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  • Nissan to sponsor City Football Group in five-year deal

    YOKOHAMA Japan (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co is to sponsor City Football Group, whose football clubs include English champions Manchester City, as it aims to boost brand exposure in Europe, Asia and the United States through sports deals. Nissan declined...
  • More than 130 GTF Engine Orders For Pratt

    Pratt & Whitney will provide its next generation PurePower engines for 50 Embraer E-Jets to a trio of U.S. regional airlines, in a deal announced Wednesday at the Farnborough Air Show. Trans States Airlines, GoJet Airlines, and Compass Airlines will...
  • The turbulent summer of 2014

    The summer of 2014 will go down in history as the season when America fell apart. Let's take a tour of the disasters. Germany in 2008 enthusiastically hosted candidate Barack Obama for his so-called Victory Column speech. Now, Germans suddenly sound as...
  • Japanese artist jailed for vagina-shaped kayak vows legal fight

    Japanese artist jailed for vagina-shaped kayak vows legal fight
    A Japanese artist who made figures of Lady Gaga and a kayak modeled on her vagina said on Wednesday from jail she was "outraged" by her arrest and vowed a court fight against obscenity charges. Megumi Igarashi, 42, says she was challenging a culture of...
  • Global growth prospects dim even as asset prices fly higher: Reuters poll

    (Reuters) - Global growth prospects have dimmed slightly, with the United States and Britain leading industrialized economies that are not generating much inflation even after years of aggressive monetary stimulus, Reuters polls found. While China's...
  • Nissan will roll out cars that use autopilot to park, change lanes

    Nissan will roll out cars that use autopilot to park, change lanes
    Nissan plans to introduce a series of autonomous driving functions in its vehicles to convince consumers that self-driving cars represent the future of automotive technology. Carlos Ghosn, the chief executive of both Nissan Motor Co. and Renault SA,...
  • Datebook: Canvases attacked, drums pounded and colors bleeding

    Datebook: Canvases attacked, drums pounded and colors bleeding
    A dance-performance about adolescence in the Bronx, an eight-hour movie about people at work, an installation that is all color, and talking-breathing-eating Instagram. It's all happening in our smoggy, drought-y neck of the woods: Okwui Okpokwasili,...
  • Cappuccino-flavored Lay's potato chips are headed to stores

    Frito-lay is getting ready to roll out four new flavors this summer as part of its annual Lay's "Do Us a Flavor" contest to find the next great chip flavor. Get ready for Cheddar Bacon Mac & Cheese, Mango Salsa, Wasabi Ginger and Cappuccino. Yes, a...
  • Disney's 'The Jungle Book' Finds its Mowgli in Newcomer Neel Sethi

    Disney has cast newcomer Neel Sethi as Mogwli in "The Jungle Book." Jon Favreau is directing the live action film from a script by Justin Marks. The 10-year-old Sethi, from New York, was chosen from among thousands of kids who auditioned for the role in...
  • Steve Stricker is skipping the British Open again

    Steve Stricker is skipping the British Open again
    For the second consecutive year, Steve Stricker has pulled out of the British Open. The 47-year-old still ranks among the Top 20 golfers in the world but has been cutting back on his schedule over the past year or so to spend more time with family. When...
  • Worried about the Big One, L.A.? So's Lucy Jones, but she's doing something about it

    We're told to keep enough supplies for three days, a week, two weeks after an earthquake — to last us until help arrives. But that advice doesn't account for a fractured infrastructure that could leave Los Angeles dry, dark and devastated for months...