Japan trade deficit widens as export growth slows

TOKYO - Japan's trade deficit widened to its largest...June and was the biggest since Feburary.Japan's economy contracted at a 1.6 percent...the drop in crude oil prices have reduced Japan's trade deficit in recent months. The...

Japan's economy contracts in April-June quarter

TOKYO - Japan's recovery stalled in the April-June...over his proposals to expand the role of Japan's self-defense force and could use some...said.Amari shot down speculation that Japan was planning further stimulus to spur growth...

Global markets mostly fall amid auto woes, Japan drop

...Weston. "With this level of pricing, the Fed will not raise this year," he said in a market commentary.ASIAN SCORECARD: Japan's Nikkei 225 dropped 2.8 percent to 17,571.83 and Hong Kong's Hang Seng lost 1.0 percent to 21,095.98. South...

Patrick Cantlay | The Masters

...in recent memory. There?s Hideki Mat suy ama, who successfully defended his title in the Asian Ama teur and backed it up with a victory against professionals in Japan. Patrick Cantlay, the ... Masters Record About Us

Japan tops Pennsylvania for Little League World Series title

...it just gets them off-balance."It was the 10th title for Japan, second behind Taiwan's record 17. It's the third title...the third. Braden Kolmansberger hit the ball over the head of Japan's center fielder and eventually scored when third baseman...

Pennsylvania advances to Little League World Series title game against Japan

...seventh inning, and then scored on a fielder's choice to help Japan beat Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico, 1-0 on Saturday...the only offense during an impressive pitching performance for Japan's Kabu Kikuchi and Mexico's Armando Verdugo.Kikuchi allowed...

Gain in consumer prices could keep a Fed rate increase on track

...making imported goods cheaper for consumers and businesses.Simultaneously, a slowdown in economic growth in China, Brazil and Japan - which just slipped into recession - has reduced demand for oil and other commodities, further suppressing prices.

Resurgent Graeme McDowell takes one-shot lead in Mexico

...her third victory of the season.Stanford is coming off playoff loss to Sun-Ju Ahn last week in the Asian Swing finale in Japan. The American won the inaugural tournament in 2008 in Guadalajara.Last year, Christina Kim beat Shanshan Feng on the second...

Japan economy makes meek exit from recession

...stumbling out of recession last quarter, Japan's economy looks set to do something familiar...despite the government and the Bank of Japan's herculean efforts to end two decades...a sustainable level of growth, restore Japan's competitiveness and also fix the country's...

Japan's Mitsubishi sets sights on niche in aircraft sector

NAGOYA, Japan - At a tightly guarded factory in central Japan, Mitsubishi, a maker of the Zero fighter planes of World...is launching its MRJ regional jet and aiming to fulfill Japan's long-cherished ambitions to regain status as a major...