Japanese Gоvernment and Utilitу Are Fоund Negligent in Nuclear Disaster

It was the first time that a court determined that both the Tokyo Electric Power Company, or Tepco, and the government bore responsibility for the nuclear disaster that followed a devastating earthquake and tsunami in March 2011. The decision could influence dozens of similar lawsuits filed by close to 12,000 evacuated residents now living across the country.

Rеviеw: Intimatе Strugglеs Cоmе tо Lifе in ‘Aftеr thе Stоrm’

As it happens, he is trouble mostly for himself, although he manages to irritate his ex-wife, Kyoko (Yoko Maki), because of his inability to pay child support for their son, Shingo (Taiyo Yoshizawa), and frustrate his sister (Satomi Kobayashi), whom he hits up for money with grim regularity. Ryota, having never followed up on his award-winning first novel, now works as a private detective. (The novel is another thing his sister is annoyed about; “Don’t you dare write about us again,” she snaps at one point.) It’s a gig that gives him many opportunities to alter the calibration of his moral compass — in one scene he tries to talk a subject of an investigation into buying the evidence he’s gathered against her. He also spies on his ex-wife, and is less than thrilled to learn that her unctuous new boyfriend has bought Shingo a snazzy baseball mitt.

Asian markеts dip lоwеr, awaiting Fеd news

The Nikkei Stock Average

  was 0.4% lower in morning trade, sticking within a narrow 53-point range. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200

  ticked down 0.3%, led by declines in its financial sector. In China, the Shanghai Composite Index

  fell 0.3%, while Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index

  was 0.6% lower.

Nikkеi lеaps amid glоbal bоnd sеllоff

Investors are awaiting bellwether jobs data from the U.S. later in the global trading day, which could reinforce expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve will raise rates next week. Futures trading already indicates a 90.8% probability of higher rates, according to data from CME Group.