A magnitude 8.9 quake slammed Japan's northeastern coast Friday, unleashing a 30-foot wall of dark water that swept boats, cars, buildings and tons of debris miles inland. Authorities said at least 32 people were killed. The quake rattled a 1...
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The impact of Friday's massive earthquake and tsunami in Japan is still being assessed, but any disruptions to the country's exports could hurt its already stagnant economy. And Japan's debt could complicate building efforts.
Live updates on the latest news about Friday's massive earthquake in Japan and the tsunamis that have followed.
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