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Sea Shepherd in Australia eyes measures against Japanese whaling

National Jun 25, 2019

Sea Shepherd in Australia eyes measures against Japanese whaling

The Australian division of anti-whaling group Sea Shepherd is considering possible measures against Japan's plan to restart commercial whaling in July after a hiatus of 31 years, according to a senior official. "Our goal is to see an end to whaling in the world's oceans," ...

U.S. Supreme Court allows foul language trademarks in F-word case

Business Jun 25, 2019

U.S. Supreme Court allows foul language trademarks in F-word case

The Supreme Court on Monday struck down a long-standing U.S. ban on trademarks on "immoral" or "scandalous" words and symbols, ruling in a case involving a clothing brand with an indelicate name that the law violates constitutional free speech rights. The justices ruled against President ...

Tadanori Yokoo: From the shadows within

Art Jun 25, 2019

Tadanori Yokoo: From the shadows within

by John L. Tran

The blotchy, salty self-portrait that confronts you as you enter Tadanori Yokoo's exhibition of recent work "B29 and Homeland: From My Childhood to Andy Warhol" (2018) has a hangman's noose in the top left corner. This recalls one of the artist's most renowned works, ...

Rui Hachimura's marketability already evident

Basketball / NBA Jun 25, 2019

Rui Hachimura's marketability already evident

by Ed Odeven

Rui Hachimura's rise to national icon didn't happen overnight. But he's now a household name throughout the Japanese archipelago — and this is only the beginning. The 2019-20 NBA season is still months away. Hachimura, a first-round draft pick (No. 9 overall) of the Washington Wizards ...