May 23, 2015

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Apple Watch makes debut today to great fanfare

From Beijing to Paris to San Francisco, the Apple Watch made its debut Friday. Customers were invited to try them on in stores and order them online. The watch is Apple’s first new product category since the iPad came out five years ago. Analysts are waiting to see how well the watch will sell beyond Read More…

Obama has held fewest state dinners since Truman

WASHINGTON — An invitation to a White House state dinner has always been one of Washington’s most sought-after tickets. There’s the elegant setting, VIP guests in tuxedos and designer gowns and a four-course meal served up by America’s most famous kitchen. But don’t get your hopes up. President Barack Obama has held the fewest number Read More…

‘Disaster Expo’ shows innovations in thriving Japanese industry

SENDAI, Japan — Mankind is powerless to prevent calamities such as typhoons and earthquakes, but in Japan where the devastating 2011 tsunami still looms large, there’s a flourishing industry in devising ways to cope with catastrophe. Some of the products on display at an exhibition on the sidelines of a recent United Nations disaster conference Read More…

Elite Japan nuclear workers race to stop meltdown

FUKUSHIMA, Japan (AP) — They risk explosions, fire and an invisible enemy — radiation that could kill quickly or decades later — as they race to avert disaster inside a dark, overheated nuclear plant. The 180 emergency workers at Japan’s crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi complex are emerging as public heroes in the wake of a disaster Read More…