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Japan's Akihito, in final words as emperor, thanks the public, prays for peace
Japanese Emperor Akihito, in his final remarks as his three-decade reign drew to a close on Tuesday, thanked the people for their support and expressed hope for a peaceful future.
Cambridge to study how it profited from Atlantic slavery
The University of Cambridge said on Tuesday it would conduct a two-year academic study of how it benefited from or validated the Atlantic slave trade and other forms of coerced labor during the colonial era.
Emperor Akihito thanks Japanese people in farewell remarks
Following are remarks by Japanese Emperor Akihito at his abdication ceremony on Tuesday in the Imperial Palace's Matsu no ma, or Hall of Pine.
Departing Japanese Emperor Akihito thanks the people, prays for peace
Japanese Emperor Akihito, in his final remarks as his three-decade reign drew to a close on Tuesday, thanked the people for their support and expressed hope for a peaceful future.
Charges filed in deadly California synagogue shooting
The 19-year-old accused gunman in a deadly California synagogue shooting is due in a San Diego court on Tuesday for arraignment in Saturday's attack, with officials adding a hate crime to his offenses.
Novartis's Sandoz strikes deal for biosimilar of Herceptin
Novartis's Sandoz division has struck a deal with Taiwan's EirGenix Inc to market a biosimilar version of Roche's Herceptin that is now in late-stage development to treat some cancer tumors.
MLB notebook: Wacha, Freeland activated, start Monday
The St. Louis Cardinals activated right-hander Michael Wacha from the 10-day injured list Monday in time for him to start against the Washington Nationals.
NBA notebook: Popovich in talks about returning
Gregg Popovich, the longest-tenured coach in the big four pro sports in the United States, hinted Monday he is in negotiations to return to the San Antonio Spurs for a 24th season.
NFL notebook: Cardinals plan to start Murray
Arizona general manager Steve Keim said he remembers the moment he decided the Cardinals would make former Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray the first pick of the 2019 NFL Draft.
Sixers' Simmons gets some revenge on Raptors' Leonard
Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons may not have lit up the scoreboard as he would have liked but the towering Aussie did get some measure of revenge on Toronto Raptors defensive supremo Kawhi Leonard on Monday.