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CNBC Host Apologizes For Statement About Japan Earthquake (VIDEO)


Kudlow acknowledged on air that the "human toll is a tragedy."

"But these markets ... there is no major breakout or breakdown," he added. "I have to look at that positively."

Officials put the 8.9 earthquake and resulting tsunami's death toll at more than 10,000.

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