Tag Archives: Japan

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Why You Should Check Your Blood Pressure in the Morning

ORLANDO, Fla. — People who have high blood pressure are often advised to monitor their blood pressure at home, & now, a new study suggests that blood pressure measured in…

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New national park marks development of nuclear bomb

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 70 years ago scientists working in secret created the atomic bomb that ended World War II & ushered the world into the nuclear age. On…

3 Yomiuri Giants pitchers banned for gambling on baseball

TOKYO (AP) — Nippon Professional Baseball has banned three Yomiuri Giants pitchers indefinitely after they were found to have bet on baseball games. NPB commissioner Katsuhiko Kumazaki announced the decision…

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Japan calls on UN envoy to retract remarks on schoolgirl sex

The Japanese government is demanding a UN envoy retract remarks that 13 percent of schoolgirls in Japan are involved in forms of paid dating that can involve sex. The foreign…

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Japan beats Hong Kong at Asia Rugby sevens to seal Rio berth

HONG KONG (AP) — Japan booked Asia's berth at the 2016 Rio Olympics rugby sevens competition defeating arch-rivals Hong Kong 24-10 in a gripping final at the Asia Rugby Sevens…

Otani solid as Japan beats SKorea in Premier12 baseball

SAPPORO, Japan (AP) — Shohei Otani struck out 10 batters over six scoreless innings as Japan beat South Korea 5-0 in the opening game of the Premier12 baseball tournament on…

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Exclusive – Toshiba tries to sell down $7 billion U.S. gas commitment

By Aaron Sheldrick & Oleg Vukmanovic TOKYO/MILAN (Reuters) – Japan's Toshiba, struggling with a major accounting scandal, is trying to sell down a $7.4 billion (4.87 billion pounds) commitment to…

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The Latest: 39 cases of E. coli in Northwest outbreak

SEATTLE (AP) — The latest in an E. coli outbreak linked to Chipotle restaurants in Washington state & Oregon (all times local): 2 p.m. A total of 39 people have…

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El Nino threatens to wash corpses from Peru graveyard

Lawmakers in Peru warned that the extreme weather system El Nino is threatening to wash hundreds of corpses out of a graveyard, & ordered the bodies to be moved. A…

Man City beats Sevilla 3-1 to advance in Champions League

SEVILLE, Spain (AP) — Raheem Sterling scored his first Champions League goal to assist Manchester City seal its place in the round of 16 with a dominant 3-1 win at…