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Chinese and Japanese leaders travel to South Korea for their first trilateral meeting since 2019

May. 25, 2024 23:55 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Chinese and Japanese leaders were set to arrive in Seoul and meet with South Korea’s president separately on Sunday, a day before they gather for their first trilateral meeting in more than four years. No major announcement is expected from Monday’s...

Emma Hayes fills out her first staff as coach of the US women

May. 24, 2024 15:58 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Emma Hayes has brought in several former staff members at Chelsea as she embarks on her new role as head coach of the U.S. women's national team. Former National Women's Soccer League coach Denise Reddy, who has served under Hayes for the past four years, longtime...

Music Review: RM of BTS has a new solo album, ‘Right Place, Wrong Person,’ an elastic experiment

May. 24, 2024 11:56 AM EDT

All seven members of BTS are currently serving South Korea’s compulsory enlistment for men of a certain age — and in what should feel like an absence, the K-pop boy band is keeping their fans occupied with a steady release schedule of eclectic solo material. Next up is rapper RM’s second solo...

North Korea appears to be preparing to launch its 2nd spy satellite, South Korean military says

May. 24, 2024 05:52 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea appears to be preparing to launch its second military spy satellite into space, South Korea’s military said Friday, as animosities remain high over the North’s continued weapons tests. Last November, North Korea placed its first military...

San Diego and Angel City battle to scoreless draw as Alex Morgan returns to Wave lineup

May. 24, 2024 00:49 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alex Morgan returned from injury for the San Diego Wave in a scoreless draw with Angel City on Thursday night in the National Women's Soccer League. Morgan, who missed five games with a left ankle sprain, came into the game as a second-half substitute. ...

Leaders of South Korea, China and Japan will meet Monday for their first trilateral talks since 2019

May. 23, 2024 07:09 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Leaders of South Korea, China and Japan will meet next week in Seoul for their first trilateral talks in more than four years to discuss how to revive their cooperation, South Korea’s presidential office said Thursday. After their inaugural stand-alone...

Yonhap news agency says leaders of South Korea, China and Japan will meet in Seoul next week

May. 23, 2024 01:32 AM EDT
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Yonhap news agency says leaders of South Korea, China and Japan will meet in Seoul next week.

Fred Roos, ‘Godfather Part II’ producer and longtime Coppola collaborator, dies at 89

May. 21, 2024 15:31 PM EDT

Fred Roos, the Oscar-winning producer of “The Godfather Part II” who helped launch the careers of numerous superstars from Jack Nicholson to Tom Cruise, has died. He was 89. He died at his home in Beverly Hills, California, on Saturday, a representative said Tuesday, just days...

Emma Hayes' first roster as coach of the US women's team includes 2 players making national debut

May. 21, 2024 12:38 PM EDT

Coach Emma Hayes has selected her first roster for the United States ahead of a pair of friendlies as she prepares to lead the women’s national team at the Paris Olympics. Hayes, named U.S. coach last November, finished her final season as coach of Chelsea on Saturday, winning the...

Things to know about an AI safety summit in Seoul

May. 20, 2024 11:36 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea is set to host a mini-summit this week on risks and regulation of artificial intelligence, following up on an inaugural AI safety meeting in Britain last year that drew a diverse crowd of tech luminaries, researchers and officials. The...