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Japan pressures North Korea

Tokyo, Japan (NTV/NBCNC) – Japan’s Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera and U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis agreed Wednesday morning Japan time to strengthen pressure on North Korea during talks over the phone in the wake of Pyongyang’s nuclear blast test this Sunday. Onodera …

Japan zoo scare caught on camera

(NTV) A 2-year-old boy and his family recently got quite a scare at Japanese zoo. After a staring contest with the toddler a lion rushed toward the boy and tried to jump on him. Fortunately the big cat hit a glass wall …

7.0-magnitude earthquake strikes southern Japan

Kumamoto, Kyushu, Japan – NBC News is reporting a 7.0-magnitude earthquake has struck Japan on Saturday morning. The quake took place just one day after the region was rocked by an earlier 6.4-magnitude quake. According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, all tsunami …

Quake rattles southern Japan

(NTV/NBC News) A powerful 6.4 magnitude earthquake has rattled southern Japan. At least 45 injuries have been reported. The quake struck Kumamoto Prefecture on Japan’s southwestern Kyushu Island at 9:26 p.m. Thursday, local time. Japan’s Meteorological Agency says there is no risk …

5 year anniversary of Japanese quake, tsunami

Crescent City, Cali. — It’s been 5 years since a magnitude 9.0 earthquake struck off the coast of Japan, killing more than 15,000 people. The resulting tsunami battered the Japanese coast, before making it’s way here where dozens of boats were sunk …