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Residents watch a road damaged by an earthquake in Sapporo, Hokkaido, northern Japan, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. A powerful earthquake shook Japan's northernmost main island of Hokkaido early Thursday, causing landslides that crushed homes, knocking out power across the island. (Hiroki Yamauchi/Kyodo News via AP)
September 06, 2018 - 12:21 am
TOKYO (AP) — A powerful earthquake rocked Japan's northernmost main island of Hokkaido early Thursday, triggering landslides that crushed homes, knocking out power and forcing a nuclear power plant to switch to a backup generator. The magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck southern Hokkaido at 3:08 a.m...
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A woman walks past a damaged building in Abira town, near Chitose, Hokkaido, northern Japan following a strong earthquake Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. A powerful earthquake hit wide areas on Japan's northernmost main island of Hokkaido early Thursday, triggering landslides as well as causing the loss of power at nearly all of 3 million households and a nuclear power plant to go on a backup generator. (Masanori Takei/Kyodo News via AP)
September 05, 2018 - 11:40 pm
TOKYO (AP) — The latest on the powerful earthquake in northern Japan (all times local): 12:35 p.m. Japan's economy minister says damage from a powerful earthquake at the main thermal plant has delayed the restoration of power on the main northernmost island of Hokkaido for more than a week. Nearly...
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This aerial photo shows houses destroyed by a landslide after an earthquake in Atsuma town, Hokkaido, northern Japan, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. A powerful earthquake rocked Japan’s northernmost main island of Hokkaido early Thursday, triggering landslides that crushed homes, knocking out power across the island, and forcing a nuclear power plant to switch to a backup generator. (Kyodo News via AP)
September 05, 2018 - 11:27 pm
TOKYO (AP) — A powerful earthquake rocked Japan's northernmost main island of Hokkaido early Thursday, triggering landslides that crushed homes, knocking out power and forcing a nuclear power plant to switch to a backup generator. The magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck southern Hokkaido at 3:08 a.m...
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This aerial photo shows houses destroyed by a landslide after an earthquake in Atsuma town, Hokkaido, northern Japan, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. A powerful earthquake rocked Japan’s northernmost main island of Hokkaido early Thursday, triggering landslides that crushed homes, knocking out power across the island, and forcing a nuclear power plant to switch to a backup generator. (Kyodo News via AP)
September 05, 2018 - 9:53 pm
TOKYO (AP) — A powerful earthquake rocked Japan's northernmost main island of Hokkaido early Thursday, triggering landslides that crushed homes, knocking out power across the island, and forcing a nuclear power plant to switch to a backup generator. The magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck southern...
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A woman walks past a damaged building in Abira town, near Chitose, Hokkaido, northern Japan following a strong earthquake Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. A powerful earthquake hit wide areas on Japan's northernmost main island of Hokkaido early Thursday, triggering landslides as well as causing the loss of power at nearly all of 3 million households and a nuclear power plant to go on a backup generator. (Masanori Takei/Kyodo News via AP)
September 05, 2018 - 8:28 pm
TOKYO (AP) — The latest on the powerful earthquake that has slammed the northernmost Japanese island of Hokkaido (all times local): 8:30 a.m. Japan's minister for the economy, trade and industry Hiroshige Seko told reporters that efforts are underway to try to restore power in Hokkaido. Nearly 3...
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A police officer controls the traffic during a blackout following a strong earthquake in Sapporo, northern Japan early Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. A powerful earthquake struck the island of Hokkaido early Thursday. (Yu Nakajima/Kyodo News via AP)
September 05, 2018 - 7:57 pm
TOKYO (AP) — A powerful earthquake hit wide areas on Japan's northernmost main island of Hokkaido early Thursday, triggering landslides as well as causing the loss of power at nearly all of 3 million households and a nuclear power plant to go on a backup generator. A magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck...
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A police officer controls the traffic during a blackout following a strong earthquake in Sapporo, northern Japan early Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. A powerful earthquake struck the island of Hokkaido early Thursday. (Yu Nakajima/Kyodo News via AP)
September 05, 2018 - 7:26 pm
TOKYO (AP) — A powerful earthquake hit wide areas on Japan's northernmost main island of Hokkaido early Thursday, triggering landslides as well as causing the loss of power at nearly all of 3 million households and a nuclear power plant to go on a backup generator. A magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck...
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A police officer controls the traffic during a blackout following a strong earthquake in Sapporo, northern Japan early Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. A powerful earthquake struck the island of Hokkaido early Thursday. (Yu Nakajima/Kyodo News via AP)
September 05, 2018 - 6:49 pm
TOKYO (AP) — A powerful earthquake hit wide areas on Japan's northernmost main island of Hokkaido early Thursday, triggering landslides as well as causing the loss of power at nearly all of 3 million households and a nuclear power plant to go on a backup generator. A magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck...
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Various currency rates are displayed at a window of an exchange shop in downtown Tehran, Iran, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018. The Iranian rial fell Wednesday to its lowest rate on record and saw worried residents of Tehran line up outside of beleaguered moneychangers, part of a staggering 140-percent drop in the currency's value since America pulled out of the nuclear deal only four months ago. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
September 05, 2018 - 11:31 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's rial fell to a record low on Wednesday as worried residents of Tehran lined up outside beleaguered moneychangers, part of a staggering 140-percent drop in the currency's value since America pulled out of the nuclear deal only four months ago. Those who went to work at the...
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FILE- This Jan. 9, 2017, file photo shows the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
September 05, 2018 - 10:32 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are lower Wednesday morning as technology companies decline. Those stocks have been the market's biggest gainers for more than a year. Executives from Facebook and Twitter are testifying to Congress about their efforts to prevent meddling in U.S. elections. The U.S. and...
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