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Mah Jong at Yokota

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September 29, 2016
Originally from China, Mah Jong is a game played worldwide and a popular form of gambling in Japan.

Navigating horror ordeals on Tokyo trains

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September 27, 2016
I’m a tiny person. I don’t fill an entire train seat. So when I read on the train, my elbows hardly extend past my body’s limit. Yet on this day, I must have shifted unconsciously...
  Okinawa could finally see a typhoon; Chaba forecast for possible arrival early next week.  NOAA.gov
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Tropical Depression 21W (Chaba)

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September 29, 2016
Noon Thursday, Sept. 29, Japan time: Which way will it go?
Residents from two Okinawan villages are fighting to end construction of U.S. military helipads in the island prefecture's remote Northern Training Area. Both villages are near two helipads completed in 2014 and handed over to the U.S. military in January 2015, according to Japan's Ministry of Defense. Diana Quinlan/U.S. Navy
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Okinawa villagers sue Japan to stop construction of US helipads

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September 27, 2016
CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — Citing noise concerns, residents from two Okinawan villages have filed a lawsuit against the Japanese government to end construction of U.S. military...

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