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U.S. Supreme Court takes up major gay, transgender job discrimination cases

via The Japan Times    Apr 23, 2019

The United States Supreme Court is seen in Washington April 15. The Supreme Court said Monday it will take up the question of whether gay and transgender workers are protected by federal law that bars discrimination in the workplace. | AFP-JIJI

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether U.S. law banning workplace discrimination on the basis of sex protects gay and transgender workers, as ...

Sri Lanka’s bomb carnage casts pall over tourism revival after island is named top destination

via The Japan Times    Apr 23, 2019

German school teacher Martin Ewestposes for photographs along with his wife and daughter in Colombo on Monday, a day after deadly bomb blasts targeted churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka. Tourists are scrambling to flee Sri Lanka and canceling holidays after a string of deadly suicide bomb attacks that threaten to send the lucrative tourism industry into a tailspin. | AFP-JIJI

With its capital under curfew following devastating Easter Sunday bomb attacks on churches and upmarket hotels, Sri Lanka is filled with fear, horror and grief ...

Herman Cain declines consideration for Fed seat, Trump says

via The Japan Times    Apr 23, 2019

Herman Cain, facing resistance from his own political party, has withdrawn from consideration for a seat on the Federal Reserve Board, U.S. President Donald Trump ...

Parked Model S spontaneous explosion video adds to Tesla woes ahead of earnings results

via The Japan Times    Apr 23, 2019

Video of a parked Tesla Inc. Model S exploding and a Wall Street downgrade of the electric carmaker’s stock pushed shares down 4 percent on ...

Tesla says robotaxis coming next year, touts self-driving microchip

via The Japan Times    Apr 23, 2019

Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks during the unveiling of the new Tesla Model Y in Hawthorne, California, last month. Tesla on Monday unveiled computer hardware for

Chief Executive Elon Musk said Tesla Inc. robotaxis with no human drivers would be available in some markets next year thanks to exponential improvements in ...

Samsung delays Galaxy Fold phone launch over screen problems

via The Japan Times    Apr 23, 2019

Samsung senior vice president of product marketing Justin Denison speaks on stage about the new foldable phone during the Samsung Unpacked product launch event in San Francisco in February. Samsung on Monday said it is delaying the launch of its folding smartphone after trouble with handsets sent to reviewers. Some reviewers who got their hands on the Galaxy Fold early reported problems with screens breaking. | AFP-JIJI

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. said on Monday it would delay the retail launch of its Galaxy Fold smartphone for an unspecified period of time after ...

METI says Japan foresees little impact from U.S. scrapping Iran oil waivers

via The Japan Times    Apr 23, 2019

A gas flare from a production platform in the Soroush oil fields in the Persian Gulf is seen alongside an Iranian flag. | REUTERS / VIA KYODO

Japan expects a limited impact from the U.S. decision not to renew waivers previously granted on Iran oil import sanctions, the country’s trade and industry ...

Renault again proposed merging with Nissan, this time under post-Carlos Ghosn management

via The Japan Times    Apr 23, 2019

Renault SA has again proposed a merger with Nissan Motor Co., according to source close to the matter, a move that could ignite a feud ...

Tokyo prosecutors tried to bar Carole Ghosn from husband, citing role as go-between, source says

via The Japan Times    Apr 23, 2019

Tokyo prosecutors suspect the wife of former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn has contacted people linked to his case, and unsuccessfully tried to bar ...

Fukushima agricultural exports bounce back from nuclear disaster to hit record high

via The Japan Times    Apr 23, 2019

Farmers harvest onions in Minamisoma, Fukushima Prefecture. | KYODO

Exports of agricultural products produced in Fukushima Prefecture rose about 2 percent in fiscal 2018 to a record 217.8 tons, according to the prefectural government.Fukushima’s ...




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