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A U.S. Marine was arrested Tuesday in Okinawa Prefecture on suspicion of attempting to enter a woman's residence, local police said Wednesday.

Isaac Edward Harkless, 26, serving at Camp Courtney in the city of Uruma, was arrested on suspicion of trying to enter the woman's second-floor apartment in the neighboring…

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The Tokyo Board of Education has fired the 63-year-old principal of an elementary school in Tokyo over sexual harassment accusations.

The principal, whose name was not revealed, is accused of continuously harassing a female teacher between May 2015 and June this year, Board of Education representatives said. He had allegedly…

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North Korea has put to death a vice premier and sent two other officials away for re-education, South Korea said on Wednesday, following media reports of a high profile execution in the secretive state.

"Vice premier for education Kim Yong-Jin was executed," Seoul's unification ministry spokesman Jeong Joon-Hee told reporters…

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The cashed-up English Premier League led a record-breaking raid by Europe's top clubs before the transfer window slams shut Wednesday, with Arsenal alone paying more than 60 million euros for German defender Shkodran Mustafi and Spanish striker Lucas Perez.

The Premier League's TV riches have fuelled transfer inflation across the…

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Former Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe has returned approximately 65,000 yen to the Tokyo metropolitan government, which he had claimed as expenses.

During his tenure as governor, Masuzoe admitted that he had inappropriately utilized his official car with his family last year to go to baseball games at Tokyo Dome on…

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In a surprise move, Donald Trump will travel to Mexico on Wednesday to meet with President Enrique Pena Nieto, just hours before the Republican delivers a highly anticipated speech on immigration.

Trump took to Twitter on Tuesday night to say he looks "very much forward" to meeting with the Mexican…

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Third-seeded Stan Wawrinka advanced to the second round of the U.S. Open with a straight-set win on Tuesday.

The two-time major champion beat Fernando Verdasco 7-6 (4), 6-4, 6-4 despite more unforced errors than winners (37-30). He saved all four break points he faced, while converting two of his five…

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A 21-year-old male mixed martial arts fighter was killed Tuesday when his motorbike collided with a garbage truck in Tokyo's Musashino City.

According to police, the accident occurred around 2:40 p.m. Tuesday at an intersection located in Hachiman-cho. Fuji TV reported that the garbage truck was attempting to make a…

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Nine people were found dead inside a home for elderly people in Iwate Prefecture, police said Wednesday, after a powerful typhoon tore through the region the previous day.

"We are trying to confirm the identities of these bodies," Iwate prefectural police Shuko Sakamoto told AFP, confirming that nine corpses were…

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Police in in Shimabara, Nagasaki Prefecture, on Wednesday arrested a 51-year-old man on suspicion of killing his 81-year-old uncle at their home.

According to police, the victim, Shinichi Hotta, was found by a relative visiting him at around 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Fuji TV quoted police as saying the body, fully…

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