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Business / Financial Markets Apr 19, 2021

Dollar sinks to around ¥108.20 in Tokyo

The dollar weakened to levels below ¥108.30 in Tokyo trading Monday, hit by risk-off selling amid rising U.S.-China tensions. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥108.22, down from ¥108.89 at the same time Friday. The euro was at $1.2017, up from $1.1987, and at ...

NASA aims for historic helicopter flight on Mars

World / Science & Health Apr 19, 2021

NASA aims for historic helicopter flight on Mars

NASA is hoping to make history early Monday when the Ingenuity Mars Helicopter attempts the first powered, controlled flight on another planet. The space agency had originally planned the flight for April 11 but postponed it over a software issue that was identified during a ...

Three Japanese wrestlers claim gold at Asian championships

More Sports Apr 19, 2021

Three Japanese wrestlers claim gold at Asian championships

The Asian Wrestling Championships wrapped up in Kazakhstan on Sunday, with three Japanese athletes topping the podium during the six-day tournament. The competition at Almaty's Baluan Sholak Palace of Culture and Sports served as an important warmup for this summer's Tokyo Olympic Games following the ...