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News Headlines - 31 May 2016

Tech Giants Vow to Tackle Online Hate Speech Within 24 Hours - Bloomberg

U.S. Internet giants Facebook Inc., Twitter Inc., Google and Microsoft Corp. pledged to tackle online hate speech in less than 24 hours as part of a joint commitment with the European Union to combat the use of social media by terrorists.

N.K missile launch fails for 4th straight time

North Korea on Tuesday attempted yet another launch of its Musudan intermediate-range ballistic missile that ended in failure, sending mixed signals to the international community less than two weeks after proposing talks with Seoul.

Savchenko hailed in Ukraine parliament, berates "lazy schoolchildren" lawmakers | Daily Mail Online

Ukrainian servicewoman Nadiya Savchenko, whose resistance to her imprisonment in Russia has made her a national hero and a potentially disruptive force in Ukrainian politics, received a standing ovation in her first address to parliament on Tuesday.

Will lessons be learned from Liam Fee's death? - BBC News

One of the questions raised by the case of Liam Fee - whose mother and her partner were convicted of his murder - has been "could anyone have saved him?"

2 Japanese men arrested over $17.4 million ATM heist: Police, media - The Straits Times

The theft on May 15 reportedly involved about 100 members of an international gang each making a series of withdrawals from 1,400 ATMs around the country in less than three hours, Japanese media reported.

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欧州結束の幻想捨て現実直視を、EU大統領が懐疑派台頭に危機感 | ロイター


東西移住傾向が逆転、1990年統一後初めて ドイツ:AFPBB News


ヒトラーの兄、実は「弟」だった? オーストリアの歴史家が調査 - 産経ニュース


ナチス暗号機をイーベイで発見、1600円で落札 英博物館:AFPBB News

ナチス・ドイツ(Nazi)の総統アドルフ・ヒトラー(Adolf Hitler)が将軍との通信に使用した暗号機のうちの一つが、英国の物置小屋で見つかり、競売サイト「イーベイ(eBay)」に出品され10ポンド(約1600円)で売却された。落札者が29日、明らかにした。

「ペッパー」、パリ国際ロボット展で人気独占 (ロイター)


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News Headlines - 30 May 2016

Photo Purports to Show Japanese Journalist Jumpei Yasuda, Missing in Syria - NBC News

A new photograph purporting to show a Japanese journalist believed to be held in Syria was circulated to local media Monday by a person claiming to be a mediator for his captors.
Jumpei Yasuda disappeared in June 2015.

Ban Ki-moon leads in presidential poll- JoongAng Daily

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon led all potential presidential contenders in a poll after he made the strongest hint yet of a possible run in next year’s election.

Cincinnati Zoo Says Killing Gorilla to Save Boy Was Right Decision - WSJ

An official at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden on Monday defended the shooting and killing of a silverback male gorilla after it dragged around a boy who had fallen into the “Gorilla World” exhibit over the weekend.
Video of the incident, which took place on Saturday, was shared widely on the Internet.

A dreaded superbug found for the first time in a U.S. woman - CNN.com

A 49-year-old Pennsylvania woman showed the presence of a rare kind of E. coli infection, the first known case of its kind in the United States. It is a superbug that is resistant to many antibiotics, even Colistin, which doctors use as a last resort when other antibiotics fail.

Real Madrid parade Champions League trophy in front of thousands at packed Bernabeu - Mirror Online

Real Madrid celebrated their Champions League triumph in epic fashion as they paraded the trophy in front of a packed Santiago Bernabeu on Sunday night.

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「怪物」を弁護する弁護人たち、人権と無理解の間で:AFPBB News

昨年11月に起きたパリ(Paris)同時襲撃事件のサラ・アブデスラム(Salah Abdeslam)容疑者の弁護人選定過程で、「怪物」とか「社会の敵ナンバー1」とも称されるこの依頼人の弁護を引き受けたのは、仏人弁護士フランク・ベルトン(Frank Berton)氏だった。

独国会議員がチョコパイまみれに、移民政策に対する抗議か(29日) | jp.reuters.com


ガリガリ君がNYタイムズ1面 その扱いに赤城乳業が困惑│NEWSポストセブン


CNN.co.jp : エベレストでまた死者、今年5人目 1人依然不明


ロンドン五輪出場のロシア人8選手、ドーピング再検査で陽性が判明:AFPBB News


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News Headlines - 29 May 2016

Senior Tory MP Andrew Bridgen says David Cameron is 'finished' as party leader

A senior Conservative MP has broken ranks for the first time to declare that David Cameron is “finished” as Tory leader and will have to be replaced after the European Union referendum.

European migrant crisis:: Shipwrecks 'kill up to 700 migrants' - BBC News

Up to 700 migrants are feared drowned in a series of shipwrecks off the coast of Libya in the last few days, the UN refugee agency says. The boats sank south of Italy on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday as the migrants tried to reach Europe in unseaworthy vessels.

Turkey's new prime minister wins vote of confidence in parliament | Reuters

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim's government on Sunday won a vote of confidence in parliament as well as approval for his legislative program, parliament speaker Ismail Kahraman said.

Verdun battle centenary marked by France and Germany - BBC News

French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are marking the 100th anniversary of the battle of Verdun, the longest of World War One.

Japan's Abe to delay sales tax hike until 2019: government source | Reuters

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to delay an increase in sales tax by two and a half years, a government official said on Sunday, as the economy sputters and Abe prepares for a national election.

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CNN.co.jp : 「トランプ大学」巡り訴訟、裁判所が内部文書の公開を指示


CNN.co.jp : 中国当局、SNSに年間5億件近くの投稿工作 情報統制


若手シェフ世界大会、日本人が仏代表に 宇都宮出身の安発さん  :日本経済新聞


「欧州で落雷、ポーランドで死者 仏独では14人負傷」 News i


欧州CL レアルマドリードが2季ぶり11回目の優勝 | NHKニュース


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News Headlines - 28 May 2016

Tony Blair thinks this is the real reason people hate him (and it's not Iraq)

"There are people who disagree with me for reasons that they say are to do with, say, Iraq, but actually are to do with the fact I won three elections for the Labour Party and they didn't like it"

Operation Condor: Reynaldo Bignone found guilty - AJE News

Argentina's last dictator, Reynaldo Bignone, has been found guilty for his role in Operation Condor, an international death squad set up to torture and assassinate leftist dissidents more than 30 days ago.

Eight Russian Athletes Test Positive for Doping in 2012 Olympics - WSJ

Eight Russian athletes who took part in the London Olympics tested positive for doping during the 2012 games, the Russian Olympic Committee said Saturday.
It was the second admission in a month that Russian athletes could have used illegal substances, and it raises uncertainty about Russia’s participation in the Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in August.

Sam Mendes won’t direct next James Bond film: ‘It’s time for somebody else’ | The Guardian

“It was an incredible adventure, I loved every second of it,” Mendes said at the Hay festival, of his five years working on Bond. “But I think it’s time for somebody else.”

12 New Books We’re Reading This Summer (and 6 Not So New) - The New York Times

The Times’s book critics and staff members are here with some recommendations. They have each chosen three books: two that will be published this summer that are especially appealing and one older title that they’ve set aside for longer and warmer days.

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【伊勢志摩サミット】ホスト役の安倍氏とオバマ氏に置いてきぼり…英仏加の首脳は何を語った? 「話題が持っていかれた」恨み節も - 産経ニュース


EU、北朝鮮に追加制裁 貿易、金融など4分野 - 産経ニュース




ブラジル夏季五輪は延期か開催地変更を、専門家がジカ熱拡大警告 | ロイター

世界保健機関(WHO)のチャン事務局長に宛てた公開書簡が、ウェブサイト( rioolympicslater.org/ )に掲載された。

CNN.co.jp : 抗生物質効かない「スーパー細菌」、米国で初の感染例


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News Headlines - 27 May 2016

Obama in Hiroshima calls for 'world without nuclear weapons' - CNNPolitics.com

Barack Obama on Friday became the first sitting U.S. president to visit Hiroshima, where he called for a "world without nuclear weapons" during his remarks at the city's Peace Memorial Park.

Justin Trudeau Is Big in Japan -- The Cut

The Japan Times reports that both media and regular civilians have taken to calling him ikemen shusho — Japanese for “hunky prime minister.” Many are posting shirtless photos of him to social media, and referring to him as “hot,” “gorgeous,” and “too perfect.”

The secret life of Kim Jong Un’s aunt, who has lived in the U.S. since 1998 - The Washington Post

A 60-year-old Korean woman with a soft perm and conservative clothes, she’s taking a weekend off from pressing shirts and hemming pants at the dry-cleaning business she runs with her husband.
But she’s not just any immigrant. She’s an aunt to Kim Jong Un, the young North Korean leader who has threatened to wipe out New York with a hydrogen bomb.

Thomas Becket's elbow to return to site of his murder in Canterbury | The Guardian

For almost eight centuries, the tiny sliver of bone has been venerated by distant devotees of England’s famous “turbulent priest”. But this weekend, Thomas Becket’s elbow will make a solemn, if fleeting, return from Esztergom, in Hungary, to Canterbury, the seat of his clerical authority – and the scene of his brutal murder.

Russian Insider Says State-Run Doping Fueled Olympic Gold - The New York Times

The director, Grigory Rodchenkov, who ran the laboratory that handled testing for thousands of Olympians, said he developed a three-drug cocktail of banned substances that he mixed with liquor and provided to dozens of Russian athletes, helping to facilitate one of the most elaborate — and successful — doping ploys in sports history.

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CNN.co.jp : 仏当局、脱税容疑でマクドナルドを家宅捜索




トランプ氏 指名獲得に必要な代議員確保 | NHKニュース


米11州、政府を提訴 トランスジェンダーのトイレ使用指針に異議:AFPBB News

米国のバラク・オバマ(Barack Obama)政権が全米の公立学校に対し、トランスジェンダー(性別越境者)の生徒・学生に自分の認識する性別に基づいたトイレの使用を認めるよう要請する指針を通達したことを受け、テキサス(Texas)など11州の政府が25日、一方的な「行政命令」によって現行法を書き換えようとしているとして、連邦政府を相手取り訴訟を起こした。

エストニアの「3つ子ランナー」、リオ五輪にそろって出場 | ロイター


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News Headlines - 26 May 2016

G7 Japan: World leaders visit Shinto religion's holiest shrine - BBC News

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe has taken world leaders to the Shinto religion's holiest site, as the Group of Seven (G7) summit begins in the country.
Mr Abe said the visit was so that they could "understand the spirituality of Japanese people".

Abe’s grim warning about global economy highlights G7 divisions — FT.com

The global economic outlook is as grim as it was after the Lehman Brothers crisis in 2008, Shinzo Abe claimed on Thursday, as the Group of 7 revealed its stark divisions on economic policy.

Nadiya Savchenko freed after 709 days in captivity | The Ukrainian Weekly

Nadiya Savchenko, the former Ukrainian military pilot who was kidnapped by pro-Russian forces on Ukrainian territory in June 2014, was released to Ukraine on May 25 after nearly two years in captivity during which she endured what is globally recognized as a show trial that convicted her on false charges of complicity in murder.

Maria Sharapova named in Russia’s Olympic team despite doping ban | The Guardian

Maria Sharapova is one of four Russian players named to compete in the women’s singles at the Olympics in Rio, even though she has been suspended from competition after testing positive for the banned substance meldonium.

19-year-old becomes youngest Japanese to climb Mount Everest | The Japan Times

The youngest female to climb Mount Everest is India’s Malavath Purna, who climbed the mountain at the age of 13 in 2014. Purna climbed the mountain from the Tibet side because Nepal does not allow people under 16 to climb it.

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「伊勢志摩サミット開幕、G7首脳ら伊勢神宮訪問」 News i


次回サミット:シチリア島で開催…伊首相表明 - 毎日新聞


クリントン氏、公務の私用メール使用は規則違反=国務省報告 | ロイター


シェークスピア全集の希少な初版本、3億円で落札:AFPBB News

英劇作家ウィリアム・シェークスピア(William Shakespeare)の1623年に出版された全集の希少な初版本が25日、ロンドン(London)で競売にかけられ、187万ポンド(約3億300万円)で落札された。

サッカー=フランス、テロ警戒でユーロ2016に9万人以上の警備 | ロイター


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News Headlines - 25 May 2016

Obama apologizes for Okinawa incident - CNNPolitics.com

After a strong statement of protest by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, President Barack Obama Wednesday expressed "his sincerest condolences and deepest regrets" for the murder of a Japanese woman allegedly at the hands of a former U.S. Marine.

Mitsubishi Motors Books $174 Million Charge Over Scandal - WSJ

Mitsubishi Motors Corp. on Wednesday restated its earnings for the previous financial year and booked a $174 million charge, as it grapples with the fallout from a fuel economy testing scandal that has led to the resignation of its president.

Hillary Clinton Violated Email Policy, State Dept. Says - ABC News

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and some of her predecessors violated the government's policies on email use and records retention, the State Department's Inspector General says.

India’s roads melt as record-breaking heat wave continues | The Independent

India’s on-going heat wave, which set a new record for the country’s highest-ever recorded temperature last week, is melting tarmac on the roads of some of India's busiest cities.

Apple reportedly building Siri speaker and opening digital assistant to app developers | The Independent

Apple is finally planning on opening up Siri to ordinary developers, a move which will make the slightly useless personal assistant a lot more capable.
The company also wants to release a new voice-controlled speaker with Siri technology built in, to compete with the Amazon Echo and Google's upcoming Home device.

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伊勢志摩サミット、26日に開幕 「主役」続々賢島へ:中日新聞(CHUNICHI Web)


トヨタ、米ウーバーに出資へ 戦略提携検討を発表  :日本経済新聞


ドイツで右翼過激派による犯罪が急増、難民施設襲撃など | ロイター






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News Headlines - 24 May 2016

Google offices in Paris raided by tax authorities | The Guardian

French investigators have raided Google’s Paris headquarters, saying the company is now under investigation for aggravated financial fraud and organised money laundering.

The Daily 202: Refusal to release tax returns emerging as a big liability for Trump - The Washington Post

Six in 10 independents believe Trump should release his taxes, and almost all of them say they feel strongly about it. Even 44 percent of Republicans want the billionaire businessman to release his returns before the November election, though they are less passionate.

Trump vs. Clinton Poised to be Battle of Most Disliked Nominees in Decades - ABC News

If Americans don’t change their current views, the match-up between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton could be a race between the two most disliked presidential nominees in at least three decades.
The latest ABC News/Washington Post poll has Trump with a 60 percent unfavorable rating and Clinton at 53 percent unfavorable.

British spy agency publishes tech strategy on GitHub | GovInsider

One of the world’s most secretive organisations – UK’s intelligence agency GCHQ – has published its technology strategy on code-sharing site GitHub... The British spy agency also joined Twitter earlier this week as @GCHQ, posting its first tweet “Hello, world” on May 16.

It's Bond, Jane Bond: Gillian Anderson throws hat into the ring to be next 007 | The Guardian

Gillian Anderson has hinted that she would accept the role as the first female Bond, tweeting out a mocked-up poster of herself as 007... She added: “(And sorry, don’t know who made poster but I love it!)”, with the hashtag #NextBond.

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オーストリア大統領選決選投票 極右候補敗れる | NHKニュース




欧州の「モレネ中立地帯」、200周年の祝賀行事 | ロイター


ロンドン地下鉄が今夏から終日運行、「ナイトチューブ」遂に実現へ | ロイター


エイシンヒカリ、10馬身差の独走Vで海外GI連勝!/仏・イスパーン賞 - netkeiba.com


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News Headlines - 23 May 2016

Austria far right thwarted, Van der Bellen elected president - BBC News

Alexander Van der Bellen has won Austria's presidential election, preventing Norbert Hofer from becoming the EU's first far-right head of state.
Mr Van der Bellen, a pro-EU independent backed by the Greens, beat Mr Hofer by just 31,000 votes among the 4.64m cast.

Waterstones cuts e-book deal with Kobo | The Bookseller

Waterstones is to stop selling e-books from its website and instead divert customers to Kobo’s reading platform for digital sales.

Peanut Death Restaurateur Jailed For Six Years

The owner of a curry house where a customer died eating food containing peanuts has been setenced to six years in jail for causing the man's death.

These new 125mph electric trains will run TransPennine Express services between Manchester and Scotland - Manchester Evening News

A fleet of new 125mph electric trains are set to run on TransPennine Express services between Manchester and Scotland.
Twelve trains with a total of 60 carriages, which should arrive on the Manchester -Liverpool-Glasgow-Edinburgh route by 2019, are part of a new investment of £230m.
That cash will also buy 13 trains to run between Liverpool and Newcastle - a further boost for the north.

Louis van Gaal sacked by Man Utd over poor style of play - BBC Sport

Louis van Gaal was sacked as Manchester United boss because his side played poor quality football this season.
United scored just 49 league goals and were criticised for the lack of attacking play as they finished fifth in the Premier League table.

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米大統領広島訪問:元米兵捕虜も立ち会いへ 米政府が要請 - 毎日新聞


www.fnn-news.com: オバマ大統領搭乗とみられる要人輸送機、横田基地に飛来


オーストリア大統領選、異例の大接戦 根広げる極右勢力 - 産経ニュース


英首相がアビイ・ロードで写真撮影、EU残留に「カム・トゥゲザー」 | ロイター


大リーグ「投げずに敬遠」合意 球審に意思示せば…ESPN報じる ― スポニチ Sponichi Annex


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News Headlines - 22 May 2016

Afghanistan declares Taliban leader dead in US drone attack | Daily Mail Online

Afghanistan on Sunday said Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour was killed in a US bombing raid, the first confirmation from regional officials of his death, which marks a potential blow to the resurgent militant movement.

EgyptAir MS804 jet search deploys submarine capable of diving 10k ft | Daily Mail Online

The pilot of the EgyptAir flight spoke to air traffic control for several minutes before the doomed plane crashed, a French television station has claimed.
The account, which has come from M6 station, directly contradicts that of the official version of the sequence of events that there was no distress call from the flight.

Mount Everest claims 2nd climber, 2 others missing - CBC News

Two climbers on the same team have died from altitude sickness while descending from Mount Everest and two other climbers are missing in the high slopes closer to the summit.

Genes that determine nose shape found - India Today

Scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have identified genes that drive the shape of human noses, an advance that can help understand how our faces evolved and aid forensic DNA technologies... Researchers identified five genes which play a role in controlling the shape of specific facial features. DCHS2, RUNX2, GLI3 and PAX1 affect the width and pointiness of the nose and another gene - EDAR - affects chin protrusion.

José Mourinho set to be appointed Manchester United manager next week | The Guardian

José Mourinho is set to be appointed the new Manchester United manager in the next few days after agreeing a deal to take over from Louis van Gaal. The Dutchman won the FA Cup with a 2-1 victory over Crystal Palace on Saturday and seemed to be under the impression that he would still be in charge next season, but is now certain to be replaced by Mourinho.

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オーストリア大統領選:極右と左派の一騎打ち…22日投票 - 毎日新聞








カンヌ映画祭 深田晃司監督「淵に立つ」などが受賞 | NHKニュース

フランスで開かれている、世界3大映画祭の1つ、カンヌ映画祭で、深田晃司監督の作品「淵に立つ」が、斬新な映画に贈られる「ある視点」部門の審査員賞に選ばれました。スタジオジブリが製作した「レッドタートル ある島の物語」も同じ部門で特別賞を受賞しました。

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News Headlines - 21 May 2016

Taliban leader Mullah Mansour likely killed in airstrike, U.S. officials say - CNNPolitics.com

Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansour was likely killed in an airstrike in Pakistan on Saturday, two U.S. officials told CNN.

Putin Sued Over Shooting Down Of MH17

Vladimir Putin and the Russian state are being sued by families of those who died on Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 when it was shot down over Ukraine.

Gun Zimmerman used to kill Trayvon Martin withdrawn from online auction | Fox News Latino

Although former neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman had intended to auction off the handgun he used to kill unarmed black teen
Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Florida, in 2012, the weapon was withdrawn from the auction on Thursday.

IMF researchers say Japan monetary easing has benefits for Asian economies | Reuters

Japan's extraordinarily easy monetary policy, a source of friction with the United States for pushing the yen’s value down, has had some positive effects on emerging Asian economies, including increased growth and equity prices, International Monetary Fund researchers have found.

Man Utd win the FA Cup: Lingard hits extra time stunner to win the trophy for 10-man-United

There will be no extra-time for Louis van Gaal at Manchester United but in the last 30 minutes of his Old Trafford career the Dutchman claimed the first major trophy of the post-Sir Alex Ferguson era in one of the FA Cup’s most dramatic finals of recent years.

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プーチン大統領:北方領土「一つとして売らない」 - 毎日新聞


パリの高架下で、廃棄食材のフルコースディナー - モードな街角 - 朝日新聞デジタル&w

 「ル・シェノン・モンコン(Le Chaînon Manquant)」は、余った食品を引き取り、福祉施設等へ提供する従来の「フードバンク」を補完する団体として注目を浴びている。フードバンクに寄せられる食品は、缶や瓶詰めなどの加工食品が多いのだが、ル・シェノン・モンコンは、これまで少なかった生鮮食品を主に扱う。

シェークスピア作品も上演、ロンドン初の劇場 発掘現場公開:AFPBB News

英国の考古学者らが19日、劇作家ウィリアム・シェークスピア(William Shakespeare)の作品「ロミオとジュリエット(Romeo and Juliet)」などが上演され、シェークスピア自身も舞台に立った16世紀の劇場「カーテン・シアター(Curtain Theatre)」の発掘現場を公開した。

リオ五輪 チケットのデザイン発表も売り上げ不調 | NHKニュース


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News Headlines - 20 May 2016

YouGov | America 'was wrong' to drop the A-bomb – British public

YouGov recently asked the US public if this was the right thing to do, and found 45% in defense of the decision while 25% were critical.
British people, however, tend to oppose America's use of nuclear force. 41% say it was the wrong decision and 28% say it was right.

Japan's unease with US military presence deepens as former marine admits murdering woman in Okinawa

The arrest comes at a particularly sensitive time in US-Japan relations, with Barack Obama, the US president, due to arrive in Japan next week for the Group of Seven summit in Mie Prefecture.

This New Logo for Japan’s Democratic Party Looks a Little Naughty | TIME

The partnership illustrated by the red and blue figures is intended to echo how the party was formed when in March when the Democratic Party of Japan merged with others. But others note it seems to show one figure touching the rear of another.

Legoland outdoor theme park to open in Nagoya in 2017:The Asahi Shimbun

Japan’s first Legoland theme park is coming to this city next spring, which will include a replica castle and a hotel for families.
Legoland Japan, an outdoor facility under construction in Minato Ward, is scheduled to open on April 1, 2017.

Israel’s right-wing defense minister resigned — because the government is too right-wing - Vox

In Israel's fractured political system, no one party holds a majority of seats in the Knesset (Israel's Parliament). Generally, the party that wins the most votes in the election forms a coalition government, where they get smaller parties to join with them and thus control a majority of seats in the Parliament as partners.

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CNN.co.jp : トランプ氏支持率、クリントン氏を逆転 米フォックス調査


メキシコ政府、米国への麻薬王引き渡しに同意:AFPBB News

メキシコ当局は20日、同国最大の麻薬密売組織「シナロア・カルテル(Sinaloa Cartel)」の元最高幹部で「エル・チャポ(El Chapo)」の通称で知られるホアキン・グスマン(Joaquin Guzman)受刑者(59)の身柄を米国に引き渡すことに同意した。メキシコ外務省が明らかにした。グスマン受刑者は米国で薬物取引とマネーロンダリング、殺人の罪で裁判にかけられることになる。

マイナス金利に「タンス預金」で対抗、スイス高額札の需要増も | ロイター




スペインの牛祭り「トロ・デ・ラ・ベガ」、牛を殺す行為を禁止に | ロイター


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News Headlines - 19 May 2016

Comedian Nasubi climbs Mount Everest | The Japan Times

Japanese comedian Tomoaki Hamatsu, known by the stage name Nasubi, scaled Mount Everest on Thursday, according to an official from the Nepal Tourism Ministry.

US Military Base Worker on Okinawa Arrested in Murder Case - ABC News

Japanese police have arrested an American working on a U.S. military base in Okinawa on suspicion of abandoning the body of a woman who had been missing since last month.

Buckingham Palace breach: Man arrested in grounds - BBC News

The 41-year-old was found in the palace grounds by officers seven minutes after an alarm was activated on Wednesday evening, according to the Met Police.

Bayer Confirms Merger Discussions With Agriculture Giant Monsanto - Forbes

German healthcare and agricultural giant Bayer confirmed on Thursday morning it is in preliminary discussions on a takeover of Monsanto, one of the biggest seed and agricultural firms in the United States.

Chinese businessman to buy struggling Aston Villa | Reuters

Chinese businessman Xia Jiantong has agreed to buy struggling former English champions Aston Villa, the latest in a series of investments as President Xi Jinping aims to make China a global powerhouse in the sport.

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Google、Amazon Echo対抗の音声アシスタント端末「Google Home」を年内発売へ - ITmedia ニュース

Googleが、Amazon.comの「Echo」対抗の音声アシスタント端末「Google Home」を年内に発売する。「OK Google」と呼び掛けて、「Google Now」と同様の命令や質問ができる他、「Chromecast」のように音楽や動画を転送してスピーカーや接続するテレビで視聴できる。

B52爆撃機が墜落 グアム米軍基地で - BBCニュース




ブラック社と前会長の関係認識、JOC会長修正 : 読売新聞(YOMIURI ONLINE)


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News Headlines - 18 May 2016

New Austrian centre-left leader will not rule out ties to far-right | Reuters

Austria's new chancellor said on Tuesday his Social Democrats (SPO) prefer to keep governing with conservatives and will not sell their souls just to remain in power, but he did not rule out joining forces one day with the far-right Freedom Party (FPO).

Sun's Queen Brexit headline ruled 'misleading' - BBC News

The Sun breached press regulations with its front page headline suggesting the Queen was in favour of the UK leaving the EU, the press watchdog has ruled.

Queen gives autonomous cars the green light | Top Gear

In a speech read out at Parliament today, Britain’s longest reigning monarch mentioned a new transport bill that will eventually allow drivers to legally insure self-driving vehicles.

Reuters - German top court to rule on ECB's OMT programme on June 21

Germany’s Constitutional Court will on June 21 give its verdict in a long-running case brought by a group of Germans against the European Central Bank’s bond-buying scheme, it said on Wednesday.

North Korea flooded South without notice - UPI.com

North Korea discharged water from a border dam without prior notice, as a forest fire from the North traveled into the South across the demilitarized zone.

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英国民投票、結果僅差でも再投票行なわず=キャメロン首相 | ロイター


ベルギー:刑務所の職員ら、デモで暴徒化 待遇改善求め - 毎日新聞


ロシアのプーチン大統領、年末に来日へ=側近 - ロイターニュース


最大級ビビッドピンクダイヤ、過去最高34億円で落札:AFPBB News


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News Headlines - 17 May 2016

BBC set to launch Britflix rival to Netflix after John Whittingdale approves subscription streaming

The BBC is to push ahead with plans to launch a British rival to Netflix, after getting the go-ahead from the government to develop a new subscription streaming service.
The project - which is understood to have the working title, Britflix - is believed to be a collaboration between the corporation and ITV, its main commercial rival, and is still in the early stages of development.

Twitter to Stop Counting Photos and Links in 140-Character Limit - Bloomberg

The social media company will soon stop counting photos and links as part of its 140-character limit for messages, according to a person familiar with the matter. The change could happen in the next two weeks, said the person who asked not to be named because the decision isn’t yet public. Links currently take up 23 characters, even after Twitter automatically shortens them.

Obama's praise of Finland's heavy metal goes viral - AJE News

Social media reacts after US president says Nordic country's good governance might be linked to its heavy metal culture.

China breaks official silence on Cultural Revolution’s ‘decade of calamity’ | The Guardian

China’s Communist party-controlled press has broken its silence on the 50th anniversary of Chairman Mao’s Cultural Revolution, urging readers to consign the decade of turmoil to the history books and claiming it gifted the country a “certain immunity” from civil unrest.

Duterte vows to bring back hanging and kill criminals in Philippines | The Guardian

Philippines’ president-elect Rodrigo Duterte has vowed to reintroduce capital punishment, give security forces the power to “shoot-to-kill” criminals and offer cabinet posts to communists.

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露当局「過激主義」名目にネット規制強化 情報転載で禁錮刑も - 産経ニュース


VW社、ドイツ人工知能研究センターに出資 - 日経テクノロジーオンライン


『トレインスポッティング2』公開日決定、ティザー映像公開 | AbemaTIMES[アベマタイムズ]


コンテ・イタリア代表監督が無罪に…シエナ時代の八百長疑惑 - SANSPO.COM(サンスポ)


「レスタープレミア初優勝、岡崎選手らのパレードに25万人」 News i


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News Headlines - 16 May 2016

UK 120,000-strong petition calls for change in work dress-code law after high-heel row | 13.05.2016

A temporary worker at London's PwC office sent home for wearing flat shoes has organized a petition for parliament to hold a debate. In Cannes, Julia Roberts took her shoes off altogether in protest at the dress code.

Brexit could lead to downgrades for other EU countries - Fitch | Reuters

A British exit from the European Union could hurt the credit ratings of other EU countries with close trade or financial ties to Britain, including Germany, France, Spain, Ireland and the Netherlands, Fitch said on Monday.

Tokyo Olympics: Japan to 'fully cooperate' with suspicious payments inquiry | The Guardian

Japan’s prime minister has promised to cooperate fully with French authorities investigating suspicious payments made to a secret bank account alleged to have helped Tokyo secure the 2020 Olympics.

Kyary Pamyu Pamyu reflects on her career so far and upcoming Australian tour – Hello Asia!

J-Pop princess Kyary Pamyu Pamyu has been one of the most successful recording artists from Japan both domestically and internationally. Her outrageously addictive music videos, catchy tunes and Harajuku inspired fashion has inspired her followers to the explore the concept of Kawaii and Decora in Japanese pop culture. We chat with Kyary Pamyu Pamyu on her career so far and her upcoming Australian tour.

Which position should Wayne Rooney play for England at Euro 2016? | Sky Sports

It is a topic being hotly debated right now, given the England manager's range of options in forward positions and Rooney's recent switch to a midfield role for Manchester United after a poor goal return up front this season.

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ギリシャ:難民9割減、ルート閉鎖「効果」か…4月 - 毎日新聞




「車に乗らずリモコンで駐車、BMWが量産車発売」 News i


英国:実は訓練模擬爆弾 マンU、爆弾騒ぎで試合中止 - 毎日新聞


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News Headlines - 15 May 2016

Boris Johnson: The EU wants a superstate, just as Hitler did

The European Union is pursuing a similar goal to Hitler in trying to create a powerful superstate, Boris Johnson says.
In a dramatic interview with the Telegraph, he warns that while bureaucrats in Brussels are using “different methods” from the Nazi dictator, they share the aim of unifying Europe under one “authority”.

Italy set to double baby bonus to fight birth rate 'apocalypse' - Breitbart

Italy’s health minister is proposing doubling a ‘baby bonus’ incentive for couples to have more children to combat what she calls a catastrophic decline in the country’s birth rate.

116-year-old Italian woman seen as last living person born in 1800s

Surrounded by relatives and friends, Italy’s Emma Morano greeted with a smile the news that she, at 116, is now the oldest person in the world. Not only that, but Morano is believed to be the last surviving person in the world born in the 1800s, with a birth date of November 29, 1899. That’s just 4 ½ months after Susannah Mushatt Jones , who died Thursday in New York, also at 116.

Nomura Blames Biggest-Ever Loss on ‘Incompetent’ Bond Trader - Bloomberg

A Nomura Holdings Inc. trader who failed to tell his bosses about the deteriorating performance of a client that helped cause the bank’s biggest-ever trading loss was "at best incompetent or at worst deceitful,” a senior manager said during the first day of a London employment lawsuit.

Eurovision Song Contest: Ukraine's Jamala wins competition - BBC News

Ukraine's Jamala has won this year's Eurovision Song Contest, held in Stockholm, Sweden.
The country scored 534 points with its song 1944, about the deportation of Crimean Tatars under Josef Stalin.

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【パナマ文書の衝撃】タックスヘイブンネットワークの心臓部は英ロンドンだった オフショア金融拠点で年間資金洗浄額240億ポンド - 産経ニュース


VW賞与、1人あたり48万5千円…33%減 : 読売新聞(YOMIURI ONLINE)


ドイツ、難民収容施設への放火が増加 警察発表:AFPBB News

ドイツ連邦刑事庁(BKA)のホルガー・ミュンヒ(Holger Muench)氏が地元紙に語ったところによると、今年に入りすでに45件の放火が発生したという。



リーグ連覇のバルセロナ、優勝争いを制した5つのキーポイント:AFPBB News


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News Headlines - 14 May 2016

ISIS declares state of emergency as U.S. military believes it's planning to defend de facto capital in Syria - CBS News

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, has declared a state of emergency.
The U.S. military believes the terror organization is planning a full-scale defense of its de facto capital of Raqqa in northern Syria.

Pig's head found outside Merkel's constituency office

German police said Saturday they found a pig's head bearing an "insulting inscription" outside Chancellor Angela Merkel's constituency office in the country's northeast... A spokesman for regional police refused to be drawn on the nature of the insults, saying only that they were directed at Merkel, who was first elected to parliament in Stralsund 26 years ago.

Sex abuse victim in her 20s allowed to choose euthanasia in Holland | Daily Mail Online

A former victim of child sex abuse has ended her life under Dutch euthanasia laws because she could not live with her mental suffering.
The woman, in her twenties, was given a lethal injection after doctors and psychiatrists decided that her post-traumatic stress disorder and other conditions were incurable.

Rail boss Kern chosen as Austria's new chancellor - The Local

Austria's Social Democrats have decided to appoint national railways boss Christian Kern as the country's chancellor following Werner Faymann's resignation, the interim head of the party said on Friday.

Dieselgate At GM? Defeat Devices Claimed To Be Found In Opel Cars - Forbes

Experts from Germany’s TÜV Nord found defeat devices in diesel cars made by General Motor’s European arm, the Opel Group, reports from Germany say. According to Germany’s Spiegel Magazin, these defeat devices cause “the exhaust gas treatment in those car to be severely limited, allowing the emissions of more poisonous NOx than permissible by law. Experts say this is illegal.”

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【「中国非礼」発言】英女王、腹に据えかね意図的に漏らしたか…広がる波紋 中国一行、儀礼超える法外警備を要求 - 産経ニュース




プーチン氏苦笑い 軍用車のドア開かず取っ手外れる | NHKニュース


ドルトムントが脅威の観客動員記録を樹立へ 今季1試合平均8万人超えの“極上の劇場” | SoccerMagazine ZONE WEB


「2年半ミラニスタから愛と信頼与えられず」 ミラン本田に今季限りで退団報道 | SoccerMagazine ZONE WEB


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News Headlines - 13 May 2016

ISIS kill 16 Real Madrid fans in massacre at supporters club headquarters - Mirror Online

A group of Islamic State terrorists armed with AK-47s attacked the headquarters of a Real Madrid supporters club - because 'they don't like football'... It is believed at least 16 people - mainly Real Madrid fans but also cafe staff and other customers - were killed more than 20 people injured.

Hezbollah commander Mustafa Badreddin killed in Syria - AJE News

Lebanese Shia group says one of its highest-ranking officials Mustafa Badreddine killed in an air strike in Syria.

Calvin Klein uses crotch shot in new ad and it's uncomfortable

Calvin Klein's latest underwear ad makes us feel awkward. We tried ignoring it, but it's shot straight up Klara Kristin's slip is still reverberating around the Internet.

Three Top Editors Leave Russia's RBC Media Holding

Three top editors have left the respected Russian media group RBC, whose investigative reporting has scrutinized the dealings of the country's business and political elites, including President Vladimir Putin's friends and family.

Pfizer Blocks the Use of Its Drugs in Executions - The New York Times

The pharmaceutical giant Pfizer announced on Friday that it had imposed sweeping controls on the distribution of its products to ensure that none are used in lethal injections, a step that closes off the last remaining open-market source of drugs used in executions.
More than 20 American and European drug companies have already adopted such restrictions, citing either moral or business reasons. Nonetheless, the decision from one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical manufacturers is seen as a milestone.

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イスラム過激派関与の容疑で、スイス国籍剥奪か - SWI swissinfo.ch


「米紙論説委員、トランプ氏指名確実で記事食べる」 News i




ローマ法王、女性聖職者復活を検討 委員会設置の考え:朝日新聞デジタル


メスしかいないサラマンダー、驚きの利点判明 | 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 - 12 May 2016

Nissan to Take $2.2 Billion Stake in Scandal-Hit Mitsubishi Motors - WSJ

Nissan Motor Co. said Thursday that it would bet more than $2 billion that Mitsubishi Motors Corp. can recover from a scandal involving falsified fuel-economy data.
In return, Nissan will get a controlling 34% stake in the struggling auto maker that has admitted to manipulating data to inflate mileage results for some of its cars.

Toshiba Reports $4.4 Billion Net Loss - WSJ

Toshiba Corp. reported a net loss for the recently ended fiscal year of \483.2 billion ($4.4 billion)—more than 10 times its year-earlier loss—due to large-scale restructuring following its admission it had overstated profits over several years.

Sharp posts huge losses ahead of takeover - BBC News

Japanese electronics giant Sharp posted a huge loss in its last annual earnings before being taken over by Foxconn later in the year.
The struggling company announced an operating loss of 162bn yen ($1.5bn) for the fiscal year ending March 2016.

Fuji Heavy Industries changing name to Subaru Corporation

Subaru parent company Fuji Heavy Industries plans to change its name to Subaru Corporation in an effort to bolster the image and recognition of its automotive brand.
In addition to building Subaru cars, Fuji Heavy Industries also builds airplanes, helicopters and commercial vehicles.

Yukio Ninagawa, masterful director of Shakespeare, dies aged 80 | The Guardian

Yukio Ninagawa, the world-renowned Japanese stage director known for his adaptations of Shakespeare, has died at a Tokyo hospital. He was 80.
Ninagawa debuted as a director in 1969 and gained international fame at the 1985 Edinburgh festival when he directed a samurai-style Macbeth in which the actors performed in Japanese kimono on a stage with a giant Buddhist altar.

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東京五輪招致巡り裏金報道 英紙「1.6億円支払い」:朝日新聞デジタル


ロンドン市長選で「トランプ流」はなぜ、受けなかったのか | ニューズウィーク日本版


「11日間も注文がない……」 ドミノ・ピザの店員が顧客の命を救う - 女性自身


全面否定から一転 仏財務相、女性記者への不適切行為認める:AFPBB News

女性記者の下着のショーツのゴムを引っ張った疑惑がかけられていたフランスのミシェル・サパン(Michel Sapin)財務相が10日夜、女性記者に対して不適切な行為をしたことを認めた。サパン財務相は、わずか数時間前にこの疑惑について全面的に否定したばかりだった。
 この前日には、長期間にわたってセクシャルハラスメントを行っていたとして女性8人から抗議を受けたドニ・ボーパン(Denis Baupin)下院副議長が、副議長職を辞任したばかりだった。

カンヌ映画祭が開幕 : 読売新聞(YOMIURI ONLINE)


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News Headlines - 11 May 2016

Tokyo Olympics: €1.3m payment to secret account raises questions over 2020 Games | The Guardian

A seven-figure payment from the Tokyo Olympic bid team to an account linked to the son of the disgraced former world athletics chief Lamine Diack was apparently made during Japan’s successful race to host the 2020 Games, the Guardian has learned.
The alleged payment of about €1.3m (£1m), now believed to be under French police scrutiny, will increase pressure on the International Olympic Committee to investigate properly links between Diack’s regime and the contest to host its flagship event. It also raises serious questions over Tokyo’s winning bid, awarded in 2013.

Tokyo governor’s taste for first-class air travel cost city millions ... and now he’s sorry | South China Morning Post

Yoichi Masuzoe had a comfortable majority over his rivals when he was elected governor of Tokyo in February 2014, but he appears to be alienating some of his constituents with what some say is a jet-setting lifestyle.

Mitsubishi Motors Says Mileage Cheating May Be on All Models - NBC News

Mitsubishi, the Japanese automaker under investigation for lying about fuel economy data for some models, said Wednesday such tampering is suspected in all of its vehicles sold in Japan.

Experts question Canadian teenager's Mayan city find, but praise effort - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Experts are questioning a Canadian teenager's claim he used star maps and satellite imagery, with the help of the Canadian Space Agency, to identify the ruins of an ancient Mayan city.

U.S. to switch on European missile shield despite Russian alarm | Reuters

The United States' European missile defense shield goes live on Thursday almost a decade after Washington proposed protecting NATO from Iranian rockets and despite Russian warnings that the West is threatening the peace in central Europe.
Amid high Russia-West tension, U.S. and NATO officials will declare operational the shield at a remote air base in Deveselu, Romania, after years of planning, billions of dollars in investment and failed attempts to assuage Russian concerns that the shield could be used against Moscow.

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秋篠宮ご夫妻:イタリア国交樹立の祝賀行事 大統領と面会 - 毎日新聞


英金融機関、ブレクジットなら必要費用250億ドル=シンクタンク | ロイター


エリザベス英女王、中国使節は「とても失礼」と 録音されていた会話で - BBCニュース


パナマ文書にエマ・ワトソンの名前 ジャッキー・チェンも - シネマトゥデイ

エマは同書類内で、タックスヘイブンとされているバージン諸島で設立した「Falling Leaves Ltd」の役員として名前が記載されている。エマのスポークスマンは、英メディア The Spectator に、彼女が同社を設立したことを認める一方で、「匿名性とプライバシーを守ることが唯一の目的です」と回答。オフショア企業(海外特にタックスヘイブンに設立した会社のこと)は株主の詳細を公開する必要がないため、プライバシー保護のために利用しているだけで、決して租税回避目的ではなく金融的利益も彼女にはないと主張している。

太陽系外の9惑星に生命存在の可能性 | NHKニュース


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News Headlines - 10 May 2016

Obama to Become First Sitting US President to Visit Hiroshima - ABC News

The president and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit the site where the United States dropped an atomic bomb during World War II. The May 27 trip will highlight the president’s “continued commitment to pursuing the peace and security of a world without nuclear weapons,” White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said.

Panama Papers: Database Released, Dozens of Americans Listed - NBC News

The "Panama Papers" database went live and searchable Monday, stripping the veil of secrecy from thousands of offshore shell companies and the people who have used them to launder money, hide evidence of crimes, and keep income from the taxman.

Brazil soccer great: It’s too dangerous to attend Olympics | New York Post

Brazil soccer great Rivaldo is telling tourists to stay away from the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro because of the danger of endemic violence.
Rivaldo posted the warning on his Instagram account and alluded to the case of a 17-year-old woman killed on Saturday in a shootout.

North Korea stages mass rally in Pyongyang | euronews

North Korea has marked the end of its first ruling party congress in 36-years with a mass rally in Pyongyang.
There were extraordinary scenes in the capital’s main ceremonial square as hundreds of thousands of North Koreans took part in the celebrations led by the country’s leader Kim Jong Un.

Japanese court rules vagina figurines 'pop art', not obscenity | Reuters

A Japanese court found on Monday an artist not guilty of obscenity for displaying figurines modeled on her vagina, signaling a step towards freedom of expression, although the court fined her for distributing digital data of her genitals.

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ロシア:「多数の国を解放」対独戦勝記念式典、赤の広場で - 毎日新聞






ビキニ被曝、国を提訴 元船員ら「健康問題を放置」:朝日新聞デジタル


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News Headlines - 09 May 2016

Panama Papers affair widens as database goes online - BBC News

The Panama Papers affair has widened, with a huge database of documents relating to more than 200,000 offshore accounts posted online.
The database became accessible from 18:00 GMT at offshoreleaks.icij.org.

Inside North Korea Congress after BBC reporter expelled - BBC News

BBC correspondent Rupert Wingfield-Hayes and his team have been expelled from North Korea after being detained over their reporting.
He was questioned for eight hours and made to sign a statement before being allowed to fly to Beijing.

Vote to Impeach President Dilma Rousseff in Brazil Is Annulled - The New York Times

The new speaker of Brazil’s lower house of Congress on Monday annulled the vote to impeach President Dilma Rousseff, throwing the power struggle in Latin America’s largest country into confusion.

Duterte rival concedes in Philippines elections - CNN.com

Rodrigo Duterte, whose outspoken commentary -- including joking about the rape of a missionary -- drew international attention to the Philippines' national elections, appeared poised to win his country's presidency Monday after a top rival conceded.

Mercury poised for rare 'transit' across sun's face on Monday | Reuters

Stargazers will have a rare opportunity on Monday to witness Mercury fly directly across the face of the sun, a sight that unfolds once every 10 years or so, as Earth and its smaller neighboring planet come into perfect alignment.

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【北朝鮮党大会】BBC記者を拘束、追放へ 報道に不服か? - 産経ニュース


EU主要8カ国、国民の約半数が残留めぐる投票望む=調査 | ロイター




スペイン雇用関連窓口に「パニックボタン」、求職者の暴力対策で | ロイター


英王子がプライバシー侵害を批判、「公私の区別に全力」 | ロイター


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News Headlines - 08 May 2016

‘New video’ emerges online of woman’s public execution | DailyTimes

A ‘new’ video has emerged online of a woman being publically executed by the Taliban militia in Jowzjan province of Afghanistan, a digital global news publication reported on Sunday.
The victim was accused of either killing her husband or committing ‘adultery’ in the province, the publication reported while quoting contradicting reports. The woman was reportedly convicted in an informal ‘court’ of the militia. The video was reportedly shot in March or April in Khanqa village in the Aqcha district.

The mysterious woman who inspired a bestselling novel - BBC News

A romantic novel written more than half a century ago is so popular in Turkey that it has topped the country's bestseller list for the past three years. Young people today seem to relate to the author, who was repeatedly censored, jailed and ultimately shot in mysterious circumstances. Now, for the first time, Madonna in a Fur Coat is being published in English.

Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' moved to jail near US border - BBC News

Known as "El Chapo", he was taken to a prison near Ciudad Juarez, across the border from El Paso in Texas, as part of a normal rotation of prisoners for security reasons, officials said.

Former Newcastle Jets footballer dies aged 26 after suspected heart problems during game - Irish Mirror Online

A Brazilian footballer is suspected to have died from heart problems during a match in his home country.
The sad news comes less than 48 hours after Cameroon international Patrick Ekeng suffered a heart attack and died during a Romanian league match on Friday.

Leicester City’s title party puts hospital under strain - The Scotsman

A hospital had double the usual number of patients attending its accident and emergency department overnight after ecstatic football fans celebrated Leicester City winning the Premier League title.

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【パナマ文書の衝撃】巨額取引を暴露されたプーチン大統領の「友人」とは一体どんな人物なのか? 音楽家と投資家の顔を持ち… - 産経ニュース


北方領土:安倍首相、対露協力の8項目提示 - 毎日新聞


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News Headlines - 07 May 2016

Europe to Remove 500-Euro Bill, the ‘Bin Laden’ Bank Note Criminals Love - The New York Times

American law enforcement officials have noted for years that the euro has become the currency of choice for drug cartels. European Central Bank officials acknowledged Wednesday that €500 bills play a role in illegal transactions like money laundering and in financing terrorism. And the Harvard study said that, in some circles, criminals refer to the note as a “Bin Laden,” after the former leader of Al Qaeda, Osama bin Laden.

Woman who defied neo-Nazis in viral photo of raised fist speaks of anger that prompted gesture | The Independent

The image of anti-racism activist Tess Asplund stood with her fist raised while staring directly into the eyes of one of the three white male leaders among 200 far-right extremists in the Swedish city of Borlänge has gone viral across Scandinavia, being shared by thousands.

China bans 'erotic' banana-eating live streams - BBC News

Chinese live-streaming services have banned people filming themselves eating bananas in a "seductive" fashion.
New regulations mean that live-streaming sites must monitor all their output round-the-clock to ensure nothing untoward is going on, keeping an eye out for any "erotic" banana-eating, according to New Express Daily. It's not just fruit that's on their radar though - the paper adds that wearing stockings and suspenders while hosting a live stream is now also forbidden.

Women fall ill after taking 'Lego' pills in Manchester - BBC News

Two women were taken to hospital after taking ecstasy at a Manchester nightclub, prompting a police warning over a batch of the drug known as Lego... They admitted they had taken the distinctive tablet, which police said was "in the shape of a Lego brick".

Dinamo Bucharest and Cameroon midfielder Patrick Ekeng dies aged 26 after collapsing on pitch during Romanian league match | Daily Mail Online

Dinamo Bucharest and Cameroon midfielder Patrick Ekeng has died in hospital after collapsing on the pitch during a Romanian league match on Friday... Dinamo were leading 3-2 against Viitorul Constanta at home when midfielder Ekeng fell to the ground in the 69th minute, seven minutes after he came on as a substitute.

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アイルランド首相再任 少数与党政権で2期目 - 産経ニュース


FBI メール問題で近くクリントン氏を事情聴取か | NHKニュース


カナダ西部「壊滅的」山火事 全住民が避難 - 産経ニュース




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News Headlines - 06 May 2016

Elections: Labour's Sadiq Khan 'set to win London mayoral race' - BBC News

Mr Khan, who would be the city's first Muslim mayor, is on course for victory over Conservative Zac Goldsmith.
The result would bolster leader Jeremy Corbyn after Labour were beaten into third in Scotland by the Tories and lost English councillors.

Panama Papers Source Offers to Aid Investigators if He’s Not Punished - The New York Times

The anonymous source behind the huge leak of documents known as the Panama Papers has offered to aid law enforcement officials in prosecutions related to offshore money laundering and tax evasion, but only if he is assured that he will not be punished.

IMF threatens to pull out of Greek rescue | The Guardian

In a letter - leaked three days before eurozone finance ministers are scheduled to discuss how best to put the crisis-plagued country back on its feet – IMF chief Christine Lagarde issued her most explicit warning yet: either foreign lenders agree to restructure Greece’s runaway debt or the Washington-based organisation will pull out of rescue plans altogether.

Russia-Japan Leaders Meet as Tensions Loom

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was in Russia Friday hoping to ease strained relations between Tokyo and Moscow before President Vladmir Putin heads to China for a bilateral summit next month.

Prime Minister given the low-down on Hitachi’s ‘800s’

Prime Minister David Cameron and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe visited Hitachi Rail Europe’s North Pole depot on May 5, to inspect a new bi-mode Class 800 and speak to HRE apprentices.

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トルコ首相が辞任表明 党運営などで大統領と対立:朝日新聞デジタル




オランド仏大統領の支持率過去最低に、再選への道のり厳しく | ロイター


岡崎にベンツ!太っ腹レスターオーナー、選手全員に大盤振る舞い - SANSPO.COM(サンスポ)


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News Headlines - 05 May 2016

Why The New Day didn't work... and had no hope of working | The Guardian

The New Day’s demise is no surprise. A couple of weeks after its launch I blurted out at a Media Society seminar that it wouldn’t last three months. And it hasn’t.
Some 10 days before I had written of it being an ill-conceived project that had got off to a terrible start following a launch I described as “amateur”.

Local elections 2016: Jeremy Corbyn faces key test in 'Super Thursday' election | The Independent

Jeremy Corbyn has suffered an early wobble in his first electoral test as Labour leader after his spokesman was forced to "clarify" comments in which he said he did not intend to say the party would lose no seats in the local elections.

Rare North Korea Congress could be a big show — and mark big changes

When North Korea’s first party congress in 36 years kicks off Friday, it is certain to feature all the pageantry, saber-rattling and over-the-top rhetoric the world has come to expect of the reclusive and erratic regime.

Japan’s prime minister warns over Brexit threat to investment — FT.com

Japanese investment into Britain could fall if the country leaves the EU and ceases to be “a gateway” to Europe, its prime minister warned on Thursday.

How Claudio Ranieri’s leadership shows us there’s another way for schools

No bullying, no naming and shaming, no extravagant claims, small performance bonuses, no shouting...There’s a lot the politicians in charge of schools could learn from Leicester City’s wonderful manager, writes one leading headteacher

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トランプ氏とクリントン氏 早くも本選挙見据えた戦い | NHKニュース


米大統領選:トランプ氏、日本防衛費の全額要求 - 毎日新聞




「硫黄島の星条旗」の米兵は別人? 米海兵隊が調査開始:朝日新聞デジタル




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News Headlines - 04 May 2016

Takata to recall 40 million more airbags in US - BBC News

On Wednesday, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) expanded its existing recall.
The expansion adds 35 to 40 million airbag inflators to the recall list and affects vehicles from 12 carmakers and more than doubles the existing recall.

Best-selling author admits man in famous Iwo Jima Second World War photo was not his father

James Bradley made the acknowledgement after the US Marine Corps launched an investigation into the 23 February, 1945 picture of six soldiers planting an American flag on Mount Suribachi in the 36-day battle against Japanese forces on the Pacific Island of Iwo Jima, which claimed the lives of 6,500 US fighters.

US: Ceasefire in Syria has reduced, but not ended Aleppo violence - Breaking News - Jerusalem Post

The cessation of hostilities that went into force around Aleppo, Syria, on Wednesday has reduced the level of violence but has not been complete, which is the ultimate aim, the US State Department said.

John Kasich quits Republican race, leaving Trump last man standing | The Guardian

John Kasich formally suspended his presidential campaign on Wednesday, paving the way for Donald Trump to clinch the Republican nomination with a personal concession speech that barely touched on the political maelstrom his decision unleashes.

Will London Elect its First Muslim Mayor? - The Atlantic

Britain is holding local elections this week on what some have dubbed “Super Thursday,” but only one contest is worthy of the moniker: the race to succeed Boris Johnson as London’s mayor.

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トランプ氏、共和党の指名確実な情勢 クルーズ氏が撤退:朝日新聞デジタル


東京新聞:パナマ文書 合同取材 「家族の安全守るため」記者が会見




ベルギー:原発に周辺国が停止要請 圧力容器ひび割れ - 毎日新聞


聖火がブラジルに到着、リオ五輪の聖火リレーがスタート:AFPBB News

4月21日にギリシャの古代オリンピア(Ancient Olympia)の遺跡で採火された聖火は、スイスを経由し、空路で首都ブラジリア(Brasilia)にたどり着いた。

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News Headlines - 03 May 2016

What's the difference between anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism? - BBC News

The UK Labour Party has been at the centre of a row over anti-Semitism, including its relationship to anti-Zionism. What do these terms actually mean?

Malia Obama to Attend Harvard, but Not Until 2017 - The New York Times

Malia Obama, the older daughter of President Obama, plans to attend Harvard University beginning in the fall of 2017, the White House announced on Sunday, waiting until her father leaves office to begin her college career.

Prince's Family Heads to Court to Settle Late Pop Star's Estate - NBC News

Nearly two weeks after pop superstar Prince died unexpectedly, his relatives filed into a Minnesota court Monday to stake their claims to an estate worth an estimated $300 million.

Bin Laden family firm sacks 50,000 workers | | The Times & The Sunday Times

As many as 50,000 foreign workers at the construction company founded by Osama bin Laden’s father have been laid off after it lost business because of public spending cuts as a result of low oil prices.

These Ghost Towns Once Thronged With Life

Isn’t it a tad creepy to be obsessed with ruins? Aude de Tocqueville doesn’t think so. For her, they hold a mysterious, poetic fascination that no living city can match. In her new book, Atlas of Lost Cities: A Travel Guide to Abandoned and Forsaken Destinations, de Tocqueville sets off on a journey of exploration to 44 places that once thronged with life but now lie dead and often buried. On the way, she discovers that, like us, cities are mortal.

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オバマ氏の広島訪問「検討中」…謝罪は明確否定 : 読売新聞(YOMIURI ONLINE)




ビンラディン容疑者殺害作戦、CIAが5年遅れで「ツイッター実況」:AFPBB News

米中央情報局(CIA)は1日、国際テロ組織「アルカイダ(Al-Qaeda)」の最高指導者ウサマ・ビンラディン(Osama bin Laden)容疑者を米軍特殊部隊がパキスタンの潜伏場所で殺害してから丸5年を迎えるにあたり、マイクロブログのツイッター(Twitter)上で急襲作戦の一部始終を5年遅れで「実況中継」した。

Intel、Atomベースのモバイル機器向けSoCを打ち切り - 日経テクノロジーオンライン


ベーシック・インカム導入案は否決に傾くか 世論調査結果 - SWI swissinfo.ch


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News Headlines - 02 May 2016

Merkel Offered Shinzo Abe NATO Membership, Reports Japanese Press

German Chancellor Angela Merkel unexpectedly proposed that Japan join the NATO alliance during a dinner meeting with Japanese Prime Minister last March, The Yomiuri Shimbun newspaper reported on Saturday.

Stuttgart police arrest 400 left wing protesters at AfD party conference in Germany | Daily Mail Online

Left-wing demonstrators burned tyres and hurled fireworks during clashes with police as supporters of a right-wing party gathered for its congress in Stuttgart, south-east Germany.
The demonstrators temporarily blocked access roads to the site of the anti-immigration Alternative for Germany (AfD) party's annual conference by forming human chains.
Some 400 protesters were detained in violence beginning at 6am and lasting four hours.

CIA tweets U.S. military raid that killed Osama bin Laden — five years later - The Washington Post

Navy SEALs may have killed Osama bin Laden in a raid five years ago Sunday, but anyone following the CIA on Twitter might think it all just happened. In a deeply bizarre social marketing move Sunday, the agency “live-tweeted” the raid that led to bin Laden’s death — but it did so five years later.

Norwegian Zoo feeds a zebra to tigers in front of kids - BBC Newsbeat

A zoo in Norway has fed a decapitated zebra to tigers in front of visitors, including children... The zoo feeds around 80 zebras, or similar animals, to predators every year.

Leicester City win Premier League and cost bookies biggest ever payout

For the few punters bold enough to put cash on the season’s “joke bet”, the result means winnings of up to £100,000 each, though the nation’s bookmakers will be less than jubilant: between them they will be paying out £25 million, the biggest loss in British history on a single sporting market.

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ビットコイン発明者、名乗り出る 豪の起業家 - BBCニュース


首相、イタリアに到着 欧ロ歴訪  :日本経済新聞


キャサリン妃、ナチュラルな笑顔でイギリス版「VOGUE」の表紙を飾る | cinemacafe.net

今度はファッションリーダーとして名高いキャサリン妃が100周年を迎えるイギリス版「VOGUE」の表紙を飾ることになった。……この撮影は、キャサリン妃がパトロンを務めるポートレート専門の美術館「ナショナル・ポートレート・ギャラリー」と同誌が共同で企画した。同美術館で現在開催中の「Vogue 100: A century of Style」展の「2010s」のコーナーで、チャールズ王子やケイト・モス、ケイト・ブランシェットのポートレートと共に「VOGUE」で撮影されたキャサリン妃の写真の2枚を展示している。5月4日(現地時間)にはキャサリン妃も美術館を訪れ、自身のポートレートを見学するとのこと。

岡崎所属のレスターが奇跡の初優勝! クラブ創設132年目で歴史的快挙達成 | サッカーキング


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News Headlines - 01 May 2016

Government could ban BBC from showing top shows at peak times | The Guardian

The BBC is on a collision course with the government over reported efforts to bar it from showing popular shows at peak viewing times.
The culture secretary, John Whittingdale, is widely expected to ban the broadcaster from going head-to-head with commercial rivals as part of the BBC charter review.

CIA director says unverified material in secret 9/11 pages - Stripes

CIA Director John Brennan says a 28-page secret chapter from a congressional inquiry into 9/11 contains preliminary information about possible Saudi links to the attackers that hadn't been corroborated or checked out at the time.
The Obama administration may soon release part of the material.

Obama jokes about Clinton and Trump at White House dinner - BBC News

President Barack Obama has made jokes at the expense of Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump and critics of his healthcare plan at his eighth and final White House Correspondents' Dinner.

Manchester United 1-1 Leicester City - BBC Sport

Leicester City moved to within two points of the Premier League title after holding Manchester United to a draw at Old Trafford - and will clinch it on Monday if Tottenham fail to beat Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.

Claudio Ranieri: Leicester boss may not watch crucial Chelsea-Tottenham game - BBC Sport

"I'd like to watch the Tottenham match but I'm on a flight back from Italy," Ranieri said.
"My mother is 96 years old and I would like to have a lunch with her. I will be the last man in England to know."

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クラシック音楽の人気曲「ボレロ」、1日に著作権消滅:AFPBB News

クラシック音楽でも指折りの人気曲で、ユニークな構成で知られる仏作曲家モーリス・ラベル(Maurice Ravel)のボレロ(Bolero)の著作権が、仏パリ(Paris)での初演から90年近くが経過する5月1日に消滅する。

東京新聞:シャーロット英王女1歳 誕生日前に写真公開


レスター優勝で賭け屋も大慌て、払戻金は総額23億円に:AFPBB News

優勝オッズ5000倍と、超大穴としてシーズン開幕を迎えながら、イングランド・プレミアリーグ制覇にいよいよ王手をかけたレスター・シティ(Leicester City)は、英国のブックメーカー(賭け屋)に「前代未聞」となる総額1500万ポンド(約23億円)の払戻金を準備させている。

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