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Tokyo railway 'deeply sorry' after train leaves 20 seconds early

Nov 18, 2017

Tokyo railway 'deeply sorry' after train leaves 20 seconds early

A railway operator has issued a sincere apology for the "tremendous nuisance" caused by a train departing 20 seconds early, surprising even a nation renowned for both punctuality and politeness. Metropolitan Intercity Railway Co. said the Tsukuba Express train linking Tokyo and its northern suburbs ...

Japan's cosmetics makers advance makeup's role as medical camouflage

Nov 18, 2017

Japan's cosmetics makers advance makeup's role as medical camouflage

Makeup is commonly used to make one's face more attractive, but it can also help conceal scars and other skin irregularities as an extension of medical treatment. Cosmetics makers have developed products designed to camouflage birthmarks, discoloration, and post-operative scars, as well as chromatosis and ...

Lions bring back Kazuo Matsui after 15 years

/ Nov 18, 2017

Lions bring back Kazuo Matsui after 15 years

The Seibu Lions confirmed Friday they have acquired former major league player Kazuo Matsui, who started his professional career with the club. The 42-year-old outfielder, who was not offered a new contract by the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles, will return to Seibu 15 seasons after ...

Celtics come back to down Warriors for 14th straight

/ Nov 18, 2017

Celtics come back to down Warriors for 14th straight

Hours before the Celtics took the court Thursday night to protect their winning streak against the defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors, Jaylen Brown was walking around in a fog. Boston's second-year forward was not even thinking about basketball after learning about the sudden death ...