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43 min ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

Kyodo Industry Brief

Otsuka Pharmaceutical to buy largest Brazilian health food maker TOKYO - Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co.


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4 hrs ago | International Business Times

Chris Martin Fancies Jennifer Lawrence For Being...

Chris Martin and Jennifer Lawrence are believed to only have dated for a few times, but a report claims things are already getting serious between the two lovebirds.


Related Topix: The Hunger Games, Jennifer Lawrence, Dance, Coldplay, Pop/Rock, World News, Japan

5 hrs ago | Autoblog

Batman caught astride Batcycle in Japan

Holy makeshift Batcycle, Batman . This rider in Japan deserves a round of applause and pat on the back for his dedication to an idea.


Related Topix: Japan, World News, Autos

7 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

Everything's opposite in 'Road to Ninja's' alternate reality

"Naruto," the story of ninja-in-training and self-proclaimed knucklehead Naruto Uzumaki, is one of the most popular manga and anime franchises of the last decade, with tens of millions of books sold, more than 400 TV episodes and eight theatrical features.


Related Topix: World News, Japan, Life, Hobbies, Anime and Manga, Movies, Entertainment

7 hrs ago | XLR8R

RBMA to Launch Video Game Music Documentary Series Featuring Flying Lotus, Kode9, and More; Watch the Trailer Now

Ahead of the Red Bull Music Academy 's fast-approaching 2014 session in Tokyo, Japan, the academy has unveiled plans to launch Diggin' in the Carts , a documentary series that will "explore the secret history of Japanese video game music."


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8 hrs ago | Medical News

Stereotactic radiosurgery feasible for multiple brain metastases

Stereotactic radiosurgery is a feasible treatment option for cancer patients with up to 10 brain metastases, Japanese researchers report in The Lancet Oncology .


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

8 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Photos of the Day: August 28

Palestinian children look out from their family's house, which witnesses said was badly damaged during the recent Israeli offensive, in the east of Gaza City.


Related Topix: World News, Palestinian Territories, Middle East, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Marie, Japan, China, Asia

9 hrs ago | OhNoTheyDidnt

Meet 'Chibatman,' Japan's Real-Life Dark Knight

Unfortunately for those who prefer to confuse fantasy with reality, Gotham City is a fictional place, home to a superhero who wears black on the outside, because that is what he feels on the inside.


Related Topix: World News, Japan, Gotham, WI

12 hrs ago | KTXL-TV Sacramento

Images from inside a Hello Kitty theme park in Tokyo, Japan. Courtesy: CNN

The apparently shocking revelation was made in an LA Times article published Wednesday about a retrospective of Kitty paraphernalia opening next month at the Japanese American National Museum.


Related Topix: World News, Japan, Life, Hello Kitty, Hobbies

16 hrs ago | Business News

BofA ordered to pay for $140m over Takefuji bond deal

On Thursday the court ordered Merrill Lynch Japan Securities Co. and an affiliate to pay compensation for losses stemming from the 2007 bond deal, overturning a district court judgment made last year, TFK, an entity responsible for repaying creditors following Takefuji's 2010 bankruptcy, said in a statement on its website yesterday.


Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Japan, World News

19 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

Hitachi Begins Joint Research with Three American Universities

Targeting Resource-renewable Boiling Water Reactors that can Reduce the Time Required for Decay in the Radioactivity of Waste Materials; Aiming for development of Next-Generation Nuclear Reactors that effectively use radioactive waste materials as fuel Tokyo, Aug 28, 2014 - - Hitachi, Ltd. announced today that they have begun joint research with ... (more)


Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, Generation, Industrial, World News, Japan, Berkeley, CA, UC Berkeley

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Honolulu Advertiser

Japan's premier supported ceremony for war criminals

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe spoke during a press conference at his official residence in Tokyo on May 15. TOKYO>> Japan's conservative prime minister, Shinzo Abe, sent a message of support earlier this year to a ceremony honoring more than 1,000 Japanese who died after being convicted as war criminals following World War II, a government ... (more)


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Grist Magazine

These adorable car ideas from kids will make your day

For the Toyota Dream car challenge, Japan's biggest car company asked kids across the world to design their ideal vehicles.


Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Japan, World News

Marine News

Today in U.S. Naval History: August 27

Today in U.S. Naval History - August 27 1917 - Squadron of minesweepers departs U.S. for service off France 1944 - USS Stingray lands men and supplies on Luzon, Philippines to support guerilla operations against the Japanese.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, World News, Japan, US Military Prisons, USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69), Prison, Portsmouth, VA

Science Daily

Wolves susceptible to yawn contagion: Social bonds may increase yawning contagion between wolves

Wolves may be susceptible to yawn contagion, according to a new study. Researchers suggest that contagious yawning may be linked to human capacity for empathy, but little evidence apart from studies on primates, exists that links contagious yawning to empathy in other animals.

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NR2B Phosphorylation at Tyrosine 1472 Contributes to Brain Injury in...

From the Department of Pediatrics , Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program , Medical Scientist Training Program , Department of Neurology , and San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center , University of California, San Francisco; and Division of Oncology, Institute of Medical Science, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan .


Related Topix: Pediatrics, Medicine, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, UC San Francisco, World News, Japan,

Journal of Biochemistry

The staphylococcal elastin-binding protein regulates zinc-dependent growth/biofilm formation

Tel:/Fax: a a Kouhei Tsumoto, Department of Bioengineering, Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo, 7-3-1, Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8656, Japan.


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Business Times

Japan Abe aide Hamada: Could do next sales tax hike in stages

Japan could soften the impact of a planned sales tax increase by raising it in stages rather than IN a single hike, an outside adviser to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday.


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Company found liable in suicide case

People wearing protective suits and masks ride on a bus past the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station in Okuma, Japan, on Saturday, November 12 2012.


Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, Journalism, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Tsunami, World News, Japan,

LA Weekly

Road to Ninja - Naruto the Movie

Hayato Date's anime Road to Ninja: Naruto the Movie is the ninth feature film spun off from the Naruto manga and television series, yet it's surprisingly accessible for newcomers.


Related Topix: World News, Japan, Life, Hobbies, Anime and Manga, Maile Flanagan