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Aichi marks 20 years of volunteer Japanese class

National | Regional voices: Chubu Apr 30, 2018

Aichi marks 20 years of volunteer Japanese class

The Aichi International Plaza Japanese Class organized by the Aichi International Association in the Sannomaru Annex Building of the Aichi Prefectural Government in Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, is celebrating its 20th anniversary. The teachers are volunteers who do not get paid. The program gained popularity for ...

Business Apr 30, 2018

Sainsbury grocer to add Asda in $10 Billion deal with Walmart

U.K. grocer J Sainsbury PLC plans to buy Walmart Inc.'s Asda in a £7.3 billion ($10 billion) deal that would transform the country's supermarket industry and leave the U.S. retailer as the combined company's biggest shareholder. Sainsbury will pay Walmart £2.98 billion in cash and ...

National / Crime & Legal Apr 30, 2018

Osaka mom held in death of 2-year-old daughter

A woman was arrested Monday for allegedly killing her 2-year-old daughter by dropping her off the balcony of her Osaka apartment, the police said. Yoshimi Sekimoto, 31, is suspected of dropping her daughter Yuzuki from the fifth floor of the apartment building in Osaka's Sumiyoshi ...

Ryota Morioka on target as Anderlecht sinks Charleroi

Soccer Apr 30, 2018

Ryota Morioka on target as Anderlecht sinks Charleroi

Midfielder Ryota Morioka set up Anderlecht's first goal and scored the second in a 3-1 victory over Charleroi on Sunday in the Belgian Pro League championship playoffs. The 27-year-old assisted on Pieter Gerkens' 43rd-minute opener for the home side when he picked out the midfielder ...

Hisashi Iwakuma hits snag in comeback attempt

Baseball / MLB Apr 30, 2018

Hisashi Iwakuma hits snag in comeback attempt

Hisashi Iwakuma faces a delay to his comeback, originally scheduled for late spring, after a lingering right shoulder injury halted a simulated game Saturday at the Seattle Mariners' complex in Peoria, Arizona. Iwakumi, who was invited to the Mariners' spring training this season on a ...

Kakuryu tops rankings for Summer Basho

Sumo Apr 30, 2018

Kakuryu tops rankings for Summer Basho

Fresh off his victory at March's Spring Grand Sumo Tournament, yokozuna Kakuryu will head into May's summer tourney atop the latest rankings, the Japan Sumo Association announced Monday. After an injury-plagued 2017, the 32-year-old Mongolian has put together two solid tournaments this year despite dealing ...

Shohei Ohtani to miss planned start due to ankle sprain

Baseball / MLB Apr 30, 2018

Shohei Ohtani to miss planned start due to ankle sprain

The Los Angeles Angels' two-way phenom Shohei Ohtani will not start in Tuesday's series opener against the Baltimore Orioles due to a sprained ankle, the American League club said Sunday. Ohtani, who suffered a mild sprain to his left ankle during Friday's series opener against ...