TOKYO — The new governor of Okinawa said Friday he wants Americans to know that the US and Japanese governments are forcing a relocation of a US Marine base that residents want removed from the southern Japanese island. Denny Tamaki was elected last month after campaigning for moving the disputed Marine base entirely off the...

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