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In Japan, career women challenge cultural norms

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is trying to expand the country’s workforce and increase productivity by drawing more women into the workforce and helping them maintain careers after having children. The approach has been called "Womenomics," and has faced opposition…

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Trump hugs ally Japan after easing U.S.-China tensions

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump, fresh off patching up ties with China, reassured Japan's leader Friday that the U.S. will defend its close ally. Together, the pronouncements illustrated a shift toward a more mainstream Trump stance on U.S. policy toward…

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