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Tokyo governor under fire for $1800 hotel room, lavish trips

NBA - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 16:08

TOKYO (AP) — The governor of Tokyo has triggered public outrage for flying first-class and staying at up to $1,800-a-night suites in Europe and America during official trips. Gov. Yoichi Masuzoe and his entourage spent 213 million yen ($2 million) on eight trips in his first two years in office, an investigation by opposition lawmakers […]
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Tokyo governor under fire for $1800 hotel room, lavish trips

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 16:08

TOKYO (AP) — The governor of Tokyo has triggered public outrage for flying first-class and staying at up to $1,800-a-night suites in Europe and America during official trips. Gov. Yoichi Masuzoe and his entourage spent 213 million yen ($2 million) on eight trips in his first two years in office, an investigation by opposition lawmakers […]
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Tokyo governor under fire for $1800 hotel room, lavish trips

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 16:08

TOKYO (AP) — The governor of Tokyo has triggered public outrage for flying first-class and staying at up to $1,800-a-night suites in Europe and America during official trips. Gov. Yoichi Masuzoe and his entourage spent 213 million yen ($2 million) on eight trips in his first two years in office, an investigation by opposition lawmakers […]

Obama’s Hiroshima trip rekindles decades-old controversies

NBA - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 16:07

WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Barack Obama tours Hiroshima’s haunting relics of nuclear warfare, he will be making a trip that past administrations weighed and avoided. For good reason: The hollowed core of the city’s A-Bomb Dome and old photos of charred children are sure to rekindle questions of guilt and penitence for World War […]
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Obama’s Hiroshima trip rekindles decades-old controversies

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 16:07

WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Barack Obama tours Hiroshima’s haunting relics of nuclear warfare, he will be making a trip that past administrations weighed and avoided. For good reason: The hollowed core of the city’s A-Bomb Dome and old photos of charred children are sure to rekindle questions of guilt and penitence for World War […]
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Obama’s Hiroshima trip rekindles decades-old controversies

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 16:07

WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Barack Obama tours Hiroshima’s haunting relics of nuclear warfare, he will be making a trip that past administrations weighed and avoided. For good reason: The hollowed core of the city’s A-Bomb Dome and old photos of charred children are sure to rekindle questions of guilt and penitence for World War […]

Obama’s Hiroshima trip rekindles decades-old controversies

NBA - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 16:07

WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Barack Obama tours Hiroshima’s haunting relics of nuclear warfare, he will be making a trip that past administrations weighed and avoided. For good reason: The hollowed core of the city’s A-Bomb Dome and old photos of charred children are sure to rekindle questions of guilt and penitence for World War […]
Categories: Sports Center

Obama’s Hiroshima trip rekindles decades-old controversies

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 16:07

WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Barack Obama tours Hiroshima’s haunting relics of nuclear warfare, he will be making a trip that past administrations weighed and avoided. For good reason: The hollowed core of the city’s A-Bomb Dome and old photos of charred children are sure to rekindle questions of guilt and penitence for World War […]
Categories: Sports Center

Obama’s Hiroshima trip rekindles decades-old controversies

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 16:07

WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Barack Obama tours Hiroshima’s haunting relics of nuclear warfare, he will be making a trip that past administrations weighed and avoided. For good reason: The hollowed core of the city’s A-Bomb Dome and old photos of charred children are sure to rekindle questions of guilt and penitence for World War […]

Feds: Nev. school district a model for transgender rules

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 16:06

The school district is the first in Nevada and one of only a few nationwide to adopt regulations prohibiting segregation of transgender stud...

       

US gives directive to schools on transgender bathroom access

NBA - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 16:03

WASHINGTON (AP) — Public schools must permit transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms consistent with their chosen gender identity, according to an Obama administration directive issued amid a court fight between the federal government and North Carolina. The guidance from leaders at the departments of Education and Justice says public schools are obligated […]
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US gives directive to schools on transgender bathroom access

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 16:03

WASHINGTON (AP) — Public schools must permit transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms consistent with their chosen gender identity, according to an Obama administration directive issued amid a court fight between the federal government and North Carolina. The guidance from leaders at the departments of Education and Justice says public schools are obligated […]
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US gives directive to schools on transgender bathroom access

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 16:03

WASHINGTON (AP) — Public schools must permit transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms consistent with their chosen gender identity, according to an Obama administration directive issued amid a court fight between the federal government and North Carolina. The guidance from leaders at the departments of Education and Justice says public schools are obligated […]

Trump charms GOP critics as unity test begins

NBA - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 16:00

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump is winning over his Capitol Hill critics after a one-day charm offensive that again demonstrates the power of his personality to drive his White House bid. Trump’s closed-door charisma on Thursday triggered a fresh wave of GOP optimism across Washington, even as deep concerns remain about the notoriously unpredictable New […]
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Trump charms GOP critics as unity test begins

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 16:00

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump is winning over his Capitol Hill critics after a one-day charm offensive that again demonstrates the power of his personality to drive his White House bid. Trump’s closed-door charisma on Thursday triggered a fresh wave of GOP optimism across Washington, even as deep concerns remain about the notoriously unpredictable New […]
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Trump charms GOP critics as unity test begins

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 16:00

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump is winning over his Capitol Hill critics after a one-day charm offensive that again demonstrates the power of his personality to drive his White House bid. Trump’s closed-door charisma on Thursday triggered a fresh wave of GOP optimism across Washington, even as deep concerns remain about the notoriously unpredictable New […]

House, Senate hope to craft quick anti-drug abuse compromise

NBA - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 15:54

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is ready to start crafting compromise legislation addressing the nation’s opioid abuse crisis, which should be an easier lift than other issues facing lawmakers. The reason: Both parties have an election-year incentive to show they’re tackling a problem that’s killing people in America’s biggest cities and smallest towns. The House approved […]
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House, Senate hope to craft quick anti-drug abuse compromise

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 15:54

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is ready to start crafting compromise legislation addressing the nation’s opioid abuse crisis, which should be an easier lift than other issues facing lawmakers. The reason: Both parties have an election-year incentive to show they’re tackling a problem that’s killing people in America’s biggest cities and smallest towns. The House approved […]
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House, Senate hope to craft quick anti-drug abuse compromise

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 15:54

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is ready to start crafting compromise legislation addressing the nation’s opioid abuse crisis, which should be an easier lift than other issues facing lawmakers. The reason: Both parties have an election-year incentive to show they’re tackling a problem that’s killing people in America’s biggest cities and smallest towns. The House approved […]

New bank cyber-attack detected by Swift

BBC World News - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 15:53
Another bank has been hit by a cyber-attack similar to that used to steal $81m from Bangladesh's central bank in February.
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