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SKorea asks IOC to ban ‘rising sun’ flag at Tokyo Olympics

South Korea has formally asked the International Olympic Committee to ban the Japanese “rising sun” flag at the 2020 Tokyo Games, calling it a symbol of Japan’s brutal wartime past...

SKorea asks IOC to ban ‘rising sun’ flag at Tokyo Olympics

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SKorea asks IOC to ban 'rising sun' flag at Tokyo Olympics South Korea has formally asked the International Olympic Committee to ban the Japanese "rising sun" flag at the 2020 Tokyo Games, calling it a symbol...
05:16 2019-09-11

South Korea asks IOC to ban Japan's use of 'Rising Sun' flag at Olympics South Korea has requested the International Olympic Committee to bar Japan from using the "Rising Sun" flag during next year's Games, Seoul's sports ...
10:16 2019-09-11

We are just 365 rising suns from 2020 Tokyo Olympics There aren't the huge controversies of the past three Olympic cycles, but there are plenty of questions to be answered with the Games a year away. Ou...
09:16 2019-07-24

Tokyo Olympic organizers say no plans to ban 'Rising Sun' flag despite South Korean demand Tokyo Olympic organizers said on Friday that the display of Japan's "Rising Sun" does not constitute a political statement and a spokesman said there...
09:32 2019-09-13

Here are 15 Americans who could become stars at Tokyo Olympics With the Tokyo Games a year away, who is poised to follow the likes of Katie Ledecky and Simone Biles in breaking through at the Olympics?  ...
17:32 2019-07-24

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

Nishikori already has sights set on 2020 Tokyo Olympics There are still four Grand Slam events that will be contested before medals can be won at the Tokyo Olympics but as far as Kei Nishikori is concerned...
04:48 2019-08-27

More than 100 people protest in Tokyo against 2020 Olympics As Tokyo celebrated one year to go until the 2020 Olympics on Wednesday, at least 100 people gathered in the Japanese capital to protest the hosting ...
11:00 2019-07-24

Toyota teases its plans for Olympics in Tokyo Toyota's plan to showcase new mobility technologies at next year's Summer Olympics is still under construction. But more ideas might be in the works....
03:16 2019-07-22

Aiba stripped of right to run boxing tournament at Tokyo Olympics • IOC announcement folows six-month Deloitte review• New organisation to be in place by JuneAmateur boxing’s governing body, Aiba, has been stripped ...
12:48 2019-05-22

Tokyo governor says Olympics worth the cost, Paralympics key Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike on Thursday defended the cost of hosting the 2020 Olympic Games, saying the Paralympics in particular would build a legac...
14:48 2019-07-18

Tokyo Olympics undecided on Placido Domingo appearance The Tokyo Olympics organizing committee has not decided what to do about the appearance of Placido Domingo at a 2020 Games event and is looking into ...
13:00 2019-08-30

Five gymnasts to watch leading up to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo WIth the Olympics less than a year away, Simone Biles is a lock, but who will join her in Tokyo? Here are five gymnasts to watch leading up to 2020. ...
07:00 2019-08-12

Olympics: Year before Games, Tokyo better prepared than any city before - IOC A year before hosting the 2020 Olympics, Tokyo is better prepared than any other city in the past to host the Games, Olympic chief Thomas Bach said o...
08:01 2019-07-24

Intel to use Tokyo Olympics to show off 3D tracking, other new tech Tech giant Intel Corp said on Wednesday it will use the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games to show off a portfolio of new technology including artificial intel...
04:48 2019-09-11

Got a Tokyo Olympics ticket? Unrivaled demand causes turmoil Overwhelmed by unprecedented demand, Tokyo Olympic organizers said Thursday they hope to run another ticket lottery next month for residents of Japan...
06:48 2019-07-05

Tokyo unveils its recycled e-waste Olympics medals The organizing committee for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo have unveiled the designs for the medals. The baubles that'll hang f...
10:16 2019-07-24

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

Olympics: Tokyo organizers launch supplementary lottery for tickets Tokyo Olympics organizers launched a second ticket lottery on Thursday after unexpectedly high local demand forced them to reevaluate their Japanese ...
06:00 2019-08-08

Olympics: Tokyo preparations on track one year out from Games - official Tokyo is fully on track to deliver the "compact" 2020 Olympics it promised when it was awarded the rights to the event six years ago, the Internation...
13:16 2019-07-23

McIlroy 'excited' to play for Ireland at Tokyo 2020 Olympics He opted to miss the last Olympics because of the threat of the Zika virus, but Rory McIlroy intends to go for gold at Tokyo 2020 playing for Ireland...
09:16 2019-05-21

Olympics: Tokyo well positioned one year out from Games after early troubles When Tokyo was awarded the rights to the 2020 Olympics in Buenos Aires six years ago, it was hoped Japan's reputation for efficiency and the bid's pr...
01:32 2019-07-23

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Dates, tickets, mascot, logo and more Team GB will head to Tokyo in just under a year with the unenviable task of following the record-breaking athletes who competed at the Rio Olympics t...
10:16 2019-07-24

From tickets to time zones, what you need to know about the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo Ahead of the 2020 Summer Olympics, here is key information, from how to acquire tickets to important dates and other frequently asked questions. ...
17:32 2019-07-24

Tokyo unleashes robots ahead of 2020 Summer Olympics Organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics unveiled a series of robots on Monday, bringing a high-tech edge to the Games they are billing as the most inno...
17:16 2019-07-22

The Olympics Are Coming To Tokyo, And So Is The Movement To Kill The Games Forever TOKYO, JAPAN — In the lobby of the Marunouchi Nijubashi Building, which is undergoing final preparations to host the 2020 Olympics, a robot is on pat...
19:48 2019-08-13

Tokyo Olympics construction worker dies from suspected heatstroke Japan’s capital has had temperatures above 31C for two weeks, prompting fears for 2020 Games’ athletesHeatstroke is suspected in the death of a worke...
22:32 2019-08-08

Tokyo Govenor defends cost of hosting 2020 Olympics "Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike has defended the cost of hosting the 2020 Olympic Games, saying the Paralympics in particular would build a legacy by cr...
16:00 2019-07-18

Step up: Tokyo Olympics podiums made of discarded plastic Tokyo Olympic organizers say the podiums for next year's games will be made of recycled household plastics       ...
05:48 2019-06-11

1 year to go: Tokyo pins recovery hopes on 2020 Summer Olympics The Tokyo Olympic Games are a year away, and Japan is beginning a countdown to what it hopes will be a major boost to a nation looking to shake off d...
16:32 2019-07-24

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Five new sports set to feature at next summer's Games In August 2016, the International Olympic Committee approved five new sports for Tokyo, bringing the total number to 33. Here's what you can expect t...
10:16 2019-07-24

Tokyo to test snow machines for sweltering 2020 summer Olympics In a bid to keep visitors cool in blistering temperatures expected during next year's Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic games, organizers may deploy machi...
01:00 2019-09-05

Olympics: Tokyo 2020 medal designer basks in sudden fame Designer Junichi Kawanishi was still coming to terms with his sudden fame on Thursday, a day after his design for the medals to be awarded at the Tok...
02:48 2019-07-25

Deepak Punia Becomes 4th Indian Wrestler To Bag Tokyo 2020 Olympics Quota Deepak Punia became the fourth Indian wrestler to book a place in the Tokyo Olympics 2020 after storming into the semi-final of World Wrestling Champ...
07:00 2019-09-21

Olympics construction worker dies as Tokyo swelters, heatstroke suspected A worker at a Tokyo Olympics construction site died on Thursday after being found unconscious while working outside, organisers said on Friday, with ...
00:00 2019-08-09

Olympics legend Rutherford joins Eurosport's Tokyo 2020 line-up "Eurosport, Official Olympic Broadcaster in the UK, today announced Greg Rutherford MBE will join its comprehensive live multi-screen coverage of the...
21:16 2019-06-27

Tokyo Olympics torch relay includes quake, tsunami-hit areas The organizing committee of the 2020 Olympics said Saturday the torch relay next year will pass through major Japanese landmarks, including World Her...
01:32 2019-06-01

Intel rolling out facial recognition tech at Tokyo 2020 Olympics Intel is set to roll out a large-scale facial recognition technology system at next year's Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.The tech giant has unveiled ...
08:48 2019-09-11

Tokyo Olympics Planners Are Feeling the Heat as Summer Death Toll Soars A Japanese heat wave that has killed dozens and hospitalized thousands of people is underscoring Tokyo’s need to prepare for what could be one of the...
12:16 2019-08-09

Shaun White says he's going to world skateboarding championships, gauging Tokyo Olympics Three-time Olympics snowboarding gold medalist Shaun White announced he will take part in the world skateboarding championships and eye Tokyo Olympic...
12:32 2019-07-23

Olympics: Mixed weather and waves at Tokyo 2020 surfing test event Surfing's unpredictability is part of its charm and Tokyo 2020 organizers got a taste this week of what might face them next year when the sport make...
14:48 2019-07-18

The IOC will vote next month on whether to remove AIBA from organizing the boxing competition at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC will vote next month on whether to remove AIBA from organizing the boxing competition at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics...
12:00 2019-05-22

Tokyo Olympics unveil gold, silver, bronze medals 1 year ahead of games TOKYO — Gold, silver, and bronze Olympic medals were to get their first public viewing on Wednesday as Tokyo organizers marked exactly a year until t...
12:48 2019-07-24

Tokyo Olympics offer 'second-chance' lottery for Japan fans Tokyo Olympic organizers are putting "a few hundred-thousand" tickets into a lottery next month for Japan residents who were shut out when results of...
09:32 2019-07-05

Team GB to send biggest ever team to overseas Olympics at Tokyo 2020 • Chef de mission hoping for 380 athletes in Tokyo• Paralympic team to decrease slightly on RioGreat Britain is on course to send its biggest team to...
20:00 2019-07-18

Anti-ICE protesters pull down American flag, raise Mexico flag, vandalize 'Blue Lives Matter' flag Authorities in Colorado restored an American flag Friday evening after protesters demonstrating outside a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (I...
05:16 2019-07-13

Tokyo opens Olympic rowing venue in heart of Tokyo Bay TOKYO (AP) — Organizers have opened the rowing venue for next year’s Tokyo Olympics. The venue is located in Tokyo Bay and is ready to go with ...
00:48 2019-06-16

NKorea sending condolences for SKorea's former first lady South Korea says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will send flowers and a message of condolence for the funeral of former South Korean first lady Lee ...
04:32 2019-06-12

Flag Code outlines how to properly display American flag this July 4th Courtesy: Getty Images Although Nike has recalled its “Betsy Ross” American flag sneakers, shoppers looking for flag-adorned clothing in stores will ...
19:00 2019-07-03

The Latest: SKorea summons Japanese envoy over export curbs TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on Japan’s tightening of restrictions on technology exports to South Korea (all times local): 5:50 p.m. South KoreaR...
07:32 2019-07-01

Acting defense chief: Major drills with SKorea still on hold Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Sunday that so far he sees no need to restore large-scale military exercises with South Korea that hav...
08:00 2019-06-02

WATCH: Veteran climbs flag pole, fixes American flag at Navy SEAL monument A veteran has captured the hearts of social media users after he climbed a flag pole at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront’s Navy SEAL monument to fix a l...
04:32 2019-07-20

Anti-ICE protesters take down American flag to hoist Mexican flag An anti-ICE protest in Colorado morphed into an anti-US display when demonstrators hauled down the Stars and Stripes and hoisted a Mexican flag in it...
09:00 2019-07-14

Protesters take down US flag and replace it with a Mexican flag at ICE detention center @mattmauronews/Twitter Protesters gathered outside of an Immigration and Customs Enforcement center in Aurora, Colorado, and hoisted a Mexican flag ...
16:48 2019-07-13

Contractor Shows Up at Black Couple’s House With Confederate Flag, Shockingly Gets Fired: ‘I Didn’t Know the Flag Offended, Y’all’ In my 38 years of life, I’ve owned Tonka Trucks, college degrees and poor credit, but a golf cart sounds like an unexpected headache waiting to happe...
19:32 2019-07-03

Trump Supports Ban on Flag Burning, But Not Flag Humping In another shocking turn of events, the guy who likes to hump the U.S. flag and dodged the draft five times is “all in” on a proposed constitutional ...
15:16 2019-06-15

Why America’s Most Famous Flag Burner Is Celebrating This Flag Day Cleveland will pay $225,000 to Gregory L. Johnson, who claims police officers violated his rights. Those rights were established 30 years ago in a Su...
20:00 2019-06-14

Safety issues in Hungary boat sinking strike nerve in SKorea The sinking of a boat carrying South Korean tourists in Hungary is touching a nerve in South Korea, where many are still traumatized over a 2014 ferr...
10:16 2019-05-30

Flag Day is June 14: Here's what you need to know about flag etiquette Since 1942, the United States has followed the U.S. Flag Code, a long list of rules and guidelines for displaying and respecting the American flag. ...
16:32 2019-06-14

The Fight Against The Los Angeles Olympics Isn't Over Yet On a sweltering July morning in Los Angeles, the LA 2028 flags flew as “Mayor” Eric Garcetti stood on the steps of City Hall and cancelled The LA 202...
16:16 2019-08-08

Federer still not committed to 2020 Olympics Roger Federer has not yet decided if he will compete at next year's Tokyo Olympics and said on Sunday at the U.S. Open that eligibility, his health a...
00:16 2019-09-02

Jobs done at Pan Am Games, now looks ahead to Olympics Eve Jobs contributed to a United States bronze in team show jumping at the Pan Am Games and narrowly missed out on another in the individual event on...
01:16 2019-08-10

Curry commits to Olympics: 'That is the plan' In an interview with ESPN's Rachel Nichols, Warriors guard Stephen Curry said he's committed to playing for Team USA in his first Olympic Games, next...
08:00 2019-09-18

Inside look: The medals for the 2020 Olympics The 2020 Summer Olympics are just a year away and the event's organizers unveiled the gold, silver and bronze medals that will be awarded in Tok...
17:32 2019-07-24

How you could be a part of the 2020 Summer Olympics The torchbearer applications for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay have opened. Find out how you could be running an Olympic flame through Japan nex...
23:48 2019-06-17

Pat McCormack: ‘Hopefully I can push on now and get gold at the Olympics’ Wales' Lauren Price and Ireland's Kurt Walker join Pat McCormack as gold medallists at the European Games The post Pat McCormack: ‘Hopefully I ...
11:48 2019-06-30

ESPN extends rights with Special Olympics For almost 35 years, The Walt Disney Company and ESPN have built a strong relationship with Special Olympics -- and it will continue with this eight-...
11:00 2019-09-19

Video Games Get One Step Closer To Being In The Olympics Although the Olympics are known more physical competitive pursuits like gymnastics and swimming, the organization has been inching closer and closer ...
18:16 2019-09-11

Curry commits to 2020 Olympics: 'That is the plan' "Sept 18 (Reuters) - USA Basketball suffered a shock exit at the recent World Cup but their hopes of rebounding at the next major international event...
15:32 2019-09-18

Jailed former governor says he bought votes for Rio Olympics A jailed former governor of Rio de Janeiro state has told a judge he paid about $2 million for the votes of International Olympic Committee members t...
18:32 2019-07-04

10 things to know about new sports and events at 2020 Olympics While baseball and softball return after a 12-year hiatus, the 2020 Olympics will be the debut for karate, skateboarding, surfing and sport climbing....
17:32 2019-07-24

Rio champion Nurudinov DQ’d from London Olympics for doping LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — A weightlifting gold medalist at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics has been disqualified from the 2012 London Games for d...
10:00 2019-05-27

Joe Girardi to manage Team USA at Olympics baseball qualifier DURHAM, N.C. — Four-time World Series champion Joe Girardi will manage Team USA at an Olympic qualifying tournament in November, hoping to guide the ...
05:32 2019-08-08

Basketball: Curry commits to 2020 Olympics: 'That is the plan' USA Basketball suffered a shock exit at the recent World Cup but their hopes of rebounding at the next major international event were given a welcome...
17:32 2019-09-18

2020 Olympics: USA forecast to top medals table with GB and Australia fifth Prediction is based on if Tokyo Games started todayGracenote Sports has accurately predicted past OlympicsIf the Tokyo Olympics opened today, the Uni...
12:16 2019-07-23

Special Olympics Kentucky Kicks Off Summer Games FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Kentucky Summer Special Olympics kicked off with a ceremonial lighting of the Flame of Hope at the Capitol on Frid...
20:32 2019-05-31

Skateboarder Sky Brown, 11, takes bronze at worlds with eye on Olympics Brown, 11, takes bronze at world skateboarding championshipsBritish prodigy remains on track to qualify for Tokyo OlympicsShaun White finishes 13th i...
19:48 2019-09-14

Why 2012 London Olympics drug cheats are still being caught Retrospective testing means athletes cannot breathe easily for a decade, but the system is flawedWhen two swimmers refused to acknowledge victories b...
09:32 2019-08-07

The next 'Mario & Sonic Olympics' game has a retro 2D mode Over the past 12 years, Nintendo and Sega have faithfully published their mashup, Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games, to correspond with the icon...
18:32 2019-08-20

Kidd-Gilchrist Returns to Lexington to Help With Special Olympics Michael Kidd-Gilchrist helping out with the Special Olympics Sunday at the Joe Craft Center WATCH: @MKG14 was back in Lexington on Sunday to help ou...
18:32 2019-06-30

US Olympics body may sanction athletes for Trump protests Athletes are facing possible sanctions for protesting Donald Trump at the Pan American Games. Gwen Berry and Race Imboden tried to draw attention to ...
02:48 2019-08-12

'We're still the best': Stephen Curry commits to playing in 2020 Olympics Curry planning on playing in 2020 Olympics: ‘That is the plan’USA coming off embarrassing seventh-place World Cup finishGolden State Warriors star St...
13:32 2019-09-18

Ryan Lochte gets candid about considering death after Olympics scandal Ryan Lochte may be focused on his comeback story, but the emotional scars stemming from the 2016 Olympics remain. Appearing on HBO’s “Rea...
17:00 2019-08-19

UA softball pitchers to play in Olympics w/ Team Mexico TUCSON – U of A All American pitchers Taylor McQuillin and Danielle O’Toole have helped Team Mexico to qualify for the 2020 Olympics.  He...
02:48 2019-09-03

IOC begins conference to decide on 2026 Olympics host The IOC has begun a day-long conference to decide whether the host of the 2026 Winter Olympics will be Milan-Cortina or Stockholm-Are   &#...
04:01 2019-06-24

Wiggins: Cavendish 'covering bases' between Olympics and Tour "Bradley Wiggins and Adam Blythe assess what Mark Cavendish will do in 2020 when he is tipped to aim at both the Tour de France and the Tokyo Olympic...
08:48 2019-09-03

Japan's gentleman equestrian at heart of Olympics corruption probe Surrounded by reporters in March, Tsunekazu Takeda, teary-eyed and blinking as cameras flashed around him, explained his decision to step down as Jap...
08:48 2019-06-20

Paris may offer flying taxis to 2024 Olympics guests You can be sure that transportation will be a nightmare for many people attending the 2024 Paris Olympics, but technology could make it slightly more...
18:32 2019-06-23

Former Rio de Janeiro governor says he paid $2M bribe to host 2016 Olympics Sergio Cabral told a judge the money went to Lamine Diack, the former president of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and ...
01:16 2019-07-05

Ni Xialian, 55, qualifies for 2020 Olympics in table tennis – video Luxembourg's Ni Xialian won a bronze medal at the age of 55 on Wednesday in the table tennis competition at the European Games in Minsk, to earn her ...
15:32 2019-06-27

Simone Biles Just Made Gymnastics History and the 2020 Olympics Can't Come Soon Enough Nailed it! Not that there was every any doubt, but Simone Biles really is the GOAT. The 22-year-old Olympian went where no gymnast has ever gone bef...
08:48 2019-08-10

Athlete activism is growing and diversifying, just in time for the 2020 Olympics After two U.S. athletes protested at the Pan American Games, Olympic demonstrations seem inevitable. But what form will they take, and what impact ca...
09:16 2019-08-13

The New Mario & Sonic Olympics Game Lets You Play As 2D Characters Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 is kicking it old school. The latest installment of the all-star mascot competition, due out Novemb...
12:16 2019-08-20

New Seoul Formula E track layout revealed using Olympics venue The new ABB FIA Formula E track in Seoul will be run over a 19-turn course around the city's Jamsil Sports Complex, the venue of the 1988 Olympic Gam...
09:32 2019-07-02

Is the 2020 Olympics an opportunity for Japan to tackle seafood sustainability? From tuna to sea urchin, Japanese cuisine is all about seafood. But with fish stocks critically endangered, tourists sampling local delicacies may be...
03:00 2019-08-20

Ex-Rio governor Sergio Cabral: Paid $2M for votes to win 2016 Olympics The former governor of Rio de Janeiro has told a Brazilian court he paid $2 million in bribes to buy votes at the International Olympic Committee to ...
19:48 2019-07-05

Long and winding road finally takes Holzner to the Olympics For almost every athlete the road to Olympics is a long and winding path negotiated over years if not decades, a physically and emotionally exhaustin...
09:16 2019-08-01

Breakdancers say getting into the Paris 2024 Olympics is ‘huge’ Getting hip to breakdancing’s appeal with young audiences, organizers of the 2024 Paris Olympics want the dance sport that spread from New York...
07:48 2019-06-14

Are Olympics or escrow worth fighting about? NHL players must decide whether to reopen CBA Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews, who went through 2012-13 lockout, says he has "a very optimistic outlook" before players decide on early opt-out. ...
06:32 2019-09-06

Olympics: Shonan the birthplace of Japan's modern surf culture Surfing makes its Olympic debut next year at Chiba’s Ichinomiya beach but for many Japanese it is the Shonan coast, 50 kilometers south of Tokyo, tha...
01:32 2019-07-23

Cooking for gold: How the German team prepares for the Culinary Olympics DW went into the kitchen to learn how the German team aims to win next February at one of the world’s most prestigious cooking competitions. There’s ...
19:48 2019-06-27

Ryan Lochte’s changed life: Not ‘getting hammered’ with eye on 2020 Olympics Ryan Lochte wants to turn the 2020 Olympics into a comeback story. The embattled swimmer has returned from two suspensions and is ready for a fresh s...
14:16 2019-08-01

Kohli Congratulates Phogat For Winning Bronze And Qualifying For Olympics Virat Kohli took to Twitter to congratulate Vinesh Phogat on her fine achievement as she became the first Indian wrestler to seal a 2020 Olympics ber...
19:48 2019-09-19

What went wrong? What's next? Burning questions for USA Basketball ahead of Olympics What's next for USA Basketball after failing to medal at the FIBA World Cup and with the 2020 Tokyo Olympics less than a year away.   ...
05:32 2019-09-14

| Cape fearless: SA surfer rides emotional rollercoaster to Olympics Bianca Buitendag is one of those surfers who exudes zen-like calm, but qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics has left the South African completely "overw...
01:32 2019-09-18

UCI keen on mixed team time trial for Paris Olympics A mixed team time trial relay could be part of the Paris 2024 Olympic road cycling program if the event proves popular at this year's world champions...
17:32 2019-09-18

Intel will use multi-camera, 3D athlete tracking in the 2020 Olympics Intel plans to bring 3D athlete tracking (3DAT) to the 2020 Olympics. Today, the company announced that its 3DAT system will use four cameras to film...
18:48 2019-09-11

Intel is hosting an Olympics-sanctioned esports tournament in 2020 Gamers will go for the gold next summer in Tokyo, but not in the Olympics. Intel has announced it will host an esports tournament in Tokyo during the...
18:48 2019-09-11

Former Rio governor admits to paying $2m in bribes for 2016 Olympics – video A jailed former governor of Rio de Janeiro state told a judge on Thursday that he paid about $2m for the votes of International Olympic Committee mem...
11:48 2019-07-05

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

When Yu-Gi-Oh! Meets Tokyo Fashion Recently Tokyo high schooler Makocha was featured on the popular Tokyo Fashion Instagram account, wearing hoodie, cutout pants, Dr. Martens and Yu-Gi...
07:32 2019-07-11

Phil Neville turns focus to Olympics and regrets dismissing third-place tie • England manager says drive for Tokyo places will motivate team• Neville’s side face Belgium in friendly on ThursdayPhil Neville has said failure cl...
20:00 2019-08-28

Simona Halep sets sights on Olympics after fulfilling Wimbledon dream The women’s champion aims to use her emphatic victory over Serena Williams as a springboard for further success, with 2020 Olympics in Tokyo a major ...
11:16 2019-07-15

Japan will let driverless cars roam freely ahead of 2020 Olympics As many as 100 self-driving cars will ferry up to 7,000 passengers in the week starting July 6, with Toyota and Nissan participating. The trial is me...
17:00 2019-09-05

Ancient War Goblin Henry Kissinger Defends Olympics In Los Angeles Times Every global-scale sporting event exists in a strange standoff with itself. On one side is the inevitable bloat and graft and soul-deep cynicism that...
17:32 2019-06-27

Should athletes at the 2020 Olympics take political stances? | Kareem Abdul-Jabbar What love-it-or-leave-it ‘patriots’ angry with athletes who protest don’t understand is we aren’t insulting the country, but focusing attention on th...
05:16 2019-09-03

Calgary chosen to host 2023 World Petroleum Congress, the ‘Olympics of oil and gas’ The congress will inject Calgary's economy with $65 million and bring over 5,000 people to the city, according to the World Petroleum Council of Cana...
18:00 2019-06-23

Christian Coleman stops showing up for drug tests ahead of Olympics Two people familiar with the case tell The Associated Press that gold-medal sprint contender Christian Coleman’s Olympic prospects could be in jeopar...
19:00 2019-08-22

Jailed former Rio de Janeiro governor says he bought votes for 2016 Summer Olympics A jailed former governor of Rio de Janeiro state told a judge he paid for the votes of IOC members to award the Brazilian city the 2016 Summer Games....
04:32 2019-07-05

Olympics: IOC praises 2026 candidates, hightlights higher support for Milan bid The International Olympic Committee on Friday heaped praise on two remaining candidate cities for the 2026 Winter Olympics, with Italy's Milan/Cortin...
15:16 2019-05-24

Olympics construction worker among dead as heat wave batters Japan Searing conditions are causing many deaths across the country a year out from the Games, raising concerns about the health of spectators and athletes...
07:16 2019-08-09

Nikon's D6 flagship sports DSLR could arrive in time for the 2020 Olympics Nikon may be axing some of its DSLRs but, if the rumor mills are to be believed, not all of them. One of the new models we can look forward to is a p...
02:01 2019-07-04

Opinion: Swimmer Ryan Lochte, aiming for his fifth Olympics, is worth rooting for Sure, swimmer Ryan Lochte has made mistakes throughout his career. But as he tries to make his fifth Olympics, you can't help but root for him. ...
02:48 2019-08-01

Toyota's 2020 Olympics robots will include a javelin-carrying cart Robots are going to play a large role at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, and Toyota is determined to be at the forefront -- if in some occasionally strange ...
18:16 2019-07-23

Former Rio de Janeiro governor admits he paid $2 million bribe to host 2016 Olympics The former governor of Rio de Janeiro state said in court testimony on Thursday that he paid $2 million to buy votes to ensure the sprawling Brazilia...
13:16 2019-07-05

Months Ahead Of Olympics, World Body Suspends India's Dope Testing Lab The World Anti-Doping Agency or WADA has suspended the accreditation of the National Dope Testing Laboratory (NDTL) for six months in what could be a...
01:32 2019-08-23

USA beat Brazil to reach 2020 Olympics and Fiba World Cup quarter-finals Americans will now face France for a place in the semi-finalsArgentina also qualify for Olympics after USA victoryThe first mission for Team USA is c...
12:48 2019-09-09

Olympics: Plans stall for unified Korean team at women's hockey event South Korea will send its own team to the women's Hockey Series Finals next month after talks with North Korea over fielding a unified team at the Ol...
07:16 2019-05-23

Appeal launched for Euro 2020 volunteers in bid to recreate spirit of London Olympics A rallying cry was issued today for thousands of volunteers to help recreate the spirit of the 2012 Olympic Games at next year's Euro 2020 football c...
14:16 2019-06-11

Fox & Friends Crew Performs Olympics-Level Mental Gymnastics Over Trump's Wall Another day, another instance of the Fox News crew covering President Donald Trump’s ass—this time over the diversion of $3.6 billion from military c...
13:48 2019-09-05

Seven-time Olympian, pioneer woman lawmaker Hashimoto appointed Olympics minister Named after the Olympic flame when she was born days before Japan hosted the Summer Olympics in 1964, Seiko Hashimoto has lived up to her name by tak...
10:48 2019-09-11

Olympics: Japan's Yamashita appointed chief as Takeda resigns in graft probe The Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) picked former Olympic judo champion Yasuhiro Yamashita as its new chief after the resignation of Tsunekazu Taked...
15:16 2019-06-27

Rediscovering Tokyo's historic waterways Hundreds of years ago, Tokyo -- then known as Edo -- flourished around canals, rivers and the sea. Today, the city is rediscovering its watery roots....
13:00 2019-08-22

Who will win gold medals at Tokyo 2020? With a year to go to the Olympics, we consider who are the contenders for gold medals at Tokyo 2020 The post Who will win gold medals at Tokyo 2020? ...
01:16 2019-08-04

The Tokyo neighbourhood where people come to disappear For hundreds of years people have come to Sanya in search of labouring jobs, shelter and a sense of belonging – but the area is changing fast, and it...
17:48 2019-06-14

The vending machines of Tokyo – in pictures Since first visiting Tokyo in the 1990s, the London-based photographer Tim Easley has been fascinated by the city’s colourful vending machines. “They...
13:32 2019-09-21

Life In An Iconic Tokyo Building This is Nakagin Capsule Tower. Built in 1972, it was designed by architect Kisho Kurokawa and a prime example of the Japanese architectural movement ...
13:32 2019-06-27

| The rugby-mad duo cycling from Twickenham to Tokyo They survived dogs in Iran and stomach bugs in India ... it's been a madcap adventure for a pair of rugby enthusiasts cycling from Twickenham to Toky...
05:48 2019-08-11

Germany's 'Little Tokyo' celebrates Japan Day Sushi, origami and anime — these may sound like scenes from an average day spent in Tokyo. But once a year, fans of Japanese pop culture get to live ...
12:01 2019-05-27

It’s Never Been Easier to Be a C.E.O., and the Pay Keeps Rising Compensation for top bosses grew at double the pace of ordinary workers’ wages, according to our annual analysis. Topping the list: Elon Musk, with a...
13:01 2019-05-24

Warriors' Steph Curry wants to play in 2020 Olympics, opens up about Kevin Durant's departure Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry said he "definitely" wants to play in the 2020 Olympics. He also discussed Kevin Durant's departure.  ...
09:32 2019-09-18

Former Rio de Janeiro governor tells judge he paid $2 million bribe to host 2016 Olympics The former governor of Rio de Janeiro state said in court testimony on Thursday that he paid $2 million to buy votes to ensure the sprawling Brazili...
01:48 2019-07-05

IOC ‘very satisfied’ with Tokyo 2020 preparations, say organisers • More than 7.5 million people in Japan register for tickets• Concerns remain about heat, cost overruns and accommodationDespite concerns about extre...
03:32 2019-07-24

What's next: Pan Am Games' athletes ponder Tokyo 2020 From facing elite competition to hanging out at the athletes' village, the 2019 Pan American Games was a vital experience for those hoping to shine i...
12:16 2019-08-13

Diver Reid seals GB Tokyo spot "Great Britain diver Grace Reid secured a fifth quota place for Team GB at the Tokyo Olympics as she qualified for the women\u0027s 3m springboard fi...
16:00 2019-07-18

The Latest: Abe drives Trump around golf course near Tokyo TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s trip to Japan (all times local): 9:45 a.m. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe drove Preside...
22:48 2019-05-25

FC Tokyo beats Shimizu 2-0 to stay top of J-League Kotaro Omori and Kensuke Nagai scored first-half goals as FC Tokyo beat Shimizu S-Pulse 2-0 to stay first in the J-League     &#...
10:32 2019-07-20

This A Cappella Dub of Tokyo Drift Is a Thing of Beauty and Wonder Fast and Furious: Tokyo Drift is the best Fast and Furious movie. I will not be taking questions at this time. Any piece of follow-up tribute anyone ...
16:32 2019-07-18

What's next: Pan Am Games athletes ponder Tokyo 2020 From facing elite competition to hanging out at the athletes' village, the 2019 Pan American Games was a vital experience for those hoping to shine i...
03:16 2019-08-14

IOC recommends boxing keeps its place in Tokyo but not under AIBA "Boxing should keep its place at next year\u0027s Olympic Games but recognition of AIBA, the governing body of the sport\u0027s amateur version, shou...
03:16 2019-05-23

How Tokyo's suburban housing became vast ghettoes for the old They have no lifts, shops or medical services – yet they are home to mostly poor, elderly people. Guardian Cities and the Waseda Chronicle investigat...
14:00 2019-06-11

8 chefs reveal their favorite places to eat in Tokyo Yelp/ con. c INSIDER asked eight chefs about their favorite places to eat in Tokyo, Japan. Many chefs chose sushi-centric eateries or places known f...
20:00 2019-07-01

Tokyo Century to buy rest of Aviation Capital for about $3 bln Tokyo Century Corp said on Monday it would will turn U.S. aircraft leasing firm Aviation Capital Group into a wholly owned subsidiary by buying the 7...
03:48 2019-09-09

Small is beautiful in Tokyo's Golden Gai – in pictures Nearly 300 bars and restaurants are squeezed into an area about the size of half a football pitch in the Golden Gai area of Tokyo. Everything is smal...
16:00 2019-08-12

One of the Tokyo Drift Ford Mustangs Is for Sale, but It Has a V8 Fast and Furious: Tokyo Drift is a fine movie, made better by the fact that a Nissan Skyline GT-R straight-six engine gets stuffed into a 1967 Ford M...
02:16 2019-06-01

The Boy Band Anime That's Drawing Crowds In Tokyo Originally based on a smartphone game, Idolish 7 follows the adventures of a young woman who manages a boy band. Last week, a series of posters and d...
07:16 2019-07-09

Prepare for a Summer Showdown Between Trump and Tokyo President Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shared a convivial atmosphere over the weekend, but tensions over agricultural trade are expec...
04:16 2019-05-29

Use of HIV prevention pill rising among men who have sex with men (Reuters Health) - A growing proportion of American men who have sex with men know they can take a daily pill to avoid infection with HIV and more of...
16:16 2019-07-31

Inequality: is it rising, and can we reverse it? The UK ranks among the most unequal nations in Europe and many people feel they are not sharing in the country’s wealthIncome inequality has risen sh...
14:16 2019-09-09

Oil stocks should keep rising and this is the easiest way to bet on it Energy stocks surged along with oil prices after half of Saudi Arabia's oil production was knocked out by drone attacks. History says an ETF tha...
17:32 2019-09-16

Red Flag Laws Won't End Gun Violence Following the El Paso and Dayton shootings, almost every politician is desperate to look like they’re taking decisive action on gun violence. And it ...
17:48 2019-08-09

Recession ‘red flag’ may be misleading There has been much talk of an inverted yield curve indicating an impending recession, which has amped up traditional August market volatility. It is...
01:00 2019-08-25

Later-in-life virgins – ‘At my age, it becomes a red flag’ In these open-minded times, one taboo has held steady: never having had sex at all. Four thirtysomething virgins explain how they deal with the stigm...
10:32 2019-06-18

Toyota To Roll Out 100 Fuel Cell Buses To Shuttle Visitors During Beijing Winter Olympics 2022 Buses may not be the most glamorous mode of transport but at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic games, they will represent Toyota Motor Corp's best bet for wider...
15:00 2019-09-18

Skateboarding legend Tony Hawk talks Olympics, skate culture, being a father, and influence on the sport The Berrics Tony Hawk joined the Vans Park Series broadcast team in April 2019. Regarded as one of the most influential skateboarders of all-time...
05:32 2019-08-14

Unbuilt Tokyo: 'depthscrapers' and a million-person pyramid Had the creators of the underground skyscraper had their way, the Japanese capital might have looked very different indeedProtected by cylindrical wa...
23:32 2019-06-11

Ghosn's fight to prove innocence begins in Tokyo Pre-trial hearings began in Tokyo against Carlos Ghosn over allegations ranging from falsifying financial records to redirecting company money into h...
11:32 2019-05-23

GB qualify for women’s football tournament at Tokyo 2020 "Great Britain has qualified for a place in the women’s football tournament at next year’s Olympics in Tokyo after France were sunk by the USA on Fri...
09:48 2019-06-29

Whitlock limbers up for Tokyo 2020 with Paris also in mind "With one year to go until the Tokyo Olympics, and the pressure mounting, Britain\u0027s double gymnastics gold medallist Max Whitlock is already thi...
03:16 2019-07-25

The curse of Masakado: why Tokyo is still haunted by a malevolent ghost The tale of the ‘first samurai’ whose severed head still terrorises Tokyoites today is the story of the city itselfA Tokyo bank once opened an accoun...
08:32 2019-06-10

Tokyo 2020 podiums to be made of recycled plastic Medalists at next year's Summer Olympics will stand on podiums made from recycled plastic waste collected from local households or the ocean, Tokyo 2...
08:16 2019-06-11

Schoolgirls for sale: why Tokyo struggles to stop the 'JK business' The persistent practice of paying underage girls for sex-related services, known in Japan as the ‘JK’ business, has seen charities step in where poli...
14:48 2019-06-15

| Tokyo or bust as Tiger eyes Olympic dream Tiger Woods is setting his sights on next year's Olympic games, driven on by the knowledge that he may not get many more chances to add a gold medal ...
08:16 2019-06-12

Tokyo Olympic CEO reminds all: Cannabis is banned in Japan TOKYO (AP) — Cannabis has been legalized in some parts of the world. But the chief executive of next year’s Tokyo Olympics has reminded potenti...
03:16 2019-06-11

The escalating dispute between Tokyo and Seoul is already affecting businesses The ongoing dispute between Japan and South Korea has begun to affect businesses across multiple sectors and could potentially even dent the global e...
18:32 2019-07-31

Year before Games, Tokyo better prepared than any city before - Bach "A year before hosting the 2020 Olympics, Tokyo is better prepared than any other city in the past to host the Games, Olympic chief Thomas Bach said ...
03:16 2019-07-25

Trump, in Japan, says Tokyo has ‘substantial’ trade advantage over US President Trump, in his first day of a four-day visit to Japan, said in Tokyo on Saturday that the country has a “substantial” trade over the U.S. --...
19:32 2019-05-25

Van der Poel opts against Tokyo 2020 road race "Mathieu van der Poel has decided against taking part in the Tokyo 2020 road race and opted to fully focus on the mountain bike event at next year’s ...
11:00 2019-09-05

Tokyo 2020 refugee team to be bigger than in Rio: IOC's Bach The Tokyo 2020 Olympics refugee team will be bigger than the inaugural 10-member squad in Rio de Janeiro four years ago, the International Olympic Co...
15:32 2019-06-20

| Commuter chaos after powerful typhoon hits Tokyo A powerful typhoon that battered Tokyo overnight with ferocious winds and driving rain caused commuter chaos with trains halted and more than 100 fli...
11:16 2019-09-09

Apple To Open Largest Store In Tokyo On September 7 Cupertino-based tech giant Apple is all set to open its newest and largest store in the heart of the Marunouchi business district in Japan on Saturda...
12:32 2019-09-05

Enormous Flight Simulator Installed In Tokyo Hotel If you like airplanes, then this is the hotel for you. The Haneda Excel Hotel Tokyu, which is connected to Terminal 2 of Haneda International Airport...
09:32 2019-07-10

Visit Real-World Anime Locations In Tokyo What if watching anime isn’t enough? What if you want to experience more? Well, in Tokyo, you can visit the real-world spots brought to life in some ...
07:48 2019-07-04

IOC lifts ban on Kuwait ahead of Tokyo 2020 Games Kuwaiti athletes will compete at next year's Tokyo 2020 Olympics under their country's flag after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Friday...
15:16 2019-07-05

Woods sets sights on Olympic gold in Tokyo "Tiger Woods has collected plenty of Green Jackets and Claret Jugs during his decorated career, but there is one shiny thing missing from his collect...
17:48 2019-05-21

Mitsubishi previews new plug-in hybrid SUV for Tokyo show Concept car is set to show a new plug-in hybrid drivetrain that Mitsubishi will use on a small SUV Mitsubishi will reveal a new compact plug-in hybr...
14:32 2019-09-19

$32m stolen from Tokyo cryptocurrency exchange in latest hack Bitpoint suspends services after apparent theft of virtual monies including bitcoinA cryptocurrency exchange in Tokyo has halted services after it lo...
20:00 2019-07-12

IOC hopes to remain relevant with Tokyo's 'urban festival' The International Olympic Committee (IOC) hopes that Tokyo 2020’s "urban festival", which will offer fans the chance to try out Olympic sports, will ...
10:48 2019-09-11

Toyota fetches new way to use AI, self-drive tech in Tokyo Games Miniature remote controlled cars have proved to be a crowd pleaser at track and field throwing events, but for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics Toyota Motor C...
03:16 2019-07-22

'Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE' gets an encore on Switch in January The Fire Emblem and Shin Megami Tensei series are pretty popular with JRPG fans, but crossover title Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE? Not so much, mostly d...
20:48 2019-09-04

Trump and Abe’s ‘Unshakable Bond’ Shows Some Cracks in Tokyo Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he was “completely on the same page” with President Trump on North Korea and trade, but the president made it clear th...
06:48 2019-05-27

Saudi Aramco reportedly favors Tokyo for its overseas IPO Aramco's IPO will take place over two stages: A flotation on the Saudi stock exchange later this year, and an international listing in 2020 or 2...
02:00 2019-08-30

The Latest: Trump Arrives At Tokyo Palace For Banquet TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to Japan (all times local): 7:10 p.m. President Donald Trump has arrived at TokyoR...
10:00 2019-05-27

No-deal Brexit risk seen rising again but still low No-deal Brexit risks are on the rise again, some investment banks say, though parliament's resolute opposition to Britain crashing out of the EU with...
09:48 2019-05-29

Meet the Art World's Rising Stars Young creators are blending traditional techniques with digital savvy, making works that are in demand at auctions and museums—here are five to watch...
09:48 2019-06-17

The rising ROI of investing in woman entrepreneurs Women founders deliver more than 2 times as much per dollar invested than male-owned companies, on an unequal playing field. What happens once we lev...
09:00 2019-07-17

Jets-Patriots spread keeps rising The already monstrous point spread for Sunday’s Jets-Patriots game is still growing. After holding steady much of Wednesday, the line creeped up a ha...
11:32 2019-09-19

Rising retiree bankruptcies? It's a myth Do retirees face a crisis of rising bankruptcies? That’s what pretty much every major news outlet would have you believe. “The boomers going bust: wh...
14:16 2019-09-06

Best rising Linux distros in 2019 Linux is built for tinkering and experimentation, which means it’s always morphing and changing. New distros are popping up all the time, beca...
06:32 2019-08-01

Car industry encouraged by rising EV sales UK new car registrations continued to decline in August, but electric and hybrid sales surged UK new car sales dipped by just 1.6% in August, while ...
19:16 2019-09-05

The new PM's rising stars: Six politicians set to win a promotion Boris Johnson is set to unveil a "cabinet for modern Britain" today - and is expected to increase the numbers of women and ethnic minority ministers ...
23:32 2019-07-23

U.S. teen suicides rising, especially among boys For nearly a decade, suicide rates have been climbing among U.S. teens, with an especially pronounced increase in boys recently, a new study suggests...
13:32 2019-06-18

Democrats Warn That Federal ‘Red Flag’ Law Would Not Be Enough Congressional Democrats said that a new bill to make it easier for the police to take guns away from people deemed dangerous must be paired with an e...
15:32 2019-08-07

Gov. Ducey will push for ‘red flag’ gun law again for Arizona KPNX- President Trump is calling for more focus on mental health screenings in the wake of two mass shootings over the weekend. “We must reform...
16:00 2019-08-06

Man becomes first to lose guns under New York’s ‘red flag’ law An upstate man busted last week for shooting a car and then threatening to harm himself is the first person to have his guns confiscated under New Yo...
14:32 2019-09-13

Dow plummets more than 800 points on recession red flag Wall Street was a bloodbath Wednesday with the Dow Jones Industrial Average suffering its worst day of the year after investors freaked out over a ge...
23:32 2019-08-14

Gay pride flag set on fire again outside Harlem bar Someone set a gay pride flag alight outside Harlem’s Alibi Lounge early Monday — a month after several rainbow banners were torched in fr...
11:00 2019-07-08

The Latest: Change would allow big flag to keep flying RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the fight over a large American flag in Statesville, N.C. (all times local): 6:50 p.m. Maybe “The ProfitR...
19:16 2019-05-29

What Are Red Flag Laws and Do They Help Curb Gun Violence? Over the weekend, at least 31 people were killed in mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, just days after similar acts of gun violence i...
14:16 2019-08-07

'The Lost Metropolis': 1930s Tokyo street life – in pictures Kineo Kuwabara captured these rich images of everyday life the city during the buildup to the second world war. The series is on display 18-19 May at...
10:16 2019-05-21

Pack of rats descend on Tokyo convenience store – video A convenience store in Tokyo has been forced to shut after rats were filmed scampering down the walls, along shelves and across aisles. Video clips p...
08:48 2019-08-08

More acrimony in Japan-South Korea row as Tokyo lodges protest Japan and South Korea traded further acrimony on Saturday, with Tokyo accusing Seoul of mischaracterizing talks the day before that did not mend a di...
07:32 2019-07-13

Tokyo-Vegas investment chief gets 50 years in Ponzi scheme LAS VEGAS (AP) — The former head of a Tokyo and Las Vegas investment firm has been sentenced to 50 years in a U.S. prison for bilking thousands of Ja...
16:16 2019-05-23

Jacinda Ardern confuses Japan for China during Tokyo trip New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has just kicked off her first official trip to Japan as leader. Unfortunately for her, she appeared to conf...
04:32 2019-09-19

McBean named Canada's chef de mission for Tokyo Games Former Olympic rowing champion Marnie McBean has been named Canada's chef de mission for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Games, the Canadian Olympic Committee ...
17:16 2019-07-01

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

Cucumber crisis after Tokyo hit by cloudiest spell since records began Unseasonable weather has blighted agriculture across Japan, as well as sales of summer clothes Tokyo’s cloudiest few weeks in nearly 60 years has cas...
02:48 2019-07-17

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

Jacinda Ardern mistakes Japan for China during Tokyo visit New Zealand PM blames jet lag after hailing ‘relationship with China – excuse me sorry, with Japan’New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern has blam...
01:00 2019-09-19

Tokyo's tipping point: is the impenetrable city finally opening up? As Japan’s capital welcomes immigrants and prepares to host the Olympics, 2019 could be the year the world’s largest megalopolis goes truly globalOn ...
08:32 2019-06-10

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 "t...
07:48 2019-06-05

Final Fantasy VII Remake Seems Popular At The Tokyo Game Show In what should surprise absolutely no one, Final Fantasy VII Remake is drawing long lines at the Tokyo Game Show. I think people in Japan might be ex...
18:48 2019-09-14

'Then I saw RuPaul's Drag Race': coming out as X-gender in Tokyo – a manga As a young manga artist, M A Joy felt they did not fit in – but learning to identify as neither male nor female opened up both their art and the city...
10:32 2019-06-14

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Podiums To Be Made From Recycled Plastic Podiums at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be made from plastic waste donated by local residents or collected from the sea, organisers said Tuesday, as ...
15:00 2019-06-11

One Killed, 30 Injured As Train, Truck Collide Near Japan's Tokyo One person was killed and around 30 people injured on Thursday, authorities said, when an express train and a truck collided on a busy line connectin...
12:32 2019-09-05

Tokyo cancels flights, trains ahead of Typhoon Faxai Japan braced for Typhoon Faxai on Sunday cancelling trains and flights in Tokyo with destructive winds of up to 216 kph (134 mph) and heavy rain expe...
00:16 2019-09-08

Tokyo Is World's Safest City. Mumbai, Delhi Rank... As the world's cities continue to expand in size and number, a balance between connectivity, safety and privacy is vital for governments, the private...
05:48 2019-09-16

Earthquake strikes Tokyo ahead of Trump’s visit to Japan President Trump’s trip to Japan started with a bang – a magnitude-5.1 earthquake centered near the golf course where he and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe...
14:32 2019-05-25

2020 Olympic Games: Tokyo's crisis-ridden preparations With just one year to go before the 2020 Summer Olympics, host city Tokyo would like you to believe that preparations are going according to plan. Ho...
11:32 2019-07-22

Earthquake causes Tokyo buildings to shake ahead of Trump visit A medium-strength earthquake hit eastern Japan on Saturday, NHK national television said, causing buildings to shake in Tokyo hours before the arriva...
06:48 2019-05-25

Test marathon gives Tokyo a taste of what to expect at 2020 Games Tokyo held a marathon on Sunday as a test case for whether organizers, athletes, and spectators can cope with sweltering temperatures expected during...
11:48 2019-09-15

Australian student 'very happy' in Tokyo after North Korea detention An Australian student released after being mysteriously detained in North Korea said he was safe and well in Tokyo on Friday and intends returning to...
02:48 2019-07-05

Tokyo: Typhoon Faxai leaves one dead, dozens injured The strongest winds in years wreaked havoc on Japan's notoriously busy rush hour commute as flights were cancelled and train lines closed. More than ...
06:16 2019-09-09

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...
22:48 2019-05-25

Watch the trailer for Ghostwire: Tokyo — the latest from Evil Within studio The studio that made The Evil Within is back with something completley new. It's called Ghostwire: Tokyo, and it looks like a paranormal ninja advent...
04:16 2019-06-10

Genvid and NTT Docomo demo 5G LAN party at Tokyo Game Show Genvid Technologies and Japan’s NTT Docomo are hosting an interactive streaming event at Tokyo Game Show (TGS) 2019 to show how 5G will transform gam...
18:16 2019-09-12

Typhoon blows across Tokyo area, killing 1, halting travel A typhoon blew across the Tokyo metropolitan area, killing 1 person and causing dozens of injuries, while disrupting rush-hour travel and knocking ou...
02:48 2019-09-09

How Cities Around The Globe Are Fighting Rising Rents Berlin has become the latest anti-gentrification battleground, with authorities poised Tuesday to freeze rents for five years in a bid to halt skyroc...
05:32 2019-06-18

HIV Cases Rising In West Virginia County HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A cluster of HIV cases in Cabell County reflects a shift in how the disease is being transmitted, West Virginia health offic...
10:00 2019-05-27

Depression, anxiety rising among U.S. college students (Reuters Health) - Suicidal thinking, severe depression and rates of self-injury among U.S. college students more than doubled over less than a decad...
22:48 2019-08-29

Migration to Greece is Rising, as Erdogan Warns of Still More The rate of arrivals is still just a fraction of the 2015 peak, but comes as Turkey threatens allow a wave of migrants to pass through Turkey to Euro...
07:48 2019-09-11

"TRP Of Jai Shri Ram Dipping, Jai Maa Kali Rising": TMC Lawmaker When joblessness is rising and farmers are committing suicides every day, Prime Minister replies Jai Shri Ram. Our slogan is Jai Hind, Jai Bangla, Va...
05:48 2019-06-05

These rising artists scored their first Hot 100 hits this summer Read on for singles from the rising pop stars, rappers and other breakthrough artists having a moment this summer.       &#...
10:48 2019-08-08

Fed's Bullard: Rate Cut Now Is 'Insurance' Against Rising Risk Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis leader James Bullard, who cast a dissenting vote against the FOMC’s decision this week to hold its target rate rang...
10:48 2019-06-21

Colon cancer cases rising among adults under 50 The percentage of people under age 50 who have been diagnosed with colon cancer has rose to 12.2 percent in 2015, up from 10 percent in 2004, accordi...
10:32 2019-07-22

Airlines' CO2 emissions rising up to 70% faster than predicted Carbon dioxide emitted by commercial flights increased by 32% from 2013 to 2018, study shows Worldwide CO2 emissions from commercial flights are risi...
13:00 2019-09-19

Faced with rising far right, Soros Foundations look West George Soros's Open Society Foundations, best known for funding civil rights activists across Eastern Europe and the developing world, are increasing...
13:16 2019-06-20

Bankruptcy filings rising across the country and it could get worse Bankruptcies are back — flashing warnings that more Americans are knee-deep in debt in big cities like New York. While total bankruptcy petitions nat...
07:48 2019-08-11

Rising oil prices add to global economic strife Escalating tension in the Middle East is driving up oil prices, a huge import cost for many economies, putting more strain on global growth already h...
15:00 2019-06-14

College costs rising faster than inflation College costs are about to get even higher. The Higher Education Price Index is forecasting inflation for U.S. colleges and universities to increase ...
17:32 2019-05-28

After years as a pariah, MLS sees its reputation rising Major League Soccer, once shunned by the international football community, is gaining respect thanks to its steady growth in popularity and new stadi...
23:48 2019-06-04

Oil prices led lower by rising U.S. production, inventories Oil prices fell early Thursday despite an OPEC report confirming a sizable cut due to bearishness related to rising United States production and inve...
09:48 2019-05-21

BMW second quarter hit by rising costs of manufacturing, emissions BMW stuck to its outlook even as second-quarter earnings fell 20%, hit by currency headwinds and the rising cost of manufacturing electric and hybri...
05:48 2019-08-01

'Hudson Rising' Review: Reflections on a River The New-York Historical Society’s exhibition follows the 200-year story of the river’s ecological transformation, from its despoilment by industrial ...
23:48 2019-07-08

Futures Now: Oil jumps on rising tensions with Iran "Futures Now" Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, and Jeff Kilburg, KKM Financial, discuss where they see crude oil prices headed amid geopolitic...
12:48 2019-05-21

Ghanaians worried by rising number of kidnappings The release of two kidnapped Canadian women is welcome news in Ghana where people are becoming increasingly anxious at the number of people seized, b...
16:00 2019-06-12

How rising depreciation will affect the used-vehicle market Last year's depreciation rates were relatively low thanks to several factors that simply can't last forever. The rate is expected to grow this year, ...
03:32 2019-05-25

China blames US, Canada for rising marijuana use The youth of China are going to pot at what the country’s drug cops fear is a dizzying rate — and they blame weed-loving US and Canadian stoners and ...
11:32 2019-07-02

Battle-scarred U.S. flag from D-Day landing goes up for auction A battle-scarred American flag believed to be the first planted on Omaha beach during the 1944 D-Day landings is expected to fetch more than $55,000 ...
01:48 2019-06-04

Police investigate after US flag removed during protest DENVER (AP) — Police say they will be reviewing any available video to help them identify protesters who trespassed and pulled down the American flag...
19:48 2019-07-14

When It Comes to Colin Kaepernick, the Flag and Nike, It's Just Business The sneaker company made a calculated decision in hiring the former quarterback after the national anthem controversy. Pulling the Betsy Ross shoes a...
12:48 2019-07-03

Lt Col MS Dhoni Likely To Unfurl National Flag In Leh On Independence Day Former Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is likely to unfurl the tricolour on the occasion of Independence Day in Leh in the newly-created ...
14:00 2019-08-09

You can own a flag from the Apollo 11 mission, if your pockets are deep enough We’re now just one month away from the 50th anniversary of NASA’s Apollo 11 mission to the Moon, and owners of some seriously sought-afte...
04:32 2019-06-21

JD(U) MLA Sharfuddin Criticised For "Insulting" National Flag A photo allegedly of Janata Dal-United (JD-U) MLA from Bihar's Sheohar, Sharfuddin went viral on the internet recently showing the legislator failing...
18:32 2019-08-16

Gun safety groups push for Red Flag laws TUCSON – Kelley Ireland is a volunteer with Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense in America. After the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton,...
18:16 2019-08-21

Sparty falls after 12-men flag negates tying FG Eno Benjamin reached the ball to the goal line for a 1-yard touchdown run with 50 seconds remaining, and Arizona State beat No. 18 Michigan State 10-...
22:48 2019-09-14

NYC park transforms staircase into gay pride flag A staircase in a NYC park was transformed over the weekend into a giant gay pride flag. The 1200 square foot rainbow colored flag in FDR Four Freedom...
15:48 2019-06-17

'Top Gun' cuts Taiwan flag from Tom Cruise's jacket A new trailer for the sequel of 1986 blockbuster "Top Gun" is stirring up controversy after it shows Tom Cruise putting on the iconic bomber jacket h...
09:48 2019-07-22

Deadly knife attack near Tokyo raises alarm on child safety Japanese police have raided the home of a man suspected of slashing schoolgirls and others in a deadly knife attack this week that ended with him kil...
01:32 2019-05-29

Tokyo transformed: Global sporting events put spotlight on Japan's capital Tokyo will host two of the world's biggest sporting events: The Rugby World Cup in 2019 and the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Check out some of ...
02:32 2019-09-18

A city built on water: the hidden rivers under Tokyo's concrete and neon More than 100 rivers and canals flow beneath Tokyo, but from the ground it’s hard to notice them. Why has the city turned its back on water?Of the ne...
10:48 2019-06-13

Tokyo 2020 torch relay route revealed, uniforms unveiled Tokyo 2020 organizers on Saturday unveiled the uniforms to be worn by 10,000 volunteer runners during the torch relay and presented further details a...
11:32 2019-06-01

Tokyo 2020 Paralympic test swim canceled over E. coli levels High E. coli levels have forced organizers to scrap the swimming portion of a test paratriathlon event for the Tokyo Paralympics. Concerns are mounti...
12:48 2019-08-17

UPDATE 1-Tokyo cancels flights, trains ahead of Typhoon Faxai Japan braced for Typhoon Faxai on Sunday cancelling trains and flights in Tokyo with destructive winds of up to 216 kph (134 mph) and heavy rain expe...
07:32 2019-09-08

Japan, U.S. finalize deal on additional daytime flights from Tokyo's Haneda U.S. and Japanese officials in Tokyo agreed to increase daytime services between Tokyo’s Haneda Airport and U.S. destinations for two dozen new fligh...
11:32 2019-08-21

Evil Within studio debuts supernatural action adventure, 'Ghostwire Tokyo' The studio behind horror series The Evil Within is building an action-adventure game set in a city of supernatural evil, called Ghostwire Tokyo. Tang...
02:48 2019-06-10

Powerful Typhoon Faxai Sparks Evacuation Warnings In Japan's Tokyo A powerful typhoon with potentially record winds and rain battered the Tokyo region early Monday, sparking evacuation warnings to tens of thousands, ...
02:48 2019-09-09

High bacteria level cancels water portion of Tokyo triathlon TOKYO — High levels of bacteria forced the swimming portion of a triathlon test event for the Tokyo Paralympics to be canceled on Saturday. It’...
06:48 2019-08-18

Tokyo 2020 unveils Olympic Games torch relay route The Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, dubbed Tokyo 2020, unveiled details Saturday of the official Olympic torch relay ...
20:01 2019-06-01

Tokyo organisers trial snow machines to beat summer heat "Olympic officials used a snow machine to spray a crowd of volunteers with shaved ice and slush on Friday as they tried out ways to keep spectators c...
06:16 2019-09-13

Tokyo court clears former Tepco execs of negligence over Fukushima disaster A Tokyo court cleared on Thursday three former Tokyo Electric Power executives of negligence for the 2011 Fukushima disaster, the only criminal case ...
03:00 2019-09-19

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 corpor...
14:32 2019-05-25

Reconstruction and robots: can Tokyo 2020 live up to 1964’s Olympic legacy? The Japanese capital’s futuristic first Games in 1964 set a dazzlingly high bar it will struggle to reach next yearロボットと復興:東京2020大会は1964年の東京オリンピックを上回...
14:00 2019-06-11

1,000km relay to honor 2011 disaster victims ends in Tokyo A 1000 kilometer, two-week relay which started in Northern Japan to raise awareness for the 2011 earthquake and tsunami ended in Tokyo on Wednesday i...
10:32 2019-08-07

A Tokyo Listing for Aramco Highlights Japan's Less-Stringent Disclosure Rules A Tokyo listing by Saudi Arabia’s Aramco would boost Japan’s effort to re-establish itself as a global financial center, but it could also highlight ...
06:16 2019-08-31

Heat headache for 2020 planners as Tokyo swelters a year before Games Soaring temperatures in Japan have killed at least 57 people since late July, authorities said on Tuesday, highlighting the health threat to athletes...
14:16 2019-08-06

Tokyo 2020 medals unveiled with one year until Olympic Games – video The medals for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics were unveiled today with exactly one year to go until next year's Games.The unveiling of the medals, designed ...
08:48 2019-07-24

Tokyo 2020: U-turn as hotels agree to wheelchair rooms for Paralympics Promise by Japan that rooms will stay accessible as Paralympics legacy follows Guardian revelation that hotels wanted payment for conversionsThe Japa...
10:16 2019-06-10

Tokyo: North Korea aims to ‘break through’ Japan’s defense zone Japan released more information on the North Korean missile that was launched on Saturday, when Pyongyang tested what it has described as a "super la...
12:48 2019-08-27

Toyota unveils electric shuttles for 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo Toyota's first dedicated vehicle for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo isn't a flying car, but it shows promise. The automaker...
00:16 2019-07-19

Bethesda at E3 2019: Deathloop and Ghostwire Tokyo enliven muted show Two intriguing new games and fresh trailers for Doom Eternal and Wolfenstein: Youngblood make up for a lacklustre eveningThose hoping for a glimpse o...
08:32 2019-06-10

E.coli in water forces Tokyo to cancel swimming at Paratriathlon World Cup High levels of E.coli bacteria forced Tokyo officials to cancel the swimming segment of Saturday's Paratriathlon World Cup, raising concerns about ne...
07:16 2019-08-17

Heat on agenda again at newly-built Tokyo 2020 hockey venue After a week of Tokyo 2020 test events dominated by talks of sweltering heat and stifling humidity, it was hockey’s turn to experience it at the newl...
07:16 2019-08-17

Rowing chief Rolland pleased as Tokyo 2020 venue opens Sea Forest Waterway, which will play host to rowing events at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, opened on Sunday with the sport's world governing body pr...
03:16 2019-06-16

Japan PM reiterates that Tokyo wants South Korea to keep its promises, rebuild trust Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Friday Japan still expects South Korea to keep its promises on the contentious issue of wartime forced labor and to...
01:32 2019-08-23

Game of thrones: commuter sells seat on crowded Tokyo train Novel wheeze to profit from packed trains latest in long line of creative ways to deal with Tokyo’s long commutesEvery morning, millions of Tokyoites...
10:32 2019-06-14

Tokyo 2020 slalom canoe venue latest to open on schedule The Kasai Canoe Slalom Centre for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics was officially unveiled on a dreary and foggy morning in the Japanese capital on Saturday, ...
02:32 2019-07-06

Donald Trump presents trophy at Tokyo sumo wrestling event MOBARA, Japan — President Donald Trump presented a special Trump trophy to the winner of a sumo tournament in Tokyo on Sunday as he got a taste of on...
06:16 2019-05-26

The Latest: China concerned with rising tension over Kashmir China says it is “seriously concerned” about the developing situation in Kashmir, which Indian lawmakers have voted to split into two central governm...
11:16 2019-08-06

The Latest: UN chief worried about rising tensions in region The U.N. says Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is very concerned about rising tensions in the Kashmir region and is urging all parties “to exercise...
15:32 2019-08-05

A Submarine Goes Under a Failing Glacier to Gauge Rising Seas Scientists believe Antarctica's massive Thwaites Glacier is teetering on the brink of collapse, though just how fast that could happen remains an ope...
11:48 2019-08-06

‘We Cannot Save Everything’: A Historic Neighborhood Confronts Rising Seas Colonial-era homes line the streets of The Point in Newport, R.I. Climate change is forcing experts to reimagine the future of historic preservation ...
14:16 2019-07-08

Rising calls for impeachment may not alter House Democrats' course Mounting support among Democrats in Congress for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump seems unlikely to change House Speaker Nancy ...
00:48 2019-08-02

Yankees’ Gleyber Torres has knack for rising to the occasion Aaron Judge snuck up the dugout steps, struggling to contain a smile. He hit the dirt and picked up speed, struggling to contain the Gatorade within ...
13:16 2019-06-27

Malnutrition, disease rising in North Korea: aid organization Rates of malnutrition and disease are increasing in North Korea as it faces a harvest that is half of what was expected, the International Federation...
04:48 2019-07-18

Colorectal cancer rates rising in younger adults In the United States, colorectal cancer rates are rising in the under 50s. Also, diagnoses in younger adults are more likely to be of advanced diseas...
22:16 2019-07-22

Berkshire Posts Rising Profit and Cash Pile Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway said second-quarter earnings rose due to unrealized investment gains, while the company’s cash pile grew to a rec...
09:48 2019-08-03

Rob Manfred Says Owners Don't Much Enjoy The Rising Tide Of Dingers Commissioner of Baseball Rob Manfred was prompted Tuesday to respond to comments from American League All-Star starting pitcher Justin Verlander, acc...
22:16 2019-07-09

Anti-LGBT hate crimes are rising, the FBI says. But it gets worse The FBI estimates 7,500 total hate crime victims annually. Household surveys show more than 200,000. How many of those are LGBTQ people?   ...
18:16 2019-06-28

BMW Q2 results hit by rising costs of making greener vehicles BMW said investments in property, plants and equipment rose 39 percent in the quarter as it retooled factories to build new models and more flexible ...
08:00 2019-08-01

David Adams is the rising S.I. Yankees manager you’ve heard of before The ferries whisk by every 25 minutes, the seagulls are still shrieking above and the ballpark still overlooks the postcard-perfect Manhattan skyline...
12:16 2019-06-18

Sanders and Warren rising, Buttigieg edging down: poll Former Vice President Joe Biden remains the clear front-runner in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, but a new national poll is the...
12:32 2019-05-22

Rising temperatures will make Hajj pilgrimage 'dangerous' British Muslims are being urged to take the lead on fighting climate change as a study suggests rising temperatures will make pilgrimages to Mecca da...
13:32 2019-08-22

Vaping Sicknesses Rising: 153 Cases Reported in 16 States The C.D.C. said serious respiratory problems were reported in the past two months, though it remained unclear whether vaping nicotine or THC, the hig...
22:16 2019-08-21

Rising U.S. Stockpiles Are Latest Trigger for Oil-Price Swings U.S. crude stockpiles are climbing at their quickest pace since 2016, fueling fresh volatility in the oil market as fears of excess supply gather mom...
04:16 2019-05-29

MTA hiring 500 new transit cops in wake of rising assaults The MTA is hiring 500 new transit police to crack down on assaults and fare evasion on city subways and buses, it announced Thursday. The new recruit...
19:48 2019-09-12

Rise in crime tied to rising blood pressure (Reuters Health) - People living in communities with rising crime rates may be more likely than those in safer neighborhoods to develop high blood pr...
00:00 2019-09-19

Wall Street tumbles on rising fears of recession Wall Street main indexes slid more than 2% on Wednesday, as a closely watched U.S. bond market indicator pointed to a renewed risk of recession follo...
13:00 2019-08-14

Protecting Singapore from rising sea levels could cost S$100 billion Protecting Singapore against rising sea levels could cost S$100 billion ($72 billion) or more over 100 years, its prime minister said on Sunday, as t...
12:16 2019-08-18

Rising Car Prices Are Sending Even Strong-Credit Buyers to the Used Lot Drivers with high credit scores accounted for more than half of used-car financing in the second quarter this year, which was a record, the credit bu...
12:32 2019-09-13

Europe's rising far-right tries to bury differences to wield clout Europe's nationalist forces gained some ground at the European Parliament elections, but face an uphill task to unite behind common goals and lure ot...
12:48 2019-05-27

Understanding the rising popularity of China’s rural influencers Beginning in 2016, China saw the sudden and meteoric rise of the short video social media platform Kuaishou 快手. The app had been quietly accumulating...
05:48 2019-05-28

A rising tide: ‘overtourism’ and the curse of the cruise ships In Kotor and Dubrovnik large cruise ships dock regularly throughout the season, depositing thousands of people each day into the tourist hotspots and...
18:00 2019-09-16

Antibiotic resistance rising among dolphins, study reveals Research in Florida finds 88% of samples have pathogen that resists at least one antibioticAntibiotic resistance is rising in dolphins, researchers h...
16:16 2019-09-15

401(k) lawsuits are rising: Why so many workers sue their employers over savings plan Unhappiness over high fees, inappropriate investment options and other issues have led to a spike in lawsuits in recent years, according to a study. ...
22:48 2019-08-27

Oil drops on demand concerns, rising U.S. shale output Oil prices dropped on Tuesday after see-sawing throughout the session as lingering concerns over global demand and rising U.S. output offset expectat...
09:16 2019-08-13

US Says "Concerned" Over Rising Tensions On Israel-Lebanon Border The United States voiced concern Sunday after Israel and Hezbollah exchanged fire along the Lebanese border, slamming the "destabilizing role" of Ira...
23:16 2019-09-01

UPDATE 3-Slack sees FY 2020 revenue rising by as much as 50% Slack Technologies Inc said on Monday it expects fiscal 2020 revenue to grow as much as 50% but the owner of the workplace instant messaging app anti...
19:16 2019-06-10

Australians' support for nuclear plants rising – but most don't want to live near one Essential poll finds 44% of Australians support nuclear power plants and 40% oppose themAustralians are slightly more inclined to support nuclear pow...
14:48 2019-06-17

Gerrard hails Liverpool's Henderson for rising above criticism "Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson has been hailed as the \u0027ultimate professional\u0027 by former skipper Steven Gerrard after the midfielder le...
07:32 2019-06-04

Pete Alonso, the Giddy Star Rising in Queens Amid another largely frustrating season for the Mets and their fans, the 6-foot-3 rookie slugger has provided both awe-inspiring and lighthearted mom...
06:48 2019-06-10

Sperm banks: is there a dark side to their rising popularity? A growing number of women in the capital are turning to sperm banks to fulfil their dream of having a baby. But with a burgeoning black market, is th...
16:48 2019-09-02

Madison Co. Health Director Bracing For Rising Costs MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– On July 1st, groups could face huge pension cost increases. LEX 18’s Conroy Delouche talked to one Central ...
20:48 2019-06-05

Australia's greenhouse gas emissions climb on rising LNG output Australia's greenhouse gas emissions rose in the year through March largely due to increased liquefied natural gas output, the government said on Fri...
01:00 2019-08-30

'We are rising': students strike for global climate action Thousands of students took to the streets of Australia and other Asia-Pacific countries on Friday to kick off a global strike demanding world leaders...
04:32 2019-09-20

Marlins minor leaguer Eddy Alvarez won silver medal as speed skater at 2014 Olympics. Now he's close to majors Miami Marlins minor leaguer Eddy Alvarez, who has spent the year at Class AAA New Orleans, won a speedskating silver medal at the Sochi Olympics. &#...
13:00 2019-08-29

Flag Day: Celebrate America’s red, white and blue The nation observes Flag Day that commemorates the adoption of the U.S. flag on this day in 1777 by resolution of the Second Continental Congress. &...
16:32 2019-06-14

California raises the caution flag on ‘green jobs’ Democratic candidates’ promises of a clean-energy boom range from modest to outlandish, but California’s experience suggests they won’t match reality...
07:16 2019-09-04

Bullet-riddled U.S. flag that survived D-Day comes home 75 years later Shot through by German machine gun bullets and tattered by the wind, an American flag that flew on the first U.S. invading ship on D-Day came home on...
20:32 2019-07-18

U.S. hiring slows; shorter factory workweek a red flag U.S. job growth slowed in July and manufacturers slashed hours for workers, which together with an escalation in trade tensions between the United St...
14:16 2019-08-02

FIA to discuss FE driver behaviour after Bern red flag incident The FIA will discuss the behaviour of several ABB FIA Formula E drivers during the red flag stoppage in Bern ahead of the season finale in New York, ...
14:32 2019-07-01

GOP lawmaker questions flying of gay pride flag in Wisconsin MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Republican state lawmaker says Democratic Gov. Tony Evers’ order to fly a rainbow flag symbolizing gay pride over the Wi...
13:48 2019-06-07

Jammu And Kashmir Flag Gone From Srinagar's Civil Secretariat The flag of Jammu and Kashmir was removed from the Civil Secretariat in Srinagar today following the orders of the Centre, three weeks after the gove...
16:32 2019-08-25

Nike should've done its research on 'Betsy Ross' flag, says Motus One CEO Nike should've anticipated the controversy surrounding the early American flag on the sneakers it has since pulled, and the decision the company...
12:48 2019-07-03

‘Red flag laws’ offer tool for preventing some gun violence After a white supremacist discussed plans on Facebook for a mass shooting at a synagogue, police in Washington used a new law to quickly seize his 12...
15:32 2019-08-24

Hamilton would take flag for risky move to gain position Championship leader Lewis Hamilton said he would be willing to be shown a warning flag for a risky move if it meant potentially winning a race  ...
23:16 2019-09-08

New York’s ‘red flag’ gun-control measure goes into effect this weekend New York’s “red flag” law goes into effect Saturday, making the Empire State the 17th to put the gun-control measure in place. The regulations preven...
07:32 2019-08-23

Make an Easy Summer Dessert That Isn't a Flag Cake With so much focus on grilling, Independence Day desserts are often an afterthought, unless they take the form of the dreaded flag cake—the American ...
15:16 2019-07-04

The Latest: Ex-HK leader offers bounty for info on flag Former Hong Kong Chief Executive C.Y. Leung has offered 1 million Hong Kong dollars ($127,720) to members of the public who can provide information a...
03:16 2019-08-04

Neuville: WRC needs permanent rally officiator after Chile red flag Hyundai driver Thierry Neuville has called on the FIA to give the World Rally Championship a permanent rally officiator, along the lines of Formula 1...
11:48 2019-05-30

Big Indy 500 Crash Takes Five Cars Out, Red Flag Ensues A late race contretemps between Sebastien Bourdais and Graham Rahal ended in tears and an angry Rahal, and three cars behind crashed in the check-up....
16:32 2019-05-26

Flag burning, violence in front of the White House The burning of a flag in front of the White House led to a scuffle between protesters and President Donald Trump supporters.     ...
02:32 2019-07-05

Why Bottas Italian GP F1 qualifying lap time under red flag counted A quirk in Formula 1's rules allowed Valtteri Bottas's lap time in Italian Grand Prix qualifying to count despite him crossing the finish line after ...
21:16 2019-09-07

Weak U.S. employment report raises red flag on economy U.S. job growth slowed sharply in May and wages rose less than expected, raising fears that a loss of momentum in economic activity could be spreadin...
16:32 2019-06-07

Prema: Officials must learn from Monaco F2 red flag mistake Prema Racing Formula 2 boss Rene Rosin says officials must learn from the mistake to place more than half the field a lap down in the Monaco feature ...
12:48 2019-05-28

‘Red Flag’ Gun Control Bills Pick Up Momentum With G.O.P. in Congress Republicans, seeking a response to this weekend’s massacres, are coalescing around such bills to help law enforcement take guns from those who pose a...
16:00 2019-08-06

‘The Profit’ loses city vote against his huge US flag STATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina city has voted against the flying of really big flags, holding its ground against a reality TV star’s...
09:32 2019-06-18

Twitter didn't flag Trump's racist tweets Twitter said that it would label tweets from political figures that violate its rules, but it's not clear if the social network is applying that...
19:32 2019-07-16

Twitter to Flag Officials' Tweets That Break Rules The social-media platform said it would begin flagging tweets by government officials and political figures world-wide who violate Twitter’s rules, a...
18:16 2019-06-27

Haley doubts he would have shock NASCAR Daytona win without red flag Spire Motorsports Chevrolet driver Justin Haley says his shock NASCAR Cup Series win at Daytona would likely not have happened without the red flag t...
12:48 2019-07-09

Schumer warns GOP against settling for 'tepid' red flag laws Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Wednesday warned Republicans against trying to pass modest legislation promoting “red flag” laws as ...
16:32 2019-08-07

Daily on Healthcare: Congress considers ‘red flag’ legislation Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
11:00 2019-08-07

Monaco F2: De Vries wins, Schumacher causes red flag with collision Nyck de Vries scored a flawless Monaco Formula 2 win in an explosive race interrupted by Ferrari junior Mick Schumacher triggering a track-blocking c...
08:32 2019-05-24

Hamilton flies the flag with pride in record British GP win Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton wrote a new chapter in British Grand Prix history on Sunday with a record sixth home win that he ranked as one of...
20:00 2019-07-14

Moutet carries French flag with a little help from Rafa and Roger Corentin Moutet became the youngest French man since Gael Monfils in 2006 to reach the third round at Roland Garros on Wednesday just as old stagers ...
15:00 2019-05-29

Trump backs bill to ban flag-burning: ‘A no brainer!’ Some Republicans in Congress on Friday reintroduced a proposal calling for a ban on burning the American flag – and they’ve already won an endorsemen...
00:48 2019-06-16

Instagram Will Enable Users to Flag Posts They Think Are Fake Instagram users in the U.S. will soon be able to report content they deem to be fake as the Facebook-owned app joins the fight against online misinfo...
09:00 2019-08-16

NYC’s largest gay pride flag unveiled on Roosevelt Island Pride has been stepped up on Roosevelt Island. The city’s largest gay pride “flag” was unveiled Saturday to the delight of visitors...
22:48 2019-06-15

Merriam Webster adds 'dad joke,' 'red flag law' to dictionary Merriam-Webster took some notice of recent hot topics in the news -- "red flag laws," "fatbergs" and the "deep state" -- when it announced Tuesday th...
07:32 2019-09-18

Tokyo shares rise as investors await earnings; chip sector rallies Japanese stocks edged higher on Tuesday morning, with the semiconductor sector leading the gains, tracking Wall Street moves, though trading remained...
00:16 2019-07-23

Concerns rise with Tokyo heat after rowers treated at Olympic test event British athlete among those treated for heatstroke Concerns also raised about wellbeing of spectators Three rowers, including a British competitor, w...
16:00 2019-08-12

Typhoon Faxai batters Tokyo, causing evacuations, blackouts and transport chaos One death reported and nearly a million households without power as Japanese capital bears brunt of 216km/h winds A powerful typhoon with record-brea...
03:48 2019-09-09

NOCs confident Tokyo 2020 can overcome heat, water quality issues Searing heat and water quality issues have dogged Tokyo 2020 organizers in recent weeks but delegates to a Chef de Mission seminar on Tuesday said th...
09:48 2019-08-20

North Korea's Weapons Program Fuels Tokyo's Trade Spat With Seoul A contentious accusation underpins a trade dispute between Japan and South Korea: Chemicals and equipment bought by South Korean companies from Japan...
18:16 2019-07-10

North Korea building warheads to penetrate Japan defenses, Tokyo claims Japan’s defense chief boldly claimed Tuesday that North Korea appears to be developing advanced warheads that could penetrate the ballistic missile s...
10:32 2019-08-28

Thousands of Tokyo commuters told to work from home to avoid Olympic crush Employees will stay home for two weeks as part of mass trial to take pressure off crowded public transport systemHundreds of thousands of employees i...
02:48 2019-07-16

Typhoon Faxai targets Tokyo as more than 100,000 told to evacuate ahead of 'very powerful' storm A powerful typhoon is forecast to make landfall near Tokyo late Sunday, packing winds of up to 134 mph and the threat of heavy rain as more than 100,...
13:16 2019-09-08

Defying worsening Seoul-Tokyo ties, BTS concerts draw 210,000 fans in Japan K-pop super band BTS's four concerts in Japan this month drew a total of 210,000 fans, making the Japanese leg of the band's world tour a solid succe...
02:16 2019-07-16

Tokyo's Halloween Crackdown Includes Plans For Banning Public Drinking [Update] Last year, Halloween in Tokyo’s Shibuya descended into chaos. According to News 24, Shibuya is moving towards regulating the area’s Halloween celebra...
07:32 2019-06-20

Surfers test waves ahead of sport's Olympic debut at Tokyo As one of five new sports added to the program for 2020 Tokyo Olympics, surfing is arguably the most glamorous and is sure to bring a new dimension a...
00:32 2019-07-21

Olympic triathlon test event in Tokyo shortened over extreme heat fears The running segment of the Elite Womens Triathlon Olympic qualifier, held across the same course which will stage the event during the 2020 Tokyo Gam...
21:32 2019-08-14

Tokyo commuters told to work from home to avert Olympic transport nightmare More than half a million people in Tokyo are being asked to work from home as part of a trial scheme aimed at tackling transport congestion ahead of ...
02:16 2019-07-17

Tokyo zoo holds escape drill with world's most committed polar bear actor Daniel Day-Lewis and Christian Bale, accomplished method actors that they are, pale in comparison to a lesser known, far more committed thespian: the...
12:32 2019-06-28

Fukushima Disaster: Japan Court Acquits 3 Ex-Tokyo Power Firm Executives A Japanese court on Thursday acquitted three former officials from the firm that operated the Fukushima nuclear plant, in the only criminal trial to ...
03:00 2019-09-19

E.coli risk forces Tokyo to cancel swim events at Paratriathlon World Cup High levels of E.coli bacteria forced Tokyo officials to cancel the swimming segment of Saturday's Paratriathlon World Cup, a test event for next yea...
04:48 2019-08-17

Triathlon: Mislawchuk wins 'battle of nutrition' at Tokyo 2020 test event Canada's Tyler Mislawchuk prevailed in a 'battle of nutrition' in sticky, humid conditions on Friday to win Tokyo’s International Triathlon Union (IT...
07:32 2019-08-16

Suicide rates highest and rising fastest in U.S. rural communities (Reuters Health) - Suicide rates are rising across the U.S., especially in rural communities and places with high poverty and a proliferation of gun ...
13:00 2019-09-13

Rising sea levels could flood New York City within next century: study Sea levels could rise more than 6 feet over the next century, flooding major coastal cities such as the Big Apple — and displacing millions of people...
17:32 2019-05-21

Pakistani PM Imran Khan draws ire over taxes, rising inflation Pakistan's prime minister is facing a backlash over his economic policies, with public discontent growing over increased taxes and rising inflation. ...
11:16 2019-07-14

CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures tick up on rising crude prices Futures for Canada's main stock index edged up on Monday, following a rise in oil prices after Saudi Arabia's new energy minister confirmed his count...
08:48 2019-09-09

Pelosi faces rising pressure to launch impeachment inquiry Speaker Nancy Pelosi doesn’t want to impeach President Donald Trump, but a growing number of her members are trying to drag her there.Despite repeate...
12:16 2019-05-21

Rising Intolerance, Hate Crimes Can "Seriously Damage" Growth: Adi Godrej Noted industrialist Adi Godrej Saturday warned that the rising intolerance, hate crimes and moral policing can "seriously damage" economic growth of ...
10:16 2019-07-13

Rising support for Bloc Quebecois could spoil Trudeau’s reelection bid A Mainstreet Research survey put support for the Bloc at 19.1 per cent in July, up from 13.3 per cent in March. An Ipsos poll from this week put the ...
22:00 2019-07-18

Garden feeders are supporting rising numbers of urban birds More than half of British homeowners feed birds, maintaining 133 speciesThe increasingly appetising buffet provided for garden birds, from sunflower ...
21:48 2019-05-21

Oil slides on rising US crude stockpiles, Saudi vow to keep market balanced Oil prices slipped on Wednesday after industry data showed an increase in U.S. crude inventories and as Saudi Arabia pledged to keep markets balanced...
01:48 2019-05-22

Infectious diseases a rising threat among migrants at southern border Tuberculosis and other infectious diseases could spread among migrants clustered just south of the U.S.-Mexico border if the immigration crisis isn't...
13:32 2019-05-23

Hong Kong journalists warn of rising police violence against them Reporters covering protests say officers using pepper spray and teargas, among other abusesJournalists covering the protests in Hong Kong are experie...
10:16 2019-09-09

UAW Talks Open With Labor Costs Rising, Slowdown Looming After years of prosperity, car companies in Detroit are entering contract talks with the UAW this week. Their top concern is capping fast-rising labo...
18:48 2019-07-16

Drivers, charging stations face obstacles amid rising EV use in U.S. One of the oldest arguments against widespread use of fully electric vehicles in the United States is the inconvenience of charging them, as there ha...
09:48 2019-09-11

Pompeo Visits Germany Amid Rising Tensions Between the U.S. and Iran (BERLIN) — Mike Pompeo is making his first visit to Germany as secretary of state at the start of a four-nation European trip as tensions rise ...
07:32 2019-05-31

Trade Tensions, Rising Costs Hit Profit Outlook for Airlines Airline industry earnings this year are expected to fall 21% short of expectations with global trade tensions and rising costs denting the outlook fo...
03:16 2019-06-02

Pound hits two-year low over rising fears of no-deal Brexit The pound fell briefly to its lowest rate against the dollar in two years on Tuesday, as the two remaining Conservative Party leadership candidates ...
18:48 2019-07-16

Heat Health: Doctors warn about dangers of rising temperatures Doctors are issuing a warning about the dangers of the massive heat wave that’s sweeping across the United States. Dr. Baruch Fertel of the Cleveland...
23:48 2019-07-19

Wimbledon Glance: Rising star Gauff placed on Centre Court A quick look at Wimbledon: Coco Gauff is such a big draw at the All England Club these days that she'll be the headline act on Centre Court ...
18:32 2019-07-04

U.S. stocks rising off optimistic comments from Mexico on trade dispute U.S. stocks headed higher in early trading after comments from Mexico's foreign minister injected some optimism into a developing trade dispute....
11:48 2019-06-04

Rising rent at Barneys’ flagship store led to Chapter 11 filing Barneys bought itself more time — but its future is murkier than ever. The luxury department store filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection early T...
00:16 2019-08-07

With deficit rising, worries grow about U.S. abiltity to counter slowdown A two-year budget deal struck between lawmakers and the White House will help push the nation into levels of debt unseen since the end of World War I...
07:48 2019-08-22

Rising rates of marijuana use among pregnant women spark concern (Reuters Health) - Increasing numbers of pregnant women are using marijuana in the U.S. and that may result in issues for their babies, two new studi...
04:16 2019-06-21

Rising ocean temperatures are killing Guam’s coral reefs MANGILAO, Guam — A third of Guam’s coral reefs have died because of rising ocean temperatures, researchers said. University of Guam researchers said ...
19:48 2019-07-31

Iran Downs U.S. Military Drone Amid Rising Tensions Iran said it shot down a U.S. military drone, the latest in a series of skirmishes across the Middle East that have stoked fears of a wider military ...
06:48 2019-06-20

Rupee Declines By 34 Paise Against Dollar Amid Rising Oil Prices The rupee extended decline for second straight day and fell as much as 34 paise or 0.53 per cent to 71.81 against the dollar. The rupee ended 71.43, ...
07:16 2019-08-20

Taiwan rebukes China for tourism ban amid rising tension Taiwan's president on Thursday rebuked China over a ban on individual permits for its visitors to the self-ruled island, saying the move aimed to man...
05:16 2019-08-01

Seawalls to protect US against rising oceans could cost $416bn by 2040 Seawalls could cost as much as the initial investment in the interstate highway system, with Florida facing $76bn, report findsDefending against risi...
00:48 2019-06-20

Autocar names top 100 British female rising stars in the car industry The next generation of female leaders in automotive are recognised today Autocar has revealed the top 100 female rising stars in the car industry, w...
09:16 2019-06-19

How U.S. Allies in the Middle East are Responding to Rising Tensions with Iran U.S. allies in the Middle East have held back from a full-throated endorsement of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s claim that it is “unmi...
15:01 2019-06-18

Wayfair walkout signals rising expectations for companies to take a stand An employee protest over Wayfair’s business with a detention center that holds migrant children has become an inflection point in how consumers and w...
20:16 2019-06-27

Gaming Industry Rising Target of Cyber-Attacks, Says Akamai The gaming industry has become a rising target with 12 billion credential stuffing attacks in 17 months, Cloud delivery network provider Akamai Techn...
09:16 2019-06-13

If Trump can't make a deal with Xi, rising tariff impact could help Democrats "Folks who aren't in the shadow of a factory are somewhere near a soy field where I live. And manufacturers, and especially soy farmers, are hur...
21:48 2019-06-28

Residents advised to stay hydrated with temps rising above 100 degrees TUCSON – As the temperatures rising above 100-degrees, Tucson Medical Center said starting this month, they typically see up to three patients ...
04:00 2019-06-14

The U.S. World Cup team’s greatest challenge: Rising European powers After major investments, England and France have joined Germany and the United States at the top of the international rankings and brought greater pa...
15:00 2019-06-14

What a Rising Tide of Violence Against Muslims in India Says About Modi’s Second Term On June 22, a viral video did the rounds on social media in India. A young Muslim man tied up, bleeding profusely all over his body, hands folded, wa...
14:32 2019-06-28

Philips sales spurred by rising Chinese healthcare spending Rising healthcare spending by the Chinese government helped Dutch health technology company Philips post better-than-expected sales growth for the s...
08:48 2019-07-22

With far-north temperatures rising, Alaska tundra fires proliferate In Alaska, where sea ice has shrunk to record lows in places and far-north temperatures have climbed to record highs, dozens of fires are burning the...
10:16 2019-06-22

Government Raises Concerns Over Rising Oil Prices With Saudi Arabia Mr Pradhan told Khalid al-Falih by telephone that he wanted Saudi Arabia to play an active role within OPEC and OPEC+ to keep oil prices at a reasona...
19:48 2019-06-22

Thousands protest in South Africa over rising violence against women President promises to do more after the most deadly month for violent crimes against women country has ever seenThousands of South African women took...
00:48 2019-09-06

Meet Gabriel Flores Jr., one of boxing's fast-rising stars Nineteen-year-old Gabriel Flores, Jr. had a highlight-reel KO in May in front of a big hometown crowd in Stockton, California. As he prepares for his...
11:48 2019-06-06

Airlines to avoid Iranian airspace amid rising tensions The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S.-registered aircraft operators from flying over the Persian Gulf a...
12:48 2019-06-21

Pete Buttigieg Was Rising. Then Came South Bend’s Policing Crisis. He spent years focusing on his city’s economic record but it is his record on policing, once a footnote, that is overshadowing his presidential campa...
07:00 2019-08-30

Opioid addiction rising in India as US drugmakers push painkillers As the Indian government loosens its prescription opioid laws after decades of lobbying, the cash-fed healthcare system is ripe for misuseIn the crow...
23:00 2019-08-28

Uber reports $5.2 billion loss, despite rising revenue, after going public The staggering loss showed Uber is having trouble finding a path to profitability for its array of businesses — including ride-hailing, food delivery...
08:32 2019-08-09

Oil price keeps rising as Iran tensions build - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as crude oil prices hit their highest levels since the end of MayLatest: Oil prices rise ...
07:32 2019-06-21

Rising NATO superstar Poland to host more American troops, buy US F-35s When President Trump meets Poland’s President Andrzej Duda at the White House Wednesday, the president will have what one senior administration offic...
16:01 2019-06-11

Rising trade tensions revive bets on deep U.S. rate cut U.S. interest rates futures rallied on Friday as rising trade tensions between China and the United States revived bets the Federal Reserve may lower...
14:32 2019-08-24

Stewards admit to Monaco F2 error with lapped cars under red flag Formula 2 race stewards have admitted to mistakenly placing more than half the Monaco feature race field one lap down, but say there was "no equitabl...
17:48 2019-05-24

Independence Day: Satya Pal Malik To Hoist National Flag In Srinagar Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik will hoist the national flag at the main Independence Day event at Sher-e-Kashmir stadium in Srinagar on T...
11:32 2019-08-14

Atlanta to be home of rare Civil War flag of black soldiers ATLANTA (AP) — “We Will Prove Ourselves Men,” reads the inscription at the top of the regimental flag carried into battle by members of t...
15:16 2019-06-17

Florida Vet Told She Can't Even Fly a Puerto Rican Flag in Her Own Damn Yard A veteran in Florida is refusing to take down the Puerto Rican flag flying outside her home after her homeowners’ association notified her that doing...
14:32 2019-08-13

Cops release footage of man torching Harlem gay pride flag New footage released by cops Monday night shows a man torching a gay pride flag outside a Harlem bar early Monday — the second time in less tha...
23:32 2019-07-08

Bullet-riddled U.S. flag that survived D-Day coming home 75 years later Shot through by German machine gun bullets and tattered by the wind, an American flag that flew on the first U.S. invading ship on D-Day is being ret...
11:32 2019-07-18

Lindsey Graham pushes 'red flag' bill to curb gun violence Sen. Lindsey Graham said Monday he will propose bipartisan legislation to encourage more states to adopt “red flag” laws after a pair of horrific ma...
02:32 2019-08-06