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1 hr ago | Daily Mail

Typhoon Neoguri sweeps through Japan leaving three people dead...

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5 hrs ago | Reuters

Fukushima farmer takes on nuclear plant operator over wife's suicide

A Japanese court is due to rule next month on a claim that Tokyo Electric Power is responsible for a woman's suicide, in a landmark case that could force the utility to publicly admit culpability for deaths related to the Fukushima nuclear disaster.

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9 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Typhoon Neoguri Could Hit Southwest Japan On Thursday

The season's eighth typhoon Neoguri may hit Kyushu area in southwest Japan on Thursday and bring heavy rain over a wide area in the country, Xinhua news agency reports.

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13 hrs ago | Forbes.com

The Four Top Tokyo Day Trips

Tokyo likely sits on top of your travel bucket list, but you'd be remiss to limit your Japan travels to the one city.

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17 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston

Typhoon swerves toward central Japanese islands after dumping rain on Okinawa, injuring 30

It's forecast to hit Kyushu island tomorrow and could travel across the main island of Honshu, which includes the major cities of Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka.

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19 hrs ago | WBOC-TV Salisbury

Japan protests China paper's map of atomic clouds

Japan protested Wednesday to China over a newspaper's depiction of exploding mushroom clouds in a map of Japan, calling it offensive.

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19 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Japan Protests China Paper's Map Of Atomic Clouds

Japan protested Wednesday to China over a newspaper's depiction of exploding mushroom clouds in a map of Japan, calling it offensive.

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19 hrs ago | Asbury Park Press

Japan protests China paper's map of atomic cloudsJapan protests China ...

Japan protested Wednesday to China over a newspaper's depiction of exploding mushroom clouds in a map of Japan, calling it offensive.

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20 hrs ago | Asia Times

COMMENT Is new China the old Japan?

COMMENT Is new China the old Japan? By Curtis S Chin NEW YORK - As the sixth meeting of the US-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue takes place July 9-10 in Beijing, with US Secretary of State John Kerry and Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew representing the United States, and State Councilor Yang Jiechi and Vice Premier Wang Yang representing China, ... (more)

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Yesterday | The Washington Post

Japan Factories Prepare as Neoguri Threatens Kyushu With Floods

Typhoon Neoguri is threatening to bring flooding and landslides to Japan's southernmost main island of Kyushu, a region that's a manufacturing center for Nissan Motor Co.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

International Business Times

5.6-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Northern Japan; No Tsunami Warning Issued

Children stand among merchandise from an earthquake-damaged store in San Pedro, in the San Marcos region in northwest Guatemala, July 8, 2014.

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International Business Times

Typhoon Neoguri: 2 Dead, Forces Flights Cancellation, Cuts Electricity and Water Supplies

Typhoon Neoguri, weakened from an original super typhoon category, has killed at least two people, forced the cancellation of hundreds of flights and has cut the supply of electricity and water to the people of Japan.

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Examiner.com

Oklahoma farmer loses iPhone, found in Japan 9 months later

When Kevin Whitney lost his iPhone last October, he probably thought that he'd never see it again.

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Hedonistica

5-Foot Japanese Giant Salamander Goes For A Stroll

This is a shot of the Japanese Giant Salamander that was spotted going for a stroll on the bank of the Kamogawa River in Kyoto.

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The Nation

Rebuilding behind the Great Forest Wall of Japan

The Nation's Thasong Asvasena looks into Japan's post-tsunami situation three years after the 2011 tragedy, focusing on recovery projects and disaster-prevention efforts, in the first of a three-part article When it comes to preparedness for earthquakes and their aftermath, few countries are doing it better than Japan.

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WFAA-TV Dallas

Photos: Ducklings lend hand to Japanese farmers

JULY 08: Two week old ducks swim in the newly planted rice field to eat insects and weeds at Ushio rice field on July 8, 2014 in Ichikawa, Japan.

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CNN

Ferrari designer creates luxury train

Japan Rail East has called on Ferrari designer Ken Okuyama to create a 34-passenger luxury train.

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South China Morning Post

Fury as China paper publishes Japan map with mushroom clouds over Hiroshima. Nagasaki

Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida at a July 4 press conference, when the government slammed China's effort to highlight the past of Tokyo's wartime aggression amid a territorial dispute between the two countries.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Japan battens down as intense typhoon Neoguri nears

Super Typhoon Neoguri in the Pacific Ocean, approaching Japan on its northward journey, is seen in an image taken by MTSAT-2 satellite on July 7, 2014.

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Xinhuanet

Japanese gov't approves lawmaker's trip to DPRK

The Japanese government on Monday said it had no problem with a potential visit by upper house lawmaker Antonio Inoki to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea .

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