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  • June 8, 2016
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NHK gave top play to a report that four suspects were taken into custody over their alleged involvement in a terrorist attack in Istanbul, Turkey, on Tuesday, which killed 11 people and injured 36. Most commercial networks led with reports that a female pop idol who was in a coma after being stabbed by one of her fans last month has regained consciousness.


Most national dailies gave top play to U.S. media reports that Hillary Clinton has become the presumptive presidential nominee of the Democratic Party. Yomiuri led with a report on survey results showing that only 21 of the 47 prefectures and 20 ordinance-designated cities have set a goal of setting aside three days’ worth of food for use in a natural disaster, while Nikkei gave top coverage to a plan by Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ to relinquish its role as a primary dealer of Japanese government bonds.

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