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kyodonews - Tue, 05/31/2016 - 10:55
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Rio cops hunt favelas for six in alleged gang rape of girl, 16, seen on video

japantimes - Tue, 05/31/2016 - 10:52

Rio police hunted six suspects Monday in an alleged gang rape of a 16-year-old girl that came to light last week in an online video, shocking Brazil. Globo television showed footage of police outside a house in a favela in the west of Rio de Janeiro, which will host the Olympics in August. They were […]

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One-church Idaho town under media glare after teens charged in alleged racist-inspired rape

japantimes - Tue, 05/31/2016 - 10:52

Teaching her children how to peacefully respond to racist comments in a tiny Idaho town was not new for the mother of 20 adopted children, many of whom are black. She often found herself echoing the virtues taught in Dietrich’s only church. Kindness and patience can overcome ignorance in the mostly white, rural community, she […]

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French Open play washed out for first time in 16 years

japantimes - Tue, 05/31/2016 - 10:42

Not so much the French Open as the French closed. For the first time in 16 years, unrelenting rain Monday washed out a full day of play at the only Grand Slam tennis venue without a retractable roof over its show court, clogging the schedule with unfinished and postponed matches and prompting the frustrated tournament […]

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N. Korea's missile launch failed?

cnn - Tue, 05/31/2016 - 10:39
North Korea attempted a missile launch Tuesday at 5:20 a.m., but it is assumed to have failed, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said.

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Depp's daughter defends him

cnn - Tue, 05/31/2016 - 10:23
Johnny Depp's daughter is defending him on social media.
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Sports schedule for Wednesday, June 1

kyodonews - Tue, 05/31/2016 - 10:23
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Opinion: 'VIP syndrome' for Prince?

cnn - Tue, 05/31/2016 - 10:16
A deadly ailment killed Michael Jackson and Joan Rivers -- and may have figured in the death of the rock star, Prince.

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Haiti officials call for fresh election

bbc - Tue, 05/31/2016 - 10:12
Officials in Haiti recommend throwing out the disputed results of last year's first-round presidential election and holding a new vote.
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kyodonews - Tue, 05/31/2016 - 10:06
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Cops: Aging terrorists rob to get by

cnn - Tue, 05/31/2016 - 09:51
Police in Germany are appealing for sightings of former members of the infamous far-left Baader-Meinhof terror group, who appear to have come out retirement to attempt armed robberies to fund their lives on the run.
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Rise of ‘demagogue’ Trump even stumps renowned physicist Stephen Hawking

japantimes - Tue, 05/31/2016 - 09:42

Renowned theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking may have a good grasp of the workings of the universe, but he says he can’t understand Donald Trump’s popularity. Hawking tells ITV’s “Good Morning Britain” show Tuesday that he has no explanation for the success of the presumptive Republican Party presidential nominee. “He is a demagogue who seems to […]

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Video Advisory (May 31) New chief priest of Todaiji Temple

kyodonews - Tue, 05/31/2016 - 09:42
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U.S. voters feel helpless, have massive disconnect with parties, AP-NORC poll finds

japantimes - Tue, 05/31/2016 - 09:32

Republicans and Democrats feel a massive disconnect with their political parties and helpless about the presidential election. That’s according to a new poll by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, which helps explain the rise of outsider candidates Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders and suggests challenges ahead for fractured parties that must come […]

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Cries of drowning refugee kids aboard sinking boat haunt Mediterranean shipwreck survivors

japantimes - Tue, 05/31/2016 - 09:32

It was the cries of children — and the moment they decided they must save themselves — that haunt the survivors of a shipwreck that claimed hundreds of lives. Two Eritreans who arrived safely in Sicily told The Associated Press on Sunday how the sea kept seeping into their rickety fishing boat despite all efforts […]

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