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News Headlines - 31 December 2016

New Year delayed by one second - BBC News

The extra second will occur as clocks strike midnight and a time of 23:59:60 will be recorded, delaying 2017 momentarily.

Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is still alive and in charge, says Pentagon | The Independent

Isis chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdidi is alive despite numerous attempts on his life, the Pentagon has confirmed.
Rumours swirled earlier this month that the terror group's leader had been killed after activist group the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which is based in London, reported that senior Isis figures had gathered for an emergency meeting in Iraq.

Record 2016 pushes migrant arrivals in Italy over half million | Reuters

Nearly a fifth more migrants arrived in Italy by boat this year, setting a record and bringing the three-year total to more than half a million, the Interior Ministry said on Friday.

Greek ambassador to Brazil killed by wife's lover, police say - CNN.com

Police contend Greece's ambassador to Brazil was killed by his wife's lover -- a military police officer -- and the widow is being questioned in the crime, Brazil's state-run Agencia Brasil news agency reported Saturday.

Amazon Prime Air Floating Drone Warehouses Could Become a Reality | Fortune.com

The e-commerce giant has been awarded a patent that describes a logistics technology it calls "airborne fulfillment center (AFC)." The AFC is essentially in airship that's capable of flying at altitudes of 45,000 feet or more that would house items the company sells through its online marketplace. In the patent, Amazon describes a method by which drones would fly into the warehouse, pick up the items they need to deliver, and then deliver those items to the customer's home.

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シリア停戦、おおむね順守 首都近郊で戦闘も:AFPBB News


ロシア:プーチン氏、報復措置あえて実施せず 米制裁に - 毎日新聞


【独トラック突入】「治安」重視へ高まる圧力 反難民党「寛容に責任」、与党内に危機感 - 産経ニュース


ロンドン株が史上最高値 年間で14.4%上昇  :日本経済新聞


“国民幸福度No.1”といわれる北欧の生き方の秘訣とは? | ダ・ヴィンチニュース


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News Headlines - 30 December 2016

Clashes, air raids tarnish Russia and Turkey's Syria truce | Reuters

Clashes, shelling and air raids in western Syria marred a Russian- and Turkish-backed ceasefire that aims to end nearly six years of war and lead to peace talks between rebels and a government emboldened by recent battlefield success.

Foxconn Deepens Investment in China With Plans for New Flat-Panel Factory - WSJ

Foxconn Technology Group founder Terry Gou said his company plans to build an $8.8 billion television flat-panel factory in Guangzhou, China, depicting the region as an “investment treasure land” amid calls to move tech manufacturing to the U.S.

Taiwan 'Nazi rally' school principal resigns - BBC News

The principal of a Taiwanese school whose students held a mock Nazi rally for a Christmas parade has resigned.

Hundreds executed by North Korea's Kim Jong Un since coming to power - CNN.com

A new report claims North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un has ordered 340 people to be executed since he came to power in 2011.

Philippines drug raids net record haul - CNN.com

Philippines authorities have made the biggest drug seizure in the country's history, confiscating 2,000 pounds (890 kilograms) of methamphetamine worth $120 million in a series of raids this month.

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伊モンテパスキ銀支援、政府負担8100億円 伊中銀試算  :日本経済新聞


パナマ文書検証、孤独な戦い アイスランド前首相を退陣に追い込んだ記者 自宅籠もり、オンラインで徹底洗い出し - 産経ニュース


ロシア“代用酒”で年1万人超死亡 「テロ、戦争より深刻」「民族的虐殺」 貧困、腐敗…根本問題の解決急務 - 産経ニュース


アサヒ「スーパードライ」自社生産計画 欧州販売、年200万ケースに倍増 - SankeiBiz(サンケイビズ)


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News Headlines - 29 December 2016

Head of Japan's top ad firm to quit after new recruit's death from overwork | The Guardian

The head of Japan’s biggest advertising agency is to resign, as prosecutors launch an investigation into his firm for enforcing excessive overtime after an overworked employee took her own life.

Philippines' Duterte calls U.S. envoys 'spies' over alleged ouster plot | Reuters

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte derided U.S. ambassadors as "spies" on Thursday, responding to a media report of an alleged American plot to destabilize his government, a job he said some envoys were appointed solely to do.

French police hunt 'killer' of Japanese student - The Local

Police in France are hunting for a Chilean man suspected of killing a Japanese student in the eastern town of Besancon, sources close to the case said Thursday.

German outrage after seven young refugees accused of 'setting homeless man on fire' at Berlin underground station - Mirror Online

Police in Berlin have arrested seven migrants who are accused of setting a homeless man on fire in an underground station in the German city.
The alleged attack occurred as the 37-year-old man was sleeping on a platform bench at Schönleinstraße U-Bahn station on Christmas Eve.

Germany plans creation of ′center of defense′ against fake news, report says | DW.COM

In light of the rise of fake news on social media, the German Interior Ministry has proposed the creation of a "Center of Defense Against Disinformation," according to a report on Friday from the German news magazine "Der Spiegel."

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ロシア・トルコのシリア停戦合意、正式発表なく情勢不透明:AFPBB News


サイバー攻撃問題 米がロシアに報復措置へ | NHKニュース


CNN.co.jp : B・スピアーズ死去のデマ、ソニーの公式ツイッターに掲載

ソニーの公式アカウントは何者かに乗っ取られたとみられ、「#RIPブリトニー 1981-2016」「ブリトニー・スピアーズが事故死! 間もなく詳報#RIPブリトニー」という2本の投稿が掲載された。

「レイア姫」女優キャリー・フィッシャーさんの母も死去 「雨に唄えば」のデビー・レイノルズさん - 産経ニュース


超巨大火山に噴火の兆候、イタリア | ナショナルジオグラフィック日本版サイト

50万人が住むイタリアの大規模な火山性カルデラ盆地、カンピ・フレグレイの地下にある超巨大火山が、500年の休止期間を終え、“臨界状態”に近づく可能性があるという論文が、12月20日付の科学誌『Nature Communications』に掲載された。

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News Headlines - 28 December 2016

Toshiba shares fall 20% as nuclear writedown sinks in | The Guardian

Toshiba’s stock price dropped by 20.42% to 311.60 yen, the largest fall allowed for a single day, about 30 minutes after the opening bell, as the company failed to remove investor worries over the potential risk.

Hans Tietmeyer, central banker, 1931-2016

Hans Tietmeyer, who has died at the age of 85, dominated European central banking in the final years of the 20th century. During a lifetime of public service, he helped topple a government, unify his country and launch the euro.

Former Argentine President Cristina Kirchner Indicted in Corruption Case - WSJ

A judge indicted ex-President Cristina Kirchner on corruption charges involving public works and ordered millions of dollars of her assets to be frozen, escalating the legal troubles facing the former Argentine leader.

Cheetah numbers plummet, fueling extinction fears | Fox News

A study published Monday by the Zoological Society of London (ZSL), the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and wild cat conservation group Panthera reveals that just 7,100 cheetahs remain in the wild.
Cheetahs have been driven out of 91 percent of their historic range, according to the study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Hardest hit are cheetah populations in Asia, where fewer than 50 individuals remain in one part of Iran.

Rangers legend Paul Gascoigne rushed to hospital after being 'booted down stairs' during drunken hotel bust up - Daily Record

Witness claims a boozed-up Gazza was "drooling, spitting, making racist comments and throwing money around" before suffering a head wound in the disturbance.

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安倍首相、オバマ大統領と真珠湾訪問 犠牲者に「永劫の哀悼」:AFPBB News

安倍晋三(Shinzo Abe)首相とバラク・オバマ(Barack Obama)米大統領は27日(日本時間28日)、日米開戦の地となった米ハワイ(Hawaii)真珠湾(Pearl Harbor)を訪れた。安倍首相はその後の演説で、旧日本軍による攻撃の犠牲者らに「永劫(えいごう)の哀悼の誠」をささげると表明した。

【安倍首相真珠湾訪問】安倍晋三首相とオバマ米大統領が歩んだ4年間の軌跡 28日のハワイ会談で幕 - 産経ニュース


つぶやきは悲鳴に…ツイッター大揺れ 最高幹部が一斉退社 身売り観測も再燃 - SankeiBiz(サンケイビズ)


メキシコ航空会社、露スーパージェットの半数に「潜在的異常」 | ロイター


米女優キャリー・フィッシャーさん死去 「レイア姫」:朝日新聞デジタル


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News Headlines - 27 December 2016

Three Chinese men charged with hacking US law firms | New York Post

Three Chinese nationals were charged with hacking into the private e-mail accounts of major US law firms and helping themselves to juicy tips on upcoming mergers.

Trump Tower lobby evacuation prompted by bag of toys - CNNPolitics.com

Trump Tower was briefly evacuated Tuesday afternoon after authorities discovered a suspicious package that was later determined to be a bag of children's toys.

'Clean Brexit' could save UK £450m a week, claims pro-leave group | The Guardian

A pressure group backed by a string of former Vote Leave campaigners from Michael Gove to Gisela Stuart has claimed that exiting the EU with a “clean Brexit” could save the country £450m a week.

Health curse of the middle aged: 80% are now 'overweight, lazy or drink too much' as they worry about their children, ageing parents or work | Daily Mail Online

Officials say those in the 40 to 60 age group are neglecting their health because they are too busy worrying about their children, ageing parents or work.
Some 83 per cent have poor lifestyle habits, a major analysis by Public Health England and Oxford University academics has found.

Vera Rubin, who did pioneering work on dark matter, dies | Daily Mail Online

Vera Rubin, a pioneering astronomer who helped find powerful evidence of dark matter, has died, her son said Monday. She was 88.

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CNN.co.jp : イスラエル、安保理決議で米国非難 11カ国の大使呼び出し


安倍首相、ハワイに到着 日本人墓地などめぐる:朝日新聞デジタル


東芝、数千億円の損失計上へ…米原子力事業で : 読売新聞(YOMIURI ONLINE)


トリドール、ロンドンのラーメン店「昇龍」に出資  :日本経済新聞


iFLYER: 中田ヤスタカ、ソロ最新作は、ロンドンの歌姫Charli XCXと、きゃりーぱみゅぱみゅをフィーチャーした海外コラボ楽曲!

Charli XCXは、楽曲参加したアイコナ・ポップ「アイ・ラヴ・イット」が全米7位、イギー・アゼリア「ファンシー」が全米7週1位を記録、また自身の楽曲「ブーム・クラップ」が全米8位にランクインするなど、世界中で注目を集めるシンガーソングライター。

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News Headlines - 26 December 2016

Intoxicated man booked on suspicion of causing commotion during flight

Other passengers and American pop singer Richard Marx helped overpower the unruly passenger, who is known to have consumed 2 1/2 shots of liquor and got drunk during the flight. They bound him with a rope before police took him into custody upon the flight's arrival at the airport... Marx, best known for his 1989 hit "Right Here Waiting," held a Seoul concert in June this year for the first time in 21 years.

1,600 Hongkongers stranded in Japan by severe weather flown home | South China Morning Post

More than 1,000 Hongkongers left stranded for days after a severe winter snowstorm swept through northern Japan and cancelled Christmas for many of them have returned to Hong Kong overnight.

Japan's youngest pro shogi player beats its oldest top player in debut match | The Japan Times

Sota Fujii, a second-year junior high school student, defeated 76-year-old Hifumi Kato on Saturday in Tokyo. Kato holds ninth dan, the highest ranking in the Japanese chess-like board game.

World's first solar panel road opens in Normandy village | The Guardian

It cost €5m (£4.2m) to construct and will be used by about 2,000 motorists a day during a two-year test period to establish if it can generate enough energy to power street lighting in the village of 3,400 residents.

The best films of 2016 ... that you probably didn't see | The Guardian

Guardian staff compile a list of overlooked films of the past year, including Isabelle Huppert’s overshadowed hit, the scariest horror film and a farting corpse

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ソ連崩壊25年 ロシアの改革難しく東欧と格差 民主化、経済成長…消えた希望 - 産経ニュース


日米地位協定対象の軍属の範囲縮小で実質合意 | NHKニュース


焦点:ロシアのデマ作戦に米国敗北、大統領選でリスク現実に | ロイター


ジョージ・マイケルさん死去 53歳、元「ワム!」:朝日新聞デジタル


アマゾンの「孤立部族」を偶然撮影、部族名も不明 | 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 - 25 December 2016

Queen too ill to attend Christmas Day church service | The Guardian

The Queen has missed the annual Christmas morning church service at Sandringham for the first time in almost 30 years as she continues to fight a heavy cold.

Russian military plane crashes in Black Sea, 'killing 92' - BBC News

The plane disappeared from radar two minutes after taking off from Sochi at 05:25 (02:25 GMT), heading for Latakia in Syria, the defence ministry said... The Tu-154 was carrying soldiers, reporters and 64 members of the famed Alexandrov military music ensemble who were to perform for Russian troops.

Trump says he’s closing foundation, but Democrats want more - The Washington Post

President-elect Donald Trump says he will dissolve his charitable foundation before taking office to avoid conflicts of interest. The Democratic Party says that’s not enough and is calling for the billionaire businessman to put his assets in a blind trust.

Did Ban Ki-moon take bribes from scandal-ridden tycoon?

Outgoing U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, a leading presidential hopeful, allegedly received bribes worth $230,000 (280 million won) from Park Yeon-cha, an entrepreneur who was at the center of a bribery scandal involving former President Roh Moo-hyun and his aides, according to media reports.

163 new species discovered in Southeast Asia: WWF - CBC News

A rainbow-headed snake and a dragon-like lizard are among 163 new species that scientists recently discovered in the Greater Mekong region, conservation group WWF said on Monday, adding rapid development in the area, from dams to mines, was threatening wildlife survival.

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イスラエル 国連安保理の決議受けて拠出金停止の対抗措置 | NHKニュース


ユーロ圏で富の集中加速、貧しい世帯苦境に=ECB調査 | ロイター


ビットコイン時価総額が過去最高、取引の大半中国で | ロイター






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News Headlines - 24 December 2016

Stocks close flat as Dow fails to reach 20,000 ahead of Christmas

U.S. equities closed mostly flat on Friday ahead of the Christmas holiday, as the Dow Jones industrial average failed again to reach the psychologically important level of 20,000.

Credit Suisse agrees $5.3 billion U.S. deal on mortgages

Credit Suisse had agreed in principle to pay U.S. authorities $2.48 billion to settle claims it misled investors in residential mortgage-backed securities it sold in the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis, the Swiss bank said on Friday.

Nokia and Apple File Competing Lawsuits Over Patents - WSJ

The suits, filed this week​in the U.S. and Germany, mark the second time in the past seven years that the companies have squared off in a dispute over patents. In 2011, Apple settled a two-year patent case with Nokia and agreed to pay licensing royalties for use of some Nokia patents in iPhones.

Ericsson, Cisco to target corporate, public sector clients in 2017 | Reuters

Global telecoms equipment gear maker Ericsson plans to expand its partnership with Cisco Systems Inc by serving new corporate clients and the public sector in 2017, its North American chief told Reuters in an interview.

China's Liaoning aircraft carrier heading to Pacific for exercise- Nikkei Asian Review

A naval formation including China's first aircraft carrier, Liaoning, headed for the western Pacific Ocean on Saturday for an open-sea training exercise, the official Xinhua News Agency reported.
It is believed to be the first time for a Chinese aircraft carrier to sail to the Pacific Ocean.

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クレディ・スイスとドイツ銀が巨額支払い、MBS不正販売で | ロイター


トランプ氏がボーイング戦闘機の見積もり要請、ロッキードに圧力 | ロイター


TASAKI、ロンドン初の店舗をハーヴェイ ニコルズにオープン | Fashionsnap.com

TASAKIにとってイギリス初となる直営店舗「TASAKI Harvey Nichols Knightsbridge」は、 ハーヴェイ ニコルズ ナイツブリッジの1階に、約20平方メートルの規模で展開。

レッドソックスとヤンキース、2018年に英ロンドンで対戦か:AFPBB News

米メディアは23日、米大リーグ(MLB)で最大のライバル同士であるボストン・レッドソックス(Boston Red Sox)とニューヨーク・ヤンキース(New York Yankees)の試合が、英ロンドン(London)で開催される可能性があると報じた。……両球団は過去に東京で試合を開催した実績がある。しかし、今季ロンドンで4試合を行った米ナショナル・フットボール・リーグ(NFL)とは違い、これまでMLBの公式戦が英国で行われたことはない。

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News Headlines - 23 December 2016

Pro-Gaddafi aeroplane hijackers arrested, all 118 passengers and crew unharmed, weapons revealed to be replicas

Two Muammar Gaddafi loyalists who hijacked an internal Libyan flight carrying two pistols and a hand grenade were arrested after diverting the plane to Malta this morning and then surrendering.

U.N. chief Ban shows strongest indication of his presidential ambition

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Kim-moon said Tuesday that he is willing to fully devote himself to his home country, the strongest signal yet that he would run for president in South Korea next year.

Barack Obama in clash with Donald Trump after 'abandoning' Israel as UN passes resolution against Palestinian settlements

President Barack Obama has been accused of “shamefully abandoning” Israel after refusing to block a United Nations resolution demanding an end to the building of settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem.

Greek Doctors Help 67-Year-Old Carry Daughter's Child as Surrogate Mom | GreekReporter.com

A 67-year-old woman in Greece gave birth to her own grandchild as a surrogate mother earlier this week, carrying her daughter’s child after a serious illness prevented the younger woman from becoming pregnant.

Venetians hope to solve mystery of giant stone column that disappeared nearly 1,000 years ago

A group of explorers hopes to solve one of Venice’s most enduring mysteries – the fate of a giant triumphal column that is believed to have disappeared nearly 1,000 years ago.

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【独トラック突入】テロの容疑者をイタリア・ミラノ郊外で射殺 警官に発砲、イタリア政府発表 - 産経ニュース


www.fnn-news.com: 仏・日本人留学生不明 現地警察が行方追う知人の男、3日後出国






英エリザベス女王90歳で25団体「名誉総裁」引退 : 日刊スポーツ


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News Headlines - 22 December 2016

Catastrophic fire engulfs 140 buildings in Japan

A huge fire that spread to about 140 buildings in a small city on Japan's western coast was brought under control Thursday night after authorities called in extra firefighters to fight the blaze.

Swipe right? 'Toilet paper' for smartphones trialled in Japanese airport bathrooms | The Guardian

Japan has taken its reputation for hygiene up another notch with the introduction of “toilet paper” for smartphones inside toilets at Narita international airport.

Okinawa gets largest chunk of land back from U.S. military since '72 | The Japan Times

The government held a ceremony on Thursday to mark the U.S. military’s return of the largest tract of land in Okinawa in decades, despite last week’s ditching of a U.S. MV-22 Osprey off the coast that rattled residents’ nerves.

Japanese government says Monju will be scrapped

The Japanese government has made the formal decision that the Monju prototype fast breeder reactor (FBR) will not be restarted and steps will be taken to decommission it. However, the government also said the country's development of fast reactors would continue.

How One Japanese Company Is Tackling ‘Death by Overwork’ - WSJ

In recent weeks, it has lowered maximum overtime hours and said it would remove from company materials 10 principles encouraging hard work devised by a former president, Hideo Yoshida. These principles, written in 1951 and previously featured in notebooks issued to employees, include one that tells employees never to give up on a task. “Don’t let go, even if you are killed,” it said.

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アレッポ陥落、オバマは何を間違えたのか? | ニューズウィーク日本版


CNN.co.jp : イエメン自爆テロ、死者52人に ISISが犯行声明


ドイツ首相府前で事件の犠牲者追悼し難民政策に抗議 | NHKニュース


神話を破壊、111%の電力生むデンマークの風力 - スマートジャパン


ダークマター存在せず? - 「エントロピック重力理論」と観測データが一致 | マイナビニュース


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News Headlines - 21 December 2016

New security cordon around Buckingham Palace during Changing of the Guard to prevent Berlin-style attack

Buckingham Palace is being protected by a security cordon designed to prevent Berlin-style lorry attacks during the daily Changing of the Guard ceremony.

Queen and Prince Philip delay Christmas travel plans after falling ill | The Guardian

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh have delayed plans to travel to Norfolk for the start of their Christmas breaks, because they are unwell.

Euronext in Talks to Buy LSE’s French Clearing Unit - WSJ

London Stock Exchange Group PLC said Tuesday it is in exclusive talks to sell the French arm of its derivative exchange to pan-European exchange operator Euronext, a move that could help win regulatory approval for LSE’s planned merger with Deutsche Börse AG.

Beyonce Sued Over 'Drunk in Love' Music Video | Billboard

Beyoncé is being sued by clothing designer Dwayne Walker over the use of the Roc-A-Fella logo in her 2013 music video for "Drunk in Love," according to court documents reviewed by Billboard.

Earth's temperature to dip but still sizzle in 2017 | Reuters

World temperatures are likely to dip next year from a sizzling record high in 2016, when man-made global warming was slightly boosted by a natural El Nino event in the Pacific Ocean, scientists said on Tuesday.

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アップル、欧州委提訴へ 追徴課税の詳細公表受け :日本経済新聞


オーストリア:大統領選敗北ホーファー氏、本紙単独会見 - 毎日新聞


中国、ノルウェーが関係修復=ノーベル平和賞めぐる対立解消:AFPBB News




CNN.co.jp : 豪州から欧州へ初の直行便、17時間の旅 カンタス航空


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News Headlines - 20 December 2016

Theresa May indicates MPs will not be given vote on final Brexit deal | The Guardian

Theresa May has refused to commit to giving MPs a vote on the final Brexit deal struck by the government during two years of talks with representatives of the other 27 countries in the EU.

Sturgeon: UK could stay in single market - BBC News

Nicola Sturgeon has argued it would be "democratically justifiable" for the whole of the UK to remain in the European single market after Brexit.
But the Scottish first minister also said it would be possible for Scotland to remain in the free trade bloc even if the rest of the UK left.

Michelle Obama: Why I am helping Trump - CNNPolitics.com

"The words that we say moving forward -- all of us, it matters, which is one of the reasons Barack and I are so supportive of this transition, because no matter how we felt going into it, it is important for the health of this nation that we support the commander-in-chief," she told Oprah Winfrey in an interview that aired Monday on CBS.

German politician threatens to fine Facebook €500,000 every time it shows fake news

Germany has threatened to crack down on the fake news scandal plaguing Facebook by levying hefty fines for posts that aren't removed immediately amid mounting fears that disinformation could influence the country's upcoming elections.

Aleppo girl Bana Alabed safely evacuated from the city, Turkish NGO tweets - Daily Sabah

A seven-year-old Syrian girl who reached out to thousands of followers with updates from war-torn Aleppo has been safely evacuated as a result of a recent deal between Turkish and Russian authorities for the evacuation of civilians and opposition fighters.

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トルコ ロシア大使が警察官に撃たれ死亡 | NHKニュース


CNN.co.jp : 独トラック突入 死者12人に、トラックは盗難車か


ヨルダンで観光名所の城など襲撃 10人死亡 | NHKニュース


米大統領選、トランプ氏の勝利確定 選挙人投票実施  :日本経済新聞


恋ダンス【アメリカ大使館・領事館バージョン】 - YouTube


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News Headlines - 19 December 2016

Russian Ambassador to Turkey Is Assassinated in Ankara - The New York Times

Russia’s ambassador to Turkey was assassinated at an Ankara art exhibit on Monday evening by a lone Turkish gunman shouting “God is great!” and “don’t forget Aleppo, don’t forget Syria!” in what the leaders of Turkey and Russia called a provocative terrorist attack.

Lagarde keeps IMF job, escapes penalty after negligence conviction in France | Reuters

International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde escaped punishment and kept her job on Monday despite a conviction on negligence charges over a state payout made while she served as France's finance minister in 2008.

Choi Soon-sil appears at first court hearing

The close friend of President Park Geun-hye, who is at the center of an influence-peddling scandal that has led up to the president's impeachment, appeared at the first court hearing Monday.

China's famous elevated bus is now just a giant roadblock

Video of the road-straddling bus cruising over the top of cars during a test run spread like wildfire on social media back in August. But the quirky vehicle now sits idle at the test site in northern China, where it has become a hulking eyesore.

Red Hot Chili Peppers Drummer Joins Babymetal For Judas Priest Medley (Video) - Blabbermouth.net

Japanese pop-metal sensation BABYMETAL was joined by a very special guest during their last show supporting RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS at the O2 Arena on December 18 — none other than RHCP drummer Chad Smith!

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英ロンドンの賃料、2010年以来初めて下落=不動産投資会社 | ロイター


欧州のインターネットを支えるKDDIとTELEHOUSEデータセンター - ケータイ Watch

すでに、12月6日に国内でもKDDIから報道発表があったが、11月21日にTELEHOUSEが持つデータセンターの内、英国最大の「TELEHOUSE LONDON Docklands(ドックランド)」のキャンパスにおいて、「North Two」と呼ばれる新しいセンターが全面開業した。この全面開業に合わせ、TELEHOUSE LONDON Docklandsの内部や設備の一部が公開され、現地でその内容を取材することができた。

CNN.co.jp : 米コロラド州、マリフアナの売り上げ10億ドル突破



米娯楽・メディア大手ウォルト・ディズニーは18日、日米などで公開した人気SF映画の最新作「ローグ・ワン スター・ウォーズ・ストーリー」について、最初の週末興行収入(16~18日)が世界で2億9050万ドル(約342億円)に上る見込みだと発表した。1年前に公開した「フォースの覚醒(エピソード7)」(5億2900万ドル=当時の為替レートで約641億円)には及ばないものの、各国で根強い人気を示している。

鹿島の健闘を称えるレアル主将のS・ラモス「彼らにも祝福の言葉を贈りたい」 | サッカーキング

FIFAクラブワールドカップ ジャパン 2016決勝が18日に行われ、欧州サッカー連盟代表のレアル・マドリード(スペイン)と開催国代表の鹿島アントラーズ(日本)が対戦した。延長にもつれ込んだ熱戦は、2得点を加点したレアル・マドリードが4-2で鹿島を退け、世界一の座についた。

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News Headlines - 18 December 2016

European Union's Brexit plans LEAKED: Shock revelations | Daily Express

A LEAKED document has exposed the European Union's hand when it comes to Brexit negotiations and it has emerged Brussels big wigs will do everything within their power to make sure Britain continues to take in thousands of EU migrants.

Rome mayor Virginia Raggi's right-hand man' Raffaele Marra arrested - BBC News

A top aide of Rome's new mayor has been arrested on suspicion of corruption, months after the politician was elected promising to clean up local government.

Vatican marks Pope's 80th birthday with stamp

Pope Francis voiced hope for a "fruitful and joyous" old age at a mass for his 80th birthday on Saturday, as he received messages of congratulations from around the world.

Mercy killing couple with Alzheimer's should never have been allowed to look after each other, says son as he hits out at social services

A husband who took his life after killing his wife, who has Alzheimer's, should never have been allowed to look after her, his son says.

Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick wins Club World Cup for Real Madrid after scare |The Guardian

Two goals from Gaku Shibasaki stunned the European champions as the Japanese hosts took the lead early in the second half before a Ronaldo penalty brought Real level on the hour. The 11-times European champions then survived several more scares and a possible sending-off for their captain, Sergio Ramos, before Ronaldo scored twice more in the first period of extra-time.

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「外交勝利」とロシア報道 首脳会談終え - 共同通信 47NEWS


不明点の多いEUの「一般データ保護規則(GDPR)」、日本の企業はどう対応すべきか - INTERNET Watch


CNN.co.jp : 泣いてる?笑ってる?、求む「絵文字翻訳者」 英企業


新種クモ、ハリポタの帽子にちなみ命名 インド:AFPBB News

人気児童小説「ハリー・ポッター(Harry Potter)」の組分け帽子に驚くほどよく似た新種のクモが見つかり、作品の登場人物にちなみ名前が付けられた。クモを発見したインドの科学者らが15日、明らかにした。

CNN.co.jp : スペイン名物の「昼寝」消滅か、標準時の変更提案


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News Headlines - 17 December 2016

The World's Most Powerful People 2016

For the fourth consecutive year, Forbes ranked Russian President Vladimir Putin as the world's most powerful person. From the motherland to Syria to the U.S. presidential elections, Russia’s leader continues to get what he wants. In second place, President-elect Donald Trump has a seeming immunity to scandal, both houses of Congress on his side, and a personal net worth in the billions. And the third most powerful person in the world also happens to be the most powerful woman: Angela Merkel, the chancellor of Germany and the backbone of the European Union.

Rodrigo Duterte, Philippines President, admits killing suspects - CNN.com

Controversial Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has admitted killing suspected criminals during his time as mayor of Davao City.

Anne Frank may not have been betrayed to Nazis, study finds | The Guardian

A new study published Friday by the Anne Frank House museum in Amsterdam says despite decades of research there is no conclusive evidence the Jewish diarist and her family were betrayed to the Netherlands’ German occupiers during the second world war, leading to their arrest and deportation.

Times Critics’ Top Books of 2016 - The New York Times

The New York Times has three daily book critics: Michiko Kakutani, Dwight Garner and Jennifer Senior. Because they review different titles, it is impossible for them to compile a single unanimous Top 10 list. They have favorites, however, and are happy to have a chance to list them here. There is also a list from Janet Maslin, who has stepped down from full-time reviewing but remains a frequent contributor of reviews to The Times.

Watch the First Trailer for Christopher Nolan’s WWII Movie ‘Dunkirk’ – Variety

With “Dunkirk,’ Christopher Nolan clearly wants to put his mark on the World War II genre and to make an epic to rival the likes of “Saving Private Ryan,” “The Thin Red Line” and “Das Boot.”

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CNN.co.jp : オバマ氏、ロシアへの報復表明 米大統領選への「干渉」で


Facebook、「偽ニュース」に警告メッセージ News i


プーチン大統領の到着遅れ 理由は「シリア問題」 News i


「散々泣いたよ」 内田篤人、639日ぶりにピッチへ 絶望から再生への軌跡 - Yahoo!ニュース


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News Headlines - 16 December 2016

Brexit could see EU student numbers nose dive, Cambridge warns | The Guardian

Cambridge University has said it faces significant risks from Britain’s exit from the EU, including an estimated two-thirds fall in the number of EU students it enrols each year.

Japanese banks warn of leaving London without Brexit clarity

Japanese financial institutions have told the government they will begin moving some functions from London within six months unless they can get clarity on the UK’s future relationship with the EU, highlighting the dilemma international banks face as uncertainty over Brexit drags on.

Report: 12-year-old planned two bomb attacks in German city of Ludwigshafen | DW.COM

German media reported on Friday that a 12-year-old boy was suspected of planning two different bomb attacks in the western German city of Ludwigshafen. The German magazine "Focus" said he had first tried to target a Christmas market at the end of November, before placing a backpack with explosives near a high-rise building containing both city hall and a shopping center.

'Britain's oldest defendant', aged 101, found guilty of child sex offences | Metro News

Ralph Clarke, a retired lorry driver, was convicted of 21 charges today relating to two young girls in the 1970s and 1980s.

U.S. Says ISIS Leaders Linked to Paris Attacks Killed in Syria Strike - NBC News

An airstrike by the U.S.-led coalition killed three ISIS leaders in Syria, including two militants responsible for facilitating the city-wide attacks in Paris last November, the Pentagon said Tuesday.

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米フォックス、英有料TVスカイを146億ドルで買収 | Reuters


【プーチン大統領来日】露メディアは大統領の訪日に異例の関心 空港到着を生中継、旅館の内部を詳報 - 産経ニュース


EU、対露制裁の半年間延長合意 - 産経ニュース




ヒトラー生家、取り壊さず福祉施設に改修へ オーストリア:AFPBB News

オーストリア北部オーバーエスタライヒ(Oberösterreich)州のヨゼフ・ピューリンガー(Josef Puehringer)知事は15日、同州ブラウナウ・アム・イン(Braunau am Inn)にあるナチス・ドイツ(Nazi)の指導者アドルフ・ヒトラー(Adolf Hitler)の生家について、当初予定していた取り壊しは行わず、改修して社会福祉施設として使用すると明らかにした。

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News Headlines - 15 December 2016

Abe-Putin talks on territorial dispute kick off in Yamaguchi | The Japan Times

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday became the first Group of Seven leader to meet President Vladimir Putin, hoping to make a breakthrough in a postwar territorial row that has left the countries without a peace treaty... Yet the prime minister’s omotenashi (hospitality), offering Putin a hot spring experience in Abe’s ancestral town of Nagato, Yamaguchi Prefecture, was somewhat marred from the start when the Russian leader arrived almost two hours late.

Japan parliament legalises casinos - BBC News

Japan's parliament has passed a long-awaited law to legalise casinos.
The move paves the way for casino resort developments that also include hotels and shopping centres.

South China Sea: Satellite photos 'show weapons' built on islands - BBC News

In a report on Wednesday, the Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative (AMTI) said it had been tracking construction of hexagon-shaped buildings on four of the Spratly islands for several months.

A 20-year toll: 368 gymnasts allege sexual exploitation

No one knows exactly how many children have been sexually exploited in America’s gyms over the past 20 years. But an IndyStar-USA TODAY Network review of hundreds of police files and court cases across the country provides for the first time a measure of just how pervasive the problem is.
At least 368 gymnasts have alleged some form of sexual abuse at the hands of their coaches, gym owners and other adults working in gymnastics. That’s a rate of one every 20 days. And it's likely an undercount.

Girl gang stripped football star naked before subjecting him to sex ordeal  | Daily Mail Online

The women from Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, targeted the amateur footballer and took him back to their home where they assaulted him using vegetables and scissors.

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米FRB、1年ぶり利上げ0.25% 全会一致  :日本経済新聞


CNN.co.jp : アマゾン、英でドローン配送の初試験 ポップコーンなど運ぶ


米グーグル、自動運転車部門を分社 新会社「ウェイモ」開発加速へ:AFPBB News


なぜツイッターは業績不振なのか? 好調なのは日本だけ…で突然のサービス終了も!? (週プレNEWS)


サッカークラブW杯 鹿島がアジア勢初の決勝進出 | NHKニュース


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News Headlines - 14 December 2016

US Marine Osprey crashes off Japan, 5 rescued, US officials say | Fox News

A U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey crashed roughly 6 miles off the coast of Okinawa, Japan, on Tuesday, marking the second crash of a Marine aircraft in the area in less than a week, two Pentagon officials told Fox News.

Trump delays announcement on his business until January | Reuters

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has delayed until January an announcement originally set for this week on how he plans to step back from running his business empire to avoid conflicts of interest, his spokesman said on Monday.

IBM Lays Out Plans to Hire 25,000 in U.S. Ahead of Trump Meeting - Bloomberg

IBM Chief Executive Officer Ginni Rometty said she plans to hire about 25,000 people in the U.S. and invest $1 billion over the next four years, laying out her vision for filling technology jobs in America on the eve of a meeting of industry leaders with President-elect Donald Trump.

OPEC and Russia oil cut deals promise to address supply glut

It is a big deal because it is the first such agreement in over a decade between OPEC and the countries that are not cartel members, however it does not include several big energy producers, particularly the US shale producers.

Eiffel Tower to go dark in solidarity with Aleppo

The Mayor of the city, Anne Hidalgo, announced on Twitter that the lights will be switched off as a "symbol" to support the citizens of eastern Aleppo.

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[FT]来るトランプ景気の危うさ  :日本経済新聞


CNN.co.jp : トランプ氏、国務長官にエクソンのティラーソンCEOを指名


NZ新首相にイングリッシュ氏 「成長支える政府に」キー氏の政策継承 - 産経ニュース


CNN.co.jp : イタリア大統領、次期首相にジェンティローニ外相を指名


プーチン大統領 北方四島すべての交渉には慎重な姿勢 | NHKニュース


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News Headlines - 13 December 2016

UK inflation at two-year high as clothing prices rise - BBC News

The biggest rise in clothing prices in six years helped to drive the UK's inflation rate up to 1.2% in November, up from 0.9% in October.
November's Consumer Prices Index (CPI) inflation rate was the highest since October 2014, when it stood at 1.3%.

Reid: FBI director's letter cost Democrats the election, Senate - CNNPolitics.com

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid said Monday FBI Director James Comey was "heavily involved as a partisan" in the weeks leading up to the election and that Comey's actions handed the presidency to Donald Trump.

Treachery killed USSR, Russia's Gorbachev tells BBC - BBC News

In a rare interview marking 25 years since the demise of the Soviet Union, he told the BBC's Steve Rosenberg he resigned to avoid a bloody civil war.

Philippines: 5,900 die in 'war on drugs' since July - CNN.com

There have been 5,927 deaths linked to the "war on drugs" in the Philippines since July 1 according to statistics released by the national police on Monday.

Apple Held Talks to Invest in SoftBank Technology Fund - WSJ

Apple Inc. has held talks about investing in a $100 billion fund being raised by Japanese internet and telecommunications giant SoftBank Group Corp., a move that would put Silicon Valley cash—and cachet—into what would be the world’s largest technology fund.

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イタリア新内閣が発足 主要閣僚、前政権とほぼ同じ:朝日新聞デジタル



欧州連合(EU)欧州委員会は12日、リチウムイオン電池の販売でカルテル行為を行い、EU競争法(独占禁止法)に違反したとして、ソニー、パナソニック、三洋電機(現パナソニック傘下)の3社に計1億6600万ユーロ(約200億円)の制裁金を科したと発表した。 韓国のサムスンSDIも加わっていたものの、カルテル行為を通報したため制裁金を免れた。



英ロンドンの鉄道で20年ぶりの大規模スト、数十万人に影響 | ロイター


英近海で寒海魚が急減、フィッシュ・アンド・チップスに影響も | ロイター


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News Headlines - 12 December 2016

Wisconsin, Pennsylvania certify Trump wins, ends Stein's recount push - CNNPolitics.com

Wisconsin's recount was finalized Monday, and the state Elections Commission said it would certify Donald Trump as the winner there.

Trump says he will hand over control of businesses to sons before inauguration - The Washington Post

President-elect Donald Trump announced late Monday night that he would hand over control of his businesses to his adult sons before his inauguration and vowed that the companies would make “no new deals” while he is in office.

'Serious Concern' in Beijing at Trump's Threat to End 'One-China' Policy - NBC News

China expressed "serious concern" Monday after President-elect Donald Trump suggested he might tear up the basis for decades of bilateral relations between Washington and Beijing.

Father suffered stroke after hair wash at salon | The Times & The Sunday Times

A hairdressing salon has paid £90,000 to a customer who suffered a stroke after having his hair washed, in the latest case of so-called “beauty parlour syndrome”.

Cristiano Ronaldo beats Lionel Messi to win Ballon d'Or 2016 - BBC Sport

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo beat rival Lionel Messi to win the prestigious Ballon d'Or award for a fourth time.

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仏 非常事態宣言を来年7月まで延長へ | NHKニュース


議会選で与野党接戦=双方が勝利宣言-マケドニア:AFPBB News




北極圏のトナカイが小型化、気候変動の影響受ける=研究 | ロイター


スウェーデンで「サンタ・ラン」、大勢が準備運動 | ロイター


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News Headlines - 11 December 2016

Syria talks in Paris as West watches Aleppo slip away | Daily Mail Online

Western and Middle Eastern backers of Syria's weakened opposition gather in Paris Saturday to discuss a ceasefire, having watched the conflict turn decisively in favour of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and Russia.

Syrian army tightens grip on Aleppo but IS back in Palmyra | The Times of Israel

The Syrian army tightened its grip Saturday on rebels besieged in Aleppo with thousands of civilians but suffered a setback as jihadists retook much of the ancient city of Palmyra.

Chinese aircraft fly around Taiwan - Taipei Times

It was the second time in two weeks that Chinese military aircraft have flown around Taiwan and passed over the Miyako Strait between Japan’s Okinawa and Miyako islands.

‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ Red Carpet Arrivals | Variety

Star Felicity Jones and Disney CEO Bob Iger hit the carpet for the premiere of “Rogue One” on Saturday in LA.

Chelsea set new Premier League record with winning run - Goal.com

Chelsea's 1-0 win over West Brom extended the Blues' winning run to nine games, the fifth time the club have won nine or more games in a row, which is also a new Premier League record.

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トルコ イスタンブールで爆発 15人死亡 | NHKニュース


選手の検体に塩やコーヒーを混入、なりふり構わぬ露のドーピング工作:AFPBB News

世界反ドーピング機関(WADA)が9日に公表したカナダの法律家リチャード・マクラーレン(Richard McLaren)氏の最終報告書で、ロシアの組織的ドーピングを告発した同国反ドーピング研究所のグリゴリー・ロドチェンコフ(Grigory Rodchenkov)元所長が、検体にコーヒーや塩を混ぜて陽性反応を隠していた手口だけでなく、国際大会でメダルを獲得するために諜報機関が不正を行っていた全容が明らかになった。

サルサニヤ氏:「国の指示あった」旧ソ連時代に増強剤投与 - 毎日新聞


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News Headlines - 10 December 2016

Secret CIA assessment says Russia was trying to help Trump win White House - The Washington Post

The CIA has concluded in a secret assessment that Russia intervened in the 2016 election to help Donald Trump win the presidency, rather than just to undermine confidence in the U.S. electoral system, according to officials briefed on the matter.

Hitachi unveils first UK-built Intercity Express train | The Guardian

The first Intercity Express train to be built at Hitachi’s UK plant has been unveiled.
The train is one of 122 ordered by the government in a £5.7bn deal to run on mainlines between London and the south-west and from the capital to Scotland on the east coast route.

Nobel Peace Prize: Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos accepts award - CNN.com

Half his country may not support his efforts at peace, but Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos now has a Nobel Peace Prize for pursuing a deal to end the longest-running war in the Americas.

Read Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize Speech: ‘I Recognize That I Am in Very Rare Company’ | TIME

Bob Dylan was not in attendance at the 2016 Nobel Prize banquet in Stockholm on Saturday, but the 2016 winner did send a surrogate to read his speech.

Rolling Stones top UK album chart with Blue & Lonesome - BBC News

The Rolling Stones have topped the UK chart with their latest album Blue & Lonesome - their first original studio album to reach number one for 22 years.

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英議会、来年3月末までのEU離脱交渉開始日程を承認  | ロイター




【トランプ次期米大統領】ロシアが米大統領選にサイバー攻撃 CIA分析 トランプ勝利狙った?  - 産経ニュース




CNN.co.jp : IT大手のヘイト規制「遅すぎ」、24時間削除は4割 EU


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News Headlines - 09 December 2016

Dutch politician Wilders convicted of discrimination against Moroccans | Reuters

Judges on Friday convicted Dutch lawmaker Geert Wilders of discrimination against Moroccans but levied no punishment in a ruling that could influence elections just three months away.


South Korea's parliament has endorsed an impeachment motion against President Park Geun-hye with overwhelming support of opposition lawmakers and defiant members of Park's ruling Saenuri Party.

Merkel re-elected as CDU party leader with big majority - The Local

Chancellor Angela Merkel was re-elected as leader of the CDU at the party conference on Tuesday, meaning she will be their Chancellor candidate at next year's election.

McDonald’s to Move Non-U.S. Tax Base to the U.K. - WSJ

McDonald’s Corp. on Thursday said a large portion of its non-U.S. income would be taxed in the U.K. following a restructuring that shifts operations away from Luxembourg amid a probe by the European Union competition authority over its tax arrangements.

Fukushima radiation has reached U.S. shores

Cesium-134, the so-called fingerprint of Fukushima, was measured in seawater samples taken from Tillamook Bay and Gold Beach in Oregon, researchers from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution are reporting.

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トランプ氏、プロレス団体WWE・マクマホン総帥の妻・リンダ氏起用へ - ZAKZAK


CNN.co.jp : メルケル独首相、顔覆うベールの全面禁止求める


CNN.co.jp : バルス氏が大統領選出馬へ首相辞任、後任はカズヌーブ氏 仏


ミック・ジャガーさん 73歳で8人目の子ども誕生 | NHKニュース




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News Headlines - 08 December 2016

Pope Francis compares fake news consumption to eating faeces | The Guardian

Pope Francis has lambasted media organisations that focus on scandals and smears and promote fake news as a means of discrediting people in public life. Spreading disinformation was “probably the greatest damage that the media can do”, the pontiff told the Belgian Catholic weekly Tertio. It is a sin to defame people, he added.

Children's online junk food ads banned by industry - BBC News

Online ads for food and drinks high in fat, salt or sugar aimed at children are to be banned under new rules from advertisers.
The Committee on Advertising Practice (CAP) said its restrictions would also apply to all other media where under-16s made up a quarter of the audience.

Get a KFC candle and make your room smell like fried chicken

In the unlikely event that you have, this news may be of interest: the chicken conglomerate has created a scented candle, so you can spice up any room of your choosing with a burst of KFC-scented goodness.

Belgian prince under fire after hitting out at politicians 'bugging' him | The Guardian

The Belgian king’s younger brother faces a dressing down from the country’s prime minister after demanding that politicians and the royal family “stop bugging” him over claims his business ventures are losing money.

Duterte drug war: Manila's brutal nightshift - BBC News

Raffy Lerma is a photo-journalist documenting the nightly killings in the Philippines' government's war on drugs.

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タイム誌「今年の人」にトランプ氏 「分裂」した米国の大統領と紹介 - 産経ニュース


G7首脳が次々と消える わずか1年5カ月で - BBCニュース


イタリア3位の銀行が経営不安 政局混乱、増資が不透明:朝日新聞デジタル


CNN.co.jp : ローマ帝国崩壊、原因はマラリア? 遺骨のDNAで原虫特定


キリン「消える恐れ」 30年で4割減、絶滅危惧種に:朝日新聞デジタル


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News Headlines - 07 December 2016

'The most famous pub in England' bought by Chinese investment company

A 16th century Buckinghamshire pub made famous by the visit of China’s President Xi Jinping and then Prime Minister David Cameron has been bought by a major Chinese firm.

Airline chief arrested after Colombia plane crash

Bolivian officials arrested the head of LAMIA Airlines on Tuesday after a crash involving one of the charter firm's planes killed a Brazilian football team and dozens of others.

Newfoundland veteran Michael Kennedy released from Iraq prison - CBC News

A Newfoundland veteran who volunteered to fight ISIS alongside Kurdish troops has been released from an Iraqi jail, his mother confirmed Tuesday afternoon.

Thousands of snow geese die in Montana after landing on contaminated water | The Guardian

Several thousand snow geese have died after a snowstorm forced large flocks to take refuge in the acidic, metal-laden waters of an old open pit mine in Montana.

Last Tango rape row a 'misunderstanding' - BBC News

Bernardo Bertolucci has attributed a row over how an actress was treated while filming Last Tango in Paris to "a ridiculous misunderstanding".

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CNN.co.jp : 地方議員ら女性3人を射殺、23歳男を逮捕 フィンランド


伊首相、大統領に辞意伝達 予算成立までは留任  :日本経済新聞


CNN.co.jp : ノースダコタの送油管、先住民の抗議受けルート変更へ 米


ソフトバンク孫氏、米に5兆円投資 トランプ氏と会談  :日本経済新聞


レディー・ガガ初告白、現在もPTSDに苦しむ : 日刊スポーツ


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News Headlines - 06 December 2016

Trump Fires Adviser’s Son From Transition for Spreading Fake News - The New York Times

President-elect Donald J. Trump on Tuesday fired one of his transition team’s staff members, Michael G. Flynn, the son of Mr. Trump’s choice for national security adviser, for using Twitter to spread a fake news story about Hillary Clinton that led to an armed confrontation in a pizza restaurant in Washington.

The inaccuracies in Donald Trump’s Air Force One tweet - The Washington Post

Trump is not a stickler for accuracy, but there are number of inaccuracies in his tweet. Let’s break them down one by one.

Military intranet hacked by North Korea

South Korea’s Defense Ministry said Tuesday the military’s intranet had been hacked for the first time ever, presumably by North Korea, resulting in a number of military secrets being leaked.

Paedophile trumpeter killed with own instrument by victims' parents in Buenos Aires | Metro News

A trumpeter has died after he was beaten up by the parents of preschool children he had molested.

Periodic table expands with elements named after Japan, Moscow, Tennessee - Channel NewsAsia

The periodic table got larger Wednesday (Dec 1) after four new elements were officially named and added to the chart, including 'nihonium' - the first ever to be discovered by Japanese scientists.
The new name for element 113, a highly radioactive element with an extremely short half-life, comes from Japan's name in Japanese - 'nihon', literally 'the land of the rising sun'.

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中ロ、シリア停戦に拒否権 安保理の機能不全が常態化 | どうしんウェブ


CNN.co.jp : トランプ氏、ゴア元副大統領と会談 気候変動問題巡り




英外相が失態、TVインタビューで韓国大統領の名前答えられず―... - Record China


関西ペイント、欧州の塗料大手買収 700億円で  :日本経済新聞


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News Headlines - 05 December 2016

Afghan immigrant is arrested in Germany over murder of medical student | Daily Mail Online

A teenage Afghan asylum seeker has been arrested in Germany for the rape and murder of the 19-year-old daughter of a senior EU official.

First Republican 'faithless elector' announces intent to vote against Trump | The Guardian

A Republican presidential elector has become the first to announce that he intends to defect from Donald Trump when he casts his vote as part of the electoral college, vowing to try and block the president-elect from reaching the White House.

To Kill a Mockingbird and Huckleberry Finn banned from schools in Virginia for racism

A US school district has banned To Kill a Mockingbird and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn after a parent complained about use of racist language.

Amazon opens line-free grocery store in challenge to supermarkets | Reuters

Amazon.com Inc said on Monday it has opened a brick-and-mortar grocery store in Seattle without lines or checkout counters, kicking off new competition with supermarket chains.

Polish man wakes up in morgue after 'dying' on night out | Metro News

A man who was pronounced dead after drinking too much on a night out woke up in the morgue before heading back to the pub.

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イタリア国民投票、大差で否決 レンツィ首相が引責辞任:AFPBB News

イタリアで4日、上院の権限を大幅に縮小する憲法改正の是非を問う国民投票が行われ、内務省などによると大差で否決される見通しとなった。マッテオ・レンツィ(Matteo Renzi)首相は5日未明、敗北は「火を見るよりも明らか」と述べ、辞意を表明した。

トランプ氏、為替操作や南シナ海めぐり中国を痛烈批判:AFPBB News

ドナルド・トランプ(Donald Trump)次期米大統領は4日夜、中国についてツイッター(Twitter)に連続投稿し、為替操作を行ったり、南シナ海(South China Sea)で軍事力を示威したりしていると痛烈に批判した。

トランプ氏との接触に異議 米政府が日本に伝達 - 共同通信 47NEWS


安倍首相 今月下旬にハワイへ 真珠湾攻撃の犠牲者慰霊 | NHKニュース


アマゾン、ボタンを押すだけで日用品が届く「Dash Button」を日本でも発売 - CNET Japan

Amazon.co.jpは12月5日、ボタンを押すだけで洗剤やシリアル、おむつなどの日用品を注文できる小型端末「Amazon Dash Button(アマゾン ダッシュ ボタン)」を日本で発売した。年会費3900円のプライム会員のみが購入できる。端末価格は500円だが、Dash Buttonを使って購入した商品の初回注文の金額から500円が差し引かれるため、実質無料となる。

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News Headlines - 04 December 2016

Austria's presidential re-run: Independent Van der Bellen expected to win

Writing to his supporters on Twitter, Hofer appears to concede the election to Van der Bellen. His tweet, links to his election campaign facebook page... But such statements are unlikely to ease nerves in Brussels and other major European capitals. The election is being seen as a barometer of the extent of populism across Europe, particularly with upcoming elections in France, the Netherlands and Germany.

Drivers who kill while on mobile phones will face life sentences

In a major hardening of sentencing guidelines, ministers will propose raising the upper limit of imprisonment for dangerous drivers who kill from 14 years to a lifetime.

Apple reveals plans for self driving car

Apple has for the first time publicly acknowledged its plans to develop self-driving cars, with a letter that urges the US highways regulator to promote “fair competition” between newcomers to the automotive industry and traditional manufacturers.

Hideki Matsuyama wins third straight tournament at Hero World Challenge

His big run started with a three-shot victory in the Japan Open. He was runner-up in Malaysia, then became the first Asian to win a World Golf Championships title with a seven-shot victory over Stenson and Daniel Berger in the HSBC Champions. Two weeks later, he won the Taiheiyo Masters on the Japan Golf Tour by seven. And except for a few mistakes on the back nine at Albany, this was another runaway.

Chapecoense will be awarded Copa Sudamericana title after plane crash | FOX Sports

Chapecoense will be crowned Copa Sudamericana champions after a plane crash claimed the lives of 71 people, including 19 of the team's players, and left them unable to play in the final. The club's interim president Ivan Tozzo confirmed that CONMEBOL, the South American soccer federation and organization that puts on the tournament, had decided to award the title to Chapecoense.

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大衆迎合:欧州に旋風 イタリア憲法改正国民投票/オーストリア大統領選 4日、問われる選択 識者に聞く - 毎日新聞






CNN.co.jp : 今季のF1年間王者のロズベルク、突じょの引退宣言


岡崎途中出場でリーグ2点目もレスター5戦白星なし - プレミアリーグ : 日刊スポーツ


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News Headlines - 03 December 2016

Tesla to begin Enhanced Autopilot rollout in 'about three weeks' - Roadshow

For those of you hoping to see Level 5 autonomy arriving before the end of 2016, you're setting yourself up to be disappointed. Full-on autonomous driving, although it's been previewed in videos recently, won't be ready until next year at the absolute earliest. I wouldn't expect these updates to amount to much until midway through 2017. Tesla did not immediately respond to a request for clarification regarding Musk's tweet.

Tiffany sales hurt by Trump security circus

Tiffany, the iconic jewelry retailer, said on Tuesday that sales in the U.S. were hurt by all the chaos surrounding its flagship store on New York City's 5th Avenue, which just so happens to be neighbors with Trump Tower.

Ashes of Fidel Castro arrive in Santiago de Cuba for final ceremonies | Fox News Latino

The mortal remains of Fidel Castro arrived Saturday in the city of Santiago de Cuba, where he will be laid to rest this Sunday, and where the Cuban people can bid the former leader their final farewell at a massive ceremony this afternoon.

‘Last Tango in Paris’ Rape Scene Was Not Consensual, Director Bernardo Bertolucci Admits – Variety

“Last Tango in Paris” director Bernardo Bertolucci confessed that he and Marlon Brando conspired against actress Maria Schneider during a rape scene in which the actor used a stick of butter as lubricant to simulate sex. The director addressed the non-consensual rape scene in a recently resurfaced interview from 2013.

Kitten who survived 300 mile journey clung to a car becomes star of military calendar

A kitten that survived a 300-mile journey inside the bumper of a naval helicopter pilot's car has become the star of a Royal Navy and Marines charity calendar.

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CNN.co.jp : カストロ前議長の葬列が出発、キューバ革命誕生の地へ


トランプ氏、次期国防長官に「狂犬」マティス氏を指名:AFPBB News

ドナルド・トランプ(Donald Trump)次期米大統領は1日、新政権の国防長官に、アフガニスタンやイラクなどで米軍を指揮し米中央軍司令官も務めたジェームズ・マティス(James Mattis)元海兵隊大将(66)を指名すると発表した。

東京新聞:「ビジネスから退く」 トランプ氏表明、米大統領に専念


スターバックスのシュルツCEO退任、高級店展開に専念 - WSJ


CNN.co.jp : 今年の単語は「外国人嫌悪」、世相を反映 英語辞書サイト


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News Headlines - 02 December 2016

Trump, Backers Ask Courts to Halt or Block 3 State Recounts - The New York Times

President-elect Donald Trump and his supporters went to court Friday to prevent or halt election recounts in Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, less than two weeks before the states would have to complete the tasks to meet a federal deadline to certify their election results.

Trump Speaks With Taiwan’s Leader, an Affront to China - The New York Times

President-elect Donald J. Trump spoke by telephone with Taiwan’s president on Friday, a striking break with nearly four decades of diplomatic practice that could precipitate a major rift with China even before Mr. Trump takes office.

South Korea's scandal-tainted Park to face impeachment vote next week | Reuters

South Korean opposition parties said on Friday they will hold a parliamentary impeachment vote on scandal-tainted President Park Geun-hye next week, while her own party remains undecided on whether to force her out of office.

Striking Lufthansa pilots demonstrate in Frankfurt - World Socialist Web Site

Hundreds of Lufthansa pilots demonstrated Wednesday at Frankfurt airport in Germany. Since pilots started their latest strike last week, the company has grounded some 4,500 flights. It is the latest in a series of strikes and protests going back to 2014.

Haiti cholera: UN chief apologises for first time over outbreak - BBC News

Haiti was cholera-free until it was brought to the country by Nepalese peacekeepers in 2010.
Since then the acute bacterial disease has killed around 10,000 people.

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オランド仏大統領、再選を断念 テレビ演説で表明:AFPBB News

フランスのフランソワ・オランド(Francois Hollande)大統領(62)は1日、来年の大統領選に出馬しない意向を表明した。波乱に満ちた5年間の任期を経て、支持率が歴史的低水準となったことを受け、続投を断念した。

ノルウェー連立内閣が崩壊危機、予算巡る政党間協議決裂 | ロイター


CNN.co.jp : ビッグマックの生みの親、M・デリガッティ氏が死去 98歳


CNN.co.jp : ミュージカル「ハミルトン」、週間興行収入で史上最高を記録


ロナウジーニョ、リケルメがシャペコエンセで現役復帰?/デイリースポーツ online


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News Headlines - 01 December 2016

Migrant crisis: Italy sees record arrivals from North Africa - BBC News

This year's total is now more than 171,000, the interior ministry said, beating the previous record of 170,100 in 2014.
About 4,690 migrants have died or gone missing trying to cross the Mediterranean in 2016, the UN says, which is also a record number.

World AIDS Day 2016: Urgent action needed for adolescents | UNICEF

New HIV infections among adolescents are projected to rise from 250,000 in 2015 to nearly 400,000 annually by 2030 if progress in reaching adolescents stalls, according to a new report released by UNICEF today.

Malawi faces calls to review two-year jail term for HIV-positive 'hyena' man | Reuters

An HIV-positive Malawian man has been jailed for two years with hard labor after claiming families paid him to have sex with more than 100 women and girls, sparking outrage among women's rights activists who want the sentence reviewed.

Crown Prince Becomes First New Thai King in Seven Decades - Bloomberg

Thailand has its first new monarch in seven decades after Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn was formally proclaimed the 10th king in the Chakri Dynasty.
Vajiralongkorn, 64, accepted the military-backed legislature’s invitation to become King Rama X. The move announced Thursday was expected given that Vajiralongkorn was the only son and designated heir of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who died Oct. 13 at age 88.

Japan Fukushima nuclear plant 'clean-up costs double' - BBC News

The latest estimate from the trade ministry put the expected cost at some 20 trillion yen ($180bn, £142bn).
The original estimate was for $50bn, which was increased to $100bn three years later.

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OPEC減産合意、米国などの「急な生産」促す=ゴールドマン | ロイター


CNN.co.jp : チェルノブイリ、新シェルターを設置 「石棺」老朽化で


ウクライナ騒乱:前大統領「無実」訴え 法廷でビデオ証言 - 毎日新聞


米フィリップ・モリス、将来たばこ販売撤退も 電子たばこに移行 | ロイター


WBC消滅なら、侍ジャパンの存在無意味 米メディア「来年が“最後のWBC”」一斉に報じる - ZAKZAK


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