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Second man arrested in Buckingham Palace terrorism incident

World Aug 27, 2017

Second man arrested in Buckingham Palace terrorism incident

British police announced Sunday a second arrest in connection with an assault on three police officers by a man armed with a 4-foot (120 cm) sword outside Buckingham Palace in London on Friday. A 30-year-old man was arrested at an address in west London on ...

MSDF chopper goes down off Aomori; three missing

National Aug 27, 2017

MSDF chopper goes down off Aomori; three missing

Three Japanese servicemen are missing after a Maritime Self-Defense Force chopper apparently crashed late Saturday off Aomori Prefecture. One of the four crew members aboard the helicopter was rescued 40 minutes after the MSDF lost contact with the SH-60J patrol chopper but is not in ...

U.S. gun-rights group NRA tells elites, 'We're coming for you'

World Aug 27, 2017

U.S. gun-rights group NRA tells elites, 'We're coming for you'

The election of President Donald Trump and Republican control of Congress meant the National Rifle Association could probably rest easy that gun laws wouldn't change for at least four years. But the NRA has begun a campaign against what it sees as liberal forces ...

Japanese design makes its name at home and overseas

Style & Design Aug 27, 2017

Japanese design makes its name at home and overseas

In Japanese fashion this month, we see two local designers embarking on international careers by taking over one of Italy's most well-known brands, along with a new two-day fashion and lifestyle market in Harajuku, with attractions for the whole family. Costume National fall-winter 2018 menswear Storied ...

Are $1,500 blue jeans worth it?

Style & Design Aug 27, 2017

Are $1,500 blue jeans worth it?

by Troy Patterson

What does $1,500 get you in blue jeans? One answer is 44 pairs of Wranglers. Another: four or five pairs of raw denim — a rigid, rugged, unrinsed jean for true connoisseurs — from Pure Blue Japan, Samurai or any of the other excellent brands ...

Game industry vamps up classics

Digital | ON: GAMES Aug 27, 2017

Game industry vamps up classics

by Brian Ashcraft

The 'Sonic' boom Among video game fans, there's something called the Sonic Cycle — when a new "Sonic" game is announced and players get incredibly excited, and then the game comes out — with both good and bad results. With the game's uneven track record ...

Ichiro breaks team mark for pinch-hits in year

Baseball / MLB Aug 27, 2017

Ichiro breaks team mark for pinch-hits in year

Ichiro Suzuki singled to set a new single-season team record of 22 pinch-hits in the Miami Marlins' 2-1 walk-off victory over the San Diego Padres in 11 innings Saturday. Junichi Tazawa (3-3) picked up the win after keeping the visitors scoreless in the 11th, striking ...

Mayweather stops McGregor with 10th-round TKO

More Sports / Boxing Aug 27, 2017

Mayweather stops McGregor with 10th-round TKO

Floyd Mayweather Jr. put on a show in the last fight of his spectacular career. Conor McGregor didn't do so badly, either. Mayweather figured out a 50th opponent Saturday night, letting McGregor have the early rounds before stalking him late and leaving the mixed martial artist ...

Okuhara advances to world final

More Sports Aug 27, 2017

Okuhara advances to world final

Nozomi Okuhara came from behind to win a women's singles semifinal on Saturday, becoming the first Japanese to reach a world badminton championships final in 40 years. The 22-year-old Okuhara, who is ranked 12th in the world, defeated India's Saina Nehwal 12-21, 21-17, 21-10 in ...