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Global stocks fall as worries over an Evergrande collapse resurface, while bitcoin loses grip of its all-time high

AP Photo/Richard Drew Global stocks fell Thursday on revived jitters about Evergrande after a $2.6 billion stake sale fell through. The Chinese property giant's Hong Kong shares plunged as the end of a grace period for an offshore interest payment nears. Bitcoin dropped from its latest all-time high near $67,000 to around $65,100. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Global stocks slipped Thursday, as revived worries about a default by Chinese pro...
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Why the Club World Cup is shaping up to be a logistical nightmare for Chelsea

Chelsea reach the Club World Cup Chelsea earned a spot in the Fifa Club World Cup by virtue of their victory in the 2020-21 Champions League, in which they saw off Manchester City 1-0 in the final to lift the trophy. Chelsea are likely to find out today where their FIFA Club World Cup matches will be played, with the United Arab Emirates expected to be confirmed as the venue. — Sky Sports News (@SkySportsNews) October 20, 2021 So far, the Blues have qualified alongside Egypt’s Al Ahly and Austr...
Tags: Nigeria, Senegal, Sport, Soccer, Egypt, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Fifa, Champions League, United Arab Emirates, Tokyo, Lfc, Uae, Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane

Easter Eggs And References In Muppets Haunted Mansion You May Have Missed

Creepy and goofy are not mutually exclusive experiences. The mood of Disney's iconic Haunted Mansion ride is the result of a disagreement between two Imagineers, Marc Davis and Claude Coats, in the '60s. Coats wanted to make something genuinely scary. Davis wanted the attraction to be more fun. In the end, the Haunted Mansion is both; the mansion is brimming with silly gags, but still runs chills up guests' spines using a flurry of technological and illusory wonders.In 1969, three years after Wa...
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USA Fencing blocking Alen Hadzic from entering events 'for the foreseeable future'

USA Fencing is blocking Alen Hadzic, who competed at the Tokyo Olympics despite being under investigation for sexual misconduct, from entering events.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Comiket 99 Won’t Deny Those Who Refuse Vaccination

In a move that will surely be a breath of fresh air in comparison to the West (and even worse, Australia), those in charge of the upcoming Comiket 99 encouraged attendees to receive their vaccinations against the Coronavirus, but also informed the masses they don’t intend to deny entry to those who refuse to take […]
Tags: Health, Japan, Politics, Winter, Australia, Events, Tokyo, Anime, Announcements, Tokyo Big Sight, Comiket, Coronavirus

Biden's Japan Envoy Pick Vows to Make Nissan Executive Case a Priority

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Rahm Emanuel, nominee to be the next U.S. ambassador to Tokyo, vowed at his Senate confirmation hearing on Wednesday to...
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China and Russia send message to Japan and US with first-of-its-kind transit by warships

A group of Russian and Chinese naval vessels during joint military drills in the Sea of Japan in a still image from video taken October 18, 2021. Russian Defence Ministry/Handout via REUTERS Chinese and Russian vessels have for the first time jointly sailed through the Tsugaru Strait between Japan's Honshu and Hokkaido islands. The strait is an international waterway due to a Cold War-era decision to allow US ships carrying nuclear weapons to pass through without violating Japan's ...
Tags: Asia, Japan, Vladimir Putin, Australia, China, Russia, India, US, Trends, James Brown, Beijing, Xi Jinping, Moscow, Tokyo, Pacific, Pacific Ocean

The dates Chelsea will play the FIFA Club World Cup revealed

Chelsea earn spot in Club world Cup Chelsea earned a spot in the Fifa Club World Cup by virtue of their victory in the 2020-21 Champions League, in which they saw off Manchester City 1-0 in the final to lift the trophy. Chelsea are likely to find out today where their FIFA Club World Cup matches will be played, with the United Arab Emirates expected to be confirmed as the venue. — Sky Sports News (@SkySportsNews) October 20, 2021 So far, the Blues have qualified alongside Egypt’s Al Ahly and Au...
Tags: Senegal, Sport, Soccer, Egypt, Chelsea, Manchester City, Newcastle, Fifa, Champions League, United Arab Emirates, Lionel Messi, Africa Cup of Nations, Tokyo, Ipl, Steve Bruce, Psg

Explainer-Why Is Toyota Being Sued by Supplier Nippon Steel?

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Nippon Steel Corp is suing customer Toyota Motor Corp to stop it manufacturing and selling vehicles that contain...
Tags: Tokyo, Toyota Motor Corp, Reuters Japan, Nippon Steel Corp, Supplier Nippon Steel

Uchida Eiji’s ‘Shrieking’ Heads Tokyo Market Slate of Free Stone Productions

Uchida Eiji, co-director of Netflix’ “The Naked Director” series and 2020 transgender drama movie “Midnight Swan,” tops the new sales slate unveiled by indie rights agency Free Stone Productions in time for the Tokyo festival and market. Uchida’s “Shrieking in the Rain” is a drama film in which a female first time director has tough […]
Tags: Asia, News, Global, Netflix, Markets & Festivals, Tokyo, Uchida, Tokyo International Film Festival, Free Stone Productions, Uchida Eiji

US stocks tread water as earnings optimism offsets concern over inflation, while bitcoin nears all-time highs after ETF launch

Brendan McDermid/Reuters US stocks futures were flat Wednesday, capping five straight days of gains on earnings optimism. Japan's trade balance weakened to its slowest in seven months, fanning inflationary fears. Bitcoin traded near its all-time high of $64,895 after the first futures-based ETF made its trading debut. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. US stock futures were roughly flat on Wednesday, but held near record highs on Wednesday, after...
Tags: Asia, Hong Kong, Europe, Japan, UK, London, China, US, Trends, Bank Of America, Frankfurt, Ubs, Deutsche Bank, Tokyo, ETF, OANDA

'I had to change that talk in my head' - how Thompson-Herah made history in Tokyo

Elaine Thompson-Herah on how prayer, music and a list on her phone helped tame the demons to help her claim a historic sprint double in Tokyo.
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Japan's Mount Aso Erupts, Alert Level Raised

TOKYO (Reuters) - Mount Aso, a volcano on Japan's main southern island of Kyushu, erupted on Wednesday, Japan's Meteorological Agency said, spewing...
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Japanese Volcano Spews Plumes of Ash, People Warned Away

TOKYO (Reuters) -A volcano erupted in Japan on Wednesday, blasting ash several miles into the sky and prompting officials to warn against the...
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Japan's Mount Aso Erupts, People Warned to Stay Away

TOKYO (Reuters) - A Japanese volcano spewed ash several miles into the sky when it erupted on Wednesday, prompting officials to warn people to...
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Micron to Build $7 Billion Plant in Japan to Expand DRAM Production - Report

TOKYO (Reuters) -U.S. memory chip maker Micron Technology Inc will build a new factory at its Japanese production site in Hiroshima at a cost of...
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Micron to Build $7 Billion Plant in Japan's Hiroshima - Report

TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. chip supplier Micron Technology Inc is set to invest 800 billion yen ($6.99 billion) in building a new factory in Hiroshima,...
Tags: Japan, Tokyo, Micron, Reuters U S, Micron Technology Inc

Tokyo Aims to Lift COVID-19 Curbs on Restaurants as Cases Fall - Media

TOKYO (Reuters) - The Tokyo Metropolitan Government is aiming to ease COVID-19 restrictions on bars and restaurants next week as infections...
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Harvey Lewis is the Last Person Standing at the 2021 Big Dog’s Backyard Ultra

The post Harvey Lewis is the Last Person Standing at the 2021 Big Dog’s Backyard Ultra appeared first on iRunFar. Harvey Lewis is the last person standing at the 2021 Big Dog’s Backyard Ultra, and in doing so he set a new backyard ultra record with 85 laps completed. The Big Dog’s Backyard Ultra, a race that proclaims “there is no finish,” finally came to a close at on Tuesday, October 19, after over three days of running and eighty-five 4.166667-mile loops (which the race calls “yards”) around ...
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What Simone Biles learned from Tokyo Olympics: 'How courageous, how brave I am'

Simone Biles withdrew from team competition, most individual events in Tokyo after anxiety manifested itself in the twisties, a loss of air awareness.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Airlines around the world are resuming flights with the world's largest passenger jet after dumping it during the pandemic

An Emirates Airbus A380. Arnold Aaron/ The Airbus A380 is making a comeback as more pandemic-era travel restrictions are lifted. British Airways, Singapore Airlines, and Qatar Airways say they will fly their A380s before the end of the year. Other airlines have permanently said goodbye to their A380s in favor of more economical planes. The world's largest passenger plane is making its comeback as airlines around the world are moving quickly to once again shuttle trav...
Tags: Hong Kong, Europe, Japan, London, China, Singapore, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Canada, United States, Washington Dc, Paris, Middle East, Kuala Lumpur, Korea

US futures get a lift from robust earnings, despite inflation and Evergrande fears

Traders have been cheered by earnings but are still concerned about inflation. Brendan McDermid/Reuters US futures edged higher on Tuesday after the benchmark indices climbed the previous day. A strong earnings season so far has offset fears about inflation, central banks, and Evergrande. The crypto world was excited as the first bitcoin futures exchange-traded fund was due to launch. US futures edged upwards on Monday as investors weighed strong company earnings against worries about risi...
Tags: Hong Kong, China, US, Trends, Bank Of England, Netflix, Bitcoin, Barclays, Ubs, Treasury, Tokyo, US Treasury, Dow Jones, Johnson Johnson, Brendan McDermid Reuters, Andrew Bailey

Logistics Giant GLP Raises $2.7 Billion for Japan Real Estate Fund

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asia's biggest warehouse operator, GLP, said on Tuesday it raised 311 billion yen ($2.73 billion) for its largest Japan-focused...
Tags: Japan, Tokyo, GLP, Reuters Asia, Japan Real Estate Fund

China, Russia Navy Ships Jointly Sail Through Japan Strait

TOKYO (Reuters) - A group of 10 military vessels from China and Russia sailed through a narrow strait separating Japan's main island and its...
Tags: Japan, China, Russia, Tokyo, Reuters, China Russia Navy, Japan Strait

Japan Kicks off Election Campaign as Support for the Ruling LDP Dips

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan on Tuesday kicked off its first official day of campaigning ahead of the Oct 31 general election, with a media poll showing...
Tags: Japan, Tokyo, Reuters Japan

Dropout Idol Fruit Tart Reveals English Cast, All 12 Episodes Available

The English dub for the upcoming Dropout Idol Fruit Tart anime is now on Funimation, and the official English voice cast for the series has been revealed. MORE: Sword Art Online the Movie -Progressive- Aria of a Starless Night Gets New Videos The series is available now on Funimation’s streaming service, with all 12 episodes available to stream in its English dubbed version. The cast for the English dub of Dropout Idol Fruit Tart is as follows: Kira Buckland as Ino Kayli Mills as Hemo Sarah Wil...
Tags: TV, Movies, TV News, Tokyo, Anime, Rua, ComingSoon, Funimation, Fruit Tart, Dropout Idol Fruit Tart, Kira Buckland, Ino Kayli Mills, Hemo Sarah Williams, Roko Laura Stahl, Nayu Xanthe Huynh, Nina Christina Kelly

Full Trailer for Marvel's Badass 'Hit-Monkey' Animated Series on Hulu

"Time to get bloody… Two dudes, two fates." Hulu has launched a full trailer for the new animated Hulu series called Hit-Monkey, another fairly unknown Marvel character getting his own show. It was initially conceived as part of a shared universe connecting to The Offenders, then it was decided it would be better as a stand-alone series. The teaser arrived a month ago, but this full trailer kicks WAYYY more ass than that first look. Doesn't even matter if he's an "obscure" character, I'm dow...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Marvel, Animation, Tokyo, Hulu, Jason Sudeikis, Bryce, To Watch, Nobi Nakanishi, Munn George Takei Ally Maki

Blade Runner 2049 Ending Explained: A Fresh Twist On The Old Chosen One Narrative

One of the most interesting things about "Blade Runner 2049" is its subversive ending. In the 2010s, after making a couple of top-notch thrillers — "Prisoners" and "Sicario" — director Denis Villeneuve entered a new sci-fi phase in his career with "Arrival" and "Blade Runner 2049." "Arrival" garnered eight Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture and Best Director for Villeneuve, whereas "Blade Runner 2049" earned accolades more in the technical categories. It was considered a box offic...
Tags: Hong Kong, Hollywood, Movies, Oscar, James Bond, Elvis Presley, Tokyo, Las Vegas, Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Philip K Dick, Frank Sinatra, LUV, National Film Registry, Vegas, Sicario

Tokyo Revengers “Swastika” Merchandise Accrues Much Attention

Tokyo Revengers has attained a great deal of attention online yet again for the most typical reason as photos of clothing-based merchandise was shared, with Twitter denizens naturally being compelled to make a comment about the “swastika” symbol on them (even though it is actually the Buddhist “manji”). The tweet that showed off the purchasable […]
Tags: Anime, Anime Goods, Buddhism, Clothing, History, Internet, Politics, Tokyo Revengers, USA

US futures fall as inflation fears grow and China's economy slows sharply

US tech stocks tumbled on Wall Street on Monday John Minchillo/AP US futures slipped on Monday, as investors faced a range of worries, including inflation and a Chinese slowdown. Bank of England governor Andrew Bailey said on Sunday he would have to act to stamp down on inflation. Elsewhere, oil kept rising and bitcoin eyed record highs, as excitement built around the first futures ETF. US futures fell on Monday as investors fretted about inflation and data showed China's economy slowe...
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