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Ripken to visit Japan as U.S. sports ambassador

Cal Ripken Jr. aspires to one day become president and CEO of a major league baseball team. For now, the Hall of Fame infielder is satisfied with his current title: U.S. Public Diplomacy Envoy, a position that provides him the ...

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Toyota expects annual profit to fall 31 percent

TOKYO — Toyota forecasts its annual profit to dive 31 percent, hammered by production disruptions from parts shortages, but its outlook Friday projects a robust recovery from the earthquake and tsunami in coming months. Toyota Motor Corp. had not given ...

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Nintendo won’t discount Wii for Christmas

TOKYO — Nintendo’s president said efforts to boost Wii sales ahead of Christmas will focus on limited deals in cooperation with retailers and special packages that add game software or other products to give buyers a feeling of a discount ...

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US agency steps up probe of stalling Toyotas

WASHINGTON — U.S. safety regulators have stepped up their investigation into complaints of stalled engines on Toyota Corolla sedans and Matrix hatchbacks, but government officials stopped short of announcing a recall. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration upgraded its investigation ...

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