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Ikea Japan to open outlet in Harajuku in 2020

Business / Corporate Nov 16, 2018

Ikea Japan to open outlet in Harajuku in 2020

Ikea Japan K.K. said Thursday it will open an outlet in front of Harajuku Station in Tokyo in spring 2020. It will be its first urban outlet in Japan, according to the unit of the Swedish furniture retailer. The 2,500-sq.-meter store will occupy the first and ...

What's next for Britain, Brexit and Theresa May?

World / Politics Nov 16, 2018

What's next for Britain, Brexit and Theresa May?

Despite facing a fierce backlash to her draft Brexit deal, British Prime Minister Theresa May has vowed to fight on. Amid Cabinet resignations and moves by her own politicians to oust her, the battle to save the EU withdrawal agreement and her own political career ...

Sumo 101: Kensho

Sumo Nov 16, 2018

Sumo 101: Kensho

by John Gunning

One of the defining sights of a sumo tournament is the parade of brightly colored kensho banners around the ring before the highest- ranked wrestlers fight. While many bouts in the top division have three to five banners, those involving the most popular wrestlers such ...

Rockets part ways with 10-time All-Star Carmelo Anthony

Basketball / NBA Nov 16, 2018

Rockets part ways with 10-time All-Star Carmelo Anthony

Carmelo Anthony's brief tenure in Houston is over after he played just 10 NBA games with the Rockets, general manager Daryl Morey said Thursday. "After much internal discussion, the Rockets will be parting ways with Carmelo Anthony and we are working toward a resolution," Morey ...

Akihito Yamada returns to Japan lineup for clash with England

Rugby Nov 16, 2018

Akihito Yamada returns to Japan lineup for clash with England

Experienced winger Akihito Yamada returns to the Japan team to face England at Twickenham on Saturday as one of eight changes from the side beaten by New Zealand two weeks ago. The 33-year-old Yamada, one of the survivors of the 2015 World Cup upset win ...