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Japanese royal couple in Hawaii on first official US visit

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Honolulu, Jun 5 (AP) - Prince Akishino, the second son of Japan's Emperor Akihito, and his wife, Princess Kiko, are making their first official visit together to the U.S.
The Japanese royal couple is in Hawaii this week as part of a yearlong celebration of the 150th anniversary of the first Japanese immigrants arriving in the islands.
Akishino and Kiko laid a white wreath with peace lilies on Monday at the National Cemetery of the Pacific in remembrance of soldiers who died during World War...
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At least 46 migrants drown off Tunisia; 9 killed off Turkey

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Madrid, Jun 4 (AP) - A boat carrying migrants toward Europe sank off the coast of Tunisia and at least 46 people drowned, though dozens more could be missing, the North African nation's defense ministry said Sun-day.
The ministry said 68 people were rescued overnight after the boat sank in the...
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Mrs. Trump skipping G7, North Korea summits

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Washington, Jun 4 (AP) - First lady Melania Trump isn't joining her husband at the G7 summit in Quebec this week or planning to accompany him to the expected meeting with North Korea's leader in Singapore the week after, spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham said Sunday.
Mrs. Trump's decision not to go...
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Building collapses in Kenya's capital; police report 3 dead

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Nairobi, June 3 (AP) - Three people have been killed when a building collapsed in Nairobi's low income resi-dential area of Huruma, a police official and witnesses said Sunday.
Pius Masai Mwachi of the National Disaster Management Unit said a rescue operation is going on after a five-story...
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US citizen shot to death in Nicaragua's capital amid unrest

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Managua, Jun 3 (AP)- A U.S. citizen was found shot to death in the capital Saturday as violence and social un-rest continue to grip Nicaragua.
The body of Sixto Henry Vera was lying in a street beside two burned vehicles with a bullet wound to the head, the state forensic medicine institute said...
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