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Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Jan 8, 2020
IT giants renew commitment to privacy and security amid concerns
Information technology giants such as Google LLC and Amazon.com Inc. are striving to reassure consumers of their commitment to privacy and security, emphasizing related features while rolling out new products at the CES electronics trade show in Las Vegas.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 23, 2019
Las Vegas Sands to focus on Tokyo-Yokohama area for casino, abandoning support for Osaka
As Japan moves forward with plans to open facilities that allow gambling, Las Vegas Sands Corp. says it is now focusing on the Tokyo and Yokohama areas to find potential locations for a casino resort.
WORLD
May 7, 2019
All 14 aboard reported killed when private jet from Las Vegas crashes en route to Mexico
The remains of a plane that disappeared en route from the U.S. city of Las Vegas to Monterrey in northern Mexico have been found, a state government official said on Monday, with local media reporting that all 14 on board had died.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Oct 2, 2018
One year later, Las Vegas remembers 58 killed in horrific sniper massacre
As white doves flew overhead — each tagged with a name of one of the 58 people killed a year ago on Monday when a sniper opened fire in Las Vegas — loved ones gathered at sunrise to remember victims of the largest mass shooting in modern American history.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Jan 22, 2018
In Women's March finale, Las Vegas rally kicks off 'Power to the Polls' voter drive
Thousands of protesters gathered for the Women's March "Power to the Polls" rally in Las Vegas on Sunday, kicking off a national drive to register a million new voters as well as put more female candidates in office and stymie President Donald Trump's agenda.
Japan Times
WORLD
Dec 26, 2017
The top overseas news stories of 2017
The Japan Times newsroom selected these international news stories as the most important of 2017.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Nov 10, 2017
Las Vegas massacre may add more than $1 billion to insurer costs
The deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history is adding to soaring costs for insurance companies, which are already taking a beating this year from an onslaught of hurricanes, earthquakes and wildfires.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 10, 2017
For Japan's casinos to work, keep the yakuza out and deal with problem drinking: experts
As the nation debates how to establish and operate casinos via integrated resorts, it must take measures to keep the yakuza out and manage not only problem gambling but also develop a responsible drinking policy for the casino floor, a group of U.S. experts said in two new reports.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Nov 8, 2017
Michigan's GOP-led Senate looks to allow concealed firearms in schools, other gun-free zones
The Republican-controlled Michigan Senate was poised Tuesday to begin passing legislation to let people with extra training carry guns inside churches, schools and other places now off limits.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal / FOCUS
Oct 18, 2017
Victims in Las Vegas shooting may secure damages from affluent gunman's estate
Victims of mass shootings in the United States often win little or no damages from perpetrators, but the Las Vegas massacre may be different because the shooter is thought to have been a wealthy man, lawyers said.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Crime & Legal
Oct 17, 2017
Macau plans 'simulated attacks' in security ramp-up after Vegas shooting
Authorities in the Chinese territory of Macau have ramped up security measures following the deadly Las Vegas shooting this month and unveiled plans for a series of mock attacks and crisis training to safeguard the world's largest gambling hub.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Oct 14, 2017
Las Vegas police issue third timeline, say there was no delay responding to Oct. 1 massacre
Las Vegas police presented a third version on Friday of the timeline of events for the Las Vegas gunman who killed 58 people and himself, saying they responded immediately to the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Oct 9, 2017
NRA opposes outright U.S. legal ban on 'bump stocks' like those used by Las Vegas sniper
The powerful U.S. gun lobby, the National Rifle Association, said on Sunday it would oppose an outright ban on bump-stock devices that the killer in the Las Vegas massacre of 58 people used to turn rifles into automatic weapons and strafe a crowd with bursts of sustained gunfire.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Oct 8, 2017
Japan has much to teach America about guns
Owning a gun in Japan is not viewed as a freedom equalizer. It's seen as a social disruption to the smooth and peaceful rhythm of daily life.
Japan Times
WORLD
Oct 6, 2017
Sniper's firing down from high, crowded venue stymied Las Vegas police's well-drilled counterterrorism plan
Las Vegas had spent years planning for the worst: training its police force according to an anti-terrorism protocol it adopted in 2009 to respond to mass shootings, chemical attacks, suicide bombings and planes flying into buildings, according to city officials and security professionals.
EDITORIALS
Oct 5, 2017
Yet another U.S. mass shooting
The Las Vegas massacre has shocked America, but will it prompt politicians to tighten U.S. gun control laws?
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Oct 4, 2017
In phone call with Trump, Abe extends condolences for victims of Las Vegas massacre
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had a 12-minute phone conversation with U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday night, in which Abe offered his condolences for the victims of Sunday's mass shooting in Las Vegas that left 59 people dead, a senior Japanese official said.
Japan Times
WORLD
Oct 4, 2017
Blood donors from around world line up in Las Vegas to aid massacre victims
The woman from Nova Scotia who slid into the backseat of Paul Hwangpo's car got right to the point: Take me to the nearest blood bank.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Oct 3, 2017
Fighters' Brandon Laird returning to U.S. after relative killed in Las Vegas shooting
Third baseman Brandon Laird will return to the United States after learning that a female relative has died in Sunday's mass shooting in Las Vegas, the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters announced on Tuesday.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Oct 3, 2017
Family 'bewildered' as Vegas massacre gunman was believed settling into quiet rural retirement
At first glance, it seemed Stephen Paddock, 64, was set for a quiet life in a desert retirement community where he bought a new home in 2015. From there it was only an hour's drive to Las Vegas — where he would embark on the worst mass shooting in recent U.S. history.

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