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‘Nudes: Art From the Tate Collection’

japantimes - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 17:42
March 24-June 24In Western art, the nude is often used to symbolize beauty, love and the significance of humankind. Over history, however, it has also ...
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‘The 150th Anniversary of the Meiji Period: Making and Designing Meiji Arts and Crafts’

japantimes - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 17:41
March 20-May 20As part of the Meiji Restoration of 1868, a government policy was established to support Japan’s industrial development and promote its cultural exports. ...
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With 23% jump on year, Japan sees record number of foreign visitors for February

japantimes - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 17:27
The estimated number of foreign visitors in February soared 23.3 percent from a year earlier to 2,509,300, a record for the month, the Japan Tourism ...
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Xi’s stronger influence may change ASEAN policy toward Japan, diplomats say

japantimes - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 17:22
Some diplomats in China have voiced concerns over President Xi Jinping’s possible indefinite rule, warning that Beijing is set to adopt a tougher approach toward ...
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India confirms killing of 39 workers kidnapped by IS

bbc - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 16:49
Since the kidnapping in 2014, the Indian government had always maintained that they were alive.
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Meghan McCain shares a photo of her dad

cnn - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 16:39
Meghan McCain tweeted a photo of her father Sunday, showing her and the Republican senator from Arizona together amid his absence from Capitol Hill.
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First interstellar visitor likely came from binary star system: astronomers

japantimes - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 16:39
Our first known interstellar visitor likely came from a two-star system.That’s the latest from astronomers who were amazed by the mysterious cigar-shaped object, detected as ...
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Analysis: One sentence explains the super dysfunctional world of Trump

cnn - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 16:38
There's a sentence in Olivia Nuzzi's terrific profile of Hope Hicks in New York magazine that tells you absolutely everything you need to know about not only President Donald Trump but also the group of people who orbit him.
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Tinder profile was created to help save species

cnn - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 16:37
An endangered rhino is now on Tinder hoping to find a mate to keep his species from becoming extinct. CNN's Michael Holmes reports.
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Toyota to sell ethanol-fueled hybrids in Brazil

japantimes - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 16:33
Toyota Motor Corp. said Tuesday it has unveiled in Brazil a prototype of the world’s first hybrid vehicle to run on ethanol, in the hope ...
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Japan to adopt unannounced automaker inspections following episodes of misconduct

japantimes - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 16:33
The transport ministry will fully adopt an unannounced inspection system for automakers following a wave of industry misconduct, a ministry team said Tuesday.The team blasted ...
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Bank of Japan’s Eiji Maeda to take charge of monetary policy planning

japantimes - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 16:32
The Bank of Japan plans to have Executive Director Eiji Maeda take over the task of monetary policy planning from Masayoshi Amamiya, who was promoted ...
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Photos: The great white rhino hope

cnn - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 16:23
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U.S. State Department has deal with U.K. data-miner involved in Facebook controversy

japantimes - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 16:19
The U.S. State Department has a $500,000 contract with the British analysis firm facing allegations it misused Facebook user data and offered to dig dirt ...
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Japan marks anniversary of sarin attacks as execution speculation grows

japantimes - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 16:08
Tuesday marked the 23rd anniversary of a deadly sarin attack on the Tokyo subway system, as speculation grows that members of the cult behind it ...
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Zoo cuts off horns to protect rhinos

cnn - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 16:03
A zoo in the Czech Republic has made a difficult decision to protect an endangered animal from poachers. CNN's Robyn Curnow reports.
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Cirque du Soleil performer dies after fall

cnn - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 15:49
A Cirque du Soleil performer died Saturday night after he fell during a performance in Tampa, Florida.
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Formula 1: Dear F1 - please be more unpredictable in 2018

bbc - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 15:22
BBC Radio 5 live F1 commentator Jack Nicholls hopes the 2018 Formula 1 season is a little less predictable.
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Weinstein Company files for bankruptcy

bbc - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 13:44
It comes just months after sexual assault allegations against company co-founder Harvey Weinstein.
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