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2020 Olympics

Baseball/softball, karate, surfing, skateboarding, sport climbing proposed for Tokyo Olympics - @AP

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FIFA corruption case

FIFA moves next big meeting from Tokyo to Zurich, removing risk for president Sepp Blatter to be arrested - @GrantWahl

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Video: People in Tokyo protest Japan's security policy and nuclear power - @KjeldDuits

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Tama-shi, Tokyo Prefecture, Japan

Magnitude 5.3 earthquake recorded in Tokyo; police say tsunami not expected - @MPD_yokushi, Japan Meteorological Agency

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Tropical Storm Etau

Emergency warnings for heavy rainfall, flooding, landslides issued for nearly 5 million people near Tokyo as Etau drenches Japan - @weatherchannel

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Tropical Storm Etau

A flood warning is issued along the Kinugawa River north of Tokyo - @ya_we8114

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Tropical Storm Etau

Photo: Rain from tropical storm Etau leaves roads in Tokyo slick - Instagram's abephoto

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2020 Olympics

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Stadium architect plans new design after 1st rendering scrapped - @NBCOlympics

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Kawasaki-shi, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan

Photo: Smoke rises from factory fire near Tokyo's Haneda airport - @cctvnews

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Kawasaki-shi, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan

Video: Smoke rises from fire at steel factory near Tokyo airport - @MoroNikkori

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Kawasaki-shi, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan

Large blaze breaks out at steel plant near Tokyo's Haneda airport, official confirms - @AFP

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Kawasaki-shi, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan

Photo: Smoke rises from fire burning near Tokyo's airport; source not immediately known - @ice_watcher

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Explosion reported at US base in Japan, 2015

Editor's note: In its report on the explosion at a US military base in Japan, Reuters says the blast occurred just after midnight local time at the Sagami Depot, an Army post in Sagamihara, 25 miles southwest of Tokyo. - Tom

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Star Wars

Photo: All Nippon Airways flying special Star Wars-themed plane to Vancouver International Airport on its 1st international flight - @yvrairport

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Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture, Japan

Photo: Witnesses capture bus fire near Tokyo; no word on injuries - @ishiishi_1116

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Japan war shrine visits

Japan's PM Shinzo Abe sends ritual offering to war shrine on 70th anniversary of Japan's World War II defeat - @Reuters

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Yasukuni Shrine, Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture, JP

Kyodo: Japan government sources say Prime Minister Abe won't visit but will send ritual offering to Yasukuni war shrine on Aug. 15 anniversary of end of WWII - @W7VOA

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2020 Olympics

Japan's new national stadium to be completed only 3 months before Tokyo 2020 Olympics due to new design - @AFP

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WikiLeaks release 'Target Tokyo' files indicating NSA spied on Japanese government and Mitsubishi - @wikileaks

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Small plane crashes in Tokyo, July 26, 2015

Photo: Scene in Tokyo where a small plane has crashed into a residential area of Chofu - @W7VOA

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