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  • Fed's Kocherlakota: a 'mistake' to raise rates too soon

    BRAINERD Minn. (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve should not make the mistake of exiting from its super-easy monetary policy too soon, a top Fed official said on Friday, warning of the risk of a downward drift in inflation that could choke the U.S. recovery....
  • Golf pro Shigeki Maruyama asks $16.5 million for Bel-Air compound

    Professional golfer Shigeki Maruyama has chipped the asking price on his modern compound in Bel-Air to $16.5 million, down from $18.495 million. The property, which enjoys panoramic views of downtown Los Angeles, the Pacific and the Stone Canyon...
  • Exclusive: Bombardier, Hitachi lead bids for Finmeccanica's rail units - sources

    Exclusive: Bombardier, Hitachi lead bids for Finmeccanica's rail units - sources
    LONDON/MILAN (Reuters) - Canadian plane and train maker Bombardier and Japanese industrial giant Hitachi are the two frontrunners to buy Finmeccanica's rail subsidiaries, several sources close to the auction process said. Italy's Finmeccanica has been...
  • Five L.A. spots nominated for America's best new restaurants

    Five L.A. spots nominated for America's best new restaurants
    Bon Appetit has come out with its annual list of nominees for the best new restaurants in the country. This year, five Los Angeles restaurants made the cut.  It's actually a food court, but the ever-evolving Grand Central Market, with its growing number...
  • As Japan marks WWII surrender, Abe avoids controversial shrine

    As Japan marks WWII surrender, Abe avoids controversial shrine
    Two Japanese Cabinet members and a group of lawmakers marked the 69th anniversary of Japan’s surrender in World War II on Friday by visiting a Tokyo shrine that China and South Korea regard as a totem to Japan’s militarist past. But Prime...
  • Roche to offer $10 billion for rest of Chugai: Bloomberg

    (Reuters) - Roche Holding AG is in talks to buy the almost 40 percent stake in Japan's Chugai Pharmaceutical Co Ltd that it does not already own for about $10 billion, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter. A spokeswoman for Roche...
  • ‘Godzilla 2’: Gareth Edwards’ sequel set to open June 8, 2018

     
    The King of All Monsters will return to theaters in 2018. Warner Bros. and Legendary on Thursday announced that “Godzilla […]...
  • Japan protests over Russia's military drills on disputed islands

    TOKYO Tokyo on Wednesday lodged a protest with Russia over military exercises on islands disputed between the two countries, Japan's Kyodo News agency reported. The drills on the islands of Etorofu and Kunashiri off the northern island of Hokkaido were...
  • Wanna kill zombies? Knott's Halloween Haunt supplies guns and ammo

    Wanna kill zombies? Knott's Halloween Haunt supplies guns and ammo
    An interactive zombie-killing experience at Knott's Halloween Haunt will arm visitors with simulated military-style rifles and send them on a mission to save the world from an undead apocalypse.   The new Special Ops: Infected zombie apocalypse...
  • Schiavone One Step From Main Draw

     Schiavone One Step From Main Draw
    NEW HAVEN — With a lack of homegrown qualifiers, the Connecticut Open will serve up international flavor this week. The qualifying field was cut from 24 to the final 12 on Saturday at the Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale, with none of the seven...
  • Japan tells youth athletes not to wear uniforms in Nanjing

    (Reuters) - The Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) has told its Youth Olympic Games athletes not to wear their official tracksuits when out and about in the host city of Nanjing in China due to fears over potential attacks. Ties between China and Japan,...