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Ex-actress Takagi denies marijuana possession at trial

Jan 23, 2017

Ex-actress Takagi denies marijuana possession at trial

Former actress Saya Takagi denied marijuana possession Monday at the first hearing of her trial at the Naha District Court in Okinawa Prefecture. Takagi, 53, had advocated for the legalization of medical marijuana in her failed campaign for an Upper House seat in last ...

Jan 17, 2017

Driver convicted over fatal accident linked to 'Pokemon Go'

A 48-year-old crane truck driver was found guilty Tuesday in the Kyoto District Court over a fatal accident linked to playing the popular smartphone game “Pokemon Go.” Hiroki Negami was sentenced to 18 months in prison, suspended for five years, for negligence resulting in ...