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  1. WWII vet to lead Memorial Day paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Naugatuck Daily News

    "I was 17 when I went in. World War II was going on. Everybody else was going, so I wanted to go too," Brinchman said.


  2. Budamunk's 'The Corner' makes a play for local hip-hop headsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    Back in 2008, a beat-making competition called Goldfinger's Kitchen was held in Tokyo's Shibuya district. In each round, contestants had 15 minutes to chop and flip a given sample on an MPC sampler as the crowd watched.


  3. Travel BitsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    The Korea Tourism Organization will hold "Korea Night" at LA Dodgers Stadium on June 17 when the Dodgers and Texas Rangers face off in a Major League Baseball match. Korean players Ryu Hyun-jin, a starting pitcher for the LA Dodgers, and Choo Shin-soo, a Texas Rangers outfielder, will participate in the promotion of Korea to the some 50,000 spectators at the stadium, according to the KTO.


  4. Utilities official sets off on Japan...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    One of the state energy regulators who attended a secret meeting in Poland about the future of the San Onofre nuclear plant is spending next week in Japan on a similar industry-sponsored study tour. Edward Randolph, who directs the California Public Utilities Commission's energy division, is headed to Tokyo and Osaka this weekend courtesy of The Energy Coalition, a nonprofit based in Orange County that is funded by utility companies.


  5. Taekwondo competition may move to Chiba's Makuhari Messe for 2020 OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    The shakeup of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics continued on Thursday with taekwondo potentially headed to Makuhari Messe in Chiba Prefecture. Already rocked earlier this week by the significant changes posed to the design of the new National Stadium, taekwondo now could be moved outside the Japanese capital to neighboring Chiba.


  6. Japan aquariums divided on move to ban Taiji dolphinsRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    Many aquariums nationwide expressed approval of Thursday's decision by the Japanese Association of Zoos and Aquariums to ban its members from buying dolphins caught in contentious hunts off Taiji in Wakayama Prefecture. They said the move will energize captive breeding.


  7. Keiichi Hara's new animation honors Hokusai's daughterRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Japan Times

    Ukiyo-e master Katsushika Hokusai is one of Japan's best-known artists. His print "The Great Wave off Kanagawa," with its giant blue wave curling over a tiny Mount Fuji, is seen on T-shirts and coffee mugs around the world.


  8. Japanese Cherry Trees Planted In Armenian Parliament's ParkRead the original story

    Yesterday | Groong

    JAPANESE CHERRY TREES PLANTED IN ARMENIAN PARLIAMENT'S PARK 17:12, 20 May, 2015 YEREVAN, MAY 20, ARMENPRESS. On May 20 a planting ceremony of the Japanese cherry trees, sakuras, took place in the National Assembly Park.


  9. S. Korea, Japan to reopen finance minist...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Korea Herald

    South Korea and Japan plan to resume their finance ministers' talks this weekend to seek ways to expand economic ties amid growing global uncertainties, the government said Thursday. The meeting between Choi Kyung-hwan and his Japanese counterpart Taro Aso, set for Saturday in Tokyo, is the first since the November 2012 meeting held in Seoul, the finance ministry said.


  10. Are 'foreigner only' rules legal?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Korea Herald

    So I needed a new cell phone. But as a foreigner in Korea, I quickly found that my options were limited.


  11. Hawaiian Airlines to drop flights to Sendai, JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Business Journal

    Hawaiian Airlines, a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings , currently operates a three-times-a-week triangle service from Honolulu to Sendai to Sapporo before returning to Honolulu. The route, launched in 2013 , uses a Boeing 767-300ER aircraft which can seat up to 264 passengers.


  12. With "Best" Cool Breezes, Dining Terraces Open on Kamo RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Kyoto Shimbun News

    "Noryo Yuka" or dining terraces on the Kamo River, a summer attraction of Kyoto, opened the evening of May 1. According to the Kyoto Local Meteorological Office, that day's high was 30.0 degrees Celsius, recording this year's first day of real summer heat, comparable to early July. In a pleasant breeze that began to blow at dusk, patrons enjoyed eating and drinking while listening to the music of the Gion Festival fs "Naginata Hoko" float.


  13. Robbinsdale Armstrong HS Daily Bulletin - May 19Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Patch.com

    IF YOU WERE UNABLE TO ATTEND ACADEMIC AWARDS NIGHT, please pick up your letter or bar in the main office by Wednesday of this week. ATTENTION ALL JUNIORS .


  14. Japan economy picks up pace in wobbly recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The China Post

    The 0.6 percent on-quarter expansion was bigger than revised 0.3 percent growth in the last three months of 2014, and beat market expectations for a 0.4 percent rise. In annualised terms, the world's number three economy expanded 2.4 percent in January-March as capital spending and the housing market showed signs of strength, although exports dipped slightly and consumer spending was weak.


  15. Press Conference: Yumeno NitoRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | The Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan

    Japan's huge sex industry is constantly evolving to stay profitable - and ahead of the authorities. Its latest wheeze has triggered alarms.


  16. Hiroshima Lanterns Blaze Up In Memory Of Armenian GenocideRead the original story

    Monday May 18 | Groong

    HIROSHIMA LANTERNS BLAZE UP IN MEMORY OF ARMENIAN GENOCIDE 22:23, 18.05.2015 Region:Armenia Theme: Politics, Society YEREVAN. - On Monday evening, a commemoration ceremony of the Armenian Genocide was held in Armenian Genocide Memorial Complex Tsitsernakaberd located in capital Yerevan.


  17. President Park meets visiting U.S. Secretary of State John KerryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Arirang TV

    We start with at Korea's top office where President Park Geun-hye has been holding talks with visiting U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry. Meeting for the first time in more than a year, the president and the U.S. official are known to have reaffirmed Seoul and Washington's alliance.


  18. JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Sun-Star

    THIS year's family vacation was in Japan. We visited three cities; Osaka, Kyoto and Nara.


  19. Enchanting ShirakawagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | TrekEarth

    ' Enchanting Shirakawago ' Hidden among the high peaks of the Japan Alps the narrow valleys and the river-swept plains show a distinctive culture, different from Japan's busy cities. The name of this region is Hietsu.


  20. Inside the swanky Tokyo hotel that's fit for a king, queen - or the ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Daily Mail

    What IS this strange sound from the sky? Noise heard across the globe for nearly a DECADE - but nobody has an explanation A pilot's-eye view of an emergency landing: Video filmed from cockpit shows terrifying moment private jet touches down WITHOUT a landing gear Greek financial crisis means now is the ideal time for British tourists to go there with exchange rates at a seven-year high Can we play? Meet the couple who turned their travel footage into a retro video game, with level ups, a pirate mode for kayaking, and fail points for running out of fuel Faecal matter on plane tray tables, unwashed blankets... and 80 million bacteria on suitcases: The dirty secrets of air travel revealed The village that uses Coca-Cola to combat evil, a dwarf city... and the place where the dead outnumber the living 1,000 to 1: A whistlestop tour of the weirdest towns in the world A sleepover in Luke ... (more)