TOKYO (Reuters) – Mongolian sumo wrestler Hakuho on Friday smashed the record for most career wins in Japan’s national sport as the ‘yokozuna’, or grand champion, took down Takayasu in a frenetic bout to deafening cheers at the Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament. With his 1,048th win, the 32-year-old surpassed former wrestler Kaio’s record, in place
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TOKYO (Reuters) – Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, London mayor when the city hosted the 2012 Summer Olympics, advised Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike on Friday to shrug off criticism during the 2020 Games preparation period, saying everything will work out in the end. Johnson, elected mayor in 2008, was eventually celebrated for his role in
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(Reuters) – A U.S. judge on Thursday refused to revisit a court order that blocks President Donald Trump’s administration from carrying out a policy designed to threaten the granting of federal funds to so-called sanctuary cities. U.S. District Judge William Orrick III in San Francisco ruled that a recent memo from the Justice Department that
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – From the dragons of Westeros and the “Walking Dead” zombies to the deadly humanoid robots of “Westworld,” the golden age of television is dominating the limelight at San Diego’s annual Comic-Con. Kicking off on Thursday, this year’s four-day Comic-Con gathering of nerd and pop culture fans will see fewer films being
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