Honda's profit doubles on weak yen, strong sales

A man walks past Honda models on display at Honda Motor Co. headquarters in Tokyo, Friday, April 25, 2014. Honda's profit for the fiscal fourth quarter zoomed to more than double the previous year's as the benefits of a weak yen added to strong sales. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)TOKYO (AP) — Honda said Friday that its profit for the fiscal fourth quarter zoomed to more than double the previous year's as the benefits of a weak yen added to strong sales, but momentum was forecast to ebb as the currency perk wears off.



Phelps tries sprinting in 2nd event of comeback

Michael Phelps competes in the 100-meter butterfly final during the Arena Grand Prix, Thursday, April 24, 2014, in Mesa, Ariz. Ryan Lochte won, and Phelps finished in second place. He was competing for the first time since the 2012 London Olympics. (AP Photo/Matt York)MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Michael Phelps is going short, really short, in the second event of his comeback.



NBC taps Seth Meyers as next Emmys host

FILE - Seth Meyers attends the NBC Network 2013 Upfront at Radio City Music Hall, in this May 13, 2013 file photo taken in New York. NBC, home to Meyers in his long stint on “Saturday Night Live” and his new late-night talk show, announced late Thursday April 24, 2014 that he’ll host the 66th edition of the Emmys set to air on the network August 25. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Seth Meyers will take his late-night act to prime time as the next host of the Emmy Awards.



Sina suspends book site after pornography reported

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese web giant Sina.com temporarily closed its literature site Friday after reports it would lose two crucial publication licenses for hosting pornography.
Number of military suicides dropped last year

FILE - Col. Elspeth Ritchie, a doctor in the Office of the Army Surgeon General, discusses efforts to study and understand suicide among American soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan, in this May 29, 2008 file photo, during a news conference at the Pentagon. The Pentagon plans to release a report Friday April 25, 2014on military suicides. But those numbers differ a bit from the totals provided by the services because of complicated accounting changes in how the department counts suicides by reservists. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Suicides across the military dropped by more than 15 percent last year, but new detailed data reveals an increase in the number of Army National Guard and Reserve soldiers who took their own lives.





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