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Unbuilt Tokyo: 'depthscrapers' and a million-person pyramid

Had the creators of the underground skyscraper had their way, the Japanese capital might have looked very different indeedProtected by cylindrical walls of reinforced con...

Unbuilt Tokyo: 'depthscrapers' and a million-person pyramid

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4,600-year-old Greek 'pyramid' found in the Aegean Sea … is not a pyramid at all News of a 4,600-year-old "pyramid" or "pyramid island," supposedly discovered on a Greek island in the Aegean Sea, has been making the rounds online....
04:00, 07/22/2019

More than two years later, Trump’s wall remains unbuilt The president insists he's building "the wall," but it's actually a much more modest system of fences and vehicle barriers, many of which are simply b...
02:00, 09/06/2019

Tokyo opens Olympic rowing venue in heart of Tokyo Bay TOKYO (AP) — Organizers have opened the rowing venue for next year’s Tokyo Olympics. The venue is located in Tokyo Bay and is ready to go with t...
00:32, 06/16/2019

Louvre pyramid architect I.M. Pei dies Architect I.M. Pei, one of the most famous and prolific architects of the 20th century, has died at the age of 102. He was best known for his renovati...
19:00, 05/16/2019

There's More Than One Way to Train for a Giant Human Pyramid A woman in Mumbai excels at kabaddi, a team sport similar to tag, along with strength and cardio training to help her team in pyramid competitions cal...
18:48, 08/04/2019

IM Pei, The Architect Behind Louvre Pyramid, Dies At 102 I.M. Pei, an American modernist architect regarded as one of the world's leading designers of civic centers and cultural institutions, including the N...
03:16, 05/17/2019

I.M. Pei, Architect Who Designed Louvre Pyramid, Dies At 102 NEW YORK (AP) — I.M. Pei, the globe-trotting architect who revived the Louvre museum in Paris with a giant glass pyramid and captured the spirit of re...
18:32, 05/16/2019

IM Pei: celebrated architect behind Louvre pyramid dead at 102 Pei, whose portfolio included the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, was one of the most prolific architects of the 20th centuryIM Pei, whose modern designs ...
18:00, 05/16/2019

Egypt opens Bent Pyramid to tourists The pyramids of Egypt have long attracted visitors intrigued by their ancient history, and now travelers have the opportunity to visit a distinctive s...
06:16, 07/15/2019

Sneferu’s Distinctive Bent Pyramid Opened to the Public In Egypt, the Antiquities Minister Khaled el-Anany has announced that two pyramids are being opened to the public for the first time since 1965. ...
12:32, 07/14/2019

Blast injures at least 16 tourists on bus near Giza pyramid in Egypt At least 16 people riding a tourist's bus near the Giza pyramid in Egypt suffered non-life-threatening injuries in an explosion Sunday, according to a...
08:32, 05/19/2019

The Louvre museum pays tribute to pyramid’s architect Pei PARIS (AP) — Paris’ Louvre museum is paying tribute to the architect of its giant glass pyramid, I.M. Pei, who has died at age 102. The Louvre&#...
05:32, 05/17/2019

El Mirador, ‘The Look Out’ Of Guatemala Boasts Probably the Largest Pyramid in the World The Mayan civilization is one of the most mysterious and fascinating in history. There is much we still don’t know, but they are much-admired for thei...
20:48, 07/30/2019

Egypt opens Sneferu's 'Bent' Pyramid in Dahshur to public Egypt opened to visitors on Saturday the "Bent" Pyramid built for pharaoh Sneferu, a 101-meter structure just south of Cairo that marks a key step in ...
13:48, 07/13/2019

The Great Pyramid Experiment: Exploring Infrasound Technology Use By The Ancients In part one of this article we saw how there is compelling evidence to suggest that the ancient Egyptians of the Pyramid age incorporated sound techno...
19:16, 06/22/2019

Kirsten Dunst takes down a ‘Florida’ pyramid scheme in new comedy Disney World’s central Florida location serves as a symbol for the characters in Showtime’s new dark comedy “On Becoming a God in Central Florida.” Th...
08:00, 08/22/2019

I.M. Pei, Pioneering Architect Who Designed Iconic Louvre Pyramid, Dies at 102 I.M. Pei, the world-renowned architect famous for designing the glass pyramid entry to the Louvre in Paris, has died, according to the New York Times ...
22:00, 05/16/2019

I. M. Pei, architect who designed famous Louvre glass pyramid, dies at 102 Pei's death was confirmed Thursday by Marc Diamond, a spokesman for the architect's New York firm, Pei Cobb Freed & Partners. One of Pei's sons, Li Ch...
20:16, 05/16/2019

Hundreds of Mummies Found Buried Around the World’s Oldest Pyramid An amazing cache of mummies has been found in Egypt near one of the world’s oldest pyramids. Polish archaeologists discovered several hundred of them ...
16:32, 06/29/2019

Ancient Pyramid Cities of Peru: A Catalogue of Swift Decline From 2600 BC to 1533, the legacy of the Peruvian region has revealed no end of epic tales of power, growth, unification, and demise.  ...
19:16, 08/13/2019

Fire it up with this infomercial for the pyramid scheme at the center of On Becoming A God In Central Florida Are you dissatisfied with the cards life dealt you? Sick of feeling like you have no control? Stuck at the bottom while so many enjoy the their time o...
13:00, 08/22/2019

The Mysterious Pyramid of Bomarzo: Discovering The Etruscan’s Enigmatic Past The ancient and far-reaching history of Europe is often veiled in mists of mystery. Enigmatic peoples, diverse cultures, and strange legends are all l...
11:16, 07/27/2019

Lost Artifacts of the Great Pyramid: The Mysterious Case of the Dixon Relics There is a certain perception of the Great Pyramid as an utterly void arrangement of empty halls and chambers, strangely bereft of artifacts and inscr...
12:16, 05/30/2019

Climb down a 256-foot tunnel to explore Egypt's Bent Pyramid Egypt has opened a tunnel into the 'bent pyramid' for tourists to explore two chambers in the 4600-year-old structure.    &#...
12:16, 07/15/2019

Arizona man builds pyramid out of 1 million pennies in world record attempt An Arizona man can finally put his penny-pinching days behind him. After three years of meticulous work, Cory Nielsen, 55 from Phoenix, has completed ...
06:00, 06/19/2019

Origin of Greek Civilization Believed Found On Monumental Pyramid Island A new discovery has possibly revealed the origin of Ancient Greek culture. In a remote and uninhabited pyramid-shaped islet, archaeologists have found...
15:00, 07/10/2019

Egypt opens Bent Pyramid to tourists, unveils new archaeological finds The Egyptian government has opened an unusual pyramid to the public for the first time in decades. Its Antiquities Ministry also put on display a host...
16:32, 07/13/2019

The Great Pyramid Experiment: Measuring the Sonic Capabilities of the Dead-end Passage The exact functions of the Great Pyramid’s interior chambers remain a complete mystery. It has always been assumed that the monument’s King’s Chamber,...
08:32, 06/21/2019

Desert Diver Discovers Submerged Treasure Beneath 2,300-Year-Old Kushite Pyramid A team of archaeologists ‘diving’ in the sweltering deserts of northern Sudan, once the land of Nubia, have discovered artifacts and ‘gold leaf’... ...
01:18, 07/06/2019

I.M. Pei, architect who designed the Louvre Pyramid and added elegant buildings to landscapes worldwide, dies at age 102 NEW YORK (AP) — I.M. Pei, architect who designed the Louvre Pyramid and added elegant buildings to landscapes worldwide, dies at age 102....
18:32, 05/16/2019

When Yu-Gi-Oh! Meets Tokyo Fashion Recently Tokyo high schooler Makocha was featured on the popular Tokyo Fashion Instagram account, wearing a hoodie, cutout pants, Dr. Martens, and Yu-...
09:48, 07/11/2019

10 must-try ramen shops in Tokyo Ramen is Japan’s national obsession – and there more than 10,000 shops to choose from in Tokyo alone. Three local experts choose their favourites‘Rame...
02:48, 09/16/2019

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 o...
15:00, 05/27/2019

This is what the Tokyo 2020 Olympics medals will look like The Tokyo 2020 Olympics medals were revealed exactly one year before the event's opening ceremony. And they feature an unlikely quirk: The medals will...
12:32, 07/25/2019

Life In An Iconic Tokyo Building This is Nakagin Capsule Tower. Built in 1972, it was designed by architect Kisho Kurokawa and a prime example of the Japanese architectural movement k...
08:48, 06/27/2019

Here are 15 Americans who could become stars at Tokyo Olympics With the Tokyo Games a year away, who is poised to follow the likes of Katie Ledecky and Simone Biles in breaking through at the Olympics?  ...
05:16, 07/24/2019

Has Tokyo reached ‘peak city’? You could argue that the world’s biggest city has hit a sweet spot: a flatlining population, pervasive transit and little gentrification. But is ‘peak...
00:32, 06/14/2019

The Tokyo neighbourhood where people come to disappear For hundreds of years people have come to Sanya in search of labouring jobs, shelter and a sense of belonging – but the area is changing fast, and its...
15:32, 06/14/2019

| Tokyo Olympics to warn on weed In what you might call a joint statement, Tokyo 2020 organisers noted the need to warn countries with cannabis laws that weed isn't allowed in Japan....
05:48, 06/11/2019

The vending machines of Tokyo – in pictures Since first visiting Tokyo in the 1990s, the London-based photographer Tim Easley has been fascinated by the city’s colourful vending machines. “They’...
11:16, 09/21/2019

Who will win gold medals at Tokyo 2020? With a year to go to the Olympics, we consider who are the contenders for gold medals at Tokyo 2020 The post Who will win gold medals at Tokyo 2020? a...
07:16, 08/03/2019

Rediscovering Tokyo's historic waterways Hundreds of years ago, Tokyo -- then known as Edo -- flourished around canals, rivers and the sea. Today, the city is rediscovering its watery roots....
07:00, 08/22/2019

Visiting Tokyo's Imperial Palace With Emperor Akihito of Japan abdicating, the Imperial Palace in Tokyo will open to the public this week -- a rarity. Here's a guide to visiting Japan...
18:48, 04/29/2019

This Tokyo Town Can't Give Away Houses A Tokyo town is giving away houses to draw residents, a sign of the challenges popular cities face: too few houses in some areas, too many in others....
09:16, 08/13/2019

We are just 365 rising suns from 2020 Tokyo Olympics There aren't the huge controversies of the past three Olympic cycles, but there are plenty of questions to be answered with the Games a year away. Our...
07:48, 07/24/2019

The Boy Band Anime That's Drawing Crowds In Tokyo Originally based on a smartphone game, Idolish 7 follows the adventures of a young woman who manages a boy band. Last week, a series of posters and di...
07:48, 07/09/2019

FC Tokyo beats Shimizu 2-0 to stay top of J-League Kotaro Omori and Kensuke Nagai scored first-half goals as FC Tokyo beat Shimizu S-Pulse 2-0 to stay first in the J-League     ...
10:00, 07/20/2019

Diver Reid seals GB Tokyo spot "Great Britain diver Grace Reid secured a fifth quota place for Team GB at the Tokyo Olympics as she qualified for the women\u0027s 3m springboard fin...
14:16, 07/18/2019

This A Cappella Dub of Tokyo Drift Is a Thing of Beauty and Wonder Fast and Furious: Tokyo Drift is the best Fast and Furious movie. I will not be taking questions at this time. Any piece of follow-up tribute anyone m...
10:48, 07/18/2019

IOC recommends boxing keeps its place in Tokyo but not under AIBA Boxing should keep its place at next year's Olympic Games but recognition of AIBA, the governing body of the sport's amateur version, should be suspen...
16:00, 05/22/2019

How Tokyo's suburban housing became vast ghettoes for the old They have no lifts, shops or medical services – yet they are home to mostly poor, elderly people. Guardian Cities and the Waseda Chronicle investigate...
06:32, 06/11/2019

Tokyo Olympic tickets: Be prepared to be disappointed TOKYO (AP) — Want tickets for next year’s Tokyo Olympics? Prepare to be let down. Millions were disappointed Thursday when applicants in a ticke...
23:32, 06/19/2019

'This is not a "what if" story': Tokyo braces for the earthquake of a century They call it X Day – a major earthquake striking the heart of the world’s most populous city in the most calamitous event since the second world war. ...
05:16, 06/12/2019

Nishikori already has sights set on 2020 Tokyo Olympics There are still four Grand Slam events that will be contested before medals can be won at the Tokyo Olympics but as far as Kei Nishikori is concerned,...
19:32, 08/26/2019

Prepare for a Summer Showdown Between Trump and Tokyo President Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shared a convivial atmosphere over the weekend, but tensions over agricultural trade are expect...
09:48, 05/28/2019

Japanese rush to buy Tokyo Olympic tickets on first day TOKYO (AP) — If you’re a Japan resident and you want tickets for next year’s Tokyo Olympics — be patient. Tokyo organizers on Friday said ...
01:32, 05/10/2019

Triathlon changes add to Tokyo 2020's heat headache The International Triathlon Union's decision to reduce the distance of the run segment in Thursday's women's Olympics qualifying event because of heat...
01:32, 08/15/2019

Toyota teases its plans for Olympics in Tokyo Toyota's plan to showcase new mobility technologies at next year's Summer Olympics is still under construction. But more ideas might be in the works....
05:32, 07/22/2019

What's next: Pan Am Games' athletes ponder Tokyo 2020 From facing elite competition to hanging out at the athletes' village, the 2019 Pan American Games was a vital experience for those hoping to shine in...
14:49, 08/13/2019

Laugher looking to claim more Olympic bling in Tokyo "Taking the negatives and turning them into positives is all part of the ups and downs of an Olympic cycle, according to Rio 2016 gold and silver meda...
16:00, 07/26/2019

The Latest: Abe drives Trump around golf course near Tokyo TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s trip to Japan (all times local): 9:45 a.m. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe drove Presiden...
19:48, 05/25/2019

Phelps: Dressel must be perfect for 8 Tokyo golds Michael Phelps assessed Caeleb Dressel's chances to match his mark from the 2008 Beijing Games after the new American swimming torchbearer won eight m...
00:48, 07/30/2019

One of the Tokyo Drift Ford Mustangs Is for Sale, but It Has a V8 Fast and Furious: Tokyo Drift is a fine movie, made better by the fact that a Nissan Skyline GT-R straight-six engine gets stuffed into a 1967 Ford Mu...
15:48, 05/31/2019

More than 100 people protest in Tokyo against 2020 Olympics As Tokyo celebrated one year to go until the 2020 Olympics on Wednesday, at least 100 people gathered in the Japanese capital to protest the hosting o...
13:16, 07/24/2019

Whitlock limbers up for Tokyo with Paris also in mind With one year to go until the Tokyo Olympics, and the pressure mounting, Britain's double gymnastics gold medallist Max Whitlock is already thinking a...
13:16, 07/24/2019

8 chefs reveal their favorite places to eat in Tokyo Yelp/ con. c INSIDER asked eight chefs about their favorite places to eat in Tokyo, Japan. Many chefs chose sushi-centric eateries or places known fo...
20:32, 07/01/2019

IOC ‘very satisfied’ with Tokyo 2020 preparations, say organisers • More than 7.5 million people in Japan register for tickets• Concerns remain about heat, cost overruns and accommodationDespite concerns about extrem...
05:16, 07/24/2019

Small is beautiful in Tokyo's Golden Gai – in pictures Nearly 300 bars and restaurants are squeezed into an area about the size of half a football pitch in the Golden Gai area of Tokyo. Everything is small...
15:32, 08/12/2019

Intel to use Tokyo Olympics to show off 3D tracking, other new tech Tech giant Intel Corp said on Wednesday it will use the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games to show off a portfolio of new technology including artificial intell...
03:32, 09/11/2019

IOC lifts ban on Kuwait ahead of Tokyo 2020 Games Kuwaiti athletes will compete at next year's Tokyo 2020 Olympics under their country's flag after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Friday ...
10:32, 07/05/2019

IOC hopes to remain relevant with Tokyo's 'urban festival' The International Olympic Committee (IOC) hopes that Tokyo 2020’s "urban festival", which will offer fans the chance to try out Olympic sports, will h...
03:32, 09/11/2019

Got a Tokyo Olympics ticket? Unrivaled demand causes turmoil Overwhelmed by unprecedented demand, Tokyo Olympic organizers said Thursday they hope to run another ticket lottery next month for residents of Japan ...
06:32, 07/05/2019

Kawasaki beats FC Tokyo 3-0 to move within 4 points of lead Yu Kobayashi, Manabu Saito and Hiroyuki Abe scored as defending champions Kawasaki Frontale beat J-League leaders FC Tokyo 3-0 on Sunday   ...
10:32, 07/14/2019

Mitsubishi previews new plug-in hybrid SUV for Tokyo show Concept car is set to show a new plug-in hybrid drivetrain that Mitsubishi will use on the Eclipse Cross Mitsubishi will reveal a new compact plug-i...
12:00, 09/18/2019

Visit Real-World Anime Locations In Tokyo What if watching anime isn’t enough? What if you want to experience more? Well, in Tokyo, you can visit the real-world spots brought to life in some o...
06:32, 07/04/2019

GB qualify for women’s football tournament at Tokyo 2020 "Great Britain has qualified for a place in the women’s football tournament at next year’s Olympics in Tokyo after France were sunk by the USA on Frid...
10:00, 06/29/2019

| Top doctor sounds alarm over heatstroke at Tokyo 2020 One of Japan's top doctors has slammed the decision to hold the Olympics at the height of Tokyo's summer, warning that heatstroke will be the "biggest...
04:16, 09/13/2019

Tokyo shares end at 4-1/2-month high, energy sector up Japan's Nikkei share average inched up to a 4-1/2-month closing high on Tuesday, as soaring oil prices triggered by attacks on Saudi crude facilities ...
01:48, 09/17/2019

Tokyo Olympic stadium 90% finished, to open in December With the start of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics a little over a year away, the National Stadium, set to be the centerpiece of the Games, is 90% completed an...
06:48, 07/03/2019

Enormous Flight Simulator Installed In Tokyo Hotel If you like airplanes, then this is the hotel for you. The Haneda Excel Hotel Tokyu, which is connected to Terminal 2 of Haneda International Airport ...
08:00, 07/10/2019

Five gymnasts to watch leading up to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo WIth the Olympics less than a year away, Simone Biles is a lock, but who will join her in Tokyo? Here are five gymnasts to watch leading up to 2020. ...
18:00, 08/12/2019

Whitlock limbers up for Tokyo 2020 with Paris also in mind "With one year to go until the Tokyo Olympics, and the pressure mounting, Britain\u0027s double gymnastics gold medallist Max Whitlock is already thin...
19:16, 07/24/2019

Year before Games, Tokyo better prepared than any city before - Bach "A year before hosting the 2020 Olympics, Tokyo is better prepared than any other city in the past to host the Games, Olympic chief Thomas Bach said o...
19:16, 07/24/2019

The escalating dispute between Tokyo and Seoul is already affecting businesses The ongoing dispute between Japan and South Korea has begun to affect businesses across multiple sectors and could potentially even dent the global ec...
01:48, 07/31/2019

Toyota fetches new way to use AI, self-drive tech in Tokyo Games Miniature remote controlled cars have proved to be a crowd pleaser at track and field throwing events, but for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics Toyota Motor Co...
00:48, 07/22/2019

Tokyo governor says Olympics worth the cost, Paralympics key Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike on Thursday defended the cost of hosting the 2020 Olympic Games, saying the Paralympics in particular would build a legacy...
07:00, 07/18/2019

Tokyo Opens An Amusement Area Dedicated To...Bubble Tea Right now, Japan is going through a bubble tea boom. The beverage is so popular that a bubble tea amusement park called Tokyo Tapioca Land recently op...
06:32, 08/15/2019

Russia eyes Tokyo Olympics after doping troubles With a year to go until the Olympics in Tokyo, Russia believes it can emerge from the shadow of doping scandals and surge up the medals table  &...
07:16, 07/24/2019

Paralympics chief wants Tokyo 2020 to help change perceptions Andrew Parsons, president of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), hopes Tokyo 2020 will spark a change in perceptions of people with disabili...
01:32, 08/22/2019

'Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE' gets an encore on Switch in January The Fire Emblem and Shin Megami Tensei series are pretty popular with JRPG fans, but crossover title Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE? Not so much, mostly du...
19:32, 09/04/2019

Saudi Aramco reportedly favors Tokyo for its overseas IPO Aramco's IPO will take place over two stages: A flotation on the Saudi stock exchange later this year, and an international listing in 2020 or 20...
21:00, 08/29/2019

$32m stolen from Tokyo cryptocurrency exchange in latest hack Bitpoint suspends services after apparent theft of virtual monies including bitcoinA cryptocurrency exchange in Tokyo has halted services after it los...
07:48, 07/12/2019

IOC details boxing qualifying events for Tokyo Olympics The IOC has detailed a "fair and transparent pathway to the Olympic Games" for male and female boxers trying to qualify for Tokyo    &...
10:00, 08/30/2019

Van der Poel opts against Tokyo 2020 road race "Mathieu van der Poel has decided against taking part in the Tokyo 2020 road race and opted to fully focus on the mountain bike event at next year’s O...
15:32, 09/05/2019

| Commuter chaos after powerful typhoon hits Tokyo A powerful typhoon that battered Tokyo overnight with ferocious winds and driving rain caused commuter chaos with trains halted and more than 100 flig...
14:48, 09/09/2019

Organizers test heat countermeasures in sweltering Tokyo With temperatures rising to 35 degrees Celsius and humidity of 75% on Thursday, Tokyo 2020 organizers had the perfect weather to try out their heat co...
06:32, 07/25/2019

JOC gets new leader in wake of Tokyo Olympic bribery scandal TOKYO (AP) — A former gold medalist has been elected to lead the Japanese Olympic Committee, which is mired in a scandal that forced the former presid...
05:32, 06/27/2019

The curse of Masakado: why Tokyo is still haunted by a malevolent ghost The tale of the ‘first samurai’ whose severed head still terrorises Tokyoites today is the story of the city itselfA Tokyo bank once opened an account...
06:32, 06/10/2019

Ghosn's fight to prove innocence begins in Tokyo Pre-trial hearings began in Tokyo against Carlos Ghosn over allegations ranging from falsifying financial records to redirecting company money into hi...
06:00, 05/23/2019

Former Nissan chairman Ghosn appears in Tokyo court TOKYO (AP) — Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn has appeared in a Japanese courtroom for a hearing ahead of his trial on accusations of financial mis...
01:32, 05/23/2019

Olympics: Tongan Taufatofua looks to be dual threat in Tokyo Tongan Pita Taufatofua, who set social media ablaze when he went shirtless during the opening and closing ceremonies in the past two Olympics, on Wedn...
22:16, 05/01/2019

Aiba stripped of right to run boxing tournament at Tokyo Olympics • IOC announcement folows six-month Deloitte review• New organisation to be in place by JuneAmateur boxing’s governing body, Aiba, has been stripped o...
12:32, 05/22/2019

Tokyo Olympics end 1st ticketing phase for Japan residents TOKYO (AP) — Olympic organizers say millions of Japan residents have shown interest in buying tickets for next year’s Tokyo 2020 Games. Organize...
04:00, 05/29/2019

Tokyo 2020 podiums to be made of recycled plastic Medalists at next year's Summer Olympics will stand on podiums made from recycled plastic waste collected from local households or the ocean, Tokyo 20...
06:48, 06/11/2019

Senior staff: Tokyo's oldest workers – in pictures These bartenders, sushi chefs and sweetshop owners are still working in their 80s and 90s, running family businesses and maintaining traditional craft...
06:48, 06/12/2019

| Tokyo or bust as Tiger eyes Olympic dream Tiger Woods is setting his sights on next year's Olympic games, driven on by the knowledge that he may not get many more chances to add a gold medal t...
05:48, 06/12/2019

JGBs sag on rebounding Tokyo stocks, weaker U.S. Treasuries Japanese government bond prices fell on Friday as Tokyo stocks rebounded, hurting demand for debt, while overnight weakness in U.S. Treasuries also we...
00:32, 05/17/2019

| McIlroy wants to golf for Ireland in 2020 Tokyo Olympics Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy said on Tuesday he wants to play for Ireland at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, thrilled at the chance to fulfill a boyhood d...
15:32, 05/14/2019

Tokyo Olympic CEO reminds all: Cannabis is banned in Japan TOKYO (AP) — Cannabis has been legalized in some parts of the world. But the chief executive of next year’s Tokyo Olympics has reminded potentia...
02:00, 06/11/2019

Delta, United poised for most new slots at Tokyo's Haneda Delta Air Lines and United Airlines are poised to win the most new slots at Tokyo's Haneda International Airport in time for the 2020 Summer Olympics,...
16:48, 05/16/2019

Tokyo Olympics cut spending; sports federations unhappy TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo Olympics are caught between the proverbial rock and hard place. Tokyo organizers are trying to cut spending, under pressure fro...
07:48, 05/08/2019

Woods sets sights on Olympic gold in Tokyo "Tiger Woods has collected plenty of Green Jackets and Claret Jugs during his decorated career, but there is one shiny thing missing from his collecti...
10:32, 05/14/2019

Schoolgirls for sale: why Tokyo struggles to stop the 'JK business' The persistent practice of paying underage girls for sex-related services, known in Japan as the ‘JK’ business, has seen charities step in where polic...
07:32, 06/15/2019

Security beefed up in Tokyo as emperor prepares to abdicate Divers scoured moats around the Imperial Palace and police dogs sniffed in bushes on Monday as authorities ramped up security for the start of Japan's...
06:32, 04/29/2019

The Latest: Earthquake rattles Tokyo before Trump visit TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s state visit to Japan. (all times local): 4:45 p.m. A relatively strong earthquake rattled To...
02:16, 05/25/2019

Olympics: Tokyo 2020 archery venue unveiled The archery venue for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games was officially unveiled on Sunday, the first completed venue built specifically for ...
10:48, 04/28/2019

The Latest: Trump Arrives At Tokyo Palace For Banquet TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to Japan (all times local): 7:10 p.m. President Donald Trump has arrived at Tokyo̵...
06:16, 05/27/2019

Curry in Japan to talk Tokyo Olympics, Rui Hachimura Stephen Curry is already looking ahead to the next challenge in his basketball career, including the chance to represent the United States at next yea...
07:16, 06/23/2019

Tokyo 2020 refugee team to be bigger than in Rio: IOC's Bach The Tokyo 2020 Olympics refugee team will be bigger than the inaugural 10-member squad in Rio de Janeiro four years ago, the International Olympic Com...
17:00, 06/20/2019

Trump and Abe’s ‘Unshakable Bond’ Shows Some Cracks in Tokyo Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he was “completely on the same page” with President Trump on North Korea and trade, but the president made it clear tha...
11:00, 05/27/2019

Trump, in Japan, says Tokyo has ‘substantial’ trade advantage over US President Trump, in his first day of a four-day visit to Japan, said in Tokyo on Saturday that the country has a “substantial” trade over the U.S. -- ...
14:48, 05/25/2019

Olympics: Tokyo organizers launch supplementary lottery for tickets Tokyo Olympics organizers launched a second ticket lottery on Thursday after unexpectedly high local demand forced them to reevaluate their Japanese s...
00:00, 08/08/2019

Earthquake strikes Tokyo ahead of Trump’s visit to Japan President Trump’s trip to Japan started with a bang – a magnitude-5.1 earthquake centered near the golf course where he and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ...
11:32, 05/25/2019

Tokyo-Vegas investment chief gets 50 years in Ponzi scheme LAS VEGAS (AP) — The former head of a Tokyo and Las Vegas investment firm has been sentenced to 50 years in a U.S. prison for bilking thousands of Jap...
14:00, 05/23/2019

McIlroy 'excited' to play for Ireland at Tokyo 2020 Olympics He opted to miss the last Olympics because of the threat of the Zika virus, but Rory McIlroy intends to go for gold at Tokyo 2020 playing for Ireland....
11:16, 05/15/2019

Pack of rats descend on Tokyo convenience store – video A convenience store in Tokyo has been forced to shut after rats were filmed scampering down the walls, along shelves and across aisles. Video clips po...
06:32, 08/08/2019

Olympics: Tokyo preparations on track one year out from Games - official Tokyo is fully on track to deliver the "compact" 2020 Olympics it promised when it was awarded the rights to the event six years ago, the Internationa...
05:32, 07/23/2019

Olympics: Tokyo well positioned one year out from Games after early troubles When Tokyo was awarded the rights to the 2020 Olympics in Buenos Aires six years ago, it was hoped Japan's reputation for efficiency and the bid's pro...
03:16, 07/23/2019

2020 Olympic Games: Tokyo's crisis-ridden preparations With just one year to go before the 2020 Summer Olympics, host city Tokyo would like you to believe that preparations are going according to plan. How...
13:00, 07/22/2019

Delta, United poised for most new slots at Tokyo's Haneda airport Delta Air Lines and United Airlines are poised to win the most new daytime slots at Tokyo's Haneda International Airport in time for the 2020 Summer O...
18:16, 05/16/2019

From tickets to time zones, what you need to know about the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo Ahead of the 2020 Summer Olympics, here is key information, from how to acquire tickets to important dates and other frequently asked questions. ...
05:16, 07/24/2019

Skateboarders stoked to send sport to greater heights in Tokyo "n exactly a year from Friday, skateboarding will make its Olympic bow at the Tokyo 2020 Games with top skaters hoping the global exposure will help t...
06:32, 07/26/2019

Tokyo paralympics marathon to start earlier due to heat fears The marathon race at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics will start 30 minutes earlier than originally scheduled, as part of the organizers' efforts to tackle ...
14:48, 08/13/2019

Earthquake causes Tokyo buildings to shake ahead of Trump visit A medium-strength earthquake hit eastern Japan on Saturday, NHK national television said, causing buildings to shake in Tokyo hours before the arrival...
02:00, 05/25/2019

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Dates, tickets, mascot, logo and more Team GB will head to Tokyo in just under a year with the unenviable task of following the record-breaking athletes who competed at the Rio Olympics th...
10:32, 07/24/2019

'The Lost Metropolis': 1930s Tokyo street life – in pictures Kineo Kuwabara captured these rich images of everyday life the city during the buildup to the second world war. The series is on display 18-19 May at ...
06:16, 05/17/2019

Tokyo Olympics construction worker dies from suspected heatstroke Japan’s capital has had temperatures above 31C for two weeks, prompting fears for 2020 Games’ athletesHeatstroke is suspected in the death of a worker...
21:00, 08/08/2019

Trump Opens Tokyo Visit With a Tweet Sure to Unnerve the Japanese President Trump played down North Korea’s recent tests of short-range ballistic missiles, undercutting declarations by both Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ...
21:16, 05/25/2019

The Olympics Are Coming To Tokyo, And So Is The Movement To Kill The Games Forever TOKYO, JAPAN — In the lobby of the Marunouchi Nijubashi Building, which is undergoing final preparations to host the 2020 Olympics, a robot is on patr...
16:48, 08/13/2019

Woman Sues 3 Tokyo Medical Schools Over Gender, Age Discrimination A Japanese woman Wednesday sued three Tokyo medical schools she says rejected her because of her gender and age, in a case her lawyer said was the "ti...
05:48, 06/05/2019

Resurgent Russia eyes Tokyo Olympics after doping troubles With a year to go until the Olympics in Tokyo, Russia believes it can emerge from the shadow of doping scandals and surge up the medal table  &#...
05:16, 07/24/2019

X Games star Nyquist to coach US team at Tokyo Olympics X Games star Ryan Nyquist has been hired to coach the U.S. team in BMX Freestyle and will play a crucial role in organizing its program leading up to ...
20:32, 08/22/2019

Tokyo unleashes robots ahead of 2020 Summer Olympics Organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics unveiled a series of robots on Monday, bringing a high-tech edge to the Games they are billing as the most innov...
04:16, 07/22/2019

Watch the trailer for Ghostwire: Tokyo — the latest from Evil Within studio The studio that made The Evil Within is back with something completley new. It's called Ghostwire: Tokyo, and it looks like a paranormal ninja adventu...
19:16, 06/09/2019

17,000 Passengers Stranded At Tokyo's Narita Airport Due To Typhoon Faxai Around 17,000 passengers were stranded overnight at Tokyo's Narita Airport, an official said on Tuesday, after it took a direct hit from a powerful ty...
06:00, 09/10/2019

Final Fantasy VII Remake Seems Popular At The Tokyo Game Show In what should surprise absolutely no one, Final Fantasy VII Remake is drawing long lines at the Tokyo Game Show. I think people in Japan might be exc...
22:32, 09/13/2019

'There are almost no women in power': Tokyo's female workers demand change Japan has a 27.5% gender pay gap and ranks 110th in the world for gender equality – but social change is slowly happening Last week, after the actor Y...
02:00, 06/13/2019

Jacinda Ardern confuses Japan for China during Tokyo trip New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has just kicked off her first official trip to Japan as leader. Unfortunately for her, she appeared to confu...
17:32, 09/19/2019

McBean named Canada's chef de mission for Tokyo Games Former Olympic rowing champion Marnie McBean has been named Canada's chef de mission for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Games, the Canadian Olympic Committee s...
13:32, 07/01/2019

| Triple-jump king Taylor dreams of Tokyo record Triple jump king Christian Taylor believes the venue of next year's Olympics in Tokyo could inspire him to finally overhaul Jonathan Edwards' 24-year-...
22:16, 07/27/2019

Genvid and NTT Docomo demo 5G LAN party at Tokyo Game Show Genvid Technologies and Japan’s NTT Docomo are hosting an interactive streaming event at Tokyo Game Show (TGS) 2019 to show how 5G will transform gami...
12:32, 09/12/2019

'Then I saw RuPaul's Drag Race': coming out as X-gender in Tokyo – a manga As a young manga artist, M A Joy felt they did not fit in – but learning to identify as neither male nor female opened up both their art and the cityI...
07:00, 06/14/2019

Tokyo shares touch 4-mth highs, oil & gas sector up on soaring crude Japan's Nikkei share average edged up to a four-month high on Tuesday, as soaring oil prices triggered by attacks on Saudi oil facilities boosted oil...
20:48, 09/16/2019

Test marathon gives Tokyo a taste of what to expect at 2020 Games Tokyo held a marathon on Sunday as a test case for whether organizers, athletes, and spectators can cope with sweltering temperatures expected during ...
12:32, 09/15/2019

Japan's emperor declares abdication in historic ceremony in Tokyo In a formal morning coat, Japan’s popular 85-year-old emperor abdicated his throne Tuesday during a brief and solemn palace ceremony that was televise...
08:00, 04/30/2019

Tokyo: Typhoon Faxai leaves one dead, dozens injured The strongest winds in years wreaked havoc on Japan's notoriously busy rush hour commute as flights were cancelled and train lines closed. More than 9...
01:32, 09/09/2019

Step up: Tokyo Olympics podiums made of discarded plastic Tokyo Olympic organizers say the podiums for next year's games will be made of recycled household plastics       ...
03:32, 06/11/2019

Tokyo's tipping point: is the impenetrable city finally opening up? As Japan’s capital welcomes immigrants and prepares to host the Olympics, 2019 could be the year the world’s largest megalopolis goes truly globalOn a...
06:32, 06/10/2019

IOC approves exclusion of boxing body from Tokyo 2020 Games The International Olympic Committee on Wednesday officially took over the boxing qualification and competition for next year's Tokyo 2020 Olympics and...
03:48, 06/26/2019

Tokyo cancels flights, trains ahead of Typhoon Faxai Japan braced for Typhoon Faxai on Sunday cancelling trains and flights in Tokyo with destructive winds of up to 216 kph (134 mph) and heavy rain expec...
23:32, 09/07/2019

Tokyo Govenor defends cost of hosting 2020 Olympics "Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike has defended the cost of hosting the 2020 Olympic Games, saying the Paralympics in particular would build a legacy by cre...
14:16, 07/18/2019

Nissan ex-chair Ghosn holding news conference in Tokyo TOKYO (AP) — Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn plans a news conference later Friday that would be his first since he was arrested in November on fin...
03:16, 06/28/2019

IOC proposes Tokyo 2020 Games boxing plan without AIBA The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Wednesday thrashed out the plan for the boxing qualification and competition for next year's Tokyo 2020 O...
19:00, 06/19/2019

Strong typhoon makes landfall near Tokyo, snarling transport One of the strongest typhoons to hit the Japanese capital in recent years made landfall just east of Tokyo on Monday, bringing record-breaking winds, ...
18:32, 09/08/2019

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Podiums To Be Made From Recycled Plastic Podiums at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be made from plastic waste donated by local residents or collected from the sea, organisers said Tuesday, as p...
03:32, 06/11/2019

Typhoon blows across Tokyo area, killing 1, halting travel A typhoon blew across the Tokyo metropolitan area, killing 1 person and causing dozens of injuries, while disrupting rush-hour travel and knocking out...
00:32, 09/09/2019

Tokyo court clears former Tepco executives of negligence over Fukushima disaster A Tokyo court cleared on Thursday three former Tokyo Electric Power executives of negligence for the 2011 Fukushima disaster, the only criminal case t...
23:01, 09/18/2019

Russian anti-doping agency in hot water ahead of Tokyo Olympics Russia’s anti-doping agency may get another suspension ahead of the Tokyo Olympics, after a report found it messed with testing data it handed o...
03:02, 09/22/2019

Olympics construction worker dies as Tokyo swelters, heatstroke suspected A worker at a Tokyo Olympics construction site died on Thursday after being found unconscious while working outside, organisers said on Friday, with m...
23:00, 08/08/2019

Trump urges greater Japanese investment in U.S. during state visit to Tokyo Trump also promoted the U.S. under his leadership, saying “there’s never been a better time” to invest or do business in America, and he urged corpora...
08:00, 05/25/2019

High bacteria level cancels water portion of Tokyo triathlon High levels of bacteria have canceled the swimming portion of a triathlon test event for the Tokyo Paralympics. It's the second setback at the tr...
09:32, 08/17/2019

Deepak Punia Becomes 4th Indian Wrestler To Bag Tokyo 2020 Olympics Quota Deepak Punia became the fourth Indian wrestler to book a place in the Tokyo Olympics 2020 after storming into the semi-final of World Wrestling Champi...
10:16, 09/21/2019

Tokyo transformed: Global sporting events put spotlight on Japan's capital Tokyo will host two of the world's biggest sporting events: The Rugby World Cup in 2019 and the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Check out some of t...
00:01, 09/18/2019

Boxing body faces Olympic inquiry team before Tokyo ruling GENEVA (AP) — The embattled amateur boxing federation faces an Olympic inquiry on Monday fearing it could be punished for forcing out a longtime IOC m...
05:00, 05/18/2019

Tokyo to test snow machines for sweltering 2020 summer Olympics In a bid to keep visitors cool in blistering temperatures expected during next year's Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic games, organizers may deploy machin...
05:32, 09/05/2019

UPDATE 1-Tokyo cancels flights, trains ahead of Typhoon Faxai Japan braced for Typhoon Faxai on Sunday cancelling trains and flights in Tokyo with destructive winds of up to 216 kph (134 mph) and heavy rain expec...
05:00, 09/08/2019

A Tokyo Listing for Aramco Highlights Japan's Less-Stringent Disclosure Rules A Tokyo listing by Saudi Arabia’s Aramco would boost Japan’s effort to re-establish itself as a global financial center, but it could also highlight a...
02:00, 08/31/2019

Powerful Typhoon Faxai Sparks Evacuation Warnings In Japan's Tokyo A powerful typhoon with potentially record winds and rain battered the Tokyo region early Monday, sparking evacuation warnings to tens of thousands, w...
22:32, 09/08/2019

Tokyo's Halloween Crackdown Includes Plans For Banning Public Drinking Last year, Halloween in Tokyo’s Shibuya descended into chaos. According to News 24, Shibuya is moving towards regulating the area’s Halloween celebrat...
10:00, 05/13/2019

Heat on agenda again at newly-built Tokyo 2020 hockey venue After a week of Tokyo 2020 test events dominated by talks of sweltering heat and stifling humidity, it was hockey’s turn to experience it at the newly...
14:48, 08/17/2019

Tokyo 2020 Paralympic test swim canceled over E. coli levels High E. coli levels have forced organizers to scrap the swimming portion of a test paratriathlon event for the Tokyo Paralympics. Concerns are mountin...
10:00, 08/17/2019

Tokyo: North Korea aims to ‘break through’ Japan’s defense zone Japan released more information on the North Korean missile that was launched on Saturday, when Pyongyang tested what it has described as a "super lar...
18:32, 08/27/2019

E.coli in water forces Tokyo to cancel swimming at Paratriathlon World Cup High levels of E.coli bacteria forced Tokyo officials to cancel the swimming segment of Saturday's Paratriathlon World Cup, raising concerns about nex...
05:00, 08/17/2019

Olympics: Alternative organization for Tokyo boxing 'not rocket science' - Bach Olympic chief Thomas Bach believes an alternative organization could run the boxing competition at next year's Tokyo Olympics if recognition is withdr...
00:32, 05/04/2019

Tokyo's summer heat forces triathlon test to be shortened Tokyo's summer heat has forced an Olympic women's triathlon qualifying event to be shortened because of high temperatures that are likely to...
08:32, 08/15/2019

| Tiger trims events to stay fresh but eyes Tokyo Olympics Tiger Woods plans to practice smarter and play less to keep his body fresh, but the 43-year-old golf star might change that strategy to reach the 2020...
13:16, 05/14/2019

1,000km relay to honor 2011 disaster victims ends in Tokyo A 1000 kilometer, two-week relay which started in Northern Japan to raise awareness for the 2011 earthquake and tsunami ended in Tokyo on Wednesday in...
16:00, 08/07/2019

Olympics legend Rutherford joins Eurosport's Tokyo 2020 line-up "Eurosport, Official Olympic Broadcaster in the UK, today announced Greg Rutherford MBE will join its comprehensive live multi-screen coverage of the ...
08:32, 06/27/2019

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Five new sports set to feature at next summer's Games In August 2016, the International Olympic Committee approved five new sports for Tokyo, bringing the total number to 33. Here's what you can expect to...
10:32, 07/24/2019

Game of thrones: commuter sells seat on crowded Tokyo train Novel wheeze to profit from packed trains latest in long line of creative ways to deal with Tokyo’s long commutesEvery morning, millions of Tokyoites ...
07:00, 06/14/2019

A city built on water: the hidden rivers under Tokyo's concrete and neon More than 100 rivers and canals flow beneath Tokyo, but from the ground it’s hard to notice them. Why has the city turned its back on water?Of the nea...
09:16, 06/13/2019

1 year to go: Tokyo pins recovery hopes on 2020 Summer Olympics The Tokyo Olympic Games are a year away, and Japan is beginning a countdown to what it hopes will be a major boost to a nation looking to shake off de...
10:00, 07/24/2019

Tokyo 2020 unveils Olympic Games torch relay route The Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, dubbed Tokyo 2020, unveiled details Saturday of the official Olympic torch relay r...
01:32, 06/02/2019

Japan's plastic problem: Tokyo spearheads push at G20 to tackle waste World’s second biggest producer of plastic waste per capita vows to put its plastic mountain on map at summitOne of the joys of traveling on Japan’s b...
02:16, 06/27/2019

Carlos Ghosn's former home: inside Tokyo's notorious detention centre Short tour allowed inside Japanese prison accused of keeping suspects in conditions designed to ‘break’ them for confessions The forbidding outline of...
15:32, 06/12/2019

1 Year: Tokyo Olympics unveil gold, silver, bronze medals Tokyo Olympic organizers celebrated reaching the 1-year mark by unveiling the gold, silver, and bronze medals for the games     &...
21:16, 07/23/2019

Opinion: Anti-doping rebellion rises a year from Tokyo Olympics Australian and British swimmers refuse to share podium with Sun Yang, who faces possible lifetime ban after smashing vial of his blood during test. &...
15:16, 07/23/2019

Reconstruction and robots: can Tokyo 2020 live up to 1964’s Olympic legacy? The Japanese capital’s futuristic first Games in 1964 set a dazzlingly high bar it will struggle to reach next yearロボットと復興:東京2020大会は1964年の東京オリンピックを上回れ...
06:32, 06/11/2019

Equinix opens 11th Tokyo data centre, its largest in Japan New facility currently houses 950 cabinets and offers colocation space of 39,800 square feet, expanding 3,500 cabinets and 153,800 square fee when ful...
07:00, 07/23/2019

Evil Within studio debuts supernatural action adventure, 'Ghostwire Tokyo' The studio behind horror series The Evil Within is building an action-adventure game set in a city of supernatural evil, called Ghostwire Tokyo. Tango...
01:16, 06/10/2019

Bethesda at E3 2019: Deathloop and Ghostwire Tokyo enliven muted show Two intriguing new games and fresh trailers for Doom Eternal and Wolfenstein: Youngblood make up for a lacklustre eveningThose hoping for a glimpse of...
04:48, 06/10/2019

Guy making "vroom" sounds over Fast And The Furious: Tokyo Drift funnier than it has any right to be The Fast and The Furious: Tokyo Drift is an odd movie in the Fast and Furious canon. Tokyo Drift features none of the franchise’s original characters,...
18:32, 07/18/2019

Tokyo 2020 torch relay route revealed, uniforms unveiled Tokyo 2020 organizers on Saturday unveiled the uniforms to be worn by 10,000 volunteer runners during the torch relay and presented further details ab...
04:48, 06/01/2019

Tokyo Olympics torch relay includes quake, tsunami-hit areas The organizing committee of the 2020 Olympics said Saturday the torch relay next year will pass through major Japanese landmarks, including World Heri...
23:32, 05/31/2019

Tokyo 2020: U-turn as hotels agree to wheelchair rooms for Paralympics Promise by Japan that rooms will stay accessible as Paralympics legacy follows Guardian revelation that hotels wanted payment for conversionsThe Japan...
08:00, 06/10/2019

Heat headache for 2020 planners as Tokyo swelters a year before Games Soaring temperatures in Japan have killed at least 57 people since late July, authorities said on Tuesday, highlighting the health threat to athletes ...
07:16, 08/06/2019

Donald Trump presents trophy at Tokyo sumo wrestling event MOBARA, Japan — President Donald Trump presented a special Trump trophy to the winner of a sumo tournament in Tokyo on Sunday as he got a taste of one...
05:16, 05/26/2019

Tokyo 2020 medals unveiled with one year until Olympic Games – video The medals for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics were unveiled today with exactly one year to go until next year's Games.The unveiling of the medals, designed b...
06:48, 07/24/2019

Toyota unveils electric shuttles for 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo Toyota's first dedicated vehicle for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo isn't a flying car, but it shows promise. The automaker ...
11:48, 07/18/2019

Trump reassures Tokyo he will stick with security pact: Japan government U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday reassured Japan he was committed to a military treaty that both nations have described as a cornerstone of secu...
04:32, 06/25/2019

| Tokyo Olympic construction race raises worker safety questions As Tokyo 2020 Olympics preparations enter their final stage, activists and workers groups say speedy venue construction has had dangerous consequences...
02:48, 07/25/2019

Olympics: Tokyo 2020 medal designer basks in sudden fame Designer Junichi Kawanishi was still coming to terms with his sudden fame on Thursday, a day after his design for the medals to be awarded at the Toky...
23:16, 07/24/2019

Deadly knife attack near Tokyo raises alarm on child safety TOKYO (AP) — Japanese police have raided the home of a man suspected in a knife attack against schoolgirls and others this week that left two people d...
23:16, 05/28/2019

Rowing chief Rolland pleased as Tokyo 2020 venue opens Sea Forest Waterway, which will play host to rowing events at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, opened on Sunday with the sport's world governing body pra...
23:16, 06/15/2019

Tokyo 2020 slalom canoe venue latest to open on schedule The Kasai Canoe Slalom Centre for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics was officially unveiled on a dreary and foggy morning in the Japanese capital on Saturday, t...
00:18, 07/06/2019

Typhoon Faxai targets Tokyo as more than 100,000 told to evacuate ahead of 'very powerful' storm A powerful typhoon is forecast to make landfall near Tokyo late Sunday, packing winds of up to 134 mph and the threat of heavy rain as more than 100,0...
12:00, 09/08/2019

Olympics: Mixed weather and waves at Tokyo 2020 surfing test event Surfing's unpredictability is part of its charm and Tokyo 2020 organizers got a taste this week of what might face them next year when the sport makes...
07:00, 07/18/2019

Nissan ex-chief Ghosn to hold press conference in Tokyo at 1200 GMT - source Nissan ex-Chairman Carlos Ghosn will hold a press conference in Tokyo at 9 p.m. (1200 GMT) on Friday, according to a person familiar with the matter....
02:32, 06/28/2019

Tokyo commuters told to work from home to avert Olympic transport nightmare More than half a million people in Tokyo are being asked to work from home as part of a trial scheme aimed at tackling transport congestion ahead of t...
12:00, 07/16/2019

Thousands of Tokyo commuters told to work from home to avoid Olympic crush Employees will stay home for two weeks as part of mass trial to take pressure off crowded public transport systemHundreds of thousands of employees in...
00:16, 07/16/2019

Tokyo Olympic organizers say no plans to ban 'Rising Sun' flag despite South Korean demand Tokyo Olympic organizers said on Friday that the display of Japan's "Rising Sun" does not constitute a political statement and a spokesman said there ...
07:02, 09/13/2019

Nissan ex-chief Ghosn cancels hastily arranged Tokyo press conference Former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn abruptly canceled plans on Friday for what would have been his first press conference since his arrest in November, af...
07:16, 06/28/2019

Tokyo zoo holds escape drill with world's most committed polar bear actor Daniel Day-Lewis and Christian Bale, accomplished method actors that they are, pale in comparison to a lesser known, far more committed thespian: the ...
10:32, 06/28/2019

Tokyo 2020 Games domestic sponsorship tops $3 billion as companies pile in The Tokyo 2020 Olympics have generated record domestic sponsorship revenues of more than $3 billion, the International Olympic Committee said on Tuesd...
17:00, 06/25/2019

UPDATE 1-Trump reassures Tokyo he will stick with security pact -Japan govt U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday reassured Japan he was committed to a military treaty that both nations have described as a cornerstone of secu...
05:48, 06/25/2019

Defying worsening Seoul-Tokyo ties, BTS concerts draw 210,000 fans in Japan K-pop super band BTS's four concerts in Japan this month drew a total of 210,000 fans, making the Japanese leg of the band's world tour a solid succes...
01:32, 07/15/2019

North Korea's Weapons Program Fuels Tokyo's Trade Spat With Seoul A damning accusation underpins a trade dispute between Japan and South Korea: Chemicals and equipment bought by South Korean companies from Japan may ...
06:16, 07/10/2019

Tokyo Olympics Planners Are Feeling the Heat as Summer Death Toll Soars A Japanese heat wave that has killed dozens and hospitalized thousands of people is underscoring Tokyo’s need to prepare for what could be one of the ...
08:00, 08/09/2019

Concerns rise with Tokyo heat after rowers treated at Olympic test event British athlete among those treated for heatstroke Concerns also raised about wellbeing of spectators Three rowers, including a British competitor, we...
16:32, 08/12/2019

Nikkei rises after European shares support mood; Tokyo Electron surges Japan's Nikkei rose on Tuesday as gains in European markets improved sentiment, while shares of Tokyo Electron surged after it announced a share buyba...
21:32, 05/27/2019

After unpredictable world championships, Americans realize Tokyo Games should pack a punch The medals table will show that the U.S. swimmers left their mark, but the Americans have more competitive nations and more talented swimmers than eve...
02:48, 07/29/2019

Triathlon: Mislawchuk wins 'battle of nutrition' at Tokyo 2020 test event Canada's Tyler Mislawchuk prevailed in a 'battle of nutrition' in sticky, humid conditions on Friday to win Tokyo’s International Triathlon Union (ITU...
00:00, 08/16/2019

E.coli risk forces Tokyo to cancel swim events at Paratriathalon World Cup High levels of E.coli bacteria forced Tokyo officials to cancel the swimming segment of Saturday's Paratriathlon World Cup, a test event for next year...
23:32, 08/16/2019

NOCs confident Tokyo 2020 can overcome heat, water quality issues Searing heat and water quality issues have dogged Tokyo 2020 organizers in recent weeks but delegates to a Chef de Mission seminar on Tuesday said the...
03:48, 08/20/2019

Surfers test waves ahead of sport's Olympic debut at Tokyo As one of five new sports added to the program for 2020 Tokyo Olympics, surfing is arguably the most glamorous and is sure to bring a new dimension as...
23:00, 07/20/2019

Typhoon Faxai batters Tokyo, causing evacuations, blackouts and transport chaos One death reported and nearly a million households without power as Japanese capital bears brunt of 216km/h winds A powerful typhoon with record-break...
22:00, 09/08/2019

Shaun White says he's going to world skateboarding championships, gauging Tokyo Olympics Three-time Olympics snowboarding gold medalist Shaun White announced he will take part in the world skateboarding championships and eye Tokyo Olympics...
11:48, 07/23/2019

North Korea building warheads to penetrate Japan defenses, Tokyo claims Japan’s defense chief boldly claimed Tuesday that North Korea appears to be developing advanced warheads that could penetrate the ballistic missile sh...
10:00, 08/28/2019

Tokyo Olympics unveil gold, silver, bronze medals 1 year ahead of games TOKYO — Gold, silver, and bronze Olympic medals were to get their first public viewing on Wednesday as Tokyo organizers marked exactly a year until th...
23:48, 07/23/2019

Pita Taufatofua, shirtless Tongan at past two Olympics, is aiming for 2020 Tokyo Games Pita Taufatofua, the Tongan athlete who went viral for shirtless appearances at past two Olympics, is turning his attention to 2020 - in sprint kayak....
09:00, 04/29/2019

Tokyo prosecutors detail Ghosn's alleged cash transfer in revised indictment: Kyodo Tokyo prosecutors have filed a request to revise the content of their indictment of Carlos Ghosn for aggravated breach of trust, providing further det...
23:32, 05/13/2019

Kyodo: Officials say 11 people, including elementary school children, have been stabbed in Kawasaki near Tokyo TOKYO (AP) — Kyodo: Officials say 11 people, including elementary school children, have been stabbed in Kawasaki near Tokyo....
22:16, 05/27/2019

Discovery commits to delivering the biggest digital Olympic Games for Europe at Tokyo 2020 "With one year to go until the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 begins, Discovery announced today that is will present the most comprehensive digital coverage...
10:48, 07/24/2019

Tokyo 2020 can overcome heat, water quality issues - National Olympic Committees "Delegates to a Chef de Mission seminar on Tuesday said they are confident their hosts will find heat and water quality solutions ahead of next year\u...
14:32, 08/20/2019

Supply-chain pain: South Korea chipmakers and their suppliers seek to bypass Tokyo curbs South Korean chipmakers and Japanese chemical suppliers caught in the midst of a sudden escalation of a bilateral diplomatic dispute are scrambling to...
16:48, 07/08/2019

Tokyo snow: Japan's Olympic organizers trial slush machines to beat summer heat Olympic officials used a snow machine to spray a crowd of volunteers with shaved ice and slush on Friday as they tried out ways to keep spectators coo...
03:48, 09/13/2019

Trump concludes Tokyo visit as Japanese trade official plays down August deal chances U.S. President Donald Trump concluded his four-day visit to Tokyo on Tuesday amid confusion about whether a trade deal with Japan could come in August...
03:00, 05/28/2019

Humidity, Extreme Temperatures in Tokyo Impact Olympic Triathlon Qualifier — A ‘Major Worry’ for Organizers of Next Summer’s Games (TOKYO) — Tokyo’s summer heat has forced an Olympic women’s triathlon qualifying event to be shortened because of high temperatures ...
23:32, 08/15/2019

Tokyo Olympics offer 'second-chance' lottery for Japan fans Tokyo Olympic organizers are putting "a few hundred-thousand" tickets into a lottery next month for Japan residents who were shut out when results of ...
06:16, 07/05/2019

Team GB to send biggest ever team to overseas Olympics at Tokyo 2020 • Chef de mission hoping for 380 athletes in Tokyo• Paralympic team to decrease slightly on RioGreat Britain is on course to send its biggest team to ...
19:16, 07/18/2019

Judo: Iran's Mollaei eyes Tokyo Olympic glory, uncertain of Iran return Iran judoka Saeid Mollaei is hopeful of securing a spot in next year's Tokyo Olympics even though he has refused to return to his country after defyin...
14:32, 09/12/2019

GB duo disqualified for finishing hand-in-hand in Tokyo triathlon "British triathletes Jessica Learmonth and Georgia Taylor Brown were both disqualified after they crossed the line together following the heat-affecte...
14:32, 08/15/2019

Mazda will show off its first EV at the Tokyo Motor Show Mazda is following through with its promise to introduce an EV. The Japanese automaker plans to unveil a full-electric vehicle next month at the Tokyo...
19:48, 09/16/2019

The Good Points And Bad Points Of Living In Tokyo Do you live in Tokyo? Do you want to? Recently online in Japan, people listed the good points and the bad ones of living in the metropolis with the la...
05:00, 06/13/2019

LSE CEO Schwimmer says feels 'very good' about Refinitiv deal London Stock Exchange Group Chief Executive David Schwimmer said he feels "very good" about the proposed $27 billion acquisition of data and analytics...
07:17, 09/19/2019

Champions League soccer: Zidane rips Real Madrid after loss to PSG Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane ripped his squad for a lack of intensity after a loss to Paris Saint-German in the group stage of the 2019-20 UEFA C...
07:17, 09/19/2019

Roku promises to get you streaming faster with newest net TV player, software upgrade Roku announces an updated lineup of streaming media devices and a new operating system aimed at helping viewers find content faster.    ...
07:17, 09/19/2019

Austria rejects EU-Mercosur trade deal over Amazon fires Concerns about threats to farming sector also featured in Austrian parliament debateThe future of the trade deal between the EU and South America’s Me...
08:16, 09/19/2019

Killer robots: why do so many people think they are a good idea? | Stuart Heritage According to a recent survey, 39% of us aren’t against machines capable of destroying humanity. Surely there are some things we can all agree onLaura ...
08:16, 09/19/2019

'We will fight to the last drop of blood': embattled Kashmiris target freedom – video Determined to prevent security forces from entering their community, people in the suburb of Anchar, in the disputed region of Kashmir, stand united i...
08:16, 09/19/2019

French fancy: Parisienne chic from the city of lights – in pictures Tweed skirts and proper blouses. Take a tip from across the pond: a little bit je ne sais quoi will make you stand out from the crowd this autumnRead ...
08:16, 09/19/2019

New York Jets' Jamal Adams rips NFL after fine for hit on Baker Mayfield New York Jets safety Jamal Adams ripped the NFL on social media after he was fined for a hit he put on Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield in ...
08:16, 09/19/2019

Carl Yastrzemski throws out first pitch to Giants outfielder grandson Mike Yastrzemski Fans at Fenway Park got to witness a special moment Wednesday night before the Boston Red Sox took on the San Francisco Giants in their series finale....
08:16, 09/19/2019

As Trump weighs options, Iranian official warns of 'all-out war' if US or Saudi Arabia attacks Javad Zarif's remarks come as the Trump administration weighs options to respond to drone and missile strikes on Saudi Arabia’s oil infrastructure. &...
08:17, 09/19/2019

Buick Name Is Erased From Buicks as Sales Slip for Century-Old Marque Since 2010, Buick dealers’ lots have been filled with a mélange of G.M.-owned vehicles borrowed from Opel, Holden, Daewoo and others, with a Buick bad...
08:48, 09/19/2019

The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening: The Kotaku Review The best feeling you can possibly feel while playing a video game is the act of swinging a sword in Zelda. I came to this conclusion recently, while p...
08:48, 09/19/2019

Barca join Man Utd in race for striking sensation Haaland - Euro Papers "Erling Haaland scored a hat-trick for Red Bull Salzburg this week and one Spanish newspaper revealed today that Barcelona are one of a whole host of ...
08:48, 09/19/2019

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau faces a tough re-election campaign Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized after a 2001 brownface photo from a school yearbook surfaced taken when he was a 29-year-old teacher...
08:48, 09/19/2019

Senate panel headed for clash over several diplomatic and development nominees Concerns about background checks and disclosure forms, as well as long-simmering disputes about the candidates’ political positions, are expected to i...
09:32, 09/19/2019

Torrential rains from storm Imelda submerge parts of southeast Texas Dangerous flash floods inundated parts of southeastern Texas on Thursday as Tropical Depression Imelda dumped the last of its rains, with the National...
09:33, 09/19/2019

Burger King scraps plastic toys in children's meals, launches amnesty Burger King will stop handing out plastic toys in its children's meals and said on Thursday it was launching an amnesty for customers to return any fr...
09:33, 09/19/2019

OECD projects slowest economic growth since the recession The global economy is expected to grow by 2.9 percent in 2019 and 3 percent in 2020, the weakest growth in a decade, the Organization for Economic Coo...
09:34, 09/19/2019

Fired Senate aide claims boss demanded that he wear leprechaun outfit A former aide to an upstate legislator has filed a human rights complaint accusing his boss of ordering him to wear a leprechaun costume and pull a ca...
10:32, 09/19/2019

Hurricane Humberto Leaves 28,000 Without Power In Bermuda Hurricane Humberto headed northward in the Atlantic Thursday after tearing off rooftops and knocking out power to more than 28,000 customers as it bru...
10:32, 09/19/2019

Singapore-Bound Flight Makes Emergency Landing In Bangladesh A Singapore-bound Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight on Thursday made an emergency landing the airportas the aircraft's wheels failed to retract, an off...
10:32, 09/19/2019

Dog Saves Family By Alerting Them To Fire, Dies In Blaze A Jack Russell Terrier, Zippy, started barking as the fire alarm went off shortly when a fire broke out in the attic of Butler family house, located i...
10:32, 09/19/2019

NY woman fined and released for bringing marijuana into Russia, court says A New York woman arrested in Russia on suspicion of possessing marijuana she claimed was medicinal has been released, a Russian court said in a statem...
10:32, 09/19/2019

Ferrari unveils new Formula 1 nose design for Singapore GP Ferrari has unveiled a new nosecone design for the Singapore Grand Prix, as the team chases low-speed performance in its endeavour to continue its str...
11:00, 09/19/2019

An Unplanned Teen Pregnancy Ripples Through Generations in Jacqueline Woodson’s Red at the Bone A treasure awaits readers who encounter Red at the Bone, who descend the staircase with a loose step as 16-year-old Melody does in her coming-of-age p...
11:00, 09/19/2019

House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn's wife dies at 80 Dr. Emily England Clyburn, wife of House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn, passed away on Thursday. She was 80 years old.Emily Clyburn — known as "Dr. Em" to...
11:32, 09/19/2019

GM workers who picketed in 2007 say that strike was political. This time it's 'serious' GM's usage of temporary workers, potential closure of plants and health care contributions remain major sticking points, according to people fami...
11:32, 09/19/2019

The Fed's rate cut may hurt US retirement security. These countries offer more Lower interest rates could make it more difficult for retirees to earn income on their investments. A new ranking takes a look at which countries offe...
11:32, 09/19/2019

Archaeologists find penis statue buried at ancient sacrifice site A large stone penis that may have been used for sacrificial fertility rituals has been uncovered in Sweden. The bizarre phallic statue has been linked...
11:32, 09/19/2019

‘Trump Is Having His Own Brexit’: The Race to Prepare for a Potential U.S. Exit From the World’s Mail System As an American, Jeanne Glenz prizes her right to vote. But, because she lives near Munich with her German husband, exercising that right isn’t a...
12:01, 09/19/2019

I Have Had It With Games That Always Send Me On Detours I don’t trust waypoints anymore. You know, those little icons on video game maps that show you where your goal is? They’re filthy liars, and I wouldn’...
12:32, 09/19/2019

U.S. Government Bonds Decline After Fed Moves to Stabilize Markets U.S. government bond prices slipped after the Federal Reserve added $75 billion to the financial system to stabilize short-term money markets in its t...
12:32, 09/19/2019

To Keep Exports Flowing, Saudi Arabia Looks to Import Oil After attacks on the country’s largest oil facilities, Saudi Arabia is reaching out to foreign producers for crude and other petroleum products. Crude...
12:32, 09/19/2019

Opinion: EU-Mercosur pact is still alive Opponents of free trade with South America's Mercosur states are delighted that Austria is stymieing a potential deal. But the agreement is not dead y...
13:32, 09/19/2019

No, That Isn't a Photo of Beto O'Rourke Pissing Himself Beto O’Rourke might have been a ~hot rocker~ back in the day, but the photo circulating the internet of a man appearing to have had an accident is not...
13:32, 09/19/2019

Tom Welling Is Clark Kent Again for Arrowverse's Crisis on Infinite Earths Crossover Well, somebody's coming to save us! E! News has learned Tom Welling will reprise the role of Clark Kent, you know, Superman, for the upcoming Arrowver...
14:00, 09/19/2019

| Change of caddie working for Wallace at Wentworth England's Matt Wallace believes his decision to change caddie is already paying dividends after shooting to the top of the leaderboard at the PGA Cham...
14:00, 09/19/2019

| Vukusic confident of turning things around at AmaZulu Having penned a three-year deal with the club on Wednesday, new AmaZulu head coach Jozef Vukusic is confident of improving the players at his disposal...
14:00, 09/19/2019

Trump Lawyers Argue He Cannot Be Criminally Investigated The president’s legal team is trying to block a subpoena seeking his tax returns, claiming that any criminal investigation of Mr. Trump is unconstitut...
14:32, 09/19/2019

33 new drivers a day have their licences revoked News 19 Sep, 2019 Nearly 12,000 motorists with under two years of experience had their licences revoked under the New Drivers Act in 201...
14:32, 09/19/2019

Amazon commits to 100% renewable energy, 100,000 electric vans to fight climate change Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said Thursday that the company has committed to meet the terms of the Paris climate agreement 10 years ahead of schedule.  ...
14:32, 09/19/2019

Titans-Jaguars betting: Be wary of Gardner Minshew in Thursday Night Football NFL Films should slow down production plans for “The Legend of Gardner Minshew.” The charismatic cult figure has created quite a following in his limi...
14:32, 09/19/2019

A new Hollister store is coming to Herald Square in New York as the retailer thinks smaller A new Hollister store is coming later this month to New York, right down the block from Macy's, Target and Victoria's Secret in the busy Her...
15:00, 09/19/2019

Big tobacco keeps starting 'grassroots' Facebook campaigns This article was produced in partnership with Point, a YouTube channel for investigative journalism. Facebook groups like 'Oregonians Against ...
15:00, 09/19/2019

Huawei Suspended From International Cybersecurity Forum After U.S. Ban Huawei Technologies has been suspended from membership in a global trade group of companies, governments and experts set up to tackle computer securit...
15:00, 09/19/2019

5 hidden benefits of an essential oil diffuser Everyone's raving about essential oil diffusers but what do they actually do? Here's 5 hidden benefits from using an essential oil diffuser.  &#...
15:00, 09/19/2019

Man to drink ‘iconic shot’ with his own severed toe in it Soon, all of him will be toe-gether again. When Nick Griffiths lost his big toe to frostbite in February last year, he gave it a second life — as a mo...
16:01, 09/19/2019

John Elway On His Struggling Left Tackle Garett Bolles: "Does He Know What Holding Is?" The start of this NFL season has been frustrating for the Broncos, who dropped their Monday night opener in Oakland then lost to the Bears because of...
16:32, 09/19/2019

Navy confirms videos did capture UFO sightings, but it calls them by another name An unidentified aerial phenomenon, or UAP, appears in this declassified video captured by a U.S. Navy aircraft. DoD via To the Stars Academy of Arts a...
16:32, 09/19/2019

Some Arizona Democratic Party members say Sinema is not progressive enough TUCSON —  Some members of Arizona’s Democratic Party say their Democratic U.S. Senator isn’t progressive enough. And now, they want ...
16:32, 09/19/2019

Memorable class of 2019 for Pima County Sports Hall of Fame TUCSON – The Pima County Sports Hall of Fame has introduced its class of 2019: -Sean Harris (U of A and Tucson High Football) -Marcus Titus (U o...
16:32, 09/19/2019

Millions of young people, led by Sweden's Thunberg, to strike for climate action With world leaders about to gather in New York for a UN Climate Action Summit next week, millions of young people from Australia to Iceland will take ...
17:00, 09/19/2019

Key quarterback injuries have reshaped the top of the NFL just 2 weeks into the 2019 season AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill A slew of quarterback injuries has changed the landscape of the NFL just two weeks into the season. The Saints, Steelers, Je...
17:00, 09/19/2019

Wildfire victims in PG&E bankruptcy to present $24 bln reorganization plan The committee for wildfire victims in the bankruptcy of PG&E Corp said in a court filing on Thursday it is prepared to present a $24 billion reorganiz...
17:32, 09/19/2019

Trump signs order aimed at development of better flu vaccines U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday signed an executive order aimed at spurring the development of better vaccines to protect against seasonal inf...
17:32, 09/19/2019

Democratic presidential candidate Buttigieg unveils health plan Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Thursday unveiled his plan to reform the U.S. healthcare system by offering everyone coverage unde...
17:32, 09/19/2019

There are 3 billion fewer birds in North America than there were in 1970 North America has lost nearly 3 billion birds since 1970, a study says. It found significant population declines among hundreds of bird species.  ...
17:32, 09/19/2019

Donald and Melania Trump Prepare to Host Their Second-Ever State Dinner (WASHINGTON) — It’ll be an alfresco Rose Garden soirée for Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison as the White House throws its f...
17:32, 09/19/2019

Trump gives shout-out to Pelosi's drug price bill: 'It's great to see' President Trump tweeted Thursday that it was "great to see" House Speaker Nancy Pelosi unveil a bill to lower drug prices, but that he liked another b...
17:32, 09/19/2019

Trump, Facebook CEO Zuckerberg had 'good, constructive' meeting: Facebook U.S. President Donald Trump and Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg had a "good, constructive" meeting at the White House on Thursday, the socia...
17:32, 09/19/2019

Wall Street mixed as Microsoft climbs and Apple dips Wall Street ended mixed on Thursday, with a gain in Microsoft offsetting a dip in Apple, a day after the Federal Reserve cut interest rates as expecte...
17:32, 09/19/2019

Scientists Prepare to Drift With Arctic Ice for a Year to Study Climate Change The Mosaic expedition, a $155 million undertaking five years in the making, aims for a better understanding of how global warming will affect the Arct...
18:00, 09/19/2019

A Led Zeppelin lullaby: Inside the Rockabye Baby world Ask a parent what their kid is listening to, and they’ll probably say something awful. (“Baby Shark,” anyone?) Luckily, there’s a soothing and satisfy...
18:00, 09/19/2019

Which actors will win, and which should win, at the 2019 Emmys? The 71st Primetime Emmy Awards will take place on Sunday, September 22. The following are A.V. Club deputy TV editor Danette Chavez’s predictions—alon...
18:00, 09/19/2019

The Chase Sapphire Reserve Is Our Readers' Favorite Travel Rewards Card While most of our recent credit card Co-Ops sparked healthy debates, our travel rewards card poll was thoroughly dominated by the Chase Sapphire Reser...
18:00, 09/19/2019

20 Under $20: Minimal Effort, Maximum Pleasure On those nights when you just need to flop, find a wine that’s alive, interesting, easy to enjoy and moderately priced. It is the reward you deserve....
18:00, 09/19/2019

Weighing in: Physicists cut upper limit on neutrino’s mass in half Enlarge / The spectrometer for the KATRIN experiment, as it works its way through the German town of Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen in 2006 en route to the ...
18:32, 09/19/2019

Brazil's Banco Pan sets price per share in follow-on at 8.25 reais - sources Brazilian lender Banco Pan SA priced on Thursday its preferred shares at 8.25 reais ($1.98) in a share offering, three sources with knowledge of the m...
18:32, 09/19/2019

Wildfire victims in PG&E bankruptcy to present $24 billion reorganization plan The committee for wildfire victims in the bankruptcy of PG&E Corp said in a court filing on Thursday it was prepared to present a $24 billion reorgan...
18:32, 09/19/2019

U.S. House approves stopgap funding bill to avoid government shutdown The U.S. House of Representatives approved a stopgap government funding bill on Thursday that would avoid a government shutdown by maintaining current...
18:32, 09/19/2019

The Latest: Aid ship rescues 36 migrants at Malta’s request A rescue ship run by two non-profit groups has pulled 36 people from an overcrowded wooden boat in the Mediterranean Sea based on a request from Malte...
19:49, 09/19/2019

Conservative group targets Ilhan Omar over payments to ‘lover’ The conservative group Judicial Watch wants the Office of Congressional Ethics to investigate Rep. Ilhan Omar for $230,000 in payments her campaign ma...
19:49, 09/19/2019

Brandishing a wad of cash, Trump pitches himself as a generous tipper Presidents have long been scrutinized over how they treat the servers, waiters and maids they come across — as voters analyze the brief interactions b...
19:50, 09/19/2019

Kris Jenner and Yolanda Hadid Channel Enemies From '80s Dynasty Series in Photo Shoot Kris Jenner and Yolanda Hadid have created their own dynasties, so their latest photo shoot for Harper's BAZAAR's October 2019 issue is only too fitti...
19:51, 09/19/2019

Man Utd to offer Mason Greenwood new contract, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer confirms Ole Gunnar Solskjaer confirmed Manchester United's plans to hand Mason Greenwood a new contract after the striker became the club's youngest ever play...
19:51, 09/19/2019

Raids At Trinamool MP KD Singh's Premises In Money Laundering Probe Case The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday conducted searches at properties linked to TMC MP KD Singh in connection with a money laundering case, officia...
20:32, 09/19/2019

Nintendo Switch Lite is the best portable system Nintendo has ever made Congratulations! It's a bouncing, baby gaming console! When I first tried the Nintendo Switch nearly three ye...
21:01, 09/19/2019

Boxing News at Five: Wilder says he will “pop open” Fury’s cut when they fight, Garcia ends tiff with Golden Boy to sign new contract Deontay Wilder is going to target Tyson Fury's right eye when they fight next year, and Ryan Garcia and Golden Boy Promotions kiss and make up The pos...
22:16, 09/19/2019

'American Horror Story: 1984' frightens fans with portrayal of real-life serial killer Richard Ramirez "American Horror Story: 1984" is turning up the fright level by featuring a plot line that includes real-life serial killer Richard Ramirez, also know...
22:48, 09/19/2019

‘Downton Abbey’ borrowed Buckingham Palace horses to make it ‘more epic’ In an age of tiresome television revivals and reboots, “Downton Abbey” is the exception, returning larger and more lavishly than ever — on...
22:48, 09/19/2019

Demi Moore can’t land a joke in ‘Corporate Animals’ While it may appear that Demi Moore has abandoned Hollywood for a simpler life, the “Ghost” actress has actually been pumping out duds like a T-shirt ...
22:48, 09/19/2019

U.S. Orders Duke and U.N.C. to Recast Tone in Mideast Studies The Education Department is investigating a Middle East studies program run by Duke and the University of North Carolina, citing, among other issues, ...
23:48, 09/19/2019

Feds sue Okla. dealership over allegation of hiring discrimination The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed the lawsuit on behalf of a sales associate who said that because of her gender, she was not hir...
23:50, 09/19/2019

Israel Vote Deadlock Confirmed After Near-Complete Official Poll Results Near-complete official results Friday confirmed a deadlock in Israel's general election this week, putting Benny Gantz's party as the largest but with...
00:48, 09/20/2019

MLB notebook: Yanks' German faces domestic violence probe Major League Baseball announced Thursday that New York Yankees right-hander Domingo German was placed on administrative leave under the joint domestic...
00:49, 09/20/2019

Acuna, Freeman power Braves past Phillies Ronald Acuna Jr. hit his 40th home run, and Freddie Freeman delivered a key two-run single that helped the visiting Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelph...
00:49, 09/20/2019

Iowa: progressives to the fore as Sanders and Warren attend 'people's forum' Event bids to push progressive issues further into 2020 raceSanders, Warren, Buttigieg and Castro to appear but not BidenA collective of grassroots or...
01:18, 09/20/2019

Trudeau says he can't recall how many times he wore blackface makeup Footage emerges of third instance of Canadian prime minister in blackface, with one month to go before election• How will Justin Trudeau’s blackface p...
01:18, 09/20/2019

Kamila Shamsie’s book award withdrawn over her part in Israel boycott Nelly Sachs prize was given to Shamsie this month, but its German jury has reversed decision because of the novelist’s pro-Palestinian activism Kamila...
01:18, 09/20/2019

UPDATE 2-Exxon Mobil, Shell among groups picked to build 5 Pakistan LNG terminals Pakistan has selected groups that include Exxon Mobil Corp and Royal Dutch Shell to build five liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals as it aims to tri...
01:48, 09/20/2019

UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Sept 20 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 30 points lower at 7,327 on Friday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures down 0.6% ahead of cash m...
01:48, 09/20/2019

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Sept 20 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 30 points lower at 7,327 on Friday, according to financial bookmakers. * SHELL: Pakistan has approve...
01:48, 09/20/2019

Pentagon weighing move to send more troops to Middle East to deter conflict The Pentagon is weighing whether to send more troops, including air defense units, to the Middle East as an act of deterrence, Pentagon officials told...
02:16, 09/20/2019

Brexit news latest: Stephen Barclay heads to Brussels for talks as Jean-Claude Juncker raises hopes of deal Stephen Barclay is to meet the EU's chief negotiator in Brussels after Jean-Claude Juncker said a new Brexit deal could still be reached before the Ha...
02:16, 09/20/2019

Delta flight descends nearly 30,000 feet in minutes NBC — A packed plane was diverted to Tampa International Airport after descending nearly 30,000 feet within a few minutes. Delta Airlines Flight...
03:00, 09/20/2019

For a Truly Indulgent Vacation, Fly Solo Once, only intrepid travelers vacationed alone. Now, all sorts—and not just single people—are traveling solo. And hotels, cruises and tour operators a...
03:50, 09/20/2019

India rains to be above average for first time in six years: officials India is likely to receive above-average monsoon rains in 2019 for the first time in six years as seasonal rainfall continues longer than expected, tw...
03:50, 09/20/2019

States Warn Residents About Rare Mosquito-Borne Illness That Has Killed 5 Health authorities are investigating other cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis, a virus transmitted through a mosquito bite, which has left at least ...
03:50, 09/20/2019

Benefit concert to feature “Supergirl” co-stars, newlyweds “Supergirl” co-stars and real-life newlyweds Melissa Benoist and Chris Wood will join fellow performers Jane Lynch, Wayne Brady and Laurie Metcalf for...
05:00, 09/20/2019

Apple seeks patent on retinal hologram projectors for AR glasses Lasers beamed directly into your eyes might enable you to experience augmented reality with multi-layered 3D depth, if Apple's latest patent is practi...
05:01, 09/20/2019

Northern Territory banks on solar to meet new 2050 zero emissions target NT’s Labor government says the territory’s vast solar resources can help it transition to zero net carbon emissions The Northern Territory government ...
05:02, 09/20/2019

Making carbon-neutral clothes out of algae: the designers taking on fast fashion – video The fashion industry is a fossil-fuel-guzzling operation as many of our clothes are made from petroleum-based textiles such as polyester. Even natural...
05:02, 09/20/2019

10 of the best art museums in Japan Brilliant gardens and buildings, coupled with great art make these spectacular – and affordable – museums an absorbing visit whether you’re an aesthet...
05:02, 09/20/2019

Cuban 'sonic weapon' sickness caused by pesticides? A strange illness affecting Canadian and US diplomats in Havana may have been caused by exposure to pesticides, a study has said. US authorities had s...
06:00, 09/20/2019

EU officials intercepted nearly €740 million in counterfeit goods in 2018 According to the European Commission, businesses in the bloc lose out €56 billion per year in direct sales because of counterfeit goods. Toys and ciga...
06:00, 09/20/2019

Britain sends Brexit ideas in 'non-papers' to Brussels The European Commission says it has received confidential documents from the UK outlining ideas from recent Brexit talks. Britain referred to the docu...
06:00, 09/20/2019

Heaven, My Home by Attica Locke review – compelling Texas noir A black Texas Ranger questions his loyalties when he probes the disappearance of a white supremacist’s sonHeaven, My Home is the second instalment in ...
06:00, 09/20/2019

"Will Boost Make In India": Nirmala Sitharaman On Corporate Tax Cut The government today reduced the income tax rate for companies by almost 10 percentage points to 25.17 per cent and offered a lower rate of 17.01 per ...
06:32, 09/20/2019

Pentagon to present Trump with list of potential airstrike targets in Iran The national security meeting will likely be the first opportunity for a decision on how the U.S. should respond to the attack on a key Middle East al...
06:32, 09/20/2019

AWS says servers secure following Malindo Air data breach Amazon Web Services says servers containing customer information belonging to the Malaysian airline are secured, following a breach that compromised p...
07:32, 09/20/2019

Watch Brad Pitt Enter An All-Out War With Jimmy Fallon at the Bar Two men walk into a bar and...get themselves into quite a pickle. It starts off slow. At a restaurant, Jimmy Fallon receives a martini, "courtesy of ...
07:32, 09/20/2019

Market for Illicit Vaping Products Flourishes Online As concerns about the health hazards of vaping mount, a market for cannabis-vaping products and the tools to create counterfeits is thriving online on...
08:36, 09/20/2019

Should I go to my son’s wedding? His mother poisoned everyone against me This is less about what people think about you – more about being part of the joy of your son’s big day, says Annalisa BarbieriMy 30-year-old son is g...
08:36, 09/20/2019

Mexico and Guatemala must work together on migration: Lopez Obrador Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said that he would discuss how Mexico and Guatemala could work together to address the challenge posed b...
08:36, 09/20/2019

FDA proposes rule over record-keeping for vape makers The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday issued a proposed rule for e-cigarette makers, requiring them to maintain records related to the legal...
09:00, 09/20/2019

Rossi fears Laguna Seca qualifying will decide IndyCar title Alexander Rossi says qualifying for this weekend's IndyCar double-points season finale will be "critical" as overtaking at the series' return to Lagun...
09:00, 09/20/2019

Physics shows criminals are more likely to find accomplices in big cities Why do big cities generate disproportionately large amounts of crime? A new mathematical model helped scientists show that it is easier for criminals ...
09:48, 09/20/2019

Friday's Best Deals: AirPods, Instant Pots, Friends: The Complete Series, and More Two different-sized Instant Pots, Friends: The Complete Series, Apple AirPods 2 with Case lead off Friday’s best deals from around the web....
09:48, 09/20/2019

Colt will stop making AR-15s for civilian sale, says there's already plenty on market Colt will suspend production of AR-15 rifles for civilian sales, saying there's an "adequate supply" of the high-powered weapons already in the m...
10:16, 09/20/2019

'They're forming like roaches.' The 6 tropical storms whirling at once have tied a record It's hurricane season, but this is ridiculous. The six storms whirling this week in the Atlantic and Pacific set a record, forecasters reported.  ...
10:16, 09/20/2019

A popular '90s book told kids how to save Earth with 'simple things.' Today's kids say more is needed A 1990s book told kids of the "simple things" to do to affect the environment. Today, many say bigger changes are needed to stop climate change.  ...
10:16, 09/20/2019

States file suit against U.S. over emissions rules Led by California, a group of 23 states on Friday sued to undo the Trump administration's determination that federal law bars the nation's most populo...
10:48, 09/20/2019

N.F.L. Week 3 Predictions: Our Picks Against the Spread The Ravens will try to prove themselves against the Chiefs, the Rams will try to win in Cleveland and the Cowboys and Patriots will try to stay awake ...
10:48, 09/20/2019

UPDATE 2-McDermott International gets takeover interest for its Lummus Technology unit McDermott International Inc said on Friday it received takeover interests for all or part of its technology business that could value the unit at over...
11:16, 09/20/2019

We're at the New York Climate Strike Today is one of those history book moments. An unprecedented youth-led coalition is in the midst of a global climate strike, telling global leaders th...
11:17, 09/20/2019

China Says It "Highly Appreciates" Kiribati Cutting Ties With Taiwan China on Friday praised the Pacific island of Kiribati for cutting ties with Taiwan, the second diplomatic defection from Taipei to Beijing in less th...
11:17, 09/20/2019

Liberals could have done more on Indigenous issues, Jody Wilson-Raybould says The Liberal government lost an opportunity to bring meaningful change for Indigenous Peoples over the past four years, Jody Wilson-Raybould argues in ...
11:17, 09/20/2019

Southern mayors ask 2020 Democratic field for plans on regional concerns A group of city leaders from four Southern states has appealed to the field of Democratic presidential candidates, asking them to provide detailed pla...
12:49, 09/20/2019

Apple launches iOS 13, watchOS 6, and Apple Arcade Apple's Craig Federighi unveils iOS 13 at WWDC 2019. (credit: Ron Amadeo / Ars Technica) Apple has begun pushing iOS 13 and watchOS 6 to supported i...
12:49, 09/20/2019

New York Mayor de Blasio ends presidential bid, draws Trump's sarcasm New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday ended his 2020 presidential campaign that was overshadowed by better-known liberal Democrats, and drew a ...
13:16, 09/20/2019

Find some 'Downton Abbey' spirit in Rhode Island "Downton Abbey" characters are likely to drop in at Newport, Rhode Island, summer "cottages." Some of these Gilded Age megamansions are still open for...
13:16, 09/20/2019

U.S. scientists join effort to solve mysterious vaping-related illnesses The U.S. investigation into hundreds of cases of life-threatening lung illnesses related to vaping has turned up a curious abnormality: Many of the vi...
13:16, 09/20/2019

34 impulse purchases on Amazon you'll actually use all the time From a mini waffle maker to an attachable bidet to an essential oil diffuser, these are the impulse Amazon buys that are incredibly useful.  ...
13:16, 09/20/2019

Volkswagen Passat GTE Advance 2019 UK review Updated plug-in hybrid saloon isn't the last word in driver engagement, but it is an impressively refined and comfortable Here’s a somewhat interest...
13:16, 09/20/2019

Analysis: will car sharing replace vehicle ownership? MPs and manufacturers believe car sharing will cut CO2 and its popularity is rising If car ownership levels stay as they are now, the UK isn’t going ...
13:16, 09/20/2019

If I Had Infinite Time I Would Never Stop Chasing Perfect Ranks In Games I play games because they give me pleasure, but sometimes, that pleasure comes specifically from a desire to master all of their secrets. Clear all th...
14:03, 09/20/2019

Payment card thieves hack Click2Gov bill paying portals in 8 cities Enlarge (credit: Mighty Travels / Flickr) In 2017 and 2018, hackers compromised systems running the Click2Gov self-service bill-payment portal in do...
14:32, 09/20/2019

NLRB proposes rule that would prevent students from unionizing The National Labor Relations Board will propose an official rule to prevent undergraduate and graduate students paid by private universities from bein...
15:00, 09/20/2019

'Between Two Ferns' plants lots of laughs in Netflix movie "Between Two Ferns: The Movie" is perhaps inevitably best consumed in bite-sized bits, bringing back Zach Galifianakis from his popular web series as ...
15:00, 09/20/2019

UPDATE 2-California, 22 other states take Trump to court over climate change rules A group of 23 states on Friday sued to block the Trump administration from undoing California's authority to set strict car pollution rules, one of th...
15:01, 09/20/2019

EU court ruling on Starbucks, Fiat million euro tax orders on September 24 Europe's second-highest court will rule on Sept. 24 whether Starbucks Corp has to pay up to 30 million euros ($33 million) in Dutch back taxes and Fi...
15:01, 09/20/2019

| Newcastle boss Bruce ready to unleash Carroll Manager Steve Bruce is ready to unleash "old-fashioned centre-forward" Andy Carroll on the Premier League as the striker attempts to rekindle his care...
15:32, 09/20/2019

Twitter in twist: Is this pillow for your boobs necessary? This pillow is a bust. A company is generating buzz by hyper-marketing a $69 product to slow down the aging process — of breasts. “Fight cleavag...
15:32, 09/20/2019

‘No beer on a dead planet’: Activists fight climate change, one quip at a time For thousands of student protesters around the world, the fate of the planet is a serious business, but some couldn’t resist a bit of fun to press hom...
15:32, 09/20/2019

Nutty Blackmail Plot Involves "Well-Known" Premier League Player Jumping Out Hotel Window Mid-Booty Call When one Premier League player, whose name is being protected by the authorities, walked into Natalie Wood’s hotel room last year and began to undress...
15:32, 09/20/2019

Harry Winks and Nico Rosberg join Alex Thomson for HUGO BOSS boat launch ahead of Vendée Globe challenge Tottenham midfielder Harry Winks and former Formula One champion Nico Rosberg joined sailing star Alex Thomson at the launch of his new boat ahead of ...
16:00, 09/20/2019