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 2020-07-04 21:40 

South China Morning Post

Biden builds lead as Trump goes from trailing to flailing...

As recently as one month ago, Donald Trump was merely losing. Now he is flailing, trudging into the Independence Day weekend at the nadir of his presidency, trailing by double digits in recent polls and in danger of dragging the Republican Senate down wit...

 2020-07-04 21:38 

Ecns.cn

China's "Super Dan" announces retirement from national team...

Chinese badminton's "Super Dan" Lin Dan announced his retirement on social media on Saturday, ending his illustrious 20-year national team career....

 2020-07-04 21:38 

Ecns.cn

15 found with no vital signs due to flooding in southwestern Japan...

Nine people were missing and 15 others showed no vital signs due to massive flooding triggered by torrential rain in the southwestern Japanese prefectures of Kumamoto and Kagoshima, local media reported....

 2020-07-04 21:36 

Japan Times

Reds, Marinos battle to draw as J. League's top flight resumes...

The J. League's first division was finally back at Saitama Stadium on Saturday night, even if the fans weren't.Surrounded by seats festooned in red, white ......

 2020-07-04 21:01 

South China Morning Post

Coronavirus cases spike in Florida as state records new daily record...

Florida's confirmed coronavirus cases rose by a record 11,458 on Saturday, the state's health department said, the second time in three days that its caseload increased by more than 10,000.In just the first four days of July, 14 states have posted...

 2020-07-04 20:46 

China Post

Lucky Brand files for bankruptcy, has offer to sell company...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Denim retailer Lucky Brand Dungarees has filed for bankruptcy protection, blaming its troubles in part on the coronavirus pandemic, and said it has a deal lined up to sell the company. Lucky said it plans to close 13 stores and co...

 2020-07-04 20:46 

China Post

Lucky Brand files for bankruptcy, has offer to sell company...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Denim retailer Lucky Brand Dungarees has filed for bankruptcy protection, blaming its troubles in part on the coronavirus pandemic, and said it has a deal lined up to sell the company. Lucky said it plans to close 13 stores and co...

 2020-07-04 20:03 

Ecns.cn

DPRK feels no need for another Kim-Trump summit: official...

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) feels no need to sit face to face with the United States as the latter only considers the dialogue as a tool for grappling its political crisis, a senior DPRK official said on Saturday....

 2020-07-04 20:00 

Japan Times

Examining the history behind Japan's love of face masks...

In Japan, it's sometimes said that the eyes speak as much as the mouth.Perhaps the proverbial phrase captures the essence of the nation's affinity for ......

 2020-07-04 19:59 

Japan Times

Steak House Ribera: Wrestling's spiritual home in Japan...

What do The Rock, Hulk Hogan and John Cena have in common? A shared love of Tokyo's Steak House Ribera....

 2020-07-04 19:58 

Japan Times

'Healing Labor': Examining how Japanese sex work is woven into culture and economy...

Gabriele Koch's "Healing Labor" delves into how Japanese sex workers regard their work as necessary to the social and economic well-being of Japanese society....

 2020-07-04 19:57 

Japan Times

Korean drama successfully crash lands on a Japanese audience...

A drama about a romance that bridges the gap between two countries that are still at war comes with its own interpretive pitfalls....

 2020-07-04 19:57 

Japan Times

Tokyo burger joint Great Lakes Tokyo goes vegan amid COVID-19...

COVID-19's links to animal exploitation spurred owner John Penny to take Great Lakes Tokyo completely vegan....

 2020-07-04 19:56 

Japan Times

Mikkeller Kanda: A killer beer-burger combination...

With 12 taps of craft beer, premium burgers and funky environs, Mikkeller Kanda is a welcome addition to Tokyo's dining scene....

 2020-07-04 19:55 

Japan Times

Pandemic pours cold water on Japan's celebrated nightlife...

Residents ponder whether or not it's safe to patronize their regular drinking spots....

 2020-07-04 19:54 

Japan Times

Ayu Ramen Plus: No-frills noodles in central Tokyo...

One welcome surprise in the new Toranomon Yokocho is an offshoot of Ayu Ramen, still offering its no-frills sides and namesake noodles....

 2020-07-04 19:53 

Japan Times

Nonaffiliated gangs seek to exploit vacuum left by the yakuza's declining influence...

Violent gangs are starting to make their presence felt in western Japan, with incidents of armed robbery and violent crime clearly on the rise....

 2020-07-04 19:52 

Japan Times

Japan Times 1920: Cholera comes to the capital...

Although cholera made its appearance in South-Western Japan some time ago, Tokyo has been so far free of the epidemic....

 2020-07-04 19:52 

Japan Times

Healing from the horrors of war in 'The Garden of Evening Mists'...

Tan Twan Eng's evocative novel about loss, art and memory was shortlisted for a Man Booker Prize in 2012....

 2020-07-04 19:51 

Japan Times

Summer in the Aurelian Garden: Creating a butterfly haven...

When a Japanese emperor butterfly laid its eggs on one of Mitsuhiko Imamori's carefully nurtured trees, he realized he'd achieved a mature ecosystem....

 2020-07-04 19:50 

Japan Times

Strawberry Milk Ice Candy: A cool treat for a hot season...

Strawberry sweets specialist Ichibiko has just released three refreshing strawberry-milk ice bars....

 2020-07-04 19:50 

Japan Times

Wet wet wet...

"Ugh. I hate wearing rain boots all day during rainy season."...

 2020-07-04 19:37 

RTHK News

Trump signs extension of relief fund for businesses...

President Trump on Saturday signed into law a temporary extension of a subsidy program for small businesses battered by the coronavirus, The legislati......

 2020-07-04 19:13 

Nikkei Asian Review

Thousands of US troops will shift to Asia-Pacific to guard against China...

WASHINGTON/TOKYO -- Facing what a Trump administration official recently called...

 2020-07-04 19:05 

South China Morning Post

Spanish region locks down 200,000 over fresh coronavirus outbreak...

Spain's northeastern Catalonia region on Saturday locked down an area with around 200,000 residents following a surge in cases of the new coronavirus.Catalonia's regional president Quim Torra told reporters there had been a "sharp rise" in...

 2020-07-04 19:04 

Ecns.cn

Chinese ambassador shares "1 to 9" facts on national security law for Hong Kong...

Chinese Ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai on Friday shared basic facts and his viewpoints on the newly enacted national security law for Hong Kong through a video message by using the numbers "1 to 9."...

 2020-07-04 18:47 

China Post

Mariners hope 6-man rotation pays off now and going forward...
 2020-07-04 18:46 

China Post

Jimmie Johnson 1st NASCAR driver to test positive for virus...
 2020-07-04 18:45 

China Post

Who are those masked men? Dodgers resume camp with new rules...
 2020-07-04 18:45 

China Post

Chris Kirk, Webb Simpson share Rocket Mortgage Classic lead...
 2020-07-04 18:45 

China Post

Trout uncertain, All-Star Game off as MLB gets back on field...
 2020-07-04 18:44 

China Post

Power's play puts Penske back in front for Indianapolis GP...
 2020-07-04 18:44 

China Post

Column: Some more appropriate names for Washington NFL team...
 2020-07-04 18:43 

South China Morning Post

China accuses Canada of 'grossly interfering' over Hong Kong national security law...

China on Saturday accused Canada of meddling after Ottawa said it was suspending its extradition treaty with Hong Kong to protest a tough new national security law imposed there by Beijing.In a statement published on the website of the Chinese embassy in ...

 2020-07-04 18:43 

China Post

IndyCar donates $1 million to establish diversity program...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — IndyCar and Indianapolis Motor Speedway are making an active effort to increase diversity throughout the industry with a $1 million donation to a new "Race for Equality & Change" initiative. The initiative will support bo...

 2020-07-04 18:43 

China Post

The Latest: Top star Freeman among 4 Braves to test positive...

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Atlanta Braves four-time All-Star Freddie Freeman, reliever Will Smith and two teammates have tested positive for the coronavirus. Manager Brian Snitker said Saturday th...

 2020-07-04 18:42 

China Post

NASCAR races on at Indy after Johnson contracts coronavirus...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — NASCAR's extravagant weekend at Indianapolis Motor Speedway — where the back-and-forth battle between Kevin Harvick and Denny Hamlin should continue — has been rocked by its first driver testing positive for the c...

 2020-07-04 18:41 

China Post

Cleveland Indians look into changing name amid pressure...
 2020-07-04 18:41 

China Post

MLS Dallas-Vancouver match delayed; 8 players test positive...
 2020-07-04 18:41 

China Post

AMERICAN DIARY: July 4 hurts, until I remember my WWII uncle...

RIO RANCHO, N.M, (AP) — The July Fourth holiday hurts me every year. Waving flags seems out of place, and wearing anything stars and stripes makes me feel like Apollo Creed in "Rocky." Lee Greenwood's song "God Bless The U.S.A." ...

 2020-07-04 18:35 

Ecns.cn

Xi calls for closer cooperation between Chinese, Mongolian ruling parties...

Chinese President Xi Jinping said Friday that the Communist Party of China (CPC) is willing to strengthen exchanges and cooperation with the Mongolian People's Party (MPP) at all levels and in all fields to lead the China-Mongolia comprehensive strate...

 2020-07-04 18:30 

Japan Times

'Hidden language': Hong Kongers get creative against security law...

Hong Kongers are finding creative ways to voice dissent after Beijing blanketed the city in a new security law and police began arresting people displaying ......

 2020-07-04 18:17 

Nikkei Asian Review

Tech companies continue evading accountability for violent content...

David Ibsen is Executive Director of the Counter Extremism Project, a not-for-profit, nonpartisan, international policy organization formed to combat...

 2020-07-04 18:16 

NHK

Catalonia locks down area of 200,000 residents...

Spanish authorities have locked down an area in the northeastern region of Catalonia as the number of coronavirus cases is rising there....

 2020-07-04 18:00 

Japan Times

If 2020 wasn't strange enough, printers are staging a comeback...

As many have discovered while working from home, we really do print more than we think....

 2020-07-04 17:54 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Unwanted Japan SDF equipment will be up for . PREMIUM 04:01 pm...
 2020-07-04 17:54 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Highest level heavy rain warning issued for . 12:32 pm...
 2020-07-04 17:53 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Eight European countries lift bans on entry . PREMIUM 01:45 pm...
 2020-07-04 17:51 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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Japan's supercomputer Fugaku picks potential. PREMIUM 02:28 pm...
 2020-07-04 17:51 

Yomiuri Shimbun

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All Blacks' Barrett signs on for stint with . PREMIUM 12:50 pm...

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