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A car which is believed to be carrying Nissan former Chairman Carlos Ghosn leaves an apartment building early Thursday, April 4, 2019 in Tokyo. Japanese prosecutors took Nissan's former Chairman Ghosn for questioning Thursday, barely a month after he was released on bail ahead of his trial on financial misconduct charges.(Takuya Inaba/Kyodo News via AP)
April 04, 2019 - 4:39 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo prosecutors arrested Nissan's former chairman Carlos Ghosn on Thursday for a fourth time on fresh allegations that cut short his brief time outside detention. Ghosn was taken from his apartment in Tokyo early in the morning to the prosecutors' office and then sent to the Tokyo...
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Reserve Bank of India Governor Shaktikanta Das smiles during a press conference to announce the first bi monthly monetary policy in Mumbai, India, Thursday, April 4, 2019. India's central bank has lowered its key interest rate by a quarter of a percentage point to 6% to strengthen domestic growth ahead of a national election next week. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)
April 04, 2019 - 6:56 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — India's central bank cut its key interest rate by a quarter of a percentage point to 6% on Thursday, moving to prop up economic growth ahead of a national election next week. The interest rate is what the federal bank charges on lending to commercial banks. Lower interest rates...
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Ivanka Trump, assistant to the president, stands up as she is recognized by President Donald Trump at the 2019 Prison Reform Summit and First Step Act Celebration in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, April 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
April 03, 2019 - 2:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — White House adviser Ivanka Trump is planning a trip to Africa to promote a global women's initiative she's leading. President Donald Trump's daughter will visit Ethiopia and Ivory Coast over four days this month. The White House said Wednesday that her schedule includes a women's...
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April 02, 2019 - 7:44 pm
Venezuelan lawmakers loyal to President Nicolas Maduro have stripped opposition leader Juan Guaido of his immunity from prosecution. The move by the government-backed National Constituent Assembly on Tuesday paves the way for Guaido's prosecution, and possibly his arrest. But it is still unclear...
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In this Monday, April 1, 2019, photo, Kane Tanaka, who is honored as the world's oldest living person by Guinness World Records at 116, poses with new era name "Reiwa," made of chocolate at a nursing home in Fukuoka, southwestern Japan. Tanaka was born in Meiji era, and will soon experience the fifth era, starting on May 1. (Ryosuke Uematsu/Kyodo News via AP)
April 02, 2019 - 8:23 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's government said Tuesday that the official translation of the era name for the new emperor will be "Beautiful Harmony," setting off confusion while offices rush to make changes before Crown Prince Naruhito takes the throne. The era of "Reiwa" begins May 1, a day after 85-year-...
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Backdropped by the Suleymaniye mosque, people sit by the Golden Horn in Istanbul, Monday, April 1, 2019, a day after the local elections. Turkey's opposition dealt Erdogan a symbolic blow by gaining ground in key cities in the country's local elections. The opposition won the capital, Ankara, a ruling party stronghold for decades, and was leading a tight race for mayor in Istanbul, according to unofficial figures Monday. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
April 01, 2019 - 4:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — After months of warnings, the United States has stopped delivery of F-35 fighter jet parts to Turkey in retaliation for Ankara's decision to move ahead with the purchase of a Russian surface-to-air missile system, the Pentagon said Monday. Top U.S. government leaders have...
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April 01, 2019 - 2:30 pm
The Trump administration is considering hiring a "border" or "immigration czar" to coordinate the president's policies across various federal agencies. That's according to three people familiar with the discussions who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss them...
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Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong, center, is escorted by police as she arrives at Shah Alam High Court in Shah Alam, Malaysia, Monday, April 1, 2019. Trial resumes on murder case against the Vietnamese woman accused in the killing of the North Korean leader's estranged half brother Kim Jong Nam. Prosecutors refused to drop the murder charge against Huong, who is the only suspect in custody after the stunning decision to drop the case against Indonesian Siti Aisyah.(AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
April 01, 2019 - 7:27 am
SHAH ALAM, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian prosecutors have offered to reduce a murder charge against the Vietnamese woman who is the only suspect in custody for the killing of the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader. Prosecutor Iskandar Ahmad told the court Monday he received instruction from...
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March 31, 2019 - 11:51 am
An American tourist was beaten unconscious while visiting Melbourne, Australia, in what police describe as a random attack. Watch the latest video at
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In this Jan. 7, 1989, photo, then Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Keizo Obuchi unveils the name of a new era "Heisei" during a press conference at the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo, following the death of Emperor Hirohito earlier that day. What’s in a name? Quite a lot if you’re a Japanese citizen awaiting the official announcement Monday. April 1, 2019 of what the soon-to-be-installed new emperor’s next era will be called. It’s a proclamation that has happened only twice in nearly a century, and the new name will follow Emperor Naruhito, after his May 1 investiture, for the duration of his rule, attaching itself to much of what happens in Japan.(Kyodo News via AP)
March 31, 2019 - 8:25 am
What's in a name? Quite a lot if you're a Japanese citizen awaiting the official announcement Monday of what the soon-to-be-installed new emperor's next era will be called. It's a proclamation that has happened only twice in nearly a century, and the new name will follow Emperor Naruhito, after his...
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