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TOKYO | Global shares mixed as investors watch trade talks

TOKYO (AP) — Global shares were mixed Friday after a slide on Wall Street as nervous investors eyed U.S.-China trade talks in Washington. France’s CAC 40 fell 0.1 percent in early trading at 5,190.64. Germany’s DAX was little changed, up less than 0.1 percent at 11,425.51. Britain’s FTSE 100 was also little changed at 7,167.12. … Continue reading TOKYO | Global shares mixed as investors watch trade talks

TOKYO | Japanese spacecraft touches down on asteroid to get samples

TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese spacecraft touched down on a distant asteroid Friday on a mission to collect material that could provide clues to the origin of the solar system and life on Earth. Workers at the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency control center applauded Friday as a signal sent from space indicated the Hayabusa2 spacecraft … Continue reading TOKYO | Japanese spacecraft touches down on asteroid to get samples

MESA, Ariz | Rain, rain, go away! 1st MLB spring training game washed out

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — The spring training season started with a splash. Just not the kind fans hoped for. In the first major league exhibition game of the year, the Seattle Mariners and Oakland Athletics were rained out Thursday. The Mariners roughed up Jerry Blevins and led 5-0 in the middle of the second inning … Continue reading MESA, Ariz | Rain, rain, go away! 1st MLB spring training game washed out

United States | Assistant Secretary Fannon Travel to Japan and the Republic of Korea

United States – Assistant Secretary of State for Energy Resources Francis R. Fannon will travel to Tokyo and Seoul from February 19 to 26, 2019. During his trip, Assistant Secretary Fannon will be meeting with government officials and private sector representatives to discuss energy security and regional cooperation on energy issues. His trip will also … Continue reading United States | Assistant Secretary Fannon Travel to Japan and the Republic of Korea

Virginia News: Suffolk, Robert Patrick King, Former Military Dependent Sentenced for Sexual Exploitation of a Child

Suffolk, Virginia – A 39-year-old man has been ordered to federal prison following his conviction for sexual exploitation of a child, announced U.S. Attorney Trent Shores. U.S. District Judge Claire V. Eagan sentenced Robert Patrick King, of Suffolk, Virginia, to 20 years in prison. Upon, release from prison, King is required to register as a … Continue reading Virginia News: Suffolk, Robert Patrick King, Former Military Dependent Sentenced for Sexual Exploitation of a Child

TOKYO | Japan will resume commercial whaling, but not in Antarctic

TOKYO— Japan announced Wednesday it is leaving the International Whaling Commission to resume hunting the animals for commercial use but said it will no longer go to the Antarctic for its much-criticized annual killings of hundreds of whales. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said the hunts will be limited to Japan’s territorial waters and its … Continue reading TOKYO | Japan will resume commercial whaling, but not in Antarctic