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Business Jun 14, 2019

Japan and U.S. aim to seal trade deal after Upper House election: Motegi

Economic revitalization minister Toshimitsu Motegi suggested Thursday that Japan and the United States will aim to quickly conclude negotiations for a bilateral trade deal after a House of Councilors election in the summer. "We agreed to achieve early results after the Upper House election," Motegi ...

Piracy, collisions and missiles: Tankers in troubled waters

Business | ANALYSIS Jun 14, 2019

Piracy, collisions and missiles: Tankers in troubled waters

Tankers like those apparently attacked Thursday in the Gulf of Oman operate through increasingly treacherous waters, facing mounting dangers from piracy and collision as well as geopolitical hazards. Around 60 million barrels of petroleum product move each day on the seas globally, according to the ...

Half of Ebola outbreaks go undetected, study indicates

World / Science & Health Jun 14, 2019

Half of Ebola outbreaks go undetected, study indicates

Half of all outbreaks of the deadly Ebola virus never get detected, researchers said Thursday, as Uganda confirmed a second death from the disease that has claimed hundreds of lives in neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo. Ebola, which spreads among humans through contact with bodily ...

Senators warn Trump to not use Huawei as chip in trade talks

Business Jun 14, 2019

Senators warn Trump to not use Huawei as chip in trade talks

Two leading U.S. senators warned President Donald Trump's administration Thursday to not use Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei's access to the U.S. market as a negotiating tool in trade talks with Beijing. Republican Marco Rubio and Democrat Mark Warner, both members of the Senate Intelligence Committee, ...

Business Jun 14, 2019

Southwest joins American in extending Boeing 737 Max cancellations

Southwest Airlines Co. pulled the Boeing Co. 737 Max from its schedule for an additional month, citing uncertainty over when regulators will allow the jet to resume service. Southwest, the narrow-body aircraft's largest operator, will cancel about 100 daily flights as the Max is removed ...

Frontale, Consadole play to 1-1 draw

Soccer / J. League Jun 14, 2019

Frontale, Consadole play to 1-1 draw

Kawasaki Frontale captain Yu Kobayashi equalized in the second half to salvage a 1-1 draw against Consadole Sapporo on Friday. In the return to J1 action following the international break, the two-time defending champions fell behind against the run of play when Consadole striker Musashi ...

Australia stuns Brazil with rally

Soccer / Women's World Cup Jun 14, 2019

Australia stuns Brazil with rally

A Monica own goal completed a remarkable turnaround by Australia at the Women's World Cup on Thursday, as the Matildas came from two goals down to stun Brazil 3-2, while China beat South Africa in Paris. Li Ying's first-half strike gave former runner-up China a ...

FC Tokyo's Takefusa Kubo seals move to Real Madrid

Soccer / J. League Jun 14, 2019

FC Tokyo's Takefusa Kubo seals move to Real Madrid

Ascendant star playmaker Takefusa Kubo is departing FC Tokyo for a move to Spanish giant Real Madrid, it was announced on Friday. Just days after making his Japan national team debut on Sunday against El Salvador in a pre-Copa America friendly in Rifu, Miyagi Prefecture, ...