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Updated at 7:56 AM

TOKYO (AP) " Japanese will tune in to Emperor Akihito's rare video message Monday following reports that he would abdicate in the next few years, which initially came as shock but was welcomed by many as a deserved rest for the 82-year-old beloved monarch. In the pre-recorded message, Akihito will talk about his duties as a "symbol emperor" as stipulated by the constitution, palace officials said. He will most likely avoid the explicit expression of abdication, which would involve...

Updated at 7:54 AM

IDOMENI, Greece (AP) " With Turkey in crisis and Europe's borders closed, smugglers in northern Greece are expecting a profitable summer. Greek police say traffickers are using increasingly sophisticated methods " motorcycle spotters, maps...

Updated at 6:27 AM

WINDHAM, N.H. (AP) " Republican Donald Trump questioned Democrat Hillary Clinton's fitness to be president Saturday night, saying "she's got problems" and that Americans "don't want someone who's going to short-circuit." Trump told a crowd...

Updated at 6:26 AM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " Serena. Simone. Solo. It shouldn't come as a surprise that some of the best-recognized names on the U.S. Olympic team belong to women. The Americans brought 292 women to Rio de Janeiro, an Olympic record for a single...

Updated at 5:20 AM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " Australia turned to the best sister act in swimming to hold off an American team anchored by Katie Ledecky. Give the gold to Cate and Bronte Campbell. And a world record, too. The Campbells carried their...

Updated at 5:04 AM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " Now that his flag-carrying duties are out of the way, Michael Phelps is eager to get started on his fifth Olympics. That will likely come Sunday in the 4x100-meter freestyle relay, a title the Americans are looking to...

Updated at 4:37 AM

1. Christoph Martin Meier, Liechtenstein, 4:19.19. 2. Pedro Miguel Pinotes, Angola, 4:25.84. 3. Luis Emigdio Vega, Cuba, 4:27.27. 1. Travis Mahoney, Australia, 4:13.37. 2. Joan Lluis Pons Ramon, Spain, 4:13.55. 3.

Updated at 4:25 AM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " With three small children at home " one for each Olympic gold medal " Kerri Walsh Jennings turned into a morning person whether she wanted to or not. So preparing to play at midnight in the marquee match of the Rio de...

Updated at 4:11 AM

BANGKOK (AP) " Thais voted Sunday in a referendum on a new constitution that critics say is tailor-made for the military government to stay in control for several years and entrench a new, quasi-democratic system that gives vast powers to...

Updated at 4:07 AM

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) " The administrator of Prince's estate says it is not planning to sell Paisley Park, one day after asking a judge for permission to offer several Prince properties for sale. A court filing on Friday had included Paisley...

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