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Japan

Earthquake: M 4.5 - 114km SW of Naze, Japan

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2-year Japanese Government Bonds trade at negative yield for 1st time ever - @Reuters

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Japan

Japan's industrial production rises 0.2% in October, above expectations for 0.6% decline - @CNBCWorld

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Ferry sinks off South Korean coast, April 16, 2014

Trial begins for Japanese journalist charged with defaming South Korea's president by reporting rumors about her whereabouts during ferry disaster - @AP

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Fukushima nuclear plant leaking radioactive water

TEPCO starts filling underground trench at Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant with cement - @The_Japan_News

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earthquakes

Police officers and firefighters rescued almost 2 dozen people, including a 2-year-old infant, from beneath collapsed houses, a day after a powerful earthquake shook mountainous central Japan - @nytimes

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Update: At least 30 injured in Japan earthquake, Federal Disaster Management Agency official says - @AP

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5 people feared trapped under collapsed houses following 6.2 magnitude quake centered near Omachi, Japan - @smh

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Magnitude 6.8 quake hits central Japan, no tsunami warning issued, Japan's public broadcaster NHK says - @Reuters

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

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

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

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

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

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