• Olympic flag arrives in Tokyo, host of next Summer Games

    TOKYO (AP) — The Olympic flag has arrived in Tokyo, host of the next Summer Games.

  • A man watches a TV news program showing a file footage of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, at Seoul Railway station in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016. North Korea on Wednesday fired a ballistic missile from a submarine into the sea in an apparent protest against the start of annual South Korea-U.S. military drills, Seoul's military said. The letters read "North Korea fired a missile during UFG, Ulchi Freedom Guardian." (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

    Seoul: North Korea fires submarine-launched missile

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A North Korean ballistic missile fired from a submarine Wednesday flew about 500 kilometers (310 miles) in the longest flight by that type of weapon, Seoul officials said, a range that can place much of South Korea within its striking distance.

  • Japan pitcher Ryota Endoa delivers during the second inning of a consolation baseball game against San Antonio, Texas at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

    Japan beats Texas 6-1 in LLWS consolation game

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Ryota Endo allowed just four hits and one earned run in five innings and had one RBI to help Tokyo, Japan beat San Antonio, Texas 6-1 on Tuesday in a consolation game of the Little League World Series.