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Colder than the South Pole: Deadly deep freeze grips U.S. Midwest

World Jan 31, 2019

Colder than the South Pole: Deadly deep freeze grips U.S. Midwest

A blast of icy polar air brought dangerously low temperatures to the U.S. Midwest on Wednesday, causing at least three more deaths while halting mail services and forcing residents who pride themselves on their winter hardiness to huddle indoors. Andrew Orrison, a meteorologist with the ...

Strawberry flavors to captivate the palate

Travel | HOTELS & RESTAURANTS Jan 31, 2019

Strawberry flavors to captivate the palate

It's the time of the year to enjoy plentiful strawberries, and The St. Regis Osaka is holding its fifth strawberry buffet through May 31 under the theme "Marche" at French bistro Rue d'Or located on the first floor. At the buffet, guests will immediately feel ...

Apprentice wrestler choked, bullied at Kotooshu-run stable

Sumo Jan 31, 2019

Apprentice wrestler choked, bullied at Kotooshu-run stable

An underage apprentice sumo wrestler has been the subject of repeated physical abuse and bullying at the stable run by Bulgarian-born former ozeki Kotooshu, the Japan Sumo Association announced Thursday. According to the JSA, a 20-year-old, fourth-tier sandanme wrestler subjected an apprentice at the Naruto ...

Do or die for Samurai Blue

Soccer | From the Spot Jan 31, 2019

Do or die for Samurai Blue

by Dan Orlowitz

This week has provided ample opportunity for all of us who doubted Japan's ability to reach the Asian Cup final to take a long, deep drink from the fountain of hubris. Few expected Japan to defeat Iran, the heavily favored Asia No. 1 which entered ...