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2 hrs ago | The Japan Times

Is Japan a 'normal' country simply trying to stick out?

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is often quoted as saying that he wants Japan to become a "normal" country again.

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6 hrs ago | CBC News

B.C. environment minister warned about LNG emissions

A liquefied natural gas tanker arrives at Sodegaura city in Chiba prefecture, east of Tokyo in 2009.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Japan PM sends offering to war shrine

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe walks on his way to meet a delegation of US representatives at the premier's official residence in Tokyo, Japan, Monday, April 21, 2014.

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Wisbech Standard

'I think this is possibly the only time a Wisbech man has done...

"I did my first concert for Sakura City in the Town Hall lobby, which was televised by the local TV station and was show twice a day for five days.

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Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter

Ukraine crisis shadows Obama's Asia trip

The Big Gig has dropped another batch of 22 side-stage headliners for the June 25-29 and July 1-6... President Obama heads to Asia this week with the goal of making clear to allies that he's serious about the United States sharpening its focus on the region.

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Sag Harbor Online

Japana s Greatest Monster Breathes Once Again

You can already see the trailer on television for the latest epic version of Godzilla that opens theatrically on May 16. More interesting is that from April 18 to 24 the Film Forum on Houston Street in New York City will be showing Godzilla: The Japanese Original , a sixtieth anniversary restoration, including new subtitles, of Japan's most ... (more)

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Disney News and Disney Star News

Justin Bieber Flies To Tokyo, Japan With His Family

Justin Bieber Tweeted a note to his followers early this morning asking them to find him! Some of Justin's Beliebers found him in Tokyo, Japan with his family! We know for sure that Justin is traveling with his mom Pattie Mallette, but he also might be with his dad Jeremy Bieber.

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The Miami Herald

Miyazato wins by 2 in Japan

Nagoya, Japan - Yusaku Miyazato carded a 6-under 65 on Sunday to claim a 2-stroke victory at the Token Homemate Cup.

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Suria

Japan steps up surveillance posture...

Japan bolstered its military surveillance capabilities in the southern island region of Okinawa over the weekend, reports said, as territorial tensions with China simmer.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Japan steps up surveillance posture against China: reports

Japan bolstered its military surveillance capabilities in the southern island region of Okinawa over the weekend, reports said, as territorial tensions with China simmer.

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Rock Hill Herald

Youngest winner on Japan women's tour at age 15

The amateur had five birdies against a lone bogey at Kumamoto Airport Country Club to finish at 11-under 205, one stroke ahead of South Korean Lee Bo-mee.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Nintendo's Game Boy marks 25th anniversary

Nintendo's trailblazing Game Boy marks its 25th anniversary Monday with the portable device's legacy living on in cutting-edge smartphone games and among legions of nostalgic fans.

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The Telegraph

Guide to being the perfect BengaLee

On Poila Baisakh, when most Bengalis were busy exchanging 'Happy Subho Nava Varsha' texts, a gift on arrived on our desk, claiming to be a tonic for a race long perceived to be on a back gear.

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Alabama Live

Runners to Japan -- April 19, 2014

Jeff Aiken of Alabaster is shown running a race in Japan in April 2012. Margaret DeHaye of Hoover, Mary Lee McMahon of Homewood, Bradley Whited of Sterrett and Aiken represented the Birmingham Track Club as they traveled to Birmingham Friendship City Maebashi, Japan.

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Anchorage Daily News

Kobe beats Kashima 3-2 to take lead in J-League

Davi gave Kashima a 2-1 lead early in the second half but Marquinhos equalized in the 66th minute and Ogawa sealed the win just two minutes later with his first goal of the season.

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Ubergizmo

One Sky, One Road Project Sees 80 Hour Drive Across Japan Recorded

Panasonic of Japan has managed to produce a full-length movie that depicts a 4,500-kilometer drive all the way from Cape Sata in Kagoshima Prefecture in the south to Cape Soya in Hokkaido in the north.

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Suria

Obama to bolster US 'rebalance' to Asia

President Barack Obama will use an Asian tour beginning next week to bolster US alliances in the region at a time of increased geopolitical tension.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Star Online

Cycling in Japan: Touring the city of Tokyo while surviving on budget meals

A group of Malaysians take their folding bikes on a tour of a fish market in Tokyo and temples in Kamakura, while surviving on budget meals.

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CBS Local

The Simpsons - 'Marge In Chains'

Homer sees an infomercial for "The Juice Loosener" on television and orders one.

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Pacific Daily News

Japan's electronic music scene

If you're a big fan of electronic dance music on Guam, no doubt you've bemoaned the fact that the Krewellas and Martin Garrixes of the world never come to our little island.

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