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Ukraine's Mariupol defenders face brutal final showdown with Russian invaders
May 8, 2022, 11:58 AM
Ukraine's last soldiers in the port city of Mariupol face a brutal final showdown Sunday with besieging Russian forces, who are hoping to deliver a critical win ahead…
Tokyo reports 4,711 new coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 42,538
May 8, 2022, 11:56 AM
The Tokyo metropolitan government on Sunday reported 4,11 new coronavirus cases, up 902 from Saturday and up 1,550 from last Sunday.
The number of infected people hospitalized with severe…
S Korea's next leader faces escalating N Korean nuke threat
May 8, 2022, 4:15 AM
During his election campaign, South Korean President-elect Yoon Suk Yeol had tough words for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, saying he would teach his rival some manners…
Beijing loyalist John Lee elected as Hong Kong's next leader
May 8, 2022, 5:33 AM
John Lee was elected as Hong Kong's next leader Sunday, after winning over 99% of votes cast by a largely pro-Beijing election committee.
Lee received 1,416 votes in…
National 'dekotora' association mints NFTs for charity and to support the art of decorating trucks
May 8, 2022, 5:23 AM
Long gone is the heyday of the lavishly decorated Japanese big-rigs known as dekotora. Once a symbol of blue-collar ideals in the pre-bubble era, the art and culture of truckers…
80-1 shot Rich Strike races to huge upset in Kentucky Derby
May 7, 2022, 11:56 PM
With favorite Epicenter and Zandon dueling in front, Rich Strike came charging up the rail in the closing strides for a stunning 80-1 upset in the Kentucky Derby…
Ready to race
May 7, 2022, 9:06 PM
AlphaTauri driver Yuki Tsunoda of Japan is interviewed before a practice session for the Formula One Miami Grand Prix auto race at the Miami International Autodrome in Miami…
Alcaraz beats Djokovic to reach Madrid Open final
May 7, 2022, 9:29 PM
Rafael Nadal one day. Novak Djokovic the other.
The list of victims of Spanish teenager Carlos Alcaraz keeps growing.
And so does the hype over tennis’ newest sensation.…
3 U.S. tourists die at Bahamas hotel after falling ill
May 7, 2022, 9:31 PM
Three U.S. tourists have died at a resort in the Bahamas after falling ill, officials of the Atlantic island nation confirmed, and another was airlifted to a hospital…
Liverpool's title bid hit by Spurs draw: Man Utd thrashed at Brighton
May 7, 2022, 9:29 PM
Liverpool's Premier League title bid suffered a blow as Tottenham earned a 1-1 draw against the quadruple chasers, while Manchester United crashed to a &quot;humiliating&quot; 4-0 defeat at…
Fred Savage dropped from 'The Wonder Years' amid allegations
May 7, 2022, 9:26 PM
Fred Savage has been dropped as an executive producer and director of the rebooted “The Wonder Years” amid allegations of inappropriate conduct, the television show's production company has…
Okinawa urges dropping base transfer plan ahead of 50th return anniversary
May 8, 2022, 7:50 AM
Okinawa Prefecture has called on the central government to scrap a plan to relocate a U.S. air base within the southern Japanese prefecture in its new proposals for…
Gov't considers revoking license of operator of sunken Hokkaido boat
May 8, 2022, 7:49 AM
Japan's transport ministry is considering revoking the license of the operator of a tour boat that sunk off Hokkaido two weeks ago leaving 14 people dead and 12…
Coronavirus cases force cancellation of League One rugby matches
May 7, 2022, 9:28 PM
Japan's League One announced the cancellation of Saturday's clash between Black Rams Tokyo and Red Hurricanes Osaka shortly before kickoff following multiple COVID-19 cases among players and staff…
Jill Biden visits Ukrainian mothers, children in Romania
May 8, 2022, 7:48 AM
Jill Biden heard heartbreaking stories Saturday from Ukrainian women and children who fled Russia’s war and found safe haven in Romania, with one mother telling the U.S. first…
Taliban order Afghan women to wear all-covering burqa
May 7, 2022, 9:56 AM
The Taliban on Saturday imposed one of the harshest restrictions on Afghanistan's women since seizing power, ordering them to wear the all-covering burqa in public.
The militants took…
Sinn Fein hails 'new era' as it wins Northern Ireland vote
May 8, 2022, 7:48 AM
The Irish nationalist party Sinn Fein, which seeks unification with Ireland, hailed a “new era” Saturday for Northern Ireland as it captured the largest number of seats in…
French President Macron inaugurated for second 5-year term
May 7, 2022, 9:30 PM
French President Emmanuel Macron was inaugurated for a second term on Saturday, vowing to take action to avoid any further escalation of Russia’s war in Ukraine and promising…
Kishida eyes attending int'l security forum in Singapore in June
May 7, 2022, 9:28 PM
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida is set to attend a major international security forum next month in Singapore, Japanese government sources said Saturday.
If realized, the attendance of…
S Korea says North Korea test-fired missile from submarine
May 7, 2022, 9:54 AM
North Korea flight-tested a ballistic missile that was likely fired from a submarine on Saturday, South Korea's military said, continuing a provocative streak in weapons demonstrations that may culminate with…
Japan, Fiji to strengthen ties toward free, open Indo-Pacific
May 7, 2022, 9:28 PM
Japan and Fiji confirmed Saturday they will continue closely cooperating for peace and stability in the Pacific region as they shared concerns over a recent security deal between…
Ukraine evacuates civilians from steel plant under siege
May 8, 2022, 7:48 AM
Russian forces fired cruise missiles at the southern Ukrainian city of Odesa on Saturday and bombarded a besieged steel mill in Mariupol, hoping to complete their conquest of…
Desperate search for survivors in Cuba hotel blast; 26 dead
May 7, 2022, 9:31 PM
Relatives of the missing in Cuba’s capital desperately searched Saturday for victims of an explosion at one of Havana's most luxurious hotels that killed at least 26 people.…
Chinese web users get creative to dodge COVID censorship
May 7, 2022, 4:30 AM
From quoting the national anthem to referencing Hollywood blockbusters and George Orwell's dystopian novel &quot;1984&quot;, Chinese web users are using creative methods to dodge censorship and voice discontent…
Yoshinoya refused to let 'foreign' student attend recruitment event
May 7, 2022, 7:48 AM
The Yoshinoya gyudon beef bowl restaurant chain refused to allow a university student to attend a recruitment event after assuming the student was a foreign national, an official…
Chelsea says Todd Boehly-led group to buy club in £4.25 bil deal
May 7, 2022, 3:29 AM
Chelsea FC said a group led by Los Angeles Dodgers co-owner Todd Boehly would acquire the London club after agreeing terms in a deal worth £4.25 billion ($5.2…
Man fatally stabbed outside drugstore in Nagasaki Prefecture
May 8, 2022, 12:17 AM
Police in Tsushima, Nagasaki Prefecture, said Saturday a 23-year-old man died after being found with a knife wound outside a drugstore.
According to police and local media reports,…
Tokyo reports 3,809 new coronavirus cases; Osaka 4,192
May 8, 2022, 7:47 AM
The Tokyo metropolitan government on Saturday reported 3,809 new coronavirus cases, up 1,128 from Friday and up 830 from last Saturday. Osaka had the highest number of new infections…
New shoes from Converse will have both kids and adults showing off their love of Pokemon in style
May 7, 2022, 9:19 PM
Converse has done it again! The Japan branch of the company is always coming out with awesome, limited-edition anime and pop culture shoes and accessories, representing franchises like Kirby, Hello Kitty,…
Labor agency: Amazon union's meeting complaints have merit
May 7, 2022, 9:27 PM
The National Labor Relations Board has found merit in a union charge that Amazon violated labor law in New York City’s Staten Island by holding mandatory worker meetings…

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