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Four Japan firms fined in South Korea for auto parts bid-rigging

Business Aug 5, 2019

Four Japan firms fined in South Korea for auto parts bid-rigging

South Korea's fair trade commission has ordered four Japanese companies to pay fines totaling 9.2 billion won (¥803 million) for rigging bids on auto parts supplied to South Korean automakers. According to media reports Sunday, the four are Mitsubishi Electric Corp., Hitachi Automotive Systems Ltd., ...

Australia rules out hosting U.S. intermediate-range missiles

Asia Pacific Aug 5, 2019

Australia rules out hosting U.S. intermediate-range missiles

Australia on Monday ruled out hosting ground-based U.S. missiles after talks with Washington's top defense and diplomatic officials. Following an announcement that the United States plans to deploy intermediate-range missiles in Asia — widely seen as an effort to contain China — Australia scotched the ...

Brady, Patriots agree to two-year extension

More Sports / Football Aug 5, 2019

Brady, Patriots agree to two-year extension

Tom Brady has never known what it's like to play out the final season of a contract in his 20-year NFL career, and the New England Patriots' superstar quarterback isn't about to find out. Brady, who turned 42 on Saturday, is signing a two-year, $70 ...

Man City edges Liverpool on penalties at Wembley

Soccer Aug 5, 2019

Man City edges Liverpool on penalties at Wembley

After completing a clean sweep of domestic trophies last season, Manchester City opened the new campaign by lifting the Community Shield following a shootout victory over Liverpool on Sunday. City netted all five penalties — the last by Gabriel Jesus — and backup goalkeeper Claudio ...

Darvish overcomes illness to lead Cubs past Brewers

Baseball / MLB Aug 5, 2019

Darvish overcomes illness to lead Cubs past Brewers

After a frustrating start with the Chicago Cubs, Yu Darvish is starting to live up to his big free-agent contract. Darvish pitched five effective innings, Jason Heyward drove in three runs and the Cubs beat the slumping Milwaukee Brewers 7-2 on Sunday to sweep their ...