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Japan's emperor says he's concerned about fulfilling duties

The emperor can't ask for the law to be amended, though, because the constitution imposed by the U.S.at the end of World War II forbids emperors from political speech . Akihito said the more than yearlong period of mourning and funeral events after an emperor's death also places a heavy strain on those involved, in particular the imperial family.

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39 killed by mudslides in Mexico; new storm aims for Baja

At least 40 people have been killed in eastern Mexico after their homes were buried under tons of mud and rocks after heavy rains, brought to the county by Tropical Storm Earl . EDT. That was in addition to 10 people who died in mudslides in Coscomatepec, Tequila and Huayacocotla, in a mountainous region of Veracruz state, Governor Javier Duarte said on Twitter .

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How to watch the Olympics on TV, online, and on mobile

But there's no cable to install - or disconnect after the Olympics . Of course, NBC will be airing replays aplenty throughout the two weeks. It's that time again: the Summer Olympics are beginning and its usual kickoff event - a spectacular opening ceremony - will be underway on Friday, August 5.

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Boy, 12, Dies at Kansas Water Park

Verrückt was built in Kansas City because it didn't have a height restriction, its designer designer John Schooley told CNN when it opened in July 2014. The park will be closed Monday as well. The slide will be closed pending a full investigation. Verrückt means "insane" in German. She said to her knowledge, nothing like this has happened at the Kansas City, Kansas, water park before.

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'The Bachelorette: The Men Tell All': JoJo Fletcher explains Luke's exit

Jordan will win out over Robby , according to Reality Steve . JoJo Fletcher came looking for love on The Bachelorette Season 12 It seemed she found it in abundance, with a sorrowful goodbye every time one of the contenders walks home.

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Tea Party favorite Huelskamp loses Republican primary for US Congress

Interest groups also spent more than $2.7 million on the race, with Marshall benefiting significantly more. Huelskamp, however, didn't complain when that outside money was also going to his campaign. "I've been keeping an eye on the First District congressional race in Kansas", read the Dole tweet. Huelskamp had the backing of the National Rifle Association, the National Right to Life, Kansans for Life and the endorsement of Sen.