Obama says fight against Islamic State will take time

...accused Venezuela of being a bully as the two countries brought their long-running border dispute to the world body.? Japan said it is providing $1.5 billion for assistance of refugees and stabilization of communities facing upheaval in the Middle...
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Today In Sports History for Sept. 27

...Curlin's career bankroll to $10,246,800. Cigar held the old mark of $9,999,815, which stood for 12 years.2009 - Japan's Kimiko Date Krumm becomes the oldest winner of a WTA Tour tournament since Billie Jean King in 1983. Date Krumm, who turns...
Obama makes forceful defense of UN goals

...must do more to accommodate refugees" but added those efforts must be matched by diplomacy.The leaders of Britain, France, Japan and Turkey also were addressing the final day of the development summit. On Monday, the annual General Assembly high-level...
Nation and World
Governor Walker outlines trip to Japan for gas conference

ANCHORAGE - Gov. Bill Walker said Friday he is heading to Japan this week to speak at a conference on liquefied natural meet with producers, but stressed that he is not going to Japan to look for partners for a proposed major LNG project in Alaska...
Changes on horizon for aurora tourism in Fairbanks

...northern sky. That demand has been met in large part by Japan Airlines, whose winter charters to the Interior city serve airports across Japan.But pilot shortages and fleet cuts have forced Japan Airlines to pare down its Fairbanks charter offerings...
Okinawa threatens to revoke approval for US base

...that he is set for a legal battle with Japan's central government.Anti-military...the 50,000 U.S. troops stationed in Japan. In terms of space, 74 percent of U...island, which has only 0.6 percent of Japan's land.The dispute over relocating...
Nation and World
State's only coal mine to halt exports

...2014, exports had fallen to less than half the level reached in 2011. This year, Usibelli has exported 150,000 tons to Japan. No shipments have gone to regular customers in Chile or South Korea."An oversupply of coal in the global market, as well...
Japan's secret campaign against the U.S.

...anniversary of the atomic bomb attacks against Japan and the end of World War II. This year...attack you might not have heard about - Japan's balloon bomb campaign against the United States.In 1944 and 1945, the Empire of Japan launched more than 9,000 armed balloons...
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Japan marks 70th anniversary of Hiroshima atomic bombing

HIROSHIMA, Japan - Japan marked the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima on Thursday...over Nagasaki three days later, killed another 70,000, prompting Japan's surrender in World War II.The U.S. dropped the bombs to avoid...
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Today In Sports History for Sept. 3

1921 - The United States defeats Japan in five straight matches to win the Davis Cup.1932 - Ellsworth Vines wins the men's singles title in the U.S. Lawn Tennis...


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