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  • Ledecky breaks world record to overshadow Phelps

    (Reuters) - It's not often that Michael Phelps gets upstaged in the pool, especially when he wins. But that's exactly what happened at the Pan Pacific championships on Saturday. Phelps won his first individual gold medal at an international meet in two...
  • U.S. steel pipe makers win key anti-dumping case against cheap imports

    The United States has approved anti-dumping duties against South Korea and other producers of steel pipes for the energy sector, a victory for domestic producers hoping to benefit from a boom in the U.S. shale oil and gas industry. U.S. steel companies...
  • Apple iPhone 6 screen snag leaves supply chain scrambling

    Apple iPhone 6 screen snag leaves supply chain scrambling
    Suppliers to Apple Inc. are scrambling to get enough screens ready for the new iPhone 6 smartphone as the need to redesign a key component disrupted panel production ahead of next month's expected launch, supply chain sources said. It's unclear...
  • Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber put stink on Elizabeth Arden

    Elizabeth Arden reported its biggest quarterly loss ever because of a steeper-than-expected sales decline of celebrity perfumes, particularly Justin Bieber and Taylor Swift brands. The company said quarter sales plunged 28.4 percent, the steepest in a...
  • South Korea's new ice hockey coach shoots for the stars

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's new national ice hockey coach Jim Paek doesn't know if success is the "chicken or the egg", but he knows he needs it right away if the sport is to gather momentum ahead of the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics. Paek, who left...
  • 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,...
  • Brazil extends tax breaks on computer, smartphone sales

    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 (2.1 billion pounds) in tax revenues next year, the Finance Ministry said on Thursday. The policy of keeping the so-...
  • Ryu breaks course record, grabs first-round lead

    The Sports Xchange Ryu breaks course record, grabs first-round lead So Yeon Ryu shot a course-record, 9-under-par 63 Thursday, and she holds a one-shot lead after the first round of the LPGA's Canadian Pacific Women's Open at London (Ontario) Hunt and...
  • Thompson, Lee share LPGA Championship lead

    The Sports Xchange Thompson, Lee share LPGA Championship lead American Lexi Thompson shot a 6-under round of 66 on Thursday to grab a share of the lead with South Korea's Meena Lee following the first round of the Wegmans LPGA Championship. Thompson,...
  • Aged Japan veterans voice concerns about military policy shift

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Tokuro Inokuma, a former Imperial Japanese Army soldier, got his first taste of the horrors of war in 1945 when he scrambled to gather up the scattered limbs of his fellow servicemen, blown apart by a U.S. air raid in Japan. He was 16....
  • Accesso plans to take attractions technology into South Korea

    Accesso Technology Group, the attractions-industry company with North American operations based in Lake Mary, has its eye on South Korean theme parks. Accesso just signed a three-year deal with South Korean consultant Vision Works Global to help broker...