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AP News - Feb 05, 2016 5:05 AM

TOKYO (AP) — Toyota's quarterly profit rose nearly 5 percent as the weaker yen and cost reductions offset declining sales in some markets. The automaker raised its full-year earnings forecast.Toyota Motor Corp., the No. 1 automaker in global veh ...more

AP News - Feb 05, 2016 5:03 AM

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A South African miners' union says 87 people are trapped after a building collapsed above a gold mine . ...more

AP News - Feb 05, 2016 4:55 AM

TOKYO (AP) — The star of an Oscar-winning documentary that shows how dolphins are hunted in a Japanese village was deported to the U.S. on Friday after Tokyo airport officials barred his entry and he was held in detention for more than two weeks.


AP News - Feb 05, 2016 3:23 AM

TOKYO (AP) — Honda Motor Co. said Friday that it would recall 5.7 million cars worldwide in the latest round of recalls involving Takata Corp. air bag inflators that can explode and hurl shrapnel into the vehicle.The total includes 440,000 vehic ...more

AP News - Feb 05, 2016 3:10 AM

SHANGHAI (AP) — The hundreds of millions of Chinese heading home for Lunar New Year have a relatively new travel option this year: mobile apps to find carpool partners to share costs in what is a novel concept for most Chinese.The apps give an a ...more

AP News - Feb 05, 2016 2:30 AM

BERLIN (AP) — German factory orders declined slightly more than expected in December, dragged down by lower demand at home and in other eurozone countries.The Economy Ministry said Friday that orders were down 0.7 percent compared with the previ ...more

AP News - Feb 05, 2016 12:46 AM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian organizers have reiterated they have no intention of canceling the Rio de Janeiro Olympics because of the outbreak of the Zika virus, with Sports Minister George Hilton saying the topic "is not in discussion."Hilt ...more

AP News - Feb 04, 2016 9:20 PM

HONG KONG (AP) — Mainland Chinese authorities say they're investigating three missing Hong Kong booksellers for unspecified criminal activity, shedding more light on a case that's gripped residents with fear that Beijing is tightening its hold on the c ...more

AP News - Feb 04, 2016 9:01 PM

The U.S. Soccer Federation's original lawsuit against the union for its champion women's national team has been sealed after the governing body realized it had disclosed the home addresses and email accounts of many players.A day after the origi ...more

AP News - Feb 04, 2016 8:40 PM

A Japanese economic plan has prompted Jose Canseco to jump into a whole new field — financial advice.The former slugging outfielder went on a Twitter rant late Wednesday night, saying the Bank of Japan's idea of negative interest rates "is blowi ...more