Fish frozen in skating rink in Japanese theme park causes uproar (Photo: CNN)
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Fish frozen in skating rink sparks uproar

A Japanese theme park which froze 5,000 sea creatures into the floor of an ice rink was forced to close the attraction on Sunday after a public backlash.
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2 weeks ago
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Tsunami warning issued after quake off Fukushima in Japan

An earthquake with preliminary magnitude of 7.3 has struck off the coast of Fukushima prefecture in Japan.
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4 months ago
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19 killed in stabbing attack near Tokyo

A young Japanese man went on a stabbing rampage Tuesday at a facility for the mentally disabled where he had been fired.
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5 months ago
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Japan, US agree to narrow definition of workers on US bases

Japan and the U.S. announced Tuesday that they will reduce the number of civilians working on American military bases who receive immunity from Japanese prosecution, a step toward addressing outrage on Okinawa over a recent murder case on the island involving a Marine-turned-contractor.
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6 months ago
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US sailors in Japan banned from drinking, Navy says

The U.S. Navy has issued a drinking ban on all sailors stationed in Japan following a car accident this weekend where a U.S. sailor was suspected of drunk driving.
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6 months ago
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Obama to make historic visit to Hiroshima Friday

President Obama will travel to Hiroshima Friday, becoming the first American president to visit the city where the U.S. dropped an atomic bomb during World War II.
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7 months ago
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Obama to pay historic visit to Hiroshima this month

President Barack Obama will travel to Hiroshima this month in the first visit by a sitting American president to the site where the U.S. dropped an atomic bomb.
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8 months ago
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Japan quakes death toll up to 32 as rains cause rescue fears

Japan dispatched 20,000 army troops and other rescuers to find and save residents trapped under rubble from two earthquakes that struck the country in two days, killing at least 32 and injuring more than 1,500.
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8 months ago
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Tsunami warning lifted, new quake hits southern Japan

A powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.1 has struck southern Japan, barely 24 hours after a deadly quake hit the same region.
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8 months ago
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Girl rescued after escaping from 2-year confinement

Japanese police have caught a 23-year-old man wanted for allegedly abducting a teenage girl who escaped and ran for freedom a day earlier after being held captive in his apartment for nearly two years. Police said Monday that the girl, now aged 15, escaped from suspect Kabu Terauchi's apartment in downtown Tokyo on Sunday while he was out shopping and called home from a pay phone. She disappeared two years ago from her hometown in Saitama, near Tokyo.