The man had turned 52 the day before, but the cake presentation had to be put back a day because he had been attending a tea party hosted by Japan’s imperial couple, Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko, at Tokyo’s Imperial Palace.
Such is the life of Kazuyoshi Miura: cultural icon, Japanese national treasure and, improbably, still a professional football player.
A Texas man has confessed to raping a 3-year-old female relative, leading her to contract chlamydia and gonorrhea, court documents show.
Charges against former Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock are set to be dropped in a stunning agreement reached Wednesday with federal prosecutors.
The news came during Schock’s first court appearance since the U.S. Supreme Court declined to get involved in his corruption case. Prosecutors agreed to drop all corruption charges if he complies with deferred prosecution, which requires he pay back all money he owes to the Internal Revenue Service and his campaign fund within the next six months.