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November 19, 2018 11:01 PM China’s largest ride-hailing firm launches research lab in Toronto

TORONTO—China’s largest ride-hailing firm has launched a research facility in Toronto, its second in North America. Didi Chuxing says it officially launched DiDi Labs, which follows the establishment of a lab in Mountain View, Calif. in March 2017. The California facility has worked on product development and safety technology for DiDi’s international 8

November 13, 2018 2:17 PM Pence, Abe agree on North Korea sanctions, new trade talks

TOKYO—U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday reaffirmed the need to keep sanctions on North Korea to achieve its denuclearization as they showcased their bilateral alliance, while Pence also urged Japan to do more to reduce the U.S. trade deficit. Pence and Abe also agreed to deepen co-operation in promoting 7

November 9, 2018 4:00 PM Canada’s Moore-Towers and Michael Marinaro are third in pairs at NHK Trophy

HIROSHIMA, JAPAN—Canada’s Kirsten Moore-Towers and Michael Marinaro were in third place after the pairs short program Friday at the NHK Trophy. Moore-Towers, from St. Catharines, Ont., and Marinaro, from Sarnia, Ont., had 67.70 points. Natalia Zabiiako and Alexander Enbert of Russia were first with a season-best 73.48 points and Cheng Peng and Yang Jin of China 12

November 2, 2018 3:41 PM Japan Airlines pilot pleads guilty to being drunk at Heathrow minutes before flight

LONDON—The crew of a Japan Airlines flight was travelling by bus to Heathrow Airport here when the bus driver had a suspicion that there was something wrong with the co-pilot. After the bus driver alerted authorities, the co-pilot, Katsutoshi Jitsukawa, 42, was arrested at Heathrow — 50 minutes before his flight to Tokyo. A breath test showed he was almost 12

November 2, 2018 2:51 PM U.S. reimposes all Iran sanctions lifted under nuclear deal

WASHINGTON—U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration on Friday announced the reimposition of all sanctions on Iran that had been lifted under the 2015 nuclear deal. The sanctions will take effect Monday and cover Iran’s shipping, financial and energy sectors. It’s the second batch of penalties that the administration has reimposed since Trump withdrew 15

October 7, 2018 5:02 PM Britain’s Mo Farah claims 1st marathon win in Chicago

Mosinet Geremew of Ethiopia finished second, 13 seconds behind Farah. Japan’s Suguru Osako came in third at 2:05:50. American Galen Rupp, last year’s winner and Farah’s former training partner, was fifth at 2:06:21. Kenya’s Brigid Kosgei won the women’s race in 2:18:35, the third-fastest time in the history of the Chicago race. Kosgei finished second 18

October 7, 2018 1:00 PM Pompeo cites progress made with Kim Jong Un on North Korea trip

Moon’s office said in a statement later that Pompeo told Moon that the North Korean leader had agreed a second summit with Trump “should be held as soon as possible,” and that talks on the timing and location would continue. In Pyongyang, Pompeo and Kim met for about 3 1/2 hours, first in a business session and then in a 90-minute luncheon that the North 13

October 6, 2018 11:22 PM Flag controversy dampens ties between Japan and S. Korea

The international fleet review, scheduled for Thursday, was intended to deepen mutual understanding through events involving the crews of vessels from various countries. The South Korean Navy invited the MSDF to participate in October 2017. South Korea is thought to have begun perceiving the rising sun flag as problematic relatively recently. In April 16

September 23, 2018 1:10 AM Ottawa to name new ambassador for women, peace and security, Freeland says

MONTREAL—Canada will create a new ambassador position dedicated to women, peace and security, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said Saturday. Freeland made the announcement at a meeting of female foreign affairs ministers in Montreal that she co-hosted with Federica Mogherini, the high representative for the European Union. Freeland did not offer 18

September 8, 2018 1:58 AM Achonwa sparks Canada past Japan in women’s World Cup basketball tuneup

BRIDGEPORT, CONN.—Natalie Achonwa had a game-high 16 points and 11 rebounds, helping Canada hang on to beat Japan 76-69 on Friday in a tuneup for this month’s women’s basketball World Cup. Miranda Ayim added 15 points for Canada, while Kia Nurse chipped in 10. Evelyn Mawuli had a team-high 15 points for Japan. Head coach Lisa Thomaidis named her 12-player 22