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Tokyo Governor Resigns Over Spending Scandal

Tokyo's governor resigned Wednesday amid accusations that he was using state funds for a lavish personal lifestyle. Yoichi Masuzoe, 67, had been battling the prospect of a vote of no confidence for weeks before submitting his resignation. All major political parties in the Tokyo legislature and agreed to submit a no-confidence motion against Masuzoe, which had been scheduled for a vote Wednesday. Masuzoe's resignation, though unlikely to impact Tokyo's management of the...

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