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Koreas to hold high-level talks next week to set up summit

Asia Pacific Mar 24, 2018

Koreas to hold high-level talks next week to set up summit

The rival Koreas agreed to hold high-level talks in the coming week to prepare for an April summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in, South Korea said Saturday. The summit aims to improve relations and resolve the standoff ...

Islamist gunman kills three at French supermarket

World Mar 24, 2018

Islamist gunman kills three at French supermarket

A gunman killed three people in southwestern France on Friday as he held up a car, fired on police and seized hostages in a supermarket, screaming "Allahu akbar" before security forces stormed the building and he was killed, authorities said. Sixteen other people were wounded, ...

Editorials Mar 24, 2018

Insufficient wage gains

Companies should share more of their earnings with employees as a strategic investment in manpower that supports their future business.

Tradition finds a home on Tokyo's bagel scene

Food & Drink Mar 24, 2018

Tradition finds a home on Tokyo's bagel scene

by Thomas Beecher

At a glance, Wise Sons Tokyo is a strange addition to the subterranean fringes of Tokyo Station. But zoom in on this Jewish delicatessen and you'll find something warm and inviting: crooked family photographs hanging on the wall, deli-style padded benches, bright timber features ...

Kyle Connor lifts Jets in overtime over Ducks

More Sports / Ice Hockey Mar 24, 2018

Kyle Connor lifts Jets in overtime over Ducks

Kyle Connor scored with 1:44 to go in overtime to help the Winnipeg Jets break the franchise record for points in a season with a 3-2 victory over the visiting Anaheim Ducks on Friday night. Winnipeg (45-19-10, 100 points) surpassed the previous mark of 99 ...

Svitolina eliminates Osaka at Miami Open

More Sports / Tennis Mar 24, 2018

Svitolina eliminates Osaka at Miami Open

Naomi Osaka's bid for the "Sunshine Double" of Indian Wells and Miami Open titles ended with a straight-sets loss to Elina Svitolina on Friday. Osaka came into the second-round match against fourth-seeded Ukrainian Svitolina on an eight-match winning streak that included her dream run to ...

Chiefs crush winless Sunwolves

Rugby Mar 24, 2018

Chiefs crush winless Sunwolves

by Andrew McKirdy

The Sunwolves failed to pick up their first win of the Super Rugby season on Saturday in a 61-10 thrashing by New Zealand's Chiefs. The Sunwolves went into their fifth game of the new campaign encouraged by a narrow 40-38 away defeat to the Lions ...

Japan salvages draw with Mali

Soccer Mar 24, 2018

Japan salvages draw with Mali

Shoya Nakajima capped his national team debut with a last-minute equalizer as Japan salvaged a 1-1 friendly draw with Mali on Friday. The 23-year-old striker, currently on loan with Portuguese club Portimonense, came on at the hour-mark. He displayed a knack for finding space among ...