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Japan vows to watch Chinese warplane activity closely

Tokyo (AP) — Japan's top government spokesman warned China on Monday against expanding its military activity to the skies over disputed East China Sea...

Snake wrapped around armrest halts Japanese ‘bullet’ train

Tokyo (AP) — A passenger spotted a snake curled around the armrest of another passenger's seat on a Japanese Shinkansen "bullet" train on Monday,...

Queen guitarist Brian May protests Japanese dolphin hunts

Tokyo (AP) — Brian May, guitarist of British rock group Queen, is taking a stand against Japan's dolphin killing, saying the slaughter of animals...

Japanese pro-wrestling icon meets senior N. Korean official

Pyongyang, North Korea (AP) — Japanese politician and pro-wrestling icon Kanji Inoki met a close confidant of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on...

Japan panel finds nothing illegal in Tokyo Olympic bid

Tokyo (AP) — An independent panel commissioned by the Japanese Olympic Committee has found nothing illegal in a payment made to a Singapore consulting...

Typhoon Mindulle shuts Tokyo’s Narita airport control tower

Tokyo (AP) — Strong winds from a typhoon forced air traffic controllers to temporarily abandon the control tower at Narita International Airport on Monday,...

Tokyo prepares for 2020, facing rising costs and new sports

Rio de Janeiro (AP) — Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike is preparing for a strenuous workout with the next Summer Olympics headed her way. The practice...

Bolt gets gold No. 9 with another runaway win

Rio de Janeiro (AP) — Undefeated, uncatchable, unquestionably the best. Usain Bolt bid a blazing-fast farewell to the Rio de Janeiro Games Friday night with...

A rugby trend: Japan upsetting the traditional powers

Rio de Janeiro (AP) — First it was a World Cup upset for Japan. Now it's the Olympics. For the second time in less than...

Mitsubishi offers cash to Japan owners for rigged mileage

TOKYO (AP) — Mitsubishi Motors is giving 100,000 yen ($960) to each Japanese owner of its car as a compensation for inflated mileage and...