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Japan's crown prince hopes to continue father's legacy

9 hours ago   |   National Post

TOKYO - Japanese Crown Prince Naruhito says he hopes to continue the close relationship his father built with the people when he succeeds him as emperor later this...
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Funeral held for sailor in V-J Day Times Square kiss photo

10 hours ago   |   National Post

NEWPORT, R.I. - The sailor photographed kissing a woman in Times Square at the end of World War II was mourned Friday at a funeral in Rhode Island. George Mendonsa's funeral...
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U.S. Regulator Warns Japan's Biggest Bank Again on Money Laundering

12 hours ago   |   NY Times

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency said Mitsubishi-UFJ Group had not yet fixed its long-running inability to weed out illegal transactions at some of its branches.
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Japanese space probe fires ‘bullet' into asteroid following safe landing

Japanese space probe fires ‘bullet' into asteroid following safe landing

18 hours ago   |   RT

Japan's Hayabusa 2 spacecraft has successfully touched down on the asteroid Ryugu as part of a daring attempt to collect samples from the surface of the rapidly moving space rock.
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Britain won't transition EU-Japan trade deal before Brexit deadline - govt

23 hours ago   |   RT


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A Japanese Spacecraft Has Landed on an Asteroid to Look for Clues on Origins of Life

1 day ago   |   Time

A Japanese spacecraft touched down on a distant asteroid Friday on a mission to collect material that could provide clues to the origin of the solar system and life on...
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Asian shares mostly lower as investors watch trade talks

1 day ago   |   Miami Herald

Asian shares were mostly lower Friday after a slide on Wall Street as nervous investors eyed U.S.-China trade talks in Washington. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 slipped 0.3...
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Japan's Akihito seen as devoted to duties, open to new ideas

1 day ago   |   ABC News

Japan's Emperor Akihito, who will abdicate the throne in April, is seen as being open to new ideas and keenly aware of his duties
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Japan probe Hayabusa2 touches down on Ryugu asteroid

1 day ago   |   Al Jazeera

Spacecraft is on a mission to collect material that could provide clues to the origin of life and the solar system.
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Japan's Hayabusa2 Spacecraft Lands on Ryugu Asteroid

1 day ago   |   NY Times

The space probe ascended from the space rock after trying to gather samples that it will eventually return to Earth.
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R. Kelly surrenders to police on sexual abuse charges

R. Kelly surrenders to police on sexual abuse charges

The R&B star turned himself into Chicago Police on Friday night after being charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse. Read more ...

R. Kelly reportedly charged in Cook County with aggravated criminal sexual abuse

R. Kelly reportedly charged in Cook County with aggravated criminal sexual abuse

R. Kelly was charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse in Cook County Friday morning, the Chicago Sun-Times reported. Kelly is accused of sexually abusing four... Read more ...

Reports: R&B star R. Kelly charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse

Reports: R&B star R. Kelly charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse

Reports indicate R&B star R. Kelly has been charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse. Read more ...

Inside the prostitution sting that netted Robert Kraft

Inside the prostitution sting that netted Robert Kraft

The probe that led to prostitution charges against New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft targeted five South Florida massage parlors where the hookers lived like slaves - and... Read more ...

Patriots owner charged with 2 counts of soliciting prostitution

Patriots owner charged with 2 counts of soliciting prostitution

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft will face two counts of soliciting prostitution in connection with a human trafficking investigation at a Florida spa. Read more ...

Fox Removing Jussie Smollet's Character From Season's Final Two Episodes Of...

Fox Removing Jussie Smollet's Character From Season's Final Two Episodes Of ‘Empire'

A day after he was arrested for allegedly faking a hate crime because he was upset with his salary on “Empire,” actor Jussie Smollett appears to be losing his role on the hit... Read more ...

ISIS bride refuses to give up fight to come back home to US

ISIS bride refuses to give up fight to come back home to US

WASHINGTON - The father of an Alabama woman who joined the Islamic State in Syria filed suit against the Trump administration in an effort to allow her return to the United... Read more ...

House Democrats introduce measure to revoke Trump's national emergency...

House Democrats introduce measure to revoke Trump's national emergency declaration

Friday's move sets up a fight that could result in President Trump's first-ever veto. Read more ...

R. Kelly's lawyer says 'I think all the women are lying' as the singer is...

R. Kelly's lawyer says 'I think all the women are lying' as the singer is arrested in Chicago on sexual-abuse charges involving 4 women

R. Kelly's lawyer Steve Greenberg addressed reporters on Friday night after the singer was arrested in Chicago on sexual-abuse charges, saying he doesn't believe the women... Read more ...

Wild win 2nd straight road game, beat Red Wings 3-2

Wild win 2nd straight road game, beat Red Wings 3-2

DETROIT - Luke Kunin and Jordan Greenway scored in the first period, and the Minnesota Wild went on to a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Friday night. Read more ...