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  • Object Lesson: When James Ensor turned to skeletons and satire

    Object Lesson: When James Ensor turned to skeletons and satire
    Of the more than 100 paintings, etchings and drawings in the Getty Museum's sprawling exhibition devoted to 19th century painter James Ensor, "Skeleton Looking at Chinoiserie" is the sort of work that you just might miss if you cruise through the...
  • Novartis apologizes for not disclosing side-effects of leukemia drugs sooner

    TOKYO (Reuters) - The Japanese unit of Novartis AG apologized on Thursday for failing to report to authorities in a timely manner side-effects of its leukemia drugs, in the company's latest scandal in the country. Novartis Pharma KK, the Swiss...
  • Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV sales reach 33,000 worldwide

     
    Filed under: EV/Plug-in, Hybrid, Mitsubishi, AutoblogGreen Exclusive, Europe/EU, Japan, Plug In Conference It can be difficult to see from the US, where the Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in Hybrid is not yet available, but the all-wheel drive SUV is a big hit...
  • As Abenomics halo slips, Tokyo IPO investors press for value

    TOKYO (Reuters) - At the New York Stock Exchange last September, buoyed by high hopes for Japan's economic revival, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe urged Wall Street to "Buy my Abenomics!" Amid sagging growth and Tokyo listing flops, investors are now looking...
  • 'Moon Animate Make-Up' remakes 'Sailor Moon': Out of many, one

    'Moon Animate Make-Up' remakes 'Sailor Moon': Out of many, one
    I am not a fan of "Sailor Moon," which I say not with any sort of pride or derision -- I have just been busy with other things. But I do like animation and collaborative enterprises and the way that every human hand makes an individual mark, and all of...
  • The Hartford's Earnings Fall Short Of Analysts' Expectations

    The Hartford Financial Services Group on Wednesday reported second-quarter earnings that fell short of analysts' expectations. The company's net loss for the quarter was $467 million, or $1.00 per diluted share, compared with a net loss of $190 million,...
  • Hampton Roads was the backdrop for many milestones in military aviation

    Hampton Roads was the backdrop for many milestones in military aviation
    Hampton Roads has been the backdrop for many pioneering events in military aviation stretching back to the first balloon flights of July and August 1861 during the Civil War. Here’s a half-dozen of the most important: Eye in the sky....
  • U.S. lawmakers warn Japan, Canada on Pacific trade deal talks

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday said Japan's refusal to drop all barriers to farm imports under a Pacific trade deal was unacceptable and urged the U.S. administration to cut Japan and Canada out of the talks if...
  • Verdugo Views: Growing up on the flats near L.C. Brand

    Verdugo Views: Growing up on the flats near L.C. Brand
    Two large, white houses stood close together on the slopes above northwest Glendale in the early 1920s. One was El Miradero, home of L.C. and Mary Louise Brand. Another was Ard Eevin, home of Dan and Margaret Campbell. A young girl named Sumi was familiar...
  • BOJ's Kiuchi warns GDP rebound may be weaker than expected

    KOBE Japan (Reuters) - Sluggish exports and factory output could mean the Japanese economy's post-tax hike rebound in the third quarter may be weaker than expected, a central bank policymaker has said, warning of clouds hanging over its stimulus...
  • Sony Lifts First Quarter Profits, But Estimates $488 Million Loss for Year

    TOKYO -- Troubled electronics giant Sony has flummoxed nay-saying analysts with a rise in six-fold increase in net income in the three months to June of JPY26.8 billion ($261 million). For the April-June period total sales advanced by 6% to $17.9 billion...