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Key issues at G-7: Global economy, terrorism, women
The leaders of the Group of Seven industrialized economies pledged to tackle major economic and political risks including terrorism, floods of refugees, climate change and cyber-attacks.
G-7 leaders express concern over South China Sea, urge peace
SHIMA, Japan (AP) — The leaders of the Group of Seven countries expressed concern Friday over China's increasingly assertive activity in the East and South China seas, renewing their warnings against one-sided attempts to change the situation, and stressed the importance of peaceful resolutions.
Asian stocks edge up as investors await Yellen talk, US data
HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stock markets rose modestly while European stocks slipped Friday as the investment outlook remained uncertain ahead of U.S. economic data and remarks by the Fed chief.
Lobsang Sangay sworn in as PM of Tibetan government-in-exile
DHARMSALA, India (AP) — Lobsang Sangay was sworn in for his second term as prime minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile Friday and said he will make maximum efforts to achieve regional autonomy for Tibet during his five-year term, but will prepare a strategy for the next 50 years if it's unsucessful.
Abe claims success as G-7 leaders back action on economies
SHIMA, Japan (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe claimed success Friday in winning support for his approach to fighting off a possible economic crisis from fellow leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy nations, despite mounting evidence the formula is failing to yield promised results in Japan.
Village where children climb cliffside ladder may get stairs
BEIJING (AP) — A village in China's mountainous west where schoolchildren must climb an 800-meter (2,625-foot)-high bamboo ladder secured to a sheer cliff face may get a set of steel stairs to improve safety.
Missing Everest climber's body found; Australian's retrieved
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Climbers on Friday found the body of one of two Indians who went missing last week near the top of Mount Everest, while a helicopter brought back the body of an Australian woman who died on the mountain. Worsening weather was forcing everyone to descend to safety, with the lst missing climber presumed dead.
Online dance craze sweeps police departments across US
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In an online sensation, police officers across the U.S. are dancing an updated version of the running man to a catchy 1990s hip hop song in videos that have included professional sports mascots, cheerleading squads and at least one explosion.
Japanese Prime Minister Abe says Obama's visit to Hiroshima opens new chapter of reconciliation for US and Japan
HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Abe says Obama's visit to Hiroshima opens new chapter of reconciliation for US and Japan.
Obama calls for reducing global stockpiles of nuclear weapons during visit to Hiroshima
HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — Obama calls for reducing global stockpiles of nuclear weapons during visit to Hiroshima.
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