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Former Nissan executive Greg Kelly released from Tokyo prison on bail

Business Dec 25, 2018

Former Nissan executive Greg Kelly released from Tokyo prison on bail

Greg Kelly, the former Nissan Motor Co. director arrested along with ex-Chairman Carlos Ghosn, was granted bail and released Tuesday, after spending more than a month in detention. The Tokyo District Court set Kelly's bail at ¥70 million, according to the Tokyo Prosecutor's Office. Associates ...

Editorials Dec 25, 2018

Trump loses a guardrail

With the resignation of U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis, the world waits with mounting anxiety for Donald Trump's next decisions.

Sumo plagued by violence, harassment in 2018

Sumo Dec 25, 2018

Sumo plagued by violence, harassment in 2018

The violence and scandals that have plagued Japan's sumo world came full circle just after the year's sixth and final tournament, leaving maiden victories by the sport's young up-and-comers in the shadows. Revelations of violence, harassment and antiquated traditions dogged the country's once-venerable sport in ...

Kisenosato plans to compete in New Year Basho

Sumo Dec 25, 2018

Kisenosato plans to compete in New Year Basho

Yokozuna Kisenosato, whose career has been threatened by a string of injuries, said Tuesday he intends to return to the raised ring at the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament next month. Speaking to reporters at his Tagonoura stable, the 32-year-old yokozuna said he has not ...