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Japan tests world’s fastest bullet train

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Japan has started testing its fastest-ever bullet train—capable of reaching 249 mph (400 kph)—as it continues to develop the revolutionary mode of travel. The ALFA-X version of the Shinkansen train began three years’ ...

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Untold history and Germany’s invasion of Russia

There is a great deal about the history of World War II that has missed our history books. Like how the Soviet Union waited until the day before VJ Day to declare ...

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Japan nominates President Trump for Nobel Peace Prize

Ahead of his second meeting with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, the leader of Japan is nominating President Donald Trump for a Nobel Peace Prize for his work to open up a ...

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What’s a tiny apartment like in Japan?

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The typical U.S. city has around 1,500 people per square mile. But what’s life like in Tokyo, Japan, where 12 million people reside at a rate  of about 14,339 per square mile? ...

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Pearl Harbor, General MacArthur and the rhyme of history

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I was born December 5, 1941, two days before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor that brought the United States into the Second World War. Many years later I could hardly believe ...

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Kansas recalls all license plates containing ‘JAP’ after complaint

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A complaint by a California resident has led to the recall of over 700 Kansas license plates. The state announced it is recalling all plates that contain the random letters “JAP” after ...

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Japanese kid skipping high school to join KC Royals

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Kaito Yuki is skipping school in Japan and is instead headed to the Kansas City Royals. The team signed Yuki, a 16-year-old pitcher, out of junior high to a minor league contract ...

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