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FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2010 file photo, fishermen drive bottle-nose dolphins into a net during their annual hunt off Taiji, Wakayama Prefecture, western Japan. A Japanese government spokesman defended an annual dolphin hunt Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, one day after U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy tweeted tweeted that she was deeply concerned by the inhumanity of the practice. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told a news conference Monday that dolphin fishing in Japan is carried out appropriately in accordance with the law. (AP Photo/Kyodo News, File)  JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT
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FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2010 file photo, fishermen drive bottle-nose dolphins into a net during their annual hunt off Taiji, Wakayama Prefecture, western Japan. A Japanese government spokesman defended an annual dolphin hunt Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, one day after U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy tweeted tweeted that she was deeply concerned by the inhumanity of the practice. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told a news conference Monday that dolphin fishing in Japan is carried out appropriately in accordance with the law. (AP Photo/Kyodo News, File) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT

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