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Tokyo reports 124 new coronavirus cases

5 hours 51 min ago
The Tokyo Metropolitan Government on Sunday reported 124 new cases of the coronavirus, 79 down from Saturday. The number is the result of 4,848 tests conducted on Oct 22.…

Woman keeps body of common-law husband in apartment for 10 months

5 hours 53 min ago
Police in Yokohama said Saturday they have arrested a 48-year-old unemployed woman on suspicion of abandoning the corpse of her common-law husband at residence for 10 months. According…

Japan to create database to prevent sexual predators from babysitting

5 hours 54 min ago
Japan's health ministry will create a database of babysitters who have been convicted of sexual assault to prevent them from continuing to work with children unbeknownst to parents…

U.N. nuclear arms ban treaty leaves Japan in a dilemma

5 hours 54 min ago
The United Nations said Saturday that 50 countries have ratified a U.N. treaty banning nuclear weapons, paving the way for its entry into force on Jan 22, a…

Australia's COVID-19 epicenter delays decision on lifting lockdown restrictions

6 hours 59 min ago
Victoria state, Australia's COVID-19 epicenter, on Sunday delayed an expected announcement on the easing of lockdown restrictions due to an outbreak in Melbourne, prompting warnings that residents were…

Rays walk off for 8-7 win over Dodgers to even World Series at 2-2

7 hours 27 min ago
Brett Phillips squatted on the field crying, Randy Arozarena sprawled in the dirt pounding his hands on home plate. Tears of joy, smacks of celebration — and a…

Pence's chief of staff tests positive for coronavirus

8 hours 18 min ago
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will continue with his aggressive campaign schedule after his chief of staff, Marc Short, tested positive for the coronavirus Saturday. Pence spokesman Devin…

U.N. says nuclear weapons ban treaty to enter into force

12 hours 58 min ago
The United Nations announced Saturday that 50 countries have ratified a U.N. treaty to ban nuclear weapons triggering its entry into force in 90 days, a move hailed…

Jota's winner puts Liverpool's EPL defense back on track

Sat, 2020-10-24 22:54
Champions Liverpool got back to winning ways in the Premier League with a hard-fought 2-1 victory over Sheffield United but their likely title rivals all dropped points on…

Olympic chief says Games cannot be 'marketplace of demonstrations'

Sat, 2020-10-24 21:39
Olympic chief Thomas Bach warned against allowing the Games to "descend into a marketplace of demonstrations" on Saturday after criticism of a rule banning protests by athletes. The…

Richmond wins 3rd title in 4 years in Aussie rules football

Sat, 2020-10-24 21:37
The Richmond Tigers overcame a 15-point halftime deficit to win their third Australian Football League title in four years with a 31-point grand final victory over Geelong. Dustin…

Japanese baseball results

Sat, 2020-10-24 21:37
Results of Japanese baseball games played on Saturday. PACIFIC LEAGUE Seibu Lions 4, SoftBank Hawks 1 Orix Buffaloes 3, Lotte Marines 0 Nippon Ham Fighters 5, Rakuten Eagles…

Ireland leads 6 Nations after dispatching Italy 50-17

Sat, 2020-10-24 21:37
Ireland will lead the Six Nations into the last round after accounting for Italy 50-17 in a deserted Lansdowne Road on Saturday. The first Six Nations match in…

Nakagami takes first MotoGP pole in Spain

Sat, 2020-10-24 21:37
Japanese rider Takaaki Nakagami grabbed his maiden MotoGP pole position for Sunday's Teruel Grand Prix, while championship leader Joan Mir could only qualify in 12th place on Saturday.…

LINE property information service expands to cover Tokyo and Kanagawa

Sat, 2020-10-24 21:37
The coronavirus pandemic, and the fear of infection that goes with it, continue to have unforeseen consequences, with all kinds of businesses having to adapt to ‘the new…

First look at Keanu Reeves’ Japanese dub in 'Cyberpunk 2077' trailer

Sat, 2020-10-24 21:36
No Hollywood celebrity is quite as loved or quite as “breathtaking” as Keanu Reeves. On one hand, he’s quietly reserved yet charmingly playful, as we found out when we interviewed…

Suga, Abe attend memorial for father of N Korea abductee Megumi Yokota

Sat, 2020-10-24 21:33
A memorial service was held Saturday for Shigeru Yokota, a prominent figure in Japan due to his tireless campaigning for the return of his daughter Megumi and her…

Crews vacuum 'murder hornets' out of Washington nest

Sat, 2020-10-24 21:33
Heavily protected crews in Washington state worked Saturday to destroy the first nest of so-called murder hornets discovered in the United States. The state Agriculture Department had spent…

Gunmen storm school in Cameroon, killing at least six children

Sat, 2020-10-24 21:33
Gunmen stormed a school in Cameroon on Saturday and opened fire indiscriminately, killing at least six children and wounding about eight more in a region where separatist insurgents…

Ethiopia accuses Trump of inciting 'war' over Nile dam

Sat, 2020-10-24 21:32
Ethiopia on Saturday accused Donald Trump of inciting "war" over a massive Nile River mega-dam after the U.S. president spoke out against the project and suggested Egypt might…

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