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Fallen sergeant’s widow at center of Trump condolence call firestorm says he made her ‘cry even worse’

Tue, 10/24/2017 - 05:16
The widow of a U.S. Army sergeant killed in Niger this month said on Monday that President Donald Trump had “made me cry even worse” ...
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Trump vows no tampering with popular retirement savings under tax plan but also rules out fourth bracket for rich

Tue, 10/24/2017 - 05:06
President Donald Trump on Monday dismissed the possibility of curbing a popular tax-deferred U.S. retirement savings program to help pay for sweeping tax cuts, and ...
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Officer with pilot’s license helps Massachusetts cops stranded in Georgia get home

Tue, 10/24/2017 - 04:53
Seven Massachusetts police officers who got stranded in Georgia after a short hurricane relief mission to Puerto Rico have made it home thanks to a ...
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Lawsuits filed to nullify Lower House election

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 22:47
A group of lawyers filed lawsuits seeking to invalidate the results of Sunday’s Lower House election for all 289 single-seat districts.The group, led by Hidetoshi ...
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Seven dead as Typhoon Lan lashes Japan

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 22:22
The 21st typhoon of the season makes an unusually quick pass over Japan, but the toll both human and material is heavy.
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Journalist for Russian radio station critical of Kremlin is stabbed

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 22:15
An unknown assailant on Monday forced his way into the office of a Russian radio station that is critical of the Kremlin and stabbed a ...
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BayStars push Carp to brink of elimination

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 22:14
The Yokohama BayStars moved to within one win of their first Japan Series berth in 19 years with a 4-3 win over the Hiroshima Carp ...
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Plaintiffs file appeal to win bigger payout over Fukushima nuclear disaster

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 21:54
Lawyers representing approximately 3,800 people suing the government and Tepco for damages over the 2011 Fukushima No. 1 nuclear disaster have appealed a lower court ...
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China urges Japan’s peaceful development after Abe’s election win

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 21:26
China urged Japan to follow the track of peaceful development following Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s decisive election victory, which gives him a stronger hand to ...
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Abe claims victory as powerful endorsement, may seek re-election next month

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 21:20
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says the ruling bloc's overwhelming victory in Sunday's election represents a "historic" level of public confidence.
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Catalonia warns of civil disobedience as Madrid readies direct rule

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 21:14
Catalonia said Monday it was confident all officials including police would defy attempts by Madrid to enforce direct rule on the region, in an escalating ...
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McCain takes swipe at Trump for dodging draft

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 21:13
Sen. John McCain took a barely veiled jab at President Donald Trump’s avoidance of military service, sharply escalating their war of words.McCain was interviewed by ...
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Macron’s dog marks his territory in Elysee Palace as cameras roll

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 21:02
French President Emmanuel Macron’s dog Nemo interrupted a meeting his master was having with members of his government when he urinated against a fireplace in ...
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Donald Trump to play golf with Hideki Matsuyama during Japan visit

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 20:54
U.S. President Donald Trump told Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that he was delighted he’d be able to play a round of golf with world No. ...
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Much of LDP’s success rests in electoral system itself

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 19:52
The campaign is over, and now judgment time has come: Who were the winners and losers in Sunday’s Lower House election?
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Islamic State ‘executed’ 116 in Syria town revenge campaign, monitor claims

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 19:15
The Islamic State group killed 116 people it suspected of collaborating with the Syrian regime in al-Qaryatain this month before losing the desert town to ...
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World champion Murata satisfied after realizing dream

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 19:06
After getting a full night’s sleep, newly crowned WBA middleweight champion Ryota Murata is finally letting the seventh-round technical knockout victory sink in and speaking ...
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A vote of confidence by default

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 18:55
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe should not take the election outcome as an unqualified thumbs-up for his administration by voters.
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Abe, post-election, faces a new Trump problem

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 18:54
The odds of Japan getting advantageous terms in direct talks with a U.S. president who's torn up myriad deals since January are tiny.
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How Japan could respond to the North Korean threat

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 18:53
Japan cannot afford to slumber in pseudo-peace while leaving this issue for other nations to resolve.
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