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1-Year-Old Japanese Boy Dies on Flight to Hawaii

An autopsy has been performed on a 1-year-old Japanese boy who went into cardiac arrest aboard a flight about an hour before it landed at Honolulu International Airport.

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Whaling Activist in Custody on Japanese Boat

An anti-whaling activist from New Zealand was in custody on a Japanese vessel and will likely be taken to Japan to face charges after secretly boarding the ship as part of a protest, officials said Tuesday.

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Japanese Firms May Seek Thai Government Support If Halted Projects Unresolved

Japanese Firms May Seek Thai Government Support If Halted Projects Unresolved

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CreditCards.com survey: Retail credit cards boost rates, cut rewards

Even more hard-hit than regular credit cards, retail cards are reducing reward programs and raising rates to compensate for their higher charge-off rates.

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CreditCards.com survey: Retail credit cards boost rates, cut rewards

Japan Wants to Question U.S. Soldier on Fatal Accident

Japanese police said Thursday that an American soldier is the prime suspect in a fatal-hit-and-run accident on the southern island of Okinawa and asked the U.S. Army to bring him in for further questioning.

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President Obama and the Rise of Japan’s Pacifists (Again!)

Article by WorldNews.com Correspondent Dallas Darling. With the recent election of Japan’s Prime Minister Yuko Hatoyama, President Barack Obama might have received a warmer welcome in Tokyo’s Suntory Hall by claiming to be America’s first Pacifist President, instead of America’s first Pacific President. Prime Minister Hatoyama, after all, has promised to halt its nations naval mission supporting the U.S.-led war in Afghanistan. He is also reviewing basing agreements and the stationing of 50,000 U.S. troops, including those in Okinawa. It is obvious, that America’s militarist tradition and imperial presidency-which Barack Obama inherited-is in stark contrast to the rise of Japan’s Pacifists,…

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European R&D Growth Outstrips the U.S.

For the second year running, EU firms outpaced their US counterparts in growth in research and development spending, according to a new scoreboard published by the European Commission on Monday (16 November). But the scoreboard also highlights the diverging nature of R&D spending on both sides of the Atlantic, with the US clearly leading the way in higher-intensity R&D sectors such as biotechnology, while the EU is more dominant in medium-intensity sectors such as automobiles. The study, which looks at the top 1000 EU and 1000 non-EU firms, also threw up…

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