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Japan's emperor suggests he would like to abdicate

The Imperial House of Japan also referred to as the Imperial Family and the Yamato dynasty, comprises those members of the extended family of the reigning Emperor of Japan who undertake official and public duties. "It occurs to me from time to time to wonder whether it is possible to prevent such a situation", he concluded, perhaps as strongly as he could suggest he would like to see a smoother transition.


Parents speak out for justice in killing of NYC runner

Parents speak out for justice in killing of NYC runner

In addition to dealing with the horrific sexual assault and murder of jogger Karina Vetrano, neighbors are also struggling with the knowledge that her killer is still out there and has yet to be identified. Father Francis Colamaria also spoke at the funeral, borrowing from Vetrano's own published poems and essays, as well as words she posted on her bedroom wall as inspiration.


California wildfires likely to worsen as season peaks: forecaster

California wildfires likely to worsen as season peaks: forecaster

Officials say it was started by an illegal campfire. Hot, dry temperatures often combined with winds have made firefighting conditions hard, destroying homes and forcing evacuations. In Nevada, firefighters were dealing with dry, hot winds and the possibility of erratic flames in a series of wildfires that have charred nearly 75 square miles of rangeland.



'The Bachelorette: The Men Tell All' 2016 Live Stream

First, we must continue with last week's rose ceremony. Before jetting off to Thailand with her three remaining suitors, " The Bachelorette " had to decide if she wanted to continue her relationship with Luke, following his eleventh hour admission of love.



Freedom Caucus Blasts House GOP Leaders For Kansas Rep's Primary Loss

A three-term House member who came to Washington in the Tea Party wave of 2010, he was viewed-depending on who you are-either as a principled leader among the most conservative House Republicans or as a troublemaking rabble-rouser who made the flawless the enemy of the good.


Orlando Mayor wants Pulse Nightclub as permanent memorial after shooting

Orlando Mayor wants Pulse Nightclub as permanent memorial after shooting

Besides those killed, another 53 people were wounded during the June 12 attack. On Wednesday, Dyer and Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel visited the makeshift memorial that has sprung up on the site. "It's sacred ground to her". Cassandra Lafser, a spokeswoman for Dyer, added: "We wouldn't be having these discussions if the mayor wasn't serious in our interest in acquiring the property".