News Headlines - 05 October 2017

Kazuo Ishiguro: Nobel Literature Prize is 'a magnificent honour' - BBC News

British writer Kazuo Ishiguro has won the 2017 Nobel Prize for Literature.
The novelist was praised by the Swedish Academy as a writer "who, in novels of great emotional force, has uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world".

Brazil's Olympic Committee President Arrested For Corruption | Brazil News

Federal Police in Brazil arrested Carlos Arthur Nuzman this morning (Thursday, October 5th), the president of the Brazilian Olympic Committee (COB), as well as the general director of the Rio 2016 Organizing Committee, Leonardo Gryner.

Honda to cut Japanese production by a quarter as domestic sales stagnate:The Asahi Shimbun

Honda Motor Co. plans to end production at its Sayama plant in Japan by 2022, cutting domestic capacity by around 24 percent as it shifts focus to electric cars (EVs) and other new technologies.
The automaker has seen stagnant domestic sales and said on Wednesday it was streamlining its Japanese operations as it takes a more nimble approach to development and manufacturing in the face of fierce competition from carmakers and technology companies to make EVs and self-driving cars.

Two women deny murdering North Korean leader's half-brother

He also said the he had wrongly recorded Kim Jong Nam’s nationality as South Korean.
“The police report I made showed the nationality as South Korean, while on the passport, it was written DPR Korea, whereby I did not know what DPR meant. I was only sure that Korea was South Korea,” he told the court.

Gunman had stayed at high-rise overlooking another Las Vegas music festival - Las Vegas Sun Newspaper

The gunman in Sunday’s massacre at the Route 91 Harvest Festival near Mandalay Bay had stayed in a downtown high-rise in the days leading up to the Life is Beautiful festival in September... Paddock departed the Ogden after the conclusion of the festival’s last day on Sept. 24, according to a source with direct knowledge of the situation.








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