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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