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An Afghan security guard opened fire on a group of doctors at a Kabul hospital on Thursday morning, killing three American physicians and wounding a U.S. nurse, officials said.

The shooting at Cure International Hospital in western Kabul was the latest in a string of deadly attacks on foreign civilians…

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U.S. President Barack Obama bows to Asimo the robot while visiting the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan) in Tokyo on Thursday afternoon.

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Tokyo stocks fell 0.97% on Thursday as U.S. President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe failed to announce any breakthrough in stalled talks over a huge trans-Pacific trade deal.

The Nikkei 225 index closed down 141.28 points to finish at 14,404.99, while the Topix index of all first-section…

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The New York Yankees may have lost more than just a regular season game as they might have to make do without pitcher Michael Pineda after he was ejected Wednesday for using pine tar.

Starting pitcher Pineda is likely facing a suspension after he was tossed in the second inning…

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Some parents of the mostly teenage victims of South Korea's ferry disaster are pushing for autopsies that might show their children were alive inside the submerged vessel and only died because the emergency response was so slow.

The confirmed death toll on Thursday stood at 169, but 133 were still…

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Police in Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture, have arrested a 51-year-old woman after it was discovered that she had been physically abusing a five-month-old boy whom she had been babysitting.

According to police, Mitsuko Migawa had been repeatedly hitting the child on the head causing swelling and bruising. TBS quoted police as…

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U.S. Barack Obama may have enthused publicly about the sushi he was served at an exclusive Michelin-starred restaurant, but he stopped eating half way through the meal, reports said Thursday.

Pictures showed the U.S. president being served sake by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the counter of the tiny Tokyo…

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China on Thursday released a seized Japanese ship after its owner paid $28 million in compensation, a court said, in a business dispute dating to the 1930s which underlines tensions between the countries.

The Shanghai Maritime Court announced Saturday it had impounded a large freight vessel owned by Mitsui O.S.K.…

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U.S. President Barack Obama said Thursday that he wants to see a dispute between China and Japan over islands in the East China Sea resolved peacefully, while affirming that America's mutual security treaty with Japan applies to the islands.

"Historically they have been administered by Japan and we do not…

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U.S> President Barack Obama inspected the guard at a pomp-filled ceremony with Emperor Akihito Thursday, kicking off the formal proceedings of the first state visit to Japan by a U.S. president in 18 years.

In the grounds of Tokyo's sprawling Imperial Palace, Obama strode in bright spring sunshine as he…

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