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  • Buffett hoards cash, individuals' holdings hit 14-year low

    (Reuters) - It may be that the future of wealth management lies not in beating the market but in helping the client beat her true opponent: herself. The traditional offering of the investment management industry - putting people into products which...
  • West Coast waters still safe from radioactivity, but testing continues

    Remember all those headlines after the Fukushima reactor disaster in 2011? “The Coast Is Toast.” “Holy Fukushima – Radiation From Japan Is Already Killing North Americans.” “28 Signs That the West Coast Is Being...
  • Intersections: The heat rearranges priorities in Armenia

    Intersections: The heat rearranges priorities in Armenia
    Something about the summer in Armenia this year is different. Even the locals feel it. Something feels a little strange, a little odd and quite different. It's hot. Not just "normal" hot, but unbearably dry, you-can't-even-move hot. The sun has...
  • Tom Cruise to be Honored with Japan's J3C Award at LA EigaFest

    The 4th annual LA EigaFest, hosted Sept. 12 - 14 at the Egyptian Theater, will honor Tom Cruise with the 2nd annual Japan Cool Content Contribution Award (J3C Award). The award, presented by the Japanese government, honors Hollywood creators and...
  • Navy divers confirm sunken wreck is World War II cruiser Houston

    Navy divers confirm sunken wreck is World War II cruiser Houston
    U.S. Navy divers confirmed Monday that a wrecked vessel in southeast Asia is the World War II heavy cruiser Houston, a ship sunk by the Japanese that serves as the final resting place for about 700 sailors and Marines. The Houston, nicknamed “...
  • Policy delay has Japanese carmakers reviewing Philippines expansion plans

    MANILA (Reuters) - Top Japanese automakers in the Philippines are threatening to shift production to cheaper Southeast Asian countries as the government drags its feet on a plan to rebuild its shrinking car manufacturing industry. The potential pullout...
  • Tom Cruise to Be Honored with Japan's J3C Award at L.A. EigaFest

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The fourth annual L.A. EigaFest, running Sept. 12-14 at the Egyptian Theater, will honor Tom Cruise with the second annual Japan Cool Content Contribution Award (J3C Award). The award, presented by the Japanese government,...
  • Japan mulls setting aside 1 trillion yen for stimulus next fiscal year: Nikkei

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's government is considering setting aside 1 trillion yen ($9.65 billion) for stimulus spending next fiscal year to help lessen the economic damage from a sales tax hike scheduled for October next year, the Nikkei newspaper reported...
  • Landslides hit Japan's Hiroshima, killing at least 36

    Death toll could double to over 80 in Hiroshima landslide, more rain falls
    HIROSHIMA (Reuters) - Heavy rain delayed a search on Friday for more than 50 people believed buried under a deadly landslide on the edge of the Japanese city of Hiroshima, as opposition politicians rounded on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for his handling...
  • Japan manufacturers' mood up, outlook dims: Reuters Tankan

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's manufacturers reported improving confidence and growth in new orders from domestic and export customers in August, but the service sector's mood soured for a second straight month, reflecting a patchy economic recovery from...
  • Kathy Van Mullekom: Explore expected and unexpected beauty of new Richmond Garden Trail

    Richmond is rich in gardens. Some of those gardens are now connected into what is called the Richmond Garden Trail – eight sites that provide different garden experiences – large public garden, sculpture garden, an estate, classic Virginia...