Friday, Nov 30


Japan court OKs extending custody of ex-Nissan chair

A Japanese court confirmed Friday that it has approved extending the detention of former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn for 10 more days. The Tokyo District Court said it approved prosecutors' … Click to Continue »

The Latest: Merkel on her way to G20 after plane trouble


The Latest on the Group of 20 summit (all times local): 6:50 a.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel is finally on her way to Argentina for the Group of 20 summit … Click to Continue »

How Aventura is preparing for the next 10 years of growth in real estate

Over the past five years, major upgrades to quality of life in Aventura have set the stage for another decade of growth in residential and commercial properties, and a population … Click to Continue »

Colombia’s Junior reaches first Copa Sudamericana final


The Copa Sudamericana will feature first-time finalists Junior Barranquilla of Colombia and Atletico Paranaense of Brazil next week. Junior completed the lineup on Thursday when it beat fellow Colombian side … Click to Continue »

Robots in the field: farms embracing autonomous technology


Faced with seesawing commodity prices and the pressure to be more efficient and environmentally friendly, farmer Jamie Butler is trying out a new worker on his 450-acre farm in England's … Click to Continue »

World shares mixed ahead of Trump-Xi meeting at G-20 summit

World share prices are mixed ahead of a meeting between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping at the Group of 20 summit this weekend. KEEPING SCORE: The DAX in Germany … Click to Continue »

Boca-River Libertadores final will be in Madrid next week


The twice-postponed Copa Libertadores final between Argentina archrivals Boca Juniors and River Plate will be played in Madrid on Dec. 9. The second leg was supposed to be played last … Click to Continue »

Australia raises detained refugee case with Thai officials

Australian officials have raised with Thai authorities the plight of an Australia-based refugee professional soccer player who was detained in Bangkok and fears deportation to his native Bahrain, Australia's foreign … Click to Continue »

German leader Merkel on her way to G20 after plane problem

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is finally on her way to Argentina for the Group of 20 summit after a technical problem with her plane forced her to change plans and … Click to Continue »

French premier to meet with protesters amid anger over taxes


French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe will meet with some protesters' representatives on Friday in an effort to calm tensions over rising taxes, a first since the movement started two weeks … Click to Continue »

Senior-level hires and promotions for the week of Nov. 26, 2018

ARTS Sharon Holm has been named by Pérez Art Museum Miami to the executive team as the museum’s deputy director of marketing and public engagement. Holm was previously in Charlotte, … Click to Continue »

Indian farmers march seeking better prices for produce

Thousands of farmers marched to India's Parliament on Friday demanding higher prices for their produce and a government waiver on their farm loans to alleviate hardships. Waving red, yellow and … Click to Continue »

Could your dog have dementia? Here’s what you need to know about pet senility


Chester was the pup of his pack back in the day. "He was a spunky little thing," said owner Lucie Greco, a Malvern dog groomer. "Always on the go. Just … Click to Continue »


Koreas survey North’s railways in hopes of joining networks

A South Korean train rolled into North Korea for the first time in a decade on Friday as the countries began joint surveys on northern railway sections they hope someday … Click to Continue »

No. 24 Iowa State hosts Drake in season finale


Iowa State's strange season began with an opener that lasted less than five minutes. The Cyclones will end it with a surprising revival of a rivalry that stretches back 120 … Click to Continue »

Larry Stone: Welcome back, Richard Sherman, an unpredictable talent who helped cement a Seahawks legacy


When Ken Griffey Jr. returned to Seattle as a Cincinnati Red for the first time in 2007, eight years after his messy departure from the Mariners, he admitted he was … Click to Continue »

Mike Preston: Passing might be more of a need than option this week for Ravens rookie Lamar Jackson


If the Ravens wanted a lenient learning curve for rookie quarterback Lamar Jackson, they got it in consecutive weeks against the Cincinnati Bengals and Oakland Raiders, two of the worst … Click to Continue »

Mike Bianchi: Did Jaguars ruin Blake Bortles or the other way around?


I have a classic chicken-or-egg argument inquiry for you: Did Blake Bortles ruin the Jacksonville Jaguars or did the Jacksonville Jaguars ruin Blake Bortles? In the wake of Bortles getting … Click to Continue »

Late payment? A ‘kill switch’ can strand you and your car


About a decade ago, when Erin Hayes was in her late teens, she bought a used car with a subprime loan from one of those "buy here, pay here" car … Click to Continue »

Mike Anthony: UConn women’s recruiting setbacks part of normal basketball world program rarely sees


UConn's work last week took place in a tiny gym on the Caribbean shore, three victories at the Paradise Jam to move into the next phase of the latest season … Click to Continue »

Nooses, Nazis and racist slurs tolerated at GM plant, lawsuit says


On March 22, 2017, General Motors' factory worker Mark Edwards was headed for his work area inside the company's transmission plant in Toledo, Ohio, where he has worked since 2014. … Click to Continue »

LeBron leads Lakers over short-handed Pacers


LOS ANGELES–LeBron James stood near the free throw line under the Indiana Pacers' basket, while teammate Kyle Kuzma shot a free throw at the opposite end of the court. "Come … Click to Continue »


China actor arrested in Tokyo in alleged abuse of girlfriend


A Chinese movie actor has been arrested in Japan on suspicion of assaulting his then-girlfriend, causing injuries that police say required four weeks of treatment. Jiang Jinfu, 27, was detained … Click to Continue »

Pacioretty scores twice as Golden Knights beat Canucks 4-3


Marc-Andre Fleury turned 34 this week and was happy to be asked after Thursday night's win whether he's getting quicker with age. "Thank you, I'll take that," the Vegas goaltender … Click to Continue »

New Mexico approves rules for industrial hemp cultivation


The New Mexico State University Board of Regents has approved a rule crafted by state agriculture officials to govern the industrial cultivation of hemp. The effort stems from legislation that … Click to Continue »

Thursday’s Sports in Brief


NFL ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Ezekiel Elliott scored the only Dallas touchdown and the Cowboys stifled Drew Brees and the Saints, ending New Orleans' 10-game winning streak with a 13-10 … Click to Continue »

Defending champion has 2nd-round lead at Australian PGA


Defending champion Cameron Smith held a one-stroke lead over Marc Leishman and fellow Australian Jake McLeod after the second round of the Australian PGA Championship at Royal Pines on Friday. … Click to Continue »

Red River rematch: No. 5 Oklahoma, No. 9 Texas for Big 12


Texas players celebrated on the field at the State Fair of Texas, flashing "Hook 'Em Horns" signs and posing for pictures with the "Golden Hat" trophy that goes to the … Click to Continue »

Japanese prince wants royals to fund Shinto rite, not public


Japan's Prince Akishino says a highly religious ritual that is part of next year's succession ceremonies should be covered privately by the imperial family, questioning the government's decision to use … Click to Continue »

LeBron carries Lakers down stretch of 104-96 win over Pacers


LeBron James' team was in danger of blowing a close game Thursday night until he seized control and carried his teammates to victory. The Los Angeles Lakers are still getting … Click to Continue »