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TEPCO not paying for most decontamination work done by local gov'ts

kyodonews - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 07:00
TOKYO - Tokyo Electric Power Co. has only shouldered 2 percent of the 76.1 billion yen ($638.8 million) spen...
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Japanese morning newspaper headlines

kyodonews - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 07:00
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Bodies found days after NY gas blast

bbc - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 06:07
Three days on from a massive gas blast in New York that flattened three buildings, two bodies are found in rubble.
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DNA of 78 Germanwings victims found

bbc - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 06:05
Five days after the crash of Germanwings flight 4U 9525 in the French Alps, investigators say they have isolated DNA of 78 people on board.
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Republic of Ireland 1-1 Poland

bbc - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 05:51
Shane Long's late equaliser rescues a crucial draw for the Republic of Ireland against Poland in the Euro 2016 qualifier.
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'Conservative surge' in French polls

bbc - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 05:48
French ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy's Conservative UMP and its allies make major gains in the final round of local elections, exit polls suggest.
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Uzbeks set to re-elect president

bbc - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 05:38
Uzbeks have been voting in large numbers in presidential elections which are all but certain to be won by the incumbent, Islam Karimov
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Weather forecast for Monday

kyodonews - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 05:37
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ABN Amro executives renounce bonus

bbc - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 05:25
Executives at the Dutch bank ABN Amro have renounced a €100,000 allowance after a public outcry over the extra pay.
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The perils of speaking out against Islamic law in Malaysia

bbc - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 05:25
Malaysian journalist's satirical video prompts threats
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A question for Indian men: What does your wife do?

bbc - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 05:20
Asking Indian men a question they are not used to hearing
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'Real estate stratosphere': Sydney property prices soar

bbc - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 05:18
A shortage of new houses, generous tax breaks, cheap credit and "hot" money from overseas have sent Sydney house prices sky high.
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Six of the best things to watch on TV this week

cnn - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 04:39
They thought they had found a paradise. They thought wrong.
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Ex-governor challenges Hillary Clinton

cnn - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 04:33
Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley took a major shot at Hillary Clinton on Sunday, saying the country needs a "new perspective" and "new leadership" in the 2016 election.
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Haiku & Thou

japantimes - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 04:26
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Postwar education at a vexing crossroads

japantimes - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 04:26
In July 1995, a special edition of Aera magazine reflected on 50 years of postwar evolution. Education was among the topics covered. Two facts grab ...
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Political obstacles stymie energy autonomy

japantimes - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 04:26
When German Chancellor Angela Merkel was in Japan earlier this month, local coverage focused on a joint German-Japanese statement about the Ukraine crisis and her ...
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One rescued from capsized ship, search under way for missing

japantimes - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 04:26
The Japan Coast Guard rescues a crew member from a boat in the Tsugaru Strait between Hokkaido and Aomori nearly 15 hours after the vessel ...
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Japan, India in talks to set up US-2 joint venture

japantimes - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 04:26
The Japanese manufacturer of US-2 amphibious aircraft is in talks with Indian companies to set up a joint company in the event Tokyo and New ...
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