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Oct 3, 2016

Man gets life for murdering 10-year-old girl in Fukuoka

A construction worker was sentenced Monday to life in prison for murdering a 10-year-old girl last year. Toshiyuki Uchima, 47, was convicted in a lay judge trial at the Kokura branch of the Fukuoka District Court of strangling the girl in an assault for ...

Sep 29, 2016

Toyama man arrested over sale of 'jailbroken' iPhones

A man who allegedly sold iPhones modified to allow unauthorized apps to be installed was arrested Thursday on suspicion of breaking a trademark law, in the first such arrest in Japan over the sale of “jailbroken” iPhones, police said. Daisuke Ikeda, a 24-year-old resident ...