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Obama Begins Asia Tour in Japan

U.S. President Barack Obama began the first full day of his state visit to Japan Thursday with a call on Emperor Akihito at the Imperial Palace.Mr. Obama was greeted at the park-like complex by a military honor guard, and children holding U.S. and Japanese flags. The president also had a private meeting with the emperor. He was to meet with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe later in the day.Mr. Obama and Mr. Abe met Wednesday for dinner at Tokyo's famed sushi restaurant Sukiyabashi Jiro. The...

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