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/ Mar 10, 2017

Tokyo infant mauled to death by pet dog

A 10-month-old girl mauled by a pet dog died in Hachioji, Tokyo on Thursday, according to the police. The dog was a pet kept by the girl’s grandparents. At around 4:35 p.m., Midori Yasuda was suddenly attacked by a 4-year-old male golden retriever when ...

/ Mar 8, 2017

Ban on 'mannequin flash mob' overturned

A ban on “mannequin flash mobs” issued by a city in Kanagawa Prefecture, was set aside by a district court on Wednesday without assessing whether the order violated the constitutional right to freedom of expression. The Yokohama District Court sided with plaintiffs, including Minako ...