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What's expected at Japanese PM Kishida's US visit? A major upgrade in defense ties

What's expected at Japanese PM Kishida's US visit? A major upgrade in defense ties

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida is making an official visit to the United States this week. He will hold a summit with President Joe Biden that's meant to achieve a major upgrading of their defense alliance.
B.C. under fire after accounting firm accused of conflict in running grant

B.C. under fire after accounting firm accused of conflict in running grant

SAANICH, B.C. — British Columbia Premier David Eby says the government has asked the auditor general to review the province's grant programs after allegations of conflict-of-interest from a clean-technology company.
Here’s what we know about Uber and Lyft’s planned exit from Minneapolis in May

Here’s what we know about Uber and Lyft’s planned exit from Minneapolis in May

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The future of Uber and Lyft in Minneapolis has garnered concern and debate in recent weeks after the City Council voted last month to require that ride-hailing companies pay drivers a higher rate while they are within city limits.
Will China flood the globe with EVs, green tech? What's behind latest US-China trade fight

Will China flood the globe with EVs, green tech? What's behind latest US-China trade fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — China's burgeoning production of electric cars and other green technologies has become a flashpoint in a new U.S.
US will push China to change policy that threatens American jobs, Treasury Secretary Yellen says

US will push China to change policy that threatens American jobs, Treasury Secretary Yellen says

BEIJING (AP) — The Biden administration will push China to change an industrial policy that poses a threat to U.S. jobs , Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said Monday after wrapping up four days of talks with Chinese officials.
Toyota will oversee model certification at subsidiary Daihatsu after safety testing scandal

Toyota will oversee model certification at subsidiary Daihatsu after safety testing scandal

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese automaker Toyota will oversee model certification at its subsidiary Daihatsu to regain trust among dealers, customers and workers after a safety testing scandal, Daihatsu's new president said Monday. Toyota Motor Corp.

2 dead after car crash with a Washington State Patrol trooper, authorities say

SEATTLE (AP) — Two people were killed in a car crash with a Washington State Patrol trooper just west of Seattle, authorities said Saturday evening.

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Israel finds the body of a hostage killed in Gaza, while talks will resume on a cease-fire CAIRO (AP) — Israel's military said Saturday it had recovered the body of a 47-year-old farmer who was held hostage in Gaza, while negotiators prepared for ano
New York City's skyscrapers are built to withstand most earthquakes

New York City's skyscrapers are built to withstand most earthquakes

NEW YORK (AP) — The ground rumbled Friday beneath New York City, home to famous skyscrapers like the Empire State Building and One World Trade Center.
Japanese leader visits new chip factory, stressing ties with Taiwan and support for key technology

Japanese leader visits new chip factory, stressing ties with Taiwan and support for key technology

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida visited a new semiconductor plant for which his government has pledged more than 1 trillion yen ($7 billion) of support to secure a steady supply of chips on Saturday.