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Apr 08, 2013

TPP exemption bid worries Mexico leader

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto expresses concern about Japan attempting to win tariff exemptions for farm products before joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade talks.

Prince Hisahito parts ways with school tradition

Apr 08, 2013

Prince Hisahito parts ways with school tradition

Prince Hisahito, the 6-year-old son of Prince Akishino and Princess Kiko, attended the enrollment ceremony Sunday at an elementary school affiliated with Ochanomizu University in Tokyo. Responding to congratulations from reporters, the prince, who arrived at the school with his parents, said, “Thank you,” ...

Can GOP governors save their ailing party?

Apr 08, 2013

Can GOP governors save their ailing party?

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The Republican National Committee (RNC) task force report painted a stark portrait of a party divided between its struggling federal wing and its thriving gubernatorial wing. The GOP’s path to rehabilitation may indeed run through the states, but some of the report’s assertions about ...

Crime takes shine off Paris for Chinese

Apr 08, 2013

Crime takes shine off Paris for Chinese

Mass muggings and attacks on Chinese tourists in Paris have spawned alarm and warnings of a decline in the number of free-spending visitors from the Asian giant who swarm to France. More than 1 million Chinese visitors come every year to France, a country ...

Missile interceptors to put to sea

Apr 08, 2013

Missile interceptors to put to sea

Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera orders the Self-Defense Forces to prepare to intercept ballistic missiles from North Korea, although the likelihood of an attack is slim.

Apr 08, 2013

Delay recruitment even longer

A new education ministry team will request that businesses delay job-recruitment activities for university students until April of their senior year.

Abe sparks into life to keep Giants unbeaten

Apr 08, 2013

Abe sparks into life to keep Giants unbeaten

The Yomiuri Giants improved to 7-0 on the young season following a tense 8-6 win over the Chunichi Dragons at Tokyo Dome on Sunday afternoon. Giants captain Shinnosuke Abe belted a three-run homer, his first of the season, to put the Japan Series champions ...