Manfred Wants Changes In MLB Agreement With JapanThe MLB and Nippon Professional Baseball agreed to a posting system in December 1998, in which Japanese clubs can make available players over which they have control.
US Edges Japan 2-1, Advances To WBC Championship GameLuke Gregerson's final strike breezed past Nobuhiro Matsuda, and the rain-drenched American players celebrated on the field while a soaked crowd roared through the evening mist.
North Korea Fires Ballistic Missiles Into Ocean, South Korea's Military SaysNorth Korea on Monday fired four banned ballistic missiles that flew about 620 miles, with three of them landing in Japan’s exclusive economic zone, South Korean and Japanese officials said, in an apparent reaction to huge military drills by Washington and Seoul that Pyongyang insists are an invasion rehearsal.
Manny Ramirez Trying Baseball Comeback In JapanManny Ramirez has agreed to terms with the Kochi Fighting Dogs of Japan's independent Shikoku Island League. The former MLB player is on the Hall of Fame ballot for the first time this year.
Obama, Japan's Abe To Seek Reconciliation At Pearl HarborThe United States and Japan will seek to put pain and resentment over the Pearl Harbor attacks behind them when their leaders pay a historic visit to the place where bloodshed drew the U.S. into World War II.
Japan Launches Much-Needed Supplies To Space StationA Japanese capsule blasted off with much-needed supplies for the International Space Station on Friday, a week after a Russian shipment was destroyed shortly after liftoff.
Magnitude 6.9 Earthquake Strikes Off Fukushima In JapanA tsunami warning for waves of up to three meters (10 feet) has been issued.
Japan Gymnast Racks Up 5K Cell Phone Bill Playing 'Pokemon Go'Japanese Olympic gymnast Kohei Uchimura may be a record six-time world champion, but he won't be encountering much success in his "Pokemon Go" efforts after running up a huge roaming bill in Rio.
19 Dead In Knife Attack Outside TokyoJapanese news agency: 19 dead, 20 injured in knife attack outside Tokyo.
Sightseeing Guide To TokyoAn informative sightseeing guide to the best attractions to visit in the five top neighborhoods in Tokyo
Texan Is Now The Only Surviving Member Of Doolittle RaidersOne of the last two surviving members of the Doolittle Raiders — who bombed Japan in an attack that stunned that nation and boosted U.S. morale — has died in Montana, his family said.
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