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Japan's Java wars: Convenience stores angle for coffee market crown 20 Oct 2014

TOKYO - Japan's convenience store operators are jostling for eminence in a famously cut-throat industry, and one product has come up trumps for the market's top players - coffee.

Japan's Java wars: Convenience stores angle for coffee market crown 20 Oct 2014

TOKYO, Oct 21 - Japan's convenience store operators are jostling for eminence in a famously cut-throat industry, and one product has come up trumps for the market's top players - coffee.

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Toyota recalls 247,000 vehicles in U.S. over Takata air bags 20 Oct 2014

DETROIT - Toyota Motor Corp recalled 247,000 cars, SUVs and pickup trucks in the United States on Monday because of potentially defective front passenger air bag inflators from Japan's Takata Corp that can rupture and spray metal shrapnel, according to U.S. safety regulators.

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Toyota recalls 247,000 vehicles in U.S. over Takata air bags 20 Oct 2014

DETROIT - Toyota Motor Corp recalled 247,000 cars, SUVs and pickup trucks in the United States on Monday because of potentially defective front passenger air bag inflators from Japan's Takata Corp that can rupture and spray metal shrapnel, according to U.S. safety regulators.

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Brawn and Domenicali on Bianchi accident panel 20 Oct 2014

LONDON - Former Ferrari boss Stefano Domenicali and ex-Mercedes principal Ross Brawn will be part of a panel reviewing Formula One safety in the wake of Jules Bianchi's Japanese Grand Prix accident, the sport's governing body said on Monday.