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Japan Court Rules against TEPCO in Suicide Case

A Japanese court has ruled the operator of Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant is responsible for the death of a woman who committed suicide after being forced to flee her home following the plant's 2011 disaster. Japanese media reports said Tuesday the court ordered the Tokyo Electric Power Company to pay $470,000 to the family of Hamako Watanabe, who doused herself in kerosene and set herself on fire after showing signs of depression. The verdict could lead to other rulings...

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