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Yokosuka honors USS McCain sailors killed in summer collision

"Words are inadequate to express the grief we feel in losing 10 of our own,” said Vice Adm. Phil Sawyer during a ceremony Wednesday honoring USS John S. McCain sailors killed in an Aug. 21 collision near Singapore.


Abe support falls as Koike steals spotlight before election

Support for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe fell in two polls released Monday, three weeks before a general election where Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike's new Party of Hope threatens to eat into his majority.

USS Wasp crew rescues 2 men after Cessna crashes in Caribbean

An amphibious assault ship bound for Japan has rescued two people from a downed civilian aircraft in the Caribbean, the Navy said Thursday.


Parakeet found at US air base in Tokyo reunites with elderly Japanese owner

A blue and white parakeet found near Stars and Stripes’ office in western Tokyo has been reunited with its Japanese owner in neighboring Kanagawa Prefecture.


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