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Knife attacker in Japan kills 19 in their sleep at disabled center

SAGAMIHARA, Japan A knife-wielding man broke into a facility for the disabled in a small town near Tokyo early on Tuesday and killed 19 patients as they slept, authorities said, Japan's worst mass killing in decades. | Video

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U.S. Embassy says family of staff authorised to depart Turkey

ISTANBUL The U.S. Embassy in Ankara said on Tuesday the State Department has authorised the voluntary departure of employees' family members in Turkey after a failed military coup.

2:58am EDT

Post-Brexit vote rise in hate crimes prompts Britain to review policing

LONDON Britain will order a review of how police deal with hate crimes after a sharp rise in offences reported following last month's vote to leave the European Union.

4:12am EDT

Turks believe cleric Gulen was behind coup attempt: survey

ISTANBUL Almost two thirds of Turks believe U.S.-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen was behind a failed coup attempt in Turkey on July 15, a survey conducted by pollster Andy-Ar showed on Tuesday, backing the government line.

Turkey 3:34am EDT

Australian PM orders inquiry after teenage prisoners teargassed, stripped naked

SYDNEY Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Tuesday ordered an inquiry into the treatment of children in detention after the airing of video showing prison guards teargassing teenage inmates and strapping a half-naked, hooded-boy to a chair.

Australia 3:41am EDT

Most Thais undecided on charter vote after debate stifled: pollster

BANGKOK Most Thais are undecided about how they will vote next month in a referendum on a new constitution that the military government says will promote stability but which critics say will entrench military influence, a pollster said on Tuesday.

Thailand 4:10am EDT

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