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Friday, April 25, 2014-4:53:42P.M.

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US Seventh Fleet supports ongoing search, rescue ops in South Korea

THE U.S. Seventh Fleet is actively engaged in the search and rescue operations in South Korea.

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Yap governor appoints new registrar of corporations

COLONIA, Yap (Yap State Government) — Pursuant to Section 201 of Title 23 of the Yap State Code, Yap State Gov. has Sebastian L. Anefal appointed Angelina Taley as the new state registrar of corporations, according to a memorandum dated April 21, 2014 from the Office of the Governor.

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Japan volunteer group celebrates 7th anniversary in FSM

PALIKIR, Pohnpei (FSM Information Services) — The annual general meeting of the Japan International Cooperation Agency Alumni Association of the FSM celebrated the 7th anniversary of its establishment last month at Mangrove Bay.

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Russia says it will respond if Ukraine interests attacked

KIEV (Reuters) — Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accused the United States of being behind the political upheaval in Ukraine and said Moscow would respond if its interests came under attack.

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Hong Kong, Philippines end emotional hostage row

MANILA (AFP) — Hong Kong and the Philippines announced Wednesday they had resolved an enduring and deeply emotional row over a deadly hostage crisis, allowing soured diplomatic relations to return to normal.

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Obama uses Japan visit to reassure wary Asian allies

TOKYO (Reuters) — President Obama used a state visit to Japan on Thursday to try to reassure Asian allies of his commitment to ramping up U.S. engagement in the region, despite Chinese complaints that his real aim is to contain Beijing’s rise.

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Obama says disputed islands within scope of US-Japan security treaty

TOKYO (Reuters) — President Obama has assured Japan that tiny islands in the East China Sea at the heart of a territorial row with China are covered by a bilateral security treaty that obligates America to come to Japan’s defense.

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Filipinos saw China blocking fishermen from shoal

MANILA (AP) — Chinese coast guard vessels repeatedly blocked or chased Filipino and Vietnamese fishermen from a disputed shoal where they previously had only tried to block military supply runs, a Philippine marine officer said Tuesday.

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Palau lawmakers pass measure for appointment of interim special prosecutor

NGERULMUD, Palau (Oceania TV News) — The Olbiil Era Kelulau, Palau’s bicameral national legislature, has passed a measure that would allow for the appointment of an interim special prosecutor in the event that the Senate fails to come to an agreement on confirmation of an SP appointment.

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Japan warns over China ship seizure

TOKYO (AFP) — Tokyo warned Monday that the seizure of a Japanese ship in Shanghai over pre-war debts threatened ties with China and could undermine the very basis of their diplomatic relationship.

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