Daily Archive: June 5, 2016

Jun 05

US Sailor Arrested on Suspicion of Drunken Driving in Japan

The U.S. Navy banned drinking and restricted off-base activity Monday for its personnel in Japan after a sailor was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving on the island of Okinawa in the latest incident where suspected criminal activity has sparked public anger. Crimes by U.S. military personnel, especially on Okinawa where the public is fighting …

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Jun 05

AP PHOTOS: Editor Selections From Latin America, Caribbean

Thousands of people marched in Buenos Aires on Friday to condemn violence against women, the latest public outcry following the recent killings of three 12-year-old girls in Argentina and the gang rape of a teenage girl in Brazil. Brazilian police continue investigating the rape possibly involving more than 30 men. In Peru, voters chose Sunday …

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Jun 05

Critic of Mao Persists in Documenting China’s Turbulent Past

As China’s Cultural Revolution descended into mob violence, teenage Red Guards dragged Mao Yushi and his father, two proud and bookish engineers, out of their home to sweep a boulevard as a crowd watched and jeered. The pair were then lashed with a copper-flecked whip until their backs were flayed. When Mao later stumbled into …

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Jun 05

NCAA playing catch up

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Jun 05

Wildcats starting to trickle in

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Jun 05

Ex-World Bank Economist With Narrow Lead in Peru Election

A former World Bank economist was edging out the daughter of imprisoned ex-President Alberto Fujimori in Peru’s presidential election Sunday, according to early results from a vote widely seen as a referendum on the disgraced strongman’s legacy. With about half of polling stations counted, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski had 50.6 percent of the votes compared with …

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Jun 05

A roller coaster week…

We are not quite done with the showers as a weak weather disturbance will pass through the area late Monday.The showers will be few and far between and mainly Monday night. Temperatures will drop below normal for midweek before firing up to around 90 for the weekend. Tonight: clearing with some patchy fog developing, Low …

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Jun 05

Asian Shares Mixed as Fed Rate Hike Seen as Less Likely

Asian shares were mostly lower Monday as a U.S. report that showed slowing hiring was seen as making a Federal Reserve rate hike as less likely but sent the dollar lower and fanned fears about the American economy. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 lost 1.3 percent to 16,431.21 in early trading. South Korea’s Kospi …

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Jun 05

Clinton Within Striking Distance of Democratic Nomination

Hillary Clinton is now within striking distance of securing the number of delegates needed to clinch the Democratic presidential nomination — and of making history as the first woman of either major party to do so. Following the results from the Puerto Rico primary Sunday night, the Democratic frontrunner had 2,356 delegates at this hour, …

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Jun 05

US Presses China on Industrial Glut at Strategic Dialogue

U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew urged China on Monday to cut excess steel production that he warned is distorting global trade as the two sides opened a high-level dialogue overshadowed by tension over the South China Sea. The annual meeting of Cabinet-level foreign affairs, trade and other officials from both sides is meant to head …

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