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Japan hotel chain under fire over denial of Rape of Nanking

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Tokyo, Jan 18 (AP) A fast-growing Japanese hotel chain is facing criticism over a book penned by the hotel's owner that says the Rape of Nanking was fabricated.
APA Group, a Tokyo-based land developer and operator of 400-plus hotels, drew fire for spreading the revi-sionist views of company president Toshio Motoya by putting the books in hotel guestrooms and also selling them.
The issue is the latest flap between the Asian neighbors over unhealed wounds from Japan's aggression before and...

In final speech, Hong Kong leader warns on independence push

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Hong Kong, Jan 18 (AP) Hong Kong's outgoing leader warned in his farewell policy speech Wednesday that independence for the Chinese-controlled territory is not possible.
In his annual address to the legislature, Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said that Hong Kong is an "inaliena-ble" part of...

4 dead in new shooting in Mexico's Caribbean resort region

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Cancun, Jan 18 (AP) - Gunmen attacked the state prosecutors' office in this Caribbean resort city Tuesday, and authorities said four people were killed, ratcheting up tensions just a day after a shooting at a music festi-val in a nearby town left three foreigners and two Mexicans dead.
It was too...

US companies in China feel ‘less welcome’

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Beijing, Jan 18 (AP) U.S. companies feel less welcome in China and some are shifting operations to other countries, a business group reported Wednesday, amid rising tension between President-elect Donald Trump and Beijing over trade.
The report by the American Chamber of Commerce in China...

Italy convicts 8 South Americans in deaths from 1970s-80s

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Rome, Jan 18 (AP) A Rome court on Tuesday convicted eight former South American political and military leaders in the disappearance and deaths of 23 people of Italian origin during the crackdown on leftists and intellectuals by the region's military dictatorships.
Another 19 people were absolved...

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