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  • January 26, 2017
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NHK gave top play to a report that President Trump signed an executive order on Wednesday ordering the construction of a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. Fuji TV reported that a Jamaican relay team has been stripped of its gold medal from the 2008 Beijing Olympics because one of the members was found guilty of a doping violation, putting the Japanese team in second place. Other top news included reports that Ozeki Kisenosato became the first Japan-born yokozuna sumo wrestler since 1998 on Wednesday.


Major front-page items in national papers included a surge in share prices during Wednesday’s trading at the New York Stock Exchange, President Trump’s signing of an executive order on building a wall on the U.S.-Mexica border, and arrangements to hold a U.S.-Japan summit meeting in Washington on Feb. 10. 

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