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  1. Shinto priest's Samurai sword deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 12 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Nagako Tomioka, the chief priestess, was returning home to the tranquil grounds when a man hiding nearby charged at her wielding an 80-centimetre samurai katana-style sword, the Kyodo News reported. It was last Thursday night at the Tomioka Hachimangu, a centuries-old Shinto shrine in Tokyo famed for its annual festival and association with Japanese sumo wrestling.

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  2. Female priest killed in Samurai sword attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 | SFGate

    ... on Thursday night at the prominent ... more It was last Thursday night at the Tomioka Hachimangu, a centuries-old Shinto shrine in Tokyo famed for its annual festival and association with Japanese sumo wrestling. Nagako Tomioka, the chief priestess, ...

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  3. One of Japan's few female Shinto priests was killed in a Samurai...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 | The Washington Post

    Tomioka Hachiman shrine in Tokyo was cordoned off on Dec. 8 while police investigated a murder-suicide. It was last Thursday night at the Tomioka Hachimangu, a centuries-old Shinto shrine in Tokyo famed for its annual festival and association with Japanese sumo wrestling.

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  4. A sacred Japanese island juggles secrecy and survival in the modern worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    ... What if tourists flood the island? What if they steal its treasures, or cover it in trash? What if women come ashore? Shinto religious leaders in Munakata, a sleepy municipality on the Japanese island of Kyushu of 100,000 that administers the ...

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  5. A sacred Japanese island juggles secrecy and survivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 10 | The Age

    ... What if tourists flood the island? What if they steal its treasures, or cover it in trash? What if women come ashore? Shinto religious leaders in Munakata, a sleepy municipality on the Japanese island of Kyushu of 100,000 that administers the ...

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  6. Japanese man kills wife and priestess sister with sword in bizarre family feud: mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 10 | Yahoo!

    A Japanese man wielding a sword killed his sister, a Shinto priestess, on the grounds of a Tokyo shrine, then stabbed his wife to death before committing suicide, police and media said. Shigenaga Tomioka, 56, attacked Nagako Tomioka, 58, chief priestess of the Tomioka Hachimangu shrine, as she got out of a car.

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  7. Japanese man kills wife, priestess sister with sword in bizarre family feudRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 10 | UAport

    TOKYO: A Japanese man wielding a sword killed his sister, a Shinto priestess, on the grounds of a Tokyo shrine, then stabbed his wife to death before committing suicide, police and media said.

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  8. Japanese man stabs wife and Shinto priestess sister to deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 10 | ABC News

    A Japanese man wielding a sword killed his sister, a Shinto priestess, on the grounds of a Tokyo shrine, then stabbed his wife to death before killing himself, police and media said. Shigenaga Tomioka, 56, attacked Nagako Tomioka, 58, chief priestess of the Tomioka Hachimangu shrine, as she got out of a car.

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  9. UPDATE 1-Japanese man kills wife and priestess sister with sword in bizarre family feud-mediaRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 9 | Reuters

    A Japanese man wielding a sword killed his sister, a Shinto priestess, on the grounds of a Tokyo shrine, then stabbed his wife to death before committing suicide, police and media said. Shigenaga Tomioka, 56, attacked Nagako Tomioka, 58, chief priestess of the Tomioka Hachimangu shrine, as she got out of a car.

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  10. Japanese man kills wife and priestess sister with sword in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 9 | The Peninsula

    A policeman stands guard in front of Tokyo's Tomioka Hachiman shrine after three people died in an apparent murder-suicide on December 8. Kyodo/via Reuters TOKYO, A Japanese man wielding a sword killed his sister, a Shinto priestess, on the grounds of a Tokyo shrine, then stabbed his wife to death before committing suicide, police and media said. Shigenaga Tomioka, 56, attacked Nagako Tomioka, 58, chief priestess of the Tomioka Hachimangu shrine, as she got out of a car.

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  11. Japanese priestess stabbed to death at shrineRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 9 | The Otago Daily Times

    A policeman stands guard in front of the main temple of the Tomioka Hachimangu shrine in Tokyo, Japan. Photo: Kyodo/via REUTERS A Shinto priestess was killed on the grounds of a famous Tokyo shrine by a man wielding a traditional Japanese sword who then killed another woman before committing suicide, police said on Friday, in what local media described as an apparent family feud.

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  12. Emotional video of starving polar bear shows climate change impactRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 9 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... US President Donald TrumpA A ATMs recognition of Jerusalem as IsraelA A ATMs capital. In apparent family feud, a Shinto priestess is killed on the grounds of a famous Tokyo shrine by a man wielding a traditional Japanese sword who then killed ...

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  13. Meet the man who stopped to save a rabbit in the teeth of California's wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 9 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... US President Donald TrumpA A ATMs recognition of Jerusalem as IsraelA A ATMs capital. In apparent family feud, a Shinto priestess is killed on the grounds of a famous Tokyo shrine by a man wielding a traditional Japanese sword who then killed ...

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  14. Islamic State completely 'evicted' from Iraq, Iraqi PM saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 9 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... against US President Donald Trumpa s recognition of Jerusalem as Israela s capital. In apparent family feud, a Shinto priestess is killed on the grounds of a famous Tokyo shrine by a man wielding a traditional Japanese sword who then killed another ...

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  15. On Jerusalem, Trump once again sets himself apart from the world. At what cost?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 9 | The Age

    ... US President Donald TrumpA A ATMs recognition of Jerusalem as IsraelA A ATMs capital. In apparent family feud, a Shinto priestess is killed on the grounds of a famous Tokyo shrine by a man wielding a traditional Japanese sword who then killed ...

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  16. Chief priest, 2 others dead in Tokyo shrine stabbingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | Pattaya Mail

    ... 400-year-old Tomioka Hachimangu shrine is known for its close ties to sumo and holding one of Tokyo's three big Shinto festivals. Brussels (AP) - Britain and the European Union hammered out a deal early Friday that allows Brexit talks to finally ...

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  17. 3 dead after samurai sword attack at Tokyo shrineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | UPI

    Three people died at a Japanese Shinto shrine, in which a man used knives and a ceremonial samurai sword to kill two women and then himself, police said Friday. Officials said Nagako Tomoika, 58, head priestess of the Tomoika Hachimangu shrine in Tokyo's Koto district, was stabbed in an ambush Thursday by her brother, Shigenaga Tomoika.

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  18. Head priestess at Japanese Shinto temple killed in samurai sword attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | Canada.com

    ... early 400-year-old Tomioka Hachimangu shrine is known for its close ties to sumo and holding one of Tokyo's three big Shinto festivals.

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  19. Ex-priest, wielding samurai sword, kills priestess sister at prominent Tokyo shrineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | Fox News

    A former priest, wielding a samurai sword, killed his Shinto priestess sister before stabbing his accomplice to death and committing suicide in an attack at a prominent Tokyo shrine authorities believe was fueled by a family vendetta. Nagako Tomioka, the 58-year-old head of Tomioka Hachimangu shrine, was attacked as she got out of her car Thursday night.

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  20. Head Priest Among 3 Dead in Samurai Sword Attack at Tokyo ShrineRead the original story

    Friday Dec 8 | Time

    ... early 400-year-old Tomioka Hachimangu shrine is known for its close ties to sumo and holding one of Tokyo's three big Shinto festivals.

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