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The playboy who got away with $242m – using ‘black magic’

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 10:00Sat, 02/17/2018 - 11:45
olympic coverage, talking about 18 year old nathan chen like he’s a golden god, destined for the podium, burying him in unnecessary pressure on top of the pressure of his first olympics: wow he seems stressed
  
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To the non-skating fans on my TL: Nathan Chen absolutely deserves the hype he's received. The pressure of this whole damn country was on him and he cracked. He's still worth it.
  
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petition for us to all crowdfund to fly to south korea and give nathan chen a Really Big Hug right now
  
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This sport is absolutely brutal & unforgiving.
  
Hang in there @nathanwchen
  
Your time will come. #PyongChang2018
  
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Reality Check: Has Shinzo Abe's 'womenomics' worked in Japan?

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 08:25Sat, 02/17/2018 - 09:40
Only 47 out of 465 lawmakers are women. Percentage-wise, this is the lowest level in the G8, and also lags behind other countries in the region like South Korea, Indonesia and China.
Only 47 out of 465 lawmakers in the House of Representatives are women. Percentage-wise, this is the lowest level in the G8, and also lags behind other countries in the region like South Korea, Indonesia and China.
Japan elects its members of parliament in two ways; 295 members are chosen in single-seat constituencies by plurality, and the remaining ones are elected in block districts by proportional representation.
Japan elects its members of parliament in two ways; 289 members are chosen in single-seat constituencies by plurality, and the remaining ones are elected in block districts by proportional representation.

Florida school shooting: FBI under pressure over failure to act

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 05:35Sat, 02/17/2018 - 09:10
FBI Director Christopher Wray said the bureau was "still investigating the facts".
FBI Director Christopher Wray said the bureau was "still investigating the facts" and was committed to "getting to the bottom of what happened".
"I am committed to getting to the bottom of what happened in this particular matter, as well as reviewing our processes for responding to information that we receive from the public," he said.
  
  
Questions are also being asked about how local police responded to concern about Nikolas Cruz.
  
Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel said his office had received 20 "calls for service" about him.
  
Each one would be scrutinised, he said, without going into detail about the nature of the calls.