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2 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

Today in History for July 24, 2014

Today is Thursday, July 24, the 205th day of 2014. There are 160 days left in the year.


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2 hrs ago | Business Times

'Eliminating misogyny' key to shaking up Japan's workforce: UNDP chief

Japan must work to "eliminate misogyny" if it wants to draw more women into the workforce as part of a wider bid to stimulate the economy, said the head of the United Nations Development Programme [TOKYO] Japan must work to "eliminate misogyny" if it wants to draw more women into the workforce as part of a wider bid to stimulate the economy, said ... (more)


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NK Teacher Tours Japan, Tastes Culture, Meets Atomic Bomb Survivor, Sees Fukushima

Sandra Makielski, a seventh grade social studies teacher at Davisville Middle School, might be feeling some jet lag but it was worth it.


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6 hrs ago | Gujarat Global

A view of the reception ceremony of IN Ships at Malabar 2014

Exercise Malabar is a complex, high-end operational exercise that has grown in scope and complexity over the years.


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10 hrs ago | Medical News

Study identifies three genetic changes linked to increased risk of breast cancer in East Asian women

A new study in East Asian women has identified three genetic changes linked to an increased risk of breast cancer .


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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Atomic relic moves to Pampa

Workers push an inert B53 nuclear bomb casing to its new home at Pampa's Freedom Museum on Wednesday.


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San Jose Mercury News

Wish You Were Here: Vacation tips from fellow travelers

CHILE: San Jose resident Mike Smithwick's recent trip was an "astronomy vacation."


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The Honolulu Advertiser

Japan welcomes China to RIMPAC, from a distance

Peleliu, a U.S. amphibious ship, front right, in the harbor with, from left to right, China's Peace Ark, Qiandaohu and Yueyang at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Pearl Harbor on June 30. Chinese and Japanese ships encounter each other almost daily around waters off contested islands in the East China Sea.


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iPhone Camera Supplier Sony Investing $345 Million to Boost Image Sensor Production

As hinted at in an earlier report from Nikkei , Sony today confirmed it is investing 35 billion yen to increase the production of image sensors for smartphones and tablets, reports Reuters .


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Reds beat Tokushima 2-0 to widen lead in J-League

Tomoaki Makino opened the scoring for Urawa in the 13th minute with a left-footed shot from close range, and Shinzo Koroki doubled the advantage 10 minutes after the break with his fourth goal of the season.

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'Monster' Terrifies People In Kyoto, Japan

Japan is a nation that has had more than its share of monsters -- well, in the movies anyway.


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The Straits Times

Can Abe and Kim work together?

When Japanese and North Korean officials met in Beijing on July 1, the North Korean delegation agreed to organise a special investigation committee to locate all Japanese citizens living in North Korea, including abductees.


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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Chinese Food Scandal Spreads To Japan

A food scandal involving Chinese meat supplier Shanghai Husi Food Co. Ltd. has spread to Japan with at least two companies halting sale of products supplied by the firm.

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KRQE Albuquerque

Japanese students visit Santa Fe for cultural experience

Six Japanese students will stay in Santa Fe with host families through Sunday as part of an exchange program with the city of Tsuyama, Japan.


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Hospitality Net

YTL Hotels debuts the Kasara brand in Japan, Thailand and Borneo

YTL Hotels has announced the launch of the KASARA brand, a collection of unique and luxurious hotels, resorts and residences in exotic locations in Asia and beyond, including Hokkaido, Japan; Koh Samui, Thailand and Pulau Tiga in Borneo.


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Japanese Artist Snaps Mind-Bending Go-Pro Photos of Bonsais in Space

Over the past few years, a number of people have sent objects into space via giant helium balloons.


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KTOO-TV Juneau

Japanese fishermen visit Alaska for ideas on sustainability

Chum salmon fisherman Fumiiro Sugawara says, in Japan, Alaska is known for its king salmon.


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Here is the latest Tennessee news from The Associated Press

A one-time youth pastor from Shelbyville has been sentenced to three years and four months in federal prison for possessing child pornography.


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The Peninsula

Japan's JOGMEC to buy Mideast light crude for strategic...

TOKYO: State-run Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corp issued a tender on Tuesday to buy about 630,000 barrels of Middle Eastern light crude for the government's Strategic Petroleum Reserves.


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Business Times

Japan, Mongolia to sign free trade deal: reports

Tokyo is also hoping the deal will deepen ties with Mongolia as it tries to resolve the case of Japanese citizens abducted during the Cold War by North Korean agents, leading dailies the Asahi and Yomiuri reported.


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