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What season is it? Cherry trees seen blooming across Japan

National Oct 21, 2018

What season is it? Cherry trees seen blooming across Japan

Even cherry trees aren't sure what to make of this year's run of unusual weather. Cherry blossoms, which usually bloom in the spring, have recently been flowering across the nation, likely due to typhoons that brought in warm air and salty seawater, according to Weathernews ...

U.S. Mega Millions lottery hits world-record $1.6 billion

World Oct 21, 2018

U.S. Mega Millions lottery hits world-record $1.6 billion

The U.S. Mega Millions jackpot grew to $1.6 billion, a world record for a lottery, after Friday's drawing produced no winner of the grand prize, officials said. The next Mega Millions draw will be on Tuesday, after no one hit all of the numbers of ...

Time reimagined through Grand Seiko's installation project

Culture Oct 21, 2018

Time reimagined through Grand Seiko's installation project

Dramatizing the flow of time in the form of an art installation, Seiko Watch Corp. is taking part in the Designart Tokyo 2018 event through this weekend, featuring its flagship watch brand Grand Seiko. The installation was first exhibited in Milan in April, which was ...

Fierement wins Kikka-sho by nose

More Sports / Horse Racing Oct 21, 2018

Fierement wins Kikka-sho by nose

Fierement beat second-favorite Etario in a photo finish Sunday at the Kikka-sho, the final leg of the Japanese triple crown. Fierement, the seventh favorite, held steady in the middle of the pack of three-year-old colts throughout the 3,000 meter turf race until cruising ahead along ...