TOKYO (AP) — Sony’s board has unanimously rejected a U.S. hedge fund manager’s proposal that it sell part of its entertainment business, sending the Japanese company’s shares down more than 5 percent. In a […]
TOKYO (AP) — Movie star and director Angelina Jolie urged a Japanese audience Monday to join her fight to stop sexual violence in war zones. Jolie said she hoped “In the Land of Blood and […]
BOSTON (AP) — A Japan Airlines flight to Tokyo’s Narita Airport returned to Boston’s Logan Airport on Thursday because of a possible fuel pump issue on the Boeing 787 aircraft. It’s the latest trouble for […]
TOKYO (AP) — Masao Yoshida, the man who led the life-risking battle at Japan’s crippled nuclear power plant when it was spiraling into meltdowns, has died of cancer of the esophagus. He was 58. Officials […]
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A United Airlines Boeing 787 flying from London to Houston was diverted to Newark, N.J., on Thursday because of a low engine oil indicator. The Federal Aviation Administration said that United […]
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — The three cities vying for the 2020 Olympics have taken their campaign to a key international audience, each claiming to be the safest and best choice at a time of […]
OSAKA, Japan (AP) — More than 70 years ago, at age 14, Kim Bok-dong was ordered to work by Korea’s Japanese occupiers. She was told she was going to a military uniform factory, but ended […]
TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese mayor apologized Monday for saying earlier that U.S. troops should patronize legal adult entertainment businesses as a way to reduce rapes and other assaults. Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto, who is […]
Hungry penguins with tiny video cameras strapped to their backs have given scientists a rare glimpse of their spectacular and voracious feeding habits.
HONOLULU (AP) – A strong earthquake that struck off the coast of Japan does not appear to pose a tsunami threat to Hawaii. According to Hawaii News Now, the earthquake occurred at 10:18 p.m. Thursday and had a magnitude of 7.3.
TOKYO (AP) – Residents of Japan had a warning, shortly before today’s strong quake that shook the northeastern part of the country. Public television broadcaster NHK broke off regular programming to warn that a strong quake was due to hit.
TOKYO (AP) – Several people along Japan’s northeastern coast are reported injured after a strong earthquake hit the same Japanese coast that was devastated by last year’s massive quake and tsunami.