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Abigail Disney and George Soros say: Tax the wealthy more

America: CNN - 3 hours 33 min ago
More than a dozen of the richest Americans have a message for 2020 presidential candidates: Tax us more.

SpaceX will launch Bill Nye's science experiment into orbit

America: CNN - 3 hours 46 min ago
A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket, the most powerful launch vehicle in the world, is standing on a pad in Florida ready to make the "most difficult launch" the rocket company has ever attempted, according to CEO Elon Musk.

Japan’s ruling coalition aims to win majority of seats available in Upper House election

News from Japan - 3 hours 56 min ago
The ruling coalition of the Liberal Democratic Party and Komeito aim to win a majority of the seats up for grabs in the upcoming Upper ...

Daichi Takeyasu earns first win since 2017 as Buffaloes beat Swallows

Japan: Sports - 4 hours 1 min ago
Right-hander Daichi Takeyasu pitched seven-plus innings and claimed his first win since 2017 on Monday as the Orix Buffaloes defeated the Tokyo Yakult Swallows 6-2 ...

Biden takes swings at Trump's immigration strategy in Florida op-ed ahead of first Democratic debates

America: CNN - 4 hours 26 min ago
Former Vice President Joe Biden took swings at President Donald Trump's immigration strategy in an op-ed published Monday, writing that it's based in "hostility and inflammatory rhetoric," while also presenting a few of his own immigration policy proposals.

Japanese talent agency suspends 11 comedians for accepting money from alleged organized crime group

News from Japan - 4 hours 39 min ago
A major talent agency on Monday suspended 11 of its comedians for conducting “underground business” and attending a party hosted by a purported organized crime ...

Sea Shepherd in Australia eyes measures against Japanese whaling

News from Japan - 4 hours 45 min ago
The Australian division of anti-whaling group Sea Shepherd is considering possible measures against Japan’s plan to restart commercial whaling in July after a hiatus of ...

Coca-Cola extends Olympic sponsorship to 2032 in joint deal with Chinese dairy company

Japan: Sports - 5 hours 8 min ago
Taking Coca-Cola’s sponsorship beyond 100 years, the IOC has extended with Coca-Cola from 2021 through 2032 in a first-ever joint commercial deal with Chinese dairy ...

Jared Kushner, US peace team face credibility test in Bahrain

America: CNN - 6 hours 26 min ago
In the Trump administration's vision of the future, Gaza City looks a lot more like Tel Aviv: a bustling metropole with scintillating beaches, beckoning tourists from around the world who have no reason to fear the potential for Israeli airstrikes.

Santa Anita season ends after 30 horse deaths, trainer ban

Japan: Sports - 6 hours 32 min ago
Santa Anita’s troubled racing season has come to a close after the deaths of 30 horses at the Southern California track rattled the industry and ...

Argentina beats Qatar to escape elimination at Copa America

Japan: Sports - 6 hours 47 min ago
Lionel Messi avoided another disappointment with the national team as Argentina escaped elimination in the group stage of the Copa America.Lautaro Martinez and Sergio Aguero ...

Nasa Hataoka’s final-day 65 not enough as Hannah Green wins Women’s PGA Championship

Japan: Sports - 6 hours 59 min ago
A tournament-low final-day 65 from Nasa Hataoka rocketed her up the leaderboard Sunday, but it proved too little, too late as Australian Hannah Green won ...

For G20 host Abe, election hopes ride on summit success

News from Japan - 7 hours 23 min ago
Just seven months after their last meeting in Argentina, leaders of the Group of 20 nations gather in Osaka this week to once again take ...