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TOKYO (AP) — Japan's foreign minister on Friday summoned South Korea's ambassador and accused Seoul of violating international law by refusing to join in an arbitration panel to settle a dispute over World War II forced labor.

The neighboring countries...Read more

NEW YORK (AP) — American Express is reporting a profit hike of more than 8% from the second-quarter.

The company on Friday posted net income of $1.76 billion, or $2.07. That's a 2-cent beat on Wall Street projections, according to a survey by Zacks...Read more

BEIJING (AP) — China urged Washington on Friday to "correct" sanctions imposed on Chinese companies accused of helping Iran acquire materials for its nuclear program.

U.S. pressure on Iran and its "long-arm jurisdiction" against companies in third...Read more

BANGKOK (AP) — The price of oil rose on Friday after the U.S. said it had destroyed an Iranian drone near the Persian Gulf, where a lot of the world's oil is shipped through. Stock markets were largely stable as investors monitor earnings and the ongoing trade talks between...Read more

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is fending off worries about her health, saying that she has a personal interest in staying healthy and having a life after politics.

Merkel said Friday that she understands questions about her health after...Read more

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has selected lawyer Eugene Scalia, the son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, to be his new labor secretary.

Trump tweeted news of the planned nomination on Thursday evening, less than a week after...Read more

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Britain's impending departure from the European Union (all times local):

12:45 p.m.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she trusts that Britain will "find its way" on Brexit under a new prime minister...Read more

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday criticized U.S. President Donald Trump's comments about Democratic lawmakers of color, saying they run counter to what she considers "the strength of America" and expressing solidarity with the women....Read more

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A 78-year-old South Korean man died hours after setting himself ablaze near the Japanese Embassy in Seoul on Friday, police said, at a time of worsening tensions between Seoul and Tokyo.

The man, surnamed Kim, ignited a fire...Read more

BERLIN (AP) — Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg has joined thousands of young protesters in Berlin for a rally urging action against climate change.

Thunberg told the cheering crowd that adults haven't taken responsibility for the climate crisis and...Read more

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