World Feb 11, 2020

Pentagon plans to end funding for Stars and Stripes paper

The U.S. Department of Defense said Monday it planned to end funding for the print version of Stars and Stripes military newspaper to save money, putting the news outlet at risk. The editorially independent newspaper, which is supplied to U.S. service personnel around the world, ...

National / Crime & Legal Feb 4, 2020

Yomiuri Shimbun reporter arrested for alleged stimulant use

A Yomiuri Shimbun reporter has been arrested by Tokyo police for allegedly using stimulant drugs, police sources said Tuesday. Takeharu Ishibashi, 34, a Yomiuri reporter based in Chitose, Hokkaido, was arrested by the Metropolitan Police Department. Ishibashi is suspected of using stimulants in Tokyo or surrounding ...