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New documents show Huawei's role in violating U.S. sanctions on Iran

Business Mar 5, 2020

New documents show Huawei's role in violating U.S. sanctions on Iran

China's Huawei Technologies, which for years has denied violating American trade sanctions on Iran, was directly involved in sending prohibited U.S. computer equipment to Iran's largest mobile-phone operator, internal company records show. Among more than 100 pages of documents related to Huawei projects, two packing ...

Almost 99% of Japan's public elementary schools shut as COVID-19 spreads

National Mar 5, 2020

Almost 99% of Japan's public elementary schools shut as COVID-19 spreads

In line with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's request last week that schools nationwide close their doors following the COVID-19 virus outbreak, 98.8 percent of all municipally run elementary schools have started extraordinary breaks, education ministry data has shown. Of the 19,161 such elementary schools nationwide, ...

Health risks in spotlight as Spring Basho nears start

Sumo Mar 5, 2020

Health risks in spotlight as Spring Basho nears start

by John Gunning

The Japan Sumo Association is proceeding with the upcoming Spring Grand Sumo Tournament, but has decided, in light of the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, that it will be held behind closed doors. Calling off the event completely would undoubtedly have been a safer course of action, ...

Phillies manager Joe Girardi reflects on time with Yankees

Baseball / MLB Mar 5, 2020

Phillies manager Joe Girardi reflects on time with Yankees

New Philadelphia Phillies manager Joe Girardi was back on familiar grounds. Girardi managed at Steinbenner Field on Wednesday night for the first time since he was fired by the New York Yankees following the 2017 season. Girardi's 10-year run as Yankees skipper included New York's last ...