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He built one of Japan’s biggest fashion brands and was known for his boldly sculpted, signature pleated pieces.
George Takei discusses his thoughts on black actors fighting Hollywood’s diversity problems.
The monkeys — who target children and the elderly — are trying to snatch babies, biting and clawing at flesh, and sneaking into nursery schools.
Prosecutors have until Nov. 29 to decide whether Tetsuya Yamagami will be formally charged with murder.
Video shows the moment former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was shot at a campaign rally.
Abe was later pronounced dead despite emergency treatment that included massive blood transfusions, hospital officials said.
Abe, 67, was shot from behind in western Japan while giving a campaign speech. He later died at the hospital.
Abe was pronounced dead in hospital despite emergency treatment that included massive blood transfusions, officials said.
He was airlifted to a hospital but he was not breathing and his heart had stopped, officials said.
Takahashi's manga and trading cards became a global phenomenon that inspired movies, TV shows and video games.