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Beijing's creeping aggression signals a challenge to U.S. presence in the Asian Pacific
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Topic - Science Ministry
Japanese utility agreed Monday to close three nuclear reactors at a coastal power plant in central Japan and build a sea wall to protect it from a tsunami like the one that devastated much of the northeast in March.
Thyroid cancer for sure. Leukemia, probably. Too much radiation can raise the risk of developing cancer years down the road, scientists agree, and the young are most vulnerable. But just how much or how long an exposure is risky is not clear.
Abnormally high radiation levels were detected near the border between the two Koreas days after North Korea claimed to have mastered a complex technology key to manufacturing a hydrogen bomb, Seoul said Monday.
Iraq's electricity minister resigned Monday in the face of angry protests over the lack of power despite years of promises that the situation would improve.