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TAKAO FUJINAMI, A former Japanese Cabinet minister was found not guilty Tuesday of taking bribes in the scandal that set off a wave of revulsion in Japan against political corruption. . . . A WOMAN swimming off Hilton Head Island, S.C., was bitten from her chest to her thigh by what authorities suspect was a 10- to 12-foot shark. . . . POLICE in Tongi, Bangladesh, fired rubber bullets and tear gas Tuesday to disperse thousands of anti-government protesters blocking railroad tracks and attacking trains.