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  • Nissan's Ghosn wary of Japan PM Abe target of 30 percent women in top jobs

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co Chief Executive Carlos Ghosn raised doubts over Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's call to appoint women to 30 percent of top jobs by 2020, saying rushing to meet such a target could set the firm and its staff up for...
  • Boy's monster wish comes true

    Boy's monster wish comes true
    A 4-foot-tall boy became an 800-foot-tall lizard in a Near Northwest Side production studio Sunday, battling monsters and wreaking havoc on a miniature Chicago. Five-year-old Maddex, aka "Madzilla," stomped in costume through a meticulously designed set...
  • Nissan to sponsor City Football Group in five-year deal

    YOKOHAMA Japan (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co is to sponsor City Football Group, whose football clubs include English champions Manchester City, as it aims to boost brand exposure in Europe, Asia and the United States through sports deals. Nissan declined...
  • Object Lesson: Hollywood mechanic's rare Japanese internment photos

    Object Lesson: Hollywood mechanic's rare Japanese internment photos
    In the photo, a young boy hangs on a fence. His face is partially obscured; his eyes hover just above his bent knuckles. His stance is playful. On first impression, he looks like any kid in the middle of play. The background, however, tells another...
  • More than 130 GTF Engine Orders For Pratt

    Pratt & Whitney will provide its next generation PurePower engines for 50 Embraer E-Jets to a trio of U.S. regional airlines, in a deal announced Wednesday at the Farnborough Air Show. Trans States Airlines, GoJet Airlines, and Compass Airlines will...
  • The turbulent summer of 2014

    The summer of 2014 will go down in history as the season when America fell apart. Let's take a tour of the disasters. Germany in 2008 enthusiastically hosted candidate Barack Obama for his so-called Victory Column speech. Now, Germans suddenly sound as...
  • Paramount in Talks to Acquire Martin Scorsese's 'Silence'

    Paramount Pictures is in negotiations to buy the U.S. distribution rights to Martin Scorsese's historical drama "Silence." Andrew Garfield, Liam Neeson, Ken Watanabe and Adam Driver are starring with production expected to start in Taiwan later this...
  • Paramount closing in on Martin Scorsese religious drama 'Silence'

    Paramount closing in on Martin Scorsese religious drama 'Silence'
    Martin Scorsese's "Silence" is poised to find its voice at Paramount Pictures. The studio is negotiating a deal to distribute the director's long-gestating religious drama, an adaptation of the novel by Japanese author Shusaku Endo. The film will star...
  • Japan ex-economy minister Takenaka says unthinkable to debate BOJ exit now

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Former Japanese Economy Minister Heizo Takenaka said on Tuesday it would be unthinkable to debate now on an exit from the Bank of Japan's monetary stimulus as it would take another half a year to a year to see if deflation is conquered....
  • Pyongyang abductee probe stirs speculation of early Japan poll

    TOKYO (Reuters) - As Japan presses North Korea for information on the fate of Japanese citizens abducted decades ago, speculation is simmering that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe could use a possible breakthrough on the emotive issue to call a snap election....
  • 'Dr What' to Play on China's Zhejiang TV

    HONG KONG -- "Dr What: Diagnosis Unknown," a series represented by Los Angeles and London based formats company Small World IFT has been made as show for China's Zhejiang TV. The show, a studio-based medical detective game, airs in China as "Health 007"...