• Toronto shooting leaves 2 dead including gunman, 13 hurt

    Two people, including the gunman, are dead and 13 wounded in Toronto after a shooting Sunday in the busy Greektown neighborhood, adding to concern about gun violence in Canada’s largest city. “One female adult has died. One young girl in critical condition,” Toronto police said on Twitter, adding that all 14 victims were shot with […]

  • Japan reopens beaches hit by 2011 nuclear, tsunami disaster

    Japan has reopened three beaches in regions devastated by the 2011 tsunami and resulting Fukushima nuclear disaster after years of reconstruction efforts, officials said Monday. Local officials in Fukushima said they hoped the opening of the Haragamaobama beach would help change perceptions of the region, which has become inextricably linked with the 2011 disaster. One […]

  • Papa John’s adopts rights plan to limit founder’s stake

    Papa John’s International Inc on Sunday adopted a shareholder rights plan, or a “poison pill”, with a 15 per cent trigger to deter existing stockholders from amassing a controlling stake in the company. The company also declared a dividend of one right for each outstanding common share. The rights plan expires on July 22, 2019 […]

  • Mesut Ozil, citing ‘racism’, quits Germany side after World Cup debacle

    July 23, 2018

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    Mesut Ozil said Sunday he was quitting the German national football team, citing ‘racism’ in the criticism of him after the side’s World Cup debacle. Ozil, who has Turkish roots, had been under fire since posing for a controversial photograph with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in May which sparked questions about his loyalty to […]