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Japan Media News- 34th Volume of 'Hunter x Hunter' to be released in June

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It was revealed by 7net, a Japanese online retailer, that the 34th volume of Hunter x Hunter is slated to be released on June 26. With this announcement, fans of the well-loved series will more reason to be hyped and looking forward to the upcoming new chapters.
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Meanwhile in Japan, Stage Play Adaptation of 'Attack of Titan' Gets Cancelled

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Japan is popular not only for its rich culture and innovative contributions; it is also the home for Anime, Manga, and the related subcultures. Japanese anime and related media has taken the world by storm and it comes to no surprise that some popular anime and manga series expand their franchise into other forms—theater plays are no exception to this.
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Bernie Sanders Wins Iowa Caucus

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United States Senator from Vermont, Bernard "Bernie" Sanders, has won the Iowa democratic caucus tonight, according to the Iowa City Owl.
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Pairing western food with Nihon Sake

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The head of a centuries-old sake brewery in southern Japan, Kensuke Shichida spent the week touring the restaurant scene of London. Far from home, his palate was greeted by an array of exotic dishes such as pub food, burgers, fries, English beef, croissants, and ceviche.
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Internet users win victory in phone unlocking.

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The Internet has been known to do some amazing things. It has tackled a multiple of social issues and miraculously halt any legislative work in its tracks. The Internet has proven itself to be a powerful tool yet it never directly jumped right into legislation until the year 2014. The realm of copyright laws have been lobbied and taken over the top by our legislation and with the power of the Internet, we are riding against them and altering the lawmaking regarding them. On August 1st, the didn't just intervene, it made legislative history. After an online petition was sent to the President, the “Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act” was then passed.
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XBox to improve Smart Glass for Next Gen

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As the time for the Next Gen consoles nears, XBox seems to be scrambling to improve every part of the experience possible, and current XBox owners are reaping the benefits of the customer pleasing efforts. This time, Microsoft has taken a look at one of its new features and decided to improve it.
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What's with the new iPhone?

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As the time for the Apple release is nearing, it only seems appropriate to take a look at what we know, and what we think we know as well, about the newest installment of the widely popular iPhone. Here are some of the biggest rumors, according to pcmag.com.
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Iowa City School Board member could lose law license

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An Iowa City official faces the possibility of losing his law license for a period of time after it was discovered he falsified a number of documents, according to recent announcements.
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Good-bye to Bentley

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Iowa City is saying goodbye to a member of its administration who is accepting another position.
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Nebraska man arrested for scheming Iowa City bank for ovre $60,000

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A man from Nebraska was recently arrested after successfully scamming an Iowa City bank out of over $60,000 in a scheme that dates back to January of this year.
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