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What’s next for Winter Olympics after Sochi? – The Japan Times

The Japan TimesSOCHI, RUSSIA – The sheer cost, size and scale of the Sochi Olympics has outstripped anything done before. The question for future Winter Games is clear: Can anyone — should anyone — try to top that? Sochi has showcased President Vladimir Putin’s …Sochi hotels receive surge in bookings after Winter OlympicsTelegraph.co.ukPower Ranking Major […]

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Frogs’ love calls attract predators – The Japan Times

The Japan TimesWASHINGTON – A frog’s evening serenade beckons his would-be suitors but also summons competition from rivals and attracts predators, making dating a dangerous endeavor, international researchers say. The tiny brown tungara frog, found in Central and …Bats Hunt Frogs by Sensing Water Ripples Caused by Mating CallsThe EscapistTunagra frogs invite their predators while […]

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200+ Bottlenose Dolphins held a Third Night in Cove – Beach Carolina Magazine

Beach Carolina MagazineTune in today at ~ 2 pm PT to watch the Sea Shepherd Cove Guardian live stream at: http://livestream.seashepherd.org. TAIJI, Japan January 19, 2014 — Five separate pods of Bottlenose dolphins totaling more than 250 individuals including juveniles and …Caroline Kennedy, activists slam dolphin killingsNew York Daily NewsAnnual dolphin hunt under way in […]

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Blast at Japan Chemical Plant Kills 5, Injures 17 – ABC News

ABC NewsAn explosion at a chemical factory in central Japan on Thursday killed at least five workers and injured 17 others, authorities said. Investigators suspect chemical reaction involving hydrogen caused the blast at metal and chemical company Mitsubishi …Five dead in Japan chemical factory blastBBC NewsMitsubishi Materials Explosion at Factory Kills 5 PeopleBloombergFive killed, 12 […]

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US base on Japan’s Okinawa will be allowed to move after 17-year deadlock – CNN

CNNTokyo (CNN) — A Japanese governor has approved a measure to allow for the relocation of a controversial U.S. military base on Okinawa, breaking 17 years of stagnation on the base’s transfer plan, the government of Okinawa said Friday. The Okinawa …Deal to Move Okinawa Base Wins ApprovalNew York TimesJapan gets Okinawa approval for US […]

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Japan diplomat wounded in Yemen stabbing – NDTV

NDTVSanaa, Yemen: Assailants stabbed a Japanese diplomat repeatedly on Sunday after dragging him from his car in the Yemeni capital, scene of a spate of attacks on foreigners, the embassy and witnesses said. The consul and second secretary at the embassy …Japanese diplomat in Yemen stabbed in failed kidnap bidThe Japan TimesJapan Diplomat Stabbed in […]