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April 1, 2011 4:06 PM

Japan to convene rebuilding council as massive search for bodies is mounted

Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan said Friday he would convene a national council on rebuilding within 10 days as U.S. and Japanese forces launched a massive effort to locate the bodies of more than 16,000 people still listed as missing three weeks after the giant March 11 tsunami and earthquake.

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