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  • Although primarily known as a Western movement that took flight in Europe and America, Art Deco also traveled halfway around the world during the 1920s and 30s, taking root in Japan.

    Pair of Ornaments of Origami Cranes, ca. 1930s, Nakamura Kenji, Japanese, 1895-1970, silver and gilt.
    LAST UPDATE : May 08, 2014, 7:13 AM EDT
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  • POHANG, SOUTH KOREA - MARCH 31: South Korean Marine's Landing Vehicle Tracked (LVT) move their position during the U.S. and South Korean Marines joint landing operation at Pohang seashore on March 31, 2014 in Pohang, South Korea. It has been reported by South Korean media that the scale of this annual joint exercise is one of the largest in the past. Credit Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images

    China is calling for calm in the Korean peninsula after an exchange of artillery fire between North and South Korea near a maritime border.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 31, 2014, 5:16 PM EDT
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