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Earth has 3 trillion trees but they're falling at alarming rate

WASHINGTON - Earth is home to just over 3 trillion trees - the redwoods of California, the olive trees of Tunisia, the cherry trees of Japan, the eucalyptus of Australia and so many more - but they are being lost at an alarming rate because of human activities.

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U.S. gives antitrust approval to Nikkei's purchase of Financial Times 3:54pm BST

WASHINGTON, Sept 2 - Japan's Nikkei media group won U.S. antitrust approval for its $1.3 billion purchase of the Financial Times from Britain's Pearson PLC, the Federal Trade Commission said on Wednesday.

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Russia risks Japanese ire with Far East war commemoration 1:18pm BST

MOSCOW - Russia staged a military parade on Wednesday to commemorate seizing a group of Pacific islands from Japan at the end of World War Two, a move likely to inflame tensions over a long-running territorial dispute with Tokyo.

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Japan lawmakers urge bourse, regulators to be tough on Toshiba 10:17am BST

TOKYO - Japanese lawmakers on Wednesday called for a tough regulatory response to Toshiba Corp's second postponement of its annual results over accounting woes, saying the scandal could erode foreign investor confidence.

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Japan lawmakers urge bourse, regulators to be tough on Toshiba 10:05am BST

TOKYO - Japanese lawmakers on Wednesday called for a tough regulatory response to Toshiba Corp's second postponement of its annual results over accounting woes, saying the scandal could erode foreign investor confidence.

UPDATE 1-Japan lawmakers urge bourse, regulators to be tough on Toshiba 10:02am BST

* Lawmakers say scandal could lead to loss of investor confidence