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US President Barack Obama steps out from Air Force One as he arrives at Haneda International Airport in Tokyo, 23 April 2014 Obama pledges Japan islands support

US President Barack Obama tells Japan that islands it disputes with China are covered by a bilateral defence treaty, as he begins an Asian tour.

Mark Shand Duchess of Cornwall's brother dies

The Duchess of Cornwall's brother, Mark Shand, dies in a New York hospital after sustaining a serious head injury in a fall.


Man Utd believe Moyes timing right David Moyes

Manchester United reject "unprofessional" claim, insisting they did not want to search for a successor behind David Moyes's back.


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Phantom Badger reports for duty Phantom Badger reports for duty

With US Navy approval, Boeing’s new war machine is ready to roll


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Portland. The most relaxed business city?

Some of the world’s top companies call this West Coast city home. Discover where to go, what to see and what to eat when you get there.

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Drinking coffee The world’s top coffee cities

These six places are known for their top-notch brews and caffeine-focused cultures - perfect for those on an extended stay.

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Snapped pencil Is hiring a super tutor worth it?

As exam season looms, many wealthy parents pay big money for 'super tutors' to raise their kids' grades - although a good tutor alone doesn't guarantee success.


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