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As expected, Japan’s parliament elected Yukio Hatoyama as the country’s new prime minister on Wednesday. The vote by the lower house of the parliament was virtually assured.
Liberal Democratic Party Prime Minister Taro Aso resigned early Wednesday, setting the stage for Democratic Party of Japan leader Yukio Hatoyama to take over the reins of government. Last month, Japanese voters swept Aso’s party — which had governed Japan for nearly 50 years — from power in the wake of Japan’s worst recession since World War II
It’s all but certain that Yukio Hatoyama will be elected Japan’s next prime minister on Wednesday. Less clear is the direction the nation will take under him
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Winds whipping across southeastern Australia’s countryside continued to fan deadly brushfires Wednesday, spreading flames through rural towns and ravaging scores of homes. “The temperatures are much cooler, but the concern is there’s still this wind which sort of fans the flames and keeps them spreading,” said CNN Correspondent John Vause from Whittlesea, where tent cities have sprung up just north of Melbourne. Relief agencies pitched camps for those forced out of their homes.
As fires smoldered and sometimes raged across sections of the scarred landscape Tuesday, rescue officials in Victoria attempted to offer solace to hundreds burned out of their homes and frustrated at being unable to return. Tent cities sprung up around Whittlesea, just north of Melbourne, as relief agencies pitched camps for those forced out of their homes