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Japan’s cryptocurrency hacking losses totaled ¥662 million in 2017, police agency says

japantimes - Thu, 03/22/2018 - 18:41
The study, which was the first such tally to be conducted by police, covered 149 cases of illicit, targeted cryptocurrency hacks at 16 government-registered exchanges.
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Trump attorney will appeal judge's decision in Summer Zervos defamation case

cnn - Thu, 03/22/2018 - 18:39
President Donald Trump's attorney plans to appeal a New York Supreme Court judge's decision to allow a defamation lawsuit against the President to go forward.
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Celine Dion cancels shows for ear issues

cnn - Thu, 03/22/2018 - 18:37
Unlike her heart, three weeks of Celine Dion's Las Vegas shows won't go on.
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Pink gloves and receipts led police to the Austin bomber

cnn - Thu, 03/22/2018 - 18:36
Mark Anthony Conditt recorded a confession and killed himself in a final explosion, ending a wave of package bombings that terrorized Austin for weeks.
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Colbert attempts Ruth Bader Ginsburg's workout

cnn - Thu, 03/22/2018 - 18:31
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg invites Stephen Colbert to workout.
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Marvin Gaye family keeps Blurred Lines payout

bbc - Thu, 03/22/2018 - 18:13
A US court upholds a ruling that Robin Thicke copied one of Gaye's songs on his hit Blurred Lines.
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Analysis: The real problem for Donald Trump in the 'DO NOT CONGRATULATE' story

cnn - Thu, 03/22/2018 - 18:12
The fact that President Donald Trump either didn't read or ignored a warning in his briefing papers not to congratulate Russian President Vladimir Putin on a phone call between the two men Tuesday is a sexy story. But, it is not the real story here.
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Suntory makes health care move in Thailand with direct sales of supplements

japantimes - Thu, 03/22/2018 - 18:08
Suntory Food & Beverage Ltd. is adopting a new market strategy in Thailand by officially launching its first line of health supplements and selling products ...
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Curiosity rover: 2,000 days on Mars

bbc - Thu, 03/22/2018 - 18:07
The Nasa robot this week celebrates 2,000 martian days investigating the surface of the Red Planet.
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World’s carbon emissions are rising again

japantimes - Thu, 03/22/2018 - 18:07
Harmful carbon emissions from energy rose in 2017 for the first time in three years, the International Energy Agency said Thursday, proof that the world’s ...
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Boko Haram returns girls in Nigeria, warns against schooling them again

japantimes - Thu, 03/22/2018 - 18:06
Boko Haram Islamic extremists brought back nearly all of the 110 girls they had kidnapped from a boarding school last month, dropping them off in ...
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Maglev collusion said to have begun after JR Tokai rejected Japanese firms’ proposal to ditch competitive bidding

japantimes - Thu, 03/22/2018 - 18:04
Major general contractors may have begun colluding on bids for the Central Japan Railway Co. (JR Tokai) maglev high-speed train project after the railway operator ...
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Mark Zuckerberg admits Facebook made mistakes on user data, but critics say response doesn’t cut it

japantimes - Thu, 03/22/2018 - 18:03
Facebook Inc. CEO Mark Zuckerberg broke his silence on the crisis over political-advertising firm Cambridge Analytica’s access to user data on the social network, outlining ...
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Just let Johnny’s Jr. be Johnny’s Jr.

japantimes - Thu, 03/22/2018 - 18:00
Around 60 people gathered at YouTube Space Tokyo on Tuesday to welcome Johnny & Associates to the 21st century. It was a day before the ...
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EU fines Japanese firms over price-fixing cartel for capacitors

japantimes - Thu, 03/22/2018 - 17:57
The European Commission said Wednesday it imposed €254 million in fines on eight firms, mostly Japanese companies, for operating an illegal price cartel for capacitors.Of ...
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