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UK post-Brexit opposition crisis deepens

bbc - Sun, 06/26/2016 - 20:12
Up to half of the shadow cabinet is set to resign in a bid to oust Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, the BBC understands, after the shadow foreign secretary is sacked and the shadow health secretary quits.
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New PM 'should come from Leave camp'

bbc - Sun, 06/26/2016 - 20:12
Ex-Conservative party leader Iain Duncan Smith says it is "clear" the new prime minister should only come from the Leave camp.
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Jerusalem Gay Pride stabbing: ultra-orthodox Yishai Schlissel jailed for life

bbc - Sun, 06/26/2016 - 19:54
A Israeli man is jailed for life for killing a teenager and wounding five others in a stabbing attack at last year's Gay Pride in Jerusalem.
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‘Same work, same pay’ goal may spark a race to the bottom

japantimes - Sun, 06/26/2016 - 19:53

Without details on how to bridge the chasm that divides irregular and regular workers, PM Abe's target is hot air

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British bracing for world economy to punish U.K. for Brexit

japantimes - Sun, 06/26/2016 - 19:52

The British were warned for weeks that a vote to leave the European Union would result in economic pain. Now they’ll find out whether it will. U.K. financial leaders are scrambling to reassure households, businesses and investors that they can contain the doom and gloom they had predicted in case of a British exit, or […]

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Never mind Japan’s looming pension disaster — here’s a cute squirrel

japantimes - Sun, 06/26/2016 - 19:52

On our island of just 529 people in the Inland Sea, we have one post office and one bank. The bank, run by the almighty JA (Japan Agriculture), shares an office with the JA dry goods store, which offers everything from rodent poison to a new water heater. Going into the bank side of the […]

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China warns Brexit will 'cast shadow' over global economy

bbc - Sun, 06/26/2016 - 19:51
Chinese finance officials caution that Britain's decision to exit the European Union could mark a reversal of globalisation
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Skies of blue: a Great Pyrenees named Cosette

japantimes - Sun, 06/26/2016 - 19:51

This fluffy white beauty is a Great Pyrenees, a gentle breed that is something of a giant when full-grown. Cosette is just over a year old and already 30 kg despite a tragic start. She had been abandoned, left to die along with other dogs in a Tokyo apartment. Filthy, her body wasted when found, […]

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George Will: I'm done with GOP

cnn - Sun, 06/26/2016 - 19:50
Conservative commentator and columnist George Will says he is leaving the Republican Party because of Donald Trump -- and he's advocating that others do the same.
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