Tag Archives: Japan

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Cameron to push for war with case for joining Syria air strikes

By Kylie MacLellan LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister David Cameron will this week set out the case for joining air strikes against Islamic State militants in Syria, his finance minister…

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US government ends research on all chimpanzees

Chimpanzees will no longer be used for US government research & the remaining 50 chimps in federal custody will be sent to a sanctuary for retirement, health authorities said. The…

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Japan regulators set to slap Toshiba with record $57 million fine: source

By Takahiko Wada TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan's securities watchdog is likely to recommend Toshiba Corp be fined approximately 7 billion yen ($57 million), a source familiar with the matter said…

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Terror fight squeezes anti-AIDS funds, UN official warns

The top UN anti-AIDS official warned Tuesday that the growing fight against terrorism risks squeezing budgets for scientists who hope to stamp out the disease within years. UNAIDS executive director…

Hunger Games: How to Avoid Real Food Riots (Op-Ed)

Dr. Mary "Kate" Fisher is a research scientist with CNA with expertise in agriculture, animal disease, homeland security, emergency preparedness & response. She contributed this article to Live Science's Expert…

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Belgian police carry out new raid in Brussels – report

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Belgian police have carried out a new raid in the Brussels district of Molenbeek on Monday, state broadcaster RTBF said on its website. "A large number of…

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Japan to beef up security measures in wake of Paris attack – Abe spokesman

BELEK, Turkey (Reuters) – Japan will take anti-terrorism measures at home & to protect its citizens overseas in the wake of the attacks in Paris that killed more than 120…

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Human roadblock for Japanese firms developing autonomous cars

Japanese car manufacturers will have to convince the public that letting go of the wheel in a self-driving car is safe, while moreover dealing with the biggest threat to the…

Japan regulator wants plutonium reactor operator replaced

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's nuclear regulator issued a rare warning Friday to the science minister, telling him to disqualify the operator of a plutonium-fueled reactor plagued with a poor safety…

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Slovenia threatens to overshadow EU-Africa summit on migrants

European leaders tried Wednesday to focus on joint action with Africa to tackle the migration crisis, as Slovenia became the latest EU member to act on its own by barricading…