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News Headlines - 30 September 2016

India’s ‘surgical strike’ on Pakistan territory hints at new era for nuclear-armed rivals - The Washington Post

India’s military remained on high alert and villagers fled border areas Friday, a day after a claimed commando-style mission against suspected militants in Pakistan-controlled territory — an operation that could signal a key shift in India’s longtime policy of restraint toward its regional rival.

Hoboken Train Crash Kills 1 and Injures Over 100 - The New York Times

A careening commuter train plowed through the barrier at the end of the tracks and crashed into a wall at a terminal here during the morning rush on Thursday, killing one person, injuring more than 100 others and unleashing chaos as part of the station’s roof came tumbling down in a jumble of metal.

China to build deepest, largest high-speed rail station at Great Wall | Reuters

China will build the world's deepest and largest high-speed railway station at a popular section of the country's Great Wall, as part of its preparations for the 2022 Winter Olympics, state media reported on Thursday.

Samsung is being sued over exploding household appliances | Daily Mail Online

Samsung customers have filed legal papers against the firm after their washing machines exploded.
The legal warning adds pressure to company bosses already reeling from a global recall of its Note 7 smartphone.
Talks are being conducted between the South Korean technology giant and a US safety watchdog over the problem.

Outcry after Danish far-right party hands out “anti-migrant” spray

Far-right Danish political party the Danskernes Parti (Party of the Danes) handed out about a hundred aerosol containers of hairspray to be used as an “effective legal weapon” against the migrants living in the small town of Haderslev. Our Observer witnessed this hate-filled campaign.

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スウェーデン、8年前廃止の徴兵制復活へ 2018年から:AFPBB News


ブラックベリーの栄枯盛衰物語 - WSJ


タカタ、内装材の米子会社売却を発表 特別利益100億円  :日本経済新聞


全米6位! 宇多田ヒカル『Fantome』日本人女性ソロアーティストとして初の快挙 | Billboard JAPAN


BABYMETALを主人公に、米メジャースタジオがアニメを制作 | ORICON STYLE


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News Headlines - 29 September 2016

MH17 missile 'came from Russia', Dutch-led investigators say - BBC News

International prosecutors say Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was downed over eastern Ukraine in 2014 by a Buk missile that had come from Russia.
They also narrowed down the area it was fired from to a field in territory controlled by Russian-backed rebels.

Judge bans publication of hacked Pippa Middleton photos | Fox News

High Court justice Philippa Whipple made the order after Middleton, sister of the Duchess of Cambridge, and her fiancé James Matthews went to court against the "person or persons unknown" who are responsible for the hack. Allegations were made that 3,000 personal images were taken in a hacking attack on her iCloud account.

Child abuse inquiry counsel Ben Emmerson QC suspended - BBC News

The inquiry said it had "recently become very concerned about aspects of Ben Emmerson QC's leadership" of his team and he had been suspended so these could be properly investigated... The inquiry was set up in 2014 to examine whether public bodies including the police have failed in their duty to protect children from sexual abuse. It will also examine claims of abuse involving "well-known people".

2020 Olympics set to stage some sports 270 miles from Tokyo city centre | The Guardian

Tokyo’s original plans for a compact Olympics in 2020 continue to fall by the wayside, with a government panel set to propose moving more venues outside of the city – including hundreds of miles away – in order to save money.

Amazon’s Newest Ambition: Competing Directly With UPS and FedEx - WSJ

This logistical dance wasn’t performed by United Parcel Service Inc., FedEx Corp. or the U.S. Postal Service, all longtime carriers for the online retailer. It was part of an operation by Amazon.com Inc. itself, which is laying the groundwork for its own shipping business in a brazen challenge to America’s freight titans.

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9・11法案、米議会が再可決 オバマ大統領の拒否覆す:朝日新聞デジタル


ドイツ銀「政府支援要請せず」、財務不安で株価は最安値更新  | ロイター


[FT]欧州、電気自動車増で大気汚染の恐れ  :日本経済新聞


日本上陸直前:Spotifyが音楽共有のSoundCloudを買収か──Financial Times報道 - ITmedia ニュース

音楽配信大手のスウェーデンSpotifyが、音楽共有サービスの独SoundCloudと買収交渉中……Spotifyは今日にも日本でのサービス提供を発表する音楽配信の最大手。今月、有料会員数が4000万人を突破したと発表した(競合する米AppleのApple Musicは1700万人)。

ベッカムさん10年ぶり来日、熊本の高校生激励 : 読売新聞(YOMIURI ONLINE)


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News Headlines - 28 September 2016

Sam Allardyce loses job as England manager and may face further disciplinary action from the FA

The Football Association decided that Sam Allardyce had to go as England manager following the revelations in a Daily Telegraph investigation because it is “the guardian of the game” and he had fallen below the standards expected.

Exclusive: Eight Premier League managers accused of taking transfer bungs

Eight current and former Premier League managers stand accused of receiving “bungs” for player transfers after The Daily Telegraph found widespread evidence of corruption in the English game.

S.Korea court denies arrest warrant for Lotte Group chairman-judge | Reuters

A South Korean court struck down prosecutors' request to arrest Lotte Group chairman Shin Dong-bin, a Seoul Central District Court judge said on Thursday, following a wide-ranging corruption investigation into the retail-to-chemicals conglomerate.

Congress Votes to Override Obama Veto on 9/11 Victims Bill - The New York Times

Congress on Wednesday voted overwhelmingly to override a veto by President Obama for the first time, passing into law a bill that would allow the families of those killed in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks to sue Saudi Arabia for any role in the plot.

UN says EU may ratify Paris Agreement soon | Fox News

U.N. officials say the Paris Agreement on Climate Change appears likely to enter into force within the next few days with India announcing that it has ratified the agreement and the EU signaling it may ratify within the next few days.
The two ratifications would mean that 63 countries accounting for nearly 65 percent of the world's greenhouse gas emissions will have approved the accord, which is set to take effect 30 days after 55 countries accounting for 55 percent of emissions deposit their ratification instruments with the U.N.

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CNN.co.jp : 仏カレーの難民キャンプ、年内に完全撤去へ 大統領が発表




スイス中銀、マイナス金利を政策の主軸に据える必要=IMF | ロイター


ディズニー、ツイッター買収案検討でアドバイザーと協議-関係者 - Bloomberg


イングランドに激震、アラダイス監督が不祥事発覚で辞任 指揮1試合のみ | サッカーキング


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News Headlines - 27 September 2016

Exclusive investigation: England manager Sam Allardyce for sale

Sam Allardyce used his position as England manager to negotiate a £400,000 deal and offered advice to businessmen on how to “get around” FA rules on player transfers, The Telegraph can disclose.

MI6 hiring 1,000 new staff to tackle modern threats

There is no detail on what positions are being advertised, but it's thought the new personnel will be experts in cyber, data collection, languages and foreign analysis.
It will take the size of MI6 from about 2,500 staff to as many as 3,500 by 2020.

Deutsche Bank Shares Drop on Fears of Capital Raising - WSJ

Intensifying concerns about Deutsche Bank AG’s financial health caused its shares to drop Monday and pushed the company into the awkward position of publicly denying that it had sought help from the German government.

Japan swimsuit teen's eel ad pulled over sexism claims

An online ad featuring a swimsuit-clad teenage girl who turns into an eel was pulled Monday after Japanese internet users complained it was sexist.
Officials in far-south Shibushi yanked the commercial but insisted they had only wanted to draw attention to locally-farmed fish.

Why the story of body-swapping teenagers has gripped Japan - BBC News

A Japanese film has made history by becoming the first animation not made by the legendary Studio Ghibli to rake in more than 10bn yen (£76m; $98m) in a month. But what exactly is it that has been drawing in the crowds?
1. It is a body-swapping fantasy
2. It mirrors the boy-girl swaps found in old Japanese tales
3. It captures the melancholy of adolescent dreaming
4. It is a reminder of the earthquake that changed a nation
5. Fans are making pilgrimages to its stunning locations
6. Hope for the next generation of mainstream Japanese animation

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CNN.co.jp : 第1回テレビ討論会、62%が「クリントン氏の勝利」


伊反体制派「五つ星運動」、創設者グリッロ氏がトップ復帰 | ロイター


スペイン北部2州で選挙、政治停滞の打開見えず | ロイター


シャンゼリゼが歩行者天国に…パリで車制限の日 : 読売新聞(YOMIURI ONLINE)


木星の衛星、水噴出か…生命存在の可能性 : 読売新聞(YOMIURI ONLINE)


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News Headlines - 26 September 2016

Philippine Peso Slides With Stocks as Duterte Unnerves Investors - Bloomberg

The Philippine peso sank to a seven-year low and stocks declined as investors pulled money from the nation’s assets amid concerns about President Rodrigo Duterte’s policies.

South Korea prosecutors seek arrest warrant for Lotte Group chairman | Reuters

South Korean prosecutors asked a court on Monday to approve an arrest warrant for the chairman of the Lotte Group conglomerate on suspicion of embezzlement and breach of trust, a prosecution source with direct knowledge of the matter said.

Blair blasted: Former PM claims to be 'very sorry' for British troops war crimes inquiry | Daily Express

The former Prime Minister, who took Britain to war with Iraq, has criticised the Iraq Historic Allegations Team's (IHAT) extensive probe into 1,668 allegations of abuse, murder and torture perpetrated by British troops in Iraq.

Colombia's President Santos says Farc deal must rebuild country - BBC News

Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos says peace with the Farc rebel group will boost economic growth and enable the country to rebuild its social fabric.

Oscar Wilde's home gets special status in UK tribute to top gay figures | Reuters

The London home of Irish playwright Oscar Wilde and other landmarks linked to gay figures have been awarded special status, the UK's leading heritage body said, in a tribute to the often overlooked contribution of gay communities in shaping modern Britain.

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「オペラ座の怪人」の呪いか、パリの劇場で火災:AFPBB News

仏パリ(Paris)のモガドール(Mogador)劇場で25日、火災が発生し、来月同劇場で上演が予定されているミュージカル「オペラ座の怪人(The Phantom of the Opera)」の呪いのせいだとの不安が広がっている。

CNN.co.jp : 米作家カポーティの遺灰が競売に、450万円で落札


大リーグ マーリンズ エースがボート事故で死亡 | NHKニュース


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News Headlines - 25 September 2016

Embattled Boko Haram leader resurfaces in video after claims of being 'fatally wounded'

The embattled leader of jihadist group Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, resurfaced in a video posted online Sunday, rejecting assertions by the Nigerian army that he had been seriously wounded.

U.S. Allows Boeing and Airbus to Sell Planes to Iran - The New York Times

The Treasury Department granted the aviation giants Airbus and Boeing licenses to deliver planes to Tehran. The decision is a boon not only for the two companies but also for Iranian politicians who want to expand Iran’s engagement with the world now that sanctions linked to Iran’s nuclear program have been lifted.

Master of horror fiction Stephen King says ‘Trump presidency scares me to death’ - The Washington Post

"A Tump presidency scares me more than anything else," King told Ron Charles, editor of The Washington Post's Book World, during a Facebook Live interview Saturday. "I'm terrified that he'll become president."

California Passes Law Requiring IMDB to Remove Actor Ages | Variety

California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation requiring subscription entertainment database sites, such as IMDb, to remove an actor’s age if requested by the actor.
The legislation, authored by Majority Leader Ian Calderon (D-Whittier), was signed into law on Saturday by Brown, according to the governor’s website.

Golf’s most beloved figure, Arnold Palmer, dies at 87 - Golfweek

Arnold Palmer, a seven-time major winner who brought golf to the masses and became the most beloved figure in the game, died Sunday in Pittsburgh from heart complications. He was 87.

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英労働党首選:コービン氏が再選…得票率6割超える - 毎日新聞




租税回避地バハマの企業に欧州委員の元幹部名 パナマ文書、再び  :日本経済新聞




ついにこの時が! 2000年生まれの16歳MF、欧州5大リーグでデビュー | サッカーキング


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News Headlines - 24 September 2016

Police investigating hacking of Pippa Middleton's iCloud account make arrest - Mirror Online

A man has been arrested over allegations Pippa Middleton's iCloud account was hacked, police have announced.
A 35-year-old man was arrested today in Northamptonshire on suspicion of a Computer Misuse Act offence.

Labour leadership: Corbyn appeals for unity after re-election - BBC News

He vowed to bring Labour back together, saying "we have much more in common than divides us", insisting the party could win the next election as the "engine of progress" in the country.

George W. Bush Asked President Obama to Take His Photo | TIME

In a video from the opening of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture on Saturday, Bush appears to attempt to take a selfie with a few people at the ceremony.

Mark Zuckerberg, Yuri Milner and Stephen Hawking to begin search for alien life | Daily Mail Online

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Russian entrepreneur Yuri Milner and physicist Stephen Hawking have revealed exclusively to MailOnline that they will be listening to signals from 'Earth 2.0'... The trio are funding an ambitious $100 million (£76 million) project known as ‘Breakthrough Listen’, which will use the world's most powerful telescopes to listen to messages from ET.

The Bank of Japan unveils new monetary tools | The Economist

Having so far undershot his 2% target, Mr Kuroda defiantly pledged to overshoot it, promising to keep expanding the money supply until inflation rose above 2% for an unspecified time. And in addition to keeping short-term rates at -0.1%, Mr Kuroda vowed to keep long-term rates, specifically the yield on ten-year government bonds, at about zero for the foreseeable future.

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米ヤフー、2014年に5億人の情報流出 国家関与のハッカー攻撃か | ロイター


【ウクライナ情勢】親露派地域に「特別な地位」提案の独仏「ウクライナを売り渡そうとしている」 足並み崩れ、米は強い不満 - 産経ニュース




NASA、木星の衛星エウロパ「驚くべき」発表を予告:AFPBB News

米航空宇宙局(NASA)は、ハッブル宇宙望遠鏡(Hubble Space Telescope)が捉えた木星の衛星「エウロパ(Europa)」の画像に基づき、26日に「驚くべき」発表を行うと明らかにした。……今回のNASAの発表は、グリニッジ標準時(GMT)の26日午後6時(日本時間27日午前3時)からの記者会見で行われる。

英国でスプレー式紅茶が登場、ティーバッグの時代は終わりか | ロイター

紅茶を楽しむことで知られる英国で、スプレー缶からカップに紅茶を注ぐ新タイプの製品「ノー・モア・ティーバッグ」が発売された。発売したのは、アイスティーなどを販売する飲料メーカーのYum Cha Drinks。

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News Headlines - 23 September 2016

Colombia's FARC guerrillas ratify end of war against state

Representatives of the Marxist FARC’s approximately 6,600 fighters have unanimously ratified their leadership’s peace deal with the Colombian state, one of the guerrilla commanders announced Friday.

Mr BRICS quits UK Treasury post after reported row over China | Reuters

Former Goldman Sachs chief economist Jim O'Neill resigned from Britain's finance ministry on Friday after he reportedly clashed with new Prime Minister Theresa May over Chinese investment in the country.
O'Neill, who coined the BRICS acronym to group the world's largest emerging economies while at Goldman Sachs, worked in the Treasury as a junior minister overseeing infrastructure policy and promoting Britain as a source of foreign direct investment.

Twitter may soon get formal bid, suitors said to include Salesforce and Google

The sources said the company has received expressions of interest from several technology or media companies and may receive a formal bid shortly.

China Confirms Its Space Station Is Falling Back to Earth

China's Tiangong-1 space station has been orbiting the planet for about 5 years now, but recently it was decommissioned and the Chinese astronauts returned to the surface. In a press conference last week, China announced that the space station would be falling back to earth at some point in late 2017.

Cops hunt cyber thief 'Crafty Cockney' who attempted to flog 'intimate' pics of Pippa Middleton including NUDE snaps after claiming to have hacked her phone

POLICE were last night investigating an attempt to flog intimate snaps of Pippa Middleton by a man who claimed to have hacked her phone.
The shadowy cyber thief contacted The Sun by email yesterday and demanded “a minimum of £50,000” within 48 hours for the images and data from her iCloud account.

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イタリア地震1カ月:迫る冬「あと数日が限界」…現地ルポ - 毎日新聞




ドイツの反移民政党AfD、過去最高の支持率16%獲得=世論調査 | ロイター


国歌演奏で起立拒否のQB、タイム誌の表紙飾る:AFPBB News

国歌演奏の際に抗議の意思表示をした、米アメリカンフットボール(NFL)、サンフランシスコ・フォーティナイナーズ(San Francisco 49ers)のQBコリン・キャパニック(Colin Kaepernick)が、米タイム誌(Time Magazine)の表紙を飾ることになった一方、リーグで「最も嫌われている」選手であるという世論調査の結果が判明した。

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Dentsu scandal 'bigger than Toyota'; could lead to 'wave' of exposés - AdNews

Yesterday, AdNews revealed that Japan's largest and most powerful advertising and media agency had overcharged cornerstone client Toyota over digital media sales for at least five years.
The dispute is not just isolated to Toyota, there could be up to 160 possible incidents of overcharging affecting several clients, AdNews understands.

United Nations News Centre - Japanese Prime Minister Abe calls for resolute UN action against DPR Korea’s nuclear threat

Addressing the United Nations General Assembly, Japan’s Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, today urged the UN Security Council to show an “unmistakable attitude” towards the threat to international peace and security posed by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), which he said has launched 21 ballistic missiles and conducted two nuclear tests this year alone.

Taiwan asks Google to blur images showing new South China Sea facilities | Reuters

Taiwan's defense ministry said on Wednesday it is asking Google to blur satellite images showing what experts say appear to be new military installations on Itu Aba, Taipei's sole holding in the disputed South China Sea.

Chinese officials criticised over 'ugly' Great Wall repairs - BBC News

Chinese officials have come under fire after repairs to the Great Wall left part of the ancient structure smoothed and resembling a concrete path.

Moynihan family's history of drugs, scandal and power - BBC News

It's a story that has made headlines around the world. A British peer's daughter found lying dead in a Philippine street next to a sign declaring "drug pusher to the celebrities you're next!"

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米FRB、利上げ見送り 年内1回なお見込む  :日本経済新聞


CNN.co.jp : 米NY爆発 新たに男性2人の写真公開、情報提供呼びかけ


CNN.co.jp : ローマ帝国の金貨、エルサレムで出土 表に皇帝ネロの肖像




ハリウッド版「Ghost In The Shell」の初トレーラー公開 - ITmedia ニュース

米Paramount Picturesは9月21日(現地時間)、ハリウッド版「Ghost In The Shell(攻殻機動隊)」の初のトレーラーを公式YouTubeチャンネルで公開した。1本10秒という短いもの5本が掲載されている

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News Headlines - 21 September 2016

Russia ‘targeted UN aid convoy on outskirts of Aleppo in revenge for earlier air strike on Syrian troops’

ussia was directly involved in the bombing of a UN aid convoy on the outskirts of Aleppo in a “revenge” attack for an earlier air strike that killed 60 Syrian soldiers, according to senior coalition officials.

Polls close in UK Labour Party's divisive leadership vote | Fox News

Voting has closed in the race to lead Britain's main opposition Labour Party — a bitter contest that pits left-wing incumbent Jeremy Corbyn against challenger Owen Smith.
Some 640,000 members and supporters had until noon Wednesday to cast ballots. The winner will be announced Saturday.

How Italian courts used the right to be forgotten to put an expiry date on news | The Guardian

Ever since the European court ordered Google to delist a 16-year-old article about a bankruptcy, web watchers have wondered how the ‘right to be forgotten’ would evolve... there are now worrying new signs from Europe that the right is being applied directly against news websites and not just search engines.

Apple in talks on McLaren supercars takeover — FT.com

Apple has approached McLaren Technology Group, the British supercar engineer and Formula One team owner, about a potential acquisition, in the clearest sign yet that the iPhone maker is seeking to transform the automotive industry.

Disney pulls offensive 'Moana' Halloween costume

Disney said Wednesday it would no longer sell a boy's costume for a Polynesian character that some Pacific Islanders have compared to blackface.

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「父ブッシュ氏はクリントン氏に投票」 民主党関係者が明らかに:AFPBB News

米共和党のジョージ・H・W・ブッシュ(George H.W. Bush)元大統領(92)は、11月の大統領選挙本選では民主党候補のヒラリー・クリントン(Hillary Clinton)前国務長官に投票する──。故ジョン・F・ケネディ(John F. Kennedy)元大統領のめいがフェイスブック(Facebook)で明らかにした。

CNN.co.jp : フランス、プラスチック製の使い捨て食器を禁止へ 世界初


CNN.co.jp : 世界初、ビールの流れるパイプラインが完成 ベルギー


オウム真理教は「テロ組織」 ロシア最高裁が認定:朝日新聞デジタル


英女王のいとこがバイセクシャルをカミングアウト、王族では初 | ロイター


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News Headlines - 20 September 2016

North Korea's ground test of rocket engine is 'a success' - BBC News

North Korea has carried out a "successful" ground test of a new rocket engine to launch satellites, state media says.

Microsoft to shut down Skype office and sack staff | The Independent

It isn’t clear whether the closure has anything to do with Brexit, or how long it had been planned for. But Skype has long been one of the few huge European tech success stories, and so will come as a hit to London’s plans to become a tech hub of the future.

UK business confidence at four-year low | Business | The Guardian

Business confidence has been dragged to a four-year low amid rising concerns over economic uncertainty and a slowdown in demand following the EU referendum result.
Expectations that sales, orders and profits will grow over the next six months slipped to 12%, down from 38% in January, according to Lloyds Bank’s Business in Britain report.

Smoking rates in England fall to lowest on record - BBC News

Smoking rates in England have fallen to the lowest on record, Public Health England (PHE) has said.
In 2015, 16.9% of adults described themselves as smokers, compared with 19.3% in 2012.

Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt 'for the health of the family'

Jolie has filed legal papers citing "irreconcilable differences", applying for physical custody of the children.

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NY爆発:容疑者を拘束…アフガン出身28歳、4件関与か - 毎日新聞




米国で広がる隠れた死因、「薬剤耐性菌」の脅威 | ロイター


安倍晋三首相とヒラリー氏が会談 日米同盟の強化で一致 TPPでは意見分かれる - 産経ニュース


CNN.co.jp : サンゴの天敵ミノカサゴ、駆除ロボット開発へ 「ルンバ」応用


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News Headlines - 19 September 2016

Police Seek Ahmad Khan Rahami in New York City Bombing - WSJ

Authorities on Monday named the man they want in connection with a bomb that exploded in Manhattan over the weekend—saying the 28-year-old Elizabeth, N.J., man may be “armed and dangerous’’ after a series of bombs were placed around the New York City area.

Egypt freezes assets of human rights activists — FT.com

A court in Cairo has ordered a freeze on the assets of five leading human rights activists and three human rights organisations, in a move activists fear will be followed by tough measures that could include lengthy prison sentences.

3 soldiers face prosecution over drowning death of Iraqi 19-year-old 13 years ago | Daily Mail Online

Three soldiers including a decorated major have been told they face prosecution over the drowning of an Iraqi teenager 13 years ago... The Iraq Historic Allegations Team (Ihat) has recommended prosecution even though a military investigation in 2006 cleared the men, two of whom are still serving.

Transgender soldier becomes first woman on Army front line - BBC News

Chloe Allen, from Cumbria, joined the Scots Guards as a man in 2012 but began hormone therapy in the last month, and has officially changed her name.

Michael Schumacher 'cannot walk', German court hears - BBC News

A lawyer for Michael Schumacher has told a court in Germany that the former Formula 1 world champion "cannot walk" following his skiing injury.

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【移民ショック】ベルリン市議選、難民受け入れ反対の党が躍進 難民政策に不満か - 産経ニュース


ロシア下院選:与党が圧勝…プーチン政権、基盤強化 - 毎日新聞


ヒラリー・クリントン氏は本当に重病なのか? ジョーク交えて不安払拭に躍起だが…ネットでは「奇妙な動作」の映像があふれ - 産経ニュース



1960年代のビートルズの活動を描いた新作ドキュメンタリー映画「EIGHT DAYS A WEEK(エイト・デイズ・ア・ウィーク)」が、英国などで封切られた。公演のライブ映像や関係者のインタビューのほか、ファンが撮影したという未公開映像も盛り込まれ、各地で高い関心を集めている。

「バチカンの悪魔払い師」、ガブリエーレ・アモルト氏死去:AFPBB News

 アモルト氏は1954年に司祭に叙階された。間もなくエクソシストの第一人者として知られたカンディド・アマンティーニ(Candido Amantini)司祭に次ぐ立場となり、1990年にアマンティーニ氏の後任としてバチカンの「主任エクソシスト」に就任した。

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News Headlines - 18 September 2016

Visegrad Group of EU states 'could veto Brexit deal' - BBC News

A group of Central European EU members known as the Visegrad Four is ready to veto any Brexit deal that would limit people's right to work in the UK, Slovakian PM Robert Fico says.

British, German embassies in Turkey closed over security concerns - LOCAL

The British embassy in the capital Ankara has announced it will be closed on Sept. 16 over security concerns, while Germany has also temporarily closed its embassy, all other consular offices and a school in Turkey, reportedly due to fears of a possible terror attack.

European banking shares dive amid threat of $14bn Deutsche Bank fine | The Guardian

Fears that Deutsche Bank could face a $14bn (£10.5bn) penalty from the US authorities for mis-selling bonds in the run-up to the financial crisis prompted an 8% plunge in its shares and raised fears about the potential bills for rival lenders involved in similar investigations.

British hacker Lauri Love to be extradited to the US for 'accessing government computers'

An alleged computer hacker deemed a suicide risk should be extradited to the US to stand trial for accessing dozens of US government IT systems, including the FBI, the US Army and the Department of Defense, and stealing “massive amounts” of data, a British judge ruled.
If found guilty of the US charges, filed against Love in New York, New Jersey and Virginia, Lauri Love faces a maximum penalty of 99 years in prison and fines of $9 million (£6.9m), according to his lawyers’ estimates.

Phone use behind the wheel at ‘epidemic’ levels - Hemel Gazette

Research by the RAC revealed that a third of motorists (31 per cent) admitted to making or receiving a call on a handheld phone in the last 12 months. Extrapolated across the country, that means an estimated 11 million drivers breaking the law.

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米ニューヨークで爆発、29人負傷:AFPBB News

爆発についてニューヨークのビル・デブラシオ(Bill de Blasio)市長は同日、これまでのところテロとの関連は確認されていないと述べた上で、意図的なものだったとの見解を示した。また、警察は2つ目の不審物の通報を受けて、付近の別の場所を捜索した。





ビールの祭典「オクトーバーフェスト」が開幕 ドイツ・ミュンヘン - 産経フォト


CNN.co.jp : 米国、対ミャンマー経済制裁を解除へ 首脳会談受け


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News Headlines - 17 September 2016

Powerful Blast Injures at Least 29 in Manhattan; Second Device Found - The New York Times

A powerful explosion caused by what the authorities believe was a homemade bomb injured at least 29 people on a crowded sidewalk in the bustling Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan on Saturday night.
A few hours later, the authorities found and removed what they described as a second explosive device four blocks away, raising the possibility that two bombs had been planted in the heart of the city.

Sinkhole causes 980 million litres of radioactive water to leak into Florida aquifer

A sinkhole has opened up at a fertilizer plant in the US, causing about 980 million litres of radioactive water to leak into one of Florida's main underground sources of drinking water.

Trump finally admits it: 'President Barack Obama was born in the United States' - CNNPolitics.com

Donald Trump finally admitted Friday that "President Barack Obama was born in the United States," reversing himself on the issue that propelled him into national politics five years ago.

Sponsor of helmet law repeal dies in motorcycle crash, was wearing helmet | Michigan Radio

Michigan State Police report that State Representative Peter Pettalia was wearing a helmet when he died... Pettalia was the sponsor of the 2012 law that repealed the helmet requirement for motorcyclists.

Rodrigo Duterte: Philippine leader's office denies claims he ordered death squad hits - CNN.com

The man, who identified himself as Edgar Matobato, testified that he was part of the 300-member "Davao Death Squad" (DDS), which he alleges was run on the orders of Duterte.
Matobato testified the DDS killed alleged drug dealers and criminals in the southern city of Davao, on the order of Duterte when he was mayor, between 1988 and 2013. More than 1,000 people were killed in Davao City alone, he claimed.

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英離脱通告は1~2月、EU大統領「説明受けた」  :日本経済新聞


S&P、ポルトガル格付けを「BBプラス」に維持 見通し「安定的」 | ロイター


CNN.co.jp : 伊地震の被災地、仏紙訴追要求 被災者をパスタ扱いで風刺


CNN.co.jp : 生徒たちとともにアウシュビッツへ、英女性の新史料発見


恐竜に濃淡のカムフラージュ模様、初めて見つかる | ナショナルジオグラフィック日本版サイト


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News Headlines - 16 September 2016

E.U. Leaders, Struggling to Respond to Crises, Gather in Slovakia - The New York Times

After failing to quell a succession of crises, European Union leaders will gather in Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, on Friday to seek a unified response to Britain’s decision to leave the bloc.

Vice-President Katainen in Japan and South Korea | European Commission

Vice-President Katainen will travel to Japan and South Korea next week to promote closer trade and investment links with key Asian partners. In Tokyo, he will meet with senior political and business leaders to take stock of progress in the EU-Japan FTA negotiations which are close to entering their final stages and in Seoul he will be reviewing the successful implementation of EU-Korea FTA five years on.

In leaked emails, Colin Powell says Israel has 200 nukes | The Times of Israel

Former US secretary of state and four-star general Colin Powell alleged that Israel possesses some 200 nuclear weapons, in an email apparently leaked by Russian hackers this week.

The National Museum of African American History and Culture - The New York Times

THE SMITHSONIAN’S National Museum of African American History and Culture opens on Sept. 24 in Washington after a long journey. Thirteen years since Congress and President George W. Bush authorized its construction, the 400,000-square-foot building stands on a five-acre site on the National Mall, close to the Washington Monument. President Obama will speak at its opening dedication.

Nigeria Describes 3 Failed Negotiations With Boko Haram on Kidnapped Girls - The New York Times

Two and a half years after more than 200 girls were kidnapped from a school in northeastern Nigeria, the government on Friday described for the first time the failed efforts to negotiate for their release.

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英政府、中国出資の原発新設計画を条件付きで承認 今後の規制強化  | ロイター




CNN.co.jp : アサンジュ容疑者、服役に前向き 情報提供者への恩赦が条件


独バイエル、米モンサントを買収 6.8兆円で  :日本経済新聞




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News Headlines - 15 September 2016

Greenspan Worries That ‘Crazies’ Will Undermine the U.S. System - Bloomberg

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan voiced concern that the U.S. economic and political system could be undermined by what he called “crazies.”... On the economic front, the U.S. is headed toward stagflation -- a combination of weak demand and elevated inflation, according to Greenspan.

House votes to halt Guantanamo detainee transfers - U.S. - Stripes

The White House has threatened a veto, and the measure has no chance of becoming law. But the bill is an opportunity for Republicans to put Democrats on record on the issue in the weeks before the Nov. 8 election and use their votes against them in campaigns.

China, Russia begin joint exercises in South China Sea - CNN.com

Chinese and Russian naval forces began joint exercises in the South China Sea on Monday, adding a new twist to ongoing tensions over Chinese island-building in the region.

Japan’s lurch away from nuclear hasn’t caused fossil fuels to boom | Ars Technica

Given that Japan had recently relied on nuclear for over a quarter of its electricity, the expectation is that emissions would rise dramatically. But that hasn't turned out to be the case.

Japan's opposition chooses female, half-Taiwanese leader Renho - BBC News

When Renho was elected the first female leader for Japan's main opposition Democratic Party on Thursday, she also broke another glass ceiling. She is the first person of mixed descent to hold the position.

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CNN.co.jp : クリントン氏は「健康体」、主治医の診断結果公表


トランプ氏は「国家の恥」 元米国務長官、メール流出  :日本経済新聞


CNN.co.jp : 反ドーピング機関にハッカー侵入、米五輪選手らの情報を公開


ローマで能、観客を魅了 日伊国交150周年で  :日本経済新聞


乗客残して列車運転士が下車 「超過勤務」理由に スペイン:AFPBB News


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News Headlines - 14 September 2016

Here are the juiciest Colin Powell comments about Trump and Clinton from his hacked emails - The Washington Post

In new emails leaked by a hacker, former secretary of state Colin L. Powell offers unvarnished and highly negative opinions about both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.

Amazon's Echo speakers head to UK and Germany - BBC News

Amazon has confirmed its virtual assistant Echo speakers are coming to the UK, Germany and Austria.
Until now, the company sold its voice-controlled devices only in the US. The machines can answer questions, control other internet-connected devices, build shopping lists and link in to dozens of third-party services including Spotify, Uber and BBC News.

Rio Paralympics 2016: Alex Zanardi wins gold on eve of 15-year crash anniversary - BBC Sport

Former Formula 1 driver Alex Zanardi won a Paralympic gold medal on the eve of the 15-year anniversary of when he lost his legs in a motorsport crash.

Science Museum under fire over exhibit asking if brains are pink or blue | The Guardian

The Science Museum in London is facing criticism for a “junk science” exhibit that asks visitors to test whether they have a blue or pink brain... Neuroscientists said the suggestion that the brains of men and women are fundamentally different was based on unhelpful gender stereotypes rather than sound science.

Saudi Arabian teen proposes Hijab emojis | Inquirer Technology

Thousands of people emojis are available online—from African-Americans to Asians, internet users can choose between a bounty of icons representing their race, occupation and ethnicity. Still, an emoji that represents Muslim women is still nonexistent.
A 15-year-old Muslim woman has proposed to the Unicode Consortium, the organization in charge of emojis, to create a Hijab emoji for Muslim women like her.

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スープにつけても大丈夫 英、新5ポンド札流通開始:朝日新聞デジタル


世界的な金利上昇、市場は財政出動の足音察知=ガンドラック氏 | ロイター


フェイスブックとツイッター、虚偽ニュース排除取込みの団体に参加 | ロイター


ルネサス、米インターシルを3200億円で買収 アナログ・パワー強化 | ロイター


【ロシア下院選】18日投票、親政権野党の伸び焦点 極東にはびこる与党不信「結果は決まっているんだろう」 - 産経ニュース


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News Headlines - 13 September 2016

Peru's president throws cold water on Chinese railway proposal | Reuters

Peru President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski said a transcontinental railway proposed by China to slash the costs of shipping Brazilian goods to Asia could be too expensive and environmentally harmful to build.

Former Israeli president Shimon Peres in hospital after suffering stroke | The Guardian

Shimon Peres, Israeli’s former president and a key figure in the country’s history, is in a medically induced coma after suffering a massive stroke on Tuesday.
Peres, aged 93, was a key architect of the Oslo peace accords, for which he was jointly awarded the Nobel peace prize. He was described as being in a serious condition at the Sheba Medical Centre at Tel Hashomer near Tel Aviv.

Sir John Franklin's long-lost HMS Terror believed found - CBC News

A video shared with CBC News and produced by the Arctic Research Foundation appears to show images of the submerged HMS Terror — one of British explorer Sir John Franklin's two ships lost in the doomed 1845 Franklin Expedition — in a Nunavut bay.

Every advert in Clapham Common tube station replaced with cat photos | Metro News

The Citizens Advertising Takeover Service (CATS, if you didn’t get that) started a crowdfunding campaign to raise enough money to replace the standard adverts for new protein shakes and mortgage apps with pictures of, well, cats.

Making babies without eggs may be possible, say scientists - BBC News

Scientists say early experiments suggest it may one day be possible to make babies without using eggs.
They have succeeded in creating healthy baby mice by tricking sperm into believing they were fertilising normal eggs.

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キャメロン前英首相が議員を辞職  :日本経済新聞


クリントン氏、肺炎と診断 追悼式典を途中退出  :日本経済新聞


TPPの修正必要ない 各国大使の会合で一致 | NHKニュース


オバマ大統領も吸っていた! 米国はもはや「マリファナ天国」 大統領選に隠れて各州が続々と合法化するが… - 産経ニュース


Cシーンどん底、仕事なく資産125億円使い果たす - ハリウッド : 日刊スポーツ


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News Headlines - 12 September 2016

David Cameron resigns as an MP - ITV News

The former prime minister announced he was stepping down as MP for Witney with immediate effect.
It comes nearly three months after he resigned as the country's leader in June following the UK's vote to leave the EU in a national referendum.

Trump issues pledge on medical records after Clinton diagnosis - BBC News

US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has pledged to release details about his health after his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton was diagnosed with pneumonia.

U.S. to send B-1 bombers to South Korea in wake of nuclear test

North Korea is capable of detonating another nuclear device at its main atomic test site any time it chooses, Seoul officials said Monday, as the United States reportedly planned to send two nuclear-capable supersonic bombers to the South in a show of force against Pyongyang.

North Korea’s Nuclear Test Raises Stakes for U.S.-Japan Defense Talks - WSJ

North Korea’s recent nuclear detonation and accelerated missile testing raises the impetus for closer military cooperation between Tokyo and Washington, as Japan’s new defense minister prepares for her first official visit to the U.S. this week.

OED welcomes moobs, gender-fluid and yolo | The Guardian

Moobs, gender-fluid and yolo are among more than 1,000 words and terms recently added to the Oxford English Dictionary.

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英国、EUからの移民に労働許可制導入を検討=内務相 | ロイター


首長の大量解任、トルコで反発住民と当局が衝突 News i


セックス用ロボットの是非を科学者らが議論 英国でカンファレンスが開幕 - ITmedia ニュース

 マンチェスターで9月7日に開幕した「Human Choice & Computers」カンファレンスのテーマは、人間とテクノロジーとの「進化の一途をたどる親密な関係」だ。

タイムズスクエアで終戦を祝う「キス写真」の女性が死去 92歳:AFPBB News

米海軍協会出版局(Naval Institute Press)が2012年に出版した「The Kissing Sailor: The Mystery Behind the Photo That Ended World War II(キスをする水兵:第2次世界大戦を終わらせた写真の謎)」という書籍で、この写真の女性はフリードマンさんで、水兵はジョージ・メンドンサ(George Mendonsa)さんだと特定されていた。
 情熱的な写真からフリードマンさんとメンドンサさんは恋人同士だったように思えるかもしれないが、実際には知り合いでさえなく、その場に居合わせただけだった。この写真には、ジョージさんの肩の上に将来の妻リタ・メンドンサ(Rita Mendonsa)さんの笑顔も写っている。

CNN.co.jp : 17世紀の英ペスト大流行、DNA鑑定で初めて原因を特定


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News Headlines - 11 September 2016

Hillary Clinton, Feeling ‘Overheated,’ Leaves 9/11 Ceremony - The New York Times

Hillary Clinton on Sunday abruptly left a ceremony in New York marking the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks before it concluded because she became “overheated,” according to a campaign spokesman.

Hillary Clinton’s health just became a real issue in the presidential campaign - The Washington Post

Hillary Clinton falling ill Sunday morning at a memorial service on the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks will catapult questions about her health from the ranks of conservative conspiracy theory to perhaps the central debate in the presidential race over the coming days.

The former swimsuit model hoping to lift Japan’s wobbly opposition | South China Morning Post

She is poised, elegant and has both an easy smile and a degree of empathy that are rare in a Japanese politician of any hue. But even if Renho – half-Taiwanese and a former swimsuit model – wins the election to head the Democratic Party, all her attributes are unlikely to be sufficient to lift the nation’s largest opposition to power in the immediate future.

Barack Obama is a parasite – scientists name new species in honour of US president | South China Morning Post

US scientists have discovered a new species of a parasitic flatworm that infects turtles in Malaysia, and named it after Barack Obama as a way of honouring the US president.
The flatworm, coined Baracktrema obamai, is so unusual that it merits not only a new species designation, but its own genus, too.

SpaceX needs you: Musk calls on public, government in explosion probe - CSMonitor.com

Following the SpaceX explosion on Sept. 1, Elon Musk is asking the public and NASA to help him figure it out. How common is scientific crowdsourcing – and is it a step forward for research?

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米同時多発攻撃から15年、永続化する米国の戦い:AFPBB News


「トランプ氏支持者の半数は嘆かわしい人」 クリントン氏が本音?:AFPBB News

米大統領選の民主党候補ヒラリー・クリントン(Hillary Clinton)前国務長官は10日、共和党の対立候補ドナルド・トランプ(Donald Trump)氏の支持者の半数は「嘆かわしい人」だと発言したことを後悔していると述べた。



米ヤフーに対等合併提案 日本法人、受け入れられず  :日本経済新聞


【アメリカを読む】米アップルの税金は誰のもの? EUが130億ユーロの追徴課税を命じるとオバマ政権が猛反発し… - 産経ニュース


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News Headlines - 10 September 2016

Clinton: Half of Trump’s supporters fit in ‘basket of deplorables’ - The Washington Post

Hillary Clinton said Friday that “half” of Donald Trump’s supporters could be grouped in “the basket of deplorables” at a fundraising event in New York City.

John Hinckley Jr, Reagan's would-be assassin, released after 35 years - BBC News

John Hinckley Jr, the man who tried to assassinate US President Ronald Reagan, has been released from a psychiatric hospital after 35 years.

VW Engineer Pleads Guilty in Emissions-Cheating Scandal - WSJ

A Volkswagen engineer pleaded guilty to helping the auto maker’s admitted efforts to cheat on emissions tests, becoming the first person criminally convicted in the U.S. in a wide-ranging scandal that has cost the German giant billions of dollars.

China completes construction of world's highest bridge - Times of India

China has completed the construction of the highest bridge in the world, 565 meters above the Nizhu River Canyon in the south, the local media reported on Saturday.

Mars rover Curiosity views spectacular layered rock formations

The layered geologic past of Mars is revealed in stunning detail in new color images returned by NASA's Curiosity Mars rover, which is currently exploring the "Murray Buttes" region of lower Mount Sharp. The new images arguably rival photos taken in U.S. National Parks.

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【英EU離脱】トゥスクEU大統領、「離脱交渉の早期開始を」とメイ英首相に要求 - 産経ニュース


フランス:大統領選、本格化…共和予備選、出馬締め切り - 毎日新聞


「イスラム国」関与か フランスで女の逮捕相次ぐ


露法務省、独立系で定評がある世論調査機関を“スパイ”認定 閉鎖の危機 下院選への圧力か - 産経ニュース


自分は指導者より教師向き、前ローマ法王が最新インタビューで | ロイター


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News Headlines - 09 September 2016

Facebook backs down from 'napalm girl' censorship and reinstates photo | The Guardian

Facebook has decided to allow users to share an iconic Vietnam war photo featuring a naked girl after CEO Mark Zuckerberg was accused of abusing his power when the social media company censored the image.

North Korea claims success in fifth nuclear test - BBC News

North Korea says it has successfully carried out its fifth nuclear test, in continued defiance of UN resolutions... South Korea believes it is the North's biggest-ever test, raising fears it has made significant nuclear advances.

Miss Japan won by half Indian Priyanka Yoshikawa - BBC News

A half-Indian woman has been crowned Miss World Japan, the second year in a row a biracial person has won a beauty pageant in the country... Last year, Ariana Miyamoto was the first mixed-race person to win the Miss Universe pageant.

World's first face transplant recipient Isabelle Dinoire dies of cancer

The world's first face transplant recipient, Frenchwoman Isabelle Dinoire, has died "after a long illness", a French hospital announced on Tuesday, amid reports her body started rejecting her face last year.

Stunning Northern Lights show captured on camera in Finland | Reuters

Travel magazine All About Lapland posted on its Facebook page video of the stunning natural light show, the result of collisions between electrically charged particles from the sun that enter the earth's atmosphere.

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英美術館訴えられる、マティス絵画のモデルの孫が返却要求 | ロイター


スウェーデン:ノーベル賞発表担う研究所でスキャンダル - 毎日新聞




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News Headlines - 08 September 2016

Apple Introduces iPhone 7: Water Resistant, Faster, New Camera - Bloomberg

Apple Inc. unveiled new iPhone models Wednesday, featuring a water-resistant design, upgraded camera system and faster processor, betting that after six annual iterations it can still make improvements enticing enough to lure buyers to their next upgrade.

After a quiet summer, Twitter’s board will take a hard look at what comes next - Recode

The social communication company’s board of directors is set to meet this Thursday in San Francisco, and there are plenty of things to discuss. That includes, said sources, its fate as a standalone company.

UK immigration minister confirms work to start on £1.9m Calais wall | The Guardian

Work is about to begin on “a big, new wall” in Calais as the latest attempt to prevent refugees and migrants jumping aboard lorries heading for the Channel port, the UK’s immigration minister has confirmed.

AirAsia plane bound for Malaysia landed in Melbourne after pilot error

A flight to Malaysia from Sydney was diverted to Melbourne after its pilot entered incorrect coordinates of the plane's starting position, an Australian aviation investigation report has found.

UK fans vote Babymetal as Best Live Act - News - Metal Hammer

Fans in the UK vote Babymetal the Best Live Act at the AIM Independent Music Awards after shows in London and the Download festival

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任天堂:スマホに「マリオ」提供 アップル向けから - 毎日新聞


ソニー、4K対応のPS4発売へ 据え置き型で攻勢  :日本経済新聞


米FOX、セクハラ裁判で和解 元キャスターに20億円支払いか:AFPBB News

米FOXニュース(Fox News)は6日、元キャスターのグレッチェン・カールソン(Gretchen Carlson)さんが前最高経営責任者(CEO)のロジャー・エイルズ(Roger Ailes)氏(76)からセクハラを受けたとして起こしていた裁判で、和解が成立したと発表し、カールソンさんに対する処遇を謝罪した。現地メディアは、同社がカールソンさんに対し2000万ドル(約20億円)の和解金を支払うと報じている。

IOC会長、パラ開会式を欠席 2日前に手紙で伝える:朝日新聞デジタル


錦織がマリー撃破!2年ぶり4強/全米OP詳細 - スポーツ : 日刊スポーツ


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News Headlines - 07 September 2016

Paris to open first refugee camp in October to 'keep migrants off the streets' of French capital

Paris will open its first refugee camp in mid-October, the French capital's mayor announced on Tuesday, saying the 400-place men-only centre is designed to take migrants off the city streets.

MPs call for UK to halt arms sales to Saudi Arabia - BBC News

The UK should stop selling arms to Saudi Arabia while Saudi actions in neighbouring Yemen are investigated, a draft report by MPs has said.

London City Airport flights delayed after protesters 'sail up in dinghy' and take over runway - Mirror Online

London City Airport flights have been suspended after Black Lives Matter protesters staged a demonstration on the runway.

Heinrich confesses to abducting, killing Jacob Wetterling that day - StarTribune.com

The question haunting a family and a state for nearly 27 years — what happened to Jacob Wetterling — was solved Tuesday when his murderer stood in federal court and recounted in horrific detail how he kidnapped the sandy-haired boy on a dead-end rural road, drove him into the dark countryside and sexually assaulted, then executed him.

German court rejects 10 Russian athletes' Paralympic bid

A German court has rejected a bid from 10 Russian athletes for an injunction allowing them to compete at the Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro... The state court in Bonn, where the IPC is based, found Monday the IPC has no obligation to allow the 10 athletes to compete.

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ソ連時代の2島返還案、日本が拒否=北方領土問題でロシア大統領 | ロイター


コラム:サウジとロシアの協力、原油価格安定化は期待薄 | ロイター


CNN.co.jp : アフガン首都で相次ぐ爆発、死傷者100人超 タリバーンが声明


CNN.co.jp : 通信途絶の彗星着陸機「フィラエ」発見、探査計画終了間際


iPhone、17年からフェリカ対応に  :日本経済新聞


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News Headlines - 06 September 2016

Europe 'close to limit' on refugee numbers, EU president says - CNN.com

Europe is "close to limit" on accepting refugees, EU President Donald Tusk said Sunday, as he urged the international community to do more to step up resettlement of those seeking refuge.

Sony makes move on mobile gaming - FT.com

Sony is set to push “aggressively” into mobile gaming, having watched from the sidelines as its console rival Nintendo enjoyed meteoric success with the Pokémon Go augmented reality (AR) game.

Softbank's bid for Arm now a done deal - CNET

Softbank's bid to buy chip designer ARM Holdings is a done deal. The Japanese telecom giant on Monday said the $32 billion (£24 billion) acquisition is complete.

Eastern gorilla now critically endangered while giant panda situation improves | The Guardian

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has listed the eastern gorilla, the largest living primate, as critically endangered in its latest “red list” of threatened species. The eastern gorilla has suffered a 70% population collapse over the past 20 years, primarily due to illegal hunting.

Italian Director Paolo Sorrentino To Shoot Film About Silvio Berlusconi | Variety

Oscar-winning Italian director Paolo Sorrentino (“The Great Beauty”) will next direct a drama about Silvio Berlusconi and the former Italian prime minister’s inner circle.

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フィリピン大統領「オバマ氏への発言後悔」 会談開催へ:朝日新聞デジタル


香港議会選は急進的反中勢力が複数議席、民主派3分の1維持 | ロイター


ドイツ州議会選、首相地元で政権与党が反難民政党に敗北 | ロイター


仏検察、サルコジ氏の公判請求 | ロイター


 ▼セリエAが面白くなくなってしまった…… あまりに退屈な状況に観客動員数は過去10年で最低に | theWORLD(ザ・ワールド)


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News Headlines - 05 September 2016

Hanjin shipping collapse in South Korea leaves freight stranded, portends weakening global economy - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

The collapse of a South Korean freight shipping line is starting to cause chaos and confusion at major ports around the Asia-Pacific region.

North Korean missiles land in Japan EEZ as world leaders meet at G-20 in China | The Japan Times

North Korea fired off a volley of three ballistic missiles from its east coast Monday that fell within Japan’s exclusive economic zone, a move that Tokyo called a grave threat to national security amid Pyongyang’s growing ability to strike the Japanese archipelago.

Barack Obama cancels meeting after Philippines president calls him 'son of a whore' | The Guardian

Barack Obama has cancelled a meeting with the president of the Philippines after Rodrigo Duterte appeared to call him a “son of a whore”.

Freddie Mercury: Asteroid named after late Queen star to mark 70th birthday - BBC News

An asteroid has been named after Freddie Mercury to mark what would have been the singer's 70th birthday.
The Queen frontman has had his name attached to Asteroid 17473, which was discovered in 1991 - the year he died.

Nishikori returns to US Open quarterfinals (Sep 5, 2016) | FOX Sports

Kei Nishikori returned to the U.S. Open quarterfinals with a straight-set victory over No. 21-seeded Ivo Karlovic.

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米英首脳会談 EU離脱の影響最小限に 連携強化で一致 | NHKニュース


ギリシャ、TV放送免許オークションで290億円調達:AFPBB News

 電波を対象としたオークションは27年ぶり。ギリシャ政府のオルガ・ゲロバシリ(Olga Gerovassili)報道官は「この地の歴史上初めて、放送用周波数帯域の利用に対して規則が適用された」と述べた。

CNN.co.jp : スイスの郵便配達の国営企業、ロボット導入の試験へ


Apple、公式Twitterアカウント@Apple開始 - ITmedia ニュース


CNN.co.jp : がれきに埋もれ9日間、犬の救出に歓声 イタリア地震


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News Headlines - 04 September 2016

Theresa May joins G20 summit to face Brexit warnings from US and Japan | The Guardian

Theresa May has had a difficult start to the G20 summit as President Barack Obama said the UK would not be the priority for a US trade deal and Japan issued an unprecedented 15-page warning about the consequences of Brexit.

China's record-breaking glass bridge closes after 13 days 'due to overwhelming demand'

The world's highest and longest glass-bottomed bridge has been closed in China just 13 days after opening, because it was reportedly "overwhelmed" by visitors.
The 1,410ft (430 metre) bridge, which opened on August 20 and spans the Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon, in Hunan province, has a capacity of 8,000 visitors a day, but total demand is reported to be 10 times as much.

Thai king has severe infection: palace

A statement issued by the palace late on Friday said the 88-year-old king was observed with a high heart beat and thick mucus. It said a test result of the mucus and blood "indicated a severe infection". It did not elaborate.

A New Godzilla Faces a More Nationalistic Japan - WSJ

The early parts of “Shin Godzilla” have a documentarylike realism, but that takes a back seat in the latter half of the film, when events force public servants to break from conventional constraints to save Japan. Prof. Katayama said that these scenes tend to support conservatives’ calls to revise the constitution to give the government special emergency powers. “It gives out the message that the democratic process takes too long at a time of emergency,” he said.

Nintendo’s New NX Console to Go Retro With Videogame Cartridges - WSJ

Nintendo Co. plans to adopt cartridges for its next-generation videogame console, people familiar with the matter said, a step that might prompt a reassessment of the old-school format.

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【移民ショック】仏極右党首、EU離脱で国民投票を公約 - 産経ニュース




「効果の科学的証拠なし」、抗菌せっけんの販売禁止 米国:AFPBB News


マザー・テレサ「聖人」に バチカンで式典  :日本経済新聞


東京・ウィーン直行便があすで廃止 利用客から惜しむ声 | NHKニュース


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News Headlines - 03 September 2016

Philippines' Duterte declines meeting with UN's Ban | New Straits Times

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, who has railed against the United Nations for criticising his government, has declined a request to meet UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, officials said Thursday.

Relatives of murdered British woman arrested in Pakistan | The Guardian

The father, ex-husband and uncle of a British woman raped and murdered in an alleged “honour” killing have all been arrested, according to reports in Pakistan.

Ghost goal haunts Japan in shock defeat by UAE | TODAYonline

Japan were left to rue a refereeing howler as they crashed to a 2-1 home defeat to United Arab Emirates in a woeful start to their World Cup qualifying final round last night.

You need to pay to watch BBC iPlayer from September | Moneywise News

Viewers of the BBC’s online catch-up service, iPlayer, need to ensure they have a TV licence to watch or download programmes from today.

No matter how big Man Utd continue to grow, James W Gibson's legacy demands to be remembered

They call James W Gibson the man who saved Manchester United and yet when you look closely at what he accomplished at the club which would become a modern-day behemoth, even that status sells short the great Edwardian entrepreneur.

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アップル課税問題、アイルランドが提訴へ : 読売新聞(YOMIURI ONLINE)


伊被災者をパスタに風刺 シャルリー・エブドに非難集中:朝日新聞デジタル


オバマ大統領の折り鶴 長崎の原爆資料館でも展示 | NHKニュース


よろいと刀、贈り合う=日ロ首脳:AFPBB News


世界が仰天した「日本車の変な名前」ワースト7 名前が男性器の車も | Forbes JAPAN(フォーブス ジャパン)

7. 三菱・ディンゴ
6. マツダ・ラピュタ
5. 三菱・パジェロ
4. 日産・フーガ
3. 三菱・レグナム
2. ダイハツ・ネイキッド
1. いすゞ・ビッグホーン

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News Headlines - 02 September 2016

Philippines explosion: 12 dead, 60 injured in Davao City market blast - CNN.com

At least 12 people have been killed and 60 injured in an explosion at a night market in Davao City in the Philippines, an official told CNN Philippines.

Attack on Christian Colony in Peshawar foiled, 4 terrorists killed | Pakistan - Geo.tv

A terrorist attack targeting Christian Colony located on Warsak Road in Peshawar was foiled by security forces on Friday.

Islam Karimov: Uzbekistan strongman's death confirmed - BBC News

The Uzbek government has confirmed the death of President Islam Karimov, six days after he was taken to hospital with a suspected brain haemorrhage.
One of Asia's most authoritarian leaders, Mr Karimov, 78, died after 27 years in power.

Ireland to Appeal EU’s Apple Tax Ruling - WSJ

Ireland’s government Friday agreed to launch an appeal in European courts against the European Commission’s ruling that it should recoup €13 billion ($14.5 billion) in allegedly unpaid taxes from Apple Inc.

FBI releases Hillary Clinton email report, interview notes - CNNPolitics.com

Hillary Clinton repeatedly told the FBI she couldn't recall key details and events related to classified information procedures, according to notes the bureau released Friday of its July interview with the Democratic presidential nominee, along with a report on its investigation into her private email server.

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【日露首脳会談】安倍晋三首相がウラジオストク到着 プーチン露大統領と2日夕に会談へ - 産経ニュース




スペインで恒例のトマト祭り、150トン投げ合い赤一色に | ロイター


ロシア、パラリンピック出場へ万策尽きる スイス最高裁が訴え棄却:AFPBB News


スイス、ベッケンバウアー氏を捜査 06年W杯誘致の汚職疑惑で:AFPBB News

スイス連邦検察は1日、サッカーの2006年W杯ドイツ大会(2006 World Cup)招致をめぐる汚職疑惑で、元西独代表の伝説的選手で同大会招致委員会の会長を務めたフランツ・ベッケンバウアー(Franz Beckenbauer)氏(70)に対する刑事訴追の手続きを開始したと発表した。

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News Headlines - 01 September 2016

Corbyn on course to win bigger mandate | The Times & The Sunday Times

Jeremy Corbyn is on course to win the Labour leadership contest with an increased mandate thanks to overwhelming backing from the party’s newest supporters.
Mr Corbyn is leading his rival, Owen Smith, by 62 per cent to 38 per cent, according to the first published poll of those entitled to vote in the election. Last year Mr Corbyn secured a 59 per cent share of the vote.

Sir Richard Branson 'should lose knighthood' - John McDonnell - BBC News

British tycoon Sir Richard Branson is a "tax exile" and should be stripped of his knighthood, shadow chancellor John McDonnell has suggested.

Who is US journalist Lindsey Snell detained in Turkey? - BBC News

An American journalist has been arrested by Turkish authorities and charged with violating a military zone, US officials have confirmed.

Video: Royal Mail recreates 1919 airmail flight in vintage Tiger Moth - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk

A vintage Tiger Moth biplane recreates the journey of one of the very first airmail flights from Headcorn Aerdrome, Kent to Le Touquet, France.

Renee Zellweger: Tabloid news is cause for concern - BBC News

The 47-year-old was recently the subject of headlines over her appearance, with many publications, and social media users, speculating whether she had received cosmetic surgery.
"It's disconcerting when you see something you know is not true becoming the truth, simply because its been repeated enough," she told the BBC's Fiona Bruce.

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独メルケル首相、支持率急低下でも続投目指す理由 | ロイター


スペイン議会、ラホイ暫定首相信任せず 9月2日に再投票 | ロイター


マライア・キャリーの姉、売春容疑で逮捕 - シネマトゥデイ


マラドーナ氏、30年の月日を経てついにジュニアを認知 「父親に似ている」:AFPBB News

サッカー元アルゼンチン代表のディエゴ・マラドーナ(Diego Maradona)氏が先週末、息子のディエゴ・マラドーナ・ジュニア(Diego Maradona Jr.)さんを認知した。マラドーナ氏はこれまで、1992年にイタリアで養育費の支払い義務を命じられた後も公式に認知してこなかった。

手元にあるのに? パスポート「盗難」報告でマラドーナ氏出国できず:AFPBB News

サッカー元アルゼンチン代表のディエゴ・マラドーナ(Diego Maradona)氏が先週末、自身のパスポートが「盗難」されたと報告されていたため、アラブ首長国連邦(UAE)のドバイ(Dubai)に向けて出国できなかったことが明らかになった。

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