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TOKYO | Japanese TV cancels BTS show over band member’s A-bomb shirt

TOKYO— A Japanese broadcaster canceled a live TV appearance of the Korean band BTS after a photo went viral of a band member wearing a T-shirt showing an atomic bombing juxtaposed with the celebration of Korea’s liberation from Japan after World War II. Japanese social media was filled with chatter over the photo of Jimin … Continue reading TOKYO | Japanese TV cancels BTS show over band member’s A-bomb shirt

TOKYO | Japanese TV cancels BTS appearance over shirt’s A-bomb image

TOKYO — A Japanese broadcaster has canceled an appearance of the Korean band BTS over reports a member wore a T-shirt with an image of an atomic bombing juxtaposed with the celebration of Korea’s liberation from Japan after World War II. Japanese social media was filled with chatter over the T-shirt, reportedly worn by Jimin … Continue reading TOKYO | Japanese TV cancels BTS appearance over shirt’s A-bomb image

WASHINGTON | Trump to meet Saturday with American pastor freed by Turkey

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said he looked forward to Saturday’s Oval Office meeting with Andrew Brunson, the American pastor whose release after nearly two years of detention in Turkey was a diplomatic triumph for Trump. “It will be wonderful to see and meet him. He is a great Christian who has been through such … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump to meet Saturday with American pastor freed by Turkey

SEOUL, South Korea | The Latest: Pompeo sees ‘significant progress’ with NKorea

SEOUL, South Korea— The Latest on U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo‘s trip to Asia (all times local): 12:05 p.m. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says that he and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un have made “significant progress” toward an agreement for the North to give up its nuclear weapons. Pompeo says that … Continue reading SEOUL, South Korea | The Latest: Pompeo sees ‘significant progress’ with NKorea

CANBERRA, Australia | The Latest: Ardern congratulates next Australian PM on job

CANBERRA, Australia  — The Latest on Australian political leadership change (all times local): 3 p.m. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has congratulated Australia’s next prime minister on his new job. The current Treasurer, Scott Morrison was chosen in a ballot of his party’s lawmakers on Friday, and the outgoing Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said … Continue reading CANBERRA, Australia | The Latest: Ardern congratulates next Australian PM on job