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FILE- In this July 13, 2017 file photo, British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson, center, and Spain's Foreign Minister Alfonso Dastis, right, walk from 10 Downing Street to the Foreign Office together at 10 Downing Street in London. Foreign Secretary Johnson has arrived in Japan for talks on security and trade with Japanese officials. Japan’s foreign ministry says Johnson will meet with his Japanese counterpart, Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida, to discuss an increased foreign and security cooperation. North Korea’s missile threat and Brexit are their likely focus. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)
July 20, 2017 - 1:00 am
TOKYO (AP) — British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson arrived in Japan on Thursday for talks on security and trade, and to share his experience of hosting the Olympics as London mayor five years ago. Johnson will meet with his Japanese counterpart, Fumio Kishida, on Friday to discuss an increased...
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In this Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016 photo, Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda speaks during a news conference at the central bank headquarters in Tokyo. Japan's central bank has opted to keep its lavish monetary stimulus intact while downgrading its outlook for inflation. The Bank of Japan's policy meeting ended Thursday, July 20 2017, with no change to its injections of trillions of yen (hundreds of billions of dollars) into the economy each year through government bond purchases.(Kazushige Fujikake/Kyodo News via AP)
July 20, 2017 - 12:35 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's central bank opted Thursday to keep its lavish monetary stimulus intact while downgrading its outlook for inflation. The Bank of Japan's policy meeting ended Thursday with no change to its injections of trillions of yen (hundreds of billions of dollars) into the economy each...
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FILE - In this March 23, 2016 file photo, a man unloads fish from the Sea Dragon, a U.S. fishing vessel, at Pier 38 in Honolulu. A human rights complaint has been filed on behalf of foreign fishermen working in Hawaii's longline fishing fleet. Turtle Island Restoration Network told The Associated Press on Thursday, July 20, 2017, that they filed the complaint last week with the Inter-American Human Rights Commission. It asks the commission to investigate conditions among foreign workers in the U.S. fishing fleet. The AP reported last year that hundreds of men are confined to Hawaii boats that operate due to a federal loophole that exempts foreign workers from most basic labor protections. The fleet catches $110 million worth of luxury seafood annually. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones, File)
July 20, 2017 - 12:29 am
HONOLULU (AP) — Groups have filed a human-rights complaint that aims to jump-start an investigation into conditions among foreign workers in Hawaii's commercial fishing industry. Turtle Island Restoration Network told The Associated Press on Wednesday that they filed the complaint last week with...
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July 20, 2017 - 12:16 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A bag containing traces of moon dust is heading to auction — surrounded by some fallout from a galactic court battle. The collection bag, used by astronaut Neil Armstrong during the first manned mission to the moon in 1969, will be featured Thursday at a Sotheby's auction in New...
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FILE - In this March 10, 2017 file photo, House Budget Committee Chair Rep. Diane Black, R-Tenn. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. House Republicans on Tuesday, July 18, 2017, unveiled a budget that makes deep cuts in food stamps and other social safety net programs while boosting military spending by billions, a blueprint that pleases neither conservatives nor moderates. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
July 19, 2017 - 10:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A key House panel on Wednesday approved a Republican fiscal plan that probably won't deliver on its promises to balance the budget, but would begin to clear a path for a GOP effort to overhaul the tax code this fall. The Budget Committee approved the measure by a party-line 22-14...
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July 19, 2017 - 8:42 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's exports rose nearly 10 percent in June from a year earlier, while imports jumped 15.5 percent, biting into its trade surplus. A recovery in exports to China and the rest of Asia is helping sustain growth of the world's third-largest economy. The customs figures reported...
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In this photo provided by ToniAnne Campasano Alvino, three rescue boats tow a helicopter that is almost entirely submerged, at far right, in the water off of Gilbo Beach, N.Y., on Long Island after the Robinson R 44 helicopter made an emergency ocean landing Wednesday, July 19, 2017. Shane McMahon, the son of World Wrestling Entertainment CEO Vince McMahon, was a passenger on the aircraft, and neither he, nor the pilot were hurt. The Federal Aviation Administration said the helicopter had taken off from Westchester County Airport in White Plains, N.Y. (ToniAnne Campasano Alvino via AP)
July 19, 2017 - 4:42 pm
GILGO BEACH, N.Y. (AP) — The son of World Wrestling Entertainment CEO Vince McMahon was rescued Wednesday from a helicopter that made an emergency landing in the ocean near a New York beach. Shane McMahon, also a WWE executive, was the passenger in the Robinson R 44 helicopter that set down in...
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July 19, 2017 - 4:42 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The consolidation of Big Tobacco companies looking as much to nicotine replacements and e-cigarettes for revenues as traditional smokes continued Wednesday with what will become the world's largest publicly traded tobacco company. Shareholders approved British American Tobacco...
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, left, listens to Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban during a press conference held after the talks of Netanyahu with heads of government of the Visegrad Group or V4 countries in the Pesti Vigado building in Budapest, Hungary, Wednesday, July19, 2017. Netanyahu is staying on a four-day official visit in Hungary. (Balazs Mohai/MTI via AP)
July 19, 2017 - 4:40 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was caught Wednesday by a live microphone railing against the European Union's "crazy" insistence on resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as a precondition for closer ties. Netanyahu was meeting with leaders of Poland, Hungary...
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July 19, 2017 - 3:20 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A Russian man who helped develop and distribute malicious software designed to steal personal financial information was sentenced Wednesday in Atlanta to serve five years in prison. Mark Vartanyan, also known as "Kolypto," had pleaded guilty in March to a computer fraud charge after...
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