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Bitcoin falls to four-month low in persistent bearish trend

NEW YORK Bitcoin dropped to a more than four-month low on Friday, continuing a downtrend after more negative headlines such as Japan's financial regulator ordering six digital currency exchanges to make improvements on their anti-money laundering systems.

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Japan to halt missile attack drills after Trump-Kim summit: Kyodo

TOKYO Japan has decided to halt evacuation drills to prepare for a potential North Korean missile attack as tensions had eased following a historic summit between the leaders of the United States and North Korea, Kyodo news agency reported on Thursday.

Silicon Valley-style coding boot camp seeks to reset Japan Inc

TOKYO Barely six months after inaugurating a tiny software-coding boot camp in a basement in Tokyo, Silicon Valley transplant Kani Munidasa stood before some of Japan's top business leaders in February with a warning: software was threatening their future. | Video

Tech, Jun 21 2018

U.S. Indo-Pacific commander assures Japan over North Korean denuclearization

TOKYO The U.S. Indo-Pacific military commander told Japan's defense minister on Thursday that Washington remained committed to the complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization of North Korea.

World, Jun 21 2018

Walking ability before heart surgery tied to brain function afterward

(Reuters Health) - Older adults who are faster on their feet may be less likely to suffer cognitive problems after heart surgery than patients who have difficulty walking, a Japanese study suggests.

Health, Jun 20 2018

Japan's Princess Takamado says 'great honor' to be in Russia

SARANSK, Russia Japan's Princess Takamado said on Wednesday she was honored to be in Russia for the soccer World Cup and hoped her visit would help improve ties between the two countries.

World, Russia, Jun 20 2018