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  • S. Korea, China, Japan revive talks after history disputes

    Meeting for the first time in three years, the foreign ministers of South Korea, China and Japan agreed Saturday to work together to improve ties strained by historical and territorial issues and restore trilateral summit talks among their leaders. Anti-...
  • California overhauling its tsunami evacuation scenarios

    California overhauling its tsunami evacuation scenarios
    Emergency officials will soon be able to make improved tsunami evacuation orders as California writes detailed scenario plans, state authorities said Friday. State officials realized a flaw in existing tsunami evacuation plans during the 2011 Japanese...
  • Travel schedule means Senate leader will miss drought vote

    The leader of the California Senate said Friday that he is traveling to Washington, D.C., and Japan next week and will miss voting on a $1 billion drought-relief package he announced a day earlier. Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de Leon announced that he...
  • After history disputes, Beijing, Tokyo and Seoul resume talk

    The foreign ministers of South Korea, China and Japan will meet for the first time in three years this weekend after bitter disputes over history and territory drastically scaled back high-level contacts and even raised security fears. Anti-Japan...
  • US 1st lady gets taste of Japan's ancient culture in Kyoto

    U.S. first lady Michelle Obama was treated to a serene classical Noh performance and then tried taiko drums as she ended her visit to Japan on Friday with a taste of traditional culture in Kyoto, one of the country's ancient capitals. Mrs. Obama viewed...
  • Will meeting of China, Japan and South Korea yield goodwill or more grumbling?

    Will meeting of China, Japan and South Korea yield goodwill or more grumbling?
    For the first time in nearly three years, the foreign ministers of China, South Korea and Japan will meet Saturday for trilateral talks that could pave the way for a new era of cooperation – or prolong festering animosities rooted in the World War...
  • Japanese police arrest man over death threats to Ambassador Caroline Kennedy

    TOKYO Japanese police arrested a resident of Okinawa over death threats against U.S. Ambassador Caroline Kennedy, as a nearly two-decade row over the expansion of an American military base rumbles on. The 52-year-old man used a public phone in Naha,...
  • Japanese police arrest suspect in US Embassy bomb threats

    Japanese police said they arrested a man on Thursday accused of making bomb threats against the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo, and media reports said he is also a possible suspect in recent death threats against Ambassador Caroline Kennedy. Tokyo police arrested...
  • Japan confirms deaths of 3 nationals in Tunisia attack

    Three Japanese were killed, and three others injured, in the militant attack on tourists in Tunisia, the Japanese government said Thursday. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said an earlier report of five Japanese dead turned out to be wrong after...
  • The Latest: UN Security Council condemns Tunisia attack

    2:27 a.m. (0127 GMT, 9:27 p.m. EDT) Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe confirms the deaths of three Japanese, and says three others were injured. Japanese broadcaster NHK, quoting an unnamed senior official, says the government is aware of the reports of...
  • Japan-South Korea rift weighs on US push in Asia

    With the leaders of Japan and South Korea both set to visit Washington in the coming months, President Barack Obama has a fresh chance to nudge the estranged U.S. allies to heal a bitter rift that has put a damper on his effort to boost America's role...