Japan

Assocaited Press
June 18, 2018 - 8:43 am
TOKYO (AP) — Residents in western Japan were cleaning up debris Monday after a powerful earthquake hit the area around Osaka, the country's second-largest city of commerce, killing three people and injuring hundreds while knocking over walls and setting off fires. The magnitude 6.1 earthquake that...
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(Thomas Samson, Pool via AP)
November 12, 2018 - 1:07 pm
By SYLVIE CORBET , Associated Press PARIS (AP) — Fifty nations and over 150 tech companies pledged Monday to do more to fight criminal activity on the internet, including interference in elections and hate speech. But the United States, Russia and China are not among them. The group of governments...
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(AP Photo/Josh Reynolds)
September 28, 2018 - 3:45 pm
By COLLIN BINKLEY , Associated Press CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — France's leaders are proposing a new international coalition to revive global cooperation that they say is being threatened by countries like the United States and Russia. Foreign Affairs Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian announced the plan...
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(Ichiro Banno/Kyodo News via AP)
September 04, 2018 - 12:23 pm
By MARI YAMAGUCHI , Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — A powerful typhoon slammed into western Japan on Tuesday, inundating the region's main international airport and blowing a tanker into a bridge, disrupting land and air travel and leaving thousands stranded. At least eight people died and scores...
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dreamstime
August 11, 2018 - 10:52 am
By JIM ARMSTRONG , AP Sports Writer MAKUHARI, Japan (AP) — Pitcher Rachel Garcia drove in the winning run in the eighth inning Saturday to lift the United States to a 4-3 win over Japan and into the final of the women's world softball championship. With a runner on third base, Garcia hit a line...
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dreamstime
July 07, 2018 - 9:47 am
TOKYO (AP) — A strong earthquake has struck south of Tokyo, causing some buildings to shake in the city, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage. The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude 5.9 quake struck Saturday evening 30 kilometers (19 miles) southeast of Ohara at a depth...
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dreamstime
June 30, 2018 - 10:51 am
TOKYO (AP) — A rocket developed by a Japanese startup company has exploded seconds after liftoff in northern Japan, bursting into flames. The MOMO-2 rocket, developed by Interstellar Technologies, was launched early Saturday in Taiki town on Hokkaido, Japan's northernmost main island. It was...
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