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  • What you should know about pearls

    What you should know about pearls
    Pearls are the perfect example of modern jewelry reinvention. They've been a feminine go-to for centuries, and the traditional, mid-20th century "Jackie O" pearl strand is trending again — but now with endless re-interpretations and much modern...
  • Japan's Amari: BOJ Kuroda said won't hesitate to adjust policy if needed

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Economics Minister Akira Amari said on Tuesday that Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda told cabinet ministers he will not hesitate to adjust monetary policy if risk factors lead to a change in economic forecasts. Kuroda...
  • Japan government trims economic growth estimate for this year

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's government slightly lowered its growth forecast for the current fiscal year due to sluggish exports and a drop in demand after the April sales-tax hike, but the forecasts were largely in line with the Bank of Japan's projections....
  • A wealth of absorbing art exhibits in Washington

    A wealth of absorbing art exhibits in Washington
    Artistic attractions well worth wending your way to Washington for include two winning exhibits devoted to Whistler and Wyeth, as well as a fascinating show pairing Degas with Cassatt. There's a towering, even titillating, Titian, too. Conveniently,...
  • China's secretive military cracks open door for glimpse inside

    BEIJING (Reuters) - With dancing robots and smiling soldiers and to the strains of British singer George Michael, China cracked open the door on its secretive armed forces on Tuesday during Beijing's annual attempt to assuage worries about its growing...
  • McDonald's Japan says it sourced chicken nuggets from Shanghai Husi

    TOKYO (Reuters) - McDonald's Holdings Co (Japan) Ltd said Shanghai Husi Food Co Ltd, which was shut down by local regulators over food safety concerns, had supplied about 20 percent of its Chicken McNuggets and that it had halted sales of the item on...
  • Another strong outing for Iwakuma

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Seattle Mariners - INSIDE PITCH SEATTLE -- The return of DH Kendrys Morales had one exciting moment but didn't give much of a jolt to the hapless Seattle Mariners offense on Friday night. Morales drove in Seattle'...
  • The cars that won't live to see 2015 [w/video] [UPDATE]

     
    Filed under: Acura, BMW, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Infiniti, Lamborghini, Lexus, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan, Scion, Toyota, Volkswagen, Volvo Every year in the fast-paced automotive industry brings new models, but it also spells the end for some...
  • Father-son team grows close by building tuned Porsche

     
    Filed under: Aftermarket, Classics, Coupe, Performance, Videos, Porsche We've seen several heartwarming videos of kids bonding over cars with their parents, whether racing together or giving them as gifts. The story of Leh Keen and his father McGrath,...
  • Japan set to miss 2021 budget-balance goal by $100 bln -draft

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan will cut discretionary spending such as public works by 10 percent in next fiscal year's budget, a draft document showed, as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government seeks to cut the government's enormous deficit even as it...
  • Japan PM says will offer about $20,000 subsidy for fuel-cell cars

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan is readying subsidies to help Toyota Motor Corp and key suppliers take the lead in hydrogen-powered fuel cell vehicles that could top $400 million over the next several years if the most bullish projections for the technology...