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Member of Japan pop group Tokio apologizes for kissing girl

Apr 26, 2018

A member of the popular Japanese male pop group Tokio has apologized for forcibly kissing a teenage girl at his home

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Chinese vice-dean accused of 'inappropriate' behavior

Apr 26, 2018

A faculty member at a prestigious university in China says one of the vice-deans at the institution's media school has had his title revoked due to "inappropriate" behavior toward female students

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World stocks edge up as investors await ECB comments

Apr 26, 2018

World stock markets are mostly higher as investors digest the latest quarterly corporate earnings and await comment from the head of the European Central Bank.

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Australian nun ordered to leave Philippines has no regrets

Apr 26, 2018

An Australian nun whose missionary visa in the Philippines was revoked after the president complained about her joining opposition rallies says social advocacy and human rights are part of church teachings

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Disney emphasizes China roots in Shanghai amid trade tension

Apr 26, 2018

Walt Disney Co. highlights deep China connections as it launches an extension of Shanghai's $5.5 billion Disney Resort

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Nintendo taps new president; profit improves on Switch sales

Apr 26, 2018

Nintendo Co. sales, profit rise in fiscal 4th quarter, powered by brisk demand for its Switch machines; company to get new president

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China's Air Force holds training flights around rival Taiwan

Apr 26, 2018

China's Air Force says it is conducting training flights around the self-governing island of Taiwan that mark an "historical shift" in its combat ability

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China urges US to avoid damaging business confidence

Apr 26, 2018

China urges Washington to avoid damaging business confidence following report U.S. investigating Chinese tech giant Huawei for possible violations of sanctions on Iran

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Geologists say N. Korea's nuclear test site likely collapsed

Apr 26, 2018

A study by Chinese geologists suggests the mountain where North Korea has conducted five successive nuclear bomb tests has likely collapsed

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Workers head home, look for other jobs as Boracay closes

Apr 26, 2018

The cooks, hotel workers and other Filipinos who served tourists to Boracay headed home and started looking for other work as police guarded the empty beach on the first day of a shutdown intended to let the island recover from overuse

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