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High court to hear dispute about TV over Internet
WASHINGTON (AP) â€” Thirty years after failing to convince the Supreme Court of the threat posed by home video recordings, big media companies are back and now trying to rein in another technological innovation they say threatens their financial well-being.
Syrian parliament speaker says the country will hold presidential elections on June 3
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) â€” Syrian parliament speaker says the country will hold presidential elections on June 3.
Japan expresses concern to China over ship seizure -Kyodo
The Japanese government has expressed its concerns to China via diplomatic channels over the seizure of a Mitsui O.S.K. Line Ltd ship by a Chinese court in connection with a case over wartime claims, Kyodo news agency reported on Monday. Japan's top government spokesman said the ship seizure, apparently the first time the assets of a Japanese company have been seized in a lawsuit concerning compensation for World War Two, was "extremely regrettable".