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News Headlines - 30 November 2016

Oil jumps over 10 percent as OPEC finalizes output cut deal | Reuters

Oil soared more than 10 percent on Wednesday to over $50 a barrel and its highest in a month as some of the world's largest producers agreed to curb production for the first time since 2008 in a bid to support prices.

Wall Street Wins Again as Trump Picks Bankers, Billionaires - Bloomberg

After Donald Trump ridiculed Wall Street on the campaign trail, the President-elect tapped former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. executive Steven Mnuchin to be his Treasury secretary and billionaire investor Wilbur Ross to lead the Commerce Department. Trump even met with Goldman Sachs President Gary Cohn inside Trump Tower.

Bank of England yields to vegan pressure over plastic fivers

The Bank of England has yielded to angry calls from vegans and vegetarians to change the new £5 note after it emerged that the plastic currency contained traces of animal fat.

Hundreds attend funeral of British girl who was 'true face' of childhood cancer - The Straits Times

Hundreds of people have attended the funeral of a young girl whose image as the "true face" of the pain and suffering of childhood cancer went viral worldwide on social media... His daughter died aged four on Nov 20 after a year-long battle against neuroblastoma, a rare aggressive cancer of the nervous system that mostly affects babies and young children.

Brave Syrian girl, 7, in Aleppo tweets photo of herself shrouded by smoke after bomb destroys her home - Mirror Online

The little Syrian girl who has captured the internet's heart while tweeting about the war in her Aleppo neighbourhood says her house has been bombed and she almost died.

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英国で「調査権限法」が成立--ネット利用者のプライバシーに懸念 - CNET Japan

英国の「Investigatory Powers Act」(調査権限法)が、現地時間11月29日に成立した。同法案は10月に貴族院を通過していた。しばしば「のぞき見の免許証」と称されるこの法律は、1年がかりで準備されてきたもので、英国の警察と諜報機関に国民を監視する前例のない新たな権限を付与する。

独ルフトハンザ航空、ストの影響は1日12億─18億円 | ロイター


USJにマリオや任天堂ゲームの世界観を再現したテーマエリアが数年内にオープン! [ファミ通App]




豪グレートバリアリーフで過去最大の白化現象、北側に大きな被害:AFPBB News

オーストラリアにある世界最大のサンゴ礁グレートバリアリーフ(Great Barrier Reef)で、サンゴの色が白くなる白化現象が今年に入り、過去最大規模で進んでいることが28日、科学者らの最新調査で分かった。

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News Headlines - 29 November 2016

South Korean President Park says she will resign after lawmakers act | The Japan Times

South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Tuesday asked parliament to find a way for her to give up power and decide when she should step down amid an influence-peddling scandal, but the opposition said she was just trying to avoid impeachment.

75 killed as Brazilian soccer team's plane crashes near Medellin

Seventy-five people, including most of Brazil’s Chapecoense soccer team, died when their plane crashed just before landing near Colombia’s second largest city Medellin. Six survived the crash.

Donald Trump: Burn the flag, go to jail - CNNPolitics.com

President-elect Donald Trump proposed on Tuesday a penalty -- including possible jail time or loss of citizenship -- for burning the American flag, in spite of two US Supreme Court rulings that protect the act under the First Amendment as a form of free speech.

Kellogg Pulls Ads From Breitbart Amid Hate-Speech Concerns - Bloomberg

Kellogg Co. is pulling its ads from the website Breitbart News, the right-wing news organization whose former chairman Steve Bannon was tapped as a top adviser to President-elect Donald Trump.

German intelligence officer 'arrested over Islamist plot' raising fears the spy agency has been infilitrated

A German intelligence officer has reportedly been arrested over a suspected Islamist plot to bomb the agency's headquarters in Cologne.
The 51-year-old official was said to have made a "partial confession" to the plot, according to Der Spiegel.

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メイ英首相、ロシア国境のポーランドに兵士派遣明言 ロシアの侵攻を警戒 - 産経ニュース




イタリアのユーロ離脱確率、19.3% 調査開始以来最高に=調査 | ロイター


スイス国民投票、「脱原発」早める案を否決 | ロイター


欧州のHIV感染者、7人に1人が「無自覚」:AFPBB News


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News Headlines - 28 November 2016

Complete Schedule for Funeral Rites of Fidel Castro in Cuba - Havana Times.org

The Cuban government has decreed nine days of official mourning over the death of former President Fidel Castro. During this period, the flags will wave at half-mast, there will be no public activities or shows and all radio and television will maintain “an informative, patriotic and historical programming.”

Colombian Government and FARC Sign New Peace Deal - Havana Times.org

Colombia’s president, Juan Manuel Santos, and the leader of the FARC, Rodrigo Londono, signed a new peace agreement on Thursday which replaces the one that was signed on September 26th and hopes to finally end the 52 years of armed conflict between the Government and this guerrilla group, reported DPA.

Almost 10,000 civilians flee Syrian army’s advance into east Aleppo | Middle East Eye

Almost 10,000 civilians have fled battered eastern Aleppo towards government-held districts and the Kurdish-controlled neighbourhood of Sheikh Maksoud, a monitoring group said on Sunday, after an advance by the Syrian army and allied forces that rebels fear could split their most important urban stronghold in two.

‘Moana’ Is Just the Latest Feminist, Progressive Disney Hit – Variety

“Moana” is the latest Disney film to be based on a strong female protagonist. Though the studio has long featured women in lead roles dating as far back as 1937’s “Snow White,” and has minted money from its “Princess Collection” of consumer products, its female characters have adopted a more assertive and empowered stance over the past few decades.

Japan’s Frozen Fish Ice Rink Closes After Public Backlash | Travel + Leisure

Only two weeks after it opened, a Japanese ice rink with embedded frozen fish was forced to close after public backlash.

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仏右派陣営の決選投票、フィヨン氏が圧勝 次期大統領「本命」に:AFPBB News

来年4~5月のフランス大統領選に向けて、最大野党・共和党など右派陣営の予備選の決選投票が27日行われ、即日開票の結果、「小さな政府」を掲げる保守改革派のフランソワ・フィヨン(Francois Fillon)元首相(62)が圧勝した。アラン・ジュペ(Alain Juppe)元首相(71)を破り、次期仏大統領の本命候補に浮上した。

OPEC、減産合意なるか-30日に総会 - WSJ


CNN.co.jp : 海底で発見の物体、「失われた原爆」ではなかった カナダ


「腐ったパンク」に抗議、ピストルズのお宝7億円分焼く | jp.reuters.com


英サッカーに衝撃、監督による若手選手への性的虐待が過去に横行か:AFPBB News


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News Headlines - 27 November 2016

Donald Trump, citing no evidence, claims "millions" of people voted illegally in the 2016 election - CBS News

President-elect Donald Trump is alleging that he would have won the nation’s popular vote if it weren’t for the “millions of people who voted illegally,” during a series of tweets in which he panned the recount efforts that could take place soon in three states.

SC bans sale of firecrackers in Delhi-NCR | The Indian Express

The Supreme Court on Friday banned the sale of firecrackers in Delhi and NCR region until further notice in wake of the alarming air pollution in the region. The top court has asked the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to file a reply within three months regarding the harmful effects of firecrackers.

Pakistan to Hang 5 Men for Burning Christian Couple Alive in 2014 Mob Lynching

A Pakistani court has sentenced five men to death over the killing of a married Christian couple burned to death inside a brick kiln by a Muslim mob after they were falsely accused of desecrating a copy of the Quran in 2014.

Martin Scorsese’s Silence to premiere at the Vatican | The Guardian

There will be no red carpet, and almost certainly none of the usual glamour. But when Martin Scorsese’s new film, Silence, has its world premiere at the Vatican on Tuesday, it will be the culmination of a 27-year project that the director has described as “an obsession”.

Jose Mourinho faces two-match ban after second Man Utd sending off in a month

Mourinho booted a water bottle down the touchline in frustration after watching Paul Pogba booked for diving in the first half and was promptly dismissed by referee Jonathan Moss and the Portuguese’s mood only soured further as United were held to a fourth successive home draw in the Premier League.

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CNN.co.jp : 米シークレットサービス、トランプタワーの1フロア賃借検討


CNN.co.jp : カトリック関連施設で襲撃事件、女性1人死亡 仏


白い虹を撮影 英スコットランドの原野で - BBCニュース


女優ゼタ=ジョーンズさんが水着写真を公開 パパラッチに反撃 - BBCニュース


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News Headlines - 26 November 2016

Like it or not, Tony Blair is giving a voice to the 48 per cent

Tony Blair's interview with this magazine and recent reports that he plans to "re-enter" public life have provoked the usual howls of outrage from both right and left. The anti-European Tory press has always loathed Tony because he won Labour three elections and restored our relations with the Continent after years of decline under the Tories. Some leftist commentators too, still obsessed with the Iraq war, want to silence him, as if they can't bear the possibility that what he's saying might be right.

Major: Tyranny of the majority must not set Brexit terms | The Times & The Sunday Times

The former prime minister told guests at a private dinner in Westminster that he “could not accept” that those who had voted to remain in the EU should have “no say” on the terms of Brexit.

CNN denies airing 30 minutes of hardcore porn | The Independent

CNN denied airing 30 minutes of inappropriate content on Thursday night after initially blaming local cable television provider RCN for the mishap, the network clarified on Friday.

Corona founder didn't actually leave all his money to us, village residents confirm | The Independent

This week, a story flew around the internet that Antonino Fernandez, the billionaire founder of the brewery who died this year, had left €2 million to every person in his home village. The story was reported by many major UK news organisations, including The Independent, the BBC and the Press Association, as well as internationally – but it wasn't strictly true.

German couple on trial for rape, slaying of Chinese student | Fox News

A young couple in eastern Germany is on trial on charges they abducted, raped and killed a Chinese student this year.

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キューバのフィデル・カストロ前議長が死去 90歳  :日本経済新聞


【米大統領選】ウィスコンシン州で再集計決定 小政党候補が請求 - 産経ニュース




CNN.co.jp : 「英国のEU離脱、止められる」 ブレア元首相が明言


CNN.co.jp : ドードーの全身骨格、4800万円で落札 世界に12体のみ


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News Headlines - 25 November 2016

French terror suspects 'were planning attack on Paris' - BBC News

Five men arrested last weekend in raids in France were planning a terror attack next Thursday in the Paris area, the city's chief prosecutor says.

Wisconsin To Hold Presidential Election Recount | Wisconsin Public Radio

For the first time ever, Wisconsin will carry out a presidential election recount after lawyers for Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein and independent candidate Roque "Rocky" De La Fuente filed separate requests with the state Elections Commission Friday.

Huge rise in hospital beds in England taken up by people with malnutrition | The Guardian

Official figures reveal that people with malnutrition accounted for 184,528 hospital bed days last year, a huge rise on 65,048 in 2006-07. The sharp increase is adding to the pressures on hospitals, which are already struggling with record levels of overcrowding.

Blackout hits London's Soho on Black Friday - BBC News

Black Friday took on another meaning in central London when a power cut plunged a large part of Soho into darkness.

Putin presents Russian passport to Hollywood actor Seagal | Reuters

Russian President Vladimir Putin presented a Russian passport to U.S. actor Steven Seagal on Friday and said he hoped it would serve as a symbol of how the fractious ties between Moscow and Washington are starting to improve.

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欧州議会 トルコのEU加盟交渉の凍結求める決議案可決 | NHKニュース



アイスランド政府は英食品スーパー「アイスランド」が欧州連合(EU)域内で社名を独占的に使用できる権利の差し止めを求め、EU知的財産庁に提訴した。 このスーパーはEU内で「アイスランド」を商標として登録。アイスランドはEU非加盟で、自国名を名前の一部に使った小売業者が、EUでビジネスを行う場合に支障を来すという。

放送中にもかかわらず あっちでもこっちでも乱闘


安倍総理 日本博で「初音ミク」を世界に発信へ


中谷美紀、ドイツ人ビオラ奏者と熱愛! 交際1カ月…所属事務所に「恋人です」 - 産経ニュース


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News Headlines - 24 November 2016

With Hospitals Destroyed, Aleppo Could Be ‘Next Madaya,’ Doctor Warns

days after the last functioning hospitals were bombed out of operation in the eastern part of Aleppo, activists are warning that the city could become “the next Madaya.”

Hollande presents France's bid for World Expo 2025 - Xinhua | English.news.cn

French President Francois Hollande officially presented France's bid for the World Expo 2025 on Tuesday in a letter to the Secretary General of the International Exhibition Bureau Vincente G. Loscertales.

Thousands call for the Queen to pay for £369m refurbishments to Buckingham Palace herself

MORE than 113,000 campaigners have joined the call for the monarchy to foot the £369m bill to refurbish the Buckingham Palace.

Theresa May to promise £2bn a year for scientific research | The Guardian

Theresa May is to commit the UK to a £2bn annual fund for scientific research and development and a review of tax incentives for innovative corporations in an effort to boost the technology industry.

Flying drone smuggles cell-phone, saw blade into Danish prison | Reuters

A drone flew a load of illegal items to an inmate's cell on the fourth floor of a Danish prison, the Danish Prison Union said on Wednesday, presumably to help bust the inmate out.

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アングル:伊国民投票、否決でも「五つ星運動」の勢力後退か | ロイター




スウェーデン中銀、国債買い入れは限界に近い=第1副総裁 | ロイター




小林麻央さん「100人の女性」選出 英BBCに手記:朝日新聞デジタル


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News Headlines - 23 November 2016

Pentagon and intelligence community chiefs have urged Obama to remove the head of the NSA - The Washington Post

The heads of the Pentagon and the nation’s intelligence community have recommended to President Obama that the director of the National Security Agency, Adm. Michael S. Rogers, be removed.

Computer scientists urge Clinton campaign to challenge election results - CNNPolitics.com

The scientists, among them J. Alex Halderman, the director of the University of Michigan Center for Computer Security and Society, told the Clinton campaign they believe there is a questionable trend of Clinton performing worse in counties that relied on electronic voting machines compared to paper ballots and optical scanners, according to the source.

'Drone' hits British Airways plane approaching Heathrow Airport - BBC News

A plane approaching Heathrow Airport is believed to have hit a drone before it landed safely, the Metropolitan Police has said.
The British Airways flight from Geneva was hit as it approached the London airport at about 12:50 BST with 132 passengers and five crew on board.

Hong Kong police hunt robbers in HK$22 million gold bullion heist | South China Morning Post

A citywide hunt for a gang of robbers is under way after they made off with 81 gold bars worth about HK$22.68 million in a 20-second daylight hold-up on Tuesday – the biggest bullion heist for five years.

Malaysia protest: Bersih rally demands Prime Minister Najib Razak step down - CNN.com

Thousands of people wearing yellow T-shirts flooded the streets of Malaysia's capital, Kuala Lumpur, on Saturday to call for the resignation of embattled Prime Minister Najib Razak.

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トム・ハンクス氏 ビル・ゲイツ氏らに「自由勲章」 | NHKニュース


右派編集者の講義中止で波紋=「安全懸念」か「言論の自由」か-英 (時事通信)


「ラウンデル ロンドン」のポップアップストア:AFPBB News

ロンドン地下鉄オフィシャルブランド「ラウンデル ロンドン(ROUNDEL LONDON)」は11月30日まで東京・銀座にてポップアップストアをオープンしている。
 イギリス、ロンドンの駅構内にあるキオスク(KIOSK)を東京メトロ構内で再現したこの特別ショップでは、「ラウンデル ロンドン」のロゴをあしらったTシャツやフーディー、トートバッグ以外にもロンドン国道博物館で販売されているレアグッズも限定数にて販売中

香川、CLで復活の2ゴール! 公式戦4試合ぶりの先発で存在感見せる | フットボールチャンネル


レスター岡崎がCL初先発で待望の初ゴール! クラブ史上初参戦での16強進出に貢献 | Football ZONE WEB


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News Headlines - 22 November 2016

Japan Earthquake May Be Aftershock from Massive 2011 Temblor

A magnitude-6.9 earthquake rumbled through Japan yesterday near where the enormous 2011 Tohoku quake triggered a massive tsunami and caused widespread devastation.

Prosecutors name Park as criminal suspect-INSIDE Korea JoongAng Daily

President Park Geun-hye is now a suspect in an ongoing criminal investigation into the massive influence-peddling scandal involving her friend and former Blue House aides, the prosecution said Sunday.

Donald Trump Drops Threat of New Hillary Clinton Investigation - The New York Times

President-elect Donald J. Trump said on Tuesday that he had no intention of pressing for an investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server or the financial operations of her family’s foundation, dropping the “lock her up” pledge that became a rallying cry for his campaign for the White House.

FBI's Dark Web Child Porn Investigation Stretched to Norway | Motherboard

Late last week, Norwegian police said they had arrested 51 people on suspicion of child pornography crimes as part of its own “Operation Dark Room.” Authorities have taken 150TB of material, making it one of the largest seizures in Norwegian history, the announcement reads.

Man chokes to death after choking during rice ball speed eating contest in Japan | Daily Mail Online

A 28-year-old man died in Japan after choking on a rice ball at a speed-eating contest, an event organiser said Tuesday.
The man, whose name was withheld, died on November 16 in hospital three days after choking, said the local farmer's cooperative that sponsored the event in the western city of Hikone.

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トランプ次期大統領「就任初日にTPP離脱表明」 | NHKニュース


スコットランド、英EU離脱交渉で特別条件要求=離脱担当相 | ロイター


欧州自由貿易連合への英国加盟、協議する用意=スイス大統領 | ロイター


ローマ法王:中絶信徒に赦し…権限を司祭に授与 - 毎日新聞


フランスの牛乳は長期&常温保存が一般的 - 朝日新聞デジタル&M

 長期保存の期間はおよそ2、3カ月くらいでしょうか? 6カ月くらい可能なものもあるようです。……一般的に消費されているのは、青いキャップの低脂肪乳のようです。

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News Headlines - 21 November 2016

London's Fabric nightclub to reopen as it agrees new licensing deal after concerns over 'culture of drug use'

Fabric, the iconic nightclub based in Farringdon, central London, was forced to close in September after Islington Council found it had a "culture of drug use" which staff were "incapable of controlling".
The venue was to appeal against the decision at Highbury Corner Magistrates' Court next week, but reached an agreement with the Metropolitan Police and the council.

Hitachi’s lensless technology to challenge U.S. camera advances:The Asahi Shimbun

Hitachi Ltd. has developed Japan’s first lensless technology that uses a special film in place of a lens and will enable the production of even cheaper and slimmer cameras.

Shooting stars from space for 2020 Olympics - BBC News

When the 2020 Olympics gets underway in Tokyo, Project Sky Canvas hopes to paint the sky above with shooting stars.
The plan is to put a micro-satellite in orbit that will fire tiny particles into the atmosphere.

London 2012: Yuliya Zaripova among 12 disqualified after retests - BBC Sport

Yuliya Zaripova has been formally stripped of her gold medal from the 2012 London Olympics after failing a retroactive drugs test from the Games.

Sweden football legend Zlatan Ibrahimovic to be honoured with a STATUE in Stockholm | Daily Mail Online

The monument, which will be built outside the Friends Arena in Sweden's capital city, comes as the giant striker won the Golden Ball award for the country's best male player for the tenth year in a row.
The 36-year-old Manchester United forward played 114 games and scored 62 goals for Sweden before retiring after Euro 2016.

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仏大統領選予備選、サルコジ氏決選投票に進めず : 読売新聞(YOMIURI ONLINE)


ドイツ:メルケル首相、4期目出馬へ 来秋の総選挙 - 毎日新聞


アップル、「iPhone7」性能抑制か-もっとデータ受信速いはず - Bloomberg


ナチス占領下、生き抜いた90歳女性が日記出版 : 読売新聞(YOMIURI ONLINE)


ベルギー名物「小便小僧」、仏歌手ミッシェル・ポルナレフ姿に | ロイター


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News Headlines - 20 November 2016

Obama says not moving forward with TPP would undermine U.S. | Reuters

U.S. President Barack Obama said not moving forward with the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade pact would undermine the U.S. position across the Asia-Pacific region.

British woman who says she was gang raped arrested on 'extra-marital sex' charges in Dubai as attackers go free | The Independent

The 25-year-old woman, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, was on holiday in the United Arab Emirates when she was allegedly attacked by two British men last month.
When she reported the rape at a police station, she was allegedly arrested for breaking Emirati laws against extra-marital sex, while her attackers have since flown home to the UK.

Japanese tourist killed in Colombia | Reuters.com

The 22-year-old was staying at this hostel when he was killed. Officials say he resisted when robbers attacked him and was shot as a result.

For Japan’s ‘stranded singles’, virtual love beats the real thing | The Guardian

Japan’s apparently waning interest in true love is creating not just a marriage crisis but a relationship crisis, leading young people to forgo finding a partner and resort to falling for fictional characters in online and video games.

Andy Murray beats Novak Djokovic to win ATP World Tour Finals title and seal world number one spot - BBC Sport

Britain's Andy Murray beat five-time champion Novak Djokovic to win his first ATP World Tour Finals title and end 2016 as the world number one.

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仏中道・右派予備選第1回投票始まる ジュペ元首相、サルコジ前大統領ら登場 - 産経ニュース






米学術団体がトランプ次期大統領の政策に懸念 | NHKニュース


「タンタン」原画:1枚1億8200万円 過去最高で落札 - 毎日新聞


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News Headlines - 19 November 2016

Facebook Fixing Fake News Problem With CEO at Trade Summit - The New York Times

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg urged world leaders meeting in Peru on Saturday to help get more people online to improve global living standards while separately announcing new measures to cut down on fake news stories on the social network that some suggest could have helped sway the U.S. presidential election.

Japan PM Abe: way to peace treaty with Russia coming into sight | Reuters

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Saturday that a way to concluding a peace treaty with Russia is "coming into sight," raising hopes for tangible progress on a decades-old territorial row at bilateral summit meetings set for mid-December in Japan.

Why Europe will drive a hard Brexit | The Guardian

From Paris to Brussels, and Berlin to Warsaw and Bratislava, there is much sadness that the British are leaving. In the central and eastern European member states in particular, governments will fight tooth and nail to ensure their people can still travel to, and work in, the UK post-Brexit.

Remote Amazon tribe kills illegal gold miners: officials

Members of a remote Amazon rainforest indigenous tribe have shot dead six illegal gold miners with arrows, Brazilian officials said Friday... The Yanomami are one of the Amazon's largest relatively isolated tribes, with an estimated population of about 35,000, according to advocacy group Survival International.

Nokia smartphones are coming in 2017, the company confirms - GSMArena.com news

Next year we shall once again see Nokia smartphones in the wild. The not so surprising news comes from the Finnish company itself, through a slide featured in its investor-focused presentation at the Capital Markets Day event. You can see the relevant slide in the image below, and in it the confirmation for Nokia's return to the smartphone world.

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NYタイムズ紙、購読者急増 トランプ氏の批判よそに…:朝日新聞デジタル


K・ウエスト「トランプ氏支持した」 公演中の告白にファン騒然:AFPBB News

ラップ界のスーパースター、カニエ・ウエスト(Kanye West)さんが17日、米大統領選では共和党候補のドナルド・トランプ(Donald Trump)氏を支持していたと公演中に打ち明け、ファンを騒然とさせた。一方、2020年の次期大統領選に出馬する考えを捨てていないことも示唆した。

VW、3万人の人員削減へ コスト削減で投資資金を捻出:朝日新聞デジタル


中国要人親族ら不正採用 JPモルガンに罰金290億円:朝日新聞デジタル




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News Headlines - 18 November 2016

Trump agrees to pay $25 million to settle Trump University lawsuits | Reuters

Donald Trump agreed on Friday to pay $25 million to settle fraud lawsuits over his Trump University real estate seminars, in what New York's attorney general called a "stunning reversal" for the U.S. president-elect.

Donald Trump attacked on Twitter after pictures emerge of Ivanka and Jared Kushner meeting with Japanese PM | Daily Mail Online

Pictures released on Thursday evening by the Japanese government that showed Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner joining the president-elect for a meeting with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe have led to widespread criticism on social media.

What now for science? | Science

Faced with the uncertainty of what the 2016 U.S. presidential election means for science, we may find some reassurance in understanding that the health of the nation’s scientific enterprise depends on much more than the attitudes of the particular person who is president. We must not forget that members of Congress and other national, state, local, and international officials also make policy and collectively constitute a considerable force that is in many ways more influential than the president alone.

Buckingham Palace to get £369m refurbishment - BBC News

Buckingham Palace is to undergo a 10-year refurbishment costing the taxpayer £369m, the Treasury has announced.
The Queen will remain in residence during the work, to begin next April.

Bob Dylan to come to Stockholm, may perform - The Local

Music icon Bob Dylan is expected to come to Stockholm next spring, as the winner of this year's Nobel Prize in Literature will skip the award ceremony in December, a Swedish Academy member said on Friday.

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異例づくしの安倍・トランプ初会談  :日本経済新聞


CNN.co.jp : 移民登録制度、「日系人の強制収容が前例」 トランプ氏支持者


iPhone生産、鴻海が米へ移管検討 トランプ氏政策に対応  :日本経済新聞


ツイッター、中傷行為阻止の機能を強化へ | ロイター


「ブレグジット」が悲喜劇に、英ロンドンで絶賛上演中:AFPBB News

世界に衝撃が走った国民投票から5か月。今週ロンドンで開幕した「ブレグジット:ザ・ミュージカル(Brexit: The Musical)」は、前ロンドン市長でEU離脱推進派の中心人物として失言を重ねた末に英外相に就任したジョンソン氏が主役の悲喜劇。主演俳優のジェームズ・サンダーソン(James Sanderson)さんによれば、「何をしているのか分かっているふりをしながら、実際は何が起きているのかさっぱり分かっていない風に見せる」のがジョンソン氏を演じるポイントだという。

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News Headlines - 17 November 2016

Confusion over Trump's first talks with foreign leader | Reuters

One day before U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's first meeting with a foreign leader, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Japanese officials said they had not finalized when or where in New York it would take place, who would be invited, or in some cases whom to call for answers.

Barack Obama: Fake News On Facebook Hurts Democracy | The Huffington Post

In a joint press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Obama warned that the ease with which people can promulgate fraudulent news stories threatens basic democratic principles.

South Korea's President Park seeks more time from prosecutors

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye will not be ready to appear before prosecutors until next week despite their demand to question her sooner over a snowballing political scandal, her lawyer said Thursday.

Dictionary of 50,000 surnames and their origins published | The Guardian

A team of researchers has spent four years studying the meanings and origins of almost 50,000 surnames, from the most common to the highly obscure.

Domino's starts delivering pizza by drone, but only in New Zealand

Domino's now delivers via autonomous drone. Today, the pizza chain officially launched its drone delivery service in New Zealand. The pizzaria chain has been working with Flirtey on the program for awhile now, but has only just started offering it to a select group of customers.

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仏大統領選、フランス人とは何かが争点に - WSJ


「ボージョレ・ヌーボー」解禁 都内でイベント  :日本経済新聞


マツダ、米ディーゼル市場参入へ 19年に電動車も=小飼社長 | ロイター


『ファンタスティック・ビースト』ロンドンプレミア開催! | 海外ドラマNAVI




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News Headlines - 16 November 2016

Jo Cox murder trial: MP told staff to flee to safety after she was shot and stabbed

MP Jo Cox tried to protect her staff in her dying moments shouting: “Let him hurt me. Don’t let him hurt you” as she was attacked, a court heard.

Russian Court Overturns Conviction of Putin Opponent

The Russian Supreme Court has overturned a criminal conviction against opposition figure and anti-corruption activist Alexei Navalny and sent the case back to the lower court for retrial.

Egyptian court overturns ex-president Mursi's death sentence | Reuters

Egypt's Court of Cassation on Tuesday overturned a death sentence against deposed president Mohammed Mursi of the Muslim Brotherhood and ordered a retrial.
Mursi was sentenced to death in June 2015 in connection with a mass jail break during Egypt's 2011 uprising.

Price of Football study reveals drop in price of attending Premier League games - how much does your club cost? - Mirror Online

In the first season of a record £5.316bn TV deal, 33 per cent of ticket prices have been reduced in 2016-17, with 53 per cent frozen at previous levels.
The average cost of the most expensive away ticket is now £29.44, a reduction of 37 per cent from £46.44.

Bob Crane murder: We still don't know who did it - CNN.com

Phoenix Fox 10 anchor John Hook had hoped to finally crack the case after he re-investigated it and got authorities to allow him to retest DNA samples found on a suspect's car.

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CNN.co.jp : ドイツのメルケル首相、4選目指す構え


CNN.co.jp : 予想的中の米教授、今度はトランプ氏「弾劾」の予測


トランプの首席戦略官バノンは右翼の女性差別主義者 | ニューズウィーク日本版


米小都市の市長、オバマ夫人への人種差別的投稿めぐり辞任 | ロイター




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News Headlines - 15 November 2016

Cabinet split threatens to derail May’s Brexit talks | The Times & The Sunday Times

Whitehall is working on more than 500 Brexit-related projects and could need to hire 30,000 extra civil servants, according to a leaked memo prepared for the Cabinet Office.
Splits within the cabinet also mean that the government may need another six months to decide on its priorities, according to the assessment by a consultant working for the department.

Germany bans Islamic group DWR as police launch raids on 190 sites | The Guardian

German police have launched dawn raids on about 190 mosques, flats and offices linked to an Islamic group as the government bans the organisation, accusing it of radicalising young people.

Obama warns of dangers of 'crude nationalism' in wake of Brexit and election of Trump

Barack Obama warned of the dangers of succumbing to “crude” nationalism on Tuesday, in apparent reference to the election of Donald Trump and Britain’s vote to leave the European Union.

Trump Won the Election, but 3 Manhattan Buildings Will Lose His Name - The New York Times

Hundreds of tenants at the buildings at 140, 160 and 180 Riverside Boulevard, which contain a total of 1,325 apartments, signed a petition to “Dump the TRUMP name,” last month after Mr. Trump’s provocative campaign statements had offended women, immigrants and liberals on the Upper West Side.

Japan fixes massive sinkhole on busy road in Fukuoka just a few days after it appeared – and issues apology

In typical Japanese fashion, an earnest apology was issued immediately for the disruption, and a group of men put to work around the clock to clear up the mess.

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ロシア:経済発展相の身柄拘束 石油再編で収賄容疑 - 毎日新聞


スウェーデン検察がウィキリークス代表を聴取 | NHKニュース


ドイツ大統領にシュタインマイヤー氏選出へ、後任外相は課題山積  | ロイター




観光客優先で住民の日常生活に支障、ベネチア市民が抗議デモ | ロイター


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News Headlines - 14 November 2016

France can draw lessons from US vote

After the US, will France be next to embrace populism? Donald Trump’s victory has certainly shortened the odds on Marine Le Pen’s chances of winning the Elysée next year. The leader of France’s far-right National Front celebrated the result as a rejection of the status quo and an endorsement of her own anti-immigrant, anti-globalisation, anti-establishment stance.

Will President-elect Trump live in the White House or New York? - BBC News

Since last week's election upset, rumours have been swirling over whether newly appointed President-elect Donald Trump will leave his $100m (£80m) New York penthouse for the White House.

Google’s top news link for ‘final election results’ goes to a fake news site with false numbers - The Washington Post

If you head to Google to learn the final results of the presidential election, the search engine helpfully walks through the final electoral vote tallies and number of seats won by each party in the House and Senate. Under that, Google lists some related news articles. At the top this morning, with an accompanying photo: a story arguing that Donald Trump won both the popular and electoral votes.

"The Simpsons" on predicting Trump presidency: "Being right sucks" - CBS News

The original prediction came in an episode in which Bart peers into his future, where he has become an unsuccessful musician. His sister Lisa has been elected president and inherits the White House from none other than President Trump. In this imagined future, the country is broke and has created “a generation of ultra-strong super-criminals.”
Dan Greaney, who wrote the 2000 episode, said earlier this year that it was meant to be a “warning to America.”

Facebook forced to apologise for censoring burn victim's birthday photo | The Independent

Facebook has had to apologise for removing a photograph of a former firefighter with severe burn scars.

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トランプ次期大統領 日本などの核保有容認発言を撤回か | NHKニュース


CNN.co.jp : トランプ氏、特別検察官の任命は「検討」 私用メール問題


ニュージーランドで地震 2人の死亡確認 M7.8:朝日新聞デジタル


CNN.co.jp : 今夜スーパームーン、満月が68年ぶりの大きさに


居眠り中に盗まれたリオの金メダル、「女神」がゴミの中から発見:AFPBB News

リオ五輪の男子フルーレ個人で金メダルを獲得したダニエレ・ガロッツォ(Daniele Garozzo)は10月29日、大ファンであるサッカーイタリアセリエAの強豪ユベントス(Juventus)の試合を見ようと、電車でスタジアムへ向かっていた。ところが車内でうとうとしてしまったのが運の尽き。目を覚ましたときには、かばんの中からメダルが消えていた。

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News Headlines - 13 November 2016

US Election 2016: A survivor's guide to unexpected voting results - BBC News

The election of Donald Trump has left some Americans thunderstruck in the same way as the UK's vote for Brexit stunned those British voters who could not imagine a future outside the European Union. But disappointed Remainers have found ways of coping. What survival tips can they offer to their counterparts across the Atlantic?

Kosovo and Serbia Reach Deal on Telecom :: Balkan Insight

Kosovo and Serbia have reached an agreement on telecoms under which the International Telecommunication Union, ITU, will allocate the telephone code 383 to Kosovo by December 15.

ATM cash withdrawal limit increased to Rs 2500 per day: Finance Ministry - India Today

Banks have been advised to make arrangements for separate queues for senior citizens and differently-abled persons. Separate queues will also be arranged for exchange of cash to cash and transactions against Bank accounts.

When a drink gets lost in translation - BBC News

The non-Japanese man was seen openly drinking from a bottle of lemon iced tea which he had taken from the shelf, resulting in an argument with store staff... After an explanation by the cashier, it became evident that it was all lost in translation. Free Tea was the brand name, not an offer of a complimentary drink.

‘Ghost in the Shell’ Trailer: Scarlett Johansson as Major | Variety

Johansson herself intros the trailer, which was unveiled at a special event in Tokyo. “I am thrilled to have been given the opportunity to play the Major, and I am so excited to be able to show you a glimpse into her world,” she says in the clip.

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トランプ氏、政権移行チームに次期副大統領や身内を任命:AFPBB News

米国の次期大統領に選出されたドナルド・トランプ(Donald Trump)氏は11日、閣僚を選定するための政権移行チームを刷新し、責任者として次期副大統領のマイク・ペンス(Mike Pence)氏を任命、その他のメンバーとして共和党関係者や実子3人を含む身内4人を選定したことを明らかにした。

トランプ氏、「米大統領選の勝因はソーシャルメディア」:AFPBB News

次期米大統領に決まった共和党のドナルド・トランプ(Donald Trump)氏は、大統領選での勝利にはツイッター(Twitter)などのソーシャルメディアを挑発的に活用したことが役立ち、これが「反撃」の手段となったと、CBSテレビの看板ニュース番組「60ミニッツ(60 Minutes)」で語った。

CNN.co.jp : TPPの「年内採決なし」、米共和党指導者が言明


英国が誇る諜報機関が「世界一難しいクイズ本」を出版 - 産経ニュース




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News Headlines - 12 November 2016

Lego ends advertising with Daily Mail after calls for companies to 'Stop Funding Hate' | The Independent

Lego will stop advertising its products in the Daily Mail, following a public campaign calling on big companies to drop adverts from newspapers accused of promoting “hatred, discrimination and demonisation”, the company has announced.

Pound has best fortnight in eight years after Trump win | The Guardian

The battered pound has notched up its best two-week performance in eight years after the surprise US election result took investor focus off the UK’s Brexit challenges.
Market concerns shifted to the euro amid fears that Donald Trump’s victory will trigger a wave of populism and political uncertainty throughout Europe.

Donald Trump protester shot during Oregon demonstration - CBS News

As protests of President-elect Donald Trump entered another day, police in Portland, Oregon, say one person was shot and injured by a man who had gotten into a confrontation with a protester and then opened fire.

Hundreds of thousands gather in Seoul to demand Park's resignation

Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets in Seoul on Saturday, in numbers not seen in decades, for the latest massive rally to demand President Park Geun-hye's resignation over the growing scandal involving her confidante.

Blast at Sufi shrine in Pakistan kills 10, wounds dozens- The New Indian Express

At least 52 people, including women and children, were killed and more than 100 others injured today in a suicide bombing at a popular sufi shrine in Pakistan's restive Balochistan province, an attack claimed by the Islamic State terror group.

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自滅するフランス大統領:奈落の底へ | JBpress(日本ビジネスプレス)


クリントン氏、仏オランド大統領と血縁関係? 系譜学者の主張:AFPBB News

米大統領選の民主党候補ヒラリー・クリントン(Hillary Clinton)氏は、フランスのフランソワ・オランド(Francois Hollande)大統領と遠い血縁関係にある──。仏系譜学者ジャンルイ・ボカルノー(Jean-Louis Beaucarnot)氏が3日、自著で主張した。両氏はともに14世紀の「不運の国王ら」の子孫にあたるのだという。

ロンドンでボブ・ディランさんの絵画展 | NHKニュース


ドイツ大勝、フランスも勝つ サッカーW杯欧州予選  :日本経済新聞


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News Headlines - 11 November 2016

Trump adviser urges Obama, Clinton to speak out on protests | Fox News

Donald Trump’s campaign manager took to Twitter Thursday to call on President Obama or Hillary Clinton to speak out against calls for political violence, as unruly post-election protests broke out for the second night in a row in cities across the country.

Desperate Islamic State thugs 'crucify five spies' in Mosul and hang bodies of dozens more from electricity poles - Mirror Online

At least 40 people have been slaughtered by the group for allegedly passing information to 'the enemy' as coalition forces continue their fight to retake the city

india japan: India, Japan sign landmark civil nuclear deal - Times of India

Making an exception, Japan on Friday signed a historic civil nuclear cooperation deal with India, opening the door for collaboration between their industries in the field even as the countries signed nine other agreements in various areas to bolster bilateral ties.

Italian court allows mother to give child her surname in landmark case | The Independent

A mother in Italy has been granted the right to give her child her own surname after Italy’s constitutional court ruled that forcing children to take their father’s name was “unlawful”.

Babymetal To Release 'Live At Wembley' Album In December - Blabbermouth.net

Japanese pop-metal sensation BABYMETAL will release a new 13-track live album, "Live At Wembley", on December 9 via earMUSIC/Edel. A digital version will be made available on December 30.

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【米大統領にトランプ氏】次の旋風はフランスに吹く? 来春の大統領選控え極右政党への追い風警戒 - 産経ニュース


【パリ同時テロ】多発テロから1年、シリアからの統括者「ウサマ・アタル」を特定 全容解明は道半ば - 産経ニュース


故アラファト氏の博物館オープン、謎めいた生涯に迫る | ロイター


スウェーデンで大雪、観測史上最高の積雪に | ロイター




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News Headlines - 10 November 2016

Trump and Obama Hold Cordial 90-Minute Meeting in Oval Office - The New York Times

The two men met face to face for the first time for a 90-minute discussion in the Oval Office and shook hands, making a public show of putting their bitter differences aside.

‘Clint Eastwood’ Twitter account suspended after praising Trump | New York Post

Twitter had Clint Eastwood fans up in arms on Thursday for suspending an account purportedly belonging to the actor following a pro-Trump tweet.

Ku Klux Klan group plans North Carolina rally to celebrate Donald Trump's election victory

The Ku Klux Klan has announced a "victory" parade in North Carolina following Donald Trump's election as president.
The parade was announced by the Loyal White Knights, a KKK chapter based in the rural village of Pelham, and will take place in early December.

Iconic Ancient Sites Ravaged in ISIS’s Last Stand in Iraq

Recently released satellite imagery of archaeological sites around the northern Iraqi city of Mosul has revealed extensive destruction at two capital cities of ancient Mesopotamia, according to researchers with the American Schools of Oriental Research Cultural Heritage Initiatives (ASOR CHI).

Spotify Swims Upstream In CD-Obsessed Japan

A spokesperson from Spotify explained to me that while CD sales are significant, they have “have been falling gradually over recent years, as well as being centered around a relatively small pool of artists.” Music fans will pay up to $30 for an album (the “premium” albums are accompanied by posters, toys, calendars, etc.), and streaming has massive potential for growth.

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【米大統領にトランプ氏】決め手は「ヒラリー嫌い」? 有権者の投票行動、共和党支持者9割がトランプに - 産経ニュース


ヒラリー候補はなぜ敗北したのか | "Japan In-depth"


全米各地でトランプ氏への抗議デモ 社会分断の懸念 | NHKニュース


ロンドン市場 円相場は106円台に値下がり | NHKニュース


ロンドンの路面電車が転覆 7人死亡、50人以上けが:朝日新聞デジタル


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News Headlines - 09 November 2016

Donald Trump is moving to the White House, and liberals put him there | The Guardian

The even larger problem is that there is a kind of chronic complacency that has been rotting American liberalism for years, a hubris that tells Democrats they need do nothing different, they need deliver nothing really to anyone – except their friends on the Google jet and those nice people at Goldman. The rest of us are treated as though we have nowhere else to go and no role to play except to vote enthusiastically on the grounds that these Democrats are the “last thing standing” between us and the end of the world. It is a liberalism of the rich, it has failed the middle class, and now it has failed on its own terms of electability. Enough with these comfortable Democrats and their cozy Washington system. Enough with Clintonism and its prideful air of professional-class virtue. Enough!

Samsung raided in South Korean political scandal - CNET

President Park Geun-hye is reported to have allowed long-time confidante Choi Soon-sil to exploit their friendship for financial gain. Samsung is alleged to have donated $3.1m (around £2.5m or AU$) to a company co-owned by Choi Soon-sil, who was arrested on 3 November, and her daughter.

Toyota Looks to Electric Cars as Stronger Yen Dents Profits - WSJ

Toyota Motor Corp. gave a strong signal Tuesday that it soon plans to jump on the battery bandwagon and make electric cars despite expressing skeptical views about their range and charging times.

Crackdown in Turkey passes the point of no return

The post-coup crackdown has been of a scale to suggest that while the state had been deeply penetrated by followers of Fethullah Gulen, the AKP’s erstwhile Islamist allies, he is using this as an alibi to purge liberal and secular opponents.

Cristiano Ronaldo: Real Madrid forward 'has 10 years' left - BBC Sport

Cristiano Ronaldo said he can continue playing for another 10 years after signing a new deal at Real Madrid.
The 31-year-old Portuguese's last deal was set to end in June 2018 but he will now remain with the Spanish giants until June 2021.

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米大統領選:AP通信、トランプ氏当選確実と報じる - 毎日新聞


米大統領選:TPP発効、困難な情勢に トランプ氏勝利 - 毎日新聞




LGの家電、エレクトロラックス抜いて世界市場2位に | 中央日報


ゴン中山が18年間維持したギネス記録、ついに破られる。クロアチアで5戦連続ハット | フットボールチャンネル


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News Headlines - 08 November 2016

Musicians rally around Hillary Clinton ahead of US election - BBC News

Madonna, Bruce Springsteen and Lady Gaga have pledged their support for Hillary Clinton in the US Presidential election.

'Errors' in Met's VIP paedophile probe Operation Midland - BBC News

Numerous errors were made in Scotland Yard's investigation into paedophile allegations against VIPs, an independent review has found.
The decision to abandon Operation Midland should have been taken "much earlier", Sir Richard Henriques said.

Same-sex marriage plebiscite bill blocked by Senate - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

The Federal Government's bid to hold a plebiscite on whether to legalise same-sex marriage has been defeated in the Senate.

6 Shortlisted Designs Unveiled in London’s Illuminated River Competition | ArchDaily

The Illuminated River Foundation has unveiled the six designs shortlisted to transform the river Thames in London by lighting up key bridges along the length of the river. The six teams were selected in September and asked to work their initial schemes into concept designs for the Westminster, Waterloo, London and Chelsea bridges. The teams comprise: Adjaye Associates; A_LA; Diller Scofidio + Renfro; Leo Villareal with Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands and Future\Pace; Les Éclairagistes Associés with ecqi and Federico Pietrella; and Sam Jacob Studio with Simon Heijdens. Read on to see all six designs.

Prince Harry condemns media 'abuse' of American girlfriend | Daily Mail Online

In a highly unusual statement, the prince on Tuesday lashed out at the media for intruding on the privacy of his new girlfriend, American actress Meghan Markle. The 32-year-old royal said the press had crossed a line with articles that had "racial undertones," and pleaded: "This is not a game."

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アングル:大麻合法化問う米住民投票控え、関連株買いに勢い | ロイター


ウクライナ有力知事が辞意 前ジョージア大統領 「新天地」で政界再編図る? - 産経ニュース


サムスン、米紙に全面謝罪広告 ノート7爆発問題で:AFPBB News

韓国のサムスン電子(Samsung Electronics)は7日、バッテリー発火問題により世界的なリコールが行われている同社の人気スマートフォン「ギャラクシーノート7(Galaxy Note 7)」について、米大手新聞各紙に謝罪広告を出した。



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News Headlines - 07 November 2016

Presidential Election Polls for November 7, 2016

Clinton has 46.8 percent of voter support compared to Trump’s 44.3 percent. Clinton’s support spiraled down from her 7.1-point lead in mid-October following news that the FBI would review newly discovered emails that might have been related to a prior probe of Clinton’s emails.

This Time, There Really Is a Hispanic Voter Surge - The New York Times

This year, Hispanic voters, perhaps motivated by Donald J. Trump’s policy proposals (including deportation) and harsh language aimed at undocumented Hispanic immigrants, really might decide this election.
Early voting data unequivocally indicates that Hillary Clinton will benefit from a long awaited surge in Hispanic turnout, vastly exceeding the Hispanic turnout from four years ago.

FBI agents, lawmakers hammer Comey over Clinton emails inquiry | Reuters

FBI Director James Comey was under attack from some of his own agents and members of Congress on Monday over his handling of an inquiry into Hillary Clinton's emails, but the White House was remaining supportive, for now.

German politician sentenced to prison over Nazi camp tattoo | Daily Mail Online

A German court sentenced a far-right politician to eight months in prison on Monday for displaying a Nazi-style tattoo, siding with prosecutors and stiffening the suspended term he originally received.

Japanese journalist freed from Iraqi-Kurdish custody

Iraqi Kurdistan authorities have handed over a Japanese journalist who was detained over his links with Islamic State group militants.
Kosuke Tsuneoka was arrested near Mosul in October by Kurdish counter-terrorism units.

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クリントン氏訴追求めず FBI、捜査終了  :日本経済新聞


ゲイツ氏との関係、ハードウエア参入で悪化-マイクロソフト前CEO - Bloomberg








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News Headlines - 06 November 2016

Trump rushed off stage at campaign rally - CNNPolitics.com

Donald Trump was rushed off a stage here Saturday by Secret Service agents during a campaign speech after an incident in the crowd near the front of the stage.

Japan, India to ink controversial nuclear deal | South China Morning Post

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe are set to sign a deal Friday that would allow Japan to export nuclear technology to the subcontinent, the Yomiuri Shimbun paper reported.

UFO? Lost Cold War nuclear weapon? Canada's navy to investigate object found off B.C. coast - CBC News

The Royal Canadian Navy is sending a ship to determine if a diver has discovered "the lost nuke" — a Mark IV bomb that went missing after a U.S. bomber crashed off B.C.'s North Coast in the early days of the Cold War.

Commerzbank reports quarterly loss on restructuring costs

Commerzbank reported a loss in the third quarter, as new chief executive Martin Zielke embarked on an overhaul of Germany’s second-largest lender.

Rare Anne Frank Poem to Be Auctioned in Holland | JewishPress.com

An extremely rare, handwritten Anne Frank autographed poem, dated March 28, 1942, shortly before the Frank family went into hiding in Amsterdam, will be auctioned by Bubb Kuyper in Haarlem, the Netherlands, and is expected to go for about $55,000.

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CNN.co.jp : トランプ氏、演説壇上から一時退避 聴衆に「不穏な動き」


独検察、VW監査役会長を捜査 排ガス不正の開示遅れで  :日本経済新聞


イタリアの神父、地震は「同性カップルの権利認めた罰」:AFPBB News

強硬派神学者として知られるジョバンニ・カバルコリ(Giovanni Cavalcoli)神父は地震当日の先月30日、カトリック系ラジオ局「ラジオ・マリア(Radio Maria)」で、地震が「特にシビル・ユニオンによる家族や結婚の尊厳に反する行為」に対する「神の罰」だとする主張を展開した。



ペリーの黒船、実は1年前に予告 幕府は対策取らず:朝日新聞デジタル


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News Headlines - 05 November 2016

Turkey arrests pro-Kurdish opposition leaders - News from Al Jazeera

Turkish authorities arrested the co-leaders of the pro-Kurdish opposition Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) on Friday on terrorism-related charges as the post-coup crackdown in the country continues.

French teen gets suspended jail sentence for naming Wi-Fi network after Isis | The Guardian

A French court has handed a three-month suspended jail sentence to a teenager who named his domestic Wi-Fi network after the Islamic State group, his lawyer said on Friday.

'Jaw dropping' secret audio tapes smuggled out of North Korea reveal Kim Jong-il criticising his own people | The Independent

Secret recordings smuggled out of North Korea have revealed how the former leader and father of Kim Jong-un lambasted his own people - as well as making fun out of himself - while he was in office... According to the documentary, titled 'The Lovers and the Despot', the audio clips were secretly recorded by a South Korean actress and her film director husband, who were kidnapped by Mr Jong-il’s regime in 1978 and forced to make films for him for eight years.

Thousands of Giant Snowballs Form Naturally in Northern Russian Village

In late October, far in Russia’s north, villagers in the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug discovered an unusual sight: thousands of giant snowballs have formed naturally on the frozen banks of a local river.

Bill Murray Joins Chicago Cubs Players on 'SNL's' Weekend Update for a Celebratory Sing-Along | Hollywood Reporter

Three days after the Chicago Cubs broke their 108-year championship drought by claiming the 2016 World Series, longtime fan Bill Murray returned to Studio 8H to celebrate the team's win on Saturday Night Live.

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トランプ氏の妻、過去に不法就労か…AP報じる : 読売新聞(YOMIURI ONLINE)




ハンガリー:政府系企業、左派新聞を買収 - 毎日新聞


パリ協定が発効、7日からのCOP22で実施ルールなど協議へ | ロイター


米誌表紙「緑の瞳」の女性、アフガンに送還へ:AFPBB News

米誌ナショナル・ジオグラフィック(National Geographic)の表紙を飾った写真の被写体として有名なアフガニスタン人女性が、数十年にわたり暮らしていたパキスタンからアフガニスタンに送還されることが決まった。女性はAFPの取材に対し「悲嘆に暮れている」と語った。

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News Headlines - 04 November 2016

Park's approval rating hits record-low of 5%

President Park Geun-hye's approval rating has plunged to 5 percent ― the lowest for any South Korean president in modern history ― amid a swirling scandal involving her confidant Choi Soon-sil.

Donald Trump's late surge in polls hits European shares as fear and uncertainty mount | The Independent

Recent market jitters over the race to the White House started a week ago, after the strong enthusiasm for Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton, seen as the status quo candidate by markets, dropped following the renewal of FBI’s email investigation.

May tells Merkel and Juncker she will stick to Article 50 deadline - ITV News

The prime minister has held talks with European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker and German Chancellor Angela Merkel over Brexit.
Theresa May was forced to show she is still in control of the process after the High Court ruled that parliament must have the final say on when Article 50 is triggered.

German prosecutors investigate Facebook over hate postings | Reuters

German prosecutors are investigating Mark Zuckerberg and other Facebook executives, a spokesman for the Munich prosecutor's office said on Friday, following a complaint alleging the company broke national laws against hate speech and sedition by failing to remove racist postings.

Wanted 'hitman' arrested wearing Halloween devil's costume

A suspected hitman has been arrested in Spain as he disguised himself in a devil's costume to meet colleagues at a popular bar.

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米タカタ:リコール問題 破産法検討 債務確定し、再建へ - 毎日新聞


Gawkerがハルク・ホーガンと3100万ドルで和解 セックス動画をめぐるプライバシー侵害訴訟で - ITmedia ニュース

経営破綻した米オンラインメディアGawker Mediaがプロレスラーのハルク・ホーガン氏と3100万ドルで和解し、数年にわたる訴訟に終止符が打たれた。この訴訟の影響で既に、Gawkerは破産を申請し、Gawker.comは閉鎖され、Gawkerが運営するその他のサイトはスペイン語放送大手の米Univisionに売却されている。

ハリー王子に新たな恋人? M・マークルさん - BBCニュース


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News Headlines - 03 November 2016

Bank of England warns households to expect sharp rise in inflation next year | The Guardian

Predicting rises in petrol prices and other goods that the UK buys in from abroad, the Bank said inflation would rise from 1.3% this year to 2.7% in 2017 and 2018, higher than in its last set of forecasts three months ago... The new forecast was delivered as the Bank kept interest rates at a record low of 0.25% and dropped plans to cut them further in the near future, although the inflation warning was tempered with a projection that economic growth will be much stronger than previously forecast in the near-term.

When Hillary and Donald Were Friends - The New York Times

The sensational, spidery plot of the most gripping game of thrones in modern history is best captured by two images. The first is from Donald J. Trump’s extravagant third wedding at his Mar-a-Lago estate in 2005: The junior senator from New York, glowing in gold silk and pearls, smiles up at the mogul in white tie with genuine delight as he says something that cracks up Hillary, Bill and Trump’s bejeweled bride, Melania.

Moscow tribute to victims of Stalin terror - Channel NewsAsia

Hundreds of people braved the late autumnal cold in Moscow on Saturday (Oct 29) to remember victims of the Stalin era, reading out names of people murdered at the height of the Terror.

Vatican, China Consider Deal on Selection of Bishops After Decades of Division - WSJ

Negotiators for the Vatican and Beijing reached a compromise on who selects Catholic bishops in China, said people familiar with the matter, potentially marking a major step toward ending six decades of estrangement.

Denmark to build new Hans Christian Andersen museum | Reuters

A new museum dedicated to the life and work of Danish fairytale writer Hans Christian Andersen, author of The Ugly Duckling and The Little Mermaid, is to be built in his birthplace of Odense, local authorities said on Monday.

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米FRB、追加利上げ見送り 12月の可能性示唆  :日本経済新聞




ツイッター、日本では絶好調 独自機能で成長率が世界一:朝日新聞デジタル




【米大統領選】オバマ米大統領がFBI長官を批判「FBIはすでに訴追できないと結論付けた」 クリントン氏のメール問題で - 産経ニュース


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News Headlines - 02 November 2016

South Korean prosecutors arrest woman at center of political crisis | Reuters

The woman at the center of a scandal that has plunged the South Korean presidency into crisis was held for a second day on Tuesday after being detained overnight to answer allegations of exerting inappropriate influence in state affairs.

MI5 head: ‘increasingly aggressive’ Russia a growing threat to UK | The Guardian

Russia poses an increasing threat to the stability of the UK and is using all the sophisticated tools at its disposal to achieve its aims, the director general of MI5 has told the Guardian.

Raymond Gilmour: 'Abandoned' IRA supergrass lay dead in his flat for up to a week - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk

Gilmour gave evidence against 31 men and women in one of Northern Ireland's best known republican supergrass trials. After the case collapsed in 1984, he was resettled in England by MI5 and given a new identity.

Turnbull: Immigration reform shows 'door to Australia is closed' to illegals - UPI.com

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced new legislation that would permanently end the possibility undocumented immigrants arriving by boat from Indonesia would be granted visas to stay in Australia.

U.S. Sues AT&T’s DirecTV for Alleged Collusion During Dodgers TV Talks - WSJ

The Justice Department filed an antitrust lawsuit Wednesday against AT&T Inc.’s DirecTV, alleging that it engaged in unlawful information-sharing with rival pay-TV operators when they all resisted carrying a pricey Los Angeles-area sports channel owned by the Dodgers baseball team.

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CNN.co.jp : 米大統領選、トランプ氏が僅差でリード 世論動向調査


FBI、クリントン元大統領巡る捜査資料公開 陣営反発:朝日新聞デジタル


CNN.co.jp : 「トランプ氏には投票しないで」 経済学者370人が呼び掛け


「スウェーデンのシンドラー」死亡認定 ユダヤ人10万人救う:AFPBB News

第2次世界大戦(World War II)中に数多くのユダヤ人の命を救ったものの、旧ソビエト連邦(Soviet Union)に身柄を拘束され、行方が分からなくなったスウェーデンの外交官ラウル・ワレンバーグ(Raoul Wallenberg)氏をめぐり、スウェーデン政府は10月31日、正式に死亡を認定した。行方不明となってから70年以上が経過してからの認定となった。

アイドル衣装「ナチスに酷似」 ネット批判、英紙も報道:朝日新聞デジタル


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News Headlines - 01 November 2016

Top Senate Dem Says FBI Chief May Have Broken Law on Emails - The New York Times

The top Senate Democrat said Sunday that FBI Director James Comey may have broken the law when he disclosed 11 days before the election that investigators had newly discovered emails that may be relevant to the inquiry into Hillary Clinton's private email server.

Ronnie Coulter jailed for 1998 murder of Surjit Singh Chhokar - BBC News

A man has been jailed for life for the 1998 murder of Surjit Singh Chhokar after being tried for a second time... The Crown was given permission to bring a second prosecution following changes to Scotland's double jeopardy laws.

Quids in! Treasury warns shopkeepers to get ready for 12-sided £1 coin | The Guardian

Millions of vending and parking machines will have to be adapted to enable them to accept the new coins, which have already been likened to the 12-sided 3d piece that disappeared with decimalisation in 1971.

Nepal drains dangerous Everest lake - BBC News

The Imja glacial lake, at nearly 5,000m (16,400ft) high, was in danger of flooding downstream settlements, trekking trails and bridges... Imja is one of thousands of glacial lakes in the Himalayas.

Sir David Attenborough: BBC right to let Bake Off go but wrong to sack Clarkson | The Guardian

Sir David Attenborough has said the BBC was “absolutely right” not to pay the sum needed to snap up The Great British Bake Off – but it was wrong to sack Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson.

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イスタンブールの領事館職員家族に退避指示 米政府 - 産経ニュース




新「MacBook Pro」だけじゃない──アップルが発表した7つのこと|WIRED.jp

発表会の目玉となったのは、新しいMacBook Proに搭載された「Touch Bar」(タッチバー)。タッチインターフェイスを備えたiPhoneが登場し、いまではスクリーンに触れて操作をしないスマートフォンが考えられないように、今回のアップルの革新も再び、デヴァイスの常識を変えてしまうのかもしれない。

CNN.co.jp : 英で発掘の化石、恐竜の脳だった 史上初の発見


CNN.co.jp : 米大統領府もハロウィーン、オバマ夫妻が「スリラー」披露


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