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  • Japan sees lower chance of El Nino this summer, high chance in autumn

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's weather bureau said on Thursday that the possibility of an El Nino pattern forming this summer is lower than previously forecast, but it sees a high chance in autumn. The Japan Meteorological Agency, which said last month that...
  • Factbox: Engine fire triggers new turbulence for Lockheed's F-35 jet

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Borne of the last downturn in U.S. military spending in the 1990s, Lockheed Martin Corp's F-35 Joint Strike Fighter was intended as a quick and affordable way for the United States and its allies to replace thousands of aging F-...
  • Weakened typhoon leaves two dead, heads north from Okinawa to main Japan islands

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Torrential rains from a weakened but still dangerous typhoon battered Japan's Okinawa islands on Wednesday, leaving two dead and threatening widespread flooding as the storm headed for the nation's main islands. Typhoon Neoguri, a super...
  • China agrees to reduce FX intervention 'as conditions permit'

    BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. and Chinese leaders have agreed that China will reduce its intervention in the currency market when conditions are ripe, reaching an understanding on a prickly issue that has hurt ties between the world's two biggest economies for...
  • China, Japan ramp up rhetoric amid downturn in relations

    China, Japan ramp up rhetoric amid downturn in relations
    The last exhibit room at the Chinese People's Anti-Japanese War Memorial Hall in west Beijing opens with a panel proclaiming: "Chinese and Japanese People Should Be Friends Forever." But in recent months, curators at the museum dedicated to Japan's 1931-...
  • Fukushima farmer takes on nuclear plant operator over wife's suicide

    YAMAKIYA Japan (Reuters) - A Japanese court is due to rule next month on a claim that Tokyo Electric Power is responsible for a woman's suicide, in a landmark case that could force the utility to publicly admit culpability for deaths related to the...
  • Tea party candidates' latest strange brew: martyrdrom

    WASHINGTON — Hiroo Onoda, the last imperial Japanese soldier to surrender after World War II, hid in a jungle in the Philippines for 29 years, refusing to believe that the war was over. He finally turned himself in, wearing his sword, cap and...
  • Yankees' Tanaka placed on disabled list, returns to New York for MRI

    Yankees' Tanaka placed on disabled list, returns to New York for MRI
    July 9 (Reuters) — New York Yankees rookie ace Masahiro Tanaka, who leads Major League Baseball in wins, has been put on the disabled list with tightness in his pitching elbow, the team said on Wednesday. Tanaka had left the team, which is in...
  • Japan June wholesale prices rise 4.6 percent year-on-year

    TOKYO, (Reuters) - Japanese wholesale prices rose 4.6 percent in the year to June, Bank of Japan data showed on Thursday. The rise in the corporate goods price index (CGPI), which measures the price companies charge each other for their goods and...
  • China, U.S. say committed to managing differences

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China and the United States need to manage their differences, the leaders of both countries said on Wednesday at the start of annual talks expected to focus on cyber-security, maritime disputes, the Chinese currency and an investment...
  • Melbourne Festival To Showcase Australian Titles

    HONG KONG - Locally-made crime thriller "Felony," which stars Joel Egerton, Tom Wilkinson and Jai Courtney, has been set as the closing night movie of the Melbourne International Film Festival (July 31-Aug 17, 2014.) The film (pictured), follows three...