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  • Only 1 U.S. bank among world's top 10

    Only 1 U.S. bank among world's top 10
    A list of the world’s 100 largest banks is out, and the United States has only one representative in the top 10. Topping the list is Industrial & Commercial Bank of China Ltd., with $3.174 trillion in assets, according to numbers released...
  • Steve Stricker is skipping the British Open again

    Steve Stricker is skipping the British Open again
    For the second consecutive year, Steve Stricker has pulled out of the British Open. The 47-year-old still ranks among the Top 20 golfers in the world but has been cutting back on his schedule over the past year or so to spend more time with family. When...
  • Mazda Miata MX-5 roadster coming in September

    Mazda Miata MX-5 roadster coming in September
    Mazda plans to show off the next generation MX-5 Miata roadster at simultaneous events in Japan, Spain and the U.S. this September. The small Japanese automaker reinvented the two-seat roadster class of cars when it introduced the rear-wheel-drive...
  • Japan current account surplus improves in May, outlook dim

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's current account logged a higher-than-expected surplus in May, government data showed on Tuesday, as the trade deficit narrowed due to a decline in imports. But the improvement in the current account surplus could be temporary as...
  • Marlins rally to get McGehee on All-Star team

    Marlins rally to get McGehee on All-Star team
    We interrupt your obsessing over LeBron's decision to bring another urgent matter to the attention of South Florda fans. Casey McGehee needs your vote. No, wait. The Marlins third baseman — yes, that Casey McGehee — is down to his last...
  • Airbus chief positive on A330neo, calls for weaker euro

    FRANKFURT/PARIS (Reuters) - The head of planemaker Airbus has voiced growing support for plans to upgrade a popular wide-body jet to sharpen its contest for plane sales with Boeing , while urging European authorities to weaken the euro to help exporters...
  • Japan, Australia sign economic partnership pact

    CANBERRA/TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Australian counterpart Tony Abbott on Tuesday signed an economic partnership pact as well as an agreement on military equipment and technology transfers, a week after Abe loosened curbs...
  • 2014 World Cup Schedule

    2014 World Cup Schedule
    THURSDAY, JUNE 12, 2014 Brazil 3, Croatia 1 FRIDAY, JUNE 13, 2014 Mexico 1, Cameroon 0 Netherlands 5, Spain 1 Chile 3, Australia 0 SATURDAY, JUNE 14, 2014 Colombia 3, Greece 0 Costa Rica 3, Uruguay 1 Italy 2, England 1 Ivory Coast 2, Japan 1 SUNDAY,...
  • Typhoon batters southern Japan, injuring more than a dozen

    TOKYO More than a dozen people were injured and nearly 600,000 advised to evacuate Tuesday as a powerful typhoon pounding southern Japanese islands. Typhoon Neoguri was expected to pick up more power before it makes landfall, the Japan Meteorological...
  • Caterham must change to survive - Kolles

    LONDON (Reuters) - Caterham's new owners aim to keep the struggling team in Formula One for years to come but tough decisions must be made for that to happen, the man overseeing the transition has warned. Former F1 team principal Colin Kolles, who has...
  • Hawaii: Documentary tells the story of interned Japanese Americans

    Hawaii: Documentary tells the story of interned Japanese Americans
    The stories of thousands of Japanese American citizens detained during World War II because of their ancestry will be shared when a documentary is screened this month on Hawaii’s Big Island. “The Untold Story: Internment of Japanese...
  • Subaru joins seven other automakers in Takata air bag recall

    Subaru joins seven other automakers in Takata air bag recall
    DETROIT (Reuters) - Subaru of America is recalling 8,557 older model cars in the United States equipped with potentially defective air bag inflators made by Japan's Takata Corp , the automaker and U.S. safety regulators said on Tuesday. Subaru joins...