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Another powerful eruption observed at Mount Shinmoe

National Apr 5, 2018

Another powerful eruption observed at Mount Shinmoe

Another powerful eruption was observed at Mount Shinmoe in southwestern Japan early Thursday, with ash sent spiralling into a plume around 5,000 meters high, the Meteorological Agency said. The eruption at the 1,421-meter volcano that straddles Miyazaki and Kagoshima prefectures was the largest since March ...

Editorials Apr 5, 2018

Local consent for nuclear plant restarts

The dissatisfaction of many municipalities that are denied any say in restarting nuclear power plants — even though they face the same risk from possible accidents and the duty of ensuring safe evacuation of their residents — should not be left unaddressed.

Sunwolves boss Jamie Joseph shakes up lineup again

Rugby Apr 5, 2018

Sunwolves boss Jamie Joseph shakes up lineup again

Sunwolves coach Jamie Joseph once again named a much changed side Thursday as his team, looking forits first win of the Super Rugby season, head into Saturday's home game against the New South Wales Waratahs. Coming off a bye week that allowed his players, who ...

Naomi Osaka advances to third round at Charleston Open

More Sports / Tennis Apr 5, 2018

Naomi Osaka advances to third round at Charleston Open

Naomi Osaka booked a spot in the third round of the Charleston Open on Wednesday by beating Germany's Laura Siegemund in straight sets. Tenth seed Osaka defeated the world No. 74 Siegemund 6-3, 7-6 (10-8) at the Family Circle Tennis Center. Osaka played aggressive tennis and ...

Ohtani homers again as Angels top Indians in 13-inning game

Baseball / MLB Apr 5, 2018

Ohtani homers again as Angels top Indians in 13-inning game

Shohei Ohtani's stellar start to his majors career continued on Wednesday when he blasted his second home run in as many days, this time against Cleveland Indians ace Corey Kluber in the Los Angeles Angels' 3-2 victory in 13 innings. Batting eighth, Ohtani homered off ...