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Rui Hachimura Is First Japan-Born Player Selected In NBA Draft's First Round
The Gonzaga University forward was selected by the Washington Wizards on Thursday.
Pompeo Claims There's 'No Doubt' Iran Attacked Tankers, But U.S. Allies Want Proof
Casting the Trump administration's credibility gap into sharp relief, allies like Japan and Germany have demanded more "credible" evidence to support the U.S. claim.
Fighting For Recognition in Japan
Soshi Matsuoka campaigns to change LGBTQ portrayal in the media.
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Navy Acknowledges It Was Asked To 'Minimize' Visibility Of John McCain Warship
The request was made in preparation for President Donald Trump's visit to Japan.
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Service Members Pictured Wearing Donald Trump-Themed Patches
The morale patches, which were spotted while the president made his Memorial Day address aboard the USS Wasp, had the slogan "Make Aircrew Great Again."
2 Dead In Knife Attack On Schoolgirls At Japan Bus Stop
A man brandishing a knife stabbed at least 18 people in Kawasaki City on Tuesday morning. One child and one adult were killed, officials said.
Trump Say He's Not Bothered By North Korea Missile Tests
By Jill Colvin and Darlene Superville, AP
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe disagreed, saying the missile tests violated U.N. Security Council resolutions and were “of great regret.”
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Trump's Old Pearl Harbor Tweet Resurfaces At The Most Awkward Possible Time
The president's unusual attack on Barack Obama is getting new attention as he visits Japan.
Trump Entered A Sumo Ring To Present A Giant 'President's Cup' In Japan
The massive 60-70 pound silver trophy was specially crafted for the occasion.
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Terry Bradshaw Calls Ken Jeong 'The Little Guy From Japan'
The "Fox NFL Sunday" host later apologized for his "insensitive remark."
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STYLE & BEAUTY
These Photos Of Tokyo Fashion Are All The Style Inspiration You Need
Street style in the Japanese metropolis really is on its own level.
Japanese Emperor Steps Down
JapaneseEmperor Akihito is stepping down from the throne.
Japan's Emperor Akihito Announces Abdication, Marks End Of Era
By Mari Yamiguchi, AP
Akihito's son, Crown Prince Naruhito, will ascend the Chrysanthemum throne.
Mariners Icon Ichiro Suzuki Announces Retirement In Japan
An emotional Suzuki left the baseball field to a standing ovation from a sold-out crowd in Tokyo.
Over 80 Hurt As Japanese Ferry Collides With Object Suspected To Be A Whale
As many as 13 passengers were seriously injured and the stern was cracked.
Japan's Leader Nominated Trump For Nobel Prize At Washington’s Urging: Report
The U.S. government "informally" asked for the Trump nomination last year, according to Japan's Asahi newspaper.
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Trump Claims Japanese Prime Minister Nominated Him For A Nobel Peace Prize
The president was also nominated in 2017 and 2018, but officials determined that both nominations were forged.
HuffPost Her Stories: The Women Fighting To Overhaul Their Country's Marriage Laws
Plus: A mom's wish for a "late-term abortion."
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Why One Couple Fighting For Marriage Equality In Japan Sees Better Days Ahead
By Satoko Yasuda and Jun Tsuboike, HuffPost Japan
Thirteen LGBTQ couples sued Japan on Valentine’s Day over the country’s same-sex marriage policies.
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Japan Court Upholds Sterilization To Register Gender Change
Under a 2004 law in Japan, people who want to register a gender change must have their reproductive organs removed.
The World’s Oldest Man Dies In Japan At 113
Masazo Nonaka credited sweets and soaking in his family's hot springs for his impressive longevity.
P&G: Pantene Japan
Baby Who Went Viral For Her Majestic Mane Is Now A Hair Model
Pantene has recruited Baby Chanco, whose mom-managed Instagram account has over 300,000 followers.
STYLE & BEAUTY
Marie Kondo Explains Why Tidying Up Is Such Big Part Of Japanese Culture
The "decluttering guru" is sharing her tidying magic in a new Netflix series.
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Hard-Pressed American Farmers Left Out In The Cold By New 11-Nation Trade Treaty
Aussie, Canadian farmers celebrate treaty Trump nixed, while U.S. wheat producers fear Japan market collapse.
Japan To Launch Commercial Whaling Again After Withdrawing From Treaty
Nation's decision is bashed by environmentalists and Australia.
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Shirtless Vladimir Putin Calendar Is No. 1 With Japanese Women
Apparently, many women in Japan are attracted to the Russian autocrat's unashamed machismo.
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