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Japan's government has lifted restrictions on vegetables and milk from some parts of the country's north after inspections found radiation levels below legal limits for three straight weeks, a top government official announced Friday.

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Searches continues in Japan as death toll risesupdated: Fri Mar 18 2011 23:58:00

As searches for survivors continued Saturday, police in Japan said more than 7,100 people had died since the monster earthquake and ensuing tsunami struck.

Hard-hit town searches, grieves in aftermath of killer tsunamiupdated: Mon Mar 14 2011 11:45:00

As some in Japan officially kicked off their first work week Monday since its epic earthquake and tsunami, others -- especially in the country's northeast -- grieved the loss of loved ones, kept fleeting hopes that missing could be found alive and tried to come to grips with a disaster that literally tore some communities apart.

Strong earthquake rattles Japanupdated: Sat Jun 14 2008 01:58:00

Three people were killed and at least 84 were injured Saturday morning when a magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck northeastern Japan, Japanese officials said.

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