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The emperor, who has had heart surgery and treatment for prostate cancer, said in a rare video message aired in August 2016 that he is concerned age would one day stop him from fulfilling his duties, implying his wish to retire. It was needed because the 1947 Imperial House Law does not provide for abdication. "I hope the emperor will spend relaxing time as much as possible after the abdication", he said.
  • Palestinian factions dispute fate of Gaza employees

    Palestinian factions dispute fate of Gaza employees

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    Al-Hayya said Palestinian factions and the Fatah group have failed to pressure the government to lift its punitive measures against the seaside strip. Minister of Civil Affairs Hussein al-Sheikh told the PA's official newscast that its government workers have been prevented from taking back their old administrative offices and that thousands of former employees who worked for the PA in various Gaza ministries before Islamist Hamas took over the enclave in 2007 have yet to return to work.
  • White House Christmas Decor Celebrates 200 Years of Tradition

    White House Christmas Decor Celebrates 200 Years of Tradition

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    Needless to say, she isn't alone in denying the veracity of the story, as made clear by the recent presidential tweet insisting that the discord Vanity Fair piece alleges is non-existent. 27, 2017. It seems Trump is making good on his campaign and post-campaign promises to fight political correctness. You go to department stores, and they'll say, "Happy New Year" and they'll say other things.
  • Trump just called Elizabeth Warren

    Trump just called Elizabeth Warren "Pocahontas" while honoring Native American code talkers

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    She says: "He's wrong". Warren responded to the president, calling the comments a " racial slur ". She told the Associated Press in 2012 that her parents told her (and her siblings) that they had Native American heritage. During a White House event Monday, Trump revived past mocking comments he's made about Democratic Sen. Two Second World War Navajo "code talkers" stood at the podium, with a third seated in a wheelchair as Mr Trump made the remarks, which were greeted with awkward ...
  • Russian jet intercepts USA aircraft over Black Sea

    Russian jet intercepts USA aircraft over Black Sea

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    The maneuver left "violent turbulence" in its wake, forcing the P-8A to deal with a 15-degree roll, according to Baldanza. At its closest point, the Russian fighter came within 50 feet of the US jet. This isn't the first hairy encounter between US and Russian aircrafts. The Russian fighter jet buzzed the US Navy reconnaissance plane at around 1pm local time (10:00 GMT) as it was flying over the neutral waters of the Black Sea, the ministry said.
  • Recycling wins a place in Industrial Strategy

    Recycling wins a place in Industrial Strategy

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    According to the document , Britain aims to increase spending on research and development from the current 1.7 per cent to 2.4 per cent of GDP within a decade. He added: "We have a thriving research and science base and are home to a wide range of innovative sectors, from advanced manufacturing and life sciences, to fintech and creative industries".
  • CSU volleyball hoping 23 is their lucky number heading into NCAA Tournament

    CSU volleyball hoping 23 is their lucky number heading into NCAA Tournament

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    The victor will face Missouri (20-11) or 2015 Final Four participant Kansas (22-7) at 8 p.m. Saturday in a second-record match at Wichita State. That match from Lexington will be played at 6 p.m. 21 Florida State . Junior outside hitter Taryn Kloth (3.05 kps.) was named Second Team All-BIG EAST and earned MVP honors at the BIG EAST Championships after leading CU to the title in Saturday's 3-2 win at Marquette.
  • Trump Calls Doug Jones a 'Schumer/Pelosi Puppet'

    Trump Calls Doug Jones a 'Schumer/Pelosi Puppet'

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    Senate in Alabama, Roy Moore faces sexual harassment allegations by several women. Trump has privately acknowledged that his support for Moore is cold political calculus, according to a New York Times story Saturday. "We were advised that he was being suspended from the mall because he would hang around the young girls that worked in the stores and, you know, really got into a place of where they say he was harassing".
  • Vasco Da Gama Exp derailment, Yogi announces ex- gratia

    Vasco Da Gama Exp derailment, Yogi announces ex- gratia

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    The officials, on the condition of anonymity, said that prima facie a fractured railway track led to the accident. # Railway Minister Piyush Goyal announces ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh each to kin of dead in Vasco Da Gama-Patna express derailment, Rs 1 lakh for those with grevious injured and 50,000 for those injured.
  • After President Trump Slams CNN, James Comey Posts

    After President Trump Slams CNN, James Comey Posts "Freedom of Press"

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    Comey was sacked from his post by President Donald Trump amid an investigation of a likely collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russian officials. Shortly before Donald Trump retweeted the link to MAGAPill's list of his accomplishments, CNN responded to his tweet about its worldwide division being "a major source of (Fake) news".
  • Vols In Talks With New Head Coach

    Vols In Talks With New Head Coach

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    Yes, apparently Greg Schiano is still, somehow, a respected and known name in college football, despite obtaining mediocrity with Rutgers and using that "success" to go crash and burn with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers way back in 2013. In addition to questions and criticism for not hiring a bigger and more highly sought-after coach, athletics director John Currie and the university has come under fire for Schiano's past, which includes allegations he knew of sexual abuse by Jerry Sandusky as ...
  • 'Abnormal' noise detected near missing Argentine sub: Navy

    'Abnormal' noise detected near missing Argentine sub: Navy

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    This comes amid growing concerns that the submarine could be near the last of its seven-day oxygen supply. Relatives of the crew had arrived at Mar de Plata on Monday, filled with an optimism that had all but disappeared by Friday. "They killed my brother!" a man leaving the base in a auto shouted out to reporters. Opposition politicians blamed the loss on a reduction in funding for the armed forces, whose budget has declined since the fall of a military dictatorship in the 1980s.
  • Derry and Belfast EU City of Culture bid could be over

    Derry and Belfast EU City of Culture bid could be over

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    Designation as a capital of culture typically brings attention, investment and a tourism boost to the host cities. He said: "This is deeply disappointing for the people of the two cities and for those who have worked so hard to progress the joint bid".
  • Winter session: Congress seeks President's intervention

    Winter session: Congress seeks President's intervention

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    Sensing a stormy session, Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Ananth Kumar told reporters that the government would look forward for cooperation from all for the smooth functioning of both Houses. To this Jaitley had said that the issue was settled long back. Elections and Parliament sessions generally do not overlap. Besides the regular bills, three bills to replace Ordinances - Goods & Services Tax (Compensation to States) Ordinance, 2017 (promulgated on 02.09.17), Insolvency & ...
  • Hafiz Saeed walks free in Pakistan, US wants him arrested

    Hafiz Saeed walks free in Pakistan, US wants him arrested

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    While some in Pakistan may wish to see Mr Saeed placed on trial, there is widespread suspicion among Indian and United States officials that he still retains close links to the country's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), which has been long blamed for sponsoring numerous cross-border attacks on Indian targets.
  • Downtown stores gearing up for Small Business Saturday

    Downtown stores gearing up for Small Business Saturday

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    For those with downtowns, would those central business districts look like ghost towns? Many also are offering special deals and promotions this Saturday to help you sample the wonderful things shopping locally has to offer. He also encouraged people to dine at small businesses when they are finished shopping and to meet one-on-one with the businesses that make a community special.