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Ruling bloc-backed candidate wins Kochi gubernatorial election

National / Politics Nov 24, 2019

Ruling bloc-backed candidate wins Kochi gubernatorial election

Former internal affairs ministry bureaucrat Seiji Hamada, a candidate supported by the ruling bloc, on Sunday defeated a rival backed by four opposition parties in the Kochi gubernatorial election to succeed the three-term incumbent. Hamada, 56, beat fellow newcomer Kenji Matsumoto, 35, a Japanese Communist ...

Boris Johnson unveils manifesto for Brexit Britain

World / Politics Nov 24, 2019

Boris Johnson unveils manifesto for Brexit Britain

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was set to unveil his Conservative Party's manifesto Sunday, pledging to move on from Brexit and austerity in a bid to secure a general election victory. Having taken over a minority administration in July and unable to speed his EU ...

Tesla Cybertruck gets 150,000 orders in first two days

Business Nov 24, 2019

Tesla Cybertruck gets 150,000 orders in first two days

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said on Saturday that there have been about 150,000 orders thus far for the electric carmaker's Cybertruck, which was unveiled late on Thursday. "146k Cybertruck orders so far, with 42 percent choosing dual, 41 percent tri & 17 percent single motor," ...

Ex-K-pop singer Goo Hara found dead at her home in Seoul

Music Nov 24, 2019

Ex-K-pop singer Goo Hara found dead at her home in Seoul

A former member of South Korea's top K-pop girl group was found dead Sunday, the country's Yonhap news agency reported citing police. The body of Goo Hara, 28, was discovered at her home in southern Seoul, Yonhap said. Police were not immediately available for comment. Goo, better ...

Hakuho puts finishing touches on 43rd career title

Sumo / Basho Reports Nov 24, 2019

Hakuho puts finishing touches on 43rd career title

Yokozuna Hakuho finished his championship run at the Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament on Sunday with a victory over ozeki Takakeisho at Fukuoka Kokusai Center. In a bout that was preceded by a long staring contest before the start, Hakuho quickly gained the advantage and forced ...