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Sep 10, 2014

More than half of Chinese see war with Japan: poll

More than half of Chinese people think their country could go to war with Japan in the future, a new poll revealed Wednesday, after two years of intense diplomatic squabbles. A survey conducted in both nations found that 53.4 percent of Chinese believe there ...

Sep 10, 2014

Man held for allegedly extorting cigarettes from store owner

A 39-year-old man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly extorting cigarette cartons from a convenience store owner, police said Wednesday. The man allegedly posted video footage of himself threatening the store owner on the Internet. According to the Osaka Prefectural Police, Go Nakamura, from the ...

Sep 10, 2014

Blind girl injured in assault at Kawagoe Station

A blind high school student in Saitama Prefecture was tripped, kicked in the leg and injured at JR Kawagoe Station, weeks after a guide dog was attacked in the same prefecture. The girl, a first-year student at Hanawa Hokiichi Gakuen, a school for the ...

Sep 10, 2014

Kagoshima nuclear plant gets safety OK, moves closer to resumption

A nuclear plant operated by Kyushu Electric Power Co. obtained a safety clearance from regulators Wednesday, becoming the first to meet new regulations imposed following the March 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster. With the approval from the Nuclear Regulation Authority, the two reactors at the ...