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15 hrs ago | AlertNet

Rain batters Japan as storm makes landfall, three dead

Heavy rain battered a wide swathe of Japan on Thursday, sending rivers over their banks and setting off a landslide as a weakened but still dangerous storm made landfall and headed east, leaving three people dead.

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19 hrs ago | Reuters

Fukushima farmer takes on nuclear plant operator over wife's suicide

A Japanese court is due to rule next month on a claim that Tokyo Electric Power is responsible for a woman's suicide, in a landmark case that could force the utility to publicly admit culpability for deaths related to the Fukushima nuclear disaster.

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19 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Fukushima farmer takes on nuclear plant operator over wife's suicide

A Japanese court is due to rule next month on a claim that Tokyo Electric Power is responsible for a woman's suicide, in a landmark case that could force the utility to publicly admit culpability for deaths related to the Fukushima nuclear disaster.

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19 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

Japan's plan to become more (militarily) offensive

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attends a news conference at his official residence in Tokyo March 10, 2014, a day before the third anniversary of the March 11, 2011 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis that struck the nation's northeast.

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21 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Fukushima to build mile-long wall of ice around crippled plant to...

Officials at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant are building a mile-long wall of ice to prevent radioactive water from leaking into the Pacific Ocean.

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Yesterday | AlertNet

Pets, livestock left out in the cold when disasters strike

A man and his dog named "Bantay" navigate through floodwaters brought by tropical depression "Agaton" in Kabadbaran, Agusan del Norte, in the southern Philippine island of Mindanao January 19, 2014.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Nation

Rebuilding behind the Great Forest Wall of Japan

The Nation's Thasong Asvasena looks into Japan's post-tsunami situation three years after the 2011 tragedy, focusing on recovery projects and disaster-prevention efforts, in the first of a three-part article When it comes to preparedness for earthquakes and their aftermath, few countries are doing it better than Japan.

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NewsTarget.com

Deaths from birth defects on West Coast spiked in 2011 after radiation release from Fukushima

Evidence continues to emerge that fallout from the Fukushima nuclear disaster led to an increase in birth defects and infant deaths along the west coast of the United States.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Japan braces for superstorm Neoguri

AN OUTBREAK has already killed 500 people, now there are 1500 more who may be infected and we have no idea where they are.

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The Alternative Press

Young Local Roboticists Take an Excursion to Boston Area

Last week, Livingston Robotics Club organized an excursion to Boston area as a follow up to the LRC Jr.FLL Expo in Livingston which took place back in May as reported by TAP into Livingston .

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WNFL-AM Green Bay

Used fuel removed from Kawaunee nuclear plant

People work in the control room of reactor No. 2 with restored lighting at the earthquake and tsunami affected Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Fukushima in this March 26, 2011 photo from Tokyo Electric Power Co.

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South China Morning Post

Super Typhoon heading for Japan is a 'once in decades storm', say forecasters

Japan's weather forecasters today described Super Typhoon Neoguri, which is barrelling towards the country, as a 'once in decades storm'.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

West Australian

After beating Google, Korea's Naver goes global with messaging app Line

Now, Lee Hae-jin is stepping onto the world stage with Line, a messaging app developed by a subsidiary in Japan to overcome downed communications after the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.

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The China Post

'Miracle Piano' commemorates Japan earthquake

The piano now on display at a Taipei department store is no ordinary instrument - it was damaged, seemingly beyond repair, by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in northeastern Japan before undergoing a nearly miraculous repair.

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The Motley Fool

A Game-Changer for LNG Shippers

When you're in business to solve a problem, and that problem suddenly diminishes, your customers won't need you as much, and you'd normally expect your business to suffer.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Georgia Straight

Fukushima's radioactive soil sparks storage fights, exposes...

It is also a good indicator of how eager Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is to get his country's nuclear-power industry back online after its complete shutdown subsequent to the triple-meltdown disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi plant following the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami.

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NewsTarget.com

Corroded pipe at the Fukushima Daiichi plant found to be leaking radioactive water

Emergency cooling measures used in the immediate aftermath of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster have led to the corrosion of a pipe that is now leaking radioactive water and preventing further cleanup of the site, the Tokyo Electric Power Company announced in May. In March 2011, a massive earthquake and tsunami caused multiple meltdowns at the ... (more)

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International Business Times

Sharp Rise of U.S. Quake Numbers Due to Oil & Gas Extractions

A general view shows the aftermath of an earthquake and tsunami that hit the northern port of Iquique, April 2, 2014.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Japan Times

Questions about nuclear safety

Nearly 40 months since the triple meltdowns at Tokyo Electric Power Co.' s Fukushima No.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Directions Magazine

CoreLogic� Releases New Natural Catastrophe Platform and Risk Models

IRVINE, Calif., July 2, 2014 CoreLogic , a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled services provider, today released a new version of its EQECAT natural catastrophe modeling platform which contains three new proprietary risk models that quantify and analyze the potential financial impact of catastrophic natural hazards in ... (more)

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