Asian-American band win top court consent for racially charged name

Jun 20, 2017

Asian-American band win top court consent for racially charged name

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday allowed an Asian-American band to trademark its name The Slants, which had been rejected because it was deemed a racial slur.The ruling is expected to benefit other organizations whose monikers have caused controversy, notably the Washington Redskins football ...

Damages sought by Toshiba shareholders exceed ¥100 billion

/ Jun 13, 2017

Damages sought by Toshiba shareholders exceed ¥100 billion

Toshiba Corp. said Tuesday the total amount of damages sought by shareholders for losses incurred from the company’s falling stock price due to an accounting scandal has exceeded ¥100 billion.The conglomerate said the amount sought against it totals ¥108.4 billion after a group of ...

Court frees daughter of South Korea 'Rasputin'

/ Jun 3, 2017

Court frees daughter of South Korea 'Rasputin'

The daughter of South Korea’s “Rasputin,” whose lavish lifestyle in Europe saw her caught up in the country’s snowballing influence-peddling scandal, was freed Saturday after being extradited from Denmark.Chung Yoo-ra is the equestrian daughter of Choi Soon-sil, the close confidante of impeached ex-president Park ...