Us May Ask Allies To Cover Base Budget Diversion

US may ask allies to cover base budget diversion

The US Department of Defense has suggested that allies make up military base budget shortfalls as a result of a planned diversion of funds to build the US-Mexico border wall.

The department has decided to reallocate about 1.8 billion dollars from US military bases in 19 countries.

Us May Ask Japan To Pay More For Hosting Us Forces

US may ask Japan to pay more for hosting US forces

The US Ambassador to Japan, William Hagerty, has indicated that the United States may ask Japan to pay more for the cost of hosting US troops in the country.

In a speech in Tokyo on Tuesday, Hagerty referred to a recent statement by US President Donald Trump in which he called the Japan-US Security Treaty unfair, and said it has to be changed.

Abductees' Kin Ask Us To Keep Pressure On N.korea

Abductees' kin ask US to keep pressure on N.Korea

Relatives of Japanese nationals abducted by North Korea have asked the United States to keep pressure on Pyongyang until all the abductees have returned home.

They made the appeal in a meeting in Washington on Friday with Matthew Pottinger, senior director for Asian affairs at the White House National Security Council.

France To Ask Chile To Hand Over Suspected Killer

France to ask Chile to hand over suspected killer

A French prosecutor says French authorities will ask Chile to hand over a national suspected of killing a Japanese university student. He adds the French side plans to convene a trial.

French authorities put Nicolas Zepeda on an international wanted list on suspicion of killing his former girlfriend Narumi Kurosaki. She disappeared in December 2016 while studying in the eastern French city of Besancon. The 28-year-old suspect is now in Chile.

Iwaya To Ask Us Marines For Discipline

Iwaya to ask US Marines for discipline

Japan's Defense Minister Takeshi Iwaya says he intends to ask the US military to ensure discipline and order are in place among US forces stationed in Okinawa.

Iwaya spoke to reporters on Tuesday about an apparent murder-suicide in Chatan Town earlier this month. A 32-year-old Marine is believed to have killed his 44-year-old Japanese girlfriend and then taken his own life.

Prosecutors Ask Judges To Question Ghosn's Wife

Prosecutors ask judges to question Ghosn's wife

Prosecutors in Tokyo have asked judges to question the wife of Carlos Ghosn in connection with funds allegedly misappropriated by the former Nissan Motor chairman.

Ghosn was arrested on Thursday for the fourth time on suspicion of aggravated breach of trust involving Nissan funds sent to the automaker's Omani dealership.

Abe To Ask Trump To Discuss Abductions With Kim

Abe to ask Trump to discuss abductions with Kim

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he will ask US President Donald Trump to convey to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un his ideas about how to resolve the issue of abductions of Japanese nationals by North Korea.

Abe met with the families of abductees in Tokyo on Tuesday.

Japan To Ask S.korea For Talks On Wartime Labor

Japan to ask S.Korea for talks on wartime labor

Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga says the government plans to soon ask South Korea for talks based on a 1965 bilateral deal to discuss the recent court-ordered seizure of assets of a Japanese firm.

Suga made the comment on Wednesday after a South Korean district court approved the seizure of assets held in the country by Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal.

We Drive The 2018 Lexus Nx 300 F-sport, Ask Us Anything

We Drive The 2018 Lexus NX 300 F-Sport, Ask Us AnythingThe NX isn't the newest Lexus crossover, but for 2018, the two-row compact model gets some welcomed upgrades for its third birthday. Most noticeable is its name; gone is the 200t nomenclature and present is the new NX 300 designation. Not surprisingly, the name has nothing to do with engine displacement or power specs.