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Japan's Abe pledges to regain public trust as ratings slump


TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, his ratings battered by suspicion he helped a friend get favored treatment for a business, and criticism that he used strong-arm tactics in parliament, vowed on Monday to regain the people's trust. (Reuters World News) More More

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