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WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 02: President Donald Trump speaks about tax reform legislation during a meeting with members of the House Ways and Means Committee in the Cabinet Room at the White House, November 2, 2017 in Washington, DC. On Thursday, Republican lawmakers unveiled their plans for a massive rewrite of the U.S. tax code. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Trump Previews Asia Trip With Foreboding Message For Japan

President Donald Trump will depart on his longest overseas trip yet on Friday, embarking on a 12-day visit to Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines following a brief stop in Hawaii. I...
Suspect Takahiro Shiraishi covers his face with his hands as he is transported to the prosecutor's office from a police station in Tokyo on November 1, 2017. The 27-year-old Japanese man, who was arrested after police found nine dismembered corpses rotting in his house, has confessed to killing all his victims over a two-month spree after contacting them via Twitter, media reports. / AFP PHOTO / JIJI PRESS / STR / Japan OUT (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)

9 Human Heads And 240 Pieces Of Bone Found In ‘Serial Killer’ Home

Japanese police investigating a suspected serial killer found nine human heads and around 240 pieces of bone in an apartment just outside of Tokyo. Police have arrested Takahiro Shiraishi, who alleged...
A missile is launched during a long and medium-range ballistic rocket launch drill in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang on August 30, 2017. KCNA/via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. REUTERS IS UNABLE TO INDEPENDENTLY VERIFY THIS IMAGE. SOUTH KOREA OUT. NO THIRD PARTY SALES. NOT FOR USE BY REUTERS THIRD PARTY DISTRIBUTORS.

There's Something Odd About North Korea's Missile Test

North Korea's missile test over Japan this week has puzzled experts, as the secretive state's report of the launch flames questions about its true purpose. The latest missile flew 1,680 miles before s...
Attendants offer a minute of silence during the 72nd anniversary memorial service for the atomic bomb victims at the Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima on August 6, 2017.A US B-29 plane dropped a bomb over the city at 8:15am on August 6, 1945, marking the first use of an atomic weapon which ultimately claimed the lives of some 140,000 people. / AFP PHOTO / JIJI PRESS / STR / Japan OUT (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Japan Calls For 'World Without Nuclear Weapons' On Hiroshima Anniversary

Decades after the U.S. bombed the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki during World War II, politicians and activists commemorated the anniversary of the historic tragedy on Sunday. Japanese Prim...
The intercontinental ballistic missile Hwasong-14 is seen during its test in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang, July, 4 2017. KCNA/via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. REUTERS IS UNABLE TO INDEPENDENTLY VERIFY THIS IMAGE. NO THIRD PARTY SALES. SOUTH KOREA OUT.

Defiant North Korea Launches Possible ICBM That Lands In Japanese Waters

North Korea launched an intercontinental ballistic missile into the sea off Japan on Friday, the Pentagon has confirmed. It landed in Japan's exclusive economic zone just hours after Tokyo announced i...