Rights experts: Japan was wrong to detain Carlos Ghosn A panel of human rights experts working with the United Nations says former Renault-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn was wrongly detained in Japan and has urged “compensation” and “other reparations” for him from the Japanese government The Best Video Games to Get Lost In This Holiday SeasonA ninth-century Viking adventure, a game about robots that literally feels good to play and an escape from hell: Here is what’s new across gaming systems to satisfy players of all stripes. Still in play: Japan's Olympic dream burns onOrganizers hinge large-scale summer success on small-scale tests in fall JPMorgan: Economy will shrink in first quarter due to COVID-19 spikeThe U.S. economy is set to shrink in the first quarter of 2021 as a result of the out-of-control spread of COVID-19, which is forcing state and local governments to reimpose restrictions, according to an analysis by JPMorgan. Stocks open flat after two days of declinesFinancial markets opened relatively flat on Thursday following a jump in weekly jobless claims and announcements of more COVID-19 restrictions at the state level. 90-minute tests for coronavirus on trial in hospitals and care homesRapid-result coronavirus tests are to undergo trials in hotspot areas from this week in a move that Downing Street says will prevent transmission in hospitals, care homes, schools and universities. Parents, what are your kids watching on YouTube? Ads, study findsResearch finds that one in five YouTube videos watched by kids eight and under had ads that were not age-appropriate. Biden to prioritize COVID-19, but Kim Jong Un may have other ideas"The Biden administration cannot afford to ignore Pyongyang — and North Korea has ways of ensuring it is not ignored," says former U.S. State Department official Evans Revere. RCEP signing shows Asian nations taking their place in world orderThe signing of the massive trade agreement is expected to lower trade barriers and accelerate regional integration as manufacturers look to develop new markets in Asia. Full integration remains elusive, though, as the proliferation non-tariff barriers and US STOCKS-Wall Street closes lower as shutdown worries loomU.S. stocks retreated from record closing highs on Tuesday, ending lower as surging COVID-19 cases, the growing threat of a fresh round of economic lockdowns and weak retail sales data dampened the euphoria caused by potential vaccine breakthroughs.