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  • North Korea fires two ballistic missiles into eastern waters: Japan

    North Korea fires two ballistic missiles into eastern waters: Japan
    TOKYO (Reuters) - North Korea on Sunday fired two ballistic missiles into its eastern waters, prompting Japan to lodge a protest with Pyongyang, the Japanese government said. The missiles, launched between 1:20 a.m. and 1:30 a.m. (12.20 p.m. EDT and 12....
  • Japan says Pacific trade talks agree broadly on labor, health issues

    OTTAWA/TOKYO (Reuters) - Pacific trade talks have reached broad agreement on labor issues and sanitary and phytosanitary standards but some difficult aspects remain to be tackled, Japan's chief negotiator said on Saturday. U.S. President Barack Obama...
  • Sports on TV

    SUNDAY'S TELEVISION HIGHLIGHTS ++++++++++++++++++++ || NASCAR || Spr. Cup Camping World RV Sales 301 || TNT1 || || Autos || U.S. SportsCar Canadian Tire || FS12 || || World RX of Belgium (T) || BEIN3 || || DTM Racing Series (T) || CBSSN4 || || MLB ||...
  • Ruth bat, contract sold at auction, but ball withdrawn

    Ruth bat, contract sold at auction, but ball withdrawn
    Memorabilia Ruth bat, contract sold at auction, but ball withdrawn A nearly century-old Babe Ruth bat sold for $214,000 at a memorabilia auction Saturday night, but the first baseball whacked over the Yankee Stadium fence by the legendary slugger...
  • Louis Zamperini was more than a hero [Commentary]

    Louis Zamperini was more than a hero [Commentary]
    Just two pages into the book "Unbroken," its protagonist is in the water, hiding beneath the deteriorating life raft in which he has been drifting across the Pacific Ocean for almost a month. Overhead, Japanese bombers are circling back to strafe him a...
  • Orlando firm makes phone deal in Japan

    An Orlando-based developer of advanced lighting technology for phone screens has landed a research-and-development deal with Japan's largest coalition of phone display manufacturers, officials said last week. NanoPhonica Inc. recently signed the R&D...
  • Art Splash offers fun with masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art

    A dozen kids peer at a painting of two young men. The men, pictured a few steps up on a spiral staircase, peer right back at them. "What do you notice about this painting?" asks Devon Smith, educator at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. "It has a real...
  • As military wife, she got chance to explore world

    Pat Hirons was born into a military family and married an Army man, so she spent her life on the move. But she used the constant change as an opportunity to explore the world around her, her daughter Michele Mathews said. The military careers gave...
  • Tsunami advisory lifted after east Japan earthquake: NHK

    TOKYO (Reuters) - A tsunami advisory for northeast Japan has been lifted, public broadcaster NHK said, two hours after a magnitude 6.8 earthquake offshore Fukushima prefecture early on Saturday triggered minor tsunami in the region. Small tsunami of up...
  • Magnitude 6.8 quake, small tsunami hit east Japan, no damage

    TOKYO (Reuters) - A magnitude 6.8 earthquake hit off eastern Japan on Saturday morning, the Japan Meteorological Agency said, with minor tsunami of up to 20 cm but no reports of damage along the northeast coast that was ravaged by the catastrophic March...
  • Magnitude 6.8 quake, small tsunami hit east Japan

    A magnitude 6.8 earthquake hit off eastern Japan on Saturday morning, the Japan Meteorological Agency said, with minor tsunami of up to 20 cm but no reports of damage along the northeast coast that was ravaged by the catastrophic March 2011 tsunami. No...