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News Headlines - 31 July 2016

Tokyo poised to elect Yuriko Koike as first female governor - BBC News

Former Japanese defence minister Yuriko Koike looks set to be elected as the Japanese capital's first woman governor, exit polls project.

Japanese navy ship squeezes under Tower Bridge and sails up the Thames | Daily Mail Online

A 470ft-long Japanese navy ship has sailed up the Thames and into London. JDS Kashima, which is on port call in London until Wednesday afternoon, passed under Tower Bridge at 1pm today and moored alongside HMS Belfast.

We need a government-funded alternative to Hinkley Point | The Independent

Fossil fuels. Polluting, dirty and soon to be scarce substances. They have been edged out into the gloomy shadows as Britain starts to adopt a new approach to energy. There is one problem though. Which energy source should the consumer put their hard-earned money into paying for?

IOC president denies credibility has been damaged by handling...

The president of the International Olympic Committee says its credibility hasn't been damaged by its handling of Russia's doping scandal.

Sumo great former yokozuna Chiyonofuji dies at age 61:The Asahi Shimbun

Chiyonofuji, whose real name was Mitsugu Akimoto, was the first sumo wrestler to receive the People's Honor Award in 1989 and ranks third in championships won behind Hakuho (37) and Taiho (32).

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英企業の業績警告、金融危機以来の高水準に EU離脱めぐる懸念で (The Telegraph)


伊大手、深刻な資本不足で健全化策決定 欧州銀行のストレステスト結果公表 - 産経ニュース


FB、最大5千億円の追徴課税か 米当局が税逃れを指摘:朝日新聞デジタル




リオ五輪の重要な移動手段、地下鉄新路線の開通式典 News i


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News Headlines - 30 July 2016

Norway considers giving mountain to Finland as 100th birthday present | The Guardian

Norway’s government has confirmed that for the centenary of Finland’s independence next year it is considering moving the border, gifting its Nordic neighbour a mountain peak that would be the country’s highest point.

Overhyped, underappreciated | The Economist

Abenomics has fallen short of its targets and its overblown rhetoric. That makes it easy to dismiss as a failure. In fact, it has shown that central banks and governments do have the capacity to stir a torpid economy. And in some senses, the hype was needed. Japan’s stagnation had become a self-fulfilling prophecy; Abenomics could succeed only if enough people believed it would. This is a final lesson that Japan’s economic experiment can impart to the rest of the world. Aim high.

Sharp first quarter loss shrinks on cost cuts, but revenue plunges by a third | Reuters

Japanese electronics maker Sharp Corp reported a smaller first-quarter loss helped by restructuring and cost cuts, although revenue shrank by a third as demand for its products slumped.

JK Rowling Hopes Harry Potter Play Goes Global

The stage play "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" had its gala opening Saturday in London's West End and is already the theater event of the year.

1966 World Cup: Special event marks 50 years since England's football win - BBC News

England's 1966 World Cup win has been marked by a special Wembley event exactly 50 years on.
Two of the team's stars, Sir Bobby Charlton and Sir Geoff Hurst, recounted memories at Wembley Arena as the crowd of 10,000 relived the historic day.

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ローマ法王の訪日「来年の可能性を検討」 バチカン:朝日新聞デジタル


スペイン国王、ラホイ暫定首相に組閣要請 各党の大半は支援拒否 | ロイター


【社説】クリントン氏のご都合主義、信頼できぬ貿易政策 - WSJ




「007」「スター・ウォーズ」撮影所を443億円で売却へ ロンドン郊外 - 産経ニュース


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News Headlines - 29 July 2016

IMF admits disastrous love affair with the euro and apologises for the immolation of Greece

The International Monetary Fund’s top staff misled their own board, made a series of calamitous misjudgments in Greece, became euphoric cheerleaders for the euro project, ignored warning signs of impending crisis, and collectively failed to grasp an elemental concept of currency theory.

Yen jumps against dollar as Japan keeps rates on hold - BBC News

The Japanese yen has climbed by more than 2% against the US dollar, after the Bank of Japan decided to keep interest rates on hold after its two-day meeting... But the central bank said it would double its annual purchase of exchange traded funds to 6tn yen ($57bn; £43bn) from the current 3.3tn yen.

Sony bucks trend of Japan corporate losses — FT.com

Sony posted a surprise quarterly profit as other Japanese technology groups including Sharp and NEC reported losses on damaging exchange rates and weak sales... The result, however, overshot analysts’ forecasts for a loss of \39bn thanks to a boost from its PlayStation gaming division, where sales increased 15 per cent during the first quarter. The electronics and entertainment group is also looking to capture the growth of virtual reality games with the launch of its VR headset in October.

Last chance to update to Windows 10 for free | The Guardian

Microsoft’s controversial year-long free Windows 10 upgrade offer for users of Windows 7 or 8 ends today (Friday), which means now is the time to claim a free licence or be forced to pay upwards of £80 for a copy.

More than 500 children identified as victims of online sex abuse - ITV News

More than 500 children, some as young as three, have been identified as potential victims of online sexual abuse during a major police investigation.

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CNN.co.jp : トルコ政府がメディア締め付け、報道機関130社閉鎖


アイス・バケツ・チャレンジ、ALS研究に成果もたらす - BBCニュース


アポロ飛行士に高い循環器系疾患死亡率、放射線が原因か 研究:AFPBB News


170万年前のヒト化石に最古のがん発見 | ナショナルジオグラフィック日本版サイト


「バーバリー」終了で三陽商会赤字、希望退職も : 読売新聞(YOMIURI ONLINE)

英バーバリーとのライセンス契約が昨夏で終了し、主力だった「バーバリー」ブランドが扱えなくなったことが影響した。後継ブランドとした「マッキントッシュ ロンドン」では、補いきれなかった。

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News Headlines - 28 July 2016

Obama hugs Clinton - CNNPolitics.com

President Barack Obama on Wednesday handed his legacy to Hillary Clinton, setting her up for the speech of her life with a powerful endorsement and the enduring image of a warm embrace.

UK sells 50-year index-linked bond via syndication at record-low real yield | Reuters

The UK Debt Management Office said it would issue 2.5 billion pounds ($3.28 billion) of 2065 index-linked bonds at a real yield of -1.3245 percent on Tuesday, the lowest-ever inflation-adjusted return for a bond sold via a syndication.

Lloyds cuts a further 3,000 jobs and doubles branch closure plan - BBC News

Lloyds has accelerated its job-cutting scheme, axing a further 3,000 roles, even as it reported a 101% increase in pre-tax profits.
It has also doubled its planned branch closures, with 200 more set to vanish from High Streets by the end of 2017.

Sony says to sell battery business to Murata Manufacturing | Reuters

Sony Corp said on Thursday it has agreed to sell a portion of its battery business to Murata Manufacturing Co Ltd, as the electronics giant responds to slowing demand for smartphones.

Pokémon Go players urged not to venture into Fukushima disaster zone | The Guardian

Japan is asking for the Fukushima nuclear exclusion zone to be classified as a no-go area for Pokémon after the discovery of at least one of the game’s characters on a power station’s site.

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ガラスの天井「最大のひび」 クリントン氏、初の女性候補  :日本経済新聞


孫ソフトバンク社長がメイ英首相と会談 アーム社買収で雇用倍増など約束 - 産経ニュース


エリクソン、ベストベリCEOを解任 業績悪化で投資家圧力  :日本経済新聞




復星集団、英サッカークラブを買収 ウルバーハンプトン  :日本経済新聞


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News Headlines - 27 July 2016

Would-be Reagan assassin John Hinckley Jr. to be freed after 35 years - The Washington Post

John W. Hinckley Jr., will be released from a government psychiatric hospital more than 35 years after he attempted to assassinate president Ronald Reagan and shot three others outside the Washington Hilton on March 30, 1981, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.

Pope Francis warns world 'is at war' after Europe attacks - BBC News

Pope Francis has warned that a recent wave of jihadist attacks in Europe is proof that "the world is at war".
However, he stressed he did not mean a war of religions, but rather a conflict over "interests, money resources".

Samsung discomforted by chairman's sex scandal

Video footage implicating that Lee paid sex workers at his home was made public by a local online news outlet, Newstapa, Thursday night.
The outlet said it received the footage in April from an anonymous informant. The makers of the video allegedly attempted to blackmail Lee and the group, the news outlet reported.

Tory grassroots call for early election after poll puts Theresa May in huge lead over Jeremy Corbyn

Theresa May has been urged by the Tory grassroots to call an early election and capitalise on her huge lead over Labour in the polls.
A new poll on Wednesday suggested more than two and a half million people who voted Labour in last year's general election think that Mrs May would make a better prime minister than Jeremy Corbyn.

The Pokémon Go Plus wearable is delayed until September | The Verge

Nintendo has announced that it will release its Pokémon Go Plus wearable in September, not the end of July as originally planned. The news went out in a tweet this morning, and according to an email posted by Nintendo Life, Nintendo is contacting people who already ordered the device with an apology and a small discount on their next purchase.

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CNN.co.jp : 米アップル、2期連続の減収 iPhoneの販売振るわず


ベライゾン、米ヤフー資産買収を正式発表-48.3億ドル - WSJ


伊モンテ・パスキ、EU当局者が規模縮小含む緊急策準備=関係筋 | ロイター


CNN.co.jp : リオ五輪の選手村オープン、エアコンとコンドーム完備


米サイト選出「21世紀のアニメ映画ベスト50」 1位にジブリ作品 - 映画.com

米映画サイトThe Playlistが、21世紀に入って現在(2016年)までに公開されたアニメ映画のベスト50をピックアップした。

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News Headlines - 26 July 2016

Murder of a priest: how the horror unfolded as two Islamic State terrorists took church by storm

The daily morning mass at the church of Saint Etienne du Rouvray had started out just like any other. Inside the church, a smattering of congregants - just two worshippers and two nuns - sat in the aisles while at the altar at the head of the church stood Father Jacques Hamel.

Japan care home attack: picture emerges of modest man with horrifying vision | The Guardian

To his neighbours, he was a polite young man with a ready smile and a desire to help. But, on Tuesday, Satoshi Uematsu was in police custody after allegedly carrying out the worst mass killing in Japan since the second world war.

Bernie Ecclestone's mother-in-law reported kidnapped in São Paulo | The Guardian

The Brazilian mother-in-law of Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone has reportedly been kidnapped in São Paulo and is being held for ransom.
A ransom of $36.5m (£28m) has been demanded for the release of 67-year-old Aparecida Schunck, who was abducted last Friday night, according to the magazine Veja.

Democrats Prepare to Nominate Hillary Clinton Despite Sharp Divisions - The New York Times

Democrats prepared to formally nominate Hillary Clinton for president on Tuesday, looking to move beyond the lingering anger that has brought protests and dissension to their convention this week as they seek to unite behind the first female candidate to represent a major American political party.

Deutsche Börse wins shareholder approval for LSE merger — FT.com

Shareholders in Deutsche Börse have backed its planned merger with the London Stock Exchange Group, but the two groups still need to persuade regulators to approve the deal.

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米民主党指導部がサンダース氏妨害?ウィキリークスがメール暴露:AFPBB News

米民主党指導部の電子メールが大量に流出し、大統領選の候補指名を目指していたバーニー・サンダース(Bernie Sanders)上院議員の選挙活動を妨害しようとする動きを示唆するものが、少なくとも2件含まれていたことが明らかになった。盤石とは言えない党内の結束が脅かされる可能性もありそうだ。

FBI、民主党メール流出を捜査 ロシア関与か | どうしんウェブ


仏ノルマンディーの教会で立てこもり、人質1人死亡 男2人を射殺 | ロイター


【第2回イギリス】EU離脱 共通農業政策に影響も|農業協同組合新聞


五輪=内部告発のステパノワ選手、リオ大会除外処分が論争に | ロイター


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News Headlines - 25 July 2016

China Headlines: Guo Boxiong gets life sentence for taking bribes - Xinhua

A Chinese military court on Monday sentenced Guo Boxiong, former vice chairman of the Central Military Commission (CMC), to life in prison for accepting bribes.
Guo was also deprived of his political rights for life and stripped of his rank of general. His personal assets were seized, and all his illicit gains were confiscated and turned over to the state treasury.

China Bans Internet News Reporting as Media Crackdown Widens - Bloomberg

China’s top internet regulator ordered major online companies including Sina Corp. and Tencent Holdings Ltd. to stop original news reporting, the latest effort by the government to tighten its grip over the country’s web and information industries.

Diplomatic win for China as ASEAN drops reference to maritime court ruling | Reuters

China scored a diplomatic victory on Monday as Southeast Asian nations dropped a U.S.-backed proposal to mention a landmark international court ruling against Beijing's territorial claims in the South China Sea in a joint statement.

Ansbach explosion: Syrian refugee bomber was due to be deported, as country faces calls to review refugee policy

The suicide bombing carried out by a Syrian refugee in southern Germany was "likely" to have been an Islamist attack, the Bavarian Interior Minister has said, as he admitted the incident raised serious questions about the country's asylum laws and national security.

Astronauts prepare for Mars mission at the bottom of the sea | New Scientist

On 21 July, a crew of six astronauts splashed down in scuba gear into the Aquarius Reef Base, an underwater research station 19 metres below the waves off the coast of Florida. The team’s 16 day mission, NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO), will test gadgets and skills for a future trip to Mars.

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独レストラン爆発、死亡したのは難民申請拒否されたシリア人男性 | ロイター






G20:「経済不確実性増す」英離脱で協調の声明 - 毎日新聞


イギリス、中国との自由貿易協定締結を希望 - 中国国際放送局


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News Headlines - 24 July 2016

Russia’s athletes escape blanket IOC ban for Rio Olympic Games | The Guardian

The International Olympic Committee faces an unprecedented backlash from anti-doping groups and athletes after it decided not to impose a blanket ban on the Russian team competing in next’s month’s Rio Games. Instead it ruled the 28 individual sports federations which make up the summer Olympics were free to decide the fate of Russians on a case-by-case basis.

Refugee held after German woman killed with machete — FT.com

A Syrian refugee has been arrested after killing a woman with a machete and attacking two other people, police in the southern German city of Reutlingen said on Sunday.

UK explores multi-billion pound free trade deal with China - BBC News

Chancellor Philip Hammond has begun discussions with China on an ambitious free trade deal which could see greater access for major Chinese banks and businesses to the UK economy.

Rio 2016: Man arrested for trying to grab Olympic Torch - BBC News

A man has attempted to grab the Olympic torch from a torch bearer as it passed though Guarulhos, Sao Paulo.

Manchester United Jose Mourinho bans players from PokemonGo | Daily Star

New boss Jose Mourinho has told his multi-millionaire stars not to play the gaming sensation for two days before a match.

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ドイツ乱射、FBで来店呼びかけ 容疑者、銃どう入手?:朝日新聞デジタル


教皇、あらゆる形の暴力行為を非難、ドイツ、アフガニスタンの事件に - バチカン放送局


スコットランド:英EU離脱に反発…安定求め「独立」再燃 - 毎日新聞


北京、ロンドン五輪で新たに45選手が陽性 ドーピング再検査  :日本経済新聞


ツール・ド・フランス=フルーム、3回目の総合優勝が確実に | ロイター


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News Headlines - 23 July 2016

Bernie Sanders Campaign Chief Says Someone Must Be 'Accountable' for What DNC Emails Show - ABC News

Bernie Sanders campaign manager Jeff Weaver said his team was "disappointed" by the emails from the Democratic National Committee leaked through WikiLeaks, which seemed to reveal staff in the party working to support Hillary Clinton.

Scientists in Poland Race to Save Honeybees

Honeybees are in danger worldwide. Causes of what's known as colony collapse disorder range from pesticides and loss of habitat to infections. But scientists in Poland say they are on track to finding a cure for one of the diseases.

Masayoshi Son: The 'Bill Gates of Japan' who masterminded Britain's biggest tech deal

Just two weeks separated Masayoshi Son’s private jet flying to the Turkish resort of Marmaris to court Stuart Chambers, ARM Holdings’ chairman. and his company SoftBank announcing Europe’s biggest-ever technology deal, but the Japanese billionaire has never been known for his patience.

Which London football stadium has the most Pokemon living inside it ?

Which Premier League stadium (in London) has the most Pokemon living in it? I grabbed my things and set off on an adventure.

Sam Allardyce named England manager by the Football Association - BBC Sport

The 61-year-old signed an initial two-year deal after compensation was agreed with Sunderland, whom he steered to Premier League safety last season.
He succeeds Roy Hodgson, who quit after England were knocked out of Euro 2016 in the last 16 by Iceland.

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コマツ、米鉱山機械メーカーを3000億円で買収  :日本経済新聞


ジョージ英王子3歳に 王室が写真公開 - 産経フォト


ドルト香川「疲れた」古巣マンU大勝、次戦はマンC : 日刊スポーツ


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News Headlines - 22 July 2016

Nine dead in shooting rampage in Munich - The Local

Nine people are dead after "at least one person" went on a shooting spree in a Munich shopping centre on Friday evening. An attacker is believed to be among the dead.

Roger Ailes Resigns As Fox CEO Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations | Glamour

Fox chairman and CEO Roger Ailes announced today that he'd be stepping down from his roles at the company, effective immediately, following multiple allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct. He had held his positions for two decades, building Fox into the conservative media behemoth it is today.

Taking Aim at Fatigue, Taxi Commission Limits Drivers to 12-Hour Days - The New York Times

The New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission on Monday voted to limit the number of hours a driver can transport passengers to a total of 12 a day, or 72 hours per week, and for the first time such rules would be applied to both city taxi drivers and private for-hire drivers.
The regulations, aimed at reducing driver fatigue, would not take effect until Nov. 1, to give the commission time to “arrive at a more exact method” of collecting information on trip times, Meera Joshi, the chairwoman of the commission, said after the vote.

Pokemon Go Debuts in Japan as Viral Monster-Hunt Game Comes Home - Bloomberg

Even prior to the release, Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga on Thursday warned players to use the game in a safe manner. A government agency also released a nine-point guide, including advice against staying out in the summer heat for too long and being aware of natural disasters such as tsunamis while playing outside.

Jose Mourinho: Man Utd boss not fazed by defeat by Borussia Dortmund - BBC Sport

Manager Jose Mourinho said he was not worried after his Manchester United side lost 4-1 to Borussia Dortmund in a pre-season friendly in Shanghai... The Portuguese, who succeeded Louis van Gaal as manager in May, said Dortmund had shown their pre-season preparations were at a more advanced stage.

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クルーズ氏「良心に従って投票を」 トランプ氏支持表明せず:AFPBB News

米大統領選の共和党候補指名争いでドナルド・トランプ(Donald Trump)氏に敗れたテッド・クルーズ(Ted Cruz)上院議員は20日、党大会で演説し、トランプ氏への支持を表明せず「良心に従って投票しよう」と呼び掛けた。

米 黒人男性に警察発砲 無抵抗の映像公開 波紋広がる | NHKニュース


警察に拘束された若者が死亡、仏パリ郊外で暴動3夜連続:AFPBB News


メイ首相「年内はEU離脱通告せず」 英独首脳会談  :日本経済新聞


ビョークの展覧会「ビョーク・デジタル」、ロンドンでの開催が決定 | NME Japan


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News Headlines - 21 July 2016

Russia Bombed Base in Syria Used by U.S. - WSJ

The Russians weren’t bombarding a run-of-the-mill rebel outpost, according to U.S. officials. Their target was a secret base of operations for elite American and British forces. In fact, a contingent of about 20 British special forces had pulled out of the garrison 24 hours earlier. British officials declined to comment.

Russia Olympic ban: Six questions answered - CNN.com

The country is banned from competing in track and field events, including the Olympic Games, after an appeal against its exclusion was rejected Thursday.

Japan government planning at least 20 trillion yen to support economy: Kyodo | Reuters

The Japanese government is planning to compile a stimulus package of at least 20 trillion yen ($186.60 billion) to help the economy emerge from deflation and fend off possible adverse effects of Brexit, Kyodo reported on Thursday, citing sources close to the matter.

Japan 'to stop making VCR machines' - BBC News

Funai Electric has been producing VHS-playing VCRs for 33 years, most recently in China for Sanyo. But last year it sold just 750,000 units, down from a peak of 15 million a year, and has been finding it difficult to source the necessary parts... Last year, Sony announced it would stop selling Betamax video cassettes - a rival to the VHS.

Plans for self-driving cars have pitfall: the human brain - The Washington Post

Decades of research shows that people have a difficult time keeping their minds on boring tasks like monitoring systems that rarely fail and hardly ever require them to take action. The human brain continually seeks stimulation. If the mind isn’t engaged, it will wander until it finds something more interesting to think about. The more reliable the system, the more likely it is that attention will wane.

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著名ロシア人記者、ウクライナ首都で爆死:AFPBB News

ウクライナの首都キエフ(Kiev)で20日、自動車爆弾が爆発し、ベラルーシ出身のロシア人記者パーベル・シェレメト(Pavel Sheremet)氏(44)が死亡した。……親欧米派の著名記者だった同氏はここ4年間、ニュースサイト「ウクラインスカ・プラウダ(Ukrainska Pravda、ウクライナの真実)」に記事を提供していた。同サイトの創設者ゲオルギー・ゴンガゼ(Georgy Gongadze)氏は16年前、親ロシア派だったレオニード・クチマ(Leonid Kuchma)大統領(当時)の金融犯罪などについて調査した後、頭部を切断され殺害されていた。

非常事態宣言「6カ月延長」 フランス議会で可決


1~6月の平均気温 観測史上最高に NASA | NHKニュース


G・マーシャル氏が81歳で死去、映画「プリティ・ウーマン」監督 | ロイター


陸上=ショブホワに賞金返還判決、ロンドン・マラソン | ロイター


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News Headlines - 20 July 2016

Donald Trump Claims Nomination, With Discord Clear but Family Cheering - The New York Times

Donald J. Trump was formally crowned the Republican nominee for president at the party’s convention on Tuesday, ending a tumultuous primary season but not the nagging questions about his polarizing candidacy as he once again found himself embroiled in controversy.

Bangladesh, Blaming Local Groups for Attacks, Seeks Suspects Tied to ISIS - The New York Times

The list includes three Bangladeshi expatriates — longtime residents of Canada, Australia and Japan — who have long been sought by the police and suspected of setting up training and recruitment pipelines for the Islamic State. A fourth man on the list vanished last year after telling his brother he planned to fight for the Islamic State in Iraq, the police said.

North Korea's radio broadcast of string of mysterious numbers is possible code | The Guardian

North Korea’s state radio has recently broadcast strings of indecipherable numbers, according to officials in Seoul, in a possible resumption of a cold war-era method of sending coded messages to spies operating in South Korea.

BOJ Is Running Out of Room to Buy Bonds Amid Stimulus: Chart - Bloomberg

Through its unprecedented monetary-stimulus program, the Bank of Japan has acquired over a third of the nation’s total marketable government debt. By comparison, the Federal Reserve holds less than 20 percent of Treasuries, even after quantitative-easing efforts to support the economy, research by BMO Capital Markets pointed out Monday. The BOJ’s swollen coffers highlight the challenge for the world’s third-largest economy: There’s diminishing scope for the central bank to keep buying bonds, according to BMO.

Two wheels bad: Prague bans Segways

Prague's City Hall has agreed to completely ban Segway scooters in the city's historic center and some other parts of the Czech capital.
Numerous tourists have been riding the two-wheeled Segways on pedestrian sidewalks, walkaways and the narrow cobbled streets of Prague. Protests from locals have prompted the ban.

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自動運転車にブラックボックス設置を義務化、独政府が法案検討 | ロイター


6月の欧州新車販売5.8%増 34カ月連続プラス  :日本経済新聞


英、来年7月からのEU議長国の座を放棄 離脱協議に集中するため | ロイター


英労働党党首選、コービン党首とスミス氏の一騎打ちに | ロイター


おいおい最高かよ!マイケル・J・フォックス、コールドプレイのライブであの曲を演奏 - シネマトゥデイ


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News Headlines - 19 July 2016

North Korea 'fires three ballistic missiles into sea' - BBC News

North Korea has fired three ballistic missiles into the sea off its east coast, say US and S Korean officials... It comes after the US and South Korea said they would deploy an anti-missile system to counter the North's threats.

Honda Audit Finds Takata Engineers Manipulated Air-Bag Test Data - Bloomberg

Takata Corp., the air-bag supplier behind the industry’s largest ever recall, routinely manipulated results of air-bag inflator tests reported to Honda Motor Co., according to an ongoing audit commissioned by the parts maker and its biggest customer.

Justice Department, SEC investigating Fiat Chrysler over allegations of false sales numbers - The Washington Post

Prosecutors from the Justice Department and the Securities and Exchange Commission have launched an investigation into Fiat Chrysler over complaints that the company has fudged quarterly sales tallies, a company spokesman confirmed.

Truck firms hit with record €3bn EU fine for price fixing - BBC News

Four truck manufacturers have been fined a record €2.93bn (£2.46bn) by the European Union (EU) for colluding on prices and passing on the costs of emissions-reducing technology.
The European Commission said Daimler, DAF, Iveco, MAN and Volvo/Renault colluded over 14 years to fix prices.

Pippa Middleton, Kate's sister, announces engagement - CNN.com

Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge's 32-year-old sister, announced Tuesday she is engaged to marry her boyfriend, James Matthews, a hedge fund manager.

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北海で油田閉鎖が加速-英EU離脱決定で投資環境の不透明感強まる - Bloomberg


トランプ夫人、オバマ夫人の演説盗用か 米メディア酷評:朝日新聞デジタル


米フロリダ州のディズニー施設にユニクロが出店 15日オープン - 産経ニュース


「Xbox One S」、米国時間8月2日に発売へ - CNET Japan

Microsoftは、新製品「Xbox One S」を米国時間8月2日に発売すると発表した。
 Xbox One Sは、容量と価格がそれぞれ異なる3種類のバージョンで発売される。500Gバイト版は299ドル、1テラバイト版は349ドル、2テラバイト版は399ドルとなる。ただし、8月2日に発売されるのは2テラバイト版のみ

CNN.co.jp : ポケモンGOをプレー、2人が崖から転落して負傷 米加州


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News Headlines - 18 July 2016

SoftBank to acquire UK’s Arm Holdings for £24.3bn — FT.com

Japan’s SoftBank has agreed to acquire Arm Holdings, the UK’s pre-eminent technology company, for £24.3bn, in an enormous bet by the Japanese telecoms group that the smartphone chip designer will make it a leader in one of the next big markets, the “internet of things”.

Attack on Nice: French PM Valls booed at commemoration - BBC News

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has been booed as he attended a minute's silence in Nice, where an attacker in a lorry killed 84 people on Thursday.

Several injured in attack on train near Würzburg, southern Germany | DW.COM | 18.07.2016

Bavarian authorities are piecing together the movements of a 17-year-old Afghan refugee who stabbed commuters in Würzburg. A video circulated by IS purports to show the perpetrator, who was shot dead by police.

Russia state-sponsored doping across majority of Olympic sports, claims report - BBC Sport

Russia operated a state-sponsored doping programme for four years across the "vast majority" of summer and winter Olympic sports, claims a new report.
It was "planned and operated" from late 2011 - including the build-up to London 2012 - and continued through the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics until August 2015.

Summer Santa Claus convention brings Christmas cheer to Denmark | DW.COM | 18.07.2016

The World Santa Claus Congress, held annually in the amusement park Dyrehavsbakken (known as Bakken), has been a tradition since 1957, serving as both a professional forum and socializing opportunity for anyone who works as Santa Claus.
The three-day event begins on Monday (18.07.2016), with Santas parading down the streets of Copenhagen, shouting "Ho ho ho" and being jolly. On the other days, parades take place in Bakken.

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国立西洋美術館、世界遺産に ユネスコ ル・コルビュジエ17作品登録 - SankeiBiz(サンケイビズ)


軍将校103人の身柄拘束、公務員約9000人を解任 トルコ:AFPBB News




米大統領選:大物相次ぎ欠席表明…18日から共和党大会 - 毎日新聞


嫌われた名「アドルフ」 負の記憶、独国民に残る爪痕:朝日新聞デジタル


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News Headlines - 17 July 2016

EU Files Additional Formal Charges Against Google - WSJ

The European Union’s antitrust regulator hit Alphabet Inc.’s Google with its fourth round of formal charges in just over a year, threatening the Silicon Valley company with years of litigation on multiple fronts.

Sturgeon: Second independence referendum could be next year - BBC News

The first minister told the BBC that could happen if the UK government started the formal process of leaving the EU without Scotland's position being safeguarded.
She has also suggested that Scotland could stay in the UK and the EU.

France to extend state of Emergency – what does that mean? | euronews

French President Francois Hollande has said the country’s state of emergency will continue for another three months in the wake of the lorry attack in Nice which left more than 80 people dead and dozens injured.
The u-turn came only hours after he said it would not be extended beyond its existing July 26 end date.

Trump-Pence unveils modified logo - CNNPolitics.com

Donald Trump's campaign unveiled Saturday a modified version of its Trump-Pence logo after the original graphic drew a lot of unintended attention... In the original insignia, the "T" in Trump passes through the "P" in Pence as part of a flag illustration. Their names were stacked below on top of Trump's slogan, "Make America Great Again."

Fethullah Gülen: Turkey coup may have been 'staged' by Erdoğan regime | The Guardian

Fethullah Gülen, the reclusive cleric blamed by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan for the failed coup in Turkey, has said the uprising by members of the country’s military could have been “staged” by the government.

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トルコ、クーデターを鎮圧 265人死亡 軍人2839人を拘束:AFPBB News

トルコ政府は16日、レジェプ・タイップ・エルドアン(Recep Tayyip Erdogan)大統領に不満を持ち、政権転覆を試みた軍の一部勢力によるクーデターを鎮圧し、国政の制御を取り戻した。民間人とクーデターを企てた軍人らを合わせて265人が死亡した。

トルコ首相が「首謀者」と非難 ギュレン師とは何者か:朝日新聞デジタル


主要4党、異例の共同声明=反クーデターで一致-トルコ:AFPBB News


トランプ氏「共和党結束のためペンス氏を起用」 | NHKニュース




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News Headlines - 16 July 2016

Discord over South China Sea clouds Asia-Europe summit - Channel NewsAsia

A key summit between Asian and European leaders in Mongolia ended on Saturday without direct mention of the South China Sea dispute in its closing statement, with diplomats describing intense discord over the issue between Europe and Asia.

Gang warfare surges as senior yakuza gunned down in Nagoya:The Asahi Shimbun

A senior yakuza member was gunned down here July 15, signaling an escalation of gang warfare between the nation's largest crime syndicate, the Yamaguchi-gumi, and a splinter group.

Turkey army says it seizes power; Erdogan says: We will overcome this | Reuters

Turkey's military said on Friday it had seized power but President Tayyip Erdogan vowed that the attempted coup would be put down.
If successful, the overthrow of Erdogan, who has ruled Turkey since 2003, would be one of the biggest shifts in the Middle East in years, transforming one of the most important U.S. allies while war rages on its border. Even if it fails, the coup attempt could destabilize a pivotal country in the region.

Mail on Sunday reporter watches Turkey plot unfold and walks among bullet-ridden vehicles  | Daily Mail Online

It was an astonishing call to arms, made from an iPhone held in the trembling hand of a newsreader, and broadcast live to a nation in the grip of a terrifying coup... To the watching world, the bizarre exhortation appeared to be the swansong of a ruler about to fall. But, armed with no more than their own defiance, his people answered the call in their thousands and poured on to the streets of Ankara and Istanbul to face tanks, bullets and death.

Theresa May promises not to trigger Article 50 until the Scots have signed up | Daily Mail Online

Speaking after talks with Nicola Sturgeon in Edinburgh, the Prime Minister said she would not trigger the formal exit process until she had agreed a 'UK approach' with leaders in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Mrs May's visit to Scotland, just 48 hours into her premiership, was designed to underline her determination to keep the union together but has sparked fears among MPs of a slower Brexit process.

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トルコ首相「軍の一部が反乱企てている」 | NHKニュース


CNN.co.jp : トルコ大統領、クーデター鎮圧宣言 60人死亡か 逮捕者700人超


CNN.co.jp : 米同時多発テロ報告書、サウジ関連のページが公開


オルガン部門で日本人初の1位 独バッハコンクール:中日スポーツ(CHUNICHI Web)




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News Headlines - 15 July 2016

Takata Settles Airbag Suit, Averting Testimony by Its Chief - The New York Times

The airbag maker Takata on Friday settled a closely watched lawsuit involving the injury and eventual death of a woman whose car crashed in 2014.
The settlement was announced moments before a critical hearing in which a judge in Jacksonville, Fla., could have ordered the company’s chief executive, Shigehisa Takada, to testify in the case.
Even the lawyer representing the family of the victim, Patricia Mincey, said the sudden turn of events was unexpected.

Japanese, US former officials to advise AIIB - Chinadaily.com.cn

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank has appointed two former senior officials from Japan and the United States to its international advisory panel, a source from the bank told China Daily on Thursday.
The US and Japan have declined to join the Beijing-based bank.
Yukio Hatoyama, a former Japanese prime minister, and Paul W. Speltz, former US executive director and ambassador to the Asian Development Bank, will join the panel, said the source, who spoke on condition of anonymity.

Crisis-hit Greece to recruit man's best friend to sniff out tax dodgers | Reuters

Greece will be recruiting dogs to sniff out potential tax dodgers trying to take cash out of the crisis hit country, where mass bank withdrawals prompted capital controls last year.

Known for jokes and insults, Boris Johnson takes helm of British diplomacy | Reuters

July 13 Boris Johnson, Britain's most colourful politician with a long record of gaffes and scandals, was appointed as foreign secretary on Wednesday in a surprise move by new Prime Minister Theresa May that could shake up world diplomacy.

Larry the cat escapes Downing Street eviction - BBC News

Larry the cat is to keep his job - and home - in Downing Street after it was confirmed he would be spared eviction when David Cameron leaves on Wednesday.

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【英EU離脱】英中銀が金融緩和8月実施へ、7月は見送り - 産経ニュース


LINEがNYで上場 日米通じことし最大 | NHKニュース


トランプ氏とクリントン氏 支持率で並ぶ | NHKニュース


ヒトラー生家、強制収容へ 取り壊しか博物館か:AFPBB News

オーストリア政府は12日の閣議で、ナチス・ドイツ(Nazi)の指導者アドルフ・ヒトラー(Adolf Hitler)の生家を国が強制的に収容することを決めた。ただ、その建物の今後の取り扱いをめぐっては意見が割れている。

政府、核政策で米に協議要請 先制不使用に反対論 - 西日本新聞


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News Headlines - 14 July 2016

Bastille Day attacks described by eyewitnesses in Nice as lorry hits crowd | Daily Mail Online

Eyewitnesses have described the horrific moment a lorry ploughed into a crowd of revellers celebrating Bastille Day, killing at least 77 people.
An eyewitness said he saw the driver slam his vehicle into a crowd of people watching the fireworks in the French resort city of Nice and then emerge shooting, killing more bystanders.

Theresa May appeals to centre ground but cabinet tilts to the right | The Guardian

Britain’s new PM appoints Boris Johnson as foreign secretary and sacks George Osborne as chancellor in favour of Philip Hammond

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson booed at French Embassy - BBC News

The new Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, has been booed by some of the guests at a French Embassy reception in London... It was not clear whether the booing came from British or French guests, or both.

Nissan launches auto drive features, stresses difference from hands-free driving | Reuters

Nissan Motor Co Ltd launched a suite of semi-autonomous driving functions on Wednesday stressing they were intended to assist and not replace drivers, just two weeks after similar technology in another maker's car was involved in a fatal crash.
Japan's second-ranked carmaker by vehicle sales said its ProPilot can drive a vehicle on single-lane motorways and navigate congestion. It said the feature will first appear on a Serena minivan model on sale in Japan from next month.

Nearly one-third of Rio Olympic tickets unsold - Channel NewsAsia

Nearly a third of tickets to the Rio Olympics remain unsold just over three weeks from the opening ceremony, an official said on Wednesday (Jul 13), insisting that sales were on course.

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天皇陛下「退位」意向:欧州王室、生前退位進む 中東も - 毎日新聞


英新首相が就任、主要閣僚任命 仏独首脳に「交渉準備に時間必要」 | ロイター


オランド仏大統領、理髪代月115万円 公費の無駄遣いと国民怒り:AFPBB News


仏非常事態、解除の方針 革命記念日パレード - 産経フォト


世界遺産委員会始まる 国立西洋美術館など登録へ | NHKニュース


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News Headlines - 13 July 2016

Japanese Emperor Akihito 'wishes to abdicate' - BBC News

Japan's Emperor Akihito has expressed his desire to abdicate in the next few years, public broadcaster NHK reports... But a palace spokesman denied that there is any official plan for the monarch to abdicate in what would be an unprecedented move in modern Japan.

China releases white paper to refute South China Sea tribunal verdict - The Hindu

China on Wednesday released a white paper against the verdict by a U.N.-backed tribunal that struck down its “historical rights” in the South China Sea, insisting that it has claims over the strategic region for 2,000 years.

Watch Theresa May's first speech as Britain's new Prime Minister in full

Wearing her trademark animal print kitten heels, a blue and yellow dress and a dark blue blazer, the former Home Secretary arrived flanked by her husband Philip.
Speaking from the same lectern that David Cameron made his farewell statement more than an hour earlier, Mrs May outlined how she would govern and vowed to lead a "better Britain" outside the EU.

FARNBOROUGH: Three shops tapped for MRJ MRO

The MRO partners are HAECO Americas, Pemco World Air Services (“PEMCO”) in North America, and All Nippon Airways unit MRO Japan, says the airframer in a statement. Letters of intent have been signed with all three.

Pokemon Go players unwelcome at Arlington, Holocaust museums - Jul. 12, 2016

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and Arlington National Cemetery, both in Washington, DC area, have both issued appeals for players to avoid hunting Pokemon on their sites.

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任天堂株が急騰、時価総額3兆円に スマホゲーム「ポケモンGO」人気ゲット、米では社会現象に :日本経済新聞


イタリア列車衝突事故、死者22人に:AFPBB News


英離脱余波 ウクライナ「親EU」逆風 協定手続き停滞、国民幻滅 (産経新聞)


ポンド安で英名物フィッシュ・アンド・チップスに材料高騰の危機 | ロイター


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News Headlines - 12 July 2016

Beijing fury as tribunal rejects South China Sea claims | Daily Mail Online

Beijing furiously rejected an international tribunal ruling Tuesday that rendered its claims in the South China Sea invalid and dealt a devastating diplomatic blow to its ambitions in the resource-rich region... But on Tuesday a UN-backed tribunal in The Hague -- the Permanent Court of Arbitration -- ruled that China has no historic rights to the area.

Rio Olympics local committee has deficit of up to $151 million: source | Reuters

The local organizing committee for the upcoming Rio Olympics is running a deficit of between 400 million and 500 million reais ($121 million to $151 million), a source with direct knowledge of the committee's finances told Reuters on Monday.

Public sector workers in Italy use cardboard boxes to cheat their time clocks | Daily Mail Online

Public sector workers in southern Italy have been caught wearing cardboard boxes over their heads in a bid to avoid identification as they cheat on their time clocks.
Police caught 23 council employees in the town of Boscotrecase near Naples on camera clocking in for friends or punching in and leaving again, with two donning cardboard box disguises.
Six were put under house arrest, 13 were suspended for a year and four were suspended for six months and with their staff gone, four council offices have been forced to close their doors.

Japan court upholds reactor shutdown in new blow to nuclear industry | Reuters

A Japanese court on Tuesday upheld an order to keep two reactors operated by Kansai Electric Power closed, the utility said, helping keep efforts to get the country's struggling nuclear industry up and running in limbo.

Here’s why Theresa May will become Britain’s first female leader since Thatcher - The Washington Post

Women often come to power in times of crisis
May’s rise is a perfect example of how male defeat creates opportunities for female candidates
Being qualified usually isn’t enough for women to become leaders. Crisis provides the opportunity.
Will a female prime minister clean up the Brexit mess?

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米大統領選:サンダース氏、クリントン氏支持を正式表明 - 毎日新聞


焦点:英次期首相、最初の大仕事は離脱通告の時期決定 | ロイター


広大なマングローブ林が立ち枯れ、気候変動が原因の可能性 豪:AFPBB News

オーストラリア北東部クイーンズランド(Queensland)州の北に位置するカーペンタリア湾(Gulf of Carpentaria)で、数千ヘクタールにわたって生い茂っていたマングローブが枯死してしまったことが分かった。研究者らが11日、発表した。気候変動が原因とみられている。

テニス=シャラポワの五輪出場は絶望的、CAS裁定延期で | ロイター


EUROで見えた歴然たる差。日本と欧州基準は何が違うのか? 強豪国と戦うために求められる抜本的改革 | フットボールチャンネル


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News Headlines - 11 July 2016

May to take over as UK PM by Wednesday — FT.com

Theresa May will become Britain’s next prime minister by Wednesday evening after the last of her pro-Brexit rivals pulled out of the Conservative leadership race on another day of high drama at Westminster.

Opposition parties call for early general election following Theresa May 'coronation' | The Independent

Opposition parties have called for a general election with Theresa May set to become Prime Minister unopposed... Ms May may still be tempted to hold an early general election because of the Tories’ slim majority and the current disarray in Labour.

Japan Election Boosts Shinzo Abe’s Bid to Revise Constitution - WSJ

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling coalition put in a strong showing in Japan’s upper-house election Sunday, bolstering Mr. Abe’s hand in achieving his long-held goal of revising the constitution.

Why the Euro 2016 final was overrun by moths | The Guardian

Ronaldo’s moth was one of thousands of Silver Y moths, a migratory species that moves north through Europe each summer in search of new breeding grounds, returning south in the autumn.

Portugal win Euro 2016: Five factors in France’s surprise defeat | Sky Sports

Adjusting after Ronaldo
Playing it too safely
Not unleashing Pogba
Not trusting fresh legs
Changes from the bench

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独仏世論、過半数が英国への寛大な措置に反対=ユーガブ調査 | ロイター


「バリバリ働きたい」 大西さん、ISS長期滞在に意欲:朝日新聞デジタル


機械仕掛けの巨大クモ、仏ナント市に出現 | ロイター


サッカー「EURO 2016」、サポーターが一時暴徒化 News i


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News Headlines - 10 July 2016

Angela Eagle launches leader bid 'to heal Labour' - BBC News

Angela Eagle has said her Labour leadership challenge is a bid to "heal the party", as leader Jeremy Corbyn urged her to "think again".

Brexit still may not happen, says Italian foreign minister | The Independent

Italy’s foreign minister has suggested that Brexit may not happen after all, referencing points in recent European history when the public vote has been overturned.
Paolo Gentiloni said that some referendums that have taken place in Europe in the past two decades have not been enforced.

Serena Williams just lost out on $380,000 because of Brexit

The world number one has lost out on an estimated $380,000 (£293,000) due to the value of the pound falling following the UK’s decision to leave the UK.

Minor League Baseball Games Now Being Covered By Robot Reporters - Forbes

The Associated Press (AP) is upping its narrative sports reporting game by giving the task of generating minor league recaps to in-house ‘robot’ reporters. The service will allow fans to read descriptions of minor league baseball games created by “natural language generation” (NLG) technology and based on game stats, thereby providing coverage in a previously untapped area (so neither sports reporters nor players need worry about robots moving in on their territory).

Portugal's extra-time goal snatches Euro 2016 from France

A brilliant strike by Eder clinched Portugal's first major title, a 1-0 victory over host France in the 2016 European soccer championships.
Eder's goal after 109 minutes brought an unlikely first triumph for his country, after captain and talisman Cristiano Ronaldo left because of injury midway through the first half.

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スペイン・ポルトガルの財政赤字、欧州委が制裁勧告 | ロイター


スロベニア検察、中銀総裁の不正疑惑捜査「合法」とECBに反論 | ロイター


スペイン恒例の祭りで牛追い開始、初日は5人が軽傷 | ロイター


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News Headlines - 09 July 2016

Angela Eagle to stand against Jeremy Corbyn in Labour battle | Daily Mail Online

Angela Eagle will challenge Jeremy Corbyn for the leadership of the Labour Party after peace talks were called off.

Pro-EU Labour and Tory MPs look at forming a new centrist party | The Guardian

Tory and Labour MPs have held informal discussions about establishing a new political party in the event of Andrea Leadsom becoming prime minister and Jeremy Corbyn staying as Labour leader, a cabinet minister has disclosed.

North Korea Test-Fires Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile - The New York Times

North Korea fired what appeared to be a submarine-launched ballistic missile off its east coast on Saturday, the U.S. and South Korea said, the latest in a string of tests that are part of efforts by the North to advance technology capable of delivering nuclear warheads.

Killing Fields journalist Sydney Schanberg dies at 82 - BBC News

US journalist Sydney Schanberg, whose reporting inspired the Oscar-winning Hollywood film, The Killing Fields, has died at the age of 82, the New York Times reports.

Baron Raimund von Stillfried: The photographer who invented Japan | The Japan Times

Baron Raimund von Stillfried, a 19th-century pioneer of photography in Yokohama, was the first in Japan to recognize the new medium’s potential as a global marketing tool. Adept at producing theatrical souvenir photos, Stillfried also took the first ever photograph of Emperor Meiji and shocked Vienna when he imported Japanese teenage girls to the city to work in a mock teahouse.

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米当局、フェイスブックを調査 税逃れの疑いで  :日本経済新聞


米警官狙撃:爆破ロボットで容疑者殺害 - 毎日新聞


ドイツ 再生エネルギー買い取りに入札導入へ | NHKニュース


スティーヴン・ソダーバーグ監督、新作映画はパナマ文書事件がテーマ|Big Celeb/ビッグセレブ


開催国フランス、世界王者ドイツを退けて決勝へ グリーズマン2発で快勝 - Goal.com


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News Headlines - 08 July 2016

Hate crime soars as Brexit vote result aftermath tears communities apart - Mirror Online

Hate crime surged by 42% across Britain in the last two weeks of June as the Brexit debate tore communities apart, police have confirmed... The National Police Chiefs’ Council said there were a staggering 289 reported hate offences across the UK on June 25 - equivalent to 12 every hour.

NATO agrees to reinforce eastern Poland, Baltic states against Russia | Reuters

NATO leaders agreed on Friday to deploy military forces to the Baltic states and eastern Poland for the first time and increase air and sea patrols to reassure allies who were once part of the Soviet bloc following Russia's seizure of Crimea from Ukraine.

Ukraine and NATO, Complementary Allies Against Russia - WSJ

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization was created to defend the peace and global order that emerged out of the chaos of World War II. As world leaders gather in Warsaw for the NATO summit on Friday, it will be important to remember these origins. Appeasement is not a solution. Russia has been deliberately inciting instability wherever it can, hoping to divide the West and advance its own geopolitical agenda.

Obama Places Sanctions on Kim Jong-un and Other Top North Koreans for Rights Abuses - The New York Times

The Obama administration announced on Wednesday that it was imposing sanctions on North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, personally, blacklisting the unpredictable ruler and top officials in his reclusive government for human rights abuses as he aggressively presses forward with his nuclear and ballistic missile programs.

Inside the leak that rocked the world: WIRED meets the men behind the Panama Papers

Frederik Obermaier and Bastian Obermayer's book gives the full story of the leak

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英国:女性首相誕生へ…保守党首、決選投票 - 毎日新聞




【欧州激動】「『南』のパスポートをくれ!」 英離脱で北アイルランドに広がる動揺…再燃する南北統合機運 - 産経ニュース




メッシ、脱税で21カ月の禁錮刑! スペイン裁判所 - SANSPO.COM(サンスポ)


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News Headlines - 07 July 2016

Lotte Founder’s Daughter Arrested Amid Investigation Into Korean Conglomerate - WSJ

A senior member of the family that controls South Korea’s Lotte conglomerate was arrested on Thursday as prosecutors step up an investigation into the country’s fifth-largest business group.

VW, BMW and Daimler raided in steel price-fixing probe — FT.com

Six of Germany’s largest carmakers and parts suppliers were raided by the country’s cartel authority on Tuesday over suspicions they had colluded when buying steel.

Japan’s DeNA Says Get on the Self-Driving Bus - WSJ

Japanese mobile internet company DeNA Co. said Thursday that it would start a transportation service in Japan that uses self-driving buses, its latest push into autonomous driving.

Bunch of grapes sells for £8,350 in Japan | The Guardian

A bunch of grapes has fetched a record price at an auction in Japan, where the fruit is considered a status symbol.
The bunch of about 30 grapes of the Ruby Roman variety sold for 1.1m yen (£8,350) – about £270 a grape. Each grape is roughly the size of a ping pong ball.

Spanish football clubs to repay tens of millions in illegal state subsidies | The Guardian

Real Madrid, FC Barcelona and five other Spanish football clubs must repay tens of millions of euros in illegal state subsidies, after the EU executive found they had received unfair financial aid from their government.
Real Madrid, the world’s top-earning football club, will have to repay €18.4m (£15.4m), after the European commission judged that an overpriced land deal with local authorities in the Spanish capital was unfairly tilted in the club’s favour.

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欧州に新たな混乱の火種、イタリアで銀行危機と政治不安拡大 | ロイター


イタリア人犠牲者の体に拷問のような痕、時間かけて殺害されたか News i


英国:ブレア元首相、イラク戦争開戦「正しい判断」 - 毎日新聞


米で白人警察官、黒人を射殺 地面に押さえつけ撃つ動画:朝日新聞デジタル


テスラ車、自動運転モードで新たな事故か 米当局が調査:AFPBB News

米道路交通安全局(NHTSA)は6日、ペンシルベニア(Pennsylvania)州で1日に起きた米電気自動車(EV)メーカー、テスラモーターズ(Tesla Motors)の多目的スポーツ車(SUV)「モデルX(Model X)」の衝突事故について、自動運転機能の作動の有無を調査していると発表した。
 テスラ車をめぐっては先週、セダン「モデルS(Model S)」で自動運転中の初の死亡事故がフロリダ州で起きていたことが明らかになっていた。今回は死者は出ていないが、自動運転中の事故と確認されれば2例目となる。

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News Headlines - 06 July 2016

Chilcot report: Tony Blair's Iraq War case not justified - BBC News

Tony Blair overstated the threat posed by Saddam Hussein, sent ill-prepared troops into battle and had "wholly inadequate" plans for the aftermath, the UK's Iraq War inquiry has said.

The Blair-Bush Memos: What PM Told President

More than 20 memos written by Tony Blair to George Bush in the years leading up to the war in Iraq have been released by the official inquiry into the conflict.

'Blair is world's worst terrorist': families of Iraq war victims react to Chilcot report | The Guardian

Tony Blair has been described as “the world’s worst terrorist” by a woman who lost her brother in the Iraq war.

Dhaka Attacks Casts Long Shadow Over Business in Bangladesh - ABC News

The bloody weekend attack by Bangladeshi militants that left more than two dozen dead was also an attack on the country's vital garment industry.

Japan’s banks to take lead on Brexit from US — FT.com

Japanese banks weighing up the future of their London operations after the UK’s Brexit vote are “intensely watching” the behaviour of US banks and plan to follow their lead, senior industry figures have said.

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英保守党党首選はメイ内相がトップ、2位レッドソム=1回目投票 | ロイター


FBI、クリントン氏の訴追見送りへ-機密情報扱いは「不注意」 - Bloomberg


フォルクスワーゲン、欧州のオーナーに現金支払いを否定 - WSJ


義足五輪ランナー、恋人射殺の罪で禁錮6年/陸上 - スポーツ - SANSPO.COM(サンスポ)


[FT]サッカーのACミラン、中国企業が買収  :日本経済新聞


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News Headlines - 05 July 2016

4 killed in suicide attack in Saudi Arabia - CNN.com

The attacks -- including one in Medina, one of the holiest sites in Islam -- follow massive jihadi assaults from Turkey to Iraq that have been been tied to ISIS. Analysts believe events in Saudi Arabia could also be the work of the terror group.

Dhaka Hostage 'Mistaken For Attacker And Shot'

Police in Bangladesh have said they may have shot dead one of the hostages at a Dhaka cafe after mistaking him for an attacker.

Japan-China tensions after warplanes come close to dogfight — FT.com

A near dogfight between Japan and China — according to the latter, involving the rare use of fire-control radar to target its warplanes — has further escalated tensions between the two powers amid fears that clashes are growing more provocative.

Bank of England takes steps as Brexit risks appear, pound falls | Reuters

The Bank of England took steps on Tuesday to ensure British banks keep lending as the financial consequences of the country's decision to leave the European Union began to materialize, especially in commercial real estate.
Sterling hit a fresh 31-year low against the dollar after three big investment firms halted trading in real estate funds, reflecting fears of a Brexit hit to the property market.

Michael Cimino Dead: ‘Deer Hunter,’ ‘Heaven’s Gate’ Director Was 77 | Variety

Michael Cimino, who won Oscars as director and a producer of “The Deer Hunter” before “Heaven’s Gate” destroyed his career and sped up the demise of 60-year-old United Artists, has died. He was 77. Friends called the police when they couldn’t reach him and he was found dead Saturday at his Los Angeles home. Cause of death has not yet been determined.

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CNN.co.jp : 米、無人機攻撃での民間人犠牲者数を公表


CNN.co.jp : ホロコーストからの脱出トンネル、リトアニアで発見


ベルルスコーニ元首相が退院 国への貢献に意欲:朝日新聞デジタル


ハンガリー、10月2日にEUによる難民受入枠の是非問う国民投票 | ロイター


英保守党党首選、きょう1回目投票 フォックス元国防相が脱落か | ロイター


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News Headlines - 04 July 2016

Nicolas Sarkozy confirms return bid for French presidency | The Guardian

The former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has confirmed he will run again for the country’s highest office, announcing he is stepping down as head of his conservative party to pave the way for the return bid.

Tell Me Straight, Toyota - Bloomberg Gadfly

This isn't the first time Toyota's disclosure has fallen short. At its annual results presentation last month, one of the major swing factors in the company's profit forecast missing estimates was a 300 billion yen ($2.9 billion) item defined only as "Expenses, etc". A telephone call revealed half that amount was an expectation of increased costs for quality issues -- in other words, more recalls and warranty repairs.

Chinese court jails former presidential aide Ling Jihua for life | The Guardian

A Chinese court has jailed for life a former senior aide to the retired president Hu Jintao after finding him guilty of taking bribes, illegally obtaining state secrets and abuse of power, during a secret trial in which his wife testified against him.
The verdict in the case brings to a close another chapter in President Xi Jinping’s sweeping campaign against corruption that began more than three years ago.

Prosecutors seek detention for Lotte Group founder's daughter: Yonhap | Reuters

South Korean prosecutors conducting a bribery investigation on Monday requested a detention warrant for the daughter of the founder of South Korea's Lotte Group conglomerate, Yonhap News Agency reported, citing the prosecutors' office.

Wimbledon 2016: Kei Nishikori retires with injury against Marin Cilic - BBC Sport

Fifth seed Kei Nishikori was forced to retire during his Wimbledon fourth-round match against Marin Cilic after struggling with an injury.

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英国:保守党党首選5日スタート 候補者5人懸命アピール - 毎日新聞


英国独立党党首が辞任表明 EU離脱「目的達した」  :日本経済新聞




スイス中銀、15年1月以来最大の為替介入 英EU離脱受け | ロイター


ロシア富豪が国内全資産を売却 治安機関が圧力か 傘下メディアが「パナマ文書」報道  - 産経ニュース


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News Headlines - 03 July 2016

Bangladesh Attack Is New Evidence That ISIS Has Shifted Its Focus Beyond the Mideast - The New York Times

Friday night’s assault on the Holey Artisan Bakery in the diplomatic district of Dhaka, in which at least 20 hostages and two police officers were killed, marks a scaling up of ambition and capacity for Bangladesh’s Islamist militancy, which has until now carried out pinpoint assassinations, mostly of critics of Islam and members of religious minorities... The attack also suggests that Bangladesh’s militant networks are internationalizing, a key concern as the United States seeks to contain the growth of the Islamic State.

Isis claims responsibility for Baghdad car bombing that killed 86 | The Guardian

Islamic State claimed responsibility for the bombing in a statement posted online, saying it had deliberately targeted Shia Muslims. The jihadist group considers Iraq’s Shia Muslim majority to be heretics and frequently targets them in attacks in Baghdad and elsewhere. The statement could not be independently verified.

GM, Toyota Sales Fell in June; Car Makers’ Fast Pace May Be Slowing - WSJ

U.S. auto sales last month rose at a pace that was the lowest in at least 13 months as two of the biggest players reported declines, adding to doubts about the industry’s ability to maintain its record clip this year.

Tesla driver killed while using autopilot was watching Harry Potter, witness says | The Guardian

The Tesla driver killed in the first known fatal crash involving a self-driving car may have been watching a Harry Potter movie at the time of the collision in Florida, according to a truck driver involved in the crash.

JK Rowling has already written a sequel to Fantastic Beasts (From Evening Times)

JK Rowling has apparently already penned a sequel to Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them, even though the first instalment hasn’t hit cinemas yet.
Director David Yates said the author even has ideas for number three.

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「国民投票もう一度」数万人が大規模デモ ロンドン


ホンダ車の改修呼び掛け 米当局、エアバッグ欠陥31万3000台対象 - SankeiBiz(サンケイビズ)


CNN.co.jp : 「空の玄関」でテロ、苦境の観光業界に追い打ち トルコ


ノーベル平和賞の米ユダヤ系作家 ヴィーゼル氏死去 | NHKニュース


CNN.co.jp : シャラポワ選手、ハーバード経営大学院に


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News Headlines - 02 July 2016

Hillary Clinton questioned by FBI as part of email probe - CNNPolitics.com

Hillary Clinton met with the FBI for three and a half hours Saturday as part of the investigation into her use of a private email server while leading the State Department, her campaign said.

20 killed execution-style | Dhaka Tribune

Brig General Nayeem Ashfaq Chowdhury confirms that 20 people were executed by Islamist terrorists long before the commando operation commenced at 7:40am

Bangladesh siege highlights Japan's development aid overseas | Daily Mail Online

The militant attack at an upscale restaurant in Bangladesh's capital, where Japanese and other foreign diners were taken hostage, highlights Japan's major role in development work overseas, particularly in Asia.

When the samurai met the cowboy: why Japan welcomes Hollywood remakes | The Guardian

With Scarlett Johansson’s live-action Ghost in the Shell and a new version of The Magnificent Seven, Hollywood hasn’t stopped looking east for inspiration. But it’s not the Japanese who are getting uptight about cultural plundering

Germany beat Italy in penalty shootout to reach Euro 2016 semi-finals | Euro 2016 | London Evening Standard

A moment of madness from Jerome Boateng nearly cost Germany a place in the Euro 2016 semi-finals as they needed a penalty shootout to find their way past Italy.

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離脱交渉 英・首相候補“年内開始はない”|日テレNEWS24


オーストラリア総選挙、知っておくべき5つのこと - WSJ

1 次期首相の目標は「任期全う」
2 英国民投票に匹敵する大接戦
3 雇用と成長
4 中国への対応
5 御しにくい上院

BMW、インテルなどと提携 無人運転車を共同開発へ:朝日新聞デジタル


先制許すもA・ウィリアムス、ロブソン・カヌ、ヴォークスのゴールで逆転勝利 - Goal.com




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News Headlines - 01 July 2016

U.K. Banks Get BOE Help With Capital Minimums in Weaker Economy - Bloomberg

U.K. banks made it through the initial Brexit turmoil without undue stress on their liquidity or borrowing costs. Now the Bank of England is moving to reassure investors that even a recession, and the potential impact on earnings and asset prices, won’t put them at risk of breaching minimum capital levels.

Kazuo Ishiguro on his fears for Britain after Brexit — FT.com

Did the UK vote for xenophobia? The acclaimed novelist argues that a different referendum is the only way to find out

The Chosun Ilbo (English Edition): Daily News from Korea - Samsung Denies Chairman Is Dead

Samsung has denied rumors of the death of chairman Lee Kun-hee, who has been in a coma since a heart attack in late 2014. The corporate behemoth in a statement denounced rumors on social media that the mogul had passed away.

Istanbul airport attack: ISIS leadership involved in planning, Turkish source says - CNN.com

Turkish officials have strong evidence that ISIS leadership was involved in the planning of the Istanbul airport terrorist attack, a senior government source told CNN on Thursday.

Euro 2016: Fans go wild as Wales secure semi-final place - BBC News

Wales fans are celebrating as the football team secured its place in its first ever semi-final in a major tournament.
The stadium in Lille, France, and Cardiff's fan zone erupted with cheers when the final whistle blew in the Euro 2016 quarter final game, which ended 3-1 against Belgium.

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EU離脱の旗振り役が不出馬 英与党党首選に閣僚ら5氏:朝日新聞デジタル

離脱派の旗振り役だったジョンソン氏は、締め切り直前に立候補取りやめを表明した。ともに離脱派で、二人三脚で党首選を戦うはずだったゴブ氏が一転して自ら出馬表明。同氏の方が党内基盤が強く、下院議員による予備投票を勝ち抜く勝算が崩れたためとみられる。 現時点で優位に立つのは女性のメイ氏だ。英世論調査会社によると、保守党員を対象とした29日時点の支持率調査で、メイ内相は36%。27%のジョンソン氏をしのいで首位だった。下院議員の支持もとりつけつつある。

英国民投票、再実施できる? 請願署名400万件超:朝日新聞デジタル

デンマークでは1992年、主権を欧州共同体(EC、EUの前身)に譲り渡すことなどへの反発から、欧州統合の道筋を定めた欧州連合条約(マーストリヒト条約)の批准を1回目の国民投票で拒否。再交渉で共通通貨ユーロ導入の免除などの特例を勝ち取り、再投票をへて批准した。 アイルランドでは、欧州統合をさらに進めるためのニース条約(01年調印)と、同条約に代わるリスボン条約(07年調印)の批准を国民投票で否決。同国の中立政策の維持を認めさせるなどした結果、再投票をへて、批准した。

移民から現金122万円相当を没収、デンマークで物議の新法初適用:AFPBB News


オーストリア大統領選、決選投票やり直しへ 憲法裁が判断 | ロイター


イブラヒモビッチ、「次の行き先はマンチェスター・ユナイテッド」:AFPBB News

サッカー元スウェーデン代表のズラタン・イブラヒモビッチ(Zlatan Ibrahimovic)が30日、イングランド・プレミアリーグのマンチェスター・ユナイテッド(Manchester United)に加入すると明言し、来季の去就にまつわる臆測に終止符を打った。

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