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Japan's Abe to meet with Trump as scandals swirl at home

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Tokyo, Apr 17 (AP) - Domestic political scandals and sinking approval ratings are weighing on Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as he heads to President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort for two days of talks starting Tuesday.
Before boarding his flight from Tokyo, Abe took the unusual step of pledging to clean up the mess in govern-ment when he gets back. "As head of the government, I'm committed to deal with every single problem respon-sibly to uncover the truth and squeeze out the pus," he...
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Launch delay for NASA's newest planet-hunting spacecraft

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Cape Canaveral, Apr 17 (AP) - NASA's newest planet-hunting spacecraft will have to wait another couple of days before lifting off.
Two hours before Monday evening's scheduled launch, SpaceX announced it needed more time to check its rocket, which will carry the satellite to orbit. The next...
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US pastor goes on trial in Turkey for terror links, spying

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Aliaga, Apr 16 (AP) - An American pastor accused of ties to terror groups and spying in Turkey went on trial on Monday, in a case that has strained ties between Turkey and the United States.
Andrew Craig Brunson, a 50-year-old evangelical pastor from North Carolina, faces up to 35 years in prison...
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8 suspects in rape, killing of Indian girl plead not guilty

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New Delhi, Apr 16 (AP) - Eight Hindu men accused in the gang rape and killing of an 8-year-old Muslim girl in India's Jammu and Kashmir state pleaded not guilty Monday in their first court appearance.
The child's battered body was found in a forest in January, a week after she went missing while...
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Refugee policy general named next Australian defense chief

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Canberra, Apr 16 (AP) - An Australian army general who led a secretive military operation to stop asylum seekers from coming to Australia by boat was named on Monday as the country's next defense force chief.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said Lt. Gen. Angus Campbell will replace Air Chief...
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