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Norwegian: No thank you, President Trump

cnn - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 00:32
Donald Trump wants America to have more immigrants from Norway in contrast to what he reportedly called "shithole countries" in Africa.
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Spain to replace US as second most popular tourism spot

bbc - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 00:15
The UN says Spain is set to replace the US as the world's second most popular tourism destination.
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UK construction giant Carillion collapses

bbc - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 00:12
The government will take on public services after the UK's second biggest construction firm fails.
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Honda Accord wins Car of the Year

cnn - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 23:33
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Tiffany Haddish nabs Groupon gig after viral story

cnn - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 23:32
Going viral has landed actress Tiffany Haddish a new gig.
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Car crashes into building in California

bbc - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 23:27
The car mounted a central reservation and crashed into the Santa Ana dental office.
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The proven health benefits of honey

cnn - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 23:26
Move over, prehistoric bears. Humans have loved honey since the Stone Age.
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France's 'Black Widow of the Riviera' tried over poisonings

bbc - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 23:16
Patricia Dagorn is accused of seducing and poisoning four elderly men - two of whom died as a result.
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Pro-Putin social media campaign hijacked by critics

bbc - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 23:08
Russian social media users are using the hashtag #RussiaNeedsPutin to debate the President's record.
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Syria war: Turkey denounces US 'terror army' plan for border

bbc - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 23:06
Turkey president vows to "suffocate" efforts to train Kurdish fighters and create a new border force.
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Stiglitz sees risks in U.S. politics as spending deadline nears

japantimes - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 22:52
A U.S. government shutdown could spook investors and is the biggest threat to the stock market rally, according to Nobel prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz.Politicians are ...
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Mizuho hires GIB Capital banker for Saudi Arabia expansion

japantimes - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 22:35
Mizuho Financial Group Inc. hired GIB Capital LLC banker Khalid Al Ghamdi to head its Saudi Arabia business as the bank seeks to expand in ...
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AI-based story-summarizing system to debut at Nagano newspaper

japantimes - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 22:32
Fujitsu Ltd. said Monday that it will provide the Shinano Mainichi Shimbun, a regional Japanese newspaper, with a system that automatically summarizes articles using artificial ...
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French FA suspends kicking referee

bbc - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 22:29
The referee who aimed a kick at a Nantes player and sent him off against Paris St-Germain is suspended "until further notice" by the French FA.
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JAXA postpones launch of satellite due to lightning

japantimes - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 22:17
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) said Monday it will postpone the Wednesday launch of its third Epsilon solid-fuel rocket due to expected bad weather.The ...
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Mizuho CEO Yasuhiro Sato to be succeeded by securities chief Tatsufumi Sakai

japantimes - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 22:14
Mizuho Financial Group Inc. said Monday that President and CEO Yasuhiro Sato will be succeeded by Tatsufumi Sakai, head of the group’s securities unit, effective ...
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Italy's new hot destination

cnn - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 22:08
Central Italy's Abruzzo has always attracted visitors thanks to its enviable snow season, but up until recently the majority were European.
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Bitcoin fever hits U.S. real estate market

japantimes - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 22:05
Bitcoin fever has hit the U.S. real estate market, especially that of Florida, offering foreign investors a way to dodge currency controls at home and ...
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Huge oil spill left after burning tanker sinks off China

bbc - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 21:40
Fuel from the Sanchi has spread over more than 100 sq km and could badly damage marine life.
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Hideki Matsui elected to Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame

japantimes - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 21:37
Hideki Matsui already has three Central League MVPs, a World Series MVP and a People’s Honor Award, and he has played for the most storied ...
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