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  • Ryu breaks course record, grabs first-round lead

    The Sports Xchange Ryu breaks course record, grabs first-round lead So Yeon Ryu shot a course-record, 9-under-par 63 Thursday, and she holds a one-shot lead after the first round of the LPGA's Canadian Pacific Women's Open at London (Ontario) Hunt and...
  • Brazil extends tax breaks on computer, smartphone sales

    Brazil extends tax breaks on computer, smartphone sales
    BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil extended tax breaks on computer and smartphone sales until the end of 2018, foregoing about 7.9 billion reais (2.1 billion pounds) in tax revenues next year, the Finance Ministry said on Thursday. The policy of keeping the so-...
  • Jackie Robinson West to face Pennsylvania in U.S. semis

    Jackie Robinson West to face Pennsylvania in U.S. semis
    Not even Mo'ne Davis could stop the hard-hitting bunch from Nevada, although the team from Pennsylvania held their own for most of the night. Dallan Cave and Brennan Holligan each homered to help Nevada reach the United States final in the Little League...
  • China taps South Korea for ideas in Qualcomm antitrust case

    BEIJING/SEOUL (Reuters) - Chinese antitrust officials have met with their South Korean counterparts to discuss violations by U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm Inc , sources said, as Beijing reaches out to regulators overseas to complete a case that could result...
  • Bling meets K-pop: LVMH fund invests in Psy producer YG

    SEOUL (Reuters) - The private equity arm of French luxury goods giant LVMH will invest up to $80 million in South Korea's YG Entertainment Inc, which manages a stable of K-pop performers including "Gangnam Style" rapper Psy. The investment is one of...
  • Busan's Asian Project Market Unveils Co-Production Friendly Lineup

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - SEOUL - Top-flight international directors including Brillante Mendoza ("Kinatay"), Bangladesh's Mostofa Sarwar Farooki ("Television"), Thailand's Pen-Ek Ratanaruang ("Invisible Waves") and Cannes laureate Vimukthi...
  • Samsung extends deal as Olympics top sponsor to 2020

    BERLIN (Reuters) - South Korea's Samsung has extended its top sponsorship contract as an Olympics worldwide partner to 2020, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Sunday. Samsung, who first signed up as a top sponsor with the IOC in 1998...
  • Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber put stink on Elizabeth Arden

    Elizabeth Arden reported its biggest quarterly loss ever because of a steeper-than-expected sales decline of celebrity perfumes, particularly Justin Bieber and Taylor Swift brands. The company said quarter sales plunged 28.4 percent, the steepest in a...
  • Pope Francis calls for Koreas' reconciliation at end of visit

    Wrapping up his first trip to Asia, Pope Francis on Monday called for forgiveness and dialogue between South and North Korea, and seemed to take the United States to task for its unilateral bombing campaign in Iraq. He also discussed future travel...
  • U.S. tech firms under increasing scrutiny in China

    The Silicon Valley economy is hot these days, but U.S. tech firms are feeling a chill in China. Anti-monopoly investigators have raided Microsoft's China offices, and the government has banned Windows 8 from state computers. San Diego-based chip maker...
  • 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...
  • Samsung SDI, China's Sungrow plan venture for energy storage systems

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's Samsung SDI Co Ltd said on Sunday it has signed a preliminary deal with China's Sungrow Power Supply Co Ltd to form a joint venture to make energy storage systems in China. The companies plan to build a production facility...