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Man who raped and killed British teen in Goa jailed for 10 years

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A man convicted of the rape and murder of British teenager Scarlett Keeling in Goa, India, has been sentenced to “10 years of rigorous imprisonment”. It means Samson D’Souza, who was found guilty of the killing on Wednesday, will be forced to carry out hard labour behind bars while serving his jail term. He drugged Read More

At least 13 dead, 30+ injured after man sets Kyoto anime studio on fire

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At least 13 were killed and dozens injured in Kyoto, Japan as a result of arson at a three-story building that houses a famed animation studio. The suspect was detained by police. A 41-year-old man allegedly poured a flammable liquid inside the Kyoto Animation Studio HQ before setting it on fire. The suspect was also Read More

At least 10 dead, 30+ injured after man sets Kyoto anime studio on fire

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At least 10 were killed and dozens injured in Kyoto, Japan as a result of arson at a three-story building that houses a famed animation studio. The suspect was detained by police. A 41-year-old man allegedly poured a flammable liquid inside the Kyoto Animation studio HQ before setting it on fire. The suspect was also Read More

At least 1 dead, scores injured as Japanese anime studio goes up in flames

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At least one person has died and over thirty have been injured after fire engulfed a three-story building in western Japan that houses a famed animation studio. An alleged arsonist was taken into custody. Police have detained a male suspect who allegedly poured gasoline at the Kyoto Animation’s 1st Studio before setting it on fire. The Read More

In Japan, the business of watching whales overshadows resumption of hunt

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RAUSU, Japan (Reuters) – People packed the decks of the Japanese whale-watching boat, screaming in joy as a pod of orcas put on a show: splashing tails at each other, rolling over, and leaping out of the water. In Kushiro, just 160 kilometers south of Rausu, where the four dozen people laughed and cheered, boats Read More

In Japan, the business of watching whales is far larger than hunting them

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RAUSU, Japan (Reuters) – People packed the decks of the Japanese whale-watching boat, screaming in joy as a pod of orcas put on a show: splashing tails at each other, rolling over, and leaping out of the water. A killer whale swims in the sea near Rausu, Hokkaido, Japan, July 1, 2019. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon In Read More

Japan, U.S. agree to accelerate trade talks from July

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OSAKA (Reuters) – Japan and the United States agreed on Friday to hold working-level meetings intensively from early next month to accelerate progress towards a two-way trade agreement, Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said. Japan’s Minister of Economic Revitalization Toshimitsu Motegi speaks during the signing agreement ceremony for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal, in Santiago, Read More

Activists see Google’s $1 billion Bay Area housing pledge as ‘big win’ amid affordability crisis

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Can Google, which has helped fuel the Bay Area’s housing crisis, become a better neighbor? Activists who have held rallies, marches and town halls are praising Google’s $1 billion pledge for up to 20,000 housing units in the uber-expensive Bay Area as a win after years of grassroots pressure — but they also believe the company, and Silicon Read More

‘Very thin thread’: IDF may strike Gaza quietly & unexpectedly amid tensions with Hamas

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The IDF reportedly wants to scrap the policy of warning Gaza residents before conducting airstrikes against alleged Hamas targets, as cross-border tensions with the enclave have once again flared up this week. Israeli military typically warns the residents of Gaza, either by automatic phone calls or leaflets, to stay clear of buildings which could be Read More

Delay the ‘dot plot’? Fed policymakers face communications quandary

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SAN FRANCISCO/ WASHINGTON (Reuters) – As Federal Reserve policymakers grapple with how to downplay their quarterly “dot plot” projection of interest rates without eliminating it altogether, some are looking at a compromise: delay its release to reduce the chances that analysts treat it as a sneak peek of where Fed policy is heading. Federal Reserve Read More