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1 hr ago | Free Republic

FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: SSgt Henry "Red" Erwin ~ July 14, 2014

By: DaveTroll Without counting the cost to himself, SSgt. Henry Erwin did what had to be done to save the B-29 crew.

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6 hrs ago | English Dong-A

Hand-knit roses from a Japanese lady

Hand-knit roses from a Japanese lady . JULY 14, 2014 03:06. . 'This is a heartache even for me, how much more so for you.'

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10 hrs ago | Bloomberg

Takeshi Kaneko packs dried-seaweed in his store in Shimizu City, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan.

Takeshi Kaneko searched for nine years to find someone to take over the dried-food store his parents opened after they fled the rubble of Japan-occupied China at the end of World War II.

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14 hrs ago | The Kyoto Shimbun News

"Kippu-iri" of Gion Festival's Naginata Hoko Float

On July 5, the "Kippu-iri" opening ritual of the Naginata Hoko float, which leads the Yamahoko procession of the Gion Festival, was held at the Naginata Hoko community hall in Shijo-dori Karasuma-higashi-iru, Shimogyo Ward, Kyoto.

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18 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

Central Trade and Auto organizes workshop on vehicle fire hazard investigation

Central Trade and Auto Company , the exclusive dealer for Toyota in the Kingdom, recently organized a workshop on essential vehicle fire hazard investigation techniques for members of the Jordanian Civil Defense Department and the Public Security Directorate, the latter being represented by its Hazardous Materials, Criminal Evidence and Criminal ... (more)

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Stickyrice

Seoul Dining

Twenty-two years ago, while living in Sapporo, Japan, I nearly made it to Seoul.

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Korea Herald

Reprocessing plant to give Japan enough plutonium for 2,000 bombs a year: US expert

Japan would be able to produce enough plutonium to make about 2,000 atomic bombs a year if a nuclear fuel reprocessing plant in the country's northeast goes into operation, a U.S. nuclear nonproliferation expert has warned.

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The Daily Star

Strong earthquake hits east Japan

Tiles of a building are scattered after the magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck on March 14, 2014 in Kure, Hiroshima, Japan.

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ABC News

Sexist rant sparks gender issues for Japan PM

ASHLEY HALL: The Japanese prime minister concluded a successful visit to Australia this week, but he's returned home to a brewing national debate about sexism and the role of women.

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Canada.com

MP wants to meet with airport over flood of runway noise complaints

Gavin Young, Calgary Herald CALGARY, AB: JUNE 28, 2014 -- Air Canada flight AC9, a Boeing 767 to Tokyo, Japan, was the first scheduled flight to take-off from the Calgary International Airport's new $600 million runway on Saturday afternoon June 28, 2014.

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Navarre Press

Today is Friday, July 11, the 192nd day of 2014

On July 11, 1914, Babe Ruth made his Major League baseball debut, pitching the Boston Red Sox to a 4-3 victory over Cleveland.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

KYTX-TV News

A 6.8-magnitude quake struck near Fukushima, tsunami warning issued for Tohoku coast.

We know that sitting all day long, whether at a desk or on the couch, can be bad for your health.

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Russia Taday

Japanese citizen sues govt. over military expansion attempts

Japanese Ground Self Defense forces' helicopters fly over tanks during the new year exercise in Narashino in Chiba prefecture, suburban Tokyo Tokyo has been handed a lawsuit seeking to block Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's move towards expanding the military.

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Daily World

Strong quake hits Japan, triggering tsunami warning

Workers construct an ice wall to freeze highly toxic water at tsunami-crippled Tokyo Electric Power Co.'

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The Las Vegas Sun

Strong earthquake shakes northern Japan, tsunami advisory issued.

A Tokyo Electric Power Co.' s staff member measures the radiation in the air as workers prepare materials which will be used to create a frozen underground wall to surround the crippled reactor buildings at Tokyo Electric Power Co.'

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Daily DDT

Is Adam Rose Still In The Dog House? + Tokyo, Japan Results

He was not used on Raw and that is a bad sign according to the observer. As noted before, Vince McMahon's right hand man, WWE producer Kevin Dunn does not like the Rose gimmick.

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KATC-TV Lafayette

Today in History for July 11, 2014

Today is Friday, July 11, the 192nd day of 2014. There are 173 days left in the year.

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WBNS

Today In History, July 11

Today is Friday, July 11, the 192nd day of 2014. There are 173 days left in the year.

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Christian Science Monitor

Japan moves toward putting its money on a casino culture

Visitors play Pachinko, a Japanese form of legal gambling, at Dynam Japan Holdings Co.'

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MySanAntonio.com

Japan musician Ryuichi Sakamoto has throat cancer

Japanese musician Ryuichi Sakamoto , who shared an Oscar for Bernardo Bertolucci 's "The Last Emperor" score, has been diagnosed with throat cancer and has canceled his upcoming performances to focus on his health.

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