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  • April 4, 2018
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NHK and Fuji TV gave top play to reports that four people were injured after a woman allegedly opened fire at YouTube’s headquarters in California on Tuesday afternoon. TBS and TV Asahi led with reports on the discovery of daily activity logs of GSDF logistical operations in Iraq despite the MOD’s earlier explanation at the Diet that no such reports existed. NTV reported on comedian Takeshi Kitano’s decision to leave the agency that he founded in 1988.


Top stories in national dailies included a survey showing that there are more than 2,200 makeshift cafeterias for disadvantaged children in Japan (Asahi, Mainichi); a plan by JR East to install security cameras in trains as part of measures to step up security ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics (Yomiuri); a plan by Japanese online broker Monex Group to take over Coincheck, a Japanese cryptocurrency exchange that suffered a hacking attack recently (Nikkei); and an agreement reached between the LDP and Komeito Party on casino legislation (Sankei).

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