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Wladimir Balentien Announces Retirement From Npb

Wladimir Balentien is retiring from Nippon Professional Baseball in Japan, the outfielder announced via Twitter. The 37-year-old is best known for setting the NPB’s single-season home run record in 2013 when he slugged 60 home runs for...
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Over 10 People Injured In 6.4-magnitude Earthquake In Japan, Reports Say

TOKYO (Sputnik) - Over 10 people were injured as a result of a powerful 6.4-magnitude earthquake that hit southwestern and western Japan, media outlets reported on Saturday.
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Sony Loses $20 Billion In Market Value After Microsoft's Massive Deal To Buy Activision Blizzard...

Rokas Tenys/Shutterstock Sony's market value dropped $20 billion in a single day after its shares lost almost 13% in Tokyo. The stock fell after Microsoft said it plans to buy 'Call of Duty' maker Activision Blizzard for almost $69...
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Three People Injured In Knife Attack During Entrance Exams In Tokyo, Reports Say

TOKYO (Sputnik) - Three people were injured in a knife attack during entrance exams to Japan's University of Tokyo, national media reported on Saturday.
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If The Toyota Gr Yaris Is Sacred Fruit, This Grmn Variant Is Eve’s Apple

Japanese automaker Toyota started the new year by teasing us with a new GR GT3 concept and a tuned GR Yaris a week before the 2022 Tokyo Auto Salon. What really struck our fancy is the GR Yaris since Toyota refuses to bring its “rally-bred...
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Global Shares Shake Off Inflation Fears And Omicron, As Investors Prepare For Faster Fed...

Traders are reflected in a screen at the Tokyo Stock Exchange.Hiroshi Watanabe/Getty Images Global shares shook off last week's inflation jitters and bounced back Monday, ahead of US consumer price data. Tech stocks and cryptocurrencies regained...
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Japan Pm: Deal Reached On U.s. Military Curbs To Halt Covid

TOKYO — Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said Sunday that Japan and the U.S. have reached “a basic agreement” on banning the U.S. military from leaving its base grounds, amid growing worries about a sharp rise in coronavirus...
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Changing 'sponginess' Of Cell Nuclei Help Them Decide Their Future

Researchers from Tokyo Metropolitan University have discovered how the sponginess and stickiness of stem cell nuclei controls how they "differentiate" into specialized cells. They found that the nucleus starts solid-like but becomes more fluid-like...
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Buying The Dow's Worst-performing Stock Has Historically Generated Big Returns The Following Year,...

Mickey Mouse at Disneyland in Tokyo.Yoshikazu Tsuno/Getty Images Bespoke Investment Group looked at 25 years of the biggest annual winners and losers on the Dow Jones Industrial Average.  The result showed the Dow's worst losers have roughly...
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Advansix, Orion Group, Wipro, 360 Digitech And Tokyo Electron Highlighted As Zacks Bull And Bear Of...

For Immediate ReleaseChicago, IL – December 30, 2021 – Zacks Equity Research Shares of AdvanSix Inc. ASIX as the Bull of the Day, Orion Group Holdings, Inc. ORN as the Bear of the Day. In addition, Zacks Equity Research provides analysis...
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The Best Ux Of 2021 Was All About This One Word

Hygiene. Looking back on the year, a lot happened. Insurrectionists stormed the Capitol. We enjoyed the Tokyo Olympics (albeit a year late). Everything got stuck in shipping containers. And Zack Snyder edited a four-hour superhero movie …...
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China's Economy To Overtake Us In The World Later Than Expected

China's Economy To Overtake US In The World Later Than Expected A year ago a respected Tokyo-based think tank, the Japan Center for Economic Research (JCER), alarmed observers in the West by forecasting that China's economy will surpass...
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Taste The Television: Tttv

Associate Professor [Homei Miyashita] from Meiji University’s School of Science and Technology in Tokyo has developed a new technology for reproducing taste on a television or monitor, a system called Taste the TV (TTTV). The team of...
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Japan Conducts Military Exercises To Prevent Chinese Invasion Of Disputed Islands, Reports Say

In recent years, Tokyo voiced concern regarding Beijing's activities in the region, especially with regard to the disputed Senkaku Islands, known in China as the Diaoyudao Islands.
Related topics: Japan, Military, China, Beijing

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Moscow Summons Japanese Embassy's Representative To Protest Over South Kurils Exhibition

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Russian Foreign Ministry has summoned a representative of the Japanese Embassy in Moscow over an exhibition in Tokyo dedicated to the southern Kuril Islands.
Related topics: Russia, Moscow, Protests, Japan

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An Employee Embezzled $154 Million From Sony Then Converted It To Bitcoin — Now The Feds Are...

Getty ImagesGetty An employee stole $154 million from Sony Life Insurance Company in Tokyo in May.  The employee then converted the funds to bitcoin, now worth more than $180 million.  Law enforcement has since seized the bitcoin and is working to...
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Asian Stocks Fall On Concerns About Omicron Variant, Tighter Fed Policy

Asian markets are weighed by concerns about the Omicron variant of the coronavirus and tighter Fed policy.Yves Dean/Getty Images Markets in Shanghai, Tokyo, Hong Kong, and Sydney retreated at the start of the trading week. Spread of the Omicron...
Related topics: Fed, Shanghai, China, Japan, Hong Kong, Australia

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Suspect In Arson In Osaka Keeps People From Leaving Clinic Standing At Exit, Reports Say

TOKYO (Sputnik) - A man suspected of setting fire in a mental clinic in the Japanese city of Osaka, leading to 24 deaths, did not let people quit the building by standing in their way to exit, the Japanese NHK broadcaster reported, citing...
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Thousands Turn Out To See President Trump In Houston — Amazing Video!

Tens of thousands of Trump supporters turned out to see President Trump with Bill O’Reilly on their History Tour tonight in Houston, Texas. The Tokyo Center in Houston holds over 19,000 at capacity. Who else can get this type of crowd...
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Massive Fire Leaves At Least 3 People Dead, 27 Critical In Japan's Osaka - Video

TOKYO (Sputnik) - A heavy fire hit on Friday a building in the Kita Ward district of the Japanese city of Osaka, leaving 27 people in critical condition.
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