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Kansai counts the cost of Typhoon Jebi

National Sep 5, 2018

Kansai counts the cost of Typhoon Jebi

by Eric Johnston

Osaka and the Kansai region spent Wednesday cleaning up after Typhoon Jebi roared through the area Tuesday, causing widespread damage. Most businesses in central Osaka reopened and trains and subways were running normally. But with Kansai International Airport still out of operation, thousands of passengers ...

LIVEBLOG: Updates on Typhoon Jebi

National Sep 5, 2018

LIVEBLOG: Updates on Typhoon Jebi

Live updates from The Japan Times newsroom and social media about Typhoon Jebi —  the most powerful typhoon to hit Japan in 25 years — as it wreaks havoc on the archipelago.

Stolen 'Wizard of Oz' slippers found after 13 years

Entertainment News Sep 5, 2018

Stolen 'Wizard of Oz' slippers found after 13 years

They are the world's most recognizable shoes, but have somehow evaded detection for 13 years, since being stolen from a Minnesota museum. But on Tuesday, the ruby-red slippers worn by Dorothy in "The Wizard of Oz" came home again. U.S. authorities announced they have recovered the ...

Mariners get into clubhouse brawl, then lose to Orioles

Baseball / MLB Sep 5, 2018

Mariners get into clubhouse brawl, then lose to Orioles

A rough day for the Seattle Mariners that began with a clubhouse brawl ended in rugged fashion, too. Long after Mariners shortstop Jean Segura and second baseman Dee Gordon apparently tangled, Baltimore rookie Renato Nunez and the Orioles rallied late for a 5-3 win Tuesday ...

Ohtani equals Matsui with latest home run

Baseball / MLB Sep 5, 2018

Ohtani equals Matsui with latest home run

Shohei Ohtani hit his first MLB home run off a left-hander and his 16th of the season, but the Los Angeles Angels lost 4-2 against the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night. Ohtani, who hit .309 against lefties compared to .279 versus right-handers while playing for ...

Keisuke Honda hoping for chance to compete against Usain Bolt in A-League

Soccer Sep 5, 2018

Keisuke Honda hoping for chance to compete against Usain Bolt in A-League

Keisuke Honda is looking forward to an "awesome" showdown with sprinter-turned-soccer player Usain Bolt in the Australian League the former Japan international said Tuesday following his first training session with Cambodia's national team. Honda told reporters in Phnom Penh — where he is serving as ...