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1 hr ago | EurekAlert!
For the first time, scientists have measured the frictional heat produced by the fault slip during an earthquake.
Should vaccinations for children be legally required?
Should states lower the drinking age to 18?
1 hr ago | Canada.com
Christie Rowe and her colleagues spent weeks on a ship in Japan's stormy seas before they finally managed to reach seven kilometers beneath the waves down to where the Earth cracked open unleashing the monster 2011 Tohoku-Oki earthquake and tsunami.
1 hr ago | Canada.com
First lady Michelle Obama hosted military families for the first viewing of the decorations and demonstrated holiday crafts and treats for military children.
4 hrs ago | Hispanic Business
TOKYO , Dec. 5 -- _ ---------- Japan's key bond yield flat at 0.63% TOKYO - The yield on the bellwether 10-year Japanese government bond ended Thursday morning flat amid a wait-and-see mood ahead of a 10-year government auction later in the day.
9 hrs ago | Hispanic Business
TOKYO , Dec. 5 -- _ Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Cabinet on Thursday approved an economic stimulus package worth 18.6 trillion yen , aiming to brush off fears that the planned 3-percentage-point sales tax hike to 8 percent next April would trigger a sharp economic downturn.
The Royal Thai Marine Corps in Chon Buri's Sattahip district does not only perform the duty of defending our territorial waters, but is also tasked with protecting the local marine ecosystem.
It was 11 March 2011, and I remember standing in the newsroom that Friday afternoon glued to the television watching the horrific images coming out of Japan.
Testimony of Assistant Administrator Nancy E. Lindborg Before the House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Tuesday, December 3, 2013 Chairman Smith, Ranking Member Bass, and Members of the Subcommittee: Thank you for inviting me to testify on the ongoing U.S. response to Typhoon Haiyan, known ... (more)
The Rotary Club of Port Coquitlam will host an open house at 4 p.m. at Wilson Centre on Thursday, Dec. 5. Local non-profit and community support agencies will describe the services and support they receive from the club, according to a press release.
A Santa Claus recognised by the Finnish government-backed Santa Claus Foundation arrived in Osaka from Finland on Wednesday, three weeks before Christmas.
Recently, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ordered the Tokyo Electric and Power Co., or TEPCO, to decommission two more reactors at its Fukushima power plant, which was heavily damaged following an earthquake and tsunami in March 2011.
Entergy's Waterford 3 nuclear plant in Killona, La. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has approved of Waterford's increased safety plans to prevent a Fukushima-type meltdown.
The Japan earthquake and tsunami is relevant to New Zealand because we are also exposed to large tsunami triggered by near-shore subduction zone earthquakes.
Japan was changed forever by the devastating triple tragedy that unfolded on March 11, 2011, bringing an earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis.
A government panel proposed additional measures to lessen the contaminated water crisis at Japan's crippled nuclear power plant, saying Tuesday that current plans are not enough to prevent the risk of a disaster.
Cash-for-work initiatives to clean up the city of Tacloban are creating an impetus for thousands of survivors to get back on their feet.