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  • AirAsia denies report it weighing a bid for Japan's Skymark

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Malaysia's AirAsia Bhd dismissed a media report that it is weighing a bid for Japan's embattled Skymark Airlines Inc , saying it is focused on a budget airline it is setting up with Japanese partners. The Nikkei business daily...
  • Wimbledon Finalist Eugenie Bouchard Picks Up First Win Since London

    Wimbledon Finalist Eugenie Bouchard Picks Up First Win Since London
    NEW HAVEN — Until Monday afternoon, Eugenie Bouchard had not won a match since the semifinals of Wimbledon. Bouchard, the third-seed at the Connecticut Open and the eighth-ranked player in the world, dispatched Bojana Jovanovski of Serbia, 6-1 6-1...
  • Schiavone One Step From Main Draw

     Schiavone One Step From Main Draw
    NEW HAVEN — With a lack of homegrown qualifiers, the Connecticut Open will serve up international flavor this week. The qualifying field was cut from 24 to the final 12 on Saturday at the Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale, with none of the seven...
  • No Palace talk for focused Wanderer Popovic

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Western Sydney Wanderers coach Tony Popovic says he has not been contacted about the vacant manager's job at former club Crystal Palace and is focused on getting his A-League side into the Asian Champions League semi-finals. Popovic, a...
  • Facing decline, Japan's pachinko industry tries offering a clean, well-lighted place

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's once-booming pachinko industry, grappling with a graying customer base and the threat of new competition from casinos, is adopting a softer touch and smoke-free zones to lure a new generation of players, particularly women....
  • AirAsia has no interest in Skymark: Tony Fernandes on Twitter

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - AirAsia Bhd's group chief executive, Tony Fernandes, dismissed a media report that the Malaysian carrier is weighing a bid for Japan's Skymark Airlines Inc . "Never seen such rubbish. AirAsia has no interest in Skymark in Japan,"...
  • Five L.A. spots nominated for America's best new restaurants

    Five L.A. spots nominated for America's best new restaurants
    Bon Appetit has come out with its annual list of nominees for the best new restaurants in the country. This year, five Los Angeles restaurants made the cut.  It's actually a food court, but the ever-evolving Grand Central Market, with its growing number...
  • 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...
  • ‘Godzilla 2’: Gareth Edwards’ sequel set to open June 8, 2018

     
    The King of All Monsters will return to theaters in 2018. Warner Bros. and Legendary on Thursday announced that “Godzilla […]...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • Rehabbing Tanaka ready for bullpen session

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - New York Yankees - INSIDE PITCH Masahiro Tanaka is ready to get back on the mound. The New York Yankees are still hoping to get their Japanese ace back in a big-league game for a couple starts this September, but...