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  • Japanese officials' visits to shrine for war dead put Obama in a bind

    Japanese officials' visits to shrine for war dead put Obama in a bind
    TOKYO -- Hiroshi Kyoso says he values Japan’s relationship with the United States highly and feels warmly about Washington’s new ambassador to Tokyo, Caroline Kennedy.
  • Obama begins Asia tour with informal sushi diplomacy in Tokyo

    Obama begins Asia tour with informal sushi diplomacy in Tokyo
    TOKYO -- President Obama arrived here Wednesday to begin an eight-day tour of Asian allies designed to assure leaders that they have a strong U.S. backup at a time of rising tensions in the region. Obama went directly to his task after landing in Tokyo,...

    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...

    China seizes Japanese ship in case that stretches back to the '30s

    China seizes Japanese ship in case that stretches back to the '30s
    BEIJING – In a fresh reminder of the unresolved wartime grievances between China and Japan, authorities in Shanghai have seized a Japanese ship over claims dating back to the 1930s. Mitsui O.S.K. Lines said Monday that one of its iron ore...

    Jury hits Takeda, Eli Lilly with $9-billion penalty

    Jury hits Takeda, Eli Lilly with $9-billion penalty
    TOKYO — A U.S. jury ordered Japanese drugmaker Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. and its U.S. counterpart, Eli Lilly and Co., to pay $9 billion in punitive damages over a diabetes medicine linked to cancer. The drug companies said Tuesday they will...