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US 1st lady visits Japan to showcase girls’ education aid

TOKYO (AP) — U.S. first lady Michelle Obama is visiting Japan and Cambodia, who are among Asia’s richest and poorest nations, to highlight cooperation on helping girls finish their educations. The five-day trip that began in Tokyo on Wednesday is Mrs. Obama’s first visit to Japan. In Tokyo she plans to announce, along with Japanese … Continue reading