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Taking the plunge into living as ‘ama’ divers

|     Hitomi Sadasue     | FUKUOKA, Japan (The Japan News/ANN) - Two women sat laughing together in a small boat on the Genkai Nada sea. They...

Extreme heat likely ruining Kyoto’s famed moss gardens

KYOTO, Japan (The Japan News/ANN) - The urban heat island effect and severe hot weather in recent years have likely had an adverse effect...

Score! Scrabble dictionary adds ‘OK,’ ‘ew’ to official play

NEW YORK (AP) — Scrabble players, time to rethink your game because 300 new words are coming your way, including some long-awaited gems: OK...

Vase painting world record achieved in China’s ceramic capital

NANCHANG (Xinhua) - A Guinness world record for "most people painting vases simultaneously" was achieved in Jingdezhen, east China’s Jiangxi Province. A total of 1,131...

Iran holds funerals for victims of terror attack in Ahvaz

AHVAZ, Iran (AP) - In a collective outpouring of grief, Iranians held funerals yesterday for the victims of the weekend terror attack on a...

Tanzania buries ferry disaster dead as toll hits 224

UKARA, Tanzania (AFP) - Tanzania declared the whole nation was in mourning on Sunday as the first dozen bodies were buried from a devastating...

Maldives’ President concedes loss to opposition candidate

MALE, Maldives (AP) — Maldives strongman President Yameen Abdul Gayoom conceded that he lost Sunday’s election to his challenger, longtime lawmaker Ibrahim Mohamed Solih,...

Out of Cambodian jail, filmmaker strolls on beach back home

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian filmmaker James Ricketson took a stroll on a Sydney beach at dawn yesterday while recuperating from more than a...

New misconduct accusations roil Kavanaugh nomination

WASHINGTON (AP) - A second allegation of sexual misconduct has emerged against Judge Brett Kavanaugh, a development that has further imperiled his nomination to...

Teen killed in anti-Ortega march in Nicaragua

MANAGUA (AFP) - An attack on a protest by opponents of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega left one person dead and at least five others...

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