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Officials at Yokohama City Hall said Monday the city has reduced the number of children on nursery school waiting lists to zero from 179 as of April 1, meeting its 2010 target of doing so in three years.
The Hotel Route Inn Ena in Ena in Gifu Prefecture is part of the nationwide Route Inn chain.
The Miyazaki Culture Park is a large public space with wide grass lawns, fountains, mountain art sculptures, a walking/jogging path, a cherry tree avenue and various large trees of special note.
Legend Award winner Michael Jackson poses with his award at the 2006 MTV Video Music Awards at the Yoyogi National Athletic Stadium May 27, 2006 in Tokyo, Japan.
Former South Korean comfort woman Kil Un-ock, centre, who was forced to serve for the Japanese troops as a sexual slave during World War II, shouts slogans during a rally against the recent comment of Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto.
Top: Past RI President Luis Giay , RI President Sakuji Tanaka , and Rotary Foundation Trustee Chair Wilfrid J. Wilkinson placed wreaths in Hiroshima Memorial Park during the third Rotary Global Peace Forum 17 May.
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A 4.9-magnitude quake hit an area near Baeknyeong Island off Incheon, west of Seoul, on Saturday.
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Aleasha Whitney Wilson is a Loveland High School graduate who studied liberal arts at UC Raymond Walters College and Fine Arts/Drawing at Northern Kentucky University.
North Korea slammed South Korea on Saturday for making critical comments on a Japanese official's recent visit to Pyongyang, calling it an "unprecedented precipitancy." Isao Lijima, an adviser to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, returned to Tokyo Friday after a surprise four-day visit to North Korea.
Ever notice when your friends come back from a holiday and they've put on a few pounds? Maybe they feasted on too many delicious baguettes in France or indulged in a few too many pasta dishes in Italy.
Many, many years ago during a lengthy argument with a friend he told me to 'give it a doubt' - he meant I was wrong.
"I remember thinking, 'wow, you're ridiculously good looking.'" Authorities thought this about these guys.