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Meet Japan election’s quirky candidates - ASEAN/East Asia

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EU leaders push back against Trump on Iran nuclear deal

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Bush takes veiled swipe at Trump, defends immigration and trade

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A Gold Star mother's anguish: 'I just want people to remember my son'

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  • Meet Japan election’s quirky candidates - ASEAN/East Asia
    Meet Japan election’s quirky candidates - ASEAN/East Asia

    , thestar.com.my

    TOKYO: From an opposition leader dubbed “Jack Bauer” to a gaffe-prone finance minister who referenced Adolf Hitler when talking about leaving a legacy, Japan’s election has thrown up some colourful characters. Yukio Edano. Edano, leader of the new centre-left Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan, won fame as chief Cabinet secretary during the country’s 2011 tsunami disaster, briefing reporters daily and earning respect for his work ethic
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    Categories: Politics & Government | 
    Tags: Elections |  Candidates | 
    Places: Asia |  N.E. Asia |  Japan |  E. Asia |  Malaysia | 

Politicians

  • Obama, campaigning in 2 states, tells Democrats to reject politics of division, fear
    Obama, campaigning in 2 states, tells Democrats to reject politics of division, fear

    , courant.com

    Former President Barack Obama called on fellow Democrats to reject politics of "division" and "fear" while rallying on Thursday at the side of his former ambassador to Germany, who is running for governor in New Jersey. Obama did not mention Republican President Donald Trump in his speech while standing next to Democratic nominee Phil Murphy, but he told the crowd at a Newark hotel that "you can send a message to the country and you will send a message to the world that we are rejecting a politics of division
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Governo

  • Why PM Lee Hsien Loong’s visit to the White House is of exceptional significance
    Why PM Lee Hsien Loong’s visit to the White House is of exceptional significance

    , channelnewsasia.com

    SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will be visiting Washington, DC from at the invitation of US President Donald Trump and will meet Mr Trump on Oct 23 at the White House. PM Lee’s official working visit to the US and his meeting with President Trump at the White House are of exceptional significance not only because of the current strategic dynamics of the Asia Pacific, but also because Mr Lee Kuan Yew made the first visit to the US by a Singapore Prime Minister during this same period 50 years ago, from Oct 16 to 27, 1967
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    Places: Americas |  North America |  United States |  Asia |  S.E. Asia |  Mainland |  Singapore | 

Trump

  • A Gold Star mother's anguish: 'I just want people to remember my son'
    A Gold Star mother's anguish: 'I just want people to remember my son'

    , cnn.com

    Sheila Murphy: "The worst thing I ever have been called is a Gold Star mom" Murphy says her family didn't receive a phone call from President Trump (CNN)Two Gold Star parents stepped forward Thursday to share their grief over the loss of their son as controversy has ignited over President Donald Trump's handling of condolences to such families. Sheila and Calvin Murphy said they had not received a phone call from Trump since their son, Army Spc
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    Tags: Politicians |  Donald John Trump | 
    Places: Americas |  North America |  United States | 

Elections

  • Meet Japan election’s quirky candidates - ASEAN/East Asia
    Meet Japan election’s quirky candidates - ASEAN/East Asia

    , thestar.com.my

    TOKYO: From an opposition leader dubbed “Jack Bauer” to a gaffe-prone finance minister who referenced Adolf Hitler when talking about leaving a legacy, Japan’s election has thrown up some colourful characters. Yukio Edano. Edano, leader of the new centre-left Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan, won fame as chief Cabinet secretary during the country’s 2011 tsunami disaster, briefing reporters daily and earning respect for his work ethic
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    Categories: Politics & Government | 
    Tags: Elections |  Candidates | 
    Places: Asia |  N.E. Asia |  Japan |  E. Asia |  Malaysia | 

Parliament

  • North Korea writes open letter to Parliament urging Australia to move away from Trump administration
    North Korea writes open letter to Parliament urging Australia to move away from Trump administration

    , abc.net.au

    North Korea has written an open letter to Federal Parliament, urging Australia to move away from the Trump administration. Key points: The letter comes after Donald Trump threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea during a recent UN speech It says any attempt by the US to destroy it could lead to a "horrible nuclear disaster" It is believed the letter was sent to several parliaments around the world It was written after US President Donald Trump spoke at the United Nations General Assembly and called North Korean leader Kim Jong-un a "rocket man on a suicide mission for himself and his regime"
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    Places: Oceania |  Australasia |  Australia |  Asia |  N.E. Asia |  North Korea | 

Barack Obama

  • Obama, campaigning in 2 states, tells Democrats to reject politics of division, fear
    Obama, campaigning in 2 states, tells Democrats to reject politics of division, fear

    , courant.com

    Former President Barack Obama called on fellow Democrats to reject politics of "division" and "fear" while rallying on Thursday at the side of his former ambassador to Germany, who is running for governor in New Jersey. Obama did not mention Republican President Donald Trump in his speech while standing next to Democratic nominee Phil Murphy, but he told the crowd at a Newark hotel that "you can send a message to the country and you will send a message to the world that we are rejecting a politics of division
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    Places: Americas |  North America |  United States |  Northeast |  New England |  Connecticut | 

Departments

  • Overlooked dues payment led to brief law license suspension for attorney general candidate John Adams
    Overlooked dues payment led to brief law license suspension for attorney general candidate John Adams

    , richmond.com

    The law license of Republican attorney general candidate John Adams was suspended for about two weeks in 2011, according to the Democratic Attorneys General Association. "John is a member of both the Washington, D.C., and Virginia bars. Due to an oversight, John was late paying his Virginia annual dues and it was quickly rectified," Adams spokeswoman Taylor Keeney said in an email
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