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US cities, states defy Trump, still back Paris climate deal

A group of U.S. states, cities, businesses and universities said Saturday they are still committed to curbing global warming even as U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is walking away from the Paris climate accord.
2 weeks ago
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In Japan, Trump pushes new trade deal, mourns Texas shooting

President Donald Trump opened his second day in Japan by pushing for stronger, more equitable economic ties between the allies, yet his message in Asia threatened to be overshadowed by a tragic shooting back home.
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2 weeks ago
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Son of Japan abductee to N. Korea hopes Trump raises issue

Koichiro Iizuka only knows her as Yaeko-san, a pretty woman smiling in an old photo and in stories told by his relatives. A 16-month-old baby, he was at a childcare center in downtown Tokyo with his 3-year-old sister, waiting to be picked up by their mother. She never returned.
3 weeks ago
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Tokyo company gives extra holidays to nonsmoking employees

A marketing company in Tokyo is awarding a novel perk to its non-puffing employees: an extra week's holiday for nonsmokers.
2 months ago
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Trump to travel to 5 countries in Asia in November

The White House announced Friday that President Donald Trump will take a five-nation trip to the Asia Pacific region in November as the U.S. seeks to curb North Korea's growing nuclear threat.
3 months ago
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Mattis: North Korea threat would bring massive military response

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Sunday shot back at North Korea's claimed test of a hydrogen bomb with a blunt threat, saying the U.S. will answer any threat from the North with a "massive military response — a response both effective and overwhelming."
3 months ago
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North Korea missile fear sets pre-emptive strike debate in Japan

Japan is debating whether to develop a limited pre-emptive strike capability and buy cruise missiles — ideas that were anathema in the pacifist country before the North Korea missile threat.
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3 months ago
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South Korea says North fires ballistic missile

South Korea's military says North Korea fired a ballistic from its capital Pyongyang toward the sea between the Korean Peninsula and Japan.
3 months ago
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Lufkin, Texas, rallies to beat Greenville, NC, 6-5 at LLWS

Mark Requena hit a two-run, go-ahead home run in the sixth inning and Lufkin, Texas, overcame a five-run deficit to beat Greenville, North Carolina, 6-5 on Saturday and earn a spot in the Little League World Series championship.
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China urges US, North Korea to ‘hit the brakes’ on threats

China has urged the United States and North Korea to "hit the brakes" on threatening words and work toward a peaceful resolution of their tense standoff created by Pyongyang's recent missile tests and threats to fire them toward Guam.