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2 hrs ago | ABC News

This Week in Pictures: Top Photos from Around the Globe

Israeli artist Yaron Bob makes one of his metal sculptures, using parts of rockets that fired from Gaza and landed in Israel during the military conflict between Israel and Hamas, at his workshop in the village of Yated, Israel, Aug. 31, 2014.

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5 hrs ago | The Japan Times

Chiba cities prepare to take back, dispose of their radioactive waste

Three cities in Chiba Prefecture contaminated with radioactive materials have agreed to dispose of the toxic waste on their own if the central government fails to find a final disposal site, municipal officials said Monday.

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5 hrs ago | The Japan Times

Three Chiba cities will store radioactive waste if state fails to build final disposal site, NHK says

Three cities in Chiba Prefecture that were heavily contaminated with radioactive materials as a result of the March 2011 nuclear meltdowns at Tokyo Electric Power Co.'

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9 hrs ago | Deseret News

India's Modi visit draws pledges of support from Japan

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, left, shakes hands with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe after a Japan-India Joint press conference at Akasaka State Guesthouse in Tokyo Monday, Sept.

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9 hrs ago | The Lebanon Daily News

Modi visit draws pledges of support from Japan

Japan and India agreed Monday to step up their economic and security cooperation as visiting Prime Minister Narendra Modi won pledges of support for his effort to revitalize the lagging Indian economy.

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9 hrs ago | RedOrbit

Wolves Susceptible To Yawn Contagion

Wolves may be susceptible to yawn contagion, according to a study published August 27, 2014 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Teresa Romero from The University of Tokyo, Japan, and colleagues.

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13 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

Koei Chemical Co., Ltd. (4367) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review - New Study Released

The company develops, manufactures, distributes and markets chemicals. It manufactures and sells chemical products such as polyhydric alcohols, pyridine bases, pyrazines, and amines.

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17 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Weather History: September 1: Record temps, fire, tropics, storms & flooding

Professor Cleveland Abbe of the Cincinnati Astronomical Society realized the value of plotting telegraph weather reports to forewarn about killer storm on the Great Lakes.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Asia News Network

TOKYO: Resculpting the face of Tokyo ahead of 2020 Games

With less than six years remaining until the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, which will start July 24 that year, both the public and private sectors have launched urban redevelopment projects in the capital.

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Examiner.com

'Road to Ninja: Naruto the Movie' review: How to be a mundane ninja

In the village of Konohagakure , Naruto has developed the reputation of being the son of two heroes since his parents, his father and Fourth Hokage Minato Namikaze and mother Kushina Uzumaki who was the second jinchuriki of the Nine-Tailed Demon Fox Kurama, gave their lives to seal part of the Nine-Tails into a newborn Naruto.

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PR-inside.com

Mitsui-Soko Co., Ltd. (9302) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis...

Mitsui-Soko is principally engaged in offering a comprehensive range of logistics and warehousing services to its customers across various countries.

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411mania.com

Wrestle-1 Confirms Their First Names for TNA Bound For Glory

Wrestle-1 Confirms Their First Names for TNA Bound For Glory Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 08.31.2014 Two expected stars... - Wrestle-1 has announced Yoshihiro Tajiri and the Great Muta as their first two names for TNA Bound for Glory.

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Bloomberg

Abe Seeks a Few Good Women to Bolster Longest Postwar Cabinet

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe faces a struggle to find enough female politicians to meet his own target on promoting women in a cabinet reshuffle this week that will also expand the defense and security portfolio.

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SFGate

It's not just Hello Kitty: Japan's character craze

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Sweet Science

Boxing Odds - " Gonzalez vs. Yaegashi for WBC Flyweight Title September 5

Akira Yaegashi finds himself in the unusual position of having come off a total of four consecutive wins for the WBC flyweight title and yet will enter his fourth bout in defense of that title as an underdog.

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The Japan Times

Kintaikyo: A bridge reincarnated over troubled waters

Below the bridge, flat-bottomed boats are ferrying people across the Nishiki River, just as they did centuries ago - back when commoners were not permitted to walk over its wooden arches, and even centuries before that, when there was no bridge at all.

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PR-inside.com

New Market Report: Tokyo Keiki Inc (7721) - Financial and Strategic Swot Analysis Review

The company manufactures measuring instruments. Its products include marine systems, microwave devices, ground equipment, naval systems and equipment, helicopter broadcast systems, fire extinguishing systems and equipment, avionic systems and equipment, rail maintenance equipment and systems, control equipment and systems, tunnel construction ... (more)

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KHOU-TV Houston

Photos: Art project in soon-to-be-demolished building in Tokyo

AUGUST 30: An artist works to complete a piece in an office building on August 30, 2014 in Tokyo, Japan.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Baby elephant plays with ribbon

WATCH: Baby elephant plays with ribbon Must watch: Baby elephant discovers ribbon.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

411mania.com

TNA Reveals First Names for Bound For Glory

TNA Reveals First Names for Bound For Glory Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 08.29.2014 Samoa Joe, MVP and more... - TNA has announced the first names for their Bound for Glory PPV in October.

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