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Japan

3 dead as car plunges from 5th floor of a parking lot in Kanagawa, Japan, police say - Tokyo Reporter

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World War II

Japan's Defense Minister Tomomi Inada visited Tokyo shrine honoring Japan's war dead, including convicted war criminals, after Pearl Harbor visit - AP

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2020 Olympics

Tokyo Olympic organizers estimate overall cost at 1.6-1.8 trillion yen for hosting 2020 games - Reuters

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Japan

Shell sells 31.2% stake in Tokyo-based Showa Shell Sekiyu to Idemitsu Kosan for $1.35 billion after OK from Japanese regulators - The Street

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2020 Olympics

Tokyo breaks ground on $1.5 billion 2020 Olympics National Stadium - AP

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2020 Olympics

UK Sport have announced archery, badminton, fencing, weightlifting and wheelchair rugby will not receive funding in Tokyo 2020 Olympic cycle - @SkyNewsBreak

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2020 Olympics

IOC vice president John Coates says committee 'not in a position to accept' Tokyo's $20 billion budget for 2020 Games - AP

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San Francisco International Airport, San Francisco, CA, US

Update: United Flight 837 lands safely in San Francisco after turning back due to engine trouble - NBC Bay Area

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San Francisco International Airport, San Francisco, CA, US

Update: No injuries reported, no emergency declared after Tokyo-bound United Airlines flight returns to San Francisco airport due to engine issue, official says - Mercury News

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San Francisco International Airport, San Francisco, CA, US

United Airlines flight to Japan returning to San Francisco after engine issues, airport officials say - NBC Bay Area

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Japan

Tokyo metropolitan area gets snow in November for 1st time in 54 years, meteorological agency says - Japan Times

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2020 Olympics

Gymnast Simone Biles says she will compete in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games - USA Today

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Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture, Japan

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte arrives in Tokyo, Japan, for 3 day visit - @gmanews

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Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture, Japan

Photo: Smoke seen billowing out of a power substation in Saitama, Japan, causing 350,000 homes in Tokyo to lose power - @russward_tokyo

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power outages

350,000 without power in Tokyo as fire hits TEPCO-linked facility in Saitama, Japan - NHK via @robotopia

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2020 Olympics

Expert panel warns cost for Tokyo 2020 Olympics could exceed 3 trillion yen ($30 billion) unless drastic cost-cutting measures taken - AP

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Japan

Uber launching UberEats bicycle food delivery in Tokyo this week - Wall Street Journal

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Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture, Japan

Tokyo police say incident on subway was several people feeling unwell after smelling paint thinner-like fumes - NBC News

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Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture, Japan

9 people suffering from throat pains following chemical spill at Takadanobaba station in Shinjuku, Tokyo - TV Asahi News via @emifinch

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air travel

Smoke forces Philippine Airlines flight to Japan to turn back shortly after take-off from Manila - AFP

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