News Headlines - 13 January 2017

US troops in Poland 'a threat to Russia's security' | Al Jazeera

The mission, one of the largest deployments of US forces in Europe since the Cold War, will eventually see more than 3,000 troops and heavy equipment deployed in Poland and other nearby NATO partners on a rotational basis.

Israel diplomat forced to resign after AJ investigation | Al Jazeera

An Israeli political officer, who was at the centre of an Al Jazeera investigation, has been forced to resign from Israel's UK embassy, a senior official in the Israeli foreign ministry has told Al Jazeera.

YouTube removes influential conservative website's channel | Fox News

The YouTube channel of influential conservative politics and law website Legal Insurrection has been removed by the video sharing service, citing copyright infringement claims.

Samsung chief Lee quizzed for over 22 hours by prosecutors:The Asahi Shimbun

Samsung Group leader Jay Y. Lee left the South Korean special prosecutor's office early on Friday, more than 22 hours after arriving for questioning on bribery suspicions in an influence-peddling scandal that could topple President Park Geun-hye.

European football clubs net profit increase of €1.5bn

European football clubs have increased profits by €1.5bn over the past two seasons, after sustaining years of heavy losses, as so-called financial fair play rules kicked in... The data show that Europe’s clubs have begun to swing into significant profits since FFP rules, which place curbs on how much teams can spend as a proportion of income, began to be implemented in 2011. In that year, aggregate operating losses for clubs were €382m, compared with a profit of €727m in 2015, the latest year for which figures have been made available.

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独GDP、2016年速報値は+1.9% 5年ぶり大きな伸び | ロイター




タカタ、米司法省と和解へ 不正認め10億ドル支払い=関係筋 | ロイター


米海兵隊のF35、岩国基地へ出発 国外で初配備:AFPBB News

ドナルド・トランプ(Donald Trump)次期米大統領から高額な費用などを批判されたF35が米国外で配備されるのは初めて。……米防衛大手ロッキード・マーチン(Lockheed Martin)が開発・製造するF35は、現状の調達費が2443機で計3790億ドル(約43兆9000億円)と既に史上最も高額な航空機となっているが、費用はさらに膨らむとみられている。費用超過に加え、技術トラブルにも見舞われてきた。



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News Headlines - 12 January 2017

Ex-MI6 officer Christopher Steele in hiding after Trump dossier - BBC News

An ex-MI6 officer who is believed to have prepared memos claiming Russia has compromising material on US President-elect Donald Trump is now in hiding, the BBC understands.

French far right leader Le Pen visits Trump Tower but no Trump talks | Reuters

French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen was seen at Trump Tower on Thursday, but a spokesman for President-elect Donald Trump said she did not meet with him or his team.

Turkey lawmakers brawl in parliament - CNN.com

Lawmakers in Turkey brawled during a debate over constitutional amendments that would expand presidential powers, according to state news agency Anadolu.

Morocco 'bans sale and production' of the burka

Morocco has reportedly banned the sale and production of the burka in what appears to be the latest stage of the kingdom's crackdown on Islamic extremism.

Extreme Cold, Heavy Snow Killing Dozens In Balkans, Eastern Europe

Authorities have blamed at least 73 deaths on the extreme weather, the coldest since 1963, including at least 15 people who froze to death in the Balkans this week -- four elderly men in Bosnia-Herzegovina, six people in Serbia, two homeless men in Kosovo, and an elderly woman and two homeless men in Macedonia.

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トランプ氏初会見 6つの重要ポイント - WSJ


東芝、さらに数百億円の損失か 原発子会社の事業価値見直しで - 共同通信 47NEWS


「英国では無施錠の自転車は乗ってもいい」 放置自転車を無断使用の英国人を逮捕 - cyclist


宇多田ヒカル「光 –Ray Of Hope MIX–」が全米iTunesで日本人アーティスト最高位となる2位 | SPICE

宇多田ヒカルの2017年第一弾のリリースとなった配信曲「光 –Ray Of Hope MIX–」(REMIXED BY PUNPEE)が、本日1月11日より全世界で配信販売がスタート、日本をはじめ全9ヶ国で1位を獲得した。さらに、26ヶ国・地域でベスト100入り、全米のiTunes総合ページでは日本人アーティスト最高位となる2位にランクインの快挙となり、アルバム『Fantôme』の全米iTunes最高位3位を越える勢いのセールスを見せている。

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News Headlines - 11 January 2017

BuzzFeed's publication of Trump memos draws controversy

BuzzFeed's decision to publish unverified memos alleging that Russian operatives have compromising personal and financial information about President-elect Donald Trump has set off a fierce debate about the ethics of the decision and the responsibilities of journalists.

Trump on drug prices: Pharma companies are ‘getting away with murder’ - The Washington Post

At his first news conference as president-elect on Wednesday, Donald Trump accused the pharmaceutical industry of “getting away with murder” and said that he would change the way the country bids on drugs to bring prices and spending down.

Prince William comforts girl, 9, over loss of her father, telling her: 'I lost my mummy when I was very young too'

The Duke of Cambridge comforted a nine-year-old girl who had lost her father, and told her how important it is to talk about her grief.

Japan's Emperor Akihito 'to abdicate on New Year’s Day 2019' | The Guardian

Japan’s emperor will abdicate and allow his eldest son to ascend the chrysanthemum throne on New Year’s Day 2019, media reports said, as the government prepares legal changes for the country’s first abdication for two centuries.

Murakami to release new novel titled "Killing Commendatore" | Bangkok Post

Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami will release a new novel titled "Killing Commendatore" on Feb 24, its publisher Shinchosha Publishing Co said, his first multivolume novel in seven years.

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CNN.co.jp : ロシア、トランプ氏の個人情報も収集か 米高官らが本人に報告


オバマ大統領「民主主義のもと結束を」 最後の演説  :日本経済新聞


英政府、EU離脱の議会承認巡り敗訴を予想 代替案準備=報道 | ロイター


ナチスのポーランド侵攻をスクープ報道した英記者、105歳で死去 - BBCニュース


W杯48ヶ国拡大に不満のリーガ、FIFAを提訴へ。欧州各国も同調か | フットボールチャンネル


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News Headlines - 10 January 2017

'Attack on Titan' editor arrested in murder of wife in Tokyo | The Tokyo Reporter

Tokyo Metropolitan Police on Tuesday arrested the first editor of the popular manga “Attack on Titan” in the alleged murder of his wife, 38, at the residence they share in Bunkyo Ward last year

Hungary Plans to Crack Down on All Soros-Funded NGOs

Hungary plans to crack down on non-governmental organizations linked to billionaire George Soros now that Donald Trump will occupy the White House, according to the deputy head of Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s party.

Cyprus reunification talks making slow progress | The Guardian

UN-led talks on the reunification of Cyprus entered the second of four scheduled days on Tuesday, with only a major intervention by the Turkish president or the Greek prime minister thought to be capable of changing the slow rate of progress.

Why London's Tube workers are on strike - in their own words - Mirror Online

The shutdown of the London Underground system has caused travel chaos for millions of commuters - but why are tube workers on strike? Here's what they say the problem is

The Most Exciting Consumer Drone News From CES 2017

We’re two days out from the tech-filled extravaganza that is the Las Vegas Consumer Electronic Show, an epic display of wealth, gadgetry and bling to an audience of 150,000 people. Drones have their own wing of the event now, and a number of companies were displaying drones aimed directly at consumers.

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米ヤフー、ベライゾンに事業売却後「アルタバ」に社名変更へ | ロイター


CNN.co.jp : 米マクドナルド、中国事業を2400億円で売却


オバマ氏、異例の科学誌寄稿 温暖化でトランプ氏牽制か:朝日新聞デジタル


CNN.co.jp : FBI、VWの規制対応責任者を逮捕 排ガス偽装問題で




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News Headlines - 09 January 2017

FBI Arrests Volkswagen Executive - WSJ

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation on Saturday arrested a Volkswagen AG executive suspected of participating in a conspiracy to defraud the U.S. in connection with the company’s emissions-cheating scandal, according to people familiar with the situation.

115 journalists killed in 2016 - simply for doing their jobs | The Guardian

A total of 115 journalists died in 2016 simply for doing their jobs, according to the annual report compiled by the International News Safety Institute (INSI), Killing the Messenger.

N. Korea warns it can launch ICBM ‘anytime and anywhere’ - Stripes

North Korea warned it can launch an intercontinental ballistic missile “anytime and anywhere,” the latest salvo in a war of words over the communist state’s nuclear-weapons program.

Trump acknowledges Russia role in U.S. election hacking: aide | Reuters

President-elect Donald Trump accepts the U.S. intelligence community's conclusion that Russia engaged in cyber attacks during the U.S. presidential election and may take action in response, his incoming chief of staff said on Sunday.

Golden Globes: 'La La Land' Wins Big, Meryl Streep Criticizes Trump

"La La Land," a romantic musical starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, swept all seven of the categories in which it was nominated at the 74th Golden Globe Awards. Meryl Streep used her Cecil B. DeMille Award acceptance speech to take on President-elect Donald Trump.

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英首相、EU離脱戦略を数週間以内に発表へ 批判に反論  | ロイター






モスクワ州で氷点下36・2度 21世紀で最も寒いロシア正教クリスマスに… - 産経ニュース


ズボンを脱いで地下鉄に乗ろう、ロンドンで「ノーパンツデー」開催:AFPBB News

英ロンドン(London)で8日、ズボンを着用せずに地下鉄に乗る毎年恒例のイベント「No Pants Subway Ride(パンツなしで地下鉄に乗ろう)」が行われた。

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