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Japan Airlines debuts jet featuring Disney characters

Business / Corporate Jun 22, 2018

Japan Airlines debuts jet featuring Disney characters

Japan Airlines Co. on Friday kicked off flights of a passenger jet featuring Mickey Mouse and other Disney characters to mark the 35th anniversary of the opening of Tokyo Disney Resort. In addition to on-board items like Disney paper cups, Minnie Mouse and Donald Duck ...

North Korea denuclearization 'taking place,' says Trump

Asia Pacific Jun 22, 2018

North Korea denuclearization 'taking place,' says Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump said Thursday that North Korea has started to rid itself of nuclear weapons following an agreement with its leader, Kim Jong Un, earlier this month. His comment, however, contradicted Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, who said Wednesday he had seen no signs ...

Intel CEO resigns after probe of relationship with employee

Business Jun 22, 2018

Intel CEO resigns after probe of relationship with employee

Intel Corp. CEO Brian Krzanich resigned on Thursday after a probe found a consensual relationship with an employee violated company policy. The head of the largest U.S. chipmaker is the latest in a line of powerful men in business and politics to lose their jobs ...

Brave Blossoms await showdown with physical Georgians

Rugby Jun 22, 2018

Brave Blossoms await showdown with physical Georgians

Japan captain Michael Leitch said Friday the Brave Blossoms would need to match Georgia's physicality if they are to come away from their final test of the season with a win. "We will always play our fast game but defensively we have to match them. ...

Japan keeps focused on preparations for Senegal

Soccer / World Cup Jun 22, 2018

Japan keeps focused on preparations for Senegal

Despite Japan's surprise 2-1 win over Colombia fueling predictions of a knockout-stage berth, members of the Samurai Blue squad were keeping a lid on expectations Thursday ahead of their upcoming match against Senegal. Prior to its victory Tuesday over a 10-man La Tricolor side in ...

Australia, Denmark play to 1-1 draw

Soccer / World Cup Jun 22, 2018

Australia, Denmark play to 1-1 draw

Australia captain Mile Jedinak slotted his second penalty at the World Cup to help Australia draw 1-1 with Denmark on Thursday and keep its hopes of reaching the knockout rounds alive. Jedinak's 38th-minute goal canceled out a seventh-minute strike from Christian Eriksen who rifled in ...