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Japan put party on hold after making World Cup history

Japan coach Akira Nishino joked about organizing a parade through Saransk to celebrate a slice of World Cup history on Tuesday after his side shocked 10-man Colombia 2-1. The Japanese were widely written off as Group H contenders when Nishino was brought in as head coach in April, leaving him…

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Lewandowski on girl with Down syndrome: 'Wah wah'

A former campaign manager for Donald Trump has created a stir by dismissing a story about a girl with Down syndrome with a sarcastic "Wah wah." Corey Lewandowski appeared Tuesday on Fox News Channel to discuss President Trump's hard-line immigration policy, which has led to the practice of taking migrant…

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South Korean crypto exchange loses $31 million from hack

A leading South Korean cryptocurrency exchange said Wednesday that $31 million worth of virtual currencies have been stolen by hackers, a latest in the series of recent hacks that raised security concerns. Bithumb, South Korea's second-largest exchange, said cyberattacks from late Tuesday night to Wednesday morning led to the loss…

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Opposition to family separation grows; Trump defends actions

President Donald Trump told Republican lawmakers on Tuesday he would back either of the immigration bills making their way through the House of Representatives, as the outcry grew over his administration's separation of immigrant parents and children at the U.S.-Mexico border. Representative Mark Meadows said Trump told Republican members of…

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Sports

Fans in Japan go wild after World Cup win over Colombia

Bars across Japan erupted with joy on Tuesday as soccer fans exchanged beery hugs after their team stunned Colombia 2-1 in their World Cup opener in Russia. Many supporters, the majority the worse for wear after a boozy evening glued to the television, celebrated with one for the road --…

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White House piles pressure on China after Trump tariff threat

China has underestimated U.S. President Donald Trump's resolve to impose more tariffs unless it changes its "predatory" trade practices, a White House trade adviser said on Tuesday, as Trump greatly expanded the amount of Chinese imports possibly facing new duties. The growing trade conflict hit financial markets hard, with Beijing…

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Tech - Game

Apple fined millions in Australia for false iPhone claims

Apple was Tuesday fined A$9 million (U.S.$6.7 million) by an Australian court for making false claims about consumer rights when refusing to fix faulty iPhones and iPads previously repaired by a third party. Customers of the U.S. tech giant had complained to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) after…

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Life - Entertain

Anger mounts in Hollywood over Fox immigration coverage

"Modern Family" co-creator Steve Levitan became Tuesday the latest in a string of Hollywood figures berating Fox over its news division's coverage, announcing he was quitting the entertainment giant. Much of the anger has centered around Fox News's reporting of US President Donald Trump's move to forcibly separate migrant children…

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U.S. withdraws from United Nations human rights body

The United States withdrew from the United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday accusing it of a "chronic bias against Israel," a move that activists warned would make advancing human rights globally even more difficult. Standing with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Haley slammed Russia, China, Cuba and Egypt…

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