May 27, 2018

Akita Puppy Presented to Russian Figure Skater Zagitova

Moscow, May 26 (Jiji Press)--A three-month-old female Akita puppy was presented to Russian figure skater Alina Zagitova on Saturday.

World's Newest Steam Locomotive Runs in Eastern Japan

Narita, Chiba Pref., May 26 (Jiji Press)--A group of Japanese railroad fans fired up a small steam locomotive they made on their own at a dude ranch in Chiba Prefecture, east of Tokyo, on Saturday, claiming it is the newest steam engine in the world.

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ECONOMY
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SPORTS
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Ex-Moritomo Gakuen Head Kagoike, Wife Released on Bail 10 Months after Arrest