News Headlines

Serial killer may be behind rape, murder of Pakistani girl

cnn - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 17:19
Pakistani authorities Sunday released a sketch of a man they believe picked up 7-year-old Zainab Ansari on the day she went missing.
Categories: News Headlines

Black smoke billows from tanker sinking site as worries grows over Japan EEZ sea damage

japantimes - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 17:18
Black smoke was billowing from the East China Sea site where a burning Iranian oil tanker sank, Japanese authorities said Monday, as worries grow about ...
Categories: News Headlines

Australian Open 2018: Kyle Edmund beats Kevin Anderson in five sets

bbc - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 17:18
British number two Kyle Edmund beats US Open finalist Kevin Anderson in five sets to reach the second round of the Australian Open.
Categories: News Headlines

Mystery Twitter user ‘Okasanman’ has vast, and growing, following of Japan traders

japantimes - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 17:11
On a day when billions in profits and losses would be determined by split-second trades, the salaried professionals of Japan’s financial markets were glued to ...
Categories: News Headlines

Mystery vessel lurking near Senkakus last week was Chinese nuclear attack sub, Japan’s defense chief says

japantimes - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 17:10
A Chinese vessel spotted in waters near the Japan-administered Senkaku Islands last week was a nuclear-powered attack submarine, Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera said Monday.The Shang-class ...
Categories: News Headlines

North Korea lashes out at South’s leader for pushing nuclear issue and ‘brown-nosing attitude’ as latest talks kick off

japantimes - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 17:08
After days of touting North-South rapprochement, Pyongyang laid into South Korean President Moon Jae-in for pushing the nuclear issue and what it called a “brown-nosing ...
Categories: News Headlines

Yonkoma manga: Lives told, lessons learned in four frames

japantimes - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 17:00
The internet has provided would-be manga artists with an easy way to publish their own yonkoma (four-frame manga), resulting in a wide variety of different ...
Categories: News Headlines

Finally, after all, know the difference between ‘yatto’ and ‘kekkyoku’

japantimes - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 16:59
Introduce some usages of the adverbs やっと (at last/finally) and 結局 (けっきょく, after all).
Categories: News Headlines

Kumamoto will allow foreign firms to use mascot Kumamon

japantimes - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 16:58
Kumamoto Prefecture announces that it will lift a ban that prohibits overseas companies from making and selling products using the official prefectural mascot, Kumamon.
Categories: News Headlines

Deadly Florida casino boat fire

bbc - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 16:57
A woman dies and over a dozen people are injured north of Tampa, Florida.
Categories: News Headlines

Christie, Booker team up to oppose Trump's offshore drilling proposal

cnn - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 16:28
A bipartisan group of New Jersey elected officials has teamed up to ask the Trump administration to stop talks of allowing offshore drilling off the coast of their state.
Categories: News Headlines

Mount Mayon: Fears of major volcano eruption in Philippines

bbc - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 16:26
Authorities evacuate people from villages around Mount Mayon, known for its deadly eruptions.
Categories: News Headlines

Trump shattered political normality, tearing at racial and societal divides and the decorum of his office

cnn - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 15:04
It will be impossible to adequately explain in decades to come just what it was like to be alive in the exhausting first year of Donald Trump's presidency.
Categories: News Headlines

Australian Open 2018: Venus Williams knocked out by Belinda Bencic

bbc - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 14:59
Belinda Bencic says it was an "amazing feeling" to beat 2017 runner-up Venus Williams in the first round of the Australian Open.
Categories: News Headlines

4 missing, 20 dead after California mudslides

cnn - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 14:24
At least 20 people have died as a result of the mudslides that devastated Montecito, California, according to the California Department of Fire and Forestry Protection. Four people are still missing.
Categories: News Headlines

President tells reporters, 'I am not a racist'

cnn - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 14:13
President Donald Trump defended himself Sunday night after several days of controversy over his remarks about African countries, telling reporters, "I am not a racist."
Categories: News Headlines

Donald Trump denies being a racist after reported crude remark

bbc - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 12:03
The US president says he is the "least racist person", after the row over reported crude remarks.
Categories: News Headlines

Former Virginia Gov.: Trump 'embarrasses us'

cnn - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 11:21
Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, a top Democrat newly out of office, had choice words for President Donald Trump on Sunday, calling him "disgraceful," "disgusting" and an "embarrassment."
Categories: News Headlines