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April 24, 2018 6:24 PM Donald Trump makes 15 false claims standing right beside Japan’s prime minister

WASHINGTON—U.S. President Donald Trump seemed to have a grand old time with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe last week during their two days at his Mar-a-Lago club in Florida. Trump made 15 false claims while standing or sitting beside Abe. He was inaccurate not only at their joint press conference, at which he made 11 false claims, but at lunch and at dinner 9

April 22, 2018 2:03 PM North Korea nukes, Russia tension set to top G7 foreign ministers’ talks in Toronto

Chrystia Freeland and Taro Kono signed an efficiency agreement that will allow each other’s militaries to share equipment during joint exercises in Canada, Japan and elsewhere. Their meeting comes days after North Korea pledged to suspend testing of its nuclear and long-range missiles and close its nuclear test site, and days ahead of this week’s historic 7

April 22, 2018 4:49 AM Canadian women's rugby 7s fall in consolation semis

Canucks place 11th in Kitakyushu, Japan Kathy Baker scored a try in extra time as Ireland topped Canada 24-19 in a consolation Challenge Trophy semifinal Sunday at the women's HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series in Kitakyushu, Japan. Canada, which failed to advance to the Cup quarterfinals for the first time, concluded its tournament with a 33-14 win over Japan 8

April 22, 2018 2:20 AM World’s oldest person dies in Japan at age of 117

Nabi Tajima was born on Aug. 4, 1900, and reportedly had more than 160 descendants, including great-great-great grandchildren. TOKYO—The world’s oldest person, a 117-year-old Japanese woman, has died. Nabi Tajima died of old age in a hospital Saturday evening in the town of Kikai in southern Japan, town official Susumu Yoshiyuki confirmed. She had been hospitalized 10

April 21, 2018 1:08 PM Canadian women's rugby 7s team fails to reach quarters for 1st time

Canada's women's rugby sevens team failed to reach the Cup quarter-finals for the first time in the history of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series after going 1-2 in pool play in Kitakyushu, Japan. The Canadian squad opened the tournament with a 38-14 win over Fiji, but proceeded to drop its next two matches — a 21-19 last-second defeat to longtime rival 5

April 20, 2018 1:17 PM Dormant volcano in Japan erupts after 250 years

TOKYO—A volcano in southern Japan has erupted for the first time in 250 years, and authorities set up a no-go zone around the mountain. Mount Io spewed smoke and ash high into the sky Thursday in its first eruption since 1768. Japan’s Meteorological Agency on Friday expanded a no-go zone to the entire mountain from previously just around the volcano’s 6

April 20, 2018 12:29 PM Watch Women's World Rugby Sevens Series

Live action begins on Friday at 9:30 p.m. ET from Kitakyushu, Japan Click on the video player above to watch the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series women's tournament from Kitakyushu, Japan beginning on Friday at 9:30 p.m. ET. Canada opens the tournament against Fiji at 9:52 p.m, followed by matches against England on Saturday at 12:36 a.m. and Russia at 3:20 a.m. to close 5

April 19, 2018 8:59 AM North Korea showing 'will for a complete denuclearization,' South Korean president says

President Moon Jae-in open to possibility of peace agreement or economic aid North Korea has expressed its desire for "complete denuclearization" of the Korean peninsula and is not seeking conditions such as U.S. troops withdrawing from the South first, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Thursday. Moon said big-picture agreements about normalization 12

April 18, 2018 10:13 PM Trump cites ‘very big deficit’ with Japan during Abe visit

During Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s two-day visit, Donald Trump appeared to be seeking to reassure him of the pair’s close alliance as the president prepares for a historic summit with North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un. The Trump-Abe summit has played out amid growing tensions between the two countries over North Korea and trade. Japan has raised 13

April 18, 2018 4:19 AM Trump tweets dislike for TPP while hosting Japanese PM

The president said 'I don’t like the deal for the United States' in late-night tweet U.S. President Donald Trump said again on Twitter on Tuesday that he does not like the landmark Trans-Pacific Partnership deal for the United States. "While Japan and South Korea would like us to go back into TPP, I don't like the deal for the United States," he tweeted 14