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  • Pacific Rim nations agree to halve take of dwindling bluefin tuna

    Pacific Rim nations agree to halve take of dwindling bluefin tuna
    Japan, South Korea and the United States agreed Thursday on new annual limits on the catch of dwindling young bluefin tuna in an effort to double the population within a decade. The conservation plan announced by the Western and Central Pacific...
  • South Korea Wins Third Little League Title

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Jackie Robinson West was looking to make history Sunday when it faced Seoul, South Korea, for the Little League World Series championship. But the team from Chicago's South Side fell short in an 8-4 defeat in front of an...
  • Jackie Robinson West ready for Little League title test

    Jackie Robinson West ready for Little League title test
    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – ┬áThe Jackie Robinson West kids are ready for Sunday’s Little League championship game against South Korea, after an exhilarating win over Las Vegas for the U.S. title. Brandon Green, who caught on Saturday, is...
  • Bling meets K-pop: LVMH fund invests in Psy producer YG

    SEOUL (Reuters) - The private equity arm of French luxury goods giant LVMH will invest up to $80 million in South Korea's YG Entertainment Inc, which manages a stable of K-pop performers including "Gangnam Style" rapper Psy. The investment is one of...
  • Brazil extends tax breaks on computer, smartphone sales

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil extended tax breaks on computer and smartphone sales until the end of 2018, foregoing about 7.9 billion reais ($3.5 billion)in tax revenues next year, the Finance Ministry said on Thursday. The policy of keeping the so-...
  • Ryu claims victory at Canadian Open

    The Sports Xchange Ryu claims victory at Canadian Open So Yeon Ryu of South Korea shot 3-under-par 69 on Sunday to hold off Na Yeon Choi, also of South Korea, and win the Canadian Pacific Women's Open at London Hunt and Country Club in London, Ontario....
  • Jackie Robinson West takes aim at history

    Jackie Robinson West takes aim at history
    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Jackie Robinson West will look to make history its story Sunday when it faces Seoul, South Korea for the Little League Baseball World Series championship (2 p.m., ABC). No all-African-American team ever has won the world...
  • Jackie Robinson West: America's Team

    Jackie Robinson West: America's Team
    Minutes after the double play that ended the run of an undefeated Las Vegas team on Saturday, a chant went up from the crowd at Lamade Stadium in Williamsport, Pa. "U-S-A! U-S-A!" Just like that, Jackie Robinson West — the all-black All-Star...
  • Little Leaguers 'excited to hear from president'

    Little Leaguers 'excited to hear from president'
    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — The Jackie Robinson West team was getting ready to go live on ESPN after Sunday's loss to South Korea in the Little League World Series championship game when manager Darold Butler's phone rang. It was President Obama's...
  • Xiaomi ordered sapphire glass for limited edition phone: S. Korea newspaper

    Xiaomi ordered sapphire glass for limited edition phone: S. Korea newspaper
    Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc has tapped South Korean manufacturers to produce sapphire covers for a limited edition premium smartphone that it may launch as early as the year-end, South Korea's Electronic Times reported on Friday. The report,...
  • Jackie Robinson West to face Pennsylvania in U.S. semis

    Jackie Robinson West to face Pennsylvania in U.S. semis
    Not even Mo'ne Davis could stop the hard-hitting bunch from Nevada, although the team from Pennsylvania held their own for most of the night. Dallan Cave and Brennan Holligan each homered to help Nevada reach the United States final in the Little League...