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June was the hottest on record across the globe: NOAA

World / Science & Health Jul 19, 2019

June was the hottest on record across the globe: NOAA

June 2019 was the hottest in 140 years, setting a global record, according to the latest monthly global climate report released on Thursday by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The report said that the average global temperature in June was 1.71 degrees Fahrenheit ...

Akebono Brake to accept ¥20 billion from turnaround fund

Business / Corporate Jul 19, 2019

Akebono Brake to accept ¥20 billion from turnaround fund

Struggling auto parts maker Akebono Brake Industry Co. said Thursday it will receive ¥20 billion in fresh capital from Japan Industrial Solutions Co., a public-private corporate turnaround fund. To accelerate its business reconstruction, Akebono Brake will also accept an official from the fund as a ...

Boeing to take $4.9 billion charge as 737 Max fallout worsens

Business / Corporate Jul 19, 2019

Boeing to take $4.9 billion charge as 737 Max fallout worsens

Boeing Co. plans to record a $4.9 billion accounting charge related to its beleaguered 737 Max jetliner when the company reports quarterly earnings next week. The after-tax charge, equivalent to $8.74 a share, covers potential concessions and considerations for airline customers who have been forced ...

Sumo 101: Press club

Sumo Jul 19, 2019

Sumo 101: Press club

by John Gunning

Sumo receives extensive coverage year- round in the Japanese media. While it may not get the column inches that baseball does (understandable when you consider the respective sizes and number of participants in both sports) it's still a significant amount of media attention. To facilitate that, ...