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Gender pay gap could cost world $160 trillion: World Bank

Business / Economy Jun 01, 2018

Gender pay gap could cost world $160 trillion: World Bank

Gender inequality in the workplace could cost $160 trillion in lost earnings globally, a World Bank study showed Wednesday, as pressure to address the pay gap grows. That represents the difference between the combined lifetime income of everyone of working age in the world today ...

Rainy season is a great time to binge-watch anime

TV | Wide Angle Jun 01, 2018

Rainy season is a great time to binge-watch anime

by Matt Schley

The anime season that began in April is winding down, meaning that those who prefer to wait and ingest their anime in one flat-out, high-speed burn are starting to look around for series to binge. This season saw several classic franchises get a high-tech makeover, ...

Zinedine Zidane steps down as Real Madrid coach

Soccer Jun 01, 2018

Zinedine Zidane steps down as Real Madrid coach

Zinedine Zidane quit as Real Madrid coach on Thursday, less than a week after leading the team to its third straight Champions League title, saying the club needed a change in command. The 45-year-old Zidane, who was coach for two-and-a-half seasons, said he felt it ...

Tokyo 2020 marathon route unveiled

Olympics / Summer Olympics Jun 01, 2018

Tokyo 2020 marathon route unveiled

The marathon and race walking courses for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games will start and finish at New National Stadium and take competitors on a scenic tour of iconic city landmarks, organizers said Thursday. The organizing committee said the marathon course showcases the ...

Nishino reveals 23-man squad for World Cup

Soccer Jun 01, 2018

Nishino reveals 23-man squad for World Cup

by Andrew McKirdy

National team manager Akira Nishino named his 23-man squad for next month's World Cup in Russia on Thursday and targeted at least a draw from each of Japan's first-round games against Colombia, Senegal and Poland. "My biggest goal is for us to play in a ...

Shohei Ohtani gets a no-decision as Angels fall

Baseball / MLB Jun 01, 2018

Shohei Ohtani gets a no-decision as Angels fall

Shohei Ohtani got a no-decision in his anticipated return to the mound Wednesday, allowing one run over five innings in the Los Angeles Angels' 6-1 loss to the Detroit Tigers. Ohtani was making his first start since manager Mike Scioscia nixed his awaited pitching duel ...