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A 5.9 magnitude earthquake hit off Fukushima Prefecture at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The quake's epicenter was located 68 km northeast of Iwaki. It was measured at a depth of 40 kilometers, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.

NHK said there was no tsunami warning, and there…

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Radical environmentalists who threw acid and smoke bombs at Japanese whalers were found in contempt of court Friday for continuing their relentless campaign to disrupt the annual whale hunt off the waters of Antarctica.

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ordered a commissioner to determine how much Paul Watson…

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A man in his 60s was stabbed at Shinjuku Station on Friday night, police said.

According to police, the attack occurred at around 11 p.m. on a walkway in the station. TV Asahi reported that police received a call from a station attendant who notified them that a man had…

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A group of 344 former residents of Minamisoma in Fukushima Prefecture are suing Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO) for more than 6 billion yen in compensation for being forced to leave their homes due to the nuclear crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant.

The group's lawyers filed the suit…

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The hacking attack on Sony Pictures may have been a practice run for North Korea's elite cyber-army in a long-term goal of being able to cripple telecoms and energy grids in rival nations, defectors from the isolated state said.

Non-conventional capabilities like cyber-warfare and nuclear technology are the weapons of…

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When the leaders of the U.S. and Cuba had their first phone conversation in more than 50 years, they were not at a loss for words.

As President Barack Obama told the story at his news conference Friday, he opened his call with Cuban President Raul Castro — brother of…

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An Australian woman was arrested for murder in the killings of eight children, seven of whom are believed to be her own, police said Saturday. The children were found dead inside the woman's home.

The 37-year-old woman, who is recovering in a hospital from stab wounds, was under guard and…

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After resisting for several weeks, Chrysler is bowing to government demands to expand a recall of driver's side air bag inflators across the entire nation.

The company says in a statement Friday that it will recall nearly 2.9 million older cars and trucks across the U.S., as demanded by the…

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The Sony hack, the latest in a wave of company security breaches, exposed months of employee emails. Other hacks have given attackers access to sensitive information about a company and its customers, such as credit-card numbers and email addresses. One way hackers can sneak into a company is by sending…

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The Pentagon has hailed the deaths of several top leaders of the Islamic State group, but experts say this is far from enough to cripple what has proven to be a resilient organization.

US officials say air strikes have killed several senior and mid-level jihadists including Abu Muslim al-Turkmani, the…

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