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3RENSHOJul. 10, 2016 - 11:07AM JST
The suspect enjoyed fishing and spent a lot of his free time near the river. The icepick in question was a so-called "fish pick" and is used by fisherman to quickly dispatch dying fish, and to chop up frozen bait.
Posted in: High school student murders 42-year-old woman, dumps body in Ibaraki river
3RENSHOJun. 07, 2016 - 07:34AM JST
Resume activites? No uproar, no protests in the streets?
3RENSHOMay. 30, 2016 - 08:59PM JST
"Some people just do not get it."
Do not get what?
Posted in: New photo of Japanese journalist missing in Syria appears with message plea for help
3RENSHOMay. 29, 2016 - 07:43PM JST
The wreckage of the vehicle was resting on its side, and the side facing upward had received a large impact. The force of the collision tore the fuel tank off the bike -- I suspect the car was turning onto the main road from a smaller side road; not coming from the opposite direction as reported. Highway 50 is dead straight along there, and it is highly possible the motorcycle was traveling too fast (i.e. over the speed limit).
Posted in: 4 killed in car-motorbike collision in Gunma
3RENSHOMay. 27, 2016 - 06:40PM JST
A very powerful seventeen-minute speech.
Posted in: Obama visits Hiroshima to ponder 'terrible force unleashed'
3RENSHOMay. 26, 2016 - 07:16PM JST
"For 21 days, 10 hours a day, this guy was smart enough or evil enough to keep his mouth shut."
BINGO! Both smart enough AND evil enough. But now he has to live with himself for the rest of his life,
Posted in: American man gets 18 months for dumping woman's body in bay
3RENSHOMay. 23, 2016 - 06:09AM JST
90 kilograms? His body weight would indicate that he attacked a woman nearly half his size...
3RENSHOMay. 10, 2016 - 08:18PM JST
"Takata expects to sink into loss"
Posted in: Takata expects to sink into loss
3RENSHOMay. 06, 2016 - 04:07PM JST
That was NOT a glider; that was a sailplane (now completely destroyed). The Japanese language is not able to differentiate, (similarly as between 'canoe' and 'kayak'). More to the point, a sailplane is designed to gain altitude, while a glider is able only to descend. dɪˈsɛnd/
verb: descend; 3rd person present: descends; past tense: descended; past participle: descended; gerund or present participle: descending
3RENSHOMay. 05, 2016 - 07:22AM JST
The truck driver, a 54 year-old woman, has told police that she was "Boutto shiteita" (not paying attention) and has no excuse.
3RENSHOMay. 03, 2016 - 05:57PM JST
Male passenger, aged 22, is the son of the driver and is unlikely to contribute any useful information.
Posted in: 7 injured after car hits pedestrians in Kobe; driver arrested
3RENSHOApr. 08, 2016 - 07:56PM JST
Why has it taken more than two days?
3RENSHOApr. 07, 2016 - 07:39PM JST
"Controlled flight into terrain."
Posted in: Air Self-Defense Force jet with 6 on board missing
3RENSHOApr. 06, 2016 - 07:09AM JST
Fiddling while Rome burns...
3RENSHOMar. 31, 2016 - 06:00PM JST
Wow, frog-marched out of the hospital on live TV... complete with police sirens and helicopter! And he looks exactly like his middle school photo -- the spitting image of a nerd Otaku. The neck bandage is almost becoming...
3RENSHOMar. 30, 2016 - 10:16PM JST
Hi, Disillusioned: I too went to Hard Off and bought a cheap Chinese copy of a Fender bass; after taking it apart to replace the electronics, I made the same observations as you regarding quality of components. The bigger picture is that domestic instrument manufacturers have all deserted Japan to move production offshore. (Although there are still a few high-end niche manufacturers such as Bacchus, Momose, Atelier Z, and others...)
Posted in: Japan's factory output falls in February
3RENSHOMar. 29, 2016 - 09:17PM JST
"Also, people who can barely walk (or see) should not be on bicicles."
Says the non-owner of a "bicicle"...
Posted in: Police launch campaign to encourage cyclists to wear helmets
3RENSHOMar. 28, 2016 - 06:38AM JST
Although difficult to judge from the video, aircraft speed appeared to be too slow immediately before the wing dropped (aerodynamic stall)...
Posted in: 4 killed in Osaka Pref plane crash
3RENSHOMar. 25, 2016 - 07:52AM JST
According to someone who knew him well, the suspect was a frequent shoplifter, and boasted confidently that "Police would never catch him."
Posted in: Car chased by police crashes into taxi, killing cabbie
3RENSHOMar. 25, 2016 - 07:12AM JST
His mother now in front of TV camera crew apologizing for this misunderstanding...
Posted in: Japanese man detained in Turkey for trying to join Islamic State
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Jul. 28, 2016 - 12:08AM JST
MarkXJUL. 27, 2016 - 07:41PM JST I like the idea of getting rid of all anthems…
Posted in: In Exile
Jul. 28, 2016 - 12:06AM JST
Is this the fall of the Roman (American) republic or the Decline and Fall of the…
Posted in: Trump vs. Clinton: Is a 2017 peaceful transfer possible?
Jul. 28, 2016 - 12:04AM JST
I have a further request. How about removing Pokemon Go characters from all of Japan? That…
Posted in: TEPCO, rail firms request removal of Pokemon Go characters from sites
Jul. 28, 2016 - 12:03AM JST
Why is the JT "Food" column so dominated by sugar, sugar, SUGAR?!
Posted in: We visit the Häagen-Dazs pop-up cafe in Tokyo for limited-edition ice cream desserts and drinks
Jul. 28, 2016 - 12:02AM JST
Japan seriously needs to do something about improving its mental health system. Then perhaps tragedies like…
Posted in: 14-year-old girl arrested for strangling grandfather to death
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