Tag Archives: Japan

Novel Chemical 'Washes Away' Alzheimer's Plaque in Mice

Scientists in Korea have found a small molecule that, when added to the drinking water of mice bred to develop Alzheimer's disease, washed away the protein plaques associated with the…

Tech stocks lead a broad decline in the US market

NEW YORK (AP) — A slump in technology shares on Wednesday helped turn early gains in U.S. stock indexes into losses across industries, extending the market's losing streak to a…

Spotify Plans To Lure Taylor Swift And Adele Back With Premium-Only Album Releases

Ever noticed that none of Taylor Swift’s music is on Spotify? Last year the superstar removed her entire catalogue from the streaming service in a row over money. Spotify may…

Japan securities watchdog recommends record $60 million fine for Toshiba

By Taiga Uranaka TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan's securities watchdog on Monday recommended Toshiba Corp be fined a record 7.37 billion yen ($59.8 million) for a massive accounting violation, as the…

Japan's securities watchdog to recommend Toshiba fine on Monday: Nikkei

(Reuters) – Recommendation from Japan's securities watchdog to fine Toshiba Corp for accounting violations will be announced on Monday, Nikkei reported. A source told Reuters last month that the Securities…

Caitlyn Jenner sued by family injured in traffic crash

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A family who suffered serious injuries in a fatal traffic collision involving Caitlyn Jenner earlier this year sued the Olympic gold medalist on Friday. The Wolf-Milesi…

Japan bans French foie gras imports over bird flu

Japan has banned imports of French foie gras due to a bird flu outbreak, an agriculture ministry official said Friday. The ban will be lifted 90 days after all affected…

U.S. authorities look for militant links to shooters in California mass slaying

By Tim Reid & Yasmeen Abutaleb SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (Reuters) – The couple suspected of killing 14 people at a holiday party in California amassed thousands of rounds of ammunition…

Migrant dies on Greek-Macedonian border in second day of clashes

IDOMENI, Greece (Reuters) – A migrant was electrocuted to death at the Greek-Macedonian border on Thursday during a second successive day of clashes between police & migrants stranded for weeks…

Japan state-backed fund mulls buying majority stake in Sharp: Yomiuri

TOKYO (Reuters) – Stated-backed fund Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ) is considering buying a majority stake in Sharp Corp for an estimated 200 billion yen ($1.63 billion) as part…