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Abe propels a potential constellation of democracies

japantimes - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 17:42
Japan, the U.S., India and Australia should lead the effort to ensure liberalism prevails over illiberalism in the Indo-Pacific.
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The truth behind the U.S. show of force in Asia

japantimes - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 17:41
America's global commitments have left its military overstretched.
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Twice and Daichi Miura among 10 debuts at this year’s ‘Kohaku’

japantimes - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 17:41
Pop outfits Little Glee Monster, Hey! Say! Jump and Twice will grace the stage for the first time at this year’s “Kohaku Uta Gassen,” with ...
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Japan placed 10th in global ranking for information and communication technology, up one spot from 2016

japantimes - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 17:40
Japan was placed 10th in a global ranking that assesses nations on their level of development in information and communication technology, moving up one spot ...
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Honda aggressively expands motorcycle operations in India

japantimes - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 17:38
Honda Motor Co., the world’s top motorcycle manufacturer, is strengthening operations in India by stepping up research and development and expanding its sales network.“Our global ...
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French consent law in the dock over sex with 11-year-olds

japantimes - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 17:20
In most developed countries, the age of sexual consent is a fairly straightforward matter.Not so in France, which is in the midst of a furious ...
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Abe meets with Adm. Harris, commander of U.S. Pacific Command, and vows to strengthen alliance amid North Korea threat

japantimes - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 17:14
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe vowed Thursday to strengthen Japan’s alliance with the United States in the face of regional security concerns, including North Korea’s nuclear ...
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Ashes: Mark Stoneman hits England's first century of tour as Alastair Cook makes 50

bbc - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 17:12
Mark Stoneman strikes England's first century of the Ashes tour on the second day of their final warm-up match.
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South Korea earthquake halts major exam for university entry

bbc - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 16:47
The nationwide college entrance exam was postponed after the second strongest quake on record.
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D’or Fischer’s rim-protecting skills vital for Shiga Lakestars

japantimes - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 16:34
The Shiga Lakestars’ rise to playoff contender occurred after a poor start.The Lakestars dropped six of their first seven games, but it wasn’t time to ...
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Luxurious French cuisine in the heart of Osaka

japantimes - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 16:08
Maison Tateru Yoshino, a French restaurant at the ANA Crowne Plaza Osaka that earned a star in the Michelin Guide Kyoto-Osaka 2018, is offering several ...
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The new head of the Boston Symphony Orchestra takes a bow in Japan

japantimes - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 16:04
An orchestra is a lot like a perfect society: the instruments all have different roles and personalities, and when they come together beautiful music is ...
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As judiciary nominees come quick, Democrats cry foul

cnn - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 16:04
Republican Senators continued their forward march to reshape the judiciary Wednesday, holding hearings for six federal judgeships while also aiming to discredit the nonpartisan review board that has cast doubt on the qualifications of some of President Donald Trump's young and often deeply conservative nominees.
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Shibuya expo showcases innovations toward creating an inclusive society

japantimes - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 16:01
The social welfare system has long been viewed as a form of assistance for the needy.But the organizer of Super Welfare Expo, featuring innovative welfare ...
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World Cup 2018: Who is in each pot and how does the draw work?

bbc - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 15:50
Who's in the World Cup? When's the draw? How does it all work? Who are the favourites? BBC Sport has a look.
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Children prescribed codeine, despite warnings

cnn - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 15:33
Codeine prescriptions for children who have had their tonsils and adenoids removed have decreased since the Food and Drug Administration began requiring a black box warning on the products four years ago, according to a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics. However, some children continue to be prescribed codeine, and other opioid prescriptions for children have continued to rise since then.
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