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News Headlines - 31 March 2017

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News Headlines - 30 March 2017

Abe Loses Momentum - WSJ

Shinzo Abe has gone from invincible to vulnerable in a mere six weeks. Earlier this year the Japanese Prime Minister enjoyed an approval rating of 66% in a Yomiuri poll and faced no credible challenges from the opposition or within his Liberal Democratic Party (LDP). Now a scandal involving his ties to Japan’s ultranationalist fringe has hurt Mr. Abe’s popularity and unsettled markets.

Unspoken word behind a string of Japanese scandals

Sontaku refers to the pre-emptive, placatory following of an order that has not been given. The word may not (until now) be widely used by Japanese, but everyone instinctively gets its sinuous prevalence in both government and private sectors. And while the concept is not uniquely Japanese, few terms resonate so well in explaining Japan in the era of Shinzo Abe.

Uniqlo threatens to pull stores if Trump demands U.S. production:The Asahi Shimbun

The head of a company that operates Uniqlo casual clothing stores on March 29 criticized President Donald Trump, threatening to shutter its U.S. operation if ordered to manufacture its products in the United States.

Canada expected to legalize pot by 2018

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal government will introduce legislation to legalize recreational marijuana the week of April 10th and it should become law by July next year, said the official, who spoke on condition of anonymity due to lack of authorization to discuss the upcoming legislation.

Trump trades 'unsecure' Android device for shiny new iPhone

After a wealth of hacking concerns, the President has finally swapped his unsecured Android handset for a new iPhone. The White House director of social media -- Dan Scavino Jr. -- tweeted yesterday that Trump has now been using his new Apple device for the past couple of weeks. After recent tweets from the POTUS account marked as sent from an iPhone raised questions, this new information now confirms their authenticity.

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仏大統領選、マクロン氏がルペン氏抑え圧勝の見込み=世論調査 | ロイター




米外交官、金品見返りに中国へ機密提供か 司法省が訴追:AFPBB News


国内で議論沸騰? トランプ流のステーキの食べ方は「あり」か「なし」か - 産経ニュース




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News Headlines - 29 February 2017

PM Theresa May signs letter which will start Britain leaving the EU | London Evening Standard

The PM has been photographed in the government’s cabinet office as she signs the official letter to the president of the European Council, Donald Tusk.
The letter will be delivered to the EU leader on Wednesday, nine months after Britain’s Brexit vote in June last year.

Liam Wright's iPad with his funeral requests won't be unlocked: Apple | Metro News

A teen who died of bone cancer made plans for his funeral on his iPad but now Apple have refused to unlock the devise.
The device is said to contain Liam Wright’s dying wishes for his funeral.

Bob Dylan finally agrees to accept Nobel Prize for Literature - BBC News

The American singer was awarded the prize in October but failed to travel to pick up the award, or deliver the lecture that is required to receive the 8m kroner ($900,000;£727,000) prize.

Trump Signs Executive Order Unwinding Obama Climate Policies - The New York Times

President Trump, flanked by company executives and miners, signed a long-promised executive order on Tuesday to nullify President Barack Obama’s climate change efforts and revive the coal industry, effectively ceding American leadership in the international campaign to curb the dangerous heating of the planet.

President Trump won't take part in baseball tradition

The tradition of presidents throwing ceremonial first pitches dates back 107 years to when William Howard Taft opened the Washington Senators’ season in 1910. Since then, 13 presidents have thrown out a ceremonial pitch at a baseball game. Every president since Ronald Reagan has taken part in a ceremonial first pitch during his first year in office.

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メイ英首相がEU離脱文書に署名 29日通告へ - SankeiBiz(サンケイビズ)


CNN.co.jp : 新1ポンド硬貨、英国で導入 自販機などの対応に遅れも


CNN.co.jp : 米政権、「壁」建設に10億ドルの予算請求へ 99キロ分


なぜレギンスはこれほど議論になるのか - BBCニュース


ボブ・ディラン氏、また音信不通 ノーベル受賞講演行わなければ、賞金なしに - 産経ニュース


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News Headlines - 28 March 2017

Germany slams ‘intimidating’ £300bn White House bill | The Times & The Sunday Times

Donald Trump handed the German chancellor Angela Merkel a bill — thought to be for more than £300bn — for money her country “owed” Nato for defending it when they met last weekend, German government sources have revealed.
The bill — handed over during private talks in Washington — was described as “outrageous” by one German minister.

Scottish parliament votes for second independence referendum | The Guardian

Sturgeon won by a 10-vote majority after the Scottish Greens backed her proposals to formally request from the UK government the powers to stage a fresh independence vote at around the time Britain leaves the EU, in spring 2019.

Carlos the Jackal given life sentence over deadly 1974 Paris attack | Euronews

The international terrorist known as Carlos the Jackal has been given a life sentence for the 1974 grenade attack on a Paris shopping arcade... Carlos will now serve his third life sentence – having already been convicted of deadly attacks in France in the 1970s and 80s.

Japan says it will not take part in nuclear ban treaty talks without nuclear powers - The Mainichi

Japanese Ambassador to the U.N. Conference on Disarmament Nobushige Takamizawa said on March 27 that Tokyo would not take part in negotiations on a treaty outlawing nuclear weapons because the world's nuclear weapons states would stay away from the talks.

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo beats Lionel Messi | Daily Mail Online

The battle between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi for supremacy of world football has been going back and forth for the best part of a decade... Ronaldo has been named as the highest earning footballer in the world by France Football, with Messi coming in second for the 2016-17 season.

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英、テロ捜査でフェイスブックと協議 通信内容の開示要求 | Forbes JAPAN(フォーブス ジャパン)


巨大金貨 ドイツの博物館で盗まれる | NHKニュース


ルノー、25年前から排ガス不正の疑い ゴーンCEOも認識か:AFPBB News

フランスの自動車大手ルノー(Renault)が25年以上にわたり、ディーゼル車とガソリン車の排ガス試験で不正行為を行っていたことが15日、AFPが入手した仏不正捜査当局の報告書で明らかになった。カルロス・ゴーン(Carlos Ghosn)最高経営責任者(CEO)を含む経営幹部もそれを認識していたとしている。ルノー側は不正を否定している。

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News Headlines - 27 February 2017

New pound coin arrives tomorrow: Here's 5 things you need to know | Metro News

From tomorrow, there’s going to be a new quid on the block – a 12-sided pound coin which will go into circulation

Uber resumes self-driving program three days after Arizona crash | Reuters

Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] put its self-driving cars back on the road on Monday, voicing confidence in its autonomous vehicle program three days after one of its cars was involved in a crash in Tempe, Arizona.

USFJ F-35 stealth fighters dispatched to Korean peninsula for the first time : The Hankyoreh

After completing exercises on the Korean Peninsula, F-35B stealth fighters with the US Marine Corps returned to their base in Japan. This was the first time that the F-35 had been dispatched to the Korean Peninsula.

Malaysia cooperating with North Korea on Kim Jong Nam’s body - UPI.com

The body of the assassinated Kim Jong Nam has been taken out of a morgue in Malaysia and is to be delivered to Pyongyang.

Hong Kong election: Beijing-backed Lam vows to heal divide - BBC News

Carrie Lam, 59, had the backing of the Chinese government in Beijing and was widely expected to win.
The chief executive is not chosen by public vote but by a 1,200-strong committee dominated by pro-Beijing electors.

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独メルケル与党、州議会選で勝利 総選挙の前哨戦:朝日新聞デジタル


CNN.co.jp : 英EU離脱、景気好転予想は29%に減少 悲観的見方広がる


ハリウッド版「ヤマト」脚本家が決定!『ミッション:インポッシブル』監督で企画進行 - シネマトゥデイ

米パラマウントと製作会社スカイダンスによる、実写版「宇宙戦艦ヤマト」企画の脚本を、『デッドフォール 極寒地帯』(日本劇場未公開)のザック・ディーンが手がけることが決まった……『スター・ブレーザーズ(原題)/ Star Blazers』というタイトルとされている本作は、1970年代に日本で製作され、現在も新作が作られるなど絶大な支持を得ているテレビアニメの実写版。

W杯予選敗退危機のオランダ代表、ブリント監督を解任…成績不振受けて決断 | サッカーキング

オランダは25日、2018 FIFAワールドカップ ロシア 欧州予選でブルガリア代表に0-2で敗戦。この結果、残り5試合の時点でグループAの4位に転落し、W杯出場権獲得の1位フランス代表とは勝ち点6差、プレーオフ出場の可能性がある2位スウェーデン代表とは勝ち点3差と厳しい状況に立たされている。

ネイマール、マンU移籍なら世界最高給選手に?移籍金は239億円/デイリースポーツ online


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News Headlines - 26 March 2017

Google Spanks Symantec for Mis-issuing 30,000 EV Certificates

Google has announced a plan to punish Symantec by gradually distrusting its SSL certificates. The move comes after Google says it caught Symantec issuing more than 30,000 “improper” Extended Validation (EV) certificates. Symantec issues more than 30% of the web’s certificates.

Belarus police arrest over 400 protesters; many are beaten - The Washington Post

Police in Belarus cracked down hard Saturday on opposition protesters who tried to hold a forbidden demonstration in the capital — a human rights group said more than 400 people were arrested and many were beaten.

UN fears 200 died in coalition air strikes on Mosul - BBC News

A senior UN official in Iraq said she was stunned by accounts of "terrible loss of life", after claims that at least 200 people had been killed in air strikes by the US-led coalition.

TV show contestants spend a year living in wild only to find out that programme was CANCELLED last summer

Dubbed the ‘hipster Big Brother’, Channel 4’s ‘Eden’ tasked 23 strangers with building a new society in the remote Scottish Highlands – completely cut off from the rest of the world.

Dubai World Cup night: Joao Moreira had a good feeling ahead of Dubai Turf victory aboard Vivlos | The National

When Joao Moreira first sat on Vivlos at trackwork on Friday, the one thing he noted more than any other was that when the Japanese filly stretched out she had a beautiful stride... If the ice-cool Moreira was confident, then owner Kazuhiro Sasaki certainly was not.

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犯行、わずか82秒間…着手2分前にメッセージ受信 ロンドン警視庁発表、共犯者を捜査 - 産経ニュース


英独立党、下院の議席失う 唯一の議員が離党 - 産経ニュース




ロシア、旧ソ連時代の対外債務を完済へ:AFPBB News

1991年のソ連崩壊後、ロシアは対外債務700億ドル(約7兆8000億円)の履行責任を負ってきた。債務の大半は「ペレストロイカ(改革)」で民主化が推進された85~91年に生じ、その履行は90年代に財政の圧迫要因となった。ロシアは壊滅的な経済問題に直面し、98年にはデフォルト(債務不履行)に陥った。ただ、2000年代初めから石油収入が安定したおかげで、06年にはパリクラブ(Paris Club、主要債権国会議)の主要17か国への債務を返済した。

ロシア元議員射殺、犯行の瞬間を監視カメラが捉える News i


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News Headlines - 25 March 2017

Who are victims of London terror attack? The unarmed Pc, the mother of two, the US tourist and retired window cleaner

Four people were killed - an unarmed police officer, a mother of two, an American tourist and a south London pensioner - and 50 others were injured after a terrorist brought terror to the heart of Westminster.

This brilliant London Tube message to terrorists is defiant, inspirational, and jolly well fake | South China Morning Post

A defiant message purportedly scrawled on a board at an underground railway station condemning the terrorist attack in London was read out in Britain’s parliament, praised by the prime minister and widely shared on social media before being revealed as a computer-generated fake.

Unite for Europe: Tens of thousands take to streets to demand Brexit be reversed | The Independent

The protest is being held just days before Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to trigger Article 50, which will formally start the process of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU.

11 New Cloud Types Named—First in 30 Years

This increased use of technology is what prompted the World Meteorological Organization to add 11 new cloud classifications to their International Cloud Atlas, a globally recognized source for meteorologists. A far cry from simple white puffs, these 11 new cloud types roll, dip, and menace their way across the skies.

Shaking Up the Dinosaur Family Tree - The New York Times

This classification has now been radically challenged by proponents of a new tree which, if accepted, swaps large subfamilies around, sheds new light on dinosaurs’ evolution and suggests they may have originated not in South America, as widely assumed, but perhaps in some Northern Hemisphere locality such as Scotland.

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トランプ大統領、オバマケア代替法案を撤回 政権に大打撃:AFPBB News

ドナルド・トランプ(Donald Trump)米大統領は24日、ポール・ライアン(Paul Ryan)下院議長に対し、与党・共和党が作成した医療保険制度改革(通称オバマケア、Obamacare)代替法案の採決直前での撤回を要請した。大統領にとって手痛い政治的敗北となった。……トランプ大統領は今後、直ちに税制改革に着手すると述べており、議会が再び医療保険制度の見直しに取り組む時期の見通しは立っていない。

露ブロガー:「メドベージェフ首相は腐敗」動画に視聴殺到 - 毎日新聞






米アマゾン、15億ドル超の課税訴訟に勝訴 欧州への資産移転巡り | ロイター


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News Headlines - 24 March 2017

Khalid Masood: Everything we know about the London attacker

Khalid Masood has now been identified as the man shot dead by police after he ploughed a car into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge, killing three people before storming the Parliamentary estate and stabbing Pc Keith Palmer to death.

Japan PM Shinzo Abe embroiled in land-sale scandal - CNN.com

An educator accused of using his clout to curry favor with Japanese politicians, including the first family, told lawmakers under oath Thursday that he believes political intervention helped him secure a deal to purchase land from the government.

Egypt’s former president Hosni Mubarak released from detention

Egypt’s ousted president, Hosni Mubarak, has been released from the Cairo hospital where he has been detained for most of the past six years since a popular uprising against his rule forced him to step down.

Europe poised for total ban on bee-harming pesticides | The Guardian

Draft regulations seen by the Guardian reveal the European commission wants to prohibit the insecticides that cause ‘acute risks to bees’

Germany v England: What Joe Hart said to Lukas Podolski after thunderbolt | Metro News

Lukas Podolski stole the headlines as Germany defeated England 1-0 with a second-half wondergoal at the Westfalenstadion on Wednesday evening... The Galatasaray star revealed that Hart told him after the goal: ‘It was a f*****g brilliant shot – amazing!

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プーチン政権批判の元議員 ウクライナで殺害される | NHKニュース


【英議会テロ】ロンドン市長らが追悼集会 トラファルガー広場で - 産経ニュース




CNN.co.jp : 中国が退去命令、米爆撃機は応じず 東シナ海上空


ブラックホールはじかれる NASA、重力波の反動か - 共同通信 47NEWS


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News Headlines - 23 March 2017

Theresa May speech in full: Prime Minister says London terror attack suspect 'tried to silence our democracy' | The Independent

Addressing hundreds of MPs a short distance from where a man ploughed a car into pedestrians and stabbed a police officer to death, she said an attempt to "silence our democracy" had failed.

South Korea Raises Ferry From Sea Three Years After Fatal Disaster - Bloomberg

Almost three years after the Sewol ferry disaster that killed 304 people and led to calls for then-President Park Geun-hye’s resignation, South Korean authorities have raised the sunken ship to the surface.

Apple investigating accessory that turns iPhone, iPad into full-fledged touchscreen laptop

An Apple patent application published Thursday details a so-called "thin" portable hardware accessory that boasts the components necessary to act as a laptop surrogate for iPhones and iPads.

Asia fast-food chains pull meat off menus as Brazil scandal deepens | Reuters

Major fast-food chains in South Korea and Hong Kong have pulled chicken, beef and pork off their menus as they scramble to reassure customers about food safety as Brazil's meat scandal crisis intensifies.

More than two-thirds of cancer mutations are due to random DNA copying errors, study says - The Washington Post

More than two-thirds of cancer-causing mutations are the result of random mistakes in DNA replication that occur when normal cells divide, according to a paper published Thursday. The study is sure to renew a vigorous debate over how much people can do to prevent cancer and how much is unavoidable.

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CNN.co.jp : トランプ陣営の通話、「偶然」収集か 米下院情報委員長


【ロンドン襲撃】英警察、家宅捜索で7人を逮捕 - BBCニュース


米ツイッター、テロ関連での使用停止アカウントが63万超える - 産経ニュース


英科学雑誌 日本の科学研究の失速を指摘 | NHKニュース


CNN.co.jp : アンディ・ウォーホルの中国旅行写真


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News Headlines - 22 March 2017

Houses of Parliament attack: five dead including police officer | The Guardian

Five people have died, including a police officer, and at least 20 people have been injured in a major terror attack outside the Houses of Parliament, the Metropolitan police have confirmed.

Parliament attack: 'A guy came past with a big knife and just started plunging it into the policeman'

The bodies that lay scattered on Westminster Bridge told the horrible, brutal truth. Victims lay in pools of blood on the pavement or else in the road. One person had jumped out of the way - or else been hit so violently hard by a speeding car- and ended up at the bottom of the stone steps that lead from the Embankment up to the bridge.

Hero MP Tobias Ellwood tried to save life of officer stabbed in terror attack | Metro News

Foreign Office Minister Tobias Ellwood, who is a former army officer, is believed to have given mouth-to-mouth resuscitation to a police officer within the grounds of Parliament but later told the BBC that he died at the scene.

Donald Trump offers `full co-operation and support´ over Westminster attack | Daily Mail Online

Donald Trump has offered the “full co-operation and support” of the United States in responding to the Westminster terror attack and “bringing those responsible to justice”.

Donald Trump Jr reacts to London terror attack | Daily Mail Online

Instead of statements of support or prayers for the victims, Donald Trump Jr reacted to the the London terror attack on Wednesday by criticizing Mayor Sadiq Khan... Khan gave the interview six-months-ago and his comments were his reaction when asked about the bombs that were detonated in New York City and Jersey in September, injuring 31.

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CNN.co.jp : アルカイダ系、電池に爆弾隠す技術完成か 米当局が情報入手


フランス内相、娘を議員スタッフに 計20回の短期契約:朝日新聞デジタル


核燃料サイクル 実証炉の研究開発で協議開始 日仏首脳が一致 | NHKニュース


CNN.co.jp : 深海のタイタニックを探検ツアー、代金1千万円 英旅行会社


ベルギー同時テロ:発生1年で追悼式 今もなお厳戒 - 毎日新聞


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News Headlines - 21 March 2017

Brazil’s Largest Food Companies Raided in Tainted Meat Scandal - The New York Times

Federal agents raided the operations of Brazil’s largest food companies on Friday over accusations that their employees oversaw a scheme that included bribing inspectors to allow rotten meals to be served in public schools and salmonella-contaminated meat to be exported to Europe.

US bans larger electronic devices on some flights from Middle East | The Guardian

US authorities have secretly required airlines from eight nations to forbid passengers from carrying any electronic or electrical device larger than a cellphone.
The new edict was distributed in an email described as “confidential” from the US transportation safety administration (TSA) on Monday.

Gallup: Trump job approval drops to 37% - CNNPolitics.com

President Donald Trump's job approval rating has dropped to 37%, while 58% of Americans disapprove of his performance so far as president, new Gallup figures show.

Ishihara again says he's not responsible for new fish market site choice - The Mainichi

Former Tokyo Gov. Shintaro Ishihara reiterated Monday his claim that he was not responsible for the choice of a contaminated former gas production site to relocate the famous Tsukiji fish market.

Japanese Olympics golf course bows to pressure on female membership | The Guardian

The Japanese golf club at the centre of a sexism row has bowed to pressure from Olympic officials and will overturn restrictions on female membership.

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FBI長官「トランプ陣営の対ロ接触捜査」、オバマ氏盗聴疑惑否定 | ロイター


北アイルランド前副首相が死去 元IRA司令官 - BBCニュース


CNN.co.jp : 世界長者番付、トランプ氏は500位以下に 220位後退


YouTubeからの大手メディア広告引き上げを受け、Googleが自動システム改善を約束 - ITmedia NEWS

英国政府や大手メディアが、YouTubeの不適切な動画に広告が表示されるとして、YouTubeやGoogle Display Networkから広告を引き上げたことを受け、Googleが広告ポリシーを改善し、広告表示先を管理しやすくすると約束した。

「幸福度ランキング」はノルウェーが首位、日本51位=調査 | ロイター


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News Headlines - 20 March 2017

David Rockefeller, Philanthropist and Head of Chase Manhattan, Dies at 101 - The New York Times

David Rockefeller, the banker and philanthropist with the fabled family name who controlled Chase Manhattan bank for more than a decade and wielded vast influence around the world for even longer as he spread the gospel of American capitalism, died on Monday morning at his home in Pocantico Hills, N.Y. He was 101.

Brexit will begin on March 29, No 10 reveals and there will be no early general election before 2020

Theresa May will trigger the two year process of leaving the European Union on March 29, No 10 has announced.

Protect and Survive: Armageddon advice guide to be republished | The Guardian

Imperial War Museum to reissue 1980 pamphlet advising people to brick up windows and fill bath after a nuclear strike

Italy’s Struggling Economy Has World’s Healthiest People - Bloomberg

While Italy is among the most developed countries, growth has stagnated for decades, almost 40 percent of its youngsters are out of jobs and it’s saddled with one of the world’s highest debt loads relative to the size of its economy. Yet Italians are in way better shape than Americans, Canadians and Brits, who all suffer from higher blood pressure and cholesterol and poorer mental health.

No more films for Schwarzenegger's 'Terminator' franchise: source - NY Daily News

Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Terminator franchise has been terminated after 32 years, according to an inside source, who reports that Paramount execs have decided not to pick up their option to bring Arnie and “Game of Thrones” beauty Emilia Clarke back for additional movies in the series. Originally it was hoped that the next installment would happen this year.

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安倍首相「日欧連携を」 メルケル氏同席、独行事で訴え:朝日新聞デジタル


英、29日にEU離脱通告 | ロイター


CNN.co.jp : 黒人は白人より「大きく危険」、先入観はびこる 米


CNN.co.jp : 実写版「美女と野獣」世界で公開、予想上回る興行収入


バルサ、46年ぶりの珍記録…開幕から28試合連続で“PK・退場なし” | サッカーキング


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News Headlines - 19 March 2017

'London Bridge is down': the secret plan for the days after the Queen’s death | The Guardian

Geidt will contact the prime minister. The last time a British monarch died, 65 years ago, the demise of George VI was conveyed in a code word, “Hyde Park Corner”, to Buckingham Palace, to prevent switchboard operators from finding out. For Elizabeth II, the plan for what happens next is known as “London Bridge.” The prime minister will be woken, if she is not already awake, and civil servants will say “London Bridge is down” on secure lines.

Blair: Labour should reconsider Brexit stance - BBC News

Labour should be prepared to alter its stance on Brexit - and if necessary argue that Britain should stay inside the EU, Tony Blair has said.

A U.S. ‘ally’ fired a $3 million Patriot missile at a $200 drone. Spoiler: The missile won. - The Washington Post

With a price tag of about $3 million, the U.S. Army’s Patriot missile is among the most sophisticated, not to mention costliest, surface-to-air defense weapons in the world. Capable of flying five times the speed of sound, the 700-pound, five-meter-long Patriot’s main purpose is to intercept other missiles.

Bitcoin Exchanges Unveil Hard Fork Contingency Plan - CoinDesk

The exchanges are now planning to list Bitcoin Unlimited (BU) as they would an alternative cryptocurrency, according to the statement. BU is an alternate implementation of the bitcoin software that seeks to expand the block size in an effort to scale the network's capacity.

American programmer lives out his decade-old dream working on Zelda: Breath of the Wild - Nintendo Everything

A decade ago, Corey Bunnell made a post on TranslatorsCafe about spending a good portion of his senior year in high school as an exchange student. He was able to live in Japan, and it sounds like it was a great experience. He later wrote about how his “dream is to live in Japan and work for Nintendo as a game designer.”

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仏大統領選:11人届け出 4月23日に第1回投票 - 毎日新聞


【クリミア併合3年】親露派は「平和」を強調するが…ロシアとの一体化に見えぬ未来 観光地は閑古鳥 - 産経ニュース


CNN.co.jp : 「ロックの父」、チャック・ベリーさん死去 90歳




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News Headlines - 18 March 2017

Trump’s Proposed Budget Would Cut Science Funding | The Scientist Magazine

As anticipated, the Trump administration’s budget proposal includes substantial cuts at federal research agencies, including the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). If approved by Congress, the budget would enact cuts of $5.8 billion at the NIH—nearly 19 percent of the agency’s current budget—and more than $2.6 billion at the EPA—around 31 percent of the agency’s current allotment.

TASS: EU calls for democratization in Belarus over ongoing protests against unpopular labor law

The European Union believes that the recent protests against an unpopular labor law in Belarus indicate a need for democratization in that country, the European External Action Service (EEAS) said in a statement on Friday.

Paris Orly airport shooting: Attacker was 'radicalised Muslim' man known to French intelligence services | The Independent

A “radicalised Muslim” known to security services has been shot dead after attempting to steal a soldier’s gun at Paris Orly Airport.

Car and Bomb Claim at White House Sets Off Security Alert | FOX40

The Secret Service detained a man who drove up to a White House checkpoint late Saturday night and claimed to have a bomb in his vehicle, two law enforcement officials told CNN.

Japan PM Abe battles scandal on two fronts as questions swirl | Reuters

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, now in a rare fifth year as leader, is battling scandals on two separate fronts as questions swirl about his ties to a nationalist school involved in a murky land deal and his defense minister faces calls to resign.

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「オバマ氏が盗聴」証拠なし…米上院特別委 : 読売新聞(YOMIURI ONLINE)






IMFパリ事務所で郵便物が爆発、テロ疑いも 1人負傷 - 産経ニュース




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News Headlines - 17 March 2017

Japanese government held liable for first time for negligence in Fukushima | The Guardian

A court in Japan has ruled that negligence by the state contributed to the triple meltdown of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in March 2011 and awarded significant damages to evacuees.

Interpol 'issues red notice' for North Koreans in murder mystery | Reuters

Interpol has issued a red notice, the closest to an international arrest warrant, for four North Koreans wanted in connection with the murder of Kim Jong Nam, Malaysia's police chief said on Thursday.

Ford invests $644M in German plant that will build Focus

Ford Motor Co. will invest 600 million euros ($644 million) in its Saarlouis Vehicle Assembly Operations in Germany, where the company will make its next-generation Focus.

First fluorescent frog found in Argentina

Under normal light the frog’s translucent skin is a muted yellowish-brown color with red dots, but when the scientists shone an ultraviolet light on it, it turned a celestial green.

Peru floods kill 67 and spark criticism of country's climate change preparedness | The Guardian

Sixty-seven people have been killed and thousands more forced to evacuate by intense rains which damaged 115,000 homes and destroyed more than 100 bridges in Peru’s worst floods in recent memory.

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CNN.co.jp : 米国務長官のアジア歴訪、同行記者は1人 慣例破りに抗議


イタリアのエトナ山噴火 間近でBBCが撮影中に - BBCニュース




セルビア国境沿いの第2フェンス、5月末に完成へ=ハンガリー首相 | ロイター


CL準々決勝の組み合わせが決定!バルサ対ユーヴェ、レスター対アトレティコが実現 - Goal.com


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News Headlines - 16 March 2017

Mount Etna: BBC crew caught up in volcano blast - BBC News

A BBC team and a number of tourists have suffered minor injuries after being caught up in an incident on the erupting volcano Mount Etna in Sicily.

Toyota to invest 240 million pounds to upgrade UK car plant for future output | Reuters

Japanese carmaker Toyota said it plans to invest 240 million pounds to upgrade its car plant in central England for future output, but retaining tariff-free access to EU markets after Brexit remained crucial.

The mystery of the murder in the Lucky Holiday Hotel - BBC News

Five years ago, China's most charismatic politician, Bo Xilai, was toppled from power. His disgrace allowed his great rival, Xi Jinping, to dominate the political stage in a way unseen in China since the days of Chairman Mao.

France high school shooting: Armed pupil arrested after opening fire - The Local

According to BFM TV the shooter was not known to police intelligence services and even though the French government triggered its terror attack alert, the shooting is not believed to have been motivated by terrorism.

Trump responds to Snoop Dogg music video’s mock assassination of ‘Ronald Klump’ - The Washington Post

Snoop Dogg’s new “Lavender” music video features a world of clowns, and one is clearly a President Trump parody... Reports came out Tuesday that the Secret Service is aware of the video. A spokesman for the agency did not immediately respond to an inquiry from The Washington Post.

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オランダ総選挙、右翼政党首位届かず 与党が第一党維持:朝日新聞デジタル


欧州のイケア運転手、トラック内で長期生活 低賃金で - BBCニュース


米入国制限の大統領令 執行停止に ハワイ州連邦地裁が仮処分 | NHKニュース


エマ・ワトソンさん、私的写真流出で法的措置へ:AFPBB News

女優のエマ・ワトソン(Emma Watson)さん(26)が服を試着する様子を写したプライベート写真数十枚がインターネット上に流出したことを受け、代理人は15日、法的措置を講じることを明らかにした。……メディアの報道によると、写真が投稿されたのはネット上の「ダークウェブ」と呼ばれる暗号化された領域で、専門知識を持たない一般ユーザーには容易にアクセスできない場所だった。

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News Headlines - 15 March 2017

Optimism Among U.S. CEOs Shows Biggest Increase Since 2009 - Bloomberg

Optimism among chief executive officers of some of the largest U.S. companies jumped in the first quarter by the most since the economy was emerging from the last recession, as the outlook for sales, the labor market and investment brightened considerably.

France's Fillon under formal investigation for fraud ahead of election | Reuters

Francois Fillon's troubled election campaign suffered yet another blow on Tuesday when magistrates put him under formal investigation on suspicion of embezzling state funds, a first for a presidential candidate in France.

Paul McCartney should wait to get back Beatles songs, Sony/ATV says | Reuters

In a filing on Monday with the U.S. District Court in Manhattan, a lawyer for Sony/ATV said the publisher has never challenged the validity of McCartney's notices to terminate its copyrights in the songs, starting in October 2018.

Changi Airport named world's best airport for 5th year running - The Straits Times

Changi Airport has been voted the World's Best Airport by air travellers at the 2017 World Airport Awards for the fifth year in a row.

World's spiders devour 400-800m metric tons of insects yearly – experts | The Guardian

The world’s spiders eat 400-800m tonnes of insects every year – as much meat and fish as humans consume over the same period, a study said Tuesday.

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トランプ氏は05年に約44億円納税、収入1.5億ドル強-確定申告書 - Bloomberg


オバマケア代替案、無保険10年間で2400万人増の試算 News i


CNN.co.jp : トルコ、オランダと高官レベルの関係停止 大使締め出しも




CNN.co.jp : 「ルールの破壊者」に賞金2800万円 米MIT


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News Headlines - 14 March 2017

Delisting looms as Toshiba delays report again | DW.COM

Toshiba has again postponed an overdue earnings report for the October-December quarter. The Japanese company said it needed more time to look into a possible accounting fraud at its US nuclear unit.

Japan defense chief Inada in crosshairs after Moritomo scandal flip-flop | The Japan Times

A court record linking Defense Minister Tomomi Inada and a scandal-tainted nationalist Osaka-based school operator emerged Tuesday, prompting Inada to withdraw an earlier denial of the link, as opposition lawmakers trained their fire on her for making a false statement before the Diet.

When the Children Crashed Dad’s BBC Interview: The Family Speaks - WSJ

In their first interview, Korea expert Robert Kelly and his wife, Kim Jung-A, describe the circumstances, chaos, and global reaction to their now-infamous home-office Skype catastrophe; ‘she was in a hippity-hoppity mood’

No more baseball bats: National Front no longer taboo for French youth | Reuters

When a journalist went looking for members of the FNJ youth movement during the last presidential election campaign, most would agree to speak only if their names were withheld.
Five years on, young activists supporting Marine Le Pen's election bid say they no longer have anything to hide, as she cruises to an expected first place showing in the first round next month.

Champions League match report: Leicester City 2-0 Sevilla (Agg: 3-2) - ITV News

The Foxes continue to stun Europe's football elite after turning around a 2-1 first leg deficit to win 2-0 on the night at the King Power Stadium - and 3-2 on aggregate.

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EU離脱法案、英議会が可決 月内の通告確実に:日本経済新聞


大和証券が独に事業拠点立ち上げへ 英のEU離脱に備える | NHKニュース


CNN.co.jp : 「男性の自慰に罰金」の州法案、中絶規制への批判込め 米


E・ワトソンが「ラ・ラ・ランド」蹴った真相を告白 - ハリウッド : 日刊スポーツ


ミラン本田圭佑は冷遇され過ぎか?伊メディアがモンテッラ監督の起用法を疑問視 - Goal.com


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News Headlines - 13 March 2017

Nicola Sturgeon expected to set out plan for Scottish independence vote | The Guardian

Nicola Sturgeon is expected to reveal more details about her plans for a fresh Scottish independence referendum in the next two years in a speech in Edinburgh on Monday.

Syrian war monitor says 465,000 killed in six years of fighting | Reuters

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based war monitor, said on Monday there are so far about 465,000 people killed and missing in Syria's civil war... The Observatory said it had documented the deaths of more than 321,000 people since the start of the war and more than 145,000 others had been reported as missing.

Keidanren and Rengo agree to 100-hour overtime cap | The Japan Times

Keidanren and Rengo have agreed to limit monthly overtime work to 100 hours during busy periods as Japan seeks to change its deep-rooted culture of working long hours.

Female-only cockroach reproduction boosted in groups of 3 or more: research - The Mainichi

The ability of female American cockroaches (Periplaneta americana) to reproduce without males is boosted in groups of three or more females, experiments conducted by a team at Hokkaido University indicate.

Racing 92 & Stade Francais: Top 14 sides plan to merge - BBC Sport

French clubs Racing 92 and Stade Francais have announced plans to merge from next season.
Both clubs, who play in the Top 14 league and are based in Paris, need their amalgamation to be ratified by the Ligue Nationale de Rugby (LNR).

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腐敗はびこるフランス政界、大統領選で生まれ変わるか | ロイター


G20 17日からドイツで開催 トランプ政権発足後初 | NHKニュース


BBCの取材中に子供が……なぜアジア人女性を乳母だと大勢が思い込んだのか - BBCニュース


『ミス・サイゴン:25周年記念公演 in ロンドン』愛され続ける名作の持つパワーに震撼 | SPICE


アシスト記録の香川真司、ドイツ各メディアでチーム単独最高点「敗戦のなかでの明るい材料」 - Goal.com


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News Headlines - 12 March 2017

Kim Jong-Un orders murder of British businessman through North Korean radio | Express.co.uk

NORTH Korean dictator Kim Jong-un has ordered the murder of a British businessman in retaliation for his role in the defection of one of his top diplomats.

Malaysia's Deputy Minister of Health says no time limit to claim Kim Jong Nam's body - The Straits Times

Malaysia's Deputy Minister of Health Hilmi Yahaya said Saturday (March 11), the Health Ministry has not decided on the next course of action for the body of Kim Jong Nam and there was no time limit to claim it, The Star reported.

South Korea's disgraced Park leaves Blue House, says truth will out | Reuters

Disgraced South Korean leader Park Geun-hye left the presidential Blue House on Sunday, two days after a court dismissed her over a corruption scandal, facing life as a private citizen and the possibility of jail.

South Korea expert interrupted by children on BBC World News goes viral | The Guardian

Robert E Kelly discovers the perils of working from home when children gatecrash broadcast interview with BBC

Scientists grow potato under Mars-like conditions in Peru | AFP.com

Potatoes on Mars? Scientists are reporting promising results growing the tuber under conditions that mimic the Red Planet in an experiment in Peru linked to US space agency NASA.

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フランス、72%がユーロ圏離脱に反対=世論調査 | ロイター


オランダ下院選:文化と国柄取り戻す 極右・自由党候補 - 毎日新聞


トルコ閣僚出席予定の集会、欧州各地で中止相次ぐ エルドアン大統領「ナチス時代と変わらない」と批判 - 産経ニュース






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News Headlines - 11 March 2017

The Lonely Towns of Fukushima - The New York Times

Thousands of people fled from their homes, offices and schools six years ago after a devastating earthquake and tsunami caused a meltdown at a nuclear power plant in Fukushima, Japan. To this day, few have returned, leaving behind ghost towns where eerie signs of the departed linger under a caking of dust.

Dying robots and failing hope: Fukushima clean-up falters six years after tsunami | The Guardian

Barely a fifth of the way into their mission, the engineers monitoring the Scorpion’s progress conceded defeat. With a remote-controlled snip of its cable, the latest robot sent into the bowels of one of Fukushima Daiichi’s damaged reactors was cut loose, its progress stalled by lumps of fuel that overheated when the nuclear plant suffered a triple meltdown six years ago this week.

Sean Spicer wore an upside-down flag pin. The Internet lost its mind. - The Washington Post

White House press secretary Sean Spicer showed up at his Friday press briefing wearing an upside-down American flag pin on his lapel.

Body Count Climbs to 240 in Veracruz Mass Graves | teleSUR English

Continuing exhumation work on mass graves in Mexico’s Veracruz state has uncovered a staggering 240 bodies, with victims as young as 14 believed to have been killed by local organized crime groups.

Panic as 16ft King Kong model catches fire at premiere in Vietnam

Crowds gathering for the Vietnam premiere of the new King Kong movie fled in panic after a huge model of the famous gorilla caught fire.

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緊張高まるバルト海の要塞ゴトランド島 スウェーデン12年ぶり再軍備「“夢”破れた。挑発抑える」 - 産経ニュース




ビットコインの価格急落、15分で2割も : 読売新聞(YOMIURI ONLINE)


英エリザベス女王のハンドバッグの秘密が明らかに (The Telegraph)


シベリアで太め美女コン ”ミス・ドーナツ” - 産経フォト


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News Headlines - 10 March 2017

South Korean court confirms impeachment of President Park - Channel NewsAsia

South Korea's highest court voted unanimously to confirm the impeachment of scandal-hit President Park Geun Hye on Friday (Mar 10). Prime Minister Hwang Kyo Ahn was appointed acting president and will remain in that post until the election to select Park's replacement, which will be held within 60 days.

Japan to withdraw troops from South Sudan - UPI.com

The deployment of Tokyo's self-defense forces to the conflict zone, which allowed Japanese troops for the first time to engage in armed combat during "joint protection" of camps, will come to a close because conditions in the country's capital are now "relatively stable," Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said, according to The Japan Times.

Japan readies welcome wagon for 1,000-strong Saudi contingent:The Asahi Shimbun

The king's entourage, which arrives in Japan on March 12, is so huge that not even government officials who are serving as hosts have an accurate count of how many are coming... Salman, 81, who will stay in Japan until March 15, plans to meet with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on March 13.

'Ghost in the Shell' Actors Will Dub Over Scarlett Johansson | Inverse

The original voice actors for the Ghost in the Shell anime feature will return to dub at least three of the main characters in the upcoming American film — Major, Batou, and Togusa — for Japanese-speaking audiences. Atsuko Tanaka will voice Scarlett Johansson’s Major, Akio Otsuka will voice Pilou Asbæk’s Batou, and Koichi Yamadera will voice Chin Han’s Togusa

Swiss man accused of abusing more than 80 boys in Thailand - The Local

The unnamed man is accused of taking thousands of pornographic pictures of the boys, molesting some of them and pushing some into prostitution, prosecutors in the western Swiss canton of Fribourg said in a statement. The abuse is alleged to have taken place since 2001.

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EU首脳会議、保護主義対抗で一致 日本とEPA交渉加速へ  :日本経済新聞


トゥスク大統領を再任、出身国ポーランドだけが反対-EU首脳会議 - Bloomberg


NY原油(9日):大幅続落、50ドル割れ-減産合意前日以来の安値 - Bloomberg




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News Headlines - 09 March 2017

Japan PM Abe's support dives in wake of school scandal: online poll | Reuters

Support for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has plunged after questions were raised in parliament about a murky land deal involving an elementary school to which his wife had ties, according to an online poll published on Wednesday.

Disney CEO Asked to Step Down from Trump’s Business Policy Forum in Denver Annual Meeting

Robert Iger, the Chief Executive Officer of Walt Disney Co. was asked to step down from President Donald Trump’s forum for business policy in the company’s annual meeting.

Nicola Sturgeon eyes autumn 2018 for new Scottish independence vote

Autumn 2018 could be a “common sense” time for Scotland to have a second independence referendum, Nicola Sturgeon has said.

Ax attack at Düsseldorf main train station | News | DW.COM

Police converged on Düsseldorf's main railway station after an attacker with an ax injured seven people. Authorities believe the 36-year-old, mentally ill suspect they detained acted alone.

Rabbit hole in farmer's field leads to 'mystery caves'

According to local legend, the Caynton Caves, near Shifnal, in Shropshire, were used by followers of the Knights Templar in the 17th Century... Their original purpose is shrouded in mystery, but Historic England, which describes the caves as a "grotto", believes they were probably built in the late 18th or early 19th Century - hundreds of years after the Templar order was dissolved.

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CIAハッキング疑惑、IT各社が確認急ぐ アップル、欠陥の修正約束:AFPBB News


エアバス、“空飛ぶタクシー”展示 スイス国際モーターショー (アフロ)

空陸両用車は伊デザイン会社「イタルデザイン(Italdesign )」と共同で開発を進めているもので、利用者の元に空陸両用車が配車される。コンセプトビデオでは利用者は専用サングラスを装着し配車の手配をしている。

CNN.co.jp : 「前代未聞」、10日間に8人の死刑執行へ 米南部


マルタ名所「アズール・ウィンドウ」が崩壊 強風と高波で:AFPBB News

地中海(Mediterranean Sea)の島国マルタの観光名所となっていたアーチ状の岩石「アズール・ウィンドウ(Azure Window)」が8日、強風と高波によって崩壊した。

ポドルスキの神戸移籍、母国ドイツでの反応。一部ファンは反対も…過半数は好印象 | フットボールチャンネル


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News Headlines - 08 March 2017

SpaceX Will Launch Its First Reused Rocket Later This Month

Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies Corp. plans to launch a reused rocket for the first time in the coming weeks, a key step in bringing down space-travel costs for customers and future missions.

International Women's Day 2017: How the World Celebrated | Time.com

On March 8, people around the world observed International Women's Day — a day to commemorate the struggle for women's rights and celebrate the political, social, economic and cultural achievements of women throughout history.

Trump surprises White House tour group - CNNPolitics.com

A White House tour group got a huge surprise Tuesday morning as President Donald Trump himself made an appearance.

Rhino shot dead by poachers at French zoo | The Guardian

Keepers found the dead animal, named Vince, in the African enclosure of the zoo at Thoiry, west of Paris, on Tuesday morning. It had been shot in the head and its large horn removed with a chainsaw.

Barcelona make Champions League history with stunning win over Paris Saint-Germain | DW.COM

Barcelona became the first side in Champions League and European Cup history to overturn a first-leg four-goal deficit. Sergi Roberto's winner deep into injury time sealed PSG's fate amid chaotic scenes at the Camp Nou.

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ウィキリークス、CIAのハッキング技術示す内部文書公開 | ロイター


なぜ?金正男氏の息子支援、「駐韓オランダ大使が協力」 News i


英上院、EU離脱法案に2度目の修正 最終合意への議会承認求める - BBCニュース


イヴ・サンローラン、2つのミュージアムをパリとモロッコに建設:AFPBB News

ファッション界の伝説的デザイナー、イヴ・サンローラン(Yves Saint Laurent)の経歴と作品を紹介する2つのミュージアムが今秋、パリとモロッコに誕生するとピエール・ベルジェ・イヴ・サンローラン財団(Fondation Pierre Berge Yves Saint Laurent)が明かした。

アーセナル、またも遠かったCLベスト8の壁…7年連続の16強敗退でヴェンゲル体制は岐路に | フットボールチャンネル


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News Headlines - 07 March 2017

North Korea bars Malaysians from leaving as murder row boils | Reuters

North Korea barred Malaysians from leaving the country on Tuesday, sparking tit-for-tat action by Malaysia, as police investigating the murder of Kim Jong Nam in Kuala Lumpur sought to question up to three men hiding in the North Korean embassy.

South Korea Special Prosecutor: President, Friend Received Bribes From Samsung

Special prosecutor Park Young-soo said in a statement Monday the bribes President Park Geun-hye and her friend Choi Soon-sill extracted from Samsung chief Lee Jae-yong are a symbol of a "chronic cycle of corruption in our society" and were aimed at insuring that Lee remained at Samsung's helm.

Women 'weaker, less intelligent' - Polish MEP Korwin-Mikke - BBC News

A Polish nationalist member of the European Parliament may be punished after he said women "must earn less than men because they are weaker, smaller and less intelligent".

Nike set to launch the ‘Pro Hijab’ for female Muslim athletes - Al Arabiya English

Female Muslim athletes will finally have global representation for their athletic sportswear after Nike announced it is launching the Nike Pro Hijab.

Experts baffled as robots sent to clean up Fukushima nuclear site keep dying | The Independent

A Japanese company tasked with cleaning up Fukushima, the site of the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl, has admitted that its attempts to probe the site are failing repeatedly due to incredibly high levels of radiation.

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CNN.co.jp : トランプ氏の「盗聴」批判 反論続々、党内からも憂慮の声


CNN.co.jp : 米GMが欧州から撤退 英EU離脱で打撃


サンローランの広告に批判殺到、女性の「品位を傷つける」 | ロイター


シベリアにできた巨大な穴、止まらぬ拡大 | ナショナルジオグラフィック日本版サイト


フィリピン軍、過激派が斬首したドイツ人男性の遺体を収容:AFPBB News

フィリピン軍は5日、イスラム過激派組織「アブサヤフ(Abu Sayyaf)」が斬首したドイツ人男性の遺体を発見し、収容したと明らかにした。……アブサヤフは、人質としていたユルゲン・カントナー(Jurgen Kantner)さん(70)の命と引き換えに3000万ペソ(約6800万円)の身代金を要求していたが、要求が受け入れられなかったためにカントナーさんを殺害した。

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News Headlines - 06 March 2017

Revised executive order bans travelers from six Muslim-majority countries from getting new visas

The new guidelines mark a dramatic departure from Trump’s original ban, issued in January and immediately met by massive protests and then ordered frozen by the courts. The new ban lays out a far more specific national security basis for the order, blocks the issuance only of new visas, and names just six of the seven countries included in the first executive order, omitting Iraq.

George W. Bush explains his fondness for Michelle Obama - CNNPolitics.com

Former President George W. Bush and Michelle Obama are surprisingly close considering their political differences, and the 43rd president credits the former first lady's appreciation for his sense of humor as a key reason.

North Korea fires 'multiple missiles' into Japanese waters

North Korea has fired 'multiple missiles' from its Tongchang-ri region where a missile base is located, South Korea's military says.

South Korean prosecutors say president colluded in corruption scandal - The Washington Post

South Korea’s embattled president colluded with a confidante to extract $37 million from Samsung in return for granting favorable treatment to the corporate behemoth, special prosecutors asserted Monday after a 75-day investigation of the corruption scandal that has been roiling the country.

Japanese royals pay respects to King Bhumibol | Bangkok Post

Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko on Sunday paid their respects to the memory of King Bhumibol Adulyadej during the last leg of a week-long trip that also took them to Vietnam.

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CNN.co.jp : 母子施設跡から多数の遺体、乳幼児や胎児か アイルランド


トルコ大統領、集会禁止のドイツ批判 「ナチス時代と変わらない」 | ロイター




CNN.co.jp : クリムトの「農場の庭」、67億円で落札 英


ロシアW杯でビデオ判定導入か FIFA会長が意欲:朝日新聞デジタル


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News Headlines - 05 March 2017

The Observer view on the French presidential election | The Guardian

Anything is possible in this most unpredictable of elections, but the Front National is the most toxic choice

EU threatens to introduce visas for US travellers - BBC News

US citizens should be refused visa-free access to the EU in response to American visa rules affecting citizens from five EU countries, the European Parliament has said.
Citizens of Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Poland and Romania are currently denied visa-free access to the US.

Malaysia expels DPRK ambassador over Kim murder - The Japan News

Malaysia has expelled North Korea’s ambassador, giving him 48 hours to leave the country in a major break in diplomatic relations over the airport assassination of the half brother of Pyongyang’s leader.

King Salman of Saudi Arabia lands in Indonesia with 459 tonnes of luggage and two mercedes | The Independent

While the average plane passenger worries about exceeding their few kilograms of baggage allowance, Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz landed in Indonesia with 459 metric tonnes of luggage.

Rule change could see Abe become nation's longest-serving leader | The Japan Times

The ruling Liberal Democratic Party on Sunday rubber-stamped an internal rule change to extend the maximum tenure of its president from the current six years to nine, paving the way for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to run for a third term that would last through 2021.

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北アイルランド選:民主統一党、1議席差で第1党守る - 毎日新聞


英・ジョンソン外相が訪露へ 5年ぶり シリア、ウクライナ問題協議 - 産経ニュース






ドイツ銀、9700億円の資本増強検討 財務基盤を強化  :日本経済新聞


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News Headlines - 04 March 2017

Dow soars 300 points, closes above 21,000 for the first time

The Dow soared 303 points to close above 21,000 for the first time ever on Wednesday. The milestone comes barely a month after the Dow hit 20,000 for the first time.

Merkel to Meet Trump March 14 as Nations Face Biggest Test in Decades - Bloomberg

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. President Donald Trump will meet at the White House on March 14, bringing the two leaders together for the first time as the trans-Atlantic relationship faces its biggest test in decades.

Trump, Offering No Evidence, Says Obama Tapped His Phones - The New York Times

President Trump on Saturday accused former President Barack Obama of tapping his phones at Trump Tower the month before the election, leveling the explosive allegation without offering any evidence.

Donald Trump claims Arnold Schwarzenegger isn't 'voluntarily leaving' 'Celebrity Apprentice' - ABC News

Trump tweeted Saturday morning, "Arnold Schwarzenegger isn't voluntarily leaving the Apprentice, he was fired by his bad (pathetic) ratings, not by me. Sad end to great show."

Patrick Stewart applying to be US citizen to oppose Trump - ABC News

The British actor said on Thursday's episode of "The View" that he and his wife went to Washington last month to visit friends and to ask them what they could do about Trump. He said the only answer was to "fight" and "oppose" Trump, but he can't do that because he's not a citizen.

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米FRB議長、より積極的な利上げの公算示唆-3月ほぼ確実 - Bloomberg


リオ五輪招致で買収疑惑 仏紙報道、IOC委員側に金銭  :日本経済新聞


AWS S3 US-EAST-1がダウン、アメリカは大混乱―Amazonは原因を突き止めたらしい | TechCrunch Japan

AmazonのAWS S3クラウドストレージに広汎な障害が発生している。S3を利用している多くのウェブサイト、アプリ、デバイスが一部あるいは完全に作動しなくなっている。AWSは多くのサイトの実行イメージあるいはサイトそのものをホストしている。アプリのバックエンドとして利用しているサービスにはNestも含まれる。

ペンス副大統領、私用メール「問題なし」  :日本経済新聞


英連合王国を解体する経済的根拠はない=メイ首相 | ロイター


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News Headlines - 03 March 2017

Australian arrested for helping ISIS develop long-range missile technology - CNN.com

In a statement, the Australian Federal Police said the man had been researching and designing both a laser warning system to detect incoming Syrian and Iraqi munitions and long-range guided missiles for the terrorist group.

Palmyra: Russia-backed Syrian army retakes ancient city | Al Jazeera

The Syrian army said it has recaptured the ancient city of Palmyra from ISIL for the second time in a year with help from allied forces and Russian warplanes. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group seized Palmyra in a surprise advance in December after having been driven out eight months before.

Egypt appeals court finds Mubarak not guilty over protester deaths | Euronews

There was euphoria among a handful of Hosni Mubarak’s supporters in a Cairo court on Thursday, as Egypt’s former president was definitively cleared of involvement in the killing of protesters during the uprising that ended his rule.

‘Blue Whale’ suicide game linked to 130 teen deaths is just tip of the iceberg in Russia

A SICK suicide game called ‘Blue Whale’ is being probed by Russian cops after being linked to 130 teen deaths. Fears have been raised that the sinister game is just the tip of the iceberg in the country – which has one of the highest suicide rates in the world.

The complete guide to the Nintendo Switch — Quartz

Today Nintendo launched something it never has before—a single video game console that you can play while you’re out just as easily you can from your living room television. If you’re thinking of picking up one of Nintendo’s new machines, or you’ve just gotten your pre-order in the mail, this guide is for you.

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スウェーデン徴兵制復活 ロシアの脅威に対応、女性も対象:AFPBB News

スウェーデン政府は2日、2010年に廃止していた徴兵制を復活させると発表した。18歳の男女を対象に来年から兵役に就かせる。ロシアがバルト海(Baltic Sea)周辺で活動を活発化させるなど、世界的な安全保障環境の変化に対応する。

米司法長官、ロシアとの接触巡る捜査に不関与表明 民主は辞任迫る | ロイター


CNN.co.jp : 仏大統領選有力候補のルペン氏、EU議会が免責特権停止


東芝、傘下ランディス・ギアの売却検討 20億ドル規模=関係筋 | ロイター


英大学、量子コンピュータを超える「非決定性万能チューリングマシン」の実現可能性を指摘 ~DNAを用いたコンピューティング理論 - PC Watch

英マンチェスター大学は1日(現地時間)、DNAの複製メカニズムを利用し、同時に異なる全ての過程を並行してシミュレーションできるDNAコンピュータの実現可能性を発表した。これについて、同学のRoss D. King教授による論文が英Journal of the Royal Society Interfaceに掲載された。

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News Headlines - 02 March 2017

Malaysia prepares to deport North Korean linked to murder; condemns attack | Reuters

Malaysia released on Friday a North Korean suspect in the murder of the estranged half-brother of North Korea's leader and prepared to deport him, while police issued an arrest warrant for another North Korean wanted in connection with the killing.

Venezuela's foreign currency reserves down to just $10bn, leaving country open to defaulting on debt | The Independent

Venezuela’s economic crisis has hit a new low, with the country’s foreign currency reserves plunging to just $10bn (£8.1bn)... Under President Nicolás Maduro, who became President in 2013, the county’s foreign currency reserves have dropped significantly.

Rio carnival marred by fresh accident as float collapses - BBC News

At least 12 people were injured when a float collapsed in Rio de Janeiro's Sambadrome, the venue where the samba schools hold their annual carnival parade... The incident came a day after 20 people were injured at the Sambadrome when a float crushed them against a fence.

Antarctica hits record high temperature at balmy 63.5°F | Reuters

An Argentine research base near the northern tip of the Antarctic peninsula has set a heat record at a balmy 63.5° Fahrenheit (17.5 degrees Celsius), the U.N. weather agency said on Wednesday.

Record-breaking auction for Obamas’ book deal tops $65m

Penguin Random House will pay more than $65m for the global rights to two books to be written separately by Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, after a blockbuster auction that set a record for US presidential memoirs.

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CNN.co.jp : トランプ氏の施政方針演説、視聴者の7割が「展望明るい」


米大統領の議会演説、論調変化の裏に娘イバンカさんの助言 | ロイター


エアバスと日本企業の連携強化へ 経産省、仏政府と覚書 - 共同通信 47NEWS


仏大統領演説中に警護の狙撃手が誤射、2人けが News i


カナダで発見の微小化石、地球最古の生命体の可能性=研究 | ロイター


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News Headlines - 01 March 2017

Deputy al Qaeda leader killed In Syria - CNN.com

Abu al Khayr al-Masri, the No. 2 man for al Qaeda behind leader Ayman al-Zawahiri, has been killed by a missile strike in Idlib, Syria, according to multiple sources.

Israel to Amazon: Stop selling Holocaust-denying literature - ABC News

Israel's official Holocaust memorial has asked Amazon to stop selling literature on its site that denies the genocide of 6 million Jews during World War II and otherwise promotes anti-Semitism.

Samsung Group Disbands Future Strategy Office

Samsung Group has announced a set of reform plans, including the dismantlement of its key Future Strategy Office, which has been responsible for major decisions concerning the group.

Oh No, Mario: Nintendo Sues to Get Mario Karts Off Tokyo Streets - Bloomberg

The Kyoto-based games giant on Friday filed a lawsuit against MariCar Inc., a Tokyo-based company which lets customers dress-up as Nintendo characters like Super Mario and Luigi, sticks them in go-carts and leads them on driven tours through the street of Japan’s capital.

Barcelona opens 'Europe's first' sex doll brothel - The Local

A new brothel has opened in Barcelona that offers men the chance to fulfil all their fantasies – as long as their fantasies involve hyper-realistic silicone dolls.

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トランプ氏、初の議会演説で見えた変化とは - WSJ




ドイツ財政黒字、昨年は統一後最大 税収増や雇用拡大など寄与 | ロイター




米コムキャスト、USJを完全子会社化 2500億円で  :日本経済新聞


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