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Iran newspaper to Japan: ‘How Can You Trust A War Criminal?’

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A hard-line Iranian newspaper has printed a front page image showing the mushroom cloud of a nuclear blast, meant to criticize the Japanese prime minister’s close ties with t...

Iran newspaper to Japan: ‘How Can You Trust A War Criminal?’

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Iran newspaper to Japan: 'How Can You Trust A War Criminal?' A hard-line Iranian newspaper has printed a front page image showing the mushroom cloud of a nuclear blast, meant to criticize the Japanese prime minister's close ties with the U.S. ahead of his historic visit to Iran....
10:13 2019-06-12

Saudi crown prince blames Iran for tanker attacks: newspaper Saudi Arabia's crown prince blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in a vital oil shipping route that have raised fears of broader confrontation in the region, according to an interview with the Saudi-owned Asharq al-Awsat newspaper....
09:26 2019-06-16

Stabbing of 17 Children Shocks Japan, Where Parents Trust Streets Are Safe Across the country, young students travel to school on their own every day. But a peaceful assumption was shattered by a rampage that killed a schoolgirl and a parent....
18:52 2019-05-28

Japan's Abe Looks to Mediate Between U.S., Iran Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will seek to open a channel of communication between Iran and the U.S. as part of a diplomatic effort to prevent a military standoff between Tehran and Washington from tipping into conflict....
14:39 2019-06-12

Explainer: Why is Japan's Abe going to Iran? What can he accomplish? Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is due to visit Iran next week in an apparent mediation mission to ease tension between Iran and the United States....
11:26 2019-06-07

CBOE TO LIST OPTIONS ON TWO NEW METALS ETF PRODUCTS: iSHARES COMEX GOLD TRUST & iSHARES SILVER TRUST CHICAGO, December 5, 2008 -Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that beginning Monday, Dec. 8, the Exchange will list options on two new precious metals exchange-traded funds (ETFs) - iShares COMEX Gold Trust and iShares Silver Trust (CBOE ticker symbols: IAU and SLV, respectively)....
13:26 2019-05-22

Japan says Abe’s Iran trip not meant to mediate row with US TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s top government spokesman says Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s high-stakes trip to Iran is intended to help de-escalate tensions in the Mideast — and not specifically mediate between Tehran and Washington. The remarks by Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga to reporters...
08:26 2019-06-13

Japan PM Abe considering visit to Iran as early as mid-June: NHK Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is considering visiting Iran as early as mid-June, NHK national television said on Friday, as international concern grows about rising tension between Iran and the United States....
08:39 2019-05-24

Japan says Abe's Iran trip not meant to mediate row with US Japan's top government spokesman says Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's high-stakes trip to Iran is intended to help de-escalate tensions in the Mideast — and not specifically mediate between Tehran and Washington....
11:00 2019-06-13

Japan’s Abe heads to Iran in hopes to help ease tension TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has headed to Iran on a closely watched trip, saying he hoped to help ease tension in the Middle East. Abe told reporters Wednesday that he wants to do as much as he could to secure peace and stability in the region. Tension has intensified since ...
09:26 2019-06-12

Iran’s top diplomat unimpressed with Japan mediation offer TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s foreign minister appears unimpressed with Japan’s offer to mediate in a crisis between Tehran and Washington, and says President Donald Trump should make his intentions clear about any talks with Iran through actions, not words. Mohammad Javad Zarif said in a l...
11:39 2019-05-28

Japan PM Abe mulling visit to Iran as early as mid-June: NHK Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is considering a visit to Iran as early as mid-June, NHK national television said on Friday, the first such trip in four decades, as global concern grows about rising tension between Iran and the United States....
17:13 2019-05-24

Japan PM Shinzo Abe in Tehran to defuse US-Iran tensions Shinzo Abe is the first Japanese prime minister to visit Iran in over four decades. The trip comes amid escalating tensions in the Persian Gulf, as the US tries to cut off Iran from its main oil customers....
16:39 2019-06-12

Japan PM to visit Iran in effort to mediate tension with US TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s government spokesman says Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Iran in an effort to reduce tensions between Tehran and Washington. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Thursday that Abe’s trip will be the first by a Japanese leader to Iran in 41 years. He decl...
15:26 2019-06-06

Japan PM Abe to meet Iran's Khamenei, Rouhani this week Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will meet Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and President Hassan Rouhani on a visit this week that aims at easing regional tension, in what experts called a rare, bold move for a Japanese leader....
06:26 2019-06-11

Japan Intervenes in U.S.-Iran Dispute With Planned Abe Visit to Tehran Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will attempt to mediate the dispute between the U.S. and Iran over Tehran’s nuclear program, a rare international diplomatic move by a Japanese leader....
14:26 2019-06-06

Donald Trump welcomes Japan's offer of mediation with Iran President acknowledges Shinzo Abe’s close links to Tehran and says US ‘would like to talk’ Donald Trump has said he would support Shinzo Abe’s efforts to act as a mediator between the US and Iran, amid reports that the Japanese prime minister will visit Tehran next month for talks with president Has...
10:13 2019-05-27

Iran Leader Says Has No Intention To Make Or Use Nuclear Weapons: Japan Iran has no intention of making or using nuclear weapons, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was quoted as saying on Thursday by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe....
20:26 2019-06-13

Japan's Shinzo Abe In Tehran Mission To Ease Iran-US Tensions Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected in Tehran on Wednesday for a rare diplomatic mission, hoping to ease tensions between the Islamic republic and Tokyo's key ally Washington....
14:00 2019-06-12

Japan’s PM warns ‘accidental conflict’ is possible amid U.S., Iran tension Abe’s trip is the highest-level effort yet to de-escalate the crisis as Tehran appears poised to break the 2015 nuclear deal it struck with world powers, an accord that the Trump administration pulled out of last year....
06:13 2019-06-13

Japan's prime minister set to meet with Iran's Rouhani this week Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will meet Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and President Hassan Rouhani on a visit this week that aims at easing regional tension, in what experts called a rare, bold move for a Japanese leader....
09:26 2019-06-11

Japan's Abe warns of armed conflict amid soaring U.S.-Iran tension Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe warned of unintended clashes in the crisis-hit Middle East after meeting the Iranian president in Tehran on Wednesday, amid a brewing confrontation between Iran and the United States....
00:39 2019-06-13

Trump "Not Worthy Of Exchanging Messages": Iran Leader Tells Japan PM Iran's supreme leader told visiting Japanese prime minister on Thursday he does not consider US President Donald Trump "worthy" of exchanging messages with. "We have no doubt in your good will and......
20:26 2019-06-13

Trump not 'worthy' of response, Iran's supreme leader says as Japan's Abe tries to ease tensions Iran's supreme leader said Thursday that President Trump was not “worthy” of a reply as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s effort to ease tensions between the U.S. and Iran ended in a dud amid this week's attacks on oil tankers....
11:39 2019-06-14

Saudi Arabia blames Iran for tanker attacks, but Japan casts doubt and asks for more proof Mohammed bin Salman called on the international community to take a “decisive stance” against what he called Iranian expansionism. Japanese officials remained unconvinced of Iran’s role in the gulf attacks, local media reported....
16:13 2019-06-16

President Trump’s Visit to Japan Was a Success — for Japan President Trump’s visit to Japan was a success for that country, but foreign policy experts say it was more of a wash for the United States. Facing upcoming parliamentary elections and an ongoing threat from North Korea, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was able to showcase the strength of h...
03:26 2019-05-29

Trump needles Japan over US-Japan trade imbalance US President Donald Trump on Saturday needled Japan over the U.S.-Japan trade imbalance as he kicked off a state visit to the country. (May 25)        ...
00:26 2019-05-26

St. Louis newspaper may have just jinxed the Blues’ Stanley Cup hopes If only they stopped the presses. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch embarrassingly published a letter from team owner Tom Stillman on Sunday that celebrated a championship the team has yet to win. “Winning the Stanley Cup was a dream come true for so many of you. All of us will remember where we wer...
00:26 2019-06-10

Nikon to launch mirrorless equivalent to D5, according to Japanese newspaper Nikon's newest mirrorless Z system will be welcoming a Nikon D5-level camera, according to Japanese business newspaper.In an interview with Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun, Nikon President Toshikazu Umatate stated that a model on the same pegging as the D5 was in the works.  These are the best mirror...
16:13 2019-06-18

Arkansas newspaper gambles on free iPads as the future HOPE, Ark. (AP) — The publisher of the largest newspaper in Arkansas has said by the end of the year, the publication will no longer print or deliver daily editions and will instead distribute iPads for subscribers to access a daily digital replica. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette will still print a S...
17:39 2019-05-25

Warriors congratulate NBA champion Raptors in Toronto newspaper ad The Golden State Warriors took out a full-page advert in the Toronto Star on Monday to congratulate a Toronto Raptors team that stopped them claiming a third consecutive NBA championship....
23:26 2019-06-17

Newspaper finds black drivers stopped, searched more often LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — An analysis of traffic stop data by The Courier Journal has found African Americans in Louisville are disproportionately stopped and are three times more likely to be searched than white drivers. The paper analyzed 130,999 stops between 2016 and 2018. They found that African A...
20:52 2019-06-08

Small weekly newspaper praised for standing with immigrants PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn. (AP) — A small weekly newspaper in western Minnesota is receiving praise for a column that took a tongue-in-cheek approach to stand up for diversity. Last month, the Pelican Rapids Press posted high school graduation pictures on its Facebook page, including pictures of Somali s...
05:00 2019-06-18

Gannett defeats newspaper rival MNG’s hostile takeover attempt Newspaper giant Gannett won all eight board seats in a hotly contested shareholder vote on Thursday, winning a bitter proxy war with its cost-cutting rival MNG Enterprises. MNG, reviled by journalists for slashing staff at papers like the Denver Post and the Boston Herald, had waged a hostile $1.36 ...
14:33 2019-05-21

Newspaper: Clay County Woman Shot, Suspects At Large CLAY COUNTY, Ky. (The Manchester Enterprise)– A manhunt is underway in Clay County after a woman was shot with a sawed-off shotgun. The Manchester Enterprise reports that the shooting happened around 7:30 p.m. Sunday near US 421 and Elk Creek. The alleged shooters reportedly fled on foot enter...
13:26 2019-06-03

Illinois newspaper editor resigns to spare staff more layoffs SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois’ capital-city newspaper, a 188-year-old institution tied intimately to Abraham Lincoln, is without a news chief after its editor resigned in hopes of sparing more layoffs, according to a staff writer. Angie Muhs served notice of her resignation Friday from the State Jour...
14:33 2019-05-21

Defense seek to hold newspaper shooting trial in 2 phases ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Lawyers for a man charged with killing five people at a Maryland newspaper are asking for his trial to be held in two parts, to determine guilt or innocence separately from whether his mental state made him not criminally responsible. Jarrod Ramos’ attorneys made the requ...
23:13 2019-06-10

Nxivm captive created her own newspaper while stuck in room for two years A member of the Nxivm cult who was allegedly held captive in a room with only a pad of paper and a pen for two years became so desperate that she created a “newspaper” covering her own captivity and failing health, she testified in Brooklyn federal court Thursday. Jurors in the trial of Nxivm leader...
08:39 2019-05-31

St. Louis newspaper accidentally runs ads congratulating Blues for Stanley Cup win A St. Louis newspaper erroneously published a series of advertisements congratulating the St. Louis Blues for winning their first Stanley Cup in franchise history Sunday....
07:39 2019-06-10

German newspaper prints cut-out kippah to fight anti-Semitism German newspaper Bild published a cut-out kippah skullcap on its front page Monday, urging readers to show their solidarity with the country's Jewish community in the face of rising anti-Semitism....
15:00 2019-05-27

UPDATE 1-Russia dismisses accusations of meddling in EU elections - newspaper An official from Russia's security council described as absurd accusations that Moscow used disinformation to sway voters towards right-wing parties in last month's European Union elections, Rossiyskaya Gazeta newspaper reported on Sunday....
21:00 2019-06-16

New England newspaper owner fights to save local journalism PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — The new owners of a small New England newspaper chain are hiring staff, adding special sections and building ties to their community. Whether that will be enough to ensure its long-term survival remains an open question. Many news outlets across the U.S. are struggling to su...
06:26 2019-06-19

Firings at Russia's Kommersant newspaper prompt press freedom concerns After reporting on a possible political shake-up in Moscow, two respected journalists have been forced to quit a top Russian newspaper. The outlet's editor-in-chief has denied that ownership had a role in the firings....
04:26 2019-05-22

Libya's Haftar rules out Tripoli ceasefire, dismisses U.N.-led talks: newspaper Libyan eastern commander Khalifa Haftar has ruled out a ceasefire in the battle for Tripoli and accused the United Nations of seeking to partition Libya, according to an interview published by French newspaper Le Journal du Dimanche....
14:52 2019-05-26

Codelco chief criticizes low productivity, regulatory hurdles in Chile -newspaper The head of state-run miner Codelco, the world's largest copper producer, said Chile's mining industry was increasingly held back by new environmental regulations and the low productivity of Chilean workers, local daily La Tercera reported on Monday....
01:39 2019-05-28

St. Louis newspaper mistakenly runs ads commemorating Blues' first-ever Stanley Cup title A St. Louis newspaper jumped the gun Sunday and ran ads commemorating the St. Louis Blues’ Stanley Cup title win with one major issue – the Blues haven’t won anything just yet....
21:39 2019-06-10

China ready to hit back at U.S. with rare earths: ruling party newspaper China's Communist Party newspaper warned the United States on Wednesday that the country was ready to use rare earths to strike back in their bitter trade war, saying in an extremely strongly worded commentary "don't say we didn't warn you"....
05:39 2019-05-29

Pete Buttigieg described politics as a 'sexy challenge' in resurfaced newspaper interview Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg was recently confronted about an interview he did at the age of 18 in which he calls politics a "sexy challenge" that he thought he would be able to "pull off."...
00:52 2019-05-29

Boris Johnson not ruling out parliament suspension to force no-deal Brexit: newspaper Boris Johnson, the front-runner in the race to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, has told pro-Brexit lawmakers he would leave open the possibility of suspending parliament to force through a no-deal exit from the European Union, The Times reported on Thursday....
02:00 2019-06-13

North Korea executes envoys in a purge after failed summit: South Korean newspaper North Korea executed its nuclear envoy to the United States as part of a purge of officials who steered negotiations for a failed summit between leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump, a South Korean newspaper said on Friday....
07:13 2019-05-31

Sen. Blumenthal accuses Shanahan of criminal cover-up Sen. Richard Blumenthal asserted that former acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan was potentially involved in a criminal cover-up for failing to disclose an alleged domestic violence incident before his nomination as the permanent secretary of defense....
02:26 2019-06-19

Republican senator wants U.S. Census to ask about criminal records The U.S. census should include questions about criminal records to help policymakers get former convicts back into the workforce, a Republican lawmaker said on Wednesday....
00:26 2019-05-23

'Prolific' criminal group in Europe busted One of Europe's most prolific crime groups involved in large-scale drug trafficking, money laundering, and assassinations has been dismantled, Europol said Wednesday....
16:01 2019-05-22

Don't be blue; Breaking Bad: Criminal Elements is now available on iOS and Android Are you the danger? Are you the one who knocks? If so, you might enjoy playing the Breaking Bad: Criminal Elements mobile game that is now available for iOS and Android. We first told you about the game in January, and back then we pointed out that it features the likenesses of characters like Walte...
12:26 2019-06-08

CHEAP: Call the police, a Nintendo 2DS for $50 is CRIMINAL Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! Everyone loves a little bit of on-the-go gaming. There’s little better than kicking back on a plane, train, or any other sort of transport, and losing yourself in a title. And you know the best way to play games ...
21:52 2019-06-08

Stephen Colbert: 'If Trump can’t trust Fox, what’s he’s going to do?' Late-night hosts focused on Trump’s official re-entry on to the campaign trail while also covering Kyle Kashuv’s travailsLate-night hosts focused on Trump’s re-election campaign launch, and the Kyle Kashuv controversy. Related: Trevor Noah on police brutality video: 'What happened to protect and ser...
19:13 2019-06-19

What Should I Do If I Don't Trust My Local Dealer to Service My New Car? As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are discussing service issues on brand new cars, what to fix before you sell, and the risks of buying a car from a salvage auc...
18:00 2019-06-14

We Need to Build Up ‘Digital Trust’ in Tech Opinion: Framing our concerns with tech as issues of privacy or responsibility focuses narrowly on symptoms, not on the systemic issue—we need digital trust....
19:26 2019-05-28

Pastner accusers to face criminal fraud charge Ron Bell, a former friend of Ron Pastner who accused the Georgia Tech coach of sexually assaulting a woman, was charged with providing false information to law enforcement and facilitation of a fraud scheme practice....
02:52 2019-05-22

University wrestlers suspected of criminal sexual conduct MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nationally-ranked University of Minnesota heavyweight wrestler Gable Stevenson and a teammate have been arrested on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct. KARE-TV reports that an Athletics Department statement to the station confirmed the two men arrested were on th...
03:26 2019-06-17

El Salvador president rules out talks with criminal gangs El Salvador President Nayib Bukele ruled out negotiations with criminal gangs on Tuesday and vowed to go after their finances in a bid to reduce violence in the Central American country....
10:13 2019-06-19

Gang crime still 'a huge problem,' says top criminal investigator German police have carried out a massive raid on a biker gang suspected of illegal arms trade and human trafficking. A leading detective told DW that police must adopt a long-term plan to eradicate such crime....
21:39 2019-05-22

94 Taiwanese criminal suspects extradited from Spain to Beijing A charter flight carrying 94 Taiwanese criminal suspects arrived in Beijing from Spain on Friday morning, making it the first large-scale extradition from Europe to China, state media reported....
08:52 2019-06-07

Criminal investigation of Chiefs’ Tyreek Hill now inactive OLATHE, Kan. — A criminal investigation into allegations that Kansas City Chiefs receiver Tyreek Hill’s son was abused is no longer active. Johnson County District Attorney Steve Howe told The Kansas City Star Friday he would re-evaluate his decision if new evidence emerges. Howe said he still...
23:00 2019-06-07

One of Europe's most 'prolific' criminal groups busted -- Europol One of Europe's most prolific crime groups involved in large-scale drug trafficking, money laundering, and assassinations has been dismantled, Europol said Wednesday....
15:26 2019-05-22

Most Americans say they’ve given private info to a website they don’t trust More than half of Americans (56%) admit to inputting critical personal information into a website they didn’t fully trust, according to new research. A survey of 2,000 Americans aiming to uncover just how easily people trust websites with their personal details found that the average American has th...
14:33 2019-05-21

Wellcome Trust investing £80m in snakebite treatment Scientists say antivenom exists for only 60% of all the snakes in the worldNew drugs for snakebite are desperately needed, say scientists, to replace the current 100-year-old treatment made by injecting snake’s venom into a horse and harvesting antibodies – which is very expensive, may not work and ...
22:26 2019-05-21

How DevOps managers can learn to trust automation “It worked in staging!” says the dev team. And the ops team replies: “it must be a code issue.” Developers and ops people sometimes have different perspectives on why a deployment went wrong. Was it the code? Or the infrastructure? In the end, it’s the user that suffers, and that user doesn’t care a...
12:39 2019-05-22

Yankees’ Dellin Betances trying to trust the process Dellin Betances would prefer to be doing more than throwing bullpen sessions, but the right-handed reliever understands this is part of the process after not developing enough arm strength in spring training due to a right shoulder impingement. “I never really got going in spring training facing hit...
10:52 2019-05-31

Nxivm leader’s lawyer says ‘disgusting lifestyles’ aren’t criminal The lawyer for accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere acknowledged on Tuesday the mountain of “repulsive, disgusting and offensive” evidence against his client — but said none of it was tantamount to criminal activity. “We don’t convict people in this country for being r...
18:39 2019-06-18

Flint Water Crisis: Prosecutors Drop All Criminal Charges Prosecutors abruptly dismissed cases against state and local officials in the drinking water crisis that began five years ago and has plagued Flint ever since....
23:39 2019-06-13

Prosecutors dismiss all criminal charges in Flint water case Prosecutors have decided to drop all criminal charges related to the Flint water crisis — and must now start the entire investigation over again. Eight people had been charged for their alleged involvement, including former Michigan health department director Nick Lyon, who was accused of turn...
01:26 2019-06-14

Prosecutors drop criminal charges in Flint water scandal Nearly four years since the City of Flint declared a state of emergency over the state of its water -- and three years after the first criminal charges were filed against government officials -- prosecutors on Thursday dismissed all pending criminal cases, pledging to start the investigation from sc...
10:13 2019-06-14

Kim Kardashian back at White House to talk criminal justice Reality star and activist Kim Kardashian West is returning to the White House for an event promoting efforts to help those leaving prison return to the workforce...
22:26 2019-06-13

The Subject at the White House Was Criminal Justice.The Subtext Was the Election. It remains to be seen how President Trump can capitalize on his support for the First Step Act, as his advisers have told him to do, to appeal to African-American and moderate white voters....
03:26 2019-06-14

After Budapest Boat Accident, Fading Hope and a Criminal Inquiry At least seven people were dead and 21 remained missing, most of them South Korean tourists, after Hungary’s worst boating accident in decades. A criminal investigation is underway....
19:52 2019-05-30

Prosecutor: Criminal investigation of Chiefs' Hill inactive Prosecutor no longer actively investigating a criminal case against Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill        ...
22:00 2019-06-07

In PM Modi's New Government, 22 Ministers Face Criminal Cases: Report Of the 56 ministers who took oath on Thursday and are part of either the Lok Sabha or the Rajya Sabha, 51 are crorepatis and 22 have declared criminal cases against themselves, according to election......
21:52 2019-05-31

Huawei CEO says banks knew about the company's allegedly criminal activities In an interview with CNBC, Huawei's CEO said the banks at the center of the controversy surrounding his company's activities knew what was happening...
01:13 2019-06-20

Newspaper accidentally posts ads congratulating Blues for winning Stanley Cup ... before actually winning it The St. Louis Post-Dispatch gave its readers a sneak peek of content congratulating the Blues intended for after Stanley Cup Final.       ...
00:00 2019-06-10

U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, Iran rejects assertion The United States blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday that drove up oil prices and raised concerns about a new U.S.-Iranian confrontation, but Tehran bluntly denied the allegation....
05:00 2019-06-14

REFILE-Russia's bad asset bank Trust needs extra $6 bln Russia's Trust Bank, set up to take over bad assets from lenders rescued by the state, needs to add more than $6 billion to its reserves to meet the central bank's requirements, Trust's earning report showed....
16:39 2019-06-04

Putting unsolicited ads on smartphones is hardly going to help Huawei build any trust Huawei’s alleged ties to the Chinese government, which the US and its allies fear can be used to spy on western countries, is what got Huawei into all these problems with the Trump administration. Well, that and the trade war with China, of course. Not only does Huawei provide equipment that&r...
17:26 2019-06-14

Don’t trust advice from streaming ‘health’ films, experts say Pass the popcorn — and a tinfoil hat. So-called health documentaries promoting sketchy science, snake-oil remedies and dangerous conspiracies are finding a home on popular streaming services — and alarming public-health experts. “The propagation of pseudoscience undermines valid science,” says Dr. D...
03:39 2019-06-11

DOJ readying anti-trust probe of Google: report The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an anti-trust investigation of Alphabet Inc’s Google, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing sources. The probe is expected to examine Google practices linked to search and other businesses, according to the report, which also said the Feder...
06:52 2019-06-01

Unless Facebook can gain our trust, we’re not interested in its Bitcoin rival Facebook on Tuesday is widely expected to release a white paper that explains how its upcoming Bitcoin rival, tentatively called Libra, will work. Libra won’t actually be available for users until next year, at which point it will likely support a variety of online transactions — some of...
05:39 2019-06-18

South Africa's Old Mutual suspends CEO after 'breakdown in trust' South Africa's No.2 insurer Old Mutual said on Friday Chief Executive Peter Moyo had been suspended following a "material breakdown in trust" between him and the board....
19:39 2019-05-24

Richer countries show lower trust in vaccines According to a survey on public attitudes, the French have the lowest levels of trust in vaccines, with 33% saying immunization is unsafe. The skepticism for vaccines is generally high in other developed countries too....
18:39 2019-06-19

Most People Worldwide Trust That Vaccines Are Safe—But the Amount That Don’t Is Concerning The majority of people worldwide think vaccines are safe, according to a new global survey—but the share of doubters is still high enough to threaten immunity. The survey, conducted by polling group Gallup and health research charity Wellcome, asked more than 140,000 people in 140 countries...
19:39 2019-06-19

It’s time for Chelsea to blow it up, trust the process and start again "With a manager on the way out, no star, and no chance of signing new players, it’s time for Chelsea to hit the reset button - writes Pete Sharland."...
14:39 2019-06-13

Out-of-trust cases raise concerns of 'bloodbath' for retailers U.S. auto sales are at historically robust levels. Yet concern is rising over the number of dealers accused by their lenders of selling vehicles without repaying floorplan loans in a timely manner, a practice known as selling out of trust....
11:39 2019-06-10

U.S. prepared to talk to Iran with 'no preconditions', Iran sees 'word-play' The United States is prepared to engage with Iran without pre-conditions about its nuclear program but needs to see the country behaving like "a normal nation", U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday....
02:26 2019-06-03

Local newspaper thriving in former 'news desert' Waves of layoffs continuing to hit both traditional newspaper chains and digital news startups. Cities and towns so denuded of coverage that they're described as "news deserts ." But then, there's The Berkshire Eagle. (June 19)        ...
17:26 2019-06-19

Iran’s U.N. Mission says Iran “categorically rejects” U.S. claims it was responsible for latest oil tanker incidents UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iran’s U.N. Mission says Iran “categorically rejects” U.S. claims it was responsible for latest oil tanker incidents. The post Iran’s U.N. Mission says Iran “categorically rejects” U.S. claims it was responsible for latest oil tanker incident...
03:00 2019-06-14

UPDATE 13-U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, Iran rejects assertion * Attacks occur during Japanese prime minister's Iran trip (Adds details of statement by Iranian mission to United Nations, British foreign secretary)...
03:26 2019-06-14

US Won't Dare Attack Iran: Iran Revolutionary Guards Commander The United States and its supporters do not dare attack Iran because of its "spirit of resistance", a senior Revolutionary Guards commander was quoted on Wednesday as saying....
06:52 2019-05-23

Netanyahu's wife admits criminal wrongdoing in meals catering case Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife, Sara, appeared in court on Sunday to admit criminal wrongdoing over the misuse of state funds to order catered meals, in a plea bargain carrying no jail time....
13:00 2019-06-16

Mario Batali faces criminal charges for alleged assault in Boston Chef who faced multiple sexual misconduct accusations is charged with indecent assault and battery for allegedly groping a womanThe celebrity chef Mario Batali is facing criminal charges for allegedly groping and forcibly kissing a woman at a restaurant in Boston.Batali, who has faced multiple accus...
18:00 2019-05-23

Mueller stopped short of calling Trump a criminal, but did we need him to? | Richard Wolffe The denial from Mueller’s office that the special counsel drew up an indictment on three counts obstruction of justice is problematic and entirely predictableDid Donald Trump repeatedly break the law by trying to block multiple investigations into his mysteriously intimate relationship with Russia?T...
06:26 2019-05-31

Criminal investigation of Chiefs WR Tyreek Hill no longer active, prosecutor says Prosecutor says he is no longer actively investigating allegations that Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill's son was abused.       ...
23:13 2019-06-07

MSNBC host says 'impeachment' is a losing word, brand Trump as 'criminal' instead MSNBC’s Donny Deutsch said Friday that Democrats should no longer use the word “impeachment” due to political risks associated with it and instead brand President Trump a "criminal."...
19:13 2019-05-31

Judge orders file in Jussie Smollett criminal case unsealed CHICAGO (AP) — A judge in Chicago has ordered the file in the Jussie Smollett criminal case unsealed. Cook County Judge Steven Watkins said Thursday that while there are good arguments in favor of keeping the file sealed, the “Empire” actor forfeited his rights to keep the case sealed to...
23:39 2019-05-23

Hungarian police launch criminal probe into boat accident, 21 still missing There are 21 people still missing after a boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized on the Danube river in the Hungarian capital late on Wednesday, police said on Thursday....
11:39 2019-05-30

DOJ lost track of foreign nationals with criminal histories after bringing them to US: audit The Justice Department has lost track of numerous foreign nationals who were brought into the United States to help with law enforcement cases and may have criminal histories of their own – something that could be putting the public "at risk," the DOJ’s inspector general warned in a newly released a...
22:13 2019-06-13

Kim Kardashian returns to White House to discuss criminal justice: 'It really is an honor to be here' Kim Kardashian headed back to the White House on Thursday to speak at an event promoting efforts to help those leaving prison return to the workforce....
23:39 2019-06-13

Accused subway saboteur charged with criminal tampering, reckless endangerment Alleged subway brake-yanker Isaiah Thompson was hauled into Manhattan criminal court Friday, where prosecutors tried to bring a screeching halt to the stalling spree with a request for $25,000 bail. As his mom looked on from the gallery, Thompson, 23, was arraigned on charges of criminal tampering, ...
01:01 2019-05-25

Supreme Court rejects case to remove ‘In God We Trust’ from US currency Show me the motto. The Supreme Court rejected an atheist case Monday to remove “In God We Trust,” the national motto, from all coins and currency from the Department of Treasury. Michael Newdow, the same activist attorney who tried to remove “under God” from the Pledge of All...
23:13 2019-06-11

Americans trust celebrities, social media more than product labels Consumers trust celebrities and social-media influencers to do their research for them. Sixty-one percent of Americans are concerned about the healthiness of the products they buy and consume, but 34 percent say they rarely ever research the health claims made on the packaging, new research suggests...
21:13 2019-05-22

Would you trust Facebook with your money? What Libra cryptocurrency means for users Facebook revealed it will launch a digital currency similar to Bitcoin, called Libra. Here's what that move might means for its users.       ...
22:52 2019-06-18

Alabama on Refusal to Air Gay Wedding Episode of Arthur: 'It Would Be a Violation of Trust' The 22nd season premiere of PBS’s Arthur included a bit of a surprise, as audiences were treated to a beautiful wedding. But Alabama Public Television refused to air it because it was a sex-same marriage....
21:39 2019-05-21

| France has lowest levels of trust in vaccines globally: poll France has the lowest levels of trust in vaccines globally, according to the world's biggest survey on public attitudes toward health and science, which was published on Wednesday....
15:52 2019-06-19

Low-Income College Students Are Being Taxed Like Trust-Fund Babies Higher education officials are calling on Congress to fix a provision in the Trump administration’s tax overhaul that has caused unintended tax increases....
19:52 2019-05-21

U.S. Justice Department prepares anti-trust investigation of Google: WSJ The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an anti-trust investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing sources....
04:01 2019-06-01

France Has Lowest Levels Of Trust In Vaccines: Global Survey France has the lowest levels of trust in vaccines globally, according to the world's biggest survey on public attitudes toward health and science, which was published on Wednesday....
10:39 2019-06-19

The Latest: Facebook crypto chief vows to earn trust NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Facebook’s new digital currency. (all times local): 10:31 a.m. The head of Facebook’s cryptocurrency operation said in a tweet that feedback from customers has been “loud and clear” about keeping social media and financial data separate. David Ma...
16:39 2019-06-18

U.S. Justice Department prepares anti-trust investigation of Google -WSJ The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an anti-trust investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing sources....
04:13 2019-06-01

Trump warns Iran not to fight the US: 'That will be the official end of Iran' Trump's threat, posted on Twitter, comes amid rising international tensions in the Middle East as the U.S. has dispatched a carrier strike group and bomber task force to the region in recent weeks....
15:26 2019-05-21

Huckabee on Iran tanker attacks: 'Ridiculous' to believe Iran 'had nothing to do with it' It was absurd for the Iranian government to claim they were not involved in attacks on oil tankers in the Middle East region, according to Mike Huckabee....
07:00 2019-06-15

College wrestling star, teammate arrested on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct A college wrestling star and his teammate were arrested Saturday on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct though details behind the arrest were scant....
22:39 2019-06-17

Mario Batali Faces Criminal Charge in 2017 Encounter at Boston Restaurant The celebrity chef faces a criminal assault charge related to an allegation that he groped and kissed a woman. His lawyer said he denies the allegation....
09:00 2019-05-23

Five Catholic priests charged with criminal sexual conduct in Michigan sex abuse investigation The Michigan Attorney General's office provided updates on its Catholic church investigation. Five men were charged, four arrested and one suspended.        ...
18:13 2019-05-26

David Tennant to star in Netflix's Criminal, an experimental police interrogation anthology One of the best episodes of television of all time is “Three Men and Adena,” the fifth episode of the first season of Homicide: Life On The Street. In it, two detectives interrogate a man over the death of an 11-year old girl, but fail to do so in the 12 hours they’ve been allotted. It’s intense, in...
20:13 2019-06-17

Jury says county violated a state's criminal records law. The total payout could be almost $67 million. Mugshots, dates of birth and other data from the arrests of nearly 67,000 people in a Pennsylvania county were available publicly online for two years. Even if their records had been expunged....
06:00 2019-05-30

Bannon described Trump Organization as 'criminal enterprise', Michael Wolff claims in new book Former White House adviser says financial investigations will take down president in sequel to Fire and FuryThe former White House adviser Steve Bannon has described the Trump Organization as a criminal entity and predicted that investigations into the president’s finances will lead to his political...
13:52 2019-05-29

Feds: Kushner’s criminal justice reform working, blacks benefit overwhelmingly The first report of the impact on the bipartisan criminal justice reform package pushed by top Trump aide Jared Kushner shows that it is working to cut sentences, especially for black prisoners....
22:52 2019-06-07

Kim Kardashian West Returns to the White House to Discuss Criminal Justice Reform (WASHINGTON) — Reality star and activist Kim Kardashian West has returned to the White House to speak at an event promoting efforts to help those leaving prison return to the workforce. Kardashian West, who has been advocating for criminal justice reform issues, tweeted a video of herself en r...
01:01 2019-06-14

'Borderline criminal negligence': Democrat unloads on Trump's climate comments in Europe Rep. Paul Tonko said that President Trump committed “borderline criminal negligence" in dismissing climate change science during his visit to Europe this week....
15:52 2019-06-06

CNN, MSNBC personalities 'read between the lines': Mueller urged impeachment, said Trump is a 'criminal' "Wednesday’s coverage resembled a series of English literature classes, with journalists reading passages from Mueller’s briefing and taking turns speculating about their deeper meaning."...
02:13 2019-05-31

SNC-Lavalin will stand trial on criminal corruption charges, Quebec judge rules SNC-Lavalin will stand trial on criminal corruption charges linked to its alleged business activities in Libya under former dictator Muammar Qaddafi....
17:26 2019-05-29

Robert Mueller: not enough evidence to prove a criminal conspiracy with Russia in 2016 election Special counsel Robert Mueller today broke his two-year silence on his investigation into allegations of Russian meddling in the US presidential elections, saying: "If we had confidence that the President did not commit a crime we would have said so."...
17:26 2019-05-29

Saudi Crown Prince Knew Of "Criminal Mission" Targeting Khashoggi: Report A special U.N. investigator on Wednesday called for further investigation of high-level Saudi officials, including Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi....
19:39 2019-06-19

Hungary launches criminal probe after tourist boat sinks, killing at least 7 people There are 21 people still missing after a boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized on the Danube river in the Budapest, the Hungarian capital late on Wednesday, police said on Thursday....
22:52 2019-05-30

Michigan drops Flint water crisis criminal cases; probe continues Michigan prosecutors dropped all criminal cases related to the Flint water crisis Thursday in order to give the attorney general's office more time to investigate....
00:00 2019-06-14

Illinois posed to legalize marijuana sales, expunge criminal records for pot crimes Illinois cannabis legalization would expunge criminal records and help minorities get business licenses to sell marijuana starting next year.        ...
03:26 2019-06-01

German coalition, in question amid SPD crisis, must regain trust fast: BDI Chancellor Angela Merkel's fractious ruling coalition must get its act together and win back trust quickly, the head of Germany's BDI industry lobby said on Tuesday after Merkel's coalition partner was plunged into crisis as its leader quit....
09:52 2019-06-04

Pochettino: Spurs must 'trust the universe' for Champions League glory – video Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino says his team must play with the freedom of their youth to overcome Liverpool in the Champions League final on Saturday night, adding they will need some luck to win their first ever Champions League trophy'Rebellion and spirit': Pochettino, by those who...
01:26 2019-06-01

Shocking truth: Top tech execs don't trust the government to help in the event of a cyberattack In a CNBC survey of top technology executives, a majority of those who responded said they doubted the U.S. government would be able to help them in the event of a cyberattack....
21:13 2019-06-18

Qualcomm Asks US Judge to Put Anti-Trust Ruling on Hold While It Appeals Qualcomm has asked a US judge not to enforce her decision that it illegally squeezed out rivals in the smartphone chips market as it plans to file an appeal that could take more than a year to wind......
04:39 2019-05-30

American Airlines Wants to Win Back Trust in Its Boeing 737 Max Jets by Making Its Execs Fly on Them American Airlines has a plan for convincing consumers that the Boeing 737 Max aircraft in its fleet are safe for flight: Stick their top brass on them and see how it goes.Read more......
06:39 2019-06-14

UPDATE 1-U.S. Justice Department prepares anti-trust investigation of Google -WSJ The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an anti-trust investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing sources....
04:13 2019-06-01

Boeing CEO says company is working to regain public trust following deadly 737 Max crashes Two deadly Boeing 737 Max crashes have hurt public confidence, the manufacturer's CEO, Dennis Muilenburg, said Wednesday. That crisis of confidence is a challenge not just for Boeing but for airlines keen to fly the now-grounded planes again....
21:26 2019-05-29

There Is Absolutely No Reason to Trust the Safety Record of Tesla’s Autopilot System Tesla has long lurked in a category of its own in the self-driving car race; where Uber and Google’s Waymo are building fully autonomous vehicles essentially from the ground up, Elon Musk’s electric car company is slouching towards autonomy through a series of increasingly sophisticated updates to i...
20:26 2019-05-31

UBS, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust to establish joint venture for wealth management Swiss lender UBS will sign a deal with Japan's Sumitomo Mitsui Trust for a wealth management tie-up in Japan, with the two aiming to establish a new company by 2021, the Japanese bank said on Friday....
05:00 2019-06-07

CBOE TO LIST OPTIONS ON SPDR® GOLD TRUST (GLD) ON TUESDAY, JUNE 3 CHICAGO, June 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced it will list options on the SPDR Gold Trust (CBOE ticker symbol: GLD) beginning Tuesday, June 3.The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved CBOE's filing to list and trade GLD options late Friday, May 29...
14:13 2019-05-22

Mets finally trust Wilson Ramos to catch Jacob deGrom Wilson Ramos’ training wheels have been removed. The veteran catcher was behind the plate Thursday for a second straight Jacob deGrom start. It signifies that Mets officials and deGrom are finally on board with using Ramos to catch the ace right-hander. During a three-start stretch last month, Tomas...
17:39 2019-06-14

Boeing's rocky road to win back trust after deadly 737 Max crashes: 'We know we have work to do' After two deadly crashes, Boeing is struggling to regain the confidence of its airline customers, regulators and perhaps the trickiest, the flying public....
15:13 2019-06-05

US Justice Department Prepares Google Anti-Trust Probe: Sources The US Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google to determine whether the tech giant broke antitrust law in operating its sprawling online businesses, two sources......
11:00 2019-06-01

Supreme Court rejects atheists' attempt to scrub 'In God We Trust' off US currency The Supreme Court rejected an atheist case Monday to remove "In God We Trust," the national motto, from all coins and currency from the Department of Treasury....
01:00 2019-06-11

Lili Reinhart Warns Fans to "Trust Your Gut" After Scary Uber Incident Lili Reinhart is sending a message to her fans after a frightening experience over the weekend. After landing at an airport, the 22-year-old Riverdale star was "ushered to a car"......
18:52 2019-06-03

Judgment, trust, LGBT issues driving millennials from Mormon church Mormon millennials are leaving the church at double the rate of their parents and grandparents, according to a new book that surveys current and former members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints....
20:39 2019-05-22

Wilson Ramos working to win back Mets’ Jacob deGrom trust PHOENIX — Wilson Ramos is still trying to make the new marriage work. To that end, the veteran catcher has requested of manager Mickey Callaway that he receive a fair number of starts when Jacob deGrom is scheduled to pitch. The Mets ace will pitch Saturday against the Diamondbacks, and Ramos is exp...
08:00 2019-06-01

Cyber threat intelligence: the key to trust and security for the digital finance world In 2017, the value per Bitcoin reached over €20,000 (£17,324) - a climax in the hype surrounding the cryptocurrency. However, confidence has been lacking for the price to remain stable. To date, online currencies are more speculation than real means of payment as concerns around security...
13:00 2019-05-29

Celebrity chef Mario Batali facing criminal charge in alleged Boston assault It's the first criminal charge against Batali resulting from several sexual harassment and assault allegations that crippled his career amid the #MeToo movement....
06:26 2019-05-23

Federal criminal probe tied to 'microcap fraud' case may include former Riot Blockchain CEO Federal authorities have launched an investigation into a group of "microcap fraudsters," according to court documents. The investigation is parallel to an SEC civil case against the alleged "fraudsters," and more details are currently unknown....
23:52 2019-05-22

Varying vaccine trust leaves populations vulnerable, global study finds Trust in vaccines - one of the world's most effective and widely-used medical products - is highest in poorer countries but weaker in wealthier ones where scepticism has allowed outbreaks of diseases such as measles to persist, a global study found on Wednesday....
11:52 2019-06-19

Qualcomm asks U.S. judge to put anti-trust ruling on hold while chipmaker appeals Qualcomm Inc on Tuesday asked a federal judge not to enforce her decision that it illegally squeezed out rivals in the smartphone chips market as it plans to file an appeal that could take more than a year to wind through the courts....
04:00 2019-05-29

‘Trust in Cyril Ramaphosa’? South Africa Election Tests A.N.C. Leader’s Strength Many question whether the president can outflank party rivals and root out the corruption that has come to define the party of Nelson Mandela, the African National Congress....
15:52 2019-05-21

CBOE OPTIONS ON SPDR® GOLD TRUST (GLD) VOLUME HITS RECORD: 128,500 CONTRACTS CHICAGO, July 14, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today hit a record daily trading volume of 128,523 contracts in options on the SPDR Gold Trust (CBOE ticker symbol: GLD), topping the 92,987 contract traded on July 11. The contract was introduced six weeks ago, on June 2.......
14:13 2019-05-22

Alfa Romeo, Honda tops in consumer trust, AMCI study finds AMCI Global's latest Trusted Automotive Brand Study found that the traditional focus on quality, satisfaction and the elimination of problems has little influence of consumers' trust in an automotive brand....
22:52 2019-05-22

All Flint water crisis criminal charges dismissed by attorney general's office — for now The office announced the dismissal of charges against all remaining defendants, including a manslaughter charge against the former health director        ...
22:13 2019-06-13

Arizona prison officials won't let inmates read book that critiques the criminal justice system Arizona prison officials have banned inmates from reading "Chokehold," a critically-acclaimed critique of the American criminal-justice system.        ...
06:39 2019-05-23

Bill Maher calls political correctness 'cancer on progressivism,' says he doesn't trust media "Real Time" host Bill Maher blasted political correctness as a "cancer on progressivism" and slammed the media during his Monday night appearance on CNN....
04:13 2019-06-11

Global private banking debate: Trust, scale and security key factors in a digital world Meeting the needs of high net-worth families is more challenging and fascinating than ever. Private banks are investing in new forms of digital communication, catering to clients’ philanthropic demands, boosting fee transparency and finding ways to attract and retain the best young talent....
15:39 2019-05-21

Cboe Global Markets to List SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY) Monday-Expiring Weekly Options CHICAGO – February 15, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that it plans to list SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (ticker symbol: SPY) options that expire on Mondays, beginning February 16, 2018, subject to rule f...
21:52 2019-05-21

CBOE OPTIONS ON SPDR GOLD TRUST (GLD) VOLUME HITS NEW DAILY RECORD:188,841 CONTRACTS CHICAGO, August 6, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) yesterday recorded a record daily trading volume of 188,841 contracts in options on the SPDR Gold Trust (CBOE ticker symbol: GLD), topping the previous high of 139,786 contracts traded on July 15. The contract was introduced just tw...
13:26 2019-05-22

Criminal gang facing jail after laundering profits of £8 million drugs supply operation through sham companies Members of a criminal gang who ran an £8 million drugs supply operation across the UK while laundering profits through a web of 'front' companies are facing jail....
04:00 2019-06-13

Prosecutors Drop All Criminal Charges in the Flint, Mich., Water Crisis; Residents Fear: ‘Our Lives Don’t Matter’ After the years Flint, Mich., residents spent living without a drop of safe water from their taps and the millions of dollars spent on a probe to bring those responsible to justice, state prosecutors Thursday announced they were throwing the whole case out — and starting all over....
07:52 2019-06-14

Nova Scotia gold mine proposal threatens pristine wilderness area: Nature Trust Bonnie Sutherland, executive director of the Nova Scotia Nature Trust, says the open-pit mine would be next to unique and ecologically sensitive lands along the St. Mary's River....
20:52 2019-05-30

Chelsea respond after Supporters Trust criticise club over Baku travel plans for Europa League Final Chelsea have expressed their sympathy with fans after the club's supporters' trust criticised the Blues over their handling of ticket arrangements for next week's controversial Europa League final against Arsenal in Baku....
20:13 2019-05-24

Nigel Farage milkshake attack: Man charged with common assault and criminal damage after drink is thrown at Brexit Party leader A man has been charged with common assault and criminal damage after Nigel Farage had a milkshake thrown at him while on a walkabout in Newcastle city centre....
16:00 2019-05-21

As trade battle escalates, Chinese newspaper to US: 'Don't say we didn't warn you' China's biggest newspaper warned the U.S. the country would cut off rare earth minerals as a countermeasure in the escalating trade battle.        ...
14:52 2019-05-30

LaLiga players arrested over alleged match-fixing by 'an organised criminal group' Several arrests have been made in Spain on Tuesday morning over allegations a LaLiga game was fixed in May 2018 by "an organised criminal group", the Spanish league has confirmed....
11:52 2019-05-28

'Trust fund baby' tells of nightmare after victory in £1.3m home fight A "trust fund baby" who faced losing her £1.3 million London home after her father's business empire collapsed has won a four-year battle to keep hold of the property....
14:13 2019-06-07

Kanye West talks about his mental health struggles: 'You pretty much don't trust anyone' The two men discussed a number of hot-button topics from Me Too and mental illness to President Trump.        ...
18:00 2019-05-29

Airing 'Arthur' gay wedding would be a 'violation of trust,' Alabama TV station says Alabama Public Television opted not to air a recent episode of the children's show "Arthur" depicting a gay wedding, according to reports.        ...
19:00 2019-05-21

Airing 'Arthur' gay wedding would be a 'violation of trust,' Alabama TV station says Alabama Public Television opted not to air a recent episode of the children's show "Arthur" depicting a gay wedding, according to reports.        ...
15:26 2019-05-21

Japan back on track with 2-1 win over Scotland Strikers Mana Iwabuchi and Yuika Sugasawa were on the scoresheet as Japan got their women's World Cup campaign back on track with a 2-1 victory over Scotland in Rennes on Friday....
17:52 2019-06-14

Japan Downgrades Views on Its Economy The Japanese government downgraded its view of industrial production and other key parts of the economy, highlighting concerns about the U.S.-China trade dispute ahead of President Trump’s visit to Tokyo....
15:13 2019-05-24

The Cleanest Car Repair Shop I've Ever Seen Is in Japan It’s always neat and interesting to see how people in other countries conduct their day-to-day business. A glimpse into a Japanese car repair shop reveals one that is cleaner than nearly any other office (let alone shop) I’ve ever seen....
20:00 2019-06-17

Abe, Japan set to roll out the red carpet for Trump Under the threat of potentially devastating U.S. tariffs on autos, Japan is ready to charm President Donald Trump as it welcomes him on a state visit.        ...
10:39 2019-05-25

Germany's 'Little Tokyo' celebrates Japan Day Sushi, origami and anime — these may sound like scenes from an average day spent in Tokyo. But once a year, fans of Japanese pop culture get to live out their wildest dreams in the Rhineland....
18:00 2019-05-27

| Lealiifano to leave Brumbies for Japan Inspirational cancer survivor Christian Lealiifano will leave the Brumbies at the end of the season for Japan after an offer that was "too hard to turn down"....
12:39 2019-06-17

China vs. India vs. Australia vs. Japan Chinese stocks have been under-performing, but what about India, Japan, Australia? Watch our Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast editor Mark Galasiewski explain why he sees the light at the end of the tunnel for several regional markets....
19:26 2019-05-21

The Latest: Abe says he is outraged over Japan stabbings KAWASAKI, Japan (AP) — The Latest on a stabbing attack at a bus stop just outside Japan’s capital (all times local): 2:55 p.m. Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has described a fatal stabbing spree near Tokyo as harrowing, adding that he is outraged and will take all necessary measures f...
11:39 2019-05-28

Japan Arrive At The World Cup With A New Look And Something To Prove The USA’s top nemesis in the Women’s World Cup comes into 2019 with plenty of questions to answer, despite winning it all in 2011 and placing second in 2015. A disastrous failure to qualify for the 2016 Olympics ended the eight-year tenure of Japanese manager Norio Sasaki, and as Japan enter their f...
09:00 2019-06-09

Shinzo Abe? That’s Not His Name, Says Japan’s Foreign Minister The minister, Taro Kono (or Kono Taro, if you please), says the Western news media should respect Japanese tradition and put the surname first. It’s unclear if his request will gain traction....
16:13 2019-05-22

What’s at Stake in U.S.-Japan Trade Talks More than two years after U.S. President Donald Trump walked away from a regional Asia-Pacific trade agreement, the U.S. and Japan -- the world’s largest and third-largest economies -- are negotiating a deal of their own. Both sides insist they want a “win-win” outcome, but as evidenced by the Trump...
06:52 2019-05-25

Trump to Japan abductee family: 'You will win' U.S. President Donald Trump has sent a letter to the family of a Japanese citizen abducted to North Korea, less than a month after meeting with them in May....
19:00 2019-06-16

Japan F-35 fighter crash cause revealed The sudden crash of a Japanese F-35 stealth fighter into the Pacific Ocean in April this year was likely caused by the "spatial disorientation" of its pilot, the country's defense minister said Monday....
14:39 2019-06-10

You Can Now Have Official Pokemon Weddings In Japan ESCRIT, a Japanese company specialising in wedding ceremonies, recently teamed up with The Pokemon Company to start offering officially licensed Pokemon weddings. There are now some pictures of the first ceremony to be hold, and there is a lot to take in....
05:26 2019-05-30

Japan's geisha and the unfortunate image of sex workers After years of training and decades of practice, geisha become highly skilled performers and entertainers. There is, however, still a common misconception among foreigners that geisha are synonymous with prostitutes....
18:13 2019-06-11

In Japan, Domino's New Pizza Has Over Two Pounds Of Cheese Domino’s has just released a “New Yorker One-Kilo Ultra Cheese” pizza that has been covered with, that’s right, one kilogram (2.2 pounds) of 100 percent mozzarella cheese....
16:26 2019-06-12

Two Melons Auctioned For Record Price $45,600 In Japan Two melons from the Japanese city of Yubari have fetched a record price of 5 million yen, or $45,600,in the first auction of this year's agricultural season in the country....
13:52 2019-05-24

How I flew to Japan and am headed to Spain for free Chase cards have best terms, but hefty yearly fees, but way more generous than specific airline cards. Marriott's card is liberal, but expires soon.        ...
00:26 2019-05-28

Japan To Buy 105 F-35 US Stealth Warplanes: Donald Trump Japan plans to buy 105 US-made stealth warplanes, US President Donald Trump said on Monday, giving it the largest F35 fleet of any US ally, according to the American leader....
09:26 2019-05-27

For Trump, a ‘very big event’ in Japan that he struggles to explain The U.S. promoter in chief has avoided details about the historic succession of Emperor Naruhito and appeared most excited about his own role as he heads to Tokyo....
17:26 2019-05-24

Two killed, 15 schoolgirls injured in Japan stabbing: NHK A schoolgirl and an adult man were killed and 15 other young girls injured in a stabbing at a bus stop just outside Tokyo on Tuesday, Japanese national broadcaster NHK cited authorities as saying, and another man detained at the scene also later died....
08:52 2019-05-28

Two die, 15 injured in Japan mass stabbing – video A 57-year old man attacked a group of people, including more than a dozen schoolgirls, at a bus stop in Kawasaki City before fatally injuring himself. One schoolgirl and one adult died from their injuries. Thirteen girls aged six or seven were injured. The attack took place on Tuesday morning in Kaw...
19:13 2019-05-28

2 Dead, 17 Injured In Japan Mass Stabbing A knife-wielding attacker killed a 12-year-old schoolgirl and a man before stabbing himself to death in a rampage outside Tokyo Tuesday that also injured more than a dozen, including several children....
08:52 2019-05-28

Japan trade a problem for Trump, but not as bad as China TOKYO (AP) — While in Japan, President Donald Trump can point to Tokyo’s streets to drive home a sore point in trade relations between the allies: the absence of made-in-USA vehicles. The $70 billion Japanese trade surplus with the U.S. is dwarfed by China’s $379 billion surplus, and the...
06:52 2019-05-25

For Trump’s Japan Trip, Abe Piles on the Flattery. But to What End? Observers have their doubts about whether a trip filled with flattery will entice Mr. Trump to cooperate on trade and other matters of Japanese interest....
18:13 2019-05-24

Trump hails ‘treasured alliance’ between US and Japan President Trump on Monday quoted ancient Japanese poetry and called the relationship between the US and Japan a “treasured alliance” during a toast before a state banquet with newly crowned Emperor Naruhito in Tokyo. The Imperial Household Orchestra played “The Star-Spangled Banner...
18:00 2019-05-27

Sega's Judgment Going Back On Sale In Japan This past March, actor and musician Pierre Taki, who voiced yakuza Kyohei Hamura in Judgment, was arrested for alleged illegal drug use. Sega decided to cease sales of the game in Japan. It will go back on sale this July with another actor playing Hamura....
15:39 2019-05-21

Trump says he’ll talk trade with Xi next week in Japan WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he’ll hold trade talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping next week at a summit of nations in Japan. In an escalating trade dispute with Beijing, Trump has already imposed 25% tariffs on $250 billion in Chinese imports. The goal is to pressure Beiji...
16:39 2019-06-18

Japan, Russia accuse each other of military buildups Russia and Japan have accused each other of military buildups as their foreign and defense ministers met in Tokyo for talks that failed to make progress on decades-long island disputes....
16:39 2019-05-30

What's in a name? Japan puzzles over 'Reiwa', the term for new imperial era Japanese printers rushed to turn out calendars emblazoned with the new imperial era name on Tuesday as the public tried to make sense of the meaning of "Reiwa" a day after its unveiling gripped the nation....
16:13 2019-05-21

Stop it! Japan Anti-Groper App Becomes Smash Hit A Tokyo police smartphone app to scare off molesters has become a smash hit in Japan, where women have long run the gauntlet of groping on packed rush-hour trains....
19:13 2019-05-21

Japan ends tsunami alert after earthquake Japan officials lifted a tsunami warning for the country's northwest coast, following a strong earthquake in the area. Only a small wave ended up reaching the shore....
19:52 2019-06-18

Last name first, first name last: Japan minister tells foreign media to get it right Taro Kono – or is it Kono Taro? – says journalists should treat Japanese politicians the same as their Chinese or South Korean equivalentsJapan’s foreign minister will ask international media organisations to use the family name first when writing Japanese names – as is customary in the Japanese lan...
10:13 2019-05-22

Why Japan Is Risking a Tax Hike in a Slow Economy While tax hikes are rarely popular anywhere, in Japan increases in the national sales tax proved especially toxic, squelching economic growth and damaging political careers. Yet Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is planning to let it rise again in October, after two delays, despite a wobbly economy and esca...
06:39 2019-05-23

Carter Stewart, 19, Chooses Japan Over the M.L.B. Draft Stewart, who was drafted by the Braves last year but did not sign, has chosen to start his career abroad, which would allow him to become a major league free agent more quickly....
02:39 2019-05-23

McCarron pulls away in Japan for 3rd victory of season CHIBA, Japan (AP) — Scott McCarron had three birdies on the back nine to pull away for a 5-under 67 and a three-shot victory in the MasterCard Japan Championship on Sunday. McCarron, who finished at 13-under 203 at Narita Golf Club, won for the third time this year to extend his lead in the Charles ...
07:26 2019-06-10

A Theory Why Marvel Movies Don't Dominate Japan Marvel movies are successful in Japan. They are popular. But while Avengers: Endgame dominated theaters around the world for weeks, it was soon toppled in Japan by the latest Detective Conan anime. Why are American superhero movies less popular in Japan? Is there a reason? According to film journali...
13:52 2019-05-30

Erdogan and Trump to meet at G-20 summit in Japan ISTANBUL (AP) — A senior Turkish official says President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump have agreed to meet on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Japan being held June 28-29. In a tweet Wednesday, Erdogan’s Communications Director Fahrettin Altun also said the president ...
19:52 2019-05-29

Japan's Lesson for the Fed: No Central Bank Is an Island In the rally currently roaring through the global bond market, Japan is being left behind, exposing the key flaws in its unique monetary policy platform....
13:13 2019-06-19

Life as a mixed-race model in Japan For 18-year-old model Rina Fukushi, Tokyo is home. But growing up as a mixed-race child in Japan wasn't always easy. With a Japanese-American father and a Filipina mother, Fukushi was one of a growing number of biracial individuals identifying as "hafu" -- a phonetic play on the English word "half."...
14:33 2019-05-21

Japan gets ‘all clear’ to mine Mars’ moon Japan is ready to mine Mars’ largest moon after successfully completing all of the compulsory “space contamination” paperwork. Japanese space agency JAXA hopes to travel to the Mars moon, drill into it and then bring a piece of it back to Earth for investigation. Mars actually has ...
14:33 2019-05-21

Why Katamari Damacy's Creator Left Japan On March 18, 2004, Katamari Damacy was released on the PlayStation 2. The game was unlike anything else, and a sequel soon followed a year later. In 2009, Katamari’s creator Keita Takahashi released Noby Noby Boy. A year later, he left Bandai Namco and shortly after that, Japan as well....
15:13 2019-06-19

The Latest: It’s golf, sumo wrestling for Trump in Japan TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s trip to Japan (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says golfing with President Donald Trump provided them time to privately share their views, ostensibly on matters beyond the sport. Abe is trying to entertain the p...
09:26 2019-05-26

| WATCH: Police on guard after mass stabbing in Japan Japanese firemen and police forensic experts gather at the site where two people, including a child, were feared dead in a mass stabbing attack that also injured 17 people in Kanagawa Prefecture. WATCH NOW....
08:26 2019-05-28

The Latest: Trump heads back to US after visit to Japan TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to Japan (all times local): 1:08 p.m. President Donald Trump is on his way back to the United States after a four-day visit to Japan. Trump and first lady Melania Trump said goodbye to Japanese officials on a rain-slicked tarmac in Toky...
11:39 2019-05-28

Japan mass stabbing: two dead, 15 schoolgirls injured A schoolgirl and an adult man were killed and 15 other young girls injured in a stabbing at a bus stop just outside Tokyo on Tuesday, Japanese national broadcaster NHK cited authorities as saying....
08:26 2019-05-28

Trump Brings His Own Prize to Japan's Sumo Championship Japan’s ancient sporting tradition is getting an infusion of the Trump brand Sunday when President Trump becomes the first American leader to present a trophy to the winner of a sumo wrestling tournament in Tokyo....
06:39 2019-05-26

High Heels "Necessary" In Workplaces, Says Japan Minister After Petition Japan's health and labour minister has defended workplaces that require women to wear high heels to work, arguing it is "necessary and appropriate" after a petition was filed against the practice....
23:39 2019-06-05

Airbus delivers first A350 to Japan after landmark deal Airbus delivered its first A350 aircraft to Japan Air Lines on Thursday, saying the specially tailored version would start operating on Japan's busy domestic routes....
12:39 2019-06-13

Japan stabbing attack: Several killed, children among injured At least three people, including a child, are feared dead in a mass stabbing attack in Kawasaki, south of Tokyo. The suspect who was detained at the scene was among the dead, according to police....
05:39 2019-05-28

Man kills two in Japan stabbing that injures 16 schoolgirls, police say A schoolgirl and an adult man were killed and 16 other young girls injured in a stabbing at a bus stop outside Tokyo on Tuesday, Japanese national broadcaster NHK cited authorities as saying, and another man detained at the scene also later died....
10:52 2019-05-28

Trump is first head of state to meet Japan’s new emperor TOKYO — Under a blazing hot sun at Japan’s Imperial Palace, President Donald Trump on Monday became the first world leader to meet the new emperor of Japan. The president, who is on a four-day state visit, was the center of attention at a grand outdoor welcome ceremony where he took a solo walk down...
05:00 2019-05-27

Tiger to return to Japan at Zozo Championship in October "Tiger Woods will return to Japan for the first time since 2006 to compete in the inaugural Zozo Championship in October, the Masters champion said on Wednesday."...
19:26 2019-05-21

Trump, in Japan, says Tokyo has ‘substantial’ trade advantage over US President Trump, in his first day of a four-day visit to Japan, said in Tokyo on Saturday that the country has a “substantial” trade over the U.S. -- and that he hopes a future trade agreement will rebalance the situation....
21:52 2019-05-25

In Japan, It’s a Riveting TV Plot: Can a Worker Go Home on Time? On this show, a 30-something project manager in the famously overworked nation wants nothing more than to get out of the office and into her favorite bar for happy hour....
21:52 2019-06-18

Earthquake rocks Japan, triggering fears of tsunami A magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck off northwestern Japan on Tuesday, triggering a tsunami advisory for three prefectures in the region.        ...
22:00 2019-06-18

Lighthizer aims for trade deal with Japan in a few months U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said Thursday that he expected to work out a trade deal with Japan within a few months, and warned that the U.S. would lose market share in the country if talks failed....
23:00 2019-06-18

High Heels at Work Are ‘Necessary,’ Says Japan’s Labor Minister Japan’s health and labor minister said Wednesday that it is “necessary” for companies to make women wear high heels at work, the BBC reports. Speaking to parliament Wednesday, Tamuki Nemoto defended of the gendered footwear practice, which women throughout the country have been cam...
11:13 2019-06-06

If Trump wants tariffs with China, then look to Taiwan and Japan for trade With both sides retreating to their respective corners, it appears the trade conflict between the United States and China, the two largest economies in the world, isn’t going to end anytime soon....
20:01 2019-05-21

Fourteen Injured After Japan Driverless Train Goes Wrong Way Fourteen passengers were injured after an driverless five-car train in suburban Tokyo went in the wrong direction and crashed into a buffer stop, Japanese police said Sunday....
09:26 2019-06-02

Japan and Russia accuse one another of dangerous military buildup The accusations have been leveled at a meeting between foreign and defense ministers in Tokyo. At dispute are islands both countries claim as their own, and a new US missile defense system....
08:00 2019-05-31

Flying a Drone While Drunk Could Land You in Prison in Japan You’d assume it would go without saying that operating any kind of machinery or vehicle after a few drinks is a dumb idea—even if it’s one navigated by remote control. But as reported by the BBC, this week, Japan’s parliament has passed a law making it illegal to pilot a drone while intoxicated. If ...
19:39 2019-06-13

Magnitude 6.4 Earthquake In Japan Triggers Tsunami, 16 Injured A strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake rocked Japan, sparking a tsunami advisory that was later lifted with no reports Wednesday of major damage and only a handful of light injuries....
05:00 2019-06-19

2 dead, including child, in stabbing attack in Japan TOKYO (AP) — Authorities say 16 people, including elementary school children, have been stabbed in an attack in Kawasaki, outside of Tokyo. One adult and one child have died. Fire officials tell the Kyodo news agency that a man has been detained in the attack. It wasn’t immediately clear how s...
03:00 2019-05-28

High heels at work are necessary, says Japan's labour minister Ministry responds to #KuToo petition calling for end to women having to wear heels at workJapan’s health and labour minister has defended workplaces that require women to wear high heels to work, arguing it is “necessary and appropriate” after a petition was filed against the practice.The remark cam...
20:13 2019-06-05

Japan's new emperor welcomes Trump to Imperial Palace Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako have welcomed their first foreign dignitary to the Imperial Palace. US President Donald Trump has attended a state banquet ahead of talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe....
14:26 2019-05-27

Trump to be first head of state to meet Japan’s new emperor TOKYO (AP) — President Donald Trump is at Japan’s Imperial Palace meeting the new emperor. The president and his wife, first lady Melania Trump are kicking off Monday’s formal visit with handshakes and greetings with Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako. Trump is the first world leader to...
04:39 2019-05-27

Japan just sent a privately-funded rocket into space for the first time ever SpaceX is already a household name around the globe, but there’s no shortage of other startups vying for their slice of the private spaceflight pie. Companies like the Jeff Bezos-led Blue Origin are doing some pretty impressive things, and a relatively new startup out of Japan just hit a big m...
15:13 2019-05-21

Trump rips Biden during state visit to Japan ​President Trump sided with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s description of 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden as “low IQ” during a news conference Monday in Tokyo with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Asked if he was taking the side of a dictator rather than a fo...
18:00 2019-05-27

Japan v England: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Women’s World Cup updates from the Group D finaleScotland v Argentina – live! Follow our MBM report nowAnd feel free to email Paul or tweet him @Paul_Doyle 7.12pm BST After all his brave talk about fielding his best tea in the wholesome pursuit of a victory, Phil Neville has jazzed up his lineup wit...
20:26 2019-06-19

Sanchez fit to start for Chile against Japan in Copa America SAO PAULO (AP) — Chile coach Reinaldo Rueda says forward Alexis Sanchez has recovered from an ankle problem and could start the team’s Copa America opener against Japan on Monday. Sanchez is Chile’s top scorer with 41 goals and helped the team win the last two editions of the Copa Americ...
00:39 2019-06-13

Japan PM Abe says determined to show world strong alliance with U.S. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. President Donald Trump will discuss North Korea, U.S.-Japan economic issues and next month's Group of 20 summit, the Japanese premier said on Monday....
08:52 2019-05-27

Producers seek Q3 aluminium premium of $115-$120/T from Japan buyers Top aluminium producers have offered Japanese buyers a premium of $115-$120 a tonne for July-September primary metal shipments, up 10% to 14% from the current quarter, amid tighter supply, two sources involved in quarterly pricing talks said on Monday....
10:52 2019-06-03

In Japan, Trump Defends Kim Jong Un and Attacks ‘Low IQ’ Joe ‘Bidan’ As his constituents back home headed into a long Memorial Day weekend, Donald Trump continued his track record of embarrassing himself on the world stage by praising a brutal dictator and attacking an American political opponent....
19:01 2019-05-26

President Donald Trump in Japan for state visit U.S President Donald Trump arrived for a four-day state visit to Japan, the first official visit of the Reiwa era.        ...
18:13 2019-05-26

Japan's samurai swordsmiths cling to a centuries-old craft At Fusahiro Shimojima's workshop, in the industrial city of Saitama, fires rage in small pits and an earthen floor absorbs the din of hammering. The 44-year-old Japanese swordsmith pounds the nascent blade of his newest creation, sending molten sparks flying majestically into air....
16:52 2019-05-21

One schoolgirl killed, 12 injured in stabbing at Japan bus stop: NHK One young schoolgirl was killed and at least 12 others were injured in a stabbing at a bus stop just outside the Japanese capital, Tokyo, on Tuesday, national broadcaster NHK cited police as saying....
05:39 2019-05-28

Trump watches 'incredible' sumo wrestling in Japan U.S. President Donald Trump, on a four-day visit to Japan, spent what he said was "an incredible evening" watching the Japanese national sport of sumo on Sunday, although the visit left some wrestling fans grumbling over tight security....
14:52 2019-05-26

Quake shakes NW Japan, causes 21 injuries and minor damage A powerful earthquake jolted northwestern Japan, causing minor injuries to 21 people and a brief evacuation of coastal homes until the risk of a tsunami passed...
05:26 2019-06-19

Trump to Press for Trade Deal in Trip to Japan President Trump travels to Japan this week to keep up the pressure for a trade deal that has raised hackles among Japanese companies, while showing he is still aligned with Tokyo on North Korea policy....
16:26 2019-05-21

At least 1 dead, 19 injured in Japan bus stop stabbing attack Thirteen children are among the victims in a morning stabbing attack at a bus stop near Tokyo, Japanese authorities and media said.        ...
05:13 2019-05-28

At Least 16 People, Including 13 Children, Are Stabbed at Bus Stop in Japan At least two of the victims had life-threatening injuries. NHK, the public broadcaster, reported that all the children were girls between the ages of 6 and 7....
04:26 2019-05-28

Trump, Japan’s PM bond on golf course during state visit Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe seems to know how to appeal to President Trump as he tries to ease trade tensions between Japan and the U.S. – including a threat of auto tariffs -- and continue to receive U.S. support in dealing with North Korea....
17:00 2019-05-26

Trump awards ‘President’s Cup’ at sumo match in Japan President Trump is accustomed to congratulating sports stars in the United States. But no president before him has ever presented a championship trophy to a sumo wrestler in Japan....
17:00 2019-05-26

Report: Japan bus stop stabbing wounds 19, kills up to 3 A man wielding a knife attacked commuters waiting at a bus stop just outside Tokyo during Tuesday morning’s rush hour, killing as many as three people and wounding at least 19, including 13 children...
03:01 2019-05-28

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 16: Japan Asako Takakura’s side are not as strong as when they won it in 2011 and quite goal-shy so struggle when they go behindThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations from the 24 countries who have qualified fo...
15:26 2019-06-03

Japan authorities identify Kawasaki stabbings attacker Japanese authorities have named 51-year-old Ryuichi Iwasaki as the attacker who stabbed two people to death in a rare act of public violence in Japan on Tuesday....
13:52 2019-05-29

Report: Japan's 84-year-old former empress has heart problem Reports say Japan's 84-year-old former Empress Michiko has a heart problem that needs monitoring, but can go ahead with a planned trip to the ancient capital of Kyoto with her husband, who recently abdicated as emperor....
17:39 2019-06-10

Report: Japan’s 84-year-old former empress has heart problem TOKYO (AP) — Reports say Japan’s 84-year-old former Empress Michiko has a heart problem that needs monitoring, but can go ahead with a planned trip to the ancient capital of Kyoto with her husband, who recently abdicated as emperor. NHK public television, quoting palace officials, said Monday ...
16:13 2019-06-10

Japan v Scotland: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Women’s World Cup updates from the game in RennesLi’s volley seals vital victory for China against South AfricaAnd feel free to email Niall or tweet him @niallmcveigh 1.31pm BST Here’s an intriguing deep dive into the unusual history of women’s football in Japan. As this quote shows, it was quite a ...
14:39 2019-06-14

In Kikuchi vs. Ohtani, Japan Sees Another Great Rivalry Japanese baseball fans, more than those in North America, tend to focus on specific pitcher-batter showdowns. Yusei Kikuchi and Shohei Ohtani could offer a tantalizing one on American soil....
05:00 2019-05-30

Japan Display says has not received notice about Chinese investment Apple Inc supplier Japan Display Inc on Friday said it had not received notice from a Chinese-Taiwanese consortium about a potential 80 billion yen ($740 million) investment, raising the possibility of a critical delay in much-needed cash....
11:00 2019-06-14

The Latest: Japan won’t send troops after tanker attacked DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on Mideast developments amid rising tensions in the Persian Gulf region (all times local): 10 a.m. Japan’s defense minister says he has no intention of sending Japanese troops to respond to attacks on a Japanese-operated oil tanker in the Middle Ea...
10:52 2019-06-14

Japan arrests man for stabbing police officer, taking gun Japanese police on Monday arrested a man on charges of stabbing a police officer and grabbing a loaded handgun in a western city near Osaka, which hosts a summit of the G20 grouping next week, police said....
09:52 2019-06-17

Japan protests Chinese activity near disputed islands TOKYO (AP) — Japan is protesting what is says was an unauthorized Chinese maritime survey within its economic waters near disputed East China Sea islands. Japan’s Foreign Ministry says it lodged a protest with Beijing after a Chinese maritime research ship was seen dropping a wire-like object ...
14:13 2019-06-17

No defensive mindset from Japan in opening draw: coach Japan coach Asako Takakura was adamant that her side never set up to be defensive against any opponent, despite a goalless draw with lowly-ranked Argentina in their World Cup opener in Paris on Monday....
18:39 2019-06-11

Knife-wielding man attacks schoolgirls in Japan, killing 2 Most of the victims were schoolgirls who were lined up at a bus stop near Noborito Park in the city of Kawasaki when a man in his 50s began slashing them with knives.        ...
23:26 2019-05-28

Japan's former empress has heart problem but fine to travel Japan's 84-year-old former Empress Michiko has left for a three-day trip to the city of Kyoto, with her doctors saying she has a heart problem but is fine as long as her condition is checked regularly....
13:26 2019-06-11

Tokyo Olympic CEO reminds all: Cannabis is banned in Japan TOKYO (AP) — Cannabis has been legalized in some parts of the world. But the chief executive of next year’s Tokyo Olympics has reminded potential visitors to the games that the substance is against the law in Japan. Toshiro Muto of the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee says at least one membe...
12:00 2019-06-11

Japan edge battling Scotland as VAR controversy mars win "Japan scored twice in the first half in a 2-1 win over Scotland, a result that leaves Shelley Kerr\u0027s side\u0027s hopes hanging by a thread at the women\u0027s World Cup."...
19:01 2019-06-14

The Latest: China mum on plan for Japan meeting with Trump SHANGHAI (AP) — The Latest on trade tensions between the U.S. and China and their wider impact, especially on technology giant Huawei (all times local): 5:55 p.m. A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman has refrained from saying if President Xi Jinping intends to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump d...
12:00 2019-06-11

Japan’s former empress has heart problem but fine to travel TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s 84-year-old former Empress Michiko has left for a three-day trip to the city of Kyoto, with her doctors saying she has a heart problem but is fine as long as her condition is checked regularly. Palace officials say Michiko accompanied her husband, Akihito, to the ancient c...
12:00 2019-06-11

Japan's Nikkei dips as U.S.-China tensions escalate Japan's Nikkei share average dipped on Friday as escalating tensions between Washington and Beijing over trade and technology firms weighed on investor appetite....
08:52 2019-05-24

Infiniti moves HQ back to Japan as restructuring continues The announcement comes seven years after Infiniti set up shop in Hong Kong in a bid to establish itself as an international brand and build inroads into the mammoth Chinese market....
18:13 2019-05-29

Stubborn Argentina holds Japan to goalless draw Japan's quest to reach a third consecutive women's World Cup final began with a frustrating goalless draw against unheralded Argentina in Paris on Monday....
21:52 2019-06-10

Father arrested in Japan for using stun gun to discipline children A Japanese man was arrested on Wednesday for using a stun gun to discipline his three children, police said, the latest in a series of child-abuse cases that have prompted legislators to seek a ban on corporal punishment....
09:01 2019-05-29

Trump arrives in Japan with his Asia policy in tatters Shinzo Abe's long game is paying off. Only a year ago, the Japanese Prime Minister was looking like the odd one out as US President Donald Trump cozied up to China's Xi Jinping and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un....
10:39 2019-05-24

Argentina earns first World Cup point with 0-0 Japan draw A resolute Argentina held former champion Japan to a 0-0 draw Monday in their opening Group D match at the Women's World Cup       ...
21:52 2019-06-10

Argentina v Japan: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Keep up with all the action from 5pm BST matchWomen’s World Cup team guides: Argentina and JapanFeel free to email Jacob or to tweet: @JacobSteinberg 4.57pm BST The anthems are done. There’s a bright, positive atmosphere at the Parc Des Princes on a sunny afternoon in Paris. The stadium’s not full,...
18:13 2019-06-10

Anti-groping smartphone app highly popular in Japan  A smartphone app developed by Japanese police is being widely downloaded by women trying to protect themselves from gropers on packed rush-hour trains....
17:39 2019-05-22

Japan court turns down Sendai reactor lawsuit A Japanese court has denied a request from local residents to cancel regulatory approval of the No. 1 and No. 2 reactors at Kyushu Electric Power Co....
00:00 2019-06-18

Pentagon investigating whether Navy hid USS McCain from Trump in Japan Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said his chief of staff is investigating reports that the White House ordered the USS John McCain be hidden or obscured from view during President Donald Trump's visit to Japan....
22:39 2019-05-30

Two killed including girl, 12, in Japan stabbing spree Two people, including a 12-year-old girl, were killed and 16 other children hurt in a stabbing spree in Japan on Tuesday -- a rare act of public violence in a country considered one of the safest in the world....
12:13 2019-05-28

Trump wishes happy Memorial Day to US forces in Japan ​President Trump on Tuesday concluded his four-day state visit to Japan by saluting American forces aboard a warship at a US naval base, wishing them a “happy Memorial Day.” ​”​You are the strongest, toughest, best, and bravest​,” he told the service members aboard the USS Wa...
16:52 2019-05-28

Victims of knife attack on schoolgirls in Japan identified The two victims of a knife-wielding man’s attack on schoolgirls in Japan were identified as an 11-year-old girl and a Foreign Ministry official who was accompanying his daughter to a bus stop, officials said Tuesday. Clutching two knives, the 51-year-old attacker went on a rampage while a group of g...
18:39 2019-05-28

Japan To Invest Rs 13,000 Crore In Infrastructure Projects In Northeast Japan has decided to invest Rs 13,000 crore (205.784 billion Yen) in several ongoing and new projects in the Northeast, an official statement said on Friday....
01:13 2019-06-15

Tsunami Warning Issued in Japan After Powerful Earthquake (TOKYO) — A powerful earthquake jolted northwestern Japan on Tuesday night, and officials warned of a tsunami up to one meter (3.3 feet) high along parts of the coast. Japan’s Meteorological Agency said the quake registered magnitude 6.8 and was located off the western coast of Yamagata ...
17:13 2019-06-18

A Young Girl Was Among Two Killed in a Knife Attack in Japan At least three people have died and more than a dozen others were injured when a man began stabbing children and other passengers waiting for a bus in a residential district on the southern outskirts of Tokyo Tuesday morning. Local media cited police saying the suspect, a man believed to be in his 4...
12:01 2019-05-28

Sources: Pitcher skips MLB draft for Japan deal Carter Stewart is in agreement with a Japanese team on a deal that could set a new precedent for young prospects looking to make more money early in their careers....
08:00 2019-05-22

Japan carriers delay sale of new Huawei smartphones TOKYO (AP) — Two Japanese mobile carriers say they are delaying sales of new smartphones from Huawei as they confirm the safety of the Chinese products. Sale of the Huwaei P30 lite, set for May 24, from SoftBank Corp.’s Y! Mobile service was delayed Wednesday, and advance orders were canceled....
11:52 2019-05-22

Japan’s Recluses Already Faced Stigma. Then Came 2 Shocking Acts of Violence. Experts worry that a new wave of fearmongering will leave the recluses known as hikikomori even more vilified and painted falsely as prone to heinous crimes....
15:13 2019-06-06

UK's Hammond takes case for digital sales tax to G20 meeting in Japan Britain's finance minister Philip Hammond said he would press the Group of 20 leading economies this weekend to introduce a global tax on the revenues of online giants such as Google, Facebook and Amazon ....
04:26 2019-06-07

With Trump’s Visit to Japan, Empress Masako Finds a Spotlight Supporters of Masako, a multilingual former diplomat, see a chance for her to come into her own after spending years trapped by her role as the wife of a future emperor....
19:52 2019-05-27

Japan plans carbon emission cuts, more nuclear energy TOKYO (AP) — Japan is calling for further efforts to cut carbon emissions by promoting renewables but also nuclear energy despite the 2011 Fukushima reactors meltdowns. The energy white paper, adopted by the Cabinet Friday, says Japan faces an “urgent task” of reducing carbon emissions c...
07:00 2019-06-07

From Japan, Trump doubles down on Biden criticism and embrace of Kim Jong Un President Donald Trump doubled down on his support for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's scathing view of former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Monday, dismissing criticism that he was siding with a dictator over a fellow American....
19:39 2019-05-27

Kremlin says Putin and Trump may meet this month in Japan: Ifax The Kremlin said on Friday it saw a chance that Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump would meet at the G20 meeting in Japan's Osaka later this month, the Interfax news agency reported....
11:26 2019-06-07

'On your mark, get set, roll': Japan's office chair racing – video Dozens of people in Japan have taken part in a race on office chairs - a competition which was inspired by Formula One and Le Mans.The contest, which founded 10 years ago, involves teams of three battling it out across two hours to see who can complete the most laps of the 200m course.Over the weeke...
02:52 2019-06-12

Japan, US to hold working-level trade talks June 10-11 Japan and the United States will hold working-level talks on trade in the United States on June 10-11, Japan's economy minister said on Tuesday....
06:00 2019-06-04

Tesla opens Model 3 orders in Australia, Japan and a few other places Tesla is finally accepting Model 3 orders from buyers in Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand, Ireland and Macau. It's been a long wait for some of those locations: In Australia, for instance, reservations opened as far back as three years ago wh......
09:13 2019-05-31

Japan held to goalless draw by Argentina at Women’s World Cup Argentina held former champion Japan to a 0-0 draw Monday to earn its first ever point in the Women’s World Cup.Argentina lost its previous six World Cup matches in 2003 and 2007, and missed the 2011 and 2015 tournaments. Argentina had been outscored 33-2 in the six previous World Cup matches prior ...
23:13 2019-06-10

Japan's health minister insists high heels are 'necessary and appropriate' in the workplace Japan’s health minister claims that workplaces that require women to wear high heel shoes are “necessary and appropriate” amid a petition with nearly 20,000 signatures against the practice....
23:13 2019-06-05

Trade war clouds outlook as finance chiefs meet in Japan Finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in Japan this weekend will try as usual to make headway on longstanding issues such as how much global giants like Facebook and Amazon should pay in taxes....
15:39 2019-06-07

Japan, Qatar and the history of guest teams at the Copa América USA, Mexico, Costa Rica, Honduras and Jamaica have all made up the numbers at the Copa AméricaBy Aidan Williams for These Football TimesThe 46th edition of the Copa América, the oldest tournament in international football, begins on Friday night when hosts Brazil take on Bolivia in São Paulo. Eagle-...
17:00 2019-06-12

Japan begin World Cup campaign with goalless draw against Argentina Japan's quest to reach a third consecutive women's World Cup final began with a dull goalless draw as Argentina claimed their first-ever point at the tournament on Monday....
01:52 2019-06-11

Trump ends Japan trip with Memorial Day speech to soldiers U.S. President Donald Trump will be heading home from Japan Tuesday after stopping aboard a U.S. warship to give a Memorial Day speech to U.S. forces....
13:00 2019-05-28

US briefing: Japan mass stabbing, EU elections and Mount Everest Tuesday’s top story: Two dead in knife attack on children near Tokyo. Plus, why conservatism is not as powerful as it seemsSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
14:13 2019-05-28

Mt. Gox head Karpeles plans new Japan bitcoin tech business TOKYO (AP) — Mark Karpeles, arrested in Japan after his bitcoin exchange collapsed from massive hacking, is starting a new business around the same computer technology that led to his legal troubles. Karpeles told reporters Wednesday he wants to make Japan a global leader in blockchain, the technolo...
08:39 2019-06-05

Japan to restrict foreign students after school lost track of 1,600 The Japanese government said Tuesday it's imposing new restrictions for foreign students, after it lost track of more than 1,600 who were in the country to study....
19:39 2019-06-11

Japan Display gets debt relief, says consortium to formalize bailout Japan Display Inc said on Thursday a Chinese-Taiwanese consortium will formalize its decision to invest in it by June 14, after client Apple Inc agreed to wait for money owed and a government-backed fund offered to waive debt....
14:26 2019-05-30

Trump expects Japan's military to reinforce US forces in Asia and beyond The U.S. president's comments followed his inspection of Japan's largest warship, the Kaga, a helicopter carrier designed to carry submarine-hunting helicopters to distant waters....
08:26 2019-05-28

Japan Rolled Out the Red Carpet. Trump Veered Off Into Personal Fixations. In Japan, President Trump acted like a man who could never be fully present, defining his trip more by a focus on politics at home than diplomacy abroad, expressed daily on Twitter....
08:39 2019-05-28

Airbnb touts Japan recovery, bolstered by hotel listings Airbnb Inc on Thursday announced a recovery in short-stay accommodation listings on its Japanese site, which plummeted after regulatory action last year, as the U.S. firm bolstered numbers with traditional opponents like hotels....
08:13 2019-06-06

Japan's Aso says US-China trade uncertainty could hurt market confidence Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Saturday that uncertainty over U.S.-China trade friction, if not resolved early enough, could hurt market confidence in the outlook for the global economy....
02:26 2019-06-09

The Navy Hid the USS John S. McCain So Trump Wouldn’t See It in Japan: Reports President Donald Trump was in Japan on a state visit this week. While there, he did the usual Japan stuff—hit up a sumo tournament, pal around with a dictator, see the troops at a U.S. Navy base, etc.. All of it normal, these days. But while visiting the troops, his staff was apparently worried he’d...
07:13 2019-05-30

Trump ending Japan trip after Memorial Day speech to troops TOKYO (AP) — President Donald Trump will be heading home from Japan after stopping aboard a U.S. warship to give a Memorial Day speech to U.S. forces. Trump will land Tuesday on two vessels near a base in nearby Yokosuka. One is the Japanese destroyer J.S. Kaga where he’ll be joined by Japanes...
03:26 2019-05-28

Japan finmin: No comment on Trump's new tariff plan on Mexico Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Friday declined to comment on U.S. President Donald Trump's remark that the United States would impose new tariffs on all imports from Mexico unless illegal immigration from the country was stopped....
04:26 2019-05-31

Japan fashion magnate raises over $8 million at Sotheby's auction Japanese fashion tycoon Yusaku Maezawa sold art for more than $8 million at a Sotheby's auction in New York on Thursday night, providing funds to the entrepreneur who previously said he has no money....
21:39 2019-05-21

Japan F-35 fighter crash: Pilot suffered 'spatial disorientation' The sudden crash of a Japanese F-35 stealth fighter into the Pacific Ocean in April this year was likely caused by the "spatial disorientation" of its pilot, the country's defense minister said Monday....
15:52 2019-06-10

Bangladeshi leader visits Japan to talk economy, partnership TOKYO (AP) — Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is wooing Japan for aid, trade and investment in a visit that highlights cordial relations with the administration of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Hasina, who is beginning a third consecutive five-year term, arrived late Tuesday and is set to meet ...
06:00 2019-05-29

China Faces New Competition As India, Japan Eye Sri Lanka Port India, Japan and Sri Lanka are weighing the development of a terminal at the bustling port of Colombo in a country that's seen ongoing political controversies related to investments from China's Belt......
09:26 2019-05-28

Trump hopeful about trade deal with Japan; host not as optimistic President Donald Trump is hopeful about a trade agreement with Japan by August though his host at the summit in Tokyo, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, is not nearly as optimistic....
01:13 2019-05-28

Japan police arrest 7 Chinese in mass drug smuggling TOKYO (AP) — Japanese authorities have arrested seven Chinese men on suspicion of smuggling what was believed to be a record amount of stimulants by ship-to-ship transfers. Tokyo police said Wednesday seven Chinese men aged 24-40 were arrested this week on suspicion of illegally possessing “la...
10:39 2019-06-05

Modern Monetary Theory’s Reluctant Poster Child: Japan Despite its huge debt, the country remains an economic powerhouse. Some say it provides a model for the United States, but its leaders disavow the idea....
09:52 2019-06-05

G-20 talks trade, finance as Japan readies for Osaka summit FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — Trade and economy ministers of the Group of 20 major economies are meeting in Japan to discuss ways to reorder trade rules and finances in an era of technological change and protectionism. The meetings of financial leaders in the southern city of Fukuoka and of economic ministe...
10:26 2019-06-09

Japan welcomes Trump with a charm campaign, golf and sumo TOKYO (AP) — Japan is ready to roll out the newest phase of its charm offensive targeting President Donald Trump as it welcomes him on a state visit tailor-made to his whims and ego. This comes as Japan remains under the threat of potentially devastating U.S. tariffs on autos Japanese Prime Minister...
06:52 2019-05-25

Huge earthquake strikes Japan, triggers tsunami warning A massive earthquake struck northwestern Japan, prompting officials to issue a warning of a tsunami that could reach heights of more than 3 feet along parts of the coast. The 6.8-magnitude quake struck Tuesday night off the western coast of Yamagata, about 30 miles southwest of the city of Sakata, a...
21:39 2019-06-18

McDonald's Japan Fined For Its Fake Roast Beef Burgers Japan’s Consumer Affairs Agency has fined McDonald’s after breaking the law and misrepresenting the Tokyo Roast Beef Burger sold in summer 2017. According to NicoNico, the fine is 21.7 million yen (nearly $200,000) and must be paid by December 25 of this year....
13:13 2019-05-24

Japan's sumo fans welcome Trump Trophy but wish he'd sit cross-legged U.S. President Donald Trump can expect a warm welcome from the sumo wrestling community when he presents a custom-made "Trump Award" to the winner of the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament in Tokyo on May 26....
07:52 2019-05-22

Popular anti-groping app in Japan yells ‘Stop!’ at harassers TOKYO — A smartphone app developed by Japanese police is being widely downloaded by women trying to protect themselves from gropers on packed rush-hour trains. The “Digi Police” app was originally issued by Tokyo police three years ago, but a function to scare off molesters was only added a few mont...
19:13 2019-05-22

Japan's Motegi says he will meet U.S. Trade Representative Lighthizer on Saturday Japanese Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said on Friday that he will meet with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer in Tokyo on Saturday for trade talks ahead of a summit meeting between leaders from the two nations on Monday....
11:39 2019-05-24

Trump Japan visit to focus on personal ties, not substance President Donald Trump’s visit to Japan is to focus on personal ties with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe rather than substantive results on trade, security or North Korea...
10:39 2019-05-24

Japan 'pet cafe' boom raises concerns about animal welfare A love of "cute" creatures, a need to release stress and a shortage of space for pets at home mean that Japan's pet cafes are doing a roaring trade – although animal rights activists continue to oppose the industry....
17:39 2019-05-21

Kento Momota Stunned As China Win Sudirman Cup With Japan Whitewash Japan have never won the badminton world mixed-team championship and their search goes on after they were well beaten 3-0 in the Chinese city of Nanning....
13:39 2019-05-26

Trump fetes sumo champ in Japan before grappling with trade Visit to sumo wrestling’s spiritual home followed by golf and burgers as Abe tries to keep president on sideOn one side of the sumo ring stood a tall, hefty man with an unconventional hairstyle, bowing and smiling as the crowd applauded; opposite Donald Trump stood a professional wrestler, who on Su...
15:39 2019-05-26

Huawei Feels U.S. Squeeze in U.K., Japan as Partners Curb Business Chip designer Arm is suspending business with Huawei and major mobile-phone carriers in Japan and the U.K. are holding off on new Huawei phones in the face of U.S. restrictions on the Chinese company....
19:13 2019-05-22

Trump's Japan Visit: Golf, Burgers and a Provocative Tweet Just moments before departing his Tokyo hotel for a round of golf with Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, the president wrote on Twitter that he is not bothered by North Korea’s recent missile tests....
16:39 2019-05-26

Japan's Tantalizing Bank Dividends Mask a World of Trouble The path to perdition is long for these banks, and while the ultimate ending might be unpleasant, there are opportunities for hope to be rekindled along the way....
19:39 2019-05-21

In Japan, Trump says he's unfazed by North Korea missile launches Ahead of a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, President Donald Trump has dismissed recent missile tests in nearby North Korea. He later joined Abe for a round of golf outside Tokyo....
06:39 2019-05-26

Japan's Nikkei slips on fear of escalating U.S.-China tensions Japan's Nikkei share average dropped on Friday, as concerns about escalating tensions between Washington and Beijing over trade and technology firms sapped investor appetite while steep losses in oil prices hit trading houses....
06:00 2019-05-24

Trump's Japan visit: Shinzo Abe's calculated pampering of a president Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wants to indulge US President Donald Trump with lavish gestures of friendship in order to avoid concessions on trade issues. The strategy could work. Martin Fritz reports from Tokyo....
04:39 2019-05-25

Tourist ‘sand graffiti’ is trashing pristine dunes in Japan Tourists are making like Banksy at the beach. Japan’s only large sand dune network is increasingly being vandalized with “sand graffiti,” local officials say. Graffiti has risen since being banned on the dunes in the coastal county of Tottori Prefecture in April 2009, with 3,334 in...
22:26 2019-05-21

The Latest: Trump meets troops in Alaska en route to Japan WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s trip to Japan (all times local): 8:15 p.m. President Donald Trump has greeted U.S. troops in Alaska while on his way to a state visit in Japan. Trump shook hands and signed caps for the service members on the tarmac at Joint Base Elmendo...
03:13 2019-05-25

Fortress Becomes Japan's Biggest Private Apartment Landlord With $1 Billion Bet Fortress Investment Group is buying dated units on the outskirts of big Japanese cities—and in the process it has become the largest private owner of apartments in Japan....
16:52 2019-06-18

Donald Trump Arrives In Japan At Start Of State Visit US President Donald Trump arrived in Japan Saturday for a four-day trip likely to be dominated by warm words and friendly images, but relatively light on substantive progress over trade....
11:52 2019-05-25

Trump arrives in Japan for ceremonial visit and trade talks Visit will stress ties between the two countries as tensions over exports rise amid the US-China trade warDonald Trump and his wife, Melania, landed in Japan on Saturday for a largely ceremonial visit meant to showcase strong ties with Tokyo even as trade tensions loom.The Japanese prime minister, S...
15:26 2019-05-25

Japan pushes 300 North Korean boats out of fishing grounds TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese coast guard says its patrol boats have been pushing back hundreds of North Korean boats trying to poach in fishing grounds rich with squid off Japan’s northern coast. Coast Guard officials said Tuesday they have forced more than 300 North Korean boats out of JapanR...
10:13 2019-06-18

Donald Trump arrives in Japan to cement 'powerful' ties US President Trump has touched down in Tokyo, kicking off a four-day visit to the Far East. Trade will be the main focus of the trip, but sports and a meeting with the new Japanese emperor are also on the agenda....
16:39 2019-05-25

Earthquake strikes Tokyo ahead of Trump’s visit to Japan President Trump’s trip to Japan started with a bang – a magnitude-5.1 earthquake centered near the golf course where he and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe are set to play golf Sunday. The temblor, which rattled Tokyo just hours before Trump’s arrival, briefly halted nearby bullet trains, but did not dera...
17:00 2019-05-25

Trump arrives in Japan for state visit, will meet PM Abe, new emperor President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrived in Japan for a visit that will make him the first world leader to meet the country’s new emperor.        ...
22:00 2019-05-25

Chile begins Copa America title defense with win over Japan SAO PAULO (AP) — Two-time defending champion Chile opened its Copa America campaign with a 4-0 win over guest Japan on Monday, with Eduardo Vargas scoring a pair of goals to become Chile’s all-time leading scorer in the South American competition. Erick Pulgar and Alexis Sanchez also scored fo...
05:00 2019-06-18

Trump’s Japan visit to focus on personal ties, not substance TOKYO (AP) — President Donald Trump’s Japan visit starting this weekend is to focus on personal ties with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe rather than substantive results on trade, security or North Korea. Trump and Abe will play golf Sunday joined by pro golfer Isao Aoki, then the two leaders and th...
10:26 2019-05-24

Lucy Bronze hails a ‘more prepared’ England before showdown with Japan The defender was ill during her side’s agonising extra-time defeat in the last World Cup but believes they are better equipped to overcome their opponents this timeHeartbreak. Four years ago that is what the Lionesses felt in Canada when they lost to Japan in their World Cup semi-final. Except Lucy ...
06:00 2019-06-17

Japan's Abe in hotseat after pension report highlights income-savings gap Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe faced stiff opposition criticism on Wednesday after a report warned that many retirees won't be able to live on pensions alone, a topic likely to become an issue in an election for parliament's upper house....
10:13 2019-06-19

Japan Police Official Stabbed In Possible Targeted Attack: Report A Japanese police officer was stabbed several times in the chest with a kitchen knife and his loaded handgun stolen while on patrol on Sunday morning in the western city of Suita, in a rare case of......
11:52 2019-06-16

No Experience Needed: Japan opts for Women’s World Cup youth NARASHINO, Japan (AP) — Jun Endo turned 19 a few days ago and is headed to her first Women’s World Cup. The Japan forward has lots of company. Sixteen others on the 23-player roster are also going for the first time. “I think age doesn’t matter when it comes to playing football,...
11:13 2019-05-27

Japan to limit foreign ownership of firms in its IT, telecom sectors Japan's government said on Monday that high-tech industries will be added to a list of businesses for which foreign ownership of Japanese firms is restricted....
07:26 2019-05-27

Donald Trump Becomes First Foreign Leader To Meet Japan's New Emperor Donald Trump on Monday became the first foreign leader to meet with Japan's newly enthroned Emperor Naruhito -- an honour Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hopes will help charm the US president when it comes......
06:52 2019-05-27

Japan's Hawks confirm ground-breaking Stewart signing Nippon Professional Baseball side Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks confirmed on Saturday they had signed 19-year-old American pitcher Carter Stewart in a move that could potentially impact Major League Baseball in the United States....
11:00 2019-05-25

President Trump Becomes the First World Leader to Meet Japan’s New Emperor (TOKYO) — Under a blazing hot sun at Japan’s Imperial Palace, President Donald Trump on Monday became the first world leader to meet the new emperor of Japan. The president, who is on a four-day state visit, was the center of attention at a grand outdoor welcome ceremony where he took a ...
05:52 2019-05-27

Expect a US-Japan trade deal in 6 to 9 months, says former USTR official The U.S. and Japan will likely reach a trade settlement in the next six to nine months that will "give each side something to claim credit for," says Glen Fukushima, former deputy assistant of United States Trade Representative for Japan and China....
04:26 2019-05-27

Japan's Abe in hot seat after pension report highlights an 'inconvenient truth' Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe faced stiff opposition criticism on Wednesday after a report warned that many retirees won't be able to live on pensions alone, a topic likely to become an issue in an election for parliament's upper house....
12:13 2019-06-19

Soccer: Relaxed Japan hoping to peak at women's World Cup A fun and relaxed atmosphere prevailed at Japan's training camp on Wednesday as Asako Takakura's team began their final preparations for the women's World Cup in France....
11:00 2019-05-23

Japan telcos pull back sale of new Huawei smartphones Citing consumer safety concerns and uncertainty over Google's Android support, SoftBank and KDDI have delayed the sale of new handsets from the Chinese vendor, specifically, the Huawei P30 lite, which had been slated to hit the local market on May 24....
19:39 2019-05-22

Japan's Hayabusa 2 may finally kick-start the asteroid mining era The turn of the decade saw a huge surge of interest in asteroid mining, but now this would-be industry has flopped. Can a tiny Japanese probe revive it?...
14:33 2019-05-21

Phil Neville will not rest England players against Japan in World Cup • Manager not interested in easier path for runners-up• ‘I’m going to play my best team … I want to finish top’Phil Neville will resist the temptation to rest key players against Japan on Wednesday night as England play their final Group D game, knowing a draw will be enough to secure top spot.There...
03:39 2019-06-19

South Korea, Japan take part in U.S.-led Pacific naval exercise South Korea and Japan participated in a U.S.-led naval exercise on Thursday in the first joint maneuvers between the two countries since their military ties were strained seriously over a radar row, officials said....
18:00 2019-05-23

US, Japan, South Korea Start 'First-Of-Its-Kind' Naval Drill The "Pacific Vanguard" drill brings together more than 3,000 sailors from the four countries to "sharpen skills and strengthen practical cooperation at sea," the US Seventh Fleet said in a statement....
10:26 2019-05-23

Asia markets mixed; Trump is in Japan for a state visit Stocks in Asia were were mixed in Monday morning trade as investors watched for developments from U.S. President Donald Trump's state visit to Japan as well as results from the European parliamentary election....
02:52 2019-05-27

Sri Lanka In Talks With India, Japan To Build Terminal At Colombo Port Sri Lanka is in advanced talks with India and Japan to construct a container terminal at the port in Colombo, next to a Chinese terminal built as part of Beijing's Belt and Road Initiative, government......
01:39 2019-05-25

Report: WH wanted USS John McCain moved for Trump Japan trip WASHINGTON (AP) — A new report says the White House wanted the U.S. Navy to keep a warship named for the late Sen. John McCain “out of sight” for President Donald Trump’s recent trip to Japan. The Wall Street Journal , citing a May 15 email, reported Wednesday that ...
04:00 2019-05-30

Designed by committee, Toyota's Japan Taxi becomes an expensive Olympic symbol Toyota Motor's Japan Taxi, born in a government committee and designed to be an all-things-to-all-people cab, has become a high-priced icon of Tokyo's budget-busting 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games....
03:26 2019-05-22

Russia's Putin, Japan's Abe to hold summit meeting June 29: Lavrov Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will hold a summit meeting on June 29, when Putin will be in Japan for a Group of 20 leaders summit, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday....
07:13 2019-05-31

The kids aren't alright: Japan struggles to protect its most vulnerable children Miwa Moriya was 6 when social workers told her she was going to a Christmas party, but instead moved her into a group home for about 60 children in a small city in western Japan....
02:00 2019-05-24

Roche wins Japan approval for personalized cancer drug Rozlytrek Swiss drugmaker Roche's push into personalized cancer medicines hit a milestone on Tuesday with Japanese approval of a new drug, Rozlytrek, that targets patients who must be identified via genetic profiling....
10:52 2019-06-18

Alexis Sánchez scores first goal since January as Chile beat Japan I have felt worse than ever, says Manchester United forwardReigning champions start Copa América campaign with winAlexis Sánchez scored his first goal since January as Chile beat Japan 4-0 in their opening Copa América game. The Manchester United forward has had a difficult year, struggling with inj...
13:13 2019-06-18

Donald Trump’s steam catapult speech grabs headlines in Japan President Donald Trump's preference for steam-powered catapults on U.S. aircraft carriers is drawing attention in Japan, where Trump recently met Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for a multi-day summit....
20:52 2019-05-29

Powerful quake jolts northwest Japan, tsunami warning issued TOKYO (AP) — A powerful earthquake has jolted northwestern Japan, and officials are warning of a tsunami of up to one meter (3.3 feet) high along parts of the coast. Japan’s Meteorological Agency said the quake Tuesday night registered magnitude 6.8 and was located off the western coast of Yam...
16:39 2019-06-18

Magnitude 6.8 earthquake hits off northwestern Japan, tsunami warning issued TOKYO (AP) — Magnitude 6.8 earthquake hits off northwestern Japan, tsunami warning issued. The post Magnitude 6.8 earthquake hits off northwestern Japan, tsunami warning issued appeared first on LEX18.com....
16:39 2019-06-18

Tanker attack won't affect Japan's energy supply: Industry minister Japanese Industry Minister Hiroshige Seko said on Friday an attack on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman will not affect Japanese energy supply, although the ministry issued a warning to Japanese energy companies after the incident....
05:00 2019-06-14

Japan automaker shares hit as Trump announces tariffs on Mexico imports Shares in Japan's major automakers sank on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump said the United States will impose a 5% tariff on all imports from Mexico from next month, as the move was seen affecting vehicles made in Mexico and sold north of the border....
04:26 2019-05-31

Japan adopts long-term emissions strategy under Paris Agreement Japan's cabinet adopted a long-term emissions reduction strategy under the Paris Agreement on Tuesday, including the goal to be carbon-neutral soon after 2050....
16:26 2019-06-11

Japan's first quarter GDP growth revised up, trade war poses risks to outlook Japan's economy grew slightly faster than initially estimated in the first quarter, thanks to stronger capital spending, but analysts say global trade tensions remain a drag on growth....
07:00 2019-06-10

Apple Supplier Japan Display Loses Key Investor From Bailout Consortium Japan Display on Monday said it has received notice from TPK Holding that the Taiwanese screen maker has decided not to invest a proposed $230 million....
13:00 2019-06-17

Scotland’s World Cup hopes hang by a thread after painful defeat by Japan A “terrific” second half in which Shelley Kerr’s Scotland scored what could yet be a vital goal and “finished strongly” was not enough as they slipped to a second World Cup defeat within five days of their first against England .Japan, the winners eight years ago and runners-up in 2015, got over the...
20:00 2019-06-14

Japan's Kyushu joins study of small-scale floating LNG off Australia Japan's Kyushu Electric Power Co agreed to back a study to produce liquefied natural gas (LNG) using floating LNG vessels at small, remote gas fields that would otherwise be untapped off Australia, the project partners said on Monday....
00:26 2019-06-17

Japan business lobby urges sales tax hike to proceed as planned The head of a Japanese business lobby said a planned sales tax hike should proceed in October to sustain the social security system for a rapidly ageing population, despite calls from elsewhere to postpone it given growing economic challenges....
08:00 2019-05-30

Man Arrested For Allegedly Stealing 80 Copies Of Detective Conan Manga In Japan In Mie Prefecture, a 26-year-old man has been arrested for suspected theft after security camera footage showed the man stealing volumes of the Detective Conan manga. In total, eighty copies were stolen, and the suspect has confessed....
13:13 2019-05-24

Japan woos Trump with pomp and circumstance, looks to avoid trade battle Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will treat U.S. President Donald Trump to an imperial banquet, front row seats at a sumo tournament and a trip to the country's biggest warship on a state visit as Tokyo seeks to avoid a bust-up over trade....
12:26 2019-05-22

Trump says he was unaware of effort to move USS John McCain 'out of sight' in Japan The Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday that the White House wanted the U.S. Navy to move the ship named for the late Arizona senator "out of sight," citing an email between U.S. military officials....
05:39 2019-05-30

Blood, sweat but no tears in Japan's office chair grand prix The rattle of tiny plastic wheels echoed through the normally sleepy streets of Hanyu on Sunday morning as the small city 60 kilometers north of Tokyo played host to the Japan office chair 'Isu' grand prix....
19:00 2019-06-09

Crew On Japan Tanker Saw 'Flying Object' Before Attack: Company Head The crew of a Japanese-owned tanker hit in an apparent attack in the Gulf of Oman saw a "flying object" before a second blast on board, the operator's head said Friday....
15:52 2019-06-14

Higa of Japan shoots 65, lowest debut US Women’s Open round CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Japan’s Mamiko Higa shot a bogey-free 6-under 65 for the lowest round in a U.S. Women’s Open debut Thursday and took a one-shot lead over American amateur Gina Kim and Germany’s Esther Henseleit. Kim, a sophomore on Duke’s golf team, holed out for eagl...
03:26 2019-05-31

Most G20 members see trade row as huge risk for global growth: Japan MOF official Most Group of 20 finance leaders said escalating trade tensions pose a huge downside risk for the global economy, a senior Japanese Ministry of Finance said on Saturday....
02:26 2019-06-09

G20 ministers to discuss oil tanker attacks at meeting in Japan – business live Oil prices volatile after US blames Iran amid sanctions standoffUK businesses urged to step up preparations for no-deal Brexit 12.46pm BST US stock market futures are pointing to selling in early trade on Wall Street, with tech firms in the crosshairs.S&P 500 futures point to a 0.3% decline, while t...
14:13 2019-06-14

Tanker attack to be discussed at G20 ministerial meeting: Japan industry minister Japan's industry minister, Hiroshige Seko, said on Friday an attack on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman this week will be discussed at a meeting of G20 energy and environment ministers this weekend....
11:13 2019-06-14

US trade chief is expected to discuss China with officials from Japan and EU this week U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will meet with officials from the European Union and Japan at the ministerial meeting of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in Paris....
04:52 2019-05-22

'My heart is broken': Japan mourns victims of mass stabbing attack Eleven-year-old victim described as thoughtful pupil, while foreign ministry pays tribute to 39-year-old official who also died The head of a school in Japan whose pupils were targeted in a deadly mass stabbing on Tuesday has said he is “heartbroken” by the attack, which left two people dead and 17 ...
13:52 2019-05-29

Japan's SoftBank is reportedly grappling with raising money for its latest fund Japanese conglomerate SoftBank Group has reportedly hit a roadblock in its quest to raise money for its latest fund, according to the Wall Street Journal....
07:52 2019-06-03

President Trump’s Day in Japan: Sumo, Cheeseburgers, Golf and Angry Tweets (TOKYO) — President Donald Trump presented a special U.S.-made trophy to the winner of a sumo tournament Sunday as he got a taste of one of Japan’s most treasured cultural institutions. The honor given to Trump was part of a charm offensive by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as he cou...
19:13 2019-05-26

Richard Branson takes satellite launch business to Japan with airline ANA Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit said on Thursday it plans to bring its satellite launch system to Japan in partnership with airline operator ANA Holdings Inc, which will provide maintenance and possibly aircraft....
11:39 2019-06-06

Trump celebrates 'progress' in trade negotiations during eventful Japan visit President Trump is celebrating a busy trip to Japan, where he says he is making headway on a trade deal, in addition to taking in the culture by presenting a new sumo championship....
17:00 2019-05-26

Japan mass stabbing: 13 young children among 19 injured in attack in Kawasaki Rampage began as primary school students waited to take bus to school in city south of Tokyo, witnesses sayNineteen people, including 13 primary schoolgirls, have been injured after a man armed with at least one knife went on a stabbing rampage near Tokyo on Tuesday morning, Japanese media reported....
04:39 2019-05-28

Japan shipping company Kokuka Sangyo says its tanker was attacked in Gulf The president of the Japanese shipping company Kokuka Sangyo Ltd said one of its tankers had been attacked near the Strait of Hormuz, its president told reporters at a news conference....
14:13 2019-06-13

Melania Trump colors fish with kids at Japan digital museum TOKYO (AP) — Melania Trump was perfectly cool at an air-conditioned interactive digital museum in Tokyo where she drew a purple fish and had it projected on a digital aquarium on the wall, as she and her host, Japanese first lady Akie Abe, joined dozens of schoolchildren while their husbands played ...
09:26 2019-05-26

Iranian leader tells Japan's Abe Trump "not worthy" of a reply to message Iran's supreme leader told Shinzo Abe on Thursday there was no point even replying to a message the Japanese prime minister had brought to Tehran from Donald Trump, as a peacemaking visit was overshadowed by attacks on tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
14:39 2019-06-13

Japan auto group says 'profoundly disappointed' by Trump's import stance Although the comments were unusually strong, the source is no surprise: Toyota President Akio Toyoda is also chairman of JAMA, the influential trade group....
18:26 2019-05-21

'Americans stand' With Japan Mass Stabbing Victims: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump said Tuesday that Americans "stand with the people of Japan" after a mass stabbing attack south of Tokyo in which two people were feared dead....
08:52 2019-05-28

US, Japan To Work With India For An Open Indo-Pacific Region: Shinzo Abe The US and Japan will work with countries like India, Australia, ASEAN, UK and France to "forcefully" promote the idea of a free and open Indo-Pacific, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday,......
01:39 2019-05-28

Trump becomes first US president to watch sumo wrestlers battle it out in Japan - video Donald Trump presented a trophy to the winner of a sumo tournament, turning to personal diplomacy for the second day of a Japan visit shadowed by tough trade talk. But it was all smiles as the two leaders watched giant sumo wrestlers grapple on the final day of a 15-day tournament won by rising star...
23:52 2019-05-26

No Experience Needed: Japan opts for Women's World Cup youth Japan won the Women's World Cup in 2011 and was runner-up in 2015 but few people believe the country will triumph at the next edition in France in June        ...
14:39 2019-05-27

Japan's Abe says Trump supports his intention to meet NORTH Korean leader Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday U.S. President Donald Trump gave strong support to his intention to hold unconditional talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un....
08:52 2019-05-27

Japan to limit foreign ownership of firms in its tech and telecom sectors The new rule, effective Aug. 1, comes amid heightening pressure from the United States in dealing with cyber-security risks and technological transfers involving China....
16:26 2019-05-27

Trump says will work with Japan's Abe to bring abductees home from North Korea U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he would work with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to bring home Japanese citizens who were kidnapped by North Korean agents decades ago....
08:52 2019-05-27

Japan firms set up consortium to enhance climate-related financial disclosure Japanese companies set up a consortium on Monday to help improve reporting of the financial impacts of climate-related risks and opportunities, aiming to enhance green investments and promote innovation that helps tackle climate change issues....
17:52 2019-05-27