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Climbing limits are being set on Mount Fuji to fight crowds and littering

By MARI YAMAGUCHI Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — Those who want to climb one of the most popular trails on Japan's iconic Mount Fuji will have to book a slot and pay a fee as crowds, littering and climbers who try to rush too fast to the summit cause safety and conservation concerns at the ...

Weather forecasters warn Pakistanis to stay indoors ahead of new heat wave

By MUNIR AHMED Associated Press ISLAMABAD (AP) — Authorities in Pakistan on Tuesday urged people to stay indoors as the country is hit by an extreme heat wave that threatens to bring dangerously high temperatures and yet another round of glacial-driven floods. Pakistan's most populous ...