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ReutersOSAKA, Japan (Reuters) - Two elderly South Korean women forced to work in Japanese war-time military brothels canceled a meeting on Friday with the mayor of the city of Osaka after he refused to withdraw remarks asserting the brothels were "necessary"...
Reuters(Fixes headline, no changes to story text) By Yoshiyuki Osada OSAKA, Japan, May 24 (Reuters) - Two elderly South Korean women forced to work in Japanese wartime military brothels abruptly cancelled a meeting with Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto after he...
ReutersNEW YORK, May 17 (Reuters) - Freeport LNG, one of the first natural gas importers to switch gears and target exports, has been given the green light by U.S. regulators to sell frozen gas to non-Free Trade nations, with Japanese utilities and BP Plc...
Tags: BP Plc, Imports, Trade Dispute, Freeport, Energy Resources
ReutersTOKYO, May 14 (Reuters) - China expressed outrage on Tuesday over remarks by the mayor of the Japanese city of Osaka who said Japan's system of military brothels during World War Two was "necessary", as the Japanese government sought to distance itself...
Tags: Sex Crimes, Tokyo (Japan), South Korea, Slavery, Shinzo Abe
TOKYO -- Japanese voters head to the polls Sunday and are projected to return to power the conservative, often nationalist onetime ruling party headed by former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Opinion polls by major Japanese media organizations are...
Tags: Tokyo (Japan), Democratic Party, Elections, China, Japan
World NowLocked in a political standoff over a crucial budget bill, Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda is under mounting pressure to hasten elections -- a step likely to push his party out of power. The bill, which would allow the Japanese government to borrow more...
KTLA NewsLOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- A Japanese national described in court documents as "a major wildlife trafficker" was sentenced Monday to 21 months in federal prison for smuggling 55 live turtles and tortoises from Japan into the United States. 39-year-old Atsushi...
Company TownUniversal Studios Japan on Thursday will unveil plans to build the first international version of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, the blockbuster attraction that has drawn millions of fans to Universal’s Orlando resort and is coming to Los...
KIAHIf the Occupy folks ever get it together and decide to really go after the 1%, those guys better have a good place to hide out. We recommend Zurich, Switzerland, the most expensive city in the world, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit...
In its first formal move outside North America, The Second City is joining with Yoshimoto Kogyo Co., Ltd., one of Japan's largest TV producers, talent managers and entertainment companies, in a new joint venture that aims to introduce the improv-based...
Norman and Kristy Lawrence live in a small subdivision just outside of Stanford with their ten-year-old son Keaton. Life in the Lawrence household is fairly normal; both parents work, Keaton is an average energetic boy, and they have a hyper Boston...
Tags: Family, Kentucky, Health and Safety at School, Japan
Toshiya Kuge, 20, of Osaka, Japan was an athlete and scholar who was determined to become proficient in English and earn a Master’s degree in engineering from an American university. He loved American football and was a linebacker in his first year...
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Feb 15, 2012 |Column| Chicago Tribune
Aug 19, 2011 |Story| Interior Journal
Aug 25, 2011 |Story| Daily American
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