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News Headlines - 31 August 2016

The New York Times just made it harder for Hillary Clinton to explain away the Clinton Foundation - The Washington Post

The New York Times editorial board on Tuesday called for the Clintons to scale back the activities of the Clinton Foundation — starting now.
Citing recent reports about possible overlap between foundation and State Department business, the board urged an immediate end to foreign and corporate donations — which are a large portion of the foundation’s funding — and said Bill and Chelsea Clinton should resign from it if Hillary Clinton is elected president.

Hillary Clinton: Alt-Right Conservatives Are Not True Republicans | National Review

Last week saw one of the most remarkable moments of this most remarkable political season. A major politician defended the conservative movement and the Republican party from guilt-by-association with a fringe group of racists, anti-Semites, and conspiracy theorists who have jumped enthusiastically on the Donald Trump train: the so-called alt-right. “This is not conservatism as we have known it,” the politician said.
“This is not Republicanism as we have known it.”

Dilma Rousseff ousted by Brazil Senate impeachment vote - CNN.com

The South American country's Senate voted 61-20 Wednesday to remove President Dilma Rousseff from office, finding her guilty of breaking budgetary laws in an impeachment trial.

Mitsubishi to stop selling eight models in fuel scandal - BBC News

Mitsubishi Motors has been told to stop selling eight more models after it was found they overstated fuel efficiency.

Junior doctors to stage fresh strikes over new contract — FT.com

Junior doctors will stage a fresh wave of strikes this month with “full withdrawal of labour” unless the government backs down on plans to impose a controversial new contract and returns to the negotiating table.

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カナダ、中国主導のAIIBに参加申請へ:AFPBB News


タカタ、米でインフレーター運搬トラック爆発 1人死亡4人負傷 | ロイター


【島国大和】開発者から見た「Pokémon GO」。無理無理,こんなの作れません - 4Gamer.net

Googleのサーバーとデータを持っていても相当に難しいと思われるチャレンジを成功させたIngressが,鉄板IPと組んでさらに上の大勝負,というのがPokémon GOなんじゃないですかね。何度も言いますが,こんなもん真似できません。

愛人の名を白状せよ!「父親」に真実知らせる法案まとまる 独:AFPBB News

ドイツのハイコ・マース(Heiko Maas)法相は29日、あるカップルの間の子どもが、実は別の男性との間にできた子どもだった場合、母親の女性は本当の父親の名をパートナーの男性に明かさねばならないとする法案をまとめたと発表した。

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News Headlines - 30 August 2016

TTIP negotiations should stop, French government says | The Independent

The French government is to call for an end to negotiations of the controversial Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) trade agreement.
The commerce framework, planned between the European Union and the United States, is controversial because its critics say it will hand big business too much power.

UK WILL be better off outside the EU, confirms former economy boss | Daily Express

Melvyn King, Baron King of Lothbury, dismissed the pre-referendum scaremongering by the Remain campaign as simply “speculation”... Lord King also added the decrease in value of the pound was actually good for the British economy, as it helped facilitate an essential re-balance.

Ed Balls condemns Jeremy Corbyn's 'leftist utopian fantasy' | The Independent

Ed Balls has warned that “Jeremy Corbyn’s leftist utopian fantasy” will not return the Labour Party to government.
The former shadow chancellor made the criticism within an analysis of Labour’s 2015 election campaign, which he described as “astonishingly dysfunctional”.

Running Monju reactor for 10 years would cost gov't 600 billion yen extra - The Mainichi

The government has calculated it will face about 600 billion yen in additional expenditure to keep the trouble-plagued Monju fast-breeder reactor operating in the Fukui Prefecture city of Tsuruga for another 10 years under current plans, it has been learned.

National treasures: What objects has the UK fought to keep in the country? - BBC News

A sapphire and diamond coronet given to Queen Victoria by her beloved husband Albert has been placed under a temporary export bar, preventing it from being taken abroad.

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トルコ軍、シリアへの越境攻撃を継続 市民ら35人死亡か | ロイター




マイナス金利の余波-ドイツで金庫がブームに - WSJ


トナカイ300頭以上が落雷で死ぬ、ノルウェー:AFPBB News


欧州最大「ノッティングヒル・カーニバル」で450人拘束 ロンドン、傷害や薬物所持 - 産経ニュース


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News Headlines - 29 August 2016

UK must pay for Brexit or EU is in 'deep trouble', says German minister | The Guardian

German economy minister Sigmar Gabriel has said that Britain must not be allowed to “keep the nice things” that come with EU membership without taking responsibility for the fallout from Brexit.

Spain's Socialists say no to Rajoy, prolonging political deadlock | Reuters

Spain's Socialist leader said on Monday his party would not back acting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's re-election and end an eight-month political impasse after meeting him for the final time before a confidence vote in parliament on Wednesday.

Yemen suicide attack claimed by IS 'kills dozens' in Aden - BBC News

At least 60 people have been killed in a suicide car bombing at a military facility in the southern Yemen city of Aden, doctors say.

Juan Gabriel dead at 66, days after last concert - CNN.com

The 66-year-old music star died in Santa Monica, California, on Sunday morning, two days after a sold-out show and hours before he was set to perform a concert in El Paso, Texas.

Mitsubishi Regional Jet test plane aborts flight to Washington state for a second day | The Seattle Times

The first Mitsubishi Regional Jet headed to Washington’s Moses Lake for fligh testing had to abort its flight from Japan for a second straight day due to problems with an air-conditioning system.

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メルケル独首相の4期目続投反対、国民の半数に増加=世論調査 | ロイター


イタリア地震、手抜き工事・耐震偽装疑惑多数  :日本経済新聞


CNN.co.jp : 車のトランクから現金300万ドル押収 米・メキシコ国境


CNN.co.jp : ピザのドローン宅配、来月NZで試験開始 ドミノ


「ネズミ」で48時間遅れの離陸、エールフランス機:AFPBB News

仏航空会社エールフランス(Air France)は28日、マリの首都バマコ(Bamako)発仏パリ(Paris)行きの便が、ネズミとみられる小さなげっ歯類のせいで離陸できなくなったと明らかにした。

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News Headlines - 28 August 2016

Rodrigo Duterte’s Campaign of Terror in the Philippines - The New Yorker

Rodrigo Duterte, the new President of the Philippines, is a liberal’s worst nightmare. In his campaign, Duterte, a former mayor and prosecutor, promised to cleanse the country of drug users and dealers by extrajudicial means. Since his inauguration, on June 30th, he has been following through with a vengeance. In that time, more than eighteen hundred people have been killed—drug dealers, drug users, and in several cases people who happened to be nearby. The youngest was five years old.

Nicolas Sarkozy demands border controls for thousands of migrants in Calais be shifted to Britain

Nicolas Sarkozy has joined other conservative French politicians in demanding that border controls for thousands of migrants in Calais be shifted to Britain.

‘Leprechaun economics’: EU mission to audit 26% GDP rise

The European Union’s statistics agency is sending a mission to Dublin next month to investigate the Irish economic growth figures for last year which prompted claims of “leprechaun economics”.

Swimmer Nick Thomas dies crossing English Channel - BBC News

A man has died while trying to swim the English Channel.
Nick Thomas, 45, from Ellesmere in Shropshire, was pulled unconscious from the water as he neared the end of the 21-mile endurance feat.

Colin Kaepernick Protests National Anthem Over Treatment of Minorities - ABC News

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick refused to stand for the national anthem during a preseason game Friday out of protest against America's treatment of "black people and people of color."

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www.fnn-news.com: イタリア地震 死者290人に 国葬に大統領ら参列


イタリアの商店<第24回>顧客の嗜好を熟知する「リサイクルショップ」 - 朝日新聞デジタル&M


アップルCEO、就任から5年間の「成績」は? 記者が評価 | Forbes JAPAN(フォーブス ジャパン)


北ミサイルか、女子高校生が機内から航跡撮影 : 読売新聞(YOMIURI ONLINE)




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News Headlines - 27 August 2016

Italy holds mass state funeral for earthquake victims | The Guardian

Italy has held an emotionally charged funeral for dozens of its earthquake victims as the country observes a national day of mourning for the disaster that killed 291 people and wounded hundreds more.

Bangladeshi police: Dhaka terror attack planner killed - CNN.com

Bangladeshi police killed one of the "suspected masterminds" of the July terror attack in Dhaka after an hour-long battle, authorities said.
The suspect, Bangladeshi-Canadian Tamim Ahmed Chowdhury, was killed along with two others, the national police chief said Saturday.

Stranded mariners rescued in Micronesia after 'SOS' spotted in s - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL

Two stranded mariners are safe Friday after crews spotted their “SOS” in the sand on uninhabited island in Micronesia.

Apple Plans iPhone for Japan With Tap-to-Pay for Subways - Bloomberg

Apple Inc. is planning a new iPhone feature for Japan that will enable users to pay for mass-transit rides with their smartphones instead of physical payment cards. A future iPhone will include technology called FeliCa, a mobile tap-to-pay standard in Japan developed by Sony Corp., according to people familiar with the matter.

Red Hot Chili Peppers announce UK tour with Babymetal | The List

Off the back of a summer of headline slots at the biggest music festivals around the world (not to mention T in the Park) and forthcoming headline shows at Reading and Leeds, the Red Hot Chili Peppers have announced they will return again in December for their first UK tour in five years.

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仏のブルキニ禁止、ニース市などが継続表明 凍結判断にも動じず:AFPBB News

ニース市当局は市長の談話として、ブルキ二を着用している女性には今後も罰金を課すと表明。同市近郊フレジュス(Frejus)の極右系市長、ダビド・ラシュリーヌ(David Rachline)氏もAFPに対し、「フレジュスの(ブルキ二禁止)命令は今も有効だ」と述べた。さらにコルシカ(Corsica)島シスコ(Sisco)の村長もブルキニ禁止措置の継続を表明している。
 国務院が26日に出したブルキニ禁止の凍結命令は、ニースと同じ南仏コートダジュール(フレンチリビエラ、French Riviera)地方にある町ビルヌーブルベ(Villeneuve-Loubet)のみを対象としたものだった。

スノーデンの警告「僕は日本のみなさんを本気で心配しています」 なぜ私たちは米国の「監視」を許すのか | 現代ビジネス

現在、映画『シチズンフォー スノーデンの暴露』が全国で公開中だ。この映画は2013年6月にアメリカ政府の監視システムを告発したエドワード・スノーデンを追ったドキュメンタリー映画である。世界的に話題となったあの事件から3年以上が経つ。今はロシアに亡命している彼から、日本の我々への緊急メッセージ。

肛門の起源の定説白紙に、クシクラゲも「うんち」 | ナショナルジオグラフィック日本版サイト

これまで長いこと、穴がひとつの動物の仲間と考えられてきたクシクラゲ類(有櫛(ゆうしつ)動物)が、肛門から排泄している様子がビデオに捉えられたのだ。その結果、肛門の進化と、それにともなう体の前から後ろへ食べ物を運ぶ消化管の発達の筋書きに見直しが迫られている。ビデオとそれに伴う論文は科学誌「Current Biology」の次号に掲載される予定だ。

「私のカバンは赤です」(全部赤) イギリス選手団の手荷物受け取りが取り違え不可避 - ねとらぼ


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News Headlines - 26 August 2016

U.K. Consumer Confidence Rebounds as Brexit Vote Panic Subsides - Bloomberg

U.K. consumer confidence rose the most in more than three years this month as the initial shock from Britain’s decision to leave the European Union faded.

Rio police charge US swimmer Ryan Lochte with false report of robbery

Brazilian police charged American swimmer Ryan Lochte on Thursday with making a false statement about being robbed at gunpoint during the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

How a GIF of Aly Raisman's Floor Routine Got Me Permanently Banned From Twitter | Jim Weber

Update: After this story picked up enough steam, my permanent Twitter suspension was coincidentally lifted. Funny how that works...

Lotte vice chairman found dead amid probe; suicide suspected | Reuters

One of the top executives at South Korea's Lotte Group was found dead on Friday, a suspected suicide, hours before he was to be questioned by prosecutors conducting a criminal probe into the country's fifth-largest conglomerate.

Sir Richard Branson 'thought he would die' in bike crash - BBC News

Sir Richard Branson says he thought he was "going to die" after crashing his bike on Caribbean island Virgin Gorda.

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米海軍、ペルシャ湾でイラン艦艇に警告射撃 2日連続で異常接近 | ロイター


月6万円強の最低所得保障、フィンランドが試験導入へ:AFPBB News


CNN.co.jp : 米刑務所で「即席ラーメン」が大人気、物々交換の主役に


www.fnn-news.com: カタツムリからライオンまで... 動物園で身体測定 英・ロンドン


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News Headlines - 25 August 2016

Iran vessels make 'high speed intercept' of U.S. ship: U.S. official | Reuters

Four of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) vessels "harassed" a U.S. warship on Tuesday near the Strait of Hormuz, a U.S. defense official said, amid Washington's concerns about Iran's posture in the Gulf and in the Syrian civil war.

Japan's ANA finds problem with Boeing 787 Rolls-Royce engines, cancels some flights | Reuters

Japanese carrier ANA Holdings needs to replace damaged compressor blades in the Rolls-Royce engines powering its Boeing 787s, it said on Thursday, forcing it to cancel some Dreamliner flights over the coming weeks.

Olympics GIFs got someone temporarily banned from Twitter

Jim Weber posts on LinkedIn that after posting three GIFs of Olympic action, his account ended up permanently banned.
After a few automated messages sent over a period of a few minutes, @JimMWeber was gone for good. According to Weber, while he assumed Twitter might yank the GIFs, he did not think it would ax his account entirely. Still, pulling this GIF of Aly Raisman's floor routine that someone else posted to Reddit appears to have done the trick.

Ancient Greece's restored Tower of Winds keeps its secrets | Reuters

The Tower of the Winds, still standing on a slope on Athens's ancient Acropolis hill despite attempts by Lord Elgin to move it to Britain, has been restored and re-opened to the public for the first time in nearly 200 years.

Sonia Rykiel, the French fashion designer, dies aged 86 | The Guardian

A pioneer of Parisian womenswear from the late 1960s onwards, the French designer has died from a Parkinson’s disease-related illness

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CNN.co.jp : イラン軍艦艇、米駆逐艦を「高速で妨害」 ホルムズ海峡


トルコのクーデータ未遂事件後、「シリア内戦」の潮目が変わった | ニューズウィーク日本版






英動物園のペンギン、ノルウェー近衛部隊の准将に昇進 | ロイター


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News Headlines - 24 August 2016

Italy earthquake horror leaves 120 dead and hundreds missing as rescuers try to locate screams of trapped children - Mirror Online

At least 120 people have been killed - including a baby girl - and 81 wounded after an "apocalyptic" earthquake destroyed medieval towns and villages in Italy overnight.

Woman hit by vehicle in Japan's first Pokemon Go-related death - The Straits Times

One woman has died and another was severely injured when they were knocked down by a driver distracted by Pokemon Go, Japan's National Police Agency said on Wednesday (Aug 24).
This is the first death related to the wildly popular augmented reality mobile game in Japan, the agency added.

Earth-sized planet around nearby star is astronomy dream come true : Nature News & Comment

Proxima Centauri, the star closest to the Sun, has an Earth-sized planet orbiting it at the right distance for liquid water to exist. The discovery, reported today in Nature1, fulfils a longstanding dream of science-fiction writers — a potentially habitable world that is close enough for humans to send their first interstellar spacecraft.

The 100 best films of the 21st century, according to film critics | The Independent

David Lynch’s narratively non-linear, néo-noir masterpiece Mulholland Drive has been named the best film of the 21st century to date by 177 film critics from 36 countries.
The 2001 movie came out on top in a BBC Culture poll, followed by Wong Kar-wai’s In the Mood for Love (2000) and Paul Thomas Anderson’s There Will Be Blood (2007).

Fan attacks keeper in Sweden, forces match to be abandoned | FOX Sports

A match in Sweden's top tier was abandoned after a fan in a mask ran onto the pitch and attacked a goalkeeper. The fan ran at Aly Keita in the 90th minute, striking the Ostersunds keeper before players and stewards intervened. The match referee, Jonas Eriksson, took both teams off the pitch before then deciding to abandon the match.

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CNN.co.jp : トルコ軍、ISIS支配下の町を攻撃 シリア国境沿い


仏企業から潜水艦の機密情報が大量流出、豪調達にも影響か:AFPBB News


ブレグジットで泣くのはEUだ 欧州「離婚」の高すぎる代償 | ニューズウィーク日本版


リオ五輪閉会式でイギリス代表団が着用したLEDスニーカーが話題 | Fashionsnap.com

8月21日(日本時間22日)に行われたリオオリンピックの閉会式で、イギリス代表団がLED搭載のライトアップスニーカーを着用し、SNSを中心に話題を集めている。同アイテムは、リオ五輪イギリス代表の公式サプライヤーを務めたユニフォーム専門ブランド「Simon Jersey」が制作した。

ナチス戦犯拘束までの“極秘作戦”描くドイツ映画「アイヒマンを追え!」 - 映画ナタリー


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News Headlines - 23 August 2016

Putin, Hollande and Merkel to Discuss Ukraine at G-20 in China - Bloomberg

ussia said President Vladimir Putin will hold talks on the conflict in Ukraine with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French leader Francois Hollande at the Group of 20 summit in China, after the biggest diplomatic showdown since a peace deal was signed 18 months ago.

Bill Gates is now worth $90 billion

Bill Gates' net worth has crossed the $90 billion threshold, according to a real-time rankings from Bloomberg's Billionaire Index.

Drones seized over HMP Pentonville carrying drugs and phones - BBC News

Drones carrying large amounts of drugs and mobile phones have been intercepted by police as they were being flown near a north London jail.

Private lives are exposed as WikiLeaks spills its secrets

WikiLeaks' giant data dumps have rattled the National Security Agency, the U.S. Democratic Party, and the Saudi foreign ministry. But its spectacular mass-disclosures have also included the personal information of hundreds of people — including sick children, rape victims and mental health patients, The Associated Press has found.

Opposition to GB football team in Tokyo | The Times & The Sunday Times

British Olympics chiefs are facing strong resistance to their plans to reintroduce a Great Britain football team at the Tokyo Games in 2020, with the national football associations of Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland all remaining against the proposals.

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サルコジ氏が大統領選出馬表明、「私に選挙戦を率いる力」 | ロイター


CNN.co.jp : イスラム教徒用水着への罰金、実業家が肩代わり申し出 仏


ルネサスが米半導体メーカーを買収へ 電力系、最大3千億円で - 産経ニュース


任天堂、マリナーズ株を660億円で売却 新事業に注力:朝日新聞デジタル


あのオリンピック会場はいま、世界の写真9点 | 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 - 22 August 2016

'This is the beginning of a new Europe' say Merkel, Renzi and Hollande | The Guardian

The leaders of Italy, France and Germany have insisted that Britain’s vote to leave the European Union did not spell the beginning of the end for the bloc, pledging to revive it by bolstering EU security, boosting economic growth and giving the continent’s youth a future.

Labour leadership: Ballot papers for contest being sent out - BBC News

The two candidates to become Labour leader have urged members to back them as ballot papers begin to be sent or emailed to nearly 650,000 people.

Top US commander warns Russia, Syria - CNNPolitics.com

Townsend is the first senior military commander to speak on the record about the US possibly challenging the Syrian Air Force in the wake of an incident just days ago.

Japan's first lady pays tribute at Pearl Harbor

Japan’s first lady made a surprise trip to Pearl Harbor in Hawaii to pay tribute to those who died there, fueling speculation that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe could also visit the historic site attacked by the Japanese 75 years ago.

How John Hersey's Hiroshima revealed the horror of the bomb - BBC News

At the end of this month 70 years will have passed since the publication of a magazine story hailed as one of the greatest pieces of journalism ever written. Headlined simply Hiroshima, the 30,000-word article by John Hersey had a massive impact, revealing the full horror of nuclear weapons to the post-war generation, as Caroline Raphael describes.

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“安倍マリオ”に海外も沸き立つ! - シネマトゥデイ

リオデジャネイロオリンピックの閉会式にて、安倍晋三首相が日本を代表する人気ゲームのキャラクター・マリオにふんして登場し、日本国内で大きな話題となっているが、海外でも熱視線を集めている。大手海外メディアの The New York Times やTelegraphが安倍首相のマリオ姿を報じているほか、SNS上でも喜びに沸き立つ声が目立っている。

CNN.co.jp : ロンドン地下鉄、週末は終夜運転に 経済効果100億円か


ルターの宗教改革から499年 プロスタントとの一致探るカトリック教会 : クリスチャントゥデイ


CNN.co.jp : ウエーターに5万円のチップ、高齢女性への親切に感謝 米


アンバー・ハード、ジョニー・デップとの離婚和解金7億全額をチャリティに寄付 – アサジョ


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News Headlines - 21 August 2016

Turkey Suicide Bombing: Child Attacker Killed 51 at Wedding, Erdogan Says - NBC News

Fifty-one people were dead and 69 others were injured after a child suicide bomber detonated at a wedding in southeastern Turkey on Saturday, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said.

Turkey transgender murder prompts Istanbul protest - BBC News

Scores of Turks have taken part in a peaceful protest in central Istanbul calling for justice over the murder of a transgender woman, Hande Kader.

Fentanyl pills seized from Paisley Park were mislabeled - StarTribune.com

Pills marked as hydrocodone that were seized from Paisley Park after Prince’s overdose death actually contained fentanyl, the powerful opioid that killed him, according to a source with knowledge of the investigation.

Olympics: Japanese Prime Minister’s Mario Cosplay At Closing Ceremony - Hollywood Life

In the video, Shinzo is being driven around Tokyo, when he suddenly turns into Mario from Super Mario Bros. Then he hops on top of a warp pipe (which famously helps Mario transport from one place to another), and ends up on the other side of the world in Rio! When Shinzo comes out of the pipe, he busts out of a Mario costume holding a red ball and the Mario cap in his hand. We loved it!

Neymar the shootout hero as Brazil win first Olympic football gold - France 24

Brazil won its first Olympic gold medal in soccer Saturday with a dramatic penalty kick by Neymar to defeat Germany, sending the nation into a frenzy after a 1-1 (5-4 shootout) victory.

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フランスで華人への暴行事件増加、「華人は絶対金持ち」との... - Record China


ビザなし訪問団の通訳男性拘束 国後島でロシア当局 | どうしんウェブ


米加州議員、排ガスゼロ車15%義務づける法案を撤回へ | ロイター




巨額賠償で米ゴシップサイトが終了へ ホーガン訴訟敗訴:朝日新聞デジタル


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News Headlines - 20 August 2016

Man’s leukemia deemed result of his work at Fukushima plant:The Asahi Shimbun

The labor ministry said a man who developed leukemia by helping in clean-up efforts at the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant is entitled to work-related compensation.
It marks the second such case since the 2011 nuclear disaster.

Airlander 10, the world's largest aircraft, takes off for the first time - CBS News

History was made this week when the Airlander 10, the world’s largest aircraft, took flight for the first time. The 302-feet-long, helium-filled air vessel -- that has somewhat snarkily been nicknamed “The Flying Rump” because it looks like a giant butt -- made a full lap around Cardington airfield in Bedfordshire, England

Self-driving buses take to roads alongside commuter traffic in Helsinki | The Guardian

The Easymile EZ-10 electric mini-buses, capable of carrying up to 12 people, will roam the open roads of Helsinki’s southernly Hernesaari district in a month-long trial, negotiating traffic for the first time.

Bin Laden raid bestseller's author to pay $7m - BBC News

A former US Navy Seal who wrote a bestseller about his role in the raid that killed Osama Bin Laden is to pay nearly $7m (£5m) to the government for violating non-disclosure agreements.

Afghan troops 'retake Kunduz district from Taliban' - BBC News

Afghan government forces have recaptured a key district of the northern province of Kunduz from the Taliban, the provincial governor says.

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ブルカ着用禁止、ドイツでも 公共の場対象、法制化へ:朝日新聞デジタル


英エディンバラ祭、今年はEU離脱扱った風刺劇も | ロイター




【SMAP解散】米ニューヨーク・タイムズが1面で報道 閣僚も心配「日本国民は苦悩でいっぱい」 - 産経ニュース


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News Headlines - 19 August 2016

Panel: TEPCO’s ‘ice wall’ failing at Fukushima nuclear plant:The Asahi Shimbun

Tokyo Electric Power Co.’s “frozen wall of earth” has failed to prevent groundwater from entering the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant, and the utility needs a new plan to address the problem, experts said.

No trace of Fukushima plant discharge found in Thai seas | Bangkok Post

Thai waters are safe from radioactive contamination discharged by the Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster in 2011, according to the Office of Atoms for Peace, after five years of monitoring tests.

Fukushima Attracts 50 Million Tourists Annually for the First Time Since the Nuclear Disaster | Travel + Leisure

Japan’s Fukushima Prefecture has hit a tourism milestone, drawing in more than 50 million visitors in the past year, according to data released by the Fukushima Prefectural Government.

Hillary Clinton Told F.B.I. Colin Powell Advised Her to Use Private Email - The New York Times

Pressed by the F.B.I. about her email practices at the State Department, Hillary Clinton told investigators that former Secretary of State Colin L. Powell had advised her to use a personal email account.

Obamas' first date inspires romantic movie 'Southside with You' | Reuters

We've heard their playlists, watched them dance together, and now Americans can see Barack and Michelle Obama on their first date in a film that follows the future president wooing his future wife over the course of a day.

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在ロシアの北朝鮮外交官、家族と亡命…韓国紙 : 読売新聞(YOMIURI ONLINE)


ロンドン地下鉄、週末の終夜運行がついに開始 経済効果に期待:AFPBB News

「ナイトチューブ(Night Tube)」と呼ばれる終夜運行サービスは金曜日と土曜日の夜に提供される。まず、ロンドンの中心部と西部ノッティングヒル(Notting Hill)、南部ブリクストン(Brixton)をつなぐビクトリア線(Victoria Line)とセントラル線(Central Line)の2路線で導入される。
 年内にはさらにジュビリー線(Jubilee Line)、ノーザン線(Northern Line)、ヒースロー空港(Heathrow Airport)に直結するピカデリー線(Piccadilly Line)にも拡大する予定だ。

ハーレーに制裁金12億円…有害排ガス機器販売 : 読売新聞(YOMIURI ONLINE)


リオ五輪:強盗被害は作り話 ブラジル警察は刑事訴追検討 - 毎日新聞


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News Headlines - 18 August 2016

US: Iran cash linked to prisoner release - BBC News

The State Department has said a $400m (£300.8m) cash payment to Iran was used as "leverage" in the release of five US prisoners.

Justice Department says it will end use of private prisons - The Washington Post

The Justice Department plans to end its use of private prisons after officials concluded the facilities are both less safe and less effective at providing correctional services than those run by the government.

Eastern European employees in Britain passes ONE MILLION mark | Daily Express

Labour market data shows just over a million people from the group of states, including Poland and Czech Republic, were employed in the three months to June.
The figure relates to the so-called A8 nations - Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia - which joined the EU in 2004

ITV to switch off for an hour to encourage people to get outdoors and exercise - Mirror Online

The broadcaster is planning to switch off all seven of its channels to encourage viewers to get off their comfortable sofas and instead go outside and exercise in celebration of the Rio Olympics.
Instead of their usual shows, viewers tuning in on Saturday August 27 at 9.30am will be greeted with the message: "We've gone running - why don't you join us?"

TV presenter Charlie Webster brought out of Rio malaria coma - BBC News

A television sports presenter who contracted malaria in Rio following a 3,000-mile charity cycle ride has been brought out of her medically induced coma, her manager has said.

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スペイン公的債務、6月は過去最高の1.1兆ユーロ GDP比100.9% | ロイター




【映像】トルコ国営放送、局内にクーデター勢力侵入する映像公開 (アフロ)


ナチスの略奪品積んだ幻の「黄金列車」、ポーランドで発掘開始 | ロイター


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News Headlines - 17 August 2016

Guantanamo Bay: US in largest detainee transfer under Obama - BBC News

The Pentagon says the transfer of 12 Yemeni nationals and three Afghans brings the total number of prisoners down to 61 at the US facility in Cuba... President Obama wants to close the prison before he leaves office.

UK jobless total falls to 1.64 million - BBC News

The UK's jobless total fell by 52,000 to 1.64 million, and the unemployment rate remained at 4.9%, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said.
The number of people on the claimant count in July, the first month since the UK's vote to leave the EU, was 763,600, down 8,600 from June.

North Korea deputy ambassador in UK defects to South | Reuters

North Korea's deputy ambassador in London has defected with his family to South Korea, making him the highest-ranking Pyongyang diplomat ever to flee the isolated regime for the democratic South, South Korea said on Wednesday.

Japanese pole vaulter fails at the Olympics - but earns global fame for his penis - Mirror Online

So, what caused Ogita's demise? When so close to clearing the bar, what caused it to fall off?
Yep, his penis. HIS ACTUAL PENIS:

Labour's Jeremy Corbyn unable to recognise Ant and Dec - BBC News

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was unable to recognise a photograph of TV presenters Ant and Dec during a leadership debate.

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インタビュー:英国「特別な地位」獲得も、正式交渉を=独閣僚 | ロイター


クリントン氏がリード維持、トランプ氏に6ポイント差=調査 | ロイター


グーグルの自動運転「責任者辞任」の舞台裏 商用化は進むのか  | Forbes JAPAN(フォーブス ジャパン)


ロシア陸上で唯一の出場 クリシナが決勝進出 | NHKニュース


北京五輪の陸上リレー ロシアの金を剥奪 | NHKニュース


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News Headlines - 16 August 2016

First post-Brexit vote data shows UK inflation rose to 0.6% in July | The Guardian

It was the highest rate of annual inflation since November 2014, and the first official snapshot of what has happened to prices since the EU referendum on 23 June. The pound has fallen by about 10% against the dollar since the vote, pushing up the price of imports.

FTSE 100 firms' pension deficit soars, says LCP - BBC News

LCP, in its annual report on the pensions market, said that by the end of July, the deficit was an estimated £46bn, as against £25bn a year earlier.
And this month, the deficit has widened further to £63bn, LCP told the BBC.

Could ethanol power the future for electric cars? - BBC News

Some companies are betting that hydrogen fuel cells will be the power source of the future, but Nissan believes bio-ethanol produced from sugar cane or corn could also produce zero-emission electric energy.

Googly-Eyed Stubby Squid | Nautilus Live

The team spotted this Stubby Squid off the coast of California at a depth of 900 meters (2,950 feet). The stubby squid (Rossia pacifica) looks like a cross between an octopus and squid, but is more closely related to cuttlefish.

Last tower of Las Vegas' iconic Riviera Hotel and Casino is demolished

The last tower of the iconic Riviera Hotel and Casino was reduced to rubble during an overnight implosion on the Las Vegas Strip... Once known as a classic mob joint, "The Riv" was also used in three of the most famous movies ever filmed in Las Vegas, including the Rat Pack's original 1960 "Ocean's 11," the 1971 James Bond film "Diamonds Are Forever" and 1995's "Casino."

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米国:バイデン副大統領「日本国憲法、米が書いた」 - 毎日新聞


CNN.co.jp : 米同時多発テロから15年、5400人ががん発症


2021年、ムーアの法則が崩れる? - ITmedia ニュース


「ポケモンGO」リリース1カ月のDL数や売上高でギネス世界記録に - ねとらぼ

「ポケモンGO」がリリースされて1カ月、同タイトルが5つのギネス世界記録に認定されたとGuinness World Recordsが発表しました。

『高慢と偏見とゾンビ』リリー・ジェームズら美しき5人姉妹の“戦闘準備”解禁! | cinemacafe.net


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News Headlines - 15 August 2016

U.S. stocks hit record highs on easing central bank outlook, oil rise | Reuters

Wall Street stocks closed at record highs on Monday, boosted by expectations for continued monetary policy easing around the globe and a jump in oil prices to nearly five-week highs on speculation top producers may be open to cutting output.

Brexit ‘will be delayed until end of 2019’ | The Times & The Sunday Times

Britain could remain in the EU until late 2019, almost a year later than predicted, ministers have privately warned senior figures in the City of London.
Theresa May has been expected to enact article 50 in January, setting in train the formal two years of negotiations before Brexit.

Syria: Aleppo “One of the most devastating urban conflicts in modern times" | International Committee of the Red Cross

The president of the International Committee of the Red Cross, Peter Maurer, has described the fight for the Syrian city of Aleppo as one of the most devastating conflicts in modern times. Fighting has been intensifying during the past weeks with hundreds of people killed and untold numbers injured.

Tokyo angered as S. Korean politicians visit disputed islets:The Asahi Shimbun

Japan lodged a protest on Aug. 15 after 10 members of South Korea’s national assembly landed on the long-disputed Takeshima islets in the Sea of Japan.

Japan’s new defence minister swerves Yasukuni visit — FT.com

Two weeks after being appointed defence minister, Tomomi Inada — the woman dubbed Japan’s Joan of Arc — is expected to skip a visit to the Yasukuni shrine honouring the country’s war dead as she tries to present a more moderate image.

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ISIS参加のためシリア入りしたイギリスの女学生が死亡、ロシア軍空爆の犠牲か | ニューズウィーク日本版


【仏トラックテロ】「テロリストをスター扱いするな!」匿名報道に踏み切る欧州メディア 「犯人に犠牲者と同じ重要性は与えない」 - 産経ニュース


スイス列車内の放火傷害事件、テロの兆候なし 警察が発表 (AFPBB News)


解ける永久凍土と目覚める病原体、ロシア北部の炭疽集団発生:AFPBB News


世界一美しい!? オッドアイの双子ねこが想像以上にキレイすぎる - ねとらぼ


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News Headlines - 14 August 2016

Boko Haram Video Appears to Show Bodies of Kidnapped Girls - The New York Times

The militant group Boko Haram released a video on Sunday purporting to show the bodies of several kidnapped schoolgirls who fighters claim were killed by Nigerian airstrikes.

Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe facing police probe over THIRTEEN unsolved cold case attacks - Mirror Online

Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe faces ­questioning over a series of ­horrific ­unsolved attacks on women – and could face a new trial... In the next few weeks senior officers will liaise with the Crown Prosecution Service over whether the serial killer should face fresh charges.

Taiwan’s Foxconn Completes Acquisition of Sharp - WSJ

IPhone assembler Foxconn Technology Group completed its $3.8 billion deal to buy electronics maker Sharp Corp. on Friday, setting the stage for Taiwanese tycoon Terry Gou to rework the troubled Japanese company.

Japan boy band SMAP to break up - BBC News

One of Asia's biggest pop groups, SMAP, is to break up at the end of the year after a 25-year career.
The Japanese boy band, which sold 35m records up to last year, will disband on 31 December, its management agency said on Sunday.

Nigeria team promised big reward to win Olympic gold - BBC Sport

Celebrated Japanese plastic surgeon Katsuya Takasu announced his desire to reward the 1996 Olympic football champions, along with $20,000 for silver and $10,000 for bronze after hearing about their financial woes.

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TPP:米議会承認めど立たず 数年単位で宙に浮く恐れも - 毎日新聞


スイスの列車、男が客刺し液体燃やす…2人死亡 : 読売新聞(YOMIURI ONLINE)


フランス:観光客激減 テロ続発、相次ぐイベント中止 「安全な」スペインへ流れる - 毎日新聞


物理学者ら地球に似た惑星発見か 水存在する可能性と独誌 - 共同通信 47NEWS


リネカー氏ついにパンツ一丁、レスター優勝公約守る : 日刊スポーツ


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News Headlines - 13 August 2016

Russia Fines Google $6.75 Million in Antitrust Case - WSJ

Russia’s antimonopoly watchdog fined Alphabet Inc.’s Google 438 million rubles ($6.75 million) on Thursday for competition violations, the latest step in a long-running and high-profile legal battle.

Amazon Japan Offices Searched on Suspicion of Antitrust Law Violations - WSJ

Japanese antitrust regulators raided the offices of Amazon.com Inc.’s local arm, the latest probe targeting the U.S. e-commerce giant in a reflection of intensifying competition... The report said Amazon Japan had allegedly forced retailers to set their prices lower on Amazon to give the site an advantage over rival e-commerce sites.

Twitter denies #SaveTwitter rumors of shutting down in 2017 | Reuters

Twitter Inc denied on Thursday rumors that the social media messaging service will be shutting down in 2017, denouncing the claim as groundless.

Arianna Huffington Will Leave The Huffington Post To Build Health And Wellness Site

Huffington Post editor-in-chief Arianna Huffington announced Thursday she will step down from the company she co-founded 11 years ago to build Thrive Global, a new lifestyle, health and wellness site.

Congrats you won a gold medal. Now here's your tax bill - Aug. 12, 2016

America's Olympic medalists must pay state and federal taxes on the prize money they get for winning. The U.S. Olympic Committee awards $25,000 for gold medals, $15,000 for silver and $10,000 for bronze.
That's not all. Olympians also have to pay tax on the value of the medals themselves.

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ロシア大統領府長官解任、若手起用で人事刷新か : 読売新聞(YOMIURI ONLINE)




不当な関税でロシアを提訴 WTOがEUの主張大筋で認める | NHKニュース


【英EU離脱2カ月・動画付き】紳士服のトップバイヤーが目の当たりにした「ブレグジット」 関税の“往復ビンタ”で日本に影響も… - 産経ニュース


クリントン氏が15年度確定申告公表、税率34% - WSJ


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News Headlines - 12 August 2016

New members will NOT be able to vote in Labour leadership contest | Metro News

The Court of Appeal ruled that Labour’s ruling body did have the power to set a ‘freeze’ date and was therefore entitled to block the 130,000 new members from voting in the election.

'Millions' of Volkswagen cars can be unlocked via hack - BBC News

The problem affects a range of vehicles manufactured between 1995 and 2016 - including VWs and models from the company's Audi, Seat and Skoda brands.
A homemade radio costing about £30 is the only hardware an attacker requires.

Stunning images of Perseid meteor shower - BBC News

The annual event is caused by a trail of debris from a comet called Swift-Tuttle which orbits the Sun - but this year scientists say a gravitational nudge by Jupiter made it more intense.

400-year-old Greenland shark is the oldest vertebrate animal | The Guardian

The discovery places the lifespan of the Greenland shark far ahead of even the oldest elephant in captivity, Lin Wang, who died aged 86. It is also far longer than the official record for humans, held by 122-year-old Frenchwoman Jeanne Louise Calment.

Fiji declares public holiday after first ever Olympic medal win

The Pacific nation of Fiji has erupted with wild celebrations and announced a nationwide public holiday after winning its first Olympic medal – a gold – in the men’s rugby sevens.

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ドイツ:4-6月の成長、予想ほど減速せず-貿易が寄与 - Bloomberg




リネカー氏“パンツ一丁”でテレビ出演へ「レスターが優勝するとは…」 ― スポニチ Sponichi Annex


リオでフジテレビが他国メディアから不人気か ピンバッチ人気はポケモンのテレ東|ニフティニュース


失業と競争のプレッシャー、情け容赦ないフランスの現実 | ニューズウィーク日本版


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News Headlines - 11 August 2016

Newly released Clinton emails shed light on relationship between State Dept. and Clinton Foundation - CNNPolitics.com

Newly released emails from Hillary Clinton's tenure as secretary of state raise questions about the nature of the department's relationship with the Clinton Foundation.

Romania mourns 'Queen Anne' with royal funeral | The Guardian

Anne married King Michael six months after communists forced him to abdicate in December 1947. She did not visit Romania until she was almost 70, and never learned to speak the language.
However, her death on 1 August in Switzerland, aged 92, provoked an outpouring of grief in the east European country, where she is commonly known as Queen Anne. A day of mourning has been proclaimed in Romania and neighbouring Moldova.

Police investigate 'poisoning' of Britain's Gabriella Taylor at Wimbledon as player's mother says she almost died

Scotland Yard is investigating allegations that a female tennis player was deliberately poisoned while competing at last month’s Wimbledon Championships.

Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe to be moved from Broadmoor to prison after tribunal rules he is not insane

The Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe is to leave psychiatric hospital for a tougher regime at a high-security prison after a mental health tribunal ruled that he is sane.
The 70-year-old serial killer has been in Broadmoor for 32 years for murdering 13 women and attempting to murder seven others between 1976 and 1981.

Chinese fishing boat sinks after collision with Greek cargo ship - The Standard

A Chinese fishing boat sank after colliding with a Greek cargo ship in waters near the Diaoyu Islands in the East China Sea, a spokesperson confirmed today.

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トランプ氏、オバマ大統領を「IS創設者」と発言:AFPBB News

米大統領選の共和党候補ドナルド・トランプ(Donald Trump)氏が10日、イスラム過激派組織「イスラム国(IS)」を創設したのはバラク・オバマ(Barack Obama)大統領だと発言した。

リオ五輪、警備の精鋭警官3人撃たれる スラム街に誤進入:AFPBB News

ブラジルのリオデジャネイロ(Rio de Janeiro)で10日、リオ五輪の警備に当たっていた警察精鋭部隊の隊員3人が、麻薬組織が拠点とするスラム街に誤って立ち入り、銃撃される事件があった。当局が発表した。1人は頭部を負傷したという。

尖閣は「日本の施政権下」 米国務省が改めて言及


人類のアメリカ大陸到達、移動ルートは沿岸部 研究で新説:AFPBB News


CNN.co.jp : リオ五輪プール、相次いで緑色に 藻が繁殖?


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News Headlines - 10 August 2016

Paul McCartney Looks Back: The Rolling Stone Interview - Rolling Stone

Ex-Beatle reflects on Yoko, Kanye and why no one could replace John Lennon

Virtual space tourism? Company to launch first VR satellite. - CSMonitor.com

SpaceVR will send the first virtual reality satellite into orbit in 2017 to prepare for virtual space tourism. The box-shaped Overview 1, which includes a camera rig designed to capture 360-degree video, is slated to launch from the International Space Station (ISS) under partnership with aeronautics supplier NanoRacks.

COSCO SHIPPING completes acquisition of Greek port - Global Times

China's State-owned shipping giant, China COSCO Shipping Corp (COSCO SHIPPING) and the Hellenic Republic Asset ­Development Fund on ­Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding on the transfer of a majority stake in Piraeus Port Authority (PPA) in Athens.

Snapchat faces backlash over filter that promotes racist stereotypes of Asians | The Guardian

Snapchat is facing widespread backlash for a filter that promotes racist stereotypes of Asians, just months after the social media company released a Bob Marley filter that many said was the equivalent of “digital blackface”.

LOOK: Ichiro's spray chart with all 3,000 of his MLB hits tells a wonderful story - CBSSports.com

Particularly impressive is the way Ichiro peppers the infield with his batted balls. A lot of lefty hitters are candidates for the infield overshift, but you obviously can't get away with that when Ichiro is at the dish. The even distribution of his singles and doubles is really remarkable. For instance, since 2002 -- the back end of batted-ball data on FanGraphs -- Ichiro has hit 31.3 percent of his batted balls to the pull side, 35.3 percent up the middle, and 33.4 percent to the opposite side. Let me know if you can suss out any predictable tendencies in those numbers.

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ロシアとトルコ、再接近を誇示 首脳会談、「対欧米カード」の思惑一致 - 産経ニュース


クリントン氏、激戦州でリード拡大=WSJ調査 - WSJ


CNN.co.jp : トランプ氏、銃所持権めぐり発言 クリントン氏を「脅迫」か


CNN.co.jp : ブラジル上院、ルセフ大統領の弾劾手続きを承認


世界で最も危険なWiFiスポットはリオ五輪 「ハッカーの祭典」状態に | Forbes JAPAN


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News Headlines - 09 August 2016

'Numerous leads' after police release CCTV footage of witness in Stephen Lawrence case 23 years after racist murder - Mirror Online

Detectives investigating the racist murder of Stephen Lawrence are following up ‘numerous’ leads in the wake of a new CCTV appeal.
Scotland Yard released enhanced footage of a mystery man seen near the scene of Stephen’s murder 23 years ago.

Harry Potter exhibition at the British Library - The British Library

The British Library is excited to announce a new exhibition about the magic of Harry Potter, set to open at the Library in autumn 2017, and marking the twentieth anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. The exhibition will open on 20 October 2017, and run until 28 February 2018.

Indian Activist Irom Sharmila Chanu Ends Her 15-Year Hunger Strike - WSJ

Civil rights activist Irom Sharmila Chanu on Tuesday ended her 15-year hunger strike against a controversial security law in her home state of Manipur in northeastern India, by tasting honey in front of assembled media.

Error puts Chinese tourist in German migrant hostel - BBC News

A Chinese tourist spent nearly two weeks in a German migrant hostel after mistakenly applying for asylum when he actually wanted to report a theft.

Japan shocks New Zealand in rugby sevens

Japan shocked New Zealand in a thrilling Olympic rugby sevens match on Tuesday at Deodoro Stadium, winning 14-12 and upsetting one of the top teams in the world in the process.

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スペインとポルトガルの財政規律違反、EUが制裁見送り決定 | ロイター


オランダ、17年成長率予想を1.6%に引き下げ 英EU離脱決定で | ロイター


米大統領選:「もはや傍観できぬ」元CIA職員、出馬へ - 毎日新聞




ボルト、サンバで記者会見に登場 リオ五輪:AFPBB News

リオデジャネイロ五輪に出場する陸上男子短距離のウサイン・ボルト(Usain Bolt、ジャマイカ)が8日、ジャマイカ五輪協会と独スポーツ用品大手プーマが開いた記者会見に、サンバダンサーらとともに登場した。

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News Headlines - 08 August 2016

50 G.O.P. Officials Warn Donald Trump Would Put Nation’s Security ‘at Risk’ - The New York Times

Fifty of the nation’s most senior Republican national security officials, many of them former top aides or cabinet members for President George W. Bush, have signed a letter declaring that Donald J. Trump “lacks the character, values and experience” to be president and “would put at risk our country’s national security and well-being.”
Mr. Trump, the officials warn, “would be the most reckless president in American history.”

Serious Fraud Office opens Airbus corruption investigation - BBC News

The UK's Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has launched an investigation into allegations of "fraud, bribery and corruption" in the civil aviation business of Airbus.

UK tourism boosted by fall in pound - BBC News

Flight bookings to the UK jumped since June, driven by the sharp fall in the pound following the vote to leave the European Union.
Overall, there were 4.3% more flights booked to the UK in the 28 days following the vote than last year.

Japan's Emperor Akihito says health is failing and hints at abdication | The Guardian

Japan’s Emperor Akihito has made a rare televised address to the nation, expressing his fears for his health and his ability to carry on as emperor, and hinting that he wants to stand down.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic heads Man Utd winner against Leicester in Community Shield - BBC Sport

Zlatan Ibrahimovic's header seals a 2-1 victory for Manchester United against Premier League champions Leicester City in the Community Shield.

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イタリア最高裁、憲法改正問う国民投票の実施8日にも承認へ | ニューズウィーク日本版


スペインに世界の自動車会社の投資急増 - WSJ


【映像】12時間耐久芝刈り機レース、英国で開催される 43年の歴史 (アフロ)


【リオ五輪】開会式「イパネマの娘」の上演シーンで作詞家遺族が法的措置を検討 「紹介されず侮辱受けた…」 - 産経ニュース


イチロー 通算3000本安打達成 大リーグ史上30人目 | NHKニュース


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News Headlines - 07 August 2016

Thai referendum: Military-written constitution approved - BBC News

A clear majority of Thai referendum voters have backed a draft constitution written by an army-appointed committee... The military threw out the old constitution when it took power in 2014, after months of political instability and sporadic violence.

Iran Executes Nuclear Scientist For 'Spying'

Iran says it has executed one of its nuclear scientists after he was convicted of spying for the United States.
Shahram Amiri was hanged after allegedly giving America information about the Islamic republic's nuclear programme.

Lotte founder accused of W600b tax evasion

Prosecutors raided additional offices of Lotte Group’s policy headquarters Thursday in order to gain evidence regarding alleged tax evasion by group founder Shin Kyuk-ho, officials said Friday.
Shin is now suspected of evading roughly 600 billion won ($540 million) of gift taxes while transferring assets to his common-law wife Seo Mi-kyung and their daughter Shin Yoo-mi.

Duterte war on drugs: Has Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte gone too far?

PHILIPPINE President Rodrigo Duterte has identified more than 150 politicians, judges and members of law enforcement agencies allegedly involved in the illegal drugs trade. Duterte said that while the involvement of some officials might not be true, he was making public their names because it was his “sworn duty”.

Transparency row drove Stiglitz to quit Panama Papers committee | Daily Mail Online

Nobel-winning US economist Joseph Stiglitz and Swiss anti-corruption expert Mark Pieth said Saturday that a dispute over transparency had prompted them to quit a panel on reforming Panama's finance sector.

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アレッポ東部の包囲破れる、シリア反体制派が猛攻 形勢逆転:AFPBB News


大学教室への銃持ち込み可能に、米テキサス州で新法施行 | ロイター


エアバスとボーイング、大型機の受注失速鮮明  :日本経済新聞


Googleの自動運転車プロジェクトの最高技術責任者が退社 - ITmedia ニュース


CNN.co.jp : リオ五輪開幕式 米国の視聴率、92年以降で最低


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News Headlines - 06 August 2016

Theresa May to end ban on new grammar schools

Theresa May is planning to launch a new generation of grammar schools by scrapping the ban on them imposed almost 20 years ago, The Telegraph has learnt.

Japan's Emperor Akihito to address nation on Monday following abdication report | Reuters

Japan's Emperor Akihito will make a video address to the nation on Monday, the Imperial Household Agency said, amid media reports that the 82-year-old monarch wants to abdicate.

Comfort women statue unveiled in Sydney despite ongoing tensions - ABC News

The unveiling of a statue in Sydney honouring so-called "comfort women" during WWII is continuing to cause tension between local South Korean and Japanese communities.

In Tokyo, Godzilla returns to old stomping ground | South China Morning Post

After a decade-long fling with Hollywood, Godzilla has emerged from the muck of Tokyo Bay to reclaim his rightful territory around Japan’s capital, and still offers a mirror on the Japanese people’s worries and fears.

All Russian athletes to be banned from Paralympic Games in Rio | The Guardian

The International Paralympic Committee is set to do what its Olympic counterpart did not and ban Russia outright from its Games later this month, the Observer has learned.

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リオ五輪:開会式で大統領代行にブーイング - 毎日新聞




米、イランに現金400億円空輸 人質解放と同時期:朝日新聞デジタル


共和党の州「選挙人」、トランプ氏への投票拒否 : 読売新聞(YOMIURI ONLINE)


「TPPは死んだ!」米批准は絶望的=国民・経済界の反発強く、議会の賛成派も尻込み―米有力政治筋 - Record China


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News Headlines - 05 August 2016

Child sex abuse inquiry will continue 'without delay' - BBC News

The inquiry into child sexual abuse will continue "without delay" and in the absence of a new chair, Home Secretary Amber Rudd has said, after the resignation of Dame Lowell Goddard.

Obama says U.S. funding to fight Zika is rapidly running out | Reuters

President Barack Obama on Thursday called on Congress to approve additional funding to combat the spread of the Zika virus in the United States, saying that money to fight the outbreak is rapidly running out.

Court rules in favor of memorial to comfort women - Glendale News-Press

An appellant court ruling on Thursday upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit against the city of Glendale demanding the removal of a memorial statue in Glendale dedicated to as many as 200,000 women from Korea and other countries forced into sex slavery by Japanese soldiers during World War II.

Death in Canada spurs probe into ARC air bags

Regulators in the U.S. and Canada are expanding their investigation of air bag inflators manufactured by Knoxville, Tennessee-based ARC Automotive Inc. after a death was reported in Canada in a car in which an inflator exploded.

Rio Olympics open with a ceremony both joyous and serious, all with a samba beat - LA Times

So it came as no surprise that Friday night’s Opening Ceremony had none of the high-tech wizardry that made the opening of the 2008 Beijing Games memorable. Or elaborate theatrical sets like the 2012 London Games.
Instead, organizers turned Maracana Stadium into an intimate party filled with samba music, spinning lights and wild dancing.

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イタリアの危うい銀行救済計画、政府は問題先送り - WSJ




トルコ排除は「重大な誤り」=EU加盟交渉中止に反対-欧州委員長:AFPBB News


ドーピング問題 プーチン氏、崩れた五輪外交 対ブラジル関係変容 (産経新聞)


ポルトガルがアルゼンチンに快勝、ドイツとメキシコは引き分ける:AFPBB News

リオデジャネイロ五輪は4日、サッカー男子1次リーグの試合が各地で行われ、グループDではポルトガルが2-0でアルゼンチンに快勝。サッカー欧州選手権2016(UEFA Euro 2016)を制したA代表に続く金メダル獲得を目指し、幸先の良いスタートを切った。

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News Headlines - 04 August 2016

Strong yen weighs on Toyota profits - BBC News

Japanese carmaker Toyota has reported a 15% drop in its first quarter net profit with the strong yen weighing down the company's exports.
For the months from April to June the firm posted 552.5bn yen ($5.4bn, £4bn) in net profit, down from 646.4bn yen.

Bank of England Cuts Key Interest Rate to New Low - WSJ

The Bank of England cut its benchmark interest rate to the lowest in its 322-year history and revived a financial crisis-era bond-buying program to cushion the U.K. economy from the aftershocks of the vote to leave the European Union.

Head of child abuse inquiry quits — FT.com

Justice Goddard, who previously investigated police handling of child abuse in New Zealand, is the third person to resign from the investigation, raising deep questions about the pressures she has faced. It marks another crisis point in the effort to reveal the truth and justice for alleged victims of abuse stretching back decades.
Two previous chairs — the retired British judge Baroness Butler-Sloss and the former lord mayor of London Dame Fiona Woolf — stepped down following questions over their links with key figures in the establishment.

Spain arrests women as flashmob stunt sparks terror fears - BBC News

Five German women were arrested on Tuesday night when a flashmob stunt in a northern Spanish town sparked fears of a terrorism attack.
They have since been released but will be charged with public order offences.

Pakistani who captained Italian cricket team arrested for a terrifying crime - Daily Pakistan Global

Italian officials have expelled a Pakistani man who captained Italian youth cricket team on the allegation of plotting an Islamic State group backed terrorist attack.

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トランプ氏、戦没者遺族を繰り返し批判 党内外から非難の嵐:AFPBB News

米大統領選の共和党候補ドナルド・トランプ(Donald Trump)氏と、イラクで戦死したイスラム教徒の米兵の両親との間で続く非難合戦は1日も激しさを増し、選挙戦を揺るがす問題に発展している。トランプ氏の発言に対しては退役軍人団体が猛反発。批判の声は、戦没者の遺族らやバラク・オバマ(Barack Obama)大統領、さらには共和党内からも上がっている。

【米大統領選】オランド仏大統領「吐き気がする」 トランプ氏発言受け 欧州で強い警戒論 - 産経ニュース


モルガンS:イタリアから3250億円賠償請求も-デリバティブめぐり - Bloomberg


ナイフ襲撃で6人死傷、テロか ロンドン中心部 大英博物館近く - 産経ニュース


大学生がドイツの世界遺産に落書き 大学側が謝罪 | NHKニュース


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News Headlines - 03 August 2016

North Korea fires ballistic missile into Japanese waters for first time in 18 years

North Korea launched a ballistic missile on Wednesday that landed in Japanese waters for the first time in 18 years, the latest in a series of exercises in defiance of UN Security Council resolutions.

Japan's PM picks hawkish defence minister in limited reshuffle | Reuters

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe appointed a conservative ally as defence minister on Wednesday, in a cabinet reshuffle that left most key posts unchanged, and he promised to speed up the economy's escape from deflation and boost regional ties.

Nikkei extends losses on resurgent yen, disappointment over stimulus | Reuters

The Nikkei share average extended losses on Wednesday as the yen pushed higher against a backdrop of disappointment with Japan's latest fiscal and monetary stimulus measures.

Bank of England set to cut rates as survey flags sharpest UK downturn since 2009 | Reuters

Britain's economy is shrinking at its fastest rate since the financial crisis after last month's Brexit vote, making a Bank of England rate cut on Thursday a "foregone conclusion", a closely watched survey of businesses showed.

Jeremy Corbyn demands ministers renationalise Southern Rail | Daily Mail Online

Jeremy Corbyn today demanded the Government renationalise the Southern Rail franchise to ease the suffering of thousands of commuters.
The Labour leader said the cancellation of hundreds of scheduled services in an effort to ease the daily chaos should have triggered the end of Southern's tenure.

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国勢調査で宗教は「ジェダイ」と書かないで、豪の無神論者団体:AFPBB News

オーストラリアで今月行われる国勢調査で、無神論者の団体が自らの信仰について、SF映画『スター・ウォーズ(Star Wars)』シリーズに登場する「ジェダイ(Jedi)」と答えないよう呼び掛けている。



ロンドンのど真ん中に出現、新しいスタイルの映画館 - モードな街角 - 朝日新聞デジタル&w


116年続くフランス人間国宝ショコラブランドイルサンジェー、新発売のフランボワーズと、ブラックチョコアイスのプレートが食べられる「夏のシャンパンと楽しむ、赤いバラのアイスプレート」|PACK ARTS株式会社のプレスリリース


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News Headlines - 02 August 2016

Theresa May to shake up honours system after David Cameron's list controversy | Daily Mail Online

Theresa May plans to shake up the way Downing Street hands out honours following the controversy over David Cameron's resignation list.

Thousands turn out in Liverpool city centre for Jeremy Corbyn rally | The Guardian

Jeremy Corbyn has described the challenge to his leadership of the Labour party as a “massive opportunity to reach out to people all across the country”, speaking to a crowd of about 5,000 people at a campaign rally in Liverpool.

Body Count Rises as Philippine President Wages War on Drugs - The New York Times

Since Rodrigo Duterte became president of the Philippines just over a month ago, promising to get tough on crime by having the police and the military kill drug suspects, 420 people have been killed in the campaign, according to tallies of police reports by the local news media.

Pokemon Goes to Court in Backyard Monster Trespassing Case - Bloomberg

A New Jersey resident with a pocket monster in his backyard filed what may be the first lawsuit against Niantic Inc. and Nintendo Co. for unleashing Pokemon Go across the U.S., claiming that players are coming to his home uninvited in their race to “catch ’em all.”

Transfer window: Premier League clubs spend £475m in first month - BBC Sport

Premier League clubs have spent £475m in the month since the summer transfer window opened on 1 July, according to business analysts Deloitte.
The figure compares with £515m at the same stage in 2015 and an £870m outlay in the whole of the 2015 summer window... Deloitte says gross outlay could rise above £1bn for the first time before the window closes on 31 August.

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NY連銀総裁「年内利上げ、除外は早計」  :日本経済新聞


クリントン氏:ファーストレディー役は誰が…娘、有力 - 毎日新聞


原発建設再検討を表明の英首相、中国との関係強化は継続 | ロイター


ドイツでエルドアン大統領を支持する集会 | NHKニュース


TDK、フランスのセンサー企業を買収 スマホ向け強化  :日本経済新聞


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News Headlines - 01 August 2016

Syria war: Russian helicopter shot down, killing five on board - BBC News

A Russian military helicopter has been shot down in Syria killing all five on board - the deadliest single incident for Russia's military since its air campaign began last September.

MH370 under control of pilot when it crashed: search co-ordinator

The Australian official co-ordinating the search for missing ­Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 has admitted for the first time that damage found to recovered wreckage suggests the plane was under the control of a pilot when it crashed into the ocean... His admission gives weight to the theory that a rogue pilot deliberately crashed the plane and ­raises further doubts over ­whether MH370 is within the search area.

F1 chief Bernie Ecclestone's mother-in-law freed - BBC News

The mother-in-law of F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone, who was kidnapped in Brazil, has been freed unharmed without any ransom being paid, say police.
Aparecida Schunck, 67, the mother of Mr Ecclestone's wife Fabiana Flosi, was abducted from her Sao Paulo home on 22 July.

Toyota completes full takeover of Daihatsu | The Japan Times

Toyota Motor Corp. has taken full control of minivehicle maker Daihatsu Motor Co. in a bid to boost the group’s competitiveness in emerging markets by accelerating its development of small vehicles.

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen formally apologises to country's indigenous people for first time in history - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

President Tsai Ing-wen has formally apologised to Taiwan's indigenous people for centuries of suffering, becoming the country's first-ever leader to do so.

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イスラム国がロシアでの「聖戦」呼びかけ、ネットに動画公開 | ロイター




EU:ポーランドに勧告 法の支配が「脅威」 - 毎日新聞


人気を呼ぶ温泉文化、ハンガリーの首都ブダペスト | マイナビニュース


『ハリー・ポッター』シリーズは最新作「呪いの子」で終了 原作者が言及/クランクイン!

ダニエル・ラドクリフやエマ・ワトソンなどが大ブレイクした人気映画『ハリー・ポッター』シリーズの原作者J・K・ローリングが、成人したハリー・ポッターのその後を描く舞台『Harry Potter and the Cursed Child(原題)』をもってシリーズが終了することを明かしたという。

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