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Magnitude 6.1 Earthquake Hits Osaka, Japan

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A magnitude 6.1 earthquake killed five people and injured more than 370 in Osaka, Japan on Monday (AP). Just after the earthquake, inspectors halted train service in Osaka for six hours to check for damages (CNN). In Takatsuki, the city in Osaka prefecture that experienced the largest shock, several water pipes broke and roads suffered […]

Abe, Trump Discuss Trade at Mar-a-Lago

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe discussed international trade with US President Donald Trump on Wednesday at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida. The two leaders reaffirmed their commitment to free trade between Japan and the United States, although Trump insisted on reducing trade deficits. Trump expressed support for bilateral trade negotiations and said the […]