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Typhoon Hagibis makes landfall on Japan’s Izu Peninsula, with public transportation shut down

According to information provided by rescuers and local authorities, at least one dead, 50 injured and four went missing in the prefecture and elsewhere in the country. Typhoon Hagibis, meaning "swift" in the Philippine language Tagalog, could possibly bring rainfall...

Investigation starts on arson motive of Kyoto anime studio fire

At least 33 people were killed and dozens injured after a man on Thursday set fire to the studio, police said. Flowers were placed outside the accident site in tribute to the victims. Some of them were from fans of...

Koi feeding and rickshaw rides: G20 spouses get a taste of Japan’s culture

The spouses of G20 leaders enjoyed cultural programs in Osaka and the ancient city of Kyoto on Friday (June 28) on the sidelines of the ongoing summit. Japanese First Lady Akie Abe greeted various spouses including France's Brigitte Macron and...

One dead, at least 15 injured at Japan bus stop stabbing

Three adults were also injured, with one of them showing no vital signs, after the incident in Kawasaki city, south of Tokyo, a city official told Reuters. NHK said a suspect detained at the scene died later. The girls, aged...

Trump sits down to a Japanese dinner after a day of golf and sumo

The two leaders and their wives enjoyed "robatayaki", or grilled meat fish and vegetables served on wooden paddles. Trump arrived on Saturday (May 25) and on Monday (May 27) is set to become the first foreign dignitary to meet the...

U.S. President Trump meets Japanese PM at golf course

Trump was greeted by Abe when he arrived and the two went off in a golf cart driven Abe. The two leaders will spend the morning on the course with professional golfer Isao Aoki, whom Trump has praised in...

More than 40 hurt in explosion in Japan’s Sapporo – Kyodo

There was no immediate word on the cause of the blast, which the agency said had caused a number of buildings to collapse. Kyodo said one person was in critical condition. Police and firefighters worked to get the site in...

Powerful typhoon approaches southern Japan

Typhoon Trami, rated category 2 by Tropical Storm Risk, with category 5 the highest, is the latest storm to threaten Japan in a year of weather-related woes, including punishing heat, heavy rains and landslides. Strong wind knocked down trees, blew...
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Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs Invites Houstonians to the Music Friendly Community Workshop

HOUSTON, TX - The Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs (MOCA) and the Texas Music Office are co-hosting the live virtual Music...

Man shot and killed at SE gas station

HOUSTON, TX – An investigation is pending after a man is found with several gunshot wounds at a gas station Wednesday night.