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Apparent Justin Bieber visit to Yasukuni Shrine raises Asian anger
(23 April 04:15 pm)
TOKYO (Reuters) - Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber, whose tumultuous life has landed him in trouble more than once, on Wednesday drew fire from South Korea and China after stepping into a bitter
Breakingviews: Primark's US dream sweetens ABF’s sugar crash
(23 April 02:15 pm)
April 23 - Shares in UK-based Associated British Foods bounce, as Primark\'s bold U.S. expansion plans help to offset a poor performance at its sugar business.
Official ferry death toll climbing
(23 April 01:16 pm)
Apr.23 - The confirmed number of dead in the South Korea ferry disaster is climbing steadily as divers recover the bodies of more victims. Paul Chapman reports
Rising Ford finds 'sweet spot' in China -CEO
(23 April 12:06 pm)
April 23 - With an expansion in both its China production capacity and its product lines, Ford CEO Alan Mulally argues why he sees the American automaker pulling ahead in the world\'s largest car
Stephen Colbert pays visit to new "Late Show" home
(23 April 11:36 am)
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stephen Colbert dropped in on David Letterman\'s late night CBS talk show, the \"Late Show\" on Tuesday, to get a glimpse of the rigors of the high-profile job he will take over in
Asia Day Ahead: China Inc earnings from banks to booze
(23 April 11:30 am)
April 23 - If you are wondering how a slowing China is affecting corporate performance, Thursday will be key, with earnings due from Bank of China, spirit-maker Kweichow Moutai and BYD. Jon Gordon
India's 'Spiderman' in election bid
(23 April 11:22 am)
Apr. 23 - An independent election candidate known as India\'s Spiderman takes his campaign to new heights as he scales tall buildings. Paul Chapman reports.
UK scuba boss shot in Philippines
(23 April 10:50 am)
Apr. 23 - A Briton who set up a scuba diving business in the Philippines is allegedly shot dead by a security guard. Paul Chapman reports.
Obama's journey East tests delicate Asian alliances
(23 April 10:03 am)
April 23 - U.S. President Barack Obama heads to Japan kicking off an Asian tour amid simmering tension in the region. Experts say it\'s time for the U.S. to reaffirm its pivot to Asia. Yonggi Kang
Robin Williams confronts deep-rooted secret in drama 'Boulevard'
(23 April 09:37 am)
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A random drive down an unfamiliar road and a chance encounter with a stranger force a soft-spoken bank employee to reassess his life and acknowledge his true self in the new indie
Allegations of teen sex abuse by three Hollywood execs denied
(23 April 09:34 am)
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - One of three Hollywood executives accused of sexually abusing a teenaged boy in the 1990s on Tuesday flatly denied the allegations, while an attorney for the second said they
China's assembly lines still sluggish
(23 April 09:25 am)
April 23 - A leading indicator measuring activity in China’s vast manufacturing sector registers a weak reading for April, suggesting a slow start to the second quarter for the world’s 2nd largest
Breakingviews: Investors lose appetite for China pork IPO
(23 April 08:45 am)
April 23 - The world’s largest pork producer scales back its much-trumpeted IPO following a lukewarm response from investors who balked at the valuation of the company, says Breakingviews Peter Thal
Earnings give momentum back its mojo
(23 April 03:48 am)
April 22 - Summary: Market friendly earnings from momentum players like Netflix and Gilead, along with a Facebook upgrade before its results, propel stocks back toward record levels. Conway G.
Is Aereo must pay TV?
(23 April 03:44 am)
April 22 - The future of both television and cloud computing was at stake when the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments from broadcasters and web TV start up Aereo, about payments to transmit content.
German mail carrier delivers post by boat
(23 April 03:31 am)
Apr. 22 - In Germany\'s watery nature reserve Spreewald the mail is delivered in a very environmentally-friendly way: by boat. Elly Park reports.
Outlandish Brazil World Cup bike ready in Germany
(23 April 01:13 am)
Apr. 22 - Eccentric German designer Didi Senft shows off his specially crafted World Cup 2014 bike, complete with a Christ the Redeemer statue, à la Rio de Janeiro. Elly Park reports.
Myanmar's Muslim Rohingyas say they're facing nutrition crisis
(23 April 12:51 am)
April 22 - Without help from international aid groups, Muslim Rohingyas in Myanmar say they\'re facing a dire nutrition crisis. Nathan Frandino reports.
Tech innovation vs. legal technicalities in Aereo case
(23 April 12:04 am)
April 22 - Gary Shapiro, CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association defends Aereo\'s business model, but Hogan Lovells\' Neal Katyal, broadcaster\'s advisor, argues Aereo is using a legal loophole to
Cloud computing could be at risk in Aereo ruling
(22 April 11:55 pm)
April 22 - Amy Howe, editor of SCOTUSblog and BTIG\'s Rich Greenfield handicap the broadcasters case against Aereo after the Supreme Court hearing. Bobbi Rebell reports.
Coal carrying race lights up English town
(22 April 11:48 pm)
Apr. 22 - Brits haul sacks of coal at the 51st annual World Coal Carrying Championships in Gawthorpe, England. Elly Park reports.
Milsap, Wiseman, Cochran get call from Country Music Hall of Fame
(22 April 11:24 pm)
REUTERS - Ronnie Milsap, who scored a handful of crossover hits in the 1970s and 1980s, bluegrass singer Mac Wiseman and songwriter Hank Cochran are this year\'s inductees into the County Music Hall of
Power Box delivers wireless boost to engine performance
(22 April 11:24 pm)
Apr. 22 - A Polish company has developed a wireless device which can reduce a car\'s fuel consumption while boosting its power output at the same time. Called a Power Box, the device connects to the
(GRAPHIC IMAGES) Fears of chemical weapons attacks in Syria
(22 April 10:19 pm)
(WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT) April 22 - Fears of a chemical attack in Idlib province follows an attack in Hama earlier this month that Syrian rebels and the government blamed on each other. Deborah
California study addresses burning questions about wildfires
(22 April 10:09 pm)
Apr. 22 - Scientists in California have teamed up with the U.S. Forest Service to study wildfires, in hopes of gaining new insights into fire prevention and containment. The study comes amid one of
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