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Quartz
The emerging field of cute studies can help us understand the dark side of adorablenesslike her, he does not speak and, also like her, his image certainly moves merch
The emerging field of cute studies can help us understand the dark side of adorableness
Quartz / Posted 22 hours ago
like her, he does not speak and, also like her, his image certainly moves merchandise. He’s not sexy, but when the Empress Michiko met Kumamon–at her request–during the imperial couple’s visit to Kumamoto in 2013, she asked him, “Are you... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Fashion: Alpine chicMickey clutch in Rose Gold on White $155 Witchery Cable Pom Pom Scarf $89.90
Fashion: Alpine chic
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
Mickey clutch in Rose Gold on White $155 Witchery Cable Pom Pom Scarf $89.90 Pascoes Sterling Silver CZ Snowflake Pendant $49 Kookai Naomi Beanie $30 Isabel Marant Etoile Bobby Sneaker in chalk $839 Follow Michiko on Instagram: @michikoh... Read more
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Japan Today
Hurdles ahead to enable possible abdication of emperor ‹ Japan Todayto carry out official duties. In November, she took part in a biannual garden
Hurdles ahead to enable possible abdication of emperor ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted yesterday
to carry out official duties. In November, she took part in a biannual garden party hosted by the emperor and Empress Michiko for the first time in 12 years. But while other imperial family members, including the imperial couple, talked with... Read more
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Daily Mail
Web users mock Trump's WWE-style entrance to the GOP conventionreminded of Beyonce in concert and uploaded a gif of the superstar singer with
Web users mock Trump's WWE-style entrance to the GOP convention
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
reminded of Beyonce in concert and uploaded a gif of the superstar singer with the caption ‘Trump’s entrance tonight’ Michiko Kakutani, chief book critic at The New York Times, posted a picture of the Undertaker’s WrestleMania entrance... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Kobe earthquake after 20 yearsLopez’s long list of accomplishments is topped by the recent State Visit of Emp
Kobe earthquake after 20 years
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 days ago
Lopez’s long list of accomplishments is topped by the recent State Visit of Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko to the Philippines. An Imperial State Visit is considered rare and the one we hosted last January may be the last.... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Fashion: Orient expressSteel Join The Dots in Onyx bracelet $35 Natalie Chan Black Silk Rosettes, fro
Fashion: Orient express
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
Steel Join The Dots in Onyx bracelet $35 Natalie Chan Black Silk Rosettes, from $45 each Pixie Olive bag $139 Kagi Gempops Florentine ring $149 with Gold Rush Pop $49 Moochi Wrapt heel in black $399.99 Follow Michiko on Instagram: @michikohyla... Read more
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Reuters
Japan emperor abdication debate could stir discussion on female successionthe Imperial Palace to mark his 82nd birthday in Tokyo, Japan, December 23, 201
Japan emperor abdication debate could stir discussion on female succession
Reuters / Posted 10 days ago
the Imperial Palace to mark his 82nd birthday in Tokyo, Japan, December 23, 2015. Emperor Akihito (L), flanked by Empress Michiko (2nd L), leads his royal family members Crown Prince Naruhito (4th R), Crown Princess Masako (R), Prince Akishino... Read more
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Japan Today
Gov't to draft outline of legal change for emperor abdication ‹ Japan Todayfirst time for the emperor to make such remarks as he had made similar comments
Gov't to draft outline of legal change for emperor abdication ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 10 days ago
first time for the emperor to make such remarks as he had made similar comments repeatedly over recent years, and Empress Michiko and their sons—Crown Prince Naruhito, who is next in line to succeed the Chrysanthemum throne, and Prince... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
What may happen next if Japan's emperor decides to abdicatehas visited towns to comfort residents following deadly earthquakes. He was the
What may happen next if Japan's emperor decides to abdicate
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 11 days ago
has visited towns to comfort residents following deadly earthquakes. He was the first emperor to marry a commoner, Empress Michiko, and has decided to be cremated upon his death, a plan that will break a centuries-old burial custom. NEXT IN LINE:... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement from Akih
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 11 days ago
has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement from Akihito's household in May that he and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances because of their ages. If the Emperor were to abdicate, what could it... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
What may happen next if Japan's emperor decides to abdicatehas visited towns to comfort residents following deadly earthquakes. He was the
What may happen next if Japan's emperor decides to abdicate
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 11 days ago
has visited towns to comfort residents following deadly earthquakes. He was the first emperor to marry a commoner, Empress Michiko, and has decided to be cremated upon his death, a plan that will break a centuries-old burial custom. NEXT IN LINE:... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
What may happen next if Japan's emperor decides to abdicatehas visited towns to comfort residents following deadly earthquakes. He was the
What may happen next if Japan's emperor decides to abdicate
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 11 days ago
has visited towns to comfort residents following deadly earthquakes. He was the first emperor to marry a commoner, Empress Michiko, and has decided to be cremated upon his death, a plan that will break a centuries-old burial custom. NEXT IN LINE:... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
What may happen next if Japan's emperor decides to abdicatehas visited towns to comfort residents following deadly earthquakes. He was the
What may happen next if Japan's emperor decides to abdicate
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 11 days ago
has visited towns to comfort residents following deadly earthquakes. He was the first emperor to marry a commoner, Empress Michiko, and has decided to be cremated upon his death, a plan that will break a centuries-old burial custom. NEXT IN LINE:... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement from Akih
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 11 days ago
has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement from Akihito's household in May that he and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances because of their ages. If the Emperor were to abdicate, what could it... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
What may happen next if Japan's emperor decides to abdicatehas visited towns to comfort residents following deadly earthquakes. He was the
What may happen next if Japan's emperor decides to abdicate
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 11 days ago
has visited towns to comfort residents following deadly earthquakes. He was the first emperor to marry a commoner, Empress Michiko, and has decided to be cremated upon his death, a plan that will break a centuries-old burial custom. NEXT IN LINE:... Read more
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Daily Mail
Rumour that Japanese Emperor Akihito will abdicate denied by palaceissues out of consideration for his majesty’s constitutional position’ he said.
Rumour that Japanese Emperor Akihito will abdicate denied by palace
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
issues out of consideration for his majesty’s constitutional position’ he said. Japan's Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko have been on the Chrysanthemum Throne for 27 years after coming to power in 1989) Crown Prince Naruhito, pictured... Read more
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Brandon Sun
What may happen next if Japan's emperor decides to abdicatehas visited towns to comfort residents following deadly earthquakes. He was the
What may happen next if Japan's emperor decides to abdicate
Brandon Sun / Posted 11 days ago
has visited towns to comfort residents following deadly earthquakes. He was the first emperor to marry a commoner, Empress Michiko, and has decided to be cremated upon his death, a plan that will break a centuries-old burial custom. NEXT IN LINE:... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
What may happen next if Japan's emperor decides to abdicatehas visited towns to comfort residents following deadly earthquakes. He was the
What may happen next if Japan's emperor decides to abdicate
WSMV Nashville / Posted 11 days ago
has visited towns to comfort residents following deadly earthquakes. He was the first emperor to marry a commoner, Empress Michiko, and has decided to be cremated upon his death, a plan that will break a centuries-old burial custom. NEXT IN LINE:... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
What may happen next if Japan's emperor decides to abdicatehas visited towns to comfort residents following deadly earthquakes. He was the
What may happen next if Japan's emperor decides to abdicate
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 11 days ago
has visited towns to comfort residents following deadly earthquakes. He was the first emperor to marry a commoner, Empress Michiko, and has decided to be cremated upon his death, a plan that will break a centuries-old burial custom. NEXT IN LINE:... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
What may happen next if Japan's emperor decides to abdicatehas visited towns to comfort residents following deadly earthquakes. He was the
What may happen next if Japan's emperor decides to abdicate
Hawaii News Now / Posted 11 days ago
has visited towns to comfort residents following deadly earthquakes. He was the first emperor to marry a commoner, Empress Michiko, and has decided to be cremated upon his death, a plan that will break a centuries-old burial custom. NEXT IN LINE:... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
What may happen next if Japan's emperor decides to abdicatehas visited towns to comfort residents following deadly earthquakes. He was the
What may happen next if Japan's emperor decides to abdicate
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 11 days ago
has visited towns to comfort residents following deadly earthquakes. He was the first emperor to marry a commoner, Empress Michiko, and has decided to be cremated upon his death, a plan that will break a centuries-old burial custom. NEXT IN LINE:... Read more
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Salon.com
What may happen next if Japan’s emperor decides to abdicatehas visited towns to comfort residents following deadly earthquakes. He was the
What may happen next if Japan’s emperor decides to abdicate
Salon.com / Posted 11 days ago
has visited towns to comfort residents following deadly earthquakes. He was the first emperor to marry a commoner, Empress Michiko, and has decided to be cremated upon his death, a plan that will break a centuries-old burial custom. NEXT IN LINE:... Read more
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Daily Herald
What may happen next if Japan's emperor decides to abdicatehas visited towns to comfort residents following deadly earthquakes. He was the
What may happen next if Japan's emperor decides to abdicate
Daily Herald / Posted 11 days ago
has visited towns to comfort residents following deadly earthquakes. He was the first emperor to marry a commoner, Empress Michiko, and has decided to be cremated upon his death, a plan that will break a centuries-old burial custom. NEXT IN LINE:... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
What may happen next if Japan's emperor decides to abdicatehas visited towns to comfort residents following deadly earthquakes. He was the
What may happen next if Japan's emperor decides to abdicate
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
has visited towns to comfort residents following deadly earthquakes. He was the first emperor to marry a commoner, Empress Michiko, and has decided to be cremated upon his death, a plan that will break a centuries-old burial custom. NEXT IN LINE:... Read more
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ABC News
What May Happen Next If Japan's Emperor Decides to Abdicatehas visited towns to comfort residents following deadly earthquakes. He was the
What May Happen Next If Japan's Emperor Decides to Abdicate
ABC News / Posted 11 days ago
has visited towns to comfort residents following deadly earthquakes. He was the first emperor to marry a commoner, Empress Michiko, and has decided to be cremated upon his death, a plan that will break a centuries-old burial custom. NEXT IN LINE:... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement from Akih
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?
Local 10 Miami / Posted 11 days ago
has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement from Akihito's household in May that he and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances because of their ages. If the Emperor were to abdicate, what could it... Read more
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News 8000
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement from Akih
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?
News 8000 / Posted 11 days ago
has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement from Akihito's household in May that he and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances because of their ages. If the Emperor were to abdicate, what could it... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement from Akih
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 11 days ago
has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement from Akihito's household in May that he and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances because of their ages. If the Emperor were to abdicate, what could it... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement from Akih
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 11 days ago
has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement from Akihito's household in May that he and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances because of their ages. If the Emperor were to abdicate, what could it... Read more
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My EastText
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement from Akih
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?
My EastText / Posted 11 days ago
has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement from Akihito's household in May that he and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances because of their ages. If the Emperor were to abdicate, what could it... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement from Akih
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?
KTXS Abilene / Posted 11 days ago
has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement from Akihito's household in May that he and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances because of their ages. If the Emperor were to abdicate, what could it... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement from Akih
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?
KECI Missoula / Posted 11 days ago
has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement from Akihito's household in May that he and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances because of their ages. If the Emperor were to abdicate, what could it... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement from Akih
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 11 days ago
has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement from Akihito's household in May that he and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances because of their ages. If the Emperor were to abdicate, what could it... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement from Akih
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 11 days ago
has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement from Akihito's household in May that he and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances because of their ages. If the Emperor were to abdicate, what could it... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement from Akih
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 11 days ago
has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement from Akihito's household in May that he and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances because of their ages. If the Emperor were to abdicate, what could it... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement from Akih
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?
KTVZ Bend / Posted 11 days ago
has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement from Akihito's household in May that he and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances because of their ages. If the Emperor were to abdicate, what could it... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement from Akih
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 11 days ago
has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement from Akihito's household in May that he and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances because of their ages. If the Emperor were to abdicate, what could it... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement from Akih
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 11 days ago
has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement from Akihito's household in May that he and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances because of their ages. If the Emperor were to abdicate, what could it... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement from Akih
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 11 days ago
has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement from Akihito's household in May that he and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances because of their ages. If the Emperor were to abdicate, what could it... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement from Akih
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 11 days ago
has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement from Akihito's household in May that he and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances because of their ages. If the Emperor were to abdicate, what could it... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement from Akih
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 11 days ago
has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement from Akihito's household in May that he and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances because of their ages. If the Emperor were to abdicate, what could it... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement from Akih
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 11 days ago
has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement from Akihito's household in May that he and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances because of their ages. If the Emperor were to abdicate, what could it... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement from Akih
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 11 days ago
has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement from Akihito's household in May that he and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances because of their ages. If the Emperor were to abdicate, what could it... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Report: Emperor Akihito considers abdicatingciting "the nature of the issue." The report comes three months after Akihito'
Report: Emperor Akihito considers abdicating
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 11 days ago
citing "the nature of the issue." The report comes three months after Akihito's household announced that he and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce the number of their public appearances because of their ages -- and that the crown prince and his... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Emperor Akihito considers abdicatingciting "the nature of the issue." The report comes three months after Akihito'
Emperor Akihito considers abdicating
Local 10 Miami / Posted 11 days ago
citing "the nature of the issue." The report comes three months after Akihito's household announced that he and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce the number of their public appearances because of their ages -- and that the crown prince and his... Read more
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News 8000
Emperor Akihito considers abdicatingciting "the nature of the issue." The report comes three months after Akihito'
Emperor Akihito considers abdicating
News 8000 / Posted 11 days ago
citing "the nature of the issue." The report comes three months after Akihito's household announced that he and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce the number of their public appearances because of their ages -- and that the crown prince and his... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Emperor Akihito considers abdicatingciting "the nature of the issue." The report comes three months after Akihito'
Emperor Akihito considers abdicating
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 11 days ago
citing "the nature of the issue." The report comes three months after Akihito's household announced that he and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce the number of their public appearances because of their ages -- and that the crown prince and his... Read more
145 related stories
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Emperor Akihito considers abdicatingciting "the nature of the issue." The report comes three months after Akihito'
Emperor Akihito considers abdicating
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 11 days ago
citing "the nature of the issue." The report comes three months after Akihito's household announced that he and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce the number of their public appearances because of their ages -- and that the crown prince and his... Read more
145 related stories
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My EastText
Emperor Akihito considers abdicatingciting "the nature of the issue." The report comes three months after Akihito'
Emperor Akihito considers abdicating
My EastText / Posted 11 days ago
citing "the nature of the issue." The report comes three months after Akihito's household announced that he and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce the number of their public appearances because of their ages -- and that the crown prince and his... Read more
145 related stories
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KTXS Abilene
Emperor Akihito considers abdicatingciting "the nature of the issue." The report comes three months after Akihito'
Emperor Akihito considers abdicating
KTXS Abilene / Posted 11 days ago
citing "the nature of the issue." The report comes three months after Akihito's household announced that he and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce the number of their public appearances because of their ages -- and that the crown prince and his... Read more
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