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  • Nissan says Japanese website altered, posed virus risk

    Nissan says Japanese website altered, posed virus risk
    A page on Nissan Motor Co's Japanese website had been altered for nearly two months before being remedied and users that accessed it may have downloaded files infected with viruses, the Japanese automaker said on Tuesday. Users opening the page for...
  • Japan government turns more cautious on weak factory output

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's government turned slightly more cautious about factory output and flagged a risk that April's sales-tax hike could have prolonged effects, a sign that the world's third-biggest economy is struggling with the higher tax and...
  • Tokyo Festival Reveals Major Asian Push

    TOKYO - Yasushi Shiina, new head of the Tokyo International Film Festival, has unveiled a seven-year initiative to promote Asian films and nurture Asian film professionals. Festival officials announced the outreach initiative Tuesday as part of plans...
  • BOJ to keep inflation view even as it cuts GDP estimate: sources

    TOKYO (Reuters) - The Bank of Japan is likely to keep its bullish inflation outlook even as it cuts its economic growth forecast this fiscal year in an October report, sources said, suggesting the central bank will not ease policy further for at least the...
  • ISIS 'a national security threat'

    BELFAST, Northern Ireland -- U.S. airstrikes that have helped Iraqi and Kurdish forces recapture a strategic dam and halt, at least temporarily, the advance of ISIS terrorists on the Kurdish capital of Erbil are a welcome pushback against a relentless...
  • Second City, iO raise the comedy bar for Chicago

    Second City, iO raise the comedy bar for Chicago
    Of all the sectors of the arts and entertainment industry in Chicago, none has seen anything close to the level of explosive growth in 2014 enjoyed by the institutions that make people laugh. This has been easy to miss. Unlike prestigious nonprofit...
  • Apple iPhone 6 screen snag leaves supply chain scrambling

    Apple iPhone 6 screen snag leaves supply chain scrambling
    Suppliers to Apple Inc. are scrambling to get enough screens ready for the new iPhone 6 smartphone as the need to redesign a key component disrupted panel production ahead of next month's expected launch, supply chain sources said. It's unclear...
  • Eroni Kumana dies at 93; helped rescue JFK and his PT-109 crew

    Eroni Kumana dies at 93; helped rescue JFK and his PT-109 crew
    On a moonless night in the summer of 1943, a Japanese destroyer tore through a U.S. Navy patrol-torpedo boat guarding the waters around the Solomon Islands. The boat was PT-109, skippered by a young lieutenant from Massachusetts named John F. Kennedy....
  • Japan could offer unapproved Ebola drug

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan would like to offer a drug to help treat the deadly Ebola virus before the World Health Organization officially rules on its use, the country's top government spokesman said on Monday. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told a...
  • Japan August flash PMI shows manufacturing accelerated as orders grow

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese manufacturing activity accelerated in August as export and domestic demand increased, a preliminary survey showed on Thursday, offering hope that economic growth is getting back on track after slumping in the wake of a sales tax...
  • Roche to buy U.S. biotech firm InterMune for $8.3 billion

    Roche to buy U.S. biotech firm InterMune for $8.3 billion
    Roche Holding AG has agreed to buy U.S. biotech company InterMune Inc. for $8.3 billion in cash, helping the world's leading maker of cancer drugs expand into the treatment of rare or incurable diseases. Roche's efforts to produce successful non-...