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Toyota fears Trump's proposed tariffs could dent U.S. car sales

Business Dec 6, 2018

Toyota fears Trump's proposed tariffs could dent U.S. car sales

Toyota Motor Corp. executives are still concerned that President Donald Trump's proposed auto tariffs could come to pass and cut U.S. auto sales by about 2 million cars a year. Jim Lentz, chief executive officer of Toyota Motor North America, told the Detroit Economic Club ...

Clues in Marriott hotel hack implicate China: sources

Business Dec 6, 2018

Clues in Marriott hotel hack implicate China: sources

Hackers behind a massive breach at the Marriott International hotel group left clues suggesting they were working for a Chinese government intelligence gathering operation, according to sources familiar with the matter. Marriott said last week that a hack that began four years ago had exposed ...

U.N. adopts Japan's anti-nuke resolution but U.S. abstains

National / Politics Dec 6, 2018

U.N. adopts Japan's anti-nuke resolution but U.S. abstains

The U.N. General Assembly endorsed a Japanese anti-nuclear resolution by a wide margin on Wednesday, but the United States abstained in a shift of position from the previous year. The U.N. organ also adopted an Austria-led resolution calling on member countries to ratify a landmark ...

Yuletide feasts rich with joyous hospitality

Travel | HOTELS & RESTAURANTS Dec 6, 2018

Yuletide feasts rich with joyous hospitality

There's no Christmas celebration quite like Italy's Natale (Italian Christmas), when family and friends gather to enjoy cherished traditional recipes and fine wines. This year, diners at The Shangri-La Hotel, Tokyo's Italian restaurant Piacere can tuck into a festive weekend brunch until Dec. 24 in ...

Blockbuster Queen biopic reignites Japanese fans' passions

Film Dec 6, 2018

Blockbuster Queen biopic reignites Japanese fans' passions

"Bohemian Rhapsody," a biographical film about the legendary British rock band Queen, is captivating the hearts of young and old alike in Japan, where in the 1970s the band saw success before anywhere else. The film, released in Japan on Nov. 9, grossed more than ...

Sint-Truiden's Daichi Kamada scores in Belgian Cup victory

Soccer Dec 6, 2018

Sint-Truiden's Daichi Kamada scores in Belgian Cup victory

Midfielder Daichi Kamada scored the eventual game-winning goal for Sint-Truiden in a 3-2 Belgian Cup round of 16 victory against fourth-tier amateur team Mandel United on Wednesday. Kamada, who played the full 90 minutes along with teammates Wataru Endo and Takehiro Tomiyasu, made it 3-1 ...