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Jim Mattis quits as Pentagon chief after clashes with Trump

World / Politics Dec 21, 2018

Jim Mattis quits as Pentagon chief after clashes with Trump

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis resigned Thursday after clashing with President Donald Trump over the abrupt withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria and after two years of deep disagreements over America's role in the world. Mattis, perhaps the most respected foreign policy official in Trump's administration, ...

A relaxing weekend in Seoul on the cheap

Travel Dec 21, 2018

A relaxing weekend in Seoul on the cheap

by Patrick ST. Michel

Everyone needs a break from the stress-percolator that is Tokyo. But heading off to a different sprawling metropolis for some peace of mind might not seem the most obvious play. Sometimes, though, heading to a new metropolis and surrounding yourself with new sights, smells ...

Tokyo 2020 budget revised with eye on transportation

Olympics Dec 21, 2018

Tokyo 2020 budget revised with eye on transportation

by Ryusei Takahashi

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics will cost about ¥1.35 trillion, according to the third and most recent budget announced to the press on Friday. The local organizing committee and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government held a joint media briefing on Friday to announce the budget's details. Although ...

NBA to hold first games in India in 2019

Basketball / NBA Dec 21, 2018

NBA to hold first games in India in 2019

The first NBA games to be played in India will be staged next October in Mumbai with preseason contests between the Indiana Pacers and Sacramento Kings, the league announced Thursday. The 2019 matchups, the first ever by any North American sports league in the nation ...