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World’s oldest person dies in Japan at age 117 – newspaper

TOKYO, JAPAN (BNO NEWS) -- Misao Okawa, born at a time when Meiji ruled the Japanese Empire and sixteen years before the outbreak of World War I, died at her residence in Japan on Wednesday, local media reported. She was 117 years old and had [...]

World’s oldest person dies in Japan at age 117 – newspaper

TOKYO, JAPAN (BNO NEWS) -- Misao Okawa, born at a time when Meiji ruled the Japanese Empire and sixteen years before the outbreak of World War I, died at her residence in Japan on Wednesday, local media reported. She was 117 years old and had [...]

Washington governor bans state-funded travel to Indiana over controversial law

OLYMPIA, WASHINGTON (BNO NEWS) -- Washington Governor Jay Inslee said Monday that he will impose an administration-wide ban on state-funded travel to Indiana over a controversial religious rights bill there that opponents say could give businesses [...]

Washington governor bans state-funded travel to Indiana over controversial law

OLYMPIA, WASHINGTON (BNO NEWS) -- Washington Governor Jay Inslee said Monday that he will impose an administration-wide ban on state-funded travel to Indiana over a controversial religious rights bill there that opponents say could give businesses [...]

Singapore’s founding father Lee Kuan Yew dead at 91

SINGAPORE (BNO NEWS) -- Former Singapore prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, who is widely recognized as the founding father of modern Singapore and who led the country for more than three decades, died early Monday after a battle with severe pneumonia, [...]

U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) to be charged with corruption within days – WSJ

The U.S. Justice Department is preparing to file corruption charges against U.S. Senator Robert Menendez of New Jersey as early as this week, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday, citing people familiar with the investigation. Menendez [...]

Condition of Singapore’s founding father Lee Kuan Yew ‘weakens further’ – gov’t

SINGAPORE (BNO NEWS) -- The condition of former Singapore prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, who is widely recognized as the founding father of modern Singapore and who led the country for more than three decades, has weakened further, the prime minister's [...]

Condition of Singapore’s founding father Lee Kuan Yew ‘weakens further’ – gov’t

SINGAPORE (BNO NEWS) -- The condition of former Singapore prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, who is widely recognized as the founding father of modern Singapore and who led the country for more than three decades, has weakened further, the prime minister's [...]

Forensic experts identify another MH17 crash victim, 2 still unaccounted-for

HILVERSUM, THE NETHERLANDS (BNO NEWS) -- Forensic experts in the Netherlands have identified another victim of downed Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, leaving only two people whose remains have not yet been accounted-for, the Dutch government [...]

Condition of Singapore’s founding father Lee Kuan Yew worsens

SINGAPORE (BNO NEWS) -- The condition of former Singapore prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, who is widely recognized as the founding father of modern Singapore and who led the country for more than three decades, has deteriorated further, the prime [...]