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Japan's Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko are greeted by Crown Prince Naruhito, left rear, and Crown Princess Masako, right rear, as they prepare to leave for Vietnam at the Haneda International Airport in Tokyo, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
Japan's Emperor Akihito on first-ever visit to VietnamJapanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko have arrived in Vietnam for a visit during which they will meet the abandoned wives of former Japanese soldiers from World War II
The Associated Press13 minutes ago
Israeli forces begin evacuating 9 settler homes in West BankIsraeli forces evacuate homes in West Bank settlement after court decision they were built on private Palestinian land
The Associated Press28 minutes ago
Ri Tong Il, former North Korean deputy ambassador to the United Nations, speaks to reporters outside the North Korean embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017.  Ri told reporters Tuesday that North Korea has sent a high-level delegation to Malaysia to seek the return of the body of leader's Kim Jong Un's slain half brother and the release of a North Korean arrested in the case. (AP Photo)
N. Korean diplomats in Malaysia to seek Kim's brother's bodyA high-level North Korean delegation has arrived in Malaysia to seek the body of leader Kim Jong Un's half brother, the victim of a nerve-agent attack that many suspect the North itself of orchestrating
The Associated Press37 minutes ago
Pedestrians pass by a Chinese paramilitary policeman standing guard outside the North Korea Embassy in Beijing, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017. A top North Korean diplomat is visiting Beijing in the wake of China's ban on coal imports from its neighbor and the assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's older half-brother in Malaysia. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
NKorea official in Beijing after China's ban on coal importsA senior North Korean diplomat has arrived in Beijing for talks in the wake of China's ban on coal imports from its neighbor and the assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's older half-brother in Malaysia
The Associated Press48 minutes ago
Displaced men who fled their homes due to fighting between Iraqi security forces and Islamic State militants wait for a security check at an Iraqi Army base, west of Mosul, Iraq, Sunday, Feb. 26. 2017. Iraqi militarized police captured a neighborhood on the western side of Mosul on Sunday amid fierce clashes with Islamic State militants, as thousands of people continued to flee the battle to government-controlled areas, security officials said. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)
UN: 8,000 flee as Iraqi forces fight IS in western MosulUN: About 8,000 people flee from western part of Mosul, surrounding villages amid Iraqi forces' latest push against IS
The Associated Press49 minutes ago
Afghan official: Policeman turns gun on colleagues, kills 11Afghan officials say at least 11 police officers have been shot and killed by a fellow policeman at a checkpoint in the southern Helmand province
The Associated Press50 minutes ago
A family member waits for the arrival of the body of Srinivas Kuchibhotla from the US next to a garland and photograph in his residence on the outskirts of Hyderabad, India, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017. A bartender at the restaurant where a man was arrested last week for an apparently racially motivated bar shooting of two Indian men told a 911 dispatcher that the suspect admitted shooting two people, but described them as Iranian. (AP Photo /Mahesh Kumar A.)
Indian hometown grieves for engineer killed in Kansas barHundreds of grieving family and friends have tearfully mourned an engineer in his southern Indian hometown after he was killed in an apparently racially motivated shooting in a crowded Kansas bar
The Associated Press57 minutes ago
In this image taken on Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, a customer prepares to drink an espresso coffee at a traditional coffee bar in Milan, Italy. Longtime CEO Howard Schultz's vision for Starbucks was largely inspired by the Milan coffee bars he experienced on his first trip to the northern Italian city in 1983. Schultz will continue on with the company to open ''the quintessential Roastery'' in Milan by the end of 2018. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
Starbucks CEO says chain ready to enter Italy after 35 yearsStarbucks CEO Howard Schultz's vision for the chain was largely inspired by the Milan coffee bars he experienced on his first trip to the city in 1983
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, file photo, The corporate logo of Samsung Electronics Co. is seen at its shop in Seoul, South Korea. South Korean prosecutors say they will indict Samsung's de facto chief LeeJae-yong on bribery, embezzlement and other charges linked to a political scandal that has toppled President Park Geun-hye. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
South Korean prosecutors to indict Samsung's de facto chiefSouth Korean special prosecutors say they will indict Samsung's de facto chief on bribery, embezzlement and other charges linked to a political scandal that has toppled President Park Geun-hye
The Associated Press2 hours ago
A mother push stroller passing by at North Korean Embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017. South Korea's intelligence service told lawmakers Monday that four North Korean government spies were involved in the Feb. 13, 2017, killing of the estranged half brother of North Korean ruler Kim Jong Unin Malaysia's Kuala Lumpur International Airport. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
The Latest: N. Korea sends diplomats to Malaysia to get bodyNorth Korea has sent a high-level delegation to Malaysia to seek the return of the body of leader Kim Jong Un's slain half brother
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Russia pledges to veto UN sanctions resolution on SyriaRussia is pledging to veto a Western-backed U.N. resolution that would impose sanctions on 21 Syrian individuals, organizations and companies allegedly involved in chemical weapons attacks in the war-ravaged country
The Associated Press4 hours ago
IS militants in north Sinai showing their strengthEgyptian security officials and a tribal leader say that Islamic State militants in the volatile northern Sinai region have abducted four civilians accused of cooperating with the military and killed at least two of them
The Associated Press10 hours ago
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