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  • Japan tells youth athletes not to wear uniforms in Nanjing

    (Reuters) - The Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) has told its Youth Olympic Games athletes not to wear their official tracksuits when out and about in the host city of Nanjing in China due to fears over potential attacks. Ties between China and Japan,...
  • OECD sees stable momentum among major economies, Germany losing steam

    PARIS (Reuters) - Growth momentum in most major developed economies is stable although Germany and Japan both show signs of losing steam, the OECD said on Monday, as it flagged a turnaround in growth prospects for India. The Paris-based Organisation...
  • Myron Barnstone: An art career in perspective

    To Myron Barnstone, artistic skill is not genetic or a divine gift, nor is it learned through faithful copying. To be a master artist is not to be simply "creative." Skill, no matter what medium, is based on years of rigorous training, mastered...
  • Japan reduces chance of El Nino weather pattern this year

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's weather bureau said on Monday it sees less chance of an El Nino weather pattern forming later this year than it previously forecast. In a monthly online bulletin, the Japan Meteorological Agency said it sees a 50 percent...
  • Like old days: Lochte, Phelps 1-2 in 200 IM at nationals

    Like old days: Lochte, Phelps 1-2 in 200 IM at nationals
    IRVINE, Calif. — Like all the elite swimmers at this U.S. Championships, Winnetka's Conor Dwyer faced a dilemma because of the unusual selection process to which results from this meet contribute. The top two finishers in nearly all events at...
  • Japan firms finally get pricing power just as economic growth sputters

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese companies, long bedevilled by deflation, are finally starting to pass on higher costs to their customers just as the economy stumbles, potentially complicating decisions for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the central bank. Early...
  • Venture capitalist Andreessen Horowitz invests $50 mln in BuzzFeed

    Aug 10 (Reuters) - Venture Capital firm Andreessen Horowitz is investing $50 million in BuzzFeed, the social news and entertainment website known for producing advertising-sponsored "listicles" that go viral. Chris Dixon, a general partner at the venture...
  • Toyota reveals new versions of FT-1 concept at Pebble Beach [w/video]

     
    Filed under: Concept Cars, Coupe, Performance, Toyota, Misc. Auto Shows, Racing Toyota certainly caught our attention when it unveiled the FT-1 concept at the Detroit Auto Show last January. Coming from the same people who gave us the Lexus LFA, Scion FR-...
  • Japan protests over Russia's military drills on disputed islands

    TOKYO Tokyo on Wednesday lodged a protest with Russia over military exercises on islands disputed between the two countries, Japan's Kyodo News agency reported. The drills on the islands of Etorofu and Kunashiri off the northern island of Hokkaido were...
  • Wanna kill zombies? Knott's Halloween Haunt supplies guns and ammo

    Wanna kill zombies? Knott's Halloween Haunt supplies guns and ammo
    An interactive zombie-killing experience at Knott's Halloween Haunt will arm visitors with simulated military-style rifles and send them on a mission to save the world from an undead apocalypse.   The new Special Ops: Infected zombie apocalypse...
  • Federal judge upholds 'comfort women' statue in Glendale park

    Federal judge upholds 'comfort women' statue in Glendale park
    A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed against Glendale that sought the removal of a controversial statue installed in a city park to honor women coerced into sexual slavery by the Japanese Imperial Army during World War II. The statue's...