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Washington: A tale of two governments

japantimes - 9 hours 49 sec ago
Democratic leadership with a coherent voice and message may be a thing of the past
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Indonesia ferry disaster: Lake Toba captain detained

bbc - 9 hours 1 min ago
Indonesian police are to question the captain of an overloaded vessel that sank in Lake Toba.
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Daimler profit warning sends car shares skidding

bbc - 9 hours 10 min ago
Shares tumble after the German carmaker says Chinese tariffs on US vehicle imports would hit its sales.
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Ex-pro golfer Ai Miyazato marries her manager

japantimes - 9 hours 21 min ago
Former world No. 1 Ai Miyazato announced on her blog Thursday that she has married her manager whom she met while she competed on the ...
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World Cup 2018: Female reporter groped and kissed on air

bbc - 9 hours 24 min ago
After being groped on air by a football fan, a Colombian reporter speaks out about being harassed.
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Children are transferred to shelters far from their parents

cnn - 9 hours 25 min ago
Hundreds of migrant children forcibly separated from their parents were transferred thousands of miles away from the border and some already have been placed in foster care, officials said.
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Analysis: Trump's reversal creates its own chaos

cnn - 9 hours 41 min ago
President Donald Trump's biggest reversal is sparking fresh political and legal chaos -- and new accusations of inhumanity toward undocumented migrant children split from their parents at the southern border.
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Five things to know today

cnn - 9 hours 51 min ago
We all know it's the first day of summer, but did you know it's also International Yoga Day? This elite police force in India knows just how to celebrate. Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get "5 Things You Need to Know Today" delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.)
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Brave Blossoms forced to make changes ahead of clash against Georgia

japantimes - 9 hours 57 min ago
Japan coach Jamie Joseph named a much-changed side Thursday for Saturday’s clash with Georgia at Toyota Stadium in Aichi Prefecture, with injuries sidelining a number ...
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Why he caved: Inside Trump's rare reversal

cnn - 10 hours 10 sec ago
Frustrated that even his political allies were questioning his heart, President Donald Trump determined early Wednesday he would break with days of his own misleading claims and end the practice of separating families at the border.
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Students return to school where 9-year-old girl died in Osaka earthquake

japantimes - 10 hours 5 min ago
The school where a 9-year-old girl died after a powerful earthquake jolted Osaka this week reopened Thursday as staff members, students and local residents continued ...
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Phil Mickelson apologizes for breaking golf etiquette by hitting moving ball at U.S. Open

japantimes - 10 hours 27 min ago
Phil Mickelson has apologized four days after intentionally violating golf rules by hitting a moving ball on the green at the U.S. Open, saying his ...
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Dollar climbs above ¥110.50 in Tokyo amid lack of U.S.-China trade threats

japantimes - 10 hours 27 min ago
The dollar climbed above ¥110.50 in Tokyo trading Thursday, backed by the benchmark Nikkei average’s solid performance in Tokyo’s stock market.At 5 p.m., the dollar ...
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David Beckham predicts an England-Argentina final at World Cup

japantimes - 10 hours 28 min ago
Former England captain David Beckham has tipped the team to meet Lionel Messi’s Argentina in the World Cup final, reflecting rising optimism about the Three ...
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150,000 intractable disease sufferers in Japan lose right to medical aid

japantimes - 10 hours 30 min ago
Some 150,000 sufferers of intractable diseases have lost their right to special subsidies for medical expenses, a health ministry survey showed Wednesday.They were excluded from ...
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Charlottesville far-right rally organiser plans Washington DC event

bbc - 10 hours 35 min ago
The Charlottesville "Unite the Right" organiser wins approval to hold a rally in Washington DC.
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Japanese lawmaker apologizes for heckling lung cancer patient during the man’s Diet testimony

japantimes - 10 hours 39 min ago
A ruling party lawmaker apologized Thursday for heckling a lung cancer patient last week during the man’s parliamentary testimony on an anti-smoking bill.Yoichi Anami, a ...
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Otsuka Foods taps India as next market for signature curry

japantimes - 10 hours 44 min ago
Otsuka Foods Co., which ushered in Japan’s retort pouch food revolution with its Bon Curry product half a century ago, is trying its luck in ...
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