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  • In Asia, Obama reaffirms alliance with Japan

    In Asia, Obama reaffirms alliance with Japan
    TOKYO — Declaring that "the United States is and always will be a Pacific nation," President Obama launched an Asia tour designed to assure leaders of ally nations that they have a strong U.S. backup at a time of rising regional tension.
  • U.S.-Japan squabble over beef threatens Trans-Pacific Partnership

    U.S.-Japan squabble over beef threatens Trans-Pacific Partnership
    WASHINGTON — After more than four years and 20 rounds of negotiations, the world's biggest free-trade deal in a generation has come down in good part to this: the United States and Japan squabbling over beef. With President Obama due to arrive...

    Two L.A. Asian American banks near top of national stock ratings

    Two L.A. Asian American banks near top of national stock ratings
    Two of Los Angeles' many Asian American banks ranked near the top of analysts' national lists of bank stocks that investors should buy, a signal of economic strength in local immigrant communities. Financial information provider SNL Financial ranked...

    En route to Asia, Obama to survey Washington landslide damage

    En route to Asia, Obama to survey Washington landslide damage
    WASHINGTON -- President Obama, on his way to a weeklong trip to Asia, is headed to Washington state Tuesday to survey damage from the landslide and meet with survivors, first responders and local officials one month after the tragedy. More than 40...

    Ferry disaster fills South Korea with shame

    Ferry disaster fills South Korea with shame
    ANSAN, South Korea — For South Korea, a country that pulled itself out of abject poverty to become the world's 15th-largest economy, the most stinging accusation about last week's ferry sinking is that it looks like a Third-World disaster. While...