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U.S. President Joe Biden answers questions from reporters at the White House in Washington on Thursday.
WORLD / Politics
Feb 11, 2024
Biden’s gaffe-heavy week shows dilemma over 2024 media strategy
The president's aides ponder whether it’s better to confront or ignore concerns about his age and acuity.
WORLD / Politics
May 6, 2015
Parliamentary candidate from Britain's UKIP suspended for threatening to shoot rival
The anti-European Union UK Independence Party suspended one of its parliamentary candidates on Tuesday, two days before Britain's national election, for threatening to "put a bullet" in his Conservative rival.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Aug 14, 2014
Brazil presidential candidate Campos reported dead in plane crash
Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos died Wednesday in an airplane crash in the southeastern city of Santos, Globo News and Folha de S. Paulo reported. He was 49.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 22, 2014
Internet wiz courts offbeat vote
A Tokyo gubernatorial candidate with an offbeat platform surfaced Wednesday, just one day before applications to run in the Feb. 9 election have to be filed.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 22, 2014
Old LDP nemesis rides comeback trail to Tokyo
Morihiro Hosokawa, the former prime minister who rocked and transformed Japanese politics in the early 1990s, is back, this time as a leading candidate for Tokyo governor, running as an anti-nuclear crusader seeking the abolishment of all atomic power plants.
Japan Times
JAPAN / ANALYSIS
Jan 10, 2014
Any Hosokawa presence in Tokyo race bad for Abe
The emergence of Morihiro Hosokawa as a potential candidate could be a game-changer for the Tokyo gubernatorial race and deal a severe blow to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's administration.

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Hideo Shimoju points to a possible site that his fellow neighbors may relocate to. Such relocations have happened before, but not preemptively.
In disaster-prone Japan, some communities consider major moves