Sep. 7, 2018: Hokkaido quake, typhoon, radiation death, the fugitive and cop junk.

In this week’s news from Japan Today: An earthquake rocked Hokkaido on Thursday killing 16, causing landslides and knocking out power across the island; a powerful typhoon slammed Japan’s west coast with heavy rain and winds over 200 kmh and wreaking havoc; the Japanese government acknowledges the first radiation death among Fukushima nuclear plant workers; a man who was under arrest for rape and robbery escaped and is on the loose in Osaka and a police officer was charged with indecency after riding the train with his zipper open.

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