Takakeisho promoted to ozeki

Sumo Mar 27, 2019

Takakeisho promoted to ozeki

Takakeisho was officially promoted to sumo's second highest rank of ozeki on Wednesday by the Japan Sumo Association. The 22-year-old Japanese is the first wrestler to reach the rank since Georgian Tochinoshin, who faces demotion after posting two straight losing records, was bumped up from ...

Ford names Fields CEO to replace Mulally on July 1

Business May 1, 2014

Ford names Fields CEO to replace Mulally on July 1

Ford Motor Co. promoted Mark Fields to Chief Executive Officer from Chief Operating Officer effective July 1 as CEO Alan Mulally retires from the second-largest U.S. automaker, the company said Thursday. "Mark has transformed several of our operations around the world into much stronger businesses ...

Lady Gaga gets dolled up in Tokyo

National Dec 1, 2013

Lady Gaga gets dolled up in Tokyo

by Jun Hongo

Leave it to Japan's humanoid robotics to outdo the world's most avant-garde diva. Multi-platinum pop star Lady Gaga, in Japan to promote her new album "Artpop," was presented Sunday with four life-size dolls resembling her, created using precise anatomical measures and realistic silicone skin. "They look ...