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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks during a press conference at the prime minister official residence in Tokyo Friday, Aug. 28, 2020. (Franck Robichon/Pool Photo via AP)
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AP News
August 28, 2020 - 9:38 am
Japan's longest-serving prime minister said Friday he is stepping down because a chronic health problem has resurfaced.
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A man walks on heavily damaged road following a heavy rain in Kumamura, Kumamoto prefecture, southern Japan Monday, July 6, 2020. Rescue operations continued and rain threatened wider areas of the main island of Kyushu.
(Koji Harada/Kyodo News via AP)
AP News
July 06, 2020 - 11:41 pm
Death toll from flooding in Japan rises to 50, dozen missing
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, attends a meeting via teleconference at the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow, Russia, Monday, June 1, 2020. Putin set a nationwide vote on constitutional amendments allowing him to extend his rule for July 1.
(Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
AP News
June 01, 2020 - 8:26 pm
Kremlin: Trump tells Putin about idea for summit with Russia
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Jeff Katz
October 28, 2019 - 11:50 am
It wasn't exactly The Masters or the U.S. Open, but it was Tiger Woods doing something many of us thought he wouldn't be doing much of again: winning. Woods tied Sam Snead's record for PGA Tour wins with No. 82 on Sunday at the rain-soaked Zozo Championship in Japan, finishing 19-under and winning...
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(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
AP News
August 24, 2019 - 10:56 am
By ZEKE MILLER, DARLENE SUPERVILLE and JILL COLVIN Associated Press BIARRITZ, France (AP) — President Donald Trump arrived Saturday in France for an international summit with the leaders of the globe's economic powers as he confronts the consequences of his preference for going it alone, both in a...
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(Daisuke Suzuki/Kyodo News via AP, File)
August 09, 2019 - 12:33 pm
By MARI YAMAGUCHI Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — The utility company operating Fukushima's tsunami-devastated nuclear power plant said Friday it will run out of space to store massive amounts of contaminated water in three years, adding pressure on the government and the public to reach a consensus...
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(AP Photo/Hiromi Tanoue)
July 18, 2019 - 1:02 pm
By MARI YAMAGUCHI Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — A man screaming "You die!" burst into an animation studio in Kyoto, doused it with a flammable liquid and set it on fire Thursday, killing 33 people in an attack that shocked the country and brought an outpouring of grief from anime fans. Thirty-six...
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Associated Press
May 29, 2019 - 9:23 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Democrats won't pick their nominee for another year, but President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden are acting like the 2020 presidential contest is already a two-man race. Almost completely ignoring his 23 Democratic competitors , Biden has been laser-focused on...
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Kyodo News via Associated Press
May 28, 2019 - 8:21 am
KAWASAKI, Japan (AP) — The Latest on a stabbing attack at a school bus stop in a city outside Tokyo (all times local): 7:30 p.m. The head of a Japanese school has condemned a "savage" knife attack on students waiting for a school bus in which a 6th grade student and a parent were killed, and said...
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(Thomas Samson, Pool via AP)
November 12, 2018 - 1:07 pm
By SYLVIE CORBET , Associated Press PARIS (AP) — Fifty nations and over 150 tech companies pledged Monday to do more to fight criminal activity on the internet, including interference in elections and hate speech. But the United States, Russia and China are not among them. The group of governments...
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