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Britain will stop favoring EU workers after Brexit, May says

Business Oct 2, 2018

Britain will stop favoring EU workers after Brexit, May says

Britain will end preferential access for European Union workers after Brexit, Prime Minister Theresa May announced Tuesday, saying she wants to attract highly skilled immigrants wherever they are from. In an announcement at her Conservative Party conference, May said she will publish plans for a ...

A master of Zen wisdom and dad jokes

Art Oct 2, 2018

A master of Zen wisdom and dad jokes

by John L. Tran

Among Sengai's many depictions of tubby old men enjoying themselves is one outlier titled "An Old Man's Excuse," which shows a crotchety grump saying, "If it comes time for you to die, then it's good for you to die, but it's even better if ...

'Graphic Designer Shigemi Hijikata'

Art / Openings Outside Tokyo Oct 2, 2018

'Graphic Designer Shigemi Hijikata'

by Yukari Tanaka

Oct. 6-Dec. 9 Illustrator and graphic designer Shigemi Hijikata (1915-1986) graduated from Tama Teikoku Art School (present-day Tama Art University) before working at Toho Studios from 1938. There he designed movie posters, including those for "Horse" (1941), "To The Big Sky for the Decisive War" ...

Dodgers clinch sixth straight NL West title

Baseball / MLB Oct 2, 2018

Dodgers clinch sixth straight NL West title

What a day for Walker Buehler. The rookie with the preternatural calm pitched the Los Angeles Dodgers to a record sixth consecutive NL West title. Buehler tossed one-hit ball into the seventh inning, and Cody Bellinger and Max Muncy launched two-run homers to beat the ...