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13 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

British Airways sued in pilot sex abuse allegation

After a dismal winter, the U.S. economy sprang back to life in the April-June quarter, growing at a fast 4 percent annual rate on the strength of higher consumer and business spending.

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17 hrs ago | The Japan Times

Chinese employee at Tokyo deptartment store says hospitality is key

Impressed by the Japanese spirit of hospitality, Qian Xiaolei decided to move to Japan from China and now helps non-Japanese customers with their shopping at a Tokyo department store.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Army Times

Last crew member of Enola Gay dies

The body of an unidentified boy was found in the wheel well of an 86th Airlift Wing C-130 on Sunday... Paul Lewis arrived as a Marine Corps security guard at the U.S. Embassy in Tehran on Nov. 3, 1979.

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Hotel Interactive

US Visitors to Japan Marked the Record High in the First Half of 2014

JNTO's monthly statistics announced on July 23 that the number of US travelers to Japan in June was 87,900, which is the highest monthly number ever recorded.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Skift

Japan Likely to Adopt a Tourist-First Model for Its Casinos

Japanese citizens, like Singaporeans, may have to pay to get in while foreigners can enter for free when casinos open their doors for business in Japan, according to reports in a leading business daily.

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Daily Kos

Sunday Train: HSR from Houston to Dallas one step closer to reality

The Texas Department of Transport and Federal Railway Authority announced in June that they were beginning an Environmental Impact Study for the proposed private Texas Central Railways High Speed Rail corridor between Houston and Dallas.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Daily Kos

Sunday Train: HSR from Houston to Dallas one step closer to reality

The Texas Department of Transport and Federal Railway Authority announced in June that they were beginning an Environmental Impact Study for the proposed private Texas Central Railways High Speed Rail corridor between Houston and Dallas.

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Skift

Japan Likely to Adopt a Tourist-First Model for Its Casinos

Japanese citizens, like Singaporeans, may have to pay to get in while foreigners can enter for free when casinos open their doors for business in Japan, according to reports in a leading business daily.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Straits Times

Retreat to a ryokan

The sitting area in the room at Beniya Mukayu looks out on a tranquil scene of green and a communal onsen in the ryokan.

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The Japan Times

Tokyo rejects U.N. call to take blame for 'comfort women'

South Koreans gather in front of the Japanese Embassy in Seoul on Wednesday to protest Tokyo's position on the sexual slavery in engaged in before and during World War II during a meeting of top diplomats from the two countries.

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Wrexham.com News

Scouts Mark Year To Go Until Japan Trip

Distressed little boy has lost him. Please find him...he is called monkey!! 30 Scouts from North Wales will be boarding their plane for Japan in 12 months time to attend the 23rd World Scout Jamboree.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Park meets Tokyo governor amid diplomatic rift

South Korean President Park Geun-hye held a rare meeting with a Japanese politician Friday as she received visiting Tokyo governor Yoichi Masuzoe despite a virtual freeze in diplomatic ties.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

South China Morning Post

Think tank urges Shinzo Abe to stay away from Yasukuni Shrine

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is led by a Shinto priest as he visits Yasukuni shrine in Tokyo in this December 26, 2013 photo.

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CNN

Exploring Japan's Toei Kyoto Studio Park

A fearsome group of Super Sentai in the Toei Kyoto Studio Park Anime Museum. The U.S. TV series "Power Rangers" was based on Japan's "Super Sentai" show.

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Related Topix: Kyoto, Japan Travel, Travel, Asia Travel, Life, Hobbies, Anime and Manga, Theater, Arts

Keystonepolitics.com

PA Legislators Accept Free Vacations with Ethics Committee Approval

Over the weekend, the AP released a report detailing privately funded trips which were taken by members of the Pennsylvania Congressional delegation on the dime of special interests groups.

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Patch.com

NK Teacher Tours Japan, Tastes Culture, Meets Atomic Bomb Survivor, Sees Fukushima

Sandra Makielski, a seventh grade social studies teacher at Davisville Middle School, might be feeling some jet lag but it was worth it.

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The Globe and Mail

UN agency presses Japan for apology and compensation for WWII sex slavery

Former South Korean sex slaves to the Japanese Imperial Army during the Second World War and their supporters protest in front of the Japanese embassy in Seoul on April 15, 1998.

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The Globe and Mail

UN agency presses Japan for apology and compensation for WWII sex slavery

Former South Korean sex slaves to the Japanese Imperial Army during the Second World War and their supporters protest in front of the Japanese embassy in Seoul on April 15, 1998.

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Wall Street Journal

Boat Service Links Haneda, Yokohama

One is Yokohama-based marina company KMC Corp., which thinks visitors to Tokyo International Airport might want to get a quick start on sightseeing by jumping on a boat to Yokohama from the airport.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

San Jose Mercury News

Wish You Were Here: Vacation tips from fellow travelers

CHILE: San Jose resident Mike Smithwick's recent trip was an "astronomy vacation."

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