National / Crime & Legal Nov 22, 2019

Catholic priest in Nagasaki accused of sexual harassment

A woman in Nagasaki Prefecture has lodged a complaint with the police saying she was sexually harassed by a Catholic priest, it was learned Friday. The Archdiocese of Nagasaki suspended the priest but did not disclose the event to its followers, informed sources said. The archdiocese, ...

Japanese student released after arrest in Hong Kong

National Nov 20, 2019

Japanese student released after arrest in Hong Kong

A Japanese student was released late Tuesday in Hong Kong after local police arrested him on suspicion of participating in rioting during pro-democracy protests near a university campus, Japan's Consulate-General in the territory said. Hikaru Ida, a 21-year-old student at the Tokyo University of Agriculture, ...

Michael Bloomberg apologizes for 'stop and frisk' NY police practice

World / Politics Nov 18, 2019

Michael Bloomberg apologizes for 'stop and frisk' NY police practice

Michael Bloomberg on Sunday apologized for his longstanding support of the controversial "stop-and-frisk" police strategy ahead of a potential Democratic presidential run, a practice that he embraced as New York's mayor and continued to defend despite its disproportionate impact on people of color. Addressing a ...