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U.S. President Barack Obama offering Japan security, economic assurances as Ukraine crisis vies for his attention

Posted April 23, 2014 by Associated Press

TOKYO — U.S. President Barack Obama is seeking to reassure Japanese leaders Thursday that he can deliver on his security and economic pledges to Asia even as the crisis in Ukraine demands U.S. attention and resources elsewhere. The ominous standoff […]

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MMA Crossfire – Daniel Cormier – Dan Henderson co-main event added to UFC 173

Posted April 23, 2014 by Kenai Andrews

Expect veteran grappler Dan Henderson to truly welcome newest light-heavyweight competitor Daniel Cormier into the division at UFC at 173. Rashad Evans was supposed to at UFC 170, but an injury forced newcomer Patrick Cummins in as a replacement. He lost to […]

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Japan expanding by laying claim to nearby islands

Posted April 20, 2014 by MariaS

Some of the islands are claimed to belong to China …. according to China and some as belonging to South Korea … according to South Korea.  Gonna be fun to see how this develops.  

Nobuhiro Kubo writing at Reuters:
….Japan expands arm…

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No, This Can’t Be Possible. Could Japan Actually Rescind Its Apology to Wartime ‘Comfort Women’?

Posted March 5, 2014 by The Mound of Sound

One of several dark stains on the honour of Japan was its practice, during WWII, of impressing foreign women, mainly Korean, into sex slavery to serve Japanese soldiers.  They were called ‘Comfort Women’ or, in Japanese, Kanji.  Somewhere bet…

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Orientals Threatened With Havoc Again!

Posted January 2, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

Folks, Tokyo has been ravaged, razed, burnt, scoured and decimated several times over by Godzilla, Mothra, Rodan and Gamera ………, but each time they re-built and life went on! Gotta hand it to those Orientals, not much gets them down! BUT! This time they might not get away so easily: A GIANT DUCK HAS INVADED […]

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