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News Headlines - 31 January 2017

President Trump’s first seven days of false claims, inaccurate statements and exaggerations

Here’s an accounting of his public statements in the first seven days as president, not counting his error-plagued inauguration speech (which had eight problematic claims). If we wrote a full fact check, we noted the number of Pinocchios the statement received.

Japan says foreign workers top record 1 million

The number of foreign workers in Japan topped 1 million for the first time last year, the government has said, as the country looks overseas to offset labour shortages.

France seeks Chilean in Japanese student s death - Yahoo7

France has asked Chile to extradite the man suspected of killing a Japanese student in the eastern French city of Besancon last month, officials said Monday.

Princess Diana: Princes commission statue 20 years after her death - BBC News

A statue of Princess Diana has been commissioned by the Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry, 20 years after her death.

BBC News - The secret trade in baby chimps

A secret network of wildlife traffickers selling baby chimpanzees has been exposed by a year-long BBC News investigation. The tiny animals are seized from the wild and sold as pets. The BBC’s research uncovered a notorious West African hub for wildlife trafficking, known as the “blue room”, and led to the rescue of a one-year-old chimp.

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トランプ大統領、入国禁止令を擁護しないよう指示した司法省トップを解任:AFPBB News

ドナルド・トランプ(Donald Trump)大統領は30日、難民とイスラム圏7か国出身者の入国を禁止する大統領令を擁護しないよう米司法省の法律家に指示した同省のサリー・イエーツ(Sally Yates)長官代理を解任した。

「ブレグジット後」の経済予想が外れまくった理由は? | ニューズウィーク日本版


ドイツ経常黒字は過去最高、中国抜き世界最大=研究所 | ロイター


【仏大統領選】有力候補失速で混沌 支持率首位は極右・国民戦線のルペン党首 マクロン前経済相が「台風の目」 - 産経ニュース


ウクライナ東部で戦闘激化、政府軍と親ロシア派 (ロイター)


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News Headlines - 30 January 2017

Benoit Hamon to be Socialist candidate in French election - BBC News

Benoit Hamon will be the French Socialist Party's candidate in the presidential elections in April, after winning a run-off vote on Sunday.

Anti-Donald Trump petition to stop UK state visit passes 1m signatures | The Guardian

An online petition calling for Donald Trump to be prevented from making an official state visit to the UK has reached 1m signatures.

Trump gives Stephen Bannon National Security Council role

In one of three executive actions Saturday, President Trump reshuffled the National Security Council to include his chief strategist, Stephen Bannon, and limited the roles of the director of national intelligence and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Man who pushed Polish man on to tube tracks jailed for 10 years | The Guardian

An English football hooligan has been jailed for 10 years, after pushing a Polish builder on to live tube tracks half a minute before a train arrived.

'Father of Pac-Man' dead: Masaya Nakamura, founder of Namco, dies aged 91 - Mirror Online

Namco's first original video game was Gee Bee, in 1978. It was followed by Galaxian in 1979 - which revolutionised the industry as the first video game to use RGB colour graphics.
However, it was Pac-Man, released in 1980, that came to define Namco's legacy, going on to become a fixture in popular culture.

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オーストリア、政権崩壊を回避 連立与党が政策目標で合意 | ロイター


CNN.co.jp : 「地獄の黙示録」、ゲーム化へ コッポラ監督が資金集め開始




強豪スカイやアームストロング氏に隠しモーター使用疑惑、米報道:AFPBB News

自転車ロードレースのツール・ド・フランス(Tour de France)で、ここ5大会中4回の総合優勝を果たしている英国のチームスカイ(Team Sky)や、薬物使用が発覚して競技から追放されたランス・アームストロング(Lance Armstrong)氏が、隠しモーターを使用していた可能性があると、米テレビ局のCBSが29日に報じた。両者は疑惑を否定している。

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News Headlines - 29 January 2017

Judge Blocks Trump Order on Refugees Amid Chaos and Outcry Worldwide - The New York Times

A federal judge in Brooklyn came to the aid of scores of refugees and others who were trapped at airports across the United States on Saturday after an executive order signed by President Trump, which sought to keep many foreigners from entering the country, led to chaotic scenes across the globe.

'The real Q is a woman': boss of MI6 makes pitch for female recruits | The Guardian

The agent known as Q, inventive head of gadgets at the UK spy agency MI6, has always been portrayed in the James Bond movies as a man. But the real head of Britain’s secret service, Sir Alex Younger, revealed on Wednesday night that Q is in fact a woman.
Younger, traditionally known as C, delivered the keynote speech at the Women in IT Awards in London in which he appealed for more women to join MI6, especially those with a scientific or technological background.

Russia rethinks criminal punishment for domestic violence - PravdaReport

The State Duma gave the third and final reading to the law on the decriminalization of domestic violence. Acts of violence committed against family relatives have been excluded from the category of crimes and are now categorized as administrative offense.
The move is meant to address the ambiguous interpretation of provisions of the Penal Code of the Russian Federation after the adoption of the law about responsibility for assault against relatives (the law was passed in July 2016).

France's wild hamsters being turned into 'crazed cannibals' by diet of corn | The Guardian

A diet of corn is turning wild hamsters in north-eastern France into deranged cannibals that devour their offspring, researchers have reported.

IKEA flat-pack refugee shelter is named best design of the year | London Evening Standard

A temporary refugee shelter designed by IKEA has been named the 2016 Beazley Design of the Year, beating the artwork featured on David Bowie’s final album and Herzog & de Meuron’s Tate Modern extension.

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グーグル 社員に帰国促す 大統領令でIT企業に動揺 | NHKニュース


米英首脳会談:2国間で貿易推進 EU離脱を称賛 - 毎日新聞


CNN.co.jp : ローマ教会、保守派会長が辞任 コンドーム巡り法王と対立


CNN.co.jp : 米ボーイング、新型宇宙服を披露 真っ青で軽量化


ブラジリアン・ワックスはどう始まった 発明した7人姉妹の物語 - BBCニュース


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News Headlines - 28 January 2017

Theresa May fails to condemn Donald Trump on refugees - BBC News

Prime Minister Theresa May has been criticised for refusing to condemn President Donald Trump's ban on refugees entering the US.
Asked repeatedly about the issue during a news conference in Turkey, Mrs May said only that it was up to the US to decide its own policy.

North Korea has restarted reactor to make plutonium, fresh images suggest | The Guardian

Washington’s 38 North project, which monitors North Korea, said previous analysis from 18 January showed signs that North Korea was preparing to restart the reactor at Yongbyon, having unloaded spent fuel rods for reprocessing to produce additional plutonium for its nuclear weapons stockpile.
It said in a report: “Imagery from January 22 shows a water plume (most probably warm) originating from the cooling water outlet of the reactor, an indication that the reactor is very likely operating.”

Gambia Welcomes New President After Decades of Dictatorship - NBC News

Thousands of supporters line the streets of Gambia's capital Banjul to welcome home new President Adama Barrow.

Hydrogen turned into metal in stunning act of alchemy that could revolutionise technology and spaceflight | The Independent

Now, in a stunning act of modern-day alchemy, scientists at Harvard University have finally succeeded in creating a tiny amount of what is the rarest, and possibly most valuable, material on the planet, they reported in the journal Science.

Sir John Hurt dead: 'Elephant Man' and 'Harry Potter' actor dies aged 77 | The Independent

The veteran actor Sir John Hurt has died aged 77. In a wide-ranging and diverse career, Sir John played roles in a number of acclaimed films, including Elephant Man, Alien and Harry Potter. In all he starred in more than 200 films and TV series during a career which spanned six decades.

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マドンナ、テキサス州のラジオ局で全曲が放送禁止となる憂き目に | RO69


CNN.co.jp : 機内のモニター画面は「時代遅れ」、アメリカン航空が新機体で廃止


仏パリで自動運転バスの試験運行始まる、渋滞や大気汚染対策で | ロイター


水の上に立つ男、写真は合成? | ナショナルジオグラフィック日本版サイト

ガラスのように透き通った氷の上を、ポイノー氏ともうひとりの人物が恐るおそる立つ姿は、まるで水の上を歩いているかのように見える。写真は合成ではなく、iPhone 6で普通に撮影したものだという。

CNN.co.jp : エベレスト山、地震で縮んだ? インドやネパールが測量へ


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News Headlines - 27 January 2017

Trump and May appear at odds over Russia sanctions at White House visit | The Guardian

Donald Trump attempted to put up a united front with key ally Theresa May on Friday but stopped short of endorsing her commitment to continued sanctions on Russia.

That Old Phone Trump Uses for Twitter Could Be an Opening to Security Threats - The New York Times

He is using the Android smartphone mainly to post on Twitter, not to make calls. But it’s unclear what security measures have been put in place on the device and how vulnerable he could be to someone stealing data or breaking into his Twitter account.

Scientists create a part-human, part-pig embryo — raising the possibility of interspecies organ transplants - The Washington Post

The experiment, described Thursday in the journal Cell, involves injecting human stem cells into the embryo of a pig, then implanting the embryo in the uterus of a sow and allowing it to grow. After four weeks, the stem cells had developed into the precursors of various tissue types, including heart, liver and neurons, and a small fraction of the developing pig was made up of human cells.

Finally, the mystery of Japan’s toilets solved

Toilets say a lot about a nation. Just ask the Slovenian philosopher, Slavoj Žižek, who once delivered a terrific speech on how a nation's ideology is at work in their loos. It’s four minutes well spent, if you get a chance.

'Rock, paper, scissors' like you've never seen it before - BBC News

Members of Japanese band AKB48 played the ultimate game of Rock, Paper, Scissors to pick their new lead singer.

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メキシコ、米・トランプ大統領との首脳会談中止を発表 News i


CNN.co.jp : 滅亡まで2分半、「終末時計」進む トランプ氏発言などで


CNN.co.jp : フィンランド、「たばこ一掃」に本腰 喫煙人口2%未満目標


映画監督はなぜロシアを去ったのか - 産経ニュース


無修正AV「カリビアンコム」で配信会社摘発 海外発の“合法主張”は通るのか - 産経ニュース


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News Headlines - 26 January 2017

President Trump Tells ABC News’ David Muir He 'Absolutely' Thinks Waterboarding Works - ABC News

In an exclusive interview with ABC News, President Donald Trump said he "absolutely" thinks waterboarding works and would consider reinstating it as an interrogation technique, depending on the advice of Defense Secretary James Mattis and CIA Director Mike Pompeo.

Several senior diplomats resign as Trump admin takes shape - Stripes

A handful of senior U.S. diplomats are resigning their posts during President Donald Trump's first week on the job, creating more high-level openings that the new president must fill.

Usain Bolt stripped of 2008 Olympic relay gold after Nesta Carter fails drug test | The Guardian

Usain Bolt has been stripped of one of his nine Olympic gold medals following confirmation that his 4x100m relay team-mate Nesta Carter took a banned substance at the Beijing Olympics. It means the legendary Jamaican sprinter can no longer claim to have done the “triple-treble” – gold in the 100m, 200m and 4x100m relay in the Games in 2008, 2012 and 2016.

Sumo's Highest Honor Returns to Japan After 19-Year Gap - NBC News

After 19 years in which the top tier of Japan's national sport has been dominated by foreigners — most recently Mongolians — the Japan Sumo Association on Wednesday promoted one of their own to the sport's highest rank.

Japan Box Office Climbs 8% in 2016 Boosted by Local Hits | Variety

The 2016 score was boosted by a succession of local hits including “Your Name” and “Shin Godzilla.” It compared with JPY217 billion in 2015, reported as $1.84 billion. The previous highest year was 2010 when “Avatar” was the top release.

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メキシコ国境に壁、トランプ氏が大統領令 新たに移民制限も | ロイター


英認知症患者6人、スイス「自殺クリニック」へ 元医師の関与が波紋 (The Telegraph)


サッカー=けが人続出のレアル、モドリッチらも離脱 | ロイター


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News Headlines - 25 January 2017

Dow closes above 20,000 for first time as Trump orders send stocks flying

The Dow Jones industrial average broke above 20,000 for the first time, rising about 150 points as Boeing, Goldman Sachs and IBM contributed the most gains.

Felony Charges for Journalists Arrested at Inauguration Protests Raise Fears for Press Freedom - The New York Times

The charges against the journalists — Evan Engel, Alexander Rubinstein, Jack Keller, Matthew Hopard, Shay Horse and Aaron Cantu — have been denounced by organizations dedicated to press freedom. All of those arrested have denied participating in the violence.

Why Trump's Staff Is Lying - Bloomberg View

By requiring subordinates to speak untruths, a leader can undercut their independent standing, including their standing with the public, with the media and with other members of the administration. That makes those individuals grow more dependent on the leader and less likely to mount independent rebellions against the structure of command. Promoting such chains of lies is a classic tactic when a leader distrusts his subordinates and expects to continue to distrust them in the future.

'1984' sales soar after Trump claims, 'alternative facts'

After incorrect or unprovable statements made by Republican President Donald Trump and some White House aides, one truth is undeniable: Sales of George Orwell's "1984" are soaring.

Golf: Tokyo venue under fire for barring female members | Reuters

A Japanese nonprofit group has demanded the golf tournament of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics be shifted from the Kasumigaseki Country Club which does not accept women as full members.

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オランダ:首相が主要紙に意見広告 移民批判示唆で波紋 - 毎日新聞


月約7万円無条件支給、フィンランド「ベーシックインカム」試験:AFPBB News


豪首相、米国抜きのTPPに言及 中国参加の可能性も:AFPBB News

オーストラリアのマルコム・ターンブル(Malcolm Turnbull)首相は24日、ドナルド・トランプ(Donald Trump)米大統領が環太平洋連携協定(TPP)からの離脱に関する大統領令に署名した事を受け、米国抜きでTPPを練り直す可能性に言及し、中国が参加する可能性もあると述べた。

スター・ウォーズ新作タイトルは「ラスト・ジェダイ」、年末公開 | ロイター


モウリーニョ、ボールボーイを全員クビにしていた「ボールを渡すのが遅い」 - Goal.com


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News Headlines - 24 January 2017

Student Debt Payback Far Worse Than Believed - WSJ

The new analysis shows that at more than 1,000 colleges and trade schools, or about a quarter of the total, at least half the students had defaulted or failed to pay down at least $1 on their debt within seven years.

Bill Gates warns about bio-terrorism threat - Business Insider

Bill Gates warned at the World Economic Forum on Thursday that a new form of terrorism could be coming and that we are not prepared for it.

President Trump rolls out golden rug, curtain in redecorated Oval Office | Toronto Star

There were changes from floor to ceiling as the White House brought reporters into the Oval Office on Friday evening for the first time since Trump became president at noon. He was signing an executive order and other paperwork in his first major acts as president.

Here's how much Obama's pension is worth

All those extra expenses can really add up. In 2015 they ranged from a bit over $200,000 for Jimmy Carter to $800,000 for George W. Bush, according to a government report. Carter doesn't get health insurance because you have to work for the federal government for five years to qualify.

Brazilian team decimated by plane crash gets back to action | Miami Herald

Two months after 19 players and 24 club officials died in a plane crash in the Andes Mountains, the Brazil team Chapecoense returned to the soccer field this weekend.

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EU離脱の通知前に議会の承認必要 英最高裁 | NHKニュース


トランプ氏、TPP「永久に離脱」 大統領令に署名  :日本経済新聞


米スプリント、音楽配信「タイダル」株33%取得  :日本経済新聞


CNN.co.jp : フェイスブックなどSNS、視野狭め偽情報拡散の一因にも 研究論文




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News Headlines - 23 January 2017

Theresa May confirms meeting with Donald Trump at the White House on Friday | The Independent

British Prime Minister Theresa May says she will discuss free trade and the importance of the NATO military alliance when she meets President Donald Trump in Washington on Friday.

Call for Women's March on London protesters to write to PM about Trump | The Guardian

Protesters who took part in Saturday’s Women’s March in London are being urged to bombard Theresa May with letters and emails about her meeting with Donald Trump on Friday.

Samsung says batteries caused Note 7 fires, may delay new phone launch | Reuters

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd indicated on Monday that its latest flagship Galaxy S smartphone could be delayed as it pledged to enhance product safety following an investigation into the cause of fires in its premium Note 7 devices.

Exiled former president Yahya Jammeh 'stole $11.4m' from the Gambia | The Guardian

Yahya Jammeh, the authoritarian former ruler of the Gambia who went into exile at the weekend, stole millions of dollars in his final weeks in power, plundering the state coffers and shipping out luxury vehicles by cargo plane, a special adviser for the new president has claimed.

Bernie Ecclestone removed as Liberty Media completes $8bn takeover - BBC Sport

Bernie Ecclestone has been removed from his position running Formula 1 as US giant Liberty Media completes its $8bn (£6.4bn) takeover of the sport.

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トランプ氏、就任式の人数めぐり報道を「嘘」と攻撃 比較写真を否定 - BBCニュース


ローマ法王「ポピュリズムがヒトラー生む」と警告:AFPBB News

ローマ・カトリック教会のフランシスコ(Francis)法王は21日、ポピュリズム(大衆迎合主義)は、ナチス・ドイツ(Nazi)の独裁者アドルフ・ヒトラー(Adolf Hitler)のような「救世主」を生み出しかねないと警告した。

仏大統領選左派候補、アモン氏とバルス氏が決選投票へ | ロイター


CNN.co.jp : 米国製の「カラシニコフ銃」、2月に発売 同ブランドで初


ミュージックビデオ撮影中に俳優が撃たれ死亡 豪ブリスベン:AFPBB News

当局は死亡した男性およびミュージックビデオに関わったアーティストの名前を明らかにしなかったが、地元紙ブリスベン・タイムス(Brisbane Times)によると、ヒップホップグループ「ブリス・ネヌ・エソ(Bliss N Eso)」が市内のバーで撮影を行っていたという。

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News Headlines - 22 January 2017

No 10 covered up Trident missile fiasco | The Times & The Sunday Times

A serious malfunction in Britain’s Trident nuclear weapons deterrent was covered up by Downing Street just weeks before the crucial House of Commons vote on the future of the missile system.

Donald Trump Will Not Release Tax Returns, White House Adviser Says - NBC News

Kellyanne Conway, counselor to President Donald Trump, said Sunday that the president would not be releasing his tax returns, reversing months of repeated campaign-trail promises to do so after an audit is completed.

Thousands march against prison pardons in Romania | The Guardian

Thousands of people have marched through the Romanian capital and other cities to protest against a government proposal to pardon thousands of prisoners, which critics say could reverse the anti-corruption fight.

Police Taser their own black race relations adviser after mistaking him for wanted man

Police officers fired an electric stun gun in their own black Race Relations Advisor's face after mistaking him for a wanted man, it emerged on Friday.

Leicester boss Ranieri admits blame for title defence  | Daily Mail Online

Claudio Ranieri took the blame for confusing his Leicester City players with complicated formation changes as their 3-0 defeat to Southampton put his hapless side on course for the worst title defence in history.

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トランプ米新政権 1100万移民が退去おびえ (産経新聞)


公務開始も全米でデモ 大統領就任から一夜明け


国歌斉唱は16歳 セリーヌ・ディオン、エルトン・ジョンら拒否― スポニチ Sponichi Annex


オバマケア見直し、トランプ氏が大統領令に署名 : 読売新聞(YOMIURI ONLINE)


行くべき都市は「食い倒れの街大阪」 NYタイムズ選出:朝日新聞デジタル


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News Headlines - 21 January 2017

White House press secretary attacks media for accurately reporting inauguration crowds

And Spicer said, "We know that 420,000 people used the D.C, Metro public transit yesterday, which actually compares to 317,000 for president Obama's last inaugural."
Spicer's number for ridership on Friday was actually low -- the correct number, according to Metro itself, was 570,557. But there were actually 782,000 trips taken for Obama's second inaugural in 2013.

Women's marches around the world – in pictures | The Guardian

Protests to show solidarity with the Women’s March on Washington have taken place around the world after Donald Trump’s inauguration

Trump nominee questions US funding of UN - CNNPolitics.com

South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, tapped by President-elect Donald Trump to be UN ambassador, questioned Wednesday at her Senate confirmation hearing whether the US's funding of the world body is worth it.

As nuclear loss grows, Toshiba needs chip investors, soon | Reuters

People with knowledge of the matter said Toshiba has begun preparations to sell a minority stake in its chip business. One person said non-disclosure agreement forms have been sent to some private equity funds.

Brazil's Judge Overseeing Lava Jato Case Dies in Plane Crash | The Rio Times

The death of Supreme Court Justice Teori Zavascki on Thursday (January 19th) has left Brazilians wondering what will happen to the largest corruption scandal investigations ever undertaken by federal prosecutors.

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ドイツ、医療用大麻の使用を合法化:AFPBB News


EU関税同盟で新たな仕組みは可能か 英首相演説を検証 - BBCニュース


中国からロンドンに貨物列車が到着、「一帯一路」大きく前進 | ロイター




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News Headlines - 20 January 2017

Wikileaks' founder Assange says stands by U.S. extradition offer | Reuters

WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange, who has been holed up at Ecuador's London embassy since 2012, said on Thursday he stood by his offer to be extradited to the United States providing his rights were protected.

U.S. asks South Korea to arrest former U.N. chief Ban's brother | Reuters

The U.S. government has asked South Korea to arrest a brother of former U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on charges that he engaged in a bribery scheme to carry out the sale of a Vietnamese building complex, a U.S. prosecutor said on Friday.

Mexican Drug Lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman Extradited to U.S. - NBC News

Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has been extradited to the United States, Mexico's government said Thursday, a little more than a year he was caught following his brazen escape from a maximum-security prison.

Ants use Sun and memories to navigate - BBC News

Experiments suggest ants keep to the right path by plotting the Sun's position in the sky which they combine with visual information about their surroundings.

Tottenham Hotspur: New stadium images revealed - BBC News

Tottenham Hotspur have revealed images of the club's new stadium which is being built in north London.
The 61,000-seat stadium will be the largest-capacity football club ground in the capital when it opens in 2018.

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ワシントンが「要塞化」、トランプ就任式への抗議デモに備え | ロイター


ロンドンのテムズ川に不発弾、軍が処理 帰宅ラッシュ時に橋を封鎖:AFPBB News

英ロンドン(London)の国会議事堂のそばを流れるテムズ川(River Thames)に第2次世界大戦(World War II)中の不発弾が発見され、英海軍が19日に処理した。

英スコットランド、2年以内に独立問う住民投票も=前行政府首相 | ロイター






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News Headlines - 19 January 2017

Dentsu Japan's disgraced digital arm committed more errors to fewer clients - AdNews

An extensive probe into Dentsu Japan's digital search business has found billing and reporting irregularities were more prevalent than initially feared but affected fewer clients and had a smaller financial impact.

Paul McCartney sues Sony/ATV for Beatles music rights | Reuters

Former Beatle Paul McCartney sued Sony Corp's music publishing arm on Wednesday in federal court in New York, seeking to reclaim copyrights to 267 Beatles songs that pop star Michael Jackson acquired two decades before his death.

Trump waxwork makes debut at Madame Tussauds - CNNPolitics.com

Created by Madame Tussauds, the waxwork is one of four being made in London. Three others have already been shipped to Washington DC, New York and Orlando to coincide with Trump's inauguration on Friday.

California scientist names moth species after Donald Trump - Chicago Tribune

A scientist in California has named a newly discovered moth species after President-elect Donald Trump, saying the white and yellow scales on the insect's head are reminiscent of Trump's blond hairdo.

Martin McGuinness quits politics to recover from serious illness | The Guardian

Martin McGuinness, the outgoing deputy first minister of Northern Ireland, has quit frontline politics to concentrate on recovering from “a very serious illness”.

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イタリア中部 雪崩でホテル埋まる 死者多数のおそれ | NHKニュース


仏カンヌの宝飾店で18億円相当のダイヤ強盗、犯人は徒歩で逃走 | ロイター






CNN.co.jp : 写真で振り返るオバマ大統領の8年間


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News Headlines - 18 January 2017

Italy hit by four powerful earthquakes in four hours, bringing terror to region trying to recover from last year's deadly tremors

Italy was hit by four earthquakes in four hours on Wednesday, bringing fear and foreboding to the same mountainous region that was struck by deadly tremors last year.

World temperatures hit new high in 2016 for third year in a row | Reuters

World temperatures hit a record high for the third year in a row in 2016, creeping closer to a ceiling set for global warming with extremes including unprecedented heat in India and ice melt in the Arctic, U.S. government agencies said on Wednesday.

Fed's Yellen says 'makes sense' to gradually raise interest rates | Reuters

With the U.S. economy close to full employment and inflation headed toward the Federal Reserve's 2 percent goal, it "makes sense" for the U.S. central bank to gradually lift interest rates, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said on Wednesday.

CIA publishes its history and nearly 13 million declassified pages of documents online - CNNPolitics.com

The Central Intelligence Agency has published nearly 13 million pages of declassified documents online -- documents that previously were physically accessible only from four computer terminals at the National Archives in College Park, Maryland.

South Korean court dismisses arrest warrant for Samsung chief

ASouth Korean court on Thursday dismissed a warrant to arrest the head of the Samsung Group, the country's largest conglomerate, a court spokesman said, amid a graft scandal that led to the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye.

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「在沖縄米軍の台湾移転を」 ジョン・ボルトン元米国連大使が提言 - 産経ニュース


NY円、一時112円 トランプ氏「ドル高すぎる」発言:朝日新聞デジタル


トランプ氏支持率40%、歴史的低さ 本人「不正操作」:朝日新聞デジタル


トランプ氏による性的暴行主張の女性、名誉毀損でトランプ氏を訴え - BBCニュース




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News Headlines - 17 January 2017

Arrest warrant requested for Samsung chief in corruption scandal

The independent counsel team sought an arrest warrant for Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong, Monday, on charges of bribery, embezzlement and perjury in the corruption scandal involving President Park Geun-hye and her confidant Choi Soon-sil.

Trump’s inauguration lunch includes shrimp and beef — but no Trump wines - The Washington Post

When newly sworn-in President Trump sits down to eat Friday with congressional leaders, there will be plenty on the table. Meaning, of course, that the committee of lawmakers of both parties will have plenty to discuss with the new guy — but also, quite literally, they’re gonna be stuffed.

Istanbul nightclub attacker arrested

The main suspect behind the deadly attack on an Istanbul nightclub during new year's celebrations was arrested late Monday, according to security sources.

Eugene Cernan, last man on the moon, dies - CNN.com

Eugene A. Cernan, the last astronaut to leave his footprints on the surface of the moon, has died, NASA said Monday.
The retired United States Navy captain was 82.

Japan's National Theatre looks to pinenapple pen to draw crowds - CNN.com

Japan's National Theatre -- better known for puppet shows and traditional drama Kabuki -- has taken inspiration from PikoTaro's viral YouTube clip PPAP (Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen).
They've come up with their own PPAP parody -- PNSP (Pen-Nurisampo-Sampo-Pen) in a bid to revive interest in traditional Japanese arts.

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メイ英首相、「部分的」なEU離脱を否定へ 17日演説で - BBCニュース


CNN.co.jp : 五輪立候補のパリ、エッフェル塔の改修検討 360億円規模


ロンドン大会の担当閣僚、丸川大臣に「施設建設は早めに」 News i


フランス人シェフらが熱視線、日本の伝統技術「魚の生け締め」:AFPBB News

日本では何世紀も前から使われてきた手法が、フランスでも採用され始めたのはつい最近のこと。同国で生け締め処理した魚を提供できるのは、西部ブルターニュ(Brittany)の漁師ダニエル・ケルダビド(Daniel Kerdavid)さん(30)の他には、卸売業者のフランス・イケジメ(France Ikejime)と、コルシカ(Corsica)島の漁師ダミアン・ミュラー(Damien Muller)さんだけだという。

トラフザメ、オスがいなくなると無性生殖する事例が確認 有性生殖からシフトするのは世界初 - ねとらぼ


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News Headlines - 16 January 2017

What to expect from Theresa May's big Brexit speech

The Prime Minister’s speech this Tuesday has been trailed as her opportunity to set out her “Brexit plan” – her negotiating priorities in advance of the Supreme Court ruling on the requirement for Parliamentary approval of Article 50 notification, expected before the end of the month.

Donald Trump interview: Brexit will be a great thing | The Times & The Sunday Times

During the race for the Republican presidential nomination, Donald Trump had an insult for every rival. Marco Rubio was “little Marco” and Jeb Bush was “low energy Jeb”. These jibes were more than just debating techniques to unsettle his opponents. They were carefully designed to draw a contrast between The Donald and The Others.

Gov't looks to file 'anti-conspiracy bill' ahead of Olympics - The Mainichi

The government is poised to submit an anti-conspiracy bill to the regular Diet session that begins on Jan. 20 to strengthen anti-organized crime and counterterrorism measures, citing preparation for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.

Japanese hotels deny Nanjing Massacre, provoke outcry in China - Global Times

A Japanese hotel chain is allegedly to have provided books which openly deny the Nanjing Massacre in China and forced prostitution in Korea during World War II, sparking outrage on Chinese social media.

Singapore passport is the world's second-most 'powerful': 2017 Passport Index - The Straits Times

Singapore was joint-second with Sweden, with a visa-free score of 156, while Germany took the top spot with one point ahead in the 2017 Passport Index.
Denmark, Finland, France, Spain, Switzerland, Norway, the United Kingdom and the United States all tied for third at 155 points.

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CNN.co.jp : 上位8人の富豪、下位50%の合計と同等の資産保有


トランプ大統領就任式ボイコット続出、仕掛け人のジョン・ルイスって誰? | ニューズウィーク日本版


CNN.co.jp : フェイスブックの偽ニュース警告、ドイツなどにも拡大


YouTubeライブに有料コメント機能 “投げ銭”を刷新 - ITmedia ニュース

YouTubeは、ライブ動画配信のチャット機能に、有料でコメントを目立たせられ、クリエイターに収益を提供できる「Super Chat」を追加する。日本のユーザーは2月1日以降利用できる。

カーペンターズ兄がデジタルダウンロードの印税をめぐりUMGを提訴 - ITmedia ニュース

グラミー賞受賞歴のある兄妹デュオ「カーペンターズ」のリチャード・カーペンターさんが1月11日、Universal Music Group(UMG)を提訴した。米Appleの「iTunes」などのオンラインサービスに提供する楽曲のライセンス契約をめぐり、数百万ドルの印税の支払いを求めている。

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News Headlines - 15 January 2017

Merkel made catastrophic mistake over open door to refugees, says Trump | The Guardian

Donald Trump has called Angela Merkel’s open door policy to refugees a “catastrophic mistake”, which he said Germany would pay for.

Duterte: I rejected Japan missile offer

President Duterte has declined an offer by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to provide missiles to the Philippines, saying he does not want to see a Third World War.

JAXA fails in bid to launch world's smallest satellite-carrying rocket | The Japan Times

JAXA terminated a satellite launch in mid-flight Sunday after a communications malfunction forced the space agency to abort ignition of the host rocket’s second stage.

No country for old men: Japan’s elderly inmates prefer jail | The Indian Express

"I don't know what kind of life I should lead after I get out. I'll be worried about my health and financial situation once I leave," the inmate told media on condition of anonymity from Tokyo's Fuchu Prison

The mystery behind Japan's 'evaporating' people | Metro News

A bad investment had recorded a loss of 400 million yen (£2.8 million), his bosses blamed him and he was being hounded by his clients, so one morning, in 1970, he vanished.

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米Amazonのワンクリック特許、年内に失効 | 財経新聞


ロッキード社 F35を大幅値下げへ トランプ氏の批判受け | NHKニュース


CNN.co.jp : 空から消え続ける747型機、米ユナイテッドの全機が引退へ


『エクソシスト』原作者W・P・ブラッティ氏死去:AFPBB News

映画『エクソシスト(The Exorcist)』の原作者で、映画の脚本も担当しアカデミー賞(Academy Awards)を受賞した作家のウィリアム・ピーター・ブラッティ(William Peter Blatty)氏が12日、死去した。……当初、批評家から低い評価を受けていたものの、1300万部を売り上げ、米紙ニューヨーク・タイムズ(New York Times)のベストセラーリストに17週間にわたり掲載され、後にホラー小説史上での最高傑作の一つと評価されるようになった。

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News Headlines - 14 January 2017

Heavy snow in Sea of Japan areas, coldest day in much of country- Nikkei Asian Review

A cold air mass gripped the Japanese archipelago Saturday, with many regions experiencing season-low temperatures and the Sea of Japan coastal area receiving heavy snow falls.

Australia and Japan to strengthen military ties | The Guardian

Japanese prime minister, Shinzo Abe, met with Malcolm Turnbull and during remarks afterwards both spoke of their desire for “enhanced co-ordination” on issues including activity in the South China Sea and the nuclear threat posed by North Korea.

Japan’s Abe Shores Up Friendship With Philippines - WSJ

During a state visit to the Philippines on Thursday, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe aimed to do the best thing he could in the face of the shifting balance of power in Southeast Asia: be a better friend than China.

Japanese company considers three-day weekend as country attempts to reverse long-hours culture | The Independent

A Japanese company is considering introducing a three-day weekend for its employees in a bid to tackle a culture of overworking... The move comes as the country is driving efforts to put pressure on companies to abandon the long-working-hours culture while boosting productivity.

Japan Casinos A Big Deal But Still Not A Done Deal

When Japanese lawmakers passed the Integrated Resort Promotions Bill in December, they answered decades of prayers from casino operators around the world... But legislation passed last month was just the first step in a process that promises to be as lengthy and as uncertain of a winning outcome as this first step was.

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仏ルノーに排ガス不正疑惑、フィアット・クライスラーなども:AFPBB News


米LAのすし店ですしネタ調査、約半分が不適切表示 研究:AFPBB News

米ロサンゼルス(Los Angeles)市内にある評価の高いすし店26店を対象に行われた研究で、提供されていた魚の半数近くに不適切な魚種名が表示されていたとする調査結果が、11日付の国際学術誌「コンサベーション・バイオロジー(Conservation Biology)」で発表された。

2016年のスペインへの外国人観光客、4年連続で過去最多=政府 | ロイター


移民を蹴り転ばせた女性カメラマンに有罪判決 ハンガリー - BBCニュース


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News Headlines - 13 January 2017

US troops in Poland 'a threat to Russia's security' | Al Jazeera

The mission, one of the largest deployments of US forces in Europe since the Cold War, will eventually see more than 3,000 troops and heavy equipment deployed in Poland and other nearby NATO partners on a rotational basis.

Israel diplomat forced to resign after AJ investigation | Al Jazeera

An Israeli political officer, who was at the centre of an Al Jazeera investigation, has been forced to resign from Israel's UK embassy, a senior official in the Israeli foreign ministry has told Al Jazeera.

YouTube removes influential conservative website's channel | Fox News

The YouTube channel of influential conservative politics and law website Legal Insurrection has been removed by the video sharing service, citing copyright infringement claims.

Samsung chief Lee quizzed for over 22 hours by prosecutors:The Asahi Shimbun

Samsung Group leader Jay Y. Lee left the South Korean special prosecutor's office early on Friday, more than 22 hours after arriving for questioning on bribery suspicions in an influence-peddling scandal that could topple President Park Geun-hye.

European football clubs net profit increase of €1.5bn

European football clubs have increased profits by €1.5bn over the past two seasons, after sustaining years of heavy losses, as so-called financial fair play rules kicked in... The data show that Europe’s clubs have begun to swing into significant profits since FFP rules, which place curbs on how much teams can spend as a proportion of income, began to be implemented in 2011. In that year, aggregate operating losses for clubs were €382m, compared with a profit of €727m in 2015, the latest year for which figures have been made available.

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独GDP、2016年速報値は+1.9% 5年ぶり大きな伸び | ロイター




タカタ、米司法省と和解へ 不正認め10億ドル支払い=関係筋 | ロイター


米海兵隊のF35、岩国基地へ出発 国外で初配備:AFPBB News

ドナルド・トランプ(Donald Trump)次期米大統領から高額な費用などを批判されたF35が米国外で配備されるのは初めて。……米防衛大手ロッキード・マーチン(Lockheed Martin)が開発・製造するF35は、現状の調達費が2443機で計3790億ドル(約43兆9000億円)と既に史上最も高額な航空機となっているが、費用はさらに膨らむとみられている。費用超過に加え、技術トラブルにも見舞われてきた。



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News Headlines - 12 January 2017

Ex-MI6 officer Christopher Steele in hiding after Trump dossier - BBC News

An ex-MI6 officer who is believed to have prepared memos claiming Russia has compromising material on US President-elect Donald Trump is now in hiding, the BBC understands.

French far right leader Le Pen visits Trump Tower but no Trump talks | Reuters

French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen was seen at Trump Tower on Thursday, but a spokesman for President-elect Donald Trump said she did not meet with him or his team.

Turkey lawmakers brawl in parliament - CNN.com

Lawmakers in Turkey brawled during a debate over constitutional amendments that would expand presidential powers, according to state news agency Anadolu.

Morocco 'bans sale and production' of the burka

Morocco has reportedly banned the sale and production of the burka in what appears to be the latest stage of the kingdom's crackdown on Islamic extremism.

Extreme Cold, Heavy Snow Killing Dozens In Balkans, Eastern Europe

Authorities have blamed at least 73 deaths on the extreme weather, the coldest since 1963, including at least 15 people who froze to death in the Balkans this week -- four elderly men in Bosnia-Herzegovina, six people in Serbia, two homeless men in Kosovo, and an elderly woman and two homeless men in Macedonia.

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トランプ氏初会見 6つの重要ポイント - WSJ


東芝、さらに数百億円の損失か 原発子会社の事業価値見直しで - 共同通信 47NEWS


「英国では無施錠の自転車は乗ってもいい」 放置自転車を無断使用の英国人を逮捕 - cyclist


宇多田ヒカル「光 –Ray Of Hope MIX–」が全米iTunesで日本人アーティスト最高位となる2位 | SPICE

宇多田ヒカルの2017年第一弾のリリースとなった配信曲「光 –Ray Of Hope MIX–」(REMIXED BY PUNPEE)が、本日1月11日より全世界で配信販売がスタート、日本をはじめ全9ヶ国で1位を獲得した。さらに、26ヶ国・地域でベスト100入り、全米のiTunes総合ページでは日本人アーティスト最高位となる2位にランクインの快挙となり、アルバム『Fantôme』の全米iTunes最高位3位を越える勢いのセールスを見せている。

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News Headlines - 11 January 2017

BuzzFeed's publication of Trump memos draws controversy

BuzzFeed's decision to publish unverified memos alleging that Russian operatives have compromising personal and financial information about President-elect Donald Trump has set off a fierce debate about the ethics of the decision and the responsibilities of journalists.

Trump on drug prices: Pharma companies are ‘getting away with murder’ - The Washington Post

At his first news conference as president-elect on Wednesday, Donald Trump accused the pharmaceutical industry of “getting away with murder” and said that he would change the way the country bids on drugs to bring prices and spending down.

Prince William comforts girl, 9, over loss of her father, telling her: 'I lost my mummy when I was very young too'

The Duke of Cambridge comforted a nine-year-old girl who had lost her father, and told her how important it is to talk about her grief.

Japan's Emperor Akihito 'to abdicate on New Year’s Day 2019' | The Guardian

Japan’s emperor will abdicate and allow his eldest son to ascend the chrysanthemum throne on New Year’s Day 2019, media reports said, as the government prepares legal changes for the country’s first abdication for two centuries.

Murakami to release new novel titled "Killing Commendatore" | Bangkok Post

Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami will release a new novel titled "Killing Commendatore" on Feb 24, its publisher Shinchosha Publishing Co said, his first multivolume novel in seven years.

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CNN.co.jp : ロシア、トランプ氏の個人情報も収集か 米高官らが本人に報告


オバマ大統領「民主主義のもと結束を」 最後の演説  :日本経済新聞


英政府、EU離脱の議会承認巡り敗訴を予想 代替案準備=報道 | ロイター


ナチスのポーランド侵攻をスクープ報道した英記者、105歳で死去 - BBCニュース


W杯48ヶ国拡大に不満のリーガ、FIFAを提訴へ。欧州各国も同調か | フットボールチャンネル


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News Headlines - 10 January 2017

'Attack on Titan' editor arrested in murder of wife in Tokyo | The Tokyo Reporter

Tokyo Metropolitan Police on Tuesday arrested the first editor of the popular manga “Attack on Titan” in the alleged murder of his wife, 38, at the residence they share in Bunkyo Ward last year

Hungary Plans to Crack Down on All Soros-Funded NGOs

Hungary plans to crack down on non-governmental organizations linked to billionaire George Soros now that Donald Trump will occupy the White House, according to the deputy head of Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s party.

Cyprus reunification talks making slow progress | The Guardian

UN-led talks on the reunification of Cyprus entered the second of four scheduled days on Tuesday, with only a major intervention by the Turkish president or the Greek prime minister thought to be capable of changing the slow rate of progress.

Why London's Tube workers are on strike - in their own words - Mirror Online

The shutdown of the London Underground system has caused travel chaos for millions of commuters - but why are tube workers on strike? Here's what they say the problem is

The Most Exciting Consumer Drone News From CES 2017

We’re two days out from the tech-filled extravaganza that is the Las Vegas Consumer Electronic Show, an epic display of wealth, gadgetry and bling to an audience of 150,000 people. Drones have their own wing of the event now, and a number of companies were displaying drones aimed directly at consumers.

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米ヤフー、ベライゾンに事業売却後「アルタバ」に社名変更へ | ロイター


CNN.co.jp : 米マクドナルド、中国事業を2400億円で売却


オバマ氏、異例の科学誌寄稿 温暖化でトランプ氏牽制か:朝日新聞デジタル


CNN.co.jp : FBI、VWの規制対応責任者を逮捕 排ガス偽装問題で




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News Headlines - 09 January 2017

FBI Arrests Volkswagen Executive - WSJ

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation on Saturday arrested a Volkswagen AG executive suspected of participating in a conspiracy to defraud the U.S. in connection with the company’s emissions-cheating scandal, according to people familiar with the situation.

115 journalists killed in 2016 - simply for doing their jobs | The Guardian

A total of 115 journalists died in 2016 simply for doing their jobs, according to the annual report compiled by the International News Safety Institute (INSI), Killing the Messenger.

N. Korea warns it can launch ICBM ‘anytime and anywhere’ - Stripes

North Korea warned it can launch an intercontinental ballistic missile “anytime and anywhere,” the latest salvo in a war of words over the communist state’s nuclear-weapons program.

Trump acknowledges Russia role in U.S. election hacking: aide | Reuters

President-elect Donald Trump accepts the U.S. intelligence community's conclusion that Russia engaged in cyber attacks during the U.S. presidential election and may take action in response, his incoming chief of staff said on Sunday.

Golden Globes: 'La La Land' Wins Big, Meryl Streep Criticizes Trump

"La La Land," a romantic musical starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, swept all seven of the categories in which it was nominated at the 74th Golden Globe Awards. Meryl Streep used her Cecil B. DeMille Award acceptance speech to take on President-elect Donald Trump.

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英首相、EU離脱戦略を数週間以内に発表へ 批判に反論  | ロイター






モスクワ州で氷点下36・2度 21世紀で最も寒いロシア正教クリスマスに… - 産経ニュース


ズボンを脱いで地下鉄に乗ろう、ロンドンで「ノーパンツデー」開催:AFPBB News

英ロンドン(London)で8日、ズボンを着用せずに地下鉄に乗る毎年恒例のイベント「No Pants Subway Ride(パンツなしで地下鉄に乗ろう)」が行われた。

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News Headlines - 08 January 2017

Queen makes first appearance after heavy cold over Christmas - BBC News

She attended the morning church service at St Mary Magdalene in Sandringham, Norfolk, on Sunday.

FIFA set to approve bigger, richer World Cup on Tuesday | Daily Mail Online

FIFA President Gianni Infantino hopes his ruling Council will agree Tuesday to expand the 2026 World Cup to 48 nations, playing in 16 groups of three teams.

CES 2017: Nokia Android phone spurns the West - BBC News

The first Nokia-branded smartphone is to be released exclusively in China.
The device will be marketed in partnership with the local internet retail giant JD.com.

Buddhist monk sets himself on fire in row over wartime sex slaves | The Independent

A South Korean Buddhist monk is in critical condition after setting himself on fire to protest the country’s settlement with Japan on compensation for wartime sex slaves.

University students demand philosophers such as Plato and Kant are removed from syllabus because they are white

The student union at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) insists that when studying philosophy “the majority of philosophers on our courses” should be from Africa and Asia.

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米見本市:パナソニックVSソニー…幹部、展示を巡り火花 - 毎日新聞


米CESに「ホバーボード」復活、3月発売へ 電池の過熱に懸念も:AFPBB News

米ラスベガス(Las Vegas)で開催されている世界最大級の家電・IT(情報技術)見本市「国際コンシューマー・エレクトロニクス・ショー(CES)」で、これまでトラブルやリコール(回収・無償修理)が相次いだ「ホバーボード」を新たに売り込む動きが出ている。

CNN.co.jp : トランプ次期政権のNSC幹部、著書に大量の盗用


【ヤルタ密約】チャーチル英首相は密約協議の「蚊帳の外」だった…ロシアの領土根拠に疑義 - 産経ニュース




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News Headlines - 07 January 2017

Samsung profit estimate surges despite Note 7 battery fiasco - BBC News

The South Korean tech giant said it expected to post 9.2tn won ($7.8bn, £6.2bn) in operating profit for the months from September to December.

TASS: Japanese PM speaks for further talks with Russia on territorial dispute

Since mid-20th century, Russia and Japan have been negotiating a peace treaty after World War II. The main stumbling block to this is the issue of the ownership of the southern Kuril Islands. After the end of World War II all Kuril Islands were incorporated into the Soviet Union. However, the ownership of Iturup, Kunashir, Shikotan islands and the Habomai Islands is challenged by Japan.

How Japan has almost eradicated gun crime - BBC News

Japan has one of the lowest rates of gun crime in the world. In 2014 there were just six gun deaths, compared to 33,599 in the US. What is the secret?

Ivory Coast uprising by disgruntled soldiers spreads to other cities | MG Africa

Disgruntled soldiers demanding salary increases and the payment of bonuses seized control of Ivory Coast’s second-largest city, Bouake, on Friday, in an uprising that spread to at least two other cities.

Princess Diana letters sold at UK auction | Fox News

Letters sent by Princess Diana to a Buckingham Palace official, including one revealing that Prince Harry was "constantly in trouble" at boarding school, sold for thousands of dollars at a U.K. auction Thursday.

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米大統領夫人が最後のメッセージ 「この国はあなた方のもの」:AFPBB News

ミシェル・オバマ(Michelle Obama)米大統領夫人(52)は6日、米ホワイトハウス(White House)で開かれた年間最優秀スクールカウンセラーの顕彰式でスピーチし、時折感極まった様子を見せながら米国の若者らに将来を憂えるのではなく将来のために闘うよう呼び掛け、ファーストレディーでいることは自分の人生で最大の栄誉だったと述べた。

ツイッターで政策伝えるトランプ氏の手法 批判強まる | NHKニュース


CNN.co.jp : ノルウェー、今年末までにFMラジオ放送を廃止 世界初


世界のアダルトサイト業者が殺到 小国ニウエの失敗:朝日新聞デジタル


中田英寿氏、電撃FIFA入り!26年W杯出場チーム拡大アシスト - SANSPO.COM(サンスポ)


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News Headlines - 06 January 2017

Boosted by Apple, Wall Street parties like it's 19,999 | Reuters

The Dow came within one point of 20,000 for the first time on Friday and the Nasdaq and S&P 500 reached record highs, boosted by Apple, extending a two-month rally fueled by optimism about U.S. President-elect Donald Trump.

PM Theresa May to meet Donald Trump in February

A senior Number 10 source told Sky News the Prime Minister will go to Washington "after the President's inauguration" - which is on 20 January - at some time in February.

Norway PM says UK lacks negotiating experience, fears 'very hard Brexit' | Reuters

Britain lacks experience in international negotiations due to its long membership of the European Union and this could slow talks on its departure from the EU, the premier of non-EU Norway said, adding that she feared "a very hard Brexit".

Japan recalls envoys over new 'comfort women' statue in Busan | The Japan Times

Japan will temporarily withdraw its ambassador to South Korea and suspend high-level economic talks because of a new dispute over a statue depicting the wartime “comfort women.”

Man told to take citizenship test despite living entire life in UK | The Guardian

A man born in London to German parents has been told he cannot get a British passport unless he takes a UK citizenship test because he cannot prove his mother was legally in the country when she gave birth.

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「くたばれトランプ」叫び白人暴行、動画出回る 黒人4人逮捕 米シカゴ:AFPBB News


CNN.co.jp : 米NYの治安改善、犯罪件数が過去最低に シカゴから視察も


トランプ氏、トヨタのメキシコ工場建設を批判 「ありえない」  :日本経済新聞




CNN.co.jp : 新年早々にテロ、観光業の苦難続く トルコ


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News Headlines - 05 January 2017

SPD leader Gabriel expected to challenge Merkel in German: sources | Reuters

Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) are expected to choose their long-standing chairman Sigmar Gabriel to run against conservative Angela Merkel for chancellor in September's federal election, senior party sources said on Thursday.

US admin '100% certain' about Russia election hacking - CNNPolitics.com

The US administration is "is 100% certain in the role that Russia played" in election-related hacking, State Department Spokesman John Kirby told CNN.

London visitors' last chance to see Dippy ahead of tour - BBC News

A museum's famous 112-year-old dinosaur is set to leave London for a national tour.
Dippy the diplodocus, a 70ft long (21.3m) plaster-cast sauropod replica made up of 292 bones, is set to leave the Natural History Museum in Kensington later this year.

Face of 9,500-Year-Old Man Revealed for First Time

Researchers have reverse-engineered the ancient ritual practice that created one of the British Museum's most important artifacts—the Jericho Skull—revealing the face of a man whose remains were decorated and venerated some 9,500 years ago.

Janet Jackson, 50, gives birth to a boy, Eissa Al Mana - BBC News

Singer Janet Jackson has at the age of 50 given birth to her first child, a baby boy, her publicist has confirmed.

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アップル、ソフトバンクの投資ファンドに10億ドル出資を計画 - Bloomberg


NYタイムズのアプリ、中国でアップルが削除 当局要請受け  :日本経済新聞


CNN.co.jp : 中国発ロンドン行き、貨物列車が出発 全長1万2000キロ


CNN.co.jp : 朴大統領親友の娘、デンマークで逮捕 韓国へ送還か



サブタイトルは"Japanse voetbalkunst in De Kuip(デ・カイプにいた日本人のフットボールアート)"となっている。……番組はオランダ『FOX Sports 1』が制作したもので、現地時間8日(日)の午後9時から放送予定。その後、このプログラムはインターネット上で公開されるという。

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News Headlines - 04 January 2017

Titanic sank due to enormous uncontrollable fire, not iceberg, claim experts | The Independent

The sinking of the RMS Titanic may have been caused by an enormous fire on board, not by hitting an iceberg in the North Atlantic, experts have claimed, as new evidence has been published to support the theory.

Swedish royal palace is haunted, Queen Silvia says - The Local

Few buildings are better suited to a ghost story than castles and palaces, and it seems the queen of Sweden has experienced that first hand, as she admitted in a new documentary that she believes Stockholm's centuries old Drottningholm Palace is haunted.

Toshiba hit by fresh profit padding allegations | Reuters

Toshiba Corp shares fell more than five percent in early trade on Wednesday after media reported the security watchdog suspects the Japanese conglomerate of misreporting profits by 40 billion yen ($339.59 million) over three years.

Customer asks Belfast fish and chip shop to deliver medicine as part of takeaway order - and gets it

The unusual request was posted on Facebook by the Belfast restaurant, Feeley's Fish and Chip Shop.

Ford Cancels Plans for New $1.6 Billion Mexico Plant

Ford Motor Co. will scrap plans to build a $1.6 billion plant in Mexico, after coming under criticism by President-elect Donald Trump for shifting small-car production south of the border.

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離脱プロセス開始前に英国の駐EU大使が辞任-メイ首相に打撃か - Bloomberg




ヒトラー「わが闘争」:1年間で8万5000部販売 - 毎日新聞


マクドナルドがバチカン近くに出店、是非めぐり論争も | ロイター


スイス、雪のない冬 降水量は150年間で最低:AFPBB News


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News Headlines - 03 January 2017

UK's opposition Labour 'too weak' to win an election: think tank | Reuters

Britain's opposition Labour Party is too weak to win a national election and should look to form an alliance with other smaller parties in order to have a chance of regaining power, a Labour-supporting think tank said on Tuesday.

At Least 56 Killed in Bloody Brazil Prison Riot - NBC News

An attack by members of a crime gang on rival inmates touched off a riot at a prison in the northern Brazilian state of Amazonas, killing at least 56 dead, authorities said.
Several of the victims were beheaded or dismembered in the worst bloodshed at a Brazilian prison since 1992.

South Korea seeks extradition from Denmark of daughter of Park's friend | Reuters

South Korean authorities said on Tuesday they will proceed with steps to extradite Chung Yoo-ra, the daughter of a central figure in a South Korean political scandal that has led to a parliamentary vote to impeach President Park Geun-hye.

Dentists call to end 'workplace cake culture' - BBC News

Dentists have criticised "workplace cake culture", saying the sharing of sweet treats in the office is contributing to health problems.

UK vinyl sales reach 25-year high - BBC News

Vinyl sales topped three million last year, the highest UK total in 25 years.
More than 3.2 million records were sold in 2016, a rise of 53% on the previous year, according to the BPI, which represents the music industry.

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外務省が「核密約」非公開要請 米公文書で裏付け - 西日本新聞




イランが米国産日本車禁輸、トランプ次期政権に反発か - 産経ニュース


米財務省 神戸山口組や幹部を制裁対象に指定 | NHKニュース


ドイツメディアが沖縄SV・高原直泰の現状を紹介「スシボンバーは今…」 - SANSPO.COM(サンスポ)


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News Headlines - 02 January 2017

Vermont Utility Finds Malware Code Attributed to Russians - WSJ

The Burlington Electric Department said the discovery came after utilities were alerted by the Department of Homeland Security on Thursday night to a code used in the alleged Russian hacking campaign U.S. authorities have dubbed Grizzly Steppe.

Istanbul: ISIL claims responsibility for Reina attack | Al Jazeera

ISIL has claimed responsibility for the attack on a nightclub in Istanbul that killed 39 people on New Year's Eve.
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) group released on Monday a statement claiming responsibility for the raid.

World's highest bridge opens in Southwest China - CCTV.com English

Guizhou province in southwest China is already home to seven of the 10 highest bridges in the country. And the Beipanjiang Bidge, now the world’s highest, has just opened to traffic. Clearly with a good head for heights, CCTV's Liu Yang visited this latest example of how Chinese engineering now ranks among the best in the world.

Rare 'golden ticket' £5 note found in Christmas card

A rare U.K. £5 note thought to be worth tens of thousands times more than its face value has been found in a Christmas card... The notes were released secretly around the U.K. in early December. Huggins-Haig said that they were spent in local businesses.

Scientists in Germany, Peru and Taiwan to lose access to Elsevier journals : Nature News & Comment

Thousands of scientists in Germany, Peru and Taiwan are preparing for a new year without online access to journals from the Dutch publishing giant Elsevier. Contract negotiations in both Germany and Taiwan broke down in December, while Peru’s government has cut off funding for a licence.

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イタリア極右系書店前で爆発、警官1人が片目と片腕失う:AFPBB News

イタリアのフィレンツェ(Florence)で1日、極右組織「カーサ・パウンド(Casa Pound)」系の書店前に置かれていた包みを警察の爆発物処理班が処理しようとしたところ爆発し、警官1人が片方の腕と目を失う重傷を負った。

トランプ氏 17年もツイッターで政策発信  :日本経済新聞


ビクトリア・ベッカムさんに勲章 服飾界に貢献 英政府:朝日新聞デジタル


「サンタは存在しない」発言で指揮者クビに イタリア:AFPBB News

コンサートは29日夜にローマ(Roma)で開かれ、オーケストラが米ディズニー(Disney)のアニメ映画『アナと雪の女王(Frozen)』の音楽を演奏した。演奏が終わると指揮者のジャコモ・ロプリエーノ(Giacomo Loprieno)氏は立ち上がり、客席の子どもたちに「サンタクロースは存在しない」と発言した。……ロプリエーノ氏はその後解任され、別の指揮者が就任した。

CNN.co.jp : M・キャリー、大みそか公演で失態 機器トラブル連発


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News Headlines - 01 January 2017

The Queen misses New Year's Day church service at Sandringham because of lingering heavy cold - Mirror Online

The Queen today missed a New Year's Day church service because of a lingering heavy cold.
She and the Duke of Edinburgh fell ill days before Christmas, forcing her to delay her trip to the Norfolk estate and to miss a Christmas Day ceremony at St Mary Magdalene church.

Forces have first year since 1968 with no one killed on operations

Ministry of Defence figures show that 2016 was the first year without the death of a serviceman on operations since 1968.

Victims in Istanbul New Year’s Attack Came From Across the World - The New York Times

At least two dozen of the people killed were said to be foreigners. Most of the victims were from countries with Muslim-majority populations.
According to news reports and government statements, the dead included citizens of Belgium, Canada, France, India, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Russia, Saudi Arabia and Tunisia.

Famed Hollywood sign in Los Angeles vandalized to "Hollyweed" - CBS News

Someone has managed to modify the famed Hollywood sign to read “Hollyweed.”

Arsène Wenger calls Olivier Giroud goal against Crystal Palace ‘a work of art’ | The Guardian

Arsène Wenger described Olivier Giroud’s spectacular goal in Arsenal’s 2-0 home win against Crystal Palace as a work of art, and said it must rank in his all-time top five over his 20-year tenure at the club.

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トルコ 新年祝うナイトクラブで銃乱射 35人死亡 | NHKニュース






歴代最悪の事務総長…潘基文氏が国連で離任あいさつ 「シンデレラのような気分だ…」 韓国大統領選の支持率はトップ - 産経ニュース


フランスの労働者、勤務時間外に仕事メールを見ない権利獲得 - BBCニュース


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