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Japan court: TEPCO execs not guilty of nuke crisis

AP - 02:22AM EDT
TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese court on Thursday ruled that three former executives for Tokyo Electric Power Company were not guilty of professional negligence in the 2011 Fukushima meltdown.(full story)

Japan central bank stands pat after Fed rate cut

AP - 02:17AM EDT
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's central bank opted Thursday to keep its monetary policy unchanged despite the growing signs of trouble that prompted the Federal Reserve to cut its benchmark rate.(full story)

Asian shares mixed following Fed's decision to cut

AP - 02:11AM EDT
BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mixed in Asia on Thursday, with Tokyo and Sydney logging modest gains after the Federal Reserve cut its benchmark interest rate for a second time this year, citing slowing global economic growth an(full story)

Tonga in national holiday to bid farewell to leader

AP - 01:04AM EDT
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Hundreds of mourners packed a church service on Thursday and children stood vigil on downtown streets as Tonga took a national holiday to bid farewell to Prime Minister 'Akilisi Pohiva at a sta(full story)

Can green investment help relaunch Germany's economy?

AP - 01:44AM EDT
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — A recession looms for Germany and the European Central Bank is pleading for governments to spend more to revitalize economic growth. Yet despite having the luxury of borrowing money for less than no(full story)