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News Headlines - 30 November 2015

Labour MPs to get free vote on Syria - BBC News

Mr Corbyn had wanted Labour to oppose air strikes, but was forced to back down by his shadow cabinet.
David Cameron later said there would be a Commons debate and vote on Wednesday, saying he believed there was growing parliamentary support for action.

france 24 - Climate protesters clash with police in Paris - France 24

Police in Paris fired teargas Sunday in clashes with climate change activists who pelted them with objects during a demonstration ahead of the COP21 climate talks in the French capital.

HS2 rail link to open in 2027 - six years ahead of schedule - Manchester Evening News

The high-speed rail link set to slash journey times between Manchester and London is due to open six years ahead of schedule, it was announced today... High-speed trains were set to pull into Manchester by 2033, but Chancellor George Osborne has announced the link connecting Crewe to Birmingham will now open in 2027.

Hamburg withdraws bid to host 2024 Olympics - Telegraph

The decision means that Paris, Rome, Los Angeles and Budapest remain in contention to stage the 2024 summer games.
Just a year after they were celebrating Hamburg’s victory over Berlin in the competition to be Germany’s candidate, authorities in the city are trying to piece together what went wrong.

Watch Zinedine Zidane's son Luca follow in his dad's footsteps - by being sent off for a HEADBUTT - Mirror Online

We had thought Luca (his second boy) was perhaps the odd one out - largely because he's a goalkeeper. However, the above video suggests he's definitely got Zidane DNA flowing through his veins.
It comes from the derby match between the youth teams of Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid. 17 year-old Luca clearly wasn't having his best day in the Real goal, as his side eventually lost 4-2.

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ロシア経済制裁:トルコに打撃 謝罪まで圧力続行 - 毎日新聞




世界の雑記帳:生後半年迎えたシャーロット英王女、笑顔いっぱいの写真公開 - 毎日新聞




五輪=2024年夏季大会、独ハンブルクが招致を断念 | Reuters


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News Headlines - 29 November 2015

Putin, citing national security, signs Turkey sanctions decree | Reuters

President Vladimir Putin signed a decree imposing a raft of punitive economic sanctions against Turkey on Saturday, underlining the depth of the Kremlin's anger towards Ankara four days after Turkey shot down a Russian warplane.

Weakening UK trade puts the brakes on GDP growth | The Guardian

The UK economy has slowed after poor overseas trade figures put a record drag on growth, leaving household spending to drive the recovery and casting further doubt on George Osborne’s hopes that strong tax receipts will help him hit ambitious budget targets.

Black Friday sales fall 10% from last year | The Guardian

Total sales in the US on Black Friday fell 10% to $10.4bn this year, down from $11.6bn in 2014, according to research firm ShopperTrak.
The decline in sales on the traditional busiest shopping day of the year has been blamed on shops opening the day before. But this year, sales on Thanksgiving also dropped, and by the same percentage, to $1.8bn.

Top Gear returns to BBC on 8 May | The Guardian

Top Gear will return to the BBC on Sunday 8 May, its new presenter Chris Evans has said.
During an interview with James Martin on BBC1’s Saturday Kitchen, he said the first episode would be screened the Sunday after filming finishes on 5 May. Evans said producers had “already started making the films”.

J K Rowling recalls the moment she met Morrissey - Telegraph

J K Rowling has spoken of the "amazing" moment she met her teenage idol Morrissey for the first time.
The Harry Potter author, who has sold over 450m copies of her books, told how she was overcome with excitement when she saw the Smiths singer across the shop floor in Harvey Nichols.

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【露爆撃機撃墜】露、シリア基地に最新鋭ミサイルを実戦配備 有志連合に圧力 - 産経ニュース


露軍機:撃墜前、2回領空侵犯…トルコ計21回警告 - 毎日新聞


フランス厳戒、国境管理強化 約1000人に入国拒否:AFPBB News


CNN.co.jp : 米LAタイムズ紙で82人の大量退社、紙面維持に懸念


CNN.co.jp : 米俳優ウィル・スミス、政界進出を示唆 芸能誌で


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News Headlines - 28 November 2015

Vladimir Putin announces Russian sanctions against Turkey | The Guardian

Vladimir Putin has announced sanctions against Turkey as the dispute between the two countries over the downing of a Russian Su-24 fighter jet near the Syrian border continues.

Donald Trump under fire for mocking disabled reporter - BBC News

Republican presidential contender Donald Trump has been criticised for mocking a disabled New York Times reporter.

Minister Grant Shapps resigns over 'Tatler Tory' Mark Clarke bullying scandal - Telegraph

Minister Grant Shapps has resigned in the fallout over the suspected suicide of a Conservative Party activist at the centre of a bullying campaign.

Thousands attend protests against UK airstrikes on Syria | The Guardian

Thousands of people gathered outside Downing Street and in cities around the UK on Saturday to protest against the government’s plans to bomb Islamic State targets in Syria.

Japan to resume whaling in Antarctic despite court ruling - BBC News

The decision comes despite an International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruling that Japan cease all whaling. The Japanese government says it has taken into account the court ruling and its "scientific" whaling programme will be much smaller.

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ポルトガル新首相が就任 社会党、4年ぶり政権奪還 - 産経ニュース


コンドーム7個で絶頂感21回との広告、ドイツの裁判所が禁止命じる - Bloomberg


大会の成功は「市民の力」 ロンドン・パラの責任者 | 河北新報オンラインニュース


秘密裏だったイギリスのサイバー諜報活動が、オープンに強化される | ニューズウィーク日本版


データで見る欧州クラブ。強いスペイン勢、弱るイタリア勢を英独が追う|web Sportiva


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News Headlines - 27 November 2015

Jeremy Corbyn facing resignations as shadow cabinet back David Cameron air strikes - Telegraph

Jeremy Corbyn was last night facing mass resignations as his shadow cabinet publicly turned on him and pledged to back David Cameron over Syrian air strikes.

Saudi Arabia executions: Kingdom to behead 50 men convicted of terrorism offences despite Shia revolt threat | Middle East | The Independent

Saudi authorities appear set in the next few days to carry out a series of beheadings across the country of more than 50 men convicted of terrorism offences. Among those facing execution are three young men who were juveniles when they were arrested.

Man arrested in Germany on suspicion of illegal arm dealing in terror crackdown - Telegraph

A man has been arrested in Germany on suspicion of illegal arm dealing as Germany carries out more raids to avoid a Paris-style attack... But officials played down the reports of a link to the attacks, saying the arrested man was being investigated on other suspicions of arms trading.

Japan unemployment falls to 20-year low - FT.com

Japan’s unemployment rate hit its lowest level in 20 years but the central bank’s favourite measure of inflation fell in another mixed month of economic data.
The numbers are unlikely to prompt an immediate reaction from the Bank of Japan but they add to an uneasy pattern of sluggish growth in demand.

Facebook employees now get 4 months parental leave thanks to Mark Zuckerberg | Metro News

Facebook is now going to offer four months parental leave for all full-time employees – regardless of gender, location, or position within the company.
According to the company’s head of human resources, Lori Matloff Goler, the new allowance will mainly affect ‘new fathers and people in same-sex relationships outside the US’.

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ドイツ、対「イスラム国」作戦支援へ フランスの要請受け | Reuters


厳戒下のベルギーが「猫だらけ」に、観光客誘致ビデオが話題 | Reuters


福島産食品の輸入規制、EUが野菜など一部緩和 : 読売新聞(YOMIURI ONLINE)


PS4の累計実売台数が3000万台を突破、発売2年で  :日本経済新聞


【原節子さん死去】海外メディアも大きく報道 独紙「理想の日本人女性」、仏紙「美しい微笑み」 - 産経ニュース


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News Headlines - 26 November 2015

Erdoğan: No apology to Russia, they need to apologize to us

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan appeared set to increase tension with Russia in the wake of his country’s downing of a Russian jet on Nov. 24, vowing that his country would offer no apology for the incident.

Europe - Belgium lowers security alert level in Brussels - France 24

Belgium lowered the security threat level in Brussels on Thursday after nearly a week on maximum alert following the Islamic State attacks in Paris, a government minister said.

Pope: 'Catastrophic' if climate deal derailed

Pope Francis, speaking in Africa days before critical climate change talks in Paris, warned Thursday that it would be “catastrophic” if world leaders let special interest groups get in the way of a global agreement to curb fossil fuel emissions

North Koreans ordered to copy Kim Jong-un's 'ambitious' hair style - Telegraph

North Korea has launched a new purge, targeting citizens with long hair and ordering them to copy Kim Jong-un's much-mocked "ambitious" style.

Explaining Einstein's Theory Of General Relativity On Its 100th Birthday : NPR

Einstein's theory of general relativity turns 100 Wednesday. Astrophysicist Adam Frank tells us what this meant for science.

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ロシア軍、トルコの救援車列を空爆か=トルコメディア | Reuters




「アフガンの病院誤爆事件、米軍「人為的ミスが主な原因」」 News i


アップル、iPhoneに有機EL 韓国LG増産投資  :日本経済新聞


英国のフェイスブックはなぜ法人税80万円なのか:PRESIDENT Online


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News Headlines - 25 November 2015

N. Korean leader executes about 100 officials: think tank

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has executed around 100 party and military officials since he took office in late 2011 in a bid to tighten his grip on power, a Seoul think tank said Wednesday.
But a number of North Korean power elites are disenchanted with the leader's so-called reign of terror, according to the Institute for National Security Strategy, a think tank under South Korea's spy agency.

Japanese securities regulator raids Murakami’s home - FT.com

The home of Yoshiaki Murakami, Japan’s most notorious shareholder activist, was raided on Wednesday as the securities regulator began an investigation into stock manipulation.

Japan’s Abe joins global trend in calling for minimum wage rises - FT.com

Shinzo Abe has become the latest conservative leader to upend the politics of low incomes as he pushes for an increase in Japan’s minimum wage... Minimum wages are becoming increasingly popular with politicians in the developed world as they grapple with economies where the link between living standards and growth appears to have broken down, particularly for the lowest paid.

Scrums of rugby fans visit Buddhist statue resembling Japan star | The Guardian

Ayumu Goromaru credits Jonny Wilkinson with inspiring his trademark kicking style after he attended a coaching session with the former England international more than a decade ago.
The Japanese rugby star’s compatriots, though, would like to believe the roots of his “trigger” pose go back much further – to a 500-year-old Buddhist statue.

Allosaurus dinosaur skeleton up for auction | The Guardian

A rare almost-complete skeleton of a young dinosaur is expected to fetch up to £500,000 at auction.
The remains of the Allosaurus, one of the largest dinosaurs of the late Jurassic period, are believed to be the most complete juvenile of the species discovered so far.

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VW排ガス不正で脱税容疑、ドイツ検察当局が捜査 | Reuters


アリババ、香港メディアSCMP買収に向け交渉中=関係者 - WSJ


ポルトガルで4年ぶり政権交代 左派のコスタ氏が首相に:朝日新聞デジタル


旭日旗とナチスのデザインで物議、アマゾンがNY地下鉄の広告撤去:AFPBB News

米インターネット小売り大手アマゾン・ドットコム(Amazon.com)がニューヨーク(New York)の地下鉄に掲示した、ナチス・ドイツ(Nazi)の鷹の紋章と日本の帝国主義の象徴とされる旭日旗のデザインを使用したドラマ広告が、非難が殺到したために撤去に追い込まれた。

FIFA倫理委員会、プラティニ氏の永久活動停止処分を要求:AFPBB News

国際サッカー連盟(FIFA)の倫理委員会が、不正な金銭授受が取りざたされる欧州サッカー連盟(UEFA)のミシェル・プラティニ(Michel Platini)会長について永久活動停止処分を求めていることが、プラティニ氏の弁護士によって24日、明らかにされた。
 次期FIFA会長の最有力候補だったプラティニ氏と、ジョセフ・ゼップ・ブラッター(Joseph Sepp Blatter)FIFA会長に対する処分は、12月に言い渡される予定になっている。

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News Headlines - 24 November 2015

Russian warplane shot down near Turkey-Syria border - Al Jazeera English

Turkey says it has shot down a Russian-made warplane on the Syrian border for violating Turkish airspace... Reports said the plane crashed in Syrian territory in Latakia's Yamadi village.

Comparing air strikes against Islamic State to past conflicts - BBC News

The US-led coalition launches about two combat aircraft sorties per hour against Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq, but how does that compare to previous aerial campaigns?

Sweden's deputy prime minister cries while announcing refugee U-turn – video | The Guardian

The Greens’ deputy prime minister, Åsa Romson, breaks into tears as she announces measures to deter asylum seekers in a reversal of Sweden’s open-door policy towards people fleeing war and persecution. “This is a terrible decision,” she said later, admitting that the proposals would make life even more precarious for refugees. But quitting the government would have made a bad situation even worse, she added

MIT Researchers Use High-Speed Video To Show How Sneezes Infect Us « CBS Boston

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have caught it on video and it may someday help improve infection control.
They’ve been studying sneezing for years and the group presented their latest findings this week at a meeting of the American Physical Society in Boston.

BBC to mark David Attenborough's 90th birthday with special show | The Guardian

He is used to scrutinising the wonders of the natural world but Sir David Attenborough himself will be the focus of a new BBC1 programme to mark his 90th birthday next year.

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トルコ軍がロシア戦闘機を領空侵犯で撃墜と ロシアは侵犯否定 - BBCニュース


仏空母から出撃、IS空爆 イラク・シリアの拠点:朝日新聞デジタル


米南部の公園で発砲 16人けが、ギャング集団が関与?:朝日新聞デジタル






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News Headlines - 23 November 2015

Explosion Hits Tokyo’s Yasukuni Shrine - WSJ

An explosion that struck the controversial Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo on Monday may have been a politically motivated attack, police said.
No one was injured in the blast, which hit at 10 a.m. local time ahead of a ceremony to celebrate the autumn harvest, on a national holiday in Japan.

Man accused of plotting terror attack in London 'seen testing homemade explosive in back garden' - Mirror Online

Disturbing mobile phone footage of a man accused of plotting a terror attack on London allegedly shows him testing a homemade explosive in his back garden.

Trident: Cost of replacing ageing nuclear submarine fleet has increased by £6bn | The Independent

The Ministry of Defence now puts the cost of the subs at £31bn, compared with its previous estimate of £25bn, and is also putting aside a further £10bn in case the bill for Trident’s replacement increases further.

Boeing the big winner out of UK defence review - Telegraph

Britain will buy nine P-8 Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft from the company in a deal estimated to be worth £2bn, Prime Minister David Cameron confirmed as he delivered the Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR) on Monday.

Here’s How Much Pfizer Could Save in Taxes After Allergan Merger | TIME

Pfizer, currently based in New York, wants the merger so that it can move its domicile to Ireland, where Allergan is technically headquartered (though much of its operations are run through its New Jersey corporate office). This financial maneuver, known as an inversion, would allow the creator of Viagra to avoid paying the United States’ corporate tax rate of 35%, the highest in the industrialized world. In Ireland, the equivalent rate is 12.5%.

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クリミア全域停電、ウクライナの送電施設爆破か : 読売新聞(YOMIURI ONLINE)






米ファイザー、アラガンと経営統合へ 製薬最大手に  :日本経済新聞


ジワジワきてる! SNSで話題の「チープカシオ」ってなんだ? 〈dot.〉|dot.ドット 朝日新聞出版


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News Headlines - 22 November 2015

Brussels remains under highest terror alert - CNN.com

Brussels remains under Belgium's highest terrorism alert level, with soldiers and heavily armed police in the streets, after authorities warned of a possible imminent threat to the capital.

Crimea plunged into blackout after power line blasts - FT.com

Crimea was plunged into a complete blackout early on Sunday morning after electricity transmission lines from Ukraine were blown up, in a stark reminder of the peninsula’s economic reliance on Ukraine one-and-a-half years after its annexation by Russia.

David Cameron announces 5,000-strong 'strike brigades' to take the fight to terrorists - Telegraph

Britain's army is to be restructured to form two "strike brigades" of 5,000 soldiers which can be deployed immediately to fight terrorists and others threatening the country, the Prime Minister has announced.

Experts criticise WHO delay in sounding alarm over Ebola outbreak | The Guardian

The World Health Organisation should be stripped of its role in declaring disease outbreaks to be an international emergency following the catastrophic failure to warn the world of the dangers of Ebola in west Africa last year, according to an independent panel of experts.

Cinema chains refuse to show advert featuring Lord's Prayer | The Guardian

The UK’s three leading cinema chains have refused to show an advert by the Church of England that features the Lord’s Prayer, citing fears that it could offend people... It was cleared by the Cinema Advertising Authority and the British Board of Film Classification, but the Odeon, Cineworld and Vue chains – which control 80% of screens around the country – have refused to show the advert because they believe it “carries the risk of upsetting, or offending, audiences”.

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ブリュッセル、警戒最高レベル 地下鉄駅閉鎖 パリテロ:朝日新聞デジタル


ホロコースト関連資料、アパートの壁の中から発見 ブダペスト:AFPBB News


ルーベンスなど総額20億円の絵画盗難 イタリア:AFPBB News

イタリア北部ベローナ(Verona)のカステルベッキオ(Castelvecchio)美術館で19日夜、覆面に黒づくめの男3人組が押し入り、ルーベンス(Peter Paul Rubens)やティントレット(Tintoretto)の絵画を盗む事件があった。……3人は警備の交代の際に押し入り、警備員と従業員を縛り上げたという。盗まれたのは、フランドルバロックの画家ルーベンスの「婦人の肖像(Portrait of a Lady)」や、ベネチア派のティントレットの「男性の肖像(Male Portrait)」の他、ピサネロ(Pisanello)、ヤコポ・ベッリーニ(Jacopo Bellini)、ジョバンニ・ フランチェスコ・カロート(Giovanni Francesco Caroto)などの作品。

「2015年宇宙法」が米上院を通過、小惑星の資源採掘ビジネスを認める « WIRED.jp


TOKYO FMグループ、米アズウィズ社と戦略的提携~デジタル音声広告分野を開拓:MarkeZine(マーケジン)

TOKYO FMグループは、デジタル・オーディオ・アドプラットフォームを提供する米アズウィズ社と、戦略的パートナーシップを締結した。提携の第一弾として、デジタル・オーディオ・アドエクスチェンジ「AdWave」の販売を行う。

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News Headlines - 21 November 2015

Britain set to join air strikes against Isil in Syria before Christmas - Telegraph

David Cameron will set out his “comprehensive strategy” to defeat Islamic State as he accelerates efforts to win cross-party backing for British air strikes in Syria

Mali Shows Jihadist Threat to Africa's ‘Soft Targets', U.S. Says - Bloomberg Business

African nations will remain vulnerable to high-profile militant attacks like Friday’s deadly siege of a Mali hotel and it will be difficult for them to prevent similar violence in the future, said General David Rodriguez, the head of U.S. Africa Command.

PlayStation 2 Emulation Coming to PS4, Sony Confirms | WIRED

SONY IS WORKING on bringing PlayStation 2 titles to the PlayStation 4, the company confirmed to WIRED Thursday evening.
“We are working on utilizing PS2 emulation technology to bring PS2 games forward to the current generation,” a Sony representative told WIRED via email. “We have nothing further to comment at this point in time.”

Stark images of Shackleton's struggle - BBC News

A century ago a ship sank beneath the ice of the Weddell Sea off Antarctica. Sir Ernest Shackleton had been counting on Endurance to help him make it ashore, ahead of a trek across the continent past the South Pole.
Now, newly digitised images capturing the last days of Endurance, and the crew's subsequent struggle to stay alive, are on show at the Royal Geographical Society in London.

'Blue Dragon' Sea Slug Washes Up On Australian Shore, Video Goes Viral (VIDEOS, PHOTOS) : World : Headlines & Global News

A Glaucus atlanticus washed ashore in Queensland, Australia recently and the video has gone viral. The "Blue Dragon" is a sight to behold - breathtakingly blue, comically cartoonish and one bad ass nudibranch.

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ベルギー首都、「差し迫った脅威」で地下鉄の全駅閉鎖:AFPBB News


安保理がテロ防止決議…仏非常事態、3か月延長 : 読売新聞(YOMIURI ONLINE)






米フェイスブックCEO、2カ月間育休へ 第1子誕生後  :日本経済新聞


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News Headlines - 20 November 2015

Militants target Westerners in Mali hotel seige - Telegraph

France appears to have been primary target of another terrorist attack after gunmen stormed a hotel filled with Western visitors in Mali’s capital, killing about 27 people

Japan Considers Sending Navy to Aid U.S. in South China Sea - Bloomberg Business

The comments in a bilateral meeting Thursday on the sidelines of an Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Manila came after the U.S. sparked an angry reaction from China last month by sailing a warship close to an artificial island in waters that China views as its own territory. Japan and the U.S., its only formal ally, have occasionally conducted joint exercises in the South China Sea, but never in such close proximity to features claimed by China.

Japan ends ‘love hotels’ affair in favour of hostels - FT.com

Mr Kozawa said love hotels made ideal hostels because they were easy to convert. “All customers want to stay somewhere a bit unique,” he said.
Japan is on course to meet its 2020 goal of 20m foreign visitors five years early thanks to the weakness of the yen and a surge in Chinese tourists. Tourism is a big part of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s growth strategy.

Shock UK deficit figures dent George Osborne's economic plan | The Guardian

The deficit, or the gap between what the government spends and takes in, swelled by 16% from a year earlier to £8.2bn in October, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). It was a larger shortfall than the £6bn forecast by economists in a Reuters poll.
The chancellor wants to eliminate the deficit on the public finances by the end of the decade. As part of that push, he will unveil plans in his spending review on 25 November to cut government department spending by around £20bn over the next four years.

Snow storms and icy blizzards sweep in across the UK - Telegraph

Parts of the UK saw a flurry of snow overnight at the start of a wintry weekend which could see temperatures plummet to minus 5C.
Snow showers were reported in parts of Scotland, Wales, northern England and the Midlands.

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「仏、対「イスラム国」決議案を安保理理事国に提示」 News i


「VW不正、米司法省が部品世界最大手を調査」 News i


日経傘下FT、記者ら投票9割スト支持 年金改革に反発:朝日新聞デジタル


英 石炭火力発電所を10年後までに全廃へ NHKニュース


プレミアリーグ、週末の試合前に「ラ・マルセイエーズ」 フランスへの連帯示す - SANSPO.COM(サンスポ)


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News Headlines - 19 November 2015

Fed sends strong signal that rates will rise in December - Telegraph

The Federal Reserve has delivered its strongest signal yet that policymakers are prepared to raise interest rates before the end of this year if the economy continues to improve.

Abe demanded Seoul remove comfort woman statue

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has demanded the removal of a statue of a teenage Korean girl, a symbol of Korean victims of Japan’s wartime sexual slavery, as a condition for settling the issue involving the victims, according to a news report Thursday.

Islamic State says it has executed two captives from Norway and China | Reuters

Islamic State said it had killed a Norwegian and a Chinese captive, showing what appeared to be pictures of the dead men under a banner reading "Executed" in the latest edition of its English language magazine.

China to build two nuclear plants in Argentina in $15bn deal - FT.com

China will finance and build two nuclear power plants in Argentina in a deal worth up to $15bn, underlining Beijing’s continued presence in Latin America despite its slowing economy.

Britain arrests Libyan for 1984 murder of policewoman Yvonne Fletcher | Reuters

British police said they had arrested a Libyan man on Thursday over his suspected role in the murder of unarmed policewoman Yvonne Fletcher, who was shot dead outside the Libyan embassy in London in 1984.

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CNN.co.jp : 新たなISIS動画、NYへの攻撃を警告


ロシア機墜落:ISが爆弾写真を掲載…ネット上に - 毎日新聞




「わたしを離さないで」ドラマ化、キャストに綾瀬はるか、三浦春馬、水川あさみ - 映画ナタリー


絵文字が「今年の単語大賞」に オックスフォード英語辞典 - 産経ニュース


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News Headlines - 18 November 2015

Japan regulators set to slap Toshiba with record $57 million fine: source | Reuters

Japan's securities watchdog is likely to recommend Toshiba Corp be fined about 7 billion yen ($57 million), a source familiar with the matter said on Wednesday, in what would be a record in the country for accounting-related violations.

Obama says TPP a good deal but getting it to fly is 'not easy' | Reuters

U.S. President Barack Obama said on Wednesday work towards the final stage of getting a Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) deal off the ground was not easy, even as he reiterated the pact was a good deal economically."Execution is critical after we arrived at the text," Obama said in Manila at a meeting with leaders of 11 other TPP member countries on the sidelines of the annual summit of Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation.

Greece agrees deal to unlock €12bn in bail-out cash - Telegraph

Greece has reached an agreement to unlock the first major tranche of rescue money owed to the country under its €86bn international bail-out programme.
Athens has successfully passed the 48 "milestones" demanded by its EU creditors, freeing up €12bn in bail-out funds for the beleaguered debtor.

Ken Livingstone facing calls to resign after 'gravely offensive' mental health comment - Telegraph

Ken Livingstone is facing immediate calls to resign from his new role co-chairing Labour’s defence review after he said a critical shadow minister who has depression “might need some psychiatric help”.

Charlie Sheen Says He Has H.I.V. and Has Paid Millions to Keep It Secret - The New York Times

The troubled television star Charlie Sheen revealed his H.I.V.-positive status on Tuesday, saying that he had paid people upward of $10 million to keep quiet about his condition and that he wanted to put a stop “to this onslaught, this barrage of attacks and of subtruths and very harmful and mercurial stories that are about me.”

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EU、初の集団的自衛権の行使表明…仏を支援 : 国際 : 読売新聞(YOMIURI ONLINE)




【パリ同時多発テロ】エッフェル塔、再び閉鎖 「安全に確証持てない」従業員が不安訴え - 産経ニュース


ドイツ対オランダのサッカー親善試合が中止に、爆弾攻撃情報受け - Bloomberg


サッカーの英仏代表が親善試合 反テロへ連帯示す  :日本経済新聞


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News Headlines - 17 November 2015

Growing number of US states seek to block acceptance of Syrian refugees | The Guardian

A growing list of governors and lawmakers are moving to block US acceptance of Syrian refugees, inciting outrage from the Muslim and immigrant communities who say it is Muslims who have suffered the most from Isis attacks. Legal experts, meanwhile, warn that many governors’ positions exceed their state power.

UK annual consumer prices slip for a second month in October | Reuters

British annual consumer prices edged down for a second month in a row in October, according to official figures on Tuesday that leave the Bank of England under no pressure to raise interest rates soon.

Japan’s recovery hits another speed bump | The Economist

THE Japanese economy is back in recession, trumpet the headlines. In the third quarter of this year, the sick man of Asia contracted at an annual pace of 0.8%—a bigger shrinkage than forecasters had expected. The decline in real GDP was the second quarterly fall in a row; hence the headlines.

Half of world's museum specimens are wrongly labelled, Oxford University finds - Telegraph

As many as half of all natural history specimens held in the some of the world’s greatest institutions are probably wrongly labelled, according to experts at Oxford University and the Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh.

El Nino Worst in Over 15 Years, Severe Impact Likely

The UN weather agency has warned that this year's "El Nino" phenomenon is the worst in more than 15 years.
World Meteorological Association chief Michel Jarraud said that this El Nino which resurfaced a few months ago has already caused severe droughts and flooding. And it is expected to become even more powerful by the end of the year.

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「仏大統領が演説 「フランスは戦争状態にある」」 News i

129人が死亡したパリの同時多発テロ事件でフランスのオランド大統領は16日、演説し、「我々はテロリストと戦争状態にある」と述べました。……「我々はフランスのみならず、世界中を脅かすジハード主義を掲げるテロリストとの戦争状態にある」(フランス オランド大統領)

仏大統領、IS打倒を宣言 パリ連続襲撃受け歴史的演説:AFPBB News


仏テロ、トルシエ元日本代表監督&ダバディ通訳が鎮魂「世界の終末のような…」 | フットボールチャンネル


米マリオットがスターウッド買収 世界最大手のホテルに:朝日新聞デジタル


冥王星に信じがたい5つの新事実発覚 | ナショナルジオグラフィック日本版サイト


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News Headlines - 16 November 2015

France launches 'massive' airstrike on Isis stronghold of Raqqa | The Guardian

French fighter jets launched their biggest raids in Syria to date, targeting the Islamic State’s stronghold in Raqqa just two days after the group claimed coordinated attacks in Paris that killed more than 130 people, the defence ministry said.

Paris attacks: Belgium forced to confront homegrown jihadis - FT.com

Belgian officials promised a crackdown on extremism after two of the attackers killed during the Paris terrorist plot were identified as Brussels residents. It is the fifth time in 18 months that the country has been linked with a big terrorist attack.

Paris Attacks Prompt Geopolitical Shift in West - WSJ

Moscow’s strategy—to back the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, at least temporarily, as the best way of tackling Islamic State—has been unpalatable to the U.S. and, up to now, France, which has been one of Mr. Assad’s fiercest international critics. That position could well be changing.

Yakuza gang boss ‘bludgeoned to death’ - BBC News

The Yamaguchi-gumi, Japan's largest organised crime group, split in two in September.
Police said the incident was likely related to the split, which saw the emergence of a rival group calling itself the Kobe Yamaguchi-gumi.

Possible ice volcanoes discovered on frozen Pluto - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

The dark distinctive depression on the summit of the icy mountain at the centre of this image of Pluto's surface is believed to be the giant, 56 kilometre-wide caldera of a recently active cryovolcano.

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フランス、シリアのIS「首都」を空爆 パリ襲撃事件後で初:AFPBB News


パリ多発攻撃、逃走犯を指名手配 ベルギー生まれのフランス人 | Reuters




ピラミッドも3色に 世界に広がる“悲しみのトリコロール” - 産経フォト


厳戒下でG20開幕 パリでのテロ受け特別声明採択へ:朝日新聞デジタル


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News Headlines - 15 November 2015

Japanese banks to accelerate unwind of cross-shareholdings - FT.com

Nearly six months since Japan established its first corporate governance code, the country’s three largest banks have set accelerated targets for selling down their estimated Y10tn “strategic” stakes in corporate clients.
The move, which has seen Mizuho, Sumitomo Mitsui and Mitsubishi UFJ all pledging to speed up the sale of so-called cross-shareholdings, is a timely fillip for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and a growth programme that some have accused of running out of steam.

GE in Talks With Two Suitors for Japan Commercial-Finance Operation - WSJ

The race to buy General Electric Co.’s nearly $5 billion Japanese commercial-lending business is nearing the finish line with two bidders remaining, according to a person familiar with the situation.

Ford-Mazda capital tie-up ends | Bangkok Post

Mazda Motor Corp and Ford Motor Co have formally dissolved their 36-year-old capital alliance but will continue to cooperate in the production of some vehicles, including their AutoAlliance Thailand venture... But the companies will continue to cooperate in producing pickup trucks at their joint venture in Thailand, as well as contract production in Taiwan and South Africa, said sources familiar with the matter.

Manga rows show why it’s still Japan’s medium of protest | The Guardian

Next year’s G7 summit in the Japanese city of Shima has already been hit by controversy. However, the row is not over policy, but over the meeting’s official mascot, Aoshima Meg – a manga rendering of a teenage girl dressed as one of the area’s famed ama divers... But that has not been the only recent manga row. There was barely a murmur of disapproval when Japan’s prime minister, Shinzo Abe, announced that his country would not be taking in Syrian refugees. It was left to a pitiless manga depiction of a six-year-old Syrian girl to ignite public debate. The illustration drew loud protests on social media and prompted a change.org campaign demanding that the artist, Toshiko Hasumi, remove it from her Facebook page.

For a New World to Come review – photographers capture Japan's upheaval | The Guardian

In the years following 1968, Japan was rocked by protests and a new generation of photographers rose up to document and express their country’s turmoil

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パリ同時テロまとめ…「イスラム国」犯行と断定 : まとめ読み「NEWS通」 : 読売新聞(YOMIURI ONLINE)


フランス厳戒下でもテロ防げず 銃声10分、そのとき:朝日新聞デジタル


フィギュア・フランス杯中止…「喪に服すため」 : 読売新聞(YOMIURI ONLINE)


イングランド対フランスの開催が決定…FA「連帯と敬意を示す機会」 | サッカーキング


フランス高速鉄道TGV脱線、10人死亡 試験走行中:朝日新聞デジタル


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News Headlines - 14 November 2015

Hollande calls Paris massacre an ‘act of war’ | The Times

President Hollande declared three days of national mourning today and promised “merciless” retribution against the Islamic State terrorist group after multiple shooting and bombing assaults in Paris last night that left at least 128 dead and up to 20 critically wounded.

Belgian police arrest suspects in Brussels including 3 seen in Paris | Daily Mail Online

Belgian authorities have arrested several suspects following yesterday's Paris terror attacks after a car seen near one of the murder scenes was intercepted crossing the border.
Federal prosecutors in Brussels confirmed that a car with Belgian number plates had been seen close to the Bataclan theatre on Friday night, scene of the worst bloodshed.

Gatwick Airport north terminal evacuated after suspect package sparks security alert | London Evening Standard

Gatwick Airport's north terminal has been evacuated after a suspect package sparked a security alert.
The evacuation happened at around 10am and passengers were reportedly told to stay away from glass windows after the alarm was raised.

FTSE 100 hits six week low - BBC News

The UK market continued to slide, to a six week low, having dropped 1.9% in the previous session.
The FTSE 100 index closed down a further 60.40 points, or 0.98%, at 6,118.28.

Commodities hit record low as China fears grow | The Times

As oil and metal prices continued to plunge, the closely watched Bloomberg Commodity Index slumped to a historic low of 82.07. That is nearly one third of its the level at its peak of 238.07 in September 2008 and the lowest since the index was created 15 years ago.

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仏大統領、国家非常事態を宣言 「テロに立ち向かう」  :日本経済新聞


パリ多発テロ120人死亡 劇場立てこもりの犯人自爆 非常事態宣言 ― スポニチ Sponichi Annex


オバマ大統領 「非道な攻撃 フランスと連携を」 NHKニュース


【パリ多発テロ】フランスVSドイツ サッカー親善試合中に発生 仏大統領、独外相が一緒に観戦 - 産経ニュース


17日に予定のイングランド対フランス戦は中止の見通し パリ多発テロの余波 - Goal.com


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News Headlines - 13 November 2015

Dozens reported dead in Paris attacks - FT.com

Paris was struck by coordinated attacks on Friday night, causing chaos in the French capital in one of the deadliest terrorist atrocities on a western city since September 11.
Several shootings targeted a concert hall near Place de la République and two other nearby locations in the 10th and 11th arrondissement, while grenades exploded near the Stade de France in northern Paris.

LIVE: At least 40 dead in Paris attacks - The Local

At least 40 dead in Paris shootings and explosions
Francois Hollande has declared a state of emergency.
All French borders will be closed.
Explosion in a bar near the Stade near France stadium, where France were playing Germany
President Hollande rushed out of stadium to crisis cell at Ministry of Interior
Fifteen of victims were killed at Bataclan concert hall where hostages were taken
Mayor of Paris urged Parisians to stay home
Reports of up to six gunmen, still on the run
US president Obama "ready to assist"
British PM 'shocked' by attacks

'Jihadi John' Believed Killed in US Drone Strike, US Officials Say - ABC News

The ISIS terrorist dubbed "Jihadi John", who oversaw the brutal executions of American and Western hostages, was hit by a U.S. air strike Thursday night and is believed to have been killed, U.S. officials told ABC News.

Becky Watts' murderer sentenced to life in prison with a minimum of 33 years - Telegraph

Nathan Matthews could die behind bars after being sentenced to life imprisonment and told he will serve at least 33 years for the murder of his stepsister Becky Watts.
Girlfriend Shauna Hoare, 21, will serve 17 years' imprisonment for the manslaughter of the 16-year-old.

Athletics doping: Russia provisionally suspended by IAAF - BBC Sport

Russia's athletics federation has been provisionally suspended from international competition - including the Olympic Games - for its alleged involvement in widespread doping.

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後藤健二さん殺害の「ジハーディ・ジョン」狙い米軍が攻撃 米CNN「死亡を確信」 - SankeiBiz(サンケイビズ)


東芝 原子力事業の子会社で巨額減損処理 NHKニュース


伊ピニンファリーナ、印マヒンドラへの身売りで近く合意の見通し | Reuters

イタリアの自動車デザイン会社ピニンファリーナは12日、インドの自動車大手マヒンドラ・ アンド・マヒンドラに買収されることで数週間後に合意に達する見込みだと明らかにした。

東京新聞:核のごみ 地層処分許可 フィンランド、2020年代開始計画


映画になった現金強奪事件、大物マフィアに無罪判決 米NY:AFPBB News

マーティン・スコセッシ(Martin Scorsese)監督の映画『グッドフェローズ(Goodfellas)』(1990年)の題材となった米空港での現金・宝石強奪事件に関与したとして起訴されたマフィアの大物メンバー、ビンセント・アサロ(Vincent Asaro)被告(80)に対し、米ニューヨーク(New York)ブルックリン(Brooklyn)の連邦地裁は12日、全ての罪状について無罪を言い渡した。

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News Headlines - 12 November 2015

Suspects held across Europe in alleged plot to kidnap Norwegian diplomats | The Guardian

European law enforcement authorities say they have broken up a Kurdish-Sunni extremist group that was allegedly planning to take Norwegian diplomats hostage either in Europe or the Middle East.

Canada renews backing for Miss World contestant's human rights push in China | The Guardian

The newly elected government of Canada has renewed the country’s support for its Miss World contestant’s efforts to raise awareness of human rights violations in China, amid fresh claims of harassment by Chinese officials.

Spain's top court orders halt to Catalan independence process - Telegraph

Spain’s top court has dealt a blow to Catalonia’s push for independence by ordering the region's leaders to halt an 18-month process of forming a breakaway state, following an angry appeal from Madrid against the "destruction" of the Spanish nation.

Lufthansa: Week-long strike grounds nearly half a million fliers

The labor disruption forced the German carrier to cancel more than 930 flights, including most of its Thursday schedule to the United States. Lufthansa estimates that Thursday’s disruption has stranded 107,000 of its customers. The carrier has already pared its Friday schedule as well, preemptively canceling more than 940 flights that will impact about 111,000 fliers.

Financial Times Journalists Set for Strike Action Vote - WSJ

Journalists at the Financial Times are set to decided later this month whether to strike over union fears that the paper’s final salary pension scheme is under threat, just months after Nikkei Inc. struck a multibillion-dollar deal to acquire the British business-focused newspaper.

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東京新聞:ドーピング問題 ロシア大統領が独自調査指示 リオ五輪へ早期収拾図る


「ロシアに放射能汚染兵器開発疑惑、会議映像に資料」 News i


VW車以外でも不正か 独当局による排ガス試験  :日本経済新聞


英FT紙記者がストを検討 日経の年金制度変更に反発 - ZAKZAK




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News Headlines - 11 November 2015

Test flight triumph for Mitsubishi regional jet - FT.com

Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation’s MRJ90, with its raked, train-like nose and pronounced winglets, took off from Nagoya airport shortly after 9:30am. Its safe landing 90 minutes later launched an ambitious plan to take on Embraer and Bombardier in the market for small passenger jets.

Sony's Betamax, long thought dead, officially gets last nail in its coffin - CNET

In its announcement Tuesday, Sony said it would no longer produce its cassettes in Japan, the only remaining country where they are available. The company has not produced a Betamax recorder since 2002. Sony said it has sold more than 18 million units of Betamax devices worldwide since their debut.

Japan says UN envoy has retracted remarks that 13% of schoolgirls are involved in paid dating - The Straits Times

"The letter said after further reviews that there was no official and recent data to support the 13-percent figure," Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told reporters.
In her letter, Ms de Boer-Buquicchio vowed not to use the figure in the future and said the number will not be part of a report to be submitted to the UN Human Rights Council, Mr Suga said.

N. Korean ‘abduction manual’ leaked: Tokyo Shimbun | NK News - North Korea News

Japan’s Tokyo Shimbun newspaper on Wednesday reported their findings on a North Korean internal document written in the late 1990s to educate North Korean agents on how to abduct foreign targets.
According to the newspaper, the 356-page North Korean document was credited to Kim Jong Il Social Foreign Intelligence Studies and was taught in the Kim Jong Il Political-Military University, one of the most secretive North Korean intelligence institutes.

BBC Sport - Kazuyoshi Miura: Japan legend Kazu signs new Yokohama deal at 48

Japanese footballer Kazuyoshi Miura has signed a one-year contract extension with Yokohama FC at the age of 48.

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IOC「ソチで薬物違反なかった」 WADA報告に異論:朝日新聞デジタル


シュミット元西独首相死去 冷戦下で緊張緩和を推進 | 中国新聞アルファ


原爆「マンハッタン計画」施設を「国立公園」に正式指定 広がる「核兵器美化」懸念 - 産経ニュース


「007」最新作の大爆発シーン、ギネス世界記録に認定 | Reuters

人気スパイ映画シリーズの最新作「007 スペクター」(日本公開12月4日)のモロッコで撮影された大爆発シーンが、映画史上世界最大規模としてギネス記録に認定された。ギネス・ワールド・レコーズが10日発表した。

CNN.co.jp : 10歳以下のヘディング禁止、サッカー協会が新規定 米


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News Headlines - 10 November 2015

Athletics doping: Russia 'committed to anti-doping fight' - BBC News

Russia's sports ministry has said it is open to co-operating more closely with the World Anti-Doping Agency after it was implicated in a damning report... The report said widespread doping was "state-sponsored" and even secret services had been complicit.

Catalonia MPs vote for secession as Spain looks to block plans in court | The Guardian

The Catalan parliament has voted to formally begin the process of breaking away from Spain, deepening its standoff with the central government in Madrid as the region begins one of the most decisive weeks to date in its push for independence.

Myanmar election: Aung San Suu Kyi's party on track for majority | The Guardian

By noon on Tuesday, of the 88 declared seats in the lower house, the NLD had taken 78 with the USDP winning just five.
There are 440 seats in the lower house but, under the constitution drawn up by the former junta, a quarter of these are unelected and reserved for the military.

Bloody Sunday: Ex-soldier arrested over Londonderry shootings - BBC News

The 66-year-old is a former member of the Parachute Regiment. He was detained in County Antrim on Tuesday by the PSNI's Legacy Investigation Branch.
He is the first person to be arrested as part of the investigation.

Japan demands UN envoy retract remarks that 13% of schoolgirls involved in paid dates - The Straits Times

The Japanese government is demanding a United Nations envoy retract remarks that 13 per cent of schoolgirls in Japan are involved in forms of paid dating that can involve sex.

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ロシア首相「テロの可能性」 旅客機墜落で初めて言及  :日本経済新聞




CNN.co.jp : クリスマスへの挑戦?、スタバの無地のカップが物議


世界記憶遺産、ユネスコが登録手続き見直し着手 : 読売新聞(YOMIURI ONLINE)


戦力外から一転! 信頼取り戻したインテル長友「常に準備をしなければ」 | フットボールチャンネル


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News Headlines - 09 November 2015

Results announced for Myanmar's landmark election | The Guardian

Myanmar’s opposition NLD party, led by Aung San Suu Kyi, says it is on track to win more than 70% of seats in the country’s historic election – a tally that could sweep it to power and end decades of military dominance.

Rise in top officials fleeing North Korea as Kim Jong Un confidante vanishes | Metro News

The figures were released by South Korea’s National Intelligence Service as it emerged that one of Kim Jong Un’s closest confidantes, Choe Ryong-Hae, was omitted from an official funeral committee list.
Ryong-Hae was previously one of Kim’s most powerful aides but his name was not published on a list of 170 people at the funeral of Marshal Ri Ul-Sol.

How the Catalonia vote will ramp up tensions with Madrid - FT.com

The regional parliament in Catalonia on Monday passed a controversial resolution calling for the first concrete steps towards “disconnecting” from the rest of Spain and establishing an independent state. The vote was carried by 72 votes to 63, reflecting the new pro-independence majority in parliament that emerged from the regional election on September 27.

Two Americans and a South African shot dead at Jordan security training facility - Telegraph

Two Americans were killed and a South African when a Jordanian police officer opened fire on them at a US-funded facility for training Iraqi security forces, officials said on Monday.
Two other Americans and four Jordanians were also wounded in incident at the Muaqar base on the eastern outskirts of the Jordanian capital, Amman, said Mohammed Momani, a government spokesman. He said that one of the wounded was in a critical condition.

Was Jurgen Klopp right to criticise Liverpool FC fans for leaving early? | Daily Mail Online

Jurgen Klopp was critical of those Liverpool fans who left Anfield early during Sunday's 2-1 defeat by Crystal Palace... Was he right to call out those fans? Or does he not understand the lengths they go to support their team? We asked our team of writers as well as bloggers from Liverpool, Manchester United and Arsenal what they thought about fans who leave early...

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スペイン カタルーニャ 今日「カタルーニャ共和国建国開始法案」可決へ。

カタルーニャ州独立派のジュンツ・パル・シィと人民連合CUPは今日、「カタルーニャ共和国建国開始法案」を可決する方針。 その後17時より州知事投票が行われる予定。

【露旅客機墜落】ロシア人1万1000人がエジプトから帰国 政府が航空機準備、荷物は別送 - 産経ニュース


身代金を支払ったスイス「ProtonMail」 サイバー攻撃で脅迫受け:ITpro

スイスProton Technologiesは現地時間2015年11月5日、同社の電子メールサービス「ProtonMail」が執拗な分散型サービス拒否攻撃(DDoS)を受け、犯罪集団に身代金を支払ったことを明らかにした。攻撃はかつてないほど大規模で広範囲だったと同社は釈明している。

パテック・フィリップ腕時計、史上最高の9億円で落札 スイス MODE PRESS

スイスの老舗高級時計メーカー「パテック・フィリップ(Patek Philippe)」のステンレス製腕時計が7日、スイスのジュネーブ(Geneva)でチャリティーオークションに出品され、730万ドル(約9億円)で落札された。競売会社フィリップス(Phillips)が明らかにした。

MLB公式サイトも大谷快投を絶賛!「すでに大会支配している」 - SANSPO.COM(サンスポ)


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News Headlines - 08 November 2015

WHO officially declares Sierra Leone Ebola-free | The Guardian

Sierra Leone has been declared free of Ebola by the World Health Organisation, prompting nationwide celebrations tinged with sadness over the 4,000 lives the virus claimed. Freetown was transformed into a giant carnival on Friday night as ecstatic crowds took to the streets of the capital in an outpouring of emotion.

Taiwan China Historic Talks Fuel Criticism at Home

A historic meeting between the leaders of Taiwan and China Saturday was rich in symbolism, but short on substance. Criticism of the trip and Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou’s performance at the meeting with China's president Xi Jinping is already building at home. And while the leaders of Taiwan and China say the meeting has nothing to do with the island’s upcoming elections, it is already becoming a key topic on the campaign trail.

Myanmar election: Vote counting starts after landmark poll - BBC News

Votes are being counted in Myanmar's first openly contested national election for 25 years.
Turnout is thought to have been 80% in the poll - seen as a further big step away from decades of military rule.

Astronaut plays bagpipes on International Space Station - BBC News

A US astronaut has played a set of Scottish-made bagpipes on the International Space Station to pay tribute to a colleague who died.
Kjell Lindgren played Amazing Grace on the pipes after recording a message about research scientist Victor Hurst, who was involved in astronaut training.

Gunnar Hansen, Texas Chainsaw Massacre villain, dies aged 68 - BBC News

Gunnar Hansen, the actor who played terrifying villain Leatherface in The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, has died... The 1974 film depicts how five friends visiting their grandfather's country house are hunted by Leatherface and his family of grave-robbing cannibals.

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【露旅客機墜落】墜落に英国人関与と報道 過激派の交信傍受「爆破祝う会話になまり」 - 産経ニュース


TPP最大の受益国は日本 米研究所 米の恩恵はテクノロジー、銀行、農業 - SankeiBiz(サンケイビズ)


日蓮宗の寺院建立めぐりドイツで宗教紛争 反発から築いた地元との対話とは - Excite Bit コネタ(1/4)


ジョン・レノンのギター 約3億円で落札 NHKニュース

このギターは、レノンさんがビートルズのヒット曲、「Love Me Do」などを収録した際に使ったと言われ、1963年のコンサートの際になくなり行方が分からなくなっていました。

なぜ名古屋で北欧なのか? - 日経トレンディネット

では、なぜ名古屋で北欧なのか? 犬塚氏は名古屋が北欧ファンの有力な市場であると同時に、北欧サイドからの期待も大きいと語る。「名古屋は北欧ファンの中心となる女性層の可処分所得が高い。中部国際空港の欧州便はFINNAIRとルフトハンザ・ドイツ航空のみで、名古屋からの渡欧者の多くはヘルシンキでトランジットとなるので、旅行者の呼び込みが期待できる。フィンランド政府観光局、FINNAIRからも送客プロモーションとして高い評価を受け、バックアップしていただいている」(大塚氏)。

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News Headlines - 07 November 2015

Presidents of China and Taiwan Shake Hands in First Ever Meeting - The New York Times

President Xi Jinping of China met with Ma Ying-jeou, the president of Taiwan, on Saturday in the first ever encounter between the leaders of the neighbors and longtime rivals, an act both sides described as a breakthrough gesture meant to promote peace and mutual prosperity.

Trilateral summit a promising step - The Straits Times

Sunday's summit between China, South Korea and Japan comes three years after talks stalled. The editorials below from papers in the Asia News Network offer a range of perspectives on their significance.

Russian plane crash: French 'rule out technical failure' - BBC News

The Russian plane crash in Egypt last week was not due to technical failures, French aviation officials familiar with the investigation have told the BBC.

Israel arrests Palestinian teenager over Facebook posts - Al Jazeera English

Israeli police have arrested a Palestinian teenager for Facebook posts as unrest continues in Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories.

Anonymous posts Ku Klux Klan alleged sympathisers list - BBC News

The hackers' collective Anonymous has shared details of hundreds of alleged sympathisers of the white supremacist Ku Klux Klan (KKK) on the internet.
Anonymous said the data was "a form of resistance" against racial violence.

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ドイツ政府、シリア人難民の権利を縮小か:AFPBB News

独日刊紙フランクフルター・アルゲマイネ(Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung)は6日、ドイツが流入する難民申請者の中でも最多数を占めるシリア人に対する難民政策の規模を縮小し、家族を呼び寄せる権利などを取り消したと報じた。

【露旅客機墜落】貨物室に爆弾か、エジプトの空港関係者らに内通者がいる可能性 英BBC報道 - 産経ニュース


スペイン財政赤字、削減目標到達せず=欧州委見通し | Reuters


CNN.co.jp : 「E.T.」の脚本家、メリッサ・マシスンさん死去

マシスンさんはオムニバス映画「トワイライトゾーン」でスピルバーグ監督が手掛けた1編のほか、「ワイルド・ブラック/少年の黒い馬」、「クンドゥン」などの脚本を担当。E.T.では「E.T.phone home」「I’ll be right here」などの名せりふを残した。

本田、今季終了後の退団でACミランと合意 〈AFPBB News〉

イタリア・セリエAのACミラン(AC Milan)に所属する本田圭佑(Keisuke Honda)が、契約を1年残して今季終了後に退団することでクラブ側と合意したと、イタリアメディアが報じた。

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News Headlines - 06 November 2015

Takata's Woes Are Complete: Now Toyota Has Dropped It - Fortune

Anyone at Japanese auto parts supplier Takata Corp who asked themselves this week ‘how can it possibly get worse?’ got their answer Friday, as Toyota Motor Co. became the latest automaker to say it won’t use the hapless company’s airbag inflators.

Toyota reports higher profits but cuts sales target - BBC News

Its quarterly sales increased by 8.4% to 7.1tn yen, thanks to a weaker yen.
But despite robust sales in its biggest market of North America, Toyota cut its annual sales target because of slowing sales in Japan and emerging markets.

TalkTalk hack 'affected 157,000 customers' - BBC News

TalkTalk has given more details of the cyber-attack on its website, saying nearly 157,000 of its customers' personal details were accessed.
More than 15,600 bank account numbers and sort codes were stolen, the company said.

Million Mask March 2015: Three police officers in hospital as 50 arrested during London protest | London Evening Standard

Three police officers were among those injured during Thursday night’s “million mask march” in central London.
The officers, one of whom was riding a horse that had been spooked and bolted, were on Friday recovering in hospital after the initially peaceful protest erupted into violence.

Outgoing FIFA president Sepp Blatter under medical evaluation for stress, confirms spokesman - Mirror Online

Outgoing FIFA president Sepp Blatter is undergoing medical examination for stress, a spokesman for the football chief has confirmed... He will undergo medical checks over the next 10 days, after suffering a 'health incident' last weekend.

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フェイスブック好決算、モバイル収益が約8割 インスタも好調 | Forbes JAPAN(フォーブス ジャパン)


ツイッターの成長に陰り フェイスブックと明暗:朝日新聞デジタル


CNN.co.jp : ルーマニア首相が辞意表明、クラブ火災で批判受け


『007 スペクター』が英国で歴代最高の公開1週間興収を記録! - シネマトゥデイ

シリーズ最新作『007 スペクター』の公開1週間のイギリス国内での興行収入が4,170万ポンド(約79億2,300万円)となり、歴代最高記録を更新したとEW.comなどが報じた。これまで記録を保持してきたのは、前作『007 スカイフォール』(2012)で公開1週間の興収は3,720万ポンド(約70億6,800万円)だった。(1ポンド190円計算)

CNN.co.jp : ハリポタ新作映画、レッドメイン主演で来年11月公開


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News Headlines - 05 November 2015

Maldives declares state of emergency | The Guardian

The president of the Maldives has declared a state of emergency, citing a threat to citizens’ safety and national security.
Abdulla Yameen’s decree, which came into effect at midday local time (0700 GMT), suspends all basic rights and gives the security forces sweeping powers to arrest suspects before a major anti-government rally planned later this week.

EU predicts 3 million migrants could arrive by end of 2016

The European Union is predicting that 3 million migrants could arrive in the 28-nation bloc by the end of next year, with the refugee emergency already proving a stern test of EU border and reception capacities.
More than 700,000 people have come to Europe seeking sanctuary or jobs so far this year.

Bank of England shies away from early 2016 rate rise | Reuters

The Bank of England made no move towards an early interest rate rise on Thursday, saying Britain's near-zero inflation would pick up only slowly, even if borrowing costs stay on hold throughout next year.

Japan’s G7 host city drops manga mascot deemed sexist - FT.com

The Japanese city hosting a G7 summit has dropped its official mascot after complaints that the character is sexist and inapproriate.
The city of Shima, where leaders such as Barack Obama and Angela Merkel will meet in May, said it was withdrawing official recognition from 17 year-old mascot Aoshima Meg.

What Guy Fawkes has in common with today’s religious terrorists - The Washington Post

In Britain, Nov. 5 is celebrated as "Guy Fawkes Day" or "Bonfire Night." All around the country, people gather to light fireworks and set up bonfires. In some places, they burn elaborate effigies. The history of this event dates to Nov. 5, 1605, when a young Englishman named Guy Fawkes tried to use gunpowder to blow up the House of Lords in Westminster. Fawkes hoped that the plot would kill the king of England and Scotland, James I, but the plot failed.

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FRB議長 来月利上げの可能性を改めて示唆 NHKニュース


車輸入で米・カナダに特例…TPP全章判明 : 読売新聞(YOMIURI ONLINE)


カナダ・トルドー政権、男女15対15で「らしさ?」アピール どうなるTPP - 産経ニュース


87年前のディズニー映画、英国で見つかる ミッキー前身が主役 | Reuters

この6分間のアニメ「Sleigh Bells(原題)」は1928年に公開され、ミッキーマウスの原点となった「オズワルド・ザ・ラッキー・ラビット」という耳の長いキャラクターが登場する。公開以降、どこに保管されているか分からなくなっていたが、英国映画協会の調査員が現存する唯一のプリントを発見。デジタル化され、12月初旬に他のディズニーの短編映画とともに公開されることになった。

サッカー=仏代表ベンゼマ、同僚選手恐喝の疑いで事情聴取 | Reuters


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News Headlines - 04 November 2015

UK says bomb might have downed Russian jet over Sinai - FT.com

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The leaders of China and Taiwan to meet, amid widespread skepticism - The Washington Post

Experts said Beijing appeared to be trying to send a message to Taiwanese voters: that a vote for the KMT would be in their best interests, because it would lead to better ties with Beijing.
But the meeting — with an unpopular, lame-duck president — could easily backfire, they said.

Serbia closes down state 72-year-old Tanjug news agency - US News

Serbia's government is closing down the state Tanjug news agency founded 72 years ago by the Communist authorities of the former Yugoslavia, and laying off its 200 employees.
The Ministry of Culture said Wednesday that two attempts to privatize the agency have attracted no bidders.

White House prepares for catastrophic solar flares that could end civilization | Daily Mail Online

The U.S. government are preparing for a catastrophic solar flare which could wipe out power across the world for months.
The last powerful geomagnetic solar storm which hit the earth was in 1859 which caused telegraph lines to explode, setting fire to some telegraph offices, and power to fail across Europe and North America.

Wales boss hits out at Arsene Wenger's 'lack of respect' (From Free Press Series)

WALES manager Chris Coleman has hit back at Arsene Wenger, accusing the Arsenal manager of a lack of respect and taking a ‘cheap shot’ over Aaron Ramsey’s injury.

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タカタ、85億円で米当局と和解 - WSJ


VW「違法ソフト搭載なし」 米当局の指摘を否定  :日本経済新聞


サッチャー氏愛用品競売へ ロンドンで、ドレスなど - 琉球新報


Twitterの星(お気に入り)がハート(いいね)に変更 「星を返せ」「用途が限定的になる」と反対意見目立つ - ねとらぼ


独検察、サッカー連盟本部を捜索 W杯招致で脱税の疑い:朝日新聞デジタル


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News Headlines - 03 November 2015

China and Taiwan's presidents to meet for the first time since 1949 | The Guardian

Taiwan’s President Ma Ying-jeou will meet the Chinese president, Xi Jinping, in Singapore on Saturday, Ma’s office said, the first time leaders from the two sides will ever have met since they split at the end of a civil war in 1949.

Amazon opens first physical retail store in time for Black Friday - Telegraph

The e-tailer giant has selected between 5,000 and 6,000 titles for Amazon Books based on ratings from customers and pre-orders on its website, which will be sold at the same price.
The shop is located in University Village, an up-market shopping centre in Seattle, where Amazon's headquarters are based.

Google Translate error sees Spanish town advertise clitoris festival | The Guardian

It was meant to be a culinary festival celebrating grelo, the leafy green vegetable that is a staple in the Galician town of As Pontes in north-west Spain.
But for the past few months, the small town was marketing a very different kind of festival after it used Google Translate to put the Galician word grelo into Castilian Spanish, ending up with it inviting people to take part in a “clitoris festival”.

The Bank of Japan considers more easing - FT.com

While the US Federal Reserve contemplates a finely balanced decision about whether to raise interest rates in December, its Japanese counterpart is being forced the other way. Last Friday the Bank of Japan decided to leave monetary policy unchanged. But it also revised down its inflation and growth forecasts, and pushed back its expectation of hitting the 2 per cent inflation target to the end of next year. It seems likely, and indeed desirable, that the BoJ will be forced to expand its programme of quantitative easing before too long.

Kurt Cobain's Sweater Expected to Fetch up to $60,000 in Auction - ABC News

Kurt Cobain's green cardigan, which he wore during Nirvana's MTV Unplugged taping 22 years ago, is going to auction.
The sweater will be sold via a Julien's live auction block and is expected to fetch up to $60,000.

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情報漏えいでバチカン高位聖職者ら逮捕 「バチリークス」再燃も - 産経ニュース


VW傘下のポルシェやアウディにも不正ソフト、米当局が指摘 | Reuters


ポルトガル首相再任 野党、総辞職迫る構え - 産経ニュース


ロシア:記録的な石油増産 政権苦境の可能性も - 毎日新聞


【露旅客機墜落】「イスラム国」本体も犯行表明 シリア空爆への報復を強調  - 産経ニュース


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News Headlines - 02 November 2015

First bodies delivered to Russia after Egypt plane crash | Reuters

The first bodies from a plane crash in Egypt in which all 224 passengers, most of them Russians, died over the weekend arrived in St Petersburg early on Monday morning aboard a Russian government plane.

Greek parliament approves TV bill to regulate 'vampire' media | Reuters

The Greek parliament on Saturday approved a bill to regulate the awarding of TV licences to broadcasters, as part of the leftist government's efforts to clean up a sector it says is mired in debts and corruption.

Knights and dames removed from Order of Australia by Malcolm Turnbull | The Guardian

Knights and dames are “not appropriate” in a modern Australian honours system and will be scrapped from the Order of Australia, the prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull, has announced.

Turkey's AK party wins back majority in snap election - Al Jazeera English

The Justice and Development Party (AK party) is set to lead Turkey alone once again after a five-month break, easily regaining its parliamentary majority in what Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu called a victory for democracy.
With nearly all of the votes counted, the ruling party was leading Sunday's general elections with 49.4 percent of the vote.

S Korea and Japan leaders meet for first time in years - Al Jazeera English

South Korean President Park Geun-hye and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe have held their first formal bilateral talks since both leaders took office, seeking to move beyond a bitter wartime history that has plagued ties between two of Washington's key Asian allies.

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CNN.co.jp : トルコ総選挙、与党が予想外の圧勝


カタルーニャ独立派が描く計画に住民大多数が反対=世論調査 | Reuters


豪首相、ナイトの爵位廃止 前首相の復活決定覆す  :日本経済新聞


ラグビーW杯 南アフリカ戦「最高の瞬間」に選出 NHKニュース


川島永嗣の新天地はスコットランドか…ダンディー・Uの会場で目撃情報 | サッカーキング


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News Headlines - 01 November 2015

Sinai plane crash: Search widens for bodies and debris - BBC News

Teams investigating the fate of a Russian airliner which crashed in Egypt's Sinai peninsula on Saturday killing all 224 on board have widened their search for bodies and debris.
So far 163 bodies have been found but the search area was extended to 15km (9 miles) after some were located away from the main wreck of the Airbus 321.

Theresa May rules out keeping web browsing data - BBC News

Security agencies will not be given powers to look at a suspect's website browsing history under new laws, Home Secretary Theresa May has said.
She also told the BBC that companies would not be banned from encrypting data, as she prepares to present a new security bill to Parliament this week.
The bill will allow agencies to see who has spoken to whom, and when.

Facebook to alter controversial 'real name' policy - Telegraph

However, the policy has seen many users suspended from Facebook despite using authentic names, with online trolls taking advantage of it to report sections of users.

Ghosts in the machine: the real hackers hiding behind the cliches of TalkTalk and Mr Robot | The Guardian

This week’s tabloid headlines about the teenager who allegedly broke into TalkTalk’s website invoked the usual formula: reclusive, antisocial, young, male. But hackers are more complicated than that – and the people pursuing them say the stereotype is a problem

All Blacks make history with third Rugby World Cup win after thrashing Wallabies | Daily Mail Online

The All Blacks became the first team to win back to back World Cups and the first side to win the competition three times as they triumphed over Australia at Twickenham.
World Cup organisers are celebrating the culmination of the most successful tournament in its 28-year history: 97 percent of tickets have been sold - 2.4 million - and hundreds of thousands of foreign fans have flown in for matches.

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ロシア旅客機が墜落、224人全員が犠牲か IS系声明:朝日新聞デジタル


CNN.co.jp : 英情報機関、「母親スパイ」募集 育児情報サイトに広告


跳ね馬3割増産 マニア落胆 フェラーリ上場 「希少価値下がる」 - 産経ニュース


ミラノ万博閉幕 金賞・10時間待ち…日本館が一番人気:朝日新聞デジタル


武藤が初ハットで通算6点目…後半ロスタイムにチームを救う劇的同点弾 | サッカーキング


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