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2009-04-24 17:52:27

Japanese pop star Tsuyoshi Kusanagi has apologized to his fans in the wake of his arrest this week for alleged indecent exposure and public drunkenness. Kusanagi, 34, is a member of the pop group SMAP. He was arrested early Thursday after the alleged incident in a Tokyo park, but reportedly was released by police soon after. Kyodo news service said companies such as Toyota Motor Corp. have pulled ads featuring Kusanagi as a spokesman. ''I have been made very aware of the fact that I am a...

2009-01-28 06:30:00

BANGOR, Wales, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Sanoodi announces a new release of SMap - its free route recording and sharing application for the BlackBerry Storm. The company is really excited about this news; here's its press release in full: Based in North Wales, UK, Sanoodi (http://www.sanoodi.com/) is a popular geo-social website that lets its community record, upload and share outdoor activities on the web, whether they are running, hiking, kayaking, riding a bicycle or walking the dog....

2008-12-06 14:58:57

The flight of a Japanese passenger plane was delayed this week because of confusion over the number of people in the pop group SMAP's entourage. The flight, carrying 502 passengers from New Chitose Airport in Hokkaido, took off 48 minutes late Thursday as a result, The Yomiuri Shimbun reported. Members of the band and their companions were checked in for the All Nippon Airways flight separately. After the plane started taxiing into position for takeoff, an airline employee realized only 15...

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