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Sales of cyberattack insurance tripled in 2016, top insurers say

Business Jul 9, 2017

Sales of cyberattack insurance tripled in 2016, top insurers say

Three major nonlife insurance companies saw sales of cyberattack policies more than triple to over 1,000 clients combined in fiscal 2016. Demand for cyberattack insurance, which covers losses caused by damaged computer systems, is surging as cybersecurity concerns spread to small and midsize firms. The Japan ...

Trump, Xi discuss North Korea and trade at G-20

World / Politics Jul 9, 2017

Trump, Xi discuss North Korea and trade at G-20

U.S. President Donald Trump took a conciliatory tone Saturday at a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping where the leaders agreed to keep working on two pressing issues: the nuclear threat posed by North Korea and bilateral trade irritants. Trump campaigned in last year's presidential ...

Fighters hurler Uwasawa tames Hawks

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Jul 9, 2017

Fighters hurler Uwasawa tames Hawks

Naoyuki Uwasawa allowed five hits over seven innings as the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters knocked off the Pacific League-leading Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks 2-0 on Sunday. Uwasawa (2-2) came up with some big pitches and the Fighters came up with three run-saving plays as three pitchers ...

Darvish explains choice to sit out All-Star Game

Baseball / MLB Jul 9, 2017

Darvish explains choice to sit out All-Star Game

Yu Darvish said Saturday he had no choice but to give up on pitching in the MLB All-Star Game with just one day in between the Midsummer Classic and his next scheduled start. Darvish, the Texas Rangers' ace selected to his fourth All-Star team in ...