ASTRO BOB Ray of sunshine on a dark day
Don't forget. Tonight Mercury and Jupiter will be at their closest low in the western sky starting about 35 minutes after sunset. Last night I managed to see and photograph the pair just in time bef... Posted on 3/15/11 at 1:11 PM
STAFF BLOG EVERYTHING ELSE BY FORUM REPORTER J. SHANE MERCER Amazing Japanese baseball Spiderman catch
He should be using his powers to fight crime ... not play baseball. Shame on you, amazing athlete!
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TOKYO (AP) — It's easy to write off North Korean threats to strike the United States with a nuclear-tipped missile as bluster: it has never demonstrated the capability to deploy a missile that could reach the Pacific island of Guam let alone the mainland U.S.
Eric Talmadge, Associated Press
, April 08, 2013
Japan's conservative Liberal Democratic Party returned to power in a landslide election victory Sunday after three years in opposition, according to unofficial results, signaling a rightward shift in the government that could further heighten tensions with China, a key economic partner as well as rival.
SENDAI, Japan (AP) — About a quarter of the $148 billion budget for reconstruction after Japan's March 2011 tsunami and nuclear disaster has been spent on unrelated projects, including subsidies for a contact lens factory and research whaling.
Elaine Kurtenbach, AP Business Writer
, October 31, 2012
ABOARD THE KOYO MARU (AP) — Tokyo city officials planning to buy tiny islands at the center of a longtime territorial dispute with China surveyed the area Sunday on a visit meant to send a message of ownership.
MINOT (AP) — When Yukiko T. Howell recently climbed into the cockpit of the Zero, a Japanese fighter plane, it was a moment for her to capture how her uncle might have felt when he flew the same model with the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II.
TOKYO (AP) — Electric car owners who prided themselves on being green now find themselves in a bind as Japan's government maneuvers to restart dozens of nuclear power plants idled after last year's meltdowns.
Yuri Kageyama, AP Business Writer
, March 23, 2012
IZUNOKUNI, Japan (AP) — One year after their lives were torn apart by Japan's devastating earthquake and tsunami, players from Ishinomaki Technical High School are preparing to compete on one of the biggest stages in Japanese baseball.
Jim Armstrong, AP Sports Writer
, March 12, 2012
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