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Engineers track progress of construction at a Toyota plant in Kentucky in 1986. It was one of several factories built in the 1980s by Japanese automakers in the U.S. as a result of voluntary limits on Japanese auto exports. AP hide caption

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Can A Reagan-Era Policy Offer An Alternative To Tariffs?

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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker (from left), Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and European Council President Donald Tusk conclude their news conference at the Japan-EU summit on Tuesday in Tokyo. Koji Sasahara/AP hide caption

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Workers secure a rope to the shore at the Patoutzu Fishing Harbour in Keelung on Tuesday, as boats come into dock ahead of the arrival of Typhoon Maria. Sam Yeh/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In Shoko Asahara's eight-year trial, he spoke incoherently and never explained the motive for the attacks or acknowledged responsibility. He is seen here in 1989 in Bonn, Germany. Roberto Pfeil/AP hide caption

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Asteroid Ryugu, photographed on June 26 by the Hayabusa2 spacecraft, was the Japanese mission's destination. The craft will travel alongside the asteroid for 18 months. JAXA, University of Tokyo and collaborators hide caption

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President Trump shakes hands with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during a joint press conference in the Rose Garden of the White House on Thursday. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe before dinner at Trump's private Mar-a-Lago club, in April in Palm Beach, Fla. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso speaks during the Governor's Seminar on the second day of the 51st Asian Development Bank Friday, on Friday in suburban Mandaluyong city, northeast of Manila, Philippines. Bullit Marquez/AP hide caption

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U.S. President Donald Trump reviews an honor guard during a welcome ceremony, escorted by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, at Akasaka Palace in Tokyo, Nov. 6, 2017. Koji Sasahara/AP hide caption

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Japan's Premier Visits Trump Amid Troubles Both Foreign And Domestic

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The Coke logo is seen on the door of the Coca-Cola Ebina plant in the Kanagawa Prefecture, near Tokyo, in 2016. Coca-Cola is planning to launch its first alcoholic drink, in Japan. Shizuo Kambayashi/AP hide caption

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Nao Kodaira of Japan hugs Sang-Hwa Lee of Korea after Kodaira beat Lee in the 500m speed skating finals. The two have finished within fractions of a second of each other for years and are constantly compared to one another. Maddie Meyer/Getty Images hide caption

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Rivals Japan And South Korea Face Off At Olympics Amid Chilly Ties

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Fans throw piles of Winnie the Pooh paraphernalia on the ice after Japan's Yuzuru Hanyu's performances. Hanyu donates the toys to local children after the events. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption

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