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TOKYO (AP) — NHK TV in Japan is quoting police as saying the suspect in a knife attack that wounded at least 19 people at a bus stop just outside Tokyo has died. Police wouldn't publicly confirm the report on Tuesday's stabbing. It wasn't clear how many had died. The local fire department told The Associated Press that one person had died. Some Japanese media outlets are reporting at least three deaths, while some are saying two, including the attacker.
TOKYO (AP) — President Donald Trump is visiting Japanese and American forces serving on two warships docked near Tokyo. Trump first flew by helicopter to the J.S. Kaga destroyer where he and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe spoke of the strong U.S.-Japan alliance. Trump and first lady Melania Trump then flew to the USS Wasp nearby where the president is giving Memorial Day remarks to U.S. forces stationed in Japan.
BRUSSELS (AP) — France's pro-EU president and the leader of Italy's euroskeptic, far-right movement are jockeying for the role of chief powerbroker after elections to the European Parliament hollowed out the traditional political middle. The four days of balloting that drew to a close Sunday across the European Union's 28 countries ended the domination of the main center-right and center-left parties. Anti-EU forces on the right and environmentalists on the left are now forces to be reckoned with.
BERLIN (AP) — Green parties' strong showing in elections for the European Parliament has raised hopes _ particularly among young voters _ that global warming and other environmental issues will get more serious consideration on the continent. Provisional results Monday showed the left-leaning Greens coming in fourth in the balloting with 69 seats, an increase of 17 from the last election, five years ago.
DENVER (AP) — A Colorado climber has died shortly after getting to the top of Mount Everest and achieving his dream of scaling the highest peaks on the seven continents. Christopher Kulish died Monday at a camp below the summit during his descent. His brother says the 62-year-old Boulder attorney had just reached the top of Everest with a small group after crowds of hundreds of climbers congested the peak last week. About half a dozen climbers died on Everest last week, including Don Cash of Utah
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