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Gretzky: NHL players in Olympics 'much better for everyone'

Sep 13, 2018

Wayne Gretzky says the NHL should again allow its players to compete in the Winter Olympics because sending the world's top hockey players is "always much better for everyone."

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Osaka's US Open win re-opens identity discussion in Japan

Sep 13, 2018

Naomi Osaka's victory in the U.S. Open has added her to a growing list of athletes, Nobel Prize winners, and beauty pageant contestants who have raised the issue of what it means to be Japanese

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SUV crashes into crowd at square in central China, killing 9

Sep 12, 2018

A central Chinese city says an SUV crashed into a crowd at a public square, killing at least nine people and injuring more than 40 others

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Chile international Valdes apologizes for derogatory gesture

Sep 11, 2018

Chile international Diego Valdes has apologized for creating a racism controversy in South Korea ahead of the friendly game between the teams on Tuesday

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Osaka charms Japan with her manners _ and broken Japanese

Sep 10, 2018

Naomi Osaka's halting Japanese and her manners have eclipsed many questions about her mixed-race parentage in a famously insular country

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Alibaba's Jack Ma to step down as chairman in September 2019

Sep 10, 2018

Alibaba Group founder Jack Ma says he will step down as the e-commerce giant's chairman in September 2019

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Japan rejoices in having first grand slam champion

Sep 9, 2018

Japanese tennis and non-tennis fans alike are celebrating one of their own winning a Grand Slam tournament for the first time

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Former AP photojournalist Kim Chonkil dies at age 89

Sep 8, 2018

Former Associated Press photojournalist Kim Chonkil, whose images captured South Korea's turbulent transition from dictatorship to democracy, has died at age 89

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French actor Depardieu in Pyongyang ahead of anniversary

Sep 8, 2018

French actor Gerard Depardieu has arrived in the North Korean capital ahead of celebrations to mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the socialist state

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Korean boy bands, soccer stars march to different beats

Sep 6, 2018

Boy band BTS hit the top of the charts not long after Son Heung-min and his South Korean soccer team stepped atop the Asian Games podium. The performers and athletes brought acclaim to the country, and it has sparked a national debate on military service

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