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Rappler
Japan protests China news agency's call for emperor apologyJAPANESE ROYALTY. Japan's Emperor Akihito (L) and Empress Michiko (R) wave from
Japan protests China news agency's call for emperor apology
Rappler / Posted 23 hours ago
JAPANESE ROYALTY. Japan's Emperor Akihito (L) and Empress Michiko (R) wave from the balcony of the Imperial Palace during their annual new year greeting in Tokyo on January 2, 2015. Photo by Toshifumi Kitamura/AFP TOKYO, Japan - Tokyo said Friday,... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Jonathan Franzen interview: ‘There is no way to make myself not male'Jonathan Franzen’s new novel, Purity, is partly set in Santa Cruz, a California
Jonathan Franzen interview: ‘There is no way to make myself not male'
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 7 days ago
Jonathan Franzen’s new novel, Purity, is partly set in Santa Cruz, a Californian town 70 miles south of San Francisco, where the novelist lives with his partner, Kathy. Their house is in the U-bend of a crescent, on the edge of a suburban housing... Read more
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Sun Star
John Lloyd indie movie to debut in Toronto filmfestJOHN Lloyd Cruz's first independent movie "Honor Thy Father" will have its prem
John Lloyd indie movie to debut in Toronto filmfest
Sun Star / Posted 8 days ago
JOHN Lloyd Cruz's first independent movie "Honor Thy Father" will have its premiere screening at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) in September. Under the direction of Erik Matti and screenplay by Michiko Yamamoto, the film will be... Read more
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The Telegraph
Sand and summit mix, not on beachNEXT TIME, LIKE THIS? Putin, who has agreed to change a venue on Modi's request
Sand and summit mix, not on beach
The Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
NEXT TIME, LIKE THIS? Putin, who has agreed to change a venue on Modi's request, is seen inside a research bathyscaphe while submerging into the Black Sea as he takes part in an expedition near Sevastopol, Crimea, on Tuesday. (Reuters) New Delhi,... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Allen M. Juergensen 1936Allen M. Juergensen, 79, died Aug. 17, 2015, at Cherry Village Nursing Home in
Allen M. Juergensen 1936
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
Allen M. Juergensen, 79, died Aug. 17, 2015, at Cherry Village Nursing Home in Great Bend. Born July 18, 1936, in Sagerton, Texas, he was the son of Olaf and Agaetha (Schulz) Juergensen. He was employed by Western Power and Light at the Mullergren... Read more
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Digital Spy
Brian Eno is going to deliver the BBC Music John Peel Lecture for 2015Brian Eno will deliver the BBC Music John Peel Lecture for 2015. © Michiko Nak
Brian Eno is going to deliver the BBC Music John Peel Lecture for 2015
Digital Spy / Posted 10 days ago
Brian Eno will deliver the BBC Music John Peel Lecture for 2015. © Michiko NakaoThis year's lecture will explore how individuals and institutions like artists, broadcasters, promoters and fans connect to form one "single huge organism which we call... Read more
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Washington Post
With ‘Purity,’ Jonathan Franzen tackles the Web, mothers, the truth"Purity" by Jonathan Franzen. (Courtesy of Farrar, Straus and Giroux) “It suck
With ‘Purity,’ Jonathan Franzen tackles the Web, mothers, the truth
Washington Post / Posted 11 days ago
"Purity" by Jonathan Franzen. (Courtesy of Farrar, Straus and Giroux) “It sucks to be well-known,” says a character in the new novel by well-known author Jonathan Franzen. “Everyone should be told this about fame before they start pursuing it: you... Read more
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Japan Update
Short history of traffic lanes and money on OkinawaBy David Higgins During the years after the war, Okinawa was driving on the ri
Short history of traffic lanes and money on Okinawa
Japan Update / Posted 12 days ago
By David Higgins During the years after the war, Okinawa was driving on the right like in his picture of Gate 2 Street in the early 60’s. Before WWII in Okinawa, everyone drove in the left lane of the road. During the Edo Period (1603-1867), the... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Japan Emperor Akihito offers ‘remorse’ in addressPrime Minister Shinzo Abe, meanwhile, stayed away from a contentious Yasukuni s
Japan Emperor Akihito offers ‘remorse’ in address
The Mining Journal / Posted 13 days ago
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, meanwhile, stayed away from a contentious Yasukuni shrine that honors war criminals among other war dead. He instead prayed and laid flowers at a nearby national cemetery for unnamed fallen soldiers ahead of the annual... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Support for Japan's Abe bounces after 'utmost grief' for war statementTOKYO Support for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has bounced in the first p
Support for Japan's Abe bounces after 'utmost grief' for war statement
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 13 days ago
TOKYO Support for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has bounced in the first poll conducted after he expressed "utmost grief" for the suffering Japan caused during World War Two in a speech marking the 70th anniversary of Japan's defeat. Abe said... Read more
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Reuters
Support for Japan's Abe bounces after 'utmost grief' for war statementTOKYO Support for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has bounced in the first p
Support for Japan's Abe bounces after 'utmost grief' for war statement
Reuters / Posted 13 days ago
TOKYO Support for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has bounced in the first poll conducted after he expressed "utmost grief" for the suffering Japan caused during World War Two in a speech marking the 70th anniversary of Japan's defeat. Abe said... Read more
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The Columbian
Japan's Akihito expresses 'deep remorse' over WWII actionsTOKYO — Japan’s emperor expressed his “deep remorse” on Saturday over his count
Japan's Akihito expresses 'deep remorse' over WWII actions
The Columbian / Posted 13 days ago
TOKYO — Japan’s emperor expressed his “deep remorse” on Saturday over his country’s actions during World War II, strengthening his usual statement of regret on the anniversary of the end of a particularly ignominious period in Japanese history. At... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
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Japan emperor offers 'remorse' on WWII surrender anniversary
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 13 days ago
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The China Post
Japan emperor offers 'remorse' on surrender anniversary TOKYO -- Emperor Akihito expressed rare "deep remorse" over his country's war
Japan emperor offers 'remorse' on surrender anniversary
The China Post / Posted 13 days ago
TOKYO -- Emperor Akihito expressed rare "deep remorse" over his country's wartime actions in an address Saturday marking the 70th anniversary of Japan's World War II surrender, a day after the... Read more
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Daily Mail
US, Japanese cities mark WWII end with Pearl Harbor ceremonyAmerican and Japanese cities mark VJ Day with Pearl Harbor memorial ceremony on
US, Japanese cities mark WWII end with Pearl Harbor ceremony
Daily Mail / Posted 13 days ago
American and Japanese cities mark VJ Day with Pearl Harbor memorial ceremony on 70th anniversary of Second World War's end Honolulu and sister city Nagaoka, the hometown of Japanese admiral who planned Pearl Harbor attack, unveil plaque... Read more
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Daily Mail
Japan marks anniversary of VJ Day as Prime Minister admits 'suffering'Japan marks 70th anniversary of VJ Day as Prime Minister admits 'immeasurable s
Japan marks anniversary of VJ Day as Prime Minister admits 'suffering'
Daily Mail / Posted 13 days ago
Japan marks 70th anniversary of VJ Day as Prime Minister admits 'immeasurable suffering' his country caused - buts sparks fury as he says it shouldn't have to keep apologising forever Shinzo Abe admitted the suffering Japan had inflicted in Second... Read more
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Independent
VJ Day anniversary: Queen leads memorials in London despite alleged terror threatVeterans and prisoners of war of the conflict joined Queen Elizabeth II and oth
VJ Day anniversary: Queen leads memorials in London despite alleged terror threat
Independent / Posted 13 days ago
Veterans and prisoners of war of the conflict joined Queen Elizabeth II and other members of the monarchy at a church service in St. Martin-in-the-Fields in London On the other side of the world, Japan, China and South Korea have also held... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Japan marks 70 years since end of WWIIEmperor Akihito and Empress Michiko offer silence prayers before the altar duri
Japan marks 70 years since end of WWII
News 24 South Africa / Posted 13 days ago
Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko offer silence prayers before the altar during the annual memorial service for war victims in Tokyo. (Toru Yamanaka, AFP) Tokyo - Japan on Saturday marks 70 years since the end of WWII, with dozens of politicians... Read more
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Christian Today
70 years after war ends, Japanese Emperor expresses 'deep remorse'Japan's Emperor Akihito delivers a speech next to Empress Michiko during a memo
70 years after war ends, Japanese Emperor expresses 'deep remorse'
Christian Today / Posted 14 days ago
Japan's Emperor Akihito delivers a speech next to Empress Michiko during a memorial service ceremony marking the 70th anniversary of Japan's surrender, which ended World War II. Japanese Emperor Akihito marked the 70th anniversary of the end of... Read more
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Washington Post
Japan’s emperor appears to part ways with Abe on pacifism debateJapan's Emperor Akihito, right, delivers his remarks with Empress Michiko durin
Japan’s emperor appears to part ways with Abe on pacifism debate
Washington Post / Posted 14 days ago
Japan's Emperor Akihito, right, delivers his remarks with Empress Michiko during a memorial service in Tokyo (Shizuo Kambayashi/AP) TOKYO — Japan’s emperor expressed his “deep remorse” Saturday over his country’s actions during World War II,... Read more
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Aljazeera
Japan marks WWII anniversary amid criticismJapan has marked the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II amid criticism
Japan marks WWII anniversary amid criticism
Aljazeera / Posted 14 days ago
Japan has marked the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II amid criticism from neighbours China, South and North Korea, which bore much of the brunt of Japan's militarist march. Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko joined Prime Minister Shinzo... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Japan marks 70th anniversary of WWII surrenderVisitors bow to pay respects to the war dead at Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo Saturd
Japan marks 70th anniversary of WWII surrender
Stamford Advocate / Posted 14 days ago
Visitors bow to pay respects to the war dead at Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015. Japan marked the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II. Photo: Eugene Hoshiko, AP Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe delivers his remarks during... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Japan's Emperor Akihito expresses 'deep remorse' for warJapan's Emperor Akihito (2nd R) and Empress Michiko (R) pay silent tribute to m
Japan's Emperor Akihito expresses 'deep remorse' for war
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 14 days ago
Japan's Emperor Akihito (2nd R) and Empress Michiko (R) pay silent tribute to mourn war victims at the cenotaph for the U.S. Army's 81st Infantry Division, on Palau's Peleliu Island, in this photo released by Kyodo April 9, 2015. Mandatory... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
Bobcat golf ranked 7th in MEC pollThe Golden Eagles, who have advanced to the NCAA Championships in each of the l
Bobcat golf ranked 7th in MEC poll
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 15 days ago
The Golden Eagles, who have advanced to the NCAA Championships in each of the last two seasons, finished with 116 points and had seven first-place votes. UC will be led by All-Atlantic Region players Thibault Carmingnano and Viktor Pustwo. West... Read more
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New Kerala
Social media posts to help improve public safety Statisticians can glean insightful information from Facebook posts, tweets an
Social media posts to help improve public safety
New Kerala / Posted 16 days ago
Statisticians can glean insightful information from Facebook posts, tweets and other online social media communications that may help improve public safety, researchers have said. Michiko Wolcott and... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
Unique venue delivers 'master's training in contemporary society'Reporter Charlotte Tobitt visited to find out more. Shinnyo-en UK was establis
Unique venue delivers 'master's training in contemporary society'
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 16 days ago
Reporter Charlotte Tobitt visited to find out more. Shinnyo-en UK was established in Long Ditton in 1994, but only in the past three years has the temple started to become part of the community and it recently opened its doors for a traditional... Read more
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PhysOrg
Statisticians using social media to track foodborne illness and improve disaster responseThe growing popularity and use of social media around the world is presenting n
Statisticians using social media to track foodborne illness and improve disaster response
PhysOrg / Posted 16 days ago
The growing popularity and use of social media around the world is presenting new opportunities for statisticians to glean insightful information from the infinite stream of posts, tweets and other online communications that will help improve public... Read more
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Washington Post
Emperor offers a regal critique of Japan’s drift away from pacifismJapanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko attend a program of traditional ho
Emperor offers a regal critique of Japan’s drift away from pacifism
Washington Post / Posted 17 days ago
Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko attend a program of traditional horsemanship, ancient Japanese polo and pennant-streaming at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo in May. (Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP/Getty Images) TOKYO — Emperor Akihito is a man of few... Read more
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Japan Today
Empress has myocardial ischemia, scan shows ‹ Japan TodayEmpress Michiko has myocardial ischemia, an ailment in which blood has trouble
Empress has myocardial ischemia, scan shows ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 19 days ago
Empress Michiko has myocardial ischemia, an ailment in which blood has trouble reaching the heart due to a blockage in the coronary arteries, the Imperial Household Agency said Sunday night. The agency made the announcement after the empress, 80,... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
70th anniversary of Hiroshima bombing: What it was like to survive the atomic bombSeven decades ago, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese cit
70th anniversary of Hiroshima bombing: What it was like to survive the atomic bomb
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 22 days ago
Seven decades ago, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. It almost instantly leveled most of the city and killed as many as 140,000 people. Three days later, on Aug. 9, another American bomber dropped a nuclear... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
70th anniversary of Hiroshima bombing: What it was like to survive the atomic bombSeven decades ago, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese cit
70th anniversary of Hiroshima bombing: What it was like to survive the atomic bomb
Baltimore Sun / Posted 22 days ago
Seven decades ago, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. It almost instantly leveled most of the city and killed as many as 140,000 people. Three days later, on Aug. 9, another American bomber dropped a nuclear... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
70th anniversary of Hiroshima bombing: What it was like to survive the atomic bombSeven decades ago, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese cit
70th anniversary of Hiroshima bombing: What it was like to survive the atomic bomb
Chicago Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
Seven decades ago, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. It almost instantly leveled most of the city and killed as many as 140,000 people. Three days later, on Aug. 9, another American bomber dropped a nuclear... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
70th anniversary of Hiroshima bombing: What it was like to survive the atomic bombSeven decades ago, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese cit
70th anniversary of Hiroshima bombing: What it was like to survive the atomic bomb
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 22 days ago
Seven decades ago, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. It almost instantly leveled most of the city and killed as many as 140,000 people. Three days later, on Aug. 9, another American bomber dropped a nuclear... Read more
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Independent
What Hiroshima was really like (by the men and women who lived through it)It almost instantly levelled most of the city and killed as many as 140,000 peo
What Hiroshima was really like (by the men and women who lived through it)
Independent / Posted 23 days ago
It almost instantly levelled most of the city and killed as many as 140,000 people. Three days later, on 9 August, another American bomber dropped a nuclear device on the city of Nagasaki, killing 40,000 to 80,000 people. Hiroshima in September 1945.... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
What it was like to survive the atomic bombing of HiroshimaSeven decades ago, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese cit
What it was like to survive the atomic bombing of Hiroshima
Bangor Daily News / Posted 23 days ago
Seven decades ago, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. It almost instantly leveled most of the city and killed as many as 140,000 people. Three days later, on Aug. 9, another American bomber dropped a nuclear... Read more
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express
'Then and now' images reveal Hiroshima & Nagasaki 70 years on from atomic bombPICTURED: TOMORROW marks 70 years to the day since the United States dropped
'Then and now' images reveal Hiroshima & Nagasaki 70 years on from atomic bomb
express / Posted 23 days ago
PICTURED: TOMORROW marks 70 years to the day since the United States dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima, bringing about the end of the Second World... Read more
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Forbes
Is Japan's Emperor Akihito Trying To Stop Abe?It is a puzzle, with an intriguing, possibly explosive, solution. Why now, aft
Is Japan's Emperor Akihito Trying To Stop Abe?
Forbes / Posted 24 days ago
It is a puzzle, with an intriguing, possibly explosive, solution. Why now, after 70 years, did Japan’s Imperial Household Agency on August 1 agree to release the original phonograph record of Emperor Hirohito’s surrender speech first broadcast to... Read more
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Philly.com
In Hiroshima, 70 years after atomic bombHiroshima today is a bustling seaport on Honshu, Japan's largest island, on the
In Hiroshima, 70 years after atomic bomb
Philly.com / Posted 25 days ago
Hiroshima today is a bustling seaport on Honshu, Japan's largest island, on the Seto Inland Sea. It has six rivers crossed by more than 100 bridges, large downtown shopping and entertainment areas, a half-dozen universities, and one of Japan's top... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Japan emperor's WWII surrender speech audio master releasedJapan's Imperial Household releases original audio of Emperor Hirohito's WWII s
Japan emperor's WWII surrender speech audio master released
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 27 days ago
Japan's Imperial Household releases original audio of Emperor Hirohito's WWII surrender speech Photo: The broadcast of late Japanese Emperor Hirohito's WWII-ending speech marked the first time most Japanese had heard his voice. (AFP/Imperial... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
Hiroshima anniversary brings lessons of war, resurgenceCome Thursday, it’ll be 70 years since it happened. It was exactly at 8:15 a.m.
Hiroshima anniversary brings lessons of war, resurgence
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 27 days ago
Come Thursday, it’ll be 70 years since it happened. It was exactly at 8:15 a.m., Japan time, that day. And there we stood as tourists in Hiroshima, my wife and I, less that 100 yards from their Ground Zero. The morning fog and drizzle seemed so... Read more
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Peace Arch News
Ambassadors eye Miss White Rock crownEight young women have stepped forward to play a leadership role as White Rock
Ambassadors eye Miss White Rock crown
Peace Arch News / Posted 28 days ago
Eight young women have stepped forward to play a leadership role as White Rock Youth Ambassadors this year. They'll be vying for the crown of Miss White Rock – and also two princesses and White Rock friendship ambassador – at the annual awards night... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
PhilJets gets AMO licensePhilJets successfully obtained an aircraft maintenance organization license in
PhilJets gets AMO license
Manila Standard Today / Posted 29 days ago
PhilJets successfully obtained an aircraft maintenance organization license in early July, allowing the company to service aircraft directly in-house and provide a complete range of services an aviation firm can offer. It’s the first year that... Read more

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