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Magnitude 6.6 earthquake hits off Japan's northeast coast: USGS

The agency said the quake struck at 02:32am in the Pacific Ocean at a depth of 60 kilometres north east of Japan's Hokkaido island, close to the disputed Russian administered Kuril Islands.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Etymologia: Borrelia miyamotoi

A genus of gram-negative, anaerobic spirochete bacteria, Borrelia was named after French biologist AmA©dA©e Borrel.

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The Japan Times

Saga targeted as new Osprey host

The Defense Ministry is considering deploying MV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor transport aircraft to a civilian airport in Saga Prefecture, according to sources.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Japan Times

Ryuichi Sakamoto delves into cities and nature at Sapporo International Art Festival

Sapporo is generally known for three things: snow, ramen and beer. These things, and festivals such as the Snow Festival or City Jazz, are what draw more than 14 million tourists to the city every year.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Bloomberg

Hokkaido Said to Mull $980 Million Sale of Airport Rights

Hokkaido, the northern Japanese prefecture known for its ski resorts, is considering a sale of rights to operate the nation's fourth-busiest state-run airport, said people with knowledge of the matter.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Stickyrice

Seoul Dining

Twenty-two years ago, while living in Sapporo, Japan, I nearly made it to Seoul.

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English Dong-A

Japan`s Self-Defense Forces anniversary celebration in Seoul

Japan`s Self-Defense Forces anniversary celebration in Seoul . JULY 11, 2014 03:53.

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Ag Professional

Farmer's lost iPhone takes wild international journey

According to the Associated Press, Keven Whitney lost his iPhone last October when it slipped out of his shirt pocket as he was unloading grain in Chickasha, Okla.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Town Talk

Man loses cellphone, but gets it back ... eight months later from Japan

Oklahoma farmer Kevin Whitney thought his iPhone was lost for good when it fell into a grain elevator last year.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

International Business Times

5.6-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Northern Japan; No Tsunami Warning Issued

Children stand among merchandise from an earthquake-damaged store in San Pedro, in the San Marcos region in northwest Guatemala, July 8, 2014.

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The Jackson Sun

Farmer loses phone, returned 8 months later

An Oklahoma farmer's iPhone that was lost when it fell into a grain elevator has been returned to him unscathed after it was found in Japan.

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National Public Radio

Farmer Loses Phone, Returned 8 Months Later

An Oklahoma farmer's iPhone that was lost when it fell into a grain elevator has been returned to him unscathed after it was found in Japan.

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The Standard

Quake hits northern Japan

A 5.6-magnitude earthquake struck northern Japan on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said, with no immediate reports of damage, as a powerful typhoon lashed the country's far south.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

TechEBlog

10 Strange and Creepy Japanese Urban Legends

How about some strange and creepy Japanese urban legends to start off your holiday weekend? First up, we have the Okiku doll, which can be found at the Mannenji temple in Iwamizawa, Hokkaido prefecture.

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The Japan Times

Hakodate sues to halt reactor project in Aomori

The city of Hakodate, Hokkaido, is seeking a court injunction to prevent a nuclear plant from being built as suspicions continue to run deep about the central government's ability to safely regulate atomic power three years after the Fukushima disaster began.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

West Australian

Japan city launches legal bid to halt reactor build

A Japanese city was Thursday asking a court for an injunction to prevent a nuclear plant being built, in a country that remains deeply suspicious of the technology three years after Fukushima.

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Daily Times

Japan city launches legal bid to halt reactor build : July 03, 2014,

A Japanese city was asking a court for an injunction to prevent a nuclear plant being built, in a country that remains deeply suspicious of the technology three years after Fukushima.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

The Japan Times

Prefectural and local authorities warn government over Constitution

Over the past few weeks, swaths of prefectural and local governments have condemned Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's moves to reinterpret the Constitution, citing either disagreement with the aim or opposition to how it was carried out.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

The Independent & Free Press

Japanese jazz musicians in Acton on Saturday

For four years Eden Mills has welcomed the winners of the previous year's Sapporo International Jazz Festival competition as an energizing fanfare for summer.

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The Japan Times

Legal tussle over parental ties

The Supreme Court is scheduled to hand down a ruling next month on two cases that raise the difficult question of how to legally treat father-child relationships when DNA tests have denied the possibility of blood ties with an accuracy of 99.99 percent.

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