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Torrential rains leave trail of destruction in western Japan

National Jul 10, 2018

Torrential rains leave trail of destruction in western Japan

The death toll from torrential rains in western Japan moved above 100 early Monday, with dozens of others still missing after massive flooding and landslides destroyed homes and displaced tens of thousands. This is a selection of scenes of the widespread damage. Rescue workers hunt ...

U.N. report warns worldwide fish consumption is unsustainable

World Jul 10, 2018

U.N. report warns worldwide fish consumption is unsustainable

A third of the world's oceans are overfished and fish consumption is at an all-time high, raising fears over the sustainability of a key source of protein for millions around the world, the United Nations warned in a report Monday. Overfishing is particularly bad in ...

A unique 'Japanese tip': The origami art left by diners

National Jul 10, 2018

A unique 'Japanese tip': The origami art left by diners

Yuki Tatsumi was waiting tables at an izakaya pub in the city of Kyoto when something on the table caught his eye — a chopstick wrapper folded and fiddled into an abstract shape. It was the catalyst for the creation of a collection that now ...

Big names shine on second day of Nagoya Basho

Sumo / Basho Reports Jul 10, 2018

Big names shine on second day of Nagoya Basho

Newly promoted ozeki Tochinoshin rolled to another victory on Monday, the second day of the Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament. Yokozuna duo Hakuho and Kakuryu also remained unbeaten at the 15-day meet at Dolphins Arena. Tochinoshin (2-0), who aims to become the first wrestler since Hakuho in ...

Shohei Ohtani lifts Angels with first pinch-hit home run

Baseball / MLB Jul 10, 2018

Shohei Ohtani lifts Angels with first pinch-hit home run

Shohei Ohtani's versatility was on display again Sunday. The two-way star launched a pinch-hit home run in the seventh inning that sent Andrew Heaney and the Los Angeles Angels to a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers. Bothered by a sore knee, Ohtani drove his ...