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Child at center of legal fight over keeping her on ventilator has died, family says

Payton Summons “passed naturally” after her heart stopped beating on its own Friday around 8:30 p.m., while she was still on the ventilator that had become the crux of a legal battle between her parents and a Texas hospital, her family’s attorney said. 581 more words

National

Trump says US is ending decades-old nuclear arms treaty with Russia

President Donald Trump announced Saturday that the US is pulling out of the landmark Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty with Russia, a decades-old agreement that has drawn the ire of the President. 203 more words

News

(Saudi Bone-Saw Murder)

Thou shalt not kill…

A billion dollar arms deal!

– Jen

(How much is a human life worth… < $110 billion USD.  Tsk tsk…)

Poetry

Mohammed bin Salman's inner circle takes the blame for Khashoggi's death

After 18 days in which Saudi Arabia adamantly denied that any harm had come to Jamal Khashoggi at its consulate in Istanbul, it committed a startling about-face. 712 more words

News

Tokyo Tsukiji inner fish market illegally reopens as protesting merchants sneak in, sell sashimi

Unhappy about government-mandated move to new facility, wholesalers occupy part of the market to do business as usual. 499 more words

Japan

Bath Bombs and Civil Disobedience

(image: Ayesha Siddiqi, Twitter)

It’s Week 12, and I had decided to indulge myself by dropping in to LUSH after class on Friday to purchase some of their bath bombs, while ignoring the fact that I also had this final blog post to make on this site. 556 more words

Marketing

Korean pop star wears T-shirt commemorating Hiroshima atomic bombing, draws criticism in Japan

Photo surfaces following overseas concert by BTS as band continues to gain international popularity. 388 more words

Japan