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A Japanese minister is being slammed for taking 2 weeks of paternity leave, highlighting the country's toxic overwork culture

A Japanese minister is being slammed for taking 2 weeks of paternity leave, highlighting the country's toxic overwork cultureEnvironmental Minister Shinjiro Koizumi says he wants to encourage other men to do the same. Only 6% of Japanese male workers take paternity leave.



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Residents, vacationers urged to leave Australian region as fire conditions worsen

Residents, vacationers urged to leave Australian region as fire conditions worsenResidents and vacationers in part of the Australian state of Victoria were urged to leave on Sunday ahead of what is expected to be a day of extreme fire danger. State Emergency Management Commissioner Andrew Crisp told both residents and tens of thousands of vacationers in the East Gippsland region to leave no later than Monday morning. “What we are saying now, based on the conditions that will be confronting us tomorrow across the state, but in particular in East Gippsland, is that if you’re holidaying in that part of the state, it’s time that you left,” Crisp said at a media conference on Sunday.



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Norwegian woman told to leave India after joining citizenship law protest

Norwegian woman told to leave India after joining citizenship law protestA Norwegian woman on holiday in India's southern state of Kerala has been told to leave the country after she joined a protest against Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new citizenship law, authorities said on Friday.



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House lawyers leave door open to new articles of impeachment

House lawyers leave door open to new articles of impeachmentIn a federal appeals court filing, House lawyers said testimony from Don McGahn could provide new evidence President Trump committed additional impeachable offenses.



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Prison clashes leave 36 dead in Honduras

Prison clashes leave 36 dead in HondurasAt least 36 people were killed in weekend clashes in Honduran prisons as the military and police try to regain control after a spate of murders linked to the criminal gangs plaguing the country. On Sunday afternoon, 18 gang members died in a clash between inmates at El Porvenir prison, 60 kilometers (40 miles) north of the capital Tegucigalpa. "Firearms, knives and machetes" were used in the brawl, which also left 10 wounded, Lieutenant Jose Coello, a spokesman for the National Inter-Institutional Security Force (Fusina), told local media.



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Top Trump ally in U.S. House to leave Congress, eyes work with president

Top Trump ally in U.S. House to leave Congress, eyes work with presidentOne of U.S. President Donald Trump’s most stalwart allies in the House of Representatives, Republican Mark Meadows, said on Thursday he will not seek re-election next year and could seek a position to work with Trump in some capacity. “My time serving Western North Carolina in Congress will come to a close at the end of this term,” Meadows, a founding member of Republican’s conservative House Freedom Caucus, said in a statement. “My work with President Trump and his administration is only beginning,” Meadows wrote.



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Erdogan says Turkey will not leave Syria until other countries pull out region

Erdogan says Turkey will not leave Syria until other countries pull out regionTurkey will not leave Syria until other countries pull out, President Tayyip Erdogan was quoted as saying on Friday, and Ankara will continue its cross-border offensive against Kurdish fighters until every one of them has left the region.



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Bill Gates says Elizabeth Warren’s wealth tax would leave him ‘counting what he had left over’

Bill Gates says Elizabeth Warren’s wealth tax would leave him ‘counting what he had left over’Bill Gates has criticised Elizabeth Warren’s proposed wealth tax, claiming it left him doing “a little math about what I have left over”.The Microsoft founder and billionaire spoke about the Democratic presidential candidate’s plan at The New York Times DealBook conference on Wednesday.



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Operations resume at Iraqi port, oil refinery after protesters leave: sources

Operations resume at Iraqi port, oil refinery after protesters leave: sourcesOperations resumed at a port and an oil refinery in southern Iraq on Thursday after protesters left both areas, port officials, security and oil sources said. Anti-government demonstrators had blocked roads at Umm Qasr commodities port, halting operations for more than a week. On Wednesday, they stopped fuel tankers entering or leaving Nassiriya oil refinery, causing shortages in the south.



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UAW president taking leave amid corruption probe

UAW president taking leave amid corruption probeThe United Auto Workers announced Saturday that President Gary Jones is taking a paid leave of absence amid a federal investigation of corruption within the union. The UAW said Jones requested the leave, which is effective Sunday. UAW Vice President Rory Gamble will serve as acting president.



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