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Student Pro-Wrestling Summit in Tokyo, Japan

Student Pro-Wrestling Summit in Tokyo, Japan

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Members of college pro-wrestling clubs from all across Japan gathered to compete in their final graduation fight night held at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo. Japanese universities do not offer professional wrestling as a sport, forcing interested students from all across japan to form college pro-wrestling clubs. The students are self-taught and rely heavily on YouTube videos to learn moves and techniques. Pro-wrestling became popular in Japan in the 1970’s as American pro-wrestling peaked.

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Filipinos continue to protest Obama, new Star Wars cast, World Team Table Tennis Championships | April 29

Filipinos continue to protest Obama, new Star Wars cast, World Team Table Tennis Championships | April 29

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Filipinos continue to protest Obama’s new defense agreement with the Philippines, the cast for ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ is announced, Tokyo hosts the World Team Table Tennis Championships, and more in today’s daily brief.
 
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Oct. 16 Photo Brief: Crazy fashion in Singapore, battling Typhoon Wipha in Japan and the Pope catches one in the face

Oct. 16 Photo Brief: Crazy fashion in Singapore, battling Typhoon Wipha in Japan and the Pope catches one in the face

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Wild designs went on display during Fashion week in Singapore, Typhoon Wipha made life difficult for pedestrians in Japan, a faithful tosses a scarf to the Pontiff which he catches with his face and more in today’s daily brief.
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April 11 Photo Brief: Lindsey Vonn cheers on Tiger at the Masters, Tom Cruise visits fans on Hollywood Boulevard and a vigil in DC against gun violence

April 11 Photo Brief: Lindsey Vonn cheers on Tiger at the Masters, Tom Cruise visits fans on Hollywood Boulevard and a vigil in DC against gun violence

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Professional skier Lindsey Vonn watches her boyfriend Tiger Woods on the first day of the Masters Golf Tournament, Tom Cruise stops to talk with fans on Hollywood Boulevard during the opening of his new movie “Oblivion,” volunteers place crosses on the Capitol mall to symbolize victims of gun violence and more in today’s daily brief.

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