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6 hrs ago | The Japan Times

Old and new mingle sweetly at Summer Sonic

After Queen finished "Another One Bites The Dust" - 10 minutes before 8 p.m. on the Sunday of this year's Summer Sonic in Chiba - hundreds of fans darted for the exits of QVC Marine Field Stadium.

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Justin Timberlake ice Bucket Challenges

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

10 hrs ago | Indybay.org

Tokyo Japan Solidarity Action With Gaza-Protest At Zim Tokyo Offices

A labor delegation of visited the offices of Zim in Tokyo to protest of the massacre and attacks on the workers and people of Gaza.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

NHK World

Saiki: Ministry gathering information on hostage

Japan's vice foreign minister Akitaka Saiki says officials are doing their best to confirm the identity and safety of what appears to be a Japanese hostage in Syria.

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The Nation

Tokyo embassy probes fatal car crash involving three Thai citizens

The Thai Embassy in Tokyo is looking into a car accident involving three Thais arrested for drunk driving that killed a young woman and seriously injured a man.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Art Daily

Mai Yamashita + Naoto Kobayashi in Ryan Lee's RLWindow

Ryan Lee is presenting Infinity by Japanese artist duo Mai Yamashita + Naoto Kobayashi in RLWindow, a work that investigates the veracity of a simple statement: Paths are made by walking.

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International Business Times

Gwyneth Paltrow Allegedly Dating 'Glee' Creator Brad...

Chris Martin of Coldplay performs at the MTV Video Music Awards Japan 2014 in Chiba, near Tokyo June 14, 2014.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Yahoo!

Giant American fish teaches Japanese pear how to play baseball

The Miami Marlins baseball team mascot is a large anthropomorphized marlin named Billy.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

International Business Times

Sony to Introduce Share Play in Fall, Announces 10 Million PlayStation 4 Sales

For the uninitiated, Share Play is a feature that will let a user to allow a friend to play a game on his or her behalf.

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ContactMusic.com

Lady Gaga given stuffed dog from fan

Lady Gaga was left delighted when a Japanese fan gave her a stuffed toy of her pet French Bulldog Asia while she was out in Tokyo, where she is playing two shows as part of her 'ArtRave: The Artpop Ball' tour.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Japan Times

Future appears bright for indoor veggie farms

A 1,260-sq.-meter factory in Kashiwanoha, Chiba Prefecture, is kept extremely clean, shutting out external air because it affects product quality, and workers wear clean-room suits and take a warm shower before entering the facility.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables, World News, Japan, Agriculture, Science

Deadline

XYZ Boards Sales On Sono's 'Tokyo Tribe' &...

EXCLUSIVE: Ahead of next month's Toronto International Film Festival , LA-based XYZ Films has pacted with Nikkatsu to handle North America sales on two of the Japanese distributor's anticipated genre titles.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

SciFi Japan

TV #22: Wonder Festival - Summer 2014

On July 27th, SciFi JAPAN TV attended Wonder Festival - Summer 2014! Wonder Festival is a bi-annual event held in the Makuhari Messe, in Chiba Prefecture, Japan with a wide display of "garage kits".

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

International Business Times

Actress Gwyneth Paltrow's 'Uncoupling' With Coldplay...

Actress Gwyneth Paltrow said she and her husband, singer Chris Martin, have had a "conscious uncoupling" between them.

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Japan Herald

Japanese Market Retreats After Opening Higher

After opening modestly higher on positive cues from Wall Street, the Japanese stock market retreated on Tuesday, with investors reacting to some corporate earnings reports.The benchmark Nikkei 225 index is down 40.9 points or 0.3 percent at 15,433.6, after advancing to 15,507.3 in early trades.Japan Steel Works is down over 6.5 percent.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Asia News Network

TOKYO: Japan's child abuse cases reach record 73,765

A record 73,765 cases of child abuse were brought to the attention of 207 child consultation centres across Japan in fiscal 2013, according to a preliminary report released Monday by the Health, Labour and Welfare Ministry.

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ContactMusic.com

Lady Gaga has 'special bond' with dog

Lady Gaga believes she and her dog are able to communicate with each other by just looking into each other's eyes.

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The Japan Times

Child abuse cases nationwide topped 70,000 mark for first time last year

The number of child abuse cases handled by child consultation centers across the nation in fiscal 2013, which ended March 31, stood at 73,765, topping the 70,000 mark for the first time since the government began compiling data in fiscal 1990, the government said Monday.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

The Times

Flowery Branch graduate on a mission of faith

The phrase - pronounced 'doe ee-tosh-ee mah-shee-tay' - means "you're welcome" in the language; a common phrase, one Thompson is sure to use during her upcoming 10-month mission trip to the country.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

NewsTarget.com

TCM herb Eucommia does more for men and women than relieve backaches

The bark of the Eucommia ulmoides plant, also known as "Du Zhong", has been used for thousands of years by Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioners for various medical purposes.

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Related Topix: Japan, World News, Medicine, Hypertension, Health

Bangkok Post

HD demand to outstrip satellite size

Thailand is bracing for a shortage of capacity on satellite transponders used for digital television, as broadcasters are rapidly expanding digital channels.

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