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  • Jackie Robinson West moments to remember

     Jackie Robinson West moments to remember
    1. The phone rang, and on the other end was President Barack Obama. Jackie Robinson West players and coaches gathered around manager Darold Butler's phone Saturday night after defeating Las Vegas 7-5 for the United States championship. 2. Jackie...
  • South Korea's Daum, Kakao shareholders approve merger

    SEOUL (Reuters) - Shareholders of South Korean internet portal operator Daum Communications Corp and messaging app company Kakao Corp on Wednesday approved a merger of the two firms in an all-stock deal that values Kakao at more than $3 billion. Kakao'...
  • Game-by-game: Jackie Robinson West at the LLWS

    Game-by-game: Jackie Robinson West at the LLWS
    Game 1, Thursday, Aug. 14 Jackie Robinson West 12, Washington 2 Powered by Pierce Jones' three home runs, the Great Lakes Region champs win their opener in five innings via the mercy rule. Jackie Robinson West pounds out 13 hits and scores at least...
  • Korean Hit-Makers to Host Seminar in Busan Market

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - HONG KONG -- Film-makers behind South Korea's string of recent blockbuster hits will convene at an event to be held as part of the Busan festival's Asian Film Market. Only those whose films have exceeded 10 million ticket...
  • Exclusive: Chipmaker Qualcomm may face EU antitrust probe - sources

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Qualcomm, the world's No. 1 mobile chipmaker, may face a European investigation related to a four-year-old complaint from a subsidiary of rival Nvidia Corp, three people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. An EU probe would...
  • China fund defaults expose foreign partners to shadow banking risk

    SHANGHAI/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Foreign joint venture partners of Chinese mutual fund companies fear they will have to bail out investors in one of the shadiest patches of China's shadow banking system, following two defaults by lightly regulated...
  • Jackie Robinson West savoring its success

    Jackie Robinson West savoring its success
    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The cheers had since faded. The cameras long gone. As Lamade Stadium sat empty Sunday night, save for a few workers. The lights shined bright over the field as the sun fell behind the mountains, as if to preserve the...
  • LLWS title game gets 3.5 rating

    The Sports Xchange LLWS title game gets 3.5 rating The Little League World Series championship game played between South Korea and Illinois on Sunday received a 3.5 overnight rating for ABC, according to Sports Business Daily. It was the highest-...
  • New rules aimed at halting imports of sick, abused 'puppy mill' dogs

    New rules aimed at halting imports of sick, abused 'puppy mill' dogs
    When New York resident Jillian Civitano saw a picture of Tink on a Texas dog dealer’s website, she fell in love and purchased the 2-pound Maltese puppy. She was told the dog was born in South Korea and brought to Texas. But soon after Civitano...
  • 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...
  • Ryu leads in Canada at 20 under, eyes LPGA record

    The Sports Xchange Ryu leads in Canada at 20 under, eyes LPGA record So Yeon Ryu of South Korea shot 5-under-par 67 on Saturday and will take a four-stroke lead over Azahara Munoz of Spain and Na Yeon Choi, also of South Korea, into the final round of...