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2016 US elections

Major stock indexes in Asia trade lower as investors wait for first US presidential debate - Reuters

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Chiba Prefecture, Japan

Earthquake: M 4.9 - 147km ESE of Katsuura, Japan

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Chiba Prefecture, Japan

Earthquake: M 4.6 - 128km SE of Katsuura, Japan

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Japan

Magnitude-5.2 earthquake reported 102km (63.4 miles) east-southeast of Katsuura, Japan - USGS

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Japan

Japanese advertising agency Dentsu admits to overcharging more than 100 domestic clients - Reuters

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markets

Asian shares steady on US and Japanese central bank policy rate decisions; Nikkei down 0.12%, KOSPI up 0.09%, HK up 0.12%, Shanghai down 0.09%, ASX up 0.69% - AP, Google Finance

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Philippines

Philippines working to arrange visits by President Duterte to Japan, China in late October, foreign ministry sources say - Reuters

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Japan

No tsunami warning issued by Pacific Tsunami Warning Center after strong quake southeast of Tokyo - Reuters

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Japan

Map: Epicenter of magnitude 6.4 quake southeast of Tokyo - USGS

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Japan

Preliminary magnitude 6.4 earthquake strikes southeast of Tokyo, about 152 km (94 miles) ESE of Katsuura - USGS

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Japan

US fighter jet has crashed into the sea off Okinawa coast in the Pacific Ocean, Xinhua quotes Japan Ministry of Defense as saying - @cctvnews

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Japan

Japan's minister of finance says will take necessary action if speculative moves seen in yen - Reuters

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North Korea nuclear program

Japanese Prime Minister Abe: The threat posed by North Korea demands a new response, 'altogether different from what we applied until yesterday' - Reuters

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North Korea nuclear program

Japanese Prime Minister Abe: Missile, nuclear tests takes take North Korean threat to a new dimension - Reuters

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Japan

Bank of Japan unveils new policy framework, sets rate target of around zero for 10-year government bonds https://t.co/uLHMXiT3f7 - @WSJbreakingnews

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Japan

Japan's central bank keeps monetary policy intact, negative interest rate at minus 0.1% - AP

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Japan

Magnitude-6.1 earthquake reported 384 km (238.6 miles) southeast of Japan's main island of Honshu, USGS says - Reuters

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US economic indicators

US stocks drift higher at open as Federal Reserve, Bank of Japan policy decisions loom; Dow up 83 points - MarketWatch

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Typhoon Malakas (2016)

Typhoon Malakas expected to head northeast toward Tokyo before going toward Pacific; likely to be downgraded to depression by Wednesday, Japan Meteorological Agency says - Reuters

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Typhoon Malakas (2016)

2 injured, more than 240,000 households without power in Japan's Kagoshima and Miyazaki prefectures, due to Typhoon Malakas, local media reports - 47 News

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