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Mashable
AshleyMadison: We're more than just dudes, we swearWhat's This?In this Tuesday, April 1, 2014, file photo, Noel Biderman, chief ex
AshleyMadison: We're more than just dudes, we swear
Mashable / Posted 2 days ago
What's This?In this Tuesday, April 1, 2014, file photo, Noel Biderman, chief executive of Avid Life Media Inc., which operates AshleyMadison.com., poses by a hotel room window overlooking the Imperial Palace grounds during a photo session in... Read more
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Rolling Good Times
Gulf Coast gaming rebuilds after casino industry's 'single-biggest disaster'BILOXI, Miss. — John Ferrucci recalls standing at the Broadwater Marina on a hu
Gulf Coast gaming rebuilds after casino industry's 'single-biggest disaster'
Rolling Good Times / Posted 2 days ago
BILOXI, Miss. — John Ferrucci recalls standing at the Broadwater Marina on a humid, late summer morning in August 2005, trying to determine the best way to slip the moorings of the President Casino barge and float it 35 miles west to Hancock County,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
First Lady Margaret Kenyatta Takes Beyond Zero Campaign to JapanThe Beyond Zero campaign entered a new dawn Sunday when First Lady Margaret Ken
First Lady Margaret Kenyatta Takes Beyond Zero Campaign to Japan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The Beyond Zero campaign entered a new dawn Sunday when First Lady Margaret Kenyatta extended her training to Tokyo, Japan where she also launched the 3rd edition of the First Lady's Half Marathon 2016. The launch also marked the third time that the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
First Lady Launches Beyond Zero Marathon in JapanTokyo — The Beyond Zero campaign entered a new dawn Friday when First Lady Marg
First Lady Launches Beyond Zero Marathon in Japan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Tokyo — The Beyond Zero campaign entered a new dawn Friday when First Lady Margaret Kenyatta extended her training to Tokyo, Japan where she also launched the 3rd edition of the First Lady's Half Marathon 2016. The launch also marked the third time... Read more
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Rappler
Japan protests China news agency's call for emperor apologyJAPANESE ROYALTY. Japan's Emperor Akihito (L) and Empress Michiko (R) wave from
Japan protests China news agency's call for emperor apology
Rappler / Posted 5 days ago
JAPANESE ROYALTY. Japan's Emperor Akihito (L) and Empress Michiko (R) wave from the balcony of the Imperial Palace during their annual new year greeting in Tokyo on January 2, 2015. Photo by Toshifumi Kitamura/AFP TOKYO, Japan - Tokyo said Friday,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Haile Selasse - Lion of Judah or Pro-Western Dictator?On 27 August 1975 a French reporter phoned the Ethiopian imperial palace, which
Haile Selasse - Lion of Judah or Pro-Western Dictator?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
On 27 August 1975 a French reporter phoned the Ethiopian imperial palace, which had been overrun by Marxist army officers the previous year. Haile Selassie I came to the phone. On a poor line, speaking good French, the "king of kings" sounded calm... Read more
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Japan Today
Lower house OKs bill to ban drones over certain areas ‹ Japan TodayThe lower house of the Diet on Thursday approved a bill that bans the flying of
Lower house OKs bill to ban drones over certain areas ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 6 days ago
The lower house of the Diet on Thursday approved a bill that bans the flying of drones near airports and over areas where major events are being held, such as festivals and fireworks. It also bans flying drones near the imperial palace, the Diet,... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Trouble at the mill threatens Jeff Bezos and Amazon's reputationAs a result, it is easy to see why Jeff Bezos, the Amazon chief executive, thou
Trouble at the mill threatens Jeff Bezos and Amazon's reputation
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 16 days ago
As a result, it is easy to see why Jeff Bezos, the Amazon chief executive, thought it necessary to respond speedily to a piece in the New York Times that claimed the company he founded was guilty of cruel employment practices. This was no ordinary... Read more
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Covers.com
Covers' exclusive look at how Superbook update will raise bar for Vegas sportsbooks -“This is the first major renovation it’s had since then,” said Jay Kornegay, wh
Covers' exclusive look at how Superbook update will raise bar for Vegas sportsbooks -
Covers.com / Posted 17 days ago
“This is the first major renovation it’s had since then,” said Jay Kornegay, who runs the Superbook as vice president of race and sports for Westgate. “It’s definitely been on our minds since we came over here in 2004 (from the Imperial Palace). We... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Scenes like old times: Finding signs of history amid modern TokyoFaulkner wasn’t writing about Tokyo when he crafted those lines, but he easily
Scenes like old times: Finding signs of history amid modern Tokyo
Houston Chronicle / Posted 18 days ago
Faulkner wasn’t writing about Tokyo when he crafted those lines, but he easily could have been. Although it is associated worldwide with the shock of the new, there are few places anywhere where the past is as much alive — as fully present — as in... Read more
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Quartz
Here’s what India’s biggest cities looked like centuries ago - Quartz Cartography But before decades of extensive construction (and re-co
Here’s what India’s biggest cities looked like centuries ago
Quartz / Posted 19 days ago
- Quartz Cartography But before decades of extensive construction (and re-construction), large-scale migration, and rapid... Read more
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Washington Post
Emperor offers a regal critique of Japan’s drift away from pacifismJapanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko attend a program of traditional ho
Emperor offers a regal critique of Japan’s drift away from pacifism
Washington Post / Posted 21 days ago
Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko attend a program of traditional horsemanship, ancient Japanese polo and pennant-streaming at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo in May. (Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP/Getty Images) TOKYO — Emperor Akihito is a man of few... Read more
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Independent
70th Anniversary of Japan’s WW2 surrender: Survivors recall the drama and horror of the days after Hiroshima and NagasakiSaotome, then 12, was astonished. Like many Japanese, he knew the war was lost
70th Anniversary of Japan’s WW2 surrender: Survivors recall the drama and horror of the days after Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Independent / Posted 22 days ago
Saotome, then 12, was astonished. Like many Japanese, he knew the war was lost but thought the emperor was going to ask him to die. Tens of thousands of people had been flung against the enemy like chaff. A civilian militia of children, women and the... Read more
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Aljazeera
China officer gets suspended death sentence for graftA senior Chinese military officer has been handed a suspended death sentence fo
China officer gets suspended death sentence for graft
Aljazeera / Posted 23 days ago
A senior Chinese military officer has been handed a suspended death sentence for corruption after he was exposed as owning dozens of homes, gold statues and luxury liquor, state media said. The official Xinhua news agency said on Monday that Gu... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Chinese general with gold statue trove given suspended death sentence A top Chinese military officer has been given a suspended death sentence for
Chinese general with gold statue trove given suspended death sentence
Manila Bulletin / Posted 23 days ago
A top Chinese military officer has been given a suspended death sentence for corruption, state media said Monday, in a case where he was exposed as owning dozens of homes, gold... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Chinese general with gold statue trove given suspended death sentence Published: 10 August 2015 9:16 PM A top Chinese military officer has been gi
Chinese general with gold statue trove given suspended death sentence
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 23 days ago
Published: 10 August 2015 9:16 PM A top Chinese military officer has been given a suspended death sentence for corruption, state media said on Monday, in a case where he was... Read more
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Perth Now
48 unforgettable hours in KyotoKYOTO is Japan’s cultural and cuisine heart and a city that has largely escaped
48 unforgettable hours in Kyoto
Perth Now / Posted 24 days ago
KYOTO is Japan’s cultural and cuisine heart and a city that has largely escaped the modernisation of other Japanese cities such as Tokyo. Kyoto embodies “wabi-sabi” (the Japanese art of finding beauty in the natural, the authentic and the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Tokyo river tours: More setting sail on the city's waterwaysTOKYO: Typical city tours in Tokyo involve strolling the grounds of the Imperia
Tokyo river tours: More setting sail on the city's waterways
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 26 days ago
TOKYO: Typical city tours in Tokyo involve strolling the grounds of the Imperial Palace and shopping at the glitzy Ginza district, but people are now also opting for river cruises. Customised tours in water buses and small boats are gaining... Read more
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Covers.com
Evolution of the sportsbook: How bettors are changing the face of Vegas books -“This is the first major renovation it’s had since then,” said Jay Kornegay, wh
Evolution of the sportsbook: How bettors are changing the face of Vegas books -
Covers.com / Posted 28 days ago
“This is the first major renovation it’s had since then,” said Jay Kornegay, who runs the Superbook as vice president of race and sports for Westgate. “It’s definitely been on our minds since we came over here in 2004 (from the Imperial Palace). We... Read more
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Newham Recorder
China visit blog: Scorpions on a stick near the Forbidden City Reporter Mark Shales in Tiananmen Square Reporter Mark Shales is in China on
China visit blog: Scorpions on a stick near the Forbidden City
Newham Recorder / Posted 28 days ago
Reporter Mark Shales in Tiananmen Square Reporter Mark Shales is in China on a tour of facilities operated by ABP, the company that are developing a business district in Newham’s Royal... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Japan releases master recording of Hirohito’s war-end speechTOKYO: The master recording of Emperor Hirohito’s speech announcing Japan’s Wor
Japan releases master recording of Hirohito’s war-end speech
The Borneo Post / Posted a month ago
TOKYO: The master recording of Emperor Hirohito’s speech announcing Japan’s World War II surrender has been brought back to life in digital form ahead of the 70th anniversary of the end of the war. The Imperial Household Agency on Saturday released... Read more
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Perth Now
Insider tips to see Tokyo’s bestEvery season has its beauty ... Tokyo has something to see all year round. Pict
Insider tips to see Tokyo’s best
Perth Now / Posted a month ago
Every season has its beauty ... Tokyo has something to see all year round. Picture: iStock TOKYO is a powerhouse, a pulsating mega-metropolis that contradicts itself at every turn. It’s a destination that routinely tops lists ranking the world’s... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
Original sound of Japan emperor's war-end speech releasedIn this Aug. 15, 1945 photo, Japanese people lower their head toward the Imperi
Original sound of Japan emperor's war-end speech released
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted a month ago
In this Aug. 15, 1945 photo, Japanese people lower their head toward the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, as Emperor Hirohito announced on radio that Japan was defeated in the World War II. The original recording of Japan's Emperor Hirohito's war-ending... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Japan emperor's WWII surrender speech audio master releasedJapan's Imperial Household releases original audio of Emperor Hirohito's WWII s
Japan emperor's WWII surrender speech audio master released
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted a month ago
Japan's Imperial Household releases original audio of Emperor Hirohito's WWII surrender speech Photo: The broadcast of late Japanese Emperor Hirohito's WWII-ending speech marked the first time most Japanese had heard his voice. (AFP/Imperial... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Japan releases master recording of emperor's war end speechJapan releases master recording of emperor's war-end speech2015-08-02 13:45 To
Japan releases master recording of emperor's war end speech
News 24 South Africa / Posted a month ago
Japan releases master recording of emperor's war-end speech2015-08-02 13:45 Tokyo - The master recording of Emperor Hirohito's speech announcing Japan's World War II surrender has been brought back to life in digital form ahead of the 70th... Read more
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Rappler
Japan releases master recording of emperor's war-end speechJapanese officials aboard the U.S.S. Missouri in Tokyo on September 2, 1945 sig
Japan releases master recording of emperor's war-end speech
Rappler / Posted a month ago
Japanese officials aboard the U.S.S. Missouri in Tokyo on September 2, 1945 sign the Japanese Instrument of Surrender a month after the announcement of surrender by Emperor Hirohito TOKYO, Japan – The master recording of Emperor Hirohito's speech... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Original sound of Japan emperor's war-end speech releasedgallery_thumbnails_show|article-gallery-6418755|article-gallery-6418755|0 gall
Original sound of Japan emperor's war-end speech released
Houston Chronicle / Posted 1 months ago
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Newser
When Hirohito Announced Japan's Surrender, His Voice Was Nearly Inaudible. Now We Can Hear It.– The short speech that has reverberated throughout Japan's modern history sinc
When Hirohito Announced Japan's Surrender, His Voice Was Nearly Inaudible. Now We Can Hear It.
Newser / Posted 1 months ago
– The short speech that has reverberated throughout Japan's modern history since it was delivered by Emperor Hirohito at the end of World War II has come back to life in digital form. Hirohito's "jewel voice"—muffled and nearly inaudible due to poor... Read more
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New Kerala
Japanese Emperor Hirohito's speech made public The Japan Imperial Household Agency on Saturday released the original recordi
Japanese Emperor Hirohito's speech made public
New Kerala / Posted 1 months ago
The Japan Imperial Household Agency on Saturday released the original recording of Japanese Emperor Hirohito's war-ending speech announcing the unconditional surrender of the Japanese military at the... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Original sound of Japan emperor's war-end speech releasedIn this Aug. 15, 1945 photo, Japanese people lower their head toward the Imperi
Original sound of Japan emperor's war-end speech released
Stamford Advocate / Posted 1 months ago
In this Aug. 15, 1945 photo, Japanese people lower their head toward the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, as Emperor Hirohito announced on radio that Japan was defeated in the World War II. The original recording of Japan's Emperor Hirohito's war-ending... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Original sound of Japan emperor's war-end speech releasedIn this Aug. 15, 1945 photo, Japanese people lower their head toward the Imperi
Original sound of Japan emperor's war-end speech released
Connecticut Post / Posted 1 months ago
In this Aug. 15, 1945 photo, Japanese people lower their head toward the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, as Emperor Hirohito announced on radio that Japan was defeated in the World War II. The original recording of Japan's Emperor Hirohito's war-ending... Read more
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Daily Mail
Inside the wardrobes of the world's most fashion-forward princessesAre these the world's most fashion-forward princesses? Forget Kate's nude heels
Inside the wardrobes of the world's most fashion-forward princesses
Daily Mail / Posted 1 months ago
Are these the world's most fashion-forward princesses? Forget Kate's nude heels, these royals rock bold leopard print, masculine suits and kooky glasses The Duchess of Cambridge is known for her effortlessly on-point style Other princesses are more... Read more
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New Kerala
Tokyo office of WWII general opened to public for a week The Tokyo office of General Douglas MacArthur, from where he led the US occup
Tokyo office of WWII general opened to public for a week
New Kerala / Posted 1 months ago
The Tokyo office of General Douglas MacArthur, from where he led the US occupation of Japan between 1945 and 1950, has been opened to the public to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of... Read more

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