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Typhoon Khanun kills one, cuts power to a third of Okinawa homes
High winds hit power lines in Okinawa Prefecture and knocked out electricity to more than 200,000 households on Wednesday morning.
Sushi chain drops suit against boy over online prank video
“The customer has admitted his responsibility and we have reached a settlement with reasonable details that are acceptable to us,” a spokesperson said.
Japan shares post biggest one-day drop this year
Then benchmark 225-issue Nikkei average closed down 2.30% at 32,707.69 — its sharpest one-day drop since Dec. 20.
Football players at Japan university allegedly caught with cannabis
Club activities for the team have been suspended and the college has conducted interviews with coaches, club members and former club members.
‘Barbenheimer’ memes trigger anger in atomic-bombed Japan
Warner Bros. Japan criticized its U.S. counterpart for participating in internet memes that appear to trivialize the effects of the atomic bombings.

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Trump charged with conspiracy for efforts to overturn 2020 election
The indictment alleges Trump knowingly spread lies about the election in order to undermine public faith in the vote and remain in power.
Japanese among those evacuated from Niger with help of France
The Japanese governments top spokesman said that two Japanese nationals were evacuated from Niger after a coup threw the African nation into chaos.
Purge of Chinese nuclear missile force points to graft in ranks
Chinese President Xi Jinping has reshuffled the leadership of the country’s missile forces in an apparent attempt to install more trustworthy officials.
Toyota’s iconic Land Cruiser returns to North America
The world’s biggest carmaker has unveiled three variations of one of its most enduring models, starting at around $50,000.
Second straight tour shows PSG’s commitment to Japanese market
The French superclub has experienced explosive growth in its global base, especially in Asia, since its 2011 takeover by Qatari ownership.
Ruling parties of Japan and Taiwan agree to discuss regional issues
Members of the Liberal Democratic Party and Taiwans Democratic Progressive Party have exchanged views on economic security matters pertaining to critical goods, including semiconductors.
Osaka Expo asks for overtime cap exemption as time pressure mounts
The move comes as the expo faces mounting concerns that construction, especially of pavilions for foreign nations, will not be completed on time for the scheduled opening in April 2025.
Tokyo CPI growth tops consensus, focusing attention on BOJ
Consumer prices excluding fresh food rose 3% in the capital, beating analysts’ forecast of a 2.9% increase, underscoring the stickiness of underlying inflation.
Dead trees bring fresh scandal to used-car chain Bigmotor
There is emerging speculation that the company may have perceived the roadside trees as a detriment to their business, possibly by obstructing the visibility of the displayed used cars.

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