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Japan PM Abe's coalition wins upper house poll

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The coalition of Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe won a resounding victory in upper house elections Sunday, broadcasters' exit polls showed.

The Liberal Democratic Party and its junior partner New Komeito claimed at least 71 of the 121 seats available, NHK projected, handing them control over both chambers of parliament.

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