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Japan And Russia Wrap Up Peace Treaty Summit

Japan and Russian Federation have agreed to hold talks on joint economic development of the four islands - Iturup, Kunashir, Shikotan and Habomai rocks – that are at the center of a territorial dispute between the countries. There are signs Japan has been rethinking it stance on the territorial dispute and could revive the "two-plus-alpha" deal - a 1956 joint declaration where the Soviet Union agreed it would hand over the two smaller islands after a peace treaty was signed.

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Nintendo Announces Reveal Tour For Nintendo Switch

So what is so great about this release? The Nintendo Switch Preview Tour dates have finally been announced. The console will make a stop in six major cities across the United States and Canada, where for three days select players will be given an opportunity to try out the console for themselves.

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Evernote Is Backtracking on Its Controversial New Privacy Policy

In an interview with Fast Company , O'Neill said that "what was interpreted as a policy that would give Evernote employees the opportunity to read users' notes , was actually a reference to using user data, with their permission, to help improve new features".

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John Glenn lies in honor at Ohio capitol for public goodbye

The US vice president and a retired marine corps general were among the dignitaries, family members and other mourners who choked up during a memorial tribute to the late space hero John Glenn. under a proposal set for final approval by the building's advisory board Monday. He was among the first military pilots chosen to be U.S. astronauts in 1959, the "Original Seven" whose saga was recounted in the classic movie "The Right Stuff".

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Wreaths honoring veterans laid in Marietta

Osborn said about 140 veterans are buried at the cemetery, which dates to 1704. Billy Robison is the general manager of the cemetery and said he was glad to see the veterans at the cemetery be honored in such a special way. Lt. Gen. Howard Fish was a clear choice for organizers of a Wreaths Across America event held in Tyler on Saturday morning when they selected who would honor veterans who've gone missing in action or have been prisoners of war.

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The National Audubon Society presents the annual Christmas Bird Count

Audubon's state programs, nature centers, chapters, and partners have an unparalleled wingspan that reaches millions of people each year to inform, inspire, and unite diverse communities in conservation action. Each count takes place in an established 15-mile diameter circle, and is organized by a count compiler. Ann Nightingale, co-ordinator of the annual Victoria Christmas Bird Count, said birders who won't turn out for fear of a fall on icy ground will still be welcomed as participants.