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‘Stuff of legend’: Giant squid filmed in Pacific depths—Japan scientists

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This video image, taken from footage by NHK and Discovery Channel in July 2012 and released on Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, shows a giant squid, up to eight meters (26 feet) long, against the backdrop of dark oceanic depths at a depth of 630 meters (2,067 feet) in the sea near Ogasawara islands, 1,000 km south of Tokyo.  AFP PHOTO/NHK/NEP / DISCOVERY CHANNEL

Scientists and broadcasters said Monday they have captured footage of an elusive giant squid roaming the depths of the Pacific Ocean, showing it in its natural habitat for the first time ever.

Posted: January 7th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories,Science and Health | Read More »

China’s IMF boycott ‘a sign of things to come’—analysts

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IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde, left, and World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim smile during a news conference at the annual meetings of the IMF and World Bank Group in Tokyo, on Oct. 13, 2012. China's to- level boycott of global financial meetings in Japan is a sign of things to come, analysts say, as an economically emboldened Beijing shows struggling Western nations it doesn't need to play by their rules.  AP/Itsuo Inouye

China’s to- level boycott of global financial meetings in Japan this week is a sign of things to come, analysts say, as an economically emboldened Beijing shows struggling Western nations it doesn’t need to play by their rules.

Posted: October 14th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

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