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Rice soothes Japanese anger over Okinawa rape, pushes on North Korea

U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Wednesday she hoped a Marine’s alleged rape of a Japanese teenager on Okinawa island will not harm the countries’ ties as she sought Tokyo’s help in pressing North Korea to abandon nuclear weapons.

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