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Japanese mayor apologizes for comment on US troops about rape

TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese mayor apologized Monday for saying earlier that U.S. troops should patronize legal adult entertainment businesses as a way to reduce rapes and other assaults. Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto, who is […]

05/27/2013

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Proof that penguins are voracious killers

Hungry penguins with tiny video cameras strapped to their backs have given scientists a rare glimpse of their spectacular and voracious feeding habits.

01/23/2013

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No tsunami threat to Hawaii

HONOLULU (AP) – A strong earthquake that struck off the coast of Japan does not appear to pose a tsunami threat to Hawaii. According to Hawaii News Now, the earthquake occurred at 10:18 p.m. Thursday and had a magnitude of 7.3.

12/07/2012

Quake monitoring system allowed warning of today’s tremor

TOKYO (AP) – Residents of Japan had a warning, shortly before today’s strong quake that shook the northeastern part of the country. Public television broadcaster NHK broke off regular programming to warn that a strong quake was due to hit.

12/07/2012

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Japan quake: several injured, no major damage

TOKYO (AP) – Several people along Japan’s northeastern coast are reported injured after a strong earthquake hit the same Japanese coast that was devastated by last year’s massive quake and tsunami.

12/07/2012

E.T. immortalized in wax around the world

LOS ANGELES (AP) – E.T. the extra-terrestrial is making appearances around the world. Madame Tussauds is unveiling wax likenesses of the otherworldly star of Steven Spielberg’s 1982 film “E.T. – the Extra-Terrestrial” at six of […]

10/22/2012

United Airlines gets 1st 787

(AP) – U.S. travelers are going to be seeing a lot more of the 787, the ultra-lightweight jet built to reduce flier fatigue and airline fuel bills. United this week became the first U.S. airline […]

09/27/2012

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