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A statue was built in memory of Kazue Doshida and her two sons, who were killed 40 years ago after a Marine Corps reconnaissance jet crashed near Naval Air Facility Atsugi, Japan.<br>Hana Kusumoto/Stars and Stripes

Japanese remember mother, children killed after Marine Corps jet crashed 40 years ago

Paper cranes and flowers were placed over the weekend near a statue of a mother holding her two children to mark 40 years since a deadly Marine Corps plane crash in Kanagawa Prefecture.


US says it's not pushing for regime change in North Korea

The Trump administration clarified Monday that it's not seeking to overthrow North Korea's government after the president tweeted that Kim Jong Un "won't be around much longer" and Pyongyang interpreted it as a declaration of war.


N. Korean diplomat: US warplanes can be shot down after Trump tweet 'declared war'

North Korea's top diplomat said Monday that U.S. President Donald Trump's weekend tweet was a "declaration of war" and North Korea has the right to retaliate by shooting down U.S. bombers, even in international airspace.


DODEA celebrates its latest ‘21st Century’ school at Yokota Air Base

Classrooms with moveable glass walls that open to accommodate any number of students are part of a new energy efficient high school building at the home of U.S. Forces Japan and 5th Air Force in western Tokyo.

Safety issues linger at military housing in Japan, IG report says

Safety issues remain at American military housing in Japan despite efforts over the past few years to correct them, an Office of Inspector General report said.


Unexploded bomb from WWII removed from busy tourist spot on Okinawa

A street popular with tourists in Okinawa’s capital was closed briefly Saturday for the removal of a 110-pound bomb leftover from World War II.


UFC athletes draw thousands of fans to Fight Night north of Tokyo

More than 8,500 mixed martial arts fans watched some of the world’s top UFC fighters battle inside the octagon north of Tokyo on Friday.


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