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TOKYO, Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Japan's bullet train turns 50

It was, retired Japanese railway engineer Fumihiro Araki recalls, “like flying in the sky.” Zipping cross-country in a super-high speed train has become commonplace in many countries the... »
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Osaka, Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Chinese ship capsizes near Japan, 9 missing

A Chinese ship has capsized near Japan, the Chinese consulate general said in Osaka on Wednesday.Official said five crew members of the ship LURONGYU2859 were rescued, while some nine were... »
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TOKYO, Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Japan volcano death toll rises to 48

Police say a dozen more bodies have been found at summit of Japan volcano, raising toll to 48. Military searchers resumed a recovery operation with helicopters early on Wednesday after p... »
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