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How ready are you for Japan's next big earthquake?

National Jun 27, 2018

How ready are you for Japan's next big earthquake?

by Sarah Suk

Emergency kits are a must-have in earthquake prone Japan, but a survey by The Japan Times has found that a number of people did not use theirs when a deadly quake rocked Osaka Prefecture and its vicinity last week. The June 18 quake, which affected ...

Americans own 40 percent of world's firearms: study

World Jun 19, 2018

Americans own 40 percent of world's firearms: study

Americans make up only 4 percent of the global population but they own 40 percent of the world's firearms, a new study said Monday. There are more than 1 billion firearms in the world but 85 percent of those are in the hands of civilians, ...