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Jun 26, 2015

Teen admits bludgeoning father to death in Sapporo

A teenager was arrested Thursday for allegedly killing his 51-year-old father at his home in Sapporo, after turning himself in and admitting to the slaying, police said. According to the Sapporo police, the 18-year-old hit his father with a bat-like object at around 11 ...

Jun 25, 2015

U.S. Toyota exec 'asked father to mail' controlled painkiller

An American executive at Toyota Motor Corp. suspected of illegally importing a painkiller considered a narcotic in Japan has told police that the tablets in question were not prescribed for her, investigative sources said Thursday. Julie Hamp, 55, also said that she asked her ...