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U.S. House panel to meet with safety regulators about Takata air bags next week

WASHINGTON/DETROIT - The U.S. House committee looking into the defective air bags made by Japanese supplier Takata Corp will hold an initial briefing with U.S. safety regulators next week to learn the details of the regional recalls affecting 10 automakers, a committee aide said on Friday.

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UPDATE 1-Rugby-Japan to get 18th Super Rugby team in 2016 - SANZAR 24 Oct 2014

* Singapore hopeful of hosting some games (Adds more quotes, details)

Japan prosecutors delay ruling on possible Fukushima indictments 24 Oct 2014

TOKYO - Japanese prosecutors have delayed a decision on whether to charge three former executives of Tokyo Electric Power Co for their handling of the 2011 Fukushima disaster, an official with a special panel that requested an indictment said on Friday.

Japan prosecutors delay ruling on possible Fukushima indictments 24 Oct 2014

TOKYO, Oct 24 - Japanese prosecutors have delayed a decision on whether to charge three former executives of Tokyo Electric Power Co for their handling of the 2011 Fukushima disaster, an official with a special panel that requested an indictment said on Friday.

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Betting on the beaten up? Investors pin hopes on stocks in Europe, Japan 24 Oct 2014

NEW YORK - Some very big investors are betting on an upswing in two problematic parts of the world right now, Europe and Japan, their confidence bolstered by the brisk money-printing from central banks in both regions.

Rugby-Japan to get 18th Super Rugby team in 2016 - SANZAR 24 Oct 2014

SYDNEY, Oct 24 - Japan has beaten out Singapore to win the right to host the 18th Super Rugby team when the southern hemisphere provincial competition expands for the 2016 season, governing body SANZAR said on Friday.