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Red Sox sign RHP Hirokazu Sawamura to 2-year deal

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BOSTON — The Boston Red Sox signed Japanese right-hander Hirokazu Sawamura to a two-year contract on Tuesday. ...

China steps up online controls with new rule for bloggers

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TAIPEI, Taiwan — Ma Xiaolin frequently wrote about current affairs on one of China's leading microblogging sites, where he has 2 million followers. But...

Olympic boxing qualification events canceled, postponed

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<p>LAUSANNE, Switzerland &mdash; A global boxing qualifying tournament for the Tokyo Olympics has been canceled and a European event was postponed from April to...

Red Sox sign RHP Hirokazu Sawamura to 2-year deal

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<p>BOSTON &mdash; The Boston Red Sox signed Japanese right-hander Hirokazu Sawamura to a two-year contract on Tuesday. </p> ...

Nissan stays in red ink amid pandemic, Japan criminal trial

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TOKYO — Japanese automaker Nissan reported Tuesday losses for the fiscal third quarter, as its sales were hit by the coronavirus pandemic and its...

Snowboarding world championships moved to Aspen from China

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OBERHOFEN, Switzerland — The snowboarding world championships were moved Tuesday from China to the United States because of travel restrictions related to the coronavirus...

Next stop Mars: 3 spacecraft arriving in quick succession

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<p>CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. &mdash; After hurtling hundreds of millions of miles through space since last summer, three robotic explorers are ready to hit the...

Serbia leader says nation among top in Europe in vaccination

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BELGRADE, Serbia — Thanks mostly to the Chinese and Russian vaccines, Serbia expects to take one of the leading positions in Europe when it...

Berlin festival announces this year’s competition film slate

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BERLIN — The Berlin International Film Festival on Thursday announced 15 films that are part of this year's competition and will compete for the...

Snowboarding world championships moved to Aspen from China

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<p>OBERHOFEN, Switzerland &mdash; The snowboarding world championships were moved Tuesday from China to the United States because of travel restrictions related to the coronavirus...