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Short Term Spending Bill and Japan Approves TPP
The Senate passed a short-term fiscal 2017 spending bill to avert a government shutdown and then gave final congressional approval to a water projects bill that includes drought relief for California farmers.
The new measure, which the Senate approved 63-36 about 11 p...
Consultate-General of Japan in Seattle Visits Yakima
Today I welcomed the Consulate-General of Japan based in Seattle. He is in Yakima learning more about our community and building relationships with Yakima area organizations. Yakima has a sister city relationship with Itayanagi Japan in the province of Aomori. He plans to visit the Yakima Valley Mus…
Russell Brand and Six Other Celebrities Who Have Been Deported
Russell Brand just wanted to see his wife Kate Perry perform in Japan. Unfortunately for the funnyman, Japanese authorities weren't amused by his criminal record, and on Sunday the 35-year-old was deported from the island nation.
Perry took to Twitter to explain what had gone down:
So...my husband ju…
First Person View of Tsunami in City [VIDEO]
This is what it looked like when the tsunami waves were starting to come down city streets. Starts out pretty harmless but the water levels start rising, carrying cars and eventually start sweeping away buildings. Very surreal.
Quake, Tsunami Hit Japan; Affect The World [LIVE VIDEO]
Hundreds have been found or are presumed dead after a massive earthquake and ensuing tsunami tore through Japan's northeast coast. Some are already declaring the 8.9 magnitude quake the largest ever recorded and after-effects are expected to hit the west coast of the US, the Phillippines, Indonesia …
Earthquake and Tsunami Hits Japan
TOKYO – Japan was struck by a magnitude 8.9 earthquake off its northeastern coast Friday, unleashing a 13-foot (4-meter) tsunami that washed away cars and tore away buildings along the coast near the epicenter. There were reports of injuries in Tokyo...