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Japan calls on Asian Development Bank to reduce loans to China

Business May 4, 2019

Japan calls on Asian Development Bank to reduce loans to China

Finance Minister Taro Aso called on the Asian Development Bank on Saturday to scale back easy money to countries like China that have developed to the point of no longer needing financial aid. "ADB should hold substantive discussions on a concrete path toward graduation while ...

King Maha Vajiralongkorn crowned Rama X of Thailand

Asia Pacific May 4, 2019

King Maha Vajiralongkorn crowned Rama X of Thailand

King Maha Vajiralongkorn — Rama X of Thailand — was crowned Saturday in a dazzling show of pageantry, laced with Hindu and Buddhist ritual, vowing to reign "with righteousness" on behalf of the Thai people. Starting at the auspicious time of 10:09 a.m., the public ...

Trump and Putin discuss possible new nuclear accord, White House says

World May 4, 2019

Trump and Putin discuss possible new nuclear accord, White House says

U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke for more than an hour on Friday, discussing the possibility of a new nuclear accord, North Korean denuclearization, Ukraine and the political situation in Venezuela, the White House said. "Had a long and very good ...

Phoenix victorious in return

More Sports / Football May 4, 2019

Phoenix victorious in return

by Hiroshi Ikezawa

Taisuke Miyagawa needs some more time to make his comeback, but the Nihon University Phoenix have returned to college football. Junior quarterback Taiki Hayashi threw a 72-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Junnosuke Kishizawa on the first play of a 42-0 rout of the Nippon ...

Blazers outlast Nuggets in epic 4OT game

Basketball / NBA May 4, 2019

Blazers outlast Nuggets in epic 4OT game

CJ McCollum delivered 41 points as the Portland Trail Blazers edged the Denver Nuggets 140-137 in four overtimes Friday in the longest NBA playoff game in 66 years. The game featured 24 lead changes but the Blazers came out on top to take a 2-1 ...

Yusei Kikuchi fans 10 Indians, gets no-decision

Baseball / MLB May 4, 2019

Yusei Kikuchi fans 10 Indians, gets no-decision

Left-hander Yusei Kikuchi struck out 10 over seven solid innings but missed out on his second win of the season on Friday night as the Cleveland Indinas earned a 2-1 walk-off victory over the Seattle Mariners. Making his eighth start, Kikuchi limited the Indians to ...