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Bobby Zarin of 'Real Housewives' dead at 71

cnn - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 11:11
Bobby Zarin, the husband of former "The Real Housewives of New York City" cast member Jill Zarin, has died, according to a statement published on his wife's official website. He was 71.
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France’s fight against fake news seen as battle hard to win

japantimes - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 11:03
Can a democratic country outlaw fake news?France is about to find out, after President Emmanuel Macron ordered a law to quash false information disseminated around ...
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Trump says he's willing to make DACA deal after downplaying chances

cnn - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 10:55
President Donald Trump again blamed Democrats on Sunday night for the stall in talks over a potential immigration deal as the threat of a government shutdown looms this Friday.
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Perth bushfire paints skies 'vivid orange'

bbc - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 10:46
The blaze blanketed the city with smoke, prompting many locals to post images online.
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Ashley Judd: I was not frightened of Weinstein

bbc - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 10:37
Actor Ashley Judd says she believes Weinstein sabotaged her career - allegations which he denies.
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Chile complains of World Bank unfair treatment

bbc - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 10:28
The World Bank has ordered an enquiry into the ranking it gave Chile for competitiveness.
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Ohio opioid woes one reason drug lawsuits have been consolidated in state

japantimes - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 10:27
The role that drugmakers and drug distributors played in contributing to the nation’s deadly opioid epidemic is now front and center in a federal courtroom ...
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Oscar winner Eddie Redmayne calls for more Hollywood change on gender equality

japantimes - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 10:26
Oscar-winning actor Eddie Redmayne said on Sunday that Hollywood’s campaign for gender equality had been “a long time coming” and that a “huge amount of ...
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George Clooney directing and starring in ‘Catch-22’ TV drama series

japantimes - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 10:26
George Clooney is directing and starring in a TV series version of the novel “Catch-22.”Streaming service Hulu said Sunday that the six-part series based on ...
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Holocaust museum in Brooklyn focuses on faith and survival

japantimes - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 10:26
Faith and survival, not the machinery of death, are the central themes at an atypical Holocaust museum in Brooklyn.The three-year-old Amud Aish Memorial Museum, located ...
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Body find brings California mudslide death toll to 20; four still missing

japantimes - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 10:26
The death toll at the scene of devastating mudslides in a Southern California community rose to 20 Sunday as the list of those still missing ...
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Kin of RFK and JFK, Chris Kennedy makes gun violence focus of Illinois governor campaign

japantimes - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 10:26
Few people running for public office have been more personally affected by gun violence than Chris Kennedy, who was a child when his father and ...
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My guns or my ganja? Firearm-owning pot fans face a choice

japantimes - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 10:26
The federal government says grass and guns don’t mix, and that is putting gun owners who use marijuana — and the strongly pro-gun-rights administration of ...
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Tunisia, shaken by protests over economic malaise, marks seven years since revolution

japantimes - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 10:25
Tunisian authorities announced plans to boost aid to the needy in a bid to placate protesters whose demonstrations over price hikes degenerated into days of ...
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China absence looms over Vancouver meeting on how to pressure North Korea

japantimes - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 10:24
Foreign ministers from around 20 nations gather on Tuesday to discuss how to curb North Korea’s nuclear ambitions through diplomatic and financial pressure, but China, ...
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Hopes high over pope’s visit to Chile’s restive Mapuche region

japantimes - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 10:24
When Pope Francis visits the de facto capital of Chile’s Mapuche people, he will be inserting himself into one of Latin America’s longest-running conflicts involving ...
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Hawaii missile-alert mistake feeds doubts about info release in event of a real emergency

japantimes - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 10:24
A blunder that caused more than a million people in Hawaii to fear that they were about to be struck by a nuclear missile fed ...
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Carmakers all ears as Detroit auto show begins amid talk of NAFTA and the tax cuts

japantimes - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 10:24
The Detroit Auto Show shifted into full gear Sunday with international trade and tax cuts dominating the conversation, even as an optimistic industry raced to ...
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All 50 passengers safe after Florida casino shuttle boat catches fire

japantimes - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 10:24
Florida authorities say a casino venture’s shuttle boat caught fire and all 50 passengers safely made it to the nearby shore after a rescue operation ...
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Nine dismembered corpses found in truck in murderous Mexican state of Veracruz

japantimes - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 10:23
Nine dismembered bodies were found piled in a truck on Saturday night in the violent Mexican state of Veracruz, the governor said on Sunday, describing ...
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