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Japan Update
NPO offers comprehensive two-semester course into RyukyusBy Hoshin Nakamura Okinawa Language Center is offering a course on the history
NPO offers comprehensive two-semester course into Ryukyus
Japan Update / Posted an hour ago
By Hoshin Nakamura Okinawa Language Center is offering a course on the history and culture of the Ryukyus titled, “An Introduction to A History & Culture of the Ryukyu Islands”. Professor Emeritus Hoshin Nakamura teaches the English language... Read more
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Japan Update
Machi Bar Itoman 2016 participants serve se-ika specialsEvery pub and restaurant in Itoman has its own se-ika special. Local restauran
Machi Bar Itoman 2016 participants serve se-ika specials
Japan Update / Posted an hour ago
Every pub and restaurant in Itoman has its own se-ika special. Local restaurants and izakayas in Itoman City are organizing a gourmet event starting this Friday and running through the end of the month called Machi Bar Itoman 2016. During the event... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
Thank you for support of 2nd Marine DivisionTo the editor:The Second Marine Division activated on Feb. 1, 1941, and soon th
Thank you for support of 2nd Marine Division
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 11 hours ago
To the editor:The Second Marine Division activated on Feb. 1, 1941, and soon thereafter distinguished itself during World War II battles at Guadalcanal, Tarawa, Saipan, Tinian and Okinawa. Seventy-five years later, the Marines and sailors of the... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka flier: Iwo Jima 'haven' for American bombing crews in World War IIIwo Jima — the Pacific island transformed into an iconic World War II symbol wi
Topeka flier: Iwo Jima 'haven' for American bombing crews in World War II
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 14 hours ago
Iwo Jima — the Pacific island transformed into an iconic World War II symbol with the famous photograph of five Marines and a U.S. Navy corpsman hoisting a flag aloft on Mount Suribachi — was wrestled from Japanese troops to provide runways to... Read more
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People Magazine
Meet Mr. Tank! Boy, 12, with Inoperable Brain Tumor Gets the Thrill of a Lifetime as He's Made a Tank Commander for a Day A boy with an inoperable brain tumor has found unexpected allies in a corps t
Meet Mr. Tank! Boy, 12, with Inoperable Brain Tumor Gets the Thrill of a Lifetime as He's Made a Tank Commander for a Day
People Magazine / Posted 15 hours ago
A boy with an inoperable brain tumor has found unexpected allies in a corps that banded together to help him face his fourth... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
US Rep. Niki Tsongas heading to Japan to meet with officialsBOSTON (AP) - U.S. Rep. Niki Tsongas is heading to Japan as part of a bipartisa
US Rep. Niki Tsongas heading to Japan to meet with officials
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 20 hours ago
BOSTON (AP) - U.S. Rep. Niki Tsongas is heading to Japan as part of a bipartisan congressional delegation. The Lowell Democrat and other representatives are scheduled to meet with officials in Tokyo and Okinawa including Japanese Prime Minister... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Cruise deals from Arctic to AntarcticaCruise deals: Scenic Eclipse, Silversea Expeditions, Legend of the Seas, Ovatio
Cruise deals from Arctic to Antarctica
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
Cruise deals: Scenic Eclipse, Silversea Expeditions, Legend of the Seas, Ovation of the Seas, Travelmarvel | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this website FROM the Arctic... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Take a multi-pronged approach to longevityThere’s been a lot of talk lately about Blue Zones. Despite what you may think,
Take a multi-pronged approach to longevity
The Tampa Tribune / Posted yesterday
There’s been a lot of talk lately about Blue Zones. Despite what you may think, they have nothing to do with politics and everything to do with living healthier, longer lives. About 10 years ago, a group of researchers led by Drs. Gianni Pes and... Read more
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Japan Update
Professionals give free advice to home buildersArchitects Studio Japan, the largest nationwide network of architects in the co
Professionals give free advice to home builders
Japan Update / Posted yesterday
Architects Studio Japan, the largest nationwide network of architects in the country, is organizing a free exhibition and counseling event at Okinawa Convention Center this today and tomorrow. In the event, eleven professional certified architects... Read more
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Japan Update
Fireman crashes into taxi, arrested for DUIOkinawa City Police arrested Feb. 11th a 34-year-old Uruma City Fire Department
Fireman crashes into taxi, arrested for DUI
Japan Update / Posted yesterday
Okinawa City Police arrested Feb. 11th a 34-year-old Uruma City Fire Department firefighter on suspicion of drinking and driving. Police say the fireman crashed into a taxi that had stopped on Route 75 in Higashi, Okinawa City. He was arrested on... Read more
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Japan Today
Ringleader's daughter-in-law gets 23 yrs over Amagasaki murders ‹ Japan TodayThe Kobe District Court on Friday sentenced the daughter-in-law of a woman, who
Ringleader's daughter-in-law gets 23 yrs over Amagasaki murders ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted yesterday
The Kobe District Court on Friday sentenced the daughter-in-law of a woman, who is believed to have masterminded a series of murders in the western Japan city of Amagasaki, to 23 years in prison. Friday’s decision on Rui Sumida, 30, was the last... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
How the new Dodgers manager is preparing his team for spring training"I asked the questions," Shapiro said. "I didn't give him any answers. I just e
How the new Dodgers manager is preparing his team for spring training
Los Angeles Times / Posted yesterday
"I asked the questions," Shapiro said. "I didn't give him any answers. I just encouraged him to think a certain way about the interview." He understood he could not sell himself as a student of Bochy or an acolyte of Black. He did not want to... Read more
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Air Force Times
Officials search for missing Delaware airmanLaw enforcement on Friday resumed its search for a missing Dover Air Force, Del
Officials search for missing Delaware airman
Air Force Times / Posted yesterday
Law enforcement on Friday resumed its search for a missing Dover Air Force, Delaware, airman whose pickup truck was found on the shoulder of the Del. 1 bridge, police said. Delaware state police and the state Department of Natural Resources and... Read more
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PhysOrg
Shaping crystals with the flowSnap-shots of the surfactant sample becoming more turbid over time because of t
Shaping crystals with the flow
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
Snap-shots of the surfactant sample becoming more turbid over time because of the formation of ordered crystal-like and branched structures. OIST scientists designed a new method to create crystals using a combination of shear flow and controlled... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Is This An Uprising?The new book This Is An Uprising: How Nonviolent Revolt Is Shaping the Twenty-F
Is This An Uprising?
Op-Ed News / Posted 2 days ago
The new book This Is An Uprising: How Nonviolent Revolt Is Shaping the Twenty-FirstCentury by Mark Engler and Paul Engler is a terrific survey of direct action strategies, bringing out many of the strengths and weaknesses of activist efforts to... Read more
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Japan Update
Street performers shine at Hiyamikachi FestivalJuggler Tamanchu shows his skills in front of a street crowd.. A festival feat
Street performers shine at Hiyamikachi Festival
Japan Update / Posted 2 days ago
Juggler Tamanchu shows his skills in front of a street crowd.. A festival featuring six street performers is scheduled for this weekend at Hiyamikachi Machigwa Hall on the 2nd floor of Makishi Public Market 2F and the open space in front of Tenbusu... Read more
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Japan Update
Bubble Run 2016 Okinawa invites participants to foamy funThe first Okinawa Bubble Run expects 6,000 people for the 2-km course and after
Bubble Run 2016 Okinawa invites participants to foamy fun
Japan Update / Posted 2 days ago
The first Okinawa Bubble Run expects 6,000 people for the 2-km course and after party. Bubble run’s website describes taking part in a bubble run is “like running through Willy Wonka’s factory.” It is a 2-km running event where participants will be... Read more
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Japan Update
OIST presents music of Japan’s national instrumentThe Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology is presenting a free Koto conce
OIST presents music of Japan’s national instrument
Japan Update / Posted 2 days ago
The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology is presenting a free Koto concert on Saturday, Feb. 27th at OIST Auditorium. The concert begins at 14:00 with doors to the venue opening 30 minutes earlier. Admission to the concert is free, but... Read more
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Japan Update
Sakurazaka Asylum presents musical and visual kaleidoscopeSakurazaka Asylum is an annual music event designed to bring Okinawan, mainland
Sakurazaka Asylum presents musical and visual kaleidoscope
Japan Update / Posted 2 days ago
Sakurazaka Asylum is an annual music event designed to bring Okinawan, mainland Japanese and international artists and musicians to various venues in Naha. The festival, which began in 2007 centering in Sakurazaka Theater in Naha, is a new-style... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Missing airman's truck found abandoned by Delaware bridgeSearchers have found the truck belonging to a missing airman with East Texas ti
Missing airman's truck found abandoned by Delaware bridge
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 2 days ago
Searchers have found the truck belonging to a missing airman with East Texas ties.Officials say the truck belonging to senior airman Keifer Huhman was found on a bridge in Delaware, but there is still no sign of him. Huhman has been missing since... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Blanche Z. LewisJan. 24, 2016 , 99, of West Hazleton passed away peacefully Sunday at St. Luke
Blanche Z. Lewis
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
Jan. 24, 2016 , 99, of West Hazleton passed away peacefully Sunday at St. Luke’s Pavilion, Hazleton, where she was a guest. She was born in West Hazleton, daughter of the late Anthony (Anatanas) and Blanche (Bronia) Matalavage... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Ernie YoungBorn November 19, 1939 in Unicoi, Tennessee, a son of Wayne and Rosa (Williams)
Ernie Young
The Mining Journal / Posted 2 days ago
Born November 19, 1939 in Unicoi, Tennessee, a son of Wayne and Rosa (Williams) Young, Ernie was raised in Unicoi until the age of eleven when the family moved to Springfield, Ohio. There he graduated from Springfield South High School, Class of... Read more
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PhysOrg
Two new zoantharian species found on eunicid worms in the dark in the Indo-Pacific oceanOne of the new zoantharian species, Epizoanthus inazuma. Credit: Hiroki Kise Wh
Two new zoantharian species found on eunicid worms in the dark in the Indo-Pacific ocean
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
One of the new zoantharian species, Epizoanthus inazuma. Credit: Hiroki Kise While studying the abundant, yet poorly known fauna of the zoantharian Epizoanthus genus in the Indo-Pacific Ocean, Japanese graduate student Hiroki Kise and Dr. James Davis... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Missing airman has ties to East TexasAn East coast search is underway for a missing serviceman, with East Texas ties
Missing airman has ties to East Texas
KXXV Waco / Posted 3 days ago
An East coast search is underway for a missing serviceman, with East Texas ties. Air Force officials say senior airman Keifer Huhman failed to report for duty Sunday at Dover Air Force base in Delaware. State and military authorities have initiated... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Missing airman has ties to East TexasAn East coast search is underway for a missing serviceman, with East Texas ties
Missing airman has ties to East Texas
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 3 days ago
An East coast search is underway for a missing serviceman, with East Texas ties. Air Force officials say senior airman Keifer Huhman failed to report for duty Sunday at Dover Air Force base in Delaware. State and military authorities have initiated... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Missing airman has ties to East TexasAn East coast search is underway for a missing serviceman, with East Texas ties
Missing airman has ties to East Texas
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 3 days ago
An East coast search is underway for a missing serviceman, with East Texas ties. Air Force officials say senior airman Keifer Huhman failed to report for duty Sunday at Dover Air Force base in Delaware. State and military authorities have initiated... Read more
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Sidney Sun Telegraph
Veteran's History Project: Aldon D. EcklandAldon D. Eckland Petty Officer 2nd Class U.S. Navy 1952-1956 EDITOR'S NOTE:
Veteran's History Project: Aldon D. Eckland
Sidney Sun Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
Aldon D. Eckland Petty Officer 2nd Class U.S. Navy 1952-1956 EDITOR'S NOTE: This story is one of many American Veteran accounts published in The Sidney Sun-Telegraph. The writer, who is from Sidney, is conducting the interviews as part of the... Read more
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Japan Today
Northern islands minister criticized for not knowing island name ‹ Japan TodayThe governor of Hokkaido expressed disappointment Wednesday that the minister i
Northern islands minister criticized for not knowing island name ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 3 days ago
The governor of Hokkaido expressed disappointment Wednesday that the minister in charge of pushing for the return from Russia of islands off her prefecture did not know the name of one. “It’s extremely regrettable. I want the minister (Aiko... Read more
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Japan Update
Prefecture presents largest initial budget bill everThe Okinawa Prefectural Government approved the initial budget for the fiscal 2
Prefecture presents largest initial budget bill ever
Japan Update / Posted 4 days ago
The Okinawa Prefectural Government approved the initial budget for the fiscal 2016 at a government board meeting on Feb. 8th, and presented the plan informally to each government department. The total amount of the initial budget is the largest ever... Read more
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Japan Update
New chocolate made with awamori for Valentine’s DayEdelweiss Okinawa, a high-class pastry shop, and Chuko Awamori Distillery have
New chocolate made with awamori for Valentine’s Day
Japan Update / Posted 4 days ago
Edelweiss Okinawa, a high-class pastry shop, and Chuko Awamori Distillery have jointly created a new pastry that is made using Belgique chocolate and awamori. The new ‘Premium Chocolate’ was especially created for the Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14th and... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
35 years after mid-air collision, Marine finally speaksLA VERNE >> When Joe Rivera saw the white light, he thought he was dead. And 3
35 years after mid-air collision, Marine finally speaks
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 4 days ago
LA VERNE >> When Joe Rivera saw the white light, he thought he was dead. And 35 years later, recounting the midair collision of two military helicopters over the Marine Air Station in Tustin at 7:20 p.m. Feb. 10, 1981, he remembered being aflame,... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
U.S. Marine from Muskegon honored with promotion at Iwo JimaU.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Cody R. Gannon, a mortarman with Bravo Company, 1st Batt
U.S. Marine from Muskegon honored with promotion at Iwo Jima
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 4 days ago
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Cody R. Gannon, a mortarman with Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, is meritoriously promoted by Lt. Col. Eric A. Reid, the battalion commander of 1/2, on Iwo Jima, Japan, Feb. 2, 2016. Gannon won the 2nd Marine... Read more
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Japan Update
Eriko Imai of pop group SPEED to run in Upper House electionEriko Imai, a member of the Okinawan all-female pop group SPEED is set to tun a
Eriko Imai of pop group SPEED to run in Upper House election
Japan Update / Posted 5 days ago
Eriko Imai, a member of the Okinawan all-female pop group SPEED is set to tun as a candidate representing the ruling Liberal Democratic Party in the upcoming Upper House election early this summer. The party executive meeting approved her candidacy... Read more
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Japan Today
SPEED singer Imai to run in upper house election on LDP ticket ‹ Japan TodayThe Liberal Democratic Party will field Eriko Imai, a singer and member of the
SPEED singer Imai to run in upper house election on LDP ticket ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 5 days ago
The Liberal Democratic Party will field Eriko Imai, a singer and member of the female J-pop group SPEED, to run in the House of Councillors election this summer, officials of the ruling party said Monday. Imai, 32, is a single mother raising a son... Read more
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Japan Update
Number of foreign workers increased by 44.6%According to statistics of Okinawa Labor Bureau, released on Feb. 5th, the numb
Number of foreign workers increased by 44.6%
Japan Update / Posted 5 days ago
According to statistics of Okinawa Labor Bureau, released on Feb. 5th, the number of foreigners working in the prefecture increased 44.6 % to 4,898 people, as of the end of October last year, from the same date a year before. The number of... Read more
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Japan Update
Average Okinawa company president getting olderThe Okinawa Branch of Teikoku Databank, a business information company, has rel
Average Okinawa company president getting older
Japan Update / Posted 5 days ago
The Okinawa Branch of Teikoku Databank, a business information company, has released a survey putting the average age of a company president in Okinawa at 58.2 years of age as of the end of December 2015. That’s the highest since the records were... Read more
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Japan Update
Majority of motorcycle thefts committed by young boysAccording to Okinawa Prefectural Police, 103 of the 113 persons arrested on sus
Majority of motorcycle thefts committed by young boys
Japan Update / Posted 5 days ago
According to Okinawa Prefectural Police, 103 of the 113 persons arrested on suspicion of motorcycle thefts in 2015 were boys between 14 and 20 years of age. The proportion of boys in the same age group arrested as suspects in all theft cases was 32.7... Read more
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Japan Update
Drinking and driving is no way to go on OkinawaBy David Higgins Senior Airman John Camacho, 18th Security Forces Squadron tra
Drinking and driving is no way to go on Okinawa
Japan Update / Posted 5 days ago
By David Higgins Senior Airman John Camacho, 18th Security Forces Squadron traffic safety unit, conducts a sobriety test on Kadena Air Base. The Military Police is checking both in and outbound drivers at base gates also in the mornings.(U.S. Air... Read more
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North Platte Bulletin
Cozad library to host Barb MohrmanThe Wilson Public Library in Cozad will host Humanities Nebraska speaker Barbar
Cozad library to host Barb Mohrman
North Platte Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
The Wilson Public Library in Cozad will host Humanities Nebraska speaker Barbara Eymann Mohrman at 10 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 15 as a planned activity for One Book, One Cozad. Humanities Nebraska provides major funding for this program, receiving... Read more
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Lockhart Post-Register
Roy CarlisleRoy Bolton Carlisle was born to Bolton and Edith Carlisle on June 5, 1926. He h
Roy Carlisle
Lockhart Post-Register / Posted 5 days ago
Roy Bolton Carlisle was born to Bolton and Edith Carlisle on June 5, 1926. He had bright blue eyes and was full of energy. He grew up and went to elementary school in the small farming town of Staples, Texas. Roy liked to go wolf hunting with his... Read more
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PhysOrg
Turning the volume of gene expression up and downArtificial transcription factor activators and repressors of different strength
Turning the volume of gene expression up and down
PhysOrg / Posted 5 days ago
Artificial transcription factor activators and repressors of different strengths were introduced in the fruit fly embryo to regulate the expression of the rhomboid gene. Activators and repressors are able to tune gene expression like volume knobs in... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Those Who Served: 'I didn't want to sleep in a foxhole'Inside the turret of a 5-inch gun, Don Muse was firing at kamikaze planes off O
Those Who Served: 'I didn't want to sleep in a foxhole'
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
Inside the turret of a 5-inch gun, Don Muse was firing at kamikaze planes off Okinawa on the USS Norman Scott. "Things hadn't been that bad before, even at Iwo Jima," the Urbana man said. The kam- ikaze planes were so thick and fast that Muse and... Read more
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The Hindu
Sari enthusiasts from Chennai travel the extra mile for oneNaveena Vijayan talks to enthusiasts who make pacts, set out on trails and trav
Sari enthusiasts from Chennai travel the extra mile for one
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
Naveena Vijayan talks to enthusiasts who make pacts, set out on trails and travel to remote places, all for a sari. “Today, I am wearing a hand-painted Murshidabad silk in my favourite blue,” reads a post by Jaishree C. Iyer, an IT employee, below... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
US may bolster missile defenses in Asia after North Korea rocket testWASHINGTON — North Korea’s latest rocket launch might kick off a buildup of U.S
US may bolster missile defenses in Asia after North Korea rocket test
Bangor Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
WASHINGTON — North Korea’s latest rocket launch might kick off a buildup of U.S. missile defense systems in Asia, U.S. officials and missile defense experts said, something that could further strain U.S.-China ties and also hurt relations between... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
North Korea rocket launch may spur US missile defense buildup in AsiaNorth Korea says it put a satellite into orbit on Sunday, but the United States
North Korea rocket launch may spur US missile defense buildup in Asia
Bdnews24.com / Posted 6 days ago
North Korea says it put a satellite into orbit on Sunday, but the United States and its allies see the launch as cover for Pyongyang's development of ballistic missile technology that could be used to deliver a nuclear weapon. Washington sought to... Read more
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SouthwesternOntario.ca
N. Korea praises rocket; others view as covert missile testSEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — For North Korea's propaganda machine, the long-rang
N. Korea praises rocket; others view as covert missile test
SouthwesternOntario.ca / Posted 6 days ago
SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — For North Korea's propaganda machine, the long-range rocket launch Sunday carved a glorious trail of "fascinating vapour" through the clear blue sky. For South Korea's president, and other world leaders, it was a banned... Read more
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Reuters
North Korea rocket launch may spur U.S. missile defense buildup in AsiaNorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un (C) watches a long range rocket launch into the
North Korea rocket launch may spur U.S. missile defense buildup in Asia
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (C) watches a long range rocket launch into the air in North Korea, in this photo released by Kyodo February 7, 2016. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reacts as he watches a long range rocket launch in this undated... Read more
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Mississauga News
N. Korea praises rocket; others view as covert missile testSEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — For North Korea's propaganda machine, the long-rang
N. Korea praises rocket; others view as covert missile test
Mississauga News / Posted 6 days ago
SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — For North Korea's propaganda machine, the long-range rocket launch Sunday carved a glorious trail of "fascinating vapour" through the clear blue sky. For South Korea's president, and other world leaders, it was a banned... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Thailand joins world condemnation of N. Korea missle launchNorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un reacts as he watches a long range rocket launch
Thailand joins world condemnation of N. Korea missle launch
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 6 days ago
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reacts as he watches a long range rocket launch in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency in Pyongyang Feb 7. (Reuters photo) Related Stories Thailand on Monday joined the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
North Korea rocket launch may spur U.S. missile defense buildup in AsiaBy Andrea Shalal and David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON – North Korea’s latest rocket
North Korea rocket launch may spur U.S. missile defense buildup in Asia
Manila Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
By Andrea Shalal and David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON – North Korea’s latest rocket launch might kick off a buildup of U.S. missile defense systems in Asia, U.S. officials and missile defense experts said, something that could further strain U.S.-China... Read more
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