomiuri 6-4 in exhibition

Mar 17, 2019

Ichiro Suzuki's struggles at the plate followed him to Japan

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Ichiro in Japan: Still enjoying the big leagues while he can

Mar 16, 2019

Ichiro Suzuki is back in his native Japan for Seattle's season-opening series against Oakland and enjoying it while he can

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Tokyo's Olympics may become known as the 'Robot Games'

Mar 15, 2019

Tokyo's Olympics may become known as the "Robot Games."

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Philippine water shortage forces cuts for 6.8 million people

Mar 15, 2019

About 6.8 million people have been affected by a water shortage in the Philippine capital, with lines forming for rationed water and businesses and some hospitals struggling to cope

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China accuses US of prejudice over human rights issues

Mar 14, 2019

China has responded to new U.S. allegations of widespread human rights abuses with its own accusations of prejudice and interference, saying the situation of rights in the country has "never been better"

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Malaysia backtracks on plans to abolish death penalty

Mar 14, 2019

Malaysia's government backtracks on abolishing capital punishment, saying instead it will no longer be mandatory and would apply to fewer types of crimes

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Malaysia shuts 111 schools as toxic waste sickens students

Mar 13, 2019

Malaysia's government has ordered 111 schools in southern Johor state to close after toxic waste illegally dumped into a river sickened scores of students and teachers

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China says Muslim 'training' centers will slowly disappear

Mar 12, 2019

China says heavily guarded internment camps for Muslims which it calls vocational training centers will gradually disappear if there comes a time that "society does not need" them

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