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  • Rash of new abductions of foreigners in Syria

    IRBIL, Iraq The posting of a video showing the grisly execution of American journalist James Foley by the Islamic State, the al-Qaida spinoff that controls much of Iraq and Syria, coincided with a rash of new abductions of foreigners in northern Syria....
  • Cadillac considers moving some functions to Manhattan

    DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co's premium Cadillac group is considering expanding its offices from Detroit to Manhattan, GM said Thursday, as part of an effort to remake the brand's image and broaden its appeal outside North America under new boss...
  • Review: 'Confessions' by Kanae Minato

    Review: 'Confessions' by Kanae Minato
    As you're reading what had promised to be a garden-variety crime novel, it's thrilling when it gradually dawns on you that what you're holding in your hands is far deeper and larger, though no less entertaining, than what you expected. And when that...
  • Puig, Cano, Pujols to play in Japan All-Star series

    Puig, Cano, Pujols to play in Japan All-Star series
    All-Stars Robinson Cano, Adam Jones, Yasiel Puig and Albert Pujols lead the Major League roster that will travel to Japan in November for a five-game series against Samurai Japan, the country's National Team, in All-Star Series 2014. Texas Rangers...
  • Puig, Cano, Pujols to play in All-Star series

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: November exhibition hosted by Japan Puig, Cano, Pujols to play in All-Star series All-Stars Robinson Cano, Adam Jones, Yasiel Puig and Albert Pujols lead the Major League roster that will travel to Japan in November for a...
  • McDonald's Japan denies placing orders with Thailand's CPF

    TOKYO (Reuters) - McDonald's Holdings Co (Japan) Ltd said it had not placed any orders to import chicken from Charoen Pokphand Foods Pcl (CPF) a few days after senior officials at Thailand's biggest meat and animal feed producer told Reuters they had...
  • Japan manufacturers' mood, output rise, outlook dims

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's manufacturers reported improving confidence and growth in new orders from domestic and export customers in August, but the service sector's mood soured for a second straight month, reflecting a patchy economic recovery from...
  • Nikkei rises for 8th day as strong U.S. data, weak yen boost mood

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average rose for an eighth day on Wednesday morning as the yen weakened, but gains were subdued as many investors stuck to the sidelines ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve's annual meeting starting on Thursday. The...
  • Japan export rebound offers hope for economic growth

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's exports rose in July for the first time in three months in a tentative sign that overseas demand is starting to recover, which could raise hopes that exports can offset a slump in consumer spending. The export data will be a...
  • U.S. official says unified with Japan on need for Russian sanctions

    TOKYO (Reuters) - A senior U.S. Treasury official said on Wednesday that the U.S. and Japanese governments are completely unified that sanctions are needed on Russia to encourage it to stop taking steps that the United States says are destabilizing...
  • Citigroup seeks to exit Japanese retail banking : source

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Citigroup Inc is preparing to sell its Japanese retail banking operations, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday, as it waves the white flag on a venture plagued by regulatory troubles and anemic lending. The...