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Will this new 'go home' drone end Japan's overtime binge?

/ Dec 08, 2017

Will this new 'go home' drone end Japan's overtime binge?

A drone that hovers over Japanese employees and blares music to force them to go home was unveiled by its maker Thursday, as the country tries to reduce its notoriously long work hours. The "T-Frend" buzzes over those trying to work late, blasting out strains ...

Japan's tourism trade embraces portable credit card terminals

Dec 08, 2017

Japan's tourism trade embraces portable credit card terminals

Restaurants, souvenir shops and even temples and shrines are hoping to cater to foreign guests with an international custom yet to be fully adopted in Japan: letting customers pay their bills with credit cards at portable terminals instead of paying at cash registers. As the ...

Ron Meyer, former NFL and SMU coach, dies at 76

/ Dec 08, 2017

Ron Meyer, former NFL and SMU coach, dies at 76

Ron Meyer, the football coach behind SMU's powerhouse "Pony Express" teams and whose call for a snowplow to clear a spot so the New England Patriots could kick the game-winning field goal against Miami in one of the NFL's most memorable moments, has died ...

Hall of Fame QB Warren Moon sued for sexual harassment

/ Dec 08, 2017

Hall of Fame QB Warren Moon sued for sexual harassment

Hall of Fame quarterback Warren Moon has been accused of sexual harassment by an assistant for his sports marketing firm, according to a lawsuit filed in California. The civil lawsuit was filed Monday in Orange County Superior Court. According to court documents, Wendy Haskell alleges ...

LeBron sparks Cavs to 13th consecutive win

/ Dec 08, 2017

LeBron sparks Cavs to 13th consecutive win

The play is called "Chicago," named after a game-winning shot LeBron James made in the playoffs to beat the Bulls. It worked like a charm again in Cleveland. James drained a 3-pointer with 15 seconds left and finished with 32 points as the Cavaliers tied a ...

Another goal, another record

Dec 08, 2017

Another goal, another record

Cristiano Ronaldo has set yet another Champions League record, scoring in Real Madrid’s 3-2 win over Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday to become the first player to find the net in all six group-stage matches. Madrid had already guaranteed second place behind Group H winner Tottenham, ...