Osaka subway drivers sue over right to grow a beard

Mar 10, 2016

Osaka subway drivers sue over right to grow a beard

Two Osaka subway drivers have sued the city’s municipal government after their bonuses were cut because they refused to shave off their beards. “Growing a beard is part of individual freedom, just like choosing clothes or hairstyles,” said a lawsuit filed Wednesday with the ...

Mar 8, 2016

Andrews awarded $55 million in lawsuit

A jury awarded Erin Andrews $55 million in her lawsuit against a stalker who bought a hotel room next to her and secretly recorded a nude video, finding that the hotel companies and the stalker shared in the blame. After a full day of ...

Mar 7, 2016

Government tells Onaga to 'correct' Henoko landfill decision

The government on Monday ordered Okinawa Gov. Takeshi Onaga to “correct” his cancellation of approval for landfill work at the replacement site for the Futenma military base. The action, taken by land minister Keiichi Ishii under the local autonomy law, is in line with ...

Feb 10, 2016

Teen gets prison sentence for Kawasaki murder

The 19-year-old male who played a key role in the murder of a teenage boy on a Kawasaki riverbank last year was sentenced to nine to 13 years in prison Wednesday at the Yokohama District Court. In handing down the so-called indeterminate sentence as ...