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#KuToo: Japanese women say high heels rule is sexual discrimination

Writer Yumi Ishikawa has started a petition to end the practice of requiring women to wear high heels at work. The government has said it is reviewing the request to ban ...

#KuToo: Japanese women say high heels rule is sexual discrimination

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#KuToo no more! Japanese women take stand against high heels A social media campaign against dress codes and expectations that women wear high heels at work has gone viral in Japan, with thousands joining the #KuToo movement....
12:34, 06/04/2019

#KuToo: Japanese women submit anti-high heels petition KuToo campaigners urge government to ban employers from forcing footwear on female staffA group of Japanese women have submitted a petition to the government to protest against what they say is a de facto requirement for female staff to wear high hee...
16:00, 06/03/2019

Japanese women petition against high heels at work, with #KuToo movement going viral A social media campaign against dress codes and expectations that women wear high heels at work has gone viral in Japan, with thousands joining the #KuToo movement....
08:00, 06/04/2019

Kick it: Japanese women start #KuToo against dress code requiring high heels in workplace Japan's labor minister indicates that he will not back a petition to ban dress codes that force women in Japanese offices to wear high heels at work.        ...
22:51, 06/06/2019

Japanese minister responds to #KuToo campaign by saying high heels 'appropriate' Japan's health minister said in response to a petition seeking a ban on requiring women to wear high heels at work that such dress code expectations are "necessary and appropriate" in the workplace....
09:00, 06/06/2019

Japanese women call for ban on mandatory high heels at work Thousands of people have backed a campaign in Japan calling for the government to ban workplaces from including high heels in their mandatory dress codes for women. ...
17:51, 06/04/2019

With Social Media Campaign, Women In Japan Fight "Heels At Work" Rule A group of Japanese women Monday submitted a petition to the government to protest what they say is a de-facto requirement for female staff to wear high heels at work....
15:00, 06/03/2019

Listen to Japan’s women: high heels need kicking out of the workplace | Summer Brennan The #KuToo campaign against the requirement to wear high heels at work reflects a long history of women’s repressionWe’re used to talking about high heels in terms of fashion, fantasy and even feminism. But we’re somewhat less accustomed to speaking ...
14:17, 06/06/2019

Japan's labor minister dismisses calls to drop women's obligation to wear high heels in offices Japan's labor minister said it is "necessary" for companies to enforce dress codes that require women to wear high heels, according to Kyodo News....
13:00, 06/06/2019

Japanese women want a law banning high heel dress code A social media campaign against dress codes and expectations that women wear high heels at work has gone viral in Japan, with thousands joining the #KuToo movement....
18:17, 06/04/2019

HHS rule change would exclude transgender from discrimination law The Trump administration proposed a new rule Friday to strip discrimination protections for transgender persons in healthcare -- a move to reverse an Obama-era policy enacted to guard that segment of the population....
19:17, 05/24/2019

Madrid high heels run defies gravity, homophobia Dozens of men and a few women in stiletto heels raced through the center of the Spanish capital on Thursday, defying gravity, the heat and attempts by the far-right party Vox to curtail their Gay......
21:51, 07/04/2019

High Heels "Necessary" In Workplaces, Says Japan Minister After Petition Japan's health and labour minister has defended workplaces that require women to wear high heels to work, arguing it is "necessary and appropriate" after a petition was filed against the practice....
04:00, 06/06/2019

High heels run defies gravity, homophobia in Madrid Dozens of men and a few women in stiletto heels raced through the center of the Spanish capital on Thursday, defying gravity, the heat and attempts by the far-right party Vox to curtail their Gay Pride celebrations this year....
00:17, 07/06/2019

High heels at work are necessary, says Japan's labour minister Ministry responds to #KuToo petition calling for end to women having to wear heels at workJapan’s health and labour minister has defended workplaces that require women to wear high heels to work, arguing it is “necessary and appropriate” after a peti...
01:17, 06/06/2019

High Heels at Work Are ‘Necessary,’ Says Japan’s Labor Minister Japan’s health and labor minister said Wednesday that it is “necessary” for companies to make women wear high heels at work, the BBC reports. Speaking to parliament Wednesday, Tamuki Nemoto defended of the gendered footwear practice...
14:51, 06/06/2019

Lessen the Torture That Is High Heels With These Five Foot-Saving Products There are some people who can wear heels for eight hours straight and feel no pain. Those people clearly have no sensation in their feet. For the rest of us, wearing heels can be like standing on top of a bunch of tiny knives, or being barefoot on a ...
06:34, 06/19/2019

Men race in high heels for Madrid's Gay Pride festival Men in stilettos race through the streets of the Spanish capital in an event held during Madrid's Gay Pride festival.        ...
17:17, 07/05/2019

Japan's health minister insists high heels are 'necessary and appropriate' in the workplace Japan’s health minister claims that workplaces that require women to wear high heel shoes are “necessary and appropriate” amid a petition with nearly 20,000 signatures against the practice....
19:51, 06/05/2019

High Heels Race In Spain's Madrid Defies Gravity, Homophobia Dozens of men and a few women in stiletto heels raced through the centre of the Spanish capital on Thursday, defying gravity, the heat and attempts by the far-right party Vox to curtail their Gay......
04:51, 07/05/2019

Japan labor minister: Dress codes requiring high heels 'necessary' Dress codes by Japanese companies that require women to wear high heels are "occupationally necessary," Tokyo's labor minister said in response to a growing movement to dismiss the mandate....
00:00, 06/07/2019

Actress Afton Williamson Quits ABC’s The Rookie Over Racial Discrimination, Sexual Harassment On Set (NEW YORK) — Afton Williamson, co-star of the ABC crime series “The Rookie,” said she’s quitting the show because of sexual harassment and racial discrimination she experienced during the show’s first season. In an Insta...
00:17, 08/06/2019

Philadelphia police head resigns amid sexual harassment, discrimination allegations The resignation comes days after Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney called Richard Ross Jr. the best police commissioner in the U.S.        ...
19:34, 08/21/2019

Philadelphia Police Commissioner Resigns Amid Sexual Harassment, Discrimination Allegations With the integrity of the Philadelphia police department crippled by allegations of sexual harassment and discrimination, commissioner Richard Ross made the abrupt decision to resign on Tuesday....
16:00, 08/22/2019

'The Rookie' star quits ABC show, citing claims of sexual harassment and racial discrimination Actress Afton Williamson, who stars in the ABC drama “The Rookie,” announced Sunday she will not be returning to the show, citing sexual harassment and racial discrimination she allegedly experienced during the making of the first season....
07:51, 08/05/2019

Digging their heels in: women wage war on footwear dress codes A campaign in Japan for a ban on women being forced to wear high heels at work is gaining global supportIt’s hard to imagine men enduring decades of pain and long-term physical injury just to “look the part” in the workplace – after all, many bemoan ...
20:00, 06/08/2019

Philadelphia police commissioner resigns amid accusations of sexual harassment, discrimination among 'rank and file,' mayor says Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross resigned Tuesday amid allegations of sexual harassment and discrimination within his department, the mayor's office announced. ...
14:00, 08/21/2019

Women Sue F.B.I., Claiming Discrimination at Training Academy The women say they were exposed to a hostile work environment, sexual harassment and inappropriate jokes while training to become agents or intelligence analysts....
03:51, 05/30/2019

16 Women Sue FBI Over "Good Old Boy Network, Sex Discrimination": Report Sixteen women filed a lawsuit against the FBI on Wednesday, claiming sexual discrimination and accusing it of running "a good old boy network" in its training program, the New York Times reported....
11:17, 05/30/2019

16 women allege discrimination at FBI training academy in lawsuit The lawsuit alleges that over 100 female trainees encountered discrimination at Quantico, and that the FBI "allowed the Good Old Boy Network to flourish," NBC News reports....
19:34, 05/30/2019

Four women allege discrimination in major Disney pay gap case The claims widen a previous class-action case alleging gender bias and extend to the company’s music label and theme parksFour women joined a major pay gap case against the Walt Disney Company, accusing the entertainment giant of gender discriminatio...
02:17, 07/06/2019

Sixteen women sue FBI claiming 'good old boy' training discrimination: NYT Sixteen women filed a lawsuit against the FBI on Wednesday, claiming sexual discrimination and accusing it of running "a good old boy network" in its training program, the New York Times reported....
09:51, 05/30/2019

London Bridge terror victim 'slipped in high heels' as she fled attackers before she was stabbed to death The youngest victim of the London Bridge terror attack may have slipped over in her high heels while fleeing and stood "no chance" of dodging the fatal knife attack, the inquest heard today....
16:00, 05/13/2019

U.S. Soccer agrees to mediation with women’s team over pay, gender discrimination: WSJ The U.S. Soccer Federation has reached a tentative agreement for mediation with the women's national team to resolve complaints in a lawsuit over equal pay with the men's team, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday....
23:17, 06/21/2019

Sixteen women sue FBI, allege gender discrimination at Quantico training academy A group of women who were once FBI recruits have sued the bureau for alleged gender discrimination and accusing them of allowing a “good old boy network” to flourish at the training academy....
21:00, 05/30/2019

'We can't reach the women who need us': the LGBT YouTubers suing the tech giant for discrimination The platform made stars of Bria Kam and Chrissy Chambers. But now the duo, along with other gay content creators, say they are losing their voice and their living because of the unfair way an algorithm works‘It happened again today,” Bria Kam tells m...
02:17, 08/15/2019

Liz Cheney calls out AOC on 'phony gender discrimination' claims: 'She hurts all women' House GOP Conference Chairwoman Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., defended Israel on Thursday and blasted Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., over "phony" claims that the nation discriminated against her collagues....
20:17, 08/16/2019

Triple Talaq Bill Will Remove Men-Women Discrimination: Yogi Adityanath Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday praised the passage of the triple talaq bill by Parliament, saying the step was necessary for women irrespective of religion to be treated with......
22:51, 07/30/2019

Male Japanese minister says female high heel dress code is ‘necessary’ Japan’s health minister said in response to a petition seeking a ban on requiring women to wear high heels at work that such dress code expectations are “necessary and appropriate” in the workplace....
17:51, 06/06/2019

Japanese automakers tout US-based jobs at all-time high as Trump ramps up trade war Japanese automakers say they generated more than 1.6 million jobs in the U.S. at manufacturing plants, dealerships and suppliers. Of those jobs, more than 94,000 people are directly employed by the companies....
18:17, 05/21/2019

More women, disabled members make debut in Japanese parliament Japan's parliament opened a special session on Thursday with its most diverse upper house yet, including more women, two severely disabled members and the first openly gay male lawmaker, all of whom were elected last month....
11:51, 08/01/2019

Japanese women are running for parliament in record numbers, but face many obstacles When anti-nuclear activist Junko Isogai ran for office in Japan's northern Niigata region, it had an awkward dimension: not just stump speeches and chats with constituents, but entertaining potential backers....
09:51, 07/15/2019

U.S. high court to rule on scope of copyright for legal codes The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a bid by Georgia lawmakers to win federal copyright protection for an annotated version of the state's legal code and to decide whether state and local governments can sue people who publish such texts ...
19:17, 06/24/2019

Japanese High-Speed Rail Line Was Brought to Standstill by Tiny Slug That Fried on Power Cable Japanese rail company JR Kitakyushu says that one small slug was responsible for a power outage and subsequent delays for an estimated 12,000 commuters on a high-speed rail line in Kyushu on May 30, CNN reported on Monday.Read more......
07:34, 06/25/2019

In Laos, Women Rule Rugby Despite substantial obstacles, the Lao federation keeps growing at a fast pace, and the majority of players are women. The national team tends to surprise a lot of confident opponents....
13:17, 06/19/2019

Women's World Cup: Hello Kitty, surfing and Japanese game shows. Getting to know the USWNT Alex Morgan predicted her path when she was 7, Alyssa Naeher wants to be in a crossword puzzle and Megan Rapinoe was once on a game show in Japan.        ...
23:34, 06/06/2019

Sexual violence against women in conflict in the spotlight Germany, with the support of actor and activist Angelina Jolie, has forwarded a UN Security Council resolution addressing rape in conflicts — a subject central to one of Germany's best-known wartime novels....
18:17, 05/01/2019

Women as likely to be turned on by sexual images as men – study Neural analysis finds the brains of both sexes respond the same way to pornographyThe belief that men are more likely to get turned on by sexual images than women may be something of a fantasy, according to a study suggesting brains respond to such i...
22:00, 07/15/2019

Another high-level Pentagon nominee caught in the mire of sexual misconduct allegations CONFIRMATION CHAOS: The fate of another senior Pentagon official has been thrown into question after a former military aide to Air Force Gen. John Hyten accused her erstwhile boss of “a series of unwanted sexual advances by kissing, hugging and rubbi...
14:34, 07/11/2019

CUNY hires high-priced law firm to handle sexual misconduct allegations The board of the public university system approved spending up to $1.5 million to hire high-powered law firm Covington & Burling to investigate “various claims.”...
06:51, 07/07/2019

Anonymous comes to town: the hackers who took on high school sexual assault in Ohio – documentary The sleepy rustbelt town of Steubenville, Ohio, was once best known for high school sports and as the birthplace of Dean Martin. But when a teen sexual assault committed by two members of the football team surfaced, the shadowy hacker group Anonymous...
16:17, 05/01/2019

Tommy Robinson to face fresh contempt hearing, High Court judges rule Far right campaigner Tommy Robinson will face a fresh Contempt of Court hearing over claims he put the trial of a child sex abuse ring at risk, High Court judges have ruled....
18:17, 05/14/2019

FDA approves drug for loss of sexual desire in women The U.S. drug regulator on Friday approved Palatin Technologies and Amag Pharmaceuticals' drug to restore sexual desire in premenopausal women, the latest attempt to come up with a therapy that some have dubbed as "female Viagra"....
03:51, 06/22/2019

Testosterone improves sexual function in older women (Reuters Health) - Women who experience sexual dysfunction after menopause may feel more desire and pleasure when they use testosterone treatments, a recent study suggests....
01:51, 07/31/2019

Four more women accuse Tony Robbins of sexual misconduct Four more women have come forward to accuse self-help guru Tony Robbins of sexual misconduct, according to a report published Wednesday. The new allegations come after the 59-year-old motivational speaker was accused of sexually harassing fans and st...
07:17, 05/23/2019

Uber settles with UK women who accused driver of sexual assault Firm had contested allegations but has reached undisclosed out-of-court settlementsUber has reached out-of-court settlements with two women who alleged they were sexually assaulted by the same driver in what is believed to be the first case of its ki...
19:51, 06/27/2019

Two Prominent Women Defend General Against Sexual Assault Claim Gen. John E. Hyten, who has been nominated to be the Pentagon’s vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs, said he did not sexually assault a subordinate colonel at the United States Strategic Command....
08:51, 07/31/2019

AP: Women accuse opera legend Domingo of sexual harassment Numerous women have told The Associated Press that celebrated opera superstar Placido Domingo tried to pressure them into sexual relationships by dangling jobs and in some cases punishing them when they refused his advances...
06:51, 08/13/2019

UEFA Thankfully Won't Uphold The Dumb VAR Rule That Marred The Women's World Cup One of the worst-received aspects of the Women’s World Cup this summer was the VAR-induced penalty kick debacle. The choice to subject goalkeepers’ feet locations to exacting scrutiny with video review, and to let penalty takers try their kicks again...
21:51, 08/15/2019

'Sexual assault crisis': Unwanted contact reports hit all-time high at Coast Guard Academy Reports of unwanted sexual contact by cadets at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy reached an all-time high in 2018, according to a survey released Wednesday by the academy....
00:51, 07/04/2019

Four women sue Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill for sexual harassment Four women who accused Attorney General Curtis Hill of inappropriately touching them at a party last year will file a federal lawsuit against him        ...
04:00, 06/19/2019

Ellen DeGeneres recounts sexual abuse, wants to empower women to speak up Ellen DeGeneres is sharing her story in the hopes she can empower other sexual assault survivors to come forward.        ...
01:00, 05/29/2019

Congo abuses drive global rise in sexual violence against women Study identifies DRC, India and South Sudan among countries where women are at greatest risk of attackSexual violence is on the increase both inside and outside of wartime contexts and women remain the primary victims, warns new research.In their rep...
17:00, 06/28/2019

Jury awards 3 women $13.25M after sexual misconduct at a California psychiatric facility A jury awarded $13.25 million to three former psychiatric patients in a sexual misconduct case involving Vista del Mar Hospital.        ...
09:00, 08/14/2019

Women expected to sue Jeffrey Epstein's estate over sexual abuse claims Women who say they were sexually abused by Jeffrey Epstein are expected to sue the disgraced financier's estate as soon as Wednesday, when a New York law goes into effect that makes it easier for people to file civil lawsuits over sexual abuse....
13:17, 08/14/2019

Several Women Have Accused Opera Legend Placido Domingo of Sexual Harassment For decades, Placido Domingo, one of the most celebrated and powerful men in opera, has tried to pressure women into sexual relationships by dangling jobs and then sometimes punishing the women professionally when they refused his advances, numerous ...
11:51, 08/13/2019

9 women sued Dartmouth for ignoring sexual misconduct. The college settled for $14M Dartmouth College has settled a federal lawsuit with nine women who sued the school over allegations that it ignored years of harassment and assault.        ...
04:51, 08/07/2019

Trump’s anti-abortion global gag rule threatening women's lives, report says ‘People are dying’ in Africa and south Asia as a result of policy that bans aid to foreign groups who support abortions, says author of reportThe Trump administration’s anti-abortion restrictions on US global health aid funding have significantly dam...
01:17, 06/06/2019

Elephant & Castle regeneration plan: High Court set to rule on social housing quota following crowdfunded legal challenge Campaigners are challenging the number of low-cost homes included in the £1 billion regeneration plan for Elephant & Castle's shopping centre, which has already been approved by Southwark council....
09:51, 05/22/2019

Four more women accuse Tony Robbins of sexual misconduct in BuzzFeed News investigation Self-help guru Tony Robbins faces new allegations of sexual misconduct in a report published by BuzzFeed News.        ...
21:34, 05/23/2019

Four new women accuse Tony Robbins of sexual misconduct in BuzzFeed News investigation Self-help guru Tony Robbins is facing new allegations of sexual misconduct in a new report published Wednesday by BuzzFeed News.        ...
14:00, 05/23/2019

In Defiance of Trump's 'Gag Rule,' Planned Parenthood Withdraws From Title X; Low-Income Women Most Likely to be Affected The fears of low-income women who rely on Planned Parenthood for reproductive health services were confirmed on Monday: In response to attempts by the Trump administration to stifle abortion rights by imposing a gag order on health practitioners, the...
01:51, 08/20/2019

Women accuse opera legend Placido Domingo of sexual harassment, retaliation in AP report For decades, opera legend Placido Domingo has tried to pressure women into sexual relationships, numerous accusers told The Associated Press.        ...
10:51, 08/13/2019

More than four in 10 women, live in fear of refusing partner’s sexual demands, new UN global study finds More than four in 10 women in 51 countries surveyed, feel they have no choice but to agree to their partner’s sexual demands, the UN sexual and reproductive health agency, UNFPA, said on Wednesday, noting that they are also unable to make basic decis...
19:17, 04/28/2019

Fifa makes Women's World Cup 2019 penalty shootout goalkeeper rule change Goalkeepers at the 2019 Women's World Cup will not be booked for stepping off their goal-line during penalty shootouts after the International Football Association Board (IFAB) approved Fifa's request for a temporary dispensation from the rule....
18:51, 06/21/2019

'Stop it!' Japanese women turn to app to stop groping on trains Digi Police enables victims of molesters to notify fellow passengers of harassmentAlmost two decades after the introduction of women-only train carriages, female commuters in Japan are turning to technology to tackle molesters on packed rush-hour tra...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Japanese Restaurant Bans Japanese Customers, Says They're Rude This is a change. For years, there were stories of Japanese establishments with “Japanese-only” policies, refusing foreigners. But now, one noodle restaurant in Okinawa is refusing to serve Japanese customers, saying that they are ruder than the fore...
15:00, 07/16/2019

Number of women in work at 72% record high Women are fast becoming as likely as men to go out to work, as the rising state pension age forces more to postpone retirement, official figures reveal today....
14:17, 06/11/2019

WIMBLEDON '19: Big 3 rule men; more champs in women's tennis As tennis heads to Wimbledon, Big 3 are in charge of men's game, while women's tennis keeps finding new champions        ...
20:17, 06/27/2019

Meet the high school coach who qualified for the U.S. Women's Open Two days after Amy Ruengmateekhun led Ursuline Academy to a second consecutive state high school title, she qualified for her first U.S. Women's Open.        ...
18:34, 05/28/2019

Confident USA riding high entering Women's World Cup knockout stage A win over Sweden may not have done much to settle concerns over the defense, but the US are brimming with confidence as the business end of the tournament comes into viewIt’s onto the knockout round of the Women’s World Cup for the defending champio...
15:00, 06/21/2019

Study: Well-educated, high-income women more likely to seek infertility treatment Only 33 percent of women with a high school degree or less who experienced infertility reported visiting a medical provider for the issue, compared to over 80 percent of women with at least a college degree....
18:51, 06/28/2019

Hillary Clinton says Republicans have to choose between 'rule of law or the rule of Trump' Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton indicated on Wednesday that Republicans faced a binary choice in dealing with President Donald Trump's refusal to comply with Congressional subpoenas: either side with the White House or the rule...
19:00, 05/09/2019

Australia launches 2023 Women's World Cup bid with hopes high for France 2019 Successful bid will inspire new generation, says FFAFFA are quietly confident of a deep run in FranceAustralia’s bid to host the Women’s World Cup was officially launched on Tuesday, with FFA chief executive David Gallop saying he was confident the M...
14:17, 05/21/2019

Mother's Day: Women band together to lower the high costs of freezing their eggs Women 'Freeze with a Friend' or take group 'egg-cations' to get discounts, split costs of expensive egg-freezing treatments at clinics.        ...
19:00, 05/10/2019

3 Women Accused For Death Of Mumbai Doctor Granted Bail By High Court The Bombay High Court on Friday granted bail to three women doctors who were arrested for allegedly abetting the suicide of their junior colleague Payal Tadvi....
20:34, 08/09/2019

Farhan Akhtar: 'I'll absolutely stand by' women who speak out on sexual assault Bollywood filmmaker Farhan Akhtar says he will stand with women who speak out about sexual assault, while Pakistani dancer and social activist Sheema Kermani discusses the impact of #MeToo in South Asia. (July 17)       ...
13:00, 07/17/2019

Protect women’s rights ‘before, during and after conflict’ UN chief tells high-level Security Council debate Over the course of the past decade, there has been “a paradigm shift” in understanding the devastating impact of sexual violence in conflict on international peace and security, UN Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council during a...
20:00, 04/28/2019

At Cannes, Wear Heels and Don’t Take Selfies The festival’s director said that the rules are needed to keep up Cannes’ standards. The world’s most famous film festival would not be the same without them....
12:17, 05/13/2019

Opinion: Quarterfinal victory over France can't be U.S. women's high point at World Cup The U.S. women have reached the semifinals or better at every World Cup, a tournament that began in 1991. They are aiming for their fourth title.       ...
01:00, 06/30/2019

Benfica edge towards title but Porto stay on their heels "Benfica stayed on track to win a fifth league title in six seasons after earning a hard-fought 3-2 win at Rio Ave in the Portuguese championship on Sunday."...
13:00, 05/13/2019

Rejuvenated Brown savors return to coaching with Tar Heels Mack Brown has accomplished nearly everything a college coach could want, from winning a national championship to being inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame....
15:34, 08/22/2019

Deutsche Bank layoffs on heels of years of trouble AP banking reporter Ken Sweet said the layoffs just announced at Deutsche Bank are a sign of "trouble" for a bank that has seen a revolving door of CEO's. (July 8)        ...
02:00, 07/09/2019

Trump arrives in El Paso on heels of Walmart mass shooting President Trump has arrived in El Paso to visit the Texas city as it reels from Saturday’s mass shooting at a Walmart that left 22 people dead. Touching down just before 2:40 p.m. local time, the president and first lady Melania Trump were gree...
04:17, 08/08/2019

Barron Trump is taller than his mom, even in her heels, and he's sporting a new haircut Is Barron Trump going to end up as the tallest Trump? Looks that way, and he's got a hip new haircut.        ...
21:00, 08/20/2019

5 Kate Spade x Keds Shoes That'll Make You Kick Up Your Heels We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
20:00, 08/20/2019

Darius Slayton makes noise on heels of possible Giants debut Our daily Giants practice report: Something good The defense was only moving at half-speed, but that did not stop rookie WR Darius Slayton from hauling in a long pass from Daniel Jones. Slayton’s speed is evident and he is getting close to full healt...
08:00, 08/21/2019

The OnePlus 7 Pro gets on clear heels, see the front camera springs in action OnePlus already demonstrated the endurance of its new 7 Pro flagship's pop-up front camera mechanism with an epic 12-hour video of it pushing up and retracting, as well as with a cement block tied to the erect selfie snapper, and the spring-loading g...
13:00, 05/17/2019

Tiger Woods skipping Wells Fargo Championship on heels of Masters win Tiger Woods has made the surprising decision to skip next week's Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow in Charlotte.        ...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Department store stocks fall on the heels of Macy's dismal earnings Shares of Nordstrom, Kohl's, and Dilliard's fell in premarket trading on Wednesday after Macy's lowered its profit outlook in an earnings miss that was indicative of challenges within the broader department store and retail sector....
15:51, 08/14/2019

Department store stocks plummet on the heels of Macy's dismal earnings Shares of Nordstrom, Kohl's, Dilliard's, and J.C. Penney tanked on Wednesday after Macy's lowered its profit outlook in an earnings miss that was indicative of challenges within the broader department store and retail sector....
17:17, 08/14/2019

Czech Social Democrats dig in heels over minister nominee, threatening government The Czech Republic's junior coalition party the Social Democrats said on Monday they were sticking with their preferred candidate for culture minister, prolonging a spat that is threatening the survival of Prime Minister Andrej Babis's minority gover...
21:17, 07/15/2019

The Internet Is Head Over Heels for a True Hero of Stranger Things Season 3 Warning: This post contains spoilers for Stranger Things. He had us at one Slurpee sip. We already told you Russian scientist Alexei (Alec Utgoff) was an amusing, delightful, valuable player, and now that people have devoured the show, the internet i...
16:51, 07/08/2019

Epstein had bizarre painting of Bill Clinton in dress, heels in townhouse "It was hanging up there prominently — as soon as you walked in — in a room to the right," a source told The Post. "Everybody who saw it laughed and smirked."...
06:51, 08/15/2019

On the heels of yesterday’s Riot Games walkout at the League of Legends publisher’s Los Angeles head On the heels of yesterday’s Riot Games walkout at the League of Legends publisher’s Los Angeles headquarters, Riot employees in Dublin are staging their own walkout today. Around 18 of the office’s employees stood by the street with several holding s...
00:00, 05/08/2019

Artist who painted Bill Clinton in dress and heels had ‘no idea’ it was hanging in Epstein’s mansion The artist behind Jeffrey Epstein’s now-viral portrait of Bill Clinton in a blue dress says she sold the painting at a Tribecca Ball fundraiser several years ago — and had “no idea” that he was the one who had purchased it. &#...
09:17, 08/16/2019

West Virginia Woman Who Called Michelle Obama ‘Ape in Heels’ Headed to Prison for Embezzling $18,000 in FEMA Aid Ah, karma. The ousted director of a West Virginia nonprofit who got the boot after referring to then (and always) first lady Michelle Obama as an “ape in heels” is now headed to federal prison for wrongly accepting monies meant for flood victims....
14:00, 06/04/2019

North Carolina Tar Heels basketball player Leah Church goes viral for incredible trick shot North Carolina Tar Heels women’s basketball guard Leah Church shot 38 percent from the three-point line during her sophomore season and apparently is taking her shooting ability to the next level....
02:17, 08/15/2019

Painting of Bill Clinton in blue dress and heels was inside Jeffrey Epstein's NYC mansion: report A large painting of former President Bill Clinton wearing a blue dress similar to that of Monica Lewinsky’s and red heels was found hanging in the New York City mansion of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein, who recently died in an apparent suicide,...
20:17, 08/16/2019

Five anchors sue NY1 for age and gender discrimination Five anchorwomen and reporters at NY1 say the local news channel systematically shoved them aside to make room for younger faces while celebrating the long tenure of male anchors like venerable morning man Pat Kiernan. Roma Torre, Kristen Shaughnessy...
18:17, 06/19/2019

HUD raises the bar for bringing discrimination claims HUD's proposed "disparate impact" rule would amend an Obama-era regulation barring lenders, landlords and others in the housing industry from enacting policies that may appear innocuous but wind up discriminating against minority groups....
03:17, 08/17/2019

HUD raises bar for bringing discrimination claims The proposed rule would amend an Obama-era regulation barring lenders, landlords and others in the housing industry from enacting policies that may appear innocuous but wind up discriminating against minorities....
03:17, 08/17/2019

Pat Kiernan addresses discrimination lawsuit against NY1 on air NY1 morning host Pat Kiernan on Thursday addressed his colleagues’ bombshell discrimination lawsuit against the network — though he kept mum on the allegations, some of which targeted him directly. Kiernan held up the front cover of the New Yor...
03:51, 06/21/2019

Google pays $11m to jobseekers who alleged age discrimination Tech firm settles class-action lawsuit but denies it is unfair to older applicantsGoogle has settled a lawsuit alleging age discrimination in its hiring practices, paying $11m to more than 200 jobseekers who were over 40 when they applied to join the...
18:34, 07/22/2019

California becomes first state in US to ban discrimination over natural hairstyles The law prohibits employers and schools from enforcing rules against styles that would unfairly target black peopleCalifornia became the first state in the US to ban discrimination over natural hair on Wednesday.Governor Gavin Newsom signed the Creat...
03:17, 07/04/2019

Top restaurateur cleared in pregnancy discrimination trial SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A jury has found the Thomas Keller Restaurant Group not guilty of pregnancy discrimination. Wednesday’s verdict exonerates the famous chef and his acclaimed restaurants — Per Se in New York and the French Laundry in Califor...
00:34, 06/27/2019

Kick It Out: reports of discrimination in football rise by a third • Kick It Out say there were 422 reports during 2018-19 campaign• Racism the basis of 65% of reports – a 43% rise from year beforeReports of discrimination across all levels of football rose by a third last season, according to figures released by Ki...
13:34, 07/24/2019

Veteran recalls fighting Germans, discrimination Johnnie Jones Sr., one of only 2,000 African American troops to come ashore on D-Day, recalls his service in a military still segregated by race and the discrimination he faced in the service and at home. (June 4)       ...
15:51, 06/04/2019

Former WeWork Executives Allege Gender, Age Discrimination WeWork is being sued by two former executives who are accusing the shared-office company of gender and age discrimination as it gears up for an initial public offering....
07:17, 06/21/2019

Opting out of procedures during childbirth tied to discrimination (Reuters Health) - Women who decline certain procedures - such as cesarean delivery or immediate cord clamping - during childbirth are more likely to report being treated poorly during their hospital stay, a U.S. study finds....
21:00, 07/09/2019

Italian PM assures Huawei it won't face discrimination Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Friday he had assured China's Huawei Technologies that it would not face discrimination in the rollout of Italy's 5G telecoms network....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Two more female NY1 anchors sue alleging age, maternity discrimination Two additional on-air personalities for NY1 have come forward with claims they faced age discrimination — with one saying she was fired from the station during her third trimester of pregnancy after she complained. Reporters Thalia Perez and Mi...
23:17, 07/31/2019

California became the first state to ban discrimination against natural hair naturalhairbride.com/Pinterest The California State Assembly unanimously passed a bill banning discrimination against natural hair in the workplace. The CROWN (Create a Respectful and Open Workplace for Natural Hair) Act updates the state's existing...
13:51, 07/04/2019

Cuomo approves law banning hairstyle discrimination Gov. Andrew Cuomo approved a new law making New York one of the first states in the nation to ban discrimination based on ethnic hairstyles. It amends the Human Rights Law by adding “traits historically associated with race, including but not limited...
02:17, 07/13/2019

California to become first state to ban discrimination against natural hair California is poised to become the first state to ban discrimination against people with natural hair, according to reports. The Assembly voted 69-0 Thursday to update the state’s anti-discrimination law so the definition of “race” ...
17:51, 06/28/2019

Colorado Christian cakeshop sued for discrimination again The owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop — which won a case before the US Supreme Court recently — was sued for a third time this week. Jack Phillips, the Lakewood, Colo., bakery owner who has refused to bake cakes that violate his Christian fai...
02:00, 06/12/2019

Pope apologizes for history of discrimination against Roma BLAJ, Romania — Pope Francis apologized Sunday to the Roma ethnic minority for the history of discrimination against them in Europe and paid homage to Romanian Catholics persecuted during communist rule as he wrapped up his third and final day with a...
22:00, 06/03/2019

Muslim discrimination results in $675k settlement A lawsuit against a Denver landlord who was recorded refusing to allow a Muslim father and son to sublease her property for a restaurant has ended in a $675,000 settlement. (May 3)        ...
09:17, 05/03/2019

Dhapate: The High-Protein High-Fibre Mixed Grain Maharashtrian Flatbread Dhapate are savoury flat cakes or flatbreads prepared from three different healthy flours - whole wheat flour or gehu ka atta, jowar flour or sorghum flour and besan or gram flour (chickpea flour).......
14:00, 07/12/2019

Why Airbnb can’t fight legal racial discrimination in China If you’re looking to book an Airbnb in China, like one nice-looking one-bedroom condo in Chengdu with a flat-screen television — you can’t be one of the nation’s ethnic minorities. “Due to local regulation,” reads its listing — which details th...
22:00, 05/03/2019

Data collection leads to discrimination and self-censorship, MPs told Human rights committee launches inquiry into right to privacy and digital revolutionWidespread data collection practices lead to self-censorship and discrimination even though most users are not fully aware of how much their privacy is being infringe...
18:51, 06/19/2019

Job seekers in this country face the worst racial discrimination While racial discrimination in hiring plagues many developed countries, one nation may have particular trouble bidding it adieu. France has the highest level of hiring discrimination against non-white groups, according to a meta-analysis of data from...
23:17, 06/19/2019

Trump Proposal Would Raise Bar for Proving Housing Discrimination The Department of Housing and Urban Development is pushing forward with a new rule to make it much more difficult for people claiming housing discrimination to prove it....
16:51, 08/03/2019

New York is second state to ban discrimination based on natural hairstyles New York became the second state to ban discrimination based on natural hairstyles after Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill Friday amending the state’s Human Rights Law. The measure, which also amends the Dignity for All Students Act, updates the defini...
05:51, 07/16/2019

LGBTQ+ creators file lawsuit against YouTube for discrimination A group of LGBTQ+ YouTubers this week filed a federal lawsuit against Google, claiming the site has engaged in discriminatory practices that deliberately suppress their ability to make money. Part of the problem is that YouTube has kept its algorithm...
20:17, 08/14/2019

YouTube bans videos that promote superiority and discrimination Google is engaged in an ongoing battle against the misuse of its YouTube video platform, with the tech giant changing its policies around what content is allowed on its service on a semi-regular basis.The latest amendment to what’s known as Yo...
06:17, 06/06/2019

Les Ferdinand calls for more diversity as FA reviews discrimination bans • Governing body looking at length of match-based suspensions• Ferdinand says more diversity in leadership roles is neededThe Football Association has confirmed it is reviewing its minimum ban for cases involving discrimination but the former England...
19:51, 07/25/2019

The Latest: Thomas Keller lawyer denies discrimination SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on chef Thomas Keller’s pregnancy discrimination trial (all times local): 5:35 p.m. An attorney for the Thomas Keller Restaurant Group says that a former employee who has accused the chef’s acclaimed New Yo...
04:34, 06/04/2019

Seniors with vision loss experience discrimination, depression (Reuters Health) - Seniors with declining vision are more likely than peers with good eyesight to experience discrimination as well as depression that may result from this bias, a new study from the UK suggests....
10:51, 05/31/2019

Colorado Christian cakeshop sued a third time for discrimination Jack Phillips, the owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop -- which partially won a case before the U.S. Supreme Court recently -- was sued for a third time this week. ...
21:51, 06/11/2019

LGBTQ anti-discrimination bill passes House The House passed a bill Friday, 236-173, extending federal anti-discrimination protections to LGBTQ Americans.The Equality Act, sponsored by Rep. David Cicilline (D-R.I.), would prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity ...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Paducah Council Amends Anti-Discrimination Ordinance PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — Paducah officials have approved an amendment to an anti-discrimination ordinance to protect religious liberty. The Paducah Sun reports the council voted 4-1 on Tuesday to approve an amendment for a January 2018 ordinance that adde...
11:17, 05/30/2019

Jury awards $3M to black strippers in discrimination case JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi jury has awarded a total of more than $3 million to five African American strippers after a federal judge found the women worked under worse conditions than their white colleagues. The judge ruled in the discrimina...
18:00, 05/18/2019

Discrimination Towards Girl Child Also Among Well-Educated: Smriti Irani The girl child being unprotected only among the uneducated is a myth and it is true there is also discrimination towards her in areas where well-educated families live, Women and Child Development......
14:51, 06/27/2019

Laws must protect, ‘not reject’ says UNAIDS chief on Zero Discrimination Day Discriminatory laws and practices that bar access to health and other services must be changed, the United Nations agency leading the fight against HIV/AIDS said on Friday, Zero Discrimination Day....
20:51, 04/28/2019

Break taboo around menstruation, act to end ‘disempowering’ discrimination, say UN experts A group of seven United Nations rights experts issued a clarion call on Tuesday to break the taboo around menstrual health for women and girls that persists in many parts of the world and take concrete action to end “disempowering” discrimination....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Landlord settles discrimination case with Muslim father, son A Denver landlord who was recorded telling her tenant to find an "American person ... good like you and me" to sublease her property instead of a Muslim father and son seeking to open their second restaurant must pay the men $675,000 under a settleme...
00:34, 05/04/2019

Ex-Texans security coordinator alleges firing discrimination HOUSTON (AP) — The former security coordinator for the Houston Texans has filed a discrimination complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, alleging his firing by the team was racially motivated. Jeff Pope, who worked for the team fo...
00:00, 06/14/2019

White lawyer sues Legal Aid Society for discrimination A white lawyer who worked at the Legal Aid Society for over 20 years says that she was wrongfully labeled a racist by her non-white colleagues — and the harassment caused her to suffer from PTSD and go on medical leave for a year, according to ...
03:34, 06/29/2019

Gender discrimination blamed for Malawi election allegations A group of women in Malawi say Electoral Commission head Jane Ansah is being targeted because of her gender for her part in May's disputed election. Other women say they are playing the gender card....
22:34, 07/10/2019

High blood pressure, high cholesterol early in life tied to heart problems later (Reuters Health) - People with high blood pressure or elevated cholesterol before age 40 are more likely to have a heart attack later in life than other adults, a new analysis suggests....
00:17, 07/16/2019

Monsoon Diet: Watch Recipe Video Of High-Protein, High-Fibre Ram Ladoo Chaat Ram ladoo is one of the favourite snack items in the region, especially in Delhi. It is made of dough balls of moong dal, which is packed with proteins, fibre and some other vital nutrients...
16:17, 07/24/2019

This Instagrammable Jewelry Line Is High Fashion Without the High Price Tag It can be tough to find jewelry that is high-quality, but not costly. When you shop designer brands, you’re often paying for the name, and not the actual product. Jewelry can be marked up extensively in the price for that exact reason, but jewelry br...
03:51, 07/31/2019

New state law bans discrimination against workers who wear religious garb New legislation signed into law Friday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo bans employers from discriminating against workers for wearing religious garb or having facial hair. The bill amends the state’s Human Rights Law clarifying that employers cannot ̶...
00:00, 08/10/2019

'Good old boy network' dominates FBI academy, discrimination lawsuit claims Sixteen women filed a lawsuit against the FBI on Wednesday, claiming sexual discrimination and accusing it of running "a good old boy network" in its training program....
23:51, 05/30/2019

Drug laws must be amended to ‘combat racial discrimination’, UN experts say At every stage of the criminal justice system, people of African descent around the world are discriminated against, including death sentencing for drugs-related crimes, United Nations human rights experts said on Thursday, calling on Member States t...
20:51, 04/28/2019

Supreme Court to hear discrimination suits from transgender, gay workers The Supreme Court is slated to hear the case of a transgender employee who was fired from a Detroit-area funeral home after informing the owner of plans to transition from male to female and begin dressing as a woman....
20:51, 06/11/2019

Amnesty International calls on South Korea to end discrimination of gay soldiers Amnesty International on Thursday called on South Korea to decriminalize same-sex relationships for men in the military, warning current laws fuel violence, discrimination and stigmatization against gay soldiers....
05:17, 07/11/2019

Muslim prison guard accuses Georgia agency of discrimination ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia prison guard who recently converted to Islam says the state Department of Corrections won’t allow her to wear a hijab at work. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports 25-year-old Rogers State Prison corrections officer...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Jury weighs discrimination case of renowned California chef SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A three-week pregnancy discrimination trial against celebrity chef Thomas Keller and his acclaimed New York and Napa Valley restaurants is coming to a close. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that lawyers finish...
03:51, 06/26/2019

Air New Zealand drops ban on staff tattoos amid discrimination concerns Air New Zealand said on Monday it was ending a longstanding ban on staff having visible tattoos after facing criticism that the policy discriminated against Māori employees....
10:00, 06/10/2019

Berlin choir accused of gender discrimination by nine-year-old girl German capital’s oldest musical institution violated constitution by refusing girl’s application, court to hearA nine-year-old girl is taking Berlin’s oldest boys’ choir to court, claiming the state-run institution’s admissions criteria are gender-bi...
00:34, 08/10/2019

Longest-running housing discrimination case outlives judge HAMTRAMCK, Mich. (AP) — A federal judge in Detroit worked until his recent death at age 96. But one case outlived Damon Keith: the longest-running housing discrimination lawsuit in the United States. Hamtramck, a tiny Detroit-area city, must provide ...
17:00, 05/05/2019

200 businesses sign brief to extend job discrimination laws to LGBTQ people More than 200 U.S. and international companies signed an amicus brief Tuesday calling on the Supreme Court to include sexual orientation and gender identity in federal civil rights law....
04:17, 07/03/2019

For trans people, birth certificate battle is a fight against discrimination After years of resistance, Kansas will finally change its anti-transgender birth certificate policy – and it will be life-altering for many trans peopleLuc Bensimon’s mother knew early in her child’s life that he would struggle. For a start, he was b...
10:51, 07/26/2019

Muslim detective can pursue $7M discrimination suit against city: judge A Manhattan federal court judge has ruled that a Muslim former member of Mayor de Blasio’s protective detail can continue his lawsuit against the city for failing to promote him, according to documents obtained by The Post. Detective Abdelim “A...
00:17, 08/17/2019

House Democrats Approve LGBT Anti-Discrimination ‘Equality Act’ (WASHINGTON) — Democrats in the House approved sweeping anti-discrimination legislation Friday that would extend civil rights protections to LGBT people by prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. The protectio...
01:00, 05/18/2019

African-American strippers awarded more than $3 million in discrimination case Five African American dancers will split more than $3 million awarded to them Wednesday for back pay and suffering while working in a Mississippi strip club....
03:34, 05/19/2019

House passes first-ever bill to outlaw LGBT-based discrimination For the first time ever, the U.S. House passed a bill Friday that bars discrimination against persons in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community -- although the proposal faces an uphill battle in the Senate....
02:00, 05/18/2019

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 "tip of the iceberg"....
11:17, 06/05/2019

| 'Discrimination' victim Tatishvili wins prize money appeal Anna Tatishvili, who was stripped of her prize money at Roland Garros for "not playing at a professional standard", has had her punishment overturned....
22:17, 07/19/2019

Goldman Sachs sued by gay ex-senior employee over discrimination claims William Littleton claims he was discriminated against on the basis of his sexual orientation and subjected to homophobic retaliationBanking giant Goldman Sachs has been hit with a lawsuit over claims from a former senior employee that he was discrimi...
01:17, 06/06/2019

HUD Secretary Ben Carson’s New Plan Would Make It Harder to Prove Housing Discrimination The Department of Housing and Urban Development, which is run by Ben Carson—aka the Clarence Thomas of the Trump administration—is finishing off Carson’s mission of completely destroying the department before he leaves his post in 2020....
18:34, 08/20/2019

Domestic Workers Aren’t Protected by Anti-Discrimination Law. This New Bill Would Change That For 16 years, June Barrett was a certified nurse assistant in Miami. For up to five years at a time, she lived in the homes of the elderly patients she cared for — waking up at 4 a.m., staying on her feet until 11 p.m., and sleeping next to a b...
15:00, 07/15/2019

USWNT, USSF agree to mediation in gender-discrimination lawsuit after World Cup Both sides are interested in resolving the longstanding disagreement over pay and working conditions, according to two people with knowledge of each parties’ thinking....
22:34, 06/21/2019

Congress moves to make it easier for older workers to prove age discrimination The bill would make proving age discrimination easier, by allowing workers to prove their age was a factor in an employer's decision to discipline, fire or not hire them and not the sole reason....
23:17, 06/11/2019

New York governor orders discrimination probe into Facebook’s advertising platform New York has ordered the Department of Financial Services to investigate reports that advertisers are using Facebook in a discriminatory manner.Read More...
11:17, 07/02/2019

New York bill aims to stop gender discrimination in product prices ALBANY, N.Y. — Legislation that has passed the New York state Assembly would prohibit companies from charging different prices for similar products marketed to either men and women. The measure, sponsored by Democratic Assemblywoman Nily Rozic of Que...
10:17, 06/12/2019

Meek Mill to sue Las Vegas hotel for discrimination after being barred from swimming pool Rapper Meek Mill plans to sue the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, alleging the hotel denied him entry to its pool over the weekend because he's black.        ...
01:00, 05/29/2019

Meek Mill gets apology from Las Vegas hotel, drops plans to sue over discrimination Rapper Meek Mill has dropped his plans to sue the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas after the hotel admitted it was wrong to deny him entry last weekend.        ...
05:00, 06/01/2019

California poised to be first state to ban race-based discrimination against natural hair The bill prohibits the enforcement of grooming policies, which disproportionately affect black natural hair, such as locks, cornrows and afros.        ...
22:17, 06/28/2019

Biden unveils plan to end racial discrimination in U.S. criminal justice system Former Vice President Joe Biden unveiled a plan on Tuesday to reform the U.S. criminal justice system by lowering incarceration rates, ending the federal death penalty and eliminating racial disparities in how people are sentenced....
12:34, 07/23/2019

Former Arizona state Senate staffer wins $1 million discrimination lawsuit The lawsuit referenced then-Senate minority leader and current Secretary of State Katie Hobbs, one of Arizona's highest ranking Democrats.        ...
22:00, 07/21/2019

Pope Asks Roma People To Forgive Catholic Church's "Discrimination" Pope Francis on Sunday asked forgiveness in the name of the Catholic Church for the mistreatment of the Roma people, a move likely to increase tensions with Italy's anti-immigrant Interior Minister......
17:00, 06/02/2019

Former Detroit Tigers clubhouse attendant sues team alleging racial discrimination Derrell Coleman, a former Detroit Tigers clubhouse attendant, is suing the team and former pitching coach Chris Bosio over alleged racial discrimination....
10:17, 07/28/2019

'We are patriots': More than 140 African American who worked in the Obama administration write an op-ed calling for end to discrimination in the US AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais The Washington Post published an op-ed on Friday, which was authored and co-signed by more than 140 African Americans who served in the Obama administration, exploring the ways in which racism, sexism, homophobia, a...
11:34, 07/27/2019

Mississippi Jury Awards $3 Million to Black Strippers in Workplace Discrimination Case A jury in Mississippi has awarded more than $3 million to five black strippers after a federal judge found their working conditions worse than those of their white counterparts....
23:17, 05/18/2019

U.S. could roll back transgender rights by dropping ‘gender identity’ from discrimination laws A new Trump administration rule would roll back sex discrimination protection for transgender people in health services. In the proposed rule issued Friday, the Health and Human Services Department says laws banning sex discrimination in health care ...
16:34, 05/24/2019

With a New Amendment, New York State Quietly Joins California in Fighting Hair Discrimination New York City passed amendments to ban hair discrimination in February, but now the state has followed suit, lending its legislative weight to the ongoing conversation around hair bias. Prompted by the CROWN Act (SB 188), proposed by Sen. Holly J. Mi...
20:34, 07/17/2019

Southwest Airlines updates family boarding policy after same-sex couple claims discrimination Two men said they were stopped with their three young children and the children's grandmother during family boarding on a flight to Fort Lauderdale.        ...
20:51, 05/08/2019

Caster Semenya Appeals To Swiss Supreme Court To Stop IAAF's Discrimination Against Her South African runner Caster Semenya is officially appealing the discriminatory regulations put in place to stop her from competing in her best event, the 800 meters....
23:17, 05/29/2019

Julián Castro's housing platform aims to increase ownership, reduce discrimination Calling housing "a human right," Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro unveiled a series of new proposals to address housing affordability issues that are mounting across the country....
21:51, 06/18/2019

Hair discrimination is intertwined with racism. Let's follow California, and ban it | Micha Frazer-Carroll At school and at work, black people are routinely castigated for their hairstyles. The US state is showing the UK the way to goAs the beads, in every shape, size and colour, rattled on to the wooden school desk, my deputy headteacher finally understo...
22:17, 07/08/2019

White professor sues historically black university for age, race discrimination after 40-year tenure A white professor at a historically black university in Alabama has filed a federal lawsuit against the school Friday for age and racial discrimination after he claims they have denied him the salary he deserves, despite his tenure....
19:34, 07/25/2019

Pope Francis Says Discrimination Against Migrants ‘Is an Alarm Bell Warning’ of World’s ‘Moral Decline’ (BRUSSELS) — A day after the European Parliament elections, Pope Francis issued his annual message on migrants and said the attitude that they are the source of all of society’s ills “is an alarm bell warning of the moral decline...
18:34, 05/27/2019

White Professor Accuses Historically Black Tuskegee University of Age, Racial Discrimination: 'It's Just Wrong' Here’s something I never thought I’d live to see: a historically black college has been slapped with a lawsuit alleging age and racial discrimination—by a white guy....
00:17, 07/26/2019

Three Muslim Amazon Workers Allege They Were Unfairly Punished for Raising Workplace Discrimination Concerns Workers for one of Amazon’s Minnesota warehouses filed a federal complaint on Wednesday that alleged workplace religious discrimination as well as retaliation for rallying around a protest effort at the facility late last year.Read more......
02:17, 05/09/2019

Trump Administration Asks Supreme Court to Permit Employment Discrimination Against Transgender Workers The Trump administration’s Department of Justice is asking the Supreme Court to set a legal precedent that would enable employers to fire employees because they are transgender. The Department of Justice has submitted a brief to the Court Frida...
01:34, 08/18/2019

Christian student group sues university for 'equal access,' alleges religious discrimination A prominent Christian student group is suing its university to ensure "equal access" like other student groups on campus, alleging anti-Christian discrimination....
19:51, 07/12/2019

Premier League, FA and EFL outline anti-discrimination action plan in letter to sports minister English football's governing bodies have today written to the Government outlining their approach to tackle discrimination in the game, hours after Kick it Out announced a rise in incidents over last season....
19:51, 07/24/2019

Kamala Harris and AOC Introduce Legislation That Protects Formerly Incarcerated People Against Federal Housing Discrimination U.S. Senator and presidential candidate Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) is introducing a bill Wednesday with freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) that aims to protect people with criminal records from discriminatory policies in federal housing....
23:17, 07/10/2019

Former clubhouse attendant sues Detroit Tigers, ex-pitching coach alleging racial discrimination A former Detroit Tigers clubhouse attendant filed a lawsuit against the club and former pitching coach Chris Bosio Thursday, claiming that “a culture of racism was tolerated by the upper echelons of management."...
08:17, 07/28/2019

20 Democratic state attorneys general sue to stop Trump religious discrimination protections for healthcare workers Democratic attorneys general in 20 states and the District of Columbia sued the Trump administration Tuesday to overturn a rule that protects healthcare workers from providing services that contradict their religious beliefs, including abortions....
01:51, 05/22/2019

White FDNY lieutenant sues department over racial discrimination after being barred from Vulcan Society memorial A white firefighter has sued the FDNY after claiming he was barred from participating in a color guard ceremony honoring deceased members of the Vulcan Society - a fraternal organization of black firefighters....
18:00, 05/19/2019

‘I’m Gonna Be Arrested for Being a Rapper?’—Meek Mill Will Reportedly File a Discrimination Suit Against Las Vegas Hotel Las Vegas is poppin’ with hot ticket residencies lately, such as Cardi B, Drake and Janet Jackson, but, according to Meek Mill, Sin City is also the residency of discrimination against black rappers....
23:00, 05/28/2019

Justice Department reportedly seeking to persuade EEOC to reverse stance on LGBTQ workplace discrimination The Justice Department is seeking to persuade a federal employment rights agency to change their stance on LGBTQ discrimination in an upcoming Supreme Court case. The case, involving Aimee Stephens, a transgender funeral worker from Michigan who was ...
04:17, 08/15/2019

Marking international day, UN experts call for urgent action to end racial discrimination, in wake of New Zealand anti-Muslim attack States must take urgent action, to “stem the tide of hate and discrimination” and ramping up of “ethno-nationalist populism”, which helped fuel the deadly shootings in two New Zealand mosques last Friday by a self-declared white supremacist, several ...
20:17, 04/28/2019

Study: Sexualization Of Women In Games Doesn't Impact Women's Body Image Long-argued is the theory that embodying a lithe and thin Lara Croft in Tomb Raider might make women gamers feel worse about their own bodies. It’s an argument that women like me have used to justify the importance of adding more realistically-propor...
22:51, 07/25/2019

Brandi Chastain’s sports bra changed women’s soccer — and women’s history — 20 years ago With the U.S. women’s soccer team in Sunday's World Cup finals, we revisit Chastain's game-winning penalty kick and the exuberant, underwear-exposing celebration that followed....
02:00, 07/06/2019

U.S. Needs Cabinet Agency Focused on Women and Girls, Says Former Ambassador for Global Women’s Issues It’s time for President Donald Trump to create a Cabinet-level agency focused on women and girls to help “guarantee that women’s issues don’t get shoved aside,” says a former U.S. Ambassador for Global Women’s Issu...
01:17, 05/31/2019

Weight Loss: Try This High-Fibre, High-Protein Salad To Lose Weight  If you think that salads are all about leafy greens and bland dressings, then it's time you change your perception a bit and try this salad, which is not only high on the health quotient but also......
12:34, 05/21/2019

Successful women meet at the Association of German Women Entrepreneurs conference Prejudices against female managers are just one of many topics discussed at the annual meeting of the Association of German Women Entrepreneurs. Even the German Chancellor came to learn more about women in business....
15:34, 05/17/2019

This Is the Most Anticipated Women’s World Cup Ever. But Corruption and Abuse Still Block Women From Soccer The biggest women’s sports tournament of 2019 will begin in Paris on Friday. The top 24 teams in the world will be descending on France to compete for the title of World Champions at the FIFA Women’s World Cup. The next six weeks will be ...
17:00, 06/05/2019

International Women's Day: Empowering more women decision-makers ‘essential’, says Guterres Under the theme “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change”, the United Nations hosted its flagship event celebrating International Women’s Day on Friday to recognize unsung women from across the world, and encourage innovation to transform lives...
19:17, 04/28/2019

US women's soccer star Alex Morgan talks fight for pay parity ahead of Women's World Cup Soccer star Alex Morgan is an Olympic gold medalist, Women's World Cup winner, and one of Time magazine's 100 most influential people of 2019 but her most challenging battle is for pay parity in the sport she loves to play....
09:34, 05/04/2019

LA is obsessed with this Japanese sandwich Konbi makes the most popular sandwiches in Los Angeles The egg salad is the most Instagrammed sandwich, followed closely by the pork katsu Here's how the sandwiches are made and why people are obsessed with them Following is a transcript of the vide...
23:51, 05/09/2019

Vogue 25 Women: The Duchess of Sussex and Phoebe Waller-Bridge make it onto the list of 25 women shaping 2019 Vogue has put together their annual list of the 25 most influential women working in Britain, with this year's featuring Naomi Campbell, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, and the Duchess of Sussex....
12:34, 06/07/2019

From Jackie Aina to the CROWN Coalition, Black Women Lead Glamour’s List of Women Changing the Beauty Industry It’s our turn. That’s the message Glamour magazine is giving black women, with the release of its “Women of the Year All Year” list honoring the biggest influencers in beauty. Of the 12 women the magazine profiled for 2019, eight are black, indicatin...
17:17, 08/16/2019

Chelsea Women vs Tottenham Women: London derby will build on World Cup effect, says England star Fran Kirby England Lioness Lioness Fran Kirby says a showcase clash between Chelsea and Tottenham is a "massive opportunity to build on the World Cup effect" and get more girls involved in grassroots football....
22:17, 08/15/2019

Wiz make Hachimura 1st Japanese player ever in NBA 1st Rd WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Wizards have made forward Rui Hachimura from Gonzaga the first Japanese player ever taken in the first round of the NBA draft, picking him ninth overall Thursday night. The 6-foot-8, 235-pound junior averaged 19.7 poi...
05:17, 06/21/2019

I Might Have a New Favorite Japanese Kei Van-Costume Company I’ve always admired the Japanese car market’s unique ability to not take itself too seriously, and to be open to having actual, honest fun with their cars. One of the best ways to see how this manifests itself is in the thriving industry of aftermark...
21:34, 06/12/2019

End Of An Era As Japanese Emperor Akihito Steps Down Outgoing Japanese emperor Akihito on Tuesday performed the main ritual to hand over the Chrysanthemum Throne to his son Naruhito -- Japan's first abdication in more than two centuries....
19:17, 04/30/2019

Stay In A Japanese Castle For Only $9,000 A Night Starting next year, Ozu Castle in Ehime Prefecture will open its doors to tourists willing to cough up a cool one million yen ($9,250) per couple for a night’s stay. This is not the only castle in Japan that will begin offering accommodation next yea...
12:34, 07/12/2019

Former top Japanese gov’t official arrested in son’s killing TOKYO (AP) — A former top Japanese government official has been arrested in his son’s killing and media reports say the retired bureaucrat told investigators he had feared his reclusive son might harm others. Media reports had described the att...
10:00, 06/03/2019

Japanese Man Arrested With Wario Drugs A 27 year-old man has been arrested in Tokushima having been found with 50 MDMA/ecstacy tablets in his possession, most of them shaped like Wario....
05:17, 06/19/2019

Former top Japanese gov't official arrested in son's killing A former top Japanese government official has been arrested in his son's killing and media reports say the retired bureaucrat told investigators he had feared his reclusive son might harm others....
11:00, 06/03/2019

How traditional Japanese candy art is made Amezaiku is a traditional Japanese craft. Delicate sculptures, usually of animals, birds and fish are molded out of a starchy syrup. Artist Shinri Tezuka practices this craft at Asakusa Amezaiku Ameshin in Tokyo. At 30 years old, he is one of the yo...
01:17, 08/09/2019

Five Things to Know About the Modern Japanese Monarchy When British Royals Meghan Markle and Prince Harry started an Instagram account last month, they broke a world record by gaining a million followers in less than six hours. This week in Japan, a new set of royals is coming to the world stage. On Wedn...
13:51, 04/29/2019

Japanese Banks Are Circling the Drain Banking in a country where almost nobody defaults sounds easy. For Japan’s lenders, it is anything but. After almost three decades of near-zero, zero, and now negative interest rate policies, Tokyo has pushed its banking system to its limit....
07:51, 08/07/2019

This Japanese Burger Costs $1,000 - Here's What It Tastes Like One thousand dollars is the cost of one of the world's most expensive burgers, served at The Oak Door Steakhouse at the Grand Hyatt at Tokyo, Japan. A video explores what makes it worth the price tag....
14:17, 06/19/2019

'The Simpsons' longtime composer sues over dismissal, claims age discrimination The longtime composer of "The Simpsons" has sued over his dismissal, saying he was discriminated against because of his age and perceived disability.        ...
10:17, 08/06/2019

The State Of California Is Investigating Riot Games For Gender Discrimination [Update: Riot Responds] The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing said today that it is filing an investigation enforcement suit against League of Legends publisher Riot Games, as part of an investigation into gender discrimination at the company....
03:17, 06/13/2019

Japanese shares dip on caution before Fed Powell's remarks Japan's Nikkei edged down on Wednesday, confined to a tight range as investors awaited key testimony on the U.S. economy from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell....
10:17, 07/10/2019

Angels’ Ohtani first Japanese player to hit for cycle ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani became the first Japanese-born player to hit for the cycle, helping the Los Angeles Angels beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-3 Thursday night after a delay caused by a power outage. Ohtani hit a three-run homer in th...
10:34, 06/14/2019

Creating a Japanese-Italian megasupplier was just Step 1 CEO Beda Bolzenius' immediate task is stitching together 2 complex supplier giants: Nissan-controlled Calsonic Kansei and FCA-controlled Magneti Marelli. After that, acquisitions are part of the plan....
06:17, 07/01/2019

Japanese man, son to be held before US trial in Ponzi case LAS VEGAS (AP) — A federal judge reversed a magistrate’s decision and ordered a father and son from Japan to remain jailed pending trial on fraud charges in what prosecutors call a $1.5 billion international Ponzi scheme. Attorney Richard Wrigh...
05:00, 05/10/2019

US ends search for Japanese F-35 that crashed in April The U.S Navy is halting its search for a Japanese F-35A stealth fighter that crashed last month, after the allied scrambled to locate the aircraft to protect its military secrets...
13:34, 05/09/2019

A rare collection of Japanese whisky could be auctioned off for more than $700,000 Bonhams The world's most expensive and rare collection of Japanese whisky is going up for auction. The collection consists of 54 bottles of Scotch-style malt whisky from the acclaimed distillery of Hany, which has been closed for almost 20 years. T...
23:34, 07/23/2019

Can this Japanese head massage help the city that never sleeps? I was promised sleep. All I had to do was ring the bell at one of those nondescript, what-the-hell-goes-on-in-there buildings on 38th street near Fifth Avenue and walk to the second floor into a super dark, futuristic sci-fi-looking room where two pe...
17:00, 05/20/2019

Japanese fleet restarts commercial whaling Japanese whalers have restarted commercial whaling after a 31-year break. The decision prompted outrage among activists, but experts say it might actually seal the fate of Japan's whaling industry....
06:34, 07/01/2019

Man sets himself on fire outside Japanese embassy in Seoul A man set himself on fire outside the Japan embassy in Seoul, South Korea on Friday amid tension between the two countries. The man, who was in his 70s, started the fire inside his car as it was parked in front of the building where the Japanese Emba...
11:00, 07/19/2019

Japanese Ambassador To Sweden Sees Pikachu As His Son While I’ve been gearing up for the Detective Pikachu movie, I’ve noticed how many other people around me, and all over the world, are also excited and expressing their own lifelong relationship to Pokémon. Even Japanese government officials are in lo...
00:00, 05/08/2019

Japanese stealth fighter wreckage found Wreckage from a Japanese F-35 stealth fighter that crashed into the Pacific almost a month ago has been recovered, Japan's defense minister said Tuesday, but the reason for the loss of one of the world's most advanced warplanes remains a mystery....
02:34, 05/08/2019

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 delays and long waits to get an online response met Japan residents who tried to enter the ticket lo...
07:17, 05/10/2019

How Japanese Forest Bathing Can Save Your Life Walking in the woods has measurable health benefits, and professor Yoshifumi Miyazaki is studying how to spread those benefits to as many people as possible. According to his research, spending time in nature can lower your blood pressure and decreas...
20:51, 06/10/2019

Iniesta and Torres struggling on Japanese adventure "They have four World Cup winners medals between them but the J.League\u0027s high-profile recent recruits, including Andres Iniesta and Fernando Torres, have struggled to make an impact this season."...
10:17, 05/16/2019

Spatial disorientation likely cause of Japanese F-35 crash, review says A pilot's spatial disorientation likely caused the crash of a Japanese F-35 fighter jet this spring, Japan's defense minister said after the release of a preliminary report....
15:34, 06/10/2019

UBS looks to Sumitomo Mitsui tie-up to crack Japanese wealth UBS signed a joint venture deal with Sumitomo Mitsui Trust on Friday, aiming to crack a Japanese wealth management market where it has struggled to grow over the last 15 years....
18:34, 06/07/2019

Former Japanese Bureaucrat Stabs 44-Year-Old Son to Death Tokyo metropolitan police arrested Hideaki Kumazawa, 76, on Saturday for attempted murder for allegedly stabbing his son with a knife. The stabbing followed an argument in which he scolded his son for......
15:00, 06/03/2019

First private Japanese rocket reaches space Japan can finally include itself among the ranks of countries with successful private spaceflight outfits. Interstellar Technologies has successfully launched its MOMO-3 sounding rocket into space, with the vehicle easily crossing the Kárm&aa...
12:00, 05/05/2019

Boycott of Everything Japanese Mushrooms Across South Korea What began as an obscure, tech-supply trade fight between Tokyo and Seoul has erupted into a boycott mushrooming across South Korea, a backlash targeting Japanese apparel, travel and electronics....
19:17, 07/18/2019

Nearly half of Japanese desktop CPU market claimed by AMD It's no secret that AMD has been seeing a pretty substantial surge in popularity over the last couple years since the first generation of Ryzen appeared on the scene. And, as further proof of AMD's popularity, AMD processors now make up nea...
16:17, 07/29/2019

Donald Trump calls for more Japanese investment in US US President Trump has called on Japanese business leaders to boost investment in the US at the start of a four-day visit. Trump is hoping to secure a trade deal to curb what he described as Japan's "substantial edge."...
21:34, 05/25/2019

The Ultimate Japanese Tuning Shop That Disappeared There was a golden age of imports and tuning in Southern California, and Riki Yoshida was lucky enough to have been there for it. Born in Japan, Yoshida and his family emigrated to the United States when he was three, settling down in Torrance, Calif...
21:00, 06/21/2019

I played all the way through Judgment in Japanese earlier this year. I played all the way through Judgment in Japanese earlier this year. Now it’s time to play its Western release on our Twitch channel, and judge the quality of the English dub. Something tells me it’s going to be good. Uh-oh: did I just pre-judge it? ...
00:34, 06/22/2019

Trump says to talk trade with Japanese leader Abe at G20 U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he will discuss trade with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at their talks on the sidelines of a Group of 20 (G20) summit in Osaka, western Japan, as Washington pushes to cut its big trade deficit....
03:00, 06/28/2019

Sex Toy Maker Proves You Can Buy Nearly Anything From A Japanese Vending Machine While the vast majority of vending machines in Japan sell drinks, there have been examples of a wide variety of goods offered ranging from bananas to books. Now there is a new vending machine selling masturbatory aids....
20:17, 08/07/2019

Japanese companies want more productive, non-smoking workers A growing number of Japan-based businesses are taking stronger action to promote health and wellness among employees as well as boost productivity by going as far as hiring non-smokers to new positions, a report says. Yasuhiro Oba, president of Sompo...
23:17, 05/14/2019

Japanese Artists Keep Showing Off Their Work Spaces A few years back, Japanese artists began posting photos of their work spaces on Twitter. They have not stopped. Thank goodness for that!...
14:51, 05/29/2019

Beware the Kitsune, The Shapeshifting Fox of Japanese Folklore Kitsune (狐狸精), the Japanese fox-spirit, is also known as the Kumiho (구미호) in Korea and the Huli Jing (狐狸精) in China. They are basically the same creature but with a few differences based on region. ...
18:51, 06/02/2019

Japanese team dominates New York SailGP race High-tech racing sailboats navigated high winds and unpredictable conditions as they raced across the Hudson Bay this weekend for the New York SailGP....
01:17, 06/23/2019

Watch Me Translate The Japanese Version of Judgment While I Play It Judgment, the new game by the creators of the Yakuza series, came out in Japan on December 18 last year. On June 25, the English version of the game will swoop in with its subtitles and optional English voiceover. So I have only one more month to imp...
17:34, 05/24/2019

Japanese Emperor Akihito To Step Down After Three Decades On Throne Japanese Emperor Akihito will abdicate on Tuesday in favour of his elder son, ending a three-decade reign during which he sought to ease the painful memories of World War Two and engage with people,......
06:00, 04/30/2019

The Best Japanese Car Show of the Early Internet Is On Amazon Prime It’s informative. It’s entertaining. It’s an introduction to how cars work, how they should be driven, and how weird they can be. It’s not Top Gear or The Grand Tour; it’s Best Motoring’s Hot-Version and it’s on Amazon Prime....
22:51, 05/22/2019

Japanese town celebrates first whale catch of the season As Misako Komiya watched a crew of men in rubber boots peeling skin and blubber off a whale with long knives, she was already planning how to prepare the five kilos (10 lbs) of meat she intended to buy....
12:51, 07/18/2019

New Japanese and Thai Monarchs Are In the Spotlight, But Here Are Some of Asia’s Other Royals Japan is set to usher in a new imperial era come May 1: Crown Prince Naruhito will take the throne, ushering in the Reiwa Era and becoming the 126th emperor of Japan. The Japanese monarchy is said to be the world’s oldest, but Japan is just one...
10:34, 04/30/2019

Emperor Akihito becomes first Japanese monarch to abdicate in 200 years Japan's Emperor Akihito formally abdicated Tuesday during a historic ceremony in Tokyo, becoming the country's first monarch to step down from the Chrysanthemum Throne in two centuries....
11:23, 04/30/2019

Iconic Japanese Anime Character Gets Creative Latte Art In the Japanese children’s anime Anpanman, the titular hero’s head is made from a bun stuffed with bean paste. When Anpanman’s noggin gets damaged in the show, a new one is baked and switched out, reviving his powers....
13:34, 05/20/2019

Gyotaku: A Unique Japanese Tradition in Which a Fish Becomes a Work of Art Gyotaku is a traditional Japanese art form that is highly unique, and some may even say bizarre. The word Gyotaku itself is a combination of two separate words – Gyo, which means ‘fish’, and Taku, which means rubbing. As its name indicates, Gyotaku i...
10:51, 08/07/2019

Japanese space startup aims to compete with US rivals A Japanese startup that launched a rocket into space last month plans to provide low-cost rocket services and compete with American rivals such as SpaceX...
14:00, 05/15/2019

Japanese fans aren’t getting Ohtani-Kikuchi matchup SEATTLE — Brad Ausmus disappointed countless Japanese baseball fans Thursday with one decision. “Japanese baseball fans don’t like me right now. Tell them I’m sorry,” Ausmus said jokingly. The first-year Los Angeles Angels man...
10:17, 05/31/2019

Have Japanese Ornithologists Cracked the Mystery of the Nazca Lines? The Nazca Lines are among the most mysterious archaeological sites in all of Latin America. However, a team of Japanese experts has published a study claiming the bird images have been wrongly classified for years, and their reclassification has led ...
22:17, 06/20/2019

Japanese airline plans to power flights with the help of rabbit poo A Japanese airline could soon power their aircraft with the help of rabbit poo. All Nippon Airways (ANA), partnered with LanzaTech, are hoping to introduce the greener fuel choice by 2021. The new fuel would use recycled emissions, such as from steel...
21:34, 06/21/2019

Powerful Japanese boy-band producer Kitagawa dies at 87 Johnny Kitagawa, one of the Japanese entertainment industry's most powerful producers and the Guinness record-winning brain behind many of Japanese pop music's most popular boy bands, such as SMAP, died on Tuesday at 87 after a stroke, his office sai...
06:00, 07/10/2019

Japanese PM Abe's ruling coalition keeps majority in low-turnout election Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition is projected to maintain its majority in Japan's upper house of parliament, according to exit polls shortly after voting closed Sunday evening....
17:00, 07/21/2019

Factbox: Key facts and numbers to watch in Japanese election Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democratic Party and its junior coalition partner, the Komeito party, look set to retain a solid majority in parliament's upper house in Sunday's election, media surveys show....
14:00, 07/21/2019

Japanese And Taiwanese Flags Removed From Maverick's Jacket In New Top Gun Top Gun: Maverick takes place decades after the original film, but in the trailer (and promotional poster), Maverick dons his old leather jacket. It might look like it’s the same as the one in the original film, but it’s not....
19:51, 07/23/2019

New Japanese Emperor Naruhito ascends the Chrysanthemum Throne New Japanese Emperor Naruhito formally took up his post on Wednesday, saying he felt solemn with the burden he bore but pledged to work as a symbol of the nation and the unity of its people....
05:51, 05/01/2019

| Genia, Cooper swap Rebels for Japanese club Melbourne Rebels halfbacks Will Genia and Quade Cooper have joined the exodus from Australian rugby after signing deals with Japanese club Kintetsu Liners....
13:34, 07/11/2019

Japanese Man Arrested For Stabbing, Stealing Gun Of Police Officer Japanese police today arrested a man on charges of stabbing a police officer and grabbing a loaded handgun in a western city near Osaka, which hosts a summit of the G20 grouping next week, police......
09:17, 06/17/2019

Japanese fleet gears up to restart commercial whaling Japanese whalers were preparing to set to sea after Tokyo pledged to resume commercial whaling. The decision prompted outrage among activists, but experts say it might actually seal the fate of Japan's whaling industry....
18:34, 06/30/2019

Blast-hit Japanese tanker anchors off UAE coast: operator One of two oil tankers crippled in attacks in the Gulf of Oman last week that Washington and Riyadh have blamed on Iran is now anchored off the coast of the United Arab Emirates with crew on board, the ship's operator said on Sunday....
12:00, 06/16/2019

Wizards' Hachimura 1st Japanese player drafted in NBA 1st Rd Rui Hachimura has become the first player from Japan to get chosen in the first round of the NBA draft; he was taken by the Washington Wizards       ...
07:17, 06/21/2019

Japanese fleet prepares to resume commercial whaling Japanese whaling ships prepared on Sunday to set to sea, with crews gathering on decks in a northern port a day ahead of Japan's first commercial whaling hunt in more than 30 years....
14:00, 06/30/2019

Using their loaf: Japanese elevate humble art of making toast From a £220 toaster that makes one slice to loaves designed to crisp up better, the nation is being gripped by a new culinary obsessionBreakfast at Galant, a cafe in the Ueno neighbourhood of Tokyo, has a decidedly retro feel: a boiled egg, salad, pl...
13:17, 07/12/2019

Angels’ Shohei Ohtani first Japanese player to hit for cycle ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Los Angeles Angels star Shohei Ohtani has become the first Japanese player to hit for the cycle in the majors. Ohtani completed his cycle with a single in the seventh inning of a game Thursday night against the Tampa Bay Rays. ...
09:51, 06/14/2019

Japanese space startup wants to compete with US rocket rivals TOKYO — A Japanese startup that launched a rocket into space earlier this month plans to provide low-cost rocket services and compete with American rivals such as SpaceX, its founder said Wednesday. Interstellar Technology Inc. founder Takafumi Horie...
01:00, 05/16/2019

Trump arrives for ceremonial Japanese visit of Reiwa era President Donald Trump landed in Japan on Saturday for a mostly ceremonial visit as the first state visitor since Emperor Naruhito ascended to the throne....
00:34, 05/26/2019

Blast-hit Japanese tanker anchors off UAE coast - operator One of two oil tankers crippled in attacks in the Gulf of Oman last week that Washington and Riyadh have blamed on Iran is now anchored off the coast of the United Arab Emirates with crew on board, the ship's operator said on Sunday....
10:51, 06/16/2019

Japanese entertainment tycoon Johnny Kitagawa dies at 87 Johnny Kitagawa, who produced famous boybands such as Arashi and SMAP, has died of subarachnoid cerebral hemorrhage after serving as kingpin of Japan’s entertainment industry for more than half a century...
09:00, 07/10/2019

Japanese police officer stabbed in possible targeted attack: NHK A Japanese police officer was stabbed several times in the chest with a kitchen knife and his loaded handgun stolen while on patrol on Sunday morning in the western city of Suita, in a rare case of violent crime in Japan, public broadcaster NHK repor...
09:00, 06/16/2019

First Japanese-American NYPD captain cleared of misconduct An NYPD captain accused of intentionally botching a drunken-driving case to help an off-duty detective was cleared of all charges in Bronx Criminal Court on Friday. Prosecutors failed to prove Capt. Naoki Yaguchi, the first Japanese-American to make ...
07:17, 05/18/2019

Japanese urged not to see rare fish as omen of earthquakes Theory linking seismic activity and appearance of rare oarfish fails to hold waterPeople in Japan hoping to predict the next big earthquake should ignore mysterious deep-sea fish after experts said rare sightings of the creatures on the country’s bea...
17:17, 08/15/2019

Japanese researchers build robotic tail – video A team of researchers at Japan’s Keio university have built a robotic tail. Dubbed 'Arque', the grey one-metre device mimics tails such as those of cheetahs and monkeys, used to keep balance while running and climbing Continue reading......
17:51, 08/15/2019

Drone used to create 3D remake of Japanese internment camp From 1942 to 1945, more than 7,000 Japanese-Americans and Japanese immigrants were forcibly relocated to Camp Amache. They were among the 110,000 Japanese-Americans ordered to camps throughout the US....
15:00, 05/02/2019

| Japanese man dies mid-flight with stomach full of cocaine A Japanese man with 246 packets of cocaine in his stomach and intestines has died mid-flight on his way from Bogota to Tokyo, authorities say in northern Mexico, where the plane made an emergency landing....
09:34, 05/28/2019

Japanese man dies on plane with 246 cocaine wraps in stomach A man has died mid-flight after suffering convulsions triggered by a drugs overdose. He was on his way to Tokyo from Bogota; his plane was forced to make an emergency landing....
10:51, 05/28/2019

Japanese firms prefer to use 5G networks of domestic carriers An overwhelming majority of Japanese firms have no plans to use 5G mobile networks by China's Huawei or other foreign firms, preferring instead to rely on domestic telecom carriers due to security concerns, a Reuters poll showed....
09:00, 05/23/2019

Asleep at the wheel: Japanese rental cars used for anything but driving Surveys shed light on unusual habits of drivers who return cars with zero mileage on clockCar rental companies in Japan have figured out why some customers are returning their vehicles with barely a mile on the clock.Rather than travel from from A to...
18:00, 07/15/2019

Yu-Gi-Oh! Creator Apologizes After Criticizing The Current Japanese Government Yesterday, Yu-Gi-Oh! creator Kazuki Takahashi uploaded an original illustration to Instagram, urging his fellow Japanese citizens to vote in the upcoming election. That’s not all....
14:17, 07/17/2019

Japanese Man Dies Mid-Flight With Stomach Full Of Cocaine A Japanese man with 246 packets of cocaine in his stomach and intestines died mid-flight on his way from Bogota to Tokyo, authorities said Monday in northern Mexico, where the plane made an emergency......
04:34, 05/28/2019

Magic and Mayhem of Japanese Legend: Don’t Try To Out-Trick A Tengu! The Tengu were not only protectors of the mountains and the Buddhist faith, they were also known to be mischievous tricksters who, much like their Kitsune cousins, were capable of using magic such as glamour to change their shape. ...
19:17, 07/15/2019

Trump meets with families of Japanese abducted by N. Korea TOKYO (AP) — Families of Japanese who were abducted by North Korea in the 1970s and 1980s have thanked President Donald Trump for his sympathy and for meeting with them while visiting Japan. Trump, on a four-day state visit, met the relatives on Mond...
11:00, 05/27/2019

Japanese man prepares for landmark case against dolphin hunts Taiji resident will testify in attempt to ban activity as part of charity’s legal challenge A man from Taiji, the Japanese fishing town whose annual slaughter of dolphins has drawn widespread condemnation, will appear in court on Friday in an unprece...
22:51, 05/16/2019

Japanese Emperor Akihito on Tuesday will be the first to abdicate in 200 years Japan's 85-year-old Emperor Akihito ends his three-decade reign on Tuesday when he abdicates to his son Crown Prince Naruhito.        ...
15:00, 04/29/2019

Japanese flying car takes flight briefly in test run A flying car made by a Japanese electronics company lifted about 10 feet off the ground in a test run with no passengers Monday, a first step in hope it will see passenger use by 2030....
23:17, 08/05/2019

Naruto-Themed Ride At Japanese Amusement Park Amusement park Fuji-Q Highland is opening the closest we’ll see to a Naruto-land, filled with attractions based on the popular ninja anime and manga....
18:17, 06/14/2019

Perdue barbecues to sell Japanese on buying more US beef TOKYO (AP) — U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has picked up his barbeque tongs to convey his message to Japan: Buy more American beef. Perdue said Monday that as a top consumer of U.S. beef, Japan should treat the U.S. fairly. He said he hoped...
12:00, 05/13/2019

Trump hails recent Japanese auto investments in the U.S. Although the president has labeled Japan's automakers a looming national security threat, he is now hailing them for their sizable spending on "magnificent plants" across the U.S....
12:00, 07/15/2019

Japanese celebrate landmark Goodwood win by Deirdre in Nassau • Japan racing’s 19-year wait for second Group One winner is over• Dettori foiled in attempt to win four consecutive Group OnesJapan racing’s 19-year wait for its second Group One winner in Britain finally came to an end here on Thursday as Deirdre, ...
00:17, 08/02/2019

Tsunamis expected in Japanese coastal regions after earthquake Japan's meteorological agency has issued a tsunami warning after a 6.8 magnitude earthquake was recorded at 10:22 p.m. local time Tuesday (9:22 a.m. ET) off the coast of Yamagata Prefecture in the north of the country....
02:51, 06/19/2019

Japanese flying car hovers for a minute during test flight Japanese electronics manufacturer NEC Corporation unveiled a prototype flying car that stayed in the air for almost a minute during a test in Japan this week....
20:17, 08/06/2019

Finally Try Out This Cult-Favorite Japanese Sunscreen While It’s On Sale Does your skin turn a nice tomato red after only five minutes of sun exposure? You better stock up on some sunscreen now before you’re assaulted by UV rays all summer long. Thankfully, a cult-favorite Japanese sunscreen is currently on sale....
04:34, 05/17/2019

Japanese Online Retailer Seeks U.S. Bank Charter Japanese online merchant Rakuten Inc. wants to open a bank in Utah to offer loans, credit cards and other financial services to customers of its existing U.S. cashback-shopping business....
18:17, 07/28/2019

Pieces of lost Japanese stealth fighter found Wreckage from a Japanese F-35 stealth fighter that crashed into the Pacific almost a month ago has been recovered, Japan's defense minister said Tuesday, but the reason for the loss of one of the world's most advanced warplanes remains a mystery....
13:34, 05/07/2019

How Japanese RPGs Inspired A New Generation Of Fantasy Authors When I think back to my childhood and teenage years, when my literary tastes were being forged in the crucible of youthful emotion and impressionism, particular scenes come to life: Sam carrying Frodo up Mt. Doom. The Reaper chasing Wil Ohmsford thro...
22:00, 07/17/2019

Japanese stocks hit 7-month low as U.S.-China tensions rise Japanese shares plummeted on Tuesday to their lowest since early January, spooked by the spectre of a full-blown economic war between the United States and China after Washington designated China a currency manipulator....
11:17, 08/06/2019

US military releases new images of Japanese oil tanker attack The Pentagon said that the crew of one of the tankers, the Japanese Kokuka Courageous, found an unexploded limpet mine on its hull following an initial explosion....
02:00, 06/18/2019

Former Japanese fisherman finds profit in whale-watching Masato Hasegawa is the fourth generation of his family to be a fisherman on Japan's northern oceans, but now his cruises focus on admiring sea life instead of catching it....
06:00, 07/09/2019

Kim Kardashian slammed for exploiting Japanese culture for Kimono line Kim, oh no. “I’ve been passionate about this for 15 years,” Kim Kardashian tweeted Tuesday alongside an announcement for her new shapewear line, controversially named Kimono. Japan, however, has been passionate about the kimono sinc...
18:00, 06/26/2019

Two melons sold at Japanese auction for $45G to first-time bidder: report Two melons were sold at an auction in the Japanese city of Yubari last month for a record-breaking $45,600 to a first-time bidder, according to reports....
10:00, 06/19/2019

A South Korean Man Died After Setting Himself on Fire Outside the Japanese Embassy (SEOUL, South Korea) — A 78-year-old South Korean man died hours after setting himself ablaze near the Japanese Embassy in Seoul on Friday, police said, at a time of worsening tensions between Seoul and Tokyo. The man, surnamed Kim, ignited a f...
15:17, 07/19/2019

South Korean Man Sets Himself on Fire at Japanese Embassy in Seoul The Japanese embassy has been the site of passionate protests, especially now that Tokyo is curtailing exports of materials vital to South Korea’s high-tech products....
07:51, 07/19/2019

Japanese airport hotel puts flight simulator in room Haneda Excel Hotel Tokyu in Tokyo, Japan, has a flight simulator in one of its rooms. For an extra fee, guests can have the experience of piloting a Boeing 737-800....
16:00, 07/11/2019

Emperor Akihito abdicates Japanese throne to start 'Reiwa' era Japanese Emperor Akihito expressed gratitude to the Japanese people Tuesday as he abdicated his throne and turned it over to his son, becoming the nation's first monarch to step down in 200 years....
23:00, 04/30/2019

The Latest: Japanese leader seeks to cool US-Iran tensions The Latest: The leader of Japan is visiting Iran to warn that an “accidental conflict” could be sparked amid heightened tensions between Iran and the U.S....
04:51, 06/13/2019

Many Are Feared Dead in Suspected Arson at Japanese Anime Studio Officials said seven people had been killed at Kyoto Animation and that 17 more may have died. Reports said a man had ignited flammable liquid at the studio....
11:34, 07/18/2019

Japanese partners not left in the dark on Renault talks with FCA, Mitsubishi says The Japanese partners of Renault SA have not been left in the dark by the automaker over its merger talks with Fiat Chrysler, the chairman of Mitsubishi Motors Corp said on Wednesday....
19:17, 05/29/2019

Japanese shares extend losses on lingering growth fears Japanese shares extended their losses on Friday morning as global recession worries offset much of the relief stemming from an overnight rebound in Wall Street stocks....
07:17, 08/16/2019

Climbing: Mori, 15, becomes youngest Japanese medalist in World Championships Teenager Ai Mori made history after becoming the youngest Japanese medalist at the International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) World Championships, winning the bronze medal in the women's lead competition in Hachioji on Thursday....
16:51, 08/16/2019

South Korean man dies after setting fire to his car near Japanese Embassy A man in his 70s died after setting fire to his car as it was parked in front of a building housing the Japanese Embassy in Seoul on Friday, police said....
13:00, 07/19/2019

South Korean man sets himself on fire outside Japanese embassy in Seoul A man in his seventies has self-immolated inside his car in front of the Japanese Embassy in Seoul, authorities in the South Korean capital said Friday....
11:51, 07/19/2019

At least 12 believed dead, 35 injured in arson at Japanese film studio A Japanese fire official says at least 12 people are presumed dead and more could be missing after they were trapped by fire at a popular animation production studio in Kyoto....
09:00, 07/18/2019

At least 23 die or presumed dead in arson attack at Japanese anime studio Kyoto fire department official Satoshi Fujiwara says 36 others have been injured, some of them critically.        ...
10:51, 07/18/2019

400-year-old Japanese temple puts faith in robot priest A 400-year-old temple in Japan is attempting to hot-wire interest in Buddhism with a robotic priest it believes will change the face of religion.       ...
13:17, 08/15/2019

Samsung asks partners to stockpile Japanese components: source South Korea's Samsung Electronics has sent letters to local partners urging them to stockpile more Japanese components in case Tokyo expands its export restrictions, a source with knowledge of the matter said on Thursday....
15:17, 07/18/2019

Suspected Arson in Japanese Anime Studio Leaves Up to 13 Dead (TOKYO) — A man burst into an animation production studio in Kyoto and set it on fire early Thursday, killing one person, leaving 12 others presumed dead and a dozen possibly trapped inside. The blaze injured another 36 people, some of them cri...
10:51, 07/18/2019

Departing Japanese Emperor Akihito thanks the people, prays for peace Japanese Emperor Akihito, in his final remarks as his three-decade reign drew to a close on Tuesday, thanked the people for their support and expressed hope for a peaceful future....
11:30, 04/30/2019

Outrage at acquittals in rape cases sparks calls to fix Japanese law Miyako Shirakawa was a 19-year-old college student when she was raped by an older man. She said that when the attack started, her mind went blank and she froze up....
08:34, 06/10/2019

'Appalling' arson attack on Japanese animation studio kills at least 33 A man shouted "die" as he doused an animation studio with fuel and set it ablaze in Japan on Thursday, public broadcaster NHK said, killing at least 33 people in the nation's worst mass murder in nearly two decades....
15:34, 07/18/2019

Japanese researchers build robotic tail to keep elderly upright Millions of years after the ancestors of humans evolved to lose their tails, a research team at Japan’s Keio University have built a robotic one they say could help unsteady elderly people keep their balance....
17:51, 08/14/2019

Fire leave more than two dozen dead at Japanese animation building A fire at the Kyoto Animation building in Japan has left more than two dozen people dead, according to officials.        ...
18:34, 07/18/2019

Report: Japanese sushi chef in North Korea seen alive and well A Japanese national who once served as sushi chef to former North Korean leader Kim Jong Il is well and alive, according to a pro-Pyongyang newspaper based in Japan....
19:00, 07/18/2019

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 and the president’s own national security adviser....
07:00, 05/26/2019

US Waives Tariffs on Japanese Aluminium for Tesla Battery Cells US Commerce Department has agreed to Tesla's request to waive 10 percent tariffs on imported aluminium from Japan used in the manufacture of battery cells at Tesla's Nevada Gigafactory....
09:51, 06/25/2019

Japanese tourist, husband charged in Hawaii sex assault case A Japanese tourist and her husband lured another visitor from Japan to their Waikiki hotel room and sexually assaulted her, according to court documents....
22:51, 05/07/2019

South Korean Man Dies After Self-Immolation In Front Of Japanese Embassy A South Korean man died on Friday after setting himself on fire in front of the Japanese embassy in Seoul, police said, amid ongoing trade and diplomatic disputes with Tokyo....
10:34, 07/19/2019

Walmart says it aims to list Japanese supermarket unit Seiyu Walmart aims to list its Japanese supermarket unit Seiyu while keeping a majority stake in the business, the U.S. company said in a statement on Wednesday, amid on-and-off speculation the retail giant was looking to exit the market....
09:34, 06/26/2019

Immigrant Children Will Reportedly Be Housed at a Former Japanese Internment Camp Just another one of those “America is great because America is good” stories that we love: Time reported last night that the Trump administration has chosen Fort Sill in Oklahoma, the former site of a Japanese incarceration camp, as the site of a “te...
19:34, 06/12/2019

Japanese thank departing emperor whose era marked shift from 1980s boom Japanese expressed warmth and gratitude toward Emperor Akihito ahead of his abdication on Tuesday, but judged his three-decade Heisei era as a period of difficulty and transition for Japan after the economic boom and confidence of the 1980s....
08:34, 04/30/2019

The 2019 Toyota Crown Is the RWD Japanese Luxury Cruiser the Avalon Should’ve Been Since 1955, the Toyota Crown has been a staple of Toyota’s lineup. It’s not only one of the automaker’s oldest models, but also one of the oldest car nameplates still around today. Only a handful of models outdate it, such as the Volkswagen Beetle, C...
01:34, 05/31/2019

New Yorker Re-examines Article on Japanese 'Family Rental' Service The New Yorker magazine is reviewing an article it published after public broadcaster NHK apologized for what it said was an inaccurate program on the subject....
18:34, 06/01/2019

Watch: Shohei Ohtani becomes first Japanese-born player to hit for cycle Los Angeles Angeles designated hitter Shohei Ohtani became the first Japanese-born player to hit for the cycle during a 5-3 win against the Tampa Bay Rays....
18:51, 06/14/2019

On a Russian outpost in the Pacific, fear and fantasies of a Japanese future   A recent flurry of talks has brought speculation that the Kremlin may be willing to hand some of the islands, seized by the Red Army during World War II, back to Japan....
20:00, 05/12/2019

Five Japanese automakers invest in SoftBank-Toyota self-drive venture Five Japanese automakers including Suzuki Motor and Mazda Motor on Friday said they would each invest 2% in the on-demand, self-driving car service venture set up by SoftBank and Toyota Motor....
17:17, 06/28/2019

Knives Were Left on Japanese Prince’s School Desk, Police Say The Tokyo police were investigating security footage indicating that an adult had trespassed on the grounds of the school attended by Prince Hisahito, 12....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Japanese crown prince, wife begin tour of Poland The Polish president and first lady have welcomed Japan’s Crown Prince Akishino and his wife Crown Princess Kiko as the royal couple begins a tour of Poland...
16:00, 06/28/2019

Japanese PM shows off beaver door-knocker from Canada on Instagram In a video posted Thursday to his official Instagram account, Shinzo Abe installs the folksy souvenir at the entrance of his lakeside villa outside Tokyo....
23:17, 05/02/2019

Subversive Japanese otter mascot ready to take on John Oliver A giant otter with a turtle for a hat and a massive social media following has challenged the comedian to a wrestling match and he's a favorite to win....
10:51, 05/03/2019

Japan Finance Minister Aso says Huawei ban could affect Japanese firms A U.S. bid to block China's Huawei Technologies from buying vital American technology could affect Japanese companies and weigh on economic growth, Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Friday....
07:17, 05/17/2019

Trump Gave the Japanese Prime Minister a Break on Trade, For Now President Donald Trump did Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe a favor last week, delaying the start of negotiations on a tricky trade decision, potentially pushing it past that country’s elections in July, three officials briefed on the talks t...
17:00, 05/01/2019

Japanese curbs seen as chance for South Korean chipmakers to cut stockpiles Shares in South Korean memory chipmakers Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and SK Hynix Inc rose on Wednesday as investors bet on production cuts due to curbs on the export of key materials from Japan, analysts said....
18:34, 07/10/2019

U.S. waives tariffs on Japanese aluminum for Tesla battery cells The U.S. Commerce Department has agreed to Tesla Inc's request to waive 10 percent tariffs on imported aluminum from Japan used in the manufacture of battery cells at Tesla's Nevada Gigafactory, government documents show....
21:34, 06/24/2019

Japanese operator: Sailors saw ‘flying objects’ before oil tanker attack The Japanese ship operator says sailors on board the Kokuka Courageous, one of the vessels attacked near the Strait of Hormuz, saw “flying objects” just before the attack, suggesting the tanker wasn’t damaged by mines. That account ...
13:34, 06/14/2019

Japanese Online Retailer Rakuten Seeks U.S. Bank Charter Japanese online merchant Rakuten Inc. wants to open a bank in Utah to offer loans, credit cards and other financial services to customers of its existing U.S. cashback-shopping business....
19:51, 07/26/2019

Five Japanese automakers sign on to SoftBank-Toyota self-drive venture Five Japanese automakers including Suzuki Motor Corp and Mazda Motor Corp on Friday said they would each invest 2% in the on-demand, self-driving car service venture set up by SoftBank Corp and Toyota Motor Corp....
12:00, 06/28/2019

U.S., Japanese military leaders address growing 'number of challenges' The Japanese minister of defense and the commander of U.S. Forces Japan met Wednesday at Yokoto Air Base to discuss bilateral cooperation and the complex security challenges in the region....
23:00, 06/20/2019

Watch as thousands of happy Pikachus dance across this Japanese city Pikachu as voiced by Ryan Reynolds is pretty good, but you know what screams “party”? Hundreds of Pikachu overrunning a city, dancing and just being their cute selves. Now that’s a good time, and it’s exactly what’s consuming the Japanese city of Yok...
10:17, 08/08/2019

Hideo Kojima Explains How Spider-Man Is Similar To Japanese Superheroes Out of all American superheroes, there is one that many in Japan seem to like best: Spider-Man. But why? In a recent interview, Hideo Kojima explains how Spider-Man is like Japanese heroes, which might explain the character’s appeal to local audience...
17:34, 07/05/2019

Footage Of Alleged Taiko No Tatsujin Robbery At Japanese Arcade Taiko no Tatsujin is one of Japan’s most iconic arcade games. Recently in Nagoya, two kids appear to have stuffed one of the drums into a plastic bag and walked out of the arcade....
15:34, 05/02/2019

K-Pop stardom lures Japanese youth to Korea despite diplomatic chill Yuuka Hasumi put high school in Japan on hold and flew to South Korea in February to try her chances at becoming a K-pop star, even if that means long hours of vocal and dance training, no privacy,......
01:51, 05/01/2019

Moon Jae-in praises ‘civic understanding’ between South Koreans, Japanese South Korean President Moon Jae-in said the state of "mature civic relations" or people-to-people exchange between South Korea and Japan is important....
09:17, 08/13/2019

South Korea to spend $6.5 billion on R&D to cut reliance on Japanese imports South Korea on Monday announced plans to invest about 7.8 trillion won ($6.48 billion) in research and development for local materials, parts and equipment over the next seven years in an effort to cut the reliance on Japanese imports....
10:51, 08/05/2019

Formal investiture ceremony starts for new Japanese Emperor Naruhito The formal investiture ceremony for new Japanese Emperor Naruhito began on Wednesday, marking the first time in over 200 years that an emperor has acceded to the throne following an abdication....
06:17, 05/01/2019

Give me a break: Japanese coach takes heat for resting ace A decision by a high school baseball coach to rest his star pitcher in a crucial qualifying game for the prestigious national tournament has the Japanese sports fraternity up in arms....
13:51, 07/31/2019

MLB Draft prospect Carter Stewart signs with Japanese team Eastern Florida State Junior College pitcher Carter Stewart, who was the No. 8 overall pick in the 2018 MLB Draft but did not sign with the Atlanta Braves, is forgoing this year's draft to instead play in Japan....
22:34, 05/21/2019

S.Korean YouTubers lure Japanese audience with attacks on Moon Japanese citizens angry at South Korea's role in a diplomatic row over their wartime history that has spilled into trade have found some unlikely allies: South Korean commentators using YouTube to attack their own president, Moon Jae-in....
04:17, 07/24/2019

Japanese space probe Hayabusa 2: Second touchdown on asteroid Ryugu Hayabusa 2 has landed on the asteroid and is collecting rocks and dust to take back home to Earth. Landing on a moving object in outer space is not an easy feat. Researchers are celebrating the achievement....
12:34, 07/11/2019

US Navy: Mine used against Japanese tanker similar to Iranian mines The US Navy on Wednesday displayed fragments of limpet mines it said had been removed from one of two oil tankers that were attacked in the Gulf of Oman – saying the devices bore a “striking resemblance” to Iranian ones. “The limpet mine that w...
15:00, 06/19/2019

Suspect in knife threat to Japanese prince critical of monarchy A suspect who was arrested this week in connection to a knife threat to a 12-year-old Japanese prince said he carried out the act to protest Japan's monarchy....
19:17, 05/02/2019

South Korea to increase radiation testing of Japanese food South Korea said on Wednesday it will double the radiation testing of some Japanese food exports due to potential contamination from the tsunami-damaged Fukushima nuclear plant....
08:34, 08/21/2019

Say hiya to Hiyashi Chuka, the Japanese cold noodles made for summer Let us declare hiyashi chuka the summer dish of 2019. Think of it as a deconstructed bowl of ramen, minus the hot broth, with an assortment of proteins and thinly sliced vegetables. A small dish of bright and savory sauce is served on the side for po...
03:17, 07/13/2019

Factbox: Japanese say farewell to Emperor Akihito, express hopes for successor Japan's Emperor Akihito will step down in favor of his elder son, Crown Prince Naruhito, on Tuesday, ending the 31-year Heisei era during which he sought to bring the monarchy closer to people....
08:34, 04/30/2019

Market Turmoil Pushes Japanese Bond Yield Below Preferred Range The yield on Japan’s benchmark government bond edged out of the Bank of Japan’s preferred range for the first time, putting the central bank’s unconventional policy of trying to control yields to the test....
07:51, 08/07/2019

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with Japanese IME and Snip & Sketch improvements Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 18950 from the 20H1 branch with Japanese IME and Snip & Sketch improvements, plus the usual bug fixes.Read More...
13:51, 08/01/2019

RPT-FEATURE-K-Pop stardom lures Japanese youth to Korea despite diplomatic chill Yuuka Hasumi put high school in Japan on hold and flew to South Korea in February to try her chances at becoming a K-pop star, even if that means long hours of vocal and dance training, no privacy, no boyfriend, and even no phone....
04:17, 05/02/2019

13 feared dead in suspected arson attack in Japanese animation studio At least 13 people are feared dead and 38 injured in a suspected arson attack at a renowned animation studio in the Japanese city of Kyoto Thursday, fire officials said....
10:34, 07/18/2019

Japanese anime: From 'Disney of the East' to a global industry worth billions A biker gang slices through Tokyo's neon-soaked night. The riders hit the brakes next to a giant, black crater created by an atomic blast. It's so enormous that it bursts beyond the comic strip panels and seeps across the whole page....
07:51, 08/04/2019

At least a dozen presumed dead in suspected arson at Japanese anime studio TOKYO — A man burst into an animation production studio in Kyoto and set it on fire early Thursday, killing one person, leaving 12 others presumed dead and a dozen possibly trapped inside. The blaze injured another 36 people, some of them critically,...
10:00, 07/18/2019

To Avoid Tariffs, This Japanese Copier Maker Plans Less 'Made in China' Ricoh said it plans to shift some production of copiers intended for American customers out of China, an example of what could become a wider push by manufacturers as the U.S.-China trade dispute continues....
16:51, 05/16/2019

Japanese official says negotiators working hard on U.S.-Japan trade deal U.S. and Japanese officials are working hard to reach agreement on a bilateral trade agreement, a senior Japanese official told Reuters on Wednesday, adding he was looking forward to news on the deal in the near future....
03:17, 07/18/2019

Trump and Japanese leader talk energy ahead of Iran oil deadline President Trump is set to discuss energy cooperation with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe when they meet on Friday, just days before the United States' May 1 deadline for ending purchases of oil from Iran....
13:17, 05/02/2019

Navy Helps Injured Crew On Japanese Warship, Evacuates Him To Mumbai The Indian Navy on Friday rushed to the help of an injured crew member on board a Japanese warship from where he was later evacuated for further medical treatment....
04:17, 08/17/2019

Ancient Japanese Queen Himiko may have Burned Animal Bones to Tell the Future Archaeologists believe that a burnt boar scapula found in the ruins of Makimuku in Japan in 2015 may tie the ancient shaman Queen Himiko and leaders of the Yamataikoku ruling establishment with the practice of burning animal bones to tell the future....
23:34, 05/17/2019

Trump meets Japanese emperor on state visit overshadowed by trade U.S. President Donald Trump met new Japanese Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako on Monday in the ceremonial highlight of a state visit overshadowed by trade tensions between the two allies....
08:34, 05/27/2019

75 years after Iwo Jima, US Marines storm 'Pacific' island with Japanese forces Three-quarters of a century ago they fought each other in a Pacific War of almost unbridled brutality. Now, U.S. Marines and Japan's new island-hopping troops are storming beaches together in military exercises....
06:17, 07/31/2019

Tuesday's Best Deals: Readers' Favorite VPN, Fanatics Gear, Japanese Sunscreen, and More A Private Internet Access old price sale, a battery organizer, and 15% off ThermoWorks lead off Tuesday’s best deals from around the web....
18:17, 08/06/2019

Slime on the line: slug blamed for power failure on Japanese railways Part of the country’s famously efficient network were plunged into chaos after the mollusc short-circuited electrical equipmentA slug has been blamed for a power outage that halted dozens of trains and delayed 12,000 passengers in Japan, the railway ...
04:17, 06/24/2019

Threat To Japanese Prince Underscores Royal Line's Succession Crisis Two kitchen knives have been found on the school desk of a young Japanese prince who one day stands to inherit the Chrysanthemum Throne, heightening security fears and underlining the vulnerability of......
06:00, 04/30/2019

Footage Of Alleged Taiko No Tatsujin Robbery At Japanese Arcade [Update] Taiko no Tatsujin is one of Japan’s most iconic arcade games. Recently in Nagoya, two kids appear to have stuffed one of the drums into a plastic bag and walked out of the arcade....
16:34, 05/07/2019

Paws for effect: Japanese zoo stages unusual 'lion' escape drill Staff member in a lion costume helps zoo practise for the event of an escape, as real lions appear unimpressedFor one terrifying moment it looks like the lion is about to get the upper hand against its human nemeses.The animal faces down its would-be...
15:17, 06/24/2019

Japanese report paints a bleak picture of the digital camera market With smartphones continuing to eat away at the consumer end of the camera market, it probably won't come as a surprise to many that things have been tough for the big photography players in recent years.But a recent report from Japanese business...
18:00, 07/09/2019

Arson suspected as fire engulfs Japanese studio; at least 23 feared dead Fire swept through an animation studio in Japan on Thursday and 23 people were feared killed and scores injured, with the cause suspected to have been arson after a man was seen shouting "die" as he doused the building with petrol....
11:51, 07/18/2019

The Terror: Infamy Is a Step Forward for Depictions of Japanese-American Internment When The Terror: Infamy premieres on AMC on Aug. 12, it will be a welcome rarity: a mainstream depiction of the World War II incarceration camps in which Japanese Americans are actually at the center of their own story. Over the past eight decades, ...
23:51, 08/12/2019

Japanese Americans detained as kids plan Fort Sill protest LAWTON, Okla. (AP) — Demonstrators including Japanese Americans who were detained as children by the U.S. government during World War II are speaking out against the Trump administration’s plans to house migrant children at an Oklahoma Army bas...
06:17, 06/22/2019

South Korean YouTubers lure Japanese audience with attacks on Moon Japanese citizens angry at South Korea's role in a diplomatic row over their wartime history that has spilled into trade have found some unlikely allies: South Korean commentators using YouTube to attack their own president, Moon Jae-in....
03:34, 07/24/2019

Shohei Ohtani makes history as he becomes the first Japanese-born player to hit for cycle Angels designated hitter Shohei Ohtani collects home run, triple, double and single during his first four at-bats against Rays.       ...
07:34, 06/14/2019

Trump urges greater Japanese investment in U.S., knocks trade advantage U.S. President Donald Trump urged Japanese business leaders on Saturday to increase their investment in the United States while saying Japan had a substantial edge on trade that negotiators were trying to even out....
12:00, 05/25/2019

World leaders, Apple CEO offer tributes to Japanese studio after attack Tributes to the Japanese animation studio ravaged in a suspected arson attack lit up social media on Friday, with world leaders and Apple Inc's chief executive offering condolences to the families of the 33 people who were killed....
15:17, 07/19/2019

Japanese ad firm Dentsu eyeing Farley Building office space Dentsu Americas, the US arm of the Tokyo-based ad firm, is making a play for the largest floor at the Farley Building at 390 Ninth Ave., sources say. The US Postal Service building is being redeveloped by Vornado Realty Trust into 740,000 square feet...
07:34, 05/29/2019

Suspected Japanese arsonist is ex-convict who believed studio stole his novel: media A man suspected of torching an animation studio and killing 33 people in Japan's worst mass killing in two decades had been convicted of robbery and carried out the attack because he believed his novel had been plagiarized, media said on Friday....
16:17, 07/19/2019

Donald Trump tweets ‘great progress’ in Japanese trade negotiations President Trump tweeted early today that “great progress being made in trade negotiations with Japan,” where he’s conducting talks with that country’s leaders. He added “agriculture and beef heavily in play.” But h...
12:00, 05/26/2019

Trump urges greater Japanese investment in U.S., criticizes trade advantage U.S. President Donald Trump urged Japanese business leaders on Saturday to increase their investment in the United States while he chided Japan for having a "substantial edge" on trade that negotiators were trying to even out in a bilateral deal....
17:17, 05/25/2019

FEATURE-K-Pop stardom lures Japanese youth to Korea despite diplomatic chill Yuuka Hasumi put high school in Japan on hold and flew to South Korea in February to try her chances at becoming a K-pop star, even if that means long hours of vocal and dance training, no privacy, no boyfriend, and even no phone....
03:34, 05/01/2019

Japanese report to say North Korea has miniaturized nuclear warheads: newspaper Japan will upgrade its estimate of North Korea's nuclear weapons capability in an upcoming annual defense report, saying it seems Pyongyang has already achieved the miniaturization of warheads, the Yomiuri newspaper said in an unsourced report on Wed...
04:00, 08/21/2019

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 corporate leaders to come....
19:34, 05/25/2019

Tesla granted tariff exemption on Japanese aluminum for battery cells Tesla has won an exemption from paying the 10 percent tariffs placed on imported aluminum from Japan. It filed a request with the Commerce Department in April for a tariff exclusion on 10 million kilograms of the metal per year from Nippon Light Meta...
03:17, 06/25/2019

‘Die!’: Alleged arsonist turned a Japanese anime studio into a death trap Authorities said a man sprayed a flammable liquid inside the offices of one of Japan’s premier anime production houses and set it on fire. About 70 people were inside the complex at the time....
07:00, 07/19/2019

A Hacked Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchange Just Lost $32 Million of Virtual Money (TOKYO) — A Japanese cryptocurrency exchange has reported a hack causing the loss of 3.5 billion yen, or $32 million, worth of virtual money. Tokyo-based Remixpoint, which runs the BITPoint exchange as well as travel, used car and energy busine...
12:17, 07/12/2019

Blind tennis ace wins £50,000 after home surveyor missed Japanese knotweed A visually impaired tennis champion has won £50,000 in compensation after a surveyor failed to spot "visibly present and growing" Japanese knotweed in the garden of his £1.2 million Highgate home....
19:34, 05/21/2019

Thirty feared killed in arson attack on Japanese animation studio About 30 people were feared dead in a suspected arson attack on an animation studio in the Japanese city of Kyoto on Thursday, an official for the Kyoto City Fire Department said....
14:51, 07/18/2019

Required gamer viewing: The history of M2’s Japanese retro-port empire You may not know Japanese game studio M2 by name, but you've probably played one of its retro-revival projects. [credit: My Life In Gaming ] ...
05:17, 05/20/2019

Life for Sale by Yukio Mishima review – a Japanese pulp classic An engaging all-action satire on 1960s Tokyo consumerism receives its first English translation“Human life is quite meaningless, and people are just puppets anyway,” says Hanio Yamada, as he sits in a warehouse with three men who want him dead. “What...
01:17, 08/09/2019

Japanese shares track Wall Street higher, Shiseido shines Japan's Nikkei rose on Friday, pulling away from seven-month lows as investors took heart from a bounce on Wall Street although fresh concerns about global trade hung over sentiment....
06:17, 08/09/2019

Trump delays tariff decision on European and Japanese autos for 6 months The president had previously threatened to raise import tariffs on foreign cars as a matter of national security on May 18. It was announced that the decision over the hikes will be delayed for 180 days....
16:51, 05/17/2019

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe vows to keep children safe after stabbing attack kills 2 Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he will take all necessary measures for children's safety after nearly 20 people were stabbed at a bus stop in Kawasaki....
01:17, 05/29/2019

33 killed in fire at Japanese anime studio after man screaming 'you die!' set building alight A Japanese fire official says at least 12 people are presumed dead and more could be missing after they were trapped by fire at a popular animation production studio in Kyoto....
16:34, 07/18/2019

South Korea boycott impacts sales at Japanese retailer Uniqlo A recent boycott on Japanese goods in South Korea has had an impact on casual clothing chain Uniqlo's sales in the country, owner Fast Retailing said on Friday....
08:17, 08/09/2019

South Korea demands international probe over Japanese sanctions claims Seoul called for the UN or another international body to investigate Japan's claims that some of its exports go to North Korea despite sanctions. Seoul and Tokyo have clashed over compensation to WWII forced laborers....
12:34, 07/12/2019

Families of Japanese abductees urge PM Abe to enter negotiations with North Korea The families of Japanese nationals abducted by North Korea in the late 1970s called for the government to expedite negotiations for their release on Sunday....
01:34, 05/20/2019