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  1. Branching out: Stick sculptor gains global followingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

    Now, the artist who lives in a log cabin near Chapel Hill, North Carolina, is back in New England to build two more of his almost cartoon-like stick sculptures. Since the early 1980s, Dougherty has constructed more than 270 installations around the globe, from Chiba, Japan, and Melbourne, Australia, to Honolulu, Los Angeles and Waco, Texas.

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  2. Marines beat Hawks to end five-game skidRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    The Chiba Lotte Marines belted out five runs off three Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks relievers in the eighth inning and snapped their five-game losing streak on Sunday with a 7-5 win over the Pacific League leaders. SoftBank's Robert Suarez took the loss after facing just four batters in the eighth at Yafuoku Dome.

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  3. Yanagita pounces on Marines againRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Japan Times

    The Hawks' Yuki Yanagita receives a warm welcome back to the dugout after blasting a three-run home run off Marines pitcher Ryota Sekiya in the third inning on Saturday at Yafuoku Dome. Fukuoka SoftBank routed Chiba Lotte 14-3.

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  4. Branching out: Stick sculptor gains global followingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | SavannahNow

    ... sculptures. Since the early 1980s, Dougherty has constructed more than 270 installations around the globe, from Chiba, Japan, and Melbourne, Australia, to Honolulu, Los Angeles and Waco, Texas. "A good sculpture is something that causes people to ...

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  5. Measles Scare from Japan Justin Bieber ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Breitbart.com

    Japanese authorities have warned of a possible measles outbreak after a fan who went to a Justin Bieber concert near Tokyo was diagnosed with the contagious disease, officials said Friday. A 19-year-old man had a fever of more than 39 degrees Celsius and a rash over his body after returning from Indonesia earlier this month, the Disease Control and Prevention Center and local media have said.

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  6. Peeing Your Pants Has Spawned A Burgeoning MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Daily Caller

    An Aeon Co Ltd's supermarket staff adjusts a slip of paper informing the two-package-per-family limit on Kao Corp's 'Merries' brand diapers on a display shelf at its Chiba outlet, east of Tokyo, March 31, 2014. REUTERS/Yuya Shino From the U.S. to Australia to Germany, people are increasingly becoming more obese, and older.

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  7. Japan warns on measles after infected fan joins Justin Bieber concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Mail

    Japanese authorities have warned of a possible measles outbreak after a fan who went to a Justin Bieber concert near Tokyo was diagnosed with the contagious disease, officials said. A 19-year-old man had a fever of more than 39 degrees Celsius and a rash over his body after returning from Indonesia earlier this month, the Disease Control and Prevention Center and local media have said.

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  8. Hawks' Yanagita atones for Thursday miscue in series-opening triumph over MarinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Japan Times

    A day after his fielding error cost his team the Pacific League lead, Yuki Yanagita helped power them back on top as the Fukuokoa SoftBank Hawks clobbered the Chiba Lotte Marines 11-3 on Friday night. With two outs and none on in the first inning, Yanagita homered to start a four-run outburst that was all Hawks starter Tsuyoshi Wada would need.

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  9. Measles warning is issued after infected fan attends Bieber concert near TokyoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Japan Times

    Public health authorities have warned of a possible measles outbreak after a fan who went to a Justin Bieber concert near Tokyo was diagnosed with the contagious disease, officials said Friday. A 19-year-old man had a fever of more than 39 degrees and a rash over his body after returning from Indonesia earlier this month, the Disease Control and Prevention Center and local media have said.

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  10. Improved infrastructure key to success moving forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Japan Times

    The Yokohama Plan of Action adopted under fifth Tokyo International Conference on African Development in 2013 has centered its priorities on the development of African infrastructure, the growth of its economy and capacity building. To this end, many projects are being implemented on the ground.

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  11. Branching out: Stick sculptor gains followingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Post Register

    ... sculptures. Since the early 1980s, Dougherty has constructed more than 270 installations around the globe, from Chiba, Japan, and Melbourne, Australia, to Honolulu, Los Angeles and Waco, Texas. "A good sculpture is something that causes people to ...

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  12. Why More Houses in Japan May Actually Drag Down Inflation an hour agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | Bloomberg

    Residential buildings stand in this aerial photograph taken in Urayasu, Chiba Prefecture, Japan, on Wednesday, June 24, 2015. The Abe administration aims to cap increases in spending as it tries to rein in the world's heaviest debt load while sustaining a recovery from two decades of stagnation.

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  13. Kikuchi, Maru ignite pennant-chasing Carp in comeback victory over GiantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | The Japan Times

    If there was any thought the Hiroshima Carp might take their foot off the gas a little after gaining a magic number, the Central League leaders squashed it the first chance they got. Ryosuke Kikuchi drove in a game-tying run with a two-out infield single in the ninth and Yoshihiro Maru pushed across the go-ahead tally later in the inning as the Carp beat the Yomiuri Giants 6-4 in front of a crowd of 45,026 on Thursday night at Tokyo Dome.

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  14. New hotel offers relaxed stay in Ginza; 'British Fair' honors...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | The Japan Times

    An opening accommodation plan is on offer until Sept. 30 at The Keikyu EX Inn that began operation Thursday in Higashi-Ginza.

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  15. Hiroshima defeats Yomiuri to see magic number lit at 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | The Japan Times

    Hiroshima batters erupted for four runs in the sixth inning to power the Carp to a 7-3 win over the Yomiuri Giants on Wednesday. The Carp saw their magic number to win the Central League pennant lit at 20 with the victory.

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  16. Woman is crowned Japan's most handsome MONK in Buddhist talent showRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | Daily Mail

    No bikinis here! Woman is crowned Japan's most handsome MONK after showing off her meditation skills in bizarre Buddhist talent show A woman has been crowned Japan's most handsome monk after showing off her meditation skills onstage in a bizarre Buddhist talent show. Koyu Osawa, a nun from Tokyo, led an audience of about 40 into a peaceful state to take the gong in the second annual contest aimed at making Buddhist leaders seem more approachable.

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  17. Minimum wage to top A 700 nationwide in sharpest rise since 2002, labor ministry saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | The Japan Times

    Japan's minimum wage will rise A 25 on year to A 823 on average in fiscal 2016, according to the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry. This will mark the sharpest growth in the minimum wage since Japan began evaluating it by the hour instead of as a daily wage in fiscal 2002.

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  18. Thais warned not to 'try before buying' abroadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | Bangkok Post

    Presenters invite visitors to buy products from Japan during the Japan Expo fair held at a department store in Bangkok in February 2016. The Foreign Ministry has warned Thais against "trying before buying" while shopping abroad since it may inadvertently break the laws of the country they are visiting.

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  19. HTC to showcase VR system at 2016 Toyko Game ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | The Nation

    HTC said it will display its product at a special pavilion set up by the trade show to showcase VR gadgets from international brands. The pavilion is part of the Tokyo Game Show's initiative to feature emerging technologies such as VR development and artificial intelligence for the first time, consistent with the fair's theme "entertainment is changing, the future is changing," HTC said.

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  20. Woman crowned Japan's most handsome monk after performing in bizarre Buddhist talent showRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | Mirror.co.uk

    Koyu Osawa said she wished to spread not only Buddhism but its method of meditation to as many people as possible A woman has been crowned the most handsome monk in Japan after contestants showed off their martial arts and meditation skills. The first ever female participant, Koyu Osawa from Tokyo, led the audience of about 40 into a peaceful, meditative state to take the unusual accolade in the second annual contest.

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