MANILA (Reuters) – For a four-decade-old Philippine disco band, the namesake supertyphoon bearing down on Japan has brought a sudden rush of interest in its macho act. Sonny Parsons (R), leader of Filipino boyband Hagibis, poses for a photo with fans at a fastfood restaurant in Manila, Philippines October 11, 2019. REUTERS/Jerome Morales Known as
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TOKYO (Reuters) – Rock met kimonos as Tokyo kicked off its fashion week with a dazzling runway show that put a modern twist on the traditional Japanese garment. Models hit the runway in kimono-inspired outfits ranging from colorful shoulderless minidresses with tall boots to full-length animation-print kimonos with traditional “geta” clogs, as rock star-turned-designer Yoshiki
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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – In Mexico’s burgeoning startup scene, publicity is the last thing many entrepreneurs want. Unlike plenty of their P.R.-hungry counterparts in Silicon Valley, Mexican startup founders often decline media interviews, avoid public announcements and suppress details of financial success. One big reason: they do not want to attract criminals. “You are getting
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Oct 14 (OPTA) - The PGA Fedex Cup Rankings on Oct 13 Rnk Prv Total 1. (11) Lanto Griffin (US) 710 2. (1) Sebastian Munoz (Colombia) 627 3. (3) Cameron Champ (US) 561 4. (2) Kevin Na (US) 553 5. (4) Joaquin Niemann (Chile) 506 6. (5) Adam Hadwin (Canada) 415 7. (25) Mark Hubbard
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Cricket – ICC Cricket World Cup – England v India – Edgbaston, Birmingham, Britain – June 30, 2019 Sachin Tendulkar on the pitch before the match Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers/Files MUMBAI (Reuters) – Batting greats Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara are among former cricketers who will return to the field for the Road Safety
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A logo is pictured on UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland, April 15, 2016. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/Files (Reuters) – Lazio have been ordered to close four sections of their stadium for their next Europa League home game due to racist behaviour by the Italian club’s fans during a group stage match against Stade Rennais earlier this month.
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FILE PHOTO: Actor Angelina Jolie looks on as she attends the UK premiere of “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil” in London, Britain October 9, 2019. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The sequel to Walt Disney Co’s 2014 hit “Maleficent,” which begins rolling out in global theaters on Wednesday, puts three women at the center of
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LONDON (Reuters) – The European Union’s chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, has told commissioners he is optimistic of getting a deal done on Wednesday, RTE reporter Tony Connelly said. “Michel Barnier has told EU Commissioners he is optimistic of getting a deal done today,” Connelly said. “It’s understood officials are confident that a solution can be
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LONDON (Reuters) – Oil edged further below $59 a barrel on Wednesday, pressured by concerns about weaker demand for fuel due to slower economic growth and forecasts of a further rise in U.S. crude inventories. FILE PHOTO: The sun sets behind an oil pump outside Saint-Fiacre, near Paris, France September 17, 2019. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann/File Photo
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TOKYO (Reuters) – New Japanese Emperor Naruhito is set to proclaim his enthronement to the world next week in a centuries-old ceremony attended by some 2,500 people, including heads of state and other dignitaries from nearly 200 countries. FILE PHOTO – Japan’s Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako greet well-wishers during their first public appearance at
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(Reuters Health) – While concussion rates remain higher among U.S. high school students playing football than among those playing other sports, a new study also suggests these brain injuries are becoming less common in football practices and repeat concussions are happening less often in all sports. Researchers looked at injuries per athletic exposure (AE) for
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FILE PHOTO: Golf – Masters – Augusta National Golf Club – Augusta, Georgia, U.S. – April 14, 2019. Tiger Woods of the U.S. celebrates with with his green jacket and trophy after winning the 2019 Masters. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Photo (Reuters) – Tiger Woods will write a memoir billed by the publishers as a “candid and
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