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Donald Trump labels LaVar Ball ‘ungrateful fool’ - World News
Donald Trump labels LaVar Ball ‘ungrateful fool’ 2 hours ago
President Donald Trump continued to taunt LaVar Ball, whose son LiAngelo was detained for shoplifting in China while on a trip with the UCLA basketball ...
‘Rurouni Kenshin’ cartoonist referred to prosecutors over possession of child porn -World News
‘Rurouni Kenshin’ cartoonist referred to prosecutors over possession of child porn 3 hours ago
The author of the smash hit comic series “Rurouni Kenshin” was referred to prosecutors Tuesday for alleged possession of pornographic images of underage girls, investigative ...
A nod, and a nodding off, to another year of U.S. hilarity -World News
A nod, and a nodding off, to another year of U.S. hilarity 5 hours ago
Sometimes facts are stranger than fiction.
Facing the new energy and climate realities -World News
Facing the new energy and climate realities 5 hours ago
The new realities of energy and climate change contradict longheld policy assumptions.
Applying more pressure on North Korea -World News
Applying more pressure on North Korea 5 hours ago
U.S. pressure on North Korea must be in the service of a wider strategy; of that, there is little sign.
Otani expected to sign with MLB team before end of year -World News
Otani expected to sign with MLB team before end of year 5 hours ago
Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters two-way talent Shohei Otani will sign his first contract with a major league club by the end of the year, a ...
Sapporo considers bid to host 2026 Olympics -World News
Sapporo considers bid to host 2026 Olympics 5 hours ago
The city of Sapporo has expressed its interest in bringing the Winter Olympics back to Japan’s northern island in 2026.Now, the Hokkaido capital, and the ...
Boeser scores twice as Canucks defeat Flyers -World News
Boeser scores twice as Canucks defeat Flyers 5 hours ago
Last summer, following the Vancouver Canucks’ development camp, coach Travis Green sat down with rookie right wing Brock Boeser and, in no uncertain terms, told ...
Hakuho loses perfect record -World News
Hakuho loses perfect record 5 hours ago
Mongolian yokozuna Hakuho saw his overnight lead trimmed to one win after suffering a shock first defeat at the Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament on Wednesday.Hakuho ...
Lakers rally from 19 down in win -World News
Lakers rally from 19 down in win 5 hours ago
The Los Angeles Lakers’ first half resembled many miserable stretches of the past four seasons. Although the Chicago Bulls have plenty of their own problems, ...
Audit finds no grounds for massive discount in Osaka land sale involving Abe-linked school operator -World News
Audit finds no grounds for massive discount in Osaka land sale involving Abe-linked school operator 5 hours ago
The government sold land in Osaka to school operator Moritomo Gakuen for an highly discounted price based on faulty data estimating the cost of removing ...
Eight rescued after U.S. Navy aircraft carrying 11 crashes into sea 150 km off Okinawa -World News
Eight rescued after U.S. Navy aircraft carrying 11 crashes into sea 150 km off Okinawa 5 hours ago
In the latest incident involving the American military in Okinawa, a U.S. Navy C-2 transport aircraft carrying 11 crew members and passengers crashed into the ocean 150 km northwest of Okinotorishima on Wednesday. (Japan Times)
Toshiba to remove Times Square advertising in cost-cutting move -World News
Toshiba to remove Times Square advertising in cost-cutting move 5 hours ago
Toshiba Corp. will remove its corporate logo from its prominent position atop the One Times Square Building overlooking New York's iconic tourist hub as part of cost-cutting efforts, sources close to the matter said Wednesday. (Kyodo)
Tokyo Disneyland performer wins compensation for pain from heavy costume -World News
Tokyo Disneyland performer wins compensation for pain from heavy costume 5 hours ago
A woman employed as a costumed performer at Tokyo Disneyland was awarded labor compensation after developing a disorder that caused acute pain in her arm, the park's operator said Wednesday. (Kyodo)
Tokyo Disneyland performer wins compensation for pain from heavy costume -World News
Tokyo Disneyland performer wins compensation for pain from heavy costume 5 hours ago
A woman employed as a costumed performer at Tokyo Disneyland was awarded labor compensation after developing a disorder that caused acute pain in her arm, the park's operator said Wednesday. (Kyodo)
Japan plans bond issue to fund Y2 trillion additional budget for fiscal 2017 -World News
Japan plans bond issue to fund Y2 trillion additional budget for fiscal 2017 5 hours ago
The government will draw up a fiscal 2017 supplementary budget for additional spending of some ¥2 trillion, including for setting up nursery facilities to accept 320,000 children on waiting lists ahead of schedule as pledged by the ruling coalition in th
Subaru to introduce all-electric vehicles in Japan by 2021 -World News
Subaru to introduce all-electric vehicles in Japan by 2021 5 hours ago
Subaru Corp. will introduce a series of all-electric cars in Japan as early as 2021, sources said, as competition intensifies between automakers looking to develop eco-friendly cars in response to stricter global emissions regulations. (Japan Times)
Wedding ceremony of Princess Mako to be held on Nov 4 next year -World News
Wedding ceremony of Princess Mako to be held on Nov 4 next year 5 hours ago
The Imperial Household Agency said Wednesday the wedding ceremony of Princess Mako, the eldest granddaughter of Emperor Akihito, and her classmate from university days Kei Komuro will be held on Nov 4 next year. (Japan Today)
Japanese scientists find new drug combo that may be key to treating Alzheimer’s -World News
Japanese scientists find new drug combo that may be key to treating Alzheimer’s 6 hours ago
A team of Japanese researchers has found a new drug combination that reduces amyloid beta protein, believed to play a key role in causing Alzheimer’s ...
‘The Lowlife’: A complicated look at the motivations of AV actresses -World News
‘The Lowlife’: A complicated look at the motivations of AV actresses 7 hours ago
Poverty and debt are two traditional reasons for becoming a porn actress. But as Takahisa Zeze’s new film “The Lowlife” nonjudgmentally shows, the women who ...
‘Spark’: A fool and a straight man walk into a bar… -World News
‘Spark’: A fool and a straight man walk into a bar… 7 hours ago
Stand-up — one comic in front of a microphone — is the default setting for live comedy in the United States. In Japan the equivalent ...
The Yoshida Brothers get in on Kubo’s big adventure -World News
The Yoshida Brothers get in on Kubo’s big adventure 7 hours ago
Speaking as a Japanese person, I can’t help but feel a short burst of national pride when Hollywood gives my country any kind of attention, ...
Police send alleged serial murder case to prosecutors -World News
Police send alleged serial murder case to prosecutors 7 hours ago
Police on Wednesday referred to prosecutors a 27-year-old man who has admitted to killing nine people, as well as dismembering and storing their body parts ...
Disneyland entertainer awarded compensation over pain linked to performances -World News
Disneyland entertainer awarded compensation over pain linked to performances 7 hours ago
A woman employed as a costumed performer at Tokyo Disneyland was awarded labor compensation after developing a disorder that caused acute pain in her arm, ...
Cold War drama caught on video as North Korean soldier escapes -World News
Cold War drama caught on video as North Korean soldier escapes 7 hours ago
It’s 3:11 p.m. on a cold, gray day on the North Korean side of the most heavily armed border in the world, and a lone ...