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Kyodo news summary -1-

kyodonews - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 10:07
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Black marching band braves backlash

bbc - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 10:01
The only black college marching band to play at the Trump inauguration reaches Washington, braving an intense backlash.
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Man killed by crocodile in Australia's Northern Territory

bbc - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 09:56
A man is taken by a 3.3m (11ft) crocodile after ignoring signs at a "notorious" crossing, police say.
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Rick Santorum doesn't believe Russia was behind DNC hack

cnn - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 09:54
Rick Santorum says he doesn't believe Russia was behind the hack into Democratic National Committee emails last year that US intelligence agencies say was an effort by Moscow to throw the election to Donald Trump.
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Trump's Ford deal dashes Mexican villagers' dreams

bbc - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 09:51
Villa de Reyes' dreams of a better future have been dashed by the incoming US president.
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Fortress Washington braces for anti-Trump protests and biker allies ready to step in

japantimes - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 09:47

Washington turned into a virtual fortress on Thursday ahead of Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration, with police ready to step in to separate protesters from Trump supporters at any sign of unrest during the festivities. Some 900,000 people, both Trump backers and opponents, are expected to flood Washington for Friday’s inauguration ceremony, according to organizers’ estimates. […]

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Petrobras: Brazil judge Teori Zavascki dies in plane crash

bbc - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 09:41
Supreme Court judge Teori Zavascki was in charge of investigating corruption at state oil giant Petrobras.
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What Trump supporters want

bbc - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 09:31
During the election, the BBC's Rajini Vaidyanathan spoke to many Trump supporters on the campaign trail. Now she asks what their hopes are for the new administration.
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Emperor, Empress to skip 3/11 disaster memorial service

japantimes - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 09:29

Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko will be absent from a government-organized memorial service on the sixth anniversary of the March 11, 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake, a government source said Thursday. Instead, Prince Akishino, their second son, and his wife, Princess Kiko, are expected to attend the ceremony to mourn for the more than 15,000 […]

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Voight on Trump: God answered our prayers

cnn - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 09:24
The actor Jon Voight spoke during President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration concert, saying "God answered our prayers."
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Senators can't pronounce Trump nominee's name

cnn - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 09:22
Watch Senators butcher a nominee's name. CNN's Jeanne Moos asks, how would you say "Mnuchin"?
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Asian Winter Games athletes to stay in embattled Apa chain’s Sapporo hotel

japantimes - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 09:16

The organizer of the Asian Winter Games in Japan next month said Thursday it will use as one of the athletes’ dormitories a hotel whose operator is facing criticism from China for putting in its rooms a book denying the occurrence of the 1937 Nanjing Massacre. According to the organizer of the 2017 Sapporo Asian […]

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Here's Obama's last schedule as president

cnn - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 09:12
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LaGuardia Airport collision is 2nd this week

cnn - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 09:12
A United Airlines flight set to depart from New York to Denver early Thursday morning hit a fuel truck on the tarmac at LaGuardia Airport, according to a United spokesman. It was the second collision of the week.
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Jonathan Head: Should Malaysia fund new MH370 search?

bbc - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 09:10
Might the search for missing airliner MH370 resume, and if so who would pay for it?
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Happy hookah

bbc - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 09:10
Lebanon's capital Beirut has had a troubled past, but it's now becoming the Middle East's tech hub.
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BBC reporter joins locals in icy river dip

bbc - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 09:09
The BBC’s Tom Burridge takes a dip in Kiev's Dnipro frozen river to celebrate Epiphany.
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'Born to move'

bbc - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 09:08
Many of the bosses at the World Economic Forum in Davos are not just obsessed by corporate success, but also physical fitness.
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