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President Donald Trump speaks to reporters upon his return to the White House in Washington, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. <br>Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP

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.


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.

North Korea’s nuclear weapons are deterring US first strike, Russian official says

North Korea’s possession of nuclear weapons is preventing the U.S. from launching a first strike against the rogue nation, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Sunday.


2 Vietnamese dead, 5 arrested in chase with Philippine navy

Philippine navy information officer Lt. Jose Covvarubias says the five Vietnamese, along with their two dead fellow fishermen, have been turned over to Filipino police.


Witnesses: Many Rohingya still trying to flee Myanmar

The massive exodus of Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar to escape brutal persecution appears to have slowed down, but several recent refugees say at least tens of thousands more are huddled near beaches or in forests waiting to escape.


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