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Kanagawa cops search for 'plump' man after stabbing in Sagamihara leaves 1 dead - World News
Kanagawa cops search for 'plump' man after stabbing in Sagamihara leaves 1 dead 4 hours ago
Kanagawa Prefectural Police have launched a manhunt after a stabbing in Sagamihara City on Tuesday left one man dead, reports TBS News (tokyoreporter.com)
Tokyo: Man, 72, molested school girl, 9, in Edogawa parking lot -World News
Tokyo: Man, 72, molested school girl, 9, in Edogawa parking lot 4 hours ago
Tokyo Metropolitan Police have arrested a 72-year-old man over the alleged molestation of a fourth-year middle school girl in a parking lot in Edogawa Ward earlier this year, reports the Sankei Shimbun (tokyoreporter.com)
Hackers may have stolen the personal data of 80,000 people associated with Osaka University -World News
Hackers may have stolen the personal data of 80,000 people associated with Osaka University 4 hours ago
Osaka University said Wednesday that personal data of around 80,000 students, graduates, staff, former workers and others may have been stolen by hackers. (Japan Times)
Emperor eyes simple abdication ceremony with no foreign guests -World News
Emperor eyes simple abdication ceremony with no foreign guests 4 hours ago
Emperor Akihito wishes to step down in an abdication ceremony that is "as simple as possible," without inviting foreign guests and holding a parade, the head of the Imperial Household Agency said Thursday. (Japan Today)
Okinawan governor protests to Tokyo after U.S. chopper window falls on school -World News
Okinawan governor protests to Tokyo after U.S. chopper window falls on school 4 hours ago
Okinawa's governor protested to the defense and foreign ministries on Thursday after a metal-framed window fell from a U.S. military helicopter onto the playground of an elementary school…
Emperor eyes simple abdication ceremony with no foreign guests -World News
Emperor eyes simple abdication ceremony with no foreign guests 5 hours ago
Emperor Akihito wishes to step down in an abdication ceremony that is "as simple as possible," without inviting foreign guests and holding a parade, the head of the…
2 men killed in car-truck crash in Shizuoka -World News
2 men killed in car-truck crash in Shizuoka 5 hours ago
A car going the wrong way on the Tomei Expressway crashed head-on into a small truck killing the drivers of both vehicles in Yaizu, Shizuoka Prefecture, on Thursday.…
Miu Hirano loses in first round at season-ending ITTF World Tour Grand Finals -World News
Miu Hirano loses in first round at season-ending ITTF World Tour Grand Finals 12 hours ago
Miu Hirano, a bronze medal winner at this year’s World Table Tennis Championships, made a first-round exit in the women’s singles at the season-ending ITTF ...
Angels acquire Ian Kinsler from Tigers -World News
Angels acquire Ian Kinsler from Tigers 12 hours ago
The busy Los Angeles Angels filled a big hole at second base, acquiring Ian Kinsler from the Detroit Tigers for two minor leaguers Wednesday night.Detroit ...
‘Quad’ cooperation in the South China Sea? -World News
‘Quad’ cooperation in the South China Sea? 15 hours ago
Australia, Japan and India are unlikely to risk antagonizing China by joining U.S. freedom of navigation operations in the South China Sea.
Tokyo may be too late to the financial hub party -World News
Tokyo may be too late to the financial hub party 15 hours ago
The capital has many things going for it, but time isn't among them.
Top court rules on NHK fees -World News
Top court rules on NHK fees 15 hours ago
NHK should realize that it's desirable to win the support of TV owners when asking them to sign subscription contracts.
Muslim leaders call on world to recognize east Jerusalem as Palestinian capital -World News
Muslim leaders call on world to recognize east Jerusalem as Palestinian capital 15 hours ago
Muslim leaders on Wednesday condemned U.S. President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and called on the world to respond by ...
Over 80% failed to evacuate or take protection measures after receiving North Korean missile alerts: survey -World News
Over 80% failed to evacuate or take protection measures after receiving North Korean missile alerts: survey 15 hours ago
The majority of those informed of North Korean ballistic missile launches on both Aug. 29 and Sept. 15, through the J-Alert warning system or from ...
High earners, smokers and tourists to see higher levies under planned fiscal 2018 tax reforms -World News
High earners, smokers and tourists to see higher levies under planned fiscal 2018 tax reforms 15 hours ago
The ruling Liberal Democratic Party-Komeito coalition’s fiscal 2018 tax reform plan features increased taxes for high-income earners and smokers, as well as a controversial departure ...
Injured Yuzuru Hanyu’s timetable for return still unknown -World News
Injured Yuzuru Hanyu’s timetable for return still unknown 16 hours ago
Olympic and world champion Yuzuru Hanyu revealed Thursday he suffered right ankle tendon and bone injuries in a training fall last month, adding the complaints ...
ICC claims no evidence of corruption at third Ashes test -World News
ICC claims no evidence of corruption at third Ashes test 16 hours ago
The International Cricket Council said there is no evidence the third Ashes test has been “corrupted” after claims emerged in a British newspaper that bookmakers ...
Aaron Rodgers back with Pack, prepping for Panthers -World News
Aaron Rodgers back with Pack, prepping for Panthers 16 hours ago
The Green Bay Packers stayed afloat in the postseason race while hoping for nearly two months that Aaron Rodgers would return.News that the two-time NFL ...
Man City extends record with 15th straight victory -World News
Man City extends record with 15th straight victory 16 hours ago
Another win, another record for rampant Premier League leader Manchester City.And this one might be the most impressive of the lot. By beating Swansea 4-0 ...
Angels are not worried about Shohei Ohtani’s elbow -World News
Angels are not worried about Shohei Ohtani’s elbow 16 hours ago
The Los Angeles Angels knew Shohei Ohtani was recovering from a sprained elbow before they agreed to a minor league contract with the right-hander and ...
Akutai Festival -World News
Akutai Festival 17 hours ago
Chants of “wasshoi” and “soiya” are often heard at Japanese festivals, but at the annual Akutai Festival they’re replaced with cuss words.Akutai translates as “abusive ...
Akiha Fire Ceremony -World News
Akiha Fire Ceremony 17 hours ago
This weekend a series of ceremonies will take place at the kamisha (upper shrine) of Akihasan Hongu Akiha Shrine in Hamamatsu, Shizuoka Prefecture.The main draw ...
The year’s not over till you hear Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 -World News
The year’s not over till you hear Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 17 hours ago
It’s “Beethoven season.” The run-up to the new year has long been marked in Japan with performances of Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 — ...
P.K. Subban nets pair in rout of Predators -World News
P.K. Subban nets pair in rout of Predators 17 hours ago
P.K. Subban scored two strange goals, including one from center ice, and the Nashville Predators routed the skidding Vancouver Canucks 7-1 on Wednesday night.Craig Smith ...
Chris Paul, James Harden guide red-hot Rockets past struggling Hornets -World News
Chris Paul, James Harden guide red-hot Rockets past struggling Hornets 17 hours ago
With the way Mike D’Antoni has handled Houston’s rotation lately, there are times nine-time All-Star Chris Paul is left to run Houston’s offense against second-team ...