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15 Dead in Knife Attack in Japan; Suspect Confesses

Officials in Japan now say 15 people were killed in a knife attack Tuesday at a center for disabled people in Sagamihara, west of Tokyo. Dozens more were injured. Japan's national broadcaster NHK says police arrested a knife-wielding man after he turned himself in. NHK described the 26-year-old suspect as a former employee at the facility. Other Japanese media said staff members at the Tsukui Yamayuri Garden facility called police at 2:30 a.m. local time Tuesday with reports of a...

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