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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....

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

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Japan says Korea must rebuild trust to facilitate talks on trade South Korea has to rebuild trust with Japan in a deepening bilateral row, a Japanese government official said on Friday, adding that trade curbs Japan has put on South Korea do not threaten global high-tech supply chains....
12:15, 2019-07-19

The Latest: Dubai newspaper criticizes Iran's top diplomat The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 11:30 a.m....
13:30, 2019-05-28

The Latest: Dubai newspaper criticizes Iran’s top diplomat DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 11:30 a.m. A Dubai-based, government-aligned newspaper has published a rare front-page editorial criticizing Ira...
10:45, 2019-05-28

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....
19:30, 2019-05-28

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....
04:15, 2019-06-16

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)....
01:45, 2019-05-23

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....
19:00, 2019-06-12

Japan arranging for PM Abe visit to Iran soon Japan is arranging for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to visit Iran in the near future, Japan's government spokesman said on Thursday, although details of the trip are being worked out....
10:45, 2019-06-06

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...
07:45, 2019-06-13

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....
08:45, 2019-06-13

Iran to ask Japan's Abe to mediate over U.S. oil sanctions: officials Iran will ask Japan to mediate between Tehran and Washington to ease oil sanctions imposed by the United States, Iranian officials said on Wednesday, as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived in the country for a two-day visit....
17:30, 2019-06-12

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....
19:45, 2019-06-12

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 ...
08:30, 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...
10:45, 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....
16:45, 2019-05-24

The Latest: Japan, Iran FMs meet ahead of Abe’s arrival DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on Mideast developments amid rising tensions in the Persian Gulf region (all times local): 1:40 p.m. Japanese foreign minister has met with his Iranian counterpart in Tehran a few hours ahead of the start of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s historic vis...
13:00, 2019-06-12

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....
05:45, 2019-06-11

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....
19:15, 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....
15:30, 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....
01:00, 2019-06-13

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....
16:00, 2019-06-06

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....
14:30, 2019-06-11

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...
09:45, 2019-05-27

Japan says Russia supports its plan to help ease U.S.-Iran tensions Russia expressed support for Japan's intention to play a role in helping ease tensions between Iran and the United States, an official in Tokyo said on Thursday after a meeting of Japan and Russia's foreign and defense ministers....
20:01, 2019-05-30

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......
19:15, 2019-06-13

U.S. diplomat Stilwell keen to discuss Iran, North Korea with Japan officials The top U.S. diplomat for East Asia said on Thursday he was looking forward to talking with Japanese officials about subjects including Iran and North Korea, in his first trip to the region since taking up his post last month....
17:15, 2019-07-11

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....
12:15, 2019-06-14

Fort takes over as commander of Naval Forces Japan, Navy Region Japan Rear Adm. Brian Fort assumed command of Naval Forces Japan on Wednesday, relieving Rear Adm. Gregory Fenton during a change of command ceremony in Yokosuka, Japan....
23:45, 2019-07-10

Chinese newspaper calls for 'zero tolerance' over HK protests A Chinese state paper on Tuesday called for "zero tolerance" after protestors in Hong Kong stormed and ransacked the city's legislature following a day of protests against a controversial extradition bill....
08:15, 2019-07-02

Trump, Abe agree U.S.-Japan alliance stronger than ever: Japan official U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed on Friday that the security alliance between the world's largest and third-largest economies is stronger than ever, a senior Japanese government spokesman said....
05:01, 2019-06-28

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....
22:30, 2019-06-17

Trump administration 'uniquely dysfunctional', says UK ambassador to U.S.: newspaper Britain's ambassador to the United States described President Donald Trump's administration as "dysfunctional", "clumsy" and "inept", the Mail on Sunday newspaper reported, citing a series of confidential memos....
03:45, 2019-07-08

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...
18:15, 2019-06-18

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

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...
00:30, 2019-06-09

Look: Italian man awarded Guinness record for newspaper collection An Italian man who has been collecting newspapers since he was only 10 years old was awarded a Guinness World Record for his collection of 1,444 different titles....
17:00, 2019-07-02

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...
17:30, 2019-05-25

Editor who called for revival of KKK retires from Alabama newspaper BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The longtime owner and editor of a small Alabama newspaper that called for a revival of the Ku Klux Klan has sold the publication and retired, months after igniting a firestorm with the editorial, the new owner said. Goodloe Sutton, 80, no longer has any role with The Democrat-Rep...
10:15, 2019-07-12

Starbucks to end newspaper sales in September, including USA Today Starbucks will end the sale of USA Today, New York Times and Wall Street Journal print newspapers in more than 8,600 stores in the U.S. in September       ...
04:15, 2019-07-13

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)        ...
22:00, 2019-05-25

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...
08:15, 2019-05-29

Sri Lanka Soldier Arrested For Attacking Newspaper Editor 10 Years Ago A soldier has been arrested in Sri Lanka for attacking the editor of a popular Sinhala language newspaper 10 years ago, Sri Lankan police said today....
15:30, 2019-07-08

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....
09:15, 2019-06-10

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....
19:30, 2019-06-16

Canadian Newspaper Cartoonist Dumped After Critical Trump Illustration A Canadian cartoonist was let go from his job on Friday after posting what became a viral illustration of Donald Trump playing golf over the bodies of two drowned migrants....
17:15, 2019-07-01

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...
03:30, 2019-05-31

Trump administration 'uniquely dysfunctional', says Britain's ambassador to U.S.: newspaper Britain's ambassador to the United States described President Donald Trump's administration as "dysfunctional", "clumsy" and "inept", the Mail on Sunday newspaper reported, citing a series of confidential memos....
13:15, 2019-07-07

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...
14:45, 2019-05-21

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...
06:30, 2019-06-19

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 ...
14:45, 2019-05-21

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....
12:00, 2019-05-28

Defense seek to hold newspaper shooting trial in 2 phases 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....
23:00, 2019-06-10

Jeffrey Epstein accused of paying off co-conspirators after newspaper reports Accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein made $350,000 in payments to a pair of possible co-conspirators after a series of newspaper stores detailed the allegations against him, prosecutors allege....
22:45, 2019-07-13

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."...
01:00, 2019-05-29

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....
03:15, 2019-05-28

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....
00:45, 2019-05-22

Exxon Mobil says may sell all stakes in offshore Norwegian fields -newspaper Exxon Mobil is considering selling all of the stakes it holds in oil and gas fields off the Norwegian coast, a company spokesman told business daily Dagens Naeringsliv....
12:45, 2019-06-22

Netherlands' emergency phone line went down -- and officials gave out the number for a newspaper instead Dutch authorities are investigating how emergency lines went down for almost four hours in the country's worst telecoms outage in living memory -- during which the number of a national newspaper was given out instead....
23:00, 2019-06-27

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."...
07:45, 2019-05-29

Labour leader to meet Britain's top civil servant over newspaper report Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn will meet Britain's top civil servant on Wednesday to demand an independent investigation into a report citing unidentified senior officials as expressing concerns over his health, his spokesman said....
16:30, 2019-07-03

California newspaper scrubs story speculating Tyler Skaggs overdosed A California newspaper said it has received multiple threats over an article speculating that late Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs died of an opiod overdose — leading it to scrub the story from its website. The Santa Monica Observer reported soon after Skaggs’ death that the 27-year-ol...
23:00, 2019-07-07

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....
13:15, 2019-05-26

Trump’s newest media-FBI conspiracy theory is so baseless the newspaper behind it retracted it Trump promoted a story about a New York Times reporter "flagging" information about Jared Kushner and Russians. It's clear he was merely asking for confirmation....
01:30, 2019-06-22

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....
19:15, 2019-06-10

Oakland Athletics' ad in Australian newspaper congratulating All-Star appears to have derogatory meaning Oakland Athletics pitcher Liam Hendriks appeared in his first All-Star Game on Tuesday and to celebrate the team took out a full-page ad in The Australian newspaper to congratulate him -- but something went awry....
05:15, 2019-07-13

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....
03:45, 2019-06-13

Budweiser APAC's IPO failure hurt retail investors, say newspaper adverts urging reform The dramatic failure of brewer Budweiser APAC's $9.8 billion Hong Kong listing left "mom and pop" investors badly out of pocket, a local broker has said in an unusual series of full-page advertisements in newspapers across the city on Wednesday....
11:15, 2019-07-17

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....
07:45, 2019-05-31

U.K. Labour Party Members Take Out Newspaper Advert Accusing Leader of ‘Allowing Antisemitism to Grow’ More than 60 members of the UK Labour party have taken out a newspaper advert accusing their leader Jeremy Corbyn of failing to tackle anti-Semitism. The full page advert, published in the Guardian newspaper on Wednesday, was signed by 67 members of the House of Lords. Addressing Corbyn directly, th...
19:45, 2019-07-17

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....
23:30, 2019-05-28

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...
20:00, 2019-06-14

Would you trust an algorithm to diagnose an illness? We put a lot of trust in our doctors — we listen to their diagnoses, take out their prescriptions, follow their dietary suggestions. Would we do the same for a computer?...
07:00, 2019-07-16

Americans trust this public institution more than any other Americans last year still trusted the U.S. military more than any other public institution – as they have for two decades, according to a Gallup Poll.        ...
22:15, 2019-07-08

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...
19:15, 2019-06-19

Store clerk, local newspaper apologize for pushing video showing final moments of wounded police officer A Missouri store clerk has apologized after livestreaming the death of a police officer on Facebook, and a local newspaper has apologized for linking to the video....
23:15, 2019-06-27

Under 45s trust bots over humans with personal data We are becoming more and more concerned that AI will replace humans in business. Now, a new study shows that digital assistants appear to be more trustworthy....
23:45, 2019-06-28

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...
13:15, 2019-05-31

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 ...
17:15, 2019-05-21

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...
21:30, 2019-05-21

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....
11:15, 2019-05-24

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...
06:00, 2019-06-01

Trump-Xi Deal May Founder on a Patent Lack of Trust Intellectual property is an area where U.S. and Chinese interests are aligned. It should be an easy win, if both sides can overcome mutual suspicions....
09:15, 2019-06-29

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....
09:00, 2019-06-10

Pakistan foreign minister says trust must be rebuilt with Afghanistan Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Saturday called for trust to be rebuilt between Islamabad and Kabul as Pakistan began a new initiative to bolster a faltering peace process aiming to end Afghanistan's lengthy civil war....
10:00, 2019-06-23

100% Confident Trust Vote Will Be Defeated In Karnataka: BS Yeddyurappa As the Congress-Janata Dal Secular coalition government in Karnataka faces a trust vote after the resignation of 16 legislators and two independents pulling their support earlier this month, Bharatiya......
09:45, 2019-07-18

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....
13:30, 2019-06-19

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...
04:30, 2019-06-11

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...
00:45, 2019-06-20

Witty Banter Carries Sword of Trust to the Hilt Lynn Shelton, director of movies like Laggies and Your Sister’s Sister, has a knack for locating the approaching turns in characters’ lives; then she stands back, observing quietly but astutely as they figure out how to round them. In her wily, laid-back comedy Sword of Trust, a young wo...
12:45, 2019-07-11

Report: Why you shouldn’t always trust the ‘Amazon’s Choice’ badge If you see the ‘Amazon’s Choice’ badge on a listing on the ecommerce site, you might assume that it’s a quality and trustworthy product. However, a report by Buzzfeed News suggests that it might not be as trustworthy as it seems. The site reported a bunch of customers who bought items with the ‘Amaz...
16:15, 2019-06-17

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."...
18:30, 2019-06-13

U.S. Olympic Committee must earn back athletes' trust: CEO The United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) must work hard toward earning back the trust of American athletes after a sexual abuse scandal rocked the Olympic body last year, its CEO Sarah Hirshland said on Saturday....
20:30, 2019-06-22

Google suspends Viagogo from advertising over trust concerns Google took action on Thursday after concluding that the Swiss firm was in breach of its advertising policy, basing its decision on advice from advertising regulators....
13:45, 2019-07-18

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...
04:15, 2019-06-18

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...
21:15, 2019-06-14

What public institution do Americans trust more than any other? Hint: It's not the media Americans last year still trusted the U.S. military more than any other public institution – as they have for two decades, according to a Gallup Poll.       ...
19:00, 2019-07-10

UK’s National Trust to sell off fossil fuel investments worth £45m The National Trust, a UK conservation charity, will sell off its investments in fossil fuel companies including BP, Shell and Total over the next three years...
02:15, 2019-07-04

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....
08:45, 2019-06-01

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....
14:45, 2019-05-21

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...
21:45, 2019-05-22

Church loses battle in Christian Science trust case CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire’s highest court has ruled that a Christian Science church in Australia cannot sue trusts created following the 1910 death of Christian Science movement founder Mary Baker Eddy. The state Supreme Court ruled Friday that the Second Church of Christ, Scientist i...
17:45, 2019-06-14

| 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....
11:45, 2019-06-19

After falling for a con artist, I lost trust in the world – but I am anything but a damaged soul The author of Fake, Guardian Australia’s new Unmissable book, says her story is far more than ‘lonely childless woman who fell for a fraud’In 2013, I wrote my first “personal essay”. I told the world that I frequently felt acutely lonely. Even then, two years before Slate declared there were too man...
08:15, 2019-07-18

No Karnataka Trust Vote Today, Assembly Sleepover For BJP Lawmakers The ruling coalition in Karnataka, in danger of collapsing after multiple resignations, will not face a trust vote today with the Speaker calling it a day despite the opposition BJP insisting on a......
16:30, 2019-07-18

U.S. property trust Vornado challenges Arcadia's restructuring plan Philip Green's fashion empire Arcadia Group on Tuesday said it received applications from legal entities of U.S.-based property group Vornado challenging two of its seven planned Company Voluntary Agreements (CVAs)....
12:15, 2019-07-16

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....
21:15, 2019-05-21

HD Kumaraswamy Moves Trust Motion; Yeddyurappa "101% Confident" Of Winning The Congress-Janta Dal(Secular) coalition government, led by Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, is facing its trust vote in the Karnataka Assembly today. The discussion on the vote of confidence began......
09:45, 2019-07-18

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.       ...
20:15, 2019-06-18

Antonio Wei sues brother over Manhattan skyscraper trust feud A Florida man turned his family’s Manhattan high-rise into a $200 million property but cruelly cut them out of the hefty profits, his brother charges in a lawsuit. The Wei family, based in Brazil, has owned 116 John St. since 1980, when they paid $4 million for the 35-story building, records show. P...
10:00, 2019-06-23

"Ready For Trust Vote, Please Fix Time," HD Kumaraswamy Tells Speaker Amid questions about the Karnataka coalition's survival, Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy declared today that he was ready to seek a trust vote to prove his majority on the floor of the house, and asked......
10:30, 2019-07-12

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...
23:00, 2019-06-11

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.       ...
00:15, 2019-06-10

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)        ...
00:00, 2019-06-20

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....
09:15, 2019-06-19

Man arrested in Thursday’s manhunt has criminal record TUCSON – Court documents obtained Friday revealed the man arrested in Thursday’s day-long manhunt has an extensive criminal record. The search began for 25-year-old Kyle Montgomery Thursday morning after he reportedly pointed a rifle at a Marana police officer and rammed his car into a p...
22:30, 2019-07-12

'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....
00:15, 2019-05-23

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...
04:00, 2019-06-08

Man charged for DUI, criminal damage after crashing into saguaro TUCSON – After getting in a sticky situation Wednesday morning, a driver involved in the saguaro-vehicle collision was charged for criminal damage and driving under the influence. According to Pima County Sheriff’s Department, 39-year-old Kai Scott reportedly crashed into a saguaro near ...
02:45, 2019-07-11

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 ...
15:00, 2019-06-08

Finally, More Criminal Charges for Opioid Executives A rare criminal charge has been brought against former executives at a company who helped pushed opioid pain medications across the U.S., helping to fuel the national opioid addiction crisis, according to the Washington Post....
06:15, 2019-07-19

Russia launches criminal case over gay adoption Russian officials allegedly allowed a gay couple to adopt children. Now Russia's Investigative Committee has opened a criminal negligence case. And thanks to a "gay propaganda" law, the family could also face charges....
06:45, 2019-07-19

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....
01:00, 2019-05-23

No criminal charges in dog mauling death of 14-year-old boy DIGHTON, Mass. (AP) — Authorities have concluded their investigation into the dog mauling death of a 14-year-old Massachusetts boy without bringing criminal charges. The Bristol district attorney’s office said in a statement Friday that the death of Ryan Hazel, of Rehoboth, on May 9 was “...
22:15, 2019-06-21

U.S. deports 37 Cambodian refugees after criminal convictions Thirty-seven Cambodian deported by the United States arrived in Phnom Penh on Thursday, 32 of them refugees who fled during the rule of the genocidal Khmer Rouge in the 1970s or war that followed their ouster, an aid group said....
15:30, 2019-07-04

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...
19:00, 2019-05-31

Trust in single power line played role in Argentine outage BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Experts say that overconfidence in the capacity of a single transmission line may have played a role in a massive power outage that left Argentina and parts of Uruguay and Paraguay in the dark three days ago. Argentina’s government said the origin of the blackout...
05:45, 2019-06-20

Shocking truth: Top tech execs don't trust the government to help in the event of a cyberattack In a CNBC survey of chief technology officers, 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....
17:15, 2019-06-18

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......
08:45, 2019-06-14

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...
12:45, 2019-05-29

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....
17:15, 2019-05-29

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...
06:45, 2019-06-01

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......
16:30, 2019-05-29

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...
04:45, 2019-05-23

National Trust vows to offload all investments in fossil fuel industry The National Trust is to sell all of its investments in the fossil fuel industry by 2022, saying oil and gas companies had not done enough in the shift to a low-carbon economy....
04:45, 2019-07-05

Libra cryptocurrency: dare you trust Facebook with your money? | John Naughton The social media giant’s foray into bitcoin territory – with some financial big hitters on board – should prompt suspicionWe’ve known for ages that somewhere in the bowels of Facebook people were beavering away designing a cryptocurrency. Various names were bandied about, including GlobalCoin and Fa...
12:00, 2019-06-23

Texas land trust files lawsuit against Horizon Kinetic nominee Texas Pacific Land Trust said on Tuesday it had filed a lawsuit against a nominee of its investor, Horizon Kinetic, which has been seeking to install its own trustee and begin selling off the firm's portfolio....
22:30, 2019-05-21

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....
21:15, 2019-06-10

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......
09:15, 2019-06-01

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....
15:45, 2019-06-05

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....
20:15, 2019-05-22

UPDATE 1-U.S. property trust Vornado challenges Arcadia's restructuring plan Philip Green's fashion empire Arcadia Group said on Tuesday it received applications from legal entities of U.S.-based property group Vornado challenging two of its seven planned Company Voluntary Agreements (CVAs)....
12:15, 2019-07-16

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...
06:30, 2019-06-01

‘Trust’ was mentioned 69 times at Facebook’s Libra Senate hearing – nice In the 220-minute-long Senate hearing where Facebook’s head of Calibra, David Marcus, was grilled on the company’s “cryptocurrency” plans, the word trust was mentioned every two minutes on average, working out to 69 times in total. Not all of these instances were focused on how people can’t or shoul...
17:30, 2019-07-18

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....
06:00, 2019-06-07

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"......
20:30, 2019-06-03

How do we combat the global measles revival? It’s a matter of trust | Charlie Weller Our report shows that lower vaccination rates are linked to a lack of trust in institutions in general, not just in science• Charlie Weller is Wellcome’s head of vaccines programmeThere’s no vaccine against distrust in vaccines. Millions of children in the world used to die each year from infections...
10:15, 2019-06-20

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....
00:45, 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...
00:30, 2019-06-17

Dutch police are being infiltrated by criminal gangs, report says Dozens of officers suspended or sacked recently for corruption may be ‘tip of iceberg’Dutch police unions have called for extra training in resisting approaches from criminal gangs after a report concluded that the recent firing of dozens of officers for corruption and security breaches could prove ...
18:30, 2019-07-16

Criminal justice teacher arrested for stealing from students A criminal justice teacher at a high school in Fort Pierce, Florida has been arrested and accused of stealing money from students and the school. Court records show Sharonda Johnson, 47, faces grand theft, witness tampering and petit theft charges. Johnson is accused of stealing at least $2,500 from...
04:45, 2019-06-22

FCA, U.S. in talks to settle training center criminal case The federal probe has led to charges of tax fraud and other crimes against former FCA US employees and people associated with the UAW. "We continue to cooperate with this investigation and are in discussions with the DOJ about a potential resolution of its investigation," FCA said in a government fi...
21:30, 2019-06-19

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....
06:30, 2019-06-19

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....
17:15, 2019-06-07

Conservative economist suggests U.S. Census ask about criminal records The U.S. Census Bureau should ask about survey-takers' criminal records to help policymakers address weaknesses in the judicial system and rehabilitation, an economist at a conservative think-tank plans to tell lawmakers on Wednesday....
20:45, 2019-05-22

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...
22:00, 2019-06-07

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....
21:00, 2019-05-22

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....
17:45, 2019-05-22

CFO criminal charges show conspiracy at Reagor Dykes The bankrupt dealership group's former finance chief faces up to 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. It's unclear if others will be charged, but court documents note "co-conspirators."...
07:15, 2019-06-24

Los Angeles and San Francisco, ‘Polar Opposites’ on Criminal Justice They share a brand of liberal politics, but the cities’ competing approaches to crime and incarceration could clash in the race for district attorney of Los Angeles....
19:15, 2019-06-21

Inside the 21st-century British criminal underworld There are almost 5,000 criminal gangs in the UK. But the old family firms are gone – today’s big players are multinational, diversified and tech-savvy. By Duncan CampbellWho rules the underworld today, and where do they conduct their business? Once there were the familiar mugshots and Runyonesque ni...
16:45, 2019-07-04

‘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....
14:38, 2019-05-21

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....
10:45, 2019-06-19

Eroding trust in vaccines 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 skepticism has allowed outbreaks of diseases such as measles to persist, a global study found on Wednesday....
17:30, 2019-06-19

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.......
04:45, 2019-05-23

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....
03:45, 2019-05-29

Democrats’ First Target in Their Big Tech Anti-Trust Probe: The Demise of Local Newspapers House lawmakers are kicking off their anti-trust investigations of technology companies by focusing on an industry crippled by the rise of big tech: local journalism. The House Judiciary Committee, which announced a broad anti-trust probe into the technology industry will hold its first hearing for ...
20:00, 2019-06-06

Cesar Azpilicueta: Frank Lampard can trust Chelsea seniors to help young stars Cesar Azpilicueta has backed Frank Lampard's Chelsea youth policy, and promised him all the senior players around the club will help the youngsters adapt to life in the first-team squad....
14:30, 2019-07-11

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....
00:01, 2019-05-23

Democratic socialist Julia Salazar dipped into massive trust fund during campaign Julia Salazar — the Brooklyn state senator who has been called out for falsely painting herself as a working-class immigrant — was living off a trust fund while mounting her socialist-themed campaign, new campaign finance disclosures reveal. The fact-challenged freshman lawmaker filed papers saying ...
06:30, 2019-07-19

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....
21:45, 2019-05-30

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....
00:30, 2019-06-14

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...
20:00, 2019-06-18

House to vote next week on criminal contempt against Barr and Ross House Democrats will vote next week on criminal contempt charges against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for failing to comply with a congressional subpoena over the 2020 census, Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Thursday. The vote — the second time a sitting attorney ...
19:30, 2019-07-11

J&J faces U.S. criminal probe related to baby powder: Bloomberg The U.S. Justice Department is pursuing a criminal probe into whether Johnson & Johnson lied about potential cancer risks of its talcum powder and has convened a grand jury in Washington, Bloomberg reported on Friday, citing people with knowledge of the matter....
21:15, 2019-07-12

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......
03:00, 2019-06-01

J&J faces U.S. criminal probe related to baby powder - Bloomberg The U.S. Justice Department is pursuing a criminal probe into whether Johnson & Johnson lied about potential cancer risks of its talcum powder and has convened a grand jury in Washington, Bloomberg reported on Friday, citing people with knowledge of the matter....
01:00, 2019-07-13

UK Police Launch Criminal Probe Into Leaked Cabled On Trump British police said Friday it had launched a "criminal investigation" into the leak of British diplomatic cables critical of US President Donald Trump that led to the resignation of the UK ambassador......
06:15, 2019-07-13

Germany rape case sparks debate on age of criminal responsibility Five boys aged between 12 and 14 held over ‘grave sexual crime’ in MülheimThe alleged rape of a woman by a group of teenagers in the Ruhr city of Mülheim has shocked Germany and sparked a debate about the age of criminal responsibility.Five boys – three 14-year-olds and two aged 12 – were detained b...
14:15, 2019-07-10

ICE Taps States' Photo Databases to Hunt Criminal Suspects Federal immigration officials have sifted through state databases of driver’s licenses to hunt for criminal suspects with the use of facial-recognition technology, documents show....
10:45, 2019-07-09

House votes to hold Barr, Ross in criminal contempt The House voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt for refusing subpoenas to hand over documents about the 2020 census....
03:30, 2019-07-18

Police to face criminal probe on ‘lapses’ over Easter blast Sri Lanka’s attorney general has directed the acting police chief to initiate a criminal investigation against nine senior police officers for their “lapses” to prevent and minimize the Easter Day suicide bombings that killed more than 250 people...
21:15, 2019-06-20

Ukraine president kicks official out of meeting over criminal record Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy had a regional official expelled from a meeting broadcast live on television on Wednesday because of a past criminal record....
21:30, 2019-07-10

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...
09:45, 2019-06-14

Suspect in Kyoto Fire Had Criminal Record and Trouble With Neighbors With the police and the public searching for explanations of a devastating crime, experts said they feared people with mental illness would be vilified....
14:45, 2019-07-20

Peru president vows to keep deporting Venezuelans with criminal records Peru's president on Thursday vowed to continue deporting Venezuelans with criminal records as long as necessary, part of a tougher stance toward Venezuelan migrants in the region as they continue to flee their crisis-stricken homeland in mass....
02:15, 2019-06-07

Germany: Rape case sparks debate on age of criminal liability Three 14-year-olds and two 12-year-olds are the main suspects linked to the rape of a woman in the city of Mülheim. The case has sparked a debate about when children should be held criminally responsible in Germany....
13:45, 2019-07-09

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....
03:15, 2019-06-14

House Votes to Hold Barr and Ross in Criminal Contempt After many, many threats, the House finally followed through and held Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt of Congress on Wednesday, according to Politico. It’s only the second time in history that Congress has voted to hold a cabinet member in crimin...
16:45, 2019-07-18

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...
22:45, 2019-06-19

Americans lack trust in social networks’ judgment to remove offensive posts, Pew finds But deciding which objectionable content should stay online has presented a tremendous challenge in recent years for companies such as Facebook, YouTube and Twitter....
19:15, 2019-06-20

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....
09:00, 2019-06-11

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...
02:30, 2019-05-22

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....
01:30, 2019-05-22

Hong Kong leader says she intends to finish out her term over next 3 years, regain public trust. HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong leader says she intends to finish out her term over next 3 years, regain public trust. The post Hong Kong leader says she intends to finish out her term over next 3 years, regain public trust. appeared first on LEX18.com....
13:15, 2019-06-18

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...
01:45, 2019-05-23

Malaysia's 1MDB criminal case against Goldman Sachs delayed to September Malaysia's criminal case against U.S. investment bank Goldman Sachs involving $6.5 billion 1MDB bonds will be postponed to September, a court ruled on Monday, after defense lawyers asked for more time to receive instructions from their clients abroad....
09:15, 2019-06-24

Texas state board fears DNA technology can jeopardize criminal cases AUSTIN, Texas — With a name that sounds like futuristic fiction, Rapid DNA machines roughly the size of an office printer have helped solve rape cases in Kentucky, identified California wildfire victims and verified family connections of migrants at the US-Mexico border. Now a state board in Texas h...
01:45, 2019-06-21

Former Chicago cop exposes criminal cover up in police department, says she feared for her life A former Chicago police officer, who risked her own safety to uncover years of corruption and dirty deeds by a public housing officer who extorted money from the city's poorest and then planted drugs on those who refused to pay, will have her story featured Friday during the CBS series "Whistleblowe...
22:00, 2019-05-24

Untimely flatulence leads to arrest of Northland criminal hiding from law enforcement KANSAS CITY, Mo. — If you’re wanted for a felony and hiding from law enforcement, what’s the best way to avoid arrest? Well, for starters, don’t let one rip. The Clay County Sheriff’s Office tweeted on Tuesday that one unlucky felon did just that over the weekend, and the noi...
07:00, 2019-07-10

NY District attorneys protest lack of funding for criminal justice reform The head of the District Attorneys Association of New York slammed Gov. Cuomo and the Legislature for leaving prosecutors in the lurch — saying they approved an overhaul of criminal justice laws without providing adequate funding. Albany approved new laws this year that ends cash bail for 90 p...
01:45, 2019-07-09

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.       ...
23:00, 2019-06-07

New York eyes plan to clear criminal records for over 200K pot arrests New York State officials are scrambling to figure out how to erase more than 200,000 criminal records for marijuana possession as a bill to strike those charges awaits Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s signature. The state Division of Criminal Justice Services would have to seal 126,136 Class B misdemeanors...
21:15, 2019-07-06

Body believed to be American scientist died in Greece by 'criminal act,' coroner says A body of a woman found in an abandoned World War II bunker believed to an American scientist who went missing last week while attending a conference in Greece died of a "criminal act," a coroner said Wednesday....
21:15, 2019-07-10

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."...
17:45, 2019-05-31

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...
23:45, 2019-05-30

Criminal Justice Reform Is Proving a Tricky Subject for Many of These 2020 Democrats From health care to climate change, the crowded field of Democratic presidential contenders has a number of complex subjects to tackle in stump speeches, interviews and debates. But few are proving as thorny as criminal justice reform, often for very personal reasons. For candidates like former Vice...
22:45, 2019-07-02

What Tiffany Cabán's Likely Win in Queens Means for the Future of Criminal Justice Reform 31-year-old public defender Tiffany Caban is projected to be the Democratic nominee for district attorney in a borough home to almost 2.4 million people....
05:00, 2019-06-28

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, ...
04:01, 2019-05-25

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...
01:00, 2019-05-24

Kim Kardashian West thanks Ivanka Trump for support on criminal justice reform Kim Kardashian West tweeted her gratitude toward Ivanka Trump Thursday after speaking at the White House on behalf of those attempting to return to the workforce after prison.  ...
14:30, 2019-06-14

House holds Barr, Ross in criminal contempt over census documents The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt for defying congressional subpoenas related to the U.S. census....
02:15, 2019-07-18

El Chapo Sentencing: An Epic Criminal Career Nears Its Final Chapter The Mexican drug lord, Joaquín Guzmán Loera, is to be sentenced on Wednesday and may speak in court. It’s his first appearance since he was convicted in February....
16:30, 2019-07-17

Acting CBP commissioner says ICE raids 'overhyped and over-politicized': Criminal aliens are top priority Acting Customs & Border Protection Commissioner Mark Morgan said he believes the ICE raids which started over the weekend in a number of U.S. cities have been "overhyped" and "over-politicized."...
17:15, 2019-07-15

Kim Kardashian returns to White House to discuss criminal justice: 'It really is such an honor to be here' Kim Kardashian spoke at the White House on Thursday, appearing alongside President Trump boosting efforts to help people leaving prison return to the workforce....
02:30, 2019-06-14

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...
02:45, 2019-05-24

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...
22:15, 2019-06-13

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....
17:15, 2019-06-16

Devin Nunes: Without jail time for Russia probe 'dirty cops', no Republican will trust DOJ for ‘generations' House Intelligence Committee ranking member Devin Nunes, R-Calif., indicated the U.S. would face major political consequences if Justice Department officials didn't face jail time for their conduct during the Russia investigation....
13:15, 2019-07-13

Marc Maron and Lynn Shelton make a winning pair in the sharp, satirical Sword Of Trust Nobody gets sliced or diced in Sword Of Trust, but neither is the film’s title wholly metaphorical. There’s an actual sword to be reckoned with, one that was allegedly instrumental in the South winning the Civil War. If that sounds like obvious nonsense to you, join the club: Birmingham pawn shop ow...
20:00, 2019-07-09

Dem socialist Julia Salazar allegedly dipped into trust fund during state senate campaign: report Julia Salazar — the Brooklyn state senator who has been called out for falsely painting herself as a working-class immigrant — was living off a trust fund while mounting her socialist-themed campaign, new campaign finance disclosures reveal....
10:00, 2019-07-19

Americans lack trust in social networks’ judgment to remove offensive posts, study finds How should companies decide which objectionable content should stay online or get the ax? Answering that question has presented a tremendous challenge in recent years for companies such as Facebook, YouTube and Twitter....
03:30, 2019-06-21

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....
00:30, 2019-05-31

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....
15:45, 2019-06-19

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...
23:15, 2019-06-17

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....
17:45, 2019-05-29

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....
04:00, 2019-06-14

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...
06:30, 2019-06-14

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....
00:45, 2019-06-18

| Hong Kong grapples with protest aftermath as China demands criminal probe Hong Kong grappled with the aftermath of a night of unprecedented anti-government protests which saw parliament ransacked, as Beijing called for a criminal probe into the unparalleled challenge to its authority....
02:00, 2019-07-03

Factbox: U.S. police officers who kill unarmed black men often avoid criminal liability A New York City policeman became the latest example of a law enforcement officer to face no criminal liability for killing an unarmed black man when the U.S. Department of Justice said on Tuesday it would not prosecute him in the July 17, 2014 killing of Eric Garner with a prohibited chokehold....
23:15, 2019-07-16

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....
07:00, 2019-05-30

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.        ...
20:15, 2019-05-26

House holds William Barr, Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt of Congress The House voted on Wednesday to ask the Justice Department to prosecute Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for defying congressional subpoenas, an escalation in House Democrats’ ongoing oversight battle with the Trump administration.The 230-198 vote to hold Barr and Ros...
05:00, 2019-07-18

Dems to pursue criminal contempt for William Barr, Wilbur Ross over census House Democratic leaders plan to move forward with criminal contempt proceedings against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for defying congressional subpoenas for documents related to the 2020 census, senior Democratic aides said Monday. Being held in contempt by Cong...
02:15, 2019-07-09

'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....
04:30, 2019-06-07

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...
10:45, 2019-05-29

Deutsche Bank Faces Criminal Investigation for Potential Money-Laundering Lapses Federal authorities are focused on whether the bank complied with anti-money-laundering laws, including in its review of transactions linked to Jared Kushner....
00:45, 2019-06-20

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."...
05:45, 2019-05-31

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....
06:45, 2019-06-08

Minister Pratap Sarangi, Social Media Hero, Says Criminal Cases "False" Pratap Sarangi, the lawmaker from Odisha's Balasore who was sworn in to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new council of ministers on Thursday, has found instant stardom on social media for his austere......
13:45, 2019-05-31

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.        ...
09:30, 2019-06-01

‘Drag This Out as Long as Possible’: Former Official Faces Rare Criminal Charges Under Open-Records Law Public officials who fail to comply with document requests covered by “sunshine” laws are hardly ever prosecuted. Misdemeanor charges against an aide to a previous mayor of Atlanta are a first in Georgia....
16:45, 2019-07-08

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....
13:00, 2019-05-23

House holds Barr, Ross in criminal contempt, as GOP decries 'more political theater' The Democrat-controlled House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to hold Attorney General Bill Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt, saying they were stonewalling congressional probes into the Trump administration's efforts to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census....
01:15, 2019-07-18

No criminal charges for NY open-government expert after multiple women claim harassment Eight women describe sexual harassment by Bob Freeman, the former head of New York state's Committee on Open Government. Prosecutors closed the case.        ...
19:45, 2019-06-28

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....
20:15, 2019-05-24

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....
07:01, 2019-05-23

A Massachusetts police department is asking the public to refrain from criminal activity because it is 'straight up hot as soccer balls out there' REUTERS/Jonathan Alcorn A massive heat wave is gripping half of the country, and as of Friday nearly 200 million people were under a heat advisory. And the Braintree Police Department in Braintree, Massachusetts, is asking residents to refrain from criminal activity until it cools down. In a Facebo...
18:30, 2019-07-21

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....
00:30, 2019-05-23

Kamala Harris, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez team up on bill to help those with criminal records get housing Sen. Kamala Harris and New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez teamed up to introduce legislation aimed at helping people with criminal records fairly obtain housing....
23:45, 2019-07-10

Judge gives U.S. a role in chicken price-fixing civil case amid criminal probe A federal judge on Thursday allowed the U.S. government to intervene in long-running litigation in which grocers, retailers and consumers accused Tyson Foods Inc, Pilgrim's Pride Corp and other poultry processors of conspiring to inflate chicken prices....
20:30, 2019-06-27

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.        ...
06:30, 2019-05-23

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        ...
23:45, 2019-06-13

UPDATE 2-Judge gives U.S. a role in chicken price-fixing civil case amid criminal probe A federal judge on Thursday allowed the U.S. government to intervene in long-running litigation in which grocers, retailers and consumers accused Tyson Foods Inc, Pilgrim's Pride Corp and other poultry processors of conspiring to inflate chicken prices....
19:15, 2019-06-27

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        ...
22:15, 2019-06-13

CBP official supports pentagon troop surge at southern border, calls for criminal loopholes to be closed Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Commissioner Robert Perez said he supports sending 1,000 more national guard troops to the U.S. southern border and advocated for closing immigration loopholes to discourage criminal activity. ...
01:00, 2019-07-10

US Blames Iran For Tanker Attacks In Gulf Of Oman, Iran Rejects Claims Two oil tankers were attacked on Thursday and left adrift in the Gulf of Oman, driving up oil prices and stoking fears of a new confrontation between Iran and the United States, which blamed Tehran......
04:15, 2019-06-14

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....
02:30, 2019-06-14

Iran's Guards shoot down U.S. 'spy' drone in southern province: Iran media Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards have shot down a U.S. "spy" drone in the southern province of Hormozgan, which is on the Gulf, the Guards' news website Sepah News said on Thursday....
08:45, 2019-06-20

Trump Suggests Iran Mistakenly Shot Down a U.S. Drone. Iran Says It Was Very Much on Purpose President Donald Trump downplayed the likelihood of U.S. military action against Iran after a military drone was shot down Thursday during a reconnaissance mission in the Middle East, the latest test of an escalating conflict that the President is seeking to avoid. Speaking at the White House, Trump...
07:30, 2019-06-21

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....
22:15, 2019-06-02

Iran drone strike: Escalating Iran crisis looks a lot like the path US took to Iraq war The U.S. went to war in Iraq in 2003 based on flawed intelligence supported by hawkish policy makers. Is it doomed to repeat the error with Iran?        ...
16:15, 2019-06-20

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...
02:15, 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)...
03:30, 2019-06-14

"Firing One Bullet At Iran Will Set Fire To US Interests": Iran General Iran warned the United States on Saturday that any aggression against the Islamic republic would have serious consequences for US interests across the Middle East....
12:00, 2019-06-22

Iran will continue its oil exports under any conditions: Iran foreign minister Iran will continue its oil exports under any conditions, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told his British counterpart Jeremy Hunt in a telephone call on Saturday, according to a statement on the Iranian foreign ministry website....
02:00, 2019-07-14

Britain says Iran seizes two oil tankers in Gulf, Iran says captured one Britain said Iran seized two oil tankers in the Gulf on Friday and told Tehran to return the vessels or face consequences in the latest confrontation to ratchet up tension along a vital international oil shipping route....
11:45, 2019-07-20

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....
03:30, 2019-05-23

America is trying to create 'Iran phobia': Iran's defence minister The United States is trying to create "Iran phobia", Iran’s defence minister Amir Hatami said on Friday, according to the Iranian Labour News Agency (ILNA)....
13:00, 2019-06-21

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.        ...
15:45, 2019-05-30

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....
07:00, 2019-06-14

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....
22:15, 2019-06-12

Judge authorizes US government to intervene in chicken price-fixing civil case amid criminal probe U.S. District Judge Thomas Durkin in Chicago granted the government's intervention request after the Department of Justice said it had launched a criminal probe related to price-fixing allegations, which the poultry processors have denied....
06:15, 2019-06-28

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....
16:15, 2019-05-21

Iran's Zarif says 'short war' with Iran is an illusion: Twitter Iran's foreign minister said on Twitter on Thursday that U.S. President Donald Trump's view that a conflict with Iran would be a "short war" was an illusion and that his threat of "obliteration" amounted to threatening "genocide"....
19:15, 2019-06-27

Iran shoots down US drone: What Iran and the United States are saying The rising tensions between the United States and Iran continued on Thursday morning, when a U.S. surveillance drone was shot down by Iran.        ...
23:30, 2019-06-20

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....
04:00, 2019-06-15

'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....
12:15, 2019-06-07

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....
23:30, 2019-05-21

Iran is not looking for war with any country: Iran army chief Iran is not looking for war with any country, Iranian army chief Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi said on Monday, according to the semi-official Mehr news agency....
11:15, 2019-07-08

Iran shoots down US drone: What we know about the tensions between the US and Iran The rising tensions between the United States and Iran continued on Thursday morning, when a U.S. surveillance drone was shot down by Iran.        ...
18:15, 2019-06-20

Johnson & Johnson faces criminal probe related to baby powder: Bloomberg The U.S. Justice Department is pursuing a criminal probe into whether Johnson & Johnson lied about potential cancer risks of its talcum powder, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter....
18:45, 2019-07-12

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....
12:00, 2019-05-28

Johnson & Johnson’s stock tumbles after reports of criminal probe The US Justice Department is pursuing a criminal probe into whether Johnson & Johnson lied about potential cancer risks of its talcum powder, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter. A grand jury in Washington is looking into documents related to what company officials knew ab...
19:00, 2019-07-12

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.        ...
17:45, 2019-05-29

Barr: Justice Dept. is ‘all in’ on criminal justice overhaul _____ EDGEFIELD, S.C. (AP) — Leroy Nolan has spent the last 26 years behind bars at a federal prison for a drug conviction. In the prison factory, he works making T-shirts, backpacks and other products that are later sold to government agencies, nonprofits and others. But what has become a decades-l...
21:30, 2019-07-13

Kevin Spacey criminal groping case dropped by prosecutors due to accuser's 'unavailability' Kevin Spacey will not face trial on a charge of groping a teen bus boy in 2016. Prosecutors dropped the case due to "unavailability" of the accuser to testify.        ...
03:15, 2019-07-18

Kevin Spacey criminal groping case dropped due to accuser's 'unavailability' Kevin Spacey was one of the first Hollywood figures to be accused of multiple allegations of sexual misconduct beginning in November 2017.        ...
00:15, 2019-07-19

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.        ...
19:45, 2019-05-21

Top things to do in Osaka, Japan Osaka is gearing up to host the G20 summit on June 28 to 29. In honor of the diplomatic action, we've put together a quick list of some of the top things to do in Osaka, Japan's third-largest city....
01:30, 2019-06-28

Why Japan Is Hosting the Rugby World Cup Japan will become the first Asian country to host rugby union’s marquee event, when 20 national teams compete for the Webb Ellis Cup. Venues for the ninth Rugby World Cup, running from Sept. 20 to Nov. 2, are spread across 12 cities, from Sapporo in the north to Kumamoto in the south. Played every f...
03:30, 2019-06-21

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....
05:30, 2019-05-30

Japan Resumes Commercial Whaling Japan resumed commercial whaling for the first time in 31 years on Monday, restricting whalers within 200 miles of the coast and ending decades of international hunting under the banner of research....
20:30, 2019-07-01

‘Bro-mance’ still going strong for Trump and Japan’s Abe A warm handshake and even warmer words at the start of Friday’s G20 meetings showed the “bro-mance” is still going strong between President Trump and Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Trump smiled and joked as he greeted Abe, who is hosting the two-day, international summit ...
10:15, 2019-06-28

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....
16:45, 2019-05-21

| 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"....
11:15, 2019-06-17

7-Eleven app users in Japan lose $500,000 7-Eleven convenience store customers in Japan using the "7pay" payment app lost hundreds of thousands of euros after a security breach. Seven Pay officials said there were signs of illegal access from abroad....
14:45, 2019-07-05

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...
10:45, 2019-05-28

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....
20:15, 2019-06-16

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....
22:15, 2019-06-14

Huawei Feels U.S. Squeeze in U.K. and Japan Mobile-phone carriers in Japan and the U.K. canceled launches of Huawei models over concerns that U.S. curbs on exports to the Chinese company will adversely affect the phones’ performance....
15:00, 2019-05-22

Ronald McDonald's Name Is Slightly Different In Japan One of the world’s most famous corporate mascots has a slightly different name in Japan, where Ronald McDonald is known as Donald McDonald....
20:15, 2019-07-03

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....
18:00, 2019-05-22

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....
19:30, 2019-06-17

Japan Q3 aluminium premiums set at $108/T, up 3% Q/Q -sources Premiums for Japanese aluminium shipments for July to September were set at $108 per tonne, up 3% from the current quarter, as tighter supply in Asia outweighed fears over weakening demand, five sources directly involved in the pricing talks said....
11:00, 2019-06-21

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....
23:15, 2019-05-27

Lifting the lid on Japan's poo museum – in pictures Japan’s culture of cute has embraced poo, which gets a pop twist at the Unko Museum in Yokohama, near Tokyo. Visitors can play a poo-themed video game and pose on a variety of WCs. All the twisty ice-cream and cupcake shapes on display are artificial, and come in a variety of colours and sizes Conti...
16:45, 2019-07-04

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...
00:00, 2019-06-09

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....
20:30, 2019-06-10

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....
14:15, 2019-05-24

Correction: Japan-Energy story In a story June 7 about Japan's energy policy, The Associated Press referred incorrectly to the plutonium reduction target cited by a policy research group....
09:15, 2019-06-10

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.        ...
10:45, 2019-05-25

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...
23:30, 2019-05-24

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....
15:45, 2019-06-19

Japan holds off Scotland 2-1 at Women’s World Cup RENNES, France (AP) — Mana Iwabuchi had an early goal and then Japan held off a late charge from Scotland for a 2-1 victory on Friday at the Women’s World Cup. Iwabuchi, who was on the Japanese team that won the World Cup in 2011, scored in the 23rd minute to give Japan its first goal of the t...
17:45, 2019-06-14

Rains force over a million to evacuate in Japan More than one million residents in Japan are directed to evacuate their homes as heavy rains batter the southern region. 14,000 ground troops on standby for emergency search and rescue operations if needed. (July 3)        ...
22:45, 2019-07-03

Japan evacuates 1.1 million, fearing landslides More than a million have been ordered to evacuate amid torrential rain. The swift response comes one year after the government was criticized for its delayed reaction to landslides that killed over 200 people....
17:45, 2019-07-03

"You Did A Great Job": Trump To PM On Election Win As They Meet In Japan US President Donald Trump today congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his party's big win in the national election as the two leaders met for bilateral talks on the sidelines of the G20 Summit......
04:30, 2019-06-28

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 ...
07:15, 2019-06-10

Japan Now Has Gundam-Shaped Vending Machines When you think of Japan, you probably think of Gundam. Maybe you think of vending machines. Now both have been joined into one single entity. Behold, the Gundam-shaped vending machine....
16:00, 2019-07-17

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 ...
21:30, 2019-05-21

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...
04:30, 2019-05-25

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....
21:30, 2019-05-21

Why Japan and South Korea Still Spar Over History Japan’s colonial rule over the Korean Peninsula ended more than seven decades ago, yet that legacy still roils everyday politics on both sides of the strait. ...
02:00, 2019-07-02

US to play Senegal, Japan, Netherlands at U17 World Cup The United States was drawn to play Senegal, Japan and the Netherlands in the group stage of the Under-17 World Cup in Brazil       ...
01:45, 2019-07-12

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...
19:45, 2019-05-30

Japan is increasingly renting cars for everything except driving Tokyo-based media outlet The Asahi Shimbun’s Takeho Morita published a quintessentially Japanese story last week: many people who rent cars through vehicle-sharing services across the country don’t drive them at all. Instead, they use them to take naps, making business calls, catching up privately w...
12:45, 2019-07-08

Japan, hit by torrential rains, orders 800,000 to evacuate Japan ordered nearly 800,000 people on the southern island of Kyushu to take shelter in evacuation centers and other safe areas on Wednesday as heavy rains threatened to trigger landslides and cause other damage....
08:00, 2019-07-03

"50,000 Start-Ups In 5 Years Is Goal," PM Says In Japan: 10 Points Prime Minister Narendra Modi was received with a hug by his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe's as he landed in Osaka this morning for the two-day G20 summit that begins tomorrow. The two leaders also......
19:00, 2019-06-27

Japan prefecture prepares for a month's rainfall in a day Almost 1 million people in southern Japan were evacuated Wednesday as the region braced itself for a month's worth of rain in a single day, according to local officials....
11:45, 2019-07-03

Japan animation studio hit by deadly fire Japanese authorities say at least 30 people are feared dead in a suspected arson attack on an anime studio in Kyoto. A man reportedly started the blaze after pouring a suspicious liquid around the premises....
15:00, 2019-07-18

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...
04:30, 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....
04:01, 2019-05-23

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...
00:00, 2019-05-29

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....
16:30, 2019-05-21

Japan Display says Taiwan's TPK decided against investing Japan Display Inc on Monday said it has received notice from TPK Holding Co Ltd that the Taiwanese flat screen maker has decided against investing in the Apple Inc supplier....
06:00, 2019-06-17

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...
09:45, 2019-05-22

Japan's Answer to Its Pension Problems: Invest Like the U.S. An official report advising Japanese couples to save at least $185,000 for retirement has shaken up an election race and triggered a wave of interest in investing in a country where retirees have long counted chiefly on state pensions....
15:15, 2019-07-17

PM Modi To Attend G20 Summit In Japan Next Week Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Japan next week to attend the G-20 summit where issues such as financial stability, WTO reform, black money, and terrorism will be on top of the agenda for......
19:45, 2019-06-21

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....
18:45, 2019-05-30

G20 finance chiefs gather for Japan meeting Financial leaders of the Group of 20 gathered Saturday to brainstorm ways to adapt global finance to an age of trade turmoil and digital disruptions. (June 8)        ...
19:45, 2019-06-10

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....
12:15, 2019-06-19

| Trio of top Wallabies announce departure to Japan Bernard Foley said he was leaving the Waratahs to head overseas, reportedly joining Quade Cooper and Will Genia in accepting a lucrative Japanese club contract....
13:15, 2019-07-12

Trump at G-20: There Will Be 'Very Big' Trade Deals With India, Japan President Trump struck a conciliatory tone with other world leaders as the Group of 20 summit got started in Japan, soothing worries that he would provoke fresh tensions....
10:15, 2019-06-28

Japan PM Abe's party favorite to win upper house Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc is expected to hold on to its majority in the upper house. But it's unclear if he'll win enough support to revise the country's post-war pacifist constitution....
15:15, 2019-07-21

Raw, fried or on a bun: the many ways Japan eats whale Whale cutlets, sliced raw whale, deep-fried whale nuggets, whale bacon and whale jerky feature on the menu at the restaurant Yoko Ichihara runs - and that's just a small sample of the ways Japan eats whale....
03:15, 2019-06-24

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....
14:15, 2019-05-27

Trump says U.S. envoy to Japan will run to be Tennessee senator U.S. Ambassador to Japan William Hagerty will run to be the next Tennessee senator, President Donald Trump announced on Twitter on Friday, giving Hagerty his strong endorsement....
06:45, 2019-07-13

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....
18:45, 2019-05-24

Japan's military says pilot vertigo likely cause of F-35 crash Japan's air force said on Monday "spatial disorientation" likely caused one of its pilots to fly his F-35 stealth fighters into the Pacific Ocean in April, hitting the water at more than 1,100 kph (683 mph)....
09:45, 2019-06-10

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....
20:00, 2019-06-18

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....
20:15, 2019-05-24

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....
01:30, 2019-06-12

PM Modi Leaves For India After G20 Summit In Japan Prime Minister Narendra Modi has left for home after concluding his three-day visit to Japan where he attended the G20 Summit and met with the world leaders including US President Donald Trump....
10:30, 2019-06-29

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."...
17:30, 2019-05-21

It's Hard For Japan To Change Its Escalator Manners One of my first memories of moving to Japan in 2001 was the surprise at seeing how everyone lined up on one side of the escalator, leaving an open path for people in a rush. How courteous, I thought. But now, there are campaigns to change the country’s long-standing escalator manners....
21:30, 2019-06-20

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....
15:00, 2019-05-21

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....
13:30, 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.        ...
03:00, 2019-05-28

Children among 15 injured in stabbing in Japan park: NHK Fifteen people, including eight primary school children, were injured in a suspected stabbing by a man in a park just outside Tokyo on Tuesday morning, national broadcaster NHK reported....
02:45, 2019-05-28

Bloody Japan defeat a lesson for China and US In early July 1944, on a tiny island in the Pacific Ocean, the United States clinched a devastating defeat over Japan in one of the bloodiest battles of World War II....
03:30, 2019-07-06

BTS breaks music sales record in Japan K-pop idols BTS set a new sales record in Japan for foreign artists, topping Oricon's weekly chart on Tuesday with their single "Lights/Boy with Luv."...
17:00, 2019-07-09

2 Dead, 17 Injured In Japan Mass Stabbing Two people, including a child, were feared dead Tuesday in a mass stabbing attack that also injured 17 people in the Japanese city of Kawasaki, the local fire department said....
03:45, 2019-05-28

Copa America guests Japan, Qatar still in contention PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (AP) — Copa America guest teams Japan and Qatar are still in contention as the last round of group stage matches begins, and some of their South American opponents aren’t too pleased. Qatar and Japan, who met in the Asian Cup final in February, are in third place in their ...
15:45, 2019-06-23

Record number of women to contest Japan elections This year's polls for Japan’s upper house of parliament are witnessing the highest number of women candidates. Opposition parties hope the move will help attract female voters....
13:30, 2019-07-16

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....
06:15, 2019-05-30

Japan Fire Killed Mostly Women, at a Studio Known for Hiring Them Kyoto Animation is known for employing more women than most of its competitors do, and that was reflected in the toll from the apparent arson on Thursday....
14:45, 2019-07-19

Trump says 'unfair' defense treaty with Japan needs to be changed U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday said he told Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that a decades-old security treaty between their countries must be changed, reiterating his criticism of the pact as unfair....
12:45, 2019-06-29

Heavy rain in Japan forces over 1 million to evacuate Heavy rain has continued in southern Japan since Friday, killing an elderly woman in a mudslide in Kagoshima. The rain also has flooded dozens of homes....
04:00, 2019-07-04

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....
17:15, 2019-05-21

Nissan gives Japan version of Infiniti Q50 self-driving upgrade, more hp The sporty Skyline sedan – the Japanese market version of the Infiniti Q50 – is receiving a high-tech, midcycle update with more power and true hands-free highway driving....
04:15, 2019-07-16

Japan 0-2 England: Women's World Cup 2019 – as it happened Ellen White scored twice as England secured top spot in Group D with three wins from their three games 10.26pm BST Related: Ellen White’s double sinks Japan and seals top spot in group for England 9.57pm BST As England see out a 2-0 win that confirms their first-placed finish in the group with max...
00:00, 2019-06-20

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....
20:45, 2019-06-18

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....
01:00, 2019-06-15

England and Japan to meet in rematch of 2015 semifinal England was overjoyed to make it to the semifinals of the Women's World Cup four years ago, an overachievement the squad believed, so the eliminating loss to Japan wasn't a surprise or a bitter disappointment       ...
00:45, 2019-06-19

790,000 in Japan ordered to evacuate as rain threatens mudslides Residents of southwestern Japanese cities Kagoshima, Kirishima and Aira have been ordered to evacuate, warned of life-threatening landslides caused by torrential rains, the cities said Wednesday....
17:30, 2019-07-03

Japan stocks end higher, supported by U.S. rate cut hopes Japanese stocks rose on Thursday, tracking Wall Street's gains on expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve will start cutting interest rates after the latest data signalled a slowdown in the U.S. economy....
12:00, 2019-07-04

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....
16:45, 2019-05-29

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...
19:00, 2019-06-05

Father arrested in Japan for using stun gun to discipline children TOKYO — 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. The 45-year-old man in the southern city of Kitakyushu told poli...
19:15, 2019-05-29

Heavy Rains Force More Than 1 Million to Evacuate in Japan (TOKYO) — Japanese authorities have directed more than 1 million residents in parts of the southern main island of Kyushu to evacuate to designated shelters as heavy rains batter the region, prompting fears of landslides and widespread flooding. The Fire and Disaster Management Agency said Wed...
18:15, 2019-07-03

Japan, hit by torrential rains, orders over one million to evacuate Japan ordered more than one million people on the southernmost island of Kyushu to take shelter in evacuation centers and other safe areas on Wednesday as heavy rains triggered small landslides and threatened to cause widespread flooding....
15:00, 2019-07-03

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....
05:30, 2019-06-19

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....
06:30, 2019-05-24

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....
07:15, 2019-05-31

Japan resumes commercial whaling after 30 years -- despite low demand Japanese whalers – with their harpoons concealed beneath tarpaulin – left the port cities of Kushiro and Shimonoseki on Monday for the first commercial whale hunt in more than three decades....
18:00, 2019-07-01

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."...
15:30, 2019-05-21

Pacifist constitution reform at stake as Japan goes to polls Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc was forecast to win a solid majority in an upper house election on Sunday that could determine whether his dream of revising the post-war, U.S.-drafted pacifist constitution can be kept alive....
04:15, 2019-07-21

Japan aims for ‘harmony’ at G-20. Is it sidestepping climate change? Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has vowed to show leadership on the environment, but critics say he’s just trying to smooth over differences between the United States and other countries....
15:45, 2019-06-28

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....
10:00, 2019-06-02

Japan court orders gov't to pay families of leprosy patients A Japanese court ordered the government to pay $3.4 million to more than 500 descendants of leprosy patients who were segregated and quarantined in sanitariums for decades....
16:00, 2019-06-28

Japan, U.S. agree to accelerate trade talks from July Japan and the United States agreed on Friday to hold working-level meetings intensively from early next month to accelerate progress towards a two-way trade agreement, Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said....
23:15, 2019-06-28

From kawaii to fairy kei: fashion goes beyond the kimono at Hyper Japan Now in its tenth year, the three-day festival is a place for J-fashion enthusiasts to socialise, show off their outfits and get inspiration for future looksTen years after it started in 2010, the UK’s largest celebration of traditional and modern Japanese culture, is returning to London today for th...
14:45, 2019-07-12

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....
11:45, 2019-06-19

Trump, Xi set for high-stakes trade war talks in Japan U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are set for a high-stakes meeting in Japan on Saturday that could salvage trade talks or plunge the world's two largest economies into a deeper trade war....
04:15, 2019-06-29

Ships set off in Japan's first commercial whale hunt in more than 30 years Five small ships sailed out of harbor on Monday in Japan's first commercial whale hunt in more than three decades, a move that has aroused global condemnation and fears for the fate of whales....
09:45, 2019-07-01

Japan resumes commercial whaling for first time in 30 years Fishermen set sail to hunt whales on Monday after country’s withdrawal from International Whaling CommissionJapanese fishermen have set sail to hunt whales commercially for the first time in more than three decades, after Tokyo’s controversial decision to withdraw from the International Whaling Comm...
03:30, 2019-07-01

Japan Abe says G20 leaders confirm need for free, fair trade Group of 20 leaders have clearly confirmed the need for a free, fair and non-discriminatory trade policy, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Saturday, suggesting that members have agreed to the wording to be included in their communique....
10:15, 2019-06-29

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....
14:45, 2019-05-21

After 30 years, Japan prepares to resume commercial whaling Fishermen in remote Pacific port plan to depart for hunt on Monday, despite global outcryOn Monday morning, after a short ceremony to pray for a bountiful catch and safety at sea, five ships will slip out of a port in northern Japan to hunt whales for profit for the first time in more than 30 years....
05:30, 2019-06-28

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....
12:30, 2019-06-11

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 4.12pm BST Argentina: Correa; Gomez, Barroso, Cometti, Stabile; Banini, Bravo, Benitez, Mayorga, Bonsegundo; Sole Jaimes. Japan: Yamashita; Shimizu, ...
17:45, 2019-06-10

Kremlin says idea of Putin-Trump meeting at G20 in Japan up in air The Kremlin said on Tuesday that a U.S. idea for President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin to meet at a meeting of the G20 in Japan later this month was hanging in the air and that there were no discussions on specifics yet....
16:45, 2019-06-11

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...
06:00, 2019-06-19

Russia rebuffs Japan's military buildup warning: RIA Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Thursday that Russia was only operating on its own territory after Japan accused Moscow of a military buildup on a chain of islands in the Pacific, RIA news agency reported....
14:00, 2019-05-30

| Japan's asteroid probe Hayabusa2 set for final touchdown Japan's Hayabusa2 probe began descending for its final touchdown on a distant asteroid, hoping to collect samples that could shed light on the evolution of the solar system....
20:15, 2019-07-11

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....
13:00, 2019-06-11

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...
14:15, 2019-06-03

Women's World Cup: Netherlands and Japan deliver classic The European champions battled the Asian champions in the final Round of 16 tie at the 2019 Women's World Cup. While the Netherlands progressed, it was the drama of the game itself that deserved acknowledgement....
19:45, 2019-06-27

Japan 2-1 Scotland: Women's World Cup 2019 – as it happened Mana Iwabuchi’s strike and Yuika Sugasawa’s penalty earned Japan victory despite Lana Clelland’s fine finish, while Scotland will feel aggrieved not to be awarded a penalty for a late handball 5.27pm BST Related: Scotland’s World Cup hopes hang by a thread after painful defeat to Japan 4.11pm BST ...
19:00, 2019-06-14

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....
19:15, 2019-05-30

'Kimono is not underwear': Kardashian shapewear irks Japan Japanese took to social media on Thursday to protest against a new line of underwear developed by U.S. celebrity Kim Kardashian named "Kimono", with some terming it a theft of their culture that......
23:45, 2019-06-27

Previously Japan-Only Iwata Asks Is Being Translated Into English While Nintendo has an archive section where fans can revisit old instalments of the popular Iwata Asks series, not every Q&A the former Nintendo President ever sat down for is there, because not all of them were translated into English by the company....
05:45, 2019-07-12

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....
15:45, 2019-05-21

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\u0027 hopes hanging by a thread at the women\u0027s World Cup."...
17:00, 2019-06-14

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.        ...
06:30, 2019-06-19

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....
21:45, 2019-06-10

Shinzo Abe Is Set to Become Japan's Longest-Serving Prime Minister Japan’s ruling coalition retained its majority in elections for the upper house of parliament, putting Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on track to become the nation’s longest-serving leader....
19:45, 2019-07-21

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....
19:30, 2019-06-17

Japan urges G-7 to think beyond existing rules in dealing with Libra Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Wednesday urged his G-7 counterparts to make a comprehensive assessment of Facebook's Libra digital currency for any fresh challenges that could be overlooked by existing regulations....
05:00, 2019-07-18