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 2022-08-13 04:43 

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Tropical Storm Meari expected to make landfall in Japan...

Japanese weather officials say Tropical Storm Meari will likely make landfall on Saturday in Shizuoka Prefecture, central Japan, or the neighboring region of Kanto....

 2022-08-13 02:15 

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Polio virus detected in New York City wastewater...

New York health officials say they have detected the virus which causes polio in the city's wastewater....

 2022-08-13 02:00 

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Analysis: Tropical Storm Meari approaching Japan...

Click here for a report by NHK World meteorologist Jonathan Oh, who has all the latest details on Tropical Storm Meari....

 2022-08-13 01:04 

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Rushdie, author of "The Satanic Verses," stabbed...

Acclaimed author Salman Rushdie, who achieved notoriety in the Islamic world for his 1988 novel...

 2022-08-13 00:23 

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Tropical storm approaching central Japan...

Tropical Storm Meari will likely make landfall in Japan's central Tokai or Kanto regions on Saturday....

 2022-08-12 23:45 

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FBI recovers classified documents from Trump residence...

A US federal court in Florida has unsealed a search warrant and a list of seized documents from the home of former President Donald Trump. The list includes classified records....

 2022-08-12 22:03 

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Residents flee wildfire near France's Bordeaux wine region...

French firefighters say a massive wildfire near Bordeaux has forced roughly 10,000 residents to evacuate....

 2022-08-12 19:40 

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Drought declared in wide parts of England...

The British government has declared a drought across wide areas of England amid a persistent heatwave. Officials say they are now considering restrictions on water usage....

 2022-08-12 19:40 

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5 Chinese state-owned firms delist from Wall St....

Five Chinese state-owned firms announced on Friday that they are delisting from the New York Stock Exchange, citing tougher US regulations....

 2022-08-12 17:52 

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Wheat shipment leaves Ukraine port...

The first wheat to be shipped from Ukraine under a deal to lift a Russian military blockade has left a port on the Black Sea....

 2022-08-12 15:19 

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Hino Motors, Toyota accused of misconduct in US class action suit...

Major Japanese truck maker Hino Motors and its parent, Toyota Motor, have been slapped with a class action suit in the United States over what is described as...

 2022-08-12 15:01 

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1985 Japan Airlines crash remembered...

Friday marked 37 years since a Japan Airlines jet crashed into a mountainous area of Gunma Prefecture, killing 520 passengers and crew members. Only four people survived what remains the world's deadliest accident involving a single aircraft....

 2022-08-12 12:51 

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Tropical storm expected to make landfall in Japan on Saturday...

Japan's weather officials say Tropical Storm Meari will likely make landfall on the central region of Tokai or the Kanto region, which includes Tokyo, on Saturday....

 2022-08-12 11:46 

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British economy posts 1st contraction in 5 quarters...

Britain's economy has shrunk for the first time in five quarters, as record-level inflation is affecting a wide range of economic activities....

 2022-08-12 10:58 

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UK: Crimea blasts degrade Russia Black Sea Fleet aviation capability...

Explosions this week at Russia's air base in Crimea, southern Ukraine, are believed to have degraded the aviation capability of the Russian Navy's Black Sea Fleet....

 2022-08-12 10:40 

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Japan's consumer affairs agency to probe 'spiritual marketing'...

Japan's new minister in charge of consumer affairs, Kono Taro, has instructed his agency to set up a panel to investigate the marketing practices of groups involved in so-called spiritual sales....

 2022-08-12 09:14 

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Tokyo governor wants 4th vaccine rollout expanded to police, firefighters...

Tokyo Governor Koike Yuriko has asked the central government to designate police officers, firefighters and emergency workers as essential workers eligible for a fourth dose of the coronavirus vaccine....

 2022-08-12 08:38 

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Tokyo reports 20,401 new COVID cases...

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government reported 20,401 new cases of coronavirus infections on Friday....

 2022-08-12 08:30 

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US: Russian officials received drone training in Iran...

The United States says that Russian officials received training to operate drones in Iran as part of an agreement on the transfer of unmanned aerial vehicles between the two countries....

 2022-08-12 08:20 

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Report: Russian weapons in Ukraine contained hundreds of Western parts...

A British think tank says the weapons and military systems used by Russia in its invasion of Ukraine contained hundreds of foreign-made parts....

 2022-08-12 07:32 

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S.Korea president pardons Samsung heir Lee, others...

The South Korean government of President Yoon Suk-yeol has granted its first pardons, including one for Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong....

 2022-08-12 05:47 

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S.Korean president's approval rating below 30% for 3rd straight week...

The approval rating of South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol has remained below 30 percent for the third consecutive week....

 2022-08-12 05:45 

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Monkeypox cases top 10,000 in US...

The number of confirmed monkeypox cases has topped 10,000 in the United States....

 2022-08-12 04:42 

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CDC eases COVID-19 quarantine guidelines...

A US federal health agency has revised its guidelines on the coronavirus and now says people who have been exposed to the virus no longer need to quarantine. Instead, it advised wearing a high-quality mask, regardless of their vaccination status....

 2022-08-12 03:31 

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More heavy rain expected to hit northeast Japan...

Japanese weather officials are forecasting more heavy rain in the northeastern prefectures of Aomori and Akita....

 2022-08-12 03:22 

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IAEA chief calls for mission to Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant...

The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency has called for cooperation from Russia and Ukraine to allow its inspectors access to the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in Ukraine, following a recent series of shellings there....

 2022-08-12 03:19 

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US Attorney General Garland authorized search of Trump's Florida home...

US Attorney General Merrick Garland has confirmed that the Federal Bureau of Investigation searched the Florida resort home of former President Donald Trump....

 2022-08-11 22:43 

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Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant shelled again...

Ukraine's state nuclear power company Energoatom says Russia's military shelled the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant again on Thursday....

 2022-08-11 20:48 

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Tropical storm expected to bring heavy rain to eastern Japan...

Japanese weather officials say Tropical Storm Meari formed south of the country's main island of Honshu early Friday morning....

 2022-08-11 20:47 

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Pro-Russian official calls for Zaporizhzhia referendum to be held Sep.11...

A pro-Russian official in Ukraine has called for a referendum on joining Russia to be held in the southeastern region of Zaporizhzhia on September 11. Russia claims to control more than 70 percent of the region....

 2022-08-11 19:15 

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More heavy rain feared in Japan's Tohoku region...

Japanese weather officials are urging people in northern parts of the country to stay vigilant for flooding and mudslides as more heavy rain is forecast for Friday....

 2022-08-11 17:49 

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Automakers at Indonesian motor show pledge EVs for G20 summit...

Automakers at a motor show in Indonesia have announced details of the electric vehicles they plan to provide for the Group of 20 summit set to take place in Bali in November....

 2022-08-11 15:45 

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Eleven Chinese military aircraft cross median line in Taiwan Strait...

Taiwan's defense ministry says 11 Chinese military aircraft crossed the median line in the Taiwan Strait on Thursday. The line is an unofficial buffer to prevent unintended military clashes between Taiwan and China....

 2022-08-11 12:49 

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Disney surpasses Netflix in streaming subscribers...

US entertainment giant Walt Disney Company has overtaken Netflix in terms of streaming subscribers, with a total of more than 221 million....

 2022-08-11 12:10 

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More heavy rain expected in northern Tohoku region...

Weather officials say parts of the Tohoku region in northern Japan that have been lashed by record rain in recent days are likely to get more wild downpours Thursday night through Friday....

 2022-08-11 11:13 

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Reports suggest Ukrainian involvement in Crimea air base blasts...

Major US newspapers have suggested Ukrainians were involved in the explosions that rocked a Russian air base in Crimea on Tuesday....

 2022-08-11 09:44 

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Raymond Briggs, author of 'The Snowman,' dies...

Raymond Briggs, the British author and illustrator celebrated for picture books such as...

 2022-08-11 09:39 

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Tokyo reports 31,247 new COVID-19 cases...

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government reported 31,247 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday....

 2022-08-11 07:49 

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Japan has world's highest number of new COVID cases for 3rd straight week...

The World Health Organization says Japan reported the highest number of new COVID-19 cases of any country in the world during the week through Sunday. Japan had the highest number of new cases in the world for the third week in a row....

 2022-08-11 07:49 

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Ukraine vows resistance as Russian forces continue attacks in the east...

Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has stressed all-out resistance as Russian forces continue deadly attacks in the country's east....

 2022-08-11 05:08 

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Kim's sister calls for retaliation against balloons from S.Korea...

The sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has called for a strong retaliation against balloons flown from South Korea....

 2022-08-11 04:39 

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Torrential rain may hit northern Tohoku region again...

Torrential rain may hit the northern Japanese prefectures of Aomori and Akita again on Thursday and Friday, after record rain caused flooding in the region....

 2022-08-11 03:48 

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Temperatures soar again in Japan...

Weather officials in Japan are urging people to stay alert for heat stroke due to persistently high temperatures. The mercury on Thursday has already topped 35 degrees Celsius across wide areas from Kanto to Kyushu....

 2022-08-11 01:45 

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N. Korea declares victory over coronavirus...

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says his country has prevailed in its fight to contain the coronavirus....

 2022-08-11 01:03 

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US charges Iranian in plot to murder ex-security advisor...

The United States has charged a member of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps with plotting to murder John Bolton, a former national security advisor in the administration of President Donald Trump....

 2022-08-10 23:13 

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Pelosi says China used her visit to Taiwan as pretext for drills...

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has accused China of using her visit to Taiwan last week as a pretext to hold military drills in its vicinity....

 2022-08-10 22:34 

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Heatstroke alerts for many parts of Japan on Thursday...

The Meteorological Agency and the Environment Ministry have announced heatstroke alerts for many parts of Japan as scorching summer heat is expected on Thursday....

 2022-08-10 21:41 

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Ukrainian power company: Russia attempting to divert power to Crimea...

The head of Ukraine's state nuclear power company has suggested Russian forces occupying the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant are sabotaging power lines in an attempt to supply electricity to Crimea....

 2022-08-10 21:40 

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Anti-war Russian journalist charged with spreading false information...

The Russian TV journalist who protested her country's invasion of Ukraine live on state television in March has been charged with spreading false information about the Russian military....

 2022-08-10 20:18 

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M5.4 quake hits Hokkaido in northern Japan...

A magnitude 5.4 earthquake has rocked Japan's northern prefecture of Hokkaido....

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