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Okinawa Governor to Revoke Permits for New US Base

The governor of Japan's southern island of Okinawa says he will revoke permits for the construction on a new U.S. air base on his island, after talks broke down between his administration and officials in Tokyo. Takeshi Onaga told reporters Monday that his government was taking the action after discovering "defects" in the original permits issued by his predecessor.  His decision was announced just days after work resumed at the site near a remote coastal village on...

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