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Breaking News: General's reprimand only scratches the surface
 
Posted by: Mike Sarzo SelectMedia

Okinawa :: Japan | updated 2014-04-22 23:58:39 -0700 | disasters-news

Opinion The problems that resulted in Maj. Gen. Michael T. Harrison receiving a reprimand for sitting on complaints of sexual assaults that piled up during his tenure as commanding officer of United States Army forces in Japan are more than...
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Source: Fox

Tōkyō :: Japan | updated 2014-04-20 21:46:42 -0700 | disasters-news

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a religious offering Monday to a Tokyo shrine that honors the dead, including executed war criminals -- long a source of tension with Japan's neighbors China and South Korea. Abe's offering at the Yasukuni...
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Breaking News: Japan PM sends offering to war shrine
 
Source: The Olympian

Tōkyō :: Japan | updated 2014-04-21 09:57:53 -0700 | disasters-news

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a religious offering Monday to a Tokyo shrine that honors the dead, including executed war criminals long a source of tension with Japan's neighbors China and South Korea. Abe's offering at the Yasukuni Shrine...
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Source: Fox

Obama :: Japan | updated 2014-04-20 04:48:23 -0700 | disasters-news

A Japanese Cabinet minister on Sunday visited a Tokyo shrine that honors the dead, including war criminals, a gesture that has repeatedly caused friction with Japan's neighbors. Lawmaker Keiji Furuya, who chairs the National Public Safety Commission, said on his...
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Source: Gawker

Okinawa :: Japan | updated 2014-04-18 14:11:07 -0700 | disasters-news

Journalism has a short shelf life, which is why people who are not journalists mostly don't remember the name "Ernie Pyle" anymore. He died on this day in 1945, doing what he had done more or less throughout World War...
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Source: 10 News

Yokosuka :: Japan | updated 2014-04-18 11:58:15 -0700 | disasters-news

A federal criminal complaint unsealed in San Diego charges a fourth Navy officer with accepting cash, luxury travel and consumer electronics from a foreign defense contractor in exchange for classified and internal U.S. maritime military information.
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Source: Vancouver Sun

Oyama :: Japan | updated 2014-04-17 11:26:19 -0700 | disasters-news

A 36-year-old Okanagan man has been charged for allegedly possessing and making explosive devices last summer...Lindsey Houghton, a spokesman for the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit B.C., says John Jason Neufeld has been charged with possession of an explosive substance,...
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Source: Japan Today

Tochigi :: Japan | updated 2014-04-16 23:53:13 -0700 | disasters-news

Tochigi prefectural police said Thursday that they are questioning a man in his 30s over the murder of a 7-year-old girl in December 2005. Japanese media quoted police as saying that the man, who was arrested for dealing in fake...
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Source: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Tōkyō :: Japan | updated 2014-04-16 10:55:22 -0700 | disasters-news

In the House, April 16, 2014 Rains, melting snow cause extensive road closures Floods hit P.E.I. east and west Protest demands better mental health, addictions services Island Storm lose game 6 in NBL final Trans-Canada bumpy ride will smooth out...
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Source: The Boston Globe

Hiroshima :: Japan | updated 2014-04-13 08:23:53 -0700 | disasters-news

Training as a gunner's mate in the Navy in World War II, Sirois was standing shoulder-to-shoulder with a lieutenant, making conversation, when a sudden explosion threw shrapnel in every direction. As he turned to tell the officer that a gun...
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Source: Japan Times

Kai :: Japan | updated 2014-04-11 09:37:22 -0700 | disasters-news

In response to growing calls from grief-stricken crime victims, the Diet enacted a law Friday to stiffen punishment for juvenile offenders, including longer prison terms. Juveniles who commit crimes that would earn them life sentences if they had been adults...
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Source: The Guardian

Tōkyō :: Japan | updated 2014-04-09 03:01:41 -0700 | disasters-news

A US military guard carries shackles in Guantanamo Bay: 'For Aamer there was physical abuse but there was also second degree torture'. Photograph: John Moore/Getty Images Two nights ago I watched The Railway Man at a local film festival. Afterwards,...
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Breaking News: Accident at nuclear power plant  area in Fukushima
 
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Fukushima :: Japan | updated 2014-04-11 22:54:54 -0700 | disasters-news

Administration Japanese nuclear emergency, "Fukushima-1" began pumping groundwater from the surrounding areas to ensure that it does not fall into the zone of the station and there was not exposed to radioactive contamination. The purpose of the operation - reduce...
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Source: Inquirer.net

Okinawa :: Japan | updated 2014-04-08 17:02:49 -0700 | disasters-news

Javier (left), 104, and his brother civil engineer Fernando Javier, 106...PhilippinesTwo brothers are considered the oldest living war veterans and survivors of the gruelling Bataan Death March on April 9, 1942. Civil engineer Fernando Perez Javier, a University of the...
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Source: The Independent

Obama :: Japan | updated 2014-04-06 13:20:43 -0700 | disasters-news

Share I had to go to California to learn that Michiko Shiota Gingery, who lives in the Central Park area of Glendale City, suffers feelings of exclusion, discomfort and anger because her local authority unveiled a memorial to the innocent...
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