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FILE - In this July 21, 2010 file photo, actor Leonardo DiCaprio poses for photographers during a news conference for "Inception" in Tokyo, Japan. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, file)

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Japan born British actress Olivia de Havilland, left, with British born actress Jacqueline Bisset, after being awarded the Knight of the Legion of Honor by French President Nicolas Sarkozy, at the Elysee Palace, Thursday, Sept. 9 2010 in Paris. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)

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ASSOCIATED PRESS Waipahu, Hawaii, pitcher Cody Maltezo throws the first pitch against Tokyo, Japan, in the first inning of the Little League World Series championship baseball game at Lamade Stadium in South Williamsport, Pa., Sunday, Aug. 29, 2010.

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Tokyo, Japan's Ryo Motegi, center, celebrates with teammates after driving in the winning run with a seventh-inning single against Kaohsiung, Taiwan in international championship baseball game at the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pa.,Saturday, Aug. 28, 2010. Japan won the game 3-2 in seven innings to advance to the Little League World Series Championship game Sunday. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

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Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan bows deeply in front of a huge bank of chrysanthemums to offer prayers for the war dead at Budokan martial arts hall in Tokyo on Sunday, Aug. 15, 2010, in ceremonies marking the 65th anniversary of the end of World War II. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)

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Japan's Ai Miyazato lines up a putt on the second hole during the final round of the women's British Open, at Royal Birkdale Golf Club, Southport, England, Sunday Aug. 1, 2010. (AP Photo/Tim Hales)

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U.S. actress Angelina Jolie, right, and Sony Corp. Chief Executive Howard Stringer pose during the Japan premiere of her spy action-thriller film "Salt" in Tokyo, Tuesday, July 27, 2010. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)

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U.S. actress Angelina Jolie, second from right, and her children from left, 8-year-old Maddox, Zahara Marley, 6, in a yellow shirt hidden behind Maddox, Pax Thien, 6, and Shiloh Nouvel, 4, arrive at Narita International Airport in Narita near Tokyo Monday, July 26, 2010 for the Japan premiere of her spy action-thriller film "Salt." (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

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** FILE ** The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS George Washington leads South Korean warships during joint military drills in the East Sea/Sea of Japan on Monday, July 26, 2010. (AP Photo/Yonhap, Lee Jung-joon)

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This Feb. 2, 2010, photo shows the corporate sign of Toyota Motor Corp. at a showroom of the Japanese automaker in Nagoya, central Japan. Toyota Motor Corp. said Tuesday it has been subpoenaed by a federal grand jury in New York to submit documents related to problems with rods that connect a vehicle's steering system to its front wheels. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)

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A group of Santas including a Santa and reindeer from Japan gather in the Dyrehavsbakken amusement park, north of Copenhagen, Denmark, Monday, July 19, 2010. Many have gathered for the World Santa Claus Congress, which has been held 52 times now at the amusement park. (AP Photo/Polfoto, Nanna Kreutzmann)

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Six-time hot dog eating contest champion Takeru Kobayashi, center, of Japan, is taken into custody by New York police officers after he jumped on stage at the end of the hot dog eating contest in New York's Coney Island on Sunday, July 4, 2010. (AP Photo/Nick Jesdanun)

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ASSOCIATED PRESS Six-time hot dog eating contest champion Takeru Kobayashi, center, of Japan, is taken into custody by New York police officers after he jumped on stage at the end of the hot dog eating contest in New York's Coney Island on Sunday, July 4, 2010.

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ASSOCIATED PRESS Paraguay's Nelson Haedo Valdez, left, celebrates with a fellow team member following the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Paraguay and Japan at the Loftus Versfeld Stadium in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday, June 29, 2010. Paraguay advanced to the World Cup quarterfinals for the first time with a 5-3 victory over Japan in penalty kicks after a 0-0 draw.

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ASSOCIATED PRESS Japan's Yasuhito Endo, right, celebrates after scoring the second goal with fellow team members Keisuke Honda, center, and Yoshito Okubo, left, during the World Cup group E soccer match between Denmark and Japan at Royal Bafokeng Stadium in Rustenburg, South Africa, Thursday, June 24, 2010.

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John Roos (left), U.S. ambassador to Japan, shakes hands with Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan before their talks at Mr. Kan's office in Tokyo on Tuesday, June 22, 2010. On Monday, Mr. Kan said he will reassure President Obama when they meet at a summit this weekend that Japan-U.S. ties continue to be "the cornerstone" of Japan's diplomacy. (AP Photo/Yoshikazu Tsuno, Pool)

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A soccer fan blows a vuvuzela prior to the World Cup group E soccer match between Japan and Cameroon at Free State Stadium in Bloemfontein, South Africa, Monday, June 14, 2010. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

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Japan's Keisuke Honda, right, and Japan's Junichi Inamoto, left, celebrate their victory following the World Cup group E soccer match between Japan and Cameroon at Free State Stadium in Bloemfontein, South Africa, Monday, June 14, 2010. Japan won 1-0. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)

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** FILE ** In this June 5, 2009, photo, workers give the final checkup to new Prius hybrid vehicles at Toyota's Tsutsumi Plant in Toyota, Japan. The Japanese government said on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2010, it had received 14 complaints in Japan about brake problems with the popular hybrid. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File)

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**FILE** Yukio Hatoyama (right), the leader of Japan's major opposition Democratic Party of Japan, looks at Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso during a debate among the leaders of six major political parties at the Japan National Press Club in Tokyo on Aug. 17, 2009. (Associated Press)

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