Will Japan allow its Emperor to abdicate? Interim report suggests Akihito could get his hinted wish – Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science Monitor Will Japan allow its Emperor to abdicate? Interim report suggests Akihito could get his hinted wishChristian Science MonitorA government panel looking into the prospect of Emperor Akihito's abdication suggests that one-time legislation could permit the current emperor to step down from his duties, avoiding any permanent change to the system. Monitor's Best: […]

President Trump signs order to withdraw from Trans-Pacific Partnership – Washington Post

Washington Post President Trump signs order to withdraw from Trans-Pacific PartnershipWashington PostPresident Trump began recasting America's role in the global economy Monday, canceling an agreement for a sweeping trade deal with Asia that he once called a “potential disaster.” Trump signed the executive order formally ending the United States' …Killing TPP is bad news for Americans, […]

Trump reverses abortion policy for aid to NGOs – CNN

CNN Trump reverses abortion policy for aid to NGOsCNNWashington (CNN) President Donald Trump signed an executive action on Monday reinstating the so-called Mexico City Policy, which bars international non-governmental organizations that perform or promote abortions from receiving US government …Trump reinstates ban on US funds promoting abortion overseasThe HillTrump Revives Reagan-Era Ban on Use of Foreign […]

Trident: Defence Secretary refuses to give test missile details – BBC News

Mirror.co.uk Trident: Defence Secretary refuses to give test missile detailsBBC NewsDefence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon has refused to divulge "operational details" of what happened during a Trident test last June. It is reported that a missile went off course, but the government has not confirmed or denied this. Theresa May was told …Why a Missile […]

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