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  • Tesla announces plan to boost production in 2015

    Tesla Motors Inc. Chief Executive Elon Musk promised shareholders a dramatic boost in the production of his company's electric cars, telling investors that Tesla will produce 35,000 cars this year and will have the capacity to produce up to 100,000 in...
  • Sergio Garcia cards 67, holds 3-shot lead over Rory McIlroy heading into final round

    AKRON, Ohio Two shots separated Rory McIlroy and Sergio Garcia in the British Open two weeks ago at Royal Liverpool Golf Course. McIlroy left Hoylake with his third major title and Garcia finished in a tie for second with Rickie Fowler. Garcia wants...
  • Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf signs deal to open up to 200 stores in Japan

    Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf signs deal to open up to 200 stores in Japan
    The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf is venturing into Japan with up to 200 stores, stepping into a country with a growing taste for a cup of joe. The Los Angeles beverage chain inked an exclusive deal with a developer called L.A. Style, which intends to launch...
  • Review: 'Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage' by Haruki Murakami

    Review: 'Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage' by Haruki Murakami
    "Poets die adolescents," Robert Lowell wrote, and it's supposed to be romantic. Personally I think it sounds like hell. Just imagine: never growing out of your teenage rawness to the world, your pathological vulnerability to insults and beauty, your...
  • Glastonbury Group Urging Homeowners, Landowners To Be Wary Of Invasive Plant

    Glastonbury Group Urging Homeowners, Landowners To Be Wary Of Invasive Plant
    GLASTONBURY – Few invasives are harder to eradicate than Japanese knotweed. That's why Glastonbury Partners In Planting is warning homeowners and landowners to be on the look out for the invasive plant also known as Japanese bamboo. "It's an...
  • McDonald's warns China meat scandal puts 2014 sales 'at risk'

    McDonald's Corp. is gearing up to sell chicken and beef in a few Chinese cities again this week after its supplier was accused of selling old meat, but the company said Monday that the food scare is hurting its results across Asia.  The fast-food...
  • Final Lexus IS F rolls off assembly line in Japan, bound for US

     
    Filed under: Sedan, Performance, Plants/Manufacturing, Lexus, Luxury We knew this day would come, but it's nonetheless a bit of a sad one for Lexus enthusiasts as the very last example of the IS F has rolled off the assembly line in Tahara, Japan....
  • STAP stem cell controversy ends in suicide for Japanese scientist

    A Japanese scientist who played an instrumental role in two discredited studies about a new type of stem cells hanged himself at his research institute in Kobe, according to media reports there. Yoshiki Sasai, a deputy director of the RIKEN Center for...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Classical Music In South Windsor

    The public is invited to a classical music concert at Avery Street Church, 661 Avery St., South Windsor, on Saturday, Aug. 16, at 7 p.m. The concert includes a Japanese folk song, "Variation on Sakura," "Concerning Hobbits" from "The Lord of the Rings,"...
  • Exclusive: Japan's GPIF to boost stock allocation to over 20 percent - sources

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's public pension fund, the world's largest at around $1.24 trillion, plans to boost the weighting of domestic stocks to more than 20 percent from a current 12 percent target, two people with knowledge of the allocation review...
  • Rory McIlroy storms back to capture Bridgestone Invitational

    AKRON, Ohio It took Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy just three holes Sunday to overtake Spain's Sergio Garcia and assert himself as the player to beat in the final round of the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational. McIlroy birdied the...
  • Film Review: 'Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno'

    Unlike most heroes of the Japanese swordplay genre, Himura Kenshin refuses to kill. That's an admirable quality, until one realizes he's susceptible to the same sequel pressures as anyone else: When the reluctant samurai laid down his sword in "Rurouni...