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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe dissolves lower house of parliament, setting stage for elections - @CNBCWorld

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Japan

Japanese police arrest 67-year-old woman suspected of poisoning her husband, 1 of several of her former partners who have died - @AP

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Japan

TEPCO: No irregularities at Fukushima Daiichi, Daini power plants after preliminary magnitude-5.3 quake in northern Japan - @Reuters

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Japan

Japan October exports rise better-than-forecast 9.6%; yen up slightly - @MarketWatch

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Japan

Earthquake: M 4.8 - 72km NE of Yonakuni, Japan

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Japan

Earthquake: M 4.5 - 50km NE of Yonakuni, Japan

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Japan

Japanese Prime Minister to dissolve parliament this Friday, November 21 - @japantimes

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Japan

Japan's NHK reports Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to delay sales tax hike to 2017 and call snap election - @AP

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celebrities

Japanese actor Ken Takakura, who appeared in 'Abashiri Prison' and 'The Bullet Train,' dies at 83, local media reports - @Variety

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Japan

Japan stocks bounce back from heavy losses with Nikkei, Topix both up 1.7% - @MarketWatch

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Japan

Japanese Prime Minster Shinzo Abe and Finance Minister Taro Aso agree on need to delay sales tax increase - @RANsquawk

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markets

U.S. stocks decline at the opening bell after data shows Japan's economy has unexpectedly fallen into a recession - @CNBC

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Market rigging banking scandal

More: Expected participants in the Fed's Libor discussion include Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, HSBC and central bank officials from England, Europe and Japan - @Reuters

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economic indicators

Brent crude has fallen by more than $1 towards $78 a barrel as Japan slips into recession - @Reuters

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economic indicators

European shares drop in early trading as Japan slips into recession - @Reuters

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Boeing

Boeing makes $8.6 billion deal with Japan's Toray Industries for it to supply carbon fiber for Boeing's 777X and 787 jets - @Reuters

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Japan

Japan falls into recession; annualized GDP falls 1.6%, setting stage for delay in sales tax increase. - @WSJbreakingnews

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G20 Summit 2014

Promise by Japan to give up to $1.5 billion to a UN fund to help poor nations cope with global warming puts fund near $10 billion goal - @Reuters

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Japan

Photo: US military base opponent Takeshi Onaga celebrates after being elected governor of Okinawa, Japan - @STcom

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Okinawa Prefecture, JP

Japan's Okinawa elects Takeshi Onaga as governor, according to local media reports based on exit polls; Onaga stands opposed to the US military's ongoing presence on the islands - @AFP

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