Harumafuji took full advantage of injury-plagued Baruto to scalp his 10th straight victim at the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament on Tuesday.
The once-embattled yokozuna continued his rampaging ways with a dismantling of the Estonian sekiwake to improve to 10-0 and remained on a collision course with rival yokozuna Hakuho, who trumped Goeido in the next-to-last bout to sit one back alone in second at 9-1.
Four rikishi, including ozeki Kisenosato, are two wins behind the sole leader.
On Saturday at around 11:30 a.m., officers arrested Hideaki Shoji, a resident of Yokohama, after he allegedly came up from behind a 21-year-old female college student and shot digital images up her skirt as she stood on a platform at Kuhonbutsu Station in Setagaya Ward. (Tokyo Reporter)
A 12-year battle for justice took an enormous financial, emotional and physical toll, says Catherine Jane Fisher. But for the Australian teacher of English and mother of three, it's time to savor a landmark court victory. (womensenews.org )
The number of shoplifting cases accounted for nearly 10 pct of all criminal offenses recognized by Japanese police, with the rate increasing, a National Police Agency survey showed Wednesday. (Jiji Press )