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TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent religious offerings Tuesday to a Tokyo shrine that honors the country's war dead, including convicted World War II leaders, a likely signal that he won't pray there ahead of trips to an international ...more

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CATANIA, Sicily (AP) — Prosecutors in Sicily say two actions are suspected to have caused a migrant boat to capsize in what is thought to be the Mediterranean's worst migrant disaster.In a statement Tuesday, Catania's prosecutors said the smuggl ...more

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco is poised to ban performances using bears, lions, elephants and other wild animals and join dozens of other places that have some kind of prohibition on using exotic animals for entertainment.The ordinance, whi ...more

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By Paul Sandle LONDON (Reuters) - ARM Holdings, the British chip designer favored by Apple, beat expectations for first-quarter profit thanks to demand for the iPhone 6, and said its royalties would grow as its latest technology is used in mo ...more

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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The campaigns of two men vying to become the next president of the Navajo Nation come to an end Tuesday when voters head to the polls in an election nearly five months behind the original schedule.Joe Shirley Jr., a forme ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A report on a proposed $1.7 billion NFL stadium near Los Angeles says the proposal "lacks any detailed site plans," making predictions on its functioning and finances difficult.The city-commissioned findings were released in a ...more

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SEOUL (AP) — First it was the ferry sinking, which a year later still haunts Park Geun-hye's presidency: Seoul saw violent clashes over the weekend as enraged demonstrators accused Park of ignoring the alleged corruption and incompetence that cost Sout ...more

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TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese government has nominated a former executive at Toyota Motor Corp., one of the biggest beneficiaries of the cheap Japanese yen resulting from drastic monetary easing, to fill a post on the central bank's policymaking board. ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a ruling that Gov. Jerry Brown says puts a "straitjacket" on local governments trying to fight the severe statewide drought, an appeals court has found that an Orange County city's tiered water rates are unconstitutional.Th ...more

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COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — A protest staged by lawmakers backing former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa ran into a second day Tuesday after the country's bribery commission summoned the ex-leader and his brothers to explain their actions while in ...more