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3 hrs ago | Danville News

"The Japanese were beaten before we even dropped the bomb"

VanKirk died Monday in Georgia at age 93. SUNBURY - Compared to the 58 other missions they ran together, the one they were assigned to carry out on Aug. 6, 1945 was easy.

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8 hrs ago | Times of Oman

Japan's factory output drops most since 2011

An employee operates a crane to move a roll of sheet aluminium on the production line at the Akao Aluminum Co.

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12 hrs ago | Anna.aero

All Nippon Airways and Japan Airlines combined share of Japanese domestic market falls below 75%

Mascots, mascots, everywhere! Japan's new breed of LCCs seem to love a mascot to celebrate a route launch as demonstrated by; Jetstar Japan , Peach Aviation and Vanilla Air .

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16 hrs ago | The Washington Post

The chilling details of a Japanese teenage murder and decapitation

A hearse carrying the coffin of Japanese schoolgirl Aiwa Matsuo, alleged to have been murdered by a classmate, leaves a funeral hall in Sasebo, Japan, on July 29, 2014.

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19 hrs ago | Nine O'Clock

Award of Japanese Foreign Minister for Targu Mures Philharmonic's conductor Shinya Ozaki

The Embassy of Japan in Bucharest announced on Monday that the conductor of the State Philharmonic in Targu Mures, Shinya Ozaki, is on the list of the 108 people who have received this year the Award of the Foreign Minister of Japan's Government.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

KION 46

Last surviving crewmember of Enola Gay dies

Nearly 69 years ago, Theodore "Dutch" Van Kirk navigated a U.S. B-29 Superfortress called the Enola Gay over Hiroshima, Japan, on a sunny August day.

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New York Daily News

Last crew member of Enola Gay dies

Capt. Theodore VanKirk is seen here with the rest of his crew wen they return from the mission over Hiroshima, Japan, on Aug. 6, 1945.

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Japan, France agree on defence equipment...

Japan and France on Tuesday agreed to enhance defence cooperation, including the joint development of military equipment, Japanese officials said.

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Reuters

Future grows darker for solar energy growth in Japan

On the second anniversary of a scheme aimed at boosting Japan's renewable energy after the Fukushima crisis, its powerful industry ministry is taking steps critics say will choke off solar investment and pave the way for a return to nuclear power.

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The Lebanon Daily News

3-month sentence for Japan-Hawaii flight assault

A Japanese man received a three-month sentence Tuesday for a drunken altercation with flight attendants during a trip to Hawaii for his honeymoon.

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Japanese man sentenced to 3 months for flight attendant assault en route to Hawaii honeymoon

A Japanese man received a three-month sentence Tuesday for a drunken altercation with flight attendants during a trip to Hawaii for his honeymoon.

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Japanese man sentenced to 3 months for flight attendant assault en route to Hawaii ...

A Japanese man who pleaded guilty to assaulting a flight attendant while flying to Hawaii for his honeymoon received a three-month sentence Tuesday in U.S. District Court.

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Switched

Stunning Auction Highlights The New Faces Of Middle Eastern Art

Ahead of Sotheby's landmark auction in Doha, Qatar this October, the auction house is exhibiting highlights at its New Bond Street galleries in London.

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CNN

Navy Logisticians Tour Amazon Japan's World Class Distribution Hub

NAVSUP Fleet Logistic Center Yokosuka Industrial Support logisticians joined together with U.S. Naval Ship Repair Facility and Japan Regional Maintenance Center employees July 15 to view warehouse operations at an Amazon Japan facility in Kanagawa prefecture.

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Invest Deeper into the Japanese Smart/Renewable Energy Market Through ...

Reed Exhibitions Japan will be holding the 2014 edition of World Smart Energy Week Osaka , at INTEX OSAKA from September 3-5, 2014.

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Thanh Nein News

Japanese photographer captures Vietnam's mood about island dispute

Murayama Yasufumi introduces a photo at his exhibition in HCMC. The photo shows a fisherman sailing his boat to the sea off the Paracels on June 30 in spite of threats from the Chinese vessels.

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High School Girl Accused of Decapitating Classmate

A 16-year-old Japanese girl has been arrested in Sasebo, Nagasaki prefecture, on suspicion of murdering a fellow student.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Mashable

Former Nuclear Power Exec Reveals Secret Payments to Japan's Prime Ministers

The contentious public debate around whether to use nuclear power in Japan, in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima disaster , took another major turn on Monday when it was revealed that a former power company official made secret payments to Japanese prime ministers for nearly two decades.

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Trinidad Guardian

PM to Japan: Help T&T - Swith arms treaty

Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shortly after his arrival at Piarco International Airport South Terminal yesterday where he was greeted by Minister of Foreign Affairs Winston Dookeran and Ambassador of Japan Yoshimasa Tezuka.

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New York Daily News

Japan is stepping up sanctions against Russia

Russia's President Vladimir Putin talks to reporters during a meeting in Brasilia July 16, 2014.

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