Dec 24, 2014

Japan parliament re-elects Abe as prime minister

TOKYO (AP) — Shinzo Abe won endorsement Wednesday to serve another term as prime minister after winning a renewed mandate for his "Abenomics" strategies for reviving the world's third-biggest economy. Abe was expected to appoint a former military officer, Gen Nakatani, as defense minister but to keep the other members of his previous cabinet. They were due to take office later in the day after...

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