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Tom Hanks to present SAG’s lifetime award to Alan Alda

Tom Hanks will present Alan Alda with a lifetime achievement award at the upcoming Screen Actors Guild Award ceremony.
The 82-year-old Alda, a Golden Globe- and Emmy-winner, will…

Tom Hanks will present Alan Alda with a lifetime achievement award at the upcoming Screen Actors Guild Award ceremony. The 82-year-old Alda, a Golden Globe- and Emmy-winner, will…

Harvey Weinstein’s sexual assault trial set for May

Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein will go on trial in Manhattan on May 6 on charges of sexually assaulting two women, his lawyer said on Tuesday.
Weinstein is…

Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein will go on trial in Manhattan on May 6 on charges of sexually assaulting two women, his lawyer said on Tuesday. Weinstein is…

Tugboat searches for crewmembers who abandoned burning ship

A tugboat is searching for crew members who weren’t rescued when the ship they were on caught fire while transporting automobiles from Japan to Hawaii.
The Sincerity Ace…

A tugboat is searching for crew members who weren't rescued when the ship they were on caught fire while transporting automobiles from Japan to Hawaii. The Sincerity Ace…

Strong quake hits near southern Japan; no reports of damage

A strong earthquake hit near southern Japan on Tuesday night, shaking buildings, but there were no reports of injuries or damage. No tsunami was expected.
The U.S. Geological…

A strong earthquake hit near southern Japan on Tuesday night, shaking buildings, but there were no reports of injuries or damage. No tsunami was expected. The U.S. Geological…

Niigata gov’t to handle radioactive mud stored since Fukushima crisis

The Niigata prefectural government said Tuesday it will dispose of radioactive mud that has been stored since the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster and ask the operator of the…

The Niigata prefectural government said Tuesday it will dispose of radioactive mud that has been stored since the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster and ask the operator of the…

Five things we learned from Ghosn’s day in court

For the first time since prosecutors stormed his private jet seven weeks ago, former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn appeared in public to deliver a passionate defense, rebutting allegations…

For the first time since prosecutors stormed his private jet seven weeks ago, former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn appeared in public to deliver a passionate defense, rebutting allegations…

Canadian PM Trudeau criticizes Japan over whale hunt

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday took issue with Japan’s plan to resume commercial whaling in a telephone call with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe.
According to…

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday took issue with Japan's plan to resume commercial whaling in a telephone call with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe. According to…

Abe to visit Britain, Netherlands this week

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit the Netherlands and Britain this week to discuss issues including trade relations between Japan and the European Union as well as Britain’s…

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit the Netherlands and Britain this week to discuss issues including trade relations between Japan and the European Union as well as Britain's…

French official due to lead ‘yellow vests’ debate quits in pay furor

The official appointed by the French government to lead a national debate over the grievances raised by ‘yellow vest’ protesters quit on Tuesday following a controversy over her salary.

The official appointed by the French government to lead a national debate over the grievances raised by 'yellow vest' protesters quit on Tuesday following a controversy over her salary.