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2 US warplanes crash off Japan; 2 found, 5 missing

A Marine refueling plane and a fighter jet crashed into the Pacific Ocean off Japan’s southwestern coast after colliding early Thursday, and rescuers found two of the seven crew members, one of them in stable condition, officials said.

Fourth death confirmed in Osaka-area earthquake

TOKYO (AP) - Authorities say the death toll from Monday's powerful earthquake in western Japan has risen to four. The magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck north...

Trump likely to face a chilly reception at G-7 conference

Before President Donald Trump sits down with a third-generation North Korean autocrat, he will face what may well turn out to be a tougher crowd — some of America’s oldest allies.

Gov. Bevin departs on recruiting mission to Asia

Meetings in Tokyo and Seoul this week will focus on business development for the commonwealth. 
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Kentucky agriculture commissioner will travel to Japan

Kentucky's agriculture commissioner will travel to Japan next week as part of a trade mission with the United States Meat Export Federation.
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Frankfort has new sister city

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) - Frankfort has a new sister city, Shimamoto, Japan. Sister city organizers say they're excited to share cultural exchanges and provide...

Derby Winner ‘Charismatic’ to Retire to Old Friends

Another Kentucky Derby winner is retiring to Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement Center in Georgetown.
Japan, Earthquake

Strong quake hits southern Japan, tsunami advisory

A powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.1 has struck southern Japan, barely 24 hours after a deadly quake hit the same region.
Sheikh's Serenade sells for $550,000 at Keeneland 11-7-14

Unbridled’s Song Mare Leads Fourth Session Of Keeneland Sale

Sheikh's Serenade was sold for $550,000 to become the highest-priced horse of Friday's fourth session of the 71st Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale.
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Toyota Announces Recalls

Toyota announced vehicle recalls that included the Lexus LS model from the 2007 through 2010 model years, as well as the 2006-to-2011 GS and IS.
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WW II Veteran Remembers Iwo Jima on the 69th Anniversary

Sunday marks the 69th anniversary of the American victory at Iwo Jima. Veterans said this anniversary is extra special because it falls on a Sunday, the same day of the week as the victory nearly seven decades ago.

Beam Being Acquired By Japan’s Suntory

The maker of classic American liquors such as Jim Beam and Maker's Mark has agreed to be purchased by a Japanese company in a $13.62 billion deal that would create the third largest global premium spirits business.

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