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Kobe docks official’s pay for repeatedly taking lunch break 3 minutes early

japantimes - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 16:27
A city official has been reprimanded and fined for repeatedly leaving his desk during work hours — but only for around three minutes to buy ...
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Guest chefs work to create unique artisanal dishes

japantimes - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 16:26
The Peninsula Tokyo’s signature restaurant Peter will collaborate with four award-winning Japanese artisan chefs during a limited edition culinary series from August to November.Each artisan ...
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Online media pick up #MeToo stories the major outlets miss

japantimes - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 16:24
The Japanese media love a scandal and so far 2018 hasn’t disappointed in that regard. Two recent stories centered around J-pop idols have been mostly ...
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Fashion comes from within, says Japanese style guru Naoko Okusa

japantimes - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 16:17
If you ask Naoko Okusa how to dress your best, she will tell you to look inside yourself before you stare into a cluttered closet ...
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Record number of climbers stranded on Japanese mountains in 2017

japantimes - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 16:14
A record 3,111 people became stranded on mountains last year amid a boom in the popularity of mountaineering that has led many inexperienced climbers to ...
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Iranian women at World Cup stadium to watch men's football

bbc - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 16:11
Hundreds of Iranian women watched their first men's football match in a stadium last night.
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Sudanese teen: 'I found a knife under the pillow'

cnn - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 16:03
Sudanese teenager Noura Hussein is on death row for killing her 35-year-old husband. CNN obtained a first-hand account from the 19-year-old, who has appealed her sentence.
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Turkey hits US with retaliatory tariffs

cnn - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 15:47
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These are the places where infant and child migrants are held

cnn - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 15:46
One is a former hospital. Another is a retrofitted superstore. One is a tent city with the capacity to grow.
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New Zealand leader Jacinda Ardern gives birth to her first child, a girl

japantimes - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 15:40
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern gave birth to her first child, a girl, on Thursday, Ardern said in a posting on Instagram.Ardern, 37, became ...
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She's first world leader to give birth in office since 1990

cnn - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 15:36
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, the first pregnant world leader in nearly 30 years, has been admitted to the hospital to give birth, her office said. Her expected due date was June 17.
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California court told of children shackled and starved for years

japantimes - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 15:32
Two pale, malnourished girls are photographed shackled to bunk beds. Their sister, who surreptitiously snapped the photos, is heard pleading in a 911 call for ...
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Yuichi Sugita cruises to upset of third-seeded Dominic Thiem

japantimes - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 15:24
Yuichi Sugita stunned world No. 7 Dominic Thiem in straight sets in the second round of the Gerry Weber Open on Wednesday.No. 52 Sugita beat ...
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Pete Davidson confirms engagement to Ariana Grande

cnn - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 14:36
No joke here: Ariana Grande is engaged to "Saturday Night Live" performer Pete Davidson.
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Medecins Sans Frontieres staff 'used local prostitutes'

bbc - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 14:27
Female former employees tell the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire programme the behaviour was widespread.
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Navarro mocks fellow conservative over Trump reversal

cnn - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 12:18
Political commentator Ana Navarro tears into former Trump campaign adviser Steve Cortes over President Trump's reversal on separating families at the US-Mexico border.
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Bernie Sanders: Trump thinks like an authoritarian

cnn - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 11:45
Sen. Bernie Sanders said President Donald Trump's zero tolerance immigration policy shows Trump is thinking like an authoritarian who believes his anti-immigrant policies will help him win votes.
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5 cards charging 0% interest until nearly 2020

cnn - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 11:26
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