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FILE - An aerial view shows Tokyo Electric Power Co.'s Fukushima Daini nuclear power plant in Naraha town, Fukushima prefecture, Japan, in this photo taken by Kyodo, Feb. 26, 2012.
Daini nuclear station is located a few miles south of the bigger Fukushima Daiichi plant where three reactors melted down in 2011 after an earthquake and tsunami
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July 24, 2019
FILE - The Department of Justice seal is seen in Washington, Nov. 28, 2018.
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An indictment alleges that the defendants used multiple front companies to funnel money into North Korea
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July 23, 2019
Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan shakes hands with Chinese President Xi after witnessing a signing ceremony in Beijing, July 22, 2019.
Analysts say China maintains strong ties with the Gulf states and Iran despite friction among them
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July 23, 2019
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte gestures during his 4th State of the Nation Address at the 18th Congress at the House of Representatives in Quezon city, metropolitan Manila, Philippines Monday, July 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
Rodrigo Duterte has gained support by making neighborhoods safer and casting himself as a political outsider
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July 23, 2019
This image released by Joint Staff, Ministry of Defense, shows a Russian Tu-95 bomber which they said were flying near the Sea of Japan, July 23, 2019.
Japan also protested to Russia for allegedly violating its airspace and to South Korea for firing warning shots there
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July 23, 2019
A Vietnamese policeman uses his mobile phone in Hanoi, Feb. 26, 2019.
Launch follow calls by country’s Communist-led government for domestic tech companies to create alternatives to US tech giants Facebook and Google
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By Reuters
July 23, 2019
Policemen scuffle with protesters inside a shopping mall in Sha Tin District in Hong Kong, Sunday, July 14, 2019. Police in Hong Kong have fought with protesters as they broke up a demonstration by thousands of people demanding the resignation of…
Police say they've arrested six men, some with links to triad gangs, following a violent attack on pro-democracy protesters at a subway station over the weekend that saw dozens injured
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July 23, 2019