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Japan Authorities Raid Dentsu In Overwork Suicide Case

Investigators from the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry enter the headquarters of Japan's top advertising agency Dentsu in Tokyo Monday, Nov. 7, 2016. Japanese authorities raided Dentsu Monday to conduct criminal investigation over a 24-year-old employee’s suicide recognized as a result of overwork. The criminal investigation follows government recognition late September of Matsuri Takahashi’s suicide as “karoshi” or death from overwork. (Nozomu Endo/Kyodo News via AP)TOKYO: Japanese authorities raided the country's top advertising agency Dentsu on Monday as they launched a criminal investigation into the suicide of a 24-year-old employee due to overwork on suspicion of systematic illegal overtime at the company.

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In Unprecedented Act, China Bars 2 HK Lawmakers From Office

Li Fei, deputy secretary general of the National People's Congress Standing Committee, holds a China's legislation law book while speaking during a press conference at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Monday, Nov. 7, 2016. China's top legislature effectively barred two democratically elected separatist lawmakers from taking office in Hong Kong with a ruling Monday on the city's constitution, an intervention into a local political dispute that's likely to spark further turmoil in the southern Chinese city. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)BEIJING: China's top legislature on Monday effectively barred two democratically elected separatist lawmakers from taking office in Hong Kong, an intervention into a local political dispute that's likely to spark further turmoil in the southern Chinese city.

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[Video] 6-Hour Prison Riot Caught On Camera As 200 Prisoners Go On Rampage

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The Prison Service is to launch an investigation after a riot at Bedford Prison which reportedly saw up to 200 inmates go on the rampage.

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Theresa May Rejects Calls To Raise Indian Visa Quota

Theresa May has rejected calls to relax Indian visa rules, saying the UK has a "good system" for applications.

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19-Year-Old Believes She Is Carrying The Son Of God

An American teen who made an appearance on the Dr. Phil Show this week claims she is pregnant with the "son of God" despite an ultrasound proving that she is not carrying a child.

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Beijing Ruling Bars Hong Kong Lawmakers From Taking Office

Beijing has made an unprecedented intervention in Hong Kong politics to block two lawmakers from taking office.

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Earthquake Shakes Central Oklahoma

An earthquake measuring magnitude 5.0 shook central Oklahoma on Sunday, causing damage to a number of buildings.

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Earthquake Shakes Central Oklahoma

An earthquake measuring magnitude 5.0 shook central Oklahoma on Sunday, causing damage to a number of buildings.

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Clinton Gets Boost From FBI As Tight White House Race Hits Final Day

U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton takes the stage at a campaign rally in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S. November 6, 2016. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Democrat Hillary Clinton heads into the final day of a tight White House race against Republican Donald Trump on Monday with new momentum after the FBI's announcement that no criminal charges were forthcoming in the probe of her email practices.

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Factbox: Where The Bookies And Trading Exchanges Put Trump, Clinton Odds

Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump and Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Hillary Clinton reach to shake hands at the end of their presidential town hall debate at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S., October 9, 2016. REUTERS/Jim Young

A Reuters/Ipsos tracking poll released on Friday put Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton just 5 percentage points above Republican rival Donald Trump ahead of Tuesday's U.S. presidential election. But major bookmakers and online exchanges are much more confident about a Clinton victory.

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