Two 'nampa' students charged with rape

Two 'nampa' students charged with rape

Two men who met at a 'nampa' dating school in Tokyo are arrested for getting a woman dead drunk and sexually assaulting ...

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Household goods create musical magic

Household goods create musical magic

A pair of young musicians transform household items into uniquely beautiful musical instruments.

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Golden giant panda figure for sale

Golden giant panda figure for sale

A department store near Ueno Zoo in Tokyo starts selling a giant panda figure made of pure gold.

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Japan cancels missile evacuation drills

Japan cancels missile evacuation drills

The Japanese government has announced today it has canceled evacuation drills to prepare for a potential North Korean mi...

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Mt.Shinmoe in Southwestern Japan erupts again

Mt.Shinmoe in Southwestern Japan erupts again

A volcano in the Kirishima Mountain Range erupts violently in Southwestern Japan.

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Bullet found in farm hut may come from US military base

Bullet found in farm hut may come from US military base

An apparent stray bullet found in a farm hut with a broken window in Okinawa, may have come from a nearby US military ba...

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Kids return to quake-hit Takatsuki school

Kids return to quake-hit Takatsuki school

4 days after a M6.1 quake killed a 9-year-old girl in western Japan, kids are back at school.

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Nuke plant near Tokyo gets 20-year extension

Nuke plant near Tokyo gets 20-year extension

The only nuclear plant in the greater Tokyo region has had its operational life extended 20 years.

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7 arrested for bribery over direct mail discount

7 arrested for bribery over direct mail discount

Post office ex-managers and direct mail company staff are arrested for bribery involving direct mail discounts.

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2 cell phone rental bosses nabbed for cell phone fraud

2 cell phone rental bosses nabbed for cell phone fraud

Two heads of cell phone rental firms are arrested for allegedly conspiring to sell SIM cards to con artists.

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