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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Hundreds Demand Apology For Japan’s Treatment Of Asians In WWII Prior To Abe’s Visit

Hundreds of people who protested outside the Japanese Consulate in San Francisco are calling on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to apologize for his country’s treatment of people from other Asian countries during World War II

04/28/2015

Earthquake

Tsunami Advisory Issued For Japan After Quake Strikes Off Cosat

A 6.9-magnitude earthquake off the east coast of Japan has prompted a tsunami advisory for the same area hit by a devastating tsunami in 2011, NHK Worldwide reports.

02/16/2015

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’89 French Champ Chang Helps Nishikori To US Final

Michael Chang knows what it takes to win a Grand Slam title as a player. Lately, as a coach, he’s been trying to transmit some of that knowledge to Kei Nishikori while helping guide him to the U.S. Open final.

09/06/2014

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Federer, Djokovic Both Lose In US Open Semifinals

Instead of Novak Djokovic vs. Roger Federer for the U.S. Open title, first-time Grand Slam finalists Kei Nishikori and Marin Cilic will vie for the championship after a pair of semifinal surprises Saturday.

09/06/2014

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Djokovic, Nishikori Make Uniqlo Big Winner

Even before Novak Djokovic and Kei Nishikori hit a shot in their U.S. Open semifinal Saturday, there will already be one clear winner — Uniqlo.

09/05/2014

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How To Look Like A Local When Dining Abroad

The good folks at The Restaurant Choice cooked up these handsomely designed infographics to get you through your next international dining adventure.

04/18/2014

Earthquake

No US Tsunami Concern After Japan Quake

The National Tsunami Warning Center says there is no tsunami danger for Hawaii, Alaska, British Columbia, Washington, Oregon and California following a powerful earthquake off Japan’s east coast.

10/25/2013

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West Sacramento Welcoming New Headquarters For Japanese Company

The managers of the company, which has yet to be revealed, will be welcomed at city hall on Friday.

10/24/2013

First responders and civilians will simulate a major earthquake, like the 1994 Northridge quake near Los Angeles. (JONATHAN NOUROK/AFP/Getty Images)

Millions To Take Part In Global Earthquake Drill

Californians and people in earthquake prone regions around the world were gearing up for a major earthquake drill.

10/16/2013

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Japanese Troops Coming To Calif. To Practice Amphibious Attack Techniques

Japanese troops will converge on California’s southern coast in the next two weeks as part of a military exercise with U.S. troops aimed at improving that country’s amphibious attack abilities.

06/10/2013

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Radioactive Bluefin Tuna Crossed The Pacific To US

Across the vast Pacific, the mighty bluefin tuna carried radioactive contamination that leaked from Japan’s crippled nuclear plant to the shores of the United States 6,000 miles away — the first time a huge migrating fish has been shown to carry radioactivity such a distance.

05/28/2012

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Radiation From Japan Spiked On West Coast In March

A spike in radioactive sulfur from the damaged Japanese nuclear plant was detected in California in late March, but researchers say it posed no threat to health.

08/15/2011

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