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Breaking News: Vladimir Putin plans military installations on disputed Kuril Islands
   
Posted by: RenoBerkeley SelectMedia

Okinawa :: Japan | updated 2014-04-22 23:14:35 -0700 | political-news

If anyone needs any more proof that Vladimir Putin is on a mission to rebuild the glory of the Soviet Union, look no further than the Kuril Islands, located between the northern tip of Japan and Russia’s Kamchatka Peninsula. This...
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Breaking News: Arrogance imperils repair work at ruined Fukushima nuclear complex (Opinion)
   
Posted by: Nathan Salant

Fukushima :: Japan | updated 2013-12-09 01:31:53 -0800 | technology-news

Emergency workers who assembled storage tanks to hold radioactive water at the meltdown-ravaged Fukushima nuclear power plant complex in Japan were illegally hired and poorly supervised, labor regulators and workers are saying. "Yes, we did a shoddy job," one of...
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Posted by: George Vieto

Tōkyō :: Japan | updated 2014-02-28 19:02:26 -0800 | sports-news

Ratuken Eagles right handed pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, 25, who had a pitching record of 24-0 with an earned run average of 1.27 in the regular season has been given permission to seek employment with Major League Baseball on Wednesday from...
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Source: MarketWatch

Tōkyō :: Japan | updated 2014-07-28 18:30:16 -0700 | business-news

Japan seems likely to tolerate a further weakening of the yen as U.S. monetary policy gradually tightens over the next 12 months and the Bank of Japan maintains its large-scale purchases of domestic government bonds well into 2015. This scenario...
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Source: Reuters

Tōkyō :: Japan | updated 2014-07-28 19:14:24 -0700 | green-news

A Panasonic Corp's lithium-ion battery, which is part of Tesla Motor Inc's Model S and Model X battery packs, is pictured with Tesla Motors logo during a photo opportunity at the Panasonic Center in Tokyo, ahead of the 2013 Tokyo...
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Source: Gawker

Nagasaki :: Japan | updated 2014-07-28 17:22:45 -0700 | entertainment-news

A 16-year-old student in Nagasaki was arrested by police after the dismembered body of her classmate was discovered in her apartment. The student allegedly confessed to police that she sawed off 15-year-old Aiwa Matsuo's head and hand after beating her...
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Source: The Daily Telegraph (Australia)

Zushi :: Japan | updated 2014-07-28 17:53:12 -0700 | entertainment-news

Steve-O was spotted out and about with his Australian publicist last night, after taking her for dinner in Surry Hills. The outrageous Jackass star was spotted wining and dining his Aussie publicist and one half of DJ-darlings, The Faders, Milly...
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Source: Miami Herald

Hiroshima :: Japan | updated 2014-07-28 08:35:00 -0700 | entertainment-news

On August 9, 1974, Vice President Gerald R. Ford became the nation's 38th chief executive as President Richard Nixon's resignation took effect. On this date: In 1814, the Treaty of Fort Jackson, which ended the Creek War, was signed in...
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Source: The Daily Herald

Tōkyō :: Japan | updated 2014-07-28 20:25:37 -0700 | business-news

The only Japanese airline to order the double-decker model, Skymark initially signed a firm contract for four A380s in 2011, and later came back for two more. The aircraft, the biggest and most expensive commercial airliner, has a list price...
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Source: China Post

Sendai :: Japan | updated 2014-07-28 14:01:02 -0700 | green-news

Japanese officials are handing out radiation-blocking iodine tablets to people living in the shadow of two nuclear reactors slated to restart this year, underscoring concerns about atomic power after the Fukushima crisis. The move to distribute the pills which help...
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Source: Japan Today

Sasebo :: Japan | updated 2014-07-28 16:57:07 -0700 | disasters-news

A 16-year-old high school girl who was arrested Sunday for the grisly murder of her 15-year-old classmate in Sasebo, Nagasaki Prefecture, told police on Monday that she wanted to see what it was like to kill someone. The suspect was...
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Source: Just Jared

Tōkyō :: Japan | updated 2014-07-28 16:43:27 -0700 | entertainment-news

Nicola Peltz rocks an orange dress while walking the red carpet at the premiere of her movie Transformers: Age of Extinction on Monday (July 28) at the Toho Cinemas Nihonbashi in Tokyo, Japan. The 19-year-old actress changed into a drop...
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Source: Turks and Caicos Free Press

Tōkyō :: Japan | updated 2014-07-28 15:38:09 -0700 | business-news

Japan's Sony Corp is hammering out plans to rise from the ashes of nearly $10 billion lost in six years by building a future around its last consumer electronics blockbuster - the PlayStation. Sony plans to reposition the video console...
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Source: KTRK Houston

Tōkyō :: Japan | updated 2014-07-28 10:50:34 -0700 | allnews

A Japanese teenager is accused of killing a classmate, then dismembering her. According to police, the teen hit the 15-year-old victim with an object before strangling her. They go on to say the teen told them she cut off the...
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Source: Hollywood Reporter Film

Tōkyō :: Japan | updated 2014-07-28 09:52:01 -0700 | entertainment-news

Local audiences have given "Godzilla" a welcoming return home. There was some concern about how local moviegoers would respond following the poor box-office performance of other recent Hollywood films with Japanese themes. Godzilla crushed the opposition at the Japanese box...
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