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Abe's Pearl Harbor visit to showcase US-Japan ties

Navy aircraft mechanic Kuniyoshi Takimoto watched as Japanese planes roared off the aircraft carrier Hiryu to attack Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Performances will take place on December 5, 6 and 7 at 10:30 a.m., and December 7 at 7 p.m.in the Robins Family Forum at the VHS. Obama's visit to Hiroshima and Akei's visit to Pearl Harbor fueled speculation the Japanese prime minister would reciprocate.



Parents disarmed their son who brought guns to Utah school

The parents arrived shortly after the 15-year-old boy entered the classroom at Mueller Park Junior High in Bountiful, Utah . That officer entered the school and took the teen into custody, along with securing a 12-gauge shotgun and a 9mm pistol.



Relief for Austria's Jewish community as far-right candidate is defeated

The final result of Sunday's vote was expected by Tuesday at the latest. The projection showed Van der Bellen on 53.3 percent and Hofer on 46.7 percent, with a margin of error of 1 percentage point. Van der Bellen was the former chief of Green Party and an independent candidate but backed by the Green Party. The results yesterday will not please other populist politicians in the European Union who want their countries out of the bloc.



Philippines Leader Says Trump Praised His Deadly Crackdown On Drugs

You best know Duterte as the foreign head of state who called Barack Obama a "son of a whore" and compared himself to Hitler by by suggesting he could exterminate the Philippines' three million drug addicts, Holocaust-style . Washington has been critical of the Philippines handling of drug dealers, including extrajudical killings - government executions without the benefit of judicial proceedings.


Tens of Thousands Protest Against Christian Governor in Jakarta

Tens of Thousands Protest Against Christian Governor in Jakarta

The police have arrested several people, among them a sister of former president Megawati Soekarnoputri as well as popular artiste Ahmad Dhani, for allegedly inciting political unrest over a protest planned in the city today. Groups chanting " Allahuakhbar (God is great), started streaming out of Pusat Dakwah Muhammadiyah, a centre belonging to Muhammadiyah, the second largest Islamic organisation in Indonesia, as early as 5am".


Erdogan discusses Syrian issue with Putin over telephone

Erdogan discusses Syrian issue with Putin over telephone

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan caused waves in Russian Federation this week with remarks suggesting that Turkey's military actions in Syria, where it has a small presence ostensibly to counter IS and contain the gains of Kurdish foes, aims to topple the Assad regime.