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Pittman: North Korea Suffers From Projectile Dysfunction

The day after North Korean leader Kim Jung-Un promised to destroy the United States in a nuclear fire, the nation fired a missile from their east coast within the city of Wonsan and it exploded seconds after launch...

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Barry Richard – Retiring Outside Of The U.S.? Many Have

 

Many people who near retirement age begin to think about how they might like to live out their "golden years," and where. Ever think about retiring to another country? A l...

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Ichiro Records 4,257th Career Hit To Leapfrog Rose

With two base hits in today's game against the San Diego Padres, Miami Marlins outfielder Ichiro Suzuki has passed MLB Hit King Pete Rose on the all-time hit list in professional baseball. 

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Japan Reacts With Horror To Journalist Beheading

 

 Appalled and saddened by news of journalist Kenji Goto's purported beheading by Islamic State extremists, Japan ordered heightened security precautions Sunday and said it would persist with its non-military support for fighting terrorism.

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Japan Urges Stockpiling Of Toilet Paper

 A message Japan began delivering Monday is a bit unusual, but true enough: Don’t wait until it’s too late to think about toilet paper...

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Cybercrime Big Drain On Global Economy

A new study says cybercrime costs the global economy almost half-a-trillion dollars a year.

The study, co-sponsored by security software company McAfee, says losses to the United States, China, Japan and Germany totaled 200-billion dollars in 2013...

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Island Overrun By Rabbits [VIDEO]

"Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen," said John Steinbeck.

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Tokyo Governor Vows 2020 Olympics Will Boost Japan

Tokyo's governor has returned from the IOC vote, promising that the 2020 Olympics will be a sports success and an economic boost to the nation...

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Caroline Kennedy In Line For Ambassador Appointment

 Caroline Kennedy's next job may involve many trips to the Far East. 

The daughter of the late President John F. Kennedy is said to be a leading candidate to become President Obama's nominee as the U...

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Restaurant Fining Folks For Not Eating Everything on Their Plates

You knew someone would think of this sooner or later!  A seafood restaurant in Japan is fining customers who don't finish their meals.  They add a 20 dollar surcharge to a meal if everything is not eaten, even down to a piece of rice left in the bowl.  Does this sound extreme? 

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