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Isle of Dogs trailer: Wes Anderson brings us a dystopian mess set in future Japan

The trailer of Isle of Dogs just released, and it is a dystopian mess, to put it mildly. Helmed by Wes Anderson who is lauded for directing The Grand Budapest Hotel, Isle of Dogs takes us on a jour...

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Six years after Fukushima disaster, TEPCO found guilty by Japan court; fined $3.3 million

A Japanese court ruled on Friday that the plant operator not the government was responsible for the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, ordering the former to pay damages.

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Asia stocks slip, yen and franc rise as N Korea moots Hydrogen bomb test

Asian stocks fell and the Japanese yen and Swiss franc gained on Friday after North Korea said it might test a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean and escalated a war of words with US President Dona...

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Japan government not responsible for Fukushima: Court

Radiation was spewed over a wide area, leaving vast swathes of land uninhabitable in Japan’s worst postwar disaster and the world’s most serious nuclear accident since Chernobyl in 1986. (Represent...

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Mistrust among US allies leads international experts to force NSA to step back from cryptography ...

An international group of cryptography experts has forced the US National Security Agency to back down over two data encryption techniques it wanted to be set as global industry standards, reflecti...

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Japan Government Not Responsible For Fukushima: Court

A Japanese court ruled Friday that the plant operator not the government was responsible for the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, ordering the former to pay damages

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