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Japan trade minister questioned on political funds

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s trade minister was peppered with questions in parliament Thursday over possible violations of election laws, in the latest scandal involving female members of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Cabinet. Abe, a conservative, is promoting women’s advancement as a centerpiece of his economic policy, and Yuko Obuchi, daughter of a former prime minister, is a star among the ...

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Japan trade minister questioned on political funds

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s trade minister was peppered with questions in parliament Thursday over possible violations of election laws, in the latest scandal involving female members of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Cabinet. Abe, a conservative, is promoting women’s advancement as a centerpiece of his economic policy, and Yuko Obuchi, daughter of a former prime minister, is a star among the ...

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Japan trade minister questioned on political funds

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s trade minister was peppered with questions in parliament Thursday over possible violations of election laws, in the latest scandal involving female members of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Cabinet. Abe, a conservative, is promoting women’s advancement as a centerpiece of his economic policy, and Yuko Obuchi, daughter of a former prime minister, is a star among the ...

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Japan trade minister questioned on political funds

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s trade minister was peppered with questions in parliament Thursday over possible violations of election laws, in the latest scandal involving female members of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Cabinet. Abe, a conservative, is promoting women’s advancement as a centerpiece of his economic policy, and Yuko Obuchi, daughter of a former prime minister, is a star among the ...

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China Says Villagers Burned Construction Workers to Death

VOA News Chinese officials provided new details about what they say happened during a clash between villagers and construction workers in the southwestern province of Yunnan. The government account, reported by the official Xinhua news agency, said villagers on Tuesday kidnapped eight construction workers…

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Giants beat Cardinals 6-4, move 1 win from Series

SAN FRANCISCO — Buster Posey and the Giants already know how to win in October — even without all this help from the St. Louis Cardinals. Strange as it might look sometimes, San Francisco finds a way to score just enough. Posey drove in three runs and capped another unusual rally as the Giants took advantage of some clunky defense ...

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Heidi and Seal ‘divorce finalised’

Heidi Klum and Seal’s divorce has reportedly been finalised, more than two years after the model filed. The German supermodel filed for divorce from Kiss From a Rose singer Seal back in 2012. But their split was only made official on October 14, according to RadarOnline.com. The pair ended their union in January 2012 after seven years of marriage. Together ...

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US actress Elizabeth Pena dies at 55

US actress Elizabeth Pena, who appeared in films including Lone Star and Rush Hour, has died at the age of 55. Pena was also known for TV shows like sitcoms I Married Dora and Modern Family, in which she played the mother of Sofia Vergara’s character Gloria. Other film credits included La Bamba, Jacob’s Ladder, Batteries Not Included and Down ...

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