Business

In Japan, new rules may leave home-sharing industry out in the cold

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's new home-sharing law was meant to ease a shortage of hotel rooms, bring order to an unregulated market and offer more lodging options for foreign visitors ahead of next year's Rugby World Cup and the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Weird

Shadow-boxing tough guy should protect home-alone Japanese women

TOKYO (Reuters) - Behind the apartment's curtain, a tough guy is boxing, throwing left and right hooks and jabs, and lunging forward, enough to make any passing criminal think twice before breaking in.

Business

U.S. banks push mortgage apps as home lending slows

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Big U.S. banks are racing to launch websites and mobile apps to make getting a mortgage faster and easier, investments that may have modest near-term payoffs as home lending activity slows.

World

New home, but same worries, as NATO moves into glass and steel HQ

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Almost a year after U.S. President Donald Trump inaugurated NATO's new billion-dollar headquarters with fanfare at a special summit, alliance officials are now finally moving in, leaving their prefab 1960s base that leaked during rain

World

Woman dies in fire at care home in northeast London

LONDON (Reuters) - A woman died in a fire at a care home for people with learning disabilities in northeast London on Friday.

Business

Lost home, fees for the dead - Australia banking inquiry hears testimony

SYDNEY (Reuters) - An Australian inquiry into the financial services sector heard tearful testimony on Thursday from a nurse who lost her home after taking advice from a major lender, and that the country's biggest bank knowingly charged dead clients for

Top News

In Kansas, three found guilty in plot to bomb Somalis' apartment complex

WICHITA, Kan. (Reuters) - A federal court jury on Wednesday found three men guilty of plotting to bomb a western Kansas apartment complex that is home to Somali immigrants and their mosque, in a crime prosecutors branded an act of domestic terrorism.

Technology

U.S. strike on China's ZTE another blow for Qualcomm

SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) - A move by the United States to ban American firms selling components to the Chinese telecom equipment maker ZTE Corp will also hit a target closer to home: Qualcomm Inc, a U.S. company that is a major supplier of chips for ZTE

Sport

Manchester City confirmed as champions as rivals United lose

LONDON (Reuters) - A week later than they would have preferred Manchester City were crowned Premier League champions on Sunday as second-placed Manchester United suffered a shock 1-0 home defeat by bottom club West Bromwich Albion.

Entertainment

U.S. radio host and conspiracy theorist Art Bell dead at 72

(Reuters) - U.S. radio host Art Bell, known for his discussions of conspiracy theories and paranormal phenomena during his popular syndicated show "Coast to Coast AM", has died at his home in Nevada aged 72, the local sheriff's office said.

World

'Go home to vote': Malaysian Twitter users, firms offer to pay travel costs

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - With a general election called for midweek on May 9, Malaysians took to social media on Tuesday to offer funding to help people return to their home towns to vote, while some companies offered employees days off.

Sport

Rallying: Ogier consolidates his lead in Corsica

PARIS (Reuters) - France's five times world rally champion Sebastien Ogier was heading for victory on home soil after extending his lead in Corsica on Saturday.

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